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    • alectrevor's Profile Photo

      Time to walk to high force waterfall

      Durham Oct 22, 2016 at 3:32 AM

      Is two hours enough time to walk from main road to High Force waterfall and back,?

    • Canterbury coach station to Northern France

      Canterbury Oct 10, 2016 at 12:18 AM

      Which places in Northern France can you get to from Canterbury coach station ?
      Which coach companies operate there ?

    • heathrow to reading

      London Oct 5, 2016 at 2:54 PM

      1. how do I travel heathrow to reading.
      2. is there sightseeing companies from reading to london and back to Reading
      3. what hotel you would recommend in Reading. 4* +

    • Travelling with expired h1b and valid i797

      Heathrow Oct 24, 2016 at 9:36 PM

      I am planned to travel in 2 days with spouse and kid from Los Angeles to Delhi via heathrow.
      My h1b visa expired in feb16.
      I have got valid i797 approved till 2018.
      Do i need transit visa?
      Can i get it at check in at Los Angeles at the time of travel?
      What all i can do if British airways denies me entry?
      M an Indian citizen.

    • Confused about bus vs heathrow connect option

      Heathrow Oct 24, 2016 at 10:02 AM

      I have an international flight arriving at terminal 3. I will have only carry on baggage. I will need to transfer to terminal 4 to catch a flight to Malta from another carrier (no affiliations with first flight). I will have my boarding pass to go to Malta.

      I am confused as to options. I have read to follow purple signs marked "flight connections" and catch a bus that will take me to terminal 4. I have also read to make my way to Heathrow Connect and take this to Terminal 4.

      Questions: where do you catch the connecting bus and it that something different from the central bus station shown on the terminal 3 map?

      Do I follow a different sign (not the purple flight connection sign) to take the Heathrow Connect?

      For a time crunch, what is the better option?

      I know that I will need to go through security at the new terminal but will I need to go through passport control?

      Thank you.

    • Heathrow transit

      Heathrow Oct 23, 2016 at 1:15 PM

      My wife is due to transit heathrow airport when she flies from Moscow to Shannon. Is there a border control between terminal 5 and terminal 2. I understand from the UK government website that a transit visa is not required if passengers do not pass through border control. However, British Airways insist that a transit visa is required. She will have bags checked to final destination in Moscow, so she expects to make a direct airside transit. Can you enlighten me please?
      Kind regards, David.

    • Stansted to London, sightseeing 2-4-1, London to Luton airport

      London Oct 15, 2016 at 12:58 PM


      We (1 adult and another 20 year student from EU ) are staying in London for last 7 days of January 2017, hotel is near Paddington station.

      Now I am looking for best transfer between airports, transportation in London city, to WB Studio London (Euston -> Watford Junction), journey to Oxford or maybe somewhere else and sightseeing (free museums and 2-4-1 offers.)

      Our Ryanair flight lands to Stansted on 25th January (Wed) 7.30am, and we fly back from Luton on January 31th 16:30 (Tue). So I'd like some advice on these things:

      1. How much time will we need in Stansted when we arrive to go from the plane to shuttle stop (bus or train)? Considering queues, passport checking (we are from EU), is airport very busy in these morning hours? Coach companies recommend to leave 1 hour, will it be enough? For example, in Paris Beauvais airport walking from plane to shuttle bus took us less than 10min, but France is in Schengen Area, and UK not :/.

      2. And flying back, it is recommended to be in Luton airport 2 hours before flight. With construction works going on in Luton, will it be enough? I read about huge traffic congestion to enter airport teritory and people leaving vehicles and going on foot miles not to miss the flight and some missing it. Can I trust coach companies written arrival time, will traffic situation be better in January? Or shortly, what time should I be in Luton airport, if Ryanair flight is 16:30.

      Now coaches and trains

      3. Infamous Easybus. In their website, I even found tickets for ~ 2-3~4£ (for two persons to and back it was around 12£ - similar to single shuttle ticket price) and 60min early/late availibility to board a coach. But do there exist people who were satisfied with Easybus services (whose bus came on time or just came, not full, and didn't have to take taxi to Airport). I heard that Easybus sell tickets to National express coaches, but the price is really lower than National Express. Do National Express tickets buyers have priority or something to Easybus buyers when bus arrives? (If arrives :D). Is there someone who had good experience with easy bus?

      4. National Express. I found "funny fares" from Stansted for £5 but if I correctly understand if we are late or early due to flight, we couldn't take other bus. (+£5 for ability to have flexible times makes me want to use Stansted Express train advance tickets for £8 (available 30days before). Stansted express ticket is available that day all hours?).

      National Express tickets from London to Luton airport on January 31 are for 12-13 pounds which are not very tempting. And these amendable but not refundable tickets, you have to amend the hour of travelling online in the website, you can't just board other bus which arrived in the place? Or what? How is National Express reliability?

