AIRPORT PARKING DO S AND DON TS
Nowadays, booking the essential holiday extra of airport parking couldn t be simpler. The majority of people still pay for taxis to take them to the airport because they are unaware of just how easy and inexpensive it is to take advantage of airport parking.
Don t just show up; always pre-book your airport parking online as early as you can before you travel as the price does increase the nearer you get take off, especially in peak holiday seasons. With new online booking systems, you can secure your vehicle in a prime spot for your holiday or business duration within minutes. The earlier you book, the more options you have with the variety of car parks to choose from and by pre-booking a fully secured airport car park online well in advance of your trip, you could save up to 60% off of the cost of parking and up to half of the cost of a taxi.
There are 26 major airports across the United Kingdom with hundreds of thousands of passengers passing through each day. They all provide a range of different parking options which cater from the independent traveller to families with a variety of secured options in well lit under-cover parking bays. The major international airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham and Manchester offer On-Airport parking, secured Off-Airport parking and Meet & Greet valet parking.
On-Airport parking has locations within or adjacent to the airport complex where travellers park their own cars on arrival and either walk the short distance or use the frequent buses to transport them to the terminal. Secured Off-Airport parking generally offers better value for money as your vehicle is securely stored in a car park located away from the airport complex with most of the major UK airports having several to choose from nearby. Leave your car and keys at the car park reception and you will be transferred to the terminal by bus while your car is being parked safely and securely for you. Meet & Greet valet parking offers expediency, with a representative on-hand to meet you when you arrive at the airport terminal. They then transfer your car to a secure compound, while you head straight for check-in and upon your return, your car will be collected and delivered safely back to you.
When it comes to timings on your trip, do leave a little extra time before your flight with the on and off site parking options, even though there are regular transport links to the airports, you don t want to cut it too fine with your check-in, arriving hot and flustered. For business travellers or holiday makers on a really tight schedule, the Meet & Greet service is definitely the most convenient and time efficient.
Do look out for special offers. There are regular deals to be snapped up that link in airport parking with airport hotels and VIP airport lounges, so that you can fully relax and start your holiday before you ve even left.
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