Tag Archives: London

The Risk of Online Marketing: Google Advertises Easyjet on Ryanair’s Website

02 Sep
Ryanair Booking Website With Easyjet Price Link Budget Airlines

Today whilst I was trying to book a cheap flight back to the UK I came across something rather odd. An advert sourced by Google displayed on Ryanair’s website for Ryanair’s number 1 arch enemy, EasyJet. Not just on any page on Ryanair’s website either, but the very sensitive page which tells me how much […]

High Speed Thoughts on the way to a Bavarian Beer Festival

11 Jun

The Fast Train to a Beer! We’re off to Erlangen in Bavaria this weekend to visit the famous “Erlanger Bergkirchweih” beer festival. If you’ve never been you really should make a point of taking it in. Second in size only to the famous Oktoberfest in Munich, the atmosphere, location and of course the local brews […]

How A Ferry Company Leads The Way in Cross Border Rail Ticketing

07 Jul

On a recent post I highlighted the current problem in buying tickets for rail journeys that cross European borders. This problem became very apparent to thousands of travellers during the Volcanic Ash airspace shutdown where they assumed being able to buy a ticket from European City ‘A’ to City ‘B’ would be simple and straightforward. […]

Smart Cards: The Future Path of Transit Ticketing

14 May
OV-Chipkaart OV Chipkaart Openbare Vervoer NL Nederland Netherlands Public Transport Smartcard GVB

Transit users in London and the South East of England will no doubt be familiar with the Oyster Card; Similarly transit users in the Netherlands will be familiar with the OV-Chipkaart; Both are known as “Contactless Smart Card” systems. They are just two examples of a new generation of ticketing systems that are being rolled […]