London is an incredible city with so many amazing options to explore ranging from the Victorian palaces and gardens to some of the most stylish shopping streets of the world to gigantic museums and art galleries where some absolutely wondrous pieces of arts and science have been perfectly preserved. The city fascinates you and inspires you to visit again. But for those who arrive here for the first time, here are a few tips for your first time in London.
• Exploring the attractions is time consuming – Many of the local attractions of London are so huge that one needs to devote an entire day if you want to explore them thoroughly. So what you need to do is to plan your sight-seeing outings in an organized manner so that you will be able to visit as much attractions as possible in the limited span of time.
• London is expensive – The city is undoubtedly one of the most expensive cities in the world and therefore you can’t expect things to be light on your pocket. In order to save some money, you need to book your hotel in advance and while doing so look for hotel deals and discount packages so that you can enjoy a relatively better quality stay at reasonable prices.
• Figure out the various modes of public transportation – Since London is quite expensive to explore through cab rides, you need to explore the public transportation options. You have got the London Bus Service which is very convenient and then there is National Rail and the Underground Tube Service which is by far the best mode of public transportation which is effectively inexpensive. You can apply for a travelers pass online before landing in London. This will make things a lot uncomplicated.
• Etiquettes in London – One of the most important tips for your first time in London. Although people in London are polite and helpful, you need to make sure that you are not interfering in their personal space. Follow the traffic rules sincerely and don’t forget to say please and thank you often.