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£2.50 off £10 spend at 15 selected Retailers via Quidco
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Claim your £2.50 October Travel Bonus today! Click the get deal button and then activate. Opt into our October Travel promotion to enjoy a £2.50 bonus when you shop at any of… Read more

shabbird28 m ago

are you sure that's not Topcashback? as that one is not restricted



Oops my mistake, sorry you are right I was looking at Topcashback.
Voted hot on you deal anyway

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goldy121 h, 36 m ago

Can't see anything on mine about it being restricted to certain retailers. …Can't see anything on mine about it being restricted to certain retailers. Just says I have to opt in and make a purchase of £10 or more.


are you sure that's not Topcashback? as that one is not restricted

Can't see anything on mine about it being restricted to certain retailers. Just says I have to opt in and make a purchase of £10 or more.

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summerof7625 m ago

[Image] Thanks shabs


Thanks summer

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Thanks shabs
TopCashBack - Hotels.com - 20% Today (only lasting 24hours)
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First time post-er. Noticed TopCashBack has 20% CashBack on Hotels.com.

Hotels.com deals tend to be useless. I had to uninstall their app from my phone because they would constantly send me notifications about 10% off voucher codes that were no good at all once you read the terms and conditions. Likewise, they'd constantly e-mail me with the same offers.

Hotels.com have a habit of doing promotions that give with one hand and take with the other. Oh you can have this 10% off voucher, but you can't have your 10% contribution towards your reward nights. Yeah I'll gladly rush my booking today to take your 10% offer and give it right back to you!

So I'm not surprised they raised their prices by 10% when they added 10% extra cashback, because it fits right in with their other offers.

I love the Danish

Thanks Captain Obvious

Raised all the prices by 10% or more compared with Expedia which is the same company.
So this is not a deal but a con.

The only downside to this is you don't get the reward nights which is effectively 10% off
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From Nottingham: 9 Night August School Holiday to Menorca £338.67pp @ hotels.com/Ryanair
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This looks a great value school holiday break for 9 nights in the August School Holiday 14th-23rd August based on 2 adults and 2 children from Nottingham East Midlands. This also i… Read more

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OldBanger

Thanks for the breakdown, but don't forget to add the extra £6 parking … Thanks for the breakdown, but don't forget to add the extra £6 parking charges at East Midlands drop-off and pickup!



It's hard to predict how people are going to get there though! When I flew from East Midlands my parents dropped me off at a nearby petrol station that I could see the terminal from and I walked. Some people may do nearby parking and get a shuttle. It's like saying to include taxi fare or a train to the airport.

Total £1,354.71/£338.67pp


Thanks for the breakdown, but don't forget to add the extra £6 parking charges at East Midlands drop-off and pickup!

Sliwka

It's great weather. 22° Today and plenty of sun.



​ideal

Sliwka

There is a 3 beaches with a bit of walking distance.. First one and most … There is a 3 beaches with a bit of walking distance.. First one and most adorable is in town centre with a small port and shops and restaurants second is cala macarelleta [img]https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQVSwXC2uJQAXeMFuPXN_x75x0hfR_tF0V2qVywRuL0vB5HPM1R[/img] 25 min of walking distance towards west- wild beach with coves and great and magnificent views. Cala Mitjana is third , 15 min of walking [img]https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTfT5Ypmm_9K4iT1mJ7YawJz0AHE62zr0l5x90IGQoPqWuZ7NCK1w[/img]. They are all superior. I stayed in Arenal de Castell and is also Beautiful. 35min by car to cala galdana



Thank you for the information about the beaches.

CornishEliteUK

hi how is the weather there, I'm flying out on the 5th may and have never … hi how is the weather there, I'm flying out on the 5th may and have never been before. but my wife is worried she won't get a tan X)


It's great weather. 22° Today and plenty of sun.
10 nights USA road trip visiting Las Vegas, Grand Canyon, Phoenix and LA for £603pp (£1808 total) including flights, hotels and car hire @ hotels.com
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This deal is based on 3 adults flying out to Las Vegas from London Gatwick on 27th November 2017 and returning 7th December 2017. Itinerary 27th - 30th November - Las Vegas 1st … Read more

commenter141 h, 2 m ago

Reported for the disgusting, infantile insults. Not to mention you lying.


Firstly, you started with the insults. "Get a life".

Secondly, I work in the book industry and just visited LA for my Honeymoon, happy to prove that in any way neccessary for any sort of moderator.

LA is beautiful, the roads are very easy to drive on, just didn't want anyone put off by your inane comments.

Have a nice life.

Erko4 h, 53 m ago

No I had this post bookmarked as I just got back from a trip to LA. Eejit.


