With the re-emer­gence of the ‘Nerd’ as some­thing that is cool again, Lon­don Film and Com­ic Con has become very pop­u­lar. Most of the time it sells out and you have to get tick­ets will in advance.

The con­ven­tion is usu­al­ly held in July and it is when Nerds flock to Lon­don from all over the UK and even Europe. It is very pop­u­lar and it is a lot of fun. It is a chance for peo­ple to meet the stars from their favourite movies, tv shows and even video games.

A lot of the hotels and tourist attrac­tions know that they can hike their prices for that week­end and peo­ple will stay pay because they want to go to the con. How­ev­er, if you are think­ing of going, then you should plan ahead and make sure that you don’t have to pay the hiked prices.


The tick­ets for the con­ven­tion are going to sell out fast. If you want to go for the full week­end, includ­ing the pre­view night on the Fri­day then you will have to get online and get the tick­ets on the morn­ing of release.

If you leave it any lat­er then you will have to set­tle for one day or anoth­er. You should try and get tick­ets for the Sun­day because most peo­ple will go on the Sat­ur­day. This is because some of the stars only go to the con on a Sat­ur­day. Some­times the Sun­day tick­ets don’t sell out at all.

If you are unlucky enough to not get any tick­ets, then you can still go, but you will have to go to the are­na on the day and then queue up for tick­ets. They let more peo­ple in on the day as oth­er peo­ple are leav­ing so it might mean a lengthy wait in the queue. Some peo­ple can be seen queu­ing up as ear­ly as the night before the event starts.


If you are going to Lon­don on the train then you should book the tick­ets in advance. You will save more mon­ey the ear­li­er you book them. Tick­et prices come out up to three months in advance and you will have your pick of the cheap tick­ets. They have tick­ets of all dif­fer­ent prices, the cheap­est are usu­al­ly the ones that are not peak times.

If you are think­ing of trav­el­ling at 9am, then you will have to pay the high­est price. If you need to be there ear­ly then pick between 7 and 8am and you will pay the min­i­mal price.

Hotel or Hostel

Even if you book the hotel on the same day that the event date is announced, hotels will have already hiked the price and you will end up pay­ing a lot of mon­ey for a few nights in a hotel.

There­fore, you should look into book­ing a hos­tel in Lon­don. They are cheap and they are well looked after. Some­times the only dif­fer­ence between a hotel and a hos­tel is that in a hotel, you will have your own bathroom.

Just think of all the spend­ing mon­ey you could have for the con­ven­tion if you have saved your mon­ey on the price of the room. Fur­ther­more, oth­er nerds might not have thought to look for a room in a hos­tel, so you might not even have a prob­lem find­ing a place to stay for the con.


Source by K Chris