Airport Parking at the Metro Hotel

The good news is that air fares have reduced so dramatically in recent times air travel is much more affordable – the bad news is that car parking at Dublin airport may cost you more than your flight!  

A recent guest found herself circling Dublin Airport car park — but she wasn’t on a plane but searching for an empty space to leave her car while she was gone. Fortunately she had a mobile phone so could give us a call, booked and our shuttle bus got her back to the airport in time to catch her flight. Most seasoned travelers know the stress of flying can start well before you arrive at the terminal so forward planning is essential.

Dublin Airport car park: although often the closest option it is not always the best! Perhaps the most convenient, however it can often be costly, in particular if booked last minute or in the busy season. Furthermore, with the exception of the short term car park, is more accurately described as parking near Dublin airport, as a shuttle bus is required and the distance traveled can be quite considerable.

Parking at an airport hotel may be slightly farther from the airport car park, but often offer a more pleasant experience than lugging your bags across a pot holed, puddle filled airport parking lot where you wait in the cold and rain until the arrival of the airport shuttle. Many offer the comfort of a cosy lounge area to relax in until the shuttle is ready to whisk you to Dublin airport. Although in busy periods it is worth remembering to book early.

Offsite Parking near Dublin Airport: leaving yourself a little extra time can make you considerable savings when selecting a Dublin airport car park.  Easy on line booking, low rates, an airport shuttle bus and excellent facilities make offsite parking a superb option for parking near Dublin airport.  It is worth checking the parking facilities themselves – security is a relevant feature– with secure underground car parking facilities and CCTV providing peace of mind whilst you are away. 

Dublin Airport Hotel Stay, Park and Fly Packages
The most relaxing stress free option of all is to stay at an airport hotel before your flight – so you can in fact park your car the night before, start your holiday in style with a lovely meal and a good night’s sleep and simply jump on the hotel shuttle bus post breakfast.  Particularly if you live quite far away from Dublin airport, staying at a hotel offering a Dublin airport car park can practically save you money – the extra time required in case of delays on the journey are often spent consuming overpriced coffee and food and reading overpriced magazines in the terminal!

So book with the Metro Hotel today for simply the best parking near Dublin airport – our great prices, friendly service, shuttle bus and cosy lounge to wait in makes us truly the best option for a Dublin airport car park!

Andrea Cawley

Sales and Marketing Manager

September 2012

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