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    • LouiseTopp's Profile Photo

      Sally Lunns

      Bath Yesterday

      Is this far from the railway station please?

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    • London Reconstructing of Big Ben

      London Nov 27, 2016 at 11:14 PM

      Hi all,
      I will be heading to London for the first time in Feb 2017.
      News had mention that the reconstructing of Big Ben will start in early 2017. The last news available was in April 2017 about the works. I have also read the FAQ at the parliament website but they do not really have an indicative date.
      Read that scaffolding will take 4-6 months to build. Not sure if the view in Feb will be much effected. Saw google images of the tower with scaffolding and it's not a very pretty sight. :(
      Anyone knows of any news of the work schedule or any comments much appreciated.

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      London Gatwick changes

      London Nov 25, 2016 at 10:24 AM

      I have posted this on the TRAVEL ALERTS section here on VT but don't know if there is any other place to post.

      From the 25th January 2017
      These changes take place at London Gatwick
      British Airways will operate from South Terminal
      Easyjet and Virgin will operate from the North Terminal.

      Found this when I tried to book parking at Gatwick's aiport and this warning came up.

      Feel free to move to any appropriate section

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    • Arriving Gatwick South to Bus terminal - how long?

      Gatwick Nov 14, 2016 at 1:48 PM

      Hi,

      Any ideas how long it will take to get from gate on arrival to the bus station at the south terminal? Domestic flight with no checked luggage.

      Could it be done in 25 min?

      Thanks.

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    • TERMINAL TRANSFER

      Heathrow Nov 24, 2016 at 2:05 AM

      I am travelling from Delhi to Terminal2 I have to get my complete luggage and then go to Terminal 3 for check IS this possible or I have to get visa

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      Bus service

      Carlisle Nov 22, 2016 at 12:06 AM

      Is there a bus service from Court Square ( or nearby ) to The Sands Centre ( or near ). I can't seem to find what I'm looking for on the internet

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    • Transferring from international flight at North Terminal to domestic flight at South Terminal

      Gatwick Nov 14, 2016 at 4:44 PM

      Hello, I am looking at booking a flight from Sydney, Australia to Newquay, Cornwall via Gatwick with 2 children and 3 checked-in bags (the children are 10&13 so can wheel their own luggage).

      I have two connecting flight options with my Emirates flight, which lands at North Terminal at 7.20am:

      1. Flybe from South Terminal at 9.30am
      2. Flybe from South Terminal at 1.35pm.

      Common sense is saying hang around for the 1.35pm flight but that's a long time to sit at Costa, especially after a 23-hour journey & with two tired children ... Do you think (providing the plane lands on time) that I'd have a good chance of making the 9.30am flight or would it be just too much of a rush?

      Thanks in advance

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    • London gatwick layover time

      Gatwick Nov 13, 2016 at 10:06 AM

      Hi,
      I have booked a flight from zurich to london gatwick by easyjet, landing at 11 am at the north terminal. Have an onward journey to dubai by emirates at 1.30 pm from the same terminal. I have luggage to check in and will have to go through border. Will the layover time be sufficient?.Couldnt find any earlier flights to book!!

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    • Leeds, Temple Newsam, where to stay

      Leeds Nov 11, 2016 at 2:55 PM

      I plan to drive from the Scottish Borders, stopping at Hadrian's Wall then to Leeds where I'd spend one night then visit Temple Newsam the following morning.

      Can anyone recommend a pleasant b&b near TN?

      Is Temple Newsam in the city, a suburb or rural area? I'd like to stay in a less populated area.

      I haven't been able to learn much on the net. Is Wakefield convenient to TN?

      Thanks!

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    • Best area to stay

      London Nov 17, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      Which area is the best location and most convenient to stay? Traveling with my husband and 8 year old! Want to be somewhat close to all the sightseeing! TIA!

