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InterCity's introduces "Super Saver" Fares

29 September, 2005

InterCity's introduces "Super Saver" Fares between Christchurch and Queenstown

Effective I October, InterCity is introducing “Super Saver" fares on the “Daily Express” service between Christchurch and Queenstown. The new, low “Super Saver" fare is $33. The “Standard Adult” fare is $65, and the “Backpacker” fare is a flat $45 on the daily “InterCity Express” between these two centres.

“We see this express service as a viable transportation option for those who do not wish to pay to fly between these centres.” said Daniel Rode, Sales & Marketing Manager, InterCity Group (NZ) Limited. “With this in mind, we will focus on getting our passengers to the destination quickly, with minimum stops along the way.” emphasised Rode.

In recognition of the expected high international and domestic visitor patronage of the service, InterCity has added convenient hotel, motel and hostel pick-up, and drop-off, and their air-conditioned coaches come with reclining seats and panoramic windows

Other new pricing on this route includes the “Saver” fare of $49 and the “Backpacker” fare of $45 on the “Express” services between these two centres. Backpackers must show membership card in YHA, VIP, BBH to qualify for the fare. The “Daily Express” service numbers are: 8556 Queenstown to Christchurch, and 8557 Christchurch to Queenstown. Seats on all reduced fares are limited, so plan and book ahead.

From 1 October, the “Daily Express” departs daily from Chistchurch at 7:45 am arriving in Queenstown a 3:15pm, and departs from Queenstown at 7.30am arriving in Christchurch at 3:10pm. The other daily service, which makes numerous stops along the way, operates from Christchurch at 8:20am arriving in Queenstown at 6:42pm and departs Queenstown at 9.40am arriving in Christchurch at 5.30pm.

InterCity Coachlines offers a variety of low cost travel options with a programme of passes, and special point to point, low fares. They operate 120 daily services to 600 cities, towns and communities throughout New Zealand, 7 days a week, 365 days a year using spacious, modern and well-equipped, air conditioned coaches. All services have regular, scheduled comfort and refreshment stops.

So wherever you are heading in New Zealand, InterCity has the network to get you there. Chances are, if there is a highway or a byway, their network has it covered! Or book online or call Auckland 09 623 1503. Christchurch 03 365 1113. Wellington 04 385 0520. Dunedin 03 471 7143. Queenstown 03 441 1344 for other regions, look under 'i' in the White pages. Book today - contact your local InterCity agent


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