Accommodaton in Farnborough

Hi!

I am looking for some decent hotel/guest house in the Farnborough area for the 2006 Airshow weekend, but I have a hard time finding anything on the net that is not already fully booked...

Am I to late already?

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Mark L

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You are rather late I'm afraid, most companies block book the big hotels, and coupling that with the fact there aren't many of them in the first place you have a problem. There is a reason the Heliport does so well during the week, and thats because its so hard finding accomodation anywhere near.

Its not really the right area for B&Bs or smaller touristy places. The two I can suggest are Potters International: http://www.pottersinthotel.com/

Also the Lismoyne is very nice, but expensive, and tends to get overlooked: http://www.lismoynehotel.co.uk/
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What about trying local towns? Farnborough has two train stations, both within talking distance of the town centre, from where you're bound to be able to get a taxi or public transport to the show.
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tenthije

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You could just as well got to London, and take the train to Farn and back. Roughly an hour if I am not mistaken.
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You could just as well got to London, and take the train to Farn and back. Roughly an hour if I am not mistaken.


or Reading (which is 10 times nicer) ;) and only half an hour.

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Accomodation in Farnborough

If you have wheels then think about Reading. You can get a room at the M4
Travelodge for as little as £10 per night.
Google : Travelodge.

Good luck.
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Where can I buy tickets for the show, or has it already sold out?

I can only go on the 22nd, as on 23rd I jet off to Calgary on my trip to Alaska, but it would still be good to go, as I have never been before!

Anyone else going?
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Last time I went to Farnborough I was with my dad. We booked into the Ibis just behind Euston station (as we were coming down the west coast mainline), went for a meal then hit the airshow in the morning. Travelled straight back home from Farnborough. If I remember rightly there are busses all day long from the railway station?
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Thats right, free buses to the railway station.

www.farnborough.com for show information and tickets.
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**Visit BAP Centre on the Sat and Sunday!**
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Mark L

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Shhh we're not allowed to say anything yet!!!
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andrewm

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What is the matter with them having a look at the Business Aircraft? I for one cant wait to see the Global Express :D Demo flight here i come

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**Visit BAP Centre on the Sat and Sunday!**


As the BAP only runs Mon-Weds dont expect any biz jets to be in it on Sat and Sun ;)
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Mark L

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No, but expect something much more exciting instead ;)

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Not that A3whale ?? :D

Scott
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Mark L

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Oh no, thats already confirmed. Although you are rather close :D We should be able to say in a week or two I hope.