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    • Tax free shopping

      Heathrow Nov 5, 2016 at 5:53 PM

      I have purchased some stuff from the UK and have tax free shopping forms that I have filled.
      But in order to get the tax I need to show the goods to the customs officer. As I would have checked in my luggage. How is it possible?
      Can I go through customs before checking in the luggage.

      I will be departing from terminal 4

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    • connecting flights

      Gatwick Nov 3, 2016 at 9:48 AM

      i arrive from oslo at 14.20 south terminal will i have enough time to catch 15.50 flight from north terminal

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    • 4 days itinerary in London final check?

      London Nov 3, 2016 at 1:36 AM

      Ok folks, first of all, I would like to say thank you for those who suggested me the itineraries before and a few were too rushed and unrealistic, so I had changed and removed some as suggested which is now more spread out and I would like to ask for your final check to see if this looks any better now!

      Already bought the 3 Days London Pass

      londonpass.com/london-attrac...

      Attractions we will use:
      - Tower Of London
      - Hop on/hop off bus tour
      - Thames River Boat Cruise
      - Westmintser Abbey
      - Tower Bridge Exhibition
      - Windsor Castle
      - Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
      - Wimbledon Tour Experience

      03 Feb (Friday):
      HK to London (heathrow) @ 2 Feb. Flight arrive 5am @ 3 Feb. Staying Airbnb near Waterloo Station + 10 min walk
      6am - I assume we would be out of the immigration by this time given it is so early in morning & not busy. Take TUBE to Waterloo (via Green Park). Walk to property.
      7:30am - Check in, drop baggage.
      8am - Eat breakfast nearby in Waterloo/Westminster
      9am - Head to Westminster Abbey to line up
      9:15am - Attraction opens and stay up to 1/2 hour? 1 hour?
      10:45am - Take Thames Boat Cruise for 11am session to Tower Pier (or take the10:30am if finished early)
      londonpass.com/images_lib/67...
      (Cruise approx. 30 min?)
      11:30am - Walk to Tower Bridge Exhibition and stay approx. for 1 hour
      12:30pm - Walk to St Katherine's Dock for 1 hour lunch
      (Estimate 15 min walk)
      1:45pm - Walk to Tower Of London
      (Estimate 15 min walk)
      2pm - Stay 2-3 hours?
      4pm-5pm - Leave and take the Hop On, Hop Off bus (Bus no. 29) to Waterloo/Westminster for dinner nearby before walking back home for early rest

      04 Feb (Saturday)
      - Go to Windsor Castle for day trip. Attraction opens at 9:45am. Be there at 9am to line up (due to possible many people on a Saturday?)
      - Depart from Waterloo Station @ around 8am
      Stay in the area for 3-4-5 hours? This number of hours is still unknown
      - Go for the Long Walk
      - Walk River Eton and possibly take French Brothers boat?
      - See shopping centre nearby?

      What time will finish is still unsure to us? 3pm? 4pm? 5pm??

      Depending what time we will head back.....4pm or 5pm or 6pm?
      - Afterwards, take Tube to Piccadilly Circus Station for dinner.
      - After dinner start walking in Regent Street and then turn left at Oxford Circus.....walk Oxford Street all the way to Marble Arch. Then take Tube back home.
      - Head back home at around 10pm?

      05 Feb (Sunday)
      Note:
      Wimbledon museum open at 10am
      Wimbledon 1 1/2 hours tour starts at 10:30am

      8:30am - Walk to Westminster Underground Station to Southfields Underground Station. Take direct Tube for 8:54am & arrives the station @ 9:24am
      9:30am - Walk approx. 20 min from Southfield Underground Station to the attraction
      9:50am - Arrive Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum & see museum from 10am for approximately half hour
      10:30am - Wimbledon Tour Experience starts for 1 1/2 hours
      12:00pm - Conclude & leave towards Southfield Underground Station
      12:15pm - Arrive Southfield Underground Station & Head to Paddington for Little Venice canel boat ride to Campen Market

      2 scenerios:

      1) Head to Paddington Underground Station (Approx. 1/2 hour ride). If arrive Paddinginton Underground Station @ 12:45pm, walk to Little Venice (10 min walk) and take 1pm canel boat to Campen Market
      londonwaterbus.com/timetable...

