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Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

Looking at leaving car at airport for 7 days in January.
Would take train, but last time it was a horror story. Three large case , Three trains and train with stairs and nowhere to store cases and ended up in area at end of carriage and and ...never again !
So looking at driving to airport and using long term parking at Zurich airport for 7 days.
These guys seem o.k. ....but concerned about car being left for a week off airport.
Anyone used them ? Good or Bad ?

http://www.airportparking.ch/index_e.html

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Re: Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

No idea, but there seems to be plenty of possibilities at the airport itself:

http://www.zurich-airport.com/passen...896.1387648076
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Looking at leaving car at airport for 7 days in January.
Would take train, but last time it was a horror story. Three large case , Three trains and train with stairs and nowhere to store cases and ended up in area at end of carriage and and ...never again !
So looking at driving to airport and using long term parking at Zurich airport for 7 days.
These guys seem o.k. ....but concerned about car being left for a week off airport.
Anyone used them ? Good or Bad ?

http://www.airportparking.ch/index_e.html

Thanks in advance
they are the best ones of the different choices I have tried. I thought Park n fly was a bit dodgy and sprengler is a bit expensive. But you need to book well in advance.
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Re: Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

I think a week of parking would run 300 CHF...What about rent-a-rentner, or a man with a van type setup? A family friend of ours (not anywhere near you, unfortunately) drives people to doc appointments and such for a fee per km. Might be cheaper. Do look into the park-n-fly options in Oerlikon, and even consider one-way car rentals. Hope you find something that works and doesn't break the bank.
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Re: Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

Where I live, there are no buses to the main-station early enough for early flights.
I took the company-car (a Roomster) home the night before and drove back to work (with the cases) in the morning.
From there, we took the tram to the main-station (and the train from there).
Didn't have much luggage, though.

That said, there's a calculator on the airport website:
http://www.flughafen-zuerich.ch/pass...fe-und-rechner

It's basically between 108 and 214 CHFs, depending on where exactly you want to park.
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Re: Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

I always use www.autobahnhof.ch, and I am a really satisfied customer. Never for 7 days (yet), but at least 20 times in 2013 for up to 4 days. Price quotations are very clear on their website, ranging from CHF136 to CHF170 for 7 days.
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Re: Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

We always use bus and train even with lots of luggage couldnt be easier and trains well set up for this
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Old 22.12.2013, 10:05
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Re: Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

Stern Taxi offers fix prices to and from airport that are reasonable.
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I always use www.autobahnhof.ch, and I am a really satisfied customer. Never for 7 days (yet), but at least 20 times in 2013 for up to 4 days. Price quotations are very clear on their website, ranging from CHF136 to CHF170 for 7 days.
Autobanhof sprenger and airportparking provide almost identical services - you drop off and pick up your car at the car rental area in P3. Both have good websites to calculate the price if you enter exact dates, and sometimes it depends on the surcharge for early(before 7am?) or late pick-up or drop off, so use the calculator to see which one works for you.
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We always use bus and train even with lots of luggage couldnt be easier and trains well set up for this
That's what I thought ....but was proven wrong.
Zug to airport on a Sunday, no direct train.
So had to change at Zurich HB. Both trains had steps from platform to carriage , so I had to let wife get on train and then lift up two large cases and a small one to her. Then on return trip from airport via Zurich HB again on a Sunday. It was a train going to Italy and stopping at ZuG. No room for cases on the train that had compartment type carriages with a narrow corridor. Then the rush to get the luggage down to the platform when it stopped at Zug for 3 minutes.

Nope never again lol
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Re: Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

Looking at prices , airport parking charge CHF102 for a weeks parking in the open.
http://www.autobahnhof.ch/ charge CHF 136 in the open or CHF 149 under cover non heated or CHF 170 heated.

If I don't care about the car getting cold or snow covered , then open seems the option. But .... is hale damage that much of a risk ?
Coming from the UK, Hale stones that can damage a parked car is a new concept to me.
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Looking at prices , airport parking charge CHF102 for a weeks parking in the open.
http://www.autobahnhof.ch/ charge CHF 136 in the open or CHF 149 under cover non heated or CHF 170 heated.

If I don't care about the car getting cold or snow covered , then open seems the option. But .... is hale damage that much of a risk ?
Coming from the UK, Hale stones that can damage a parked car is a new concept to me.
In my experience you don't tend to get much hail damage in January. The large hailstones are generally associated with mega thunderstorms and as such generally occur in summer.

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Re: Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

I wouldn't have thought hail would be likely this time of year. Snow and ice yes, but hail is usually in the springtime iirc.
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Re: Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

We just park in one of the airport car parks. Don't think it is actually that expensive in the overall scheme if Swiss costs!
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A sign of the times, top earners in Europe avoiding Swiss parking charges.
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Re: Zurich Airport Parking (7 days)

[QUOTE=Sophie76;2049626]We just park in one of the airport car parks. Don't think it is actually that expensive in the overall scheme if Swiss costs![/QUOTE

What does that work out for 7 days ?

I know leaving your car in the short term car park for 7 days at Heathrow , is not something you would forget in a hurry.
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A sign of the times, top earners in Europe avoiding Swiss parking charges.
Who is trying to avoid parking fees ?

Simple request for informed opinions, based on experience , for using different parking companies and systems at Zurich airport.
From this I will decide who is best to use and weigh this up against costs.

At the moment it looks like airportparking option at CHF102 for 7 days.
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Looking at prices , airport parking charge CHF102 for a weeks parking in the open.
http://www.autobahnhof.ch/ charge CHF 136 in the open or CHF 149 under cover non heated or CHF 170 heated.

If I don't care about the car getting cold or snow covered , then open seems the option. But .... is hale damage that much of a risk ?
Coming from the UK, Hale stones that can damage a parked car is a new concept to me.
I'd spend the extra chuffs just to avoid dealing with a snow-covered car after a long trip.
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I'd spend the extra chuffs just to avoid dealing with a snow-covered car after a long trip.
Actually, at around your arrival time, the airportparking guys would bring the car to P3 for you. So if it is under snow, it is their job to clean it up sufficiently to be able to bring it to P3. So your car will at least be in a driveable condition when you pick it up.

Happened to me once - there was a couple of inches of snow on the roof of the car when I picked it up, but windscreen, side mirrors, etc. were cleaned.
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Looking at leaving car at airport for 7 days in January.
Would take train, but last time it was a horror story. Three large case , Three trains and train with stairs and nowhere to store cases and ended up in area at end of carriage and and ...never again !

Thanks in advance
If the main reason for driving is to avoid carrying all the bags, the SBB have checkin and delivery from the bigger towns and tourist destinations, including Zug.

http://www.sbb.ch/en/station-service...ilstation.html

http://www.sbb.ch/en/station-service...locations.html

http://www.sbb.ch/en/station-service...l-baggage.html
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