Traveling in London is something that most people fret about when they first move into London apartments for rent but the truth is that it is easier than it seems. For people who are not used to commuting via public transport, it is normal to feel a little anxious and scared. Despite this, the London Underground caters to people of all backgrounds and they ensure that safety and security levels are at an all-time high, so you need not worry about anything. To travel with no stress or fuss when you live in London apartments for rent, learn the basics of traveling on the tube.
The biggest aspect of moving to London is learning about how the transport system works. Many Americans moving to London assume they will be able to get a car, but you don’t need it, you definitely don’t want the hassle and you’ll be using public transport for the most part after your relocation to London.
Yes, indeed, there’s a lot to be said for the London Underground, a.k.a. the tube. And on relocating to London from the States a few years ago, I initially made it my sole mode of transport—likely because, also to its credit, it has an extensive number of stops, so can deliver you essentially anywhere from anywhere in London. But after a while you start to pine for the light of day. The bus can then become a preferable mode of transport that keeps you above-ground, though the arrival times can be hit-or-miss. I did after a couple years finally start taking the bus to work for a change, and it cost me less to do so, maybe half a pound less per trip.
And it’s after three years living in London that I’m finally coming to appreciate the London Overground…[read more]
If your planning your relocation UK and have yet to arrive you really should visit the website of the London Pass. This little tidbit can really be a valuable resource when moving to London. There is a travel card option that we’ll dive into later but it will even pay for transportation from Heathrow to central London, which in a cab would cost you a pretty pound. So back to the London pass…