      2) If too rush & too late, then take the next 3pm session canel to Camden Market.
      During 1 1/2 hours period, eat lunch around Paddington (leave some food stomach space for Campen Market) & walk around nearby unti 2:30pm.

      Very likely is 2) given the time restraint.

      3pm - Take boat canel to Camden Market
      3:40pm - Approx. 40 min ride & arrive at Campden Market. Stroll around before market closes @ 6pm - When shops are closed, we leave

      NOT SURE WHERE TO for dinner on a Sunday afterwasrds

      06 Feb (Monday)
      8:30am - Breakfast nearby (AROUND LONDON EYE AREA)
      9:45am - Line up for London Eye attraction that starts @ 10am
      10:45am - Concludes London Eye and start walking from the pedestrian Queens Walk and walk ALL the way to around London Bridge to see the nice river view and take photos
      Keep walking either to Southwark Bridge or London Bridge and head to Monument direction Skyview Garden
      12:30pm - Plan to book this timeslot & stay around 1 hour at the maximum
      1:30pm - Quick lunch
      2pm - Head to Notting Hill to Portobello Market?
      6pm - Head to Leicester Square Station for dinner, browse shops, M & M World and chinatown (as they open till late)
      10pm - Go back

      The next morning, head to airport

      Hopefully this itinerary will be all good

      Would be appreciated for any feedback!

      PS: Final thing....given the 4 days itinerary above, how much you think I should top up my Oyster Card for the first visit is enough? 20 pound? 15? etc

      Thanks

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      The Royal Crescent

      Bath Yesterday

      Hi is this museum easy to find from the railway station, also how much time does it take to get round?

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    • Oyster or contactless

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 10:39 AM

      is there any advantage to buying the oyster cards or is using concatless cards just the same.

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    • Best area to stay

      London Nov 17, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      Which area is the best location and most convenient to stay? Traveling with my husband and 8 year old! Want to be somewhat close to all the sightseeing! TIA!

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    • Skye to Dingwall?

      Scotland Nov 4, 2016 at 4:13 PM

      Which is more scenic, driving along Loch Ness or the northerly route?
      Which would likely take less time?

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    • Transit visa

      England Nov 5, 2016 at 11:14 PM

      Good day.My family (live in Tallinn) is flying on vacation in January on Gran Canaria in transit through London( 6 hours at Luton airport) and back through Leeds (5 hours)
      My daughter has a European passport(11 years) and me and my wife of the Estonian alien's passport.
      We need transit visas? and how to make them? Thank you in advance for the answer

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      Weatherspoons

      Bath Yesterday

      Is there one in Bath please?

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    • Cheap accommodation near London

      London Nov 24, 2016 at 11:47 AM

      Hello! I'm travelling to London this Saturday, but I don't have a place to stay yet. I will be in London for 1 month and I was wondering if you recommend any location near London where it might be cheaper, or if you know of any Web page in which people offer rooms for short term accommodation. Thank you so much!

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    • Family attractions

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 10:43 AM

      I need to keep two young children and 3 young adults entertained.

      I´ve book tussauds and the london eye. We are hoping to go to Winterwonderland and see Buckinhgam palace. Are there any must sees or child freindly activities.

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    • Luggage storage on departure day .

      London Nov 21, 2016 at 7:50 PM

      The accommodation we have booked dont have luggage storage facilities on our departure day. We check out at 10 and have a train booked for 4. I've checked at the train station and the cost is £87. ( 1 case and 6x Hand luggage) is this my only option? We were hoping to use our last day to visit winter wonderland .

