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The modern city with a traditional soul, London is one of the most fascinating - and best-value - destinations. As with the other top-ranking European cities, there is a heady mix of old and new. The ancient Tower of London, Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace and other royal residences stand beside modern edifices such as City Hall, the Gherkin and Shard London Bridge. Add in the capital's parks and masterpiece-stuffed museums and galleries (most of which are free to visit) and it's little wonder why millions of tourists book flights to London each year.  

In 2011 all eyes were on London for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's nuptials. The oohs, aahs and rousing renditions of "God Save the Queen" kicked off what is set to be an exciting couple of years for the capital. 

This year, London will host the Olympic Games, we'll mark Charles Dickens's 200th birthday and we'll rejoice in Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee with a 1,000-boat flotilla on the Thames, jolly street parties and an extra bank holiday.

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Airport Overview

London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the UK, and the fourth-busiest in the world, in terms of passenger traffic. However, Heathrow has the distinction of handling more international passengers than any other airport in the world – a testament to its importance as a transit-point for intercontinental travel.

Flights to Heathrow Airport are provided by an incredible 90 airlines, serving 180 destinations worldwide. Heathrow is home-base for British Airways, which operate direct and indirect flights to basically every major city you can think of, from Heathrow's beautiful, new Terminal 5 building.

London certainly has an appropriate gateway in Heathrow Airport: a highly modern, convenient hub that is truly geared toward providing the best possible experience to travellers. There are plenty of easy, hassle-free transport options available to travellers looking to get downtown. The flocks of tourists, who are no doubt going to descend on London for the 2012 Olympic Games, can look forward to a warm welcome and efficient service.


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Photo of London   London
Avg temp for this month inHeathrow23.7 °CSource: World Weather Online
Average monthly rainfall inHeathrow43.5 mmSource: World Weather Online
Which airlines fly toHeathrowIberia, Flybe and Aer Lingus
Deals available on flights toHeathrow383
Advertisers with offers toHeathrow4
Cheapest flights offer toHeathrow£121

 How much do things cost in London?

  • 1 bedroom flat in city centre: £1498.31
  • Petrol (1 litre): £1.39
  • Imported beer (0.33 litre): £3.50
  • 3 bedroom flat in city centre: £2789.62
  • Cappuccino: £2.46
  • 1 hour taxi waiting fee: £24.74
  • Local draught beer (0.5 litre): £3.80
  • Cheap meal: £10.00
  • One-way ticket (local transport): £2.80
  • Taxi - fixed fee: £3.00
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