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A guide to electric vehicle charging stations near Gatwick Airport (6/10/2024) - In May 2024, as global sales of electric and hybrid cars reach record highs, the need for extensive EV charging infrastructure has become critical. Gatwick Airport, with its newly opened Gridserve Electric Forecourt, is emerging as a leading EV-friendly hub…
Is your commute getting slower? Average speeds in the UK’s major cities revealed for 2023 (5/6/2024) - With average driving speeds falling in some of the UK’s major cities, nightmare commutes could soon become a daily occurrence. Find out if yours could be one of them… 2023 research by tomtom found that London had the lowest average…
Business Light: New Affordable Option for Business Travellers (4/29/2024) - Travel Lighter, Spend Smarter: The Rise of Business Light Tickets The good news for business travellers is that pre-pandemic travel levels are expected to return in 2024. To cater to this resurgence, airlines are offering more affordable “Business Light” tickets.…
Best places to eat at Heathrow Terminal 4 (4/11/2024) - Are you looking to fill up before your flight from Heathrow Terminal 4? We’ve got the must-have info on all the top eateries. We’ll help you find the perfect venue to fit your requirements… from families to budget travellers, we’ve…
APH Reviews (3/26/2024) - Independent, impartial and trustworthy customer reviews of APH collected by Trustpilot and Google. You rate what we do With more than 43 years of experience, we’re proud of our reputation for providing stellar customer service to travellers across the UK.…
How to fast track your passport application… options available to get your document in time for a holiday or business trip whenever it is (3/25/2024) - Need a new or renewed passport in a hurry? Follow our guide to the best option available depending on how much time you have before travelling. From fast-track to a week or standard delivery, we’ll reveal the best route to…
APH Compares Airport Forecourt Costs for 2024 (2/16/2024) - With many consumers intent on becoming more eco-conscious in 2024, 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…
APH Compares Travel Insurance Policies for 2024 (12/21/2023) - British Travellers Gear Up for a Busy 2024 with Increased Travel Spending and Diverse Insurance Needs Research from Luxury Escapes reveals a boom in travel plans for 2024, with nearly 60% of UK travellers aiming to book at least three…
Flying with Christmas crackers : Find out if your airline will let you travel with the festive faves this Xmas (11/5/2023) - Far from being a case of simply popping Christmas crackers into their hand luggage or checked bags, airports and airlines impose tough rules on how passengers can carry these festive essentials. Heightened security measures have resulted in many airlines completely…
What are the top winter holiday destinations for people who want to enjoy warm weather and fun activities? (9/25/2023) - APH has released a guide to the best winter sun destinations for 2023, considering factors such as temperature, sunshine hours, flight time, exchange rate, and time difference. For the highest temperatures, Bali, Thailand, and the Maldives are the best choices,…
Dog-cations: Flying abroad with your dog (8/30/2023) - It is never easy saying bye to your furry friend as you go on holiday, here at Airport Parking and Hotels we have surveyed 1,000 UK dog owners to find out how many Brits would rather take their dog abroad…
ULEZ charge: How much does it cost to drive in the London Ultra Low Emission Zone? (8/23/2023) - The ULEZ is a daily charge for vehicles that do not meet certain emissions standards within the Greater London area. It was introduced in April 2019 and expanded to cover a larger area in August 2023. The charge applies to…
To tip or not to tip? Navigate international rules like a pro with our tipping guide (6/28/2023) - Tipping customs vary widely around the world, and it can be difficult to know how much or when to tip. We have created a comprehensive tipping guide to help travellers navigate tipping customs like seasoned traveller. In the United States…
How much airline extras can impact the price of your flight (6/19/2023) - We love a holiday here at Airport Parking & Hotels, and with an estimated 44.1 million Brits jetting off on at least leisure trip abroad every year, we’re certainly not the only ones! From booking the perfect hotel to finding…
Airports Go Green: How the Aviation Industry is Reducing its Environmental Impact (5/26/2023) - Climate change is a pressing issue for people, businesses, and governments across the world. The aviation sector is under the spotlight for its contribution to carbon emissions. Aviation accounts for around 2.5% of global human-induced carbon emissions, and this percentage…

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