Travelling to your holiday
1. Travelling by public transport
Information on how to get to the start of your holiday by public transport is included in your tour pack. This will be sent to you three weeks before the start of your holiday. If you wish to start making your travel arrangements now use the journey planner on the traveline web site at www.traveline.org.uk
2. Buying your train tickets
Great savings may be made by buying your train tickets in advance through thetrainline website at www.thetrainline.com
Although thetrainline will only mail tickets to an address within the UK , overseas customers can still order tickets in advance and collect them from a FastTicket machine in the UK. FastTicket machines are located in most mainline railway stations. More info rmation on this service is available on thetrainline web site.
3. Travelling by car
The AA has a very useful route planner on its web site at www.theaa.com.
4. Car hire
Car hire is generally only available in the larger towns and cities within the UK . If you wish to hire a car the following companies may be able to assist you:
|Alamo Rent a Car||www.alamo.com|
|National Car Rental||www.nationalcar.co.uk|
|Sixt rent a car||www.e-sixt.co.uk|
|Thrifty Car Rental||www.thrifty.co.uk|
Finding a hotel near an airport
If you need to find a hotel near an airport try the following web sites:
|Airport Hotels 4U||www.airporthotels4u.co.uk|
Wondering what the weather may be like on your holiday? Average monthly temperatures and rainfall for most areas in Britain are available on our web site here.
Clothing and equipment recommendations
A clothing and equipment list is included in your tour pack. It is also available here.