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Thread #113485   Message #2412525
Posted By: GUEST,Tommy
13-Aug-08 - 11:30 AM
Thread Name: BS: Visiting London on a Budget
Subject: BS: Visiting London on a Budget
Is this title an Oxymoron (or am I ?)
I have been persuaded to take my Son (14yrs old) to London for his birthday.
It's my own fault, I've been regaling him with stories of my "adventures" there over 30 yhrs ago for the past 10/11 yrs and he is "dying" to see the sights and experience a real city.
My prob is that funds are not too plentiful so, I wonder if any 'catters can advise on places to stay, near Central London and where to eat, at reasonable costs ?
By reasonable I would propose c. £50(E75) Per room per night and a main course dinner at c. £15(E22) per person.
Of course my exchange rates are very loosely translated.
We hope to use the Underground and busses and "Shanks Mare" to get around.
Is it possible to get tickets for Premier League Matches at Stadia nowadays ? Can Tickets be had from that Ticket Kiosk in Leicester Sq still? Theatre Tickets are another interest, can they be had "on the night" still?
I will be grateful for any info, however meagre and thanks.