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MÁV to Reimburse Holders of Intl Tickets

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.08.29.

Hungarian railway company MÁV will reimburse the holders of international tickets who decide to forgo their travels in September due to the government’s recent coronavirus-related restrictions.

In a statement on Saturday, MÁV said it is monitoring the situation closely and will take further measures if necessary.

Return tickets valid after September 30, but belonging to a ticket for a September journey, will also be reimbursed, the statement said.

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Travellers can post their reimbursement claims by sending an email to eszrevetel@mav-start.hu, at www.mavcsoport.hu/ugyfelszolgalat/uzenetkuldes or at ticket offices, the railway company said.

The Hungarian government announced on Friday that it will close borders to foreigners starting on September 1, re-introducing the border protection measures in force during the first wave of the coronavirus epidemic.

Featured photo via MÁV’s Facebook page