Finder – Index

14 January 2014

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word/phrase can be found under a Heading in a (Section) of a [Chapter]

A1 & A2 Bus from Heathrow (From Heathrow)

Airline Fares & Upgrades (Before You Pack)

Airline Reservations and the 4-Hour Rule (Before You Pack)

Airline Security (Before You Pack)

Airline Tickets (Before You Pack)

Airlines

Airlines,
US Airways (US Airways)

Airport Check Point Alert (From Gatwick) (From Heathrow)

Airport Security, Airport Reservations, Airport Check-In Group
(Start of Airport Group Listings)

Known Traveler’s Number (Security Issues, Before You Pack)
Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (US Embassy in London)
Traveler’s Redress Program (& number) (Security Issues, Before You Pack)
For people who have difficulty getting thru security

(End of Airport Group Listings)


Apple Store in London (Web Sites Galore) and all of UK

Area Codes (Day to Day London), Phone Service

Arriving in London (From Gatwick) (From Heathrow)

ATM Cards (Before You Pack)

ATM Cash Points (
Locations) (Banking & Money)

ATM Fees (Before You Pack)

Bank Holidays (& Public Holidays) (Day to Day London)

Battersea Power Station (From Gatwick)

Batteries/Batteries on Aircraft (Electronics in the UK)

Black Cab (The Black Cab)

Beer & Wine on Aircraft (European Beers)
bringing it home

Beer Measures (Drinking in Pubs)

Bendy Bus (The Red Bus)

Birth Certificate Rule Change – 1 April 2011 (Before You Pack)


Body Weight (Day to Day London)
How many stones do you weigh?

British Transport Police (Public Safety)
See Metropolitan Police & City of London Police

BST (British Summer Time)
See Time & Time Zone Reference (Day to Day London)

Building Societies (a savings & loan) (Banking & Money)

Bus Etiquette (The Red Bus)

Bus Maps (How to Pay)

Bus Stops (How to Pay)

Bus Pass (How to Pay)

Bus Routes (The Red Bus)

Bus Stops (How to Pay) & (The Red Bus)

Business Flights (Air Travel)

Calling Cards (Before You Pack)
For phone calls

Car Rental
in the UK (Before You Pack)

CARD Act of 2009 (Banking & Money)

Carnet Cards (How to Pay)
For tube transport

Carry-On (Air Travel)
Carry-On, TSA Requirements (Air Travel)

Cash Cards (Before You Pack)

Cash Fares, for public travel (How to Pay)

Cell Phones (Before You Pack),
known as mobile phones in the UK

Cell Phone ICE Number (Before You Pack)
In Case of Emergency

Chelsea Bridge (From Gatwick)

Chelsea Pensioners (Drinking in Pubs)

Chemist, Pharmacist (Medical Aid)

Church Service (Day to Day London)

City of London Police (Public Safety)
See Metropolitan Police & British Transport Police

Coach Service (The Red Bus) (From Gatwick) (From Heathrow)

The Comma (Day to Day London)
Yes, this one (,)

Construction Alert (Getting to London)

Computer Planning (Before You Pack)

Contact Information at Home (Before You Pack)

Credit Card Embedded Chip (Before You Pack)
Credit Card Embedded Chip (Banking & Money)

Credit & Debit Card Issues (Before You Pack)
Call your card company before you leave for overseas

Credit & Debit Card Transaction Fees (Before You Pack)
Credit & Debit Card Transaction Fees (Banking & Money)

Credit & Debit Card Transaction Fees dynamic currency conversion (Before You Pack)

Credit Union (Credit & Debit Card, Fees – Before You Pack)

Crosswalks in London (Crosswalks in London)

Currency Exchange (Banking & Money)
Currency Exchange – Buying & Selling (Banking & Money)

Customs & Immigration (Before You Pack)
Also: Immigration & Customs (Passport Control) (Air Travel)

Day of the Month, expressing (Day to Day London)

Daytime Flying (Air Travel)

Deals (Before You Pack)

Death in a Foreign Country (Medical Aid)

Debit Cards (Before You Pack)

Dental Services (Medical Aid)

