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    • LouiseTopp's Profile Photo

      Sally Lunns

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:39 AM

      Is this far from the railway station please?

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    • London Reconstructing of Big Ben

      London Nov 27, 2016 at 11:14 PM

      Hi all,
      I will be heading to London for the first time in Feb 2017.
      News had mention that the reconstructing of Big Ben will start in early 2017. The last news available was in April 2017 about the works. I have also read the FAQ at the parliament website but they do not really have an indicative date.
      Read that scaffolding will take 4-6 months to build. Not sure if the view in Feb will be much effected. Saw google images of the tower with scaffolding and it's not a very pretty sight. :(
      Anyone knows of any news of the work schedule or any comments much appreciated.

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      London Gatwick changes

      London Nov 25, 2016 at 10:24 AM

      I have posted this on the TRAVEL ALERTS section here on VT but don't know if there is any other place to post.

      From the 25th January 2017
      These changes take place at London Gatwick
      British Airways will operate from South Terminal
      Easyjet and Virgin will operate from the North Terminal.

      Found this when I tried to book parking at Gatwick's aiport and this warning came up.

      Feel free to move to any appropriate section

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    • TERMINAL TRANSFER

      Heathrow Nov 24, 2016 at 2:05 AM

      I am travelling from Delhi to Terminal2 I have to get my complete luggage and then go to Terminal 3 for check IS this possible or I have to get visa

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      Bus service

      Carlisle Nov 22, 2016 at 12:06 AM

      Is there a bus service from Court Square ( or nearby ) to The Sands Centre ( or near ). I can't seem to find what I'm looking for on the internet

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      New Years Eve

      London 11 hours ago

      Hi there, I am travelling to London over the new year with my Girlfriend. We've left it a bit last minute but we're wondering if anyone has any good suggestions on how to spend NYE. Whether that be a dinner and dance, street party, and kind of event really to make it a memorable new year? All suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

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    • Leeds, Temple Newsam, where to stay

      Leeds Nov 11, 2016 at 2:55 PM

      I plan to drive from the Scottish Borders, stopping at Hadrian's Wall then to Leeds where I'd spend one night then visit Temple Newsam the following morning.

      Can anyone recommend a pleasant b&b near TN?

      Is Temple Newsam in the city, a suburb or rural area? I'd like to stay in a less populated area.

      I haven't been able to learn much on the net. Is Wakefield convenient to TN?

      Thanks!

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    • Best transportation to Stonehenge and Glastonbury Tor

      London Yesterday

      I will be visiting London for 3 days in March. I would like to take a day to visit Stonehenge and Glastonbury Tor (both in the same day).

      I saw there was a tour offered that included them both, but they are only on Fridays, and unfortunately I will not be there at that time.

      What is the best way to travel from London to these two sites? Rail? Bus? Some other way?

      Thank you for any information.

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    • Best area to stay

      London Nov 17, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      Which area is the best location and most convenient to stay? Traveling with my husband and 8 year old! Want to be somewhat close to all the sightseeing! TIA!

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      Narrowboat Holidays on English canals.

      England Yesterday

      Mrs Flying.Scotland and I are considering a one week canal boat holiday next August / September. We will both be 70, are reasonably fit, and want a trip that goes through small towns and villages with good canalside pubs and nice countryside too. Can anyone suggest what is their favourite canal trips and also any pointers for first time canal boaters. Thanks for any help you can give us. Bruce

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    • Is this a good place to celebrate birthday in London?

      London Yesterday

      Hi all,
      I'm new here and I hope you can help me with advice:
      Being studying various restaurant comparing sites (Tripadvisor, Michelin, Alltheviews...), I decided to try out Ye Olde Mitre Yelp and Tripadvisor estimate it pretty high (as I can judge from alltheviews.com/Ye-Olde-Mitr...), but I want a real person opinionб who has been there recently. I forgot to mention the reason - why I'm choosing a place to go out: we want to celebrate my father's bithday and he likes bars a lot. So, we need one with a good atmosphere.

      So, is Ye Olde Mitre a good place to go to for a celebration?

