At dealchecker.co.uk it's not just about finding great travel deals, it's also about finding fantastic travel destinations and things to do and see when you get there.
Who better to ask than travellers just like yourself.
Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the world?s busiest single runway airport and is the second largest airport in the UK, serving about 34 million passengers per year. Around 70 carriers operate from the airport, serving more than 200 destinations.
There are two terminals, North and South, linked by a shuttle service that runs 24 hours a day and takes two minutes. The facilities in both terminals are split over several floors.
Gatwick Airport is 30 miles south of central London, near Horley in West Sussex.
Reaching Gatwick Airport by car:
The airport is just off the M23 (junction 9), and the A23 London-Brighton road also links to the airport. The M25 is ten minutes away (junction 7).
Reaching Gatwick Airport by train:
The Gatwick Express runs every 15 minutes from London Victoria and takes 30 minutes. Trains also run from London Bridge, St Pancras, Brighton, Southampton, Portsmouth, Bedford and Reading, among others. The airport station is at South Terminal, linked to North Terminal by a free shuttle.
Reaching Gatwick Airport by coach:
Frequent coach services connect the airport with over 400 UK towns and cities. Direct destinations include Heathrow, central London, Bristol, Brighton, Birmingham, Oxford, Cambridge and Norwich. Most services operate from South Terminal, but some also call at North Terminal.
Reaching Gatwick Airport by bus:
Regular buses run from local destinations to the airport. Most services are run by Metrobus.
Reaching Gatwick Airport by bicycle:
National Cycle Route 21 goes past South Terminal and the transit to North Terminal.
Shops at Gatwick Airport: you're spoilt for choice when it comes to retail therapy. In both terminals you'll find shops such as Accessorize, Boots, Dixons Travel, Fat Face, Harrods, Hugo Boss, Jo Malone, Marks and Spencer Simply Food, Ray-Ban, Shoe Studio, Tie Rack, WHSmith, World Duty Free, World of Whiskies and many more.
Gatwick operates a free Shop and Drop service for passengers travelling within the EU.
Bars and restaurants at Gatwick Airport: in both terminals you'll find any number of places, such as Apostrophe, Café Rouge, Costa Coffee, Garfunkel's, Giraffe, Jamie's Bakery and Jamie's Italian, McDonald's, The Globe Freehouse and YO! Sushi.
Taxis: available through Airport Cars Gatwick, who operate from both terminals.
Currency exchange: available through Moneycorp and Travelex. Both have several kiosks in both terminals.
Internet: there are internet stations in a number of locations around the terminals. Hi-speed wi-fi is also available, and the first 15 minutes are free.
Special Assistance: there are PRM (passengers with reduced mobility) desks in both terminals, and several special assistance help points in both terminals.
Other services include mobile phone charging facilities in both terminals, multi-faith chapels in both terminals, ATMs before and after security in both terminals, a left baggage office in the North terminal and a porter service.
There is a No. 1 Lounge in each terminal, with complimentary food and drink, free wi-fi, a games room, mini cinema, a Travel Spa, TV, newspapers and magazines. Meeting rooms are available in the North Terminal No. 1 lounge, with free wi-fi, printing, scanning and faxing facilities.
The Servisair Wentworth Lounge (North Terminal) is a new lounge with a separate kids' area containing computer games and soft play equipment, and in the main area are complimentary drinks, snacks, internet access, computer points, TV, newspapers and magazines. There is also a Servisair Executive Lounge in the South Terminal, with similar facilities to the above.
Premium class passengers travelling with British Airways, Emirates and Delta also have dedicated lounges in the departure areas of both terminals.
You'll also find meeting and conference facilities in many of the on-site hotels, such as Hilton, Crowne Plaza and Ramada.
Short and Long Stay parking: there are Short Stay car parks at both terminals, right next to the terminal buildings. Both Short Stay car parks include a Premium Parking area. There are also Long Stay car parks at both terminals, accessible via the free shuttle that takes about 5 minutes to get to the terminal.
Park and Stay (hotel and parking) packages are available on the Gatwick website.
Valet Meet and Greet Parking is available in both terminal's car parks, and Blue Badge parking spaces can be found in the Short Stay car parks at both terminals. There are also eight charging points for electric vehicles.
Car hire at Gatwick Airport is available through Alamo, Avis, Dollar, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, National and Thrifty. You might want to compare prices in advance in order to get the best deal .
There are 12 hotels on-site at Gatwick Airport to choose from, including Arora, Corner House, Crowne Plaza, Days Hotel, Hilton, Holiday Inn Express, Ibis, Moat House, Ramada, Sofitel and Travelodge.
Of the 12 on-site airports, the following offer Hotel By Bus, a transfer service to the airport (both terminals): Ibis, Crowne Plaza, Ramada and Travelodge. Click here to find a great deal on Gatwick hotels.
Call 0844 892 0322 or visit www.gatwickairport.com.