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    • Canterbury coach station to Northern France

      Canterbury Oct 10, 2016 at 12:18 AM

      Which places in Northern France can you get to from Canterbury coach station ?
      Which coach companies operate there ?

    • heathrow to reading

      London Oct 5, 2016 at 2:54 PM

      1. how do I travel heathrow to reading.
      2. is there sightseeing companies from reading to london and back to Reading
      3. what hotel you would recommend in Reading. 4* +

    • Stansted to London, sightseeing 2-4-1, London to Luton airport

      London Oct 15, 2016 at 12:58 PM


      We (1 adult and another 20 year student from EU ) are staying in London for last 7 days of January 2017, hotel is near Paddington station.

      Now I am looking for best transfer between airports, transportation in London city, to WB Studio London (Euston -> Watford Junction), journey to Oxford or maybe somewhere else and sightseeing (free museums and 2-4-1 offers.)

      Our Ryanair flight lands to Stansted on 25th January (Wed) 7.30am, and we fly back from Luton on January 31th 16:30 (Tue). So I'd like some advice on these things:

      1. How much time will we need in Stansted when we arrive to go from the plane to shuttle stop (bus or train)? Considering queues, passport checking (we are from EU), is airport very busy in these morning hours? Coach companies recommend to leave 1 hour, will it be enough? For example, in Paris Beauvais airport walking from plane to shuttle bus took us less than 10min, but France is in Schengen Area, and UK not :/.

      2. And flying back, it is recommended to be in Luton airport 2 hours before flight. With construction works going on in Luton, will it be enough? I read about huge traffic congestion to enter airport teritory and people leaving vehicles and going on foot miles not to miss the flight and some missing it. Can I trust coach companies written arrival time, will traffic situation be better in January? Or shortly, what time should I be in Luton airport, if Ryanair flight is 16:30.

      Now coaches and trains

      3. Infamous Easybus. In their website, I even found tickets for ~ 2-3~4£ (for two persons to and back it was around 12£ - similar to single shuttle ticket price) and 60min early/late availibility to board a coach. But do there exist people who were satisfied with Easybus services (whose bus came on time or just came, not full, and didn't have to take taxi to Airport). I heard that Easybus sell tickets to National express coaches, but the price is really lower than National Express. Do National Express tickets buyers have priority or something to Easybus buyers when bus arrives? (If arrives :D). Is there someone who had good experience with easy bus?

      4. National Express. I found "funny fares" from Stansted for £5 but if I correctly understand if we are late or early due to flight, we couldn't take other bus. (+£5 for ability to have flexible times makes me want to use Stansted Express train advance tickets for £8 (available 30days before). Stansted express ticket is available that day all hours?).

      National Express tickets from London to Luton airport on January 31 are for 12-13 pounds which are not very tempting. And these amendable but not refundable tickets, you have to amend the hour of travelling online in the website, you can't just board other bus which arrived in the place? Or what? How is National Express reliability?

      5. I saw Stansted Citylink to St. Pancras (£8) and Greenline to Luton (£10) coaches. Do they have flexible times, if we are late/early? And reliability? (Terravision resells these tickets as Easybus does with National Express :D)

      6. And lastly, I'd very much like a train to Luton airport. As we'll live in Paddington neighbourhood, I think to depart from St Pancras railway station. I saw that there are different train companies (Thameslink and East Midlands). Which would be better? Will we have to be on exact hour, or will ticket be valid all day (like Stansted express train)? And there is a bus from Luton railway station parkway to Luton airport, how long does it take, I hope it won't make us late to the flight if there is traffic congestion :(. I searched for train prices in this website: https:/… It now says £15,50 for a single ticket, but 12 weeks before journey there will be cheaper advance tickets. Does anyone know how much advance train tickets to Luton will be cheaper? And will they be tied to exact hour and minute or could I choose a time to board the train myself? I couldn't find this to make comparison to other means of transport.

      7. When I'll get to central London, I plan to buy 7day paper travelcard 1-2 zone from railway station to use 2-4-1 offers. But if I had Stansted express and train to Luton tickets, they would qualify for 2-4-1, right? So maybe 7day travelcard loaded on Oyster card would be better planning to go Watford Junction (WB Studio London). I guess I'll go there on Saturday to avoid peak/off peak pricing. How long before does WB announce their tickets, it's not available yet. P.S. I read about cheap decoy train tickets, but maybe I'll do without them.

