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    • BALLOON FIESTA ACCOMMODATION

      Bristol Yesterday

      Am coming to Bristol for the balloon fiesta - any reccommendations on where to stay??

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    • 15 hour transit/ stopover?

      London Jul 3, 2016 at 2:57 PM

      Hi all!
      I am soon to be travelling to Mauritius with my 2 small children from London.
      We have a 15 hour transit.
      My daughter has learning disabilities, she will be using her pushchair.
      I was wanting to know about assistance at Dubai and what I can arrange prior to travel. Any advice gratefully received.

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      premier league match ticket

      Manchester 11 hours ago

      Hello everyone

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

      Thanks

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    • cheap shoes?

      Teignmouth Jul 27, 2016 at 3:18 PM

      Where can i get shoes (Trainers) for not more than £10?

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    • Manchester discount card

      Manchester Jul 21, 2016 at 3:47 AM

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

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      Around Wiltshire area

      England Jul 17, 2016 at 2:42 AM

      I would like your ideas of where to use has a base to stay and visit other places by bus ( mainly ) or train. Which is best connected? - My places i wish to visit are, Swindon, Didcot rail centre, Salisbury, Amesbury, Devizes, Marlborough , and Winchester. I would stay 4 or 5 nights, would two bases be any good ? Would not go to all places Thanks.

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    • this weekend

      Goathland Jul 1, 2016 at 1:55 PM

      What is happening this weekend in gothland

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    • Transit Time

      Heathrow Jul 27, 2016 at 6:04 AM

      Thank you in advance for the help and advice.

      We are flying into Heathrow from Charlotte, USA on American Air. We then are connecting on to an Iceland air flight to Iceland. Since Amerian Air, and Iceland Air, do not share ticketing or baggage, I have to purchase two separate tickets. I will have to go thru passport control upon arrival into Heathrow, claim my baggage, exit the airport, find the correct terminal in which Iceland Air is departing from, then recheck my baggage at the Iceland Air counter, go back thru security, and,,,,,sit down.

      My question is, how long will it reasonable take to do the above?

      Thanks again.

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    • live music during the day

      London Jul 26, 2016 at 12:48 PM

      live music during the day

      Hi, I'm going back to London with my girlfriend in a couple weeks and we were wondering where was the best place to find live music during the day on a Saturday? We're partial to a few pints and a bit of acoustic.

      Cheers

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    • Transportation from Southampton to Heathrow

      London Jul 8, 2016 at 6:45 AM

      How can I get from the port Southampton to the airport Heathrow?

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    • Deciding between 2 hotels in London

      London Jul 1, 2016 at 3:53 AM

      I need advice in choosing between two hotels (London house hotel in Bayswater) and (Bladford near madame tussauds). The first is less expensive, slightly larger room, better rated, but I hear the location is crowded. The bladford is nice, but more expensive, but the location seems nicer than bayswater. Any ideas/advice? thank you!

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      Pub suggestions to catch a Tottenham match

      London Jul 25, 2016 at 4:05 PM

      Hello,

      My son & I will be visiting London in September, and although Tottenham is playing during that time, we can't fit an "away" game into our schedule. Is it customary for fans to go out and watch matches at pubs, as we do American football in the US? If so, we're looking for a fun and energetic Tottenham "friendly" pub to catch a match while we're in town. Thanks!!!!

      -sass

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    • london travel

      Watford Jul 25, 2016 at 1:55 PM

      i want to get in to london and back from central watford where i'm staying with my family, which stations are the easiest to travel between for all the tourist stuff bearing in mind we've never done it before and are extremely nervous, thanks in advance

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    • English Teaching Courses in Asia

      London Jul 16, 2016 at 12:11 PM

      In which country in Asia can I follow a world class English teaching course? I'd like a 4 - 6 week intensive course. Which one is the best value for money?

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    • Place for dinner and drinks

      London Jul 15, 2016 at 2:43 AM

      Hi,
      Was wondering if there is any good place for dinner and drink around London eye? Taking team out tonight (5 of us), would like to be able to chat and connect with them while we drink. Budget £200. Thanks.

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    • accomodation east london

      London Jul 6, 2016 at 11:23 PM

      clean dwelling,for Mum Dad and young daughter air bnb etc reasonably priced in east London
      thank you Robert

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    • Best Hotel to Stay in London?

      London Jul 22, 2016 at 11:50 AM

      Hi I will be visiting London in month of August! So please guide me the best hotel to stay in Cheers!

