Airport Parking vs. Ridesharing: New Data Shows Which Is More Cost-Effective

Data Reveals How You Can Save Extra Cash During Summer Travel Season

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Parking reservation service SpotHero has released new data comparing the
cost of ridesharing and airport parking at over 25 airports across the
country to help travelers determine the most cost-effective way to get
to and from the airport.

Heading into what is forecasted to be a record-setting summer for air
travel*, the findings revealed the following key
highlights
:

  • Los Angeles (LAX): 82% of the time it is more cost-effective to park
    at the airport than to use a ridesharing app
  • Washington D.C.-Dulles (IAD): 80% of the time it is more
    cost-effective to park
  • Miami (MIA): 75% of the time it is more cost-effective to park
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (FLL): 72% of the time it is more
    cost-effective to park
  • Orlando (MCO): 63% of the time it is more cost-effective to park
  • San Francisco (SFO): 60% of the time it is more cost-effective to park
  • Chicago-O’Hare (ORD): 60% of the time it is more cost-effective to park
  • Atlanta (ATL): 60% of the time it is more cost-effective to park
  • Chicago-Midway (MDW): 53% of the time it is more cost-effective to park
  • Washington D.C.-Reagan (DCA): 52% of the time it is more
    cost-effective to park

Travelers can use SpotHero’s rideshare
vs. parking airport calculator
to determine the most cost-effective
way to get to and from the airport for their next trip.

“With summer approaching, more travelers will be heading to the
airport,” said Mark Lawrence, co-founder and CEO of SpotHero. “Our
analysis proves it’s possible to get to and from the airport in
the comfort of your own car, all while saving money.”

SpotHero analyzed comparison data between the cost of parking with
SpotHero versus ridesharing at 25 airports around the country, taking
into account several factors including distance to airport, length of
trip, surge pricing, and type of rideshare (regular versus XL).

Additional tips and resources on airport parking are available at AirportParkingGuides.com.
Travelers can compare rates and lot options at 25 airports and reserve
parking via SpotHero’s airport
parking page
, iOS
app or Android
app.

*http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160517006639/en/Airlines-America-Projects-Summer-Air-Travel-Hit

About SpotHero

SpotHero
is a parking reservation service that enables drivers to reserve parking
spots with convenient garages, lots and valets. It currently offers easy
and affordable parking at more than 2,500 locations in cities across the
country, including New
York
, Chicago,
San
Francisco
, Washington
D.C.
, Philadelphia
and Boston.
Launched in 2011, SpotHero is led by founders Mark Lawrence and Larry
Kiss, and has raised $27 million in VC funding. Learn more at SpotHero.com
and find us in the Apple
iTunes Store
or Google
Play
.

Contacts

Andrea de Vos, Elisco Communications
T: 1-646-306-4810
press@spothero.com