Perum Angkasa Pura I (PAP-1) - the company which manages Bali's airport, has introduced a progressive parking fee structure effective from September 1, 2005. The higher parking costs will, however, only be felt by people who leave their vehicles for more than one hour parked inside the terminal area.
New Fees at a Glance
• The first one hour of parking at the airport remains at the old tariff of Rp. 500 for motorcycles, Rp. 2,000 for cars, and Rp, 4,000 for trucks and busses.
• For Periods exceeding one hour but less than five hours, the rate doubles to become Rp. 1,000 for motorcycles, Rp. 4,000 for cars, and Rp. 8,000 for trucks and busses.
• For those parking for more than five hours but less than 12 hours the rate becomes Rp. 3,000 for motorcycles, Rp. 10,000 for cars, and Rp. 15,000 for trucks and busses.
• Those leaving their cars for more than 12 hours at the airport will pay Rp. 5,000 for motorcycles, Rp. 20,000 for cars, and Rp. 30,000 for trucks and busses.
• State-owned vehicles are allowed to park without charge at the airport but must purchase a vehicle sticker costing Rp. 25,000 that remains valid for one year.
• Airport workers and those making frequent trips to the airport can purchase subscription parking rates for Rp. 25,000 a month or Rp. 250,000 a year for motorcycles; Rp. 50,000 a month or Rp, 500,000 a year for cars; Rp. 100,000 a month or Rp. 1,000,000 a year for trucks and busses.
* The Rupiah conversion rate as of September 1, 2005, stood at approximately Rp. 10,500 to US$1.00.
Parking Improvements Promised
In addition to the soon-to-be-opened new access road, PAP-1 is promising other improvements affecting those involved in bringing vehicles to Bali's airport. Among the changes promised include a new "dropping zone" for cars loading and unloading passengers and luggage at the curb and the conversion of the sports field on Jalan Mokmer into an additional parking area.
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