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    • visiting highclere castle from london

      London Nov 18, 2016 at 2:11 PM

      best way to get to HIghclere Castle from London. I was going to take a tour from London but they all include other stops for a full day. I'd just like to go to the castle and gardens. Any thoughts

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      Best Christmas Market in the UK

      United Kingdom Nov 21, 2016 at 3:36 PM

      Hi,

      My girlfriend is coming to visit me for Christmas and she is keen to visit a Christmas market and drink mulled wine. I would love some advice as to which is the best in Britain. We will visit the one in Cambridge, as that is where I am based, but otherwise we are fairly flexible as to where we go; we are also going to south Wales and maybe Devon. I have heard Birmingham does a pretty good one.

      Please could you give me your recommendations for Christmas markets, and if possible let me know when they are open?

      Thanks very much!

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      London & Ireland for 2 Weeks - Seeking Advice

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 3:28 PM

      My husband and I are thinking of doing this trip next summer (likely mid-July or early August).

      We want to spend 2 weeks: 1 week in/around London then 1 week for Ireland including travel time.

      We have lots we want to do in London - I am a huge British monarchy & literary history buff, plus we have some family in Suffolk so I feel like we have enough to occupy us there for a week. Then we were thinking of doing the rail & sail through Wales to Dublin and renting a car in Dublin to cruise around a bit for 5 days. We'd like to stay in Dublin a few nights, want to visit Blarney Castle, the Cliffs of Moher, maybe drive the Wild Atlantic Way, and stay in Galway as well. We'd then have to head back to London as I'm sure it will be cheaper to fly in/out of there.

      Does this sound like a feasible trip? Any recommendations you can offer for the Ireland leg - that itinerary is just based on the very basic things I know about Ireland, obviously, so very open to hearing what you all think! Any suggestions for things to do in London, too, are appreciated.

      We are planning on getting an airbnb outside the city centre for London and also wondering about affordability of lodgings in Dublin/Galway. Thanks!

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      Help for Northern Ireland

      by Papim2 Online Now Jul 21, 2016 at 6:34 PM

      Tourist , not loving those big city vibes and traffic....if you have been to Galway ,then would know of a city like that , not Belfast

      2 Answers Jul 22, 2016 at 5:27 AM
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      car rental , American license

      by globelgreg Online Now May 14, 2016 at 8:53 PM

      Can I rent a car in Belfast with only my American driving license?

      15 Answers May 16, 2016 at 3:48 AM
    • How long till I can return to Ireland?

      by Hawkeye33 Online Now Mar 22, 2016 at 5:21 PM

      I flew into Belfast to stay with my fiancé in Northern Ireland for 6 months, then flew home to the US out of Dublin as it was cheaper. I did not work while I was there but was supported my my fiancé and Dad. My fiancé is moving here to the US and I would like to fly back for 2 months to help him move. I've been home for 2 months. Will it be a problem getting back into Ireland through the Dublin airport as it's cheaper? Will customs frown on this kind of travel?

      2 Answers Mar 23, 2016 at 2:15 AM
    • Travelling from Dublin to Belfast...passport control.

      by lenny1001 Online Now Sep 7, 2015 at 6:22 PM

      Hi all, I will by flying into Dublin from Paris and continuing onwards to Belfast via bus/coach to the City Center, what is the requirements for passport control once in Northern Ireland/UK. Do I need to have my passport stamped (Australian passport) thanks very much, Lenny

      8 Answers Sep 7, 2015 at 10:53 PM
    • Things to do at Belfast Port?

      by tippismom Online Now Jun 21, 2015 at 11:12 AM

      Hi all -

      I will be at Belfast Port for a day. Are there things to do within walking distance or should I travel out of the area?

      Thanks for any responses.

      Laura

      4 Answers Jun 22, 2015 at 6:36 AM
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      Tours and Public transport to visit sites of Games of Thrones

      by louiseks Online Now May 1, 2015 at 12:14 AM

      Hi, we will visit Belfast to find sites of Games of Thrones from june 4 to june 7.
      I found some interesting tours : gameofthrones-winterfelltour...
      to visit the area around winterfell. I could not find any going up north l to Cairncastle ,Shillanavogy Valley to Cushendall and BallyCastle. Are there any daytrips or tours or will it be posible to visit these places by public transport??

