Licensed by Gatwick Airport Limited to operate in designated/approved areas of the airport, Ace Parking Meet and Greet are proud to be one of only a small handful of companies who are approved, by the airport.
Over the years, we have added more services to our range at Gatwick, so that we’re always on hand with choice and flexibility. You can now find Park and Ride services, as well as our steadfast Meet and Greet services, designed especially for families, business travellers and groups.
Run in partnership with the British Parking Association’s ‘ParkMark’ initiative and the West Sussex ‘Buy with Confidence’ scheme which guarantees;
Meet and Greet Parking at the airport is convenient, and stress free. Ace Parking takes the hassle out of airport parking by meeting you at your designated terminal and parking your car for you in our nearby secure carpark, whilst you walk straight to the departure lounge. No fuss parking that is safe, reliable and designed to save you time.
Airport Park and Ride is the best value airport parking option, yet it’s still just as easy. Make your way to a pre-booked car park and then we’ll park your car for you while you jump on the shuttle bus that is ready and waiting to take you directly to your terminal. Once you land, simply let us know you have arrived and the bus will come and pick you up to reunite you with your car.
Approved by Trading Standards, every approved operator is required to demonstrate that their parking facilities meet planning and security requirements. All Fees included in the price.
Ace is a direct member of the British parking association (BPA) and AVPCA.
Ace Meet and Greet Gatwick Parking is the cheapest, most convenient way to park at Gatwick. It allows you to drive straight to departures, meet our friendly insured staff, who will then safely whisk your car to our secure Gatwick car parks. When you land and upon request your car will be returned to the same place it was collected so you can jump straight in and drive home…Simple.
How it works – 3 easy steps.
1. Drive straight to your departure terminal approved operator meeting area .
2. As arranged, a uniformed ACE representative at Gatwick North/ South terminal will meet you, conduct a quick check of your car, and then take your car to one of our super secure car parks.
3. Then, simply stroll into departures with only your luggage and yourself to worry about.
1. Call us when you have collected your luggage
2. Meet your Ace representative at the approved meeting point to collect your car
3. Your car will be return shortly thereafter
We have 3 packages for our Gatwick Meet & Greet Airport Parking
Ace Meet and Greet Premium – RECOMMENDED SERVICE
Ace Meet and Greet NON-FLEX
Ace Meet & Greet Platinum (INC. Car Valet)
Valet Car Clean Includes – Hand Shampoo Wash & Rinse, Wheel Wash, Hand Leather Dry, Interior Vacuum (including boot if empty), Dash Board & Interior Vinyl / Leather wiped clean, All windows & mirrors cleaned inside & out, Tyres dressed. Heavily Soiled cars and cars with excess dog hair may require extra work / time. If not organized beforehand this can affect the quality of the finish.
We are also;
Frequently asked questions:
Meeting Points / Directions:
Take the 2nd exit following the BROWN SIGN for the “Hampton-by-Hilton” Hotel. Follow the road to the “Hampton-by-Hilton” car park entrance, before the hotel entrance turn right into (CAR PARK M- Approved Operators).*DO NOT DRIVE INTO THE HOTEL CAR PARK*
Stay in the left lane of CAR PARK M, keep left following signs to the ”APPROVED OPERATOR BAYS” where you will be met by a car park staff member
Please call ACE on 01293 533 000 once you have **collected your luggage and cleared customs** to request your vehicle returned.
(We will aim to deliver your car within 15-20 minutes at the designated meeting point)
IMPORTANT HEALTH AND SAFITY NOTICE – PLEASE ENSURE ALL CUSTOMERS REMAIN IN THE “SAFE” WAITING AREAS PROVIDED WITHIN THE CAR PARKS
As you exit North Terminal Customs head towards the exit doors. Just before the exit doors, take the lift to the 1st floor, follow the signs to the Hampton Hotel.
Go past the reception of the Hotel and follow the signs to “APPROVED OPERATORS CAR PARK”, where your car will be returned for you to drive home.
