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PostPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 11:00 am 
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:roll: this is getting ridiculous :evil:

How can you justify charging £7.00 for 10 minutes parking !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 5:34 pm 
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edders23 wrote:
:roll: this is getting ridiculous :evil:

How can you justify charging £7.00 for 10 minutes parking !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

They can't justify it.

They couldn't care less because they know people will pay it. :sad: :sad: :sad: :sad:

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 10:08 pm 
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Whats at Stansted?

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 11:06 pm 
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wannabeeahack wrote:
Whats at Stansted?


It'll be a giant plane park full of unneeded planes.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:09 am 
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Get stuck in a queue and it’s going to cost, you have to pay on exit.

Up to 15 mins : £7.00

Over 15 mins - £25.00


Vehicles must not be left unattended. Unattended vehicles may be towed and will incur a towing fee.

There will be a £20 charge for re-entering within 30 minutes of first entering.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:40 am 
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A few years ago a driver from here had a pick up at Stansted. Unfortunately he parked up and went up to arrivals and died of a heart attack. His vehicle was towed away and when the vehicle owner eventually arrived to pick it up they were hit with the charges.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 10:37 am 
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And it is now £10.00 for up to half an hour in the arrivals car park

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 4:23 pm 
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mancityfan wrote:
Get stuck in a queue and it’s going to cost, you have to pay on exit.

Up to 15 mins : £7.00

Over 15 mins - £25.00


Vehicles must not be left unattended. Unattended vehicles may be towed and will incur a towing fee.

There will be a £20 charge for re-entering within 30 minutes of first entering.



just out of interest as Stansted are owned by Manchester airport have they done the same there ?

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 31, 2021 7:06 pm 
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edders23 wrote:
mancityfan wrote:
Get stuck in a queue and it’s going to cost, you have to pay on exit.

Up to 15 mins : £7.00

Over 15 mins - £25.00


Vehicles must not be left unattended. Unattended vehicles may be towed and will incur a towing fee.

There will be a £20 charge for re-entering within 30 minutes of first entering.



just out of interest as Stansted are owned by Manchester airport have they done the same there ?



Manchester is £5 for five minutes and £6 for 10 minutes and is payable at the exit barrier.

An overstay charge of £25.00 will apply after 10 minutes.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 31, 2021 7:14 pm 
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The other one EMA
Rapid drop-off: £5.00 for 15 minutes (then £1 per minute after).


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 31, 2021 7:19 pm 
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mancityfan wrote:
The other one EMA
Rapid drop-off: £5.00 for 15 minutes (then £1 per minute after).



yup been there paid that :sad:

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 31, 2021 9:15 pm 
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edders23 wrote:
mancityfan wrote:
The other one EMA
Rapid drop-off: £5.00 for 15 minutes (then £1 per minute after).



yup been there paid that :sad:


Why the sad face? Adjust your charges accordingly. If the airport charges £10 to pick up or drop off, charge your customer £10 per drop off / pick up. So advertise your fares as not including charges and fees. Your customers will understand. If they don’t, they’re not worth having.
In Sydney, which is in Australia, although it isn’t the capital, punters in taxi’s pay road tolls, bridge and tunnel tolls. But the “problem” you seem to have isn’t a problem I have, because I won’t do airports.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 01, 2021 5:55 am 
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So advertise your fares as not including charges and fees. Your customers will understand.


we did once try that and so many refused to pay the extras only the "headline" price we abandoned the practise

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So advertise your fares as not including charges and fees. Your customers will understand.


we did once try that and so many refused to pay the extras only the "headline" price we abandoned the practise


Drop them at the M11 services then.

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You can still do a free drop off at east midlands. it is in the long stay carpark at the western end of the airport. You can also wait for an hour free. The passengers just have to use the shuttle bus to the terminal.

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