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    • The best hotels for young people in Bristol?

      Bristol Jan 22, 2015 at 4:47 AM

      I'm visiting Bristol this February to see the University. I don't have much money, and need somewhere close to the uni! Any ideas?

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      London travel advisory - Bus strikes.

      London 10 hours ago

      I realise this is not a question and I have posted the information in the relevant London transportation page but I post it here additionally in the hope it may save travellers inconvenience as people may not see it elsewhere.

       

      Following a number of strikes already this month the Unite union have decided yet again to seriously disrupt public transport in London with a series of three strikes affecting the buses. They are planned for 5th, 13th and 16th February from 0001 hours to 2359 hours on each occasion. This will obviously have a knock-on effect on night buses both prior to and after the strikes.

       

      Travellers are advised to check and replan their journey if necessary. Details of how to do this can be found on the Government website

       

      http://www.tfl.gov.uk/

       

      As always, I shall update this if the situation changes.

       

      Hope this assists,

       

      fergy.

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    • Athenaeum Street on Plymouth Hoe.... Please help with history

      Plymouth Jan 4, 2015 at 3:34 PM

      Hi, I am researching my property on the Plymouth Hoe but having a bit of trouble:( It was built in 1749 and stands as the first and largest house on Athenaeum Street. It was mentioned to of been built originally for a nobleman connected to St Andrews church and later rumored to of been used as the American Consulate during WW11, following that to be owed by Danny La Roue. These references where given to us by a man researching the area staying at the hotel across the road but he was just vacating so only spoke for a few mins. We also had a note left in the house from the previous owners when we purchased the property in 2009. The exterior of property was remodeled by Foulston during the development of Athenaeum Street in the 1800's and later the house was separated into 2 parts in 1903 (of which I purchased the main). The problem that I am having is that as the property is so old, I can not find out what the house was originally named or what the address would of been before Athenaeum Street was developed around it. I have found it may of been built on the site of ' Kingsdon Sq' from one old map also that it was not eligible to pay taxes from another map. I don't know the original owners details and can not find any pictures of any form dating back that far. I have been trying to collate the History with our son as a project for some time but the National Archives allude us. The property has been Grade II Listed and we think it's history really should be unearthed. We have also checked the census from 1851 and found the Baddeley family here who married in with the female Edgecumbes which to this day we still finde the Baddeley's and Edgecumbes very closely connected around the world. They also had alot of dealings in India. Please can anyone help at we have hit a wall ?

      With kindest regards :) 30 Athenaeum Street PL1 2RQ

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    • UK Transit visa

      Heathrow Dec 30, 2014 at 12:40 PM

      If I have a UK Transit visa and my layover is around 30 hours at Heathrow. Can i go outside Airport and meet my friends?

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    • Layover at LHR

      Heathrow Dec 29, 2014 at 9:08 PM

      I will be arriving at Heathrow from Mexico City at 16:15 on Apr. 27 (T4), I need to catch a flight the following day to Istanbul (departing from T2) and I have two options: 6:55 or 11:55, I'd rather prefer to take the first one, to gain time before arriving to Turkey, my point is that I was planning to sleep at Yotel in T4 and then move the next day to T2 in the early morning, at what time does the Heathrow Express starts working? (or can I walk between these two terminals?), because I need to be at Turkish Airlines counter at 5:00 the latest, could someone help me please?, I could find any schedule online...

       

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    • moving to upwell/outwell Nofolk uk

      Upwell Jan 20, 2015 at 3:32 AM

      Hi, myself and family (wife and 7yr old Daughter) are thinking of moving from a small Essex town to Norfolk and have seen several houses in upwell/outwell and we are coming to view some shortly. What is life like in the village ? Are the local people friendly especially to newcomers ? is the road running through the village very busy ? also are there nice quiet country walks close by ? thank you for taking the time to reply its very much appreciated. Regards Harry

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    • Getting from the central bus station to terminal 4

      Heathrow Jan 12, 2015 at 2:52 AM

      Hi everyone, i am looking for an idiot proof guide for getting from the central bus station to terminal 4, bearing in mind i have never used the tube before etc, cheers in advance for all the help :)

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    • Oyster or travelcard?

      London Jan 21, 2015 at 12:10 PM

      Usually I've been using oyster, but this time I'll be there Wednesday-Friday and Sunday-Tuesday because I'll be spending the weekend in Oxford. Is it more sensible to buy money for oyster or a seven day travelcard? I'll be in zones 1 and 2 and I'll probably travel about 3-5 times per day.

