How does Meet and Greet work at Gatwick airport?

The Meet and Greet service at Gatwick airport offers a quick and convenient way to park your car. You drive directly to the departure hall of Gatwick airport and call the parking partner about half an hour before your arrival at the terminal. The parking provider you have booked will when know that you are on your way to Gatwick airport. The phone number of the parking can be found in the confirmation email, that you received after making a reservation for a parking spot. For more information on the Meet and Greet service at Gatwick airport, see this article. 


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Continue your journey

You drive your car to the Gatwick airport departures hall, where a member of staff from the parking provider will be waiting for you and your car. The car is then being checked on damage and you have to sign a receipt for it. In this way, you can always check if your car has any damage when you return from your trip. The parking employee will collect your car keys and drive your car to the parking lot. In the meantime, you can go to the check in at Gatwick airport and continue your journey stress free. You don't need to drive to the parking lot yourself: the car park staff will park your car for you in an empty parking spot.


On return

When you return from your trip, please contact the parking staff to let them know that you have arrived and collected your luggage. The phone number of the parking partner can be found in the confirmation email of your reservation. You and the parking staff member agree on the time and location of your arrival. The employee of the parking lot will take your car to the agreed place, which is usually in front of the airport arrivals hall.


Advantages and disadvantages

You should always make a well informed choice when parking with a Meet and Greet service. The advantages and disadvantages of the Meet and Greet service are summarized as follows.


Time efficiency. Needless to say, you can save time when your car is parked for you. You are directly at the departure hall of Gatwick airport without driving from the parking lot to the airport terminal.

Convenience. You don't need to take your large and heavy luggage from the parking outside the airport to the departure hall. All you need to do is exit your car in front of the departure hall of Gatwick airport.


Trust. You can't see where your car is being parked in the booked parking lot. However, we can assure you that all parking partners on our comparison platform only operate with qualified transfer bus drivers. You can be sure that your car is parked in a safe and secure parking spot.

Cost. The cost of the Meet and Greet service is almost higher than the other parking options, such as Park and Ride or self-park.


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