Dubai Mall, in collaboration with Salik, will introduce a paid parking system starting Monday, July 1. 

The new parking system aims to enhance guest experience, improve parking availability, and streamline the process.

Paid parking applies to Grand Parking, Cinema Parking, and Fashion Parking, while Zabeel and Fountain Views parking remain free. The first four hours on weekdays and six hours on weekends are complimentary.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Mall, one of the world's largest and the most visited place on earth, announced a change to its parking system in collaboration with Salik Company PJSC, Dubai’s exclusive toll gate operator. 

Starting Monday, July 1, the mall will introduce a paid parking system designed to enhance the overall guest experience. This new system will improve parking availability and streamline the process, ensuring a more convenient and efficient visit for all guests.

Speaking on behalf of Emaar Properties, Mr. Ahmed Almatrooshi stated, "We are pleased to introduce a seamless parking payment solution at Dubai Mall. This initiative aligns with our commitment to enhancing the guest experience by leveraging innovative technologies, in collaboration with Salik. This collaboration highlights our dedication to continually improving our services and setting new benchmarks in retail and leisure."

Ibrahim Sultan Al Haddad, Chief Executive Officer and Board Member of Salik Company PJSC, commented: “The latest announcement represents a significant milestone as we collaborate closely with Emaar Malls to provide customers of this renowned destination with this first-of-its-kind parking management technology. This is an important step in our strategic evolution to become a global leader in sustainable and smart mobility solutions and is also in line with our ambition to deliver innovative and convenient solutions that eliminate the need for gates or barriers. This is just the beginning for us, and we are truly excited to have Emaar as our first partner.”

The introduction of paid parking aims to free up spaces, ensuring guests can find parking more quickly and easily. By investing in a more structured system, the mall can better cater to visitor needs, reaffirming its commitment to world-class services.

The new paid parking system at Dubai Mall applies to Grand Parking, Cinema Parking, and Fashion Parking, while Zabeel and Fountain Views parking locations will remain complimentary. Notably, the first four hours of parking will be complimentary for guests on weekdays, and six hours on weekends. 

After the complimentary period, parking in the designated areas will incur the following costs:

This new approach is not just about parking; it is about providing a seamless experience for every guest from the moment they arrive. By implementing this system, we are ensuring that our guests can enjoy a hassle-free visit, with the confidence that their parking needs are well taken care of. 

Our commitment to enhancing the overall guest experience extends beyond shopping, dining, and entertainment, encompassing every aspect of their visit, starting with convenient and efficient parking solutions.

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 About Dubai Mall
Inaugurated in 2008, Dubai Mall is the epicentre of modern retail and leisure in Dubai. It is the world's second largest shopping mall, measuring an impressive 1.2 million square metres. It has more than 1,200 retail outlets, including two anchor department stores, Galeries Lafayette and Bloomingdale's, along with over 200 international dining experiences. Its wide range of entertainment and leisure attractions include the Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Reel Cinema’s impressive 24-screen-cineplex, KidZania Dubai, Play DXB, Dubai Ice Rink, Ekart and Zabeel Sports District. 

These attractions, added to Fashion Avenue, which was inaugurated in 2018, further confirm Dubai Mall’s reputation as a symbol of luxury and innovation, contributing to Dubai's international reputation as a prime tourist destination.

About Emaar Malls Management (LLC)
Emaar Malls Management (LLC) manages some of the most iconic malls, entertainment, and community-integrated retail centres in the Middle East, including its flagship asset Dubai Mall, the world’s most visited mall, and Dubai Hills Mall, the leading lifestyle destination in Dubai Hills Estate.

Emaar Malls Management (LLC) (Emaar Malls) also manages Souk Al Bahar, an Arabesque style dining and entertainment development in Downtown Dubai; Dubai Marina Mall, a lifestyle shopping mall for residents and visitors of the Dubai Marina community; and Gold & Diamond Park, a shopping destination dedicated to gold and jewellery. In addition to other Emaar community malls: Arabian Ranches, Springs Souk, Meadows Village Meadows Souk, and several others.

Emaar Malls Management assets are developed as an integral part of the master plan developments of Emaar Properties, and, therefore, are strategically located in key areas of Dubai that benefit from favourable socio-economic demographics and increasing tourism.

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About Salik Company PJSC 
The Company was established in its current form, as a public joint stock company in June 2022 pursuant to Law No. (12) of 2022. “Salik”, which means “seamless mobility” in Arabic, is Dubai’s exclusive toll gate operator and manages the Emirate of Dubai’s automatic toll gates utilising Radio-Frequency-Identification (RFID) and Automatic-Number-Plate-Recognition (ANPR) technologies. The Company currently operates 8 toll gates located at strategic junctures, especially on Sheikh Zayed Road, which is considered the main road in Dubai. In 2023, 593 million journeys were recorded through Salik’s toll gates, whether for residents commuting within the Emirate for their daily activities or for tourists visiting Dubai’s attractions. Under a 49year concession agreement (ending in 2071), with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Salik has the exclusive right to operate existing and any future toll gates in Dubai.

Media Enquiries (Salik)
Faisal Tawakul 
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