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      In Birmingham for 1-2 days

      Birmingham Jan 16, 2015 at 4:08 PM

      I am in Birmingham for almost 2 days. I am an adult male and would love to get ideas of the best things to see in that short time? I prefer not going to regular museums, churches etc. Thought maybe different sights, views, nature etc. I definitely would go to Bournville to Cadbury World. Can anyone give me suggestions of what cannot be missed when in around Birmingham area?
      Thank you,
      Hessel

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      Harry Potter Studio tour - Query

      London Jan 14, 2015 at 2:24 AM

      I am interested in going to Harry Potter studio tour and found the official website listing price for family (2adults and 2 kids) is less than private tour operators. However, the only timeavailable from the official website is after 6pm - I wanted to know whether studio is worth a visit in the night and will I miss any outdoor settings. I youtubed some videos and found the place shown in dim light and with creepy sounds - which made me think that my younger daughter aged 5 who has some development delays may find it a problem. Anyone has views/advises on my two questions? My elder daughter who has read those 500 & 800 pages books was very excited to goto this place.

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    • transport to hotel

      London Jan 4, 2015 at 9:54 AM

      I am arriving Heathrow terminal 4 on the 6th Febuary at 19 25 and Iam booked at ibis london heathrow airport hotel fr the night. Can anyone please tell me how to get there.,
      Thanks Carmen

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    • Watch Manutd match (vs Liverpool) and Old Trafford tour

      Manchester Dec 30, 2014 at 4:30 AM

      Hi, me & my wife are Manutd fans from Singapore. We planning visit UK nxt March 2015 and Manchester is a must stop for us. We travelling between 19th - 26th March and I realised that its Liverpool vs Manutd (21-03-15) at Anfield.
      (1) Where can I buy the match day tickets ? The official website needs to ballot and i'm scared that we won't get the tickets there. I have read some forum recommending to buy it online but some say to be careful of scam.
      (2) Any budget hotel or inn which is nearby Old Trafford. We arriving on Thurs (19th) so thought of going Old Trafford tour nxt day (Fri - 20th) followed by watching matchday football nxt day (Sat -21st)
      (3) Since its away matches at Anfield, how long the journey from Manchester to Anfield and what mode of public transport should i take.
      (4) Is it safe for us tourist to travel away to Anfield .. haha
      Hope to get some helpful tips here.
      Thanks in advance.

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      Accommodation close to the Royal Marsden Hospital

      London Jan 22, 2015 at 11:25 AM

      Hello, does anyone know of any clean and not too expensive accommodation close to the Royal Marsden Hospital? I would need it for 2 to 3 months. If it's pet friendly that's even better. Thanks.

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    • Has anyone used Serviced Room?

      Heathrow Jan 19, 2015 at 1:40 AM

      Hi, I am looking for 2 months accomdation near Heathrow and have found serviced room co uk company offering rooms near terminal 4 , Let me know if anyone have used them before.

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    • Will I need a Direct Airside Transit Visa to transfer from T4 to T5

      Heathrow Jan 16, 2015 at 10:56 AM

      Hi, I am a Philippine passport holder traveling to Heathrow airport, arriving at terminal 4 and with a connecting flight at terminal 5 to Toulouse, France. I am a Schengen Visa holder as well. I would just like to ask if I will still need a Direct Airside Transit Visa to transfer terminals even if I don't have baggage to claim upon arrival at terminal 4 since both bags are carry-ons. Tickets were booked separately though so I do not have a through-ticket. Thanks!

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    • Transferring between T2 and T5

      Heathrow Jan 25, 2015 at 1:26 PM

      My friend is arriving at T2 (from Frankfurt) and departing for the US from T5 - different airlines and not through ticketed, as far as I can tell. So she's going to have to pick up her luggage, transfer terminals and check in. She only has two and a half hours to do so. And she's a US citizen, so presumably might be held up at immigration.
      Is this an impossible schedule? As she's transiting the airport, is there some simpler quicker way to do this than going through immigration and customs as a normal arriving passenger would, before she transfers terminals?

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    • Layover in London- where to stay and taking trains?

