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    • 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* +

    • 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.

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      Which 3 or 4 stars hotel nearby Kings Cross Station?

      London Yesterday

      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.

    • 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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      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!


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      Legoland, Chessington, Sealife

      London Sep 21, 2016 at 11:49 AM


      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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      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..


    • 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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      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

    • Brittany Ferry to St Malo, France/Loire Valley Chateaus

      by bluewhitekt Online Now Jul 15, 2015 at 1:05 PM

      would like to take ferry from Portsmouth to St. Malo - to see Mont St Michel and chateaus in Loire Valley. Going in October - 3 adults with suitcases, no cars. Arrival is on a Sunday - what is the best way to get around once we arrive in "Bretagne" (St. Malo)?

      2 Answers Jul 15, 2015 at 3:08 PM
    • An Evening Out

      by RobertpH Online Now Feb 7, 2014 at 6:34 AM

      Night clubs are defined as glorified Bars/Discos where to be honest over 55 yo are not the norm.
      Is there a club venue in Portsmouth where you can go have a meal a caberet or some entertainment/ dancing / music where I would enjoy and not feel like the oldest swinger in town??

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      Girlie time in portsmouth

      by EveW Online Now Jan 26, 2014 at 7:17 AM

      My 3 daughters and i want to spend a girlie day in portsmouth. Not just shopping. We are all adults with ages ranging from a pregnant 26 year old to a disabled 58 year old. Can you please suggest anything?

      2 Answers Jan 28, 2014 at 1:12 AM
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      Things to do in portsmouth with a big schoolgroup on a budget

      by TomS145 Online Now Nov 14, 2013 at 5:59 AM

      We're planning a schooltrip to the UK, Portsmouth is the first city we're visiting, because we have our host families there for our students (age 14-15). We're trying to plan a full day in Portsmouth (a monday in March) and we're wondering what we could do and see on a budget, preferably free at charge. All suggestions are welcome!

      Thanks in advance

      5 Answers Nov 14, 2013 at 12:38 PM
    • HMS Victory

      by everguard8888 Online Now Sep 30, 2012 at 12:11 PM

      My wife and I are traveling from Canada to Windsor in Oct. to pick up a river cruiser to go up and down the Thames River. We are also planning to go to Portsmouth to see HMS Victory. I am building a wood model of this ship and wanted to see the real one. Victory is going through a 10 year restoration and the top masts have been removed and I am trying to find out how much of the ships rigging is still in place. I emailed the HMS Victory people but have not received any replies. Actual current photos would be great if you have them. Thanks. Ron

      6 Answers Oct 2, 2012 at 4:05 PM
    • hello evrybody :)

      by rimzammouri Online Now Jun 25, 2011 at 4:03 PM

      im going to visit portsmouth soon , at the beginning of july
      i want to know about the weather , temperature..can we swim & sunbath?
      im looking also for cheap places for shopping, what about discount if possible,
      also interresting places to visit ect..
      thxx & see u soon :)

      17 Answers Jun 26, 2011 at 10:04 AM
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      Spaces in Portsmouth Ferry Carp park at peak times

      by KakapoTheParrot Online Now Mar 6, 2011 at 3:14 AM

      I'm thinking of going to France for a few days in the May half term holiday from Portsmouth. I don't intend taking my car to France so expect to leave it at the ferry terminal and travel as foot passengers.

      I can accept the cost of the on-site car parking, but I wonder whether the car park ever gets full? We'll be arriving *early* morning after a 3 hour dash down to the ferry so it would be a pain if we arrived and found it full. There seems to be no concept of pre-booking a space.

      2 Answers Mar 6, 2011 at 4:21 AM
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      A day in Emsworth Thursday 27th January 2011

      by jonathanbarker Online Now Jan 22, 2011 at 2:03 PM

      Hello, I am meeting a friend in Havant and we plan to walk the coast to Emsworth, as we're both real ale fans we like to sample the beer, but also like good English food. Can anyone please recommend good places to visit. We're both interested in history, culture and architecture. I have found out some interesting facts about Emsworth, and some of its "celebraties"
      Any suggestions gratefully appreciated please?

      1 Answer Jan 23, 2011 at 2:08 AM
    • I need a taxi /cab from Portsmouth Harbour Train Station to....

      by laninabonita Online Now Jul 7, 2010 at 7:06 AM

      Is there any cab at the train station? how can I recognise legal cabs from the ilegal ones? Is there any taxi's web sites or numbers?

      6 Answers Sep 2, 2015 at 12:06 AM
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      Portsmouth for a day in JUne...

      by MrsPeel Online Now Apr 18, 2010 at 4:07 AM

      Hi guys :)

      We are going to board a Bilbao mini cruise in Portsmouth second week of June, so I have a few questions, if anyone who is a local has any info, I would be really greatful.

      First of all, how is the weather suppose to be in June?
      Is it worth to pay a night B&B to spend the night and then tour Portsmouth the day after?

      we booked National Express from London & back, because when I went to have a look at the trainline info, the train return was gonna cost us per person almost as much as the whole cruise costs (cruise + meals £110 per person- train return almost £80 per person)
      The National Express ended up costing £9.50 per person, as they have special prices for registered disabled and my daughter is a teen, what I am trying to establish is that we are in low budget, so, if a B&B costs more than £50 a night I would have to pass...

      I didn't think Portsmouth would have much to offer but coming here to read about the weather I see it can be an interesting place to look around?
      I'm not in a wheelchair but have mobility problems, but someone here in the forum mentioned tours, again, if anyone has info on this, would be grateful :)

      Thanks in advance.

