Budget itinerary: A week in London for P50,000

And if you have £119, you can go on a hassle-free day tour to Stonehenge, Bath, and the Cotswolds (which include some of the prettiest villages in England). 

Seeing ancient wonders at Stonehenge.


Budget for day trip: £12 (P792) for Advance tickets to/from Oxford


You need a UK visa to visit London. As of 05 April 2016, the application fee for a short-term standard visitor visa is US$ 131(P 6,073.88). 

You can read about how we applied for a UK visa here: Getting a UK visa in Cebu: What you need to know.

Budget for visa: P6,073.88 

Total 7-day London budget (in PHP)

TOTAL: P49,900.28 

For most of us, P50,000 isn't cheap. With that amount of money, you can visit a dozen provinces in the Philippines or a handful of countries in Southeast Asia. But if you dream of someday going to London, I hope this guide helps you make it happen. You don't have to be a millionaire – you just need to work, and save, and continue dreaming. Don't let anyone tell you it's impossible. – Rappler.com

Gaya is a travel blogger from Cebu whose background in psychology and medicine has taken a backseat to her passion for writing and traveling. Her main occupation is spamming her friends' Facebook feeds with travel articles she's published in her blog Small-Town Girls, Midnight Trains, but for bread and butter she takes on writing and healthcare-related projects from home. Her bucket list includes taking her family to Rome, seeing the northern lights from the Scottish highlands, and walking the Camino de Santiago.