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Budapest Christmas Market & Spas

  • Dec 5, 2014 · 9:30 AM
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After Prague in 2013 Sheffield Socialize will visit Budapest for Christmas 2014 .
The weekend will include a visit to Europe's largest ice skating rink , Mujegpalya in operation since 1870 and a walk to one of Budapest's Christmas Markets to get into the holiday spirit.

Budapest is also known as the city of spas offering an amazing array of baths with over 15 million gallons of water bubbling into the cities 118 springs and boreholes.

A must will be a visit to the Szechenyi baths where on a cold day you can immerse yourself into the steaming hot water of one of the outdoor pools .
The trip will also include a visit to one of Budapest's wine bars and warm up with some mulled wine.

To get the most of our weekend away we will be posting an 

Itinerary but please feel free to venture off on your own . 

The Hilton Budapest

(Please note, this is the Hilton Budapest, not the Hilton Budapest City, although the location is still very good). 

Residing on Castle Hill close to Mathias Church amid scenic cobbled streets, the select Hilton Budapest boasts remarkable sweeping views of the surrounding historical buildings, the Danube and the city skyline. Guests in search of history and romance in the leafy Buda Hills will find this hotel the perfect choice.

Location & Resort

Positioned perfectly in the castle district of Buda, with bars, shops and restaurants in the immediate vicinity. Next to Buda Castle, 450m from Chain Bridge, 1.3km from Rudas Medicinal Bath and Pool, 1.2km from St Stephens Basilica, 1.3km from the Parliament Building and 3.2km from Heroes Square. There is a bus stop conveniently located just 50m from the hotel, with the nearest tram and Metro station (Batthyany ter) located 800m away.

Eating & Drinking  The ICON Restaurant and Lobby Bar. Activities & Entertainment (please note, some features may be payable locally)24-hour fitness center. Jogging track. Massage. Sauna. Rooms (please note, some features may be payable locally)

 

Standard Guest rooms sleep up to 3 adults and have air-conditioning, TV, safe, hairdryer, internet connection (local charge), hairdryer, mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities and full bathroom. River Danube View rooms and rooms for sole use are also available.

Additional Information Rooms: 322. Floors: 4-6. Lifts: 3. Official rating: 5 star. Please note: not all facilities and amenities listed are complimentary and may incur a local charge. Child age: up to 11yrs.     

The Flights are as follows…

Manchester Terminal 1

10KG Hand Luggage

Depart:  Friday 5th December 2014.  Manchester/Budapest  09.30/13.20 Hrs.

Return:  Monday 8th December 2014.  Budapest/Manchester  19.35/21.35 Hrs.

Price per person = £319.00

 

Price includes; flights and hotel on B&B basis in twin rooms, 10 kgs luggage allowance. There are no transfers and no hold luggage included.

Your online reference is, 'your name and Budapest' if you run out of characters, name and date of this event will suffice. Once completed, please update this meetup with paid and I will respond when received

 

If you require any further information at all, please do not hesitate to contact me. 

Anna[masked]

 

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  • Patricia M.

    Best experience EVER! Loved every minute. Great company and lots of fun. Mike - you were man of the moment and kept us all in order lol xxx

    1 · December 10, 2014

  • Marilyn

    Good fun lovely people. Shame you couldn't sort the weather Mike. Thanks for organising

    1 · December 10, 2014

  • Livia J.

    Excellent

    December 10, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Good experience

    2 · December 9, 2014

  • Mike

    Look forward to seeing you all tomorrow .
    I am travelling over from Sheffield early in the morning so should I get delayed your contact will be Frank and I will be available on my mobile if you have any questions . [masked]

    1 · December 4, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Looking forward to meeting everyone too - have a good journey over

      1 · December 4, 2014

  • Patricia M.

    Could anyone give me a lift to the airport? See you at Browns on 27th.

    November 18, 2014

    • Patricia M.

      Hi Frank and Adam! Thank you very much for the offer of a lift - Frank. The hotel had increased a lot in price and there were no twin rooms left. Mike is going to give me a lift in the morning :) See you at the airport. Exciting x

      December 4, 2014

    • Frank M.

      No worries Pat. See you Friday. I'm excited too :) x

      1 · December 4, 2014

  • Mike

    Please note the flight time has changed on our return to Manchester from Budapest . We now fly at 17.35 and arrive in Manchester at 19.35 . ( LS 898 ) .
    If I could have you email addresses I can send over an Itinerary and also a copy of the group flight voucher so if you arrive late at the airport you can obtain your ticket from the Jet2 check in .

    November 28, 2014

    • Livia J.

      Hi Mike....have you sent the emails yet? If so I haven't received mine.

      December 3, 2014

    • Mike

      Hi Livia Yes they have been sent . Sorry you havent received yours and will have another go at sending yours in the morning . Not long now !

