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    • markharriers
    • By markharriers 14th Mar 17, 8:38 PM
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    Uk weekends 14th Mar 17 at 8:38 PM
    Good evening all my partner and i have decided to start going away for weekends travel mainly Saturday morning stay over sat night and come home Sunday. Not bothered where by sea would be nice thing is im not sure where the best place online to look as everywhere i look its at least 60 pound a night. We are quiet happy to book a few days before if it saves us money.
    I look forward to some advice.
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    • WeAreGhosts
    • By WeAreGhosts 15th Mar 17, 12:10 AM
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    hello. you don't say where you are in the country or how far you're willing to travel
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    • By daveyjp 15th Mar 17, 7:22 AM
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    Have a look at smoothhound.co.uk. A directory of small hotels, pubs with rooms, B&Bs and you can search by price.
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    • By p00hsticks 15th Mar 17, 9:04 AM
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    • 15th Mar 17, 9:04 AM
    Good evening all my partner and i have decided to start going away for weekends travel mainly Saturday morning stay over sat night and come home Sunday. Not bothered where by sea would be nice thing is im not sure where the best place online to look as everywhere i look its at least 60 pound a night. We are quiet happy to book a few days before if it saves us money.
    I look forward to some advice.
    Originally posted by markharriers
    Unfortunately, for those hotels that vary the price by day following demand, Saturday is usually the most expensive day, and some hotels will want people to book a minimum of two night stays at the weekend.

    For Travelodges etc you could try looking well in advance when they have promotional saver rates on. And subscribe to the various hotel chains e-mails and/or sign up to their loyalty clubs (e.g Hilton HHonors, Holiday Inn Priority club) for offers and discounted rates,
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 15th Mar 17, 10:00 AM
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    Really depends on where you are in the country and what sort of place you are wanting to stay in.
    I spend most weekends dotted around in either the North Yorks Moors, Lake District, Peak District or Yorkshire Dales. Normally at really cheap places as I am not usually worried where I stay as its only a bed.

    Did just get back from a 2 night stay in Whitby @£11 a night Thats on the coast and its quite a nice place.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • markharriers
    • By markharriers 15th Mar 17, 1:52 PM
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    Really depends on where you are in the country and what sort of place you are wanting to stay in.
    I spend most weekends dotted around in either the North Yorks Moors, Lake District, Peak District or Yorkshire Dales. Normally at really cheap places as I am not usually worried where I stay as its only a bed.

    Did just get back from a 2 night stay in Whitby @£11 a night Thats on the coast and its quite a nice place.
    Originally posted by indesisiv
    Not really fussed where we go. who do you book through?
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 15th Mar 17, 2:02 PM
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    I normally start by going on to facebook and looking at the local groups. For instance "I love the lake district" is a good starting point for that area.
    I stay in youth hostels, or via airB&B or just through recommendations from groups. Normally I book last min which whilst cheaper is harder if you have specific areas in mind.
    Most of the time I book directly with wherever I am trying to stay. With smaller places it is rare that you get a better price going via an external booker.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Tuesday Tenor
    • By Tuesday Tenor 16th Mar 17, 4:13 AM
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    • 16th Mar 17, 4:13 AM
    When you say 'not bothered where we go' would you REALLY be interested in a cheap deal I might know about in Cornwall if it takes all day to get there from Edinburth???

    You've said UK weekends: that's a massive area, not all of which will be reasonable for us to suggest for an overnight trip from whenever you are
    It really doesn't make sense not to give us some idea, so that we can help you: e.g. within X hours driving/public transport of Y.
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