Just as soon as you make a decision about your relocation, you need to start planning for your move. The biggest aspect of moving is learning about how the transport system works. Many Americans moving here assume they will be able to get a car, but you don’t need it, you definitely don’t want the hassle and you’ll be using public transport for the most part after your relocation to London. This is a massive city and the transport system is made up of trains, buses, the underground subway system and some of the river services. You might have to take one or more type of transport to get to work or into central London and having an Oyster Card is the most convenient way of navigating all three without having to manage cash and tickets. The recognizable blue Oyster Card is like a credit card for all of your transport. It can be loaded with money like a pre-paid card so you do not have to pay cash for any of your travels.
Not only are you saving time by avoiding the long queues for tickets on the tube and train stations. It is also cheaper to use an Oyster Card for all of your travel after your international relocation. Once you have established where you need to go and how you’re going to get there, you can by a season ticket for your daily travel that will slash your budget and keep you on the move without having to buy a paper ticket. The Oyster Card is also great if you have just moved into your new London apartment and you want to get out and explore the city. Many of the top attractions are very close to public transport, and you can combine your Oyster Card with London Pass that will get you to the venue and into the attraction with just one swipe of your card. Relocation is going to be one of the most exciting and fascinating times of your life, you don’t have to worry about not having a car, they are really more hassle than they are worth if you life in central London. You’ll soon be catching the tube and trains without any trouble at all with an Oyster Card that can be purchased from any station using cash or a credit/debit card. You can also purchase an Oyster Card at many shops or even order it online and have it delivered to your home.