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Purple Parking Meet and Greet South - Gatwick

Park up with Purple Parking - their experience ensures a smooth service.
Hand Shake
Service
Meet and Greet
Flight Take Off
Terminal served
South
EV Station
Electric Charging
Not Available
Key
Keep your Keys
No, your car is parked for you

What to expect

When you arrive at Purple Parking Meet and Greet South

The car park's directions and procedures have changed slightly so make sure you read through them carefully.

You don't need to call the car park on your way to the airport. When you arrive follow the directions below for the terminal you're flying from. Remember to have your booking reference to hand when you arrive so the friendly parking team can identify you.

If you do need to contact the car park on the day, you can give them a call on 01293 300 730.

Once you've arrived at your meeting point the driver will inspect your vehicle and take photos – make sure you leave 3 or 4 minutes for this. Then hand over your keys and walk to the terminal.

NORTH TERMINAL
As you enter the North Terminal from the main roundabout, stay in the right-hand lane for 'Drop Off and Hotels'.
Keep in the right-hand lane following signs for 'hotels' and 'Sofitel Hotel'.
Keep driving towards the Pedestrian traffic lights between the two hotels.
Turn right immediately after the traffic lights into the Sofitel Hotel Car Park.
Take a ticket from the barrier and keep it for our driver. Once in the car park follow signs for Meet & Greet Operators When you arrive in the dedicated Meet & Greet area, park in a meet and greet bay and look out for our uniformed staff.

SOUTH TERMINAL
As you drive into the South Terminal, please stay in the right-hand lane and follow signs for short stay & pick up. At the short stay barriers take a ticket which you will need to give to your driver. Drive into the orange car park and go up to LEVEL 1. At LEVEL 1 turn right and you will see the meet & greet area. Park up in row D or E as near as you can to the lifts. Then make yourself known to the uniformed staff so that the necessary documentation can be completed with you promptly and you can proceed to check in.

If you need any help finding your meeting point give the car park a call on 01293 300 730 and select option 1.

On your return to Gatwick

NORTH TERMINAL
If you gave the car park your flight number when you checked in then there your car will be returned automatically to the meeting point at the North Terminal. You won't need to call them.

If you didn't give accurate return times or correct flight numbers for the car park to monitor, give them a call on 01293 300 730 once you have landed.

Directions:
As you exit North Terminal International Arrivals, turn right and exit the building. Once outside, cross both roads and keep heading straight ahead between the car parks, under the covered walkway to the main terminal forecourt. Once at the main terminal forecourt, you will see the Sofitel Hotel. Cross the road at the pedestrian lights and bear left through the Sofitel Hotel car park - following signs for Meet & Greet Operators located within the Hotel car park. Your car will be returned by our uniformed staff in the meet and greet reception area.

SOUTH TERMINAL
Give the car park a call on 01293 300 730 once you have your luggage.

Directions:
Exit the terminal building and follow signs for the 'Short Stay Car Parks' (Orange Car Park 3). Your vehicle will be returned to Short Stay Orange Car Park – level 1- ready for you to drive home.

Important Information

It's your responsibility to make sure that your vehicle's road tax is valid, it holds a valid MOT certificate and is roadworthy. If your car isn't legal or safe to drive, Purple Parking won't be able to drive it to the car park, and you also won't be able to get a refund.

Purple Parking can only take cars that fit into a standard size parking space, which is 2.4m x 4.8m. If your vehicle is taller than 1.8m please inform the car park when you call and they will meet you in an alternative area outside the car park. Minibuses and vehicles with 8 or more seats are not accepted.

If you have a specially adapted vehicle this will need to be checked with the car park. To see if Purple Parking can take your vehicle, call 0800 093 5478.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What about any Accessibility Requirements?
    The car park welcomes bookings from owners of specially adapted vehicles. However, this must be by prior arrangement to ensure availability of appropriately-trained drivers. To see if the car park can take your vehicle, call us on 0800 093 5478
  • Is there a maximum car size?
    Purple Parking can only take cars that fit into a standard size parking space, which is 2.4m x 4.8m. You'll be charged extra if your car is too large. Minibuses and vehicles with 8 or more seats can't be taken for Meet and Greet services. If you have a specially adapted vehicle this will need to be checked with the car park. To see if Purple Parking can take your vehicle, call us on 0800 093 5478.

    If your vehicle is taller than 1.80m please inform the car park when you call and they will meet you in an alternative area outside the car park.

  • What Security Measures are in place?
    While you're away, your car will be stored in a secured car park. All have been awarded the police Park Mark award, the Trading Standards Authority's Buy With Confidence award and are approved by Gatwick airport. All of the car parks are surrounded by a fence and are either manned 24 hours, have CCTV in use, or have dedicated 24 hour security patrols.

Location

Address

If using a Sat Nav please use this postcode: RH6 0LL

Contact Number

01293 300 730

Latitude 51.156474Longitude -0.157321

Directions

Directions to the North Terminal meeting point:
Satnav postcode: RH6 0PH. Or click for directions on your device.

- As you enter the North Terminal from the main roundabout, stay in the right-hand lane for "Drop Off and Hotels".
- Keep in the right-hand lane following signs for "hotels" and "Sofitel Hotel".
- Keep driving towards the pedestrian traffic lights between the two hotels.
- Turn right immediately after the traffic lights into the Sofitel car park.
- Take a ticket from the barrier and keep it for the driver.
- Once in the car park follow signs for "meet & greet operators".
- When you arrive in the dedicated meet & greet area, park in a meet and greet bay and look out for a uniformed driver.

Directions to the South Terminal meeting point:
Satnav postcode: RH6 0LL. Or click for directions on your device.

- As you drive into the South Terminal, please stay in the right-hand lane and follow signs for short stay & pick up.
- At the short stay barriers take a ticket which you will need to give to your driver.
- Drive into the orange car park and go up to LEVEL 1.
- At LEVEL 1 turn right and you will see the ACE meet & greet area. Park up in row D or E as near as you can to the lifts.
- Then make yourself known to the uniformed staff so that the necessary documentation can be completed with you promptly and you can proceed to check in.