Essential Travel Reveals That The Best UK Airports For Parking Are Up North!

Essential Travel, one of the UK’s leading airport parking and travel insurance suppliers, reveals the top 5 UK airports to park your car are all in the North of the UK! Sifting through Essential Travel customer feedback provided for all of the UK airports, Newcastle Airport hit the top of the charts with a whopping 95/100 from over 2825 reviews. But not only is it the overall winner in the North, so are the rest of the top five, making the North officially the easiest place to park your car before jetting off.

Essential Travel’s Airport Parking expert Steve Smith says, “Not only does Newcastle take the lead in the parking stakes, but it has also been named as the most punctual airport in the UK, with 84% of flights leaving on time.” Now you know where to fly from on your next trip abroad!

The top five winners from UK feedback:

  • 1. Newcastle Airport parking with 95 out of 100 from 2825 reviews
  • 2. Edinburgh Airport parking with 94 out of 100 from 1360 reviews
  • 3. Birmingham Airport parking with 93 out of 100 from 4106 reviews
  • 4. Leeds Bradford Airport parking with 93 out of 100 from 431 reviews
  • 5. Aberdeen Airport parking with 92 out of 100 from 339 reviews

Car parks are reviewed and rated by Essential Travel customers on the quality of location, transfers, staff, service, and whether they would use them again. In the case of Meet and Greet parking, staff and returns are also rated.

Travellers using the winning airports might like to try the following for examples of great customer service at value for money prices:

Newcastle: Easy to Find

Newcastle Park and Fly is located adjacent to the main entrance to the airport and provides a free transfer service, which only takes two minutes. Customers leave their car at the reception and it is parked for them while they take a short trip via transfer bus to the airport. Park and Fly regularly receives excellent feedback (96% from over 2,200 Essential Travel Airport Parking customer reviews), making this car park the undoubted number one choice. From £31.49 for a 7 day stay.*

Edinburgh: Cost Effective

Regular, convenient airport transfers make Edinburgh Park and Fly airport parking a cost effective and efficient choice for parking at Edinburgh Airport. Open all year round, this car park is ideal for anyone who is due to travel through Edinburgh and all for a fantastic price. Park and Fly will even take you to the airport and back in your own vehicle at a cost of £7.50 each way! From £37.50 for 7 day stay.*

Birmingham: Chauffeur Driven Simplicity

If you have bulky or heavy luggage, restless children, are arriving in the early hours of the morning, or just want the ultimate in ease and simplicity, Meet and Greet parking takes all the stress out of parking - you don’t even have to find a parking spot. At Birmingham Aardvark Meet and Greet, simply drop your vehicle with a waiting chauffeur and head straight to check-in while your car is transferred to a secure car park, and your car will be waiting for you on your return. From £57 for a 7 day stay.*

Leeds Bradford: Safe and Secure

Sentinel Airport Parking at Leeds Bradford is a compound with barbed wire perimeter fencing, floodlights and twenty four hour security surveillance. This car park has been awarded the Park Mark for safer parking, which means that you are parking in an area that has been vetted by the police to make sure that the site has had measures put in place to create a safe environment. From £39 for a 7 day stay.*

Aberdeen: Care About The Community

Aberdeen Airport Parking is a locally owned and operated company which puts money back into the local community. Not only do they care about the community, they will also take care of your car. They check it the day before you return to make sure that there are no problems such as a flat battery. They will also demist and defrost your car if necessary, and your boot will be opened and ready for your baggage when you arrive. From £39 for a 7 day stay.*

* Prices based on a one week stay from 2 - 9th May 2013. Subject to change.

About Essential Travel

Established in 2001, Essential Travel is one of the UK's leading online travel essentials companies. Since 2002, we've protected over 5 million holidaymakers with our fully-comprehensive, competitively-priced travel insurance, as well as providing priority access to the most sought after car parks, hotels and lounges at all major airports across the UK.

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