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    • TRAVELMAN
    • By TRAVELMAN 5th Jul 04, 11:08 AM
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    TRAVELMAN
    • #2
    • 5th Jul 04, 11:08 AM
    Re: gatwick parking and 1 night hotel stay
    • #2
    • 5th Jul 04, 11:08 AM


    I'd agree-whilst holidayextras CAN have some fab offers they usually sell-out fast! Try searching on the web with the names of small towns nearby-a search in google such as 'bed & breakfast + parking in...'.

    That's the best way!

    Sometimes-especially if you book in advance-it can be cheaper to go by train (if flight times tie up)-taht way you can have the odd drink on the flight (!)

    Chris
    • chalky_bertie
    • By chalky_bertie 5th Jul 04, 7:40 PM
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    chalky_bertie
    • #3
    • 5th Jul 04, 7:40 PM
    Re: gatwick parking and 1 night hotel stay
    • #3
    • 5th Jul 04, 7:40 PM
    www.fhr-net.co.uk are quite cheap - they are quoting 83 for hotel and upto 15 days parking but i suppose it depends on when you want to stay

    • chalky_bertie
    • By chalky_bertie 6th Jul 04, 6:45 PM
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    • #4
    • 6th Jul 04, 6:45 PM
    Re: Parking at Heathrow
    • #4
    • 6th Jul 04, 6:45 PM
    try www.fhr-net.co.uk
  • Boohbah
    • #5
    • 6th Jul 04, 10:29 PM
    Re: Parking at Heathrow
    • #5
    • 6th Jul 04, 10:29 PM

    Pink Elephant 020 8564 8811
    Parking Express 0800 626671
    Advance 0870 0002121

    Hope that helps.
  • Addy
    • #6
    • 7th Jul 04, 6:01 PM
    Re: Parking at Heathrow
    • #6
    • 7th Jul 04, 6:01 PM
    Have you thought about Hotel+parking? Often this can work out cheaper or the same price as parking on it's own - and you get to start your holiday a bit earlier and no stress about getting to the airport in time.

    We did this last year, got into a hotel with an indoor swimming pool, so the kids were happy!

    I did a search for a late August date from Heathrow on www.holidayextras.co.uk and prices start from 82 for a double room including 15 days parking - you can usually pay a small extra for additional days.
  • Addy
    • #7
    • 7th Jul 04, 7:42 PM
    Re: Heathrow hotel parking
    • #7
    • 7th Jul 04, 7:42 PM
    Last year I booked a hotel with parking near Heathrow through www.holidayextras.co.uk

    The total cost of the hotel (2 family rooms!) with parking actually worked out only about 10 more than parking alone was going to cost us

    The one thing we did get stung on was the cost of the taxi to the airport, as this wasn't included, the hopper bus service didn't start running until later in the morning. Some hotels include the cost of a taxi, if not it's worth checking taxi prices with the hotel before booking.

    HTH

    Addy
    • Raggie
    • By Raggie 8th Jul 04, 10:16 PM
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    Raggie
    • #8
    • 8th Jul 04, 10:16 PM
    Re: Heathrow hotel parking
    • #8
    • 8th Jul 04, 10:16 PM
    Hi .. sorry to nose in.. but the post by Addy mentions the cost of the Taxi.. which is steep by Heathrow...

    Can I recommend Station Taxis.. don't have the full number .. I book them via work.. starts 01753....

    they are based Near heathrow.. but outside the M25.. so the hotel should have their number..

    its a lot cheaper than using a Black Cab. or a heathrow based firm.. last time from Colnbrook.. to T4 cost about 12.. versus double from a black cab..

    if its of interest I'll get the number off work tommorrow...
  • leosayer39
    • #9
    • 8th Jul 04, 11:46 PM
    Re: CHEAP car park by Manchester Airport
    • #9
    • 8th Jul 04, 11:46 PM
    Hi all,

    Hi shazrazmataz

    Try,


    www.holidayextras.co.uk

    Choose the cheapest option which is usually 'Airparks'

    This company is a fifteen minute drive from the airport with free transfers to and from the airport.

    I have used Airparks a couple of times and been more than happy with their service and prices.

    Leo

  • kahunahen
    Re: car park around Manchester airport.
    Can I add to Sheels list the following site.

    http://www.skyparksecure.com/airport_parking.php

    I used them last month before a holiday to Menorca. The cost for 8 days parking was only 29.00. The car park is virtually on site being only 5 minutes away. There is a direct minibus service to take you and collect you from the terminal.

