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Old 09-11-2017, 05:05 PM   #1
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Default So do you let Vallets (sp) park your Stingray?

Went to GnR in San Antonio Friday night. Even after driving 110 mph the whole way from Corpus to SA except when I couldn't pass because of traffic, we stayed at the hilton since we were really late because my wife had to get her nails done.

So I decided to let the vallet park my vette. I quickly texted myself the mileage in case of a Ferris Bueller incident and gave the guy an extra $10 to park it up close(besides the $40 hilton charges) I swear should have slept in my car for that rate.

Anyway do you and don't you let vallets park it?

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Old 09-11-2017, 05:25 PM   #2
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At places where I can park my own car, I do. When you have to use a valet, I turn on valet mode and review the playback before leaving (I have PDR). I've never had any issues with valet parking besides a little curb rash they paid for once I showed them the playback and the harsh bump the car had taken making the turn.

I recommend everyone to install a dash cam if the car doesn't come with one. It's extra insurance in the case you have a hit and run or other accident.
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Old 09-11-2017, 05:25 PM   #3
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Went to GnR in San Antonio Friday night. Even after driving 110 mph the whole way from Corpus to SA except when I couldn't pass because of traffic, we stayed at the hilton since we were really late because my wife had to get her nails done.

So I decided to let the vallet park my vette. I quickly texted myself the mileage in case of a Ferris Bueller incident and gave the guy an extra $10 to park it up close(besides the $40 hilton charges) I swear should have slept in my car for that rate.

Anyway do you and don't you let vallets park it?
Nope. Not me.
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Old 09-11-2017, 05:31 PM   #4
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Nope. Not me.
normally I don't either but the self parking was 2 blocks away and I paid $250 ea for the GnR tickets. And they were worth it.
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Old 09-11-2017, 05:48 PM   #5
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I don't let valet park anything I drive. I wouldn't let them park my daily driver which used to be a beat to **** 99 Camry.
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Old 09-11-2017, 06:08 PM   #6
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Never!!
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Old 09-11-2017, 06:17 PM   #8
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Nope not happening.
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I wouldn't let a valet park my bicycle.
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Old 09-11-2017, 06:21 PM   #10
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Only in Vegas Baby!! and the PDR is on Valet. All other places I park it,unless it's limited parking the jokers get to park it..
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Absolutely. It's a car, and they made millions of them.

I'd turn on valet mode though. For the Vette, give them a $20 and ask them to park it somewhere it won't get dinged.
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Old 09-11-2017, 06:47 PM   #12
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No, I do not let a valet service park any of my cars.
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I'd have to be 100% desperate to let a valet anywhere near my Vette.
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Nope, never!
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Old 09-11-2017, 07:09 PM   #16
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It's a fact of life in most NYC garages, except self park garages of course. Because of my job I've had to use two very different garages. The one I have used for the past three or four years is excellent. They give a special employee discount to our company so we all get excellent service. They also service a few of the hi rise luxury condos in the neighborhood.

There are also several Corvettes, Bentley's Porche's and a Lamborghini in the mix in addition to run of the mill Benz's, Audi's, etc. So with the garage(s) I use regularly a valet is ok. Anywhere else, NO. I park it myself.

Was doin' fine until that shopping cart found my bumper last week.
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After doing time in LA and Houston I love living in flyover country, Tulsa, OK. I don't have to worry about a valet parking my car as I don't think there's a single valet in the city. Love it!
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Nope. We drive something else if we need to valet the car.
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Old 09-11-2017, 09:36 PM   #20
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Yep. No issue for me.

I have enough stress In my life without manufacturing more for myself...it's a car, just a car.
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