5 Best Parking Apps For Android

You are headed to a new city or just to visit the large confusing metropolis nearest you and you need to know where is the best place to park to get to the attraction or meeting of your choice.  We have some of the best apps out there that will help you with the confusion of those city streets.

ParkWhiz

This app is the Priceline of parking apps.  They have worked to broker a large number of spots in parking garages around America and can offer them to you at lower prices than you would find if you just came off the streets.  Choose from their list of locations in the city of your choice and see what kind of savings you can get. Then you can pay in advance and reserve your spot for the day. It allows peace of mind as you travel to a new unfamiliar city.  Also you can have multiple user names in this app so that you can keep your personal visits and business parking expenditures separate and easy to use. So it is a great app for the person who likes to visit the same city that they have to work in.

Download it now: Google Play

Spothero

This app is the Travelocity of parking spots.  Choose the city you are going to and then you will have at your fingertips a list of participating garages. Tell it the day and time you want to park and it will give you prices allowing you to comparison shop for price and location.  Then finally, you can book your spot in advance. No driving around hoping you make it before the best spots are gone. Arrive at your designated time and your spot will be there waiting. This app also has great marks for customer service when people have had issues with the garage that they paid to park at.

Download it now: Google Play

Spotangel

Spotangel shows maps of cities where the app is available in many cities across the country. It shows where free parking and parking garages are.  It had up to date info on pricing. And then, through the power of you (the collective Spotangel community) notifies you where open parking spots are in that area.  This allows you a chance at free parking and insider tips that traditionally only locals would know. And let’s face it, not having to pay $15 to $30 a day to park makes anyone happier.

Download it now: Google Play

Parkmobile

One of the selling points of Parkmobile is that the app has been known to be able to save you up to 50% off on parking.  It has info on all kinds of parking including free and street parking. And the pride themselves on 24 hour, 7 day a week, top of the line customer service to help you with negotiating any parking issues.  They have a high rating in reviews and really emphasize that aspect of their app. They have pay from your phone meters, notifications of time. They can store up to 5 cars to keep track of, so if you are with a group, you can track all their cars parking.  They also have such features as “find your car” and “parking favorites” so that you can reserve your favorite spot again. With directions to the spot of your choice and multiple payment options, this is a great app to use.

Download it now: Google Play

Parkopedia Parking

This app has a different take on parking all together.  These industrious programmers set out to make a map of every parking space “In The World”.   Yes, that is right. No matter where you are, they want to map that parking there. They currently have curated the parking of over 8000 cities worldwide.  According to them, that is over 60 million parking spaces! This app is not only epic in it’s proportions, but it also has directions to the space of your choice, opening hours and prices and payment options of garages at your destination.  You can narrow down your parking by putting in the address of your destination and then choosing from options like street parking, free, credit cards accepted, covered parking, etc. And with the premium upgrade, this app will also tell you the parking spaces availability in real time.  This app is continuing to expand daily with the help of locals.

Download it now: Google Play

Verdict

Parking will not worry you again with these apps.  You can drive to your event with confidence and amaze those that travel with you as you waste no time getting to that important activity.