      8. Living near Paddington, what attractions I could reach on foot and how much time it would take in realistic thinking? We don't have problem with walking, but if raining prefer not to get much wet :D. So transport card will be needed.

      9. From 2-4-1 offers my favourites are Tower of London and London Zoo. P.S. How is London Zoo in winter, are all animals available to see? What else are worth of visiting (not tourist rip-offs) from offers? I am planning to visit Natural History, British, Science, V&A, National Gallery museums and to escape possible bad weather. How queues to the museums will be in late January. :)

      So my main question is: what is the best budget- wise transport from Stansted and after seven days to Luton airport? The one reliable which won't make us miss our flight . And which hour to choose according to flight times?

      P.S. Sorry for such a long post, I just had to put my thoughts into written words. And thanks very much for your answers.

    • Transit visa?

      Heathrow Sep 24, 2016 at 3:21 PM

      Hi, I'm traveling from Finaldn to India and having a Transit in Heathrow. I have been trying to understand do i need a transit visa or not, but seems difficult to actually understand that. I have a transit where is need to change terminal, from terminal 3 to terminal 4. I have bought the ticket under the same number, so should be a need to leave the airport, besides the transit. I'm nepalese. So any experience or help, what kind of visa do i need?

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      Which 3 or 4 stars hotel nearby Kings Cross Station?

      London Oct 19, 2016 at 6:59 AM

      Hi, I need some advises for hotels nearby Kings Cross station that is clean, quite new but reasonable price and reachable by walk distance to Kings Cross station, and if possible with luggage storage facilities.
      Is The Nadler Kensington / Nadler Victoria hotel quite close to Kings Cross train station?
      Thank you beforehand for your help.

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      Taxi from Moreton in marsh to Chipping Campden

      Chipping Campden Sep 27, 2016 at 10:53 AM

      Does twenty pounds sound reasonable? And yes I have the links to the taxis already but they seem to be connected.

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      Where to go before evening ferry from Harwich

      Colchester Sep 23, 2016 at 3:35 PM

      Hi and thanks in advance for your time!

      Towards the end of October, I'm going to be coming by car from southern England to Harwich to catch an overnight ferry to Holland. I'm going to have some time to kill from probably 1pm to around 7.30pmish, as I think check-in starts at 8pm. I'm thinking of going to Colchester zoo in the afternoon then to the Waterfront restaurant, Lower Marine Parade, Harwich then to the port to check-in.

      My main concerns are the weather could turn out to be terrible, with the zoo turning out to be a bad idea, especially at this time of year. I have looked at information on Colchester itself and it looks pretty from what I can tell, but am unsure if I could spend so much time there around shops, etc.

      I'm looking for options in the event of bad weather. I'm fairly open minded as to where to go, as long as it's not too far from the A12 (15-20 minutes or thereabouts) or A120.

      Any suggestions would be really appreciated and sorry for the length of this!


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      Is it allowed and possible to bring big luggage on our rail trip to Edinburgh from London?

      London Oct 16, 2016 at 3:07 AM

      We are planning to visit Scotland from London this coming December 2016. My itinerary will be start in London on my first arrival, then on the 3rd day, I'm planning to go to Edinburgh by train for 5-6 days and I'm just wondering if is it possible to bring my big luggage about 24" and cabin luggage with me in the train to Edinburgh? or should I just leave the big luggage in the left luggage in London station? since this is my first visit to UK and Scotland, so it would be so appreciated if anyone can give us advise or suggestion for this matter. Thank you so much for your help.

    • Transport from Airport

      London Oct 17, 2016 at 11:49 PM

      Hi All,

      Wondering the best(cheapest and easiest) way of getting from Heathrow Airport to our Hotel in London?

      We will be arriving at 6pm on Boxing Day too if that effects anything..


    • Travelling to Welling, UK from which London airport

      London Oct 7, 2016 at 2:52 AM

      I am travelling to Welling, London in Jan 2017 from Dublin with family. I would like to know from which London airport, I could catch a direct train to Welling train station, if this option is available.

