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    • Heathrow transit

      Heathrow 2 hours ago

      My wife is due to transit heathrow airport when she flies from Moscow to Shannon. Is there a border control between terminal 5 and terminal 2. I understand from the UK government website that a transit visa is not required if passengers do not pass through border control. However, British Airways insist that a transit visa is required. She will have bags checked to final destination in Moscow, so she expects to make a direct airside transit. Can you enlighten me please?
      Kind regards, David.

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      Time to walk to high force waterfall

      Durham Yesterday

      Is two hours enough time to walk from main road to High Force waterfall and back,?

    • 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.

    • 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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      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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      Where to drop hire car traveling Dover to St Pancras station

      England 21 hours ago

      Hello All, We are touring around the UK with a hire car and would like to see Dover. We will then be traveling to Paris via Eurostar from St Pancras. Can you please suggest drop off locations (outside congestion zone) for our hire car to get back to St Pancras via train. Will most likely be hiring a car with Hertz. Thanks





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      Which 3 or 4 stars hotel nearby Kings Cross Station?

      London Oct 19, 2016 at 6:59 AM

      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.

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      Good London areas to stay for vacation?

      London Sep 24, 2016 at 11:51 PM

      Hi! I am going to London in middle novemberfor a 4-night stay with a friend. I need advice as to where in London to book a hotel. Ideally I would like some place centrally located, with plenty of good budget restaurants, clothes stores, book stores, cafés and parks. I am not going to any of the big attractions such as Buckingham palace or Madame Tussauds, so proximity to tourist attractions is of non value. I want nice relaxed atmoshere, a safe neighbourhood and plenty of people-gazing opportunities. Also, if there are any places known for great Pokemon-spawns, thats a plus!

      Is Soho good? Regents park?
      Please help! /Maline


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    • Whitby folk

      Whitburn Jul 31, 2016 at 6:13 AM


      Really looking forward to Whitby folk - any ideas of the cheapest places to park please. Don't want to park in the leisure centre as it's a long walk into town with instruments. Plan to get there at 10 am or just after and leave by 4pm or so

      Travelling in from Flaxton - so are there any road works in operation or planned for the end of Aug

      Many thanx

      2 Answers Jul 31, 2016 at 1:44 PM
    • Healthy Food / Organic Food / Fresh Squeezed Juices

      Newcastle upon Tyne Jun 8, 2016 at 10:57 AM

      Hi there,

      We are traveling to the UK for 2 weeks and will be staying in the Seaton Delaval area. Could anyone recommend health food stores / supermarkets that sells a good selection of fresh juices (fresh squeezed or cold pressed) and healthy food in general? Are there any organic supermarkets or places that juice in front of you? We've been told that Waitrose has a decent selection.

      Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!!!

      22 Answers Oct 3, 2016 at 1:00 PM
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      Discount Clothing Shopping Location

      Newcastle upon Tyne Jan 14, 2016 at 2:02 PM

      I have been told that there is a discount clothing location about 30 minute's drive from Newcastle Upon Tyne airport. I'm told that the place "has a one-word name".

      The answer isn't the 'Metro' :)

      Can anyone assist me please?

      With thanks


      5 Answers Jan 15, 2016 at 12:27 AM
    • Send a gift

      Newcastle upon Tyne Nov 23, 2015 at 10:24 AM

      My Granddaughter is studying in Newcastle University. I want to send her either candy/flowers for her birthday but I would like to order them from a local shop. Any recommendations?
      I would charge the item since I live in NY

      2 Answers Nov 23, 2015 at 11:23 AM
    • Good Areas

      Newcastle upon Tyne Sep 11, 2015 at 10:53 AM

      I from mexico city and I will study in newcastle university . I am looking for a studio to live but i dont know if there are on a good and secure area.
      Can you help me ?
      1) Coquet Street Tyne And Wear NE1 2QE
      2)Newcastle1, Blandford Square, NE1 4HZ


      2 Answers Sep 11, 2015 at 1:19 PM
    • I'll getting married in 1 MAY,2016

      Newcastle upon Tyne Aug 21, 2015 at 10:49 PM

      I'll getting married in 1 MAY,2016,but i don't want to bring so many things to the wedding address at Newcastle.
      At least we need stay there for 5 days,and rent lots of things.

      3 Answers Aug 22, 2015 at 3:46 AM

      Newcastle upon Tyne May 27, 2015 at 11:30 AM

      Hi, i will be traveling to newcastle in a few weeks time, just wondering the age limit of most of the clubs as i have 2 18 yr olds with me

      6 Answers May 27, 2015 at 11:20 PM
    • Wheelchair access

      Newcastle upon Tyne May 17, 2015 at 4:31 AM

      Hi, I'm off for a stag weekend in the next few days. Does anyone know which clubs and bars are wheelchair friendly/accessible and that have disabled toilets to hand? Any response is greatly appreciated!! Thanks in advance!

