Before Boarding at Bristol Airport


Prior to getting on your plane and jetting off on your trip away, you will have to go through the various obligatory stages of the airport process. Arriving at the airport grounds, first up you will have to find a place to park your car for the duration of your trip. This can be made considerably easier if you pre-book Bristol Airport parking online with Airparks. Pre-booking in advance means a parking space will be reserved for you, eliminating the need for frustrating searches of car parks for an elusive spot. In addition to this, you can get discounts of up to 60% off the on-gate price when you book in advance with Airparks.

Getting to the Check-In Desk

Once you’ve parked, you will need to catch a transfer bus to the airport terminal. Transfer buses are regular and reliable, and journeys will be shorter from on-airport car parks, longer from off-airport sites. You can avoid catching a transfer bus by booking the Bristol Airport Meet & Greet service.

At the Check-In Desk

Having been dropped off outside the terminal building, the next step is to locate your check-in desk. This can be easily found by looking at one of the departure screens located just inside the airport entrance. If you are having trouble working out where to go, friendly airport staff members will be available to help.

When you’ve located your check-in desk, you will have to check in any large luggage that needs to be loaded onto the plane. Your airline tickets will be exchanged for a boarding pass and you will need to present your passport. Some airlines offer the chance to check-in online before you travel to the airport, saving you time and effort. If you take this opportunity, you will be sent a receipt by e-mail, which you should print off and use as your boarding pass.

Passport Control and Security

Once you’ve checked-in, you will have to pass through passport control. The passport control official will check your passport and, provided everything is in order, you’ll be able to go through. Straight after this comes the security check, where you will have to walk through a metal detector and where your hand luggage will be x-rayed. There are now restrictions on the amount of liquid you can take on the plane with you; only up to 100ml is allowed, and this must be sealed in a clear plastic bag provided by the security staff.

The Final Countdown

Finally, having passed through all of the above, you are almost ready to start your holiday. Now all that’s left to do is go to your departure lounge and gate, where you will need to show your passport and boarding pass to the airline staff member on the departure lounge desk. Simply sit and wait for the boarding call, after which you can get on the plane.

Enjoy Your Flight

With all of these processes to go through before you can begin your holiday, Airparks’ endeavour to make sure your airport parking experience is as stress-free and as easy as possible. All our car parks have top-security measures in place, so you can go off on your trip assured your car is in the best possible hands. And with our Best Price Guarantee, you get the highest quality parking for the lowest prices around.

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