Frommer's Portable London 2007 (Frommer's Portable) by Darwin Porter

By Darwin Porter

Frommer's moveable publications provide all of the distinct info and insider suggestion of a Frommer's entire advisor yet in a concise, pocket-sized structure. ideal for the momentary vacationer who insists on price and does not are looking to struggle through or hold a widespread guidebook, this sequence selects some of the best offerings in all fee different types and takes you directly to the pinnacle attractions. Get the newest on resorts, eating places, sightseeing, activities, buying, and nightlife in a nutshell in those light-weight, low-cost publications. Frommer's moveable London 2007 promises all of the most vital details and studies from Frommer's London 2007. we are going to express you the city's most sensible, together with the world-class theaters and pub scene. you will get insider tips about purchasing on Oxford highway, having fun with a day tea on the Ritz, rowing at the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, and eating on pheasant at principles, in all likelihood the city's oldest eating place. you can find candid studies of a big number of lodgings in all fee levels, from stylish boutique inns to homey B&Bs. it is all observed through exact maps, the most recent trip-planning suggestion on every little thing from discount airfares to rail passes, money-saving guidance, and a whole shopper's advisor.

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60) for children 5 to 15. The Off-Peak 1-Day Travelcard, which isn’t valid until after 9:30am on weekdays (or on night buses), is even cheaper. 60) for children 5 to 15. The system now features a 3-Day Travel Card, allowing adults to travel for £15 to £37 ($28–$67) depending on the time (peak or off-peak) and children to go for £6 to £19 ($11–$33). 1-Week Travelcards cost adults £22 ($40) and children £11 ($20) for travel in zones 1 and 2. THE UNDERGROUND The Underground, or Tube, is the fastest and easiest way to get around.

Hotels in all categories remain overpriced. London boasts some of the most famous hotels in the world— temples of luxury like Claridge’s and The Dorchester, and more recent rivals like the Four Seasons. The problem is that there are too many of these high-priced hotels (and now there are many budget options) and not enough moderately priced options. Even at the luxury level, you might be surprised at what you don’t get. Many of the stately Victorian and Edwardian gems are so steeped in tradition that they lack many modern conveniences that are standard in other luxury hotels around the world.

The New Zealand High Commission is at New Zealand House, 80 Haymarket at Pall Mall, SW1 (& 020/7930-8422; Tube: Charing Cross or Piccadilly Circus). Hours are Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm. The Irish Embassy is at 17 Grosvenor Place, SW1 (& 020/ 7235-2171; Tube: Hyde Park Corner). Hours are Monday through Friday from 9:30am to 1pm and 2 to 5pm. Emergencies For police, fire, or an ambulance, dial & 999. ). Many other London hospitals also have accident and emergency departments. Liquor Laws The legal drinking age is 18.

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