Wimbledon away ?

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  1. Magwitch

    Magwitch Active Member

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    Has there been any announcements yet about match tickets for the above match ? how many when they are on sale etc
     
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    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    don't know when they're on sale but think their away end only holds 700 plus so it's going to be a mad scramble for tickets.
     
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    Due to travel plans, this may be the first game I can get to - also never been to their (current) ground. Will have to join in the scramble!!
     
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    Wanted to do this but am in Madrid for a wedding.
     
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    Poor excuse
     
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    Already bought train tickets, will be my
    First game of the season. Will take it on the chin if I don’t get a ticket, happy to sit in the home end for this one.
     
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    Remember when Slade did that celebration there?

    Hahahahaha.
     
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    725 standing tickets & 94 seats according to the football ground guide.

    Really shit view from memory when we last played there mid week and not the easiest to get too either.
     
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    Need to get your priorities sorted pal...
     
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    How much were train tickets out of interest mate?
     
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    819 tickets ffs! and bet it won’t be anywhere near a sell out. mad
     
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    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    Can't remember exactly how much mine were but they were very cheap from the nationalrail website. Not much over 20 quid for me and my son, (under 16).
     
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    That's really good to be fair. Oxford is more expensive than that.
     
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    clint van damme Well-Known Member

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    that's to Euston, got to sort out the train to Wimbledon from there.
    The earlier you book on the nationalrail site the cheaper it tends to be.
     
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    I bought a few weeks ago mate and £15 without a railcard.

    This might be useful for you or some others to save money on train travel through the season but two weeks ago I found out that I could purchase an NUS card, even though I’m no longer a student and haven’t been for 5 years. When it asks you for institution, simply choose e-careers and it doesn’t ask for any proof or verification. It costs £10

    Once you’ve got an NUS card, take it to your nearest station and ask for a 16-25 railcard. Then show them your NUS card and say you’re a full time student. They can issue them, 1 year 16-25 railcards, to anyone who is a full time student, regardless of age and only cost £30 which you soon earn back. And there you go, you’ve got a 1 year young person student card to save 33% on train travel before the season.

    I hadn’t worked out any of this before I bought Wimbledon tickets - which is why it cost me £15 and not £10!

    Hope this helps someone else on saving money on travel
     
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    Will Bobby Gould be on again saying how he prefers Wimbledon like he did before?
     
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    Martin Lewis - eat your heart out !
     
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    I'd head for Kingston myself!
     
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    Saying that mate, me and my sister (and our 2 lads) were looking at getting a friend's and family rail card for 30 quid this season.. bonus is me and the mrs can take the kids away and use it then too haha.
     
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    Theyre good as well and worth it. I did about 9/10 Away games on the train and reckon the railcard saved me well over £200. Come the start of the season they’re one of the first things I look to buy. I’m a sucker for a saving and trying to get the travel as cheap as possible but it all adds up over the course of a season!
     
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    Totally agree mate, I have to travel via train to home games with my lad too, not that far but again over the season itll add up.
     
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    And that’s the perfect excuse not to drive and to have a few pints!! Hopefully it will he another good season following CCFC!
     
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    wise words NW!
     
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    [CHARGE=][/CHARGE]If you want a friends and family railcard you can get one for £24 instead of £30 before 11.59pm on 21 July giving 1/3 off adult fares and 60% off most child fares when travelling together.
    It is from the MSE website here's the link.
    Can't get the link to work, so it's :-
    Moneysavingexpert.com, then go to 'Deals & vouchers', then 'Railcard deals', hopefully that should be it.
    If anyone else can work out how to post the link, please do. I really need a 5 year old child to do it for me!!
     
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    Ooh
    You're like an Elephant sometimes!! :p
    Edit ;-I don't know If Eisa sang it but 'Let it Go'.......man:p
     
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