TELEPHONE NUMBERS

Our contact numbers are for use in the UK. If you are telephoning from abroad, please prefix the number with 00 44 and then omit the first 0 of the telephone number, e.g. 01234 123456 would be 00 44 1234 123456.

To telephone the Irish hosts from outside Ireland, prefix the number with 00 353 and omit the first 0 of the telephone number, e.g. 012 34567 would be 00 353 12 34567.

RATES OF EXCHANGE:

The prices on our website are Pounds Sterling in the UK and Euro in Ireland.
For today’s rates see RATE OF EXCHANGE

BANK HOLIDAY DATES – 2017

New Year Bank Holiday                                January 2

New Year Bank Holiday (Scotland)             January 3

St Patrick’s Day, Ireland                                March 17

Bank Holiday, Northern Ireland                     March 17

Easter                                                              April 14-17

May Bank Holiday                                          May 1

Spring Bank Holiday                                      May 29

Bank Holiday (Ireland)                                   June 5

Bank Holiday (Northern Ireland)                   July 12

Bank Holiday (Scotland)                               August 7

Bank Holiday (others)                                   August 28

St Andrew’s Day (Scotland)                         November 30

Christmas                                                       December 25-26

WEATHER FORECASTS

For a weather forecast of the area you wish to visit: BBC Weather

TRAVEL MAPS

To help you plan your route from A to B use AA ROUTEFINDER

For detailed maps of a particular area see GOOGLE MAPS

Public transport information, for travel by rail, air, coach, bus, ferry etc.

INTERNATIONAL TIME ZONES

To compare time differences, please visit TIMEANDDATE.COM

CAR HIRE

Some agencies allow you to hire a car from one town and return it at another. Some of the main agencies are:

NATIONAL CAR RENTAL, HERTZ, AVIS, ALAMO CAR HIRE, CAR RENTALS, RHINO CAR RENTALS

AIR TRAVEL

For a list of bed and breakfast homes near airports please click here.

Major airports in the UK and Ireland:

BELFAST
BIRMINGHAM
BRISTOL
CARDIFF
CORK
DUBLIN
EAST MIDLANDS
EDINBURGH
EXETER
GATWICK
GLASGOW
HEATHROW
KNOCK
LIVERPOOL
LUTON
MANCHESTER
NEWCASTLE
NEWQUAY
SHANNON
SOUTHEND
STANSTED

A selection of airlines flying to the UK and Ireland:

BRITISH AIRWAYS, AIR CANADA, QUANTAS, RYANAIR, EASYJET, LUFTHANSA,
BMI, AMERICAN AIRLINES, KLM, IBERIA, SOUTH AFRICAN AIRLINES

RAIL TRAVEL:

Many of our homes are near railway stations, please ask the B&B owner.

NATIONAL RAIL

THE TRAINLINE is the easy way to buy train tickets online

BRITISHRAIL.COM is the official outlet for British Rail in the U.S.

BRITRAIL – Passes and tickets including city and attraction passes

For rail travel between England and Paris/Brussels visit EUROTUNNEL and EUROSTAR

For train enthusiasts

There are special rates for travel booked in advance, and Britrail Passes and Rover Tickets are available at discounted rates for international travellers.

COACH TRAVEL

NATIONAL EXPRESS covers many areas in the UK. CITYLINK is Scotland’s leading coach company

FERRY TRAVEL

For a list of bed and breakfast homes near ferryports please click here

There are ferry services to many ports in the UK and Ireland. The major ones are covered by BRITTANY FERRIES, P&O, CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE, NORTH LINK FERRIES, FASTNETLINE, DFDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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