Noisy crowded departure hall? Or tranquil relaxing airport lounge? For a surprisingly small cost, you can go for the latter.
London's Stansted airport lounges offer complimentary snacks and drinks, widescreen TV entertainment, international mags and newspapers, and often free WiFi and business facilities (such as printing,scanning, copying). They also have flight info screens in case you get so comfy you lose track of time.
Most lounges welcome children and are open from the early hours in the morning until late at night, with entry up to three hours before you board your flight.
Want the VIP treatment at Stansted? Look out for lounges that offer luxury bathrooms, valet services, massages, personal shopping and bookable video conferencing.
Stansted Airport Lounges
The lounges at Stansted will give you a taste of the high life before you even board the plane. Just don't get so comfortable you forget about your flight!
If you're after VIP treatment, try the No. 1 lounge. Staff will serve you freshly prepared food and drinks from the bar, and once you're fed and watered, there are board games, television and free wifi to enjoy.
If you've got work to do, the business facilities include a printer, fax and scanner plus free calls to UK landlines.
The Servisair Lounge at Stansted airport offers comfortable leather seats, relaxing surroundings and if you've got a sweet tooth, you'll love their afternoon tea. Children of all ages are welcome and you can check in up to three hours before your flight time.
Group Lounge Bookings
If you're travelling in a group of more than seven, please call 0871 360 2750 Quoting Ref: WQ734 to arrange the booking.