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answered Boarding a train in the UK at a later calling station, on an advanced purchase (train specific) ticket
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revised Should I have a transit visa in Frankfurt?
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revised Boarding a train in the UK at a later calling station, on an advanced purchase (train specific) ticket
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comment Boarding a train in the UK at a later calling station, on an advanced purchase (train specific) ticket
Is your ticket restricted to just one particular train, or is it valid on any train that day? That'll make all the difference
Mar
7
comment Is there some other train than Eurostar to go from Lille to London?
The other cost thing is that the Le Shuttle is run by the people who own the tunnel, while the Eurostar is run by an outside company who has to pay tunnel access charges, and the charging differences are interesting enough that there's an EU investigation underway...
Mar
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comment Is there some other train than Eurostar to go from Lille to London?
@MadHatter Eurostar London-Brussels is under 2 hours, London-Lille is normally 1:20, and Ashford-Lille is sub 1 hour! It's only the London-Paris ones which are over 2 hours
Mar
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What's the process to get an Indonesian tourist visa for a US citizen?
Mar
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comment Best location for car rental when heading into/out of North Wales from London?
From a train and onwards driving perspective, Crewe or Shrewsbury or Chester look your best bets to me, but I've not looked into the car hiring part for any of those
Mar
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comment Is there some other train than Eurostar to go from Lille to London?
Eurostar prices vary depending on how popular the train is, so there can be a huge difference between an unpopular train booked 3 months out and a popular one for today!
Mar
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revised Canadian visiting the USA after previously being denied?
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Mar
5
comment Best location for car rental in to the Peak District coming from London?
Advice on train tickets is a different question! Basically though you have advanced purchase ones (valid on only one specific train, can be cheap), off peak ones (not at most popular times, sometimes reasonable, sometimes expensive) and anytime (normally expensive). Different destinations can have different costs, different peak/offpeak designations, and different advanced purchase availability
Mar
4
comment When picking a “luxury hostel” for a business trip, how to ensure it'll be quiet enough?
Not sure this answers the question - I don't want to know why I might or might not want a hostel, I want to know how to pick between possible hostels if I've a choice and I've decided to try one
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revised When picking a “luxury hostel” for a business trip, how to ensure it'll be quiet enough?
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comment Where should we return a rental car in London?
As a general rule, unless you're a confident driver + good navigator + understand about things like congestion charging + bus lane fines + parking rules, as a tourist you don't want to drive in London if you don't have to!
Mar
4
comment How can I find a job in Brisbane as a foreign university student?
Does it have to be in Brisbane, or are you happy to travel within Queensland and NE NSW?
Mar
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comment Best location for car rental in to the Peak District coming from London?
Might be worth trying Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent, Stockport too? You might also want to consider the cost of the train ticket!
Mar
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asked When picking a “luxury hostel” for a business trip, how to ensure it'll be quiet enough?
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comment A resource for multi-country SIM providers
The cost of roaming is dropping a lot in Europe, so are you sure you need to pay the premium for multiple numbers?
Mar
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comment What is a good resource for walks in the Peak District?
The Peak District is quite large, and has a huge number of possible walks (combining the paths in different ways), so for a comprehensive set you might be best off just learning to read OS maps and make your own!