Manchester Airport Meet & Greet Parking
It’s the ultimate in airport parking – so why not join the savvy travellers enjoying a fast and easy, stress-free departure day? Find out how Manchester Airport meet and greet parking could be the perfect solution for you.
No transfer buses, no hunting for vacant parking bays – just head to the terminal, grab your bags and take a short stroll to the check-in desks.
And don’t think this premium product is simply a pricey luxury for travellers with cash to spare – the time and stress saved will bring huge returns for little extra investment.
Browse the sections below to see if Manchester Airport meet and greet parking could be the solution you’ve been searching for.
Why book Manchester Airport meet and greet parking
You might not have considered meet and greet in the past, but there are many compelling reasons why it could be just what you’re searching for? Here we look at a few of the advantages offered by the likes of Meet & Greet Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.
How about slicing up to 30+ minutes from your trip to the airport when compared with using some park and ride services? No need to set the sat-nav for off-airport car parks, or hang about waiting for the transfer bus – just drive straight to your departure terminal.
Picking meet and greet could also help reduce the impact of congestion and closures on the nearby motorway network. With the busy M6, M56 and M60 all on the airport’s radar, driving straight to the terminal will allow extra time to protect against unexpected delays.
Returning to Manchester Airport and collecting your car just seconds from the terminal doors also offers a persuasive argument for picking meet and greet parking. Who really wants to be queuing for the transfer bus after a long, tiring flight?
So, if you’re looking for a rapid and stress-free start to your trip, there are plenty of reasons to pick your terminal and get an instant quote from Meet & Greet Terminal 1, Meet & Greet Terminal 2, or Meet & Greet Terminal 3.
Who is meet and greet parking for?
The question should really be: ‘Who isn’t meet and greet for?’
Many travellers dismiss this fast-track parking as an expensive luxury that’s not for them – but nothing could be further from the truth in many cases. Read on to find out why Manchester Airport meet and greet parking really could be the perfect solution for you.
Firstly, meet and greet from Manchester Airport Meet & Greet T1, T2 and T3 certainly isn’t the preserve of business travellers with well-fed company credit cards! There is a price premium over some parking types, of course, but we’re sure you’ll find the small increase pays huge dividends in speed, ease and stress-free parking.
If you’ve not considered meet and greet parking to be relevant for your needs, here are a just a few compelling reasons that could reveals it to be the perfect solution for your next trip from Manchester Airport.
Travelling with a young family? You’re likely to be dreading the early morning wake-up call, driving to an unfamiliar car park then attempting to negotiate a packed transfer bus with bags, buggies and over-excited kids! It’s time to consider meet and greet. Simply skip the middleman – by driving straight to the terminal and having your car parked for you!
Additionally, meet and greet can help open air travel to those with mobility issues! No longer find yourself at the mercy of of unpredictable accessibility in airport multi-storey car parks or on transfer buses, meet and greet puts you in control – in your own vehicle. Travel really is open to all to use and enjoy with this airport parking.
It’s not just travellers with mobility issues or kids who’ll bag big benefits by choosing meet and greet parking at Manchester Airport. How about those with sports equipment such as surfboards, cycles or skis? Many park and ride operators stubbonly refuse to carry these items on transfer buses. No problem – swap petty restrictions for your own rules in your own vehicle! It’s no stress with meet and greet.
Of course, business travellers will also reap the benefits of meet and greet! Time spent off the clock is never productive, so why waste it by driving to off-airport car parks and riding transfer buses? With meet and greet, businesses can fast-track travel requirements to maximise productivity. Time is money, so meet and greet really is a wise investment.
But what if you don’t fit into any of these ‘categories’ and simply want to get from car to terminal in the shortest possible time? Well, we’ll let you into a secret – everyone’s welcome to use meet and greet whatever their situation.
And don’t forget – whoever you are – returning home will be made that little bit easier with meet and greet parking from Manchester Airport Meet and Greet Terminal 1, Terminal 2, or Terminal 3. Clear customs, grab your bags and go!
