Welcome to The VIP Guide to London Web site - especially designed for overseas visitors with a pressing schedule to help them plan their stay in advance. Whether making hotel and restaurant reservations or thinking about a sightseeing or shopping excursion, you will find all the information and advice you need, plus titbits from leading experts and celebrities to keep you up-to-date and in-the-know.

The VIP Guide to Londonis the only guide endorsed by the English Tourist Board, the government-funded body charged with the promotion of tourism in England. This Web site, along with the printed version, The VIP Guide to London,provides a one-stop shop for visitors, whether they are here for quick stay on business or an extended holiday with all the family.

VIP London
Lovers of historical London will find the juiciest stories from the past to take them around the capital, as well as a weekly updated What's On Diary, and a Selective Sightseeing section to take you to the best tourist attractions, plus vital tourist information.

VIP lifestyle
Get the most out of shopping with a street-by-street directory of exclusive shops, plan your stay by checking out the carefully selected hotels listings and then drop in on the brightest and most exciting restaurants in town. Plus there's all you need to know for antique hunting and fairs, museums and planning your entertainment, with the help of international fashion designer Isabell Kristensen.

VIP services
Whether on business or pleasure, most visitors to London can benefit from facilities such as estate agents, conferences, lawyers, banks, IT professionals and travel businesses. Get all the help you need from hand-picked experts plus a full listing of conference venues.

VIP Britain
Everyone should take a trip outside the city, see the highlights of where to go, opening times and how to get there. Don't leave London without checking it!

VIP travel
London is ideally placed as a jumping off point for the rest of the world, so take advantage of the latest advice to get the most out of travelling.