Meet & Greet Parking - Gatwick Approved Operators
If you’re flying out of Gatwick Airport this year and need to park your car did you know that Gatwick Airport has its own approved car parking operators?
To ensure the safety of their customers’ vehicles, the airport, several years ago, introduced the Gatwick Approved Operator status.
This status is awarded to meet and greet car parking providers who meet the airport’s strict criteria on safety and security for parking. This is so that passengers flying out of Gatwick can have peace of mind that they are using only trustworthy and reliable parking providers.
Each and every approved Gatwick meet and greet parking provider must hold...
- Trading Standards Buy with Confidence accreditation
This accreditation sees that all businesses trade in an honest, legal and fair way. They have been vetted and approved to ensure a quality service is delivered after passing a series of thorough checks by Trading Standards professionals.
- The Park Mark award on all their car parks
The Park Mark award is given by the Association of Chief Police Officers. In order to receive the Park Mark, car parks must adhere to the tightest of security measures, undergoing rigorous assessment by specially trained police officers. Car parking facilities must be monitored by CCTV 24/7, keys must be stowed away securely, there must be secure fencing round the perimeter, premises must be clearly lit, the parking environment must be clean and there should be quality management in place.
Gatwick Approved Operators are the only companies authorised to operate on the airport’s terminal forecourts – which means you can drive directly up to the airport terminal, unload yourself, your family and luggage, and hand your keys over to a uniformed and fully- insured meet and greet driver and make a quick entry into either the North or South terminal building.
It’s easy to spot which operators have achieved the coveted Gatwick Approved Operator status – it will be proudly displayed on marketing and advertising material, and on the pages of their websites. From all the car parking available at Gatwick, just eight operators have earned this coveted title!
Gatwick strongly advises against using any other operator when booking meet and greet airport parking at Gatwick. It is also worth remembering, that even if a website looks reputable, rogue traders do operate in the area and reports of cars abandoned in fields, left on busy streets and industrial estates are not unheard off. Cars have also been damaged and incurred excess mileage.
And, believe it or not, some motorists have even receive parking tickets and speeding fines whilst they’ve been away!
So when it comes to booking Gatwick meet and greet parking, remember Help Me Park is Gatwick Approved!