LPW 2011 carpooling
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Fri Aug 19 13:31:13 BST 2011
On 19/08/2011, at 10:14 PM, David Cantrell wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 11:57:16AM +0100, James Laver wrote:
>> If you're being sensible and you have the money, fly from city, else heathrow, else gatwick, else luton, else stansted. In that order, preferably avoiding scumming it from stansted. If you're using another airport and you don't happen to live near euston, don't even think about any of the others.
> FWIW, my order of preference for travelling to and from the Netherlands
> would be Eurostar / City / Gatwick / Lydd (sorry, London Ashford) / boat
> from Harwich and failing that, don't travel.
> Heathrow is both deeply unpleasant and a pain in the arse to get to.
> Gatwick is also a pain in the arse to get to unless you live where I do,
> but at least once you're there it is just about bearable. I'd only use
> Heathrow, Luton, or Stansted if I was being paid to do so.
Personally my favourite airport is Changi in Singapore, and has been since I was a wee bairn in the 1980s. Heathrow, Luton and Stanstead airports have all been shit holes for the same amount of time or longer. So my recommendation is to catch a plane to Changi, hit the train to malaysia,and then north until you get to one of the stops on the Orient Express, and then direct to Euston.
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