Visiting London for the first time? You are in the right place, here are some tips to make your holiday easy, safe and most of all, fun!
London has five major airports: Heathrow Airport (TW6 2GW) – located 20 miles to the west of Central London , London Stansted Airport (CM24 1QW) – located 38 miles to the north of Central London , London Gatwick Airport (RH6 0NP) – located 24 miles to the south of Central London, London Luton Airport (LU2 9LY) – located 32 miles to the north-west of Central London and London City Airport (E16 2PX) – located 6 miles to the east of Central London.
The UK’s currency is the pound sterling (£ / GBP). You can find the current exchange rates at www.postoffice.co.uk .
Going out for dinner? Learn how to tip like a local in London and reward the good service you received.
-restaurants: often they add on a service charge (usually 13%)
-bars/pubs: usually people in Uk do not tip in pubs/bars
-hotels: most of the hotels in London include a service charge (10%), you should ask to the reception for more information
-taxi drivers: if you have a pleasant journey, you can tip the driver 10-15% of the taxi fare
Free London attractions : National History Museum, Tate Modern, Victoria and Albert Museum, The Wallace Collection, Bank of England Museum, Museum of London Docklands, Royal Air Force Museum London, Abbey Road, Crystal Palace Park, Deen City Farm and Riding School, Grant Museum of Zoology, Horse Guards Parade, The London Wall, Museum of Fulham Palace, The Royal Academy of Music Museum, The Statue of Eros, Trafalgar Square, Vauxhall City Farm, Winchester Palace, Science Museum, Museum of Croydon, Princess Diana Memorial Fountain and many other…
Top 5 popular things to visit in London : British Museum, Buckingham Palace, The London Eye, Tower of London, Madame Tussauds.