Planning Your Visit To London

You can find plenty of information on visiting London, what to do when you are here and how to get around, all from our site, so take the time and review the menus at the top of this page.

In addition, we have prepared this page full of links and hacks in order to plan a great trip to London, including how to find the best or cheapest hotels, tickets to musicals, shows concerts, football matches, the best attractions around, booking restaurants, coupons and special promotions, transportation, travel books, reviews by other tourists and of course recommendations.

We have highlighted the sites and links we personally recommend and are fans of.



Monarch Flights





Hotel Chains

Amba Hotels 

CitizenM Hotels

Britannia Hotels

every hotels


Melia International

Radisson Blu (UK)

Park Grand London Hotels 

Park plaza hotels 

The Shaftesbury


Hotel Booking Sites

Hotels Combined


Expedia UK




Apartments For Short Term Rental

HomeAway – A site to rent large apartments all over Europe

Tickets To Theatre And Musicals

ATG Tickets

Expedia UK

Encore tickets

London Theatre Direct


Theatre Tickets Direct

Tickets To Shows, Concerts And Football Matches

Expedia UK – secondary marketplace for tickets to live events. Prices are set by sellers and may be below or above face value.

SportsEvents365 – A great site that works in multiple languages, where you can find tickets to most English matches. some of them are from the secondary marketplace. Prices are set by sellers and may be below or above face value.

Ticketmaster UK

Viagogo – secondary marketplace for tickets to live events. Prices are set by sellers and may be below or above face value.

Tourist Attractions – Tickets And Packages

London Pass – A free pass to many of London’s attractions

Big Bus Tours – Open top bus with 4 routes around London

Discount London – A well established site with many discounts and packages to London’s attractions

English Heritage – Membership

Ripleys London

Virgin Experience Days – A site full of ideas of what to do in London

Alton Towers – Amusement park outside of London

Coupon Sites

Go Groopie

Groupon UK

Internet Shopping

Amazon – You can find almost anything here and it can be delivered to an Amazon Locker (they are all over London) or can be picked up from post offices.

Argos – Similar to Amazon, with less of a selection and you will have to pick it up form the store. – A chain of Pharmacies

Clarks – Shoe shop

Dell – Computers

Marks and Spencer

Simply Supplements – Vitamins and food supplements

TK Maxx


EasyJet Holidays

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines 

Holiday Extras

JustYou – holiday packages for singles.

Monarch Holidays – Packages including hotels and theatre tickets

Westend Theatrebreaks – Packages of hotel and a show

Local Telephone SIM Cards



Lycamobile UK

Food Delivery

Hungry House



Megabus – Inter-city bus travel (UK and Europe)

minicab – Minicabs/Taxis

Sixt rent a car GB

Other Useful Sites

Cancer Research UK  – A national charity for the fight against cancer.

Fastlane International – Courier services

Lonely Planet Publications – Travel guides (including the option of digital downloads)

TripAdvisor – Currency exchange, including the option of picking up the currency at airports.