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    • fantasy island market

      Skegness Sep 8, 2015 at 2:38 AM

      Does the market still open, if the rides are closed. Looking at visiting 12th october 2015, rides are closed is the market open please?

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      London Gatwick north Terminal to London Victoria

      London Sep 24, 2015 at 7:27 AM

      Hi I am here again,because last minutes some changes in my travel, After my arrival in norh terminal in gatwick .how i can go to london victoria if i want to use gatwick express? my understaning is that I have to get the free shuttle

      from the north terminal which one will take me to the south terminal of gatwick. then i need to buy a ticket for gatwick express,this one will take me to victoria, correct me if I'm wrong, Is there any one who can give me step by step advice, This is my first time travel alone, I never travel alone anywhere, I am going to meet my childhood friend after 30 years !

      I am excited but I have fear to travel alone.

      I have never used 'self service ticket machine'! if there is a ticket counter then i can buy the ticket from them, can any one tell me gatwick to victoria what zone is it ? what type of ticket i should ask for ? I have phobia of travelling alone.. but this is the time I have to do it alone! it would be greatly appreciated if you could help me to plan my route. thanks in advance

      kind regards



    • Flying from Dublin to London Heathrow terminal 2

      Heathrow Sep 23, 2015 at 5:38 AM


      My sister and I are both Canadians and are flying from Dublin to London Heathrow Terminal 2. My sister has a work visa that needs to be activated in the UK but we are hearing conflicting answers regarding going through Passport control when arriving in Terminal 2. Does anyone know how it works?


    • Transit visa for UK

      Heathrow Sep 15, 2015 at 10:20 AM

      I am an Indian citizen currently working in Ireland ( Employment D type visa). I am planning to travel from Dublin to Delhi via London Heathrow airport. My flight from Dublin to London Heathrow will arrive on Terminal 2 and my flight from London Heathrow to Delhi will be on Terminal 3. Do I need to take a transit visa in this case?

    • Clacton Zoo

      Clacton-on-Sea Sep 15, 2015 at 5:33 AM

      Is Clacton zoo worth a visit for two adults snd no children?

    • Good Areas

      Newcastle upon Tyne Sep 11, 2015 at 10:53 AM

      I from mexico city and I will study in newcastle university . I am looking for a studio to live but i dont know if there are on a good and secure area.
      Can you help me ?
      1) Coquet Street Tyne And Wear NE1 2QE
      2)Newcastle1, Blandford Square, NE1 4HZ


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      Taxi rates

      Banbury Sep 9, 2015 at 1:47 PM

      Can somebody tell me what are taxi rates in Banbury. Also any recomendations for a reliable taxi company, please. I need a taxi ride for 4 days in town. Thanks!

    • Caffrey's Irish Ale

      London Sep 27, 2015 at 1:54 PM

      Where do they serve Caffrey's in downtown London?

    • Stansted airport to Central London

      London Sep 21, 2015 at 6:39 AM

      Hello, my hotel is located near Lambeth North (Bakerloo Line)
      so if I take the train from stansted airport, which stop should I get off? Thanks in advanced

    • can i see visitors in airports during their transit

      Heathrow Sep 19, 2015 at 12:18 AM

      Hi ,
      My niece is travelling from India to new castle via Heathrow,she does have 3 hours transit time in Heathrow.Can i see her during that period,

    • luggage customs

      Heathrow Sep 17, 2015 at 8:57 AM

      Hello, flying from brussels to newcastle via heathrow, can our luggage go all the way through to newcastle or do we have to pick it up at heathrow, go through customs and then check them again?

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      Wembley stadium camera restriction

      London Sep 20, 2015 at 10:57 AM

      Greetings fellow VTrs, what type of cameras\lenses are allowed into sporting events at Wembley stadium? I'm attending the KC vs Lions game in November seated in the 500 section and will need a zoom lens on my SLR camera. Are cameras\lenses restricted by length or type? Are small backpacks allowed? I've contacted Wembley for info and haven't heard back in a week. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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      Wembly stadium

      London Sep 20, 2015 at 8:25 AM

      Greetings, I'm attending a NFL football game in Nov at Wembley stadium and curious what is the best way to get to the stadium from the Paddington area? Taxi or train?