    Would certainly use them again in the future. Saves about 17.00 from parking in the long term car park which I've done for years.
  • nh
    Re: CHEAP car park by Manchester Airport
    I used Ringway car park (BCP) last Sunday at Manchester and it was only 8 for one day. (Arrived Sunday 6.30am, returned Monday 7pm) Click here

    http://www.manchester-airport-parking-uk.co.uk/
  • archived user
    Re: gatwick parking and 1 night hotel stay
    I have booked via
    http://www.gatwick-guesthouses.co.uk/
    these are B&Bs and farms around the airport. I got a great deal - 30 single room, 2 a day to park. Then a minicab to the airport.

    I'm looking for a similar deal near Stansted now. Does anyone know of one?
  • archived user
    Re: gatwick parking and 1 night hotel stay
    check out premier lodge, they have 3 lodges near Gatwick and offer 7 nights or 14 nights free parking when you stay 1 or 2 nights with them. Not sure if the offer applies to the special weekend rate of 25 a room though, check out their website.

    I spent the night at Gatwick South last night, and the rooms are great, I was very impressed.

    Good luck!
  • jeanna
    Re: gatwick parking and 1 night hotel stay
    hi there!
    i'm flying from gatwick in sept. i booked a cheap deal with travelodge 25 a room. they have these offers every now and again. worth a try . ithink maybe you can get cheap parking aswell.
  • archived user
    Re: Parking at Stansted Airport?
    I am a bit cheeky re parking and use the facilities of the local residential town

    Get the number of a local taxi firm to Stanstead airport or one that is based in Bishops Stortford (largest town nearby)

    Here's a link from yell

    http://www.yell.co.uk/ucs/UcsSearchAction.do?searchType=classic&companyN ame=taxi&location=bishops+stortford&mqs=xi

    Drive to either Bishops Stortford or one of the small villages near by and find a nice quiet residential street without any parking restrictions. There are loads in Bishop Stortford !!

    Figure out the address you are at and order your taxi.

    You will be able to park there for free (as long as you have tax and nothing is wrong with your car) and the taxi ride will be bound to be cheaper than parking at Stanstead.

    Keep the taxi number and use the same comapny to collect you. Normally airport taxi's are charged an additional cost by the airport to pick up customers. This is passed onto you.

    I'm sure this will save you money, but compare costs first and check the costs of the taxi. It may well annoy the local resident where your car is parked, but you are quite within your rights to park anywhere you want.
  • Col_in_LB
    Re: Cheap Airport Parking - Any ideas
    There are 2 car parks at STN and I think both have min stay of 7 days when prebooking, otherwise it's cheaper to not prebook for a short duration like yours.

    Why not take the bus instead of the car?

    cheers
    Col
  • Addy
    Re: Parking at Stansted Airport?
    We leave our car at a small car park, run by a bloke from his own home about 7 minutes away from Stansted. He has a secure high-fenced lock-up area and transfers to and from the terminals are included in the price, which is 5 a day.

    I have no connections with this man, other than being a customer. Send me a PM if you want his details.

    Addy.
  • archived user
    Re: car park around Manchester airport.
    Try www.checksecureparking.co.uk
    They are located 5 minutes from the airport and charge about 25 per week. I have used them several times.
    • Woby_Tide
    • By Woby_Tide 30th Jul 04, 4:30 PM
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    Woby_Tide
    Re: Cheap parking at Gatwick
    75 for 2 weeks parking near an airport isn't that expensive at all really. Find a street in surrounding areas and get a taxi is your next best bet.

    56 http://www.gatwickparking.net/
    • basill
    • By basill 8th Aug 04, 8:53 PM
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    basill
    Re: Cheap parking at Gatwick
    Try Tudor Rose,

    http://www.tudorrose.co.uk

    you pick up a driver at their base (5 mins from terminals) who takes you to the airport in your own car, then takes it away and parks it.
    On your return you ring from customs and they bring your car back to the airport you then drop the chaufeur back at the car park on the way to the motorway.

    this service cost 36.90 for a week in September compared to 53 (inc 10% disc at BCP)

    They do say that if they are very busy a minibus may be used for the return but for 2.50 a day they do some extras and guarantee a chaufeur.

    I had this recommended to me and will be using it for the first time next month.


    Not really cheaper but does avoid the hassle of a bus transfer to the airport.

    Good luck

    Basill
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