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    • Will there be any public transport in Manchester on Boxing Day December 26 ??

      by dewijones Online Now Dec 22, 2016 at 7:43 AM

      Will there be any public transport in Manchester on Boxing Day December 26 ??
      thanks

      3 Answers Dec 22, 2016 at 8:07 AM
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      Manchester long-term car parking, driving in UK with a "wrong" car

      by GyuriFT Online Now Aug 6, 2016 at 5:18 AM

      I fly regularly to Texas. With a lot of electronics both way we strongly prefer non-stop flights.
      So far the DME-IAH flight of Singapore Air served us the best.

      In their infinite wisdom Singapore Air changed their flights to Munch / from Munich and to Moscow / from Moscow so neither can be used.
      Instead, they fly now from Singapore to Houston via Manchester.

      Questions:

      - What is the best way to get from Alsace to Manchester by car?
      - My car is quite "wrong" for UK, even with the right-hand drive car it's a challenge for me to drive there. How to manage that?
      - How the channel - tunnel operations do work? I do have a Title and a Registration - but not the usual European paperwork, so the curb weight of the car is not indicated. Do I need to contact the manufacturer for the weight data or it is irrelevant on the ferry or the train?
      - Normally (at least in RU) it is not rude to ask (in advance!) the airbnb host to park the car on his/her premises (i.e. in the garden or private driveway) while I am in Texas for few weeks.
      How is it in UK? Is it rude?
      - What is the best area in Manchester which is good for the airport transportation (and probably leaving the car for few weeks safely)

      Thanks

      9 Answers Aug 9, 2016 at 3:19 AM
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      premier league match ticket

      by MightyMo41 Online Now Jul 30, 2016 at 9:36 AM

      Hello everyone

      Would anyone suggest me a trusted website where i can buy a premier league match ticket?

      Thanks

      5 Answers Aug 3, 2016 at 12:56 PM
    • Manchester discount card

      by tommytog Online Now Jul 21, 2016 at 3:47 AM

      Hi,
      Is theMANCHESTERcard.com discount card worth buying?
      Tommy

      3 Answers Jul 27, 2016 at 1:17 AM
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      Travelling to Manchester- How to get there and what not to miss?

      by Cher29 Online Now Jul 17, 2016 at 3:16 AM

      So we will be going to Manchester from the 1-5 August. Here are a few questions. Thanks in advance for you answers! (P.s. I'm 20 years old and my brother's 17 years old. We will be travelling with our parents.)

      - We need to travel from Manchester Airport to Manchester Piccadilly Station. We were considering using the Northern Railway. We are four adults with four large suitcases and four small hand luggages. Is it possible to carry these with us on the train?

      - We will be staying at the DoubleTree by Hilton (near the Piccadilly station). What are some things that are not to miss in the centre? Like good restaurants and so forth.

      - We will be renting a car, so it is possible to go further. We were planning in going Trafford Centre and Chester Zoo. Any other must visit places?

      - We were thinking of stopping at Delamere and Blackemere Moss. Is that a good idea?

      Thank you for reading and looking forward for you answers :)

       

      9 Answers Jul 21, 2016 at 11:53 AM
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      transportation (liverpool to manchester)

      by stealthboi Online Now Jun 27, 2016 at 1:33 AM

      hello all

      i'll be coming in from liverpool and i really want to visit both old trafford stadium and etihad stadium. may i know the nearest station for the 2 stadiums? how do i go about it? i understand i can buy the tickets from thetrainline.com.

      please advise

      2 Answers Jun 29, 2016 at 6:50 AM
    • Manchester in May wardrobe

      by ecies Online Now Apr 26, 2016 at 9:24 PM

      I am visiting Manchester in May next year. I know its not hot but wondering how wintery my wardrobe should be, As it is coming up to our Australian winter I will be buying my clothes soon. Is a long coat needed or just a jacket. Is it warm enough with just long sleeved tops or is another warm item needed on top. Thanks Sue

      21 Answers Apr 27, 2016 at 5:40 PM
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      bustickets

      by Linse Online Now Apr 10, 2016 at 11:28 AM

      Hi
      Is it possible to buy tickets on board the x50 bus? Or is there a maschine near Piccadilly gardens?
      Thanks ☺

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2016 at 11:33 AM
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      Textiles in Manchester/Stockport

      by diamond_skies Online Now Jan 19, 2016 at 9:13 AM

      I will have a couple of days in Manchester and Stockport after a meeting and would like any recommendations for textile related museums and/or galleries in the area. Also, if you can recommend any good fibre shops, I would be delighted! :)

