London – Open the curtains to an unforgettable vacation
$1,374*PER PERSON – 3+NIGHTS – AIR – TRANSFERS – HOTEL – BREAKFAST – TOURS
Escape to the sophisticated city of London and immerse yourself in its vibrant theater culture. See unforgettable shows, tour Shakespeare’s Globe, and stroll through the bustling West End. Between theater-hopping, get up-close and personal with all of London’s most iconic sights!
- Round-trip economy class airfare to London (LHR)
- Round-trip shared airport transfers
- 3 nights in London at the Amba Hotel Marble Arch or similar
- 1 Premiere Theatre Passport
- 1 Standard Theatre Passport
- Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Tour with Afternoon Tea*
- Breakfast daily
*Please note: For December travel, Afternoon Tea is not available at the Globe Theatre. Tour and Exhibition admission will be included only.
Great Ways to Explore
- Take a walk down trendy Oxford Street and find yourself in the Theatre District in just minutes.
- The Encore Theatre Passports give you the freedom to choose from tons of the best current shows.
- Enjoy traditional Afternoon Tea at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre!
- Hop on a bike or simply take a stroll through London’s green lung, Hyde Park.
- Experience all that London has to offer, from museums, galleries, and iconic buildings, to vibrant nightlife, pubs, and trendy shopping areas.
Land in London and get ready to experience this culture-packed city front to back. Settle into your luxurious accommodation that’s nestled right next to the Marble Arch, Oxford Street, and Hyde Park! When it’s time to start exploring, be sure to visit all of London’s most iconic landmarks such as Big Ben, the Tower Bridge, and Buckingham Palace.
Next, get ready for some drama – theatrical drama, of course! Take advantage of your included Theatre Passports and fulfill your dream of seeing not one, but two of the West End’s many spectacular shows. Roam around the vibrant area and immerse yourself in the spirit of the stage!
The fun doesn’t stop there. Travel through time on your included tour of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre! Learn about Shakespeare’s plays, stand where his audiences once stood, and end your day with a delightful Afternoon Tea.
Day 1. Welcome to London!
Become immersed in class, culture, and sophistication as you land in London. Meet your included transfer, make your way to your accommodation, and then get exploring!
On your first night, be sure to make time to ride the London Eye. See this amazing city from a once in a lifetime perspective.
Transfer to London hotel
You’ll be in one of these hotels, depending on availability
Day 2. London
Wake up, enjoy an energizing breakfast, and get ready for another day of excitement. Today, make your way to Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and Westminster Abbey. Spend a relaxing afternoon in St. James’s Park, then head back to the bustling West End.
Take advantage of your included Premier Theatre Passport. Choose from any play or musical and enjoy an amazing show from amazing seats! London’s West End, the “theatre district,” is filled to the brim with things to see and do, so be sure to stroll around!
Encore Tickets Premier Theatre Passport
The Encore Tickets Premier Theater Passport gives travelers the flexibility to see just about any West End show they’d like, on any date, without having to commit to a specific performance at the time of booking.
The Premier Theater Passport entitles the bearer to premium seating at just about any performance of any show on any date. Vouchers must be redeemed at the Encore Ticket Reception Center on the day travelers wish to go to the theater. Visit here for a list of currently available shows with the premiere pass.
Day 3. London
Make your way to Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre today. Enjoy an included tour that ends with a delightful Afternoon Tea. Shakespeare, theatre, and Afternoon Tea – now, if that’s not a quintessentially English day…
In the afternoon, head to Brick Lane, the curry capital of the UK! Indulge in flavorful bites and check out all the tiny eateries and markets that line the area. Walk over to the artsy neighborhood of Shoreditch, where you’ll find tons of street art, small galleries, coffee shops, and pubs.
Treat yourself to a fun pre-theatre dinner, then use your Standard Theatre Passport tonight to see another show of your choosing, this time from a selection. After the curtains close and the applause comes to a stop, grab a pint at one of the many traditional pubs in Leicester Square or Covent Garden.
Shakespeare Globe Tour with Afternoon Tea
Learn about this unique building and its most famous playwright on the Shakespeare’s Globe Exhibition & Tour. The Globe Exhibition explores the life of Shakespeare, the London where he lived, and the theater for which he wrote. The Exhibition audio guide, developed in conjunction with Acoustiguide, offers up to an hour of additional insights into Elizabethan playgoing and aspects of performances at Shakespeare’s Globe today. A fascinating 30-minute guided tour then takes you into the unique space. Expert guides will take you on a fascinating tour of the iconic Globe Theatre, bringing the space to life with colorful stories of the 1599 Globe, of the reconstruction process in the 1990s, and of how the ‘wooden O’ works today as an imaginative and experimental theatrical space.
Following your tour, enjoy Sparkling Afternoon Tea in the Swan Restaurant & Bar, a wonderful British restaurant next to the Globe Theatre with fabulous views of the River Thames and St Paul’s. The Tea includes a selection of sandwiches, dessert cakes and freshly baked scones, clotted cream and jam – all with a unique Shakespearean twist.
Encore Tickets Standard Theatre Passport
Experience a show at London’s famed West End! The Encore Tickets Standard Theater Passport is ideal for travelers who do not want to be tied down to a specific date.
Enjoy a mid-level ticket in a wide selection of participating musicals and plays, based on availability. Vouchers must be redeemed at the Encore Theater Reception Centre on the day travelers wish to go to the theater. The stage of London is calling!
Day 4. Depart England
Try to squeeze all those souvenirs in your luggage and pack your bags. Catch your included airport transfer, board your plane, and spend the flight home dreaming about your next adventure.
Transfer to London airport (LHR)