Scotland has always been one of the most visited places in the UK. Anyone visiting London has always planned a trip to this beautiful place, a perfect mix of history and culture present in the city of Edinburgh and very colorful and laid back Glasgow.
Apart from being so picturesque, another reason to visit Scotland is its delightful national drink Scotland’s Whisky spelled without an E after K. vacation in Scotland sipping it’s freshly made Scotch. Getting there is not a problem. There are numerous ways to reach Scotland from London. Lets discuss in brief about how to visit Scotland by train, plane or by bus.
Scotland In Flight
The internet is flooded with many travel websites always coming up with deals during the vacation time. Keep looking through and compare the prices before you finally close a deal. It is always sensible to book your tickets in advance. You’ll find websites have cheaper prices on selected days and time of the day.
For example the lowest prices are during the weekdays when less people travel whereas weekends have exorbitant rates because most of them want to holiday on weekends. Look for low cost airliners like EasyJet or Ryan air. They provide very cheap rates compared to other domestic airlines.
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There are certain points that you need to remember before boarding such as keep your passports and ticket, make sure to take out an extra printout just in case. Always reach the airport before the time mentioned by the airline. There is no harm besides you are check in without standing in the crowd. Make sure you comply with the airline luggage allowance.
Scotland In Train
Europe is very well connected with Train services. You’d find no difficulty in reaching any place thanks to the amazing rail network that makes easier for the common man to holiday in some of the exotic European destinations. Taking a train is another way to visit Scotland.
Many train ticket websites cater to European train connections. Choose your travel date and destinations of departure and arrival and you’d be helped with option of trains on different times. Taking a train has its advantages. First, you get to see the beautiful countryside which you would not if travelled in a flight. Tickets are lot cheaper and if it’s your good day you might land up with a great deal.
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Reach the station before time. Carry your snacks or you can also buy from the railway station. If you’re traveling for the first time, you need not worry because there are lots of information counters and railway staff to guide to the right platform. The only con of train travel is the amount of time it takes to reach the destination than a flight does. But if you’re in no rush, train is the best option for you.
Scotland In Car
There’s nothing like driving your way to Scotland. The scenery, mountains and picturesque views always help to pass your time. It takes more time compared to trains.
Take a road map or ask guidance from someone who’s already driven to Scotland. Take stops to rest and reach Scotland tireless. All you need is a good car and lots of gas.