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What are the best places to stay in London?
If you’re after that quintessential West London experience, plan to stay in Notting Hill after booking flights Wellington to London. The eclectic neighbourhood rose to fame after the eponymous 1999 movie and is particularly known for its pastel-coloured houses. Scenic side streets and laneways converge onto Portobello Road, which is home to a bustling market and stylish cafes. If you stay in Notting Hill while holidaying on Wellington to London flights, you’ll also find yourself within walking distance of Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, and several museums.
Located in East London, Shoreditch is one of the city’s most trendy and alternative neighbourhoods. While strolling through Shoreditch, you’ll find a never-ending stream of street art, quirky cafes, vintage shops, and vegan restaurants. Brick Lane is one of the main streets to explore in Shoreditch while holidaying on flights Wellington to London. It’s lined with authentic Indian restaurants, street food vendors, and pop-up vintage markets. And if you’re in Shoreditch on a Sunday, you can’t miss the opportunity to wander through the legendary Columbia Road Flower Market. Shoreditch is the perfect neighbourhood to base yourself in while holidaying on cheap flights to London from Wellington if you want to experience the city’s edgy side.
If you want to be at the centre of the London action, consider staying in Soho in between your Wellington to London return flights. The centrally-located neighbourhood makes up the heart of London’s theatre district, the West End. It’s also on the doorstep of popular attractions like Covent Garden, Oxford Street, and Piccadilly Circus. In addition to tourist attractions, there are countless restaurants, bars, and shops to keep you entertained. At night, the atmosphere of Soho becomes especially electric as Londoners flock to some of the city’s hottest bars and nightclubs.
What is the cost of visiting London?
There are several costs to consider when you book tickets to London from Wellington. First up is your accommodation. After booking your Wellington to London flights, you can also use Webjet to find a great deal on a hotel room. On average, a hotel in the centre costs about $400 NZD per night. If you’re travelling on a budget, you can also find options starting from about $55 NZD per night.
Public transport is the quickest and most affordable way to explore while holidaying on flights Wellington to London. Paper tickets are available for the London Underground (known by locals as the Tube). However, you can cut your fares almost in half by using an Oyster transport card. Oyster cards cost £5 ($10.15 NZD) but are fully refundable at the end of your holiday. When you catch the Tube while holidaying on cheap flights Wellington to London, fares cost £2.90 ($5.90 NZD) during peak hours and £2.40 ($4.85 NZD) off-peak. You could also opt for a classic red double decker bus, which costs £1.50 ($3.05 NZD).
Tourist attractions are another cost to consider when you book cheap flights to London from Wellington. Tickets to the London Eye cost £27 ($54.75 NZD), and a tour of Buckingham Palace is £25 ($50.70 NZD). Don’t worry if you want to stick to a budget while holidaying on Wellington to London flights – there are many free attractions too, including most of the city’s museums and the Sky Garden observation deck.
One of the most classically British experiences you can have while visiting England on cheap flights Wellington to London is a traditional high tea. Prices vary depending on where you go, but typically cost between £40 and £55 (between $81.10 and $111.55 NZD). Alternatively, a meal from a local restaurant typically costs around £15 ($30.40 NZD).
How much time should I spend in London?
As the famous expression goes, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.” There is so much on offer around the British capital, so you won’t run out of things to do whether you book flights Wellington to London for a couple days or a couple months. To get a true feel of the city, plan to spend at least five days in London. You could even take a day trip or two to other English destinations like Oxford or Stonehenge. Once you’ve spent some time in London, why not take advantage of your proximity to the rest of Europe? Use Webjet to search for cheap flights out of London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), or London Stansted Airport (STN) to European hubs like Barcelona, Berlin, or Rome.