      Otherwise what are my options?

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      transport between Heathrow and Cornwall

      England Sep 29, 2016 at 9:55 PM

      Besides driving, what are some good ways to get from Heathrow to Zennor in Cornwall?

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      Good London areas to stay for vacation?

      London Sep 24, 2016 at 11:51 PM

      Hi! I am going to London in middle novemberfor a 4-night stay with a friend. I need advice as to where in London to book a hotel. Ideally I would like some place centrally located, with plenty of good budget restaurants, clothes stores, book stores, cafés and parks. I am not going to any of the big attractions such as Buckingham palace or Madame Tussauds, so proximity to tourist attractions is of non value. I want nice relaxed atmoshere, a safe neighbourhood and plenty of people-gazing opportunities. Also, if there are any places known for great Pokemon-spawns, thats a plus!

      Is Soho good? Regents park?
      Please help! /Maline


      by Frankieee Online Now Jul 29, 2016 at 6:06 AM

      Am coming to Bristol for the balloon fiesta - any reccommendations on where to stay??

      4 Answers Aug 15, 2016 at 9:12 AM
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      Left Luggage at Bristol Temple Meads Railway Station

      by fasterdog Online Now May 28, 2016 at 12:29 PM

      I'm sure someone has already answered this question, but I couldn't find the answer in the forum.

      Is there anywhere to leave luggage at Bristol Temple Meads railway station? Either lockers or someone standing behind a desk, I don't mind which. I am looking for somewhere to leave a few things securely in the station for the afternoon.

      2 Answers May 28, 2016 at 11:55 PM
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      Best way into London from Bristol

      by CourtneyG Online Now Mar 13, 2016 at 7:29 AM

      We're flying into Bristol from Washington DC. We will probably spend the night in Bristol and then move on to London the next day. What's the best, least expensive way to travel in to London? We are a family of 4 with two pre-teen sons.

      8 Answers Jul 2, 2016 at 11:01 PM
    • Bristol City Accomodation

      by Doodledo Online Now Aug 20, 2015 at 5:31 AM

      I'm travelling down for a wedding this October and looking for a nice hotel for 2 nights? Any suggestions? Am sad to say hostels are no longer my thing!

      10 Answers Aug 31, 2015 at 2:27 PM
    • bristol night life plus eating out

      by tobbs Online Now Feb 20, 2015 at 12:41 AM

      staying at the marriott ,looking for good night life near by,also eating places

      2 Answers Feb 20, 2015 at 6:39 AM
    • The best hotels for young people in Bristol?

      by LeonardTheMan Online Now 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?

      2 Answers Feb 4, 2015 at 5:20 AM
    • Bristol Cathedral and St Mary Redcliffe - suggest more?

      by danieladavies Online Now Nov 23, 2014 at 1:30 PM

      I am a huge architecture fan and enjoy seeing and photographing Gothic style buildings. I just read and article that says the aforementioned two are Gothic architecture and look great. I browsed images and can agree. So, I am about to visit Bristol, would you recommend any more places to see other than those listed in the article:

      7 Answers Jan 20, 2015 at 6:37 AM
    • hotel bookings

      by abslevy Online Now May 18, 2014 at 7:57 AM

      Want to book a hotel with a pool for the balloon festival with a good offer but I dont know where to start

      7 Answers May 27, 2014 at 4:53 AM
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      The best way from Bristol temple meads to 20 PEMBROKE ROAD Clifton, BRISTOL, BS8 3BB

      by svetlanaM1 Online Now Mar 16, 2014 at 12:17 PM

      Hello VTfriends!
      I wonder what the simple way to get 20 PEMBROKE ROAD Clifton, BRISTOL, BS8 3BB from
      the Bristol temple meads station? The other question is what the best and cheapest transport to achieve 20 PEMBROKE ROAD Clifton, BRISTOL, BS8 3BB from King's Cross (LOndon)? Thank you in advance. Sveta.

      11 Answers Mar 19, 2014 at 4:37 AM
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      Shoe Tree at the College Green, Bristol

      by spidermiss Online Now Jul 1, 2012 at 1:24 PM


      I was in Bristol recently and on the walking tour I discovered the shoe tree (shoes hanging from the tree branches) at the College Green. I now don't remember what the tour guide said about it. Please could anyone fill me in what connection the shoe tree has? It will help me write my VT tip.


