Putting the ‘personal’ into personal finance
Tangling with rail fares, refunds and John Lewis deliveries
This week I’m truly putting the “personal” into personal finance: three money issues have affected me directly – and they’re tangled up with national stories.
• Trains The number of passenger journeys has doubled since 1997, says the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) in a volley aimed at Jeremy Corbyn’s renationalisation dream. Yet for a journey from London to Hastings last week for my parents’ 60th wedding anniversary, the fare would have been £33 return, or £66 for the two of us. Taxis to and from the station would add another £15, making the total £81.
Source: Guardian Transport