OAK Offers Free Parking for Winter Escapes To Hawaii, Europe

Press Release

For Immediate Release
January 8, 2015

OAK Offers Free Parking for Winter Escapes To Hawaii, Europe


Oakland, CA – Jan. 8, 2015 – With new flights, low fares and now up to $100 in free on-airport parking at Oakland International Airport (OAK), this is a great time for Bay Area residents to plan a winter escape.

Beginning January 15, travelers departing OAK on any airline to any destination in Hawaii or Europe can get up to five days’ free parking in the airport’s Daily Lot under the airport’s Park Free promotion running through April 15.

In order to receive the discount, travelers must present a copy of their qualifying airline e-ticket itinerary, along with a Park Free coupon to a cashier upon exiting the airport lot. The printable Park Free coupon is available at OaklandAirport.com/ParkFree.

Seasonally low published fares available now add to potential savings for travelers planning a trip over the winter, including the Martin Luther King, President’s Day, Easter and Passover holiday periods as well as Spring Break.

OAK offers multiple daily flights to Hawaii, with Alaska Airlines (alaskaair.com) flying to Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island and Hawaiian Airlines (hawaiianair.com) flying to Oahu and Maui. Current fares are as low as $159 each way, taxes included,* making it an excellent time to plan a Hawaiian vacation.

Norwegian Air Shuttle (Norwegian.com) is offering fares as low as $185 each way, taxes included,* aboard their 787 Dreamliner flights from OAK to their hubs in Stockholm, Sweden and, effective March 31, Oslo, Norway. Connections to points beyond in Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East are also available. The low fares currently offered are an exceptional value from the Bay Area to Europe aboard Norwegian, recently named Europe’s Best Low Cost Carrier for its innovative brand of onboard comfort and service.

Year-Round Parking Programs
Ample parking within short walking distance of passenger terminals is always available at OAK, and the airport offers money-saving promotions year-round through a variety of programs.

In addition to this winter’s Park Free promotion, OAK is offering travelers to any destination $4.00 off the daily rate for parking in its Economy lot or $8.00 off per day in its Premier, Hourly and Daily lots. Frequent travelers can get a day of free Daily lot parking with the purchase of three days at regular rates by using OAK’s Frequent Parker program. Businesses can save $10 off daily rates for Premier, Hourly or Daily lots by registering in the OAK Corporate Parker program.

Details, requirements and registration for OAK’s parking programs are available at OaklandAirport.com/parking.

About the Port of Oakland
The Port of Oakland oversees the Oakland seaport and Oakland International Airport. The Port’s jurisdiction includes 20 miles of waterfront from the Bay Bridge through Oakland International Airport. The Oakland seaport is the fifth busiest container port in the U.S.; Oakland International Airport is the second largest San Francisco Bay Area airport offering over 300 daily passenger and cargo flights; and the Port’s real estate includes commercial developments such as Jack London Square and hundreds of acres of public parks and conservation areas. Together, through Port operations and those of its tenants and users, the Port supports more than 73,000 jobs in the region and nearly 827,000 jobs across the United States. The Port of Oakland was established in 1927 and is an independent department of the City of Oakland.
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