      Many thanks

      Jane

      12 Answers Jan 21, 2016 at 7:08 AM
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      Recommend a restaurant for celebrating a birthday

      by Linse Online Now Jan 18, 2016 at 10:48 PM

      Hi
      We are celebrating a birthday in Manchester and would like to find a really good restaurant in walking distance from Piccadilly gardens. Any suggestions?
      Thanks :-)

      4 Answers Jan 19, 2016 at 8:28 AM
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      Bored of staying in

      by Dekeboo Online Now Oct 16, 2015 at 8:26 AM

      Hi,

      I'm in Manchester for a few days solo & after spending one night in the hotel I have decided I want to go out tonight.

      The worst thing for me about solo travel is eating out & evenings. I hate it and as such tend to stay in and snack instead! :(

      Well, I've decided it's a hurdle I need to get over and no time like the present!

      So, Can any of you recommend a decent bar with a relaxed & friendly atmosphere? I just want to have a drink & people watch I guess.

      13 Answers Oct 17, 2015 at 2:54 AM
    • Manchester-Lon-Mumbai connection

      by mtj1974 Online Now Oct 7, 2015 at 7:17 AM

      Hi,
      I am travelling from Manchester,UK to Mumbai via London Heathrow. My flight is with BA throughout and my connecting flight is from Terminal 5 at Heathrow. I have about 1 hour between connections. Do I have to go through security screening again at Heathrow Terminal 5(where my flight from Manchester arrives) to connect with another BA flight from same terminal? I was told by the agent that my luggage will be transferred through to my final destination but I just forgot to ask about going through security screening at Heathrow. Any help is much appreciated.

      17 Answers Dec 11, 2015 at 10:13 AM
    • UK Transit Visa

      by waqas1234 Online Now Aug 3, 2015 at 9:55 PM

      I have student visa of Sweden. I'm applying for UK transit visa. Just confused that if i get visa and go UK airport, immigration officer can make problem for me and will not let me allow to cross uk border controls. If i get visa, then my visa will be valid for 48 hours and i will be officially allowed to cross uk border controls. but just worried if immigration officer can make problem for me?

      10 Answers Aug 4, 2015 at 6:46 AM
    • Car Hire Uk

      by LindsayRS Online Now May 29, 2015 at 11:24 PM

      Flying into Manchester in September and departing Manchester end of December.Wanting to hire or aquire a car for 3 to 3.5 months.Any ideas on the cheapest way to do this?Thanks.

      5 Answers May 30, 2015 at 4:23 PM
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      Places to stay between the airport and the stadium

      by AHembree Online Now Apr 18, 2015 at 1:37 PM

      Hey all,
      I am planning a trip to bring my son to watch a Liverpool match, and we will be flying into the Manchester airport. I would like to find a reasonably priced hotel located between the two places. We are from the US, so I don't know anything about the area.

      20 Answers Sep 1, 2015 at 11:49 PM
    • Manchester Airport Terminal 1 - Short Stay Car Park

      by hannahmayy Online Now Apr 12, 2015 at 11:43 AM

      Hi,

      I'm going traveling in a few weeks and my parents want to drop me off and come into the terminal to make sure i'm checked in all right. I was just wondering about parking.

      I've read about the multi storey and that being the best option, but how & where do you go about paying? especially as they'll only be parked for 30mins - 1hour.

      Complete novice to this sort of thing. I'm normally just dropped off and that's that. So any help will be more than appreciated

      Thanks

      3 Answers Apr 13, 2015 at 6:56 AM
    • Bus service 18 at Manchester airport

      by SyahirIda Online Now Mar 28, 2015 at 6:04 PM

      Hi, which airport terminal is bus service 18 located at? I am taking this bus to Sale Metrolink station. And at the airport, where can I purchase wayfarer tickets?

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2015 at 6:54 PM
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      in Manchester for 4 nights

      by sparkieplug24 Online Now Feb 1, 2015 at 2:38 AM

      Hi we will be in Manchester in April for 4 nights we will be arriving on Easter Monday late afternoon we are mixed group of adults and teenagers with the youngest being 14 year old football/dancing/shopping mad girl. We will be staying out at Salford quays basically because I know this area reasonably well and we plan on spending lots of time in the Trafford/Salford quays area. As yet nothing is set in stone other than the hotel and we don't mind travelling into city centre from Salford Quays on the tram its one of the highlights for one of the party and are I'm well aware of the arguments for and against staying in the city centre but what can I say I like the quays area and have stayed at a few different hotels in this area and ten - twenty minutes travelling on a tram is really not an issue for us.

