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    • jmj0's Profile Photo

      Small group tours of the uk

      England Yesterday

      After experiencing a small group(no more than 20) tour of Italy we are keen on the concept and would like to experience a similar extensive tour of the United Kingdom.Can anybody recommend a company that covers the UK.

    • 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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      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



    • 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?

    • Manchester-Lon-Mumbai connection

      Manchester Oct 7, 2015 at 7:17 AM

      I am travelling from Manchester,UK to Mumbai via London Heathrow. My flight is with BA throughout and my connecting flight is from Terminal 5 at Heathrow. I have about 1 hour between connections. Do I have to go through security screening again at Heathrow Terminal 5(where my flight from Manchester arrives) to connect with another BA flight from same terminal? I was told by the agent that my luggage will be transferred through to my final destination but I just forgot to ask about going through security screening at Heathrow. Any help is much appreciated.

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      Stonehenge and Bath

      London Oct 6, 2015 at 10:21 AM

      I would like to know the easiest way to visit Stonehenge and Bath from London. There are several tours, but they are above my budget. I am staying at Times Square/Hooper Street. How hard would it be to take the train or a bus from my apartment to Stonehenge and Bath. Is it a long walking distance from the train or bus station to Stonehenge or is there public transport to the sight? I am assuming the train or bus stops near the main sights in Bath. We would be visiting on a Friday morning. Thank you for your help.

    • 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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      from Birmingham to Nottingham

      Birmingham Sep 8, 2015 at 4:58 AM

      i will arrive ti Birmingham airport tomorrow morning 8 am, i would like to go from there to Nottingham city by bus or train, so what should i ride from the airport ?

      12 Answers Sep 8, 2015 at 11:39 AM
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      Suggestions please

      Coventry Apr 24, 2015 at 10:09 PM

      I have never been to England and will be in Warwick until 29th June then am booked for a Cosmos Tour of Britain Scotland and Ireland on 12th July leaving from London and need some suggestions as to what would be a good place to base myself so I can do a bit of exploring off the beaten track for the 13 days in between. I was considering Coventry as may be able to get an airbnb accommodation there. Is this a good base and if not where would you suggest. Thanks, looking forward to some solutions. cheers.

      13 Answers Apr 25, 2015 at 9:32 AM
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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,

      5 Answers Jan 17, 2015 at 10:04 AM
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      Best place for breakfast

      Birmingham Nov 6, 2014 at 6:54 AM


      Going to birmingham on Saturday for the day was just wondering if someone could please tell me the best place to go for breakfast!!

      5 Answers Nov 8, 2014 at 3:12 PM
    • Looking for Hotel weekend 4th/5th July

      Birmingham Jun 18, 2014 at 11:49 PM

      Hi - my son and his friend are going to the Wireless festival in Perry Park from 4th July to 6th July. He doesn't want to take a car so is looking for a reasonably prices hotel ( £50 per night) that he can get to by public transport from Perry Park. So transport needs to be running at say 11.30pm on the Friday and Saturday Night.

      Nothing decent available in the centre of Birmingham but still availability in Edgbaston (Hagley Road).

      Does anyone know if buses run fairly late along the Hagley Road? if so, are they safe?

      Thanks for any help?

      3 Answers Jun 23, 2014 at 7:44 AM
    • Thinking about moving to warley, oldham

      Birmingham May 15, 2014 at 5:15 AM


      We are thinking about moving to Warley, Oldham from London, as my husbands family is there. I do not know this area at all and wanted to find out what the area is like, I have children so would need to know what the local schools are like. Is it safe? What are the people like.

      5 Answers May 15, 2014 at 2:32 PM
    • Birmingham

      Birmingham May 2, 2014 at 3:54 AM

      Please I will like to know safe places for a family to move in, primary concern are my boys aged 14, 12, 10,Very good schools, High IQ (member of Mensa) Christian, African-British, Will work in schools, university or as a women support worker in charity organisation. I don't drink, party or club. Needs a friendly neighborhood as one of my sons is an outside games lover and footballer. Moderate cost of accommodation, don't mind outskirts as long as its not racist. Quiet, peaceful place with job opportunity. Thank you all

      2 Answers May 3, 2014 at 12:08 AM
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      Half-a-day to spend in and around Birmingham

      Birmingham Mar 5, 2014 at 4:02 AM

      I have around half-a-day to spend in and around Birmingham this weekend. Please let me know any ideas to spend the time. I also have my wife and 2 daughters (aged 8 & 5) travelling with me and any attractions for kids will also be useful.

