Go for the Gold this Olympics!

And by “gold,” we mean the cheapest travel options. London is notorious for high hotel and taxi prices. But that doesn’t mean that you and your friends can’t enjoy a trip to the UK! There are a number of fabulous options of smaller towns, within two hours of London, that are much more reasonably priced. Plus, with the UK’s handy rail system, you’re really never too far away from where you’d like to be!

So, if you’re hoping to travel to London for the 2012 Olympics or if you’re just having a craving for authentic Fish and Chips, try these five alternative locations that will spare your wallet more than a few pounds:

  1. Bath
  2. Oxford
  3. Cambridge
  4. Brighton
  5. Cotswolds

You can read the entire article about other UK lodging options here.