Free parking has been a highlight in Genting Highlands for tourists in years past. But that's all about to change as the company has started charging for parking at its resorts.
Netizens who've visited Genting Highlands recently noticed that the company has started to charge for parking.
A report by China Press confirmed that visitors will have to pay for parking at its resorts and facilities from 1 October, including Maxims, One World Hotel, Sky Plaza, and Genting Grand.
Prices start at RM5 per day on weekdays and RM8 per day for weekends and public holidays
As for all Genting Rewards cardholders, they are entitled to enjoy free parking till 31 October.
From 1 November to 31 December, the free parking benefit will only be given to cardholders with Gold tier and above.
That's not all. China Press also noted that the rates for all parking lots will be counted on an hourly basis starting 2018.
The charges will start from RM2 per hour with a limit of RM12 on weekdays. On weekends and public holidays, the charges will be set at RM3 per hour with a maximum rate of RM18 per day.
At the time of writing, it is unkown if Genting Rewards cardholders will still enjoy free parking when the hourly charges kick in next year.
The company will be opening up the application for season pass next year and it will be on first come first serve basis