Plymouth (United kingdom)

Plymouth is a large city in England's southwestern corner, located on the Atlantic Ocean. The city's climate is maritime, the average temperature is 22 C in summer and 5 C in winter. The Rainfall is fairly large throughout year, but it increases significantly during the winter. The city is mainly popular among English tourists, who use it as a stepping stone to the sand beaches and the countryside in the surrounding area. In addition, the natural harbor is one of the best in Europe, and there are offered a lot of boat trips in the local area.

Population: 261,384
Beach : Yes
Mountain : Yes
Popular destination: No
Official language: English
Emergency numbers: 112 (the police, ambulance, fire brigade)
Currency: Pound sterling (GBP)
Electric plugs: G
Voltage: 120 V
Tipping in a restaurant: A service fee is often included. If it's not, in good service restaurants the expected tip is around 10%, otherwise, it isn't expected.
Time in destination: Dec 15, 2019, 5:06:25 AM

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Weather Forecast


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Monthly Weather Conditions

Month Average Temperature °F High Temperature °F Low Temperature °F Rainy Days Rating
January 43.3 47.8 38.8 15
February 43.0 47.7 38.5 12
March 45.3 50.4 40.3 12
April 48.0 54.0 42.1 10
May 53.4 59.4 47.3 9
June 57.7 63.5 51.8 8
July 61.7 67.6 55.8 7
August 61.7 67.6 55.8 8
September 58.1 63.7 52.3 10
October 53.2 58.3 48.4 13
November 47.8 52.7 42.8 14
December 45.1 49.5 40.8 15

More information: Plymouth forecast and weather conditions monthly

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Price Level

Compared to prices worldwide, Plymouth is an average price destination.

On a tight budget, the daily budget is approximately $77.29, which includes hostel accommodation, budget meals and public transportation.

On a moderate budget, the daily budget is approximately $234.41, which includes a moderately priced hotel, meals at moderate priced restaurants and transportation costs.

Estimated prices:

  • Hotel (2 stars): $107.25
  • Hotel (3 stars): $102.66
  • Hotel (4 stars): $122.56
  • Hotel (5 stars): $191.08
  • Taxi ride (3 miles): $12.85
  • Taxi ride (6 miles): $21.68
  • Beer in a restaurant (16 ounces): $4.83
  • Meal, McDonalds: $7.36
  • Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant: $16.08

More information: Plymouth price level

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Plymouth has been classified as fairly safe with security classification 3/5.

Safety index values (higher is better):

  • General: 61.6 (better than United states average 48.9)
  • Walking alone during daytime hours: 80.6 (better than United states average 69.0)
  • Walking alone at night: 43.7 (better than United states average 41.3)

More information: Plymouth safety

Car Rental

Things which affect the renting of the car:

  • Driver’s license: In the European Union / Schengen a driver's license from an EU country is sufficient, although for North Americans it is recommended to carry a separate international driving license, in addition to the American driving license.
  • Direction of traffic: In Europe the traffic is mainly right-handed. The exception is Great Britain, which is left-handed traffic.
  • Insurance: In Western Europe, all rental cars include some kind of insurance, so additional insurance policies are often unnecessary (unless you are going to Russia or Eastern Europe).
  • Driving abroad: You can drive a rental car almost everywhere within all countries of the European Union / Schengen territory without additional fees. Eastern European countries and Russia are the exceptions and you should always ask the car rental company in advance about the rules.

More information: Car rental Europe