United Kingdom

Yorkshire Pudding, anyone?

ENGLAND is famous for Yorkshire Pudding, Fish and Chips, Big Ben, the Red Buses, Black cabs, The Beatles, London, and drinking tea. But most importantly, known for its long history and the Royal Family. Windsor Castle is the oldest royal residence still in use.

THE BEST TIME TO VISIT

During Spring and Summer 

 

Climate:

Spring is from March to May – pleasant and calm.

Summer is from June to August – ideal for those who want to enjoy the green spaces of the outdoors. 

Autumn is from September to November and is famous for festivals, outdoor cinemas, music festivals, and other fun outdoor activities.

Winter is December to February – perfect as a Winter Wonderland. 

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WHAT TO EXPECT

 

Language: 

English is the official language of England.

 

Currency: Pound Sterling (GBP)

 

Banks & ATMs:

The four leading banks in the UK are Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Banking Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland.

ATMs are widely available.

 

Plugs and Sockets:

The power plug used in the United Kingdom is plug type G, with three rectangular pins in a triangular pattern. They operate on a 230V supply voltage and 50Hz.

Highly recommended to carry a universal adaptor!

 

Safety: 

The United Kingdom is generally a safe destination to travel in, but be careful of petty crimes, such as pickpocketing.

When visiting major cities in England, there are occasions of rallies and protests, so stay vigilant at all times.

 

Flight Connections: 

Most major airlines fly into the United Kingdom.

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