Looking for parking options for your vehicle before getting on board a flight can be really stressful both mentally and financially especially if you consider such a busy airport as Adelaide. This article takes a look at the available airport parking in Adelaide and the economic cost for each option.
Book Parking Online
One of the reliable and hassle-free methods is to book a parking spot online. This method is available from the official Adelaide airport website and it ensures one get the best affordable rates especially if it is done prior to the day of the flight. the prices for terminal car park ranges around $40 and for long term car park around $30 for a day, however, if done in advance the prices are much lower.
Terminal Car Parking
If you want to park as close as possible to the terminal, then this option is for you. It has a capacity of 1650 cars and looking up for space is not an issue as there is parking lighting guidance system that assists drivers to find an empty space. It also has 48 dedicated parking spots for persons with disabilities and has four dedicated car parks with chargers for electric cars and hybrids. It’s important to note that vehicle size restrictions apply with a maximum height of 2.2m and the length should be no more than a 12-seater minibus. Terminal airport parking in Adelaide chargers is as follows $3 for 30 minutes, $39 for a day and $116 for three days. Access to the terminal is through the link bridge on level 2. Here is a video description on the state of the art multilevel terminal car park which provides a secure and convenient way to park at Adelaide airport.
Long Term Car Park
For an extended period of parking, the affordable long term car park is available and is only a short distance from the terminal. In case one has luggage, bus shuttles operate daily between 4.30am and 11.20pm at an interval of 20 minutes. The bus schedule can be seen at the airport’s official site.
For people with disabilities, parking is provided nearest to the entry and the exit of the car park. There is an overflow car park which is opened during periods of high traffic causing the long term car park to be full. Also, there is no limitation on the number of days to park, however it is advisable to contact the car park office for a duration greater than a month. In the long term car park charges are as follows, $30 daily, $104 per week with an extra $10 each day after that.
This option a mostly free, a great way for exercise and a fantastic method to avoid traffic jams. The airport has bicycle facilities on the ground level of the terminal car park which features bicycle service station, Free parking facilities, short term bicycle lockers, and a secure bicycle parking which requires one to have a MetroCard which is obtained by producing once id and annual $10 fee.
In case parking seems to be stressful for you, taking a cab or public transport to the airport will be the easy way out.