Are you conflicted over what to do with your car during vacation? You could just leave it in long term parking at the airport. After all, that?s what it is there for. But not only is long term parking expensive, there are also a number of hazards that you risk when you leave your car in a long-term parking lot.
Burglary at long term airports occur with a surprising regularity. What makes them hard to manage is that they tend to occur in quick bursts, victimizing several cars all at once before the perpetrator disappears again until the next spree.
There is also the danger of environmental damage. Even if the weather report calls for mild condition, something as minor as bird poop can leave a large stain on your cars paint, buying you a trip to the automotive paint shop.
If you fly often enough, you likely know how difficult long term parking can be. This guide is designed to help you better understand the risks of and alternative to long term parking.
Your Own Garage
While it can be expensive to hire a cab to take you to and from the airport, the expense is little compared to the worry of leaving you care exposed to the risks of long-term parking. The privacy of your own garage allows you to know with absolute certainty that your car is being protected from weather and human threats
Car Storage Units
Car storage units are great option for anyone who does not have a private driveway or garage. These options can range from open air lots to enclosed buildings with climate control. The best way to avoid a trip to the auto body shop or auto repair shop when you come home from your travels is to rent a private facility that is well insulated from the elements.
These storage units also provide excellent security. Occasionally a car repair facility will offer this service
Leaving your car in an open lot can be a nerve wracking experience, whether you are a cars first, second or third owner, (and most cars will have at least three owners throughout their lifetimes), you don?t want anything bad to your car.
If you are one of the many who feel uncomfortable with airport long-term parking, hopefully this guide has provided you with some new options for storing your care safely and securely while you travel.