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      Best restaurants in Nottingham, near City of Caves

      Nottingham Yesterday

      Hi!
      I'm planning a trip to Nottingham where I will show my friends the sandstone beauty, the City of Caves. Since we may spend there a lot of time, I need some recommendations on good cafes/restaurants/pubs near this attraction to have a dinner at. Where would you go? =) The cuisine doesn't matter, but the distance does (it should be near the City of Caves). I've found a list of restaurants at alltheviews.com/restaurants-... but still can't decide on a place to visit. Is Ibérico World Tapas really great?

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    • Oyster or contactless

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 10:39 AM

      is there any advantage to buying the oyster cards or is using concatless cards just the same.

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    • Best area to stay

      London Nov 17, 2016 at 4:36 AM

      Which area is the best location and most convenient to stay? Traveling with my husband and 8 year old! Want to be somewhat close to all the sightseeing! TIA!

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      The Royal Crescent

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:12 AM

      Hi is this museum easy to find from the railway station, also how much time does it take to get round?

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    • Cheap accommodation near London

      London Nov 24, 2016 at 11:47 AM

      Hello! I'm travelling to London this Saturday, but I don't have a place to stay yet. I will be in London for 1 month and I was wondering if you recommend any location near London where it might be cheaper, or if you know of any Web page in which people offer rooms for short term accommodation. Thank you so much!

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    • Family attractions

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 10:43 AM

      I need to keep two young children and 3 young adults entertained.

      I´ve book tussauds and the london eye. We are hoping to go to Winterwonderland and see Buckinhgam palace. Are there any must sees or child freindly activities.

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    • London Travel

      London Dec 3, 2016 at 7:49 PM

      Hello Good Day. I am travelling to London for a day on 24th Dec. Can you please let me know:
      1. What ticket can I purchase for a days journey from Heathrow 5 to central London which would work on trains and buses for the day.
      2. Can I purchase the ticket at Heathrow Terminal 5
      3. How much will it cost and can i use credit card issued internationally.
      4.. Are there any timings restrictions for trains or buses as it is a Saturday and Christmas eve.
      Thank you for your help. Best Regards.

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      Weatherspoons

      Bath Nov 30, 2016 at 11:43 AM

      Is there one in Bath please?

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    • Luggage storage on departure day .

      London Nov 21, 2016 at 7:50 PM

      The accommodation we have booked dont have luggage storage facilities on our departure day. We check out at 10 and have a train booked for 4. I've checked at the train station and the cost is £87. ( 1 case and 6x Hand luggage) is this my only option? We were hoping to use our last day to visit winter wonderland .

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    • visiting highclere castle from london

      London Nov 18, 2016 at 2:11 PM

      best way to get to HIghclere Castle from London. I was going to take a tour from London but they all include other stops for a full day. I'd just like to go to the castle and gardens. Any thoughts

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      London & Ireland for 2 Weeks - Seeking Advice

      London Nov 20, 2016 at 3:28 PM

      My husband and I are thinking of doing this trip next summer (likely mid-July or early August).

      We want to spend 2 weeks: 1 week in/around London then 1 week for Ireland including travel time.

      We have lots we want to do in London - I am a huge British monarchy & literary history buff, plus we have some family in Suffolk so I feel like we have enough to occupy us there for a week. Then we were thinking of doing the rail & sail through Wales to Dublin and renting a car in Dublin to cruise around a bit for 5 days. We'd like to stay in Dublin a few nights, want to visit Blarney Castle, the Cliffs of Moher, maybe drive the Wild Atlantic Way, and stay in Galway as well. We'd then have to head back to London as I'm sure it will be cheaper to fly in/out of there.

      Does this sound like a feasible trip? Any recommendations you can offer for the Ireland leg - that itinerary is just based on the very basic things I know about Ireland, obviously, so very open to hearing what you all think! Any suggestions for things to do in London, too, are appreciated.

      We are planning on getting an airbnb outside the city centre for London and also wondering about affordability of lodgings in Dublin/Galway. Thanks!

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      Helpful advice

      London Nov 26, 2016 at 10:08 AM

      What is the least expensive and best time to try and send my parents to London?

