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Living in London

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Arriving to London

What to bring with you
Oyster Cards: The travelcard for all of London transport
London Underground

From airports to central London by public transport

From St Pancras International Eurostar Terminal
From Heathrow Airport
From London City Airport
From Stansted Airport
From Luton Airport
From Gatwick Airport
From Victoria Coach Station

Useful telephone numbers and addresses

General
Foreign embassies in the UK

Healthcare in the UK

Can I get free healthcare in the UK?
Registering with a doctor (GP)
What shall I do if I need to see a doctor urgently?
Registering with a dentist

Registering with the police

Where to go and how much does it cost

Accommodation

Finding accommodation in London
Hostels

Finding work in London

National Insurance number
Sources of information for job searches

Safety in London

Arriving in the UK
Looking after your personal belongings
Safety at home
Safety on the streets
Using public transport
Using taxis
Driving in the UK
Laws in the UK

Cost of Living in London:

A rough guide to the cost of living in London

Interesting things to know:

Queuing system
Let people off the train first
Stand on the right, walk on the left
Cash back at supermarkets
Being prompt

Where to visit

Museums and galleries
Markets
Pubs and Bars
Restaurants