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After looking for prices on Raileurope webpage I decided that the best way to go was buying a France pass and I did everything I could to make it less expensive: I bought a saver second class pass for four days in one month and paid $518 USD.
Then I got the pass and tried to make reservations for TGV trains. I got to TGV web page and I discovered that they where way a lot cheaper if I had bought them directly at TGV, fortunately I didn’t’ do the same mistake with the Eurostar train to London because as well your price with discount for pass holders is above the normal price for anyone who buys it at it’s web page.
The specific examples where:
For the same amount of days in France I would have paid:
323 Euros that are $462 USD with reservations included and traveling in first class; with you where $606 USD; $518 USD for the pass plus $88 USD for reservations second class. A difference of $144 USD

Now is not worth it for me to return my pass and demand my money back, because I’ve already talked to their costumers service and they tell me they have a 15% charge in case of refund and I would have to send the pass to USA, so I’ll use it but I feel ripped off. I’m going to make shure to share my discontent with as many people as I can and of curse I’ll be using the Internet for that and all the travelers pages.
I think what they do is not right; they are lying to costumers and that is a lack of ethics.

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