CategoryTravel

South Western Railway rip off customers by charging premium for First Class tube travel

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I travel from Farnborugh main to Waterloo reasonably regularly, and it works out cheaper for me to buy monthly season tickets, with a Travel Card (allowing travel on the underground and busses) I was recently looking at how much extra a First Class season ticket would be than Standard Class. Turns out, South Western Railway are charging a premium – for the Travel Card portion of the First...

Online hotel booking sites & credit card reservations – beware!

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Recently, I was working on a project with a similar business model to hotel booking websites such as LateRooms.com and Booking.com: The customer reserves a “room” from a third party. The customer pays at the hotel. Failure to show, results in customers card being charged. I was intrigued about how the others got this process to work, and naturally went about finding out, and doing...

Drink Prices In Stockholm

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Now, everybody knows that drinks are pricey in Stockholm… but what does an "average" drink cost? Well…. depends where you are: GK (Göta Källare) which is in Södermalm (in Medborgarplasten metro station) has an event called 360 on a Friday night. The age limit is 20 according to the door staff, however some people I was talking to in the club were 18/19 They seemed to have a...