Cheaper, Easier Parking and Transport

11 May, 2015

Whether you're coming to the city for dinner, a show, shopping, gallery hopping or whatever else takes your fancy, we have some tips to allow you to pay less for parking and have more to spend on the things that are important to you. As well as options for how to park economically, we have the latest news on catching an electric train in or out of the Heart of the City.

1. $2 parking at the Chancery Car Park 

We've partnered with Secure Parking NZ to offer $2 parking spots on weeknights (from 5.30pm) and weekends at The Chancery Car Park on 8 Bacons Lane. 

To take up this exciting deal all you need to do is book a spot on the Secure Parking website and use the special Heart of the City promo code HOTCPARK.

2. Britomart Valet Parking 

Britomart Valet offers a full personal parking service to all customers seven days a week. There are two Valet parking drop-off points: Britomart Car Park via the Britomart Place entrance and Central Valet on Gore Street.

3. Auckland Transport Parking Buildings 

  • Downtown car park
    Customs Street West, CBD. Casual fees $3 per hour with maximum of $24 per day. 
    Off-peak rates - $2 per hour to a maximum of $10. 
  • Civic car park
    Greys Ave and Mayoral Drive, CBD. Casual fees $3 per hour with maximum of $24 per day.
    Off-peak rates - $2 per hour to a maximum of $12 
  • Victoria St car park
    30 Kitchener St, corner Victoria St East and Kitchener St, CBD. Casual fees $3 per hour with maximum of $24 per day.
    Off-peak rates - $2 per hour to a maxiumum of $10. 
  • Fanshawe St car park 
    72-100 Fanshawe St, CBD. Casual fees $2 per hour with maximum of $16 per day. 

4. On-Street Pay and Display Parking 

Metered or 'pay and display' parking is available on streets and in some car parks, where demand for parking spaces is high or a limited number of places are available. Pay and display machines help to ensure there is fair turnaround of spaces.

On-street parking in Auckland

Features of on-street parking in the central city:

  • No time limits for pay and display parking. Stay as long as you like; pay for what you need,
  • Low prices for short stays. You won't pay more than $4 per hour for the first two hours,
  • Where indicated on the machine, there's a 10-minute grace period. If you are parking for less than 10 minutes you do not need to pay,