Reported for the disgusting, infantile insults. Not to mention you lying.

commenter1446 m ago

Why are you replying to a comment I wrote in April? Are you employed by …Why are you replying to a comment I wrote in April? Are you employed by the LA tourism board? Get a life.


No I had this post bookmarked as I just got back from a trip to LA. Eejit.

Erko3 m ago

What a load of rubbish, the roads in LA are brilliant and there is TONS to …What a load of rubbish, the roads in LA are brilliant and there is TONS to see.


Why are you replying to a comment I wrote in April? Are you employed by the LA tourism board? Get a life.

commenter1412th Apr

Sorry but that's an awful trip. Vegas and the Grand Canyon are worth …Sorry but that's an awful trip. Vegas and the Grand Canyon are worth seeing, but I've never met anyone who had a good word to say about LA. There's nothing there to see, just terrible roads. And who in their right mind would visit Phoenix? It would be ridiculous to go to those two places over San Francisco. It's an awful lot of very dull driving for such a short trip. Driving through the desert in a Toyota is hardly comparable to cruising down the coast in a convertible. And December? And three adults all sharing one room? These are cheap tricks to make it seem like a better deal. No one is actually going to book this so I'm not sure why it's getting heat. For a much better trip, fly to San Francisco, spend five nights there, then fly to Vegas for five nights (a short and dirt-cheap flight), paying for a tour of the Grand Canyon (via plane, unless you want to spend 16 hours on a coach).No need to hire a car!



What a load of rubbish, the roads in LA are brilliant and there is TONS to see.
2 nights in Hamburg, Germany for just £57pp (total £227) including flights and hotel @ hotels.com
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This deal is based on 4 adults flying out to Hamburg from Manchester on Sunday 30th April returning Tuesday 2nd May. Amazing price for a getaway with a few friends, Hamburg has go… Read more

Removed my posts here in an effort to rerail the thread. Was just turning in to an epeen/ I'm a better grammar nazi than you p1ssing (lol at blocked word choice) contest.

Good deal on a trip to Hamburg.
Heat.
Edited by: "Mugginz" 14th Apr

Mugginz

You know who's annoying too? Grammar nazis :)Seriously though, what was … You know who's annoying too? Grammar nazis :)Seriously though, what was wrong with the reply? Are you ultra anti migrant/ pro-racist? Herp derp.


Wat are you talking bout I dunno what your saying hear.....

1. seems to think Germany is hunkydory, its awesome its far from that. 2.other seems to think you don't need to let anymore immigrants in (war, economic or otherwise). does a country really need lots of immigration?, yes maybe a tens of thousands or more, but over a million, really?

If people want to go to Germany by all means, it used to be a great country. A friend of mine went over there a few years ago tand said the booze was too good, which made me curious to go over at some point, now not so much.

Edited by: "AnimeDude92" 13th Apr

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Mugginz

You know who's annoying too? Grammar nazis :)Seriously though, what was … You know who's annoying too? Grammar nazis :)Seriously though, what was wrong with the reply? Are you ultra anti migrant/ pro-racist? Herp derp.



​are you AN ultra anti migrant / pro-racist? Herp derp.

Don't you just hate the real grammar Nazis? Herp derp.
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MattWPBS

Even if it's not your normal thing, Miniatur Wunderland is well worth … Even if it's not your normal thing, Miniatur Wunderland is well worth checking out.


The related video is hilarious. Starting fires
youtu.be/ACk…11s

JonF992

Troll. If you haven't got anything sensible to say, keep your racist … Troll. If you haven't got anything sensible to say, keep your racist nonsense to yourself. Back to the thread, Hamburg is a great city.


I don't know who's more annoying, the guy you replied too or you.
Edited by: "AnimeDude92" 11th Apr
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From Belfast: 4 Night Milan and Lake Como City Break £115.99pp @ Amoma/Hotels.com
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Here is a lovely break to Milan and Lake Como from Belfast. It's rare to see a good value city break from Belfast so hopefully this appeals to Northern Ireland holiday hunters! 18… Read more

Good deal

would give extra heat if I could just for flights ex BFS/DUB

agnostic

£115 pricey for 1 person, including flights and hotels? OK.


Wow it's always good to be correct if your going to try to be "funny".OK

Edited by: "MEGAONE" 8th Feb

Great deal but be aware this is off season for Como. Weather is cold and many shops will be closed.

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tuggy

Don't forget Milan-Bergamo airport is 40 miles from Milan.



There is a cheap bus we took, I think it was terrorvision and was around 5Euro but I guess you could look at shuttle buses or alternatives.

Yes, I'll certainly look at posting more for Belfast!
From Birmingham: Valentines Verona & Venice Trip £122.28pp @ Hotels.com
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Two romantic cities in one trip, and Valentines day too. This is a great value trip, and I've put this together for those that don't want to spend too much but want a really nice … Read more

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bluep

Brilliant trip - you are posting some great stuff lately Rachel



Thank you!!

