United Kingdom is part of Europe with main city at
London. Its Developed country with a
population of 65M people. The main currency is Pound Sterling. The languages
spoken are English. the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the formal name of United Kingdom It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developed 🌤️ ~5.98 °C 🌧 ~128.50 mm 👨👩👦👦 65M people
⚠️ Travel advice
Exercise normal safety precautions
The UK Border Force has announced the expansion of eGates (Automated Border Control) to Australian citizens at 15 major airports and Eurostar terminals. If you’re travelling on an Australian ePassport (not including Emergency Passports or Documents of Identity) you will now be able to use eGates on arrival in the UK, see Entry and exit. We haven't changed the level – exercise normal safety precautions.
issued date: November 6, 2019
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.