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 – 2018
New Year Bank Holiday January 1
New Year Bank Holiday (Scotland) January 2
St Patrick’s Day, Ireland March 17
Bank Holiday, Northern Ireland March 19
Easter March 30-April 2
May Bank Holiday May 7
Spring Bank Holiday May 28
Bank Holiday (Ireland) June 4
Bank Holiday (Northern Ireland) July 12
Bank Holiday (Scotland) August 6
Bank Holiday (others) August 27
St Andrew’s Day (Scotland) November 30
Christmas December 25-26
For a weather forecast of the area you wish to visit: BBC Weather
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
Some agencies allow you to hire a car from one town and return it at another. Some of the main agencies are:
For a list of bed and breakfast homes near airports please click here.
Major airports in the UK and Ireland:
A selection of airlines flying to the UK and Ireland:
Many of our homes are near railway stations, please ask the B&B owner.
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
There are special rates for travel booked in advance, and Britrail Passes and Rover Tickets are available at discounted rates for international travellers.
For a list of bed and breakfast homes near ferryports please click here
Aferry - Compare the prices on your ferry to France or ferries to Ireland, ferries to Spain, ferries to Holland, across the Mediterranean and to Northern Africa.