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Old 07-31-2011, 02:50 AM   #21
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Alan, I have just found that it is impossible for me to contact Premier Inn. Their web site does not like my postal code or telephone number and prevents sending an e-mail or booking without them. Furthermore, they bill 10p per minute for calls to their service number. I do not think they will take a Skype call from Azerbaijan.

I suppose they do not want business from outside the UK.
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Old 07-31-2011, 03:00 AM   #22
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Alan, I have just found that it is impossible for me to contact Premier Inn. Their web site does not like my postal code or telephone number and prevents sending an e-mail or booking without them. Furthermore, they bill 10p per minute for calls to their service number. I do not think they will take a Skype call from Azerbaijan.

I suppose they do not want business from outside the UK.
I guess that we have never booked them from outside the UK before. This year and last we have spent several months here, plus we have a UK bank so I never noticed that problem before. Sorry about that.

I've used Travelodge here before as well, and they are also good and inexpensive. Don't know about booking from abroad. If you Google "Accommodation Edinburgh" you'll get a good selection of hotels. Sorry I can't give any more specific names.

We are on our way out now to walk another section of The Cleveland Way. Good luck marra, and do let us know how you get on.
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Old 07-31-2011, 03:32 AM   #23
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Alan,

Surprise! Skype did work! Got it sorted out. The instructions on the web site were not clear enough (for me).

Thanks again. I hope you enjoy your walk.
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Premier Inn is the best cheap UK chain. Breakfast is very good, although the other food in the attached "Beefeater" chain restaurants is not so great.

However, their rates in London are very high.

Friends of ours stayed here and reported a good experience. Rooms are basic (bathroom down the hall in some cases) but you aren't spending $250 a night.
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Surprise! Skype did work! Got it sorted out. The instructions on the web site were not clear enough (for me).

Thanks again. I hope you enjoy your walk.
Good news, I love that Skype. Now I just home Premier Inn lives up to expectations in Edinburgh for you.

Great day here. Moors bus to Clay Bank, 12 mile hike to Osmotherly and bus home. Shorts and T-Shirts all the way. Lots of up and down, climbed a total of 2,450'.
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