Dubai Mall to introduce parking fees from July 1

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Dubai Mall has announced a change to its parking system, in collaboration with Salik Company, Dubai’s exclusive toll gate operator. 

Starting Monday, July 1, the mall will introduce a paid parking system designed to enhance the overall guest experience. This new system will improve parking availability and streamline the process, ensuring a more convenient and efficient visit for all guests.

On weekdays, fees only kick in after four hours and will be charged starting at AED 20. Parking will be free on weekends, for under six hours, anything over will start from AED 80.

In a statement, Emaar Properties said, “We are pleased to introduce a seamless parking payment solution at Dubai Mall. This initiative aligns with our commitment to enhancing the guest experience by leveraging innovative technologies, in collaboration with Salik. This collaboration highlights our dedication to continually improving our services and setting new benchmarks in retail and leisure.”

The introduction of paid parking aims to free up spaces, ensuring guests can find parking more quickly and easily. 

The new paid parking system at Dubai Mall applies to Grand Parking, Cinema Parking, and Fashion Parking, while Zabeel and Fountain Views parking locations will remain complimentary. Notably, the first four hours of parking will be complimentary for guests on weekdays, and six hours on weekends.

What it will cost to park at Dubai Mall from July 1. 

Ibrahim Sultan Al Haddad, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Salik Company PJSC, commented: “This is an important step in our strategic evolution to become a global leader in sustainable and smart mobility solutions and is also in line with our ambition to deliver innovative and convenient solutions that eliminate the need for gates or barriers."

Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest and the most visited place on earth, welcomes over 100 million visitors every year and recently announced a major AED1.5 billion expansion with over 240 new luxury shops and food and beverage outlets set to open. 

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