From Sunday, you can reserve a car park online as Muscat Municipality will remove parking metres from some sites.
In a statement, the municipality said, “Muscat Municipality invites all to use one of the online systems to reserve a car park as illustrated on signboards installed recently. The municipality will remove all parking metres from the following locations on November 1st: The Business District, The Business Square, Ruwi Souk, Al Fursan Street, Mutrah souk & the Sea Road , Al Wadi al Kabeer.”
“In addition, you can reserve via SMS: Compose an SMS to 90091 containing your car number & code and the time period required (multiples of 30 to a maximum of 300 minutes). For example: 0000AB 30. You will receive a confirmation SMS which contains: the ticket number, car number & code and the date and time of the reservation. Should you need to extend the time period, send another SMS to 90091 following the same steps.”
“Moreover, you can use Baladiyeti app to reserve a car park for hours. You can also obtain or renew a parking permit or inquire about and pay fines. Reserve via Muscat Municipality website: Visit Muscat Municipality website http://www.mm.gov.om to obtain or renew a parking permit or to inquire about & pay fines,” the statement added.