As any visitor quickly finds out, London is an expensive town. Unless you come from Scandinavia or one of those cities consistently listed as hazardous to your wallet (I’m looking at you New York and Tokyo), you’re likely to find London prices to be a bit of a shock.
However, there are a few ways to lessen the damage to your bank account. Here are our top tips for saving a few shillings in London.
1) Buy a rail ticket and grab a 2 for 1 coupon book
Even if you don’t use the National Rail, it pays to pick up a rail ticket and one of their 2 for 1 coupon books at a rail station (at Victoria station the booklets were on a rack right by the information booth). The coupon books have vouchers at the back that you fill out to redeem 2 for 1 admission at top attractions like St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London.
Considering that a visit to the Tower of London sets you back