      5. I saw Stansted Citylink to St. Pancras (£8) and Greenline to Luton (£10) coaches. Do they have flexible times, if we are late/early? And reliability? (Terravision resells these tickets as Easybus does with National Express :D)

      6. And lastly, I'd very much like a train to Luton airport. As we'll live in Paddington neighbourhood, I think to depart from St Pancras railway station. I saw that there are different train companies (Thameslink and East Midlands). Which would be better? Will we have to be on exact hour, or will ticket be valid all day (like Stansted express train)? And there is a bus from Luton railway station parkway to Luton airport, how long does it take, I hope it won't make us late to the flight if there is traffic congestion :(. I searched for train prices in this website: https:/… It now says £15,50 for a single ticket, but 12 weeks before journey there will be cheaper advance tickets. Does anyone know how much advance train tickets to Luton will be cheaper? And will they be tied to exact hour and minute or could I choose a time to board the train myself? I couldn't find this to make comparison to other means of transport.

      7. When I'll get to central London, I plan to buy 7day paper travelcard 1-2 zone from railway station to use 2-4-1 offers. But if I had Stansted express and train to Luton tickets, they would qualify for 2-4-1, right? So maybe 7day travelcard loaded on Oyster card would be better planning to go Watford Junction (WB Studio London). I guess I'll go there on Saturday to avoid peak/off peak pricing. How long before does WB announce their tickets, it's not available yet. P.S. I read about cheap decoy train tickets, but maybe I'll do without them.

      8. Living near Paddington, what attractions I could reach on foot and how much time it would take in realistic thinking? We don't have problem with walking, but if raining prefer not to get much wet :D. So transport card will be needed.

      9. From 2-4-1 offers my favourites are Tower of London and London Zoo. P.S. How is London Zoo in winter, are all animals available to see? What else are worth of visiting (not tourist rip-offs) from offers? I am planning to visit Natural History, British, Science, V&A, National Gallery museums and to escape possible bad weather. How queues to the museums will be in late January. :)

      So my main question is: what is the best budget- wise transport from Stansted and after seven days to Luton airport? The one reliable which won't make us miss our flight . And which hour to choose according to flight times?

      P.S. Sorry for such a long post, I just had to put my thoughts into written words. And thanks very much for your answers.

    • Heathrow Central Station to Hoppa - disabled passenger

      Heathrow Oct 24, 2016 at 5:50 PM

      My relative, who has limited mobility, will be travelling by coach to the Heathrow Bus Station, taking the Hotel Hoppa bus from stops 9 or 10, staying in a hotel for the night, then flying from T2 the next day. Whilst my relative is able to walk, she cannot do so for long distances or with luggage.

      I am concerned that she will have difficulty getting from her coach to the Hoppa bus stop, and then from the Hoppa bus stop to T2 Departures. I emailed the Heathrow special assistance team and received an unhelpful automated response. National Express have not yet responded. There is a Help Point with a telephone inside the Central Bus Station, but I'm not sure of the kind of assistance that can be provided.

      Any advice will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

    • Boxing Day Travel

      London Oct 24, 2016 at 10:10 AM

      I have a flight coming in heathrow on Boxing Day at 7am. Need to go through customs but not checking baggage. What is the fastest way to get to Stansted airport on this day?

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      Taxi from Moreton in marsh to Chipping Campden

      Chipping Campden Sep 27, 2016 at 10:53 AM

      Does twenty pounds sound reasonable? And yes I have the links to the taxis already but they seem to be connected.

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      Is it allowed and possible to bring big luggage on our rail trip to Edinburgh from London?

      London Oct 16, 2016 at 3:07 AM

      We are planning to visit Scotland from London this coming December 2016. My itinerary will be start in London on my first arrival, then on the 3rd day, I'm planning to go to Edinburgh by train for 5-6 days and I'm just wondering if is it possible to bring my big luggage about 24" and cabin luggage with me in the train to Edinburgh? or should I just leave the big luggage in the left luggage in London station? since this is my first visit to UK and Scotland, so it would be so appreciated if anyone can give us advise or suggestion for this matter. Thank you so much for your help.

    • Transport from Airport

      London Oct 17, 2016 at 11:49 PM

      Hi All,

      Wondering the best(cheapest and easiest) way of getting from Heathrow Airport to our Hotel in London?

      We will be arriving at 6pm on Boxing Day too if that effects anything..


    • How does my 4 days itinerary review sound?

      London Oct 24, 2016 at 11:56 PM

      Hi there

      Me and my partner are planning to go to London next year in Feb and we have already purchased the 3 Days London pass which seems a good value given we intend to go to some attractions more than it would have costed us to pay for. This is the London Pass i.e.