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    • Transit without visa UK

      Heathrow Jul 19, 2016 at 4:45 PM

      I landed in Canada from india on 31st May,2016 via london.I had a stopover of 14 hours and I was given Transit without visa for 24 hours landside for overnight stay,since I was having entry visa to Canada.Now that I am moving back to India with same stopover of 14 hours at London.But this time its morning and my flight will depart at 20.45 in evening from London .My PR card had been applied but same is not reached as yet.My question is will I be able to get Transit without visa for staying in nearby hotel,as I am travelling with kids ?Secondly,my departing terminal is T4,where hotel heathrow is connected via covered walkway,Can we go to this hotel straightway or need to cross Immigration as well ?Pl.advise.
      My ticket is one single ticket from Canada to india with stopover at London.

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    • Accessing Terminal 2 from Terminal 3

      Heathrow Jul 14, 2016 at 11:33 PM

      I am new to VT and apologize if similar posts show up. I think my previous questions have not posted due to my email not being verified so I am trying again.

      My wife and I will be flying British Airways arriving terminal 3 and leaving terminal 5. We have a 6 hour layover in Heathrow and would like to access the United Club Lounge located in terminal 2.

      It is my understanding in reading other posts that you can only have access to the terminal you are leaving from. However, I have also read something about terminals 2 and 3 being connected by a walkway. Does this mean that if we fly into terminal 3 we could have access to terminal 2 even through we are not flying out of there? Or is there a security check point between terminal 3 and the United Club Lounge we would be trying to get to in terminal 2.

      Thanks so much!

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    • What is the nearest YHA or backpackers to Canada Water tube ??

      London Jul 4, 2016 at 3:28 AM

      What is the nearest YHA or backpackers to Canada Water tube ??
      thanks

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      Travelling to Manchester- How to get there and what not to miss?

      Manchester 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 :)

       

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      Easiest way to get to Victoria Station from Heathrow

      London Jul 27, 2016 at 11:46 AM

      Hi! I'm looking for the easiest, not necessarily the quickest, way to get to Victoria from Heathrow. We will be traveling on a Saturday morning around 10:00. I have a 7 day travelpass covering zones 1-4. The less transfers, the better. Time is not necessarily of the essence, as we cannot check into our hotel until 14:00. We are traveling from the US for a 10 day stay, so will have at least 1, if not 2 bags each.

      Thanks for your help!

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      London pass

      London Jul 4, 2016 at 5:20 AM

      How useful or value for money is 'The London Pass'?

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    • T3 passport control waiting time at 7pm on a mid-Oct Sunday

      Heathrow 19 hours ago

      I am holding non-EU passport and have another connection to T4 in 2:50hrs after landing at T3. Since I am on two different ticket despite they are BA/MH, 'given the change in oneworld rules, I don't think BA will grant me any exception to check through my luggage. I want to see if that time of the day is the quiet or peak hours at T3. There will be an A380 from Dubai 15 mins before my flight and another Garuda flight landing at similar time as mine. The good thing is once I am at T4, I have Fast Track access, so this could save a bit of hassle and time.

      My other option is to only take hand luggage, but this will be my last resort as I want buy some local wines in Spain.

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      Considering a first time stay in Paddington station area vs. Gloucester Road underground area

      London Jul 22, 2016 at 10:45 AM

      We have often stayed by Gloucester Road underground stop and this time considering Paddington as different area to visit and to use one of the Heathrow trains from Paddington station to LHR. We have a relatively early flight, 10:00 am departure from terminal 3 and thought this might be easier than a hotel directly at the airport the night before or a taxi from Gloucester Road underground area. We didn’t consider the Tube with the luggage and the travel time it would take. Gloucester area is nice, can that be said of Paddington station area too, considering the pubs, restaurants, sights, people, etc. All comments and suggestions are greatly appreciated. Also, thanks to all that answered my June posting.

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      Taxi rates

      Banbury Sep 9, 2015 at 1:47 PM

      Can somebody tell me what are taxi rates in Banbury. Also any recomendations for a reliable taxi company, please. I need a taxi ride for 4 days in town. Thanks!

      3 Answers Sep 9, 2015 at 10:12 PM
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      Has anyone know a cheap shipping company in Oxford?

      Oxford Nov 21, 2014 at 9:55 AM

      I need to ship a few packages to Spain and all the companies I found are really expesive....the only average price I found was from www.onestopworldwide.com but I can't find online any review about this company. Has someone used it before?

