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The Holiday Guru answers travelers’ questions, from how to get to Maastricht to find large baths

“My wife is over 20 meters tall and loves a bath – can you recommend hotels with large bathtubs?” The Holiday Guru solves travelers’ questions

The Holiday Guru is always ready to answer your questions.

This week, budget hotels in Helsinki and planning car routes to Valencia are also on the agenda …

Q. I am taking my granddaughter to Maastricht in July. Is it best to travel by plane or train?

Barbara Walker, via e-mail.

One reader wants to take her granddaughter to Maastricht in July. Above an aerial photo of the historic city in the Netherlands

One reader wants to take her granddaughter to Maastricht in July. Above an aerial photo of the historic city in the Netherlands

A. There are no direct flights – it is best to fly or take the Eurostar to Brussels and take a train from there. Flights are from £ 64 return (brusselsairlines.com), while Eurostar tickets are from £ 46. Train tickets from Brussels to Maastricht are from £ 17 each way, takes 1h 45m with a transfer in Liège (thetrainline.com).

Q. Can you recommend a budget hotel in Helsinki in May?

Claire Jones, via e-mail.

A. For smart rooms of less than £ 100 a night, see Helsinki for less than £ 100 a night! at dailymail.co.uk.

Q. We want to drive to Valencia after a ferry with a stopover midway through Spain. What do you think is the best route to take?

Rosemarie Mead, via e-mail.

A. Catch the Portsmouth-Bilbao ferry (brittany-ferries.co.uk) and spend the night in Zaragoza, the capital of Aragon.

Q. My wife is over 20 meters tall and would like to take a dip in a large bathtub. Can you recommend a suitable hotel in the UK?

Morris Parkes, Cannock, Staffordshire.

Because his wife is more than 6 m tall, a reader is looking for a hotel with a large bathtub

Because his wife is more than 6 m tall, a reader is looking for a hotel with a large bathtub

Because his wife is more than 6 m tall, a reader is looking for a hotel with a large bathtub

A. A large selection of British hotels with large bathtubs is listed in the ‘bathtubs for two’ section of roomforromance.com.

WE ARE HERE TO HELP

If you need advice, the Holiday Guru can answer your questions. Send questions to holidayplanner@dailymail.co.uk or write to Daily Mail Travel, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT – and state your contact information. We will do our best to answer your questions, but we cannot answer every question. Do not send original documents. We would like to hear from you.

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