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      Sally Lunns

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:39 AM

      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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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      The Royal Crescent

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:12 AM

      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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    • London Travel

      London Yesterday

      Hello Good Day. I am travelling to London for a day on 24th Dec. Can you please let me know:
      1. What ticket can I purchase for a days journey from Heathrow 5 to central London which would work on trains and buses for the day.
      2. Can I purchase the ticket at Heathrow Terminal 5
      3. How much will it cost and can i use credit card issued internationally.
      4.. Are there any timings restrictions for trains or buses as it is a Saturday and Christmas eve.
      Thank you for your help. Best Regards.

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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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      Weatherspoons

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:43 AM

      Is there one in Bath please?

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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 area to stay in London

      London Yesterday

      My sister and I are heading to London in January for a week before starting a tour through Europe. We have never been to London before so we want to see as much as we can eg. West End, Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park, British Musuem. Just wondering what suburbs would be the best to stay in- close to the action and/or close to public transport?
      We would be wanting to stay in hotels (but not super expensive ones).
      Thanks for your help!

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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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      Helpful advice

      London Nov 26, 2016 at 10:08 AM

      What is the least expensive and best time to try and send my parents to London?

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    • Any suggestions

      London Nov 18, 2016 at 1:19 PM

      Im visiting London soon. We are a family of 7 , 4 kids 2 x19, 17, 8 and 7. We are staying on tower bridge road. Hopefully visiting London eye, buckingham palace, hyde park, Tower bridge and Tusaudes and hoping to see the sky gardens too.
      Can anyone offer local info on places to eat on tower bridge road. We´ll probablly need to be near the apartment early evening for the younger children.

      Also is transport easy from tower bridge road into the centre ? Is it easy enough to get 2 x cabs to take us into the centre or will we need to get a bus to the local tube station.

      Any info or tips will be muchly appreciated.

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      December visit

      London Nov 21, 2016 at 8:40 AM

      I will be popping over to your side of the pond (again!!!) in early December. I've got all of my shows lined up, including a panto, so my evenings are all booked up but was looking for any special things to do during the day. I've been to a lot of the Christmas related things (Winter Wonderland, Southbank & Tate markets) but if there are any special exhibits at museums that I should try and fit in or maybe some place that is decorated nicely for the holidays, I'd love to hear about it.

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    • Do i need a Visa?

      Heathrow Nov 25, 2016 at 1:03 AM

      Me and my Friends are going to Los Angeles via London and Washington. I am a turkish citizen living in Germany and have a valid US visa. Our flight is from Dusseldorf to London and we have a layover for about 1.20h in Heathrow. The airline company told us we have to collect our luggage and have to check in again in Heatrow. My question is what if I have to cross the border even with a vilid US visa do I still need a tranist visa for UK? We will arrive and depart from terminal 2.
      BTW we fly in with Eurowings and continue with United Airlines till to our destination. Maybe someone has experienced before.
      Thank you for ur answer in advance
      Zeynep

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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!

      Adam

      4 Answers Sep 24, 2016 at 2:16 PM
    • Airside Transit Query in Stansted

      Stansted Aug 19, 2016 at 12:16 AM

      Hi All, I hope someone can respond to this - many thanks!

      Very simply, I'm aiming to fly with Ryanair from Glasgow to Stansted, then pick up another Ryanair flight from Stansted to Cork. I'm travelling on an Irish passport, and I'll have hand luggage only.

      I have slightly overly 1.5 hours to do this, and my question is this: is it possible to stay 'in transit' and therefore disembark at Stansted, check the flight information board when I arrive for the Stansted to Cork departure gate, then make my way to that gate WITHOUT having to go thru immigration and re-circulating via security etc.?

      When I have disembarked (from other flights) via Stansted I have noticed a 'flight connections' sign, and assumed that that was in place for that very purpose, but I'm not entirely confident about this.

      Many thanks again.

      6 Answers Aug 19, 2016 at 5:48 AM
    • Do I need visa for transit in Stansted?

      Stansted Feb 19, 2016 at 12:18 PM

      Good day.
      Can anyone please help. I'm planing to make transit in Stansted airport. The route will be Barselona->Stansted->Vilnus.
      I have a Belarus passport with shengen visa with first enter to Spain. Do I need UK visa for that?

