A few weeks before the Easter holidays, SNCF is launching the signal start for booking summer holidays.
Launch of the SNCF summer offer
SNCF announced that its summer 2021 offer would be launched on Tuesday March 30, 2021. In a press release, the railway company explains: “ Travelers can book their TGV, Inoui, Ouigo, Intercités and TGV International train tickets to travel from July 3 “. An opening for booking which takes place in the heart of the third wave of Covid-19.
Thus, it is now possible to book TGV Inoui, Intercités and international TGV tickets for a trip between July 3 and August 29, 2021. The reservation opening period is wider for travelers. Ouigo which are available until December 11, 2021 inclusive.
Extension of refunds and free exchanges
Faced with the third wave and the uncertain health situation, SNCF also announced that it would extend its reimbursement and exchange policy free of charge until August 29, 2021. SNCF, which had already announced an extension until April 18 decided to extend it until the end of the summer to boost bookings. It is therefore possible to cancel or exchange your ticket free of charge up to three days before departure.
Another feature launched this Tuesday, March 30, 2021, the possibility for customers to choose their seat more precisely. In the past, it was possible to ask to travel in one direction or the other, to be in the upper or lower room or even to travel next to someone. The functionality is improved for the Ouigo and now it is possible to choose the style of seat desired, the nearby equipment (trash can, electrical outlet, etc.) but also the number by viewing the wagon in its entirety.