From Valet-Summoning Apps to Hands-Free Parking Platforms

By: Katherine Pendrill - Aug 20, 2015
These intuitive parking apps make is easier to find and secure the perfect parking space. In many cities, parking is both limited and expensive and these apps make it easier to find a place for your vehicle by doing the work for you.

For many people, one of the most frustrating things about driving to a destination is the time spent looking for a free parking spot. There are a number of intuitive parking apps designed to help you find a free space in advance so you don't spend hours scouring the city streets for a spot. For example, there are apps that allow drivers to bid on free spaces as well as apps that predict the availability of parking before you head out.

For those that would rather leave the task of parking to someone else, there are several apps that provide valet services. For instance, there are platforms that allow you to hire personal valet services for any length of time at a fixed rate. There are also apps that connect drivers with the closest valet to their vehicle.