Airport parking rate hike frustration

A huge hike in the price of parking at Melbourne Airport has angered travellers left keeping track of the cost.

The fee for a one day stay in the outdoor long-term carpark has jumped 10 dollars, through $29 to $39.

The hourly rate for shedding off and obtaining passengers for the short term and under-cover long-term carpark has risen through $12 to $14.

A minimum stay of up to 30 minutes will now cost travellers $6, rather than $4 for about 20 short minutes.

And there’s further hip wallet pain for those having to pay with a charge card, now forced to fork out the two per cent overcharge.

The rise in fees has outraged travellers who stated the cost of airport parking is already too high.

“I believe it’s disgusting and greedy, ” one traveler Julie Pettifex told media reporter Christie Cooper. “It was already too high. We’re greater than any other capital city in Australia : we pay more than anyone. inch

David Martin, who had been dropping off loved ones, slammed the price hikes, phoning them the ‘rip off’.

“Many years back you would be able to enter here for a couple of hours regarding $5, now if you are a minute over an hour it’s $12 or more, ” he stated.

“With the number of people coming through this international airport, they must make an absolute mint. They could probably build the place three times over. inch

In the statement, the spokesman for Melbourne Airport terminal said anyone obtaining passengers can wait up to 20 short minutes for free, including that it reviews airport parking prices every financial season.


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A huge hike in the price of parking at Melbourne Airport has angered travellers left keeping track of the cost.

The fee for a one day stay in the outdoor long-term carpark has jumped 10 dollars, through $29 to $39.

The hourly rate for shedding off and obtaining passengers for the short term and under-cover long-term carpark has risen through $12 to $14.

A minimum stay of up to 30 minutes will now cost travellers $6, rather than $4 for about 20 short minutes.

And there’s further hip wallet pain for those having to pay with a charge card, now forced to fork out the two per cent overcharge.

The rise in fees has outraged travellers who stated the cost of airport parking is already too high.

“I believe it’s disgusting and greedy, ” one traveler Julie Pettifex told media reporter Christie Cooper. “It was already too high. We’re greater than any other capital city in Australia : we pay more than anyone. inch

David Martin, who had been dropping off loved ones, slammed the price hikes, phoning them the ‘rip off’.

“Many years back you would be able to enter here for a couple of hours regarding $5, now if you are a minute over an hour it’s $12 or more, ” he stated.

“With the number of people coming through this international airport, they must make an absolute mint. They could probably build the place three times over. inch

In the statement, the spokesman for Melbourne Airport terminal said anyone obtaining passengers can wait up to 20 short minutes for free, including that it reviews airport parking prices every financial season.

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