      Thanks very much for your answers. Louise

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      Belfast city center to belfast port

      by nj0110 Online Now Apr 30, 2015 at 6:20 AM

      Hi,

      Can anyone please suggest for ways to reach belfast port from belfast city centres early in the morning at 6:00 AM please.

       

      5 Answers Apr 30, 2015 at 8:02 AM
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      Trusted travel agencies in Belfast? Want to hear about your own experience.

      by RebeccaToo Online Now Apr 24, 2015 at 2:53 AM

      This summer we plan to make a trip to Europe. So, we’re looking for the not too expensive travel agency in Belfast. I’d like to hear about your own experience. Thanks.

      5 Answers Apr 29, 2015 at 7:18 AM
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      2 days in Belfast

      by nj0110 Online Now Apr 14, 2015 at 5:37 AM

      Hi,

      I am visiting belfast during may. I am planning to take giant's causeway tour for one day and other day just going around belfast with the hop on hop off city tour.

      giants-causeway-tours.com/gi...

      Please let me know if this is the right plan or any other suggestions welcome.

      Thanks.

      6 Answers Nov 19, 2015 at 8:46 AM
    • Titanic experience

      by crazymum Online Now Apr 6, 2015 at 1:53 AM

      In blunt terms is the Titanic Experience worth it - I know that this is a subjective question and is there parking nearby. How long should I allow for the visit. What exactly is involved with the boat trip. The website leaves a lot to be desired. So often these historical attractions are not worth their money - being on a tight budget would the money be better spent on a pub meal?

      Many thanx

      2 Answers Apr 6, 2015 at 9:14 AM
    • Transport from Belfast Ferry Terminal to Belfast City Harbour Airport - Hertz Pickup Office

      by Carrick59 Online Now Mar 11, 2015 at 6:19 PM

      1. How far from the Belfast Ferry Terminal to the Belfast City Harbour Airport?

      2. If the Ciarnryan ferry arrives at Belfast Ferry Terminal at 1:45pm on a Wednesday, can i expect to get to the Hertz Rental Car Office at the Belfast City Harbour Airport by 3pm?

      2 Answers Mar 11, 2015 at 8:41 PM
    • afternoon tea in belfast

      by lubbie29 Online Now Dec 2, 2014 at 12:08 PM

      where is best for afternoon tea please

      8 Answers Dec 3, 2014 at 12:22 AM
    • Travelling by flight from Belfast to London need UK visa?

      by HT1979 Online Now Sep 24, 2014 at 11:09 AM

      I want to travel to London from Belfast. I hold Irish passport so I do not need visa to UK. But my parents are planning to travel with me too. They hold Non-EU passport. My parents are currently with me in Ireland. We plan to travel to London from Belfast to avoid passport control. Does anyone knows is there passport control or check travelling from Belfast to London and vice-versa?

      Thanks.

      18 Answers Sep 25, 2014 at 11:49 AM
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      first time visiting Belfast

      by lizdem Online Now May 7, 2014 at 12:43 AM

      I want to visit Belfast for a few days for my birthday from 1st June-5th June. Is it safe to visit at the moment ?

      2 Answers May 7, 2014 at 3:14 AM
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      B&B in Belfast

      by the_dutchman Online Now Apr 18, 2014 at 10:08 AM

      Any suggestion for a decent hotel or B&B in Central Belfast around June 20th? It should be for two persons (my wife and myself) and should have a private bathroom. Help me out please. Thank you,
      Gerry The-Dutchman

      6 Answers Apr 19, 2014 at 12:35 AM
    • daytrips from belfast

      by packtarl Online Now Feb 4, 2014 at 8:02 AM

      Im visiting Belfast from Saturday to Tuesday at Easter and would like suggestions for a day trip on the Sunday. I will be spending Saturday in Belfast and on Monday I am visiting Dublin. I have visited Giants Causeway on a previous trip so any other suggestions are most welcome.

