When you have your apartment in London bear in mind that you have "the world in one city"

London Tourist information:

If you are in need of information about London you can reach one of London's Tourist Information Centres.

Tourist Information Centre - London:
Address: 1 Lower Regent Street, SW1 4XT
Tube station: Piccadilly Circus
Phone: +44 (0)8701 566 366 (08701 London)


London has five major international airports. If you need more information about the services they provide please click on the particular airport if you would like reach its web page.

  • London Heathrow Airport
  • London Luton Airport
  • London Gatwick Airport
  • London Stansted Airport
  • London City Airport


During your stay in London, please take into account the following:

  • Try to be aware of your surroundings at all times and avoid quiet streets and estates, empty tubes and deserted platforms at night.
  • Avoid cash machines in quiet corners, especially if you're on your own. When using ATMs, tuck money away quickly and discreetly.
  • At night, try to conceal valuables such as watches, rings or other jewellery, and avoid using expensive mobile phones or personal stereo equipment when walking the street.
  • f you feel you are being watched or followed, try to make your way purpose fully to a more populated area or walk Into a shop or restaurant.
  • Remember, the only cabs you should hail in the street are licensed black cabs.
  • In busy streets and shops, be aware of the risk of falling victim to pick-pocket and bag snatchers.

Remember, if you are a victim of crime or see a crime being committed, report it to the police as soon as possible. Emergency telephone number: 999 for immediate assistance.


British Museum – This is the place where you can experience the human history and culture in London. The collections there, which number more than seven million objects, are amongst the largest and most comprehensive in the whole world. For more information, please visit the British Museum web page.

National Gallery - Situated at Trafalgar Square, founded in 1824, National Gallery of London holds a rich collection of over 2000 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900. For more information, please visit the National Gallery web page.

Tate Modern - This is the National museum of international modern art which is part of the group now known simply as Tate. For more information please visit the Tate Modern web page.

The London Eye - This is the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, and the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom. For more information please visit the London eye web page

The Tower of London – This is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames situated in central London. For more information please visit the Tower of London web page.

Madame Tussauds London – This a major tourist attraction famous for recreating popular people or celebrities in wax. For more information please visit the Madame Tussauds museum web page.

Buckingham Palace - the official London residence of the British monarch hosting state occasions with royal hospitality. For more information please visit the Buckingham Palace web page.

River cruises – Enjoy sightseeing cruises in London. For more information please visit the City cruises web page.

London Aquarium – There you can find the capital's largest collection of aquatic species. For more information please visit the London Aquarium web page.

Big bus tours – This is a hop-on, hop-off tour experience which will take you to the major highlights of London. For more information please visit the Big bus tours web page.

London Zoo – This is the world's oldest scientific zoo opened on 27 of April 1828. For more information please visit the London Zoo web page.


  • Emergency - 999
  • City of London Police (www.cityoflondon.police.uk) - 020 7601 2222
  • Metropolitan Police (www.met.police.uk) - 020 7230 1212
  • Independent Police Complaints Commission - 08453 002 002
  • Post Office (www.postoffice.co.uk) - 08457 22 33 44

Road conditons and traffic information

  • AA Road watch (www.theaa.com)
  • BBC (www.bbc.co.uk)
  • RAC (www.rac.co.uk)
  • Transport for London (www.tfl.gov.uk)

Buses, Tube and Rail within London

  • London Travel Information (www.tfl.gov.uk) – 020 7222 1234

Coaches – National services

  • Megabus (www.megabus.com) – 0901 331 0031
  • National express (www.nationalexpress.com) – 08705 808080

Ferries and Eurotunnel

  • Brrittany Ferries (www.brittany-ferries.co.uk) – 0870 9 076 103
  • Eurotunnel (www.eurotunnel.com) – 08705 35 35 35
  • Stena Line (www.stenaline.co.uk) – 08705 70 70 70


To get the number of a nearby licensed minicab firm when you're out and about, text "HOME" to 60835. The following agencies supply black taxis.

  • One Number - 0871 8718710
  • Computer Cab (www.computercab.co.uk)
  • Dial-A-Cab (www.dialacab.co.uk) - 020 7426 3420
  • London Taxi (www.london-taxi.co.uk) - 08700 802 902
  • London
  • Barcelona
  • Paris
  • Rome
  • Madrid
  • Lisbon
  • New York
  • Dubai
  • Berlin
  • Florence
  • Istanbul
  • Dublin
Payment holiday apartment in London
webdesign by First Online Solutions
Copyright © 2012 Rent Holiday Apartment London
holiday rental in London+44(0)20 3348 9178