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The two services are essentially the same thing in terms of the way they work. Valet parking tends to be the airport's own doorstep service which will normally involve leaving your car at a kiosk outside the terminal entrance. Meet and Greet (although also offered by the airport) is more likely to be an Airport Approved operator working from the meet and greet zone. The meet and greet zone is also just a short walk from the terminal entrance / exit.
If a car park featured on this site holds the Park Mark award it will be made clear. We only feature reputable, secure and fully insured car park operators, all of which have undergone a full site visit and inspection.
If you have chosen a Park and Ride package you will visit the car park when you drop off your vehicle. In the case of Meet and Greet parking, your vehicle will be stored at a secured, manned and monitored location close to the airport. In many cases these compounds hold Park Mark accreditation.
This service is half Park and Ride and half Meet and Greet. On your outbound journey you drive yourself to the car park and catch a courtesy shuttle bus to your terminal building. On your return, to make things as easy as possible, your vehicle is delivered back to you at your arrival terminal, meaning you will not need to take the shuttle back to the car park.
Yes, all parking operators featured on this site are fully insured to drive your vehicle. Your driver will be covered from the moment they pick up your car to the moment they drop it back to you.
The hotels we feature offer secure airport parking. Many of the hotel car parks have been awarded Park Mark certification. Please note, as with all car parks, vehicles are left at the owner's risk.
In most cases parking is on site at the hotel when a Hotel Park and Fly package is booked with us. If the package includes alternative parking arrangements it will be made clear at the time of booking. Some hotels reserve the right to request that guests take their cars to an overflow car park during peak periods; others may utilise a car park management company to do this.
When you enter your arrival date at the hotel, along with your vehicle collection date, the search results will automatically show whether it will be cheaper to book an 8 day package and pay for additional parking days, or book a 15 day package which will cover the length of your stay.
Most hotels have a maximum age limit of 12 years for health and safety reasons, although some hotels may allow slightly older children to occupy an extra bed. Otherwise you will need to book a triple room for your stay.
Yes, if you have made a booking that requires payment on arrival at the hotel your room will be held for late arrival using your credit card as guarantee. If you have booked an advance purchase rate then of course your room will be kept for you and will not be re-sold.
The hotels featured on this site are all within 8 miles of the airport and are all classified as airport hotels.
Yes, all hotels on this site offer overnight parking. Some offer complimentary overnight parking, although most have an overnight rate that is payable to the hotel locally.
This term is used to describe a room type that can accommodate wheelchair-bound or disabled guests. It could be that the room is larger and comes with increased door widths, ramp access, walk-in shower facilities and other essential features.
When you search for a hotel room on Birminghamparking.com simply select the number of adults and children travelling in your party. If interconnecting rooms are available at any of the hotels they will show up in the search results. Alternatively, you can book two separate rooms and request that they are interconnecting in the 'Special Requests' comments field on your booking summary.
If breakfast is included in the rate it will be clearly stated. Some rates include breakfast and others do not. Remember that the airport offers plenty of restaurants and cafes that serve breakfast.
Yes, the airport offers an excellent choice of restaurants and cafes. Breakfast will often be considerably cheaper at the airport than in the hotel.
Most restaurants in the terminal building open at 06:00.
If your booking is not an advance purchase rate then it can be amended. It is free to amend your booking. Please note, however, that discounted advance purchase bookings cannot be amended or cancelled.
It depends on the type of booking you have made. Cancellation details and charges are always made clear before you book. Discounted advance purchase bookings cannot be cancelled. A cancellation fee of £9.50 may apply to some parking bookings, and a fee of £15.00 to some hotel bookings. If available, be sure to purchase Cancellation Flexibility / Waiver for only £0.99 for parking and £2.49 for hotel room only and hotel with parking packages.
In the case of a hotel booking where you have guaranteed your stay using your credit or debit card, if you fail to cancel your booking within the time specified in the booking terms and conditions, you will be charged the total amount of the package price as a No Show or Non Arrival.
The easiest way to cancel your booking is to login to your account or click Manage Booking and cancel the booking yourself. Alternatively you can email us, or give us a call and we will be happy to assist you.
No, we do not charge a credit card processing fee. If you have booked a hotel stay whereby payment is due on arrival at the hotel it may be the case that the hotel will add a charge on to the cost of the room for credit card payments. If so it will be made clear at the time of booking.