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Eurostar now bookable six months in advance

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Eurostar has opened up its reservation system a little further in advance.  Effective this week, you can now book six months ahead rather than just four months.

As few people realise this yet, you might find a few bargains, even at peak times, if you look 5- 6 months forward ….

For some reason, Eurostar is promoting this as a ‘temporary’ event which ends on March 2nd.  Realistically, though, I would expect them to stick with the six month window as long as customers are happy to book that far ahead.


How to get Club Eurostar points and lounge access from UK credit cards

How to get Club Eurostar points and lounge access from UK credit cards (September 2022)

Club Eurostar does not have a UK credit card.  However, you can earn Club Eurostar points by converting Membership Rewards points earned from selected UK American Express cards

Cards earning Membership Rewards points include:

EDIT: Until 25th October 2022, there is an exceptionally generous sign-up bonus on The Platinum Card. You will receive 60,000 Membership Rewards points – double the usual amount – and £200 to spend at Amex Travel. You need to spend £6,000 within six months to earn the bonus.

Membership Rewards points convert at 15:1 into Club Eurostar points which is an attractive rate.  The cards above all earn 1 Membership Rewards point per £1 spent on your card, so you will get the equivalent of 1 Club Eurostar point for every £15 you spend.

American Express Platinum comes with a great Eurostar benefit – Eurostar lounge access!  

You can enter any Eurostar lounge, irrespective of your ticket type, simply by showing The Platinum Card at the desk.  No guests are allowed but you can get entry for your partner by issuing them with a free supplementary Amex Platinum card on your account.

Comments (3)

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  • andy21 says:

    I find booking the day seats get released is the only way to bag a £69 return at a decent time – so worth noting this new earlier date.

  • David says:

    Booked a few days ago for May bank holiday weekend at £69 return. Though we’re only going as far as Calais so that fare seems a bit steep for a 1 hour train journey, given how far ahead we’re booking …

  • Will says:

    thanks. trying to have a look but Eurostar website is down for maintenance “try again in a few hours”

    crazy in the middle of the day!

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