Stansted Express partners with Booking.com

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UK: Stansted Express’s 5 million passengers a year now have the ability to book accommodation along with their train tickets at www.stanstedexpress.com/hotels, thanks to a new partnership with Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay.

The deal means that Stansted Express passengers can now view, book and enjoy their stay via www.stanstedexpress.com/hotels, choosing from more than a million properties on Booking.com. This includes everything from luxury hotels to tree houses and igloos, along with more than 500,000 apartments and holiday homes—all whilst enjoying free cancellation on most rooms, Booking.com’s Best Price Guarantee and 24/7 customer service in up to 42 languages.

The Stansted Express website is available in five different languages and train tickets can be booked online up to six months in advance, offering the chance to plan ahead, and conveniently book transfers and accommodation, moving the company’s website another step towards a seamless travel booking service.

Eleni Jordan, Head of Sales at Stansted Express, commented: “At Stansted Express we are always looking to improve the customer experience and offer added value. The ability to book accommodation whilst arranging your transfer to or from the airport on the Stansted Express adds another level of convenience and choice to customers, and a new, easy way to book a holiday or city break, as well as being perfect for those travelling on business who need to make arrangements quickly and get there fast.”

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“Booking.com is happy to provide Stansted Express customers with a quick and convenient option to book from a wide range of accommodation, that includes more than 3,000 great places to stay in London, and even at the last-minute during their transfer to and from the airport and central London,” says Bryan Batista, Head of Global Partnerships at Booking.com. “With more than a million unique accommodation options to choose from worldwide, no matter where customers may be travelling, we’ve got the perfect stay to meet their needs.”

Stansted Express is the fastest and most comfortable way to travel between central London and the Airport, with recent official figures showing that is also the most popular form of transport, above the coach or car.

Journey time to/from Liverpool Street is just 47 minutes or 36 minutes from Tottenham Hale and the train station at the airport is directly under the airport terminal, just a 2-minute walk to check-in.

With trains every 15 minutes between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport, Stansted Express not only offers customers a frequent service, but also travel on modern trains with free Wi-fi, unlimited luggage allowance, free charge points and an at seat trolley service of drinks and snacks.