Holidays in England

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Holiday Guide to England

British Currency:

Pounds and pence – 100 pence to a pound
Also known as Sterling, Symbol : GBP

Currency can be changed in many banks, and in Currency Exchange Outlets which are plentiful in city centres

There are ATMs or “home in the wall” machines in every town and even some villages which will dispense cash in Sterling.

Important Telephone Numbers:

Emergency Services of Police, Ambulance and Fire – 999
Country Code: 0044

England has a reciprocal agreement with other members of the EU to offer medical treatment to EU members. You will need to carry your European Health Insurance Card.
Should you become sick, your accommodation provider will be able to let you know where the nearest Doctor’s Surgery or Hospital is located.

Useful Facts:

Drive: on the left

Electric voltage is 240v AC, 50 HZ. Plugs are 3-pin so you may need an adapter

Click on the following pages for more information about England

Public Toilets or WCs in England

Travel Help

Useful information for driving in England

Safety and Security on holiday in England

Shopping in England