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    • Will there be any public transport in Manchester on Boxing Day December 26 ??

      Manchester Dec 22, 2016 at 7:43 AM

      Will there be any public transport in Manchester on Boxing Day December 26 ??

    • Eurostar to paris

      London Jan 12, 2017 at 1:52 PM

      Seat selection recommendations

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      Freddie Mercury

      London Jan 4, 2017 at 12:39 PM

      Hi there, I'm going to visit London next week and as a big fan of Freddie Mercury want to find some souvenirs with him like flags, t-shirts. Can somebody tell me where in London can I find such things to buy?
      Thanks in advance!

    • how much money do you need to be granted a visa to visit the UK for 1 or 2 weeks?

      England Dec 25, 2016 at 12:22 PM

      In order to have the visa application approved, you need to show that you have a certain amount of money, the means to look after yourself for the duration of your stay and to get back to your home country on your own. You need to show that you have a reason to return home.. The person who will visit me from morocco is a student who wants to visit the UK for 1 or 2 weeks, they can also stay with me in my house so there is no need to pay for a hotel or anything like that, even food I would provide everything. But we dont know how much money they must show is in the bank account for the visa to be accepted or denied. There seems to be no guideline about any kind of threshold. Does anyone know more about how much money is needed for the visa application to be accepted?

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      Should I do it?

      London Dec 23, 2016 at 7:05 PM

      I want to send my parents to London....(no, not permanently). Can anyone recommend a hotel which is reasonably priced? It doesnt need to be in the middle of London but not too far away either. They are in their mid 70's and I dont want them to have to walk too far. Thanks so much for your help. Happy Holidays everyone. With Love,


    • Question about a layover

      Heathrow Jan 5, 2017 at 4:00 PM

      I am from the USA and traveling internationally for the first time to Newcastle. I have a layover at Heathrow during the travel. I know in the USA you have to go through immigration and customs at the first port of entry into the country. Do I have to go through immigration and customs before I catch my flight to newcastle? I am traveling with American Airlines for the whole trip.

    • VISA Question

      London Jan 1, 2017 at 5:01 PM

      Hello, guys. Here I have some dilemma. Due to UK's Immigration procedure, citizens of Ukraine need to obtain VISA to step on Her Majesty's soil. But, there are also some rumors that once you have NATIONAL LONG-TERM VISA (in my case, I'm currently holding National Long-term student VISA of Spain) from any EU/Schengen Agreement country, you could travel to GB without another. Please, reply me as soon as you can, because I've tried several times to figure it out both in UK's Government website and Spanish. None of them replied. Thank you in advance.


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      Where to from London?

      England Jan 8, 2017 at 11:30 AM

      Deciding whether or not to take advantage of a great deal on airfare to London but don't want to stay in London. Will have about a week to explore. Will/can have a car. Looking for small towns to explore. Just looking to chill. Any suggestions?

    • Travelling time between Terminal 5 and 4

      Heathrow Dec 20, 2016 at 4:45 AM

      I'm arriving to terminal 5 on flight BA244 at 6:30, and I have to book another ticket which is departing from terminal 4. What time should I book this ticket to be sure I won't miss it? I have to go through the customs and baggage claim. I have an option on a KLM flight KL1010, which departs at 11:45, is it possible to take this flight or should I wait the next? The second option is to wait for another BA flight same departure time, but it costs 4x more than KLM's.

      Thanks a lot for your help, waiting for your answer!


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      VT - Future

      London Jan 7, 2017 at 1:24 AM

      Sad to receive an email VT will close on 27th Feb. Being member from 2002 and finding it easy to ask and reply questions, will really miss this site.

    • Things to Do with Teenagers June 9-16

      by Blueeagle Online Now May 26, 2006 at 5:02 PM

      We are two families arriving with a total of four teenagers, ages 13, 13, 16 and 16. We want to do a combination of exploring Cornwall, e.g., Tintagel, St. Ives, St. Michael's Mount, Eden Project (maybe) and some fun leisure activities, e.g., walking, swimming, horsebackriding, etc.

      We like ancient and medieval ruins and places of natural beauty.

      When we go to St. Ives and St. Michael's Mount, how heavy do you think the traffic will be? Is it any better to go on a week day as opposed to a weekend?
      Any good restaurant suggestions would be very appreciated, too.
      Are there any interesting destinations to the north in Devon?
      Thanks so much for any advice you can offer.

      7 Answers Jul 3, 2006 at 8:03 AM
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      Dog friendly pubs - Bude area

      by Gredbo Online Now May 22, 2005 at 11:41 AM

      Anyone know of good dog friendly pubs in the Bude area please? (or surrounding areas, e.g. Between Newquay to Bude) I know the Brasserie on the canal allow dogs but don't know anywhere else. As we are going in September it would be nice to know of pubs that allow them inside the pub too (obviously not the restaurant areas but maybe for bar meals).


      1 Answer Jul 5, 2006 at 2:39 PM
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      Bude tides

      by Gredbo Online Now May 9, 2005 at 11:39 AM

      Hi, I'm planning a trip to Bude either on Sept 17th or Sept 24th for one week. Trouble is I can't find out when will be the best week to go tidewise! Last year we went from Sept 16th and the tide was in all day for most of the week. We love to walk from Summerleaze right along to Sandymouth across the beach but this, of course, is impossible if the tide isn't right. Does anyone know where I can find the tide times online? I know there is a booklet produced in Bude and, annoyingly, I was in Cornwall last week and didn't think to buy one at the time! Aah!

      (Also, the tide height is important too, as the higher the tide comes in the further it goes out) Does anyone know this info? Trouble is I need to know asap because I've got to let the lady we are booking the flat from know very soon (nothing like a bit of pressure, huh?!)(sorry)

      Hope someone out there can help me,

      2 Answers May 11, 2005 at 10:22 AM
    • Looking for 5K Races in SW UK last two weeks of May.

      by LynneK Online Now Apr 18, 2004 at 4:15 AM

      We're staying in Crackington Haven, close to Bude the last two weeks of May. I've never been to England and have a friend coming with me who runs. Do you know who I could contact to find out what's going on in SW England that time of year? Also any helpful hints on the temperature at that time, what types of clothing to bring. We've rented a house on the ocean front close to National trust walking trails that go up and down the coast. Also what about daily bus tours? Any hints there. We've rented a car for the two weeks also.

      2 Answers Apr 19, 2004 at 3:09 AM