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      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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    • 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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    • one night in lake district

      Lake District National Park Sep 11, 2016 at 10:56 AM

      hi all,
      Me and my wife are going to Glasgow on 19th Sep, but we want to stay one night in lake district on our way, can anyone tell me any nice place in lake district to stay for a night, we will arrive there by 3 pm , so we will have half day to visit any nice place.

      kindly send your suggestions.

      Regards

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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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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      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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      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

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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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      transport between Heathrow and Cornwall

      England Yesterday

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

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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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    • Travelling to the Isle of Wight in December

      Isle of Wight Oct 24, 2014 at 3:26 AM

      our family, comprising 4 adults, an infant and a toddler, will be arriving from South Africa. Is it possible to get public transport from Bristol airport to the Isle of Wight ? We need advice as to whether to hire a vehicle at the airport ? what is the train and coach system like. We would really appreciate any information that you are able to give us

      9 Answers Nov 1, 2014 at 1:29 AM
    • Travelling to the Isle of Wight in December

      Isle of Wight Oct 24, 2014 at 3:26 AM

      our family, comprising 4 adults, an infant and a toddler, will be arriving from South Africa. Is it possible to get public transport from Bristol airport to the Isle of Wight ? We need advice as to whether to hire a vehicle at the airport ? what is the train and coach system like. We would really appreciate any information that you are able to give us

      7 Answers Nov 1, 2014 at 1:22 AM
    • Things to do with a teenager and a dog

      Isle of Wight Jul 15, 2014 at 6:49 AM

      Hi, we are travelling to the IOW next month, it will be myself, my teenage son and our small dog. We are trying to fill the week up and looking for places to visit/do, can anyone recommend anywhere, preferably that are dog friendly, or things suitable for a teenager. Thanks

      4 Answers Jul 28, 2014 at 3:36 AM
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      Quick day trip

      Isle of Wight Apr 6, 2012 at 2:43 PM

      We've decided to pop over to Isle of White for a day trip tomorrow. It was just a sudden thought, but I must admit I know nothing about the place, and have no idea what we should be on the lookout for. Hoping for any last minute ponters to what would be nice to check out. I understand there is a road all the way around, but not sure how far it is to do the full circle? Will be taking the ferry from Lymington to Yarmouth.

      9 Answers Apr 7, 2012 at 4:14 PM
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      Cycle round the IOW

      Isle of Wight Sep 6, 2010 at 10:43 AM

      Hi All
      Has anyone ever cycled round the Isle of Wight? I've found a few routes and wondered if anyone had any suggestions.
      We were thinking of doing about 40 miles one day and 20 the next; could anyone recommend a good stop off B & B? Of course that depends on the below;
      We'd like to start in Cowes (as that's where the ferry gets in) but am not sure which direction to start in; clockwise or anti-clockwise. Is one way hillier / head windier than the other?
      We have all done many 40-50 miles rides before on either hybrid or mountain bikes.
      Thanks for any help.

      2 Answers Sep 6, 2010 at 3:05 PM
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      off road biking around IOW

      Isle of Wight Apr 23, 2010 at 7:57 AM

      hello IOW

      a friend and i are planning to do the british heart foundation 100kmoff road ride around the IOW this june. anyone know the route? done it? can tell me how technical it is? how hilly?

      bhf.org.uk/events_and_volunt...

      any thoughts or ideas welcomed, we plan to stay a couple of days either side and it would be good to meet some grockles, no, i think we are the grockles... is that right?

      x tina x

    • Winter Nightlife for a male group of 30 something's

      Isle of Wight Jul 3, 2009 at 5:52 AM

      Hi There,

      I am trying to arrange a 30th bday trip away in Early December for a group of 7 males.......The pre-requisite is "not a City a city break". so have found some awsome accomidation in chale on the south coast of the island.

      We plan to spend a couple of nights at the lodge playing cards etc but would like one big night out with a classy lively friendly atmosphere till the wee hours of the morning.

      What is Isle of white like in December?

      Where do the youngish people go?

      Does anyone have any ideas?

      Any help would be really appreciated as i have exhausted google with not much joy :-(

      Many thanks
      Jonnie&Jessie

    • quarr abbey.