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      self-guided walk routes with offine map

      London Sep 11, 2015 at 8:25 AM

      A few years back I was in London and had downloaded to my mobile an application which had several self-guided walk routes. The maps and info were downloaded on my mobile and the app used GPS to show where I was located, Points of interest with information on them and where I should be heading.

      My friend is going to London on Sunday and I advised her to download the offline maps and routes in beforehand but now I can't find them anywhere!! Does anyone know which app I'm talking about, it should be an android app..? Anyone?

      Thanks in advance!

    • Want to ask kilometers from london airport to parklane street

      London Sep 29, 2015 at 3:14 AM

      I just want to ask how much time a cab will take to reach me at my desired place from Heathrow airport to parklane street? i also want to know how much distance i will cover? as i have to attend an important meeting there. Also tell me about the reviews of their clients.
      This is the link of that site:
      I'll be waiting for your reply. Thanks

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      best way to route my visits

      London Sep 10, 2015 at 10:56 PM

      I will be in London for 3days, arriving at 1:45 pm thursday and departing on Sunday at 1230 pm Im plannng to visit, the tower of London, London eye, westminster abbey, St Pauls cathedral and windsor castle, my hotel is located in the Paddington area about 15 walk to the tube,,, whats the best way to route this, ? thanks for the suggestions/advice in advance.

    • time at LHR

      London Sep 28, 2015 at 1:10 PM

      How much time should we allow when we return to LHR terminal 5 to get back through security and to departures lounge?

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      Late arrival for flight at T4

      Heathrow Sep 13, 2015 at 4:37 AM

      I will be arriving at Heathrow 4 only having 2hrs 30 mins before my departure time at 11.15 am to Vietnam.(If my trains are on time)

      Am i cutting it fine?

    • Walking in Cambridge at late hours

      Cambridge Sep 30, 2015 at 2:05 PM

      Hi, I would like to know if its ok to walk home at about 11:30pm after work. I'll work in my college and the apartment is 5-6 minutes away, but I still worried. The apartment is on Victoria Road. I think the area is well lit, but I haven't been there at 11pm, so I don't know if its safe.

    • Tube to gate

      Heathrow Sep 25, 2015 at 2:19 PM


      I'm trying to work out the minimum time (I walk very fast!) needed to get from the terminal 1-3 Tube platform to security or even gates.

      Thank you!

    • Transit Visa or not?

      Heathrow Sep 14, 2015 at 2:27 AM

      I will be traveling with my family in December 2015 from Johannesburg, South Africa to New York via Heathrow. We will arrive at Terminal 5 and depart from Terminal 3 about 3 hours later. We are all traveling on South African passports with Visas for the United States. Will we require Transit Visas?

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      tube to heathrow September 27th

      London Sep 9, 2015 at 1:06 AM

      I'm flying out for terminal 4 heathrow,i have thought about catching the national express to heathrow from Bristol,but it is damn expensive now (left it to late)
      So my other option was to catch the megabus to victoria bus station (Bristol 4 am,London 6ish)
      Am i correct in thinking,the last time a came to london i seen Heathrow on the tube map,flight is at 2.15,so plenty of time,and will only be carrying 1 backpack,so Luggage isn't a problem!!
      Benjy aka (Paddington28)

    • Customs for non eu travelling with eu

      Stansted Sep 17, 2015 at 12:28 PM

      My boyfriend and I are travelling to Salzberg, he is from England but I am a New Zealander so not on an eu passport. Because I am travelling with him and we booked our tickets together, am I allowed to go through border control with him or do I have to go in the visitors line?
      Thank you :)

    • Best and most convenient way to travel

      London Sep 10, 2015 at 7:11 AM

      Will be traveling from USA to London and eventually making it to South of France and Istanbul. What is the best way to travel between the places?


