Traveling for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral? All you need to know

Traveling for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral? All you need to know

The state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest-reigning monarch, will be on September 19 at Westminster Abbey.

Soon, there will be a procession of the casket from Buckingham Palace to the Palace of Westminster.

The Queen will lie in state at Westminster Hall for 4 days and members of the public will be allowed to pay their respects to her.

US travelers visiting the UK must have a valid passport for their entire trip. Tourists don’t need a visa if they are staying for less than 6 months.

The UK dropped its Covid-19 travel rules in March, allowing visitors to enter the country without showing proof of a negative test.

The easiest path into London is through Heathrow Airport, where travelers will find the most selection of flights.

Visitors should consider hotels close to Windsor Castle as they are typically 50-60% less expensive than the city center.

Travelers should expect London's public transport and roads to be very busy and must plan for journeys ahead of time.

While a trip to London is cause for excitement, American visitors should also keep in mind that this is a somber time.