General Information Plan your trip to London When planning a London trip it's normal to have some questions 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 Weather 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 so you're not caught unaware. Read more General Information Travel Advice 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 Due to the UK's departure from the European Union, the documentation required to travel to London has now changed from what was required in recent years. EU citizens can no longer travel to the UK with just an ID card; it's now necessary to bring a valid passport.