      4 Answers May 17, 2015 at 5:42 AM
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      UK train low cost tickets London-Newcastle

      Newcastle upon Tyne Sep 17, 2014 at 11:42 PM

      Good day!

      During my visit to London this Dec. I intend to travel for 2 days to Newcastle. I've noticed that when booked in advance, train tickets can go as low as 16 pounds one way. The reservation system allows bookings for some 2.5 month in advance, which means that 8-9 Dec. bookings can be booked as for yesterday.

      My question is for those whom are familial with these tickets: when I search dates (Mondays, always) in Nov. or even Dec. 1st I can see these 16-28 pounds tickets available, however for Dec. 8-9 ALL tickets go for 120-150 pounds! which is a fortune when having a small family, and in comparison to domestic flights that go for 45-55 pounds (and which I want to avoid). Are these dates have any "special" demand for train tickets to Newcastle, or is it that the system starts publishing the special "book in advance" fares only a bit later?

      I would wait a bit for the low cost option, but if be advised that these dates would most likely be stable on the 120-150 pounds tickets, I would just take the flight option.


      3 Answers Sep 18, 2014 at 7:41 AM
    • Im going to Newcastle for my birthday!

      Newcastle upon Tyne Jul 28, 2014 at 1:49 PM

      Right, i turn 21 in February (a long time away i know!) but im thinking of going to newcastle all the clubs that would of been on 'geordie shore' those kinds of places.. the only problem is, is that i've never been to newcastle before and i havent got a clue where abouts those clubs are or any other good ones OR were abouts to stay!! somewhere cheap! haha ...Help please?! x

      4 Answers Jul 29, 2014 at 2:24 AM
    • Packing for Northumberland in May

      Newcastle upon Tyne Mar 30, 2014 at 5:08 PM

      Hi, I'm visiting Northumberland in May and would like some advice on what to pack. will be visiting the Farne Islands and doing some bird and wildlife watching as well as walks on the coast. Thanks

      12 Answers Apr 1, 2014 at 9:31 AM
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      Your favourite museum and place to have a (pub) lunch?

      Newcastle upon Tyne Feb 11, 2014 at 1:10 AM

      Hello! I am in the Toon for a few hours next week and wondered if any of you can point me to a favourite museum and some good Newcastle grub. What's the speciality?

      13 Answers Feb 20, 2014 at 6:50 PM
    • over 30's on a thursday

      Newcastle upon Tyne Nov 7, 2013 at 12:18 PM

      whats the best bar/club for the over 30's in Newcastle on a Thursday

      3 Answers Nov 10, 2013 at 3:30 AM
    • Best way to experience Sunderland nightlife

      Sunderland Oct 28, 2013 at 8:47 AM

      Planning to come up for an overnight stay in December with a friend and hit city centre in the evening...

      What's the best plan of action to cover and experience everything Sunderland has to offer in one night?

      3 Answers Oct 29, 2013 at 2:10 AM
    • Hello moving to newcastle (:

      Newcastle upon Tyne Sep 28, 2013 at 10:55 AM

      I am thinking in moving to Newcastle in June and I would like to know if is a safe city and if is hard to make friends. I would be working and studying .
      Thank you for your answers .

      4 Answers Sep 29, 2013 at 12:17 AM
    • My novice and I are looking for area to live

      Newcastle upon Tyne Sep 8, 2013 at 2:05 PM

      Hello! My novice and I are thinking in move to UK, especifically to Newcastle. We are spanish and we are going to look for a job and a new life. We are looking to share room but we don´t know what could be the best areas to look, because we need this are will be cheap more or less (of course we don´t want to live with yonkis, etc), and it should be near (20 minute walking more or less) to some commercial area because we need to find job and it could be easy in thins kind of area. Someone can help us??? Thank you very much!!!

      4 Answers Sep 9, 2013 at 1:15 AM
    • Italian Restaurant

      Newcastle upon Tyne Sep 4, 2013 at 1:57 AM

      I am looking for an Italian restaurant near Newcastle University

      1 Answer Sep 4, 2013 at 3:11 AM
    • URGENT!

      Newcastle upon Tyne Jul 24, 2013 at 3:49 PM

      Hi I am moving to Newcastle upon Tyne and NEED to find a place where I can live with my dog. She's a 40 pound border collie, very well behaved. Any ideas would be SO WONDERFUL! Thanks!

