General Information Plan Your Trip When planning a London trip it's normal to have some doubts about business hours, the necessary documentation, prices and more. We'll try to provide answers to your frequently asked questions. Travel Advice Documents, passport and visas you need to travel to London and the rest of the UK depending on where you are from Read more Climate London is famous for being grey and drizzly. Find out more about the city’s climate and weather forecast. Read more Currency The official currency of the United Kingdom is the pound sterling. Find out where to exchange currencies and where to withdraw pounds. Read more Prices Although London is quite a pricey city, it has significant advantages for tourists as most museums are free. Read more Public Holidays Before traveling to London it is important to find out what public holidays there are in the UK. Read more You may also be interested in General Information When beginning to plan your escape to London, it's a good idea to resolve any doubts you might have before travelling, and discover both the areas and history of the city. Travel Advice According to their respective nationalities, tourists who wish to travel to London may need specific documentation. Below is an indication of the neccesary documentation for citizens of some common countries.