      4 Answers Feb 5, 2014 at 3:55 PM
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      ferry travel between Belfast and liverpool

      by AaronJ Online Now Jan 22, 2014 at 6:31 AM

      Are there passport controls on this route? I have a UK driver licence but have just sent my passport in to get renewed and need to be in Liverpool tomorrow...should I go without my passport?

      5 Answers Jan 23, 2014 at 10:05 AM
    • Black Cab Tours

      by jaffed Online Now Jul 31, 2013 at 8:40 PM

      Hi,

      So I want to learn more about the poltical history and I know there are a bunch of tour companies out there. But I would prefer to use someone local rather than a big company. Anyone have suggestions?

      David

      6 Answers Aug 1, 2013 at 10:01 AM
    • Visa requirement

      by joby_travel Online Now Jul 3, 2013 at 4:15 AM

      Do i require a visa to visit if i am travelling to and fro in my own vechicle instead of staying in belfast

      4 Answers Jul 7, 2013 at 5:56 PM
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      Titanic Sites: Pay for tours, or go your own way?

      by moirholj Online Now Oct 24, 2012 at 9:45 AM

      Hello,

      I will be visiting Belfast and was wondering if I can access the Titanic Quarter area, and Thompson Dry Dock on my own. It is possible to just walk about and have a look, or do I need to join a paid/official tour group of some kind like this (titanicsdock.com/?page_id=13...? Thanks!
      Holly

      3 Answers Nov 3, 2012 at 11:52 AM
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      1 day in Belfast

      by DebbieM31 Online Now Aug 14, 2012 at 12:40 AM

      Hello
      We will be sailing on the Stena Line arriving 6:30AM on Saturday September 15 from Liverpool We will be catching the 6:10 PM train to Dublin. We would really like to do the following things but I'm not sure how to get everywhere.
      1. What can we do at 6:30 AM in Belfast? Maybe St George's Market?
      2. Should we keep out luggage at the train station we depart from for Dublin? Any other options?
      3. We would like to see Ulster Folk Park, Transport Museum and the Titanic displays. As well as The dock & pump house.
      4. We would like to see the political Murals Black taxi tour?
      5. a little shopping and a good breakfast and lunch
      We have just the day and I would like to make the most of it. I'm not sure if we should do the hop on/off bus that seemed to go to a lot of places (could not figure out if it went to the Ulster American Folk Park, it didn't seem to) Is this doable? Any idea suggestions would be most welcome! Especially transportation ideas!

      3 Answers Aug 16, 2012 at 5:07 AM
    • Titanic exhibition

      by zacfizzgrizz Online Now Apr 7, 2012 at 3:27 AM

      I will be landing at Belfast city airport at 0900 and leaving again at 2100. I want to visit the titanic exxhibition and take a red bus tour, can anyone advise on the best way to do this? I was thinking of getting a bus or taxi to city centre and using red bus to get to exhibition, but do i need to pre book, can i just turn up.
      Any tips gratefully recieved.

      2 Answers May 13, 2012 at 2:11 PM
    • Best Way To Get To LetterKenny From Belfast

      by reddaj Online Now Mar 28, 2012 at 8:30 PM

      Looking to check if there is any reasonable mode of transportation between Belfast and LetterKenny. Is there such a thing as a reliable train service or bus or is renting the car the best option?

      4 Answers Mar 29, 2012 at 3:02 AM
    • Driving to Belfast/Northern Ireland then west toward Shannon Airport

      by Kathiebronx Online Now Mar 11, 2012 at 11:26 PM

      My daughter and I would appreciate your help. We will be spending 3 days in Dublin, then renting a car heading for Northern Ireland. We would like to spend 2 or 3 days or even 4 days in and around Belfast and other towns in Northern Ireland, seeing all the wonderful sights of interest., sometimes using public transportation, sometimes driving on our own.

