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London Explorer (4 nights)

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London Explorer (4 nights) - Contiki
London Explorer (4 nights) - Contiki
Rather poor
1 review
Starts
London
Destinations
+2
Ends
London
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Highlights

  • Discover the mythical boulders of Stonehenge
  • Experience one of London's famous shows
  • Wander the London streets
  • Have an authentic London night out
Age range
18 to 35 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
50
Transportation
Coach / Bus
Physical Rating
Easy
Start and end in London! With the sightseeing tour London Explorer (4 nights), you have a 5 day tour package taking you through London, England and 2 other destinations in England. London Explorer (4 nights) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • EM
    Written on October 28, 2016
    2.0 - Rather poor

    London Explorer (4 nights) Although friendly personalities and people to greet you, I did not find this tour particularly helpful. I felt like I could have booked my own night in London without this tour. The Contiki office is conveniently located in the basement of the hotel but from my own research and interest in separate London walking tours (they only knew Evan Evan's) I felt like I knew more than the rep's there to help me. Ahead of time I pictured travel agents equipped with the tools, resources (maps/brochures) and a wide knowledge base to sit down with you and help you map out your time in London. This is how it should be and what I needed, a travel center of experienced agents still mixed with the Contiki vibe. London is a huge, overwhelming city and as a solo traveler never having been overseas I was nervous, anxious and had a lot of questions. I felt rushed when talking with the rep assisting me. The rep's honestly seemed more interested in socializing with each other in their own 'hipster club', you had to approach them. The music is constantly blaring on repeat in the basement making it difficult to concentrate on your research. I packed up and went to my hotel room. After this I did not go back to the Contiki basement again. Their fall hours 9am-8pm (September) and then when I returned from my Great Britain & Ireland tour (to do London Explorer after) in October changed to 11am-7pm. These hours are too limiting for travelers who want to get an early start to their day. The office should be open at 7am daily. I would have liked to have asked more questions and purchased discounted tickets but I wanted to leave earlier than 11am and always returned back to the hotel later than 7pm. The rep also did me a favour by providing me with the London Explorer package ahead so I could use the oyster card for my free time in London before starting Great Britain & Ireland. However, upon return from Great Britain & Ireland they gave me another London package through my trip advisor. It was then my responsibility to return it between the 11am-7pm hours because I obviously didn't have a second voucher to give them. I had to kindly ask a fellow traveler starting later days to return it for me because I was not going to start my limited days in London late or finish early just to return a package they forgot about. The rep's also did not inform me that the included West End Musical ticket could only be redeemed the day of the show you were going to. I went to Encore more than once and they told me they had seen this multiple times with Contiki travelers. This tour was not worth the cost to figure out everything yourself, just an added headache with Contiki and I would not do it again.
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • February 1, 2017

      What is the transportation used on this tour?

      The transportation will vary from bus to public transport.

    • February 1, 2017

      How long does it take to get from one place to another?

      Unfortunately we wont be able to give you exact detailed information on how long each travel time will cost, it will depend on the weather and guide.

    • August 4, 2016

      What time does the tour starts? Is there a point with a fixed time we should meet at?

      This particular tour it is quite unlike other tours offered by Contiki, in that there is no group or Trip Leader.
      It is more about utilizing Contiki's power as a Tour Operator to get amazing group discounts on the highlights of London- this package includes accommodation, sightseeing and some transportation.
      As such there is no particular meeting point or time- you can arrive as you desire on the first day and visit the Contiki Basement in London to receive all vouchers an information.
      Their address is 38-51 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0DG, United Kingdom.

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      Location
      Start and end in London.
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      TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm this Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 3 December 2017 the full payment of $595 is necessary.
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      No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $595 for London Explorer (4 nights), but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
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      Destinations

      Covering a total distance of approx 322 km.
      • London (England)
      • 123 km
      • Stonehenge (England)
      • 43 km
      • Bath (England)
      • 155 km
      • London (England)

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