      13 Answers Dec 14, 2015 at 9:43 AM
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      1 day out of Bristol

      by nattybabe Online Now Jan 20, 2012 at 11:11 PM

      Hi all,

      I will be flying into Bristol (from Belfast) at 9am and will have a full day (until about 5/6pm) to play with. Please can anyone suggest a good itinerary for me? I will be hiring a car and will be driving back to Bristol in order to meet friends.

      Bath is a definite but should I see anywhere else?



      21 Answers Jan 22, 2012 at 3:01 AM
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      Bristol or outskirts

      by sandot Online Now Sep 29, 2011 at 7:45 AM

      I'm contemplating a job in Bristol. I only know the North of England and so know nothing about Bristol and just wondered if anyone could recommend any nice towns nearby, with good transport links into the centre, that I could look for accommodation in. Or is Bristol itself a nice city to live in? What are the names of the areas where you would get professionals/families/not too studenty? Or as mentioned, the names of any nice little towns or villages nearby but with good direct bus/train links to the centre of Bristol.
      Thanks for any help!

      14 Answers Sep 24, 2012 at 12:48 AM
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      by Delwin Online Now Mar 28, 2011 at 1:32 PM


      I need to jump a bus from Bristol to Temple cloud.

      anyone know what number I need and where it stops?



      2 Answers Mar 28, 2011 at 11:12 PM
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      Hire a room for two nights

      by victor72 Online Now Mar 10, 2011 at 4:15 PM


      I am going to visit Bath and Bristol from 18º March till 20º March with my girlfriend Alicia.I will get to Bristol aiport at 22:00 pm. We could not to find a hostel close to the center.
      Please, can you hire us a room for two nights ?
      My email is
      Thank you. Kind regards
      Victor Galan

      1 Answer Mar 10, 2011 at 9:28 PM
    • snow/ski equipment

      by celtic10 Online Now Jan 24, 2011 at 6:14 PM

      My son is in a bit of panic have been travelling and now booked a one week ski trip in Austria but need to buy gloves and goggles other equipment supplied anyone know of shop where he can buy reasonably priced but quality gear in or around Bristol or further afield but not too far he's on public transport Hope you can help me as not much time to shop
      Thanks in advance

      1 Answer Jan 24, 2011 at 10:52 PM
    • travel help

      by brhoady Online Now Sep 20, 2010 at 12:06 AM

      to get to amsterdam any way better than others

      5 Answers Sep 20, 2010 at 9:07 AM
    • Thinking of coming to Bristol!

      by wigsa Online Now Apr 2, 2010 at 10:42 AM

      Hi everyone.

      Me and a few friends are contemplating heading to Bristol for 5 or 6 nights in May while we dhave time off from rugby before preseason starts.We're attracted to Bristol because we can get there for 8 euro each way and understand budget accommodation is plentiful.We've also heard great things about the nightlife there,which is the main reason why we'd go.

      Can anyone shed some light on the nightlife in the city,and what it will be like at this time of the year?Can people also recommend their top 3 things to do during the day in the city,as I'd like to get a variety of opinions on how we should pass our time in Bristol.

      Thanks in advance,and any input is appreciated.



      4 Answers Apr 14, 2013 at 9:29 AM
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      Attraction in Bristol City Centre

      by daleharper Online Now May 23, 2009 at 5:17 PM

      I'm a Malaysian, studying in City of Bristol College. I would like to do some sightseeing or traveling during this half term break. Am curious whether any places can I do my sightseeing within walking distance from Bristol City Centre, since the only transport I have is bus. Appreciate for the help, ladies and gentlemen. Millions of thanks.

      4 Answers Apr 14, 2010 at 9:28 AM
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      Eating out in Bristol

      by romancandle Online Now Apr 6, 2009 at 7:44 AM

      Hello all! I am going to spend a night in Bristol with a friend on Saturday, 11th April (Easter Saturday). Any recommendations for good restaurants in the city centre? My budget is max £50 for two, and we would like to avoid chains like ASK or Pizza Express, etc.

      Any suggestions?


