About APH

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Established in 1980, APH (Airport Parking and Hotels) is a family owned and run business specialising in providing airport parking and airport hotels to UK travellers.  In addition to its own car parks at Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham airports, APH also provides airport parking at all other major UK airports as well as Southampton and Dover Ports.

Today, APH also offers a wide range of airport hotels and lounges as well as other travel extras including travel insurance, car hire, holiday transfers, travel cash and attraction tickets.

Customer Satisfaction

With 34 years' experience in the airport parking business, APH is focused on providing the very highest standards of customer service.  As such, every customer who books through the APH website or call centre receives a customer satisfaction survey to allow us to continually monitor satisfaction of our own and other airport parking and hotel products.

As a result, APH has industry-leading customer satisfaction rates with 99% of customers saying that there were satisfied that their booking was easy to make.  97% of customers who booked an APH car park said they were satisfied or very satisfied with the level of service provided, and 96% said they were likely or very likely to book the same APH car park again. Read more

Park Mark® Safer Parking award

APH’s car parks at Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham airports all hold the Park Mark® Safer Parking award.  With the aim of reducing crime and ensuring safer parking, Park Mark® is an initiative of the Associations of Chief Police Officers and is awarded to parking facilities that are properly managed and maintained and have met the requirements of a detailed risk assessment.  APH works with carefully selected third party car parks, most of which also hold the Park Mark® Safer Parking award.

Park Mark

Buy with Confidence

APH Gatwick is now a member of the Trading Standards scheme "Buy with Confidence". To be approved businesses give their commitment to trading fairly and are vetted by Trading Standards to ensure that they operate in a legal, honest and fair way. It's the Trading Standards stamp of approval!

Buy with Confidence

Trusted Shops Guarantee

APH have been awarded with the 'Trusted Shop Guarantee'!

The Trusted Shops quality criteria are based on national and European laws that are important for making purchases on the Internet. They take into account all rulings and stipulations by the consumer protection associations, in some cases even exceeding them.

Customers of certified Trusted Shops sellers are protected automatically. Infringements against data protection regulations, non-transparent prices, limitations to the right to cancellations or other risks are checked by Trusted Shops.

Trusted Shops Guarantee


APH is a member of the Independent Airport Park and Ride Association (IAPRA), which promotes best practice in the provision of airport park-and-ride services, monitoring security and customer service amongst its members.

Industry Partners

APH works with some of the most reputable brands in the parking industry to ensure that our customers have access to the best airport parking services available. Partners include the BAA, Meteor, NCP and Purple Parking.

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The Environment

APH is a carbon balanced company, and has been working closely with The World Land Trust for over 5 years now. APH has actively worked towards reducing its carbon footprint over this time and has helped to purchase 800 acres of Ecuador rainforest through donations totalling more than £20,000.

World Land Trust

Based on responses to customer satisfaction surveys completed by customers using APH owned car parks (October - December 2013).