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HEY UK SPAGS!
« on: September 02, 2013, 10:33:19 am »
So I'm thinking of trying to fly to London in November to see Rise Against, Parkway Drive, and Blood Command at Warped Tour on the 16th or 17th. It's gonna cost a little over a grand each between travel and tickets so obviously I'm looking for cheap accommodations, probably for 1 or 2 nights for me and maybe my GF. What are going rates for rooms in the city and does anyone have recommendations for places to check out or a willingness to let 2 strangers sleep on their floor?

Also if any of you spags are from the Belgian cities of Bern, Eindhoven, Berlin, or Vienna feel free to chime in.
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Re: HEY UK SPAGS!
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2013, 10:45:03 am »
Not from any of those cities, but, if you don't mind dorms, Generator Hostel is cheap. It's where I usually stay.
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Re: HEY UK SPAGS!
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2013, 11:45:17 am »
What is "cheap" over there? I've never been to that side of the Atlantic so I have no frame of reference.
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Re: HEY UK SPAGS!
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2013, 11:52:11 am »
What is "cheap" over there? I've never been to that side of the Atlantic so I have no frame of reference.

Last time i was in London, I ended up paying $46 for three beds for two nights .
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Re: HEY UK SPAGS!
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2013, 08:04:30 pm »
That's whole lot less than I was thinking. Thanks Waffles!
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Re: HEY UK SPAGS!
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2013, 09:08:22 pm »
What is "cheap" over there? I've never been to that side of the Atlantic so I have no frame of reference.

What level of squalor are you willing to sit in for the duration? I can probably give you a rough idea of what's reasonable in the UK, London prices are over-inflated somewhat but you can probably get something pretty cheap. Their forums may also be worth a shot, usually festivals attract people getting bulk rooms and people always drop out so you can occasionally luck out and get something for fuck all right near the thing.
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« Reply #6 on: September 02, 2013, 10:13:25 pm »
That's whole lot less than I was thinking. Thanks Waffles!

Bear in mind that that was a 8/16 bed mixed dorm.

And that Generator is a party place w/ it's own night club.

I like it there.

generatorhostels.com/en/destinations/london/book-now/?gclid=CM6LtbTQrbkCFbR6cAodqxUA2Q
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Re: HEY UK SPAGS!
« Reply #7 on: September 02, 2013, 11:31:19 pm »
I am not on your root, but a couple of tips:

1. Couchsurfing.org might help you out in finding a sleeping spot, and in meeting fun people.
2. http://www.mitfahrgelegenheit.de/  - carpooling service from Germany, useful for traveling in and out of Germany/Austria/Switzerland.
3. Vienna is fucking awesome and if you want an extended list of recommendations for what to do there, just ask.
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