But once the savings start rolling in, splashing out on day trips with friends and family may become a realistic option.
London is a great choice for these, according to Emma O'Boyle, spokeswoman for TripAdvisor.
She says the capital has a host of interesting and beautiful attractions that can be enjoyed for very little cost, such as parks and museums.
"Travellers should remember that a trip to London doesn't need to be expensive. London has so much to offer travellers on a budget," Ms O'Boyle notes.
Trivago recently suggested the cost of staying in London is coming down, with the price of a night in the city dropping by ten per cent over the last month.
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