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Manchester Airport to axe free drop-off lanes… find out when and how much the new charges are (5/7/2018) - Manchester Airport is to axe its free ‘kiss-and-fly’ drop-off areas as it battles to ease congestion around its three terminals. From July 10, drivers dropping off passengers outside the terminals, bus and rail stations, will have to pay £3 for…
APH compares ‘basic economy fares’ on long haul flights (3/7/2018) - Are new ‘basic economy’ fares on long-haul flights worth the squeeze? 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.…
Please vote for APH at the British Travel Awards 2018 (2/7/2018) - Here at APH we’ve been looking after the nation’s airport parking needs for almost 40 years; earning your trust by ensuring we offer the best value service without ever compromising quality or safety. This is why we’re proud to have…
Autism and UK airports… what help can you expect in the country’s terminals (27/6/2018) - If you, a child, or companion is on the autism spectrum this guide will assist in explaining the help and information you can expect when flying from major UK airports. For adults and children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), travelling…
Here are 2018’s new motoring laws, charges and regulations coming into force over the coming year… here is the at-a-glance guide you need to read now (12/6/2018) - Are you ready for the deluge of new motoring laws and regulation changes heading our way in 2018? Keep ahead of the pack and avoid scrapes with the cops by following our full guide to what’s coming to a highway…
Get free drinking water at airports and beat the after-security price hikes… where to fill up your bottles revealed (11/6/2018) - Airport security rules make it impossible to take water through to the departure lounge, where buying bottles can be frustratingly expensive. However, it’s easy to dampen down your airside expenses by packing a few empty bottles in your hand luggage…
Should horse riders face a £1,000 fine for their animals fouling the roads? Have your say (10/6/2018) - A car hire firm is calling for horse riders to saddle the burden of cleaning up after their animals, or face a £1,000 fine for leaving piles of poo on the UK’s roads. ValueHire.co.uk has made the controversial suggestion after…
What airlines carry heart AED defibrillators on flights from the UK… we reveal which aircraft include the lifesaving devices (22/5/2018) - Flying is one of the safest ways to travel and now it’s become even safer with the widespread introduction of airlines flying with a heart AED defibrillator across the global fleet. It’s incredibly rare for passengers to suffer serious problems…
Driving in Paris – will new Crit’Air anti-pollution stickers stop you driving in Paris? How to buy one, how much they cost and what are the penalties for not having one (21/5/2018) - Anti-pollution stickers are now required for all British-registered  vehicles driving in Paris. Find out how they work, how to get one and how they affect your plans to drive cars, motorhomes and other vehicles in in the French capital. British…
Dartford Crossing: How to pay the Dart Charge and what to do if you forget (21/5/2018) - Find out how much the Dartford Crossing costs to use it, how to pay and what to do if you forget, CALL: 0300 300 0120 or go to: www.gov.uk/pay-dartford-crossing-charge MOST READ IN MOTORING SEND TO A FRIEND AND SAVE A…
Top six places to eat at Gatwick Airport – Restaurants at Gatwick Airport (15/5/2018) - Looking for somewhere to enjoy a meal before you fly from Gatwick Airport? Here’s our full guide to restaurants at Gatwick Airport. If you’re looking to make your trip through Gatwick Airport easier, check out our full list of restaurants available…
Check your car tax, car insurance, MOT and driving licence are valid here (15/5/2018) - Instantly check if your car is taxed, insured & MoT’d and that your driving licence is valid with our guide to official free tools here. Big changes are coming to the MOT test. On May 20, 2018, the test changed…
Can community speed watch volunteers really give drivers a speeding ticket? Find out what they can and can’t do here (23/4/2018) - Community speed watch volunteers carry out a valuable role in helping the fight against dangerous drivers who speed in residential areas, but what powers do they have? Here’s all you need to know… What is community speed watch? This is…
Gatwick Airport M23 closures… all you need to know about getting to the terminal on time (19/4/2018) - Travellers heading to Gatwick Airport will need to allow extra time to reach the terminals, with weekend closures in force for Northbound traffic on the M23. What’s happening? Highways England will be carrying out resurfacing work Northbound on the M23…
Bath ‘congestion zone’ charging plan revealed… drivers could soon be charged to drive in the historic city (5/4/2018) - The historic city of Bath has revealed plans to introduce a daily charge for motorists to drive in its centre. The move would make it the one of the first UK cities to operate a charging system outside of London.…

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