WikiWirral is where great friendships are made.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,018,789
Topics75,042
Members13,001
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs54
Most Online7,831
Apr 8th, 2013
Who's Online Now
48 registered members (11kendo, 9 invisible), 1,320 guests, and479 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
231 Recycling
New General Forums
Privatisation by the NHS
by casper. 20th Jun 2019 8:35am
Pre packed sandwiches
by _Ste_. 18th Jun 2019 11:08pm
Recycling
by granny. 18th Jun 2019 4:20pm
Bloody Neighbours
by GingerTom. 13th Jun 2019 1:21pm
New Wirral History
Looking for old friends....
by RachelC. 11th Jun 2019 3:22pm
Eastham Zoo/Pleasure Gardens
by CateJones. 9th Jun 2019 6:47pm
Logo on Pilgrim Street building, Birkenhead
by yoller. 7th Jun 2019 12:42pm
Wallasey Grammar School for Boys 1940
by Ligularium. 2nd Jun 2019 2:48pm
1970's Murder in Central Park, Wallasey
by cutespam. 4th Aug 2018 11:28am
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
WW1 Monument, Birkenhead
Topic Replies
Recycling
by diggingdeeper. 20th Jun 2019 5:15pm
Electric bikes
by Dilly. 20th Jun 2019 4:42pm
Bultaco pursang
by Bultaco. 20th Jun 2019 3:41pm
What song are you listening to?
by starakita. 20th Jun 2019 12:48pm
The Daffodil (Overchurch) is Saved
by Gibbo. 20th Jun 2019 12:33pm
Saudi arms sales
by GaryFromWirral. 20th Jun 2019 11:26am
Mountain Bike £80
by GaryFromWirral. 20th Jun 2019 11:21am
TV licences
by diggingdeeper. 19th Jun 2019 10:07pm
Chernobyl
by casper. 19th Jun 2019 11:12am
June
M T W T F S S
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Manchester Airport Drop Off Charges #1056599
7th Jul 2018 6:03pm
7th Jul 2018 6:03pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,956
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline OP
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline OP
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,956
Heswallish
Manchester airport starting to charge for dropping off holidaymakers.£3 5 minutes £4 10 minutes...i can see you being stuck in queue that long. Starts this Tuesday according to website. There this morning Terminal 2 and the new pay barriers at exit in place. Can see tailbacks on that one as its a bit of a tight turn onto main road.. I think they have a new free drop off area with a free shuttle bus to your terminal.
Not sure about the picking up now as they dont seem to have any places you can stop easily (petrol stations gone) Might be ok if the shuttle bus takes them back to a drop off area.

Google Ads
Re: Manchester Airport Drop Off Charges [Re: fish5133] #1056607
7th Jul 2018 8:58pm
7th Jul 2018 8:58pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,621
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,621
Birkenhead
Some people [whistles innocently] used to pick up in the departure area because it was free.

I don't think most people will have a problem with the free drop off and shuttle bus system, they should have introduced it earlier instead of trying to declare war on their customers.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Manchester Airport Drop Off Charges [Re: fish5133] #1056618
8th Jul 2018 9:47am
8th Jul 2018 9:47am
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,655
wirral
E
Excoriator Offline
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Offline
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,655
wirral
Try parking there for an hour or two! (Arrange your mortgage beforehand)

Mind you, I wish Manchester airport well. Hopefully, it will render Liverpool airport redundant. JLA has more to do with civic one-upmanship than necessity. There is no case whatsoever for two airports only 25 miles apart competing for customers. I am very happy for Mancunians to have ALL the noise and traffic. Particularly as I can get there as quickly as it takes me to get to JLA.

Re: Manchester Airport Drop Off Charges [Re: fish5133] #1056622
8th Jul 2018 1:04pm
8th Jul 2018 1:04pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,956
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline OP
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline OP
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,956
Heswallish
Just see JLA as Manchester Terminal 4

Re: Manchester Airport Drop Off Charges [Re: fish5133] #1056625
8th Jul 2018 1:29pm
8th Jul 2018 1:29pm
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,655
wirral
E
Excoriator Offline
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Offline
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,655
wirral
That would be easier if they moved it from Speke to Ringway, fish!

I think a much better idea would be to shut JLA entirely, and spend money on a fast direct link train service from Lime Street to Manchester airport. Both stations exist, and much of the track could surely be shared. Surely not too expensive to contemplate?

