London Bus - paulohabreuf - pixabay
CAIRO – 9 August 2017: London is one of the greatest travel destinations ever, wrapped with modernity while holding history at its heart, which makes it one of the busiest cities in the world. So here are 6 tips to save time and move around faster within London.
Oyster cards: This is the smartest way to pay for public transport in London. You can buy the cards online before you leave your country, making your trip much easier.
According to thisisinsider.com, these cards are easy to lose, so you should register them on the Travel for London website to save the money on the card.
1 Oyster card - Frank Murmann - Wikimedia commons
Citymapper: Try downloading the app so it can help you know your way around the city and keep you from getting lost.
2 Get off alert @Citymapper #CityMapper -Duncan Hull - flicker
Go by the end of January: According to Storyv.com, January is the low season in London, when the city is at its quietest and everything is cheaper, including accommodations.
3 London Eye Twilight - User Diliff - Wikimedia commons
Avoid Oxford Circus tube (subway) station: Around 5-6 pm, this station gets very crowded. London cabs are quite expensive, but Uber is your friend, so make sure to have the app, because it is said to cost nearly half as much.
4 Oxford Circus Tube Station Entrance - David Boyle - Wikimedia commons
Book before you travel: London is a very busy country, with more the 30 million visitors per year, according to theguardian.com, which means the risk of finding a hotel when you get there can cost you time and money, so plan ahead.
5 London from a hot air balloon - Daniel Chapma - Wikimedia commons
Use the bus: That way you save money and know your way around the city better.
Leave a Comment