National Express - July Newsletter

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Hello Affiliates,

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

Landing Pages
New Commission Groups now including Coachcards
Frequent trips to London
Eurolines prices
V Festival
Leeds & Reading
Event tickets 

Landing pages

Just to reiterate, please ensure that you are NOT driving any traffic to the National Express or Eurolines homepages. Please can we urge you to ensure that you are deeplinking all traffic to the relevant pages on the National Express and Eurolines programmes.

Here are a few suggestions but you will need to link to the most relevant pages for your site copy – justNOT the homepage please.

National Express:




New Commission Groups now including Coachcards

To help you get the best out of your promotions we have now launched and have live the following commission group structure which will help you to promote and push each route more effectively.

It’s also good to note that you can get a higher commission rate of 7.5% on all coachcard sales too.

Should you need anything from us to help with these promotions do feel free to get in touch with us directly.

Commission Groups Outlined:

Frequent daily trips to London

Coaches to London from Bath are now running up to 12 times a day - and with our great fares there is no better time for you to go! For our best value fares book online from £5 one-way (plus £1 booking fee). Travel in style with our comfortable coaches and a short journey time of just 2 hours, 30 minutes.


Direct coaches between Swindon and London run 9 times a day with just 2 hours travel time, and there are 8 services per day directly to Heathrow airport from just 1 hour 15 minutes from just £5 one-way (plus £1 booking fee).


1000’s of free seats from 14th July until 31st July 2014

Yes, thousands and yes, free. Visit ** and simply select your journey and check the calendar to see where we have free seats on services available. Book and travel before the end of July.
* Please note that these links will not be live until 14th July and will expire on 31st July and free seats are subject to availability.

Terms and conditions for both pages

  • Free journeys available on services between Bath/Swindon and London
  • Journeys are one-way and available online only
  • Book and travel before 31 July 2014
  • Free fares are non amendable and non refundable
  • Maximum of 4 per booking
  • Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer
  • Subject to availability
  • Coachcard discounts do not apply

National Express General Conditions of Carriage apply, which can be found

Europe for Less

City breaks continue to be an affordable treat with National Express Treat yourself to a summer city break that won’t break the bank with one-way fares starting from as little as £24 one-way to Paris or Amsterdam, or head off to Brussels from just £19.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!

  • Subject to availability
  • Bookings must be made at least 7 days in advance of travel
  • Available online only
  • Booking from 28 June – 17 August 2014
  • Travel period 5 July - 20 August 2014
  • Fares include a £4 booking fee per person
  • Your ticket must be presented when travelling
  • Offer not available with any other discount, including Group discounts
  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-amendable but can be upgraded
  • Eurolines General Conditions of Carriage apply - Full details available here.





Coaches are also available to Brussels for just £19 one-way. More details below:

  • Bookable online only
  • £19 includes booking fee
  • Subject to availability
  • Available online only
  • Bookable up to 10 days in advance
  • Booking from 2nd July – 31 August 2014
  • Travel period 12 July – 31 August 2014
  • Offer not available with any other discount, including Group discounts
  • Your ticket is non-refundable, non-amendable but can be upgraded
  • Your ticket must be presented when travelling

Eurolines General Conditions of Carriage apply - Full details available here.



Upcoming Events

V Festival

Hylands Park and Weston Park 16 - 17 August 2014

As the Official Coach Travel partner of V Festival, we are pleased to sell travel and ticket packages to this year's festival. Take the stress and hassle out of driving and get the coach right to the festival gates from a choice of 76 UK locations.

Headlining this year's event are Justin Timberlake and The Killers, plus you will also get the chance to see Ed Sheeran, Rudimental, Chase & Status plus loads more across the weekend.

Book your festival ticket and travel online now!

  • Official Coach Travel Partner of V Festival
  • Event dates: 16 - 17 August 2014
  • Travel dates 15 August, returning 18 August 2014
  • Coaches arrive on site on Friday and depart on Monday
  • Travel direct to Hylands Park, Chelmsford and Weston Park, Staffordshire
  • Coach ticket and admission packages available
  • Check our FAQs online for details of admission ticket distribution.

Leeds & Reading

With Blink 182, Arctic Monkeys and Disclosure already announced as headline acts, we're sure Reading and Leeds' 2014 line up will be epic! We're running coaches direct to the festival with ample room and a large luggage hold to store all your camping gear (with or without mud), getting to the sites of Reading and Leeds couldn't be simpler.

  • Festival and coach ticket packages available (Leeds only) to book online now for travel out on Wednesday or Thursday and return on Monday.
  • Early entry option available (Leeds only) - access the festival site on Wednesday 20 August for £15 extra.
  • Need to leave Reading or Leeds once all of the live music is over? Don't panic, our coaches start at 1am on Monday 25 August 2014.
  • National Express are the official coach travel partner for Leeds and Reading Festivals.
  • Travel direct to Richfield Avenue for Reading Festival and Bramham Park for Leeds Festival.
  • Event dates: 22 - 24 August 2014.
  • Travel dates: 20 - 21 and 25 August 2014.
  • Check our FAQs online for details of admission ticket distribution

Event tickets to be won for the best performing affiliates!

There are several fantastic event tickets up for grabs this month for the best performing affiliates across the Eurolines and National Express programmes, based on different measures.

We will be awarding the following affiliates:

  • Top affiliate with the highest % increase in Monthly Revenue
  • Top affiliate with the highest % increase in Average fare
  • Top affiliate with the highest % increase in Traffic volume
  • Top affiliate with the highest % increase in Sales

A pair of tickets to be won for the following events:

  • V Festival
  • RFL Tetley’s challenge Cup Final
  • Leeds Festival
  • Reading Festival

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

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Best regards,
The National Express Affiliate team