Scott Avery, 51, booked Manchester Airport’s Meet and Greet possibility upfront of his vacation to Egypt, however when he and his new spouse arrived on Could 30, they have been as an alternative ushered to Terminal 2 West Automotive Park, the place they took a token and went on vacation.
The couple loved the honeymoon, nevertheless, after they returned, they used the identical token to take a look at and located the preliminary invoice was an eye-watering £870.
The holidaymaker, who paid £120 for the Meet and Greet possibility by way of the AA app, stated: “After we dropped the automotive off two weeks in the past to go on honeymoon and I paid £120 to do the Meet and Greet. After we received to the automotive park, the carpark was full, the person on the barrier stated ‘you may’t are available in right here mate, it is full’ so he advised us to go to the West Automotive Park, drop off your automotive keys and take the token with you.
“So this morning, put the token within the machine and that got here up, £870. I believed, what the b***** hell is that?”
The airport has since waived the invoice as a gesture of goodwill as he had a Meet and Greet reserving within the system, Lancs Reside reviews.
Scott, from Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, added: “I would not have paid it, not an opportunity I’d pay that.”
The airport’s ‘Meet and Greet’ possibility guarantees prospects that they don’t have to ‘fear about discovering an area’ as workers will maintain their automobile and parking in order that they’ll get on with checking-in.
On its web site, Manchester Airport presents a number of choices for parking with costs starting at round £75.99 should you e book upfront, with bus switch direct to the terminal.
A spokesperson for the airport stated: “It seems Mr Avery has inadvertently parked within the incorrect automotive park on arrival at Manchester Airport and gone on his vacation. Upon return on exiting the automotive park, the system generated what the quantity can be for 14 days flip up parking.
“As he had a Meet and Greet reserving within the system and as a goodwill gesture, our groups waived the flip up charge on this event. All our automotive parks are clearly signposted, and we’d all the time encourage all passengers to arrange for his or her airport journey previous to coming to the positioning.”