It is true that being new to a place is part of a holiday adventure, but it is equally true that having no idea of the 'nice-to-knows' and 'must -knows' of a certain place is not a mind set best for travel and might result in a disappointing vacation.Wasting your time and money because of difficulty finding your way around the city or spending a whole day stuck up in a hotel room due to bad weather, is definitely a disaster!
So to be sure, you may check out sites like www.visitlondon.com to get updated on London travel information. The site covers London public transport, which includes airport transfers, London tube, buses and trains, as well as cycling. It also offers links to free London Travel Maps, FAQs for first timers in London, tips on how to stay safe in London, and of course,updated report on London weather! It also has links for the different embassies in London, just in case you get to some point of difficulty while you are in the UK.You may also find links on the different medical services in the city.
Know that you can secure a London Pass with Travel at www.londonpass.com. It is a sight-seeing card which will help you see the best of London while saving both your time and money since it offers you free entry to over 55 top London attractions and tourist spots. It also comes with a free 120 plus page Guidebook containing useful information about the different London attractions, including directions and maps. Pass prices vary from £52 up to £86.20 depending on the age of the person who uses it and how long the stay will be.
They say it is better to be safe than sorry. Although it is a worn-out cliché, it is undeniably true and still is a best for travel guide.