For more information or to book your Gatwick meet and greet car parking , call 01293 533 000 now and one of our team will be happy to help.
We wish you a pleasant trip and hope you will use us again.
ACE AIRPORT PARKING LTD
If you were wondering what makes meet and greet parking with Ace Parking Gatwick so essential, compared to normal airport parking, we’ve rounded up 10 reasons.
Is parking your car at Gatwick the cheapest option?
Many might think that airport parking is the most expensive option when deciding how to get to Gatwick Airport and in some cases, that’s true. If you simply arrive at Gatwick and park without booking, in the Gatwick Airport Parking spaces on site, it could end up costing more than your break away!
However, not ALL Gatwick parking is expensive, and after working out all the additional costs for public transport, airport transfers or taxis; pre-booking your parking with Ace Parking could actually be the cheapest, and by far the easiest option.
There are many ways to get to Gatwick, below we’ll go through them all, and give you rough costing; so you can see just how much you could save yourself.
(All prices and suggestions are from central London, please be sure to add on your additional costs of travel if you live outside of London.)
Getting to Gatwick Airport by Train / Rail
Getting to Gatwick Airport by Coach
Taking a Taxi To Gatwick Airport
Driving your car to Gatwick
We’d probably all agree that packing your suitcases and family / friends into your own car, and driving directly from your homes to the airport is probably the easiest and most convenient way to get to Gatwick. You’ll arrive together, excited, and ready for your trip ahead. However, many follow the myth that airport parking prices are the most expensive way to get to the airport.
Gatwick Airport Parking Options
Gatwick’s Onsite Airport Parking
Park & Ride Gatwick airport parking from approx. £9 p/d if long stay:
Offsite airport parking (From £8 p/d ):
Then there’s us, Ace Meet & Greet Valet airport parking.
As the 2nd largest airport in the UK, and the busiest single runway in the world, Gatwick airport connects 37 million passengers to 200 destinations, and 90 countries each year. Around 70 airlines operate from Gatwick including British Airways, easyJet, Emirates, Monarch, Thomas Cook, Thomson, Virgin & more. Gatwick welcomes short haul, long haul, low cost carriers, full service carriers as well as charter traffic. It serves more destinations than any other UK airport, what’s more it’s the best connected point-to-point airport in Europe.
Gatwick Airport Services
Shopping and Leisure
With a huge selection of great shops, for you to purchase those last minute essentials or save on high street brands, both Gatwick’s North and South Terminal’s provide you with some wonderful retail therapy, to truly get into the holiday spirit.
Great High Street Brands such as:
All your beauty needs :
Books, Magazines, Newspapers & More
Travel essentials, electronics & souvenirs:
Money / Currency Exchange:
Eating / Drinking
A comprehensive guide to all shops and eateries available can be found here: http://www.gatwickairport.com/at-the-airport/shopping-eating/
Duty Free Shopping:
From perfumes & cosmetics to giant Toblerone’s & tobacco, fine malt whiskeys to jewellery & watches – The duty free shops have it all, and what’s more – it’s tax free!
Gatwick Airport’s Shop and Drop Service:
Customs & Allowances
Each country has its own customs rules, prohibited items, and allowances. Check out our Security at Gatwick section, and be sure to check on the official Gatwick Airport Website what they are before you buy, or fly.
Charitable agency, Travel-Care also offers advice and support, for those needing extra help and can be found in the South Terminal.
Opening hrs :
9am-4pm Saturday and Sunday
Call +44 (0)1293 504283
Ace Parkings valet car parking: is also perfect for those who do not need the extra legwork of getting to and from their Gatwick Airport car parking. We’ll simply pick up your car from you, outside departures at the airport, and deliver it straight back to you upon your arrival back to the UK.
