When you have a trip planned and no ride to the airport, most families opt to jump in their oversized vehicles and attempt to squeeze into one of the tiny spots open in the self-park lot on the airport grounds. However, according to Forbes, airport parking is terrible for your vehicle and wallet. The cost can be especially bad for dad, affectionately known as “King of Tightwads.”
Here is the lowdown
According to Forbes, parking at the airport is not the best way to start your trip. Why? Because it’s costly compared to other options out there. Daily on-site rates vary from airport to airport, but they can range from $18 a day and more. And what about those long term parking lots? Don’t get us started! Just prepare to pay out the wazoo for any long-term spots.
Aside from stressing about the cost, Spring is here, so you’re also potentially paying for your car to get damaged as well. Not all airports offer covered lots, which leave your vehicle susceptible to nature’s elements such as damaging winds, tornadoes, extreme sun, and hail! If you’re parking at DEN, most Coloradoans know during hail season, you need to keep your ride inside!
But the weather is not the only hazard. Karen and little Billy are also problems. You see, Billy likes to touch things that don’t belong to him, such as your car. And Karen, well she doesn’t care who’s parked next to her when she throws her car door open to get out. That dent on your door, that was a gift from Karen.
Let’s all take a moment and thank Karen and Billy.
Now that you are aware of some of the risks associated with parking at the airport, you may find yourself wondering where you can park that’s safe? It’s time to step out of your box and give off-site parking a shot.
Off-site parking is just as convenient and costs a lot less. Fine Airport Parking offers valet, covered parking, and more with angled spots and wider spaces! You don’t have to stress about finding a spot either. You can make a reservation ahead of time, and rest assured, it won’t break your bank. After you arrive, you can enjoy complimentary popcorn or gourmet coffee in the lobby while you wait for the free shuttle to the airport as well. Did you hear that, dad? “Complimentary popcorn and coffee,” just for you!