City Welcome Pack: Most useful and meaningful gift you can get for your friends coming to London


The Travel Cafe would like to announce our new launch of the ‘City Welcome Pack’ for travellers in London! This information pack includes all the useful information for first time travellers in London. Perfect gift for yourself and to your friends who are planning to visit London sometime soon 🙂

You can simply order it from one of our website: or


Inside the City Welcome Pack, you will find:

  1. London Mini Guidebook: Simple, pocket sized guide only with all useful information for you to stay in London.  You can find transport information, use of mobile in UK and some useful guides and maps inside this booklet. Only available from The Travel Cafe.
  2. Visitor Oyster: A smartcard pre-loaded with pay as you go credit that you can use to travel in London. It is a quick and easy way to pay for journeys on bus, tube and most national rail services in London. Unlike normal oyster, visitor oyster also has some discount features. You can simply present the card where the discount is available (For more info: please refer to the blog
  3. Three Simcard: Mostly used pay as you go sim card in UK. You will get different allowances for voice calls, texts and data depending on the amount you top up each time. Can also be used around Europe.
  4. Free Worldwide Delivery: Any customers from any countries can buy our Welcome Pack as we will deliver this worldwide with no extra cost (+Additional £5.00 for tracked&signed delivery).



There are two types of City Welcome Pack available:

1-1. Basic Welcome Pack £20
You can get all the basic information you need in order to travel within London.
Visitor Oyster(£10) + Three Sim card (available to top up online) + London Mini Guidebook + Free world wide Postage (+Additional £5.00 for tracked&signed delivery).

1-2. Premium Welcome Pack £35
With the basic welcome pack included, we will also provide you with some introduction session and walking tour with our local guide, starting from The Travel Cafe. The tour will take approx. 20 minutes. Complementary tea time included .

Visitor Oyster(£13) + Three Sim card, Available to top up online + London Mini Guidebook + Free world wide Postage (+Additional £5.00 for tracked&signed delivery)

+ London introduction session (20min): Tea Time and walking tour with local guide at The Travel Cafe

Additional Oyster & Mobile top-up available on website


– London Pass
– Cereal London Guide Book

Can also be sold with our Welcome Pack. Please also refer to our website for further information regarding the products.

Visitor Oyster Card: Ways of smart saving while travelling in London

A lot of visitors are still unaware of visitor oyster card, which you can enjoy fantastic offers and discounts in London.

You only need to show your card to benefit from these offers:

  • Up to £150 worth of discounts on food, drinks, shopping, culture and entertainment in London
  • Complimentary champagne and cocktails at selected restaurants
  • 2-for-1 West End theatre tickets
  • Up to 25% discount on museum entrance tickets
  • 15% discount at London’s iconic bookstore and a world-famous chocolate shop!
  • Up to 26% discount on Emirates Air Line cable car tickets
  • 10% discount on single tickets on most Thames Clippers river buses


Food & Drink

• Billy and the Chicks • Bodean’s • Brewers Inn Pub • Columbia Restaurant • Dickie Fitz • Ed’s Easy Diner • Hard Rock Cafe • Heddon Street Kitchen • HIX Restaurants • Muriel’s Kitchen • Nusadua • Planet Hollywood • Poppies Fish & Chips • Vapiano • Where the Pancakes Are • Zizzi Restaurant

Planet Hollywood: 20% off food, soft drinks and merchandise Eat, drink. Valid Monday to Friday 11.30am to midnight, Saturdays 11am to 3pm and Sundays 11.30am to 11pm. Maximum 8 people per Visitor Oyster card shown.

Hard Rock Cafe: Free hot fudge sundae with every entrée purchased Free gift with a £40 spend at The Rock Shop. Open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 11.30pm and Sunday 9.30am to 11pm.

Vapiano: 20% off the food bill Homemade and fresh pasta, pizza and salads. Offer valid Monday to Friday only. Maximum 6 people per each Visitor Oyster card shown.

Zizzi: 25% off your food bill With 140 restaurants in the UK (39 in London). Offer available at all Zizzi restaurants in the UK.

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Theatres & Entertainment

• Namco Fun Scape • Ripley’s Believe it or Not • The London Bridge Experience & Tombs • The Peacock • The Railway Children • The Woman in Black • The View from The Shard

Namco Fun Escape: 2-for-1 bowling experience. Buy one full priced game per person and receive your second game per person for free. Walk in customers only. Offer valid until May 2017 for up to 6 persons per Visitor Oyster card shown.

Ripley’s Believe or Not: 15% discount at the gift shop. Offer up to six people per Visitor Oyster card shown.

The Railway Children: 25% off tickets. Offer valid on price Band A tickets (£49.50 reduce to £37) only. To book, quote ‘Oyster card’ at the box office or call 0844 871 7604.

The View from the Shard: 15% discount at the gift shop. Visit The View from The Shard website for opening times.

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Museums & Galleries

• British Museum • Design Museum • Foundling Museum • Jewish Museum London • London Canal Museum • London Motor Museum • Museum of Brands • Museum of London • Portrait Restaurant – National Portrait Gallery • Royal Albert Hall • Royal College of Music • Somerset House • The Wallace Collection

British Museum: 20% off in the British Museum cafés and restaurant. Discount available on food and drink purchased Monday to Friday from 9am to 5.30pm.

Design Museum: 25% off entrance adult ticket. One entrance ticket for every Visitor Oyster card shown at the front desk.

Royal Albert Hall: 20% discount on your meal and selected tours London’s most iconic venue. Your meal in Verdi – Italian Kitchen valid Tuesday to Sunday for up to four people per card shown. Tours available The Secret History and Inside Out Architectural Tour.

Somerset House: 2-for-1 full price temporary exhibitions. Offer only applies to tickets purchased at the admissions desk and not tickets purchased online in advance. Please check list of available exhibitions on

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• Emirates Air Line cable car • Thames Clipper River Bus

Emirates Air Line cable car: Enjoy up to 26% discount on your ride. Touch your Visitor Oyster card on the yellow card reader and touch again at the end. Discounts also available on the Discovery Experience – ask the staff for more information. *Fares are not included in the Visitor Oyster card daily fare cap.

Thames Clipper River Bus: Save up to 19% on single journeys. Touch your Visitor Oyster card on the yellow card reader as you board the boat and touch out at the end of your journey. *Fares are not included in the Visitor Oyster card daily fare cap.

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• Bicester Village • Crest of London • Debenhams Travel Money • Foyles • M&M’s World • The Nickelodeon Store

Bicester Village: Free Bicester Village VIP Card when you travel to Bicester Village. Offer gives you an additional 10% saving on all your purchases.

Crest of London: 10% discount in store The premier souvenir shop in London. Discount not valid on postage stamps, bus tickets, London Passes or Lebara Phone Cards.

Foyles: 15% off at Foyles bookshops in London. Discount not available on stamps, gift cards, national book tokens, theatre tickets and some standard items.

M&M’s World: 15% off your entire purchase in-store London’s sweetest attraction located in Leicester Square. Limit one per person per visit. Not valid online or at any other retail locations.

Nickelodeon Store: 15% off purchases of £35 or more Nickelodeon’s flagship store features all of your favourite character merchandise. 15% off purchases in-store of £35 spent or more. Complimentary SpongeBob key-chain too after purchase whilst supply lasts.

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