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Old February 11th, 2005, 02:43 PM
Andrew
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I will be doing a twilight check in at Gatwick (South Terminal) and
spending the night at the Holiday Inn. With no luggage to carry can I walk
from the airport to the hotel or will I end up on a road without pavements?
Andrew.


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Old February 11th, 2005, 02:49 PM
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"Andrew" wrote in message
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I will be doing a twilight check in at Gatwick (South Terminal) and
spending the night at the Holiday Inn. With no luggage to carry can I walk
from the airport to the hotel or will I end up on a road without

pavements?
Andrew.



I believe that they run a shuttle bus for about 1GBP.

If you really want to walk, you will need to either walk along the main A23
without pavements or get the train to the north terminal, walk down the slip
roads with no pavements, cross to the petrol station (Texaco I think) take
the difficult to find cut-through of one of the hotels, then around some
local roads and left at the roundabout (I think it is then about 50 yards
with no pavement).

Have you got medical insurance cover ?


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Old February 11th, 2005, 07:41 PM
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"Miss L. Toe" wrote in message
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"Andrew" wrote in message
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I will be doing a twilight check in at Gatwick (South Terminal) and
spending the night at the Holiday Inn. With no luggage to carry can I
walk
from the airport to the hotel or will I end up on a road without

pavements?
Andrew.



I believe that they run a shuttle bus for about 1GBP.

If you really want to walk, you will need to either walk along the main
A23
without pavements or get the train to the north terminal, walk down the
slip
roads with no pavements, cross to the petrol station (Texaco I think) take
the difficult to find cut-through of one of the hotels, then around some
local roads and left at the roundabout (I think it is then about 50 yards
with no pavement).

Have you got medical insurance cover ?


Look it is 2.50 each for the shuttle bus and I am a mean and stingy Scot:-)
I don't think that my insurance covers suicide. I was in Newcastle last
month during the gales. We were walking up from the Quay to the city centre
in the dark when we ran out of pavement. We kept going till we got to a
"wind tunnel" and suddenly traffic came racing towards us. We edged back
down to a point where we could climb over railings to a pavement that led to
steps going to an underpass. At 70 we should not be doing that:-)
Andrew..


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Old February 14th, 2005, 10:54 AM
Miss L. Toe
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"Miss L. Toe" wrote in message
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"Andrew" wrote in message
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I will be doing a twilight check in at Gatwick (South Terminal) and
spending the night at the Holiday Inn. With no luggage to carry can I
walk
from the airport to the hotel or will I end up on a road without

pavements?
Andrew.



I believe that they run a shuttle bus for about 1GBP.

If you really want to walk, you will need to either walk along the main
A23
without pavements or get the train to the north terminal, walk down the
slip
roads with no pavements, cross to the petrol station (Texaco I think)

take
the difficult to find cut-through of one of the hotels, then around some
local roads and left at the roundabout (I think it is then about 50

yards
with no pavement).

Have you got medical insurance cover ?


Look it is 2.50 each for the shuttle bus and I am a mean and stingy

Scot:-)
I don't think that my insurance covers suicide. I was in Newcastle last
month during the gales. We were walking up from the Quay to the city

centre
in the dark when we ran out of pavement. We kept going till we got to a
"wind tunnel" and suddenly traffic came racing towards us. We edged back
down to a point where we could climb over railings to a pavement that led

to
steps going to an underpass. At 70 we should not be doing that:-)
Andrew..



WOW - 2.50 each - each way as well I guess, definately worth taking your
life into your hands for that much - I'd take the risk and walk.

Or maybe even google for the local bus routes, see if the one to Tesco stops
nearby.

Or email the hotel (I would suggest calling but that costs money) and ask
about local busses.


 




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