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Top 11 London city hacks – tips for travellers

Whether you’re heading to London for a romantic getaway or embarking on a whirlwind 48-hour city break, it’s likely that your itinerary is going to be jam packed and you may be wondering how you’re going to squeeze everything in. At YHA we know that London offers an overwhelming amount of things to see and do and, if you’re travelling there on a budget, you may need to be strategic with your planning and research.

This is why we’ve teamed up with some of the world’s most knowledgeable travel bloggers to curate a list of our 11 top London city hacks for anyone looking to save money, find unique attractions and navigate the city of London with ease.

From finding the best photo spots for your Instagram followers to cutting your London transport costs, our latest video will introduce you to some of the best ways to make the most out of your London adventure without breaking the bank.

So check out the video below to watch a rundown of our top 11 London city hacks for intrepid travellers:

We would like to say thanks to the bloggers and YHA team members who submitted their own tried and tested tips for the piece:

Hayley from A Life of More
Tracey from Solo Traveler
Duncan from Urban Travel Blog
Dan from Dan Flying Solo
Sim from Sim in London
Amy from Our Big Fat Travel Adventure
James from The Savvy Backpacker
Paul from Travmonkey
Katie from The Hostel Girl
Matt from Hostel Geeks
Vicky from Vicky Flip Flop Travels
Victoria from Pommie Travels


Tom from YHA London Central
Andrew from YHA London Oxford Street
Anna from YHA London St. Pauls

Got any tips or hacks you think we’ve missed? Tweet them to us at @YHAOfficial or find us on Facebook here.

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