Eurostar Tickets

Old Feb 27th, 2005, 02:27 PM
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Eurostar Tickets

I want to purchase roundtrip tickets on the Eurostar from Paris to London. When I checked the Eurostar website, it said to order the tickets and pick them up at the train station on the day of travel. I really wanted to have the tickets mailed to my house before I leave. I am concered that when I go to pick up the tickets they will not have my order or the tickets will not be available. Has anyone had experience with this?

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Old Feb 27th, 2005, 03:34 PM
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Hi kt,

You will get an email confirmation. Bring this to the ticket booth with the same credit card you used to book your ticket.
It is the same as an e-ticket on an airplane.

You might find a lower price at

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Old Feb 27th, 2005, 03:35 PM
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You may want to order them through BETS then. Its probably only $10-20 extra, but if having them in your hand is important, you will have that.

The number is 800-441-2387.
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Old Feb 27th, 2005, 04:09 PM
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I recently bought Eurostar tickets London-Paris from I opted to have the tickets sent to my house so I would have them "in hand". They were able to mail my tickets to me within 2 weeks via Royal Mail at no extra charge. So I would check again just to be sure they can't be mailed.

Having said that, I know people who have picked up their reserved tickets at the train station. One simply inserts their credit card into the machine and out pops the boarding pass. I have never heard of anyone not getting their reserved tickets. You should be fine either way.
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Old Feb 27th, 2005, 04:44 PM
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I have purchased Eurostar tickets, UK domestic train tickets, London concert tickets, all involving collecting the tickets from a machine at the train station or venue. I am much more comfortable with that than with the ability of the Royal Mail and the Canada Post to deliver the tickets to me.
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