Reasons to take a train and how to make a car accident claim
Trains are one of the easiest ways for you to get across the country quickly and easily, and they can also work out much cheaper than spending money on petrol to take you long distances. Many people who have been driving for a long time, and enjoy driving as much as they can, will find it difficult to leave the car at home and take a train for a weekend away or a business trip.
However, in some cases trains can be a much better option for you, and will help you to get to where you are going with the least amount of fuss and effort.
- It is much faster. If you are travelling long distances, nothing can get you there faster on land than taking a train. If you are travelling overseas then taking a flight is the next best option, but trains cannot be beaten for long journeys within the same country.
- It can be cheaper. If you know when you are making a journey, well in advance, you should make your reservations there and then, rather than waiting until closer to your travel date. Train fares go down a huge amount the further away you get from the travel date, and this can save you money and even allow you to get better seats.
- You can relax. Long journeys if you are driving can be exhausting, and on coaches you don’t have the option to get up and walk around if you want to. On a train you can relax a little more, wander through the carriage if you need to stretch your legs and so on. It just gives you a little more freedom and relaxation.
- You can change your route. If you have booked a ticket in advance and then later discover that this journey isn’t quite right for you, many train companies will allow you to change your route for only a small fee, or even no fee* at all if it is still early.
Make a car accident claim in Suffolk against the person who was at fault
If you are forced to take the train because your car was damaged in an accident, you can make a car accident claim in Suffolk against the person who was at fault for your crash. Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to find out more about making a car accident claim in Suffolk and decide whether or not making a claim is the right thing for you to do, based on how likely it is that your claim will be successful.
If you decide to make a claim, the team will pair you with an experienced injury lawyer, who will work on your car accident claims in Suffolk on a 100% no win no fee* basis. Your lawyer will also work on your behalf, so that you shouldn’t have to go to court.
Date Published: 27th November 2014
Author: David Brown