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Forum: Air travel August 14th, 2018, 11:14 AM Posted to rec.travel.air
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Which passport to choose for leaving the US?

On 8/14/2018 10:27 AM, Mark Carroll wrote:
I'm a dual US/UK citizen living in the UK for a while. Last time I
returned from the US I had a peculiar conversation with the Delta
passport-checking...
Forum: Europe May 10th, 2018, 06:26 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 0
Views: 2,312
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
MegaBus, Edinburgh to Inverness?

I need to travel from Edinburgh Airport to Inverness on Monday morning,
28 May. Apparently, if I use my bus pass, I can travel without a
reservation - if there's a seat available.
I've never used...
Forum: Europe June 21st, 2017, 01:00 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

On 6/20/2017 6:34 PM, Jack Campin wrote:
[Best Western, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh]
It's many years since I lived in Edinburgh - is that hotel in a
reasonably safe/respectable area? (The...
Forum: Europe June 20th, 2017, 11:16 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

On 6/20/2017 5:49 PM, Martin wrote:

On 6/20/2017 5:42 AM, Martin wrote:
It's worth remembering that Best Western is a franchise system. You get a better
deal...
Forum: Europe June 20th, 2017, 04:15 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

On 6/20/2017 5:42 AM, Martin wrote:

It's worth remembering that Best Western is a franchise system. You get a better
deal and more flexibility with the individual hotels than you get via the...
Forum: Europe June 20th, 2017, 04:14 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

On 6/19/2017 8:15 PM, Jack Campin wrote:
[Best Western, Lauriston Place; daytime bookings]
Yes, if the article I read was right. That was the whole point of
my posting. The hotel isn't...
Forum: Europe June 19th, 2017, 11:29 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

On 6/19/2017 4:30 PM, Jack Campin wrote:

Yes, if the article I read was right. That was the whole point of
my posting. The hotel isn't going to care WHY you want to book a
room in the middle...
Forum: Europe June 19th, 2017, 09:49 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

On 6/18/2017 9:44 PM, -hh wrote:
On Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 7:47:46 AM UTC-4, S Viemeister wrote:
On 6/17/2017 10:12 PM, -hh wrote:
IIRC, there's a Hilton group property near the airport...
Forum: Europe June 19th, 2017, 01:47 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

On 6/18/2017 7:58 PM, Jack Campin wrote:
What is needed, is a _very_ early check-in - her flight arrives at
breakfast time, and she needs a place to dump her bags and rest for a
bit, before...
Forum: Europe June 18th, 2017, 07:31 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

On 6/18/2017 2:08 PM, poldy wrote:
On 6/18/17 6:46 AM, S Viemeister wrote:
On 6/18/2017 9:12 AM, Martin wrote:
Look at Tripadvisor
...
Forum: Europe June 18th, 2017, 02:46 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

On 6/18/2017 9:12 AM, Martin wrote:
Look at Tripadvisor
https://www.tripadvisor.com/HotelsNear-g186525-qEDI-Edinburgh_Scotland.htm

If you look at the one star comments you won't stay at any...
Forum: Europe June 18th, 2017, 12:47 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

On 6/17/2017 10:12 PM, -hh wrote:
IIRC, there's a Hilton group property near the airport which may serve your purposes.

-hh

Thanks, I'll look into that.
Forum: Europe June 18th, 2017, 12:50 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 21
Views: 2,931
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Edinburgh hotels -day rate?

Any suggestions for a decent hotel with day rates? Needed to recover
from an early morning red-eye flight.
Forum: Europe August 27th, 2016, 11:45 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 81
Views: 9,894
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Rhein cruises

On 8/27/2016 5:10 PM, Erilar wrote:

Looking for suggestions. I've been playing around with river cruise
websites, for a future(2018?)trip with a friend who does not speak German
along the...
Forum: Europe July 27th, 2016, 04:53 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 20
Views: 3,637
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Travel with allergy in Europe

On 7/27/2016 11:45 AM, Jack Campin wrote:

If you shop in places intended for Eastern Europeans there is a good
chance that the ingredients lists on the packaging will not be in
any language...
Forum: Europe June 20th, 2016, 02:20 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 1
Views: 1,786
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
tourist castrated and deported

On 6/20/2016 9:05 AM, Jack Campin wrote:
Well that's how it would read if cats had their own TripAdvisor...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-36528195
...
Forum: Europe December 1st, 2015, 03:04 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 56
Views: 7,424
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Milan to Bucharest by train?

On 12/1/2015 6:33 AM, Martin wrote:
On Tue, 1 Dec 2015 01:48:26 -0800 (PST), Surreyman
wrote:

On Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 12:43:50 AM UTC, Happy.Hobo...
Forum: Europe July 29th, 2015, 11:11 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 3,638
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
if you are over 65...

On 7/29/2015 3:08 AM, estupendo wrote:
I tried to use my all England bus pass in Scotland and was laughed at. Is this what the United Kingdom is coming to ?

If it's an 'all England' bus pass, why...
Forum: Europe July 16th, 2015, 12:13 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 3,638
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
if you are over 65...

On 7/15/2015 4:06 PM, Jack Campin wrote:
S Viemeister wrote:
I was ever so slightly annoyed to discover that my Highland
Council-issued bus pass wasn't valid on the...
Forum: Europe July 15th, 2015, 12:51 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 27
Views: 3,638
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
if you are over 65...

On 7/15/2015 6:07 AM, Jack Campin wrote:

It seems like London is adopting a scheme similar to the one Scotland
has had for a few years - only Scottish residents are eligible.

I was every so...
Forum: Europe July 1st, 2015, 11:54 AM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 11
Views: 2,571
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
Keeping in touch

On 7/1/2015 4:44 AM, [email protected]@ wrote:

Good to know *some* people are still around! I miss Usenet... :(

As do I.
Forum: Europe April 12th, 2015, 04:33 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 94
Views: 6,313
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
back from the brink

On 4/12/2015 10:40 AM, Erilar wrote:
S Viemeister wrote:
On 4/11/2015 10:38 AM, tim..... wrote:
"Erilar" wrote in message
Vikings...
Forum: Europe April 11th, 2015, 03:52 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 94
Views: 6,313
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
back from the brink

On 4/11/2015 10:38 AM, tim..... wrote:

"Erilar" wrote in message

Vikings 8-) actually, most anything pre-15th century, geography, geology,
non-modern music

So...
Forum: Europe November 21st, 2014, 02:44 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 5
Views: 1,572
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
US taxation laws apply to US citizens resident in Europe.

On 11/21/2014 6:00 AM, Martin wrote:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2843558/Boris-refuses-pay-tax-bill-London-Mayor-say-demand-unpaid-capital-gains-home-outrageous.html

There was a...
Forum: Europe November 5th, 2014, 11:12 PM Posted to rec.travel.europe
Replies: 81
Views: 5,441
Posted By S Viemeister[_2_]
escape

On 11/5/2014 3:15 PM, Erilar wrote:
The election results are in. i really want to move to Germany. Politics
strike me as more rational there.

I understand that desire.
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