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Oakville, Canada
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Public parking in fisher'wharf area

Any one can advise us about public parking with reasonable rates hotels are charging $40 to $ 45 a day which is a ripp off

We are planing Nov 24 to Nov 28 Thanks

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1. Re: Public parking in fisher'wharf area

http://sanfrancisco.bestparking.com/index.php has pretty much all the options for parking near Fisherman's Wharf. (There's another reason why we don't normally recommend having a car when visiting San Francisco.)

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2. Re: Public parking in fisher'wharf area

Not so much a rip off but rather "supply and demand." The supply of parking at Fisherman's Wharf is limited. Hence the price.

If you can arrange your plans not to have a car while in the city, you'll be in the plus column. And not just in terms of dollars spent, but the aggro of driving in the city as well.

Edited: 6:16 pm, October 04, 2012
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3. Re: Public parking in fisher'wharf area

As Wellvis and Sal both say, why does one need a car in the city ? Not only are you going to pay for overnight parking but in most tourist areas it will be hard to get parking and when you do you will pay more except for the Golden Gate Park and a few other palces

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4. Re: Public parking in fisher'wharf area

It's just life in the big city. We pay twice that much just for the privilege of parking on our own street with an annual parking pass.

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5. Re: Public parking in fisher'wharf area

There was a huge parking garage across from Pier 39, however, I'm not sure if it offered overnight parking. Make sure you ask your hotel conceirge for any coupon books they may have. There is a coupon book specific to Pier 39 that takes the first two hours off the parking.

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6. Re: Public parking in fisher'wharf area

Thanks for you're we are flying from Toronto Canda to LA and rent a car from LA airport then driving to sanfransico And back again to LA we had no choice but to have a car in sanfransico .

Thanks a lot. I do appreciate

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7. Re: Public parking in fisher'wharf area

<we are flying from Toronto Canda to LA and rent a car from LA airport then driving to sanfransico And back again to LA we had no choice but to have a car in sanfransico .>

Of course you have a choice - Assuming you are renting from a chain you could return your rental once you arrive in San Francisco and then pick up another when it's time to drive back to Los Angeles - you will save probably around $400 by doing this

Edited: 12:13 pm, October 05, 2012
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8. Re: Public parking in fisher'wharf area

Also if you book in advance and have planned your route well from LA to SF then the cost of parking plus 4 or 5 days of car rental will be more than one way airline tickets for 2 from the Bay Area to LA and you will gain about half a day.

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9. Re: Public parking in fisher'wharf area

Shamim U writes>>....we are flying from Toronto Canda to LA and rent a car from LA airport then driving to sanfransico And back again to LA.....<<

Are you planning a different return route and traveling itinerary back to LA or are you simply planning to make a high-speed run down I-5 at the end of your trip? If it's the latter, you're wasting (a) a whole day off of your vacation, (b) several extra days of car rental plus parking fees (even at a reduction from hotel rates, if you get lucky), and (c) gas at what's now getting danger close to $5/gallon, the money of which could be used to offset an "open jaw" travel itinerary, flying from Toronto to LA and then back home from San Francisco, returning the rental car as soon as you hit the City.

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10. Re: Public parking in fisher'wharf area

Thanks and do appricate