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London Eye: Champagne Experience

London Eye: Champagne Experience
30 minutes
USD 56.60
No visit to London is complete without a trip on the London Eye! Indulge yourself with this breathtaking experience. Book a flight and add a glass of Pommery Brut Royal champagne as you absorb beautiful views of London. Champagne will be served by your host who can also answer questions. You'll also enjoy skip the line access, priority boarding and souvenir mini-guide. Visit includes new interactive guides powered by Samsung Galaxy Tab and an entry to the London Eye 4D Experience, an inspiring journey of discovery that brings London to life through multi-sensory special effects.

Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, Bath, and Medieval Village of Lacock Including Traditional Pub Lunch

Stonehenge, Windsor Castle, Bath, and Medieval Village of Lacock Including Traditional Pub Lunch
12 hours 30 minutes
USD 155.66
Explore the beautiful scenery of the English countryside on this full-day tour of Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, Lacock and Bath. Head to Windsor Castle, home of the British Royal Family, and explore St George's Chapel and the State Apartments. Continue onward to the 5,000-year-old prehistoric site of Stonehenge with a guide, and ponder over its use in centuries past. Visit the charming English village of Lacock for a traditional pub lunch, and finally, enjoy a coach tour of Georgian city of Bath as well as a short walking tour.

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 LHR Heathrow Airport Info & Guide

Heathrow Airport

Where is Heathrow Airport?  

London Heathrow Airport (IATA: LHR, ICAO: EGLL), or simply Heathrow Airport, is located west of central London, in the Borough of Hillingdon, England, United Kingdom. 

LHR Airport has two parallel east–west runways along with four operational terminals. The newest, Terminal 5, opened in 2008. Construction of a new Terminal 2 complex began in 2009 with the first phase expected to open in June 2014.

In 2013, London Heathrow Airport served 72,367,054 passengers, making it the busiest airport in the European Union, and the 3rd busiest in the world. 

Heathrow Airport is the busiest of London's 6 airports, the others being London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Stansted Airport (STN), London Luton Airport (LTN), London City Airport (LCY) and London Southend (SEN)

Together, Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, London City and Southend, make London the busiest city airport system in the world, with more than 135 million passengers a year served by all 6 airports.

Airlines the world over fly to London, and Heathrow Airport is the primary hub of British Airways, BMI and Virgin Atlantic.

The top international cities served from London Heathrow Airport are Amsterdam, Athens, Boston, Chicago, Copenhagen, Delhi, Dubai, Dublin, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Lisbon, Los Angeles, Madrid, Miami, Mumbai, Munich, New York, Paris, Rome, San Francisco, Singapore, Stockholm, Toronto, Vienna, Washington DC and Zurich. LHR has flights to hundreds more cities.

Your best bet for a London Heathrow Airport transfer is the train or a hotel shuttle. Details on all options are included in this guide.

Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private London Heathrow Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 Other Items of Interest at Heathrow Airport

Allow 16-20 minutes travel time between Heathrow Airport's four terminals. Terminals 1 and 3 are a short walk from each other. Terminals 4 and 5 are served by free trains and buses.


Services at Heathrow Airport include:

  • Free power pole charging stations - all departure lounges
  • Luggage storage - ground floor, all terminals
  • Servisair Executive Lounge (fee) - Terminals 1 and 3
  • No.1 Traveller Lounge (fee) - Terminal 3
  • E-cigarette "vaping" lounge - Terminal 4 *NEW*
  • Harrod's - all terminals
  • Mobile apps
  • Cell phone rental
  • Postal services - locations of post office and post boxes
  • Heathrow Health Centre - D'Albiac House
  • Pharmacy - Boots branches before security in Terminals 1 and 5 dispense prescriptions
  • Airport Live, episodes of BBC Two production - watch video clips  *NEW*


To transfer to Gatwick Airport (LGW) or Stansted Airport (STN), see Travel Between Airports. 

Additional Heathrow Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.

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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2015