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    • Oban SYHA hostel

      Oban Jan 6, 2017 at 11:41 AM

      Looking for comment or review on this place. In particular, the three or four bedded lodge.

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      Specialist advice re coach holidays

      United Kingdom Jan 9, 2017 at 2:58 PM

      We have a long established local company that organises local day trips, theatre trips as well as short and longer holiday breaks in the UK and Europe..
      We have, so far, only used them to take us to and from events in the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff.
      They have an excellent reputation amongst local people who have used then for longer holidays in the UK and overseas.
      . We are considering a coach and Eurotunnel trip to the Austrian Tyrol. 8 days in all.
      Can you please advise me if we should see any particular details of affiliation to any travel authorising associations ABTA - that sort of thing.
      They are www.europeanheritagetours.com
      We usually travel independently with full Travel Insurance but now octogenarians like the idea of sitting back and enjoying the view with somebody else at the wheel
      I would be very grateful for any advice you can give.
      Thanks

      Barbara/ranger49

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    • where do would i clear costoms

      United Kingdom Jan 2, 2017 at 3:04 AM

      Flying from South Africa to landing in London then on to Scotland on British Airways where would i clear costoms

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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 ??
      thanks

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    • 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!

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      World Nomad Insurance

      Scotland Jan 2, 2017 at 9:28 PM

      Hi. Has anyone used this for the rental car CDW insurance? In the fine print it says some won't accept it. That is the main reason I am buying travelers insurance. Thanks

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    • 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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    • day trips out of Oban

      Scotland Jan 2, 2017 at 7:11 PM

      Looking for ideas of day trips out of Oban (other than the islands). We won't have a car so will be depending on public transportation. Have an 11 year with us who likes castles, medieval history, and fiddle music.

      THanks,

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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,

      Robert

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    • 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.

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    • 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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    • Traveling with baby for 1 month in Scotland. Help please!

      Scotland Dec 31, 2016 at 10:14 AM

      Hi there,

      My husband and I are planning a trip to Scotland in the month of June. As we will be traveling with our baby daughter, we're hoping to find an area to base ourselves for the month (or split our time between two home bases; a couple of weeks in each place). We will be renting a car from Glasgow and returning to Glasgow at the end of the month. We would like to see the Highlands (possibly the Isle of Skye) and castles. Any suggestions would be appreciated! Thanks!

       

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      Northumberland or Kent?

      United Kingdom Dec 27, 2016 at 10:48 AM

      We're taking an 8 day trip to England and I have one free day to choose between two options. We'll either be doing a tour at the beginning of the trip, from Edinburgh to Alnswick Castle, the Holy Island, and the Northumberland coast - OR we can do a one day tour from London to Kent, Leeds, and Dover. I'd been interested in Northumberland and the Holy Island as I have a Scandinavian heritage and also have traced lines back to the Northumberland area, and have also heard about the beautiful, remote landscape. However, this tour will be a lot of time spent scenic driving. The other tour will be rushed, but allow me to see Kent, Leeds Castle, with a stop at the cliffs of Dover. Which would you suggest?

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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?

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    • 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!

      Santiago

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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.

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    • Getting from train station to bus station

      Bangor Jul 18, 2016 at 12:07 PM

      Having problems finding out best way to get from the Bangor train station to the bus station. Are coming into train station on Monday evening July 25, and need to catch to bus to Caernarfon right away.

      Thanks!

      4 Answers Jul 19, 2016 at 8:53 AM
    • Passport Entry Stamps

      Holyhead Jun 10, 2016 at 2:17 PM

      Hi, we are non EU citizens planning to travel by plane to Dublin first and than with a ferry to UK Holyhead for London visit. We will obtain Irish and UK visas for this trip. My question is where does the UK entry passport control stamp takes place ? On the Dublin-Holyhead ferryboat or at the arrival to Holyhead by UK Border Staff ? Thank you in advance.

      8 Answers Jun 11, 2016 at 1:32 AM
    • Passport Entry Stamps

      Holyhead Jun 10, 2016 at 2:10 PM

      Hi, we are non EU citizens

      5 Answers Jun 11, 2016 at 1:22 AM
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      Ask advice on planning to Cardiff, Brecon & Snowdon

      Snowdonia May 15, 2016 at 7:35 AM

      Thanks to your advice. I still cannot figure it out how to plan my trip to these areas. Since I could spend about 4 days three nights to cover a trip including Cardiff, Brecon beacons national park, Snowdon mountain etc. Could some expert here give me some hints. Or I need more time if otherwise.

