Using your smartphone in London may incur data charges, so check your data allowance with your phone provider. You can cut costs by downloading any apps before you travel, and by using London's many wi-fi hotspots when you are out and about.
Alternatively, why not download our free London maps and guides in advance.
This free London app - on iPhone and Android - helps you make the most of your time in London while on the move. Features include offline maps, weather, restaurant and bar recommendations, guides, and travel information, all without roaming charges.Read More
The Citymapper app simplifies public transport in London by providing up-to-the-minute information and multiple route options. Features include disruptions, offline maps, prices, taxi fares and even calorie burn counts!Read More
Uncover hidden gems around you with the GLP app, from cool and quirky restaurants to weird and wonderful bars. It's the ultimate little black book, filled with all of London's greatest little places.Read More
Want to find your nearest Banksy? With useful maps and guides, this app lets you explore London's famous street art with your iPhone, as well as searching by artist and date.Read More
Explore London with Santander Cycles' free app - also on Android - showing you bike availability and routes to the nearest docking station. Receive a bike release code to your phone and hire a cycle without using the docking station terminal.Read More
The Regent Street app helps to personalise your shopping experience by getting to know your interests. Get secret invitations from stores such as Liberty and the Apple Store, as well as information on events and promotions.Read More
From Lambeth Bridge to Tower Bridge, explore the cultural heart of London with the help of this free app for iPhone and Android. Includes event and restaurant listings and info on the best landmarks and attractions.Read More
Use the Natural History Museum visitor app to navigate to hidden treasures and popular highlights, such as the famous Dinosaurs gallery, special exhibitions and the Cocoon experience. The app is updated regularly with details of events and exhibitions to help you make the most of your visit.Read More
Stratford has become one of London's most exciting new destinations since the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Use this app to discover shops, bars, restaurants and events, and send a digital postcard!Read More
Download Thames Clippers Tickets app and purchase river travel wherever you are; no queuing or printing before you travel. Activate your ticket as you board and show it to the crew. You can also check live departure times.Read More