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    • Origate's Profile Photo

      Shipping PC

      Derry/Londonderry Jan 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM

      Hi guys, I'm heading to Londonderry for a 2 months. As I'm programmer working remotely i will have to bring my PC with me. As I'm in Czech Republic right now taking it on the plane is not an option. Do you have any idea how to ship it safely and in possible cheapest way?

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      Accessible place for tea near Phoenix Theatre

      London Jan 24, 2017 at 10:58 AM

      I'm going to a Saturday matinee with my mother in law who is not very mobile. She would like to go for tea afterwards - any suggestions?

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    • What is ideal location for hotel. Do I need to book.

      Isle of Wight Jan 23, 2017 at 11:42 AM

      We will be arriving on 1st July. We are only staying 2 nights with a car. Looking at the map would it be better to stay at Newport or Shanklin. We basically want to drive around the island and look at sights and shops etc.

      Bing July should we book first or drive onto island and hopefully find accommodation that we would like. We are both in our sixties.

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      Advice for baggage and accommodation on The Thames Path and The Cotswold Way.

      England Jan 30, 2017 at 6:57 AM

      I'm looking for any advice on finding places to stay and/or companies that move baggage/set up accommodations. Thanks.

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    • Warmest place in/near Europe nearest to UK within 3 hrs flight?

      London Feb 6, 2017 at 7:51 AM

      Is it South of Portugal, Spain, Greece ,Cyprus, Turkey or someplace else?

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    • Accommodation at Newmarket

      Newmarket Feb 18, 2017 at 5:24 AM

      Hello,

      I am currently searching for cheapest hotels/hostels/motels/guest houses in Newmarket. Our accommodation would be 2 nights, from May 5th to May 7th. The rating and stars do not matter. Could you please help us find something like that?

      Thank you for your help!

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    • Gatwick to London plane due in 21.45

      Gatwick Feb 12, 2017 at 11:44 PM

      Hi, Can someone please help me as this is doing my head in! We land at Gatwick at 21.45 and need to travel to York. What is the best way to go about this? Get into London and stay overnight in a cheap hotel close to Kings Cross and then set off the next morning. I take it the trains run around the clock, not knowing how long we may be held up in Immigration etc.

      Thanks in advance.
      Alexandra

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      Kensington, London - places for lunch

      London Jan 26, 2017 at 7:18 AM

      I am visiting the V&A Museum with three friends. Can anyone recommend somewhere for a reasonably priced lunch, other than the museum itself. Two of us are vegetarian. Thanks.

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      A Big "High Five".

      United Kingdom Jan 25, 2017 at 8:30 AM

      Yes I know this is not a travel question but I put it here deliberately. Please don't move it to miscellaneous as it's aimed specifically at all the people who follow or have helped out in the UK Travel forums.

      Of the top 30 Travel Forum Gurus here on VT, 5 are from the UK. That's 1 in 6. For a relatively small nation far outnumbered by the rest of the world that's quite amazing.

      Not withstanding all the other international members who have helped out with invaluable information about the United Kingdom. Well done and thank you everyone.

      It's now time to delete the direct link to UK Visa rules in my browser, probably one of the most asked questions ever on VT and enjoy my virtual retirement.

      A big "High Five" to everyone for making this the best travel forum in the world.

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      Accessible place for tea near Phoenix Theatre

      London Jan 24, 2017 at 11:50 AM

      I'm going to a Saturday matinee with my mother in law who is not very mobile. She would like to go for tea afterwards - any recommendations?

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    • Mobile Phone Carrier?

      Scotland Jan 27, 2017 at 9:26 PM

      We plan to purchase our first smart phones before visiting Scotland in June. Are their providers you would recommend and/or any we should avoid? We'll mostly be in Edinburgh and the Highlands.

      (The more I learn, the more excited I become in anticipation of this trip.)

      How sad that this site is closing! The Scotland page has been so welcoming and helpful! Many thanks to all who've responded to my questions.

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    • Not much lodging available due to bank holiday.

      Edinburgh Yesterday

      We are flying in to EDI for the start of a 3-week driving trip around Scotland. We arrive on Thursday 5/27 and will stay near the airport for 1 night (we arrive late in the evening). We thought we would then spend 3 more nights in a B and B in central Edinburgh. However, due to the bank holiday, many of the places where we would like to stay aren't available. So, instead of touring Edinburgh first, we thought we would head out of town and see some other sights/cities first and see Edinburgh at the the end our middle of our stay. Any suggestion of where we should go first since Edinburgh will be crowded? Thank you, Cynthia Burbank, CA

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      18 days. England, Scotland or Ireland?