      2 Answers Feb 20, 2016 at 12:23 AM
    • 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 :)

      10 Answers Sep 22, 2015 at 12:36 PM
    • Clacton Zoo

      Clacton-on-Sea Sep 15, 2015 at 5:33 AM

      Is Clacton zoo worth a visit for two adults snd no children?

      2 Answers Sep 15, 2015 at 5:37 PM
    • Harwich, England to Edinburgh, Scotland

      Harwich Jul 23, 2015 at 8:21 AM

      Any information on train that goes from Harwich to
      Cambridge to Peterborough to Edinburgh?

      4 Answers Jul 24, 2015 at 2:55 PM
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      Airside transit zone in Stansted?

      Stansted Feb 11, 2015 at 3:47 AM

      Is it possible to take a tranzit flight in airport Stansted without British visa?

      8 Answers Feb 11, 2015 at 10:52 AM
    • Socialising

      Southend-on-Sea Feb 8, 2015 at 2:56 PM

      Shall be in Southend for a weekend, on 22 February 2015. I am gent, would like to know decent places where to mingle and make friends, pub or club. Can do a bit of salsa, Ceroc, ballroom and Latin dancing.

      1 Answer Feb 9, 2015 at 1:17 AM
    • buses on sundays

      Colchester Jul 24, 2014 at 12:13 PM

      are there any buses from colchester main train station to colchester bus station on sundays

      1 Answer Jul 24, 2014 at 12:28 PM
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      Cruise query

      Harwich Jul 18, 2014 at 4:14 AM

      Anybody on the Celebrity Infinity cruise out of Harwich on 1st October?

      5 Answers Jul 18, 2014 at 11:39 AM
    • Manor house in Harwich

      Harwich Jul 6, 2014 at 11:13 AM

      Looking for the exact location in Harwich of the old Marvin manor. Perhaps now occupied by the Lord family. I am a descendent of the Marvin family.
      Thanks
      David

      6 Answers Jul 6, 2014 at 1:17 PM
    • Hose Riding?

      Frinton-on-Sea Jul 3, 2014 at 7:51 AM

      Hello, Can I ride my horse on the beach? or what times are we allowed to?
      Thanks
      Peter

      2 Answers Jul 3, 2014 at 9:33 AM
    • Willow Caravan Park

      Walton-on-the-Naze Jun 23, 2014 at 5:58 AM

      Is Willows Caravan Park still there? I used to stay there when I was little in the early 60's Caroline and all that!

      1 Answer Jun 23, 2014 at 6:15 AM
    • how to get from pris to harwich

      Harwich Jun 8, 2014 at 2:25 PM

      how to get from paris to harwich

      5 Answers Jun 9, 2014 at 3:27 AM
    • 3 days with a 13-year old

      Harwich May 30, 2014 at 4:45 AM

      hi, is there "enough" to do and see with a 13-year old in July? We have 3 days and I don't want him to sit all day long at his iPad ....

      4 Answers May 31, 2014 at 1:30 AM
    • Family Hotel

      Southend-on-Sea May 28, 2014 at 7:43 AM

      Hi can you recommend a family hotel which has a swimming pool in case the weather is bad?

      2 Answers May 29, 2014 at 1:44 AM
    • 12pm flight out of Heathrow

      Harwich May 7, 2014 at 3:38 AM

      Would I have enough time with private transport picking up at Port at 7:30 July 4th to make a 12:05 flight?

      7 Answers May 8, 2014 at 5:12 AM
    • What to do ti kill time in Stansted Airport?

      Stansted Apr 6, 2014 at 9:40 AM

      We plan to checkin at Stansted Radisson Hotel around 4 pm. Will stay a night to catch a morning flight. Anything we can do to kill some time and have an early dinner besides the airport?

      5 Answers Apr 6, 2014 at 12:50 PM
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      I want to know best place to have fun in southend

      Southend-on-Sea Feb 2, 2014 at 1:19 PM

      What is the well known entertainment area in Southend by the sea front called?

