Exploring London with children? With your partner? Or with friends? No doubt you have lots of questions about how to get around, what to do, how to get to your hotel. Well, the answers you need are right here. In fact, you’ll find everything you need to know about making London your Oyster (card).
And, whether you're visiting London in one, two, three, four - or more - days, we'll give you plenty of tips for a cheap weekend in the capital, doing stuff with or without the family, and suggest some handy apps to help you travel around London with ease, whatever the weather (which is famously unpredictable).
Wondering what on earth an Oyster card is? It’s a smart card that can be used in place of a paper Travelcard ticket.
From street art to tube maps, click the button below for our top ten apps to download ahead of your stay in London.
If you’re visiting London with your family, London is such an exciting place for kids – big and small – and there’s so much to do with them. From Charlie-and-the-Chocolate-Factory themed afternoon tea to city farms and pirate ships, you’re truly spoilt for choice, come rain or shine, no matter what your budget is.
And remember, Premier Inn is family friendly and great for kids.
Contrary to popular belief, London doesn't have to be expensive. There are plenty of things to do if you want to explore London with the family but don't want to splash out.
For loads of ideas for family fun in the capital, check out our top picks of free, family-friendly activities, museums and other attractions in London.
Lots of restaurants offer child menus – cheaper, smaller or alternative meals for little ones. Here are a few eateries that we thought were worth a special mention...