Subject: London Bucket Shops
Dear Paolo, Hi, how are you? In response to your request, the following bucket shops in London might be of help to you. Sandy

Bluewheel Travel Ltd, 417 Hendon Way, London NW4 3LH (tube stop Hendon Central); 081-202-1000, fax 081-202-3839. A large discount air-fare agency offering an extensive list of short-haul destinations, as well as the usual long-haul mix. It keeps unusually long business hours, and will deliver tickets ordered by phone to guests staying at many central London hotels. One of the oldest and largest of London's discounters offering especially low air fares from London to Paris and back.

Bucket Shops: Sell tickets at market rates, rather than at official prices. Your travel cannot originate in the U.S. Round-trip fare must originate in London. Wise to find out how long a shop has been in business and whether it is bonded. Some of better bucket shops are: Bestways Travel and Tours Ltd. 56/58 Whitcomb St., London WC2 H 7 DN (44-1-930-1992). Inter Atlas Travel, 11 Maddox St., London W1R 9LE; 44-1-493-0071. Latitude 40, 13 Beauchamp Place, London SW3 1NQ; (44-1) 581-1861. (Near Harrod's). Specializes in cheap flights to Portugal, Spain, Italy and Brazil. Trailfinders, 42 Earl's Court Rd. W8; 937-9631. Reho Travel, 151 17 New Oxford St. WC1; 405-8956.

Bridge the World Travel Centre, 1-3 Ferdinand St., Camden Town, London NW1 8ES (tube stop Chalk Farm); 071-911-0900; fax 071-916-0900. For Europe and North America 071-916-0990; for Business and first class 071-911-0800, fax 071-916-1724. Specializes mainly in long-haul tickets. It offers the widest selection of business and first class discount air-fare options in London.