Book parking at Southampton Airport's multi-storey car park and you'll be at the terminal within a matter of minutes on foot (average time of 1-3 minutes).
It's pricier to park here but pre-book and it's likely to be significantly cheaper than what you would pay on the day.
If you prefer to let someone else deal with the hassle of finding a parking space for your car, Southampton Airport's meet and greet service is a great option.
A professional chauffeur will meet you at the terminal, take your keys and park your car for you. You can simply grab your luggage and go it's just a minute's walk to the door.
Another premium option is priority parking in the short-stay car park.
This service allows you to park on the ground floor next to the terminal. Not only this, but you can beat the security queues with 'free priority security access' for up to two passengers. Priority parking is great if you're on a tight schedule.
Providing you don't mind a five-minute bus ride to the terminal, you can get a cheap deal by parking at Southampton Airport's long-stay car park. Free coaches run to and from the terminal every 10-12 minutes around the clock.
Not too fussed about proximity to the airport? Attractive prices are also available at the various park and ride facilities in the surrounding area.
Cruise Parking's off-airport facility is just a 20-minute transfer from Southampton Airport. Other options include Triangle Car Park, which is half a mile away from the terminal. Regular shuttle buses will transfer you to Southampton Airport with your luggage in plenty of time to make your flight.
The terminal at Southampton Airport is located next to the A335, adjacent to the short-stay multi-storey car park.
There's a small selection of shops, cafes, restaurants and bars on either side of the security gates, while complimentary food and drink is available in the pleasantly refurbished Priority Lounge.
There should be no need to fret about the security of your car when you park at Southampton Airport.
All the official car parks hold the 'Park Mark' Award, indicating they are equipped with standard security provisions including fencing, floodlighting and CCTV.
If you're planning on spending the night in a local hotel before you fly, you may be able to save cash with a hotel and car parking package deal.
Rooms at the Holiday Inn Express M27, four miles from the airport, with parking included for the duration of your trip. From here, it's just a 10-minute taxi ride to the hotel.
A similar distance away is the more luxurious Hilton Southampton Airport, which is home to the LivingWell health club and a restaurant that serves British cuisine. You can book a room for the night and use a hotel parking space for eight days.