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    • Any suggestions

      London Nov 18, 2016 at 1:19 PM

      Im visiting London soon. We are a family of 7 , 4 kids 2 x19, 17, 8 and 7. We are staying on tower bridge road. Hopefully visiting London eye, buckingham palace, hyde park, Tower bridge and Tusaudes and hoping to see the sky gardens too.
      Can anyone offer local info on places to eat on tower bridge road. We´ll probablly need to be near the apartment early evening for the younger children.

      Also is transport easy from tower bridge road into the centre ? Is it easy enough to get 2 x cabs to take us into the centre or will we need to get a bus to the local tube station.

      Any info or tips will be muchly appreciated.

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      December visit

      London Nov 21, 2016 at 8:40 AM

      I will be popping over to your side of the pond (again!!!) in early December. I've got all of my shows lined up, including a panto, so my evenings are all booked up but was looking for any special things to do during the day. I've been to a lot of the Christmas related things (Winter Wonderland, Southbank & Tate markets) but if there are any special exhibits at museums that I should try and fit in or maybe some place that is decorated nicely for the holidays, I'd love to hear about it.

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      car rental

      by Tazj Online Now Mar 16, 2016 at 9:11 AM

      We will be arriving at beth 101 City Cruise Terminal on May 21 on the Navigator of the Seas and wish to rent a car for two weeks. Which car hires are close by and recommended?
      Cheers!

      3 Answers Mar 17, 2016 at 6:05 AM
    • Brittany Ferry to Saint Malo, France

      by bluewhitekt Online Now Jul 15, 2015 at 9:02 AM

      Has anyone taken the Brittany Ferry from Southhampton to Saint Malo? Planning to take in early Oct to see Mont Saint Michel and also Loire Valley before heading into Paris. Three adults travelling with luggage and no car..

      6 Answers Jul 15, 2015 at 2:52 PM
    • Things to do at Southampton Pier

      by tippismom Online Now Jun 21, 2015 at 11:07 AM

      Hi all -

      I will be at Southampton Pier for a day. Are there things to do within walking distance or should I travel out of the area?

      Thanks for any responses.

      Laura

      11 Answers Jun 22, 2015 at 12:47 AM
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      Places to eat and visit

      by nj0110 Online Now Jun 8, 2015 at 3:18 AM

      Hi,

      Kindly let me know for the places of visit in Southampton and nice places to eat with veg options please.

      Anything that is must to do in Southampton, please let me know..

      thanks in advance.

      2 Answers Jun 8, 2015 at 9:52 AM
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      Tours from South Hampton

      by videolady12 Online Now Apr 6, 2015 at 9:43 AM

      My husband and myself will be in SouthHampton May 24 and 25. Any suggestions of tours that would take us to Bath and Salisbury; by passing Stonehenge. Thank you.

      3 Answers Apr 6, 2015 at 10:21 AM
    • Things to do in Southampton

      by bangles Online Now Apr 2, 2015 at 4:24 AM

      On a cruise that will be in Southampton for 1 day. Did not want to do the ships bus trip into London and thought I might stay around Southampton. Can anyone suggest what or could I do for the day. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated.

      6 Answers Apr 2, 2015 at 4:58 PM
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      Transit from Southampton Port to Portsmouth Ferry port

      by tzooper Online Now Mar 18, 2015 at 3:14 PM

      My wife and I will be arriving via cruise ship into Southampton in July '15 and will need to transfer as soon a possible to the Portsmouth Ferry port. What are the best options for making this transfer? I will appreciate all suggestions.

      2 Answers Mar 19, 2015 at 2:27 AM
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      Transit from Southampton Port to Portsmouth Ferry port

      by tzooper Online Now Mar 18, 2015 at 2:35 PM

      My wife and I will be arriving via cruise ship into Southampton in July '15 and will need to transfer as soon a possible to the Portsmouth Ferry port. What are the best options for making this transfer? I will appreciate all suggestions.

      4 Answers Mar 26, 2015 at 9:02 AM
    • Luggage storage

      by codgerexplorer Online Now Dec 11, 2014 at 1:17 AM

      Is there a facility or company in Southampton that stores luggage while I'm off touring UK?

