Eurostar - the London/Continent train line - has sent out an emailshot this morning to all its customers offering "5 tips for frugal trips." They are:
1 Travel mid-week on Eurostar.
2 Get around Brussels by tram, bus and tube.
3 Buy beer in Brussels at Theatre Royal de Toone.
4 Go shopping in the flea market in Brussels.
5 Book into cheap hotels.
Some helpful tips there for chemicals travellers to next week's European Petrochemical Luncheon (EPL) at the spartan Brussels Hilton.