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Old 13th March 2007, 15:51   #16
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Guys, don't know if any of you saw this in the Sunday TOI, this is exactly the reason why I would not leave my car there for long stays.....

IGI attendants take parked car for joyride
Was he so busy to leave the keys to the attendent?. He must be lucky that they did not make any accident mean time.
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Old 20th September 2008, 17:20   #17
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Two things - Given the high parking costs, the breakeven period would be too less for this to be useful to folks other than those who travel on very short 2-day trips. Even when one is travelling from (say) Pune to Mumbai, the cab works out just a few hundred Rupees costlier than using your own (petrol) car... not to mention the fatigue. And, given the perennial shortage of parking space in Indian cities, I doubt whether the authoroties would want to promote such concept.
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Old 20th September 2008, 18:02   #18
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last week my customer from Europe was here, he had taken a flight from Brussels and he took a room near the airport which allowed him a night stay along with Parking of his car for a week, the time he was here in India, and all for euro 55/-.

if something like this could come up, it would solve a lot of problems.
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Old 20th September 2008, 18:14   #19
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BIAL does have a seperate area demarcated for long term parking. I have used it on a couple of ocassions and though a tad expensive, it is good.

Can get rather dusty though but that is a minor inconvenience in comparison to having the comfort of your own car on the long way back from the airport to home.
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Old 1st June 2009, 18:03   #20
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Hey guys,

Need some advise. I have to go to chennai tomorrow early morning. I am planning to take my car to airport and park it there as i would be back on the next day's evening flight. Now the questions:

1. Can i leave my car in the airport parking for 48 hours.
2. Is it safe.
3. How much would it cost it the car stays there for about 40 hours or so.

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Old 1st June 2009, 18:47   #21
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If you get to keep the keys! then it might be safe.

I remember this incident where the parking attendants drove a SUV through actual off road places in mud and what not! and just parked the vehicle back without even washing it.

When the owner got back, he was ultra annoyed and filed a complaint sort of. It was in the newspapers too.

By the way, best would be to leave it with some real close relatives if your parents don't live here!

Whenever I went out of station with my parents, my dad's receptionist would take a daily visit to see if everything was fine back at home.

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Depends a lot on what car do you intend to park!!

Not sure about the safety aspect even with a lot of police activity all around. If you do however choose to park, be sure not to park in some far-flung corner of the lot.

The rates I am not too sure, costs Rs.40 for the first 30 mins. It is near about Rs.400-500 for 24hrs, faintly remember reading it on some board the last time I visited (around 2nd may).

Where do you put up by the way? I guess radio taxi would do just fine. Plus your mind wont be stuck with your car in the lot, so you can travel in peace.
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I would advice to catch a cab and go the airport and return.
It would cost you almost same and the car would be safe too.
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Old 1st June 2009, 18:57   #24
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Yes Its SAFE, they dont keep your car keys.
I have parked my car there many times.
In dec 2007 I parked for 15 days there, and was charged around Rs.5000/-.
and for 5 times for around 7 days.

price is very high,
Now they have increased price, last time in March 2009 I was charged around 750/- per day.
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Yes Its SAFE, they dont keep your car keys.
I have parked my car there many times.
In dec 2007 I parked for 15 days there, and was charged around Rs.5000/-.
and for 5 times for around 7 days.

price is very high,
Now they have increased price, last time in March 2009 I was charged around 750/- per day.
Whoa!! thats quite a lot!

Didn't know that the rates were so high!!
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Thanks for the input guys. Have arranged a for a drop facility.
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^You better call me when you are down here. Else...
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I stay in Dwarka, about 15 min from the airport. Most welcome to park at my place.
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I stay in Dwarka, about 15 min from the airport. Most welcome to park at my place.
and for the parking charges, we can have a party

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Leave your car for 2 days at Delhi Airport?

You can get a cheap flight out of Delhi for that much money, lol.
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