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Hotels / Hostels

General –                             Trip Advisor (Hotels)                  Hotel Comparison (Hotels)                                 Expedia (Hotels / Flights)                                       World Accommodation Guide (Hotels & Hostels)          Venere (Hotels) * 2star                           Euro Cheapo (Hotels) – uses Venere                Holiday City (Hotels) *                             Travelocity (Hotels)                                  Priceline (Hotels)                Octopus Travel (Hotels)        Book It Cheap (Hotels) *                                 Bookings (Hotels) *                Active Reservations (Hotels) *                Absolute Hostels (Hostels)                    Back Packing Portal (Hostels)                   Cheap Hostels (Hostels) *                   Hostels .com (Hostels) * map                           Hostel Planet (Hostels)     HI Hostels (Hostels) * need to be HI member                Hostelworld * (using cheap-hostels?)                            Hostel World * very good


Places –

France                                                Paris Information                                French Hotels *


Spain              Spain Information - Tourism                                    Spain OK – Tourist                             Hotel Search in Spain * very good                   Barcelona Information - Tourism                Barcelona Hotels *


Portugal                          Portugal Information - Tourism                                 Portugal Online – Tourism


Italy         Book late accommodation in Italy                Accommodation List (not dated)                           Hotels in Rome (dated) *                Rome Accommodation (not dated)                Cheap Hotels in Rome                      Florence Online (Information & Accommodation)         Guide of Venice (Accommodation)     Venice Card (Tourist pass)


Slovenia                Slovenia Tourism                Ljubljana (Tourism & Accommodation)


Slovakia                                    Guide to Slovakia (Information & Accommodation)                              Bratislava Tourism (Information & Accommodation)


Austria                Austrian Youth Hostels                Vienna Tourism (Info & Accommodation)


Czech Republic                             Prague Hotels                Hotels in Prague                Prague Tourism                               Prague Hotel Locator *                                Czech Tourism                                Czech Tourism


Germany                Welcome to Germany (Information & Accommodation)                Berlin Tourism


Netherlands                Holland Tourism (Info & Accommodation) *                Amsterdam Tourism                      Book Hotels


Belgium                Belgium Tourism (Info & Accommodation - links)                Belgium Hotels                Brussels Hotels                Brussels Hotels                Hotels in Belgium *



Trains                             InterRail (Train Pass)        Travel Europe (Train Pass & Timetables)   Europe Rail Transportation (Information)                   How to Travel By Train… (Information)

-          Book Through:                0870 5 848 848 (lines open 08:00-21:00 Monday to Friday, 09:00-18:00 on Saturdays and 10:00-17:00 on Sundays)                01766 512400                         Spanish Train Booking – linked too…           Spanish Trains                      French Trains                Austrian Trains                Czech Trains German Trains


Ferry                                 PO Ferries (Portsmouth – Le Havre)                            Hoverspeed (Calais – Dover)                Sea France (Calais – Dover)                Ferry Smart (Information)


Airplanes                             Travelocity (Flights & Hotels)                                  Priceline (Flights & Hotels)                                   Easyjet (Flights)                       Cheapflights – Air Travel 


Backpacking Help                                                Boots n’ All (Information & Hotels / Hostels)                           Lonely Planet (Information)                        Travellers Point (Information & Hotels / Hostels) *

-          above uses                       Last Minute (Flights & Hotels)


Online Travel Agents                  InfoHub – Speciality Travel Guide (+hotels)                Travelocity – Flights/Hotels                Bargain Holidays – Accommodation + Flights


Others                    Maporama (Maps)                               Multimap (Maps) **                Subways                  Travel Blogs                Footloose Travel Magazine                                      Currency Converter                                    Currency Converter


Travel Insurance                              Churchill                                       Lloyds


Backpacking Details                 Travel Independent Information (Information)                The Backpacking Site (Information) Guide For Europe (Information & Hostels) *                STA Travel (Information & Hostels) *


Travel Information                Visit Europe – Information & Guide 


E-mail                Gmail e-mail                             Lycos e-mail                                Yahoo e-mail         Hotmail e-mail


Extra                Freewebs Hosting                Weather Outlook                   Weather Directory **                Irish Pubs