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Re: Holidays
« Reply #1815 on: March 29, 2019, 04:30:37 PM »
Parents went away there about 10 days ago from International on a Monday - said it was about 20 mins.

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« Reply #1816 on: March 29, 2019, 04:41:51 PM »
Half an hour to get through last Sunday morning.
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« Reply #1817 on: March 30, 2019, 01:11:47 AM »
Anyone been to the Maldives may/June time or anything during the 'rainy/wet' season,going by google they happen often enough but pass quickly and it's still always warm. Are they annoying enough to put you off going back during that period??
Rain might not last long, but it may be overcast a lot..

Also that weather often causes poor visibility conditions off the back and around the 'house reef' for snorkeling.
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« Reply #1818 on: April 03, 2019, 05:23:22 PM »
Anyone know Southern Turkey well - Antalya, Belek, Lara Beach areas....? Are there any good Irish bars or places where GAA can be watched in July?

What is the area like in general? I know it is a great area for golf etc.

Any feedback appreciated

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« Reply #1819 on: April 03, 2019, 11:07:31 PM »
Has anyone been to Russia?

Thinking of going to Helsinki-St Petersburg-Moscow.  Anyone have experience of getting visas for Russian holidays?

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« Reply #1820 on: April 04, 2019, 05:47:09 PM »
Was there in 1987 & 1989...Communist era, so probably not much good to you.  Intourist had a monopoly on the travel back then, so I think you had to go through them for visas as well.

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« Reply #1821 on: April 06, 2019, 10:09:08 AM »
Anyone been skiing Christmas time before? Any recommendations on tour operators/destinations for that time of year?

Most of the packages available start in January it seems.
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« Reply #1822 on: April 06, 2019, 10:14:24 AM »
Has anyone been to Russia?

Thinking of going to Helsinki-St Petersburg-Moscow.  Anyone have experience of getting visas for Russian holidays?
You can buy a cruise/ferry from Helsinki or Tallinn into st Petersburg that has a visitors visa included
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« Reply #1823 on: April 06, 2019, 02:28:57 PM »
Anyone been skiing Christmas time before? Any recommendations on tour operators/destinations for that time of year?

Most of the packages available start in January it seems.
Go high, like Val d’Isere/Tignes in France or Alpe d’Huez. Chalet holidays can
 be really good value for Christmas week. Just DIY it, Easyjet likely to be on the go from before Christmas (they started Gva flights before Christmas last year).

You should check out posts on snowheads.com, loads of great threads that cover this type of question with input from people who can recommend other countries than France.

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« Reply #1824 on: April 06, 2019, 04:43:05 PM »
Anyone been skiing Christmas time before? Any recommendations on tour operators/destinations for that time of year?

Most of the packages available start in January it seems.
Go high, like Val d’Isere/Tignes in France or Alpe d’Huez. Chalet holidays can
 be really good value for Christmas week. Just DIY it, Easyjet likely to be on the go from before Christmas (they started Gva flights before Christmas last year).

You should check out posts on snowheads.com, loads of great threads that cover this type of question with input from people who can recommend other countries than France.

Ischgl is also worth a look

https://www.bergfex.com/ischgl/pauschalangebote/weihnachten-silvester/
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« Reply #1825 on: April 07, 2019, 09:14:10 PM »
Heading to Amsterdam in July, been many times but never did the Anne Frank tour, tried booking it today, booked out all through July!! Any other ways of getting a tour?
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« Reply #1826 on: April 12, 2019, 08:30:37 AM »
Anyone any insight on the best place/places to go in Croatia?

Dubrovnik/Split/Hvar?

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« Reply #1827 on: April 12, 2019, 08:47:54 AM »
Heading to Amsterdam in July, been many times but never did the Anne Frank tour, tried booking it today, booked out all through July!! Any other ways of getting a tour?

https://www.annefrank.org/en/museum/tickets/

20% of tickets released on the day aswell so check that out . Get there early and hope for the best. Went there Kings Weekend (their equivalent to St Patrick’s day) 2 years ago. Good thing to see while you’re there. Can’t wait to go back!

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« Reply #1828 on: April 12, 2019, 09:05:33 AM »
Anyone any insight on the best place/places to go in Croatia?

Dubrovnik/Split/Hvar?

Trogir was lovely and the island besides it was where we stayed for a week last year! Flew to Split and it’s 20 minutes away from the airport. Trogir is a walled town surrounded by water. Loads of restaurants and bars, plenty of boats for the cruise tours also.

Would go back in a heartbeat
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« Reply #1829 on: April 12, 2019, 09:06:24 AM »
Heading to Amsterdam in July, been many times but never did the Anne Frank tour, tried booking it today, booked out all through July!! Any other ways of getting a tour?

https://www.annefrank.org/en/museum/tickets/

20% of tickets released on the day aswell so check that out . Get there early and hope for the best. Went there Kings Weekend (their equivalent to St Patrick’s day) 2 years ago. Good thing to see while you’re there. Can’t wait to go back!

Cheers, been so many times but never did the tour
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