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  1. Davros


    Going next Wednesday for 3 days, any experianced travellers? My main question is getting from the Airport to the City. Seemingly the best way is the water bus from Marco Polo to Piazza St Marco (which we are staying near), which is €27 return. Mum (we are taking my parents also), wants to get...
  2. TrueBlue

    True Blue Travel - Best Price to SZ Users

    Now that I am an official zone advertiser/sponsor now I can do this legitimately (Thanks to Cricko for calling me and arranging) Special prices for Zone members looking after the SUFC community Something to think about: When you go on holiday it starts from the moment you leave your house so...
  3. Gatwick Airport Hotel

    Anyone recommend a decent gatwick airport hotel that doesn't break the bank? Car parking included preferably
  4. TrueBlue

    True Blue Travel

    After a few months of work and learning knowledge I am at the point of launching my business True Blue Travel, focusing at the higher end executive travel in our Chrysler 300C but at the same price as you would pay for a normal 5 door Ford Mondeo to turn up! Please follow our twitter...
  5. Drive to work - how far would you be willing to travel?

    I don't often post on here but I have read most threads daily since about 2003. Background I have recently taken a job in Cambridge by the airport there. I had to take this job as my girlfriend has worked for bio tech companies in Cambridge since May 2011 and she is qualified in bio chemistry...
  6. Hawkwell Blue

    BBC Time Warp

    32 years ago I went to Jersey and this weekend went back taking advantage of Southend Airport. In 1980 during our record breaking promotion season we beat Halifax 5-1 away when I was on the Island and my Dad and I found out the score standing outside a TV shop in St Helier! No such problem this...
  7. Memory Lane Tank says hi

    :loyalsupporter: Old geeza felt compelled to join at news of Malcolm (Harry) Roberts sad death, life goes by far too quickly and I hope to keep up with friends old and young on here! Now Southend Airport has flights from Spain, I hope to meet in the Spread in the near future! Up the...
  8. C C Csiders

    Denver Shootings

    Yet another murderous gun attack in the US. Denver this time. Intersting the gunman was wearing a gas mask as one of the somewhat odd murals at Denver Airport may be depicting this attack: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-18921492 Denver Airport mural
  9. Jam_Man

    Airport Noise - Worst Spin ever

    I live by the airport and do hear the planes but have no issue at all with them. Good for the town. However read this. http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/9795214.Claims_of_noisy_jets_at_Southend_Airport_are_rejected_by_council/?ref=mr Wtf? If people think the planes 20,000 feet up are loud...
  10. bucket&spade.f.c

    Airport Transfer

    Hi, Anyone in the taxi/airport transfer game? In need of someone with a 7/9 seater van to take me to Gatwick please?
  11. Southend airport to Torquay ?

    With our new gleaming airport and a crunch match at Torquay this saturday , has anyone got the ear of either the club or the airport to see if a little bit of chartered plane action could be organised to get down there. im sure there's a local airport nearish, did it for one of the cardif...
  12. Smudger

    Film Director calls Southend "...a grotty third world Vegas..."

    http://http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/9581125.Film_director_David_Hughes__Southend_is_grotty_Third_World_Vegas/?ref=la I'm currently exiled from the motherland but still have Southend in my heart everywhere I go so I was quite surprised to see the locals commenting on this article twisting the...
  13. The Flying Scotsman


    Hoping there may be a few people on here able to give some advice. I'm heading off to Barcelona late-June for 3 nights with the missus (10th wedding anniversary - kids staying at home!) and have booked some cheapish flights handily enough from Southend Airport, leaving Thursday morning and...
  14. Ricey

    25 years ago today........

    The Avro Vulcan XL426 landed at Southend Airport to retire and has been kept going by the excellent efforts of the Vulcan Restoration Trust and all its members with donations. Not that exciting a post but for those interested in aviation and war history will know that the Avro Vulcan was a...
  15. Forever A Shrimper

    Commuting to London

    I start a new job in Bishopsgate, London on Monday - my first job - and I've got to commute to London everyday from Southend Airport Station. I went to look at the prices for season tickets for the train and I was horrified at the £3,500 price tag! Is there any loophole/discount/other way of...
  16. Kent Shrimper

    Easyjet Flights from Southend on sale

    Good mix of destinations, can only be a good thing in my opinion London Southend now on sale! Enter our fantastic prize draw Book a return trip for early summer 2012, from London Southend Airport and you could win a pair of tickets* to every other desination now on sale from this brand new...
  17. Impact of new airport on SUFC

    I'm going to try again with this post as the first one got deleted by mods... I'm reposting as genuinely believe amonst the numerous rumour/battle of ect ect threads there's room for a bit of intelligent discussion!! Yesterdays London Evening Standard ran a front page article on the...
  18. Echo Exclusive - Southend Airport

    The is an article in tomorrow's Echo about Southend Airport. I have heard that it is about plans for easyjet to start flights from Southend. Could be well handy for away games and holidays.
  19. FLAVIA

    Man U here!

    Man U just flown into Southend Airport. Staying at the County Hotel in Aviation Way.
  20. At least we have opposition

    A mate from work saw them land at Southend Airport this morning. He was surrounded by screaming women ( they had left the airport offices) who all wanted Wayne Rooney's babies.