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Aeon Connect - Thrissur to Bangalore in a Scania!

I had come to Kerala driving my car, and was leaving the car behind at my home. I had a reservation in an Airavat Club Class, but had later cancelled the ticket since I decided to travel a day later. Now the challenge was to find out a bus for my travel. For some reason, I decided to look for day buses. Aeon Connect's Cochin-Hyderabad service turned out to be an obvious choice. I made a booking using their own website and purposefully selected a seat towards the rear of the bus. July 30, 2014: I left home sometime around 1pm, after my lunch. A KSRTC bus dropped me at Thrissur KSRTC Bus Station a few minutes past 2. My appointed pick-up point was right outside the KSRTC bus station in Thrissur and the scheduled reporting time at 1425hrs. I had some difficulty finding out the office of the travel agent (Saffari Travels) since the address mentioned on the ticket was incomplete. Another travel agent directed me to the office of Saffari Travels. The guy at the office looked bewild