8.59% of quotes were requesting meet and greet although 15.93% of car parking reservations were for this service type.
(PRWEB UK) 7 April 2013
Online comparison website Cheap.co.uk advised that 8.59% of its airport parking searches in April to date were targeting the meet and greet style service.
The product, the airport meet and greet service is a more tailored form of car parking where a member of the car parks team collects and returns the car to and from the outside of the terminal or an agreed nearby meeting point.
If is often stated around the industry as the modern alternative to the park and ride and is extremely popular at the London airports where meet and greet prices are often as competitive as the official on airport car parks.
It was noted by Cheap.co.uk that 15.93% of parking sales so far this month were meet and greet based confirming a higher uptake in reservations per quotes then the standard airport parking choices.
A spokesmen for the company commented: “the meet and greet service is especially popular at Gatwick and Heathrow although Stansted had a high request rate as well with 14.74% of all Stansted parking quotes being aimed towards the chauffeured styled parking service.“
“A weeks parking at Heathrow currently costs around £51.00 in April for those who pre book off airport, this increases to £73 for on airport parking at a long stay whereas meet and greet is available from £70. With the long stay you still have the transfers whereas by using the meet and greet these are taken care of for you.”
Cheap.co.uk is an online travel extras comparison website offering cheap airport parking at a number of UK airports including Gatwick, Heathrow and Manchester.