Your Guide to Travelling From Heathrow Airport

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Are you traveling through Heathrow Terminal 2 in the weeks ahead? Put a little boost in your travel itinerary by planning ahead. We’ve compiled everything you need to know about Heathrow Terminal 2 right here. Check it out!


What’s the best way to make sure you catch your flight? The answer is taking advantage of the accommodations in close proximity to the airport. Fortunately, there are plenty of great options to choose from.

First, pin down your location. Crowne Plaza London is a convenient and modern-styled hotel centrally located to all airport terminals, nearly 20 minutes to downtown by car. Holiday Inn London-Heathrow M4, Jct.4 is located just off the motorway and considered a great stay for business trips. Finally, the Holiday Inn London Heathrow – Ariel, 15 minutes out of the airport for a good blend of quiet and proximity.

All three of these highly rated hotels include fantastic amenities designed to peel back layers of stress and start your travels on a positive note. Amenities include premier airport parking, pools and spas, steam rooms and saunas, and a gym – if you’re so inclined. If you are looking for something else, we always recommend using to rent an apartment while in London.


Terminal 2, also known as ‘The Queen’s Terminal‘, is home to major airlines such as the Aer Lingus, Virgin Atlantic and Little Red. Passengers in this terminal enjoy some of the greatest service available and easier connections. The area boasts more automated processes and common facilities than any other terminal in Heathrow, perfectly blending technology and personal touch. Passengers can take full advantage of brilliant travel packages, premier services and endless meal options. Start your trip right!

Stress getting to you at the airport? Check out these awesome de-stress tips for air travelers.

Everyday Carry Items

The last thing you need is to be bogged down by inessential inventory over the course of your stay. Here’s a quick list of everyday carry items you’ll want to keep close at your side …


Modern technology pretty much assumes you have a powerful camera in your phone already, but if not, carrying a disposable or digital camera is essential. How else will your friends believe such an amazing trip ever happened?

You don’t need to be a professional photographer to get the moment right — check out these tips on how to take a great photo.

Government ID

We suggest you leave the passport safely stowed away in the hotel as its essential to your air travel. Make sure to carry a government issued ID in some form however, you never know where it might be required.

Funny Money

Hey, you deserve a little funny money. Whatever your budget allows, give yourself some walk around cash and see where your sense of adventure takes you!

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