Stay At This Supermarket 61 Minutes, Pay $65 To Park

Sure, you could just put up a “no parking sign” if you don’t want anyone to park at your store. But a Woolworths store in suburban Sydney, Australia did want their customers to park there…just not commuters. Their strange-looking but sensible solution was to make parking free for the first hour, but cost $65 ($58.92) for more than an hour and $125 ($113.30) for overnight parking.

There must be more expensive parking spots in the expensive cities of the world, but this is a useful and sneaky way to make sure that only customers use the lot at the store.

Of course, the real reason why the sign attracted news attention was that it spelled the word “supermarket” wrong.

Woolworths charges $65 for more than an hour of parking [News.com.au]