Transport bosses have confirmed that London’s congestion charge will be suspended over Christmas and New Year, making it cheaper and easier to visit family and enjoy the festive sales.
The charge won’t apply between 25th December 2015 – Sunday 3rd January 2016 but drivers entering the zone will need to pay from Monday 4th January.
As previously announced, kayak.co.uk is sponsoring free travel between 23:45 on 31 December and 04:30, on 1 January on London’s buses, Tube, Trams, DLR, TfL Rail and London Overground.
Engineering work will be carried out on a number of London Overground and Tube routes over the festive break and Transport for London is urging those wishing to travel to check its website and social media channels for service updates.
London’s Transport Commissioner, Mike Brown MVO, said: “London’s transport network has been carrying record numbers of passengers and users.
“It is essential that we use the quieter holiday period to carry out vital work so that we can keep the city working and support its growth.
“Customers travelling in and around London during this time are encouraged to use our festive travel website to help plan journeys in advance.”