Articles about Parking Areas

Keep these in mind
There's a good reason many motorists are willing to shell out a premium-sometimes up to hundreds of hard-earned pesos a day-at a parking lot: In most occasions, it's safer and simply more convenient than leaving your car
Honesty is still the best policy
Manila's busy streets are tight and packed to the brim with motorists zipping about. As such, fender benders are a common occurrence on the road. It's pretty much part of the way of life around here.Hitting a parked car,
Better to be safe than sorry
Anyone who's ever lived in a hilly area or along an inclined road knows the importance of parking with a gear engaged. Sure, the traditional handbrake might work just fine-until it doesn't. It's always better
A look at one of the newer establishments in Ortigas
Fun fact: Ayala Malls The 30th is named as such because it sits on 30 Meralco Avenue in Pasig City. Okay, fine, maybe the fact isn't that fun. Anyway, since the establishment opened in early 2017, it has provided a shopping
How does it fare?
Estancia Mall's opening a few years ago brought some much-needed open space and new facilities to Ortigas shoppers. Now, the Capitol Commons facility it sits on is busier than ever, with a supermarket already open and nearby condos on the
About time
Again, you cannot 'reserve' a parking slot by standing in it-whether it's in a mall, in front of a restaurant, or in an open parking area. It's inconsiderate and lazy, and it's a practice downright frowned upon by,
Yes, please
Tired of paying a premium every time you leave a parking lot? If yes, you're not alone. Apparently, some lawmakers are sick of it, too. Senator JV Ejercito has filed a bill seeking to regulate the parking fees of shopping
A welcome relief
In the Philippines, sometimes heading to the airport to fetch a loved one is as much a pain in the ass as it is a heartwarming reunion. Traffic on the way to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) can be hell, and
Please just don't
How many times has this happened to you: Maneuvering tight parking areas, desperately looking for a vacant slot only to find one occupied by a person, reserving a parking slot by standing in it. Standoff ensues.Well, a country close to ours
Who's next?
A third mall chain has announced it will be adjusting its parking fees to help the public amidst typhoon Ompong's onslaught.Ayala Malls is waiving its overnight parking fees today, September 14, 2018. It's just a day, but
Stay safe out there
Another mall chain has announced changes to its parking fees in anticipation of typhoon Ompong. Robinsons Malls has released a list of locations that will provide free parking in case of heavy flooding in their areas."We care about your safety. We
Unless you want to pay a hefty fine
Paying for parking is never ideal, but it sure beats having to pay the extra fee for a lost ticket. If you want to avoid that costly and time-wasting scenario, avoid these pitfalls: If you're the type of person
Should they be steeper?
In case you missed it, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) recently announced that Metro Manila mayors have agreed to impose steeper fines against motorists caught parking their vehicles illegally.In the comments, many of you commended the move saying that the
Heads up, guys
Over the years, it seems like a lot of motorists have developed the habit of parking just about wherever they see fit. If you're one of them, now might be the perfect time to change your ways.The Metropolitan Manila
Mind your mags
Tight spaces are the bane of countless newbie drivers all over the world. But it isn't just their nerves that suffer, so does the car.We're talking about the poor tires and mags that bear the brunt of our miscalculations.
Not as long as you take precautions
Hi, Top Gear PhilippinesWe have a question about parking. A neighbor told me to not park in an inclined position because it will ruin the engine piston because oil will not lubricate it properly. I live in the Baguio area. Is this
"It depends"
Let me know if you can relate with the following scenario: You and your family decide to take a quick weekend trip to the mall, so you gather your little ones and hop in your car to make your way to the
Apparently, a lot of people think 'yes'
Last week, we posted a story on Instagram with a poll asking our followers whether or not you can 'reserve' a parking slot by just standing in it. It was up for 24 hours, and 4,196 people answered it.Care to
The early bird gets the worm
As the struggle wages on with the daily realities of Manila's extreme congestion, we all deserve a bit of space to let loose and relax during weekends. Thing is, if you do decide to sleep in, but plan to do groceries,
Park like a pro
Parking a car is not as difficult as some motorists make it out to be. Sure, finding spacious and hassle-free slots might be more challenging than it used to be, but it's ultimately up to the driver's
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