They also provide other services including:
Gatwick Airport connects around 33,000 passengers to the rest of the world each year. Whether you’re a frequent flyer, or a first timer, it can be the quickest and easiest way to get to that holiday of a lifetime, that swift city break, that European festival, or that business meeting which could make or break your career – IF it goes as planned, without any airport hitches. Many things can happen to hinder your trip that are out of your control such as delayed / cancelled flights, and other issues that, without proper preparation, could cause those all too common Airport Hassles.
Whether it’s organizing documents, dealing with missed connections, incurring expensive airport parking charges or getting through security, this guide will provide you with top airport tips, to make your trip as stress-free as possible, so you can concentrate on what’s really important – getting to your destination.
Before you fly
As the scouts say – be prepared. Here’s a check list of things to prepare before your trip
Airport Parking Gatwick
Frustrating, expensive, non-secure, too far from the airport? – All common airport parking hassles. Luckily this is something you will not experience at Gatwick Airport, with the marvellous meet & greet service from Ace Parking. It is a simple and efficient service in which a fully insured chauffeur driver will meet you at either Gatwick Terminal to collect your car from you at a pre-arranged time that′s determined by YOU.
Travelling with children
Missed / Delayed / Cancelled flights
Getting to the airport, Gatwick Terminals & navigating around Gatwick airport
Security at airports has tightened significantly since the events that took place on 9/11. If you haven’t flown since then, or you’re a first time flyer, it is essential that you are aware of airport security procedures, so you can sail through, and not cause unnecessary delays for yourself and /or your family. Please use this as a guide only, and check Gatwick Airports website for more information.
Baggage restrictions / restricted items
Hand baggage rules
Hold baggage / Check In baggage rules
Common restricted items include, but are not limited to;
Common prohibited items include, but are not limited to;
Security assistance lanes
Duty Free / Customs
Every passenger arriving in the UK has to clear Customs. Three general rules from Gatwick Airport are;
Finally – Be nice to your airline staff at Gatwick Airport.
It is very easy to get frustrated at the airline, cabin, security and counter staff at the airport if things go wrong like cancelled flights. Please remember that all these airport staff are doing their jobs, and are there to help you, and are people just like you. In stressful airport situations, try and be as understanding as possible – This will not only help things get resolved, but the staff will notice, and appreciate your manner, and be far more willing to help. So be nice!
There are numerous ways to get to Gatwick Airport. We by far favour driving, and parking with Ace, as you will see from our Why Park at Gatwick section. It’s the cheapest and most convenient for business travellers, the disabled, elderly, families and more. Please find below, all the info you need for getting to Gatwick, as well as getting around when you arrive.
By Car and Motorbike
Being just 28 miles (45km) South of London, Gatwick Airport is linked directly to the M23 at Junction 9 and London-Brighton road (A23). It is also close to the M25, which links Gatwick to other parts of the UK.
Postcodes for your satnav are:
Motorcyclists have the advantage of free parking at Gatwick Airport but must be parked in the assigned bays in the car parks. Bikes will be removed if not parked in the proper place.
Parking Bays for motorbikes are located:
South Terminal: On each floor Car Park 2.
North Terminal: Ground floor of the car park.
24 hr Petrol stations are available at both North and South Terminals
Hotels near the airport
Gatwick Airport has two terminals, named the ‘North’ and the ‘South’.
You can easily check which terminal you need to fly from for your forthcoming flight, to make your time at the airport as hassle-free as possible. Simply use Gatwick Airports handy Terminal Checker here.
Connecting the two Gatwick terminals is the airports fast and convenient shuttle service. It runs frequently between them, 24 hours a 7 day, and takes just two minutes. What’s more it’s completely free to use.
Whether you’re arriving, departing, welcoming family or bidding farewell to friends, there are many services available before, and after, security at each Gatwick terminal. From airport lounges to lost property, Wi-Fi, printing and VAT refunds, as well as many food and drink outlets, book shops, duty free savings, currency exchange, souvenirs & more. Gatwick airport has everything you need to make you comfortable while you wait.
For further details, and specific shops within each terminal, use the store locater