(PRWEB) January 30, 2014
There has been a lot of recent criticism surrounding limitations on transportation options for fans attending the 2014 Super Bowl between the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks. There are only 13,000 parking spaces available for fans, there is a strict ban on traditional tail-gating, and fans are not allowed to walk to the stadium or arrive by taxi or black car. The limited stadium parking is currently going for $185, but at the Empire Hotel less then 2 miles away fans can park in a covered garage for $80 which includes a free shuttle to the New Jersey Transit location where buses pick up fans going to the stadium.
This year’s Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ has been the center of media attention since the beginning of December. Big concerns like the unprecedented cold weather conditions have had many talking, but strict regulations on tail-gating, parking, and transportation have also been the subject of some discussion.
Its no secret that even without a super bowl event New Jersey parking is limited at best, but with all the high traffic seems to be causing a nightmare situation for the fans.Super-bowl-parking.com says, “It's . . . being billed as the first mass-transit Super Bowl, with the NFL discouraging on-site parking at the stadium.” Most of the parking at MetLife Stadium will be allocated to the media and only 13,000 spots were made available to fans, but “Official NFL-sanctioned stadium parking has sold out as of 1/24.”
NFL sanctioned parking is sold out but you can still find it on websites like vividseats.com and sbtickets.com which have Super Bowl Parking Passes available ranging in price from $185 to $419. Limo parking passes are priced at $507 and bus parking passes are $656. For an alternative, smart-shopping fans can use the parking garage at the Empire Hotel located less than 2 miles from the stadium for only $80.The hotel offers secure covered parking at their location off Meadowlands Parkway just across I-95 from MetLife Stadium with free shuttle service. Fans must reserve online in advance to guarantee their spot, and those who need a room for the night can take advantage of discounted rates for Super Bowl parking customers only. The Empire Hotel Super Bowl parking is available only through Global Airport Parking at http://globalairportparking.com/superbowl2014parking/.