      6 Answers Apr 20, 2010 at 7:17 AM
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      One day in July....

      by tathraman Online Now Mar 28, 2010 at 4:26 PM

      Our cruise ship docks in Southampton on July 14 from 7am to 9 pm. Our idea is to take a bus to Portsmouth to visit the usual sights and then cross to the Isle of Wight to visit Osborne House, hoping to have time to catch an open top bus for one of the island tours before returning to Southampton. Is it possible to do all this in the time frame without having to rush or cram? Advice will be very much appreciated!

      5 Answers Mar 29, 2010 at 10:49 PM
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      Parking for Continental Ferries

      by MelanieBee Online Now Feb 12, 2010 at 6:33 AM


      We are going to St Malo with Brittany Ferries in a couple of months. When we went to Bilbao in 2007 we parked right next door to the ferry terminal and the parking was surprisingly cheap. I checked a couple of the ferry operators' websites and they all point to the same parking company who charge £10 per day! I am assuming that they are talking about the same place we parked before.

      Did I park somewhere else last time, or have they increased the prices by a whole lot?

      Is there anywhere cheaper than this to safely park our car for 5 days?

      Thanks in advance

      4 Answers Feb 20, 2010 at 12:05 PM
    • Searching for Cheapest Bed and Breakfast HOtels

      by samnetra Online Now May 12, 2007 at 7:00 AM

      Please suggest me which hotel should i book that i can get it on cheapest rate. I am willing to stay for 1 week in portsmouth,uk

      1 Answer May 13, 2007 at 7:22 AM
    • Portsmouth Nightlife

      by li_berri1 Online Now Jan 17, 2007 at 5:41 AM

      Can anyone suggest some good bars/pubs/nightclub in Portsmouth/Southsea for a HEN weekend, this is for all women obviously of mixed age groups, so looking for somewhere nice and probably a bit cheesy and not too young ?

      1 Answer Jan 26, 2007 at 4:24 AM
    • help i'm lost

      by loviibird Online Now Jan 4, 2007 at 10:08 PM

      please share any info about living in portsmouth. i was thinking about going to school there.

      3 Answers Jan 5, 2007 at 9:28 AM
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      Football games?

      by Segolily Online Now Aug 30, 2006 at 10:34 AM

      How would I find out when the team is playing at home?

      4 Answers Aug 31, 2006 at 3:53 PM
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      Tulip Inn to Port Solent

      by S2000Lee Online Now May 29, 2006 at 10:16 AM

      Can anyone tell me if it's possible to walk from the Golden Tulip Inn, Portsmouth to Port Solent, ie, within 30 mins walk?

      2 Answers Jan 26, 2007 at 4:27 AM
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      by debbie1573 Online Now May 25, 2006 at 3:44 AM

      I need to find an upmarket Chinese or Vietnamese restaurant in Portmouth within the next couple of hours. Please can anyone help. Want something really nice and exclusive that opens at lunch time.

    • Car Boot Sales

      by susiegirl Online Now Apr 27, 2006 at 4:21 AM

      Hey guys
      Can anyone help me with information about the big car boot sale in portsmouth - i want to go and don't know what time, cost etc
      Thanks a lot :)

      1 Answer Apr 27, 2006 at 4:26 AM
    • to get to oxford

      by a.n.d.r.e.a Online Now Apr 18, 2006 at 3:25 AM

      i n eed to know how to get to oxford from portsmouth exactly,

      i live close to portsmouth and southsea train station so would prefer to get there by train.

      i need to know roughly the prices of a child day/ week return.

      can anyone help?

      3 Answers Apr 20, 2006 at 3:20 PM
    • Photos of HMS Fawn

      by streaky Online Now Apr 8, 2006 at 10:45 AM

      can any one help, my brother served on the naval castal survey ship HMS Fawn I am trying to get a photo of it for him can any one let me know where it can be purchased

      9 Answers Apr 11, 2006 at 2:01 PM
    • Cheap, Nice Accommodations in Portsmouth England

      by jenabeat Online Now Jan 9, 2005 at 5:49 PM

      Looking for a recommendation on a hotel, guest house or self-catering accomodation in Portsmouth that would be appropriate for a family with two young children. By the sea is preferable. thanks

      2 Answers Jan 22, 2005 at 6:09 AM
    • Looking a single room

      by sg085 Online Now Jul 8, 2004 at 4:49 PM

      hi... I will be enter UK in the end of July, so would like to look for a single room to rent in the Portsmouth area, where i could easily take the public transportation. Anyone have any idea how could I book a room right now and how much will be for renting a room in Portsmouth ;) Thanks for all helps.

      3 Answers Apr 12, 2005 at 5:00 AM
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      Visiting Portsmouth soon

      by chimpboy Online Now Jun 15, 2004 at 1:35 AM

      Any recs on good hotel in Portsmouth? For late june...

      1 Answer Jan 18, 2007 at 2:06 AM
    • Portsmouth to Cambridge & Oxford

      by karenlin8 Online Now Dec 27, 2003 at 6:42 AM

      hi all, May I know how to get to Cambridge & Oxford from Portsmouth.Thank You!

      2 Answers Dec 31, 2003 at 12:29 PM
    • Weather in Ports mouth

      by rahulagg84 Online Now Sep 16, 2003 at 5:39 AM

      hi , i will be travelling to portsmouth in october . what kind of weather can i expect below 10 C ?

      3 Answers Sep 16, 2003 at 9:28 AM
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      Portsmouth for New Year

      by Waoife Online Now Dec 19, 2002 at 3:04 AM

      I have a choice - I'm working in Portsmouth over new year and can either go home on the night 31 Dec and return early 2 Jan or stay put. If I stay in Portsmouth will there be anything to do on New Years Day or would I be better off going home and staying in Portsmouth for a w/e later in Jan?

      1 Answer Dec 19, 2002 at 3:35 AM