4 quick tips to help you spot a reliable Gatwick meet and greet parking company

Have the recent problems with Gold Parking and EPS Parking deterred you from using Gatwick meet and greet parking?

Don’t be put off from using such a convenient service, just learn to look for the tell-tale signs that identify reputable companies.

Here are four quick things to look for – no reading required (unless you want to) the images say it all:

Buy With Confidence logo

Buy with Confidence logo
Trading Standards approved businesses Buy With Confidence logo signifies you are dealing with a reputable local businesses checked by Trading Standards

ParkMark logo

ParkMark logo
Managed by the British Parking Association, the Safer Parking ParkMark logo identifies companies whose parking facilities have been vetted and approved by the police.

Gatwick AOS

Gatwick Approved Operator Scheme logo
Introduced in July 2013, the Gatwick Airport Approved Meet and Greet Operator Scheme identifies companies that have proved that they can provide a high level of professionalism and service.

Gatwick Airport strongly advises against using any parking supplier who is not an Approved Off-Airport Parking supplier.

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https secure server logo

When paying for your parking online, make sure the website is using industry-standard SSL encryption software that encrypts all your card details and personal information. You’ll be able to recognise a secure page by the prefix https:// or a green address or the padlock in the bottom right-hand corner of your browser window.

If you spot the above four images on your chosen company’s website then you should be dealing with a reputable company.

Need extra assurances?

If you want to double-check the company’s credentials to ensure that what they claim is correct, then visit the following sites:

  1. To check Buy With Confidence status click here  – select ‘airport parking’ as business type
    Gatwick Airport’s postcode is RH6 0NP
  2. To double check that your chosen company has ParkMark visit the ParkMark page and search using the postcode of the company.
  3. To view Gatwick Approved Operators click here

The above information was provided by Help Me Park, a Gatwick Approved meet and greet parking operator, with Buy With Confidence status.

Comments

  1. Cara @ Gatwick Parking says:

    Great advice Paula, if you can’t see those marks clearly displayed on the site then they should be given wide birth.

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