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    • andygb
    • By andygb 14th Apr 18, 1:54 PM
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    Heathrow parking advice
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    Heathrow parking advice 14th Apr 18 at 1:54 PM
    We are going away for a couple of weeks abroad soon, and we leave from T3 Heathrow.
    I have never parked long term at Heathrow before, but have been recommended Purple Parking meet and greet, because we are taking a fair bit of luggage. It is coming out around 120 at the moment which I think is really steep.
    Are there any others I should be looking at or is this an average price?
    Cheers.
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    • Backbiter
    • By Backbiter 14th Apr 18, 2:57 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 2:57 PM
    There are some useful links here:
    https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/travel/cheap-airport-parking
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 14th Apr 18, 3:10 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 3:10 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 3:10 PM
    I would recommend checking https://www.goodtogoparking.com/

    This is a low cost brand for LHR's own on site parking. You use the official Heathrow car parks, and they have a meet and greet service.

    I used them last year and they were very competetively priced at the time. And if you go via TCB or Quidco you should get 7.5% back.

    I just plugged in some dates for next month and they came out cheaper than Purple Parking for Meet & Greet
    • Sooler
    • By Sooler 14th Apr 18, 11:33 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 11:33 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 11:33 PM
    If luggage is manageable look at parking at LHR T4, keep your keys with you.

    https://www.heathrow.com/airport-guide/getting-around-heathrow/travel-between-terminals

    T4 to Terminal 2 or Terminal 3

    Free shuttle trains run between Terminal 4 station (Platform 1) and Heathrow Central station (Terminals 2 & 3). There are four trains an hour.
    Average journey time: 20 minutes
    Frequent London Underground trains also run between the terminals. The transfer is only free if you use a Transport for London Oyster card or a contactless payment card.
    Average journey time: 16 minutes
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 14th Apr 18, 11:38 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 11:38 PM
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    • 14th Apr 18, 11:38 PM
    Why would you want to park at T4 when there is long term parking at T3?
    • mgdavid
    • By mgdavid 15th Apr 18, 12:54 AM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 12:54 AM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 12:54 AM
    Why would you want to park at T4 when there is long term parking at T3?
    Originally posted by Nick_C
    Could be because it's cheaper?
    First 2 weeks of May, Sat to Sun is 65.
    The questions that get the best answers are the questions that give most detail....
    • martindow
    • By martindow 15th Apr 18, 11:53 AM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 11:53 AM
    Of course the other approach is to try to reduce the amount of luggage. Do you really need to take so much? I find that even though I think I am travelling light I often come back with some unworn clothes.

    Too much luggage always adds to the hassle and strain of travelling.
    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 15th Apr 18, 4:07 PM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 4:07 PM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 4:07 PM
    If you live in London you might want to consider http://airportr.com
    • LadyDee
    • By LadyDee 15th Apr 18, 6:33 PM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 6:33 PM
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    • 15th Apr 18, 6:33 PM
    We are going away for a couple of weeks abroad soon, and we leave from T3 Heathrow.
    I have never parked long term at Heathrow before, but have been recommended Purple Parking meet and greet, because we are taking a fair bit of luggage. It is coming out around 120 at the moment which I think is really steep.
    Are there any others I should be looking at or is this an average price?
    Cheers.
    Originally posted by andygb
    Where are you travelling from OP? Maybe alternatives to a car would be appropriate? https://www.heathrow.com/transport-and-directions
    • jhon123
    • By jhon123 1st Feb 19, 10:37 AM
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    Heathrow Meet And Greet Off Airport
    FULLY RECOMMEND!!!!
    Meet And Greet In Heathrow . driveparkme co uk

    This is the fifth time I've used these guys and have never been disappointed.
    They've always have answered the phone promptly, have never left me waiting at the airport (either drop off or collection) and are always polite and courteous and never had any issues with the car on return
    I have used numerous valet parking companies throughout my travelling life and found these guys to be best so far, hence why I keep returning!!.
    See you again next month.
    • Ganga
    • By Ganga 1st Feb 19, 11:01 AM
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    FULLY RECOMMEND!!!!
    Meet And Greet In Heathrow . driveparkme co uk

    This is the fifth time I've used these guys and have never been disappointed.
    They've always have answered the phone promptly, have never left me waiting at the airport (either drop off or collection) and are always polite and courteous and never had any issues with the car on return
    I have used numerous valet parking companies throughout my travelling life and found these guys to be best so far, hence why I keep returning!!.
    See you again next month.
    Originally posted by jhon123
    First post and recommends a meet and greet company ? telling PORKY,S
    ITS NOT EASY TO GET EVERYTHING WRONG ,I HAVE TO WORK HARD TO DO IT!
    • CM66
    • By CM66 1st Feb 19, 2:09 PM
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    I always use the Purple Parking on Bath road (There is a premier inn steps away if you have an early flight)


    Its done by shuttle bus but there's always plenty of space for luggage etc
    • knightstyle
    • By knightstyle 1st Feb 19, 5:46 PM
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    Purple Parking every time for us. Easy even with lots of luggage from their car park. No need for meet and greet.
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