How To Make The Most of Your Time At the Airport
If you’re like most people, you probably associate airport travel with long hours sitting in uncomfortable chairs as you wait to board your flight. However, your time in the airport doesn’t have to be spent that way. Next time that you hop on a plane for your annual holiday or a quick weekend getaway, consider an alternative way to pass the time. We’ve got a few suggestions about useful and relaxing activities that you can choose after you pass through airport security with your ticket in hand.
Book a spa treatment
There’s no better time to pamper yourself and make sure that you’re looking your best than the time before your flight abroad. You might not have considered a spa treatment before while you were walking through the terminal, but most airports now offer a series of beauty packages and treatments.
For travellers flying out from Gatwick, for instance, there is the multipurpose Aerospa that offers a wide range of options to suit all types of travellers. You can head over to the nail bar or even book a pre-flight massage or reflexology session to fully relax you before you take to the skies.
Get ahead on your holiday shopping
Most people know that the airport is full of brand name stores, but not as many people plan a shopping trip when they’re travelling. With duty-free offering such a significant discount, however, it’s worth making a list of items to buy your friends and family in advance of birthdays and Christmas. If you know someone who’d appreciate a designer item, the airport is the perfect time to make a purchase.
It’s always worth checking out the website of your specific airport before you leave, as well, because they sometimes offer vouchers for thrifty travellers that you can download or print and bring with you. There’s no better way to save a bit of money and maximise your time before you fly.
Be bold and try a new cuisine
You might not have thought about trying out a new restaurant while at the airport, but with so many choices available these days it’s the perfect time to branch out and try something different. Most airport food locations specialise in delivering food to customers as quickly as possible, ensuring that you can have a quick meal and still make your flight.
Whether you want to eat sushi for the first time or try out a Mexican burrito, there’s an endless supply of restaurants to help you break out of your comfort zone. Most airports now offer their own helpful apps, so you can browse the options on the go and make your selection easily and quickly.
If you want to make the most of your time at the airport, it’s essential that you get there on time for your flight. If you live around Brighton, airport transfers are the most reliable way to ensure that you don’t run late.
If you would like to book a taxi service to the airport with our dedicated team at Brighton City Chauffeur, contact us today at 01273 687011.