Your browser isn't supported
It looks like you're using an old web browser. To get the most out of the site and to ensure guides display correctly, we suggest upgrading your browser now. Download the latest:

Welcome to the MSE Forums

We're home to a fantastic community of MoneySavers but anyone can post. Please exercise caution & report spam, illegal, offensive or libellous posts/messages: click "report" or email forumteam@. Skimlinks & other affiliated links are turned on

Search
  • FIRST POST
    • andygb
    • By andygb 14th Apr 18, 1:54 PM
    • 12,306Posts
    • 26,999Thanks
    andygb
    0 WOW
    Heathrow parking advice
    • #1
    • 14th Apr 18, 1:54 PM
    0 WOW
    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.
Page 1
    • Backbiter
    • By Backbiter 14th Apr 18, 2:57 PM
    • 1,255 Posts
    • 670 Thanks
    Backbiter
    • #2
    • 14th Apr 18, 2:57 PM
    • #2
    • 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
    • 3,810 Posts
    • 5,235 Thanks
    Nick_C
    • #3
    • 14th Apr 18, 3:10 PM
    • #3
    • 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
    • 2,884 Posts
    • 2,098 Thanks
    Sooler
    • #4
    • 14th Apr 18, 11:33 PM
    • #4
    • 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
    • 3,810 Posts
    • 5,235 Thanks
    Nick_C
    • #5
    • 14th Apr 18, 11:38 PM
    • #5
    • 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
    • 5,594 Posts
    • 4,916 Thanks
    mgdavid
    • #6
    • 15th Apr 18, 12:54 AM
    • #6
    • 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
    • 7,550 Posts
    • 4,281 Thanks
    martindow
    • #7
    • 15th Apr 18, 11:53 AM
    • #7
    • 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
    • 12,153 Posts
    • 8,226 Thanks
    theonlywayisup
    • #8
    • 15th Apr 18, 4:07 PM
    • #8
    • 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
    • 2,852 Posts
    • 2,992 Thanks
    LadyDee
    • #9
    • 15th Apr 18, 6:33 PM
    • #9
    • 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
Welcome to our new Forum!

Our aim is to save you money quickly and easily. We hope you like it!

Forum Team Contact us

Live Stats

441Posts Today

5,573Users online

Martin's Twitter
  • It's the start of mini MSE's half term. In order to be the best daddy possible, Im stopping work and going off line? https://t.co/kwjvtd75YU

  • RT @shellsince1982: @MartinSLewis thanx to your email I have just saved myself £222 by taking a SIM only deal for £7.50 a month and keeping?

  • Today's Friday twitter poll: An important question, building on yesterday's important discussions: Which is the best bit of the pizza...

  • Follow Martin