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    • Travelling to the Isle of Wight in December

      Isle of Wight Oct 24, 2014 at 3:26 AM

      our family, comprising 4 adults, an infant and a toddler, will be arriving from South Africa. Is it possible to get public transport from Bristol airport to the Isle of Wight ? We need advice as to whether to hire a vehicle at the airport ? what is the train and coach system like. We would really appreciate any information that you are able to give us

      9 Answers Nov 1, 2014 at 1:29 AM
    • Travelling to the Isle of Wight in December

      Isle of Wight Oct 24, 2014 at 3:26 AM

      our family, comprising 4 adults, an infant and a toddler, will be arriving from South Africa. Is it possible to get public transport from Bristol airport to the Isle of Wight ? We need advice as to whether to hire a vehicle at the airport ? what is the train and coach system like. We would really appreciate any information that you are able to give us

      7 Answers Nov 1, 2014 at 1:22 AM
    • Things to do with a teenager and a dog

      Isle of Wight Jul 15, 2014 at 6:49 AM

      Hi, we are travelling to the IOW next month, it will be myself, my teenage son and our small dog. We are trying to fill the week up and looking for places to visit/do, can anyone recommend anywhere, preferably that are dog friendly, or things suitable for a teenager. Thanks

      4 Answers Jul 28, 2014 at 3:36 AM
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      Quick day trip

      Isle of Wight Apr 6, 2012 at 2:43 PM

      We've decided to pop over to Isle of White for a day trip tomorrow. It was just a sudden thought, but I must admit I know nothing about the place, and have no idea what we should be on the lookout for. Hoping for any last minute ponters to what would be nice to check out. I understand there is a road all the way around, but not sure how far it is to do the full circle? Will be taking the ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth.

      9 Answers Apr 7, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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      Cycle round the IOW

      Isle of Wight Sep 6, 2010 at 10:43 AM

      Hi All
      Has anyone ever cycled round the Isle of Wight? I've found a few routes and wondered if anyone had any suggestions.
      We were thinking of doing about 40 miles one day and 20 the next; could anyone recommend a good stop off B & B? Of course that depends on the below;
      We'd like to start in Cowes (as that's where the ferry gets in) but am not sure which direction to start in; clockwise or anti-clockwise. Is one way hillier / head windier than the other?
      We have all done many 40-50 miles rides before on either hybrid or mountain bikes.
      Thanks for any help.

      2 Answers Sep 6, 2010 at 3:05 PM
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      off road biking around IOW

      Isle of Wight Apr 23, 2010 at 7:57 AM

      hello IOW

      a friend and i are planning to do the british heart foundation 100kmoff road ride around the IOW this june. anyone know the route? done it? can tell me how technical it is? how hilly?

      any thoughts or ideas welcomed, we plan to stay a couple of days either side and it would be good to meet some grockles, no, i think we are the grockles... is that right?

      x tina x

    • Winter Nightlife for a male group of 30 something's

      Isle of Wight Jul 3, 2009 at 5:52 AM

      Hi There,

      I am trying to arrange a 30th bday trip away in Early December for a group of 7 males.......The pre-requisite is "not a City a city break". so have found some awsome accomidation in chale on the south coast of the island.

      We plan to spend a couple of nights at the lodge playing cards etc but would like one big night out with a classy lively friendly atmosphere till the wee hours of the morning.

      What is Isle of white like in December?

      Where do the youngish people go?

      Does anyone have any ideas?

      Any help would be really appreciated as i have exhausted google with not much joy :-(

      Many thanks

    • quarr abbey.

      Isle of Wight Jul 1, 2009 at 8:16 AM

      Can you advise me at what times the monks chant days and times thankyou.

