10 Important Things to Know Before Visiting London

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These are some things to know before your first visit to London. My ten tips will make your visit to London easier and help you not stick out as a tourist. London underground tips, how to tip in restaurants, and how to pronounce some of the trickier names, and more.

**Updates and corrections:
- They call it the River Thames (not Thames River)
- For all oyster cards, zone charges have increased. For example, travel via zones 1-2 for the day (plus any bus rides) it costs £6.60 the most for that day

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MORE LONDON TIPS:

How to Get Around London - 8 Transportation Options: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TaArq1R1n1c&list=PL6u96nZN-L_bjBvhTdAYvq0EpL3y-At9C&index=1
Is the London Pass worth it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0m1Rjw6GQU
What to Pack When Visiting London: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlFIY6ZiMI0

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CityMapper App: https://citymapper.com/
Post Office locations: http://www.postoffice.co.uk/branch-finder?awc=6375_1465979999_4d4170abb7960e026a01b3cfbe649863

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