When you want to park and fly Heathrow Business Parking T5 driverless pods will whisk you from car park to terminal, in your own personal transit pod in just over four minutes.
The four seat computer controlled electric pods run on their own track from the Business Parking T5 car park directly into British Airways terminal 5, with plenty of space for luggage, and comfortable seating they are the ultimate in convenience.
Once you have parked your car make your way to one of two convenient stations, and using the touch screen controls call your pod. Once inside press the go button, sit back and let the pod take you on its journey.
As well as being easy, quick and convenient the pods are helping to reduce traffic and pollution from around the Heathrow site by saving many thousands of bus journeys per year.
Travailing today can be tiring and at times stressful, and whilst much of that is beyond the control of the traveller there are some bits we can make a little easier.
Getting to the airport can be one of those stressful moments especially if time is tight. If travelling by car then making sure you know where your car parking is and you know the process when you arrive is very helpful. As is knowing you have booked parking that is quick and convenient for your terminal. Through the booking process on youparkandfly you will find detailed instructions and videos on how individual car parks work.
If you have more time, or if you are travelling early in the morning then the question is do you park and fly or do you park, sleep and fly? If you are paying to park then getting a deal for a hotel the night before with parking included can often be the same price. And with that you have the security of knowing you have arrived at the airport with time to relax before the rigours of air travel the following day.
Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester all offer great park and fly options with good deals in hotels of every style, price and quality. Additionally, look out for Mystery Hotels offering the very best park and fly deals.
With 8321 rooms between then, the 28 Heathrow Airport Hotels offer the full range of budget, size and amenities, and amount to the biggest concentration of hotels rooms outside of a city centre. The easyHotel scores a double at both the cheapest and with just 74 rooms the smallest, whilst The Park Inn with a whopping 895 rooms is the largest. If however you are looking for the ultimate in luxury there is only one five star hotel, the opulent Sofitel at Heathrow Terminal 5.
Early morning breakfast, evening dinner, lunch, drinks or a snack in between is no problem, the world’s cuisine is available to you. Full English or continental buffet breakfasts are served at the majority of hotels with special booking packages often available to our customers. Families are well catered for from trusted favourites at the Premier Inn to the fantastic all inclusive evening buffet served at Bravo Bravo in The Park Inn.
Consistently our most popular Gatwick hotel, the Sofitel at Gatwick Airport is all about peacefulness, affordable luxury and ease of access. Situated right next to the North Terminal and with fantastic links to the M23 you can quite literally step from your car to the hotel to the departure lounge.
Built around a central atrium the chic 4 star Sofitel London Gatwick features 518 modern rooms and suites all with a luxurious ‘MyBed’ for that fantastic nights sleep. Rooms are reached by glass fronted elevators rising from the lobby with fantastic views of the restaurants, bars and other public areas.
Away from the bedrooms there are three lovely restaurants, award winning French cuisine at La Brasserie, a taste of Asia at the Gatwick Oriental or the tastes of a Parisian Street at Le Cafe. Cocktails and other drinks are available at the Kula Bar or for some quiet time the comfy intimate seating at La Terrasse is fantastic.