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ENGLAND

Key Travel  Periods - June, July & some September

Key Booking Period - January & October

Avg Length of Stay - varies.  Length of stay in London is usually 3-4 days

Average Lead Time for bookings - 160 days, but range between 124-185 days

 

Top Selling Hotels - London

Best Western Burns (V) - Top-selling hotel with Infinity. 3.5 star located in Earls Court, close to Kensington Palace, and the shopping areas of Knightsbridge (Harrods) and Kensington High Street.

No 1 Mansions by Mansley (P) - 4.5 star apartments in Earls Court.  Great for families or large groups as they offer 1 and 2 bedroom apartments.

Royal Horseguards (I) - 5 star, located on the river at Embankment overlooking the London Eye, close to Trafalgar Square and a short walk from Covent Garden and the West End. The hotel boasts an award-winning fine dining restaurant.

 

INSIDER'S TIPS FOR LONDON

When it comes to the weather, London is a jack of all trades, master of none. Drizzle plays the most part, but you might also find frost, snow, hail, wind, fog and a spot of sunshine on the side. Pack jumpers and jackets you can easily remove, plus raincoats and brollies.

A weekend shopping on Oxford Street can be something of a stressful ordeal as these streets are heaving on Saturdays and Sundays, and there can sometimes be literally no space on the pavements. Think about heading over to Oxford Street around mid-morning, and preferably on a weekday. Crowds are much lower and you can easily peruse the shops at your own pace.

Sometimes it's actually quicker to walk rather than take the tube. Leicester Square to Covent Garden is less than a 3-min walk, which is quicker than going underground on the tube.

For clients travelling with children, the V&A Museum of Childhood is a must. Kids will love the vast collection of toys along with fun interactive events.  The whole Museum is free for everyone.

 

GETTING AROUND LONDON

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