      12 Answers Apr 26, 2014 at 3:57 AM
    • Moving to Birmingham

      Birmingham Dec 7, 2013 at 3:34 AM


      I am currently considering a position in Colemore Row Birmingham, and they have offered meaaccommodation in the area, would this be considered a safe area for a woman living alone. I have never visited Birmingham so just trying to gather as much information as I can. Your feedback would be much appreciated. Thanks.

      Kind regards

      4 Answers Apr 26, 2014 at 2:04 AM
    • UK travel

      Birmingham Oct 31, 2013 at 1:38 PM

      Hello everyone!
      I am David from Poland. I would like to spend week in Birmingham and I have never been tthere. Could you tell me what worth to see there? Where to stay in Birmingham?

      Thanks for your answers!

      6 Answers Nov 1, 2013 at 8:14 AM
    • Where is the Bullring?

      Birmingham Oct 23, 2013 at 7:43 AM

      Where abouts in the bullring in Birmingam?

      2 Answers Oct 23, 2013 at 1:18 PM
    • safe palces in birmingham

      Birmingham Oct 14, 2013 at 2:26 PM

      And what about Third Party (Metchley), Pritchatts Park Village or Vale Village,are they safe áreas to live?

      2 Answers Oct 15, 2013 at 12:09 PM
    • Quick stay

      Coventry Sep 17, 2013 at 4:00 PM

      Staying three days. in Meriden coventry. What is the best things to see in and around the area. Going around Sept. Thank you.

      6 Answers Sep 19, 2013 at 11:01 PM
    • Parking costs

      Birmingham Sep 12, 2013 at 10:54 AM

      Have just booked airport parking online and the price has come up as £0.00 for 2 weeks meet and greet. so followed booking through, put in payment details still a price of £0.00. Even had a confirmation booking email for £0.00 which includes Booking Ref and dates timings etc. Obviously there is some sort of balls up on their booking system!!! So will they have to honour my booking or will they f... me off if I rock up at the airport expecting free parking.

      22 Answers Sep 15, 2013 at 3:07 AM
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      Birmingham Airport

      Birmingham Jul 30, 2013 at 1:50 AM

      My Korean inlaws are arriving at Birmingham Airport late on Friday 2 August. They booked into the Etap Airport Hotel (soon to be IBIS). It looks to be a short walk from the arrivals hall, but a walk that could be complicated in the dark, to jet lagged travellers with limited English. I've looked at Google maps and Bing, but I've found it difficult to work out the exact route. has anyone done this walk? many thanks, GIChuck

      4 Answers Jul 31, 2013 at 4:41 AM
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      4 Days in Brum

      Birmingham Jul 10, 2013 at 7:02 AM

      What is the best things to see and/or do in 4 days?

      4 Answers Jul 10, 2013 at 9:32 AM
    • moving to brumm

      Birmingham May 2, 2013 at 9:23 AM

      hi guys, just wanted to ask bout oldbury as i am planning to move there summer holidays with 2 teenagers , is it an ok area to live esp with kids.... thank u all

      3 Answers May 3, 2013 at 9:38 AM
    • one day tour to Birmingham

      Birmingham Apr 11, 2013 at 5:46 AM

      What are the main tourist places to be visited in one day tour to Birmingham?

      3 Answers Apr 11, 2013 at 8:06 AM
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      parking nearby Birmingham airport

      Birmingham Feb 27, 2013 at 9:31 AM

      Does anyone know if one can park for 12 hours in the village of Bickenhill which is nearby? The official parking lots are all 4.5 miles away, you have to wait for transfer buses which only come every 30 minutes, so I am trying to find my own solution. Thanks for any tips,. Stefan

      4 Answers Mar 12, 2013 at 6:05 AM
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      Best way for students to travel around town

      Birmingham Sep 15, 2012 at 2:22 AM

      I'm an exchange student from Vancouver, Canada who's moving to Birmingham soon. I'll be living in Edgbaston and I was wondering what the best way to get around town is for a student (mostly from Edgbaston to the main shopping area and Broad Street) (ie. is there a certain bus pass or metro pass that I can buy for the term?). Thanks in advance

      2 Answers Sep 17, 2012 at 2:04 AM
    • Safe and green areas in and around Birmingham?

      Birmingham Apr 15, 2012 at 10:16 AM

      Need some help with finding a new home.
      Could you please recommend me a few places in/around Birmingham.

