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Parking.sg Welcome to the Singapore parking app!
In one of the most cosmopolitan and efficient cities in the world, it may seem strange to visitors to see motorists popping out little purple, orange or blue circles in order to pay for their parking.
But this quaint little custom may soon be consigned to history as the days of the parking coupon are numbered!
Singapore parking app launched
Earlier this year a new app was launched which allows you to pay your parking on your phone, charging your credit or debit card. The app is called Parking.sg.
At present the app is only for use with cars. Motorbikes and heavy vehicles will be able to use it by the end of the year.
The trusty car team at Budget Direct Insurance has all the details for you.
How does it work?
- Download the app
- Select the car park you are in. There will be a car park code or number displayed on the car park signboards
- Key in your vehicle or registration number
- Key in how long you think you will stay
- Start your session and pay using a debit or credit card
Photo: Government Technology Agency of Singapore
The best bit….
The app will alert you when your paid parking time is nearly up and you can extend your stay without running back to your car. Solid lah!
You can end your session early and get a refund for any time you paid but didn’t use, this refund is calculated minute by minute.
But don’t forget, just as the parking app has got smart so has the parking Auntie checking it!
Want to know more?
Check out this YouTube video for more information.
The app can be downloaded on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
For the time being parking coupons are still valid. You may want to put a few in the drawer for nostalgia, it won’t be long till they are gone!
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