Terms and Conditions
1.1. ‘Principle’ means RENFE
1.2. ‘Agent’ means Prestige Incoming Services Ltd. (company number: 4444371) trading as Spanish Rail Service with its registered office located at Marble Arch Tower, 55 Bryanston Street, Marble Arch, London W1H 7AA, United Kingdom.
1.3. ‘Customer’ means an individual who has authority to accept the terms contained herewith.
1.4. ‘Business Hours’ means weekdays between 9:30-17:30, excluding public holidays.
2. GENERAL CONDITIONS
2.1. All Bookings are made and accepted by the Agent.
2.2. As the official U.K. Booking Agent for RENFE, we are authorised to issue tickets for travel within the Spanish national rail network as well as International rail connections with Spain and Travel Passes.
2.3. When making a Booking you guarantee and indemnity where appropriate, that you have the authority to accept on behalf of your party these Terms and Conditions.
2.4. All transactions undertaken by the Agent are made in Euros, which may be subject to a handling charge by the Customer’s bank. The Agent does not indemnify the Customer for such charges incurred.
2.5. Fares are subject to availability and changes.
2.6. Conditions of Carriage apply at all times. A copy of which can be found at http://www.b-rail.be/benebs/assets/images/pdf/cgciven.pdf
3.1. Details of your Booking and the Terms and Conditions of the Booking will be confirmed orally, together with the fare and the Terms and Conditions at the time of your Booking.
3.1.1. The amount given in Pound Sterling is for an indication only, which applies at the time of booking, and it should not be relied upon.
4.1. Spanish Rail Service does not assume any liability for ticket errors that are the result of omission, negligence or incorrect information provided by the Customer. It is the Customers responsibility to check the accuracy of the ticket(s) order at the time of the Booking. Any errors must be reported to Spanish Rail Service as soon as possible to avoid loss of reservation.
4.2. Spanish Rail Service does not accept any liability arising from tickets not being dispatched due to non-payment, declined payment or any other nature in which it does not receive the appropriate funds.
4.3. If, for any reason, credit or debit card payment is declined, we will use our reasonable efforts to contact you but tickets will not be dispatched until payment has been received in full.
4.4. The Agent does not guarantee nor indemnifies any Customer for passes or tickets which are lost, stolen, mutilated, destroyed or fail to arrive before departure. Refunds cannot be authorised in such case, under any circumstances.
5. COMPLAINT HANDLING PROCEDURE
5.1. As an Agent of RENFE we are only authorised to issue and dispatch train tickets.
5.2. The Agent assumes the role as an intermediary and therefore will, on request, assist in registering details of the complaint with RENFE.
5.3. To make a direct complaint, a written claims should be directed to (in English or Spanish):
Centro de Reclamacion Posventa de Grandes Lineas
Avenida Ciudad de Barcelona, N6 Planta Baja,
28007 Madrid Spain,
Tel: +34 902 44 55 67,
Fax: +34 902 93 49 17,
Customers will subsequently be contacted directly by RENFE.
6. HANDLING FEES
6.1. In order to cover administration fees, 10.00 Euros handling fee, per person will be charged through ‘Prestige Incoming Services Ltd’.
6.2. An additional 10 Euros per passenger will be charged for any subsequent cancellation or amendment to the ticket(s).
6.3. Charges incurred as stated in Clause 6.2 is regardless of the number of journeys booked.
6.4. Groups- Handling fees may be decreased for groups. This will vary on the size of the groups.
6.5. Handling fees for passes vary.
6.6. RENFE Spain pass - Handling fee of 10.00Euros per pass // 15.00Euros for issuing the pass and making reservations at the same time // 25.00Euros per person when only making reservations.
6.7. Tarjeta Dorada – Handling fee of 4.85Euros when only purchasing passes.
7. CANCELLATION CHARGE
7.1. Notice of cancellation(s) must be submitted in writing during Business hours at least
24hours before the scheduled departure of the journey. Any requests made after this will not be possible.
7.2. Any cancellation notice is deemed acknowledged only once you have received a confirmation from us.
7.3. Tickets for Eurostar trains cannot be cancelled by Spanish Rail Service under any circumstances.
7.4. Tickets purchased in Spain or at www.renfe.es cannot be cancelled by Spanish Rail Service under any circumstances.
7.5. Cancellation fees will vary depending on the ticket fare applied:
7.5.1. General rate, child rate and Tarjeta Dorada holders: 15% of the ticket price
7.5.2. Return fare: 40% of offer price.
7.5.3. ‘Promo Plus’: 30% of the offer price.
7.5.4. ‘Promo’: 100% of the offer price.
7.5.5. ‘Flexi’: 05% of the offer price.
7.5.6. ‘Tarifa Oferta Duo’: 20% of the offer price.
7.5.7. ‘Tarifa Oferta Familia’: 20% of the offer price.
7.5.8. ‘Tarifa Oferta Mini’: 50% of the offer price.
8. AMENDMENT CHARGE
8.1. Notice of amendment(s) must be submitted in writing during Business hours at least 24hours before the scheduled departure of the journey. Any requests made after this will not be possible.
8.2. Any notice of amendment(s) is deemed acknowledged only once you have received a confirmation from us.
8.3. Tickets for Eurostar trains cannot be amended by Spanish Rail Service under any circumstances.
8.4. Tickets purchased in Spain or at www.renfe.es cannot be amended by Spanish Rail Service under any circumstances.
8.5. Amendment fees on Internal trains in Spain and Lusitania trains vary depending on the ticket fare applied:
8.6. Amendment fees will vary depending on the ticket fare applied:
8.6.1. General rate, child rate and Tarjeta Dorada holders: 15% of the ticket price
8.6.2. Return fare: 0% of offer price.
8.6.3. ‘Promo Plus’: 20% of the offer price.
8.6.4. ‘Promo’: 100% of the offer price.
8.6.5. ‘Flexi’: 0% of the offer price.
8.6.6. ‘Tarifa Oferta Duo’: 20% of the offer price.
8.6.7. ‘Tarifa Oferta Familia’: 20% of the offer price.
8.6.8. ‘Tarifa Oferta Mini’: 100% of the offer price.
9.1. Subject to Clause 4.4 and notwithstanding Clause 9.3, all tickets and passes are sent via e-mail as printable e-tickets in .pdf formats at no additional cost to the Customer.
********* Last revised 08/02/13