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7 Ways to get your summer holiday started at Liverpool John Lennon Airport

The great summer getaway has officially begun and while we’re enjoying some impressive temperatures at home, nothing beats heading to the airport and jetting off for a week of fun!

You’ve booked your dad taxi (and he’s insisting you get there 7 hours before your flight) and got your sleep in rollers lined up, all that’s left to do is relax. If like us, your holiday starts the minute you hit the airport, you’re going to love flying local. With Liverpool John Lennon Airport less than 40 minutes from the even the north Merseyside suburbs, you can get into the holiday spirit before your dad’s even gotten back home! Passport, check, Euro’s, check, 45 bikinis, kaftans, sunnies and factor 15……..check, lets go!

Here’s 7 ways to get your summer holiday started at Liverpool John Lennon Airport…

1 – Save on Airport Parking

There’s huge savings to be had on airport parking online, so it’s worth spending 15 minutes after booking your next get away to see which option suits you best. With fast track family, multi-storey, long stay and express drop off options available, you can save a whopping 70% online when you book in advance. Ditch the car here and let the good times roll.

2 – Book Fast Track Online

Make your way airside (and to the bars, restaurants and shops) as quickly as possible with a Fast Track ticket. Fast Track dramatically reduces your queuing time and gives you more time to enjoy relaxing at the airport before your flight. Book online and it’s just £4. Get yours here.

3 – Duty Free, Hassle Free with Collect on Return

Did you know that you can take advantage of amazing World Duty Free shopping online, and instead of lugging it around with you on holiday, you can collect it on your return to the airport! Order all your duty free presents before you’ve even taken off and keep your mum and dad sweet for looking after the dog! Find out more here.

4 – The Kissing Gate 

If you don’t check in on Facebook at The Kissing Gate…..are you even going on holiday? It’s become a rite of passage to get your first prosecco, pint and group selfie at this departure lounge bar and restaurant. With its tasty British classic dishes, including burgers, full English breakfasts, sandwiches and salads, there’s a plate to accompany you first glass of fizz. Check out the new menus here.

5 – Last Minute Essential Shopping

Regretting not packing those pool slides? Need plasters for your heels? Forgot your toothbrush? No dramas! There’s a whole host of handy stores in the departure lounge to grab all this and more. Boots, WH Smith, JD Sports and brand new addition, Accessorize offer up more summer season essentials than you can fill excess baggage with such as hats, kaftans and gorgeous beach bags, so go on, treat yourself! Shops info available here.

6 – Aspire Premium Lounge

Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Why not take your holiday travel up a level and book into the Aspire Premium Lounge at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. For £22.99 per adult you can benefit from a selection of complimentary premium brand drinks, hot and cold snacks and treats, as well as newspapers and magazines. You can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi! Book your spot to guarantee entry here.

7 – Money, Money, Money

If like us you’re a bit dozy when it comes to foreign currency, it’s really easy to grab yours at Liverpool John Lennon Airport. If you’re in a hurry, Travelex have 7 foreign currency ATMs that dispense Euros and Sterling. These machines are located before and after Security and offer a quick, hassle-free and convenient way to purchase your currency. Phew! Check exchange rates here.

Where are you flying off to from Liverpool John Lennon Airport this Summer? Tweet us your holiday prep pics, or even a Kissing Gate selfie @TheGuideLpool or email us info@theguideliverpool.com and we’ll share the summer holiday vibes on our socials.

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