When you are moving to London you may want to travel by taxi for the first few days while you get settled. You’ll have to get onto the tube at some stage, but taxis remain the most efficient way of getting anywhere in London in a hurry. The downside is that they are far more expensive than using tube, train or bus.
After your relocation to London, you will find that taking a taxi can be the fastest and most convenient way of travelling from a station to your London apartment, or for taking you home safely at night.
When you’re moving to London, you’re going to have to find a way of getting around this massive city without spending a fortune or having the frustration and hassle of trying to drive, park and pay for a car. The odds are that once you’re living in London you’ll use more than one form of public transport to get to and from work, school and the shops. Learning the intricacies of the winding city street when you’ve just settled into your rental can take a bit of time and the best thing to do is arm yourself with a London A-Z, which is a comprehensive map book that all Londoners own, and get out and discover your transport options.
If you want or need to change your driving licence for a foreign driving licence, you can visit your nearest Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA for short) and complete the D1 application form.
If you are living in London, then taking a taxi can be the fastest and most convenient way of traveling from a station to your London apartment, or for taking you home safely at night. If you share a cab with other people, it is not always more expensive than other types of public transport.
A licensed taxi, which is regulated by the local government, can be found at a taxi rank or can be hailed while on the road by raising your hand towards the driver. The taxi is not authorized to stop when carrying other passengers or in an unsafe position. They are also not allowed to stop on roads with red lines painted on the edge.