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    • ateach52's Profile Photo

      HELP!! Late night pub/bar!

      London Sep 15, 2016 at 12:50 PM

      Hi all you Londoners! Arriving late at our hotel near Paddington tomorrow night (Athena). Need to meet family who are staying at Lord Jim's. Notting Hill in the middle. Any suggestions for a decent place that will still be open between 11 pm and 1 am.

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    • Transit Visa for Filipino and Thai

      Heathrow Sep 5, 2016 at 2:00 AM

      A Filipino and Thai on transit at Heathrow arriving via Malaysian Airlines MH002 at 555am (Terminal 4) and departing to Iceland via Icelandair FI451 at 1240pm (Terminal 2). Do we still need a visa/transit visa?

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    • Heathrow - Sleep in Terminal 5?

      London Aug 29, 2016 at 5:23 PM

      Is there any place to get good rest in Terminal 5? I have a 6 hour layover and will not have slept the night before.

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    • Transfer from terminal 2 to 5

      Heathrow Sep 18, 2016 at 2:13 PM

      I bought an air Canada ticket from Ottawa to Glasgow. British Airways does the leg from Heathrow to Glasgow. I change from terminal 2 to terminal 5. My question is whether my bags are checked through or do I need to collect them and have them inspected at customs in terminal 2?

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    • which is the best cafe to meet in terminal 2 heathrow sept 6?

      Heathrow Sep 4, 2016 at 12:44 AM

      My husband is travelling from Edinburgh to meet me as I arrive from New Zealand on Sept 6. If one of us is delayed by an hour or so, where is best place to meet in terminal 2? Can anyone suggest a café?

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    • Heathrow - Sleep in Terminal 5?

      London Aug 29, 2016 at 5:23 PM

      Is there any place to get good rest in Terminal 5? I have a 6 hour layover and will not have slept the night before.

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    • 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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    • Immigration time with Biometric passport

      Heathrow Sep 15, 2016 at 4:29 AM

      Can anybody advise on the average time from flight landing to claim baggage and get through immigration at Terminal 3 (with a biometric Irish passport)? Flight lands on a Saturday at 14:30 coming from Dubai on Emirate. Need to catch a bus at 16:00 from Terminal 3 to Luton Airport. THANK YOU!

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    • how long to get from terminal 5 to heathrow express train station

      Heathrow Sep 19, 2016 at 2:34 AM

      I am travelling with my disabled daughter and 85 year old mum from the US to heathrow. Our flight arrives 10am, we will have to have assistance getting off the plane, so I'm guessing we'll be last off, but then we should have the buggy to take us to baggage reclaim and passport control. My question is how long will it take us to clear all the above and get to the station to catch the heathrow express to paddington? Thanks

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      Legoland, Chessington, Sealife

      London Sep 21, 2016 at 11:49 AM

      Hi,

      Not exactly a London question, but was wondering if anyone could advise as to the best day of the week to visit each of the above. We will be staying between Friday and Thursday and have a 4 yr old and 2 yr old. I know weekdays are obviously quieter to visit but wondering if perhaps at least one of them would be doable on Saturday or Sunday so as to have a break in between each. I assume a full day is needed for each. We also plan to visit the natural history museum to see the dinosaur exhibit on another day.

      How best to go about planning our stay please? Trip is planned for end October.

      Thanks in advance.

      Oh and any other good things you can recommend for our boys to enjoy in London are welcome!

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    • Tranfers and Baggage

      Heathrow Sep 1, 2016 at 2:42 AM

      Hi All,
      Hoping you can help me, this is the first time I have flown ever and I am going to mexico alone to meet my girlfriend.
      I have booked flight from leeds to heathrow, heathrow to dallas, dallas to monterrey mexico.
      I am hoping you can help put my mind at ease on the following points.....

