In some bilateral intergovernmental Agreements on international road transport, for example, with Germany, Romania, Poland, Macedonia and Czech Republic, the permission is also not required for entry of empty buses for backward transport of the same carrier group of passengers from a point in the territory of the other Contracting party, in which the group was previously delivered to the original point of departure. In these cases, a prerequisite is the presence of the driver of the passenger lists or the unified list of passengers (control document) .
This document introduced in may 1997, in order to harmonize the conditions of carriage of passengers international non-scheduled message. At the present time the Russian side agreed on the application of this document in 20 European countries:
Unified list of passengers (reference document) is valid to commit one carriage (there and back), if the number of countries does not exceed three. If the number of countries more, for a return trip requires application of the second instance.
Filling is carried out independently by the carrier in advance of the carriage. Information entered into the document in capital letters and indelible ink. All numbered trip sheets (1, 2. ) the original and duplicate must be filled out by the carrier for the whole trip (there and back) the same, with corrections and strikeouts are not allowed. Otherwise, the carrier must fill in another document. The carrier is responsible for proper and timely completion of the document.
Used and other types of documents used in the implementation of irregular passenger transportation that does not require permits in the established Agreements.
In particular, during transport:
– to France or to transit through its territory of is applied the Carnet de Declaration (valid for 20 trips);
– in Spain or in transit through its territory of is applied the Goya Carnet de Ruta (valid for 1 trip).
Used in international practice passenger tariffs are classified into normal (pass-through and proportionate) and special.
The through fares are published fares from origin to destination, which vary by class of service, seasonality of transportation and type of transportation. Most often, through fares are applied for passenger transport. In particular, depending on the class of service through passenger fares are divided into economy (tourist) class and first class fares.
The term “economic class” is used worldwide to denote a lower class of service. Sometimes to refer to this same idea can be applied the term of “tourist class”.
The term “first class” is used to denote the highest class of service. The first-class fare, as a rule, in 1,5—2 times higher than the economy class tariff. Transportation by first-class fare provides some benefits in service on land and on Board, including free transport 30 kg of baggage is 20 kg for economic class, free drinks, wider range of dishes on Board, with increased comfort in the cabin.
An intermediate class of service between the first and economic classes is called business class. Business class implies an improved service to passengers who pay full-fare economy class.
On the seasonality of the transportation tariffs are divided into:
– at the highest (summer rate — peak season)
– on the lower (winter tariff — off season),
– at the intermediate rate of the season (shoulder-season).
By type of transportation tariffs are divided into:
– transportation-one way (“there”),
– carriage return,
– for transportation on a circular route.
To the classification of tariffs by type of transportation can be classified and domestic tariffs (transportation through the territory of a state). As a rule, they can only be used by carriers of the country. Other carriers can use these rates only by special permission of the Commissioner of the carrier or governmental authorities. In the absence of such permit cabotage tariffs specified in the handbooks, can be used for information only.
If no through fare is published between any points on the required route, apply proportional rates (the sum of the “ed-it”).
Special fares include a variety of sightseeing and preferential tariffs. All special fares is the fact that their use is limited to certain conditions, and that the transportation with the use of these tariffs may not be sold to the General public, but only a certain category of passengers.
Excursion fares are usually for the transport of tourist groups. The application of these rates is governed by specific rules and a certain period before and after which they are invalid. The cost of transportation on these rates depends on the season in which they are applied: peak-season, shoulder-season or out of season.
The most popular among excursion rates received rates inclusive tour, a feature of which is that shipping is paid both ways along with the services for travel services, and that this rate, usually announced only for the agents of travel companies. The passenger pays the total cost of the tour, including air transportation and ground handling.
To preferential tariffs are tariffs as discounts with major normal tariffs and special preferential tariffs set for various categories of passengers (children, families, students, ships ‘ crews, travel agents, etc.).
Special passenger fares are of distinct zonal character, are limited in duration, the period of their application and depend on the number of passengers in groups and the conditions of carriage.
The cheapest passenger fares are block-Charter rates . which are used for the implementation of the free capacity of aircraft on regular flights, usually in the autumn-winter period. For this purpose the airplane is equipped with a certain number of seats sold Charter price. Feature block Charter rates is that they are semi-formal, shall be established depending on conditions of the market and are reviewed annually. They are not announced and are confidential to the agencies depending on the amount of passengers that travel Agency or organization offered for transportation under this tariff.