      Isle of Wight Jul 1, 2009 at 8:16 AM

      Can you advise me at what times the monks chant days and times thankyou.

      1 Answer Jul 1, 2009 at 9:03 AM
    • Weather/temperature in April

      Isle of Wight Mar 27, 2009 at 9:45 AM

      Hi..Me and my husband are travelling to Sandown during the easter weekend and are unsure of the temperature we should expect. I mean will it be mild where we can get into the sea or it's going to be pretty much like what we have in London, cold and gray?
      Any useful input will be of immense help

      8 Answers Mar 27, 2009 at 5:27 PM
    • DOG FRIENDLY BEACHES

      Isle of Wight Jan 5, 2009 at 3:07 PM

      Hi, Could anyone help me, i'm thinking of travelling to I.O.W with my family and small dog in July. I have looked on the tourist information pages for dog friendly beaches and have been rather confused by what i have read as it seems that all of the beaches have prohibited orders on them. Please can anyone tell me in plain english if there are any. Our dog is a much loved member of our family and loves nothing more than lazing on the beach under her doggie umbrella all afternoon people watching therefore before i go ahead and book anywhere I need to know that she is catered for when we arrive.
      Thanks.

      4 Answers Jan 30, 2009 at 12:01 AM
    • Beachcombing on the Isle of Wight

      Isle of Wight May 17, 2008 at 3:48 PM

      Can anyone recommend any good beaches for beachcombing? In particular I'm looking for sea (or beach) glass. I've been told there are some beaches near the needles which are good for this but having not been to the island before and only having a few days, would love to know where best to look. In fact, news of any good beaches anywhere in the UK for this would be great; it's been a particular passion of mine since I was a kid. Thanks.

      8 Answers May 18, 2008 at 8:49 AM
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      Weekend stay - early March

      Isle of Wight Feb 25, 2008 at 9:23 AM

      Hey,

      Me and girlfriend can travel Lymington to Yarmouth £59 return (great) however accomodation seems to be a minimum of £40 a night which means an extra £120 for the 3 night stay

      Hostels dont seem to be open in March, and we can camp, so is there any cheaper alternatives? How about hiring a small, 2 birth caravan? I can only see £300 a week 10 berth things?!

      Cheers all you locals!
      Chris + jess

      4 Answers Feb 22, 2009 at 10:35 AM
    • nightlife

      Isle of Wight Feb 13, 2008 at 9:58 AM

      hi..


      my parents are taking part in the classic Cowes week in july, so me and a friend decided to go along for a bit of a holiday and are looking for some lively clubs and bars. We're driving so they don't have to be in Cowes.

      Thanks, Alex.

      2 Answers Feb 28, 2008 at 1:21 PM
    • help! isle of wight to edinburgh advice needed for bestival

      Isle of Wight Aug 20, 2007 at 7:08 PM

      hi..
      i have a ticket for bestival but have to be at a wedding on the saturday in edinburgh!!!
      is it possible to fly to edinburgh and back within a day? is southampton the nearest big airport?

      2 Answers Aug 23, 2007 at 12:23 PM
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      London to Cowes?

      Cowes Jul 6, 2007 at 1:25 AM

      Hi,
      Could you assist with the most efficient way of getting from London to Cowes. I arrive at LHR in the morning and would like to know what is the best connection to get to Cowes.
      Also, is there a ferry connection between IOW and Jersey?
      Thank you.
      Kim

      6 Answers Jul 8, 2007 at 4:51 PM
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      Visiting June 17th for one week

      Isle of Wight May 29, 2007 at 12:18 AM

      Hey

      me and my partner are visiting IOW on June 17th for one week, we want beaches and horse riding, as well as nice walks, and would like to stay in a caravan on a caravan park.

      we have been over before for the day trip but never stayed, or done horse riding there. we like ventor too!

      could you advise us on where is good for these activities?

      cheers chris

      1 Answer May 29, 2007 at 12:46 AM
    • Seeking a room to live in the Isle of Wight

      Isle of Wight Oct 19, 2006 at 5:18 AM

      My name is Luis. I’m 29, male, professional and I need accommodation in Newport IW. I’m looking for a room in a home with friendly young people, or to share a flat or a house. I'm easy going, considerate and tidy. I have interests in music, photography and environment. I will be keen to meet like minded people. I will arrive the Island to start working at Horringford on December 1st, 2006 and I will stay there at least for ten months. If you have any information, or if you have a spare room in your house, or you know someone who has, please contact me.
      E-mail: polimfunktional@yahoo.co.uk
      Thank you very much. Have a nice day!