      December 3, 2014

  • Mike

    This is to confirm our Pre Budapest drinks
    Meetup at Browns in Sheffield city centre on Thursday 27th November at 8.00 .
    A chance to meetup with your fellow travellers before
    our Budapest Aventure .

    November 14, 2014

    • Adam s.

      I'll be there

      November 26, 2014

    • Patricia M.

      Sorry I couldn't make it See you on Friday :)

      November 30, 2014

  • Heidi M.

    Hi email as follows [masked]
    mob[masked] Looking forward to the adventure. Heidi x

    November 29, 2014

  • Livia J.

    Hi everyone....I have just been looking at the long range weather forecast for Budapest and with a bit of luck it will be cold, dry but sunny. Yay!

    1 · November 29, 2014

  • Mike

    We wil be visiting hopefully the Szechenyi Spa on friday afternoon and perhaps the Gallert Spa on Monday . If of interest please bring your Swimwear and footwear .
    Towels can be hired if you cannot squeeze into your travel bag .
    We hope to go on a walking tour saturday and a evening boat trip sunday ( Subject to availability etc )
    Current weather forecast would suggest it will be cold (0 c ) and a possibility of christmas snow !
    Itinerary including rough prices available later this week .

    2 · November 25, 2014

  • Mike

    Please note we will be meeting up in
    Terminal 1 at the Jet2 check In at
    7.15 Friday morning for Collection of Airline tickets .
    Further details to follow .

    November 14, 2014

  • Heidi M.

    Hi Anna.Would really like to firm up arrangements for trip. Rendezvous time and meet up place and terminal at Mcr airport. what do we do about boarding passes and documentation. I am correct in assuming 10kg hand baggage? Itinerary of relevent places would be helpful. Sorry to ask for info but really need to know to get organised for time etc. Many thanks
    heidi xx

    November 12, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Anna - do you know which terminal we are going from please? Trying to sort car parking out. Also is anyone going from or via penistone and want to car share?

      November 14, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Di, it is Manchester terminal 1.

      November 14, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello, if there is anymore interest in this holiday, please can you let me know today please. If you need any further information, please contact me on mobile. Thanks.

    September 16, 2014

    • Roy w.

      Hi Anna,s.
      .check the flights for the 5 th . It on the dear side.
      I may drive over in the spring time.. Would you know a companion would be interested in doing that with me ???

      November 13, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Roy, I know the flight prices have rocketed now. You mean you are coming over to Sheffield?

      November 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi everyone, can you send me your DOB on meet-up messaging please. Thanks :-)

    November 6, 2014

    • Frank M.

      Hi Anna, sadly my dob was a long time ago[masked] x

      November 7, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks everyone. I am not far behind your Frank :-) Yes I have received ta Di. Just waiting for a couple more x

      1 · November 7, 2014

  • Heidi M.

    Anna 2/1/1960 heidi x

    November 6, 2014

  • Adam s.

    Are we having a get together before
    we go - a- get -to-know-each- other
    meal maybe??

    November 3, 2014

    • Adam s.

      Count me in.

      November 3, 2014

    • Frank M.

      Yes, good idea. It would be nice to meet you Adam and you Mike. I've heard so much about you both :)

      November 6, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm up for that - no idea where Browns is though?! And as its my first meetup I may need someone to look out for me please

    November 3, 2014

    • Mike

      Browns is in Sheffield city centre opposite the town hall and gardens and yes we will look out for you .

      November 4, 2014

  • Mike

    Its just over a month now to our Budapest holiday . Please ensure your passport is valid and the currency is the Hungarian Forint . An Itinerary will be available shortly .

    November 3, 2014

  • SARAH

    Hi anna. Sorry im going to have to give this one a miss. Thank you though

    September 17, 2014

  • margarita

    Hi Anna thanks for letting me know but will not be able to go now ,perhaps next time sorry .

    September 15, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Margarita, thanks for letting me know.

      September 16, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi everyone, if anyone would like to join this event. Please add now to the waitlist and will look to organise additional places for you. Thanks.

    September 15, 2014

  • margarita

    am i too late for this one ?

    September 4, 2014

    • SARAH

      Im definitely interested if ok

      September 15, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks Sarah. I will come back to you.

      September 15, 2014

  • Patricia M.

    Hi My full name for booking is Margaret Patricia Murtagh!

    September 6, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Julie and Mike, payment received in full. Thanks.

    September 2, 2014

  • Adam s.

    Paid 259 yesterday.

    September 2, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Received with Thanks Adam!

      September 2, 2014

  • Nick D.

    Thanks Marilyn payment received in Full!

    August 20, 2014

    • Adam s.

      £259 transfer to Nick confirmed.

