Category: Departure Lounge

[CONTEST] Win 2 tickets to the Kew Gardens and a Downton Abbey Day Trip!

June 8, 2014

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This month we’re giving away 2 tickets to Kew Gardens and a Downton Abbey Day Trip!

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Whitney at Madame Tussauds

November 18, 2013

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Whitney Houston at Madame Tussauds London

Since releasing her first best-selling album in 1985, Whitney Houston quickly cemented her position among the great icons of music history, clocking up seven consecutive number 1s on the Billboard chart, an acting career that included the cult hit The Bodyguard, and of course, the phenomenal success of ‘I Will Always Love You’, the best-selling female artist single of all time. In special tribute to the star, whose untimely death in 2012 devastated fans around the world, Madame Tussauds London unveiled a new wax figure of Houston on October 19th, welcomed to the museum by a 30-strong gospel choir.

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One Direction Return to Madame Tussauds London

August 28, 2013

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One Direction return to Madame Tussauds London. Photo courtesy of directioner_44 via Flickr.

Spearheading the 21st century British pop invasion, One Direction have been soaring to the top of the UK and American charts since finishing 3rd on the British X Factor in 2010. But forget the multiple Brit and MTV awards, 19 million singles sold worldwide and the hotly anticipated 2013 ‘This is Us’ film release – surely the most exciting moment in One Direction history was when their waxwork clones were unveiled at London’s famous Madame Tussauds in early 2013.

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Buy 2 London Tours and Save 20% on Your 3rd!

July 9, 2013

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London Houses of Parliament

From now until July 23, 2013, when you buy two London tours you get 20% OFF of your 3rd tour! That’s right – Buy 2 tours, save 20% on your 3rd!

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Save on London Shore Excursions

May 22, 2013

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Save 10% on pre- and post-cruise London tours!

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London’s Tube Celebrates 150 Years

March 21, 2013

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London Tube photo courtesy of Edward Langley on Flickr

Opened in 1863, London’s underground metro system, called the Tube, was the first in the world. More than 26,000 people used it each day in its first six months, and 11.8 million people rode the rails in the first year of operation. To celebrate the Tube’s historic 150th anniversary, the city of London has planned several events throughout the year

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[Infographic] How London Olympics Staffers Are Preparing for the Games

July 25, 2012

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London 2012 Olympics infographic

The 2012 London Olympics… in the form of a handy infographic guide!

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Save 50% on Multi-Day Tours from London!

April 17, 2012

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London sale

HURRY! Multi-day tours from London on sale for 3 days only! Get 50% off Multi-day Tours through English countryside, including the Cotswolds, Bath, Oxford, Wales, Stratford-Upon-Avon, and Southwest England. This deal is only available for 3 days – so hurry! You must book by April 19th, 2012 to SAVE 50%! This exclusive offer is available on travel from May to September, 2012 on all scheduled departure times and dates. This offer is available for new transactions only and cannot be applied to any existing booking.

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Following the Footsteps of Charles Dickens

February 8, 2012

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The Old Curiosity Shop.

“I know I have lounged about the streets, insufficiently and unsatisfactorily fed. I know that, but for the mercy of God, I might easily have been, for any care that was taken of me, a little robber or a little vagabond” – Charles Dickens

Luckily for him and us, he grew up to be one of our greatest writers – Charles John Huffam Dickens, born 200 years ago

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Top 5 Activities to Celebrate Charles Dickens’ 200th Birthday

February 6, 2012

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Charles Dickens had a vivid imagination.

Whether we know it or not, we’ve all grown up on the writings of Charles Dickens, one of London’s most famous chroniclers. He wrote The Christmas Carol, inventing Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and yet to come. He wrote Great Expectations and Bleak House – who hasn’t watched those on film or TV?

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