      Thanks

      5 Answers Nov 25, 2014 at 8:18 AM
    • Nice villages to stay near Oxford

      Oxford Aug 15, 2014 at 12:16 PM

      Hi

      We are travelling down from North Lincolnshire to Dorset and would like to stop off both on the way there and the way back to break up the journey. We will be going via the A34 past Oxford and wondered whether anyone would be able to suggest any nice villages (not to far from the A34), with a good pub and possibly a nice walk we could do. If anyone also knows of good accommodation this would also be much appreciated.

      Thanks in advance.

      6 Answers Nov 17, 2015 at 8:16 AM
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      One day trip - what to see

      Oxford Jul 11, 2014 at 7:04 AM

      I am going on a day trip from London to Oxford by train along with my wife and 2 daughters (almost 8 hours in hand). We wanted to do city center walk tour and visit trinity college. Please suggest what are the places must see and what is best to avoid?

      5 Answers Jul 11, 2014 at 9:58 AM
    • how many nights in Oxford Area

      Oxford Jun 5, 2014 at 8:11 PM

      We are just beginning planning our second trip to Britian. Coming from the US (dallas) the last time we spent a week in London and 4 nights north including York and Blenheim Castle areas etc. This time we plan to spend 4-5 nights in London, and then 6-8 nights driving around. The other areas on our list include Portsmouth, Stonehenge areas, and Oxford, the cotswolds, Stratford on avon and Warwick Castle. We are big Inspector Lewis/Morse and Downton Abbey fans. Im trying to figure out how many nights we should allow for the oxford area, and whether we can just stay there and visit the cotswolds, Stratford on avon and Warwick, or should we just concentrate on Oxford, and then move on to a hotel/b&B at the other places? Again, just starting to plan - so any advice appreciated. We don't like to be scheduled every minute but to allow some down time to enjoy the country and its citizens. Thanks!

      3 Answers Jun 6, 2014 at 8:27 AM
    • The Lamb pub

      Burford May 29, 2014 at 1:41 PM

      Has anyone been there recently for a Sunday meal?

      1 Answer Jun 17, 2014 at 2:53 AM
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      pronunciations

      Oxford May 9, 2014 at 3:45 PM

      I want to know before I arrive.
      How would someone from Oxford pronounce:
      Example: Cherwell (Char/well)
      Punt
      Isis
      Magdalene
      Pembroke
      Rarebit
      The call of a coaswain
      Jennings.David.Alan@gmail.com

      5 Answers May 12, 2014 at 2:17 PM
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      How cold is it?

      Oxford Feb 10, 2014 at 9:20 AM

      We're arriving in London this coming Thursday Feb. 13th. What should we wear? How cold is it?

      17 Answers Feb 13, 2014 at 9:29 AM
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      Flea Market, Car Boot or antique/curio sale on August 24 or 25 in Oxford, Headington or Iffley?

      Oxford Aug 13, 2013 at 3:43 PM

      Looking for a good Flea Market, Car Boot or antique/curio sale on August 24 or 25 in Oxford, Headington or Iffley? We will be arriving by rail or the bus from London and will be visiting a pub in Headington and St. Marys church (not for the services) in Iffley by foot or public transportation while in Oxford. Please advise the address or general location of the flea market, etc. All comments are appreciated. Thanks in advance, Chuck
      Sorry I posted this in London by mistake.

    • Luggage

      Oxford Jul 15, 2013 at 5:53 PM

      I will be in Oxford in a Saturday and need for store a couple of bags for 3 hours while walking around. Any suggestions?

      3 Answers Jul 18, 2013 at 11:51 PM
    • karaoke

      Oxford Mar 25, 2013 at 1:22 PM

      Hi just wondered if anyone knows of any karaoke booths you can hire like lucky voice pods? Not interested in karaoke nights in pubs etc just the rooms/booths
      Thanks!

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      Best times to visit Oxford

      Oxford Nov 21, 2012 at 6:35 AM

      I hear Oxford can become quite crowded. Is there a particular time of the year Oxford considers an "off season" (sometime when it is less crowded)?

      5 Answers Nov 21, 2012 at 12:01 PM
    • Schooltrip to oxford

      Oxford Nov 13, 2012 at 7:51 AM

      We, two teachers from the Netherlands, are planning a schooltrip to Oxford->Hastings.
      We're staying in Oxford for 2 days one day we can fill easily ofcourse but were looking to visit some things in the neighbourhood with our students.
      Does anyone have any suggestions of place to visit with a large group of students ages 14-15?

      Thanks in advance

      10 Answers Nov 25, 2012 at 10:42 AM
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      Oxford during xmas time. Is it worthy?

