I want to warn people parking at the airport of the dangers of parking for a very short time. This morning my husband in his rush, left keys in ignition and radio on - and locked the door.
He had to rush for his flight so I made the 45 minute drive from home to airport to take care of it so he wouldn't have to when he returned tired on Friday night.
RACV took 50 minutes to come and I waited for the battery to charge another 15 which took me just over an hour and incurred a cost of $39 to park. Shocked, I asked the office person who advised yes, over an hour is $39.
Of course nobody parks in the long-term carpark for less than a few hours unless there is a problem such as mine.
Melbourne Airport, Australian Pacific Airports (Melbourne) is clearly profiteering from people's misfortune. I should be grateful I didn't park in the "Value Long Stay" ($69! for 0-60 mins) or "Business" ($65)!