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Leg It: Thrifty Tips for Touring London in Style

cheap ways to see London

We’re all on a budget, but that doesn’t mean we can’t or shouldn’t have fun. If you’re taking a trip to London, you want to enjoy yourself. Here’s how to do it without breaking the bank.  Book Your Trip In Advance If you have the option, definitely book your trip in advance. Sites, like Hipmunk can help you navigate deals and find the best flights, vehicles, and other travel accommodations. Flying to London can get pretty pricey, especially if you’re coming from the U.S. or some other country outside of Europe.  Get a Good Deal On A Hotel Getting a good deal on hotels in London can be tricky. They tend to be smallish and overpriced. London is the capital city and, like most capitals, it’s cramped and expensive. It can cost several hundred dollars a night. Even a dorm-style hostel can run you $80 U.S. per day. Most people never get deals like this and so they skip the city altogether. If you’re going to stay here for any length of time, a hostel is probably the best way to go. While you can spend $80, you can also find places like the Astor Kensington, which has dorm-style beds ...

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