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Get a jumpstart on your London travel planning with our practical tips. From what to pack to travel insurance recommendations and the best ways to get around, we've got you covered.
Once you’ve booked your trip London it’s time for the fun part to begin! As you prepare and plan for your dream London holiday, have a look at some of the practical information we’ve rounded up for you. From weather average and packing tips, to VAT refunds and mastering London’s public transport network, we’ve done all the legwork for you and put together everything you need to know about London to hit the ground running!
We’ve put together all the different ways to reach Central London from the city’s three largest airports as well as St. Pancras Station. From taxis and the Tube, to express trains and coaches, find out which method of transport is best for you and your travel needs.
Not sure what to pack for your London vacation? We’ll fill you in on the details! Get practical tips on packing for London’s unpredictable weather, learn when it’s best to bring along a scarf and find out whether or not you’ll ever need sunglasses on your trip to the UK capital.
Between double-decker buses, underground trains and public bicycles, getting the hang of London’s vast public transport network can be tricky. Not to worry though - we break all the options down for you and even provide tips on how to traverse the Tube like a true Londoner!
From money exchange bureaus and traveler’s checks, to ATMs and credit cards, exchanging currency can be confusing, especially if this is your first trip to the UK. Discover all your different currency and exchange options in London and also learn how to receive a VAT refund on qualified purchases you make in the city.
There’s nothing more disappointing than arriving at a landmark or museum only to find that it’s closed for the day. To make sure your London itinerary doesn’t clash with local days off, we’ve compiled a list of all the upcoming UK holidays along with some helpful tips on special Sunday opening hours and weekend transport operations.
London is an excellent place to visit at any time of the year. Familiarise yourself with the local weather before you visit and take note of the temperature and rainfall averages as you put together your London wardrobe. We’ve also included a few packing tips to help you stay comfortable and fashionable during your London vacation.