“ This is probably the tenth meet and greet company we have used at Gatwick and I have to say probably the best. The service was prompt, efficient, and friendly and we will certainly be using them again. ” - Peter Davis
If you are using satnav the postcodes are:
South Terminal: RH6 0NP
North Terminal: RH6 0PJ
Please call the number on your confirmation 20 mins before arriving at Gatwick o let them know you are on your way.
On arrival please follow the signs to the South Terminal. Drive to the drop-off area under the multi-storey car park. Keep in the right lane and drive over the third zebra crossing to the Orange Zone, then park in the Approved Operator bay where you'll be met by your driver.
On arrival please follow the signs to the North Terminal. As you enter the terminal follow signs for Short Stay car park, to the drop-off area between the Sofitel hotel and Short Stay multi-storey car park. Keep in the right lane as you go round the Sofitel, then park in the Approved Operator bay where you'll be met by your driver.
Once you have parked, the driver will collect your car from you and drive it to their secured car park. Please make sure you have your return flight time and number to hand, as you'll need to give them to your uniformed driver. Then, it's a short walk to check-in.
Attached to your voucher will be a permit - you need to PRINT THIS and take it with you to the airport.
This permit allows for the customer to alight on the forecourt area (the areas have been notified to you within your booking confirmation) and to do so within a 5 minute period, the permit does not allow indefinite parking on the forecourt area. If you have arrived too early or your meet and greet chauffeur is not awaiting on your arrival you may be asked to wait away from the terminal forecourt area. Customers who are seen to be waiting for over 5 minutes will be asked to move on by traffic wardens / marshals. Please note that only customers of approved valet parking companies may use this area.
Your Meet and Greet parking at Gatwick Airport is booked with an approved operator - ABC Gatwick. You are authorised to meet on the terminal forecourts at Gatwick Airport. If you are challenged by traffic wardens or marshals please state that your parking is with ABC Gatwick. Please only use Approved Operator signed parking bays at the terminal forecourt as detailed below.
On your return to Gatwick, please call Help Me Park on the number on your confirmation once you've collected your luggage to let them know your back. Your car will be returned to the same place you were met on arrival.
Car parks have the Park Mark Safer Parking Award. We have CCTV, 24 Hour security presence, secure fencing and alarmed offices.
Leylands Car Park
IMPORTANT: Your car must display a valid tax disc and contain a valid tax disc for your return date; it must have has tyre tread on each tyre that is within the legal limit; it must NOT in any way be unsafe to drive; it must be under 5m in length (No LWB vans). If your vehicle does not meet this criteria the driver will NOT be able to take it and you will have to make other arrangements to park your car. No refund will be given in these circumstances.
The car park operates on an appointment based system and there are stringent no waiting restrictions at the airport. Please notify us of any changes to your itinerary as soon as possible. If you are early or late we will do our very best to accommodate you as quickly as we can.
Park Mark award
Help-me-park is a Gatwick Airport Approved Meet and Greet operator established in 2005 with both the ParkMark Award and the Buy with Confidence award (Trading Standards approved trader).
Where are the cars parked
At secure ParkMark Awarded car parks, including two within a mile of the airport and one 7 miles from the airport.
Total number of spaces at this car park
Hours of operation
Dealing with customer complaints
Help-me-park drivers will inspect your car for pre-existing damage on collection. This is recorded on the Job Record Sheet a copy which can be requested at the time or is available to be photographed.
On return you are requested to check your vehicle. If you have any complaint it should be registered with the returning driver who will record details of the issue and give you our Complaints Procedure card. You will be asked to submit your complaint via email and this will be dealt with within their complaints procedure time scales.
The company aims to resolve all issues within a maximum of 20 working days.
There are no height restrictions. Help-me-park does not accept any long wheel base vehicles i.e. nothing longer than a short wheel base transit. Help-me-park does not accept trailers.
Meet and greet parking is ideal for people with reduced mobility the vehicle is collected and returned to the PRM help points at both terminals.
Please remember: At the time of booking the flight or up to 48 hours in advance of travelling, please contact your airline directly or via your travel agent to pre-book assistance.
You should also tell your airline if you intend to take your own mobility aid such as wheelchair or scooter.
Drivers working for this car park
Average driver age
Help-me-park drivers receive full customer service training for the collection, return and driving of the customers' vehicles. All drivers are subject to a continuous assessment of their work and driving.
Are all drivers police checked
Help-me-park drivers wear black trousers and a white shirt with a blue tie with the company logo. The company logo is also on the left breast of their blue jumpers and yellow and on the back and left breast of blue and yellow coats. They will also be carrying a folder with your pre-printed paperwork ready for the collection of your vehicle.
A typical driver will be
Your driver should be prompt, polite and helpful. According to Help-me-park, all drivers have a good standard of English and are knowledgeable and keen to help.
Does the car park use self-employed drivers
Yes. The drivers, however, are not on duty for multiple companies at any time.
All meet and greet drivers hold fully comprehensive insurance.
Public liability insurance
The company is covered up to £10,000,000.
How the workflow is managed
It is the company's policy to schedule staff to the amount of work at any time of day. However, there are many elements outside of the company's control that can affect the promptness of collection and return of your car such as local and motorway traffic conditions, veracity of clients arrival times and return flight landing times, baggage return delays etc. so the company appreciates customer understanding on these occasions.
How can a customer be assured their vehicle won't be used for unauthorised purposes
Help-me-park is a Gatwick Airport Approved Meet and Greet operator and holds the ParkMark Award and the Trading Standards Buy with Confidence accreditation. They are hard won accreditations and are essential to Help-me-park's credibility and mission statement to offer the best service for secure meet and greet parking at Gatwick.
Their car and key management systems are designed to provide the most secure storage and prevent unauthorised use of vehicles.
Help-me-park's drivers are recruited if their own values align with the company's which are teamwork, respect, integrity and professionalism.
Car relocation service
Help-me-park offers a transfer service between Heathrow and Gatwick. This will need to be booked directly with the company by telephone.
The most exotic car ever parked
The company has parked Ferraris, Bentleys, Rolls Royces, Maserati's, Porsches, Range Rovers etc.
Help-me-Park Meet & Greet - Non Flexible
This product cannot be cancelled or amended and once booked cannot be refunded.