Flying from Shannon Airport

5th March 2019

Shannon Airport pride themselves on making it easy – With less queues, less hassle, less stress, your holiday begins the moment you step inside the terminal. In this blog, our travel expert Karen has compiled our list of the best reasons to fly from Shannon Airport!

US Pre-clearance

US Pre-Clearance in SHannon Airport

With full US pre-clearance, passengers can clear all formalities before boarding the aircraft. So when you arrive in the US, just pick up your luggage and walk out the door to the time of your life. If you are getting a connecting flight stateside you can check your luggage through to your final destination with no need to pick it up in between flights.

Onsite Car Parking

Shannon Airport Car Parking

If you’re flying for the weekend or taking off on a family holiday, there is a parking option at Shannon Airport just for you. Remember, the cheapest rates for car parking at Shannon Airport are always available when you Pre-Book Online. Shannon Airport car parks are onsite, within easy walking distance of the terminal and are regularly patrolled by airport police.

Relax at the Shannon Airport

Flying from Shannon Airport

Escape from the hustle and bustle of the airport terminal and enjoy the calming atmosphere of the Ború and Burren Lounges. Relish the comfort and relaxing environment for up to three hours before you fly. Pre-book online at for the cheapest rates.

Shopping and Dining

Shopping and dining at Shannon Airport

Whether it’s last-minute holiday buys or looking for that special something, you’ll find everything you need in stores like WH Smith, Shannon Irish Design Store and Shannon Duty Free –both before and after security. At Shannon Duty Free take advantage of fantastic savings on a wide range of products. Treat yourself to the latest fragrances, a designer handbag, a new pair of sunglasses or that last minute gift (for yourself!) There are also great promotions on a range of whiskies, spirits and wines. The arrival of MAC and Jo Malone in conjunction with the new look shop heralds a new era for Shannon Duty Free.

Relax and enjoy a bite to eat at one of the Airports eateries – JJ Ruddles, Zest Food Market, Gate 8 Café or the Sheridan Food Pub. There’s sure to be something to entice you on the menu.

Are you looking to book a trip to America flying from Shannon Airport? Contact us today to discuss your dream holiday with our travel experts.

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By Karen Whyte

Reservations Supervisor

Favourite Destination: One of my favourite destinations in the States is Memphis, Tennessee. It oozes southern charm and hospitality, Beale Street comes alive at night with Blues and Jazz Bars, BB King’s being the most famous. A visit to Memphis wouldn’t be complete without a tour of Graceland, the home of the late Elvis Presley (with whom I share a birthday) Not forgetting Sun Studios and the Memphis Rock and Soul Museum, for all the music lovers.

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