Why wait until you land for the fun to start? From bargain shopping to exclusive lounges, here's how the smart travellers fill their airport time.
Bag a duty free bargain
Fine fragrances, beauty bargains, designer sunglasses, single malts ... the World Duty Free stores at Stansted have thousands of premium and popular brands to choose from, all at fantastic prices. Too much to carry? If you're coming back, pick up your shopping when you return.
Go on a shopping spree
Fine fragrances, designer shoes, hot-off-the-catwalk accessories ... you'll find top designers alongside the high street's biggest names at Stansted, and at airport shopping prices too - visit our Stansted shopping pages to see which famous names are available on your journey.
Surf the web
Catch up on your emails, finish off some work or just browse the net for fun. If you have a wireless-enabled laptop, you can connect right from your seat in the departure lounge. Alternatively, use Spectrum Interactive's internet kiosks, available before and after security 24 hours a day. If needed, you can also take advantage of our public printing service which is lets you print, emails, attachments or web content from any internet device, including your laptop or Blackberry.
Eat, drink and relax
Stop for a drink, a snack or a sit-down meal – whatever your taste, you'll find your favourite flavours at Stansted. Enjoy a traditional pub experience, a caffeine top-up, seafood and champagne or a hamburger ... we've a world of choice to suit every traveller.