Let’s face it, the royal wedding is bigger than all of us. About 600,000 tourists have been descending on London for the big day on April 29.
If that sounds like a bit of a queeze, try exploring Britain a bit later this royal wedding year, from London to charming centuries-old English villages and the spectacular lochs of Scotland with Tempo Holidays. See the city where Prince William and Catherine Middleton will tie the knot with the four-day Majestic London package from $A515 per person twin share.
Highlights include a tour of the Tower of London before it opens to the public with a private viewing of the Crown Jewels, the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace, a Thames cruise and a tour of the State Apartments and St George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle.
The package includes three nights at Grosvenor Hotel, daily breakfast, private arrival transfer from Heathrow Airport and sightseeing. Those wanting to explore the British countryside can add on the eight-day English & Scottish Discovery tour from $A1614 per person twin share.
Highlights include the Cotswolds and Shakespeare’s home Stratford upon Avon, the stunning Lakes district, Liverpool, the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, a cruise on Loch Lomond and Glasgow.
The package includes transfers on arrival and departure, sightseeing by luxury coach, tour director, seven nights in first class hotels, daily breakfast, five dinners, welcome get-together drink, all local taxes, hotel service charges and porterage.
Tempo also has a three-day Taste of London package from $A324 per person twin share which includes two nights in a hotel of choice, two breakfasts and a hop on, hop off London sightseeing tour.
For bookings, contact your local travel agent or Tempo Holidays at www.tempoholidays.com, 1300 558 987 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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