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Southend Airport passenger terminal
Southend Airport is a small airport with its own long term car parks in the immediate vicinity of the passenger terminal complex.
You can book discounted rates direct on the Southend Airport official web-site or you can just pay the full rate on the day.
The cheapest long stay car parking is off-airport with a third party operator, you'll typically save 25%-40% over the discounted on-airport parking.
Southend Airport has grown fast in the last few years and there is now a choice of off-airport car parks offering both the traditional park and ride format long term car parking and meet and greet car parking at the Southend passenger terminal.
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SACP are a family run business and are a long standing fixture at Southend Airport offering both park and ride services where you park your car at the SACP car park and use their shuttle bus to and from Southend passenger terminal and meet n greet at Southend passenger terminal.
The cheaper park and ride car parking option use transfer buses taking only 5 minutes between Southend Airport and the SACP car park.
Purple Parking go head to head with SACP offering very similar Southend Airport car parking services. Purple Parking are a large car parking company with very big operations at London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
A third company Maple Parking also operate, again offering the same meet n greet and park and ride choice as SACP and Purple Parking.
Holiday Inn Southend Airport
The Holiday Inn Southend Airport hotel is the only hotel within walking distance of the passenger terminal and train station at Southend Airport. The hotel is just off the main road into Southend from London.
Long term parking packages are available for 4, 8 and 15 days parking with additional daily rates if needed.
The Holiday Inn Southend features an on-site fitness suite and a sound-proofed rooftop bar and restaurant with panoramic views of the airport.
The striking, fully sound proofed 1935 Rooftop Restaurant and Bar sits at the top of the five storey Holiday Inn Southend and takes its name from the year that the airport opened as a municipal airport for the public.
A mini-gym includes state of the art equipment including personal TV's, instructor led programmes and MP3 connections to listen to your own gadgets. The gym is fully air conditioned, towels and water are provided complimentary to guests.