Category Archives: Airport Parking & Hotels (APH)

Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) Highlights The Hidden Costs Of ‘Kiss & Fly’ Drop-Off Lanes

With many consumers intent on becoming more eco-conscious in 2019, UK travellers may not appreciate the environmental damage and negative consequences of their ‘kiss and fly’ lift to the airport. Kiss and Fly is the practice of dropping-off and collecting a traveller from the airport, resulting in twice as many car journeys when compared with pre-booking off-airport parking. Continue reading

Is ‘Priority’ Boarding Becoming Meaningless? Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) Compares Priority Passes And Luggage Allowances Of Low-Cost Airlines

Low-cost airline Ryanair has recently reduced the amount of baggage non-priority travellers can take on board to just one small personal bag*, promising a decrease in boarding delays but a £25 fee if passengers bring a second bag to the gate. Passengers can avoid this fee by paying £6 for the benefits of priority boarding, which also allows a second bag on board.

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Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) Wins ‘Best Airport Parking’ Category For The 9th Year Running At The British Travel Awards 2018

Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has once again been announced as the winner of the ‘Best Airport Parking’ category at the prestigious British Travel Awards 2018, which were held at Battersea Evolution in London on Wednesday 28th November 2018.

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Is Paperless Air Travel The Future? Airport Parking & Hotels Compares Use Of Biometric ID Technology At UK Airports

With passenger numbers set to double by 2036* and the Budget announcement on 29 October that e-passport gates will be extended to travellers from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Japan, airports are looking for ways to make the process of travelling through airport security as simple and seamless as possible. Using biometric ID management at airport security checks, which uses facial recognition technology and removes the need to show a passport or boarding pass, is just one of the developments being adopted, with 63% of UK and international airports planning to invest in biometric ID management by 2020**. Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) is therefore helping savvy travellers keep up-to-date with these developments, by releasing a guide highlighting the software currently available at UK airports.

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Are New ‘Basic Economy’ Fares On Long-Haul Flights Worth The Squeeze? Airport Parking & Hotels (APH) Finds Out!

Several long-haul airlines have recently launched discounted ‘basic economy’ fares, allowing budget-conscious passengers to travel to destinations such as the USA with hand luggage only and avoid unnecessary fees. Therefore, to help savvy travellers weigh-up their long-haul options, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has put together a table comparing the new economy ticket options available on flights from the UK, available at

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“Where To Support Kane Once You Get Off The Plane” Airport Parking And Hotels’ (APH) Guide To FIFA Fan Fests At 2018 World Cup In Russia

With the 2018 FIFA World Cup just around the corner, all eyes will be on Russia this summer as the 21st international football tournament takes place in 12 venues located in 11 cities. For those football fans unable to purchase tickets to the stadium games, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) is helping England supporters join in the celebrations with a guide to the FIFA Fan Fest venues in each of the host cities, the best place to watch matches outside of the stadiums.
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Check Before You Check-In: Airport Parking And Hotels (APH) Launches Guide To Gadget Travel Insurance Policies

Despite nearly one in four people having suffered a smashed mobile phone in the past two years*, many electronic device users apparently still don’t feel the need to protect their gadgets when travelling abroad**. So, to help savvy travellers prepare for the worst, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has put together a handy guide comparing the insurance policies available with UK providers for taking gadgets on holiday.

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Airport Parking And Hotels (APH) Highlights Changes To Manchester Airport And Top Tips With A Handy Infographic Guide

As part of the £1 billion Manchester Airport Transformation Programme*, travellers commuting to Terminal 2 can expect alterations to their journey over the next couple of years including changes to the passenger pick-up and drop-off locations. To help holidaymakers avoid any potential delays on their way to the airport or in the terminal itself, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has put together a table highlighting these changes and has also created a handy infographic sharing top tips when travelling through the airport.

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Following the Home Office’s announcement that passport application fees are set to increase on 27 March 2018*, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has updated its comprehensive guide highlighting the different processes available to renew or apply for a new passport, and the changes in cost for these application methods.

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