    • Cheapest Accomodation on the Isle of Wight

      Isle of Wight Jul 27, 2006 at 12:57 PM

      Hi,

      we make a trip on the Isle Of Wight. Can somebody help us, to find a cheap accomodation there? We would be glad for a recommandation.

      Sincerly,
      Hans

      5 Answers Sep 26, 2013 at 2:04 AM
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      Ferry + B&B

      Isle of Wight Jun 1, 2006 at 9:59 AM

      Do I need to make reservations for the ferry to the Isle of Wight? Can anyone recommend a nice B&B (with private bathroom and parking for motorcycles) for about £50 per room?

      Thanks

      2 Answers Jun 3, 2006 at 9:35 AM
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      Lovely Hotel?

      Isle of Wight Apr 4, 2006 at 7:56 AM

      Someone is treating us to a night or two away on holiday. I thought the Isle of Wight might be a good choice for May. We'd like a really nice hotel in a good location for seeing as much as possible. I think we'll probably take our car along. Best restaurants on the island? We need help!!

      2 Answers Apr 4, 2006 at 1:11 PM
    • Isle of Wight wihtout car

      Isle of Wight Mar 24, 2006 at 1:15 PM

      I am going to Isle of Wight in June for 4 days without a car and hope to rely on the bus service but need to base myself at one place/town to book accomodation. Looking for your recommendations on which area of island is best.Thanks.

      1 Answer Mar 24, 2006 at 2:14 PM
    • Is this Sandown or Shanklin?

      Isle of Wight Oct 13, 2005 at 5:48 PM

      I visited the Isle of Wight in 1994 and have a photo I can't identify. I did a circular tour but mislabelled some of the photos. Couls someone kindly tell me if this is in Sandown or Shanklin (?? elsewhere):

      travels.woodengems.com/v/cha...

      This picture is part of my photo album but I am NOT trying to get people to visit the photo album site, simply help me figure out where I went for a swim one day. Thank you.

      4 Answers Oct 15, 2005 at 8:09 PM
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      ExIsleOfWighter

      Ryde Sep 7, 2005 at 5:06 PM

      I used to live in Ryde from 1964 and went abroad in 1977 to join a Kibbutz in Israel. I used to go to Ryde Boys School opposite the Parish Church on Queens Rd, I wondered if any of the VT members living there or VTers whom have visited know if the Havenstreet Steam Railway is still going? I have not been back for over 20 years and curious what the old place looks like. I even remember going over to Afton Down in a butchers van to see the Isle Of Wight Pop Festival, I was only 11 so just drove by and heard Tiny Tim playing and Hendrix started to play as we were driving away.

      4 Answers Oct 21, 2006 at 3:53 AM
    • Never been before to Isle of Wight and searching for some advice on best areas

      Isle of Wight May 11, 2005 at 8:22 AM

      Hello, Ive never visited the Isle of Wight before and am thinking of going there for a 3 day stay in July. Which is the nicest areas to stay in. Im not familiar with any of the towns, but I saw some beautiful pictures of the island of meadows and forests and hills etc, but not sure whereabouts on the island, this scenery was and ideally Id love to stay in that kind of picturesque area. Does anyone know whereabouts in the island this is, or if not, which is the prettiest area to stay in on the isle of wight (the west side of the island?

      thanks for your help

      3 Answers Jun 9, 2005 at 7:37 AM
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      cowes regatta

      Cowes Aug 2, 2004 at 1:14 PM

      when is it?

      2 Answers Oct 21, 2006 at 3:54 AM
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      Places to Go

      Isle of Wight May 19, 2004 at 3:56 PM

      Hi, I want to take my girlfriend out somewhere on the Island but I want to go somewhere quiet, somewhere not many people go, but is accessable for buses etc so we can get there and back ok. Last weekend we walked along Ryde beach in the evening and that was good, but I want something a little bit different to supprise her. Got any ideas? Rob

      1 Answer May 22, 2004 at 2:24 AM