Brilliant trip - you are posting some great stuff lately Rachel

Is there a single person supplement?

Original Poster

I love Verona too. I spent 3 nights there and got thre Verona card. Such a pretty city and you could always visit the Lake Garda area too. I've used the Italian trains and they are very good. I don't rate the overnight trains with Trein Italia though, from Paris to Venice was not good. By contrast from Venice to Vienna on the overnight train was amazing.

My two favourite cities! Love Verona great shops,restaurants and the amphitheater. Venice is just beautiful anytime of year but much quieter this time if year. The trains are great allocated seats so no standing like rubbish British trains! Want to go now!

From Edinburgh: Explore Amazing Vietnam 13-31 March £602.24pp @ Hotels.com
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I've just finished planning my Christmas & NYE trip to Vietnam and I'm sure someone mentioned Vietnam previously so here is a taster. This is just over a two week itinerary an… Read more

I am be travelling to the region with my parents (in their early 60s) now in December. Any comments or suggestions to the below skeleton itinerary:

Days 1-3
Explore Siem Reap (Angkor Wat)

Day 4
Depart Siem Reap for HCMC and spend half a day exploring HCMC

Day 5
Explore HCMC

Day 6
Day tour of Mekong Delta

Day 7
Explore HCMC

Day 8
Extra day in HCMC (can be changed for something else)

Day 9
Travel to Da Nang and transfer onto Hoi An

Day 10
Explore Hoi An

Day 11
Cooking class in Hoi An

Days 12 / 13
Relax on the beach (heard mixed reports about weather in Hoi An in December)

Day 14
Fly to Hanoi and roam around the city

Day 15
Explore Hanoi

Day 16
Go to Halong Bay and stay overnight (Vin Pearl Island perhaps)

Day 17
Day cruise of Halong bay

Day 18
Back to Hanoi for the last day before flying out.

Happy to change the order or places to be visited if recommended.

Appreciate any other ideas / changes / things to cover.
Edited by: "mascot99" 11th Sep 2016

I can provide what we did although we had been very busy prior to travel (we both did a 20 hour day before we flew)

9/5 day 1 take off from manchester
10/5 day 2 arrived at HCMC (booked into Villa Song Saigon District 2 - 15-30 mins in a taxi to the centre)
11/5 day 3 day walking round the city
12/5 day 4 mekong delta tour full day
13/5 day 5 shopping in the day time and then the XO "Foodie" Tour in the evening
14/5 day 6 travel to phu quoc (booked into Salinda 3 nights)
15/5 day 7 relax
16/5 day 8 relax
17/5 day 9 travel to HCMC and then onto nha trang (booked into mia resort 3 nights)
18/5 day 10 relax
19/5 day 11 walk round nha trang
20/5 day 12 travel to hanoi (booked into oriental central 6 nights)
21/5 day 13 travel to halong bay
22/5 day 14 halong bay and canoeing
23/5 day 15 travel back to hanoi
24/5 day 16 Hanoi kids (free trip with students trying to improve their english) half day tour
25/5 day 17 cooking lesson at Orchid Cooking Class
26/5 day 18 travel to bangkok
27/5 day 19 trip to the water market and temples
28/5 day 20 trip to tiger temple and elephant sanctuary
29/5 day 21 shopping
30/5 day 22 travel back to uk



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mike1212

I would be careful your not cramming too much in as you will be exhausted … I would be careful your not cramming too much in as you will be exhausted I did 3 weeks and probably had too much in my itinerary. I didn't really see Nha Trang due to exhaustion we ended up just staying round our pool and tried to explore at night.In the 3 weeks we had 5 internal flights and a full day of travelling by people carrier.



Thanks for that. I think you are right. Although I would love to see Angkor Wat I think we will leave it for another holiday. So, fly in to HCMC, time on the Mekong Delta then making our way up to Halong Bay via Hoi An, Da Lang, and Hue. Then to Hanoi, Sapa and back to Hanoi to fly home (UK). I think it will be better to see more of Vietnam. We are not as young as we were! Thanks for your input.

lynne1

Thanks, sunkissed. I am thinking now to stay in the Mekong Delta for a … Thanks, sunkissed. I am thinking now to stay in the Mekong Delta for a few days, go back to HCMC and fly to Siem Reap for 3 days and then fly from there to Da Nang for Hoi An and Hue. From there to do Halong Bay, then Hanoi and then Sapa or Mu Cang Chai, back to Hanoi to fly home. I checked the flights and they weren't too bad. No doubt my plans will change a bit before March. Going to check utube. Thanks



I would be careful your not cramming too much in as you will be exhausted I did 3 weeks and probably had too much in my itinerary. I didn't really see Nha Trang due to exhaustion we ended up just staying round our pool and tried to explore at night.

