Portr, the London based travel-tech start up have just announced that AirPortr, their same day luggage delivery service, has partnered with Gatwick Express. Together they are delivering efficient and effortless journeys between Central London and Gatwick Airport.

Now, passengers booking the AirPortr service via Gatwick Express will benefit from a reward rate, so they can travel between Central London and Gatwick in 30 minutes, with their bag delivered securely within hours for less than £40 (a saving of £5 on a single journey and £10 for a return journey bookable on the Gatwick Express website here in ‘Your journey’ under ‘Partners’).

AirPortr collect and deliver luggage between the airport and passenger’s London homes, hotels or offices within hours, at a time suited to them, while they enjoy an easy journey avoiding lugging burdensome baggage around the city, on and off trains and up and down escalators.

Passengers travelling through Gatwick can now use AirPortr and hop on the Gatwick Express, ‘flying’ bag-free to and from Central London, making the most of their time in London on the day they land and depart.

Chris Walsh, head of customer experience at Portr, said: "Working with Gatwick Express, AirPortr are not only helping passengers to enjoy the benefits of ‘luggage freedom’ we are also delighted to be promoting the quickest and most efficient way of travelling between Gatwick and Central London. Together we truly are providing a superior and seamless passenger experience, designed to encourage more of us to use rail when travelling to and from London’s airports".

Angie Doll, Gatwick Express Passenger Services director, said: "We are delighted to be working with Portr on this exciting initiative. I know our passengers will really appreciate travelling baggage free non-stop to and from London on our services, with the peace of mind that their luggage will be waiting for them when they reach their final destination."