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No Card Surcharges for Real Russia Customers!
Posted by Lucinda Martin on 13 February 2018 04:06 PM

As of January 2018, UK legislation has changed so companies cannot charge customers surcharges based on their payment type. This means companies cannot add an additional fee to payment types with a higher processing fee, such as credit cards and paypal, so that customers have more choice over how they pay. 

At Real Russia, we want to make the booking process as simple and transparent as possible so we've got rid of extra fees all together. There are no surcharges for paying
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Real Russia presents its 2018 World Cup Information Hub!
Posted by Dominic Quiney on 15 December 2017 11:48 AM

At Real Russia, we are as excited about the 2018 World Cup in Russia as the most ardent international football fans. That is why we have created the Real Russia 2018 World Cup Information Hub on our website, the purpose of which is to provide all the information you need on how to get to Russia for the 2018 World Cup, and how to have the most enjoyable experience while in Russia itself.

The 2018 World Cup will be hosted from 14th June 2018 until 15th
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Domestic Russian train tickets now available to book 90 days before travel!
Posted by Andrew Glenister on 11 December 2017 09:04 AM

Russian Railways have announced that as of Sunday 10th December, rail tickets for journeys within Russia are bookable 90 days before the date of departure. Previously it was only possible to book tickets up to 60 days before travelling.

We at Real Russia feel that this is an exciting announcement, as it means that it is even easier to plan your Russian rail journeys in plenty of time. And we would recommend that you do just that, as once the tickets are on sale, a dynamic
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Changes to Real Russia Working Hours on Monday 6 November 2017
Posted by Dominic Quiney on 01 November 2017 03:12 PM

Changes to Real Russia Working Hours on Monday 6 November 2017


Real Russia's opening hours will change on Monday 6th November 2017

Due to Monday 6th November being a Russian national holiday (Day of National Unity), Real Russia's offices will close early at 17:00 GMT on that day.


This means that our Visa and
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London Tube and Rail Strikes: Disruption to Real Russia Visa Services Expected
Posted by Dominic Quiney on 02 October 2017 01:40 PM

UPDATE:  London Tube and Rail Strikes – London Tube Strike Suspended


Our visa processing services (based in our London office) are now significantly less likely to be disrupted between Wednesday 4th October and Friday 6th October 2017. This is because the strike originally planned by London Underground drivers for Thursday 5th October 2017 has been suspended following negotiations between the ASLEF Union and
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