Parking Rates Before and After Comic-Con 2012

Parking rates before and after Comic-Con 2012 in and around downtown San Diego.

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ConsumerBob
This garage at 10th and J Streets offered $6 all day parking on Monday, July 9.
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By Thursday, the prices to park here had jumped to 5 times the Monday rate - to a $30 flat rate.
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ConsumerBob
This lot charged $6 to park all day on Monday, July 9th. It's one of those lots that serve downtown and East Village commuters.
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ConsumerBob
The prices were posted on several signs around the parking lot.
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By Thursday, the lot had jumped to a $20 flat rate - just in time for the convention center crowd.
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ConsumerBob
To park at this lot on 11th and E Monday, you needed $5.
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Five Star Parking decided to increase the parking rate there 4x by Thursday, charging $20 for all day.
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And if you look at the fine print, an additional $20 is tacked on after 5 p.m.
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ConsumerBob
At 1st and C Streets, parking in this lot Monday would cost you $15 all day.
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ConsumerBob
The $10 lot where a lot of people will park on Island and 6th was open for business Monday.
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ConsumerBob
That changed Thursday when the parking lot was closed for VIP Services.
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ConsumerBob
Not all parking lots decided to up their prices for the downtown visitors.
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ConsumerBob
A day rate of $18 all day at the Concourse Parking garage on Monday.
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Stayed the same on Thursday despite the big event downtown.
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ConsumerBob
This parking garage that is accessible on First Avenue offers parking at a flat rate of $15.
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ConsumerBob
During Comic-Con however, the company shuts down to public parking in order to offer parking to its regular customers.
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If you're willing to leave before Comic-Con was over, you could park for only $20. But if you stay for the whole event, you'll be charged twice that.
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Even so, some lots kept their prices at reasonable rate in comparison to the others.
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A lot in the Gaslamp used by shopper was guarded and offered half its spaces for Comic-Con business.
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