Over the years, technology has drastically changed the way we do things, be it ordering food or a cab; we now rely on mobile apps for everything. Going with the trend, frequent travellers have also come to rely on parking apps, which allows users to reserve and pay for parking spaces in advance, making travel quick and hassle-free.
There are different apps available in different cities; it’s best to try out a few of them and choose the one that works best for you. However, to give you an idea, all car parking apps allow you to choose the time and place where you’d like to park, well in advance. What else? You’ll never waste any more time looking for your car in the parking lot!
If you are ready to try out these apps and are based out of the New York area, these are some of the parking apps for iPhone that you might want to try:
This app is pretty neat when it comes to both design and functionality. It allows you to choose and book a parking spot quickly and if required lets you extend the time as well. You can park your car at a meter enter the location, and the app will allow you to assign that meter to your car. PayByPhone also will enable you to enter the amount you want to pre-pay for your parking. Added Bonus: you can pay for your parking via your Apple Watch as well.
Want to save money without letting go of the convenience? If yes, ParkWhiz is the best app out there. They have collaborated with various garages across the country to provide you with the best offers, that you would not find if you were to drive down to a parking garage.
Also, ParkWhiz works all over the US, so in case you are travelling by your car or rental, you’ll be able to easily find parking spots in metropolitan cities such as New York, Boston, Seattle etc. You will also be able to view parking options available in different cities and book them in advance for as long as you’d like.
With SpotHero you can book parking lots in advance in major cities including New York, LA, Atlanta, Baltimore Dallas etc.; and with advance bookings, you will be able to save up to 50% on your bookings. SpotHero parking app for iPhone also allows you to share reservations with friends and family via iMessage. It can also be used on the Apple Watch, adding to its convenience!
If you are using SpotHero for business, you can create a business profile to separate your business and personal expenses and easily send receipts to Concur, Expensify, Certify or Chrome River. Also, if you have a commuter benefits card, you can use pre-tax dollars to pay for your day to day and monthly parking.
This iPhone application has over 15 million users and is ranked no 4 in Navigation category on the app store. ParkMobile allows you to pay for on-street and off-street parking right from your phone! It is available in over 350 cities and lets you park at various venus such as; garages, stadiums, malls, official parking’s etc. The app also allows you to extend your parking time remotely and sends out alerts when your parking session is going to expire.
SpotAngles is a unique parking app for iPhone as it is entirely community-based. It is available in various metropolitans. All you need to do it enter the desired location and the app will pull out all the open spaces available. This is one of the best apps to find free parking spots in real-time, as SpotAngles users keep updating the locations. This can not only save you time, but it can also save you a lot of money!
Is there an app that will provide you with 60 Million parking options across 8,000 cities? Parkopedia has probably the most significant repository of parking information. The app allows you to find parking using your current location or by typing in the address. The other features of the app include real-time parking space availability, opening and closing hours, latest price list, directions and modes of payment accepted.
Save yourself some time and money and download Parking Panda! This app allows you to sift through prices of hundreds of parking spots in over 40 cities across the United States. Even when you are on the go, you can immediately reserve and pay for parking destinations.
JustPark has made it to the list because it’s not limited to the United States; this parking app allows you to find parking spots all over the world. They claim to have over 20,000 reservable parking spots, you also get instructions for the parking spot. And like every other app, it enables you to reserve and pays for parking locations well in advance.
BestParking is another excellent application for iPhone, which allows you to find low-cost parking spots in over 105 cities and 115 airports in Northern America; enabling you to save extra while parking. The app also allows you to sift through various price options to compare them and then make a booking. After securing a spot, quickly enter your garage or lot with a digital parking pass and park your car within seconds. With BestParking you can also find parking spots for larger vehicles such as a van or lorry and at competitive prices.
ParkMe is another one that makes it to our list; the app shows you pricing in advance for different locations, so you can make an informed decision and choose a place that works for you. It is available in over 500 cities across Unites States, Canada, Europe and more. ParkMe also provides directions to the parking location, making it easy for you to navigate streets, especially new ones!
So, this was a list of the top 10 NYC parking apps available for iPhone; you can use any one of these. However, if you need our recommendation, we’d recommend SpotHero and ParkWhiz, as these apps are super easy to use and provide some of the best recommendations across various cities; saving you a lot of time and money.