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Old March 12th, 2010, 08:01 PM
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Does anyone know if there are cheaper parking alternatives for the Port of Charleston? I'm hearing that it will probably be about $160 for a 10 day cruise. We will driving from NC and will not be spending the night in Charleston before the cruise. Would love to hear from those who have gone out of Charleston.

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Old March 12th, 2010, 09:27 PM
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Although you say that you will not be spending the night in Charleston, I would mention the Springhill Suites, Riverview. We stayed there for $89 + tax and this price included parking for the duration of the cruise as well as a shuttle to and from the port. We felt this was extremely good value and would recommend it highly.

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Old March 12th, 2010, 11:05 PM
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Unfortunately parking is a serious problem downtown. The only good recommendation I can give is to stay at a hotel that has a park & sail package, like the one mentioned above.
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Old March 13th, 2010, 03:46 AM
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If you can leave a day earlier, check out Shem Creek Inn in Mt. Pleasant. Free parking, continental breakfast, easy walking to restaurants, scenic views. Shuttle not included. We too live in NC and will be sailing on 3/19, out first Celebrity cruise. Oh, and less than $100, taxes, etc. included.

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Old March 13th, 2010, 04:04 PM
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You might try Park N Go. From there you could take a taxi to the port or they take you to the airport but from there you could take a shuttle to the port. They're located close to the air port and their website is: www.park-go dot com
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We have learned that if you have a handicaped parking tag parking is free at the Port of Charleston. If you qualify that is a good deal.
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Old March 13th, 2010, 07:42 PM
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We have learned that if you have a handicaped parking tag parking is free at the Port of Charleston. If you qualify that is a good deal.
Wow, that is really great to know since we are looking at the Mercury for next March and are considering driving from Cincinnati. We just got home from the west coast yesterday and flying has become a total pain in the backside!
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Go to www.stay123 They list hotels at most cruise ports with the park n cruise option. gives prices , # of days free parking and wether or not they provide shuttle service to the terminal

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Sorry, "www.stay123" does not exist or could not be found

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Old March 14th, 2010, 05:03 AM
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Sorry, "www.stay123" does not exist or could not be found
A quick google search brought up this: https://secure.stay123.com/

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Old March 14th, 2010, 08:45 PM
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Does anyone know a cheap alternative to parking without staying at a hotel or parking at the airport? Please do not post broken links.

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Old March 14th, 2010, 09:26 PM
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Sorry, I think your only option is parking at the port.
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Old March 14th, 2010, 10:00 PM
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Does anyone know a cheap alternative to parking without staying at a hotel or parking at the airport? Please do not post broken links.
Park N Go is NOT at the airport...it's on Montague Ave...close to the air port but n ot AT the air port.
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