Whether youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re staying in a hotel near Stansted or flying out via Stansted Airport, we thought you might be interested in what shopping is available at the airport. After all, thereÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s nothing to beat a bit of retail therapy when youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re trying to pass the time!
Although Stansted Airport isnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t anywhere near the size of Heathrow, it still has a very decent selection of shops to choose from when passing through. Whether youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re looking for gifts for family or friends, fancy treating yourself to a bit of duty free perfume or are up for some serious fashion shopping, there is something to please everyone.
If you need to stock up on some basic travel essentials or some reading material to keep you entertained, like at most UK airports there is a Boots the chemist and a WH Smith at Stansted. However there is a lot more than the basics available.
If youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re looking for a fashion fix, the airport boasts a wide range of clothing and accessories shops for all tastes and budgets. From girly ClaireÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Accessories to the men’s specialists Hackett, from Clarks shoes to Kurt Geiger, and from Fat Face to Swarovski, there really is something to suit everyone.
For those of you who are more interested in gadgets than trinkets, there is Add+, Dixons Travel or HMV to keep you happy. And if food and wine is more your thing or you are after a souvenir or two, then there is always World Duty Free or Glorious Britain to tempt you with their wares.
This is by no means an exhaustive list, but just to show you that although Stansted is still considered a relatively small airport, it has plenty to offer.
If youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢re travelling this way and need a hotel near Stansted, DeSalis Hotel will make your stay as comfortable and convenient as we can, with shuttle services to and from the airport every 20 minutes.