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Thalys to Brussels - did I wait too late?

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Thalys to Brussels - did I wait too late?

I am arriving in Paris next week (YAY). I was hoping to book a day trip to Brussels on the Thalys, but somehow I lost track of my planning and now ticket prices are way to expensive for a trip. Do you think there is any chance that the fares will go down or that I can book a reasonably priced fair when I arrive (leaving about 5 days after arrival)? Or, have I pretty much missed out on the bargain fares? Looks like I may be making alternative plans for that day trip if I can't find a cheaper ticket.

Thanks

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1. Re: Thalys to Brussels - did I wait too late?

no. to get the cheap Thalys prices you need to book 3 mos in advance when they go on sale; when they are gone, they are gone. I paid 35 E Paris to Amsterdam on Dec 1 -- I bought the tickets on Sept 1. you can monitor the website for sales but during high season I would assume that is unlikely.

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2. Re: Thalys to Brussels - did I wait too late?

Once the cheap fares are sold out, that's it. Prices don't come down, nor is it any cheaper to buy at a station rather than on line.

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