      United Kingdom Jan 23, 2017 at 3:49 PM

      Hi. I'm planning to travel by myself on my 26th birthday in May. I want to spend approx 18 days to visit UK. I am not into big cities and more interested with beautiful relaxing scenery (castles, mountains, lakes). I am planning to fly into London and spend maybe 2-3 days just to see the big ben and other touristy area then off to somewhere relaxing. Do you think I can visit both Scotland and Ireland in this timeframe? If not, which of the two would you recommend in terms of beautiful scenery? Also, would it be better if I hire a car and drive or take public transportation? Thanks in advance! :)

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    • Things to do at Greenock Port?

      by tippismom Online Now Jun 21, 2015 at 11:13 AM

      Hi all -

      I will be at Greenock 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

      3 Answers Jun 21, 2015 at 12:21 PM
    • Status Greenock Custom House Museum

      by AnnBlake Online Now Dec 15, 2013 at 11:13 AM

      I remember reading something on the web a year or so ago that the Custom House Museum was closing and it's collection was to be transferred. We will be visiting Greenock in May 2014 - can anyone confirm the status of the museum please?

      Ann Blake

      eann.blake@gmail.com

      1 Answer Dec 15, 2013 at 11:34 AM
    • Seeking info on gettting to Bute from Greenock

      by vickimay Online Now Jul 1, 2010 at 11:30 AM

      We'll be in Greenock on Sunday, August 8 (as a kicking off point to Glasgow). However we have friends who are from the Isle of Bute and their family has graciously offered to entertain us for the day. We understand we need to take a ferry. I have a ferry schedule from Wemyss Bay. Is that in Greenock or nearby? Can we walk there from the cruise ship or will we need transportation? If we need transportation what are our options? Appreciate any and all info. Thanks!

      3 Answers Jul 2, 2010 at 6:26 AM
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      Birmingham UK to Greenock Scotland

      by LolaWright Online Now Aug 31, 2006 at 5:37 AM

      Could anyone tell me the fastest and least expensive method of getting from the Birmingham Int'l airport to Greenock, Scotland? Preferably the fastest method.
      Thanks!

      1 Answer Aug 31, 2006 at 7:20 AM
    • AnnEllie

      by AnnEllie Online Now Aug 13, 2006 at 6:16 PM

      My family will be traveling to Greenock on September14 as part of a transatlantic cruise. We would love to see some of the country side, but do not want to go on ship tours.
      Is it possible to do some of the walks up into the hills in a few hours. Is it easy to get around, can you hire a cab or taxi?
      Any information of things to do that will give us some feel for the country side and be able to do on our own will be appreciated.

      1 Answer Aug 14, 2006 at 1:05 AM
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      cheap accomodations in greenock

      by lovestotravel01 Online Now Jun 1, 2006 at 6:15 PM

      i was thinking of visiting relatives in greenock around june of next year and i was wondering if there were any cheap accomodations. i would appreciate if anyone who lives there or has been there could help me out.

      6 Answers Jun 19, 2006 at 10:03 AM
    • Cruiseship terminal and Greenock attractions

      by daju22 Online Now May 28, 2006 at 6:58 AM

      Hello,
      We will be visiting Greenock in September. We have a mobility scooter. Would like to get off the ship and walk around Greenock for a couple of hours. What route would you suggest we take and what sights should we look for? Hopefully, there aren't alot of cobblestones as they make for an extremely bumpy ride! :) We have this map of Greenock:

      inverclyde.gov.uk/portal/ind...

      Is the Ocean Terminal where the cruise ships dock?
      Could we walk to the McLean museum?
      Any other places you would recommend for an easy walk?

      Or should we take a tour to Glasgow, the Lochs,or Stirling Castle?
      Sorry for all the questions, but previous passengers say there isn't alot to do here. We usually love to walk around the ports and see local attractions.
      Thank you for your time and help.

      Thanks so much for your help.

      2 Answers May 30, 2006 at 2:34 AM
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      Accommodation Greenock/Port Glasgow/Glasgow.

      by a5floor Online Now Feb 7, 2004 at 5:00 AM

      Hi, Does anybody knows if there's any site or newspaper online about accommodation in Greenock, Port Glasgow or Glasgow? Thanks. Cheers, Janka

      2 Answers Feb 8, 2004 at 12:27 AM