      We intend to go to the following attractions
      - Tower Of London
      - Hop on/hop off bus tour
      - Thames River Boat Cruise
      - Westmintser Abbey
      - London Bridge Experience
      - Tower Bridge Exhibition
      - Windsor Castle
      - Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
      - Wimbledon Tour Experience

      Will depart from HK & arrive Heathrow @ 5am and have already booked the Airbnb near Waterloo station (around 10 min walk). I assume we will arrive at place for check in at 7:30am given early in the morning (correct me if I am wrong) as I assume the waiting in the immigration may be less in early morning and that it takes an hour to arrive to the property? The host is very flexible for check in and allowed me to go as early as I wanted.

      So here is my rough itinerary plan and let me know what you guys think

      Day 1 (Friday) - Check in say @ 7:30am. Drop off the luggage and off we head to our first day trip

      We will head for London Hop On bus tour. Now I need to get/redeem the ticket to get activated. Given I am staying in Waterloo (near Archbishop Park/Herclues street around Lambeth North train station to be precise), so therefore where is the closest place I need to get to redeem the ticket given I am not familar with the place as we have a choice on the following places:

      11a Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0EP
      or bus stops @:
      Duncannon Street St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Stop G
      Park Lane Southbound Park Lane, Southbound, Coach stop at Marble Arch
      Aldwych West arm, Tourist Stop, Outside No. 1
      Kings Cross St Pancras Road, Bus Stop T
      Tooley Street Tourist stop, opposite London Bridge Experience 7 Tower Hill Tourist bus stop, opposite Tower Hill Station
      Tower Hill Tourist bus stop, opposite Tower Hill Station
      Parliament Square Stop C, HM Treasury
      York Road North of Chichley Street

      As I assume the bus tour starts at 9am, will ride around and then go to as in order (please correct me if I am going in the wrong order or whatever it suits the route best!)

      1) RIDE AND GET OFF @ Westminster Abbey

      2) Buckingham Palace (Hopefully we can see the change of guard @ 11:30am if weather permits and if that is the time that starts)


      3) Tower Of London

      4) Tower Bridge

      4) London Bridge Experience

      5) Borough Market (as I am aware it closes at 5pm, hopefully we can get there by 4pm to stroll around). This is NOT a MUST though


      I assume they will all be finished before the attraction closing time average @ 5pm?

      Day 2 (Saturday) - This is where it gets challenging! We want to go to Windsor Castle, Wimbledom Museum & the Wimbledon Tour experience. I would like to ask for your suggestion. Do you think we can go half day in WC and then go to Wimbledom afterwards? Or do you think it is too rush and requires a day to tour in WC? Because if so, we might have to sacrafice the Wimbledom and can go on the next day.

      As I assume that weekend is counted as OFF PEAK all day for train/tube?

      Because we got a London Pass, we can get FREE travel from Paddington to Windsor Castle, so we will catch the train from Waterloo to Paddington @ around 8:30am. Then from Paddington, we show our London Pass to the train staff & then we can get free travel to WC (according to the London Pass benefit) transferring in Slough. Assuming we arrive at 9:30am. How many hours you think is required to go to the whole castle as well as having a walk in Eton and maybe take a boat ride on the French Brothers boat? Because if you tell me "well, its going to take you the whole day", then like said, we will not go to Wimbledon or otherwise feel free to advice what time is good to take the train from Windsor Eton train station?

      Day 3 (Sunday) - Continuing with my London Pass, we can go:
      1) Thames River Boat Cruise starting @ 8:30am - ride for 1-2 hours round trip and I assume it finishes at Waterloo? Correct me if I am wrong.
      2) Have brunch
      3) Take train from Waterloo to Wimbledon tour & museum departing around 12pm.
      4) Finish at 3 or 4pm? Return back to London

      SUGGESTION AT NIGHT for dinner?

      Day 4: (Monday) Because my London Pass expires, I can go freely without any worries as in order:
      1) London Eye
      2) Big Ben
      3) St. Paul's Cathedral (not a MUST)
      4) Chinatown

      PLUS ANY OTHER SUGGESTIONS for the day/night?

      Day 5: Leave Heathrow airport for the 12:15pm flight. PS: What is the time recommeded to travel off peak to avoid rush hour from Waterloo station? 7:30am or 8am is ok?

      Sorry for the long message and would be appreciated for your comments and suggestions!


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      Car Hire UK Avis or Hertz

      England Oct 23, 2016 at 9:18 PM

      We are touring around the UK and plan on hiring a small car. We have narrowed our search down to either Avis or Hertz. Does anyone have any experience with either of these?
      We plan to pick up from York and drop off at Dover.
      Thank you

    • Travelling to Welling, UK from which London airport

      London Oct 7, 2016 at 2:52 AM

      I am travelling to Welling, London in Jan 2017 from Dublin with family. I would like to know from which London airport, I could catch a direct train to Welling train station, if this option is available.

