London Packages FAQs
A. As you skim through London packages, you need to be mindful of the weather of the city and whether or not it is conducive with your travel plans. However, the best time to visit the British capital is between March and May, the delightful summer months when the temperatures are gentle and the city’s parks are booming with greenery. It is also the prime tourist season and as expected, the flight and hotel fares soar. If budget is a concern, you need to plan a visit in the winter months between December and February when the chill settles in the air and the accommodation and airfares are slashed. Besides it is the holiday season and you can look up the Christmas revelries across its streets and restaurants. Regardless of the time in which you are visiting, you need to be equipped with an umbrella because London is notorious for its rains and misty days, year round.
Q. Are there direct flights from New Delhi to London?
A. You can go ahead and book one of the London tour packages best suited to you because there are ample direct flights from the Indira Gandhi International Airport to the London Heathrow. There are multiple direct airlines between the two destinations like Air India, British Airways, and Virgin Atlantic that take approximately 9.5 hours to get your from New Delhi to London. Typically these are late night flights that take off around 02:45 am and bring you to the British capital before your breakfast time around 07:30 am. Several other airlines like Emirates and Turkish Airlines offer connecting flights between the two cities.
Q. What is the time difference between New Delhi and London?
A. While there are multiple London travel packages, you should be apprised of the time difference between the two cities before you settle for one. New Delhi is 5 hours and 30 minutes ahead of London, with London falling in the UK GMT (Greenwich Mean Time).
Q. What is the local transport like in London?
A. The urban transport network of London is simply remarkable what with integrated river, road, bus systems connecting the city’s multiple boroughs. London’s iconic double-decker buses are a great way to travel around the city, it is also the cheapest mode of transport. London Underground called the ‘tube’ takes you to and from central London and is an extremely reliable way of travelling within the city for both its locals and tourists. The driver-less Docklands Light Railway connects neighbourhoods in east and southeast London. For great views of London along the way, you can use the river bus service. To travel across the city, you can use London’s overground railway network. Look up the tram network if you are travelling between Wimbledon, New Addington, Croydon and Beckenham in south London. Else use the London black cabs or the local mini cabs to travel within the city.
Q. What are the most popular attractions of London?
A. The ten things you shouldn’t miss when you visit London include a Warner Bros studio tour, the London Eye, Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square, the View from The Shard, Wembley Stadium, and Madame Tussauds.