Denverites have many opinions about the crazy population growth of our beloved city in the past few years. But one thing I think we can all agree on is the increased aggravation from trying to find parking downtown. It’s turned into a time-consuming hassle. But to the rescue, we’ve done some research to find the three best Denver mobile parking apps.
These apps make your life easier by helping you find, reserve, pay and pull into your parking spot. You gain back precious time that is lost from driving in circles to find a spot, and you can processes your payment. This is another time saver that eliminates fussing with tickets and cranky parking machines.
The following three apps support Denver and are available on both Apple and Android. ParkWhiz and ParkingPanda help you find parking spots in garages and lots, while ParkMobile helps you find and pay for metered parking. And if you travel to other major cities and find parking a pain, ParkWhiz and ParkingPanda can probably help you out with those locations too.
3 Mobile Parking Apps that Make Finding a Parking Spot in Denver a Breeze
1. ParkWhiz: Find and Reserve Parking Spots in Parking Lots and Garages
- Apple Store: 4.7 out of 5 rating with 590 reviews
- Google Play: 4.3 out of 5 with 1,994 reviews
How it works: Find parking anywhere, for now or for later. Compare prices and pick the place that’s best for your meeting or event. When you click on a parking garage icon, another page pops up that has pictures of the garage, information on where it’s located, and a payment option for a standard or oversized car. Book your space in just a few easy clicks. Drive to your parking space location, enter with your mobile parking pass, and pull into your waiting space.
2. ParkingPanda: Find and Reserve Parking Spots in Parking Lots and Garages
- Apple App Store 4.6 out of 5 rating with 371 reviews
- Google Play: 3.6 out of 5 rating with 750 reviews
How It Works: Search and compare all available parking options and prices. When you click on a parking garage icon, another page pops up that has pictures of the garage, information on location, garage amenities and other details about your reservation. Pre-purchase the perfect parking spot and have a guaranteed space waiting for you when you need it. Drive to your parking spot. Scan your reservation code from the app into the ParkingPanda reader at the parking lot to redeem your purchase. It’s that easy.
3. ParkMobile – Pay for Metered Parking in Denver and Boulder
- Apple App Store: 4.5 our 5 rating with 1700 reviews
- Google Play: 4.3 out of 5 rating with 14,629 reviews
How It Works: Look for the Parkmobile sign or sticker on the parking meter. Enter the zone number that is listed on the ParkMobile sign to start your parking time. Then set the amount of time that you want, process the payment on your device and that’s it. And you can opt-in to receive a notification prior to your parking time expiring.
Depending on your lifestyle, one app may be slightly better for you than another. If you’re ready to cross parking headaches off of your hassle list, download all of these apps and play with them to see which you like best.
Do you have a favorite Denver mobile parking app that we didn’t mention? If so, please share your favorite in the comments section.
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