What is the best way toget rid of hiccups?

Depends. If one has hiccups for <48 hours there are simple things to do : hold breath , sipping cold water, gargling or some of the home remedies like honey and lemon even acupuncture. Hiccups lasting more than 48 hours or longer will require medical attention. Certain examinations blood tests and medications may be needed to stop those lasting > 48 hours.