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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 travellers book flights to London each year.  

There's never a bad time to visit London. The world city has plenty going on year round - sporting events (Premier League Football games, rugby, Wimbledon to name a few), festivals (like the Notting Hill Festival each August), concerts, conventions and expos.

And if you want to see a bit more of that part of the world while you're there, its joined up, world-class infrastructure means it's easy to take buses, trains and planes and go exploring.

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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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This is useful information about Heathrow

Photo of London   London
Avg temp for this month inHeathrow20 °CSource: World Weather Online
Average monthly rainfall inHeathrow52.8 mmSource: World Weather Online
Which airlines fly toHeathrowAir Malta, Aer Lingus and KLM
Deals available on flights toHeathrow409
Advertisers with offers toHeathrow6
Cheapest flights offer toHeathrow£115

 How much do things cost in London?

  • Large bottle of water: £0.97
  • Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre): £1.65
  • Petrol (1 litre): £1.39
  • Taxi - fixed fee: £3.00
  • One-way ticket (local transport): £2.80
  • 1 hour taxi waiting fee: £24.74
  • 3 course meal for 2: £50.00
  • Imported beer (0.33 litre): £3.55
  • Cappuccino: £2.46
  • 1 bedroom flat in city centre: £1503.64
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