In the 3 weeks we had 5 internal flights and a full day of travelling by people carrier.
Edited by: "mike1212" 10th Sep 2016

oldham

​you don't need a visa if you're there for less than 15 days. this was a … ​you don't need a visa if you're there for less than 15 days. this was announced last year. i was there in feb/mar and the entry was pretty simple



Just in case anyone books any other dates this advice is correct Until 30 June 2017
From Birmingham: May Bank Holiday, Verona and Lake Garda Break + car hire £231.42pp @ Hotels.com
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Love to make the most of the bank holidays? How about heading away for the May Bank Holiday week to Verona and Lake Garda? A lovely city break in Verona first, you are going to be … Read more

Personally, I'd sack off the car hire and save yourselves a few quid.

We went to Verona, Venice, Milan and Garda in August following a cheap flight deal on HUKD and the trains are reliable and reasonably priced:
Verona-Venice: £9.50pp
Venice-Milan: £17.50pp
Milan-Garda: £13pp
Garda-Verona: £3pp

So if you're just going to Verona and Garda, you may be able to knock another £85 off the price quoted above.

Having said that, I'm not sure I'd want to stay in Limone. It's a funny little town that's really interesting for a half-hour boat stop but I'm not sure how much else is going on there.

We stayed in Peschiera Del Garda and I'd highly recommend it - it's right by the train station and there's plenty going on. Hotel San Marco is reasonably priced, and while the rooms are a little dated, the exterior and more importantly, the location right on the lake are absolutely fantastic.

please note the hotel capo reamol is in Limone on the other side of the lake to verona a long drive from the city

DARKSABER

This makes me wonder how many people go to Birmingham for a holiday oO



Quite a few I would think - it's probably the closest airport for seeing the Cotswolds, Shakespeare's Stratford, etc. And just over an hour by Virgin Trains to London.

rachelandgromit

Insurance4carhire are good and cover the excess.



Yes, buy the excess insurance online before travel, just don't buy them from the car rental company at the desk, as you might end ​up paying more for the excess insurance than the car rental cost itself. Also don't go into the ZTL zones in the major cities of Italy, you will get a fine plus also an admin charge from the car rental company.

This makes me wonder how many people go to Birmingham for a holiday oO
From Manchester: Long Weekend in Rome (3 nights) January 2017 just £111.86pp
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Here is a lovely long weekend (leaving on a Friday returning on a Monday), to Rome from Manchester. It is from 6th-9th January, so just after Christmas, so forget getting your oth… Read more

rachelandgromit

Thanks, that is useful to know for Spain, however this deal is for Rome, … Thanks, that is useful to know for Spain, however this deal is for Rome, in Italy. It is likely to be cold there too though.


Durrrrrr - sorry , Rome in Spain ! I must have been on the Gin that evening, you have corrected my ignorance.

rachelandgromit

Thanks, that is useful to know for Spain, however this deal is for Rome, … Thanks, that is useful to know for Spain, however this deal is for Rome, in Italy. It is likely to be cold there too though.



LOLLL

Any good with kids. 1 year old and 2.5 year old? Or is it too busy

Villa Borghese is free and wonderful. After a few hectic days in busy Rome it's the antidote.

Why is this hot? I would normally expect to pay this price but for a citybreak in the summer on Ryanair. Not for one in the depths of January when nobody travels as they have no money after Christmas.
From London: 10 nights in Japan, inc central, good rated hotels & rail pass £993.52pp @ hotels.com
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I've just been planning my own trip to Japan and thought I'd put together a similar deal. I've chosen some good rated hotels that are near stations and also included a 7 day rail p… Read more

rachelandgromit

If you haven't booked hotels you may find availability poor, especially … If you haven't booked hotels you may find availability poor, especially in sone places as it will be peak Autumn Leaves season in some.I didn't go to Nikko, I preferred Kyoto than Osaka, we spent 4 nights in Kyoto and it's a good base, one of these days we went to Himeji castle.In Kyoto we stayed here it is small, bit clean and only 5 mins walk from JR station. Some good cheap eats nearby and staff lovely.In Hiroshima we stayed here. It was 10 mins walk from the station (good for catching the train to Miyajima) and we stayed here as it was cheaper than downtown and also close by for buses. It offered a great breakfast included, 24hr hot/cold drinks Inc soup and free laundry washing and drying. It was a bargain compared to hostels as we had a 15% Ebookers/Venere code.In Kanazawa we stayed here as it was the cheapest we could find and it had a free shuttle from the station to the hotel, typical business hotel but clean and well located, free breakfast too.In Takayama we struggled to find anything and this was the cheapest option and I was a bit nervous about it here as we knew our private room would be divided with others with just a curtain for the door and the room division walls didn't go straight to the ceiling, eg there were gaps. There was also shared bathrooms. It was actually perfect, immaculate clean and some of the most friendly staff and kitchen facilities were also perfect. Close to bus station for highland buses too. My only criticism was the beds, the hardest and most uncomfortable in the whole of Japan, it was like a small piece of foam on a rock had slab. Kamikochi is expensive, like very expensive and it may not even be open when you go now. The autumn leaves will be out in force in many other areas though.For the Fuji area we based ourselves in Kawaguchio as I'd read this was one of the best places for views of Mt Fuji. We stayed here and I loved it. Imagine our surprise when I opened the blind to find Mt Fuji right in front of my eyes from the window, I'll try and find a couple of pics now. Shared bathrooms but perfect and the owner was lovely, gave us some Mt Fuji postcards when we left.Buses very easy, everyone will help you, the Japanese were so friendly and accommodating.



