Attention all Forum Users.
We’re working on a brand new shiny tool to make your experience as simple as possible.
Which means the community forums is now read only whilst we work on a new & improved ‘My Contiki’ space.


London before Oktoberfest?

30 Mar 2008 kim asked

hi, will anybody be in london anytime leading up to oktoberfest 7 day trip? I'll be working in london for most of the summer and would like to get to know ppl before the trip as i'm going solo<BR>...oh the beer! all that beer! too bad i'm only little and i'm on the floor after a single stein <img src="" alt="Frowner" width="15" height="15"><!--graemlin::(--> ....oh, and i'm from melb
  • Read the responses 22 responses so far
  • 29 Apr 2008 Renee291085 said


    Hi Kim! I’ll be in London before the 7 day oktoberfest, only arriving on the 16th sep though. I’ll be alone on my first trip overseas :S so it would be great to make a friend quick in a strange country Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->

  • 30 Apr 2008 captain flintoff said


    hi guys im up in manchester coz im english anyway but the thought of contiki and oktoberfest is too much to turn down. Give me a shout if you fancy pre tour drinkies!!

  • 9 May 2008 Dougie said


    hey guys!!!

    im getting back in to london after the european horizon contiki on the 15th september!!
    we are spending a few days in london and then heading to munich for 7 days!!!
    would love to catch up if your going to be there and get the party started a few days earlier!!!

    ill leave my email if any of you are keen for a chat!

    it would be good to be able to get to know some people before we go…be able to recognise some friendly faces in our drunken state!!

    hope to hear from you


  • 11 May 2008 Erin said


    hey hey
    im also heading out from ireland to head to oktoberfest
    where abouts in ireland you heading out from?
    im doing the 5 day tour! gahh cant wait.

  • 8 Jul 2008 KristineAussieChik said


    Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->hi guys!!! I will be goin to Oktoberfest and am keen to go to London for a couple of days before hand. Wot dates are everyone goin? I’m from Perth, WA

  • 15 Jul 2008 5assy_v said


    Hey guys, also booked for the 7 day oktoberfest trip! 22 f from Newcastle NSW Oz. Serisously cant wait. Landing in London 8th August before winging some travelling, doing the 18day European Whirl 24th Aug-11th September then back to London for a week before heading to Munich. Would love to chat with you guys. email/msn is and feel free to get in contact ; )

  • 13 Aug 2008 Shankar said


    Hey there, Im 26 Kiwi bloke being living in the Gold Coast for the Last 2 years.
    I arrive in London on the 11th of September and then head to Oktoberfest or the 7 day tour 18th to 24th.
    Looking for some mates as im travelling alone, and especially before hand if your in London like me, me good to meet up with some people for the trip.
    Got Myspace and Face book so add me , but tell me why you are Smiler<!--graemlin::)-->
    Name is: Shankar Byars

  • 21 Jun 2009 Beck in Oz said


    Im doing the 7 day Oktoberfest and will be travelling Ireland, Scotland and England in the month leading up… if you wana catch up in any of those places for a beer before hand email me:

  • 25 Jun 2009 Reece said


    Just Booked my solo Trip to oktoberfest ill be in London from the 14th and 3 days after tour like others here if you wanna have a Beer look around london do stuff add me to MSN OR Facebook Reece Schmidt CHEERS!

  • 7 Jul 2009 crayola565 said


    Hello all,

    I just booked this trip I am going to be arriving in London on the 17th. I have never done anything like this before and I’m traveling alone from the US. I hope to meet alot of new people and have a great time. I’m so excited! If you are arriving on the 17th and want to meet up before the bus leaves for Munich Let me know!
    - Elena

  • 23 Jul 2009 claire said


    hey all
    i just booked to go on the 7 day oktoberfest, would, i arrive in london on the 17th, travelling alone so would be awesome to meet up for drinks b4 hand? ohh im from perth

  • 4 Aug 2009 Explorer1145940 said


    Hey, I live in Plymouth but will be in London for a week on Sat and i’m up there quite a bit most other weekends, A couple of friends and I are on the 7 day from the 17th so if you are in London any time before then drop me a line…probably easiest on Facebook(Dylan Mingard) If not I’ll be ssing you through the bottom of a stein

  • 5 Feb 2010 Mickey T said


    hey i will be in london like two days before the tour so i will be hitting the drinks hard in lead up to the tour with my mates and girlfriend. so if any one needs some friends just give me a holla or email or msn

  • 15 Feb 2010 Brendo said


    Hi All, 24 m from Sydney – I’ll be in London for about 4 or 5 days before the 7 day oktoberfest. Am travelling solo so would be keen to meet up with any/all for a drink before hand…

    add me on facebook

  • 17 Mar 2010 Brendo said


    yeah, looks like a few of us will be in london before the tour – Don’t know much about london other than what I’ve read on here. Meeting up for a drink sounds like a good idea – do you/anyone have facebook?

  • 29 Mar 2010 Dave Cave said

    Dave Cave

    Haha! well May as well represent Canada here! So many bloody aussies Wink<!--graemlin:;)-->
    Just waiting for word from a few friends if they are also coming but i will be booking for sure! Missed out last year =(

    Will be living in the UK so will be back in London a few days before the tour so more than up for meeting people before hand!

    Can either email add me to msn

  • 29 Mar 2010 Dave Cave said

    Dave Cave

    Oh and have been in and out of London and have lived there abit so if anyone needs help with getting around just let me know!

  • 26 Apr 2010 Anna said


    Hiya, I’ll be in London for about a week before we leave for Oktoberfest.
    Anyone keen to meet up or hang out can add my msn

  • 10 May 2010 kendraa said


    Hey, I’m arriving in London Sept 15, travelling solo, keen to make some friends before oktoberfest and do some sightseeing etc !!
    22 from NZ
    message me if anyones keen!
    Smiler<!--graemlin::)--> Kendra

  • 7 Jul 2010 Surfer84 said


    Hey peeps, hitting up the seven day touching down in london on the 8th for a couple of days then up till scotland b4 a look b4 we get on the bus, coming from perth so if you wanna catch up for drinks is oz b4 or over there hit me up, or add me on facebook

We are no longer accepting new responses to this discussion thread.

More Discussions

Related Discussions

Discussions Details

Last response over 7 years

This question was posted about almost 10 years ago. It has been discussed 22 times.

21 people are following this discussion.

  • Default_avatar
  • 5assy_v
  • kim
  • Default_avatar
  • Brendo
  • Reece
  • Default_avatar
  • Default_avatar
  • Default_avatar
  • Default_avatar
  • Default_avatar
  • Erin
  • claire
  • crayola565
  • Default_avatar
  • Shankar
  • Default_avatar
  • Default_avatar
  • Default_avatar
  • Dave Cave
  • KristineAussieChik



Visas? Money? Where to go? Chat to us about travel.