      Oxford Nov 11, 2012 at 6:42 AM

      Hullo there,
      I'm planning a trip to England between xmas and new year's day.
      I would like to visit Oxford but I'm afraid that during those days everything will be closed. I mean: university, literary tours, etc.
      What do you think about it? Is it worth a try or is it better to re-plan (maybe during easter holidays)?
      Thank you.

      5 Answers Nov 17, 2012 at 11:38 PM
    • Where to stay and visit?

      Oxford Sep 22, 2012 at 2:25 PM

      Hi,

      I'm going for a few days to Oxford and would like to stay in a hotel which is in the city centre or is easy to travel to by foot/short bus trip etc.

      I saw holiday inn, but is that actualy in town or is it difficult to travel to from the train station?

      And could you also recommend what are 4 or 5 "must see" places when visiting Oxford. Meuseums old architecture....whatever anything interesting really.

      Thanks :)

      8 Answers Sep 24, 2012 at 12:39 PM
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      Driving in the UK countryside.......

      Oxford Sep 17, 2012 at 12:11 AM

      Hi,
      I intend to rent out a car from Hertz in Oxfordshire..... I have never driven abroad and hence have a few queries
      1) What does the term "unlimited miles included" mean? Also, what all forms of "insurance" or "additions" are a must to be safe (the website lists a huge range of can-be-chosen-inclusions)
      2) How far is this place "Osney Mead - Ferry Hinskey Road" from the centre of Oxford town or Oxford Railway Station?
      3) Whereas where we live, parking is not very heavily regulated & One can always find a familiar road or a parking lot to push the car into; however, in a place like London I am sure this would not at all be the case. However, in these small towns, like Chipping Camden or Bourton on the water or the Slaughters is parking regulated extensively and what does one do in case one doesn't know of parking spaces..... Also, is it a crime to just park by the roadside when one travels from a village to another
      Please help... As this will form the basis of my decision to drive or take the bus...
      Cheers
      Francis

      7 Answers Sep 17, 2012 at 10:04 AM
    • Realtors in Oxford

      Oxford Sep 10, 2012 at 2:12 AM

      Hi all,
      I know it's not really a "travel question", but I am starting a job in Oxford in three months and 'm planning to visit from New York for a few days to do some preliminary apartment hunting. My question is: how do real estate agents operate in Oxford (and, I guess, in the UK in general)? Is it like in the US, where you hire an agent and he/she searches for an apartment for you from all available sources, explains the process, helps with paperwork and, then, takes a 1 month commission? Or is it that the agent is solely a representative of his agency and shows you only those apartments which his agency is listing? I've emailed a couple of agents but they were sort of unclear. My web searches also didn't help much. If anyone has had experience in this department or can point me to a good website I'd really appreciate it!
      Thanks!

      9 Answers Sep 10, 2012 at 1:00 PM
    • One day in Oxford

      Oxford Aug 23, 2012 at 12:13 PM

      I am planning on spending one day in Oxford (it is a tuesday) and wanted a litlle help with my itinerary. I get there, by train about 10:30 am and leave early evening, 7:30 back to london.
      I am planning on taking one of the walking tours in the afternoon, but I just need to know if there is anything that is DO NOT MISS. I am a huge book nerd ( I hear there are great book stores), literature buff ( I want to see some Lewis Carroll/CS Lewis/JRR Tolkien related things) and I love good archetecture

      Thank you!

      9 Answers Aug 29, 2012 at 6:12 PM
    • What are the are steps to take english course in oxford?

      Oxford Aug 2, 2012 at 8:45 PM

      Hello yahoo answer professional guys,

      I am Mahdi from Sudan (in Northern Africa and I finally got some money to take an english course for IELTS in oxford. The thing is I never traveled before and I dont know the steps to do so . Add to that I also need to book online, transfer money and make a plan to make the best of my 2-3 weeks stay. Can someone please who went to oxford before or knows about it give me steps to make the most of my travel or at least just steps to get there or any general pointers or any mistakes that I shouldnt make.

      I got a passport and a bank account. And I choose oxford because I always wanted to go there. I am 21 years old. First goal is to prepare for and pass IELTS. Then visit places where I can do new things that are exclusive to oxford and visit colleges.

      Sorry about my bad english language , thats why I need an english course

      THANKS,

      5 Answers Aug 5, 2012 at 12:10 AM
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      Oxford from Toronto

      Oxford Jun 6, 2012 at 11:30 AM

      My brother is trying to get into Oxford this summer, but his dates fall right near the beginning of the Olympics and plane prices to London from Toronto are insane! We have low-cost flights from Toronto to Manchester (and then he'd have a 3-hour train ride--not bad for a Canuck), and I've also suggested he check flights into Cardiff.