Re: Manchester Airport Drop Off Charges [Re: fish5133] #1056635
8th Jul 2018 8:21pm
8th Jul 2018 8:21pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,956
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline OP
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline OP
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,956
Heswallish
Ive used JLA couple of times and found it much easier than Manchester

Re: Manchester Airport Drop Off Charges [Re: fish5133] #1056645
9th Jul 2018 7:57am
9th Jul 2018 7:57am
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,655
wirral
E
Excoriator Offline
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Offline
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,655
wirral
I've used JLA since the old terminal building was in use. Baggage collection for internal flights was from a truck with the bags placed on the pavement. I remember Manchester when it was hoping to reach 100,000 passengers a year. Both are about the same in convenience as far as I can make out.

I've no real preference for either. I just think two bad neighours in close proximity is undesirable, The bigger one should take over and links to it improved for the whole region.

Re: Manchester Airport Drop Off Charges [Re: fish5133] #1056898
14th Jul 2018 4:07pm
14th Jul 2018 4:07pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,956
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline OP
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline OP
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,956
Heswallish
Armed cops stopping you picking up in the drop off area at Terminal 2.£100 fine apparently.. The T2 car park is a bit complicated..you get a token going in then you have to put it in a machine and pay to get another token which operates the exit barrier..

Re: Manchester Airport Drop Off Charges [Re: fish5133] #1056913
15th Jul 2018 11:57am
15th Jul 2018 11:57am
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,956
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline OP
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline OP
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,956
Heswallish
Also a heads up for those who use the little lane up by the Tatton Arms to sit and wait...they are clamping down on you parking there with signs up saying resident access only. Not sure how legal a sign like that is if the road doesnt have double yellows along it.. The Primrose garden centre and cafe on Ringway road was a good place to wait and get a coffee has now closed after 83 years and moved to Styal.. Tatton Arms Pub does a pint of lime and soda for 60p which you can make last till you get the phone call . Need your wits about you driving back to T2 from there as its too easy to get funneled onto the M56 with no where to turn back.. Thankfully its only couple times a year

Re: Manchester Airport Drop Off Charges [Re: fish5133] #1056918
15th Jul 2018 6:25pm
15th Jul 2018 6:25pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,621
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,621
Birkenhead
I use Selstead Road at night or Hilary Road in daytime but don't leave your car unattended, there are a few self-appointed judge and juries I believe.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Saudi arms sales
by granny. 20th Jun 2019 11:04am
The Daffodil (Overchurch) is Saved
by Norton. 19th Jun 2019 10:25am
Recycling
by granny. 18th Jun 2019 4:20pm
Electric bikes
by Dilly. 17th Jun 2019 9:05pm
File Backups Storage On Memory Sticks
by fish5133. 14th Jun 2019 9:36pm
For Sale & Free
Mountain Bike £80
by GaryFromWirral. 16th Jun 2019 9:52pm
Nintendo SwitchConsole, 3 Games plus accessories
by Catsick. 8th Jun 2019 11:42am
shower pump
by locomotive. 3rd Jun 2019 9:27pm
Shower Pump
by locomotive. 3rd Jun 2019 9:25pm
Asus GL502VM ROG Gaming Laptop
by Catsick. 1st Jun 2019 8:48am
Member Spotlight
derekdwc
derekdwc
Birkenhead
Posts: 5,086
Joined: October 2008
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Baza7, Catbum78, Gareth62, RATnameSHAMER, Colmac
13001 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
hoochtaz (49)
New Wirral Info
Electric bikes
by Dilly. 17th Jun 2019 9:05pm
Yet another Scam!
by Habdab. 14th Jun 2019 2:47pm
Tax refund
by lincle. 13th Jun 2019 6:38pm
Chainsaw Repair
by TudorBlue. 8th Jun 2019 5:06pm
Brown Bin Collections
by granny. 7th Jun 2019 9:46am
News : New Topics
Saudi arms sales
by granny. 20th Jun 2019 11:04am
The Daffodil (Overchurch) is Saved
by Norton. 19th Jun 2019 10:25am
Oxfam-Haiti Investigation
by diggingdeeper. 11th Jun 2019 5:50pm
Thieves About
by diggingdeeper. 11th Jun 2019 12:30am
TV licences
by muzzy2. 10th Jun 2019 2:39pm
New Enthusiast Forums
File Backups Storage On Memory Sticks
by fish5133. 14th Jun 2019 9:36pm
D-Day The Last Heroes
by granny. 8th Jun 2019 10:26pm
Chernobyl
by Softy_Southerner. 4th Jun 2019 11:40am
Sunday lunch opportunity
by venice. 4th Jun 2019 9:18am
3 Mobile Outage Wirral
by SteveK557. 24th May 2019 5:53pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Thu 4:42am
Sunset Thu 9:45pm
Local Time Thu 9:24pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1