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
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.
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.
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 www.aph.com/basiceconomy.
According to gap year travel specialists Oyster Worldwide*, September is a popular booking time for school leavers looking to secure a gap year project, following the release of A-Level results on 17 August. For those keen to add impressive foreign work experience along with their new qualifications to their CV, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has put together a guide comparing working holiday visas for British travellers, to help gap year students plan for their year ahead.
According to the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation*, over one-third of business travellers (37%) have combined their work travel with an extended leisure break, resulting in what is now known as a ‘bleisure’ trip. For travellers looking for a spot of pampering prior to a bleisure trip or for those simply pushed for time amidst a jam-packed schedule, Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has put together a guide comparing the wellness and beauty treatments available at 22 airports around the UK.