      I should state two of the party have learning disabilities so looking for lots of different suggestions on things we can do other than museums and shopping. Id spend the entire time in the various museums lol but that's just me. One of the party quite likes trailing around the museums, one is indifferent and the 14 year old attention drifts if she spends more than ten minutes doing anything

      our plans so far and this is no particular order is this

      One day would be spent
      old Trafford tour (they all football daft Im indifferent to be honest and I'd rather go to the city ground but was told no)
      imperial war museum well you know we have to .
      lowery outlet village and walk over for a look at media city uk (maybe not sure yet)
      and also a trip to the cinema in the evening (either this day or the day we arrive)

      another day
      would be spent in the city centre
      we will be going to the corrie tour (I know I know but we are all corrie fans)
      museum of science and industry (how long should we plan to spend here I was thinking 2 hours)
      other than that suggestions of other things we could do in the city centre also I been looking at the shuttle bus that goes between the various places in city centre are these really free??? Yes I know it says it on the website but coming from an area of the country where they would charge you for thinking about getting on a bus if they could get away with it Im just making sure I did not misread this piece of information.

      the third day
      we would be planning on going to the Trafford centre
      while at the Trafford centre we would be doing some shopping and also bowling at namcos (keeping the bowling mad boys happy).

      so what you all think and suggestions of other things we could do alterations we could make btw we wont be doing the Lowry :-( I've been before and I don't think anyone else in the group would get anything out of it.

      I have been looking on this site and others for ideas but it mostly seems to be museum type activities not sure how two of the party would cope with a whole trip trailing around the museums and shops. So any suggestions for activities that are not museums or museums that are mostly all interactive and good fun

      13 Answers Apr 18, 2015 at 2:44 AM
    • April in Manchester

      by SyahirIda Online Now Jan 11, 2015 at 4:19 PM

      Hi, i put up a post last wk and after some feedback i redo back my itinerary . Need your views and advice if there is any. I decided to stay in Manchester for my whole trip there plus rent a car for transportation.
      1st day - Reach about noon. Check in hotel. Maybe check out nearby area
      2nd day - Drive up to Buxton, Castleton and Harthesage for country sightseeing. If time permit drive to Sheffield.
      3rd day - Need your view is it possible to drive down to London make a day trip then evening drive up back to Manchester. Or should i just take the train to London ( but the tickets are expensive) if not, any suggestion where i can head to for sightseeing & shopping apart from Manchester
      4th day - Old Trafford tour & explore Manchester
      5th day - Matchday (Manutd vs Mancity) since most likely it be push to Sunday.
      Questions:
      - Hows the traffic in Manchester, Sheffield & Buxton
      -Any road or peak period i should avoid driving
      -Matchday (should i drive)
      - Weather in Manchester (April)
      -Shopping tips in Manchester
      -Any advice applicable to this trip.

      9 Answers Jan 14, 2015 at 8:51 AM
    • Watch Manutd match (vs Liverpool) and Old Trafford tour

      by SyahirIda Online Now Dec 30, 2014 at 4:30 AM

      Hi, me & my wife are Manutd fans from Singapore. We planning visit UK nxt March 2015 and Manchester is a must stop for us. We travelling between 19th - 26th March and I realised that its Liverpool vs Manutd (21-03-15) at Anfield.
      (1) Where can I buy the match day tickets ? The official website needs to ballot and i'm scared that we won't get the tickets there. I have read some forum recommending to buy it online but some say to be careful of scam.
      (2) Any budget hotel or inn which is nearby Old Trafford. We arriving on Thurs (19th) so thought of going Old Trafford tour nxt day (Fri - 20th) followed by watching matchday football nxt day (Sat -21st)
      (3) Since its away matches at Anfield, how long the journey from Manchester to Anfield and what mode of public transport should i take.
      (4) Is it safe for us tourist to travel away to Anfield .. haha
      Hope to get some helpful tips here.
      Thanks in advance.

