Liverpool Airport or Liverpool John Lennon Airport to give it its full title, serves the north-west of England. It is the 10th busiest airport in the UK and has over 5 million passengers pass through every year. It is a hub for several budget airlines including Ryanair, Easyjet and Wizzair. If you have car hire at Liverpool Airport, the city is just a 12 km drive away.
Liverpool Airport has a new modern terminal building and at the entrance you will find a sculpture of the Yellow Submarine. The airport has a premium lounge that can be booked for a fee or may be used free of charge to business class passengers. For all your money needs, there are ATMs and currency exchange offices. Tours of the airport can be arranged, if you want to find out more about how the airport operates. If you need to check for emails, there is Wi-Fi access and there are internet kiosks available. If you want to shop, buy your gifts and souvenirs at With Love from Liverpool or browse for bargains at World Duty Free. There is a Spar convenience store for all those last minute items and also a Boots, the chemist. If you get hungry, there are 11 food outlets including Burger King and Subway for fast food on the go. If you have time, enjoy a meal at The Estuary Kitchen and Grill or have a drink at the Daytripper Bar. The airport has 2 hotels onsite, if you need somewhere to stay – the Crowne Plaza and Hampton by Hilton Hotels.
Liverpool is a city in Merseyside, famous for The Beatles, football and its nightlife scene. The Royal Liver Building on the waterfront represents the city and has two liver birds’ figures on top. See the Greco-roman architecture of St George’s Hall and take a ferry trip across the Mersey River. Admire the stained glass windows of the Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral and the unusual wigwam design of the Liverpool Cathedral. For a little culture, you can visit the Walker Art Gallery, Tate Liverpool and the Victoria Gallery and Museum. Explore the redeveloped Albert Dock too; it has plenty of shops and cafes as well as The Beatles Story. If you love sport, see a football match at Everton or Liverpool Football Club. Out and about with car hire in Liverpool, you can visit the ancient city of Chester and the modern Manchester.