Here you can see how meet and greet compares with other forms of parking at this North West airport. You’ll also see how much time meet and greet parking can save from your trip to and from the terminals – typically up to 30+ minutes each way.
|Parking Type||Terminal||Time to Terminal||Transfer required||Price (per week)*|
|Meet and Greet||T1, T2, T3||2 - 5 mins||No||£66.99|
|On-Airport Multi-Storey||T1, T2, T3||2 - 5 mins||No||£73.99 - 109.99|
|On-Airport Long Stay||T1, T2, T3||5 mins||Shuttle bus (every 10 mins)||£60.99|
|Park and Ride||T1, T2, T3||5 - 10 mins||Shuttle bus (every 15 mins)||£52.96|
*Prices for a week’s stay from 28th November till 5th December 2018
How does Manchester Airport meet and greet parking work?
Early morning alarm call, congested rush-hour drive to the airport, followed by desperate dash to reach the check-in desks on time! This might sound like the inevitable departure day itinerary, but there is another way – here’s how meet and greet can take the strain instead.
Booking airport parking can seem confusing with the likes of on-airport short- and long-stay and off-airport park and ride to choose from, so adding meet and greet to the mix might seem a step too far for some – but the truth is, it’s the simplest of them all.
With no need to search for off-airport car parks, or on-site multi-storey facilities for unallocated spaces, meet and greet parking can remove the uncertainty of getting from car to terminal with the ultimate of ease.
And it’s this uncertainty that ratchets up the stress of departure day! Not a problem with meet and greet, just jump in your car, head to the terminal and let the holiday start early – without the associated stress of traditional airport parking.
It doesn’t matter where you’re travelling from either – meet and greet services offered by APH cover all of Manchester Airport’s three terminals. It really is the easy option when it comes to starting your trip in style.
Our graphic will help illustrate just how simple your airport parking process could be with meet and greet.
So, just how does meet and greet work and why do many see it as the ultimate airport parking service? Here we look at how this unique service works for passengers just like you…
Firstly, choosing the meet and greet service for your trip is easy. The services offered by APH are clearly labelled – ensuring there’s no risk of confusion come departure day. Just pick your parking from these services: Manchester Airport Meet & Greet Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3.
Booking meet and greet parking will make getting to the check-in desks much faster. No need to set the sat-nav for off-airport car parks or waste time searching packed multi-storey car parks for vacant bays. Just follow signs to the airport and terminal.
Once at the terminal, simply head to the meeting point, unload your bags and take a short stroll – between 2-5 minutes – to the check-in desks while you car’s parked for you. No stress, just drop-and-go ease leaving you one step ahead of the crowds.
While away, your car will remain parked in a security-protected Park Mark Safer Parking Award-holding car park. There’s no need to risk leaving your vehicle in the hands of unscrupulous operators who are known to operate around Manchester Airport – parking cars on public streets and unguarded municipal car parks.
Returning to Manchester Airport is just as easy as departure day, with a fully insured driver delivering your car to the terminal to ensure it’s ready and waiting as you step from the doors. Just head to the collection point, jump in and get on your way.
Just try not to look too smug as you cruise past your fellow passengers jostling for space in the car park transfer bus queue.
As the ultimate parking solution, it’s no surprise that meet and greet comes with a price premium over some alternative services at Manchester Airport. But this doesn’t mean you can’t get smart and cut costs by grabbing some great savings.
To start with, booking parking through APH not only ensures you’re guaranteed to have your vehicle cared for by a legitimate operator, but that you’ll enjoy some of the cheapest parking prices available at Manchester Airport.
There’s more good news, too! Take a few minutes to read on and find out how you can save even more cash from the price you’ll pay with our money-saving tips for savvy travellers flying from Manchester Airport.
Join the mailing list and start saving right now
Signing-up to the APH mailing list not only ensures you’ll receive the latest deals and heads-up for sales, but also a discount of at least 10 per cent on your all Manchester Airport meet and greet parking. And this will increase over time, too.
Remember, you can use your discount as soon as you sign up, so take a quick diversion to the bottom of this page, enter your email address in the box and get ready to save – and keep more of your cash for the fun times to come.
When to book your Manchester Airport meet and greet parking
Want to save even more money on your meet and greet parking at Manchester Airport? Here at APH we’re happy to share the ‘intelligence’ that other firms want to hide – helping you get smart and secure huge savings on meet and greet parking.
The secret is, the cost of parking doesn’t remain static throughout the year. Demand for space combined with operational needs result in a fluctuation of prices throughout the year and analysis of these variables can help reveal the best time to book for the cheapest Manchester Airport meet and greet parking.
If you’ve booked a big trip months in advance of departure day, then doing the same with your Manchester Airport meet and greet parking could result in huge savings.