      So my question is: Is there any other major airport hub around Oxford he should be looking at? Maybe he could fly from Toronto to Ireland or something and then onto cheaper carrier to a smaller English town? Any ideas? I really don't know all the airports in the area.

      7 Answers Jun 7, 2012 at 9:26 AM
    • Oxford from Bath

      Oxford May 16, 2012 at 6:17 AM

      I plan to do Bath and Oxford in a day. Is this possible ? How do I get from Bath to Oxford ? Is there a direct train ?

      11 Answers May 18, 2012 at 6:29 AM
    • Cycling

      Oxford Sep 24, 2011 at 7:24 PM

      I´ll go to study to Oxford in October, so I want to know if it´s difficult to move in Oxford in bike? I mean, if the distances are near to move through bike in Oxford going for example to de school, to the center..
      Thank you

      8 Answers Sep 25, 2011 at 11:30 AM
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      Visiting Oxford

      Oxford Sep 6, 2011 at 5:48 AM

      Is anyone visiting Oxford next week who wants to arrange a visit together?


      c

    • Moving to oxford...where to live?

      Oxford Jul 11, 2011 at 12:17 AM

      Hi.
      I'm planning to move to Oxford for a new job. I just need some help with ideas of where to move to. I'll be based in Abingdon. I don't imagine I could get stuck in traffic for too long in the commute from where ever I end up can I??
      I've heard Jericho and Summertown are where lots of young professionals live. What cam people tell me about the area. Is there anywhere I should avoid? I want to be in good reach of shops, bars, nice places to eat. I'd appreciate any help. I don't know anyone in Oxford!
      Thank u.

      7 Answers Aug 16, 2011 at 2:08 AM
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      Is it a walkable distance?

      Oxford May 5, 2011 at 2:39 AM

      I'm planning to arrive in Oxford at 10:18. Then I want to take a cruise boat at 11:00 at 'No. 1 Folly Bridge', Folly Bridge, Oxford, OX1 4LB. I looked at the map and it seemed to me that I can easily walk from the station and it may take 20 minutes. But they suggest that I should take a taxi. Is it right?

      5 Answers May 5, 2011 at 6:26 AM
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      Best airport to take train to London

      Oxford Feb 6, 2011 at 11:54 AM

      Hi!

      I'm coming from overseas to a conference in Oxford.
      Which airport in London has the best railway connection to Oxford?

      Thanks!
      Ilan

      17 Answers Apr 24, 2011 at 4:59 AM
    • Transport Oxford to Longworth

      Oxford Nov 15, 2010 at 6:28 AM

      Hi
      I am travelling from Birmingham to Oxford and on to Longworth, can anyone suggest whether it would be best to do the journey by train or coach to Birmingham and then is there a bus that goes into Longworth, if so could you please advise where I will find details.

      Also is there any budget priced accommodation around or near Longworth.
      Cheers

      3 Answers Nov 15, 2010 at 10:26 AM
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      Oxford/Bicester to Heathrow airport

      Oxford Nov 2, 2010 at 2:16 AM

      I would be around Oxford on Thurdsay(4/11/2010)and I thought of doing some shopping at the Bicester village mall. However it does seem quite inconvenient to get from there to the Terminal 1 of the Heathrow airport.
      Does anyone have an advice what would be the quickest way?
      Thanks

      2 Answers Nov 2, 2010 at 3:13 AM
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      Holiday Cottage or Complex suggestions

      Oxfordshire Oct 9, 2010 at 5:23 AM

      Looking for some suggestions please!

      There are approx 14 of us looking for a holiday cottage or complex with a couple of cottages that we could rent for a long weekend at the end of Feb next year. We are looking at the Oxfordshire area as it is quite central for everyone to travel to but it doesn't have to be close to anywhere in particular.

      Any and all suggestions welcome!

      10 Answers Oct 10, 2010 at 1:08 PM
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      B & B in Oxford

      Oxford Sep 26, 2010 at 9:26 AM

      Hi everybody!

      I'm planning on going to Oxford in November....it's been hard to find a place to stay as it seems to me that it's a little expensive. Do anyone has a suggestion on places to stay like a B&B? It doen's have to be too good. Having breakfast and placed in the city will be great and enought!

      Thanks in advance!


      katy

      5 Answers Sep 27, 2010 at 6:10 AM