London Travel

Written by Kathleen Gagne
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London travel can be very exciting. The personality of this remarkable city permeates every street, every historical site, and every modern rock club. If you're planning a trip to London and want to see as much of it as you can, you will have several choices. You can join tour groups arranged through a travel agent or your hotel. You can also obtain one of the marvelous London travel guides and do a walking tour, including riding the Tube.

Low Cost London Travel

After you've purchased your flight and hotel package (the best way to serious savings), you can rent a car and take incredible day trips to some of the most popular tourist attractions as well as to the out-of-the-way places only the locals know. Within the 650 square miles of London proper, you can find everything from Roman ruins to punk rocker haunts. You can enjoy a cruise down the Thames or stroll through the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew.

You can even find pass books that will admit you to some of the best sights in London at deep discount prices. You can check with your hotel for information regarding such passes, or you can visit any of several online site to purchase one in advance. If you want to explore museums, the Tower of London, Windsor Castle, and St. Paul's Cathedral, having a discount price book is the best way to go.

Pay attention to the BBC's traffic information offerings. There are over seven million people in London, and that adds up to a lot of traffic problems. By planning in advance and following their guidelines, you can avoid spending a lot of time waiting in long lines or stuck behind a hundred cars at an intersection. London travel is fun and exciting--and it can be made even more so when you take the time to do your homework before the trip.


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