With some of the most favourable currency exchange rates for foreigners in years, now is a great time for anyone wanting to visit the UK in search of good value living.

Granted, the weather isn’t exactly a selling point right now (unless you happen to be pregnant like me, with your hormones completely putting you off hot sunny weather) but with spring just round the corner, now is not a bad time to be considering the UK as the next destination for your location independent life.

Before you book those cheap flights and head on over here, here are 7 things you’ll probably want to know…

#1 If high speed internet isn’t available/included at your accommodation there are plenty of other options.

Unfortunately like many places, internet access in hotels is a rip-off - even if you’re using a service like Boingo, you’ll find hotels are often deemed as “Premium Rate” locations.

If your rental apartment doesn’t come with internet either, don’t despair. There are a number of options available to ensure you stay connected. These include:

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