With the Olympic Games fast approaching, travellers from all around the globe are planning a visit to the capital this summer. The Olympic Games, which originated in Ancient Greece, are setting up home in London this year – making our capital the only city to host the monumental event three times. With such an achievement on the cards, London is attracting spectators from all around the globe for the twenty-six different sports that will be taking place.
Whilst the majority of travellers to London are sure to be visiting for the Olympic Games, many individuals who do not have tickets for the main events are still expected to visit the capital to take advantage of the other great attractions and the intense atmosphere that will characterise the city.
London is preparing to be swamped by travellers when the sports commence but with many hotels and properties already booked up well in advance, many people are seeking alternative accommodation. If you are planning on visiting the home of the 2012 Olympics then you may think it isn’t possible to find accommodation that is close to the Olympic village at a reasonable price. This is far from the case as temporary campsites are being set up close by to the village to offer affordable and luxurious accommodation for the duration of the event. (more…)