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Banks Monday to Friday 9.30 – 15.30 Saturday 9.30 – 13.00 (only some banks) Sunday closed. ATM’s & Bureaux de change are widely available throughout London. Cuisine From fast food to fine dining, spicy curries in Brick Lane to dim sum in Chinatown, London is a truly multi cultural city for cuisine. Why not try the fish and chips from the famous Seashells restaurant in Lisson Grove. Currency Pounds sterling – GBP Dialing Codes Country code for UK is + 44 Area code for London is (0) 20 Don’t Go Home Without Trying Take afternoon tea at one of London’s luxury hotels like The Ritz or The Dorchester. Bookings must be made in advance. A tour on an open top bus, weather permitting or follow in the footsteps of the famous and trendy and walk down the famous King’s Road. Electricity 240 Volts AC Language English Shops Department stores open Monday to Saturday 9.30 to 17.30 & Sundays 11.00 to 17.00. Supermarkets open Monday to Saturday 8.00 to 20.00 & Sundays 10.00 to 16.00 Travel Boris Bikes 24 hour cycle hire in London – no advance booking required – available throughout Central London. Oyster Cards Oyster Cards are smart cards that can be bought at most newsagents and Underground stations. You can top them up at machines with cash or debit/credit cards. They are accepted on all London Underground trains and London buses. Bus Hop on and hop off buses – hundreds of different routes through Central London Taxi’s Black cab taxi’s can be hailed throughout London and fares charged as shown on the meter. Underground Known by Londoners as the “Tube” - 13 destination lines all linked into Central London for a fast and effective way to get around. Daily and weekly passes plus Oyster cards for the buses and underground are widely available at Newsagents. For more information, visit the Transport For London website - Time Zone London is GMT (+ 1 hour during the Summer) Tipping 10% is standard, however, many restaurants add a discretionary 12.5% automatically to the bill. Useful Tourist Websites

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