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United Kingdom Travel GuideWhen to visit the United Kingdom
The United Kingdom, for the most part, is a year-round destination. The countryside and seaside bustle in the summer, while there are plenty of indoor museums and cultural events during other times. In general, the most popular time to visit is from the early spring through late summer when the weather is warmest and people take their vacations. The Christmas shopping season in December and school breaks also get busy. Visitor traffic slows down in the early fall when school begins, dips again immediately after the Christmas holidays. The spring and fall are often good times to go for a mix of favorable weather, fewer crowds, and lower prices, but this depends on specific areas within Britain.
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$99+ O/W Europe Flights with Wow Air
Iceland-based Wow Air announces a new UK route destination, discounts flights to several European cities.
$1259 -- London and Paris: 8-Day Vacations
Travelers can visit two of Europe's top cities this winter with this London-Paris combo vacation.
Up to 30% Off Early Bookings in Europe with Best Western
Save up to 30 percent off your stay at Best Western hotels throughout Europe when you book 21 days in advance.
London and Rome Package Deal from $979*
Cover two capital cities in six nights for just $979, including all airfare.
Kids Ride for Free on National Bus Service in the U.K.
National Express, a British bus line that services 1,200 destinations throughout the U.K., sells two family discount cards that allow kids up to age 15 to travel for free.
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Where To Find the Best Burgers Around the World
We know everyone holds some degree of loyalty to their favorite local burger, but believe it or not some of the most delicious burgers are being eaten abroad.
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