      2 Answers Dec 11, 2014 at 8:12 AM
    • Bus times

      by Judelewis Online Now Oct 27, 2014 at 9:39 AM

      I need to get from Hilton in Southampton on Wednesday morning to Southampton Central. What's the bus times, cost and nearest bus stop. cheers x

      2 Answers Oct 28, 2014 at 9:20 AM
    • From Southampton to Bath

      by cyinggggg Online Now Jul 22, 2014 at 11:23 AM

      Is there any cheap taxi recommended? I have quite a lot luggage with me.

      1 Answer Jul 22, 2014 at 12:24 PM
    • How do I get from Southampton Train station to harbour lights cinema?

      by Catrandle Online Now Jun 13, 2014 at 10:22 PM

      What bus do I catch to get from Southampton Train station to harbour lights cinema?

      3 Answers Jan 20, 2015 at 12:07 PM
    • Hotel & Airport Transport

      by suekarnosh Online Now Apr 9, 2014 at 5:23 PM

      Flying into Heathrow in early October for a 14-day roundtrip cruise from Southampton. My friend and I will need a good decently priced hotel for a night or two and also a good transportation company to and from Heathrow to Southampton and return trip.

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2014 at 6:42 AM
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      How to . . .

      by GiannimaraTravel Online Now Feb 17, 2014 at 12:18 PM

      What is the best way to go from Southampton to London to Paris, France by train.

      11 Answers Feb 18, 2014 at 11:27 AM
    • Americans in Southampton during D-Day

      by pearldrop Online Now Dec 2, 2013 at 4:46 PM

      While visiting Southampton recently, someone told us of a wall that American servicemen wrote on before boarding their ship on their way to D-Day. Having visited Normandy on the other side of the channel, we tried finding this wall. We could not find it. Does it exist and is there a picture of it anywhere?

      2 Answers Dec 3, 2013 at 1:32 AM
    • How to get from the Queen Mary to the bus station in Southamtpn

      by nanvan1 Online Now Oct 9, 2013 at 2:06 PM

      Hi we are arriving Friday January 10th on the Queen Mary. For frugality reasons we would like to buy a senior bus ticket and leave from the bus terminal in Southampton. I need help with the following:

      Will taxis be easily available from the cruise terminal.
      How much will the taxi cost.
      If I buy a ticket in advance what time should I make the reservation for.

      Many thanks in advance for your help.

      Nancy

      4 Answers Oct 10, 2013 at 4:38 AM
    • Holiday accommodation in Southampton for December 2013

      by linamurray Online Now Sep 10, 2013 at 9:19 AM

      I am looking to rent an apartment/cottage/house for 2 weeks for family members who will be visiting Southampton (2 adults, 2 children) from 22 December 2013 - 5 January 2014. Is there any webpage that caters for short term rentals directly from property owners?

      2 Answers Sep 10, 2013 at 12:31 PM
    • Price of taxi

      by Bichou Online Now May 9, 2013 at 1:15 AM

      Hello,
      I would like to know the price of a taxi between Southampton AirPort and Beaulieu (motor museum).
      Thanks

      4 Answers May 12, 2013 at 5:03 AM
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      Ride/Taxi from Kent to Southampton

      by collegeprof Online Now Apr 9, 2013 at 3:19 PM

      Does anyone know of an "easy" way to get from Tunbridge Wells to Southampton without going through London?

      1 Answer Apr 9, 2013 at 5:43 PM
    • Transfer to Heathrow

      by suzenka Online Now Mar 11, 2013 at 10:44 AM

      We will be arriving by cruise ship and want to get to London, Heathrow or Richmond, Surrey...near London. In the past it has always been a huge hassle getting off the ship and trying to get a taxi or bus. We do not want to take the cruise ship transfer to the airport because it is a huge ripoff---$100 per person. We have a friend who can come "collect" us as she says, but where could she meet us? How difficult is it? Thanks for any help here!

      5 Answers Mar 11, 2013 at 11:55 PM
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      Travelling to Australia Sept/Oct 2013

      by hayley1989drink Online Now Mar 10, 2013 at 11:18 AM

      I am looking to travel to Oz in September/October. I have a years working visa, however I plan to do a bit of travelling 1st. I am planning on working in Sydney initally, however where is best to start so I can travel for a few weeks?

