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Post COVID-19 Travel: London Christmas Taxi Tours

Written by: AllClear Team
Last updated: 28 June 2023 | Created: 3 December 2020

Last updated on June 28th, 2023 at 03:23 pm

London at Christmas

London is most captivating at Christmas when lights are draped across shop windows, entwining every lampost, glittering and gleaming. It’s when the city truly comes to life. 

Although this year has been a little different to most years, following the outbreak of COVID-19, you are still able to enjoy London and all its sparkle. London Taxis are running a Christmas lights tour so that you can see the magic city safely. Read our guide to find out where the tour will take you and how to book. 

London Christmas Lights Taxi Tours 

Black Taxis are now offering London Christmas Lights Taxi Tours. This is a great and safe way to explore the best that London has to offer. It allows for you and up to 5 other people to view the Christmas lights from the comfort of a Black taxi.  

The tour lasts for 3 hours. So, if you’d like to stop and shop at a Christmas market – then you will have plenty of time. However, this will depend on the current COVID-19 restrictions at the time of your tour. 

Where will the London Christmas Lights Taxi Tour Take You

On your Christmas London Taxi Tour you will be driven to the following locations – so that you will be able to see and photograph there very best that London has to offer: 

  • The world-famous lights and window displays of Oxford Street and Regent Street
  • Bond Street and Knightsbridge
  • The 7 Dials and Covent Garden
  • Pop up Christmas markets where you can stop and shop
  • London’s iconic landmarks dazzled in the light
  • Views from our magical London bridges and River Thames

If on the route, you would like to stop and grab refreshments for your journey – just let your driver know. They hope to make your tour a journey to remember.  

The cost will vary but a standard Christmas tour starts from £232.00 – seating up to 6 people. If you have a larger bubble – you can, of course, book more than one taxi. 

Where Can You Book a London Christmas Lights Taxi Tour?

If you’ve been inspired and wish to book a London Christmas Taxi Tour, you can often book privately with taxis or you can do so via Visit London Taxi Tours

They are currently offering a discount of £50 on the regular price of a standard Christmas tour! Just use promo code XMAS20.

The company also provides a range of other tours that enables you to experience London in a whole new way. Here are some of our favourites. 

COVID-19 Essentials

When travelling to your collection point and within the taxi – aside from when you are eating or drinking – it is advised that you take with you COVID-19 essential items that will help keep you and those around you safe: 

  • A Face covering for when you enter any public spaces. For more information on face masks, click here
  • Antibacterial gel that’s at least 60% alcohol concentration.

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