Here are a few links which may help you plan and organise your holiday. They're based on the many requests we've had from our guests over the many years we've been  renting. Sometimes we can help with personal recommendations for services such as hairdressing, nails or massage so do ask.
If you don't see what you need in the quick list below...just shout!

London guide websites;
Visit London -
London Town -

Bus Service;
London Buses  -

Transport for London to plan a journey on public transport

Nationl Rail Enquires to plan a journey by rail

Car Hire companies; As prices can very much depend on age and length of hire we can't recommend on price. Best to rent from the airport. Also by using the comparison sites you don't always know which car hire company you are using.

Ones to avoid: Northgate.

Recommendations to use: any of the large companies like Hertz, Eurocar, Avis, Enterprise etc. and also the family owned companies who usually give good service like

Kendal  Cars -  + 44 (0)30967223
Parkhurst -  + 44 (0)208 5473355

Airport Transfer: Add this to your booking or contact us as we  can arrange this

INSURANCE: many hire companies suggest taking out excess damage polices that cover you for all costs. However you may find the companies that specialise in this a better option. You can get single rates or annual rates. Here's a selection: and also check out Holiday Auto's website as they offer this type of policy too.

TAXI (private) hire for local journeys;
These are companies that you can book ahead and will collect and drop you off anywhere.

Greyhound Cars - +44 (0)33883388

Wimbledon Mini Cabs - +44 (0)89469292

London also has Uber

Companies that operate minibuses and so can be useful for larger groups who would have to use 2 taxis.

7-11 Travel - + 44 (0)845 0510111

Parker Car Service - +44(0)2085600000

If you want to travel to cental London in style in a private limo

Cheaper than you think for large groups

Herts Limos - + 44 (0)1992 663338

Anglo American Limos - + 44 (0)1483 488080

Tours of London in the comfort of an iconic private black cab

Black Taxi Tours of London - + 44 (0)207 9359363

Top Class Black Cab Tours - + 44 (0)208 2812719


All other types of hire, prams etc: Contact us as we can arrange this for you

We recommend Totalnannies Ltd A very professional and recommended agency. They don't usually arrange ad hoc babysitting but as they know us they will for our guests. Their website is: or telephone them on + 44 (0)207 0601213 quoting Wimbledon Holiday Lets

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