Stansted airport rip-off

A little rant. If you are travelling out of the UK anytime soon try and avoid leaving through Standsted airport or, if you have to, make sure you pack a small re-sealable plastic bag.

Why? Because unlike every other airport I’ve ever been to in the world, Stanstead seem to think that it’s a good idea to charge passengers £1 to purchase a small plastic bag for passengers to place liquids in for security screening. Value of bag? Probably a penny.     Very nice profit margin if you can get away with it.

Why can’t they provide free bags like every other airport or allow you to place any items directly in a tray (like I’ve been allowed to do before)?

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One Response to Stansted airport rip-off

  1. adrian says:

    FYI – London Luton does the same – Infuriating I know.

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