      London Jan 13, 2015 at 7:51 PM

      Hello,

      My husband and I will be flying in to Gatwick and flying out of either Gatwick or Stansted in Mid May. We get in around 1:30pm and leave about that same time the following day. Where will be the easiest area to stay if we fly out of Gatwick and what's best if we fly out of Stansted? We are in our early 30's and in good physical condition, but will have backpacks so we don't want to have to walk too far from the train stations. We aren't too worried about doing too much sightseeing, but want to be in an area that is very walkable with good restaurants. We also want to be close to whatever transportation is easiest to get us back to the airport. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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      Getting to Heathrow from Dover in the morning

      Dover Jan 10, 2015 at 12:51 PM

      I'm interested in how easy it is to get to Heathrow by 10:30 am from Dover in early September, leaving the same morning. About what time should I leave Dover and by what means? Any thoughts?

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    • Need help in itinerary planning

      England Jan 3, 2015 at 3:58 AM

      Hi, I'm going UK from 8th April - 15th April. I need help in itinerary. Actually I've bought a matchday tickets to watch EPL between Manutd & Mancity at Old Trafford (11th April). We'll reach London on 8th April. So i thought to discover London on 8th & 9th. Then on the 10th move off to Manchester and stay there for 1day 1night till nxt day (matchday). But after match-day I am not sure on where to go next. I thought of discovering England especially the countryside. Any ideas where I should go next after Manchester. I have to be back in London by 15th April afternoon.
      (1) London - I see that accommodation around London are quite expensive. Any place outskirt of London that is good to stay. Budget Inn budget hotel. Mode of transport
      (2) Manchester - Stadium Tour, Match-day & discover Manchester.
      (3) Mode of transport to other city/places.
      Thanks in advance for your input.

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      where can i leave my narrowboat

      England Jan 23, 2015 at 11:33 AM

      I intend to walk some of the yorkshire dales and I wish to use my boat as a base please can anyone surgest where to moor it for upto 3 weeks

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      The London Pass

      London Jan 16, 2015 at 11:08 PM

      Does anyone know anything about the London Pass card? Is it worth getting? If I have already an Oyster card, does the London Pass cover travel too? Or once I have an Oyster card, maybe it isn't worth getting the London Pass. Any feedback would be welcome. What are the "must see" attractions today in London?
      Thanks,
      Hessel

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    • Transfer from T5 to T3

      Heathrow Jan 14, 2015 at 12:52 AM

      Hi, we will leave from Dusseldorf with BA and arrive at T5 at 7.50AM.
      We have to transfer to T3 to catch our flight to Dallas which leaves at 9.30 AM: also BA but operated by American Airlines.
      When we booked this flight it said on the website this flight was operated by BA aswell, so we thought we could stay in T5, and 1 hour 40 min would be plenty off time!
      However checking the BA website later we found out this flight is operated by AA, and we have to transfer to T3.
      I'm very worried we won't make this transfer.
      Would anyone be so kind to explain us, maybe step by step, what's the fastest way to go to T3?
      Do i realy need to worry, or is 1 hour 40 min enough time?
      Thank you for your time and help!

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    • April in Manchester

      Manchester Jan 11, 2015 at 4:19 PM

      Hi, i put up a post last wk and after some feedback i redo back my itinerary . Need your views and advice if there is any. I decided to stay in Manchester for my whole trip there plus rent a car for transportation.
      1st day - Reach about noon. Check in hotel. Maybe check out nearby area
      2nd day - Drive up to Buxton, Castleton and Harthesage for country sightseeing. If time permit drive to Sheffield.
      3rd day - Need your view is it possible to drive down to London make a day trip then evening drive up back to Manchester. Or should i just take the train to London ( but the tickets are expensive) if not, any suggestion where i can head to for sightseeing & shopping apart from Manchester
      4th day - Old Trafford tour & explore Manchester
      5th day - Matchday (Manutd vs Mancity) since most likely it be push to Sunday.
      Questions:
      - Hows the traffic in Manchester, Sheffield & Buxton
      -Any road or peak period i should avoid driving
      -Matchday (should i drive)
      - Weather in Manchester (April)
      -Shopping tips in Manchester
      -Any advice applicable to this trip.

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      Kids Indoor attraction - 1 to 1.5 hours from London

      London Jan 26, 2015 at 3:45 AM

      I am looking for an indoor attraction that will keep kids occupied for 4-5 hours outside London. As I have a rental car with me, want to look for attractions that is around 1 to 1.5 hours driving distance from London. I do not want attractions within London which I have already visited or I can do later (as I live in London). Please suggest.

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      Places worth visiting?

