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Things To Do At Stansted

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.

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Find the perfect souvenir

Take a little piece of Britain on your travels from Glorious Britain, World Duty Free or World of Whiskies. Perfect for a gift (or a treat for yourself).

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. All Saints, Goldsmiths, Hackett, Hugo Boss, Kurt Geiger, Ted Baker, Monsoon, Mulberry and too many more to list – 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.

Internet access at Stansted

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.

Food and drink at Stansted

Check out a supercar

Admire an Aston or fall for a Ferrari - you'll find the world's most desirable marques at Best of the Best, the car competition organiser. There's always a dream car or two on display and more to be won. In the departure lounge, after security control.

Watch the planes

Stansted is Britain's third busiest airport and there's always something to see on the runway, taxiways and stands. After security, head to Pret A Manger – there are plenty of tables where you can enjoy a coffee as you watch the action through giant picture windows.

Alternatively, settle down in your own private space with airfield views in the Servisair Executive Lounge

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