      Also, I want to stop somewhere on my way over, ny suggestions on where to stop for a month or so would be greatfully recieved.

      Thank you, Hayley.

      4 Answers Jun 6, 2013 at 2:45 PM
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      Airport transfers from London Heathrow airport to Southampton Cruise port

      by rosemarge Online Now Nov 26, 2012 at 7:43 AM

      Hi everyone, I am on the process to book a Taxi from London Heathrow airport to Southampton Cruise port. Do you have any recommendations on who to use? I am looking for someone reliable and good price.

      Thanks in advance

      4 Answers Mar 11, 2013 at 10:47 AM
    • Southampton to lLyham St Anne's

      by celtic10 Online Now Jun 9, 2012 at 4:58 PM

      Hi
      Visiting from Australia and trying to plan a journey from Southampton to Lytham St Annes would like a brief stop for a cuppa or bite to eat maybe half way or more, doesn't have to be major towns can be just off the motorway.No need to sightsee as we will be coming back this way later.
      Hoping someone can give some advice.

      Cheers

      1 Answer Jun 9, 2012 at 6:29 PM
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      Southamton - London

      by sonos Online Now Feb 10, 2012 at 1:14 PM

      Good evening, I will travel one day to London From Le Havre via Southampton. What's the cheapest way to reach London and go back to stay over night in Southampton? Thank you in advance.

      19 Answers Feb 12, 2012 at 4:19 AM
    • Pub walking distance to the Queen Mary 2 Dock

      by macknz Online Now Jul 9, 2011 at 6:53 AM

      We are traveling on the Queen Mary 2 and are meeting friends for lunch in Southampton. What would be a good pub/restaurant to meet them at that is walking distance to where the ship is docked? please advise

      2 Answers Jul 9, 2011 at 11:21 AM
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      Train Gatwick to Southampton

      by KiwiBeatle Online Now May 22, 2011 at 6:03 PM

      My wife and I have booked train tickets online from Gatwick to Southampton via Clapham Junction at 3pm 3rd July. After saying they could reserve seats for us, once booked they said we couldn't.
      Does anyone know how busy that train is likely to be , esp the Clapham - Southampton leg?
      As we would have just got off a long haul flight we're hoping we wont have to stand!

      2 Answers May 23, 2011 at 4:03 PM
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      Routes and B&Bs in South West England

      by KiwiBeatle Online Now May 11, 2011 at 7:54 PM

      My wife and I have 2 weeks in a rental car going round the south west starting and finishing in Southampton in July before joining the Celebrity Eclipse cruise into the Baltic.
      We would like any tips on routes to take and recomended B&Bs / Farm Stays along the way. We want to avoid motorways as much as posible.
      We realize July is peak season so if you know of places that wont be too crowded would be great!
      Thanks

      3 Answers May 16, 2011 at 10:53 AM
    • Just a Few Hours

      by clinda Online Now May 3, 2011 at 12:58 PM

      Hi,
      I will be arriving in London at Heathrow at 7AM, Sunday, August 28, 2011. I have a transfer down to Southampton through the cruise line. Once I get to Southampton, I can't get on the ship right away, so I was wondering if there is anything to do around the pier? I have difficulty walking, but I would like to see a little of the town, maybe have a cup of tea and a scone!

      Thank-you. Linda

      3 Answers May 4, 2011 at 2:08 AM
    • Private transportation from London St. Pancras Rail Station to Southampton

      by dgsims Online Now Apr 26, 2011 at 12:55 PM

      Can any of you suggest the best private transportation from London St. Pancras Rail Station to Southampton? There will be 4 of us with lots of luggage. I have a quote of412, but that seems high to me.
      Suggestions?

      9 Answers Jan 21, 2015 at 10:31 AM
    • Southampton - Pier to Airport

      by Brooklyn1946 Online Now Apr 1, 2011 at 5:05 PM

      Arr Southampton and flying to Dublin same afternoon. What is distance/travel time/estimated cab fare from Southampton Pier to Southampton airport? Would the cabs take credit cards. It's the only place we'll touch down in the UK so I don't want to exchange a lot of dollors to GBPs.
      Thanks for your help!

      3 Answers Apr 1, 2011 at 5:45 PM