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New “Go Green” Program — Save $20 on Parking

You may have noticed that Galveston parking rates on many lots have shot up lately. Due to a fee increase charged to independent parking lots to drop off passengers at the port, the businesses have had to charge more just to combat their rising costs.

Needless to say, the increased fees charged by the Port of Galveston have been controversial. In an effort to combat the change, one lot — EZ Cruise Parking — is taking a unique approach. They recently emailed out a new “Go Green” promotion that can save some passengers a lot of money if they are willing to skip the shuttle and walk a little bit.

Here’s the scoop: Since the port charges the parking lot for every trip its shuttle makes to drop off cruise passengers, EZ Cruise Parking is offering up to a $20 parking discount to those willing to instead walk from the lot to the port. This helps save the parking lot in fees charged by the port, and it is passing the savings on to you.

All you have to do is prepay on their website, and use coupon code “20parkwalk” if you are taking a 7-day cruise or “15parkwalk” if taking a 4-5 day cruise. For a 7-day cruise the prepaid price goes from $65 to only $45. That’s one of the lowest rates around.

If you want to take advantage of the promotion, you can click here to reserve your parking spot.

7 Responses so far.

  1. Sherry says:

    There is an article about “going green”and walking to port to save money. How far is it to walk to the port? Pls advise. Thsnks

  2. Michelle says:

    It shows online that its a 4-5 minute walk.

  3. Rosalie says:

    It’s not far, we’ve done it and it is really easy and close, 5 minutes.

  4. Lisa says:

    1) Is parking at this “walk back to the ship” lot covered or uncovered?
    2) What type of security is provided once vehicles are parked on the lot?
    3) Are owners allowed to keep their keys or do keys have to be left with the lot owner?
    4) Can luggage be dropped off prior to parking vehicle?

  5. Galveston Cruise Tips says:

    1) This lot provides uncovered parking, but also has car covers you can rent.
    2) They have a fence surrounding the property and lights if we recall correctly.
    3) Yes, keys are in your possession.
    4) Yes, luggage can be dropped off first if you prefer.

  6. Monique Sherman says:

    What do I need to do to getthe discount off parking. I will be on a cruise from June 3rd to the 8th of June.

  7. Galveston Cruise Tips says:

    Just book online ahead of time and enter the code for the discount!

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