      4 Answers Jun 10, 2014 at 3:25 PM
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      transportation

      Clacton-on-Sea Aug 24, 2013 at 11:56 AM

      What does it cost to get from Brussels to Clacton on Sea by ferry, train or small plane?

      9 Answers Aug 24, 2013 at 4:16 PM
    • What to do

      Clacton-on-Sea Aug 23, 2013 at 11:40 PM

      I'm staying in st osyths- what is there to do on this rainy day?! Can travel up to 20 miles, something indoor and that will keep my nan and my 5 year old boy happy!

      2 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 5:27 PM
    • FISH AND CHIPS

      Clacton-on-Sea Jul 21, 2013 at 7:54 AM

      WHAT IS GEOS FISH & CHIP RESTAURANT LIKE? AND DOES IT SELL ALCOHOL? WHAT ARE THE PRICES LIKE?

      2 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 5:25 PM
    • help please

      Clacton-on-Sea Jun 28, 2013 at 1:02 AM

      from clacton on sea train station how far is it to walk to weeley park resort ? someone told me 5 mins

      4 Answers Jun 28, 2013 at 10:54 AM
    • Coach Trips to the Eden Project in Cornwall

      Southend-on-Sea Jun 6, 2013 at 4:38 AM

      Any recommendations for this ? 3-4 day break envisaged.

      1 Answer Jun 6, 2013 at 5:30 AM
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      Harwich train station at port to Stansted Airport

      Harwich Jan 24, 2013 at 7:31 AM

      Can anyone help me plan a trip from a cruise dock at Harwich to Stansted Airport in the early morning approximately 8am. I have a flight that boards at 12:30 pm. Thanks for your replies in advance.

      3 Answers Jan 24, 2013 at 12:58 PM
    • wine purchase

      Harwich Jan 12, 2013 at 2:44 PM

      Is there a store at the Harwich Port to buy wine before boarding a cruise ship?

      4 Answers Jan 13, 2013 at 8:31 AM
    • Help! ways to get to Cambridge, UK from Harwich on a Sunday

      Harwich Jul 24, 2012 at 12:36 AM

      Help! My family of 5 is traveling from Hook of Holland on the Stena line and arriving in Harwich on a Sunday morning. Car rental companies are not open so we need to get to Cambridge, where we can pick up a rental car. What is the most reasonable way to get to Cambridge? I checked into Greater Anglia train/bus but I must pick the tickets up at a self service machine station and Harwich is not one of them. Also, we do not reside in the UK, so we do not have a postal address in the UK?

      Any suggustions?

      18 Answers Jul 30, 2012 at 1:24 AM
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      Travel from Paris to Harwich

      Harwich May 8, 2012 at 3:15 PM

      I am travelling to Paris prior to cruising on the RCCL Jewel of the Seas. How the heck do I get to Harwich from Paris? I know EasyJet has a cheap flight to Luton, but I cannot figure out how to get from Luton to Harwich. There do not seem to be any cheaper flights from Paris to anywhere near Harwich.

      5 Answers May 9, 2012 at 1:41 AM
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      Harlow and environs

      Harlow Oct 6, 2011 at 12:02 PM

      There's a chance I'll be working in Harlow for an extended time, and I'm hoping someone can help answer a couple of questions.

      1) It looks like a commuting suburb of London - is that true?
      2) How is the cost of living compared to London?
      3) How easy is it to find short- (3 month) to mid-term (6-9 month) self-catering types of flats in a town like that?
      4) Ideally I'd like to walk, but I see there's a train line that stops close to where I'd be working - relying on public transportation, are there places nearby where it would be better to live? Big or small towns are both fine.

      Any advice would be much appreciated, thanks!

      16 Answers Oct 8, 2011 at 12:10 AM
    • NIGHTLIFE

      Brentwood Aug 9, 2011 at 3:17 PM

      Hiya !!! can any1 help....wil b there at the wkd....off 2 sugarhut.....wots on in or nr brentwood saturday night....13th aug.....karaoke anywhr ??????

      3 Answers Aug 11, 2011 at 1:05 AM