      London Jan 23, 2015 at 3:23 AM

      Hi there Virtual Tourists.
      I was wondering if you could help me out with some places that are really worth visiting in London?
      I already have a list of more tourist places I would like to visit but I'm also very interested in finding some "hidden gems".
      I'm mostly interested in stuff that involves architecture, street art and city/landscapes. I was also wondering where I could have a great view of the London skyline, if anyone could help me out with that?
      As my travel partner and I are both in our early twenties, I would greatly appreciate all suggestions!

      Thank you so much.

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    • Luggage storage

      by codgerexplorer Online Now Dec 11, 2014 at 1:17 AM

      Is there a facility or company in Southampton that stores luggage while I'm off touring UK?

      2 Answers Jan 20, 2015 at 10:12 AM
    • Bus times

      by Judelewis Online Now Oct 27, 2014 at 9:39 AM

      I need to get from Hilton in Southampton on Wednesday morning to Southampton Central. What's the bus times, cost and nearest bus stop. cheers x

      2 Answers Oct 28, 2014 at 9:20 AM
    • From Southampton to Bath

      by cyinggggg Online Now Jul 22, 2014 at 11:23 AM

      Is there any cheap taxi recommended? I have quite a lot luggage with me.

      1 Answer Jul 22, 2014 at 12:24 PM
    • How do I get from Southampton Train station to harbour lights cinema?

      by Catrandle Online Now Jun 13, 2014 at 10:22 PM

      What bus do I catch to get from Southampton Train station to harbour lights cinema?

      3 Answers Jan 20, 2015 at 12:07 PM
    • Hotel & Airport Transport

      by suekarnosh Online Now Apr 9, 2014 at 5:23 PM

      Flying into Heathrow in early October for a 14-day roundtrip cruise from Southampton. My friend and I will need a good decently priced hotel for a night or two and also a good transportation company to and from Heathrow to Southampton and return trip.

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2014 at 6:42 AM
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      How to . . .

      by GiannimaraTravel Online Now Feb 17, 2014 at 12:18 PM

      What is the best way to go from Southampton to London to Paris, France by train.

      11 Answers Feb 18, 2014 at 11:27 AM
    • Americans in Southampton during D-Day

      by pearldrop Online Now Dec 2, 2013 at 4:46 PM

      While visiting Southampton recently, someone told us of a wall that American servicemen wrote on before boarding their ship on their way to D-Day. Having visited Normandy on the other side of the channel, we tried finding this wall. We could not find it. Does it exist and is there a picture of it anywhere?

      2 Answers Dec 3, 2013 at 1:32 AM
    • How to get from the Queen Mary to the bus station in Southamtpn

      by nanvan1 Online Now Oct 9, 2013 at 2:06 PM

      Hi we are arriving Friday January 10th on the Queen Mary. For frugality reasons we would like to buy a senior bus ticket and leave from the bus terminal in Southampton. I need help with the following:

      Will taxis be easily available from the cruise terminal.
      How much will the taxi cost.
      If I buy a ticket in advance what time should I make the reservation for.

      Many thanks in advance for your help.

      Nancy

      4 Answers Oct 10, 2013 at 4:38 AM
    • Holiday accommodation in Southampton for December 2013

      by linamurray Online Now Sep 10, 2013 at 9:19 AM

      I am looking to rent an apartment/cottage/house for 2 weeks for family members who will be visiting Southampton (2 adults, 2 children) from 22 December 2013 - 5 January 2014. Is there any webpage that caters for short term rentals directly from property owners?

      2 Answers Sep 10, 2013 at 12:31 PM
    • Price of taxi

      by Bichou Online Now May 9, 2013 at 1:15 AM

      Hello,
      I would like to know the price of a taxi between Southampton AirPort and Beaulieu (motor museum).
      Thanks

      4 Answers May 12, 2013 at 5:03 AM
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      Ride/Taxi from Kent to Southampton

      by collegeprof Online Now Apr 9, 2013 at 3:19 PM

      Does anyone know of an "easy" way to get from Tunbridge Wells to Southampton without going through London?

      1 Answer Apr 9, 2013 at 5:43 PM
    • Transfer to Heathrow

      by suzenka Online Now Mar 11, 2013 at 10:44 AM

      We will be arriving by cruise ship and want to get to London, Heathrow or Richmond, Surrey...near London. In the past it has always been a huge hassle getting off the ship and trying to get a taxi or bus. We do not want to take the cruise ship transfer to the airport because it is a huge ripoff---$100 per person. We have a friend who can come "collect" us as she says, but where could she meet us? How difficult is it? Thanks for any help here!

