England

England

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From London to Liverpool, a jolly good show.

A lush, green countryside dotted with thousands of castles right out of King Arthur's tales. A mysterious circle made with huge monolith stones 5,000 years old. The country that gave us Sherlock Holmes, fish & chips, and The Beatles.

England is about majesty and history. Legendary and proud. But the home of the prim and proper also knows how to let loose and be wild, with a nightlife that has few equals. England is like an older brother we think we know, but we really don't. And when we find out his secrets, we're blown away.

There's so much to do in London alone, it's hard to know where to start. Buckingham Palace. Westminster Abbey. The Tower of London. Big Ben. But not far from there you have amazing wonders like the White Cliffs of Dover, Stonehenge, and so much more.

This is where you need VIVA Travel, to help you plan, sort, and organize your visit to England. So that instead of a trip, you have the adventure of a lifetime. Part traditional. Part unexpected. All of it jolly good.

Other things to do:

  • Visit St. Paul's Cathedral
  • See the Roman complex in Bath
  • Lake District (Lakeland) National Park
  • Edinburgh Castle
  • The Changing of the Guard
Climate: 

Temperatures range from 45°F (7°C) to 66°F (19°C) depending on the season.

Time Zone: 

Universal Time Coordinated, UTC +00:00

Language: 

English

Currency: 

Pound Sterling

Electricity: 

220-240 volts. Travelers from the US and Canada need a plug adapter and step-down transformer. For hair dryers, curling irons, etc., a plug adapter and voltage converter are required.

Tipping Customs: 

It is customary to leave 10-15% of the bill when eating out. However, restaurants often add on a service charge (usually 12.5%), especially if you're in a large group, so it's worth checking your bill if you don't want to tip twice.

Safety: 

London is a very safe place but like any big city, it's worth taking sensible precautions. Travel insurance is strongly recommended 

Communication & Technology: 

Wi-Fi is readily available throughout the country. Mobile Operators including 3, EE, O2, and Vodafone.

Smoking: 

Smoking is not permitted in most enclosed places. 

Travel Documentation: 

US Citizens need a valid passport with no minimum validity requirement. 

Airport: 

London City Airport (LYC), Gatwick Airport (LGW), Heathrow Airport (LHR), Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN)

Car Rental: 

Most large US rental agencies have offices throughout Europe, as do the two major Europe-based agencies, Europcar and Sixt

Public Transportation: 

London's public transport network serves as the central hub for the United Kingdom in rail, air and road transport.