Inverness to London weekend break from £166pp

Inverness to London weekend break from £166pp incl flights and four star hotel.

We have put together this great London getaway to the four star Kensington Close Hotel and Spa, with the help of our Expedia search tool.

With this London break you are only a couple of minutes walk from Kensington High Street, a stylish spot to do a bit of shopping, there are branches of all the top chain stores here and it can be less crowded than in the West End. Both Kensington Gardens and Holland Park are within easy reach and Hyde Park is only a 10 minute walk away. There’s a good selection of bars and restaurants within the area.

The Kensington Close Hotel and Spa offers air-conditioned rooms with en suite bathrooms, there is a 24-hour front desk, an indoor swimming pool, hot steam room, relaxing Jacuzzi and warming sauna. The perfect spot after a day shopping and sightseeing.

The Kensington Close Hotel lounge area

Each of the spacious rooms at Kensington Close Hotel come with a satellite television, a personal safe and a tea/coffee maker.

High Street Kensington Underground Station  is 150 yards away, with links to both Wimbledon and Hammersmith. The famous Museum Mile and Earl’s Court are within a 15-minute walk of Kensington Close Hotel And Spa.

The Boulevard Restaurant serves a hot breakfast and delicious modern European cuisine meals. There’s a stylish lounge bar, that’s perfect for morning coffee, afternoon tea and a wee tipple after a day’s shopping and sightseeing.

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Cost Break down:

Search date: 30/10/2015: Flights and hotel for 8th to 10th April 2016. = £166 based on two sharing
Gatwick Express anytime return booked online: £39
Tube fare Victoria to High Street Kensington: £6 (approx)

Total cost per person £211 based on two sharing

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Transportation

With a fantastic network of routes throughout the UK, Megabus is a fantastic method of lowcost travel with a huge selection on inter city routes.

For those planning to travel to Europe on a budget then coach travel is well worth consideration, traveling city centre to city centre, with a decent baggage allowance of 2 medium size cases, cuts your costs even more. With an extensive European network Eurolines provide an excellent lowcost solution.

Taking the train is also a great option with lots of intercity rail connections within the UK, you can book easily online with Virgin Trains and at thetrainline.com both often have some really competitive rates on fares for specific dates, and if you book in advance. Rail travel is a great way to travel to city centres when you are booking a luxury UK hotel stay.

Car Hire

Often when you travel to a destination car hire provides the easiest solution from A to B. We have partnered with Holiday Autos. When using their car hire comparison tool it cross compares all the vendors in the area of your search and it quickly displays a whole range of deals, savings can be considerable and booking is straightforward.

What to do when you get there

A big part of the fun when getting away is discovering and exploring the location and finding exciting things to do. To ensure you’re kept busy and don’t miss the highlights then check out GetYourGuide where there’s an amazing selection of tours and activities.

If you want to find out what other people are saying about the location you’re heading to, you can always have a look at TripAdvisor, there’s usually lots of useful comments on where to go and what to see.

Rideshare

A new and novel way of getting to a destination in the UK is to use BlaBlaCar, it’s the world’s largest long-distance ridesharing community and are market leaders of this type of transportation in the UK.

They connect people like yourself who are seeking to travel with drivers going the same way. The concept is simple and economic as you travel together and share the cost of the journey. A journey averages out at around 200 miles. i.e: from London to Manchester.

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