London Backpack Guide

Popular Questions

How many days should I visit London for?
For first time visitors, anywhere from 5-7 days is enough to take in the city and go on a few day trips.
When's the best time to visit London?
London attracts alot of visitors each year especially during the summer months.
Try to visit London either in the spring or fall for lower travel rates and significantly shorter lines at attractions.
How much does London cost?
On average, backpacking in London costs about $110 a day.
Is it safe to visit London?
For the most part, London is safe to visit. However, as with most big cities, pickpockets can be a problem, so be extra cautious when in touristy areas.
What currency does United Kingdom use?
United Kingdom uses the Pound as their currency.  One US dollar is worth about £0.79.
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