In fact, booking your meet and greet parking six months ahead of flying from Manchester Airport could save a jaw-dropping 50 per cent on the price you could find yourself paying a week before departure. Leaving the reservation to one month before leaving could still bring a saving of more than 30 per cent.
Translate that into hard cash and booking seven nights’ meet and greet parking at Manchester Airport six months before you fly could cost around £48, but leaving it to just a week before jetting off could set you back around £95.
Use the following analysis of prices to work out the best time to purchase your meet and greet parking at Manchester Airport – and grab some great savings while you’re at it.
Based on prices for stays between 1st July 2018 to 31st December 2018
Does cheap airport parking mean ‘less safe’?
Simply searching for meet and greet parking then picking the ‘cheapest’ could end up costing much more than you save!
Unfortunately, meet and greet parking presents an opportunity for unscrupulous or operators and criminals with a route to exploit passengers travelling from Manchester Airport. With no need to provide evidence of a secure infrastructure, cars can be abandoned on public streets or deposited in unguarded municipal car parks (expect the parking penalties to arrive soon after).
This doesn’t mean that saving cash isn’t an option – as we’ve shown above. Just make sure you book it through a reputable operator – where you can be assured of your car being looked after in a safe, security-protected environment while you’re away.
And with airport parking experience spanning four decades, booking with APH guarantees your vehicle will be looked after in a legitimate, security-protected car park while you travel.
With the likes of Manchester Airport Meet & Greet Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 supplying the service, you really can save cash safe in the knowledge your car’s safely tucked away in a Park Mark Safer Parking Award-holding car park while you travel.
Our cheapest Manchester Airport meet and greet parking
Take a look at the best Manchester Airport meet and greet parking we have on offer here. Click through on each to find out more.
|Operator||Terminal served||Reevoo customer rating||Price (from per week)*|
|Manchester Airport Meet & Greet Terminal 1||Terminal 1||9.2 / 10||£66.99|
|Manchester Airport Meet & Greet Terminal 2||Terminal 2||9.0 / 10||£66.99|
|Manchester Airport Meet & Greet Terminal 3||Terminal 3||9.3 / 10||£66.99|
*Prices based on a week’s stay from 28th November till 5th December 2018
There’ll be no dramas when it comes to getting your car parked with Manchester Airport meet and greet parking. No need to head out into the wilds to find off-airport car parks, or waste valuable time hunting for spaces in packed car multi-storey car parks – just head straight for the terminal you’re flying from.
Simply drive to the drop-off point, grab your bags and head to the check-in desks. You’ll get full details of all the information you’ll need before you travel.
|Operator||Drop-off point||Time to terminal||Open hours||Uniformed staff|
|Manchester Airport Meet & Greet Terminal 1||Valet parking area||2 - 5 mins walk||24 hours||Yes|
|Manchester Airport Meet & Greet Terminal 2||New drop-off area||2 - 5 mins walk||24 hours||Yes|
|Manchester Airport Meet & Greet Terminal 3||Short stay car park||2 - 5 mins walk||24 hours||Yes|
Here at APH, we value customer service above all else and we’re truly humbled that you’ve helped us to become a multi-time winner of the Best Airport Parking Company at the British Travel Awards.
This is why we strive to provide the ultimate parking experience for the UK’s travellers, offering honesty and transparency as our core goals. An integral part of this is our support for user-generated reviews of the services we offer.
Unlike some operators who select or censor reviews, ours are handled by an independent organisation – ensuring all views are recorded and that they’re placed only by genuine customers who’ve actually used the service they’re reviewing.
We know we offer amazing meet and greet products at APH, but we don’t expect you to simply take us at our word, which is why all the services we offer at Manchester Airport have customer ratings and reviews for you to read. Just scroll to the bottom of each product page to find them.
And remember, all the reviews are collated by independent ratings company Reevoo, who ensure all submissions are from genuine, verified travellers who’ve actually used the service.
Meet our top-rated Manchester Airport meet and greet service….
Manchester Airport Meet & Greet Terminal 3
Overall rating: 9.3/10
Number of reviews: 466 (as of 10/10/18)
What they say…
Excellent service. Easy to check in and even better on our return even though our flight was an hour late.
We phoned through to advise that we had missed our connection and would not arrive until the next day. 'Not a problem' was the reply, your car will be available to suit your later arrival.Great customer service.