      1. Transfer times...... when I arrive at heathrow I am flying in on british airways and have 1 hour 15 to transfer to a finn air flight.
      Is this enough time?
      will I need to collect my bags?
      When arriving in dallas I have 2hours 50 to make transfer, again is this enough will I need to get baggage?
      I also heard you have to go through all security again, is this correct.

      Any help would be much appreciated as I am a little concerned having never been in an airport before!
      Big thanks

      Tom

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      My old oyster card

      London Sep 17, 2016 at 11:08 AM

      Hi, how can I find out how much money I still have on my card? I haven't used it for many years. And I don't remember how to top it up. Can I stick it into a ticket machine to load up?
      Thanks!

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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

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    • Transport around Greenwich

      by Vicki1010 Online Now Mar 17, 2014 at 1:11 AM

      Is there public transport available from the Greenwich Pier up the hill to the Observatory ?

      8 Answers Mar 19, 2014 at 1:51 PM
    • British Music Experience

      by Rox_B Online Now Sep 12, 2011 at 9:08 AM

      Hi. I'm from outside the UK and I want to know if I can buy tickets for the British Music Experience at the entrance or if I have to book them in advance? Also, do you have to visit it at either 11am or 2pm? Or are you allowed access anytime between 11am-7:30pm?

      1 Answer Sep 12, 2011 at 10:00 AM
    • london-greenwich

      by chighi Online Now Sep 6, 2010 at 10:26 PM

      how can i reach from vittoria statio london, greenwich by train?

      4 Answers Sep 7, 2010 at 2:57 PM
    • Train Travel

      by aharri49 Online Now Apr 26, 2010 at 12:22 PM

      Hi All

      I am visiting Greenwich june this year and am wondering what would be the best way to travel into London. I am hoping to visit the natural history museum and a few other tourist sites. Any help would be very welcome thanks in advance Tony.

      6 Answers Apr 26, 2010 at 11:47 PM
    • Help with plans to see greenwich in 24 hours

      by herbshopgirl Online Now Jun 2, 2009 at 9:25 AM

      Hello,
      We will be arriving in Greenwich the afternoon of Sept 6th and leaving the next day by 3:00. We will be staying overnight on the cruise ship which is docked at the Greenwich peer. So we basically have the time after dinner on the 6th and most of the day on Sept 7th.
      Is Greenwich safe to walk around at night? Any areas we should avoid?
      I think most of the sites are closed by 5:30, any "must sees" for after dinner? We were thinking we would wander around and maybe have a beer(or two) at a local pub. We like to go where the locals go and not the tourist traps.
      The next day it looks like there will be plenty to keep us busy until 3.
      Is everything within walking distance of the cruise ship, we are traveling with my parents who are in their 70's. Any particular order you would see things in?
      I guess what I am mainly asking is if you had the limited time we have, how would you spend it in Greenwich.
      Thanks for all your help,
      Susan

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      Accommodation

      by Harmony_here Online Now Nov 8, 2006 at 3:18 PM

      I'd like to stay within easy reach of Greenwich but in a nice safe area. I've looked at hotel near Blackheath overlooking the heath but the reviews are terrible. Also looked at Docklands but this is quite pricey.

      Anyone have any suggestions?

      1 Answer Nov 9, 2006 at 2:47 AM
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      Worth going to Greenwich only to see the Prime Meridian?

      by ellielou Online Now Feb 23, 2005 at 12:49 AM

      hi London/Greenwich experts, Quick question: I'm taking a 3 day trip to London in a week and a half. My traveling companion, a geographer, really wants to go to Greenwich, mainly to see the Prime Meridian. Honestly, after reading about the place, I'm not too interested in the sites there (and had no desire to go my previous 2 trips to London), esp. for such a short trip. Anyway, I'm wondering: Is it worth going to Greenwich just for the Prime Meridian? And, one more question: is it possible to get there by Tube, w/o transferring to bus or commuter train line? (I've read conflicting things on this.) And, approx how long would this take from the Kensington area? Your advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks, Ellen

      22 Answers Feb 27, 2005 at 5:36 PM