Holidays from London Luton Airport

After investing a whopping £110 million to make London Luton Airport the best it can be, it’s safe to say it’s paid off. A huge haul of destinations, convenient and efficient transport and access, as well as high fashion shops and tasty eateries are the reasons why you should book your flights from Luton Airport. 

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Luton Airport – bigger and better than ever

During the Second World War, Luton Airport was a base for Royal Air Force fighters, as well as a manufacturing site where both civil and military aircrafts were designed and built. Fascinating, right?

Shortly after, Luton Airport proudly became Britain’s most profitable airport. Now bigger and better than ever, serving around 14.6 million passengers a year, with the vast majority of the routes flying to Europe, you can say bonjour, hola and ciao to exciting world wonders. Where’s your next holiday from Luton Airport going to take you?

Take your pick from Luton’s line up

It’s the airport that never sleeps with regular flights taking you to 30 countries and 70 thrilling destinations throughout Europe, The Middle East and North Africa.

You’ll easily find the ultimate All Inclusive holidays from London Luton Airport, as well as family getaways and even spontaneous trips with your favourite airlines. Big names like TUI and First Choice can whisk you to the eternal sunshine of Lanzarote or the white beaches of Cuba.

Explore a new culture in Morocco or stay a little closer to home in Malta, or embark on a city break in Amsterdam. The options are endless! You can even travel within the UK up to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen – the Christmas markets in Scotland make for a great long weekend.

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One huge terminal with everything you need inside

London Luton Airport is the home to just one terminal but it has two huge floors full of all the travel essential shops and fine eateries you could want – you’ll be boarding before you know it!

Treat yourself to the latest gadgets in Dixons Travel, a luxury pair of shoes won’t go a miss from Kurt Geiger and with retail exclusives and tax free products from World Duty Free, how could you possibly refuse? What’s even more handy is the Click & Collect service. Simply order your favourite products and new buys up to 30 days before your flight and then collect them once you arrive at the airport. You can do this both for your departure flight and return flight.

The next important step in the airport is of course, food. With a huge variety of restaurants, cafes and bars there will be something for everyone. Pop into Burger King for a quick but delicious bite to eat, or if you’re looking for a sit down meal the Big Smoke & Tapas House offers freshly prepared food and a great choice of wines and beers. There’s even Yo Sushi, Krispy Kreme and Pret A Manger for some more variety.

There’s even a printing service handy for printing any holiday documents that you forgot to sort. And if you’ve made it to the airport in plenty of time, make good use of the four hours of free Wi-Fi, whether that’s catching up on your current series or checking into the airport on Facebook.

A special way to make the most of your downtime at Luton Airport is in the Executive Lounge, plus, for special occasions this can be a nice treat. Expect serious comfort and complimentary food and drink at your disposal. In fact it’s that relaxing you’ll find yourself wanting to have a kip in one of the state-of-the-art SnoozePods, ideal for layovers.

Frequently asked questions about London Luton Airport

After you’ve bagged yourself a cheap holiday from London Luton Airport, your next step will be planning your journey. Well connected to the M1 and M25, the whole country has unbeatable access to London Luton Airport. It couldn’t be easier.

If you’re driving, use postcode LU2 9QT in your sat-nav, then follow the signs to your desired car park or drop-off point.

There are always trains on hand to get you to and from the airport, whether you’re taking the tube from London’s bustling city centre or hopping on at your closest regional station. You’ll need to stop at Luton Airport Parkway and head on a small shuttle bus journey to the airport.

You’ll also find there are plenty of bus and coach options too, as the airport works closely with National Express and Green Line. You just need to find the best service for you.

There are a variety of options for Luton Airport parking to suit everyone’s needs. 

Terminal 1 is the closest car park to the terminal with a 4 minute walk to the doors, while the Long Stay and Mid Stay car parks are just a 10 minute walk. It is recommended to book in advance, however you are able to turn up on the day of travel.

Alternatively, you can pre-book Priority Parking which is a meet & greet service. It’s the easiest and most convenient option, simply turn up and hand over your keys to the staff who will then park your car as you head off on your adventures. When you return, simply head back to collect your keys and your car will be parked close by.

Say goodbye to the panic of getting up super early or hitting the busy roads. Stay in one of the Luton Airport hotels and you’re just steps away from the check-in desks.

It’s the perfect way to start your holidays from London Luton Airport with a good night’s sleep in the Holiday Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Holiday Inn Express and Ibis Hotel.

Another great part of staying in one of the hotels near Luton Airport is you can make the most of your surroundings. With the beautiful gardens of Wrest Park nearby, you’ll find a magnificent French-style 18th-century mansion that is fascinating to explore. Plus, if you want a few last minute holiday buys, you’ll be close to The Mall Luton – it’s the perfect excuse to get your holiday started early.

Use Holiday Extras to find the best deals on airport stays, as well as parking.