Disability Issues (Before You Pack)

Docklands Light Rail (Docklands Light Rail)
Get to Greenwich from London, fast

DOCUMENTS
(Start of Document Information Group Listings)
Birth Certificate Rule Change – 1 April 2011 (Before You Pack)

Car Rental (Before You Pack)

Documents for Travel – In Luggage (Before You Pack)
Documents for Travel – Requirements (Before You Pack)
Includes:
Government Issued Driver’s License with Photo
Government Issued Non-Driving License with Photo
International Driver’s License (can be used as a valid ID)
Known Traveler Number (Before You Pack)
Passport Information (Before You Pack)
required document
Passport Information (Day to Day)
if lost or stolen
Passport Information in Pittsburgh (Before You Pack)
Security Issues (Before You Pack)
Traveler’s Redress Program (& number) (Before You Pack)
Travel Insurance (Before You Pack)
Visa Requirements for US Citizens (Before You Pack)

(End of Document Information Group Listings)

Documents for Travel – In Luggage (Before You Pack)
Documents for Travel – Requirements (Before You Pack)
Includes: Birth Certificate Rule Change – 1 April 2011

Dollars and Cents (Banking & Money)
Expressing how dollars and cents are shown in England & Europe

Driving in the UK, see Car Rental, (Before You Pack)

Dual Voltage Devices (Electronics in the UK)

Dynamic Currency Conversion (Before You Pack - Credit & Debit Card Transaction Fees),
a term that had to come from an accountant

Electricity, See Voltage (Day to Day London)

Emergency Room (Medical Aid)
Called the Emergency Department in the UK

Emergency Services (Day to Day London)
Emergency Services, How to Call (Public Safety)

En Suite (Hotels)
A room with a private bath

Enhanced Airline Passenger Protections (Tarmac Rule) (Air Travel)

Eurostar (
Chunnel Train) (Eurostar) for service to/from Europe

Flight Calculator (Air Travel) (US Airways)

Flight Scheduling (Before You Pack)

(
Flight) Scheduling (Air Travel)

Flight Scheduling (US Airways)

Floor Levels (of Buildings) (Day to Day London)

4-Hour Rule (Before You Pack) (Airline Travel)

Free Public Transport in London (Before You Pack) (Transport in London)
Free or reduced fares for students and children
Wheelchair users ride the bus for free

Freephone (Phone Service – Day to Day London)
The equivalent to call an 800 number

Gatwick Airport (From Gatwick)

Gatwick Express (From Gatwick)

GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)
See Time & Time Zone Reference (Day to Day London)

Heathrow Airport (From Heathrow) (The Tube)

Heathrow Express (From Heathrow)

Home Issues (Before You Pack)

Hotel Electrical Outlets (Electronics in the UK)

Hotel Information (Finding a Hotel)

Hotel Reservations (Before You Pack)

How to Drink in Pubs (Drinking in Pubs)

How to Find Your Way (The Tube)

Immigration & Customs - Passport Control (Air Travel)

International Driver’s License (see Car Rental, Before You Pack)
This is useful even you don’t plan on driving

Internet Service (Day to Day London)

Journey Planner (Transport in London)

Known Traveler’s Number (Security Issues, Before You Pack)

Landing Card (Air Travel)

Launderette (Day to Day London)

Lithium Batteries (Airline Security – Before You Pack)
Lithium Batteries (Security Issues – Before You Pack)

London Overground (National Rail)
This can be used for getting around suburban London

London Planner (
Magazine) (Before You Pack)

London Pass (How to Pay)

London Rail Stations (National Rail)

Luggage (Before You Pack)

Luggage Size, US Airways (US Airways)
check with your airline

Mail (Before You Pack)

Man with Camera (Day to Day London)
a predatory beast

Maps (Before You Pack)

Medical Assistance (Medical Aid)

Metropolitan Police (Public Safety)
See City of London Police & British Transport Police

Mini-Cabs (The Black Cab)

Montréal Convention & The European Union (Air travel)

Money Issues (Before You Pack) (Day to Day London) (From Gatwick) (From Heathrow)
See The Comma (above) in (Day to Day London)