      After leaving Northern Ireland we will drive back south seeing what we missed on the first go around, then driving west taking in all the towns and things to see heading towards Shannon Airport where we will leave to go back home to the U.S.

      What we really need help in is what towns to book hotels in so we can take advantage of what there is to see along the way. Ireland is a dream come true for me and I want to make the most of my dream, so whatever you can tell us would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

      2 Answers Apr 17, 2012 at 3:43 PM
    • Finding family in Belfast

      by RRobert313 Online Now Jan 18, 2012 at 9:38 AM

      Are there any suggestions for exploring geneology in Belfast (ie., are there any libraries or particular places where one can find info on family)? My grandfather lived there as a child and young man, and I would like to find out more about his family that may have stayed in the area.

    • nattybabe's Profile Photo

      1 day in Northern Ireland

      by nattybabe Online Now Nov 8, 2011 at 10:45 PM

      Hi all,

      I have 1 day in the North and would like your opinion on where I should go. I will be sleeping in Belfast but would it be better to stay in Belfast and look around or spend the day going to the Giants Causeway and Derry?

      I will be spending 3 days in the South also if that helps your decision? I am leaning towards Causeway and Derry but can be convinced otherwise if Belfast has more to offer...

      Thanks

      Natalie

      8 Answers Dec 17, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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      Getting around in Belfast

      by schmechi Online Now Apr 20, 2011 at 6:17 AM

      We'll make a daytrip to Belfast and want to visit most of its sights... Unfortunately it seems that they are alloted all over the city, so I'm wondering how to get around in the city. I know www.translink.co.uk but nevertheless I'm a little bit lost...

      I plan to start at City hall after arriving central station (or Europe bus centre). After that I want to walk to St Anne’s Cathedral and head for West Belfast seeing the peace lines and the murals of Falls Rd and Shankill Rd. Is this doable afoot? Or is it a too long march? Would a detour to the Queen's university and/or Laganside be also possible?

      Could you give me any hints to shorten the march by using the public metro service? Could you even appoint the correct (bus?) routes and stations near the specific sights? I know translink.co.uk/Documents/PD... but I can't relate the stations to specific sights, additionally the city centre is not pictured...

      Additionally I'd be intrested in visiting Stormont parliament. Is there any public bus connection?

      Or would you discourage myself from walking and using public busses? Should I use taxis (black cab tours?) or even the hop-on/hop-off sightseeing bus (http://www.city-sightseeing.com/).

      Thanx in advance!

      5 Answers Apr 26, 2011 at 2:41 PM
    • belfast to dublin

      by celtic10 Online Now Apr 4, 2011 at 3:59 PM

      Hi
      Thanks for the information from all all all already given, but I'm having problems trying to find times and fares for coaches, buses or trains from Belfast to Dublin, I was hoping to travel on Wednesday. Can anyone give me an idea on fares and times as searching I don't really seem to be coming up with much.
      Hope someone can help me
      Cheers
      Brendan

      5 Answers Apr 23, 2011 at 1:53 AM
    • What to see and how to travel

      by celtic10 Online Now Apr 1, 2011 at 4:44 PM

      Hi I am now in Backpacking around Ireland, starting in Belfast, can anyone recommoned budged tours. Also what is the cheapest way to travel from one county to the next and can anyone help me out with best route to travel. Also good cheap places to eat

      Cheers

      4 Answers Apr 2, 2011 at 2:13 PM
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      Ulster Rugby

      by OldCurmudgeon Online Now Mar 28, 2011 at 11:59 PM

      As part of her Ireland vacation/holiday, my wife is traveling to Belfast to view the Ulster Rugby match on 22/4/2011. She has already purchased her ticket. Her transportation from Dublin places her at the Europa Bus Station.
      What public transportation (not taxi) would drop her off or near the Ravenhill Stadium? The bus websites do not seem to recognize that Rugby exists in Belfast.
      Any help or advice would be appreciated. Thank you, Rich Luttrell

      2 Answers Mar 30, 2011 at 9:29 AM