      4 Answers Jan 1, 2015 at 1:40 AM
    • Walking distance?

      by Hodgsons Online Now Sep 17, 2014 at 11:19 PM

      Hi - can we walk from long stay (outdoor ) car park for T1/3 at Manchester airport to Bewleys hotel also onsite?
      Thanks!
      Regards
      Hodgsons

      5 Answers Sep 18, 2014 at 7:49 AM
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      Manchester Airport

      by svetlanaM1 Online Now Aug 3, 2014 at 4:18 AM

      Hello, Friends! My aircraft is to land at 16-30. I'll need to pass the passport control and take my trunk away then. I'am going to buy 18-00-hour Nothernrail ticket to Edinburgh. Is it 1h and 30mins enough to catch this train?

      Thanks in advance.

      Sveta

       

      5 Answers Aug 3, 2014 at 2:03 PM
    • distance in miles

      by robroymcgregor Online Now Mar 28, 2014 at 11:54 AM

      how far is wythenshaw forum from piccadilly train station in miles in a taxi how much should it coszt

      3 Answers Mar 29, 2014 at 1:03 PM
    • coronation street

      by davio1313 Online Now Mar 17, 2014 at 3:35 PM

      how long does it take to get to coronation street from manchester piccadilly.how much in a taxi.

      4 Answers Mar 18, 2014 at 5:26 PM
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      Terminal 1 or 3

      by Blahnix Online Now Mar 13, 2014 at 12:44 PM

      Hi, Does anyone know which terminal in Manchester airport I would leave from this coming Saturday, flying to Lyon, France.
      My booking confirmation states T.3 but the reminder email I received states T.1 which leaves me confused.
      I have looked on the site and it states T.3. I have tried to telephone but after holding for 20 minutes had to give up holding so, please, please if anyone has flown to France from Manchester airport recently, with easyJet please ease my mind and let me know ASAP.
      Many thanks

      10 Answers Mar 14, 2014 at 10:44 AM
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      Transportation and attractions in Manchester?

      by SusanfromCanada Online Now Mar 8, 2014 at 4:13 PM

      Hello,
      After we get off the train at Manchester, Picadilly, how far is it to the set of Coronation Street and what type of transportation do you recommend to get there? Do you recommend certain attractions as must see in Manchester?

      20 Answers Apr 28, 2016 at 12:10 AM
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      Trains and planes

      by Dabs Online Now Feb 11, 2014 at 7:26 PM

      I'm starting to get my UK adventure booked and this is what we're doing (I think). I'm flying into Edinburgh and then will travel to Manchester where I will meet Mr. Dabs and pick up a car.

      1) where should we pick up the car? Airport? Train station? (if we take the train back to London)
      2) what's the best way for me to get between Edinburgh & Manchester? Are advance tickets much cheaper?

      Then we will meander through England, Wales and then loop back up to Manchester where we will drop the car and take a train back to London Friday afternoon/night. We're flying out of LHR VERY early Sunday and Mr. Dabs loves to spend Saturday in London. Based on what we're seeing and my already booked Highclere tickets, the Manchester to Manchester loop makes more sense than dropping the car in London (and paying a drop fee)

      1) what's the best way to get back to London from Manchester? I found Virgin trains which had advance tickets for 12.50£, I saw that there was a bus, but it looks to be about twice as long. Is there another train? Megatrain (which I believe is just the regular train with a special car) doesn't seem to exist.

      16 Answers Feb 15, 2014 at 4:01 AM
    • Bus service 192

      by Jollyjapes34 Online Now Feb 11, 2014 at 1:23 PM

      I will be travelling from Stockport on bus service 192 to Manchester but want to go to the Opera House theatre - could you tell me if this service goes near or do I have to go into Manchester and catch another bus out to the theatre.

      Bill

      5 Answers Feb 13, 2014 at 4:49 AM
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      Epl matches

      by JosephW10 Online Now Jan 16, 2014 at 1:29 AM

      Hi everyone !

      I will be in Manchester this weekend from 17th jan till 20th jan.

      Please advise me how to buy a ticket to watch either Manchester United, Manchester city, arsenal, Liverpool or Chelsea match.

      All the tickets are sold out online or only available to members.

      Appreciate your help!

      Thank you !

      Cheers,
      Joseph

      7 Answers Jan 16, 2014 at 7:28 AM
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      I would like to see The Theatre of Dreams!

      by MarekH Online Now Nov 5, 2013 at 7:29 AM

      Hello everyone!
      I go to Manchester for a few days. Could you recommend some places which are worth seeing? I'm a big fan of Manchester United, So especially i'd like to see old trafford. Could you tell me how to get there?

      Thanks for all your answers & your help! :)

      4 Answers Nov 5, 2013 at 1:04 PM