      4 Answers Oct 6, 2013 at 5:03 AM
    • old photos jones fried fish shop

      Newcastle upon Tyne Jul 12, 2013 at 1:42 PM

      Heritage magazine which has photos of Jones fried fish shop 1835 - 1934

      6 Answers Jul 13, 2013 at 4:27 AM
    • Anyone want to explore Newcastle this weekend 5th - 7th july.

      Newcastle upon Tyne Jul 3, 2013 at 5:34 AM

      I'm visiting and looking for people to explore newcastle the following weekend. perhaps get in touch on email -

      1 Answer Jul 3, 2013 at 11:12 AM
    • Study abroad

      Newcastle upon Tyne Jun 4, 2013 at 1:09 AM

      Hello guys...
      I'm from Malaysia and will do my PHD at Newcastle on April 2014. My problem is that besides paying the tuition fee my scholar will only provide me GBP 800 per month as my monthly allowance. I am married and have 2 sons ( 4 & 2). Is that possible to bring along my family? With only GBP 800, can we live there? Help please...
      Thank you....

      10 Answers Jun 5, 2013 at 11:12 PM
    • Fun place to stay for young female backpacker?

      Newcastle upon Tyne May 26, 2013 at 9:32 PM

      Hi I'm 22 and from Australia. I am looking for a really fun hostel to stay where heaps of backpackers go. Preferably near clubs and the city centre? Thanks guys!!!

      4 Answers May 27, 2013 at 4:43 AM
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      Newcastle upon Tyne May 21, 2013 at 10:57 PM

      Hi ! We are two active 60 yo..we will be walking Hadrians Wall Path, after spending time in Newcastle,before catching public transport to our start in Whitley Bay. May we have some suggestions for Must See,visit ,explore places...reachable by public transport? Also,is it better to catch train to Whitley Bay, or is the bus service better?We will be staying in the Jesmond park area. Thanks for all suggestions

      5 Answers May 22, 2013 at 4:15 AM
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      Are you a literary tourist?

      Newcastle upon Tyne Mar 30, 2013 at 8:02 AM

      Has anybody ever traveled to the North East of England for a literary tour? Or read any Catherine Cookson novels and traveled to or wanted to travel to some of the places set in her work or related to her as an author?

      17 Answers Apr 21, 2013 at 6:48 AM
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      newcastle airport to adelphi bed&breakfast jesmond

      Newcastle upon Tyne Mar 25, 2013 at 2:40 AM

      Hi! Would appreciate public transport options to reach The Adephi B&B in Jesmond...or nearest train,bus stop. we will be arriving into Newcastle airport 8.30 am. Would also appreciate an aproximation of time for the trip. Thanks for your advice

      3 Answers Mar 25, 2013 at 6:05 AM
    • Celebrating ,my birthday with the Ladies

      Newcastle upon Tyne Mar 8, 2013 at 9:14 AM

      Hey Fellow Tourists!
      I've just moved to the UK (midlands) from Canada, and am looking for a great night out with the ladies. Have heard that New Castle is the place to go. (ages 24-28)
      We are planning on spending a weekend in April in New Castle and were hoping for some recommendations of the best pubs, bars and clubs to head to.
      Friday night not too heavy and Saturday night planning a full day of partying, and would love some advice.

      5 Answers Mar 30, 2013 at 4:41 PM
    • Newcastle fan

      Newcastle upon Tyne Mar 6, 2013 at 12:09 AM

      Anyone keen in joining me to go to Newcastle from London, and watch the match on 13 Apr?

      5 Answers Mar 9, 2013 at 5:20 AM
    • Where to stay?

      Newcastle upon Tyne Feb 26, 2013 at 12:11 PM

      What is the best area to stay in? We are arriving by train and it would be great to know the best area to stay within walking distance to some great sites. Thanks!

      4 Answers Mar 9, 2013 at 5:24 AM
    • Where to go in newcastle

      Newcastle upon Tyne Feb 8, 2013 at 12:47 PM

      Hi we recently moved back to the north east and I'm looking for places to take the wife in Newcastle I'm 38 and she's 37 she's into clubbing and I've never been before please can anyone give me some suggestion ?

      1 Answer Feb 9, 2013 at 3:43 AM
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      Most central part of Newcastle

      Newcastle upon Tyne Oct 6, 2012 at 7:27 AM

      Hey guys i was wondering what is the most central part of Newcastle (with the most pubs,live music clubs etc) and how much the rent goes for there? On a side note, is it a nice place to live for a couple of years as a University student?

      7 Answers Oct 17, 2012 at 4:15 AM