Thanks for the info, looks beautiful I hope the weather is as good for me.

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First pic is view from Kawaguchio Station Inn at about 6:55am (you can see the clouds lingering at the bottom of Mt Fuji), then the Alps again, last two are Mijajima. Catch the ferry from Hiroshima, with the JR pass. Lovely day, hike to Mt Misen if you can, without taking the cable car (it was quite tough), watch your rail pass and maps as the wild deer will eat anything!

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Original Poster

Here are some, third pic is Mt Fuji as we were walking around the Lakes area, first one is Arashiyama nr Kyoto. The rest are from the amazing Alps and Kamikochi.

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Original Poster

If you haven't booked hotels you may find availability poor, especially in sone places as it will be peak Autumn Leaves season in some.

I didn't go to Nikko, I preferred Kyoto than Osaka, we spent 4 nights in Kyoto and it's a good base, one of these days we went to Himeji castle.

In Kyoto we stayed here it is small, bit clean and only 5 mins walk from JR station. Some good cheap eats nearby and staff lovely.

In Hiroshima we stayed here. It was 10 mins walk from the station (good for catching the train to Miyajima) and we stayed here as it was cheaper than downtown and also close by for buses. It offered a great breakfast included, 24hr hot/cold drinks Inc soup and free laundry washing and drying. It was a bargain compared to hostels as we had a 15% Ebookers/Venere code.

In Kanazawa we stayed here as it was the cheapest we could find and it had a free shuttle from the station to the hotel, typical business hotel but clean and well located, free breakfast too.

In Takayama we struggled to find anything and this was the cheapest option and I was a bit nervous about it here as we knew our private room would be divided with others with just a curtain for the door and the room division walls didn't go straight to the ceiling, eg there were gaps. There was also shared bathrooms. It was actually perfect, immaculate clean and some of the most friendly staff and kitchen facilities were also perfect. Close to bus station for highland buses too. My only criticism was the beds, the hardest and most uncomfortable in the whole of Japan, it was like a small piece of foam on a rock had slab.

Kamikochi is expensive, like very expensive and it may not even be open when you go now. The autumn leaves will be out in force in many other areas though.

For the Fuji area we based ourselves in Kawaguchio as I'd read this was one of the best places for views of Mt Fuji.

We stayed here and I loved it. Imagine our surprise when I opened the blind to find Mt Fuji right in front of my eyes from the window, I'll try and find a couple of pics now. Shared bathrooms but perfect and the owner was lovely, gave us some Mt Fuji postcards when we left.

Buses very easy, everyone will help you, the Japanese were so friendly and accommodating.

rachelandgromit

Are you back yet? Can we have a run down of what you got up to, … Are you back yet? Can we have a run down of what you got up to, suggestions etc [/quoteI'm just at airport in Tokyo ready for home! It was amazing, loved every minute. My favourite was the Alps and seeing the autumn leaves, hiked two mountains and around 25 miles in two days in Kamikochi including climbing Mt Yake, the Nohi buses for the Alps were great for getting around. Climbing Mt Fuji was out of season but we did have great sunny weather so was able to clock up some miles around the 5 lakes area. Kyoto is great and my favourite in terms of cities. I'm not a great city lover but I could people watch in Tokyo all day. Hiroshima and Miyajima already also worth visiting. We only had two days of bad weather, one yesterday in Tokyo when it rained pretty much the whole day and another when we were travelling a fair bit and spent a good half day on bullet trains and buses.Public transport buses, metro and trains surprisingly easy and the people are the friendliest and I've ever encountered. I also found everywhere so clean. We stayed in some budget hotels and a couple of hostels with shared bathrooms but private rooms (sometimes hotels were cheaper than hostels with shared rooms). All the accommodation we stayed in Kyoto, Hiroshima, Kanazawa, Takayama, Kamikochi, Kawaguchio Lake and Tokyo was brilliant so if you need specific recommendations let me know.Food wise, you can get good ramen (noodle type dishes) for the equivalent of about £5, alcohol is expensive in restaurants, I'd say London type prices but if you head to a 7/11 or a store called Lawson you can get beer for around £1 a can or less. Also, little stores like Lawson do great fresh food such as noodle type dishes they microwave for you and you can then eat back at your accommodation if you dont fancy eating out all the time and Japenese bakeries are also good value and very yummy.My current thoughts are if you can install Japenese toilets in the UK. They are fantastic!Seriously, it's amazing. If you can get open jaw flights into one airport like Osaka and out of Tokyo like I did that will cut out some backtracking. I also found Tokyo a little overwhelming, and that was at the end of the trip! But that's probably as I love the countryside more.



