London hotel helps to spread some festive cheer to Heathrow passengers

A LONDON hotel is getting into the Christmas spirit by transporting guests to Heathrow Terminal Five via a driverless pod.
Thistle London Heathrow T5 has partnered with Heathrow Airport to offer guests exclusive access to the world's only commercial driverless pod.
Costing £5, the service runs 1000 times daily between 3:00 a.m and 1:00 a.m, with a journey time of just five minutes to terminal 5. The service requires no pre-booking with up to four guests experiencing with no waiting time at all.
Hotel general manager Jorgen Rasmussen said: "Getting around at Christmas can be a hassle and we are keen to make sure that our guests have a great start to their travels.
"The pod is just another example of how we use technology to make their lives easier."
The pod is operated by Ultra in partnership with Heathrow Airport.

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