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you need to submit your cousin residency proof in London(indefinite or eu passport),if she is the owner then property ownership and if she has rented then rental agreement, utility bills under her,his name. letter from her preferably undertaking that she will provide you a place during your stay there apart from this if your cousin is sponsoring you also you ...


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You need the Youth Hostel Association: http://www.yha.org.uk/places-to-stay/london Central London beds from £15/person/night - not quite as cheap as you asked for but probably one of the cheapest you're likely to get, short of a tent or a homeless shelter. Actually, looking on Airbnb there are a couple of places offering beds for as low as £7, and a ...


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The TfL website does not mention a deposit refund for faulty Oyster cards. They only mention that after you get a new card they will transfer the credit and passes you had on the faulty card. Quoting from TfL: Faulty Oyster card If your Oyster card doesn't work when you touch it on a yellow card reader, it may be faulty. You'll need to get a ...


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I don't believe there are any true park and ride schemes in the London area (park for free and pay just your transport costs). London is just too big for that. However this website is a good tool for those unsure of what parking options there are at London transport stations outside of the centre. It searches from which direction you will be coming from to ...


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Easy to find car park areas with good public transport into the city are the airport areas. All of them have the official as well as alternative parking areas. Heathrow is on your way to London, Gatwick on your way around towards Dover, Luton and Stanstead can be useful if you plan to use the ferries at Harwich. You can also look in booking a hotel out of ...


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Stave Hill in Russia Dock Woodland provides a 360° view including the Canary Wharf skyscrapers.


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The Heron Tower (also known as the Salesforce Tower) is the 3rd tallest building in Greater London with a roof height of 202m, and has a restaurant & bar at 175m / 574ft called Duck and Waffle. Entry to the bar is free, and open to the public.


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If you don't mind being outside, you can get some good views over most of London from some of the hills that surround it. Two good spots are Parliament Hill, in Hampstead, and Alexandra Palace, in Muswell Hill.


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The Walkie-Talkie (20 Fenchurch St) is only the 13th-tallest building in London at 160m height, but it does have a free viewing gallery (height 155m): The famous enlarged glass dome of 20 Fenchurch Street is dedicated to three storeys of exquisitely landscaped public gardens and London’s most exclusive social spaces, including observation decks and an ...


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Since 2010 the tallest building in London has been The Shard (309.6m). Image © User:Colin / Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY-SA-4.0 It has a viewing gallery at the top: London's highest and best view is situated at the top of The Shard, on floors 68, 69 and 72. At almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in the capital, it offers visitors ...


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For the mid-May 2016 strikes, you're in luck. As detailed on the Eurostar status update page: Planned strike action in France from Tuesday 17th of May 20.00 CET to Thursday 19th of May 2016 20.00 CET. ... Onward connections within France may also be affected by this action, and we would encourage all customers to check onward travel plans with the ...


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Hard to say in general. Not all strikes stop all trains. Some will stop only local trains or only international trains. Other strikes will be more general and make all train travel impossible. Mostly you can only be sure on the day, as mostly the train companies only know on the day whether they have to cancel the trains. If you have the flexibility to ...


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You'll need to arrange a visa in advance (there is no "visa on arrival" in the UK). To find out exactly what kind of visa you need, follow this simple wizard on https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa It will provide you the most accurate information, as it is directly managed by the UK government.


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The United Kingdom is not part of the Schengen area. You need a visitor visa to the UK.


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Yes. The visa sticker need not have an entry stamp. The other answer appears to be confused because some people use the term "visa stamp" to refer to the visa sticker, and "visa stamping" to refer to the insertion of the visa sticker into the passport. However, it is obvious from the question that you are asking about the inked entry stamp, which, when a ...


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Your assumption that TfL and SWT are working together is wrong - at least so far as fare setting goes. And there are in fact four different fares available to you - although only the first two involve a reasonable journey; the two more expensive ones will be slower than at least one of the cheaper options. State owned TfL in agreement with the Mayor sets ...


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Aw, that's one of my old commutes (although I lived in Southfields, so pretty much had to take the tube). Without sitting in their pricing meetings, I'd suggest it's supply and demand. As you said, the tube takes longer, but is cheaper. People are prepared to pay more for timeliness / shorter journeys. In addition, there may be more people on one than the ...


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I will only be in London for 2 days and plan to take the tube no more than 2 or 3 times, so it doesn't make much sense to buy an oystercard. You can buy single journey paper tickets for the tube, but they strongly discourage it through pricing. I just looked up a zone 1 tube fare and it was £2.40 on oyster but £4.90 on a paper ticket. At those prices ...



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