      It would be great if it's close to a train station for easier commuting to work.

      Thanks for any help!

      12 Answers Apr 16, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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      Nightlife and restaurants

      Birmingham Jan 16, 2012 at 6:59 AM

      We're 3 40-something females travelling to Birmingham for the weekend, staying in the centre. Looking for recommendations for restaurants and nightlife please. Venues with good live music would be great. Tyvm in advance

      4 Answers Jan 17, 2012 at 11:12 AM
    • Buses at airport

      Birmingham Dec 8, 2011 at 12:23 PM

      What is the best means to see the city by buses and any particular bus route I need to use to the balti triangle and ethnic shopping from international airport. Any approximate timings to eateries hotspot from international airport in evening. Any suggestions wellcome.

      2 Answers Dec 9, 2011 at 2:25 AM
    • Getting to Dublin by rail & Ferry

      Birmingham Oct 20, 2011 at 11:51 AM

      Any one have any tips on getting from Birmingham to Dublin by rail & ferry?

      7 Answers Oct 21, 2011 at 7:15 AM
    • Safe, Fun Area & Hotel easy travel to Aston Villa match & Rail Stations

      Birmingham Oct 20, 2011 at 11:47 AM

      Traveling to Birmingham from the USA for a long weekend to attend the Aston Villa V Manchester match. Will be flying into the Birmingham International. So, we need something that is close to a rail station for easy/fast transportation and hauling of bags. We would like a fun, safe & reasonable priced central area.

      Easy travel to Birmingham New Street Rail Station would be good also. (We are thinking about taking the rail/ferry to Dublin later and it leaves from the New Street Rail Station.)

      5 Answers Oct 21, 2011 at 2:38 PM
    • Help finding good Birmingham Hotel

      Birmingham Jul 19, 2011 at 4:43 PM

      So, I'm going to be travelling to Birmingham on business in the next couple of weeks, but I have to find my own accommodations. I'd like to find a hotel that's reasonably cheap and close by the airport. I found one site,, that lists hotels right by the airport, but of course hotels are always different. Does anybody have any personal experience with the hotels on that site? They seem to be mostly chains; are they good representations of the chains they are named after?

      Also, how bad does traffic tend to be in Birmingham? I don't even really know much about the city. Should I look into renting a car or am I better off with public transport?

      5 Answers Jul 20, 2011 at 11:27 AM
    • measurements on the ground in victoria/chamberlain sqaure

      Birmingham Jul 12, 2011 at 10:37 AM

      On a wander around birmingham at the weekend I spent ages looking at all the fab measurements on what looked like a massive brass scale ruler inset in to the ground - also other little brass squares with links and numbers on them - can anyone tell me what these are, what they were for etc?


      3 Answers Jul 12, 2011 at 3:03 PM

      Birmingham May 21, 2011 at 3:37 AM


      Does anyone out there know if there is a Celtic Supporters Club in Birmingham and if they are showing the Scottish Cup Final this afternoon or of anywhere I might be able to watch the game. On the train to Birmingham and looking forward to the Villa Liverpool Match tomorrow.


      1 Answer May 21, 2011 at 4:10 AM
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      Bed & Breakfast

      Birmingham May 10, 2011 at 10:46 PM

      I'm traveling in June 15 to 21 to Birmingham UK and i was wondering if anyone can tell me where i can stay in affordable B&B close to this hotel?

      The Grand Connaught Hotel
      40-56 Tettenhall Road

      I'm attending salsa weekend festival...

      11 Answers May 22, 2011 at 12:04 AM
    • Night spots (pubs/clubs) for over 40s

      Birmingham Jan 25, 2011 at 3:01 PM

      Wondering if anyone knows of any good pubs or clubs in birmingham (city or outside) for over 40s. There are 3 of us in our early 40s visiting for weekend of 4/5 Feb (two from Ireland, one from London) and we would like to meet people our own age. Some nice ladies would be a bonus as two of us are single. Would really appreciate some advice.

      JP Dublin