In the United Kingdom, you are required to be over 18 years of age to purchase and/or consume alcoholic beverages.
The weather in London is relatively mild all year round. Traditionally the wettest month is November. It is worth noting that July and August can also be wet, with the driest months being March and April, despite what you may have heard about April showers. Contrary to popular belief, London is not plagued by dense fog - although you may well be advised to bring an umbrella!
Credit cards are widely accepted throughout the United Kingdom. Bank machines can be found everywhere and debit cards are also widely used. If you are using a foreign card at a bank machine, your money will be disbursed in British Pounds.Accepted methods of payment are: Cash (British Pounds), American Express, Diners Club, Visa (including Visa Check and Debit Cards), MasterCard, JCB Card.
Financial institutions will provide a credible rate of exchange when switching your currency for British Pounds. The hotel's Front Desk can also assist with exchanging small amounts of major currencies.
All rooms and suites at The Savoy have UK and North American compatible electrical outlets.
Passport and Visa requirements
A passport is required for all visitors to the United Kingdom. Visas are not required for citizens of EU countries or Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. Residents of other countries should consult with their nearest UK embassy.
|New Year’s day ||January 1|
|Good Friday ||April 22|
|Easter Monday||April 25|
|Early May Bank Holiday||May 2|
|Spring Bank Holiday ||May 30|
|Summer Bank Holiday||August 29|
|Christmas Day Holiday||December 26|
|Boxing Day Holiday||December 27|
From the last weekend in October through the last Sunday in March the United Kingdom is on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Throughout the other 6 months, it is one hour ahead of GMT.