At Madrid Airport
At Madrid Airport there are a wide range of facilities available for both leisure and business travellers alike. Below is a list of some of the services and facilities you can find at the airport:
Bars & Restaurants
The selection of bars and restaurants at Madrid Airport is wide-ranging. Passengers can choose from an a la carte restaurant, winebars, coffee shop, snack bars, traditional tapas bars, sandwich and baguette kiosks, fast food outlets, juice bars and the food gallery with pizzas, burgers and all sorts of eateries within the Departures and Arrivals areas of the airport terminals.
Duty free shops at Madrid Airport sell the usual selection of wines and spirits, tobacco and jewellery in the airside Departures zones. There are also pharmacies, bookshops, tobacconists, florists, newsagents and shops selling Spanish gourmet delicacies, sweets, electronic gadgets, jewellery, lottery tickets, fashion, accessories and luggage. Favourite Spanish retailers El Corte Ingles, Carolina Herrera, Mango, Tous Rolex, and Zara also have stores in the Departures areas.
Madrid Airport is an important destination for business travellers. There are five Aena operated VIP lounges with tea, coffee, snacks, internet access, fax and copy services, newspapers and flight information. Iberia also operates three lounges and there are numerous conference and meeting rooms within the terminal buildings. There are also various press rooms and celebrity lounges. For more information contact www.businesscenterbarajas.com.
Within Madrid Airport’s Departures and Arrivals areas, there are international car rental desks, medical assistance points (and defibrillators), left luggage office, VAT refund desk, tourist offices, banks, currency exchange desks, cash point machines, chapels, post office, mosque, oratory, petrol station and police station within the airport compound. Wifi is available in the terminal buildings and additionally there are 99 internet access terminals. There are also designated meeting points and a RENFE office for mainline railway enquiries.
Madrid Airport complies with all the regulations to provide access and facilities for disabled persons. A relatively recent innovation, however, has been to introduce flight status information via mobile phone message to assist the visually impaired in accessing these details.
For The Kids
Madrid Airport’s Terminal 2 has a large children’s playground for the kids to enjoy. There is also a staffed nursery where parents can bathe their children, change nappies, heat up food, let children nap in the cots provided or simply play with their babies and toddlers. In addition, Iberia has provided a special lounge for children travelling unaccompanied.
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