      1 Answer Apr 4, 2010 at 10:12 AM
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      Budget Accommodation in Bristol

      by romancandle Online Now Mar 2, 2009 at 11:22 AM

      My friend and I will be in Bristol for a night on 11th April (Sat), and are looking for budget accommodation in central Bristol. We would ideally like a B&B, and prefer not to share a dorm room in a hostel, but are willing to if we have to. Although we are older students, we are still on a student budgets!

      Thanks in advance for your help!

      11 Answers Sep 29, 2009 at 12:08 PM
    • B&B in Clifton

      by rahulkav Online Now Feb 13, 2009 at 6:12 AM

      Hi Guys,

      I am looking for a nice B&B in Clifton , near whiteladies road or Suspension Bridge for one night's accomodation. I am going there for Anniv. Could you please suggest one nice hotel or B&B.


      2 Answers Feb 13, 2009 at 8:21 AM
    • Pleese needs Help abut Airport Transfert !

      by msep003 Online Now Jan 31, 2009 at 4:55 AM

      I have a question for you locals !

      I wanna go to Cardiff and actually Easyjet is the cheapest way to get there from Paris . Flying out to Bristol and then take a train to cardiff seems to be way cheaper than paying the high cost of airfares by Flybe from Paris to Cardiff .

      So my question is how to get to Cardiff from Bristol Intl Airport ? Is there a Train Station at the Airport ? Do i have to take a bus to Bristol then the train to Cardiff ?

      Thanks a lot in advance for your answer .

      3 Answers Jan 31, 2009 at 7:05 AM
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      live music in Bristol?

      by mindcrime Online Now Dec 24, 2008 at 12:20 AM

      Any suggestions about small or big pubs/clubs with live music in Bristol's city center?

      I'm more into blues/jazz but any suggestion(indie rock etc) will be nice.


      4 Answers Jan 7, 2009 at 12:37 PM
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      must see things to do in Bristol

      by mindcrime Online Now Dec 23, 2008 at 10:01 AM

      Hi! I will be in Bristol for 1 day and a half so can someone tell me:
      1)what are the must see activities in the center?
      2)my hotel, CITY INN BRISTOL, is at Temple Way, Bristol, BS1 6BF but I cant find any map about the hotel. Is it far from the center?
      3)how will I reach the hotel from Colston Hall when I'll arrive in Bristol?

      thanx in advance!

      10 Answers Dec 27, 2008 at 2:18 PM
    • French Study Abroad student in Bristol

      by mela38 Online Now Sep 30, 2008 at 8:14 AM

      Hi! I am a french girl going to Study Abroad student, at the University of Bristol. I would appreciate to meet with french people and share experience.


      4 Answers Oct 4, 2008 at 11:50 AM
    • Erasmus in Bristol

      by harukah Online Now Aug 17, 2008 at 6:28 AM

      Hi! I am a portuguese girl going to Erasmus next October, at the University of Bristol. Can anyone please help me with a place to stay? What are the safest areas? I am totally lost.


      4 Answers Aug 19, 2008 at 11:43 AM
    • Erasmus in Bristol

      by harukah Online Now Aug 17, 2008 at 6:26 AM

      Hi! I am a portuguese girl going to Erasmus next October, at the University of Bristol. Can anyone please help me with a place to stay? What are the safest areas? I am totally lost.


      6 Answers Aug 28, 2008 at 4:28 AM
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      Where should we stay in Bristol?

      by Mikey64 Online Now Jul 11, 2008 at 8:49 PM

      We'll be in Bristol for 2 nights in the beginning of September. Where should I stay? What hotel would you recommend? Restaurants? Which sights should I not miss while I'm there? Thanks for your help.

      4 Answers Jul 27, 2008 at 7:59 PM
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      the Hum

      by footstool Online Now Jul 3, 2008 at 11:23 AM

      did they ever pinpoint the source of the Hum?

      1 Answer Jul 3, 2008 at 12:14 PM
    • Bristol from London Heathrow or Gatwick

      by rickstarr Online Now Jul 3, 2008 at 10:57 AM

      We will be flying from the States to London and then by train to Bristol. Would it more expeditious to travel to Bristol from Heathrow or Gatwick?

      3 Answers Jul 4, 2008 at 12:12 PM