Amazing Journeys Start at Bristol International Airport
With direct services to more than 100 destinations across Europe, Bristol International Airport is a major hub for nearly nine million travellers each year beginning or ending their trip. Whether it’s a long-awaited vacation or an all-important business trip, make the most of the destination while you’re there.
Most people agree that vacation season is an exciting time, but getting to the airport is often a stressful ride. If you arrive by car, it’s important to choose the correct Bristol Airport parking garage, otherwise you could end up paying more than you expect, so pick wisely. Alternatively, the Bristol Airport bus from the city centre runs several times a day, which may be a great option if you don’t have too much luggage. There’s one more interesting fact you may want to bear in mind before you leave: this airport has one of the shortest runways in the country of all the international airports, at just over 2.000 metres long.
Plenty to do While You’re Here
Would you believe that this modern single-terminal airport with just 16 gates is known as the ‘silent’ airport? Well, there are no announcements about what’s taking off and landing, you won’t hear about Mr Smith who is urgently needed at gate 12, in fact there are no announcements at all. Bristol International Airport is quite tranquil, so remember to stay on high alert for flight details – you don’t want to miss it. If you have a long layover, overnight sleepover, or just passing through, make sure you experience Bristol Airport’s wide range of restaurants, bars, and duty-free shopping. There’s also a large selection of well-known brands alongside local products, so save enough space for heaps of shopping.
If you’re exhausted from all the browsing, your best bet is to head to the Executive Lounge. Treat yourself to complimentary drinks and snacks while you watch TV, take advantage of the free Wi-Fi, and catch up on the latest news with the daily newspaper. The area is filled with natural light and superbly decorated, so enjoy the peace and quiet while you can. If you’re not keen on the lounge, head to Brunel’s Bar and Kitchen for a wholesome meal and an ice-cold drink. Soho Coffee Company and Dexter’s Cabin is also great for a cuppa and a bite to eat. There really is a great range of facilities, even a kiddie’s play area, so everyone is provided for at Bristol International Airport.
Remote but Cosy
The airport is not exactly in the centre of town, but if you’re staying overnight, you can bet it’s going to be unmistakably comfortable. There are a number of amazing hotels near Bristol Airport such as Hampton by Hilton Bristol Airport. It’s a modern family-friendly hotel within walking distance of the airport. The Holiday Inn Bristol Airport hotel is about a five-minute drive away. It’s also great if you have kids, and if you’re travelling for business, two high-tech meeting rooms will come in very handy.
So next time you find yourself using Bristol International Airport for your travels, stay a little longer than you need to, there’s so much to discover.
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