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Airport Parking Stanstead - Parking at Stansted Airport

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The Stansted Airport in UK, also known as Stanstead Airport, is the third busiest airport and the main airport for low cost airlines. It is owned and managed by the British Airport Authority (BAA), which also owns Heathrow and Naples airport in Italy. The Stansted airport is quite small compared to most other UK airports and has only one runway and terminal however, it serves approximately 22.3 million people per year.

Since the airport handles a huge inflow of passengers daily, visitors often face parking woes. Stansted airport parking is handled by BAA and some private players such as Pink Elephant. The airport offers short stay, long stay, mid stay and valet parking options. If you book your parking space through a private parking provider, you can also get discounts when you choose to stay at a hotel that the provider recommends

Short stay parking is meant for guests who are going to be at the airport for 30 minutes to 24 hours. The short stay car park is at a walking distance from the main airport and has been the recipient of the Park Mark safe parking award from the British Parking Association. For GPS users, the post code for the short stay car park is CM24 1RW. As of June, 2010 the prices start at £2.50 for thirty minutes and go up to £28.50 for 24 hours.

You can also park in front of the terminal entrance with the short stay fast track parking which is expensive compared to other parking options. Prices start at £22.

Mid stay car parking is recommended for 3-5 day parking. Prices are at a fixed rate of £13 per day. Situated a little far from the terminal entrance, the airport runs transfer services at intervals of ten minutes. The travel time till the terminal is approximately five minutes, but can take longer during peak hours. For GPS, the post code for the mid stay car park is CM24 1PZ. The Stansted airport website provides directions from the M11 motorway.

The long stay car park is meant for travelers who want to park their vehicles for more than 5 days. The terminal transfer service runs every 15 minutes and takes ten minutes to reach the airport. The post code for satellite navigation users is CM24 1SE. Long stay parking has a fixed price of £9.50 per day.

Valet parking is available as a short stay parking service only however, upon your return you will have to find the short stay car park and take your keys from the customer service desk.
Stansted airport parking can be booked 12 months in advance and can be cancelled before 24 hours of your arrival. Super saver plans, which offer discount parking, cannot be cancelled or changed. The super saver plan is meant for customers who book long stay parking.

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