      Otherwise what are my options?

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      transport between Heathrow and Cornwall

      England Sep 29, 2016 at 9:55 PM

      Besides driving, what are some good ways to get from Heathrow to Zennor in Cornwall?

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      Which 3 or 4 stars hotel nearby Kings Cross Station?

      London Oct 19, 2016 at 6:59 AM

      Hi, I need some advises for hotels nearby Kings Cross station that is clean, quite new but reasonable price and reachable by walk distance to Kings Cross station, and if possible with luggage storage facilities.
      Is The Nadler Kensington / Nadler Victoria hotel quite close to Kings Cross train station?
      Thank you beforehand for your help.

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      Where to drop hire car traveling Dover to St Pancras station

      England Oct 22, 2016 at 5:20 PM

      Hello All, We are touring around the UK with a hire car and would like to see Dover. We will then be traveling to Paris via Eurostar from St Pancras. Can you please suggest drop off locations (outside congestion zone) for our hire car to get back to St Pancras via train. Will most likely be hiring a car with Hertz. Thanks





    • Harwich, England to Edinburgh, Scotland

      by JanE2045 Online Now 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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      Cruise query

      by kyoude Online Now 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

      by DavidSchmees Online Now 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.

      6 Answers Jul 6, 2014 at 1:17 PM
    • how to get from pris to harwich

      by jbarth10 Online Now 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

      by KB_FB Online Now 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
    • 12pm flight out of Heathrow

      by Floriebuono Online Now 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
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      Harwich train station at port to Stansted Airport

      by LarryN3 Online Now 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

      by blondieblue Online Now 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

      by teriterese Online Now 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

      by 52karyn Online Now 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
    • Car Hire

      by mikjar Online Now Feb 2, 2011 at 6:34 AM

      I need to hire a car one way from Harwich Port to Gatwick Airport north Terminal,is this possible?Mike

      4 Answers Feb 8, 2011 at 1:41 AM
    • Question about early documents

      by crystaloftedahl Online Now Oct 21, 2010 at 7:41 AM

      Hi! I'm looking for quotes from Christopher Jones or others of his time about preparing for the Mayflower Voyage, charting the course, etc. Does anyone know of a place where I could look?

      3 Answers Nov 17, 2010 at 4:38 AM
    • Rental Car at Harwich Cruise Port

      by crazcruzy Online Now Apr 17, 2010 at 11:01 AM

      I would like to rent a car from the Harwich cruise port, but can't seem to find any. I found Hertz and Budget in other towns like Ipswich, however, can't find out if they can deliver a car or what would be the easiest (cheapest) way to go after the car. What would you do?

      Thanks for any help.

      3 Answers Apr 19, 2010 at 5:31 AM
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      Harwich, U.K.

      by litaplaza Online Now Jan 24, 2009 at 12:57 AM

      Will be visiting Harwich for the day in May. Any ineresting places to see and do? Can we walk from the port to town? Any suggestion? Thanks.

      5 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 5:12 PM
    • Help in Harwich

      by 123skybird Online Now Oct 14, 2007 at 2:27 PM

      We dock in Harwich and I need advice. We want to take the Dutchflyer to Amsterdam. We will have to take the night ferry because I'm not sure we could get off the ship early enough to take the morning trip. So we will have 12 hrs to "do" Harwich. I would also like to send one piece of baggage to Dublin, because I fear we'll be over the Aer Lingus baggage allowance. We're flying from Amsterdam to Dublin and then home. I'm trying to get rates from either the Postal service or
      UPS(Mailboxes etc.)It doesn't need to be overnight express because we'll be in Amsterdam for 4 days & Dublin for 4 days. Also, where could we store our bags while we sightsee? There are 4 of us ages 66-77, interested in history, military and good local food. Thank you for any help!!! Elenore PS-trip in April 08.
      Does the train station store items?

      2 Answers Oct 15, 2007 at 3:14 AM
    • Harwich to London

      by jalimon Online Now Aug 4, 2006 at 1:48 PM

      Hello My name is Juan, and I will be travelling in 3 weeks to London and then to Harwich to take a Cruise. My question is, what is the best way in terms of time and money to get from London to Harwich and then from Harwich to Stansted Airport.


      1 Answer Aug 4, 2006 at 2:35 PM
    • Getting from Heathrow to Harwich in Essex

      by ritacooney Online Now Apr 27, 2004 at 2:39 AM

      I will be traveling ton England in June and wonder if anyone knows the best way to get from Heathrow Airport to Harwich in Essex? I know ai Limo would work but want a less expensive option. Thanks in Advance for any help.

      3 Answers Jun 25, 2004 at 1:36 AM