      5 Answers Mar 11, 2013 at 11:55 PM
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      Travelling to Australia Sept/Oct 2013

      by hayley1989drink Online Now Mar 10, 2013 at 11:18 AM

      I am looking to travel to Oz in September/October. I have a years working visa, however I plan to do a bit of travelling 1st. I am planning on working in Sydney initally, however where is best to start so I can travel for a few weeks?

      Also, I want to stop somewhere on my way over, ny suggestions on where to stop for a month or so would be greatfully recieved.

      Thank you, Hayley.

      4 Answers Jun 6, 2013 at 2:45 PM
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      Airport transfers from London Heathrow airport to Southampton Cruise port

      by rosemarge Online Now Nov 26, 2012 at 7:43 AM

      Hi everyone, I am on the process to book a Taxi from London Heathrow airport to Southampton Cruise port. Do you have any recommendations on who to use? I am looking for someone reliable and good price.

      Thanks in advance

      4 Answers Mar 11, 2013 at 10:47 AM
    • Southampton to lLyham St Anne's

      by celtic10 Online Now Jun 9, 2012 at 4:58 PM

      Hi
      Visiting from Australia and trying to plan a journey from Southampton to Lytham St Annes would like a brief stop for a cuppa or bite to eat maybe half way or more, doesn't have to be major towns can be just off the motorway.No need to sightsee as we will be coming back this way later.
      Hoping someone can give some advice.

      Cheers

      1 Answer Jan 21, 2015 at 1:04 AM
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      Southamton - London

      by sonos Online Now Feb 10, 2012 at 1:14 PM

      Good evening, I will travel one day to London From Le Havre via Southampton. What's the cheapest way to reach London and go back to stay over night in Southampton? Thank you in advance.

      19 Answers Feb 12, 2012 at 4:19 AM
    • Pub walking distance to the Queen Mary 2 Dock

      by macknz Online Now Jul 9, 2011 at 6:53 AM

      We are traveling on the Queen Mary 2 and are meeting friends for lunch in Southampton. What would be a good pub/restaurant to meet them at that is walking distance to where the ship is docked? please advise

      2 Answers Jul 9, 2011 at 11:21 AM
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      Train Gatwick to Southampton

      by KiwiBeatle Online Now May 22, 2011 at 6:03 PM

      My wife and I have booked train tickets online from Gatwick to Southampton via Clapham Junction at 3pm 3rd July. After saying they could reserve seats for us, once booked they said we couldn't.
      Does anyone know how busy that train is likely to be , esp the Clapham - Southampton leg?
      As we would have just got off a long haul flight we're hoping we wont have to stand!

      2 Answers May 23, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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      Routes and B&Bs in South West England

      by KiwiBeatle Online Now May 11, 2011 at 7:54 PM

      My wife and I have 2 weeks in a rental car going round the south west starting and finishing in Southampton in July before joining the Celebrity Eclipse cruise into the Baltic.
      We would like any tips on routes to take and recomended B&Bs / Farm Stays along the way. We want to avoid motorways as much as posible.
      We realize July is peak season so if you know of places that wont be too crowded would be great!
      Thanks

      3 Answers May 16, 2011 at 10:53 AM
    • Just a Few Hours

      by clinda Online Now May 3, 2011 at 12:58 PM

      Hi,
      I will be arriving in London at Heathrow at 7AM, Sunday, August 28, 2011. I have a transfer down to Southampton through the cruise line. Once I get to Southampton, I can't get on the ship right away, so I was wondering if there is anything to do around the pier? I have difficulty walking, but I would like to see a little of the town, maybe have a cup of tea and a scone!

      Thank-you. Linda

      3 Answers May 4, 2011 at 2:08 AM
    • Private transportation from London St. Pancras Rail Station to Southampton

      by dgsims Online Now Apr 26, 2011 at 12:55 PM

      Can any of you suggest the best private transportation from London St. Pancras Rail Station to Southampton? There will be 4 of us with lots of luggage. I have a quote of412, but that seems high to me.
      Suggestions?

      9 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 10:31 AM
    • Southampton - Pier to Airport

      by Brooklyn1946 Online Now Apr 1, 2011 at 5:05 PM

      Arr Southampton and flying to Dublin same afternoon. What is distance/travel time/estimated cab fare from Southampton Pier to Southampton airport? Would the cabs take credit cards. It's the only place we'll touch down in the UK so I don't want to exchange a lot of dollors to GBPs.
      Thanks for your help!