National Rail (National Rail)

National Rail at Gatwick (From Gatwick)

National Rail at Heathrow (From Heathrow)

Off Peak Time (How to Pay),
for public transportation

OK Stamp, The (Airport Departure – Before You Pack)

Other Airports (
Coming)

Oyster Card (How to Pay)

Oyster Pay-as-you-Go (How to Pay)

Passport Information (Before You Pack)

Passport Info in Pittsburgh (Before You Pack)

Passport Issues (Before You Pack) (Day to Day London)

Passport, lost (Document Control – Before You Pack)

Passport Services (Before You Pack)

Passport Services in Pittsburgh (Before You Pack)

Peak Time (How to Pay),
for public transportation
Pharmacist (Medical Aid), under Chemist

Phone Service (Day to Day London)
Explains the + Symbol and International Calling

Photography & Video (Day to Day London)

(Play Areas for Children (Traveling with Children)

Post Office (Day to Day London)

Post Code (Day to Day London),
similar to our zip code

Postage Rates (Day to Day London)

Prepaid cash Cards (Credit & Debit Card Issues – Before You Pack)

Private Bath, see En Suite (Hotels)

Public Holidays (& Bank Holidays) (Day to Day London)

Public Transportation (How to Pay)

Rail Service (National Rail)

Rail Stations,
in London (National Rail)

Red Bus (The Red Bus)
for London’s bus service

Request Stop (Bus Fares – How to Pay)

Retailers overseas (Before You Pack - Credit & Debit Card Transaction Fees)
see, Dynamic Currency Conversion above

St. Pancras International (Eurostar)
for service to/from Europe

Secure Flight Program (Before you Pack)

Security Issues (Before You Pack)

Service Included (Day to Day London),
means tips

Shannon, Ireland (Business Flights – Air Travel)

Shared Bath, see En Suite (Hotels)

Shuttle Service

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (US Embassy in London)

Spider Map (Bus Map – How to Pay)
shows bus routes from tube stations

Tarmac Rule (Air Travel)

Taxi Concerns (The Black Cab)

Taxi Drivers (The Black Cab)

Taxi Service (The Black Cab)

Taxis for Sightseeing (The Black Cab)

Telephones, see: Phone Service (Day to Day London)

Temperature (Day to Day London)

Ticket in and out (The Tube)

Time & Time Zone Reference (Day to Day London)

TIPS (Day to Day London),
see Service Included
Tips (How to Drink in Pubs)

Toy Libraries for Children (Traveling with Children)

Transport for London Spider Maps (How to Pay)
Transport for London Spider Maps (London Borough Councls)
Provides a link to the map

Travel Card (How to Pay),
as important as your passport

Travel Insurance (Before You Pack)

Travel Day (Travel Times – How to Pay)

Travel Period (Travel Times – How to Pay)

Travel Times (How to Pay)

Travel Zones (How to Pay)

Traveler Checks (Banking & Money)

Traveler’s Redress Program (Security Issues, Before You Pack)

Traveling with Children (Before You Pack)
See Offers – Apartment Living which may be better than hotel stays

The Tube (The Tube)

Types of Payment,
for public travel (How to Pay)

Ugly American (Day to Day London)

UK Embassy in Washington DC (UK Embassy)

UK/Euro passport holders (Immigration & Customs - Passport Control - Air Travel)
For traveling thru UK immigration control – this can apply to US passport holders as well

US Airways (US Airways)

US Embassy, London (US Embassy)

US Embassy Information (US Embassy)

US Embassies, World Wide (US Embassy)

US Government Phone Numbers (US Embassy)

Underground Service from Heathrow (From Heathrow)

VAT Value Added Tax (Banking & Money) (Day to Day London)

Visitor Travel Card (How to Pay)

Victoria Station Information (From Gatwick)

Voltage (Day to Day London)

Voltage Devices, Dual (Electronics in the UK)

Walking (Day to Day London)

Warsaw Convention (Montréal Convention… – Air travel)

Where to Buy,
travel cards and tickets (How to Pay)

Women (Drinking in Pubs)
yes, there were rules for this