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Delayed rail passengers can claim free gin this bank holiday weekend

The coupons will be valid at Stonegate Pubs (Pictures: Getty/Shutterstock)

Travelling on a bank holiday weekend is notoriously nasty.

With cancellations, disruptions and delays, your fun weekend away can quickly turn into the journey from hell.

But never fear, your travel woe could be transformed into a travel win with free gin on offer for anyone who has experienced a train delay.

Yes, you read that correctly. Gordons gin will be rewarding delayed rail passengers with the chance to claim two gin and tonics for the price of one.

The popular brands #YayDelay service has officially relaunched across the country today, and will last the entire weekend.

The hashtag #YayDelay monitors news, social chatter and real-time train delays in order to unlock the two-for-one Gordons gin and tonics offer for frustrated travellers.

A bottle of Gordon's gin
Keep an eye on Gordons social media to know when the offer is valid (Picture: Gordons)

All passengers have to do is keep their eyes on Gordons gin social channels across the bank holiday weekend to see if the volume of train delay chatter triggers the special offer.

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When the offer is triggered, a G&T coupon can then be claimed via the Gordons gin Facebook Messenger chatbot and redeemed at Stonegate Pubs, including Slug & Lettuce, Yates, Proper Pubs and Walkabout outlets across England and Wales.

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It could provide the perfect lubrication to take the edge of lengthy delays. Gin is always a good way to keep spirits high – particularly when those spirits are free.

The popular gin brand has relaunched this bank holiday initiative following the success of last year, and with train punctuality plummeting to a 13-year low in the UK, Read More – Source

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