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Bus fares reduced to £2 for those not eligible for free pass

Other economically vulnerable groups are also eligible for the free bus pass, including those who have a long-term disability, illness or injury. People who are affected by any of these conditions would qualify for a disabled person’s bus pass. Discounts on bus travel are also available for people who are diagnosed blind, partially sighted, deaf […]

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UK

Bus fares in northern England to be capped at £2

The price limit is being launched in Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire with Liverpool City Region starting one week later. The Department for Transport announced on Saturday a £2 trip cap will be in place across England between January and March. In Greater Manchester, the charge for unlimited journeys in a day will be £5 […]

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Travel

Simon Calder tip: When to travel for the ‘lowest fares and thinnest crowds’ at airport

Due to staff shortages, many airlines have struggled to meet demand this summer. British tourists have had to face long queues at security and at check-in. Simon Calder shared a couple of top tips with the BBC Travel Show which could help tourists beat the chaos. He said: “Choose your day of travel carefully. For […]

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Travel

Get Amtrak Fares for as Low as $39 on Its Auto Train

Amtrak is launching a fare sale on its Auto Train, offering tickets as low as $39, plus the cost of boarding your vehicle. Between now and August 23, you can purchase these discounted fares for passage between Florida and the Northeast, so you can skip the traffic jams on I-95 and still arrive at your […]

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Finance

Recession alert: ‘UK fares worse than EU & US’ after Bank of England raises interest rates

The central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) opted to increase the base rate from 1.25 to 1.75 percent in an attempt to combat the rising inflation rate. Currently, inflation in the UK is at 9.4 percent but is expected to exceed 12 percent in the coming months as the Bank of England prepares for a […]

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Travel

Frontier says ‘buh bye’ to Spirit merger with revenge travel fares from $19 – The Points Guy

Frontier says ‘buh bye’ to Spirit merger with revenge travel fares from $19 Advertiser Disclosure Many of the credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which […]

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Business

American Airlines forecasts profit in third quarter thanks to rebound in travel and fares

American Airlines Boing 777-300 wide-body aircraft as seen on final approach for landing at London Heathrow International airport in England, UK. Nicolas Economou | NurPhoto | Getty Images American Airlines on Thursday reported it swung to a profit in the last quarter and said it expects to be in the black in the third quarter, […]

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Finance

Climate graphic of the week: how sleep fares during climate change

Disrupted sleep from extremes in temperature due to climate change can be added to the long list of reasons for lost nights and poor productivity. Temperature variations have long been anecdotally related to poor-quality sleep, but recent tracking of more than 7mn sleep records across 68 countries using physiological measures of sleep from fitness wristbands […]

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Travel

British Airways fares soar after 10,000 more holiday flights are cancelled

The UK’s flag carrier said the latest cancellations affect flights until the end of October. Some 13 percent of its flights for this summer have now been scrapped. It had already pulled around 1,000 flights due to take off in July. BA said it was “not where we wanted to be” but believed the cuts […]

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Gaming

Cruise begins charging fares for its driverless taxi service in San Francisco | Engadget

GM’s Cruise has started charging passengers for fully driverless rides in San Francisco. The company secured a driverless deployment permit from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) earlier this month, making it the first in the industry to do so. That allows Cruise to charge for rides with no safety driver behind the wheel, though […]