      24 Answers May 22, 2016 at 1:40 AM
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      Drive trip to Snowdonia national park

      Snowdonia May 14, 2016 at 8:14 PM

      As we will visit Wale and stay in Cardiff coming June, anyone have experience could advise if it is possible to have day trip to Snowdonia National Park as I will drive. As I will drive and bring my child, any suggested itinerary?

      10 Answers May 15, 2016 at 7:51 AM
    • Travel by train?

      Portmeirion Mar 20, 2015 at 9:39 PM

      Hi im want to go from London to Portmeirion, is there a tour company the goes from London to there for a day visit or a way I can take a train from Londton to there for the day?

      5 Answers Mar 21, 2015 at 1:53 AM
    • snowdon today

      Snowdonia Feb 23, 2015 at 12:38 AM

      Hi again do you think it is safe to walk Snowdon today.

      2 Answers Feb 23, 2015 at 5:25 AM
    • pier r tearooms

      Bangor Aug 7, 2014 at 8:38 AM

      Do you have s contact phone no for the pier tearooms

      1 Answer Aug 7, 2014 at 9:27 AM
    • Buses from Holyhead Port to other parts of England

      Holyhead Jun 16, 2014 at 1:39 PM

      Does anyone know if there any buses that leave from Holyhead Port to Manchester or Liverpool?

      2 Answers Jun 16, 2014 at 2:57 PM
    • Harlech station

      Harlech May 12, 2014 at 11:03 AM

      I have difficuty walking up hill, is there a bus from the station to the town?

      2 Answers May 12, 2014 at 11:28 AM
    • Snowdon challenge May 2014

      Snowdonia May 4, 2014 at 4:29 AM

      Hi there folks. Would first of all like to say I AM taking this very seriously, I will be fully prepared and fully kitted up. I have 4 weeks planning and getting mu kit together with 2 weeks left. I am going to attempt doing all 6 official ascents to the Summit of Snowdon. Starting May 19th to the 23rd 2014. I am physically ready but still training in preparation. The logistics of my kit took 2 weeks of planning and although some people think my kit may be over the top, I do not care as I will be prepared for almost any scenario. I have to do 2 routes on the same day and was planning to do the Snowdon ranger and the Rhyd Ddu path starting at 8am, straight up and down, of course depending on weather. Not doing this to prove a point, just set myself a personal challenge. My facebook page is Snowdonia challenge May 2014 absolute any advice is welcome or if you fancy joining me on any of the routes, please do shout up, thanks Steve

      7 Answers May 4, 2014 at 9:19 AM
    • TAXIS FROM BANGOR RAILWAY STATION

      Bangor Apr 23, 2014 at 8:34 AM

      Is it easy to pick up a taxi on arrival at the railway station or do you need to prebook?

      2 Answers Apr 23, 2014 at 9:17 AM
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      North Wales - Driving route - Tips

      Snowdonia Apr 17, 2014 at 7:16 AM

      I am planning to take the driving route starting from Halkyn where I am staying on Day 1 and follow Llandudno, Conwy, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Caernarfon, Porthmadog, Bala Lake and Aberystwyth. I wanted to include Holyhead, but seem to be a long travel. Can anyone suggest what I can add or remove in my route? I will be travelling with 2 kids (aged 9 and 5) and will be interested in any short stop-over on the route. Aberystwyth will be stay place on Day 2.

      5 Answers Apr 22, 2014 at 6:30 AM
    • Catching train after taking ferry from Dublin to Holyhead

      Holyhead Mar 12, 2014 at 8:17 AM

      We will be traveling in June from Dublin to Holyhead and then on via train towards Birmingham. We are wondering if making a reservation for the train is advisable. Problems I see with this are delays in the ferry and the length of disembarkation at Holyhead (we are US citizens). We'd prefer to make train reservations but aren't sure how much time we'd need to catch the train. Any experience info or advice would be great!

      17 Answers Mar 13, 2014 at 1:52 PM
    • wheelchair friendly restaurants in Barmouth

      Barmouth Feb 20, 2014 at 1:29 PM

      wheelchair friendly restaurants in barmouth

      1 Answer Feb 26, 2014 at 10:20 AM
    • Weekend to Bangor

      Bangor Feb 15, 2014 at 7:34 AM

      Is the Varsity bar for students only? Or can non students and tourists visit also?

