Are you going to go shopping today? Here we give you some tips for parking


If there is something, worse than having to deal with long lines through the Thanksgiving weekend. It is being able to find a space to park in a crowded shopping center. Here are some suggestions in case you want to appointment some of Miami-Dade County’s most popular shopping centers. Some apps allow you to preserve a place in a parking lot with the help of your smartphone. Therefore, space will be waiting for you. The price for three hours is $ 3 and then one more $ 3 for each extra hour. At present, there are two malls in Miami that use this service the Dad eland with 30 spaces and The Falls with eight spaces.


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Sign up to get unlimited digital entrée to our website, mobile applications and the digital newspaper. Instead of having to go around and approximately looking for a free place, go straight to the parking lots. That usually has many unoccupied spaces although you have to walk a little more. The Dolphin Mall parking lot, located on the west side of the complex, near the Florida Turnpike, has a capacity of 1,300 vehicles and has a useful digital panel.

That indicates how many spaces are accessible in each level in real time. For its part, Mall has five huge parking lots, including a multi-level structure connected to the new three-level expansion. If you buy or eat at the City Center mall, parking is free during the first two hours.  Meanwhile, at the mall Shops at Merrick Park parking is free between 6 pm and 2 am, every day until the end of the year.

Most municipalities in Miami-Dade have cheap parking ($ 1 per hour) a few blocks from their busiest places. Coral Gables, for example, uses the Park Me application to indicate available spaces in real time. It is very easy to find a space s if you want, said Todd Brosius, president of the Ameri Park parking company. In Miami, the driver will find a space without much difficulty.