Extra charges involved in airport parking

Sometimes the extra charges involved in airport parking can seem confusing and unnecessary. To make your life simpler and increase understanding we’ve created a handy table to break down those supposedly pesky extra charges so you can see what you pay for. We also compare these costs across different airport parking companies.

The below table highlights the costs for bookings made with a credit or debit card, the extra cost to amend a booking or cancel a booking and fees when customers apply for a refund including companies such as Holiday Extras, Flight Hotel Reservations (FHR) and Purple Parking.

 

COMPANY

CREDIT CARD CHARGES

DEBIT CARD CHARGES

CANCELLATION FEES

CANCELLATION WAIVER

AMENDMENT FEES

REFUNDS

Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) 99p No debit card feePaypalComing soon Customers can cancel booking up to 24 hours prior to departure date free of charge (excludes SuperSaver and non-flexible products).Customers cancelling within 24 hours of the period for which the service is reserved shall pay full price. N/A Customers can amend booking up to 24 hours prior to departure date free of charge (excludes SuperSaver and non-flexible products). Refunds are available up to 24 hours prior to departure date.
Airparks / BCP / Holiday Extras (All part of the same group of companies) £1.50 or 2% of the booking fee No debit card feePaypal1.35% of booking value plus 15p Airport Parking: £9.50Bookings made at the special ‘Advanced Purchase’ Price cannot be cancelled. 99p per booking (not available if customer is booking for same day or the next day) Customers cannot amend a booking in the 24 hours prior to the arrival date/time of booking confirmation, or at any time thereafter.Bookings paid through through PayPal cannot be amended.Bookings made at the special ‘Advanced Purchase’ Price cannot be amended. No refund is available to amendments made in the 24 hours prior to arrival date/time, or at any time thereafter.Bookings made at the special ‘Advanced Purchase’ Price cannot be refunded.If customer collects car before the departure date/time in booking confirmation, then customer does not receive a refund for unused time.
BAA Parking No credit card fee No debit card fee Customers will not be charged to cancel booking however customers cannot cancel a booking within 24 hours of time of arrival at car park. N/A Customers will not be charged to amend booking however customers cannot amend a booking within 24 hours of time of arrival at car park. Customers will receive a full refund unless the cancellation is within 24 hours of time of arrival at car park.
Essential Travel No credit card fee No debit card charge £5.00 up to 24 hours before departure.Bookings cancelled on day of travel or less than 24 hours of notice, will be charged at full cost. 50p Customers cannot amend the booking. No refund available for unused part stays.No refund available for unused portions of parking due to late arrival or early departure.
Flight Hotel Reservations (FHR) No credit card fee No debit card fee £7.50 with more than 24 hours notice.£10.00 at Luton Central Car Storage. Customers cannot amend the booking less than 24 hours before arrival date. Customers cancelling with more than 24 hours notice will receive a full refund (less the cancellation charge).No refund available for cancellations made less than 24 hours of arrival date.Certain promotional offers, Advance Purchase and Super Saver options are non-refundable.

No refund is available for unused part stays.

Park and Go No credit card fee No debit card fee Cancellations must be made in writing and will take effect from the date received.£7.50 with more than 24 hours notice.Bookings cancelled less than 24 hours of notice, will be charged at full cost.

Parking Express SuperSaver, Summer Special SuperSaver, S.V.S. Meet and Greet and Circle Meet and Greet products cannot be cancelled.

Advance products cannot be cancelled. (Advance products indicated by the word “Advance” in the name of the product.)

£1.99 Customers can amend the booking up to 24 hours before first parking date at any additional cost of parking.Customers who wish to amend within 24 hours of first parking date will be charged £7.50 or 50% of cost of parking (whichever is the lesser) and any additional cost of parking.Parking Express SuperSaver, Summer Special SuperSaver, S.V.S. Meet and Greet and Circle Meet and Greet products cannot be amended.

Advance products cannot be amended. (Advance products indicated by the word “Advance” in the name of the product.)

Where cancellation waiver has been purchased a booking can be cancelled at any time prior to the time the parking was booked for, a full refund will be given minus the cost of the cancellation waiver.
Purple Parking £1.50 No debit card fee Non-arrivals and cancellations within 24 hours of the planned arrival date will be charged in full, unless otherwise agreed in writing.In addition, non-arrivals and cancellations within one hour of the meet time will also be charged a supplemental no-show fee of £25 for Meet & Greet service.Cancellations cannot be accepted to any bookings made for Saver or non-flexible parking products. N/A Customers wishing to shorten the length of stay for a service will still be liable to pay the whole fee for the service booked once the service has commenced.Amendments cannot be accepted to any bookings made for Saver or non-flexible parking products. Bookings that are cancelled up to 24 hours before the date for which the service has been reserved will be refunded in full with the exception of Budget Airport Parking, Manchester who will deduct a £7.50 administration fee from the refund.
Skyparksecure Car Parks No credit card feeA flat booking fee of £1.95 No debit card feeA flat booking fee of £1.95 Customers will be charged £10 fee if the booking is cancelled more than notice period listed below (except on certain promotional offers which are non-refundable).Refund Notice Periods:• Edinburgh Flying Scot – Less than 14 days notice – no refund

• Edinburgh Low Cost Park & Ride – Less than 14 days notice – no refund

• Manchester SkyPark Indoor – Less than 14 days notice – no refund

• Edinburgh ParkanFly – Park & Ride/Meet & Greet – Less than 14 days – no refund.

• All other car parks: – Less than 72 hours notice – no refund

£1.49Clients must still cancel at least 24 hours prior to their departure date in order to be eligible, those who cancel after this time will be subject to normal conditions.Waiver does not apply for bookings made the same day, booked for the following day or in certain products where stated. Customers will not be charged to amend booking given 24 hours notice.Customers will be charged £5.00 to amend the booking within 24 hours. No refunds are available for unused part stays.Refund Notice Periods:• Edinburgh Flying Scot – Less than 14 days notice – no refund

• Edinburgh Low Cost Park & Ride – Less than 14 days notice – no refund

• Manchester SkyPark Indoor – Less than 14 days notice – no refund

• Edinburgh ParkanFly – Park & Ride/Meet & Greet – Less than 14 days – no refund.

• All other car parks: – Less than 72 hours notice – no refund

More than above notice periods, all cancelled bookings are subject to a £10.00 charge.

*Except on certain promotional offers which are non-refundable.

All Bookings Fees and MMS charges are non-refundable

APH makes every effort to ensure that the information provided is accurate at the time of collection and publishing but it is provided without any kind of warranty. APH accepts no liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of the information

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