Helpful Cardiff Airport Information
Here at UKACP we like to give you as much help as possible when choosing a car parking option, however, we also like to help you as much as we can regarding any aspect of your holiday, which is why have put together a guide on what you can expect to find when you get to the airport.
Cardiff Airport has plenty to offer passengers when they arrive at the airport, from free Wi-Fi to executive lounges. All you need to do is allow enough time to enjoy them all, so you can have a relaxing start to your trip.
If you fancy a spots of shopping when you get through security, then you’ll find plenty of great offers and savings on fragrances, cosmetics, spirits and designer brands such as Ray Ban, Animal, Superdry and Havianias at the Nuance Tax and Duty Free.
They also offer a great Buy Now Collect on Return service, so you’re not carrying endless bottles of perfume and drink with you on holiday.
For those of you who are feeling patriotic, or simply want a great memento for your trip, head to the Welsh sportswear store, where you can pick up a national rugby shirt and other sports wear before you fly!
You can also get plenty of in-flight entertainment and snacks from the obligatory WH Smith either before you go through security or in the departure lounge.
For food and drink you have the Echo Bar and Caffé Ritazza in the departure lounge where you can grab a bite and relax whilst you wait for your flight to be called.
Or you can get pepped up before you head through security with a warming coffee at the new welsh café, Caffi Cwtch, which is located is on the first floor above the check-in hall.
Cardiff Airport Lounges
If you want the VIP treatment, why not check into the executive lounge?
The lounge has offers stunning views across the vale as well as a private bar, a selection of light snacks, free Wi-Fi, an assortment of magazines and newspapers, as well as telephone, fax and photocopier facilities. It’s the ideal choice for those traveling for business or pleasure.
Take a look at our Cardiff airport lounge selection and see just how relaxing your time at the airport can be.
Cardiff Airport does offer free Wi-Fi access throughout the terminal, however you only get the first 30 minutes free, so you’ll have to be quick checking your emails or Facebook unless you want to pau an extra £3 per hour used.
There are also internet kiosks before boarding and in the departure lounge, which offer high speed internet access and battery charging facilities at a cost of 10p per minute.
Although, smoking is prohibited in all terminal buildings, they do have designated areas outside the terminal building, as well as an airside smoking area near Gate 2.
So, if you’re gasping for a smoke there’s still a chance before you jet off.
Car Parking at Cardiff Airport
Parking your car at Cardiff Airport provides you with peace of mind that your car will be safe and secure while on holiday in a car parking facility that is manned 24 hours a day and is covered by CCTV.
Cardiff Airport provides on and off parking facilities where you have the choice to be parked near the terminal or use a transfer shuttle service.
Please go to our Cardiff Airport Parking Page to view comprehensive car park details.
Hotels at Cardiff Airport
If you fancy feeling refreshed before your flight, then there is no better way than spending a night at a Cardiff Airport Hotel. Holiday Inn Express is a three-star hotel that is situated a short distance from Cardiff Airport.
It provides parking facilities, a bar, a gym, restaurant, and also provides Wi-Fi, giving you a great airport hotel to relax in before you look forward to your holiday in the sun.
For more details on Cardiff Airport Hotels, please visit our Cardiff Airport Hotels page.