      3 Answers Jan 20, 2015 at 9:59 AM
    • Looking for best way from hotel to ship dock

      by afnash Online Now Sep 22, 2010 at 3:23 PM

      Taking a cruise out of Southampton and looking for ideas on how to get from our hotel Holiday Inn Express - West in Southampton to the Cruise line dock. There are 14 of us. Asked the hotel while making reservation but they were no real help. Any suggestion?

      Posted this earlier in the incorrect forum, so re-posting it here where I should of in the first place!

      8 Answers Sep 23, 2010 at 4:58 PM
    • Car rental from Southampton to the New Forest

      by tapforfun Online Now Sep 13, 2010 at 8:22 AM

      Is renting a car the best way to see the New Forest in a short time? We were thinking of going to Burley and Lyndhurst to get a flavor of the area. It looks like it is a short drive. We will dock in Southampton on the Queen Mary and will just be there from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 19th. My elderly mother will be with me and she would like to see the area and go to a tearoom for a clotted cream tea. Those two towns look like good places to visit.

      Thank you!

      3 Answers Jan 14, 2013 at 1:35 AM
    • Walk from hotel on 1 West Quay Road to Royal Caribbean Ship

      by graefin Online Now Oct 24, 2009 at 2:49 PM

      How long does it take to walk from the Hotel at 1 West Quay Road to the Royal Caribbean Cruise ship berth?

      2 Answers Oct 29, 2009 at 1:29 PM
    • Walking to Southampton Train Station from Cruise Ship Terminal / Day Visit to Bath?

      by jeana-r Online Now Mar 1, 2009 at 1:29 PM

      Hi,
      Many thanks for the suggestions offered to Globetrott regarding excursions from Southampton. This has helped me a great deal as I am looking to do something similar. (I work on a cruise ship which will call in Southampton several times during the summer).

      I am wondering if it is possible to walk from the terminal to the Southampton Train Station. The website for the terminal says it's about 1 -1.5 miles, and suggests a taxi. Is that because walking is not feasible? I'd prefer to walk if possible. I'll have no luggage.

      Also, I am considering visiting Bath (by bus or train), and would love to know if the experts on this board think this is feasible in a day.

      Thanks very much,
      Jeana

      3 Answers Aug 2, 2009 at 9:26 AM
    • Transportation and Staying in Southampton

      by Davidfsi Online Now Feb 14, 2009 at 10:36 AM

      We are taking a cruise from Southampton to Rome on August 8. Our question is what is the cheapest way from Heathgow to Southampton? Also would you suggest us to stay in London the night of the 7th or travel to Southampton and stay there. We would appreciate any help you can give as our funds are limited.
      Thank You.

      3 Answers Aug 22, 2009 at 1:16 AM
    • Bus from Southampton to Heathrow

      by chuck7777 Online Now Dec 28, 2008 at 1:23 PM

      Will be arriving Southampton Saturday April 25, 2009 on the Grand Princess. Understand a taxi will be necessary to get to the bus terminal for the trip to Heathrow. Does anyone know if the taxi company will accept US currency (or possibly credit cards)?

      3 Answers Dec 29, 2008 at 1:30 AM
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      excursions from Southampton by public transport or tourist-bus

      by globetrott Online Now Jun 29, 2008 at 11:06 AM

      hi,
      I will be on a cruise on the QE II in October 22nd-27th and 2 days before that cruise and 3 days past the cruise I would like to explore the area around Southampton, mainly :
      Beaulieu - for the car-museum
      Stonehendge
      what else is there to be seen ?
      I would like to do these excursions by public transport or by organized bustours

      10 Answers Jul 26, 2008 at 6:22 AM
    • BUS FROM SOUTHAMPTON TO HEATHROW

      by Arkad Online Now Apr 16, 2008 at 11:12 AM

      I understand that there is a taxi ride from the cruise terminal at Southampton to the National Express bus station.

      Please inform me the name of the bus station that I should ask the taxi driver to take us to. Also, how much does the taxi drive cost?

      Are there are any other private bus companies operating from the cruise terminal or the bus station, and are tickets available when we arrive?

      Thanks for the help.

      Arkad

      1 Answer Apr 16, 2008 at 1:21 PM