Sounds like you had a brilliant trip! I fly to Tokyo tomorrow for 3 weeks and home from fukuoka. OK here are some questions you can probably help me with..
Did you prefer kyoto to osaka and how many days do you recommend?
Where did you base yourself to go the 5 lakes/fuji?
I've got 2 nights booked in nikko did you go?
Yes hotel info on Kyoto, Hiroshima, Kanazawa, Takayama, Kamikochi, Kawaguchio Lake would be great. Is it easy to find these nohi buses?
I'm still fairly unsure how much time to allocate to each place as I've never rushed around a country in only 3 weeks haha.
From London: Austria Trip - 2 Nights in Vienna & 2 Nights in Salzburg £162.85pp @ hotels.com
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If you fancy a lovely break to Austria then check out this deal that sees you visit both Vienna and Salzburg. The hotels in each city are in a central location so you are ideally p… Read more

Stevie Badman

cold - not nationwide



Hot because it's a hot deal

delpo

yes, sounds like somewhere in northern Scotland.Salzburg is nice, so too … yes, sounds like somewhere in northern Scotland.Salzburg is nice, so too Vienna, been to both, Salzburg is famous for "the sound of music".



​to note. the locals don't actually like the association with the sound of music!

cold - not nationwide

Original Poster

gr8h8me

Look out for us. We've booked identical holiday and times as your advice. … Look out for us. We've booked identical holiday and times as your advice. If you see us say hello (Grahame and Vanessa) were not stalkers and thank you for our holiday we didn't expect.



Have a lovely time. I will hopefully be moving house so won't be in Vienna then. I have been before though - I caught the overnight train from Venice. I really enjoyed Vienna though.

psychobitchfromhell

Think you might need to edit the title . I was with you all the way till … Think you might need to edit the title . I was with you all the way till saltburn

psychobitchfromhell

Think you might need to edit the title . I was with you all the way till … Think you might need to edit the title . I was with you all the way till saltburn




yes, sounds like somewhere in northern Scotland.
Salzburg is nice, so too Vienna, been to both, Salzburg is famous for "the sound of music".
From London: Toronto, Niagara Falls and New York 9 night Holiday £832.10pp inc hotels, flights and car hire
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If the holiday is like that picture, here, have my money.

Does anyone have any good money saving tips for a summer holiday in New York?
Family of 4 with 3 adults and a 14 year old???

The short trip from the airport to niagara falls is around one and a half hours, some lovely views mind. We stayed at the shereton on the falls on the 15th floor, with amazing views over both falls for 3 nights, then to Toronto for 2 nights with views over the lake. We flew with BA from heathrow. Hotels, flights, transfers cost for 2 was £1700 with Trailfinders. This was oct 2014. The falls are amazing but 2 nights is plenty, could have spent more time in Toronto, the CN Tower is fantastic, had a lovely meal before going down to the observation deck with glass floors.
Great find, great price, wish i could go back again , but saving for somewhere else .

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you_gotta_be_kidding

we got return Canada flights with British Airways in the holidays for … we got return Canada flights with British Airways in the holidays for £350 each. our resort hotel is £800 for for of us for two weeks. bringing ours to £550 a person.... however our car hire is £550 for a full size car for two weeks. I doubt very much that under £100 for 9 days includes insurance, car hire in Canada without insurance is a huge no no. you WILL get screwed on every little mark, plus you're not covered for windscreen, tyres, interior etc. I don't get how this deal has got hot?



When I went to Canada and hired a car for the Rockies we used a separate insurance it's called insurance4carhire which covers the excess. Of course the car hire deal doesn't include extra insurance at this price and I would never never use the insurance sold by car hire companies which is overpriced IMO. Insurance4carhire is just one of similar places that I have used to cover the excess and when I needed to claim (not in Canada) everything was fine.

This isn't car hire for 9 days it's only for the Canada part which is 6 days as you then fly from Toronto to New York and I haven't included a car for New York.

