Trains, dinos, and ice cream! The best museums for children

  • 14 May, 2015
  • Alice Fowler
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Children's Museums

There are two great events coming up – the International Day of Families on May 15th and International Museum Day is on May 18th, and so to celebrate these two worthy occasions we’ve put together our top 10 best museums for children, worldwide!

Museums might inspire a groan from the kids, but they really don’t have to be boring; in fact, at some of these museums you might have trouble getting them to leave!

Miniatur Wunderland, Hamburg, Germany

Miniatur Wunderland

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Home of the largest model railway in the world, with 930 trains alone, this is a must-see for any train fan or indeed anyone who enjoys scale models in general. It is split into several areas, including Harz, Scandinavia, Hamburg, and the Knuffingen Airport. Read More

How being lazy can save you time and money

  • 28 Apr, 2015
  • Alice Fowler
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Save time and money

We know that when it comes to parking at the airport, most people pre-book their parking, want it to be cost-effective, are concerned about the location of the car park, and that most people pick Long Stay parking as their parking option of choice.

Long stay parking may seem the savvy choice – you’re going away for more than a few days and you’re willing to put up with a transfer to the airport. In most cases, the Official Long Stay car park may be more reasonable than Short Stay parking or Meet and Greet and therefore it all makes sense… or so you think! Read More

Strike action and your airport parking

  • 15 Apr, 2015
  • Alice Fowler
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Airport Parking

The strikes proposed by French air traffic controllers scheduled for the 29th April – 2nd May could still go ahead, despite the one for this week having been cancelled. Read More

Hacker News broke our site – how Nginx and PageSpeed fixed the problem

  • 24 Mar, 2015
  • Ray Viljoen
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Construction cartoon

Following a surge of traffic from Hacker News which overloaded our servers, we re-built our hosting stack using the latest best practices for high performance browser networking resulting in 94/100+ scores on Google PageSpeed Insights, and A+ scores on SSL Labs. In this post we will share how we did it.

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Help us out this Easter and win a giant Easter Egg!

  • 20 Mar, 2015
  • Alice Fowler
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Easter Egg

Easter is coming up and like everyone we are excited for some time off, and of course plenty of chocolate!

Here at Airport Parking Shop we are combining both. We know that plenty of people will be going away this Easter, so we are asking for a tiny favour. If you could take just a few minutes to fill out a short survey about airport parking, we would be very grateful!

It will take just a couple of minutes, and your responses will only be used for our own marketing analysis.

Fill out the survey here.  Please note the competition is now closed.

As an incentive to fill this out, we are giving away a whopping 2.5kg Easter Egg to one of the lucky people to fill out our survey! This Giant Speckled Easter Egg is worth £85.00 and has been made by hand by the team at James Chocolates in Somerset. The company is loved for its award-winning chocolate creations made with a unique twist of English eccentricity. Find out more about James Chocolates here. Read More