UK is part of Europe with main city at
London. It's usually 🌤️ 10.00 °C in UK with a rainfall of 🌧 73.75 mm. Tipping is usually not expected in United Kingdom. Internet speed in United Kingdom is on average 13.9 Mbps. In United Kingdom you drive on the left side. Its Developed country with a
population of 65M people. The main currency is Pound Sterling. The languages
spoken are English. Automatic teller machines (local name: cash machines) are everywhere in United Kingdom. Current travel safety advice is Do not travel. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~10.00 °C 🌧 ~73.75 mm 👨👩👦👦 65M people
🛡️ Travel safety
fiber_manual_record Do not travel
To help get home, limited flights are currently available from London to Australia. If you're in the UK and wish to leave, do so while commercial options are available. Check Qantas and other airlines to find available seats. Follow the Australian High Commission on social media for regular updates on flights leaving the UK. If you' re transiting the UK, you may need to show proof that you have an onward flight booked. From 8 June, if you arrive in the UK you will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. You'll be contacted regularly throughout this period to ensure compliance. You may face enforcement action if you don't comply. See Travel for more information. Key transit hubs have suspended transit flights. Check your route with your airline or travel agent. The UK remains in lockdown, however on 11 May the UK Government announced some restrictions in place are gradually easing. You should still stay at home except in the limited circumstances specified by the Prime Minister, listed here: gov.uk/coronavirus. The devolved governments of Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales continue to direct citizens and visitors to follow their own public health guidance (see Travel). Police have powers to enforce these rules. We advise you: Do not travel to the United Kingdom.
issued date: May 27, 2020
United Kingdom uses 230V, 50Hz with socket and plug Type G.
The languages that are typically spoken are English
💱 Currencies Used
United Kingdom uses the British pound (symbol: £), code GBP.Banknotes come in denominations of 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 pounds. Pound is subdivided into 100 pence. Coins come in denominations of 2 and 1 pounds and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 pence.
Widely accepted Credit cards are widely accepted within United Kingdom (at hotels, shops, and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies etc.). Visa, MasterCard and Maestro are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common. Diners Club is pretty rare. Discover, JCB, UnionPay and RuPay are unknown.
Automatic teller machines (local name: cash machines) are everywhere in United Kingdom. Pretty much anywhere you look there will be an ATM. United Kingdom has one of the highest ATM densities in the world.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in United Kingdom. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip. Receipts might sometimes include a service charge. If there is a service charge there is no need to tip.