Toronto flights are frequently under £300 and when I went to Calgary/Calgary our flights were just over £350. Obviously this deal is a little more expensive as you are flying back from New York and have 3 nights in New York. It would be easy to adjust this trip for 4 people and of course that would bring the cost per person down, the hotel I've picked in Toronto for example sleeps 4 but I've based this deal on 2 people.

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We're going to NY for 6 nights, followed by 9 nights in Toronto (one night in Niagara). 4 weeks 4 days to go! Can't say it was cheap by any means but it's going to be amazing! Bring it in!
4* Weekend in Amsterdam (Last Weekend before Xmas) £96.98pp £193.96 @ hotels.com
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The last weekend before Xmas. Traditionally the weekend for work Xmas do's and when the pubs and clubs are heaving in the UK. Want to avoid it all, or have your work do abroad? Ho… Read more

ovverbruv

add on another 100 quid for hookers and pot


Went to Frankfurt around that time last year on a cheap deal it was great love the Xmas markets, Can anyone confirm Amsterdam have a Xmas market and is it any good?

Remember going there once...... then coming back on the plane and that was it!! the cakes where nice thou ; )

ovverbruv

add on another 100 quid for hookers and pot



​There's more to Amsterdam than that, there's fantastic architecture and......haha haha. ..nope, hookers and pot for me!!

rachelandgromit

She can't have been charged based on weight restrictions as Easyjet have … She can't have been charged based on weight restrictions as Easyjet have no limit on weight restrictions for hand luggage just size. The size measurement restrictions are all over Easyjet website so to be charged £70 she must have had a large size hand luggage. The no limit weight restrictions with Easyjet mean you never really need to take hold luggage, especially for this deal, 2 nights in Amsterdam.People are too quick to complain about budget airlines when if you read the rules regarding boating passes, luggage etc you shouldn't have problems.The following is on their website: easyJet Hand Luggage Allowance. Each passenger is allowed one piece of hand baggage on-board. The easyJet hand luggage size is 56 x 45 x 25 cm, including the wheels and any handles. There is no weight limit on cabin baggage.



It always bugs me when people book budget flights and then expect premium service.
From Bristol: Visit Belfast & Iceland Game of Thrones Holiday with Car Hire & All Flights £318.69 @ Hotels.com
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If you are suffering from withdrawal symptoms from Game of Thrones then check out this trip to Belfast and Iceland where you can check out many of the GoT attractions. 26 - 28 Se… Read more

If you're doing the Belfast tour by car don't forget Magheramorne quarry

COJones

Yeah yeah yeah, blah blah flights, blah blah hotel - what we really want … Yeah yeah yeah, blah blah flights, blah blah hotel - what we really want to know is, does the Game of Thrones holiday include all the debauchery and pillaging and excessive amounts of drop-dead gorgeous women getting their kit off and doing unseemly things with each other - preferably while riding a dragon!!!...hmmmm... i'm guessing though, just some rocks, loads of fields and freezing my nads off looking for an old spit n' sawdust pub to drown my high expectations, dream shattered sorrows



​only on at the weekends if you can find the right bars

While in N.Ireland you can also pop into Donegal to see where the next Star Wars was being filmed in Malin Head, Donegal (about 90 min drive from Dark Hedges) It is also a great drive along the Wild Atlantic Way.
If not driving yourself McComb's have the best GOT tours (The cast and crew use this firm along with recently the N.Ireland footy team also the tour was featured on a BBC program -can't remember which one!). The Allen Tours one isn't really GOT specific. Note they do the cruise ships also so at times booking in advance in recommended if you happen to be picking a day one has just docked!
mccombscoaches.com/tou…urs - Around £35pp.

https://www.mccombscoaches.com/news

Bus also runs every 30 minutes from Belfast (more frequent during rush-hour) - Europa Bus Station 24/7 to the International Airport for around £7.50 single. (about 20 minute walk from either hotel). Travel time is 30-40 minutes. Bus Stop is right outside the main entrance to the airport. Get off bus at around St.Annes Cathedral or outside Castle Court Shopping Complex for the Ramada.
http://www.translink.co.uk/Services/Other-Translink-Services/Airport-Services/Airport-Express-300/

Also to note the Ramada does not have car parking. Car parking is at the Q-Park - pricing below (£5 max 8am-6pm and £5 6pm-8am. Or for either hotel the parking outside The Odyssey complex (near to Titanic building opposite the complex and Premier Inn - surface site) is about the cheapest nearby. Do not ever park at the underground complex beneath the Victoria Square Shopping Centre unless you are willing to get a massive shock at the prices!
q-park.co.uk/par…are
Map below of where the surface site is.
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-3KyICqRXEwo/V3pPwrAbovI/AAAAAAAACcg/sAQ31-arFJ495v_KYj-yTaZiDnmwCwCWgCCo/s1024/carparking.PNG










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Yeah yeah yeah, blah blah flights, blah blah hotel - what we really want to know is, does the Game of Thrones holiday include all the debauchery and pillaging and excessive amounts of drop-dead gorgeous women getting their kit off and doing unseemly things with each other - preferably while riding a dragon!!!

