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.
Park plaza hotels (part of Radisson chain)
Hotel Booking Sites
– More about hotels in London you can find in our Recommended Hotels and Apartments in London page
Apartments For Short Term Rental
HomeAway – A site to rent large apartments all over Europe
Tickets To Theatre And Musicals
More about where to buy tickets to show in London you can find in our page London show tickets
More about what is running now in London you can find in the London Musical and theatre page.
Tickets To Shows, Concerts And Football Matches
Stubhub.co.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.
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
Virgin Experience Days – A site full of ideas of what to do in London
Alton Towers – Amusement park outside of London
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.
Boots.com – A chain of Pharmacies
Clarks – Shoe shop
Simply Supplements – Vitamins and food supplements
JustYou – holiday packages for singles.
SuperBreak.com – Packages including hotels and theatre tickets
Westend Theatrebreaks – Packages of hotel and a show
Local Telephone SIM Cards
Megabus – Inter-city bus travel (UK and Europe)
minicabit – Minicabs/Taxis
Other Useful Sites
Fastlane International – Courier services
travelex.co.uk – Currency exchange, including the option of picking up the currency at airports.
More in Ask a Local – London:
– London Musicals
– Where to get tickets for the shows in London.
– London tourist attraction page
– Football in London page
– The London Deal page
– Recommended Hotels and Apartments in London page
– Public transport in London and more information pages about transportation tickets in London and bikes in London.