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Gatwick ACE Meet and Greet


  • Opening times: 24 Hours / 7 Days

  • Estimated journey time to airport: Drop at terminal forecourts

  • Your keys will stay with the car park whilst you are away.


Ace Airport Parking Gatwick provides a high quality meet and greet parking service. Meet and greet has become very popular in the UK and is a service whereby you can drive your car directly to the airport terminal prior to travel saving you from having to go to distant car parks, find a space, park and get on a bus and thus providing you with amazing convenience.

When you arrive at the terminal, a trained and uniformed Ace Parking representative is waiting to meet you and all you need to do walk into the terminal and check in. There’s no waiting around, no shuttle bus and you’ll save on average 30 minute at each end of your journey. The Ace Airport Parking rep then drives your car to Ace Parking’s secure car park facility where your car is taken care of whilst you are away.

The best news, is that this highly convenient and luxurious service isn’t expensive either!

Ace Parking Meet and Greet Gatwick is an Approved Gatwick parking company that offers first class meet and greet parking services for Gatwick Airport. You will be met at one of the airport’s official Approved Operator Areas which are as close as possible to the terminal and are exclusive to Approved Operators. These areas provide a safer quieter environment for you to handover your car before heading straight in to the terminal.

Ace Parking is a well established company with the experience to ensure a completely smooth and hassle free service to customers departing from Gatwick airport. The company has been in operation for over 10 years and its founder is still very much involved on a day to day basis. The team of uniformed, well trained drivers will take care of your car from start to finish. The car park facility is safe and secure with 24/7 security including fully monitored CCTV and security patrols.

Why Book This Parking Space?

  • Approved Meet & Greet Operator, top quality Recommended Service

  • Trading Standards Approved - Awarded (Buy With Confidence)

  • Member of the Gatwick Airport Approved Operator Scheme

  • Dated Photos taken upon collection (For your peace of mind)

  • Uniformed/ID and Crime Reference Checked Staff

  • Friendly, experienced and trained staff will meet you on arrival

  • Meet & Greet, the ultimate in convenience when travelling from Gatwick

  • No more waiting, no buses, save up to 30 minutes each end of your trip

  • No-Wait Guarantee Promise

Disabled Info

No transfers are needed, Meet and Greet will offer disabled customers who would find it difficult to use transfer buses meet and greet will offer a more convenient solution to your airport parking requirements as by booking ace parking your car is collected from the terminal when you leave, and brought back to you at the terminal on your return.

Additional Info

Please take a copy of your confirmation email with you on your day of travel.

Vehicle Restrictions: Parking is for cars only and cars must fit in to a standard sized parking space (2.4m wide x 4.8m long). Extra charges will apply for cars that do not fit in to a standard parking space and must be arranged with Maple Parking prior to the drop off date. Very large vehicles and minibuses may be refused if prior arrangements are not made. Minibuses / vehicles with more than 8 passenger seats cannot be accepted for Meet and Greet services.

Illegal Vehicles: It's your responsibility to make sure that your vehicle has road tax, holds a valid MOT certificate and is roadworthy / legal. If your car isn't legal or safe to drive, Ace will not be able to drive it to the car park, and you will not be able to get a refund. 

Late Returns: If your return is delayed and you park for longer than you have booked, extra days parking will be charged at £10 per day or part day after your booked return date.

Early Returns: If you are returning ahead of schedule, please telephone ASAP. They must have 24 hrs notice (or as much notice as possible) so that they can make sure the vehicle is ready and you are not kept waiting on your return. Refunds cannot be given for part used bookings.

IMPORTANT :You must now call Ace Parking on 01293 533 000 and select option 1, 15 minutes prior to your arrival at the terminal so that a driver can be sent to meet you at the terminal

On Arrival

IMPORTANT :You must now call Ace Parking on 01293 533 000 and select option 1, 15 minutes prior to your arrival at the terminal so that a driver can be sent to meet you at the terminal

South Terminal:

As you drive in to the South Terminal, please stay in the right hand lane and follow signs for SHORT STAY and PICK UP. At the SHORT STAY barriers take a ticket which you will need to give to your driver. Drive in to the ORANGE CAR PARK and go up to LEVEL 1. At LEVEL 1 turn right and you will see the APPROVED OPERATOR AREA. Please park up in row D or E as near as you can to the lifts. Please make yourself known to the uniformed Ace (or Maple Parking) staff so that the necessary documentation can be completed with you promptly and you can proceed to check in.

New Directions to North Terminal Sofitel Meet and Greet Point (from 1st November 2019)

For Sat Nav’s use post code RH6 0PJ but only as far as the Main North Terminal Roundabout

As you enter the North Terminal from the main roundabout, stay in the right-hand lane for “Drop Off and Hotels”. 

Keep in the right-hand lane following signs for “hotels” and “Sofitel Hotel”.

Keep driving towards the Pedestrian traffic lights between the two hotels.

Turn right immediately after the traffic lights into the Sofitel Hotel Car Park.

Take a ticket from the barrier and keep it for our driver.

Once in the car park follow signs for Meet and Greet Operators 

When you arrive in the dedicated Meet and Greet area, park in a Meet and Greet bay and look out for our uniformed staff.

If you need any help finding the meeting point then please call Ace Parking using the number on your confirmation and select option 1

On Return

Once you have all of your luggage please call

Ace Parking on using the number on your confirmation (select option 1)

South Terminal Meeting Point:

Exit the terminal building and follow the signs to the Short Stay Car Park (Orange Car Park). Your Vehicle will be returned to the Approved Operator level in the Orange Car Park, where you’ll meet our uniformed staff with your car. 

North Terminal Meeting Point from 1st November 2019:

As you exit North Terminal International Arrivals, turn right and exit the building. Once outside, cross both roads and keep heading straight ahead between the car parks, under the covered walkway to the main terminal forecourt. Once at the main terminal forecourt, you will see the Sofitel Hotel. Cross the road at the pedestrian lights and bear left through the Sofitel Hotel car park - following signs for Meet and Greet Operators located within the Hotel Car Park. Your car will be returned by our uniformed staff in the Meet and Greet Reception area.

Please be aware that if you call for your car and do not collect it within 20 minutes at the meeting point, you will be subject to the Short Stay charges thereafter. If you are returning earlier than the date or time that you booked, please contact Ace Parking (on the number above) 24 hours in advance to avoid any delays.

Sat Nav Info

Gatwick (LGW) South Terminal Departure – Postcode RH6 0NP

Gatwick (LGW) North Terminal Departure – Postcode RH6 0PJ


Gatwick is 28 miles (45km) south of London, linked directly to the M23 at Junction 9 and to the A23 London-Brighton road.

The M25 is a ten-minute drive away (Junction 7), providing connections to the national road and motorway network.