...hmmmm... i'm guessing though, just some rocks, loads of fields and freezing my nads off looking for an old spit n' sawdust pub to drown my high expectations, dream shattered sorrows

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Yes I know.
From Newcastle: August School Holidays 8-15th August Zante £228.71pp (2A 2C) @ hotels.com
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There is absolutely no way I'd entertain a 2* in Greece at any price.

Greece (and Turkey are worse for it) tend to grade their hotels on opening day and never again. I knock off a minimum of 2 stars in Greece and 3 Stars in Turkey off the official rating.

It's cheap but I wouldn't take the risk!

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vanessaanne

Correct me if I am wrong but there is no hospital in Zante. Or their is … Correct me if I am wrong but there is no hospital in Zante. Or their is but it is very backwards. When we got to Zante they said if their was anything wrong with anyone they would have to go taken to the mainland to the hospital. Asons their is no such thing as a ambulance. Zante is one of the most beautiful places I have been in the world and would love to go back. Can't cos of serious asthma. So someone tell me I am wrong. Heat from me. For the deal x




There is a hospital Zante TownYour text here but I'd make sure you have Comprehensive travel insurance.

Correct me if I am wrong but there is no hospital in Zante. Or their is but it is very backwards. When we got to Zante they said if their was anything wrong with anyone they would have to go taken to the mainland to the hospital. Asons their is no such thing as a ambulance. Zante is one of the most beautiful places I have been in the world and would love to go back. Can't cos of serious asthma. So someone tell me I am wrong. Heat from me. For the deal x

Zante is not usual route for immigrants as it is not near Turkey or Africa which are main departure areas. Good deal!

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dsuk

Voted cold, my idea of a holiday isn't bodies washing up on the beach.



This deal perhaps isn't for you.
From London: Long Weekend in Normandy flights, hotel & car hire £119.09pp @ hotels.com
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Slightly off topic but can I ask how you get the screenshots above to appear?

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*From London* 10 night Italian city trip: Rome, Florence, Bologna & Venice £347.83pp Inc flights/hotels/trains @ hotels.com
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10 nights exploring Italy! On 20th April you'll fly from London to Rome. You'll stay for 3 nights in the centrally located Hotel Piave which is walking distance to the station an… Read more

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foes4you

will they collect you at 1 in the morning ?



Who collect you? You can drive, take a taxi, catch a bus or train etc. I've had taxis pick me up at 1am, 3am and drop me off in the middle of the night for £50 return from Cheshire to Manchester or Liverpool when parking is more expensive for me (normally when I'm off somewhere for a few weeks). My flight a few days ago departed at 6am and I drove down to the airport getting there for 4am and had previously paid for parking. I'm sorry but I'm not seeing your point. With every holiday you can book a night before or after in a hotel or make your own way to the airport. I can't predict where everyone lives who wants this deal so would never include the cost of hotel, parking, fuel or public transport in the cost.

will they collect you at 1 in the morning ?

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foes4you

That's assuming you have a car, how much is it to park ?



Couldn't tell you, I guess you'd have to do a comparison and look at the different options. I have used justpark.com too which is an alternative to expensive parking where you can park at people's houses.

That's assuming you have a car, how much is it to park ?

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foes4you

nice on paper but it will be a bit of a worry getting all the … nice on paper but it will be a bit of a worry getting all the connections, and your times for departure and arrival in Stanstead would require a hotel both ends which you havnt included.



Depends where you are in the UK. Even with a 6am departure I've travelled down on the day to an airport just had an early nights sleep the day before. Much better and no traffic on the road!
*From London* 3 week Thailand & Cambodia Trip highly rated accommodation 8-29 April £696.51pp
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Having recently been in Cambodia, don't get any buses that are less than £10. There is a very very high number of accidents on that bus route.

The company I used, and a lot of the backpackers recommend is Giant Ibis. You can get either day or night buses with them. They cost a little more than most (think it was £15 or so for my night bus to Phnom Penh), but are worth it for your safety. Can also book online which makes things easier. Tuk Tuk drivers in Siem Reap will know where their offices are, its near pub street and the night market.

Good deal, and great effort on the deal.

Shame I have no one to go with, otherwise, this would be idea.

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seanmorris100

Seems it could be a complete nightmare moving around all the time.



For some maybe, my complete nightmare would be confined to a resort for any longer than 2 days and not getting about exploring I guess you could base yourself in one place but you'll never get to see much. Depends what you want to see and do....

Seems it could be a complete nightmare moving around all the time.

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http://www.seat61.com/Thailand.htm

This is good for advice on train travel in Thailand.