      September 1, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Frank, just received full payment. Thanks.

    August 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Anna/Nick

    I've just paid £259 to Nick's account. Can you confirm receipt please. Thanks

    August 19, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hello Di. thanks for your payment. Received in full. Anna.

      August 20, 2014

  • Livia J.

    I've just realised when I paid the deposit the reference I used was my name and MeetUp. That will teach me to not read instructions carefully, Ooops!

    August 7, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      No worries Livia. Thanks for sorting.

      August 10, 2014

    • Nick D.

      Paid in full

      1 · August 12, 2014

  • fiona d.

    Yep, can you just clarify that i then get ny deposit back? If i was going to lose it then id prob still go. If i do get it back then of course i ll rsvp no for the other lady to be added, thanks, fx

    July 31, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hello Fiona, please can you email your bank account details to organize transfer of £60. Thanks.

      August 7, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Fiona, please can you send me your account details to reimburse you. Thanks.

      August 10, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi, please can you confirm on the event when you have made a payment and the amount. Thanks.

    August 7, 2014

    • Livia J.

      Hi Anna, Balance of £259 paid today. Please confirm when received. Thanks.

      August 10, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Received with thanks Livia.

      1 · August 10, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi everyone, please can you email with your full names, including middle names and titles. Thanks.

    August 6, 2014

    • Livia J.

      Mrs Livia Piroska Jones

      August 7, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks everyone :-)

      August 7, 2014

  • Mike

    Mr Michael David Pinder

    August 6, 2014

  • Heidi M.

    Hi Anna, Heidi Lorraine McDonnell Ms.

    August 6, 2014

  • fiona d.

    Hi anna, i may be best to cancel as i m now going away for xmas. Is there somekne waiting list who will take my place, and am i then able to get my deposit back,pls?? Fiona

    July 30, 2014

    • Livia J.

      I am on the waitlist and would love to come so I could take your place Fiona.

      July 31, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi, yes that is fine if Livia wants to take your spot. Fiona can you RSVP no and Livia will be added automatically. Thanks.

      July 31, 2014

  • Heidi M.

    Just to confirm Anna I have paid in full. Please can you furnish with arrangements and tickets etc soon. Thanks Heidi x

    July 28, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hello Heidi, hope you are well. Your payment has been received. I'll be in touch regarding tickets etc. any queries, please give me a call. Thanks Anna x

      1 · July 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi everyone, a reminder that the final payment of £259 is now required for this holiday by the 1st of September. Please can you make your transfers to Nick Devine. If you have any queries, please contact me on 07549 400487. Thanks.

    July 28, 2014

  • Livia J.

    Selfishly I am keeping my fingers crossed that someone does drop out as I would love to come on this trip.

    1 · July 13, 2014

    • Livia J.

      Hi Anna. I put myself on the wait list a week or so ago. Fingers crossed.

      1 · July 13, 2014

    • Roy w.

      Hi Lee . as we both know someone allways drop out. I may come down for 2 days..

      1 · July 14, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello everyone, hope you are still able to join in but if anyone needs to cancel for any reason please let me know. Thanks.

    July 13, 2014

  • Heidi M.

    Hi just joined the group and would like to go on waitlist for Budapest if possible. Can you advise. Thank you.

    June 16, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hello Heidi, I will check to see if anyone wants to cancel first and review from there.

      June 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello everyone, I have another two people that have shown interest in this holiday. If anyone has a change of plan then please let me know and may not be able to go, please let me know. Thanks.

    June 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Frank +1 is due to move over from SS.

    May 2, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    The first 10 slots have now been taken for this holiday break.

    April 29, 2014

  • Adam s.

    Anna, just got an email to say you have changed my status to 'not going'!

    April 29, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Adam, you have RSVP 'yes' on Holidays4you. All holidays are moving over to this site and will be removed from SS. Thanks.

      April 29, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Patrica, and Frank +1 to move over from SS.

    April 29, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi Nick, I'd lke to come on this. just checking there are still places left before I send you the deposit ;-)

    March 15, 2014

    • Nick D.

      Received with Thanks Di

      March 16, 2014

    • Nick D.

      Hi Di, it is return flight on Monday. I have now amended. Thanks for pointing out! :-)

      March 16, 2014

  • Adam s.

    Deposit paid today. Ta.

    March 16, 2014

    • Nick D.

      Received with Thanks Adam

      March 16, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Nik i would like to come on this. I just need to check when the full balance is due pls? I can pay the deposit no prob.

    March 16, 2014

    • Nick D.

      The balance will be due about 12 weeks before the holiday Shelley.,but Deposit needed ASAP to secure flights and accommodation at this price!

      1 · March 16, 2014

  • Nick D.

    Deposit received with Thanks Carina!

    March 16, 2014

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