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topic: BUYING TICKETS (train/bus tickets) - Questions and answers

Choose the correct QUESTION for the ANSWER that's given. What did the person ask to get this answer?


1) ANSWER: It's the standard charge for the seat reservation.
QUESTION:
  Why did you charge me €5 more?
  Did you give me back my change?
  Do I have to change trains?

2) ANSWER: No, only regular seats.
QUESTION:
  How much is the ticket?
  Does this train have sleeper seats?
  Do I have to change trains?

3) ANSWER: Yes, it's 10% cheaper if you have your International Student Card.
QUESTION:
  Can I get a student discount?
  Is there a discount for seniors?
  Is there another train to London today?

4) ANSWER: No, it's a direct train.
QUESTION:
  Does this train have sleeper seats?
  How much is the ticket?
  Do I have to change trains?

5) ANSWER: No, we'll put them in the bus' baggage compartment.
QUESTION:
  Did you find my bag?
  Do I have to bring my bags on the bus?
  Is this the only bus station in this city?

6) ANSWER: Yes, there are three stops before that station.
QUESTION:
  Is this the only bus station in this city?
  Are there any buses going to Charleston today?
  Does the bus stop anywhere before the central bus station?

7) ANSWER: Yes, if it's not expired, you'll get back 70% of the ticket price.
QUESTION:
  Can I get a refund ( = money back) for an unused ticket?
  Can I get a discount if I buy my ticket in advance?
  Do you have a schedule I could look at?

8) ANSWER: If you buy your ticket one week in advance, it'll be 20% cheaper.
QUESTION:
  Can I get a discount if I buy my ticket in advance?
  Can I get a refund ( = money back) for an unused ticket?
  Do you have a schedule I could look at?

9) ANSWER: Yes, there's one at 10:00 AM, and another at 5:45 PM.
QUESTION:
  Can I get off before the central bus station?
  Are there any buses going to Charleston today?
  Is this the only bus station in town?

10) ANSWER: No, they leave from Victoria Station.
QUESTION:
  How much is a ticket to Brussels?
  How long is the trip to Brussels?
  Do trains to Brussels leave from this station?



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