      1 Answer Jul 1, 2009 at 9:03 AM
    • Weather/temperature in April

      Isle of Wight Mar 27, 2009 at 9:45 AM

      Hi..Me and my husband are travelling to Sandown during the easter weekend and are unsure of the temperature we should expect. I mean will it be mild where we can get into the sea or it's going to be pretty much like what we have in London, cold and gray?
      Any useful input will be of immense help

      8 Answers Mar 27, 2009 at 5:27 PM

      Isle of Wight Jan 5, 2009 at 3:07 PM

      Hi, Could anyone help me, i'm thinking of travelling to I.O.W with my family and small dog in July. I have looked on the tourist information pages for dog friendly beaches and have been rather confused by what i have read as it seems that all of the beaches have prohibited orders on them. Please can anyone tell me in plain english if there are any. Our dog is a much loved member of our family and loves nothing more than lazing on the beach under her doggie umbrella all afternoon people watching therefore before i go ahead and book anywhere I need to know that she is catered for when we arrive.

      4 Answers Jan 30, 2009 at 12:01 AM
    • Beachcombing on the Isle of Wight

      Isle of Wight May 17, 2008 at 3:48 PM

      Can anyone recommend any good beaches for beachcombing? In particular I'm looking for sea (or beach) glass. I've been told there are some beaches near the needles which are good for this but having not been to the island before and only having a few days, would love to know where best to look. In fact, news of any good beaches anywhere in the UK for this would be great; it's been a particular passion of mine since I was a kid. Thanks.

      8 Answers May 18, 2008 at 8:49 AM
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      Weekend stay - early March

      Isle of Wight Feb 25, 2008 at 9:23 AM


      Me and girlfriend can travel Lymington to Yarmouth £59 return (great) however accomodation seems to be a minimum of £40 a night which means an extra £120 for the 3 night stay

      Hostels dont seem to be open in March, and we can camp, so is there any cheaper alternatives? How about hiring a small, 2 birth caravan? I can only see £300 a week 10 berth things?!

      Cheers all you locals!
      Chris + jess

      4 Answers Feb 22, 2009 at 10:35 AM
    • nightlife

      Isle of Wight Feb 13, 2008 at 9:58 AM


      my parents are taking part in the classic Cowes week in july, so me and a friend decided to go along for a bit of a holiday and are looking for some lively clubs and bars. We're driving so they don't have to be in Cowes.

      Thanks, Alex.

      2 Answers Feb 28, 2008 at 1:21 PM
    • help! isle of wight to edinburgh advice needed for bestival

      Isle of Wight Aug 20, 2007 at 7:08 PM

      i have a ticket for bestival but have to be at a wedding on the saturday in edinburgh!!!
      is it possible to fly to edinburgh and back within a day? is southampton the nearest big airport?

      2 Answers Aug 23, 2007 at 12:23 PM
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      London to Cowes?

      Cowes Jul 6, 2007 at 1:25 AM

      Could you assist with the most efficient way of getting from London to Cowes. I arrive at LHR in the morning and would like to know what is the best connection to get to Cowes.
      Also, is there a ferry connection between IOW and Jersey?
      Thank you.

      6 Answers Jul 8, 2007 at 4:51 PM
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      Visiting June 17th for one week

      Isle of Wight May 29, 2007 at 12:18 AM


      me and my partner are visiting IOW on June 17th for one week, we want beaches and horse riding, as well as nice walks, and would like to stay in a caravan on a caravan park.

      we have been over before for the day trip but never stayed, or done horse riding there. we like ventor too!

      could you advise us on where is good for these activities?

      cheers chris

      1 Answer May 29, 2007 at 12:46 AM
    • Seeking a room to live in the Isle of Wight

      Isle of Wight Oct 19, 2006 at 5:18 AM

      My name is Luis. I’m 29, male, professional and I need accommodation in Newport IW. I’m looking for a room in a home with friendly young people, or to share a flat or a house. I'm easy going, considerate and tidy. I have interests in music, photography and environment. I will be keen to meet like minded people. I will arrive the Island to start working at Horringford on December 1st, 2006 and I will stay there at least for ten months. If you have any information, or if you have a spare room in your house, or you know someone who has, please contact me.
      Thank you very much. Have a nice day!

