National Express - February newsletter

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Dear Affiliates,

Please find below the latest offers and service updates from National Express this February.

February half term ‘Instant Getaway’ 

Make the most of half-term and take a spontaneous trip with National Express with fares from £5 one-way for travel until 5 July.

Now that January is over, it's time to get yourself back out and about and enjoy yourself with day trips, weekend breaks or spending some time with family and friends. On the link below you'll find some really inspiring things to do this February, from fairs and events to great things to keep the kids entertained at the weekends.


Don't get caught up in rail disruptions - switch from train to coach

Network Rail will be carrying out engineering work in Whitehall tunnel, between Taunton and Exeter until Sunday 9 February, closing all lines.

Services between London Paddington and the West of England will operate to a reduced frequency and are retimed. Journey times will be extended by between approximately 45 and 75 minutes.

To avoid the delays, why not try the coach, National Express run direct services on the following routes;

• Exeter to London
• Taunton to London
• Bristol to Exeter
• Plymouth to London
• Plymouth to Bristol


Save money on city attractions with National Express 2 for 1 offers

National Express travellers can make great savings while visiting attractions in the exciting cities of London, Manchester, Bristol or Birmingham. With a valid National Express ticket customers can download 2for1 vouchers for fantastic local attractions – from Madame Tussauds and Legoland to Bristol Zoo, there is something for everyone!


Win a pair of tickets to some of Wembley’s top events! 

Continuing our promotion from last month, this February one top performing affiliate will receive a pair of tickets for either the Saracens Vs Harlequins match or an FA Trophy match.

For your chance to win, simply be crowned the winner of one of the following categories:

- Highest Revenue Generator
- Highest Average fare Generator
- Highest Traffic driver

Travel with ease to the RBS 6 Nations Rugby 2014

If you're a rugby fanatic, then the RBS 6 Nations 2014 is one of the highlights of your sporting calendar. With Wales aiming to defend its two-time Grand Slam and England looking to knock them off the top spot, its shaping up to be a tournament not to be missed.

We can take you direct to Twickenham Stadium for the England v Ireland and England v Wales games, so you don't miss a minute of the action.

Return travel only available to book now.

• England v Ireland - Saturday 22 February 2014, kick off at 16.00
• England v Wales - Sunday 9 March 2014 at 15:00
• Direct services to Twickenham Stadium
• All coaches will leave 45 minutes after the event has finished, even if there's extra time.


National Express will take you right to the door!

In addition to the RBS 6 Nations, National Express will be running coaches to a variety of fantastic events over the next few months, including the Cheltenham Festival and Capital One Cup Final in March, and the Grand National in April. Find out more details on the events section of the National Express website.


New timetables

New timetables have been released. Any existing routes MUST be updated on affiliate sites and expired routes removed. Please find the new timetables in the Documents section on Affiliate Window.


Why not head off on a European city break to Paris, Amsterdam, Dublin or Brussels with Eurolines without breaking the bank. Pop over to Paris or Amsterdam from London Victoria for just £24 one-way, including a £4 booking fee, and get right to the heart of the city. With great value fares, comfortable coaches, two medium suitcases free luggage and free Wi-Fi on selected services, all that’s left for you to do is sit back and relax. Start planning your trip today!


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Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any requests.

Best regards,

The National Express Affiliate team