      3 Answers Feb 15, 2014 at 8:39 AM
    • Good time to climb Snowdon?

      Snowdonia Jan 16, 2014 at 12:49 PM

      I appreciate the fact that the weather can change drastically in this part of Wales but as a general observation, would April be a good time for the climb?

      I apologize for asking a question that may have been repeatedely asked.

      4 Answers Jan 19, 2014 at 2:49 PM
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      Luggage storage while sightseeing?

      Caernarfon Nov 20, 2013 at 4:34 PM

      We will be arriving by bus on Sunday Dec. 1 to spend the day in Caernafon on our way to Shrewsbury. Is there any where we may store our luggage while we sightsee?

      1 Answer Nov 20, 2013 at 10:50 PM
    • Eating lunch in Portmeirion

      Portmeirion Oct 25, 2013 at 2:37 AM

      Apart from the castle, hotel, town hall and caffe glas where would you recommend eating for a casual snacky lunch in Portmeirion? Aslo the best cafe/tearoom for an afternoon snack. Thanks

      5 Answers Oct 27, 2013 at 7:37 AM
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      equipment for walking snowdon

      Snowdonia Oct 7, 2013 at 2:21 AM

      my wife and i would like to walk snowdon early next year.as beginners what sort of equipmenr would you advise

      5 Answers Oct 7, 2013 at 12:42 PM
    • what should we do

      Caernarfon Aug 14, 2013 at 3:28 AM

      hi visiting caernafon, for 1 week start 17th august , wife ,myself, 17/14 year old and 1 beagle dog , WHAT SOULD WE BE DOING /AND WHAT SHOULD WE NOT MISS, need to keep everyone happy, and of course best place to eat and drink, thanks.

      3 Answers Aug 14, 2013 at 7:07 AM
    • things to do in harlech/barmouth

      Barmouth Aug 13, 2013 at 3:35 AM

      hi i am going to harlech/barmouth for a weeks holiday this month and was wondering if there are any indoor activity venues for my 3 year old and 9 year old incase of a rainy day & also is there any fun places to take them please

      1 Answer Aug 13, 2013 at 12:25 PM
    • Diving in the Lake

      Bala Aug 5, 2013 at 10:40 AM

      Are you allowed to dive in Lake Bala?

      2 Answers Aug 5, 2013 at 12:11 PM
    • Living in holyhead

      Holyhead Jul 2, 2013 at 12:10 PM

      If you were buying a home in holyhead, which area would you choose?

      7 Answers Jul 3, 2013 at 8:19 AM
    • Amazing building

      Menai Bridge Jun 10, 2012 at 1:54 PM

      What is the Retreat , it looks fantastic

      2 Answers Jun 10, 2012 at 10:33 PM
    • Coaches at Caernarfon for Stansted airport.

      Caernarfon Dec 1, 2011 at 11:40 AM

      hello friends,

      Are there any direct coaches from Caernarfon to Stansted airport?

      thanks,
      mac

      4 Answers Dec 2, 2011 at 9:38 AM
    • Bus or Train info.

      Caernarfon Dec 1, 2011 at 11:31 AM

      Dear friends,

      I want to travel to Santander Spain.

      What is the nearest airport to Caernarfon that has international flights to Santander Spain.

      What is the best option to travel to this airport? Bus or Train?

      How long does it take by bus and by train?

      And where do I find the time table of the same?

      Your answers are precious help.
      Thanks in advance,
      mac

      7 Answers Dec 1, 2011 at 10:51 PM
    • getting there

      Llanberis Jul 18, 2011 at 7:00 AM

      any advice on how to get to llanberis by public transport ?

      2 Answers Jul 18, 2011 at 8:22 AM
    • New Loretta Hotel

      Llandudno Jul 13, 2011 at 11:34 AM

      Has anyone stayed at this hotel? Any advice of which are the best rooms to request? Thanks. Princess1931

      2 Answers Jul 13, 2011 at 12:28 PM
    • Dog friendly pub

      Dolgellau Apr 5, 2011 at 2:42 AM

      Is there a nice pub in Dolgellau where we could have a meal accompanied by a we behaved friendly Labrador?
      Sunic

      1 Answer Apr 5, 2011 at 9:33 AM