    • Cheapest Accomodation on the Isle of Wight

      Isle of Wight Jul 27, 2006 at 12:57 PM


      we make a trip on the Isle Of Wight. Can somebody help us, to find a cheap accomodation there? We would be glad for a recommandation.


      5 Answers Sep 26, 2013 at 2:03 AM
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      Ferry + B&B

      Isle of Wight Jun 1, 2006 at 9:59 AM

      Do I need to make reservations for the ferry to the Isle of Wight? Can anyone recommend a nice B&B (with private bathroom and parking for motorcycles) for about £50 per room?


      2 Answers Jun 3, 2006 at 9:35 AM
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      Lovely Hotel?

      Isle of Wight Apr 4, 2006 at 7:56 AM

      Someone is treating us to a night or two away on holiday. I thought the Isle of Wight might be a good choice for May. We'd like a really nice hotel in a good location for seeing as much as possible. I think we'll probably take our car along. Best restaurants on the island? We need help!!

      2 Answers Apr 4, 2006 at 1:11 PM
    • Isle of Wight wihtout car

      Isle of Wight Mar 24, 2006 at 1:15 PM

      I am going to Isle of Wight in June for 4 days without a car and hope to rely on the bus service but need to base myself at one place/town to book accomodation. Looking for your recommendations on which area of island is best.Thanks.

      1 Answer Mar 24, 2006 at 2:14 PM
    • Is this Sandown or Shanklin?

      Isle of Wight Oct 13, 2005 at 5:48 PM

      I visited the Isle of Wight in 1994 and have a photo I can't identify. I did a circular tour but mislabelled some of the photos. Couls someone kindly tell me if this is in Sandown or Shanklin (?? elsewhere):

      This picture is part of my photo album but I am NOT trying to get people to visit the photo album site, simply help me figure out where I went for a swim one day. Thank you.

      4 Answers Oct 15, 2005 at 8:09 PM
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      Ryde Sep 7, 2005 at 5:06 PM

      I used to live in Ryde from 1964 and went abroad in 1977 to join a Kibbutz in Israel. I used to go to Ryde Boys School opposite the Parish Church on Queens Rd, I wondered if any of the VT members living there or VTers whom have visited know if the Havenstreet Steam Railway is still going? I have not been back for over 20 years and curious what the old place looks like. I even remember going over to Afton Down in a butchers van to see the Isle Of Wight Pop Festival, I was only 11 so just drove by and heard Tiny Tim playing and Hendrix started to play as we were driving away.

      4 Answers Oct 21, 2006 at 3:53 AM
    • Never been before to Isle of Wight and searching for some advice on best areas

      Isle of Wight May 11, 2005 at 8:22 AM

      Hello, Ive never visited the Isle of Wight before and am thinking of going there for a 3 day stay in July. Which is the nicest areas to stay in. Im not familiar with any of the towns, but I saw some beautiful pictures of the island of meadows and forests and hills etc, but not sure whereabouts on the island, this scenery was and ideally Id love to stay in that kind of picturesque area. Does anyone know whereabouts in the island this is, or if not, which is the prettiest area to stay in on the isle of wight (the west side of the island?

      thanks for your help

      3 Answers Jun 9, 2005 at 7:37 AM
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      cowes regatta

      Cowes Aug 2, 2004 at 1:14 PM

      when is it?

      2 Answers Oct 21, 2006 at 3:54 AM
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      Places to Go

      Isle of Wight May 19, 2004 at 3:56 PM

      Hi, I want to take my girlfriend out somewhere on the Island but I want to go somewhere quiet, somewhere not many people go, but is accessable for buses etc so we can get there and back ok. Last weekend we walked along Ryde beach in the evening and that was good, but I want something a little bit different to supprise her. Got any ideas? Rob

      1 Answer May 22, 2004 at 2:24 AM