Parking Rates in Dubai

Updated on Friday 22nd July 2016

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If you travel to Dubai you should know that there are about 30,000 public parking spaces across the city.

It is good to know that the mid-day parking break from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm is said to be eliminated across all car parks in Dubai, making the full day from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm valid for parking rates.

Parking fees

Here are the parking rates in Dubai: AED 2 for 30 minutes, AED 4 for one hour, AED 8 for two hours, AED 12 for three hours and AED 16 for four hours.

Consequently, parking full day in some parts of Dubai will cost up to AED 56.

The 30,000 parking spaces with the rates mentioned above are identified as ‘Category 1’, according to city’s authorities.

The remaining public spaces, which take up around 73% of the RTA’s (Roads and Transport Authorities) public parking places will cost AED 2 per hour, AED 5 for two hours, AED 8 for three hours and AED 11 for four hours, and is recognized as ‘Category 2’.

Parking codes across Dubai are presently being reorganized in a struggle to redistribute the city’s parking structure, in agreement with the parking fees announced by the RTA in April, 2016.

The important zones like Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR), Bur Dubai, Dubai Media City, Deira, Dubai World Trade Center, Tecom and Downtown Dubai are likely to fall under the ‘Category 1’ umbrella, charging with AED 4 per hour.

The rearrangement of the parking codes is expected to be finalized by the end of  July, just in time for the new rates to take place.

Traffic information 

Due to the traffic density and high speed driving on many highways in Dubai, the government is trying to avoid problems with the help of the police and also with parking fees. Therefore, at some point you may get flashed by a speed video camera or hit for a parking charge.

It is significant for drivers to know the rules and regulations regarding fines and the methods of payment, in case you are breaking the traffic rules in Dubai.

As a reminder, you can choose to drive in style on your exquisite holiday and you can rent a luxury car in Dubai. You have the possibility to rent sports cars in Dubai and have a wonderful driving experience in the city.

Please feel free to contact us, if you want extra information about parking rates and traffic in Dubai.

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