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I wanted to add a comment to @user568458 answer but I don't have enough reputation points yet. Until recently I used contactless credit cards, but recently I have had trouble with this system. On one occasion I was charged an extortionate amount for a single journey (yes I 'tapped out'). On another occasion I have had the credit card stop working on TFL ...


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Yes, a Oyster card saves a lot of TIME, not having to buy tickets or travel cards. It may also save you money, but not having to queue up for 20 minutes to get a tube ticket is of a lot more value to me. The only time I would consider not using a Oyster card, is if I never travelled to London apart from on a rail ticket that has a very cheap “add on” ...


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One of my favourites and a little known spot is The Point. It is a small park near Greenwich Park, but on the western edge of that ridge so gives fantastic views towards central London over the rooftops of Deptford. From there you can just about make out Battersea Power Station in the east, though you do not get a clear shot of it, but then a practically ...


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The likely answer is no, it would be cheaper to still buy a Travelcard from your local station. Oyster is slightly more convenient to use than a paper ticket, but not so that I would consider it worth spending more to do. But this is something you can check by comparing the cost of current Travelcard with the equivalent return ticket plus the Oyster cost. ...


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From my station, a Super Off-Peak Day return is £17.80. Including a Travelcard makes it £23.30 (an increase of £5.50, to save you working that out). A one-day price-cap on Oyster is £6.40 for Zone 1 and more for other zones. If you are actually travelling into London and out to Zone 6 on your paper train ticket, then the daily cap on Oyster for that usage ...


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If you've got a contactless credit or debit card, you don't need an oyster card. Since September 2014 you can just tap in using that contactless card everywhere you can use an Oyster card, and it charges you the same rate as an Oyster card, with the same daily capping policy. (there are other high tech "contactless" options too like NFC smartphone apps ...


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In my experience, no, the day travelcard is usually cheaper. Depending on where you are going from, you might also find that you can get a railcard which makes it even cheaper still - such as the Network Railcard if you're in the area it covers, or the Two Together Railcard if you regularly travel with the same person. Both of these are £30 and get you 1/3 ...


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Travel history is made available to those who register their Oyster Card online, and only becomes available the following day. So you won't be able to check when you are in the middle of a journey. If you haven't registered your card, you can still view the last 7 days history. You can check the online journey history for previous days and look for ...


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There is a walk-in clinic near the Moorgate Tube Stop at which you can arrange a 15 minute consultation for GBP 55. You can book an appointment via their site, or by telephone. The clinic at Moorgate is given here as an indicative sample only, there are other walk-in clinics in central London that may be more convenient. I have never attended that ...


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The places you have mentioned are in three of the 'home counties': Herts, Hants, and Surrey, and I have tooled around two of the venues (never been to the Harry Potter film sets). It's debatable whether it makes sense to rent a car to visit popular tourist venues in the home counties, but that's a topic relying heavily upon your experience in South East ...


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Yes, it is necessary to have a chip and PIN bank card. No, an old fashioned magnetic stripe card won't suffice. No, a chip and signature card won't help. The card reader at the dock just allows the chip part of the card to be inserted from the bottom of the keypad. The card reader doesn't have a slot to swipe a magnetic bank card. The dock is ...


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There is a company that does self storage who advertise with luggage storage in London. I haven't tried it yet but will next time I'm passing through London.


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The cheapest way is easybus. The trip last for 30-75mins, and cost £1.95+ (cost more if book late) The timetable is not balance but at least 1 bus departure every hour


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Take a tour of the Peter Harrison Planetarium Cruise along the River Thames Greenwich Meridian Line Climb Over The O2 Fly across the Thames Severndroog Castle This link will be useful for you http://www.visitgreenwich.org.uk/


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Parliament Hill on Hampstead Heath However you might not want to be on Hampstead Heath at night on your own with expensive photographic equipment.



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