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There are various options for parking at JFK, with a trade-off between higher convenience/security and higher price.

Starting with most convenient and most expensive:
•   On site Airport Parking at JFK is expensive (Long-term parking starts at $29/day, and can be $36, $70, $75, depending on the lot). (You need to take into account some time to take the AirTrain from parking to your destination terminal but that is pretty quick).
•   There are many off-airport parking lot options a few minutes away (offering frequent shuttle, more security than on street parking, though only two are officially authorized: Smartpark JFK, and Airpark JFK. Spothero currently has parking at the crowne plaza for $18/ day.
o   Note: Beware some of these off-airport parking lots will charge a surcharge for a large car e.g. Minivan, (on top of typical $25/day) and that’s not always stated upfront when reserving online). Some have absolutely miserable ratings on google. Also there appear to be a lot of bait and switch websites when googling for JFK parking, advertising one rate, but then offering a higher rate, when you enter your information. Remember prices fluctuate and lots can be full.
•   Groupon sometimes has good deals on off-site Airport Parking.


Using AirTrain to get to a cheaper Parking Lot
•   JFK Airport has an AirTrain that passengers use to travel between the 8 airport terminals for free. This AirTrain extends a couple of stops beyond the airport connecting it to NYC tains/public transportation.
•   You can pick up the AirTrain at Federal Circle Station (first stop outside the airport), which has a parking lot ($20/day, prepaid see https://www.jfkairport.com/to-from-airport/parking). Need to reserve 48 hours in advance
o   You can take the AirTrain to/From Howard Beach or Jamaica (though that costs $8 +$1 for a metrocard, as it is well beyond the Airport) (see below regarding on street parking, from those areas).
•   There is currently a parking lot in Jamaica (neighborhood) for $11/day (https://airportparkingreservations.com/lot_jamaica_center_jfk) . It requires two trains or an Uber.


On Street Parking:
There are several neighborhoods 5-20 minutes away from JFK that offer have street parking without (alternate side parking) restrictions (i.e. for weekly street cleaning). So you can park on those streets for more than a week without getting a ticket. (But CHECK the street signs carefully, It may vary from block to block, and may change over time).  The key downsides of street parking are (1)  the extra time to get an Uber/Lyft to the terminal and (2) the cost of the Uber/Lyft. (3) less security of your car. Ideally you want to find a nicer neighborhood where concerns around safety are relatively low.

Some neighborhoods/area used/suggest by DDFers include 
•   Sample address 133-98 150th St, South Ozone Park, NY 11436 (very close)
•   Near the Ohel of Chabad Lubavitch (Montefiore cemetery, Cambria Heights neighborhood (13 minute ride to JFK)  (but don’t park directly in front of the cemetery on the cemetery side, as they may tow cars on certain days e.g. Erev Rosh Hashana, Gimmel Tammuz and Yud Shevat, when there are many visitors to the Ohel. Crown Heights Yagdil Torah community calendar has all Chassidisshe Yomim Toivim marked.). You can park on neighboring side streets without fear of being towed on those days. Aside from Uber/Lyft, you can also catch an MTA bus (Sample address 226-20 Francis Lewis Blvd, Cambria Heights, NY 11411)
•   Howard Beach (and take the AirTrain – for map see https://www.jfkairport.com/to-from-airport/air-train, ride is $8) (There used to be a shul there that offered parking as a chesed / for donations (but that is no longer available) (Sample address 160th ave and 102nd St.) (Address for AirTrain station at Howard Beach is near 158-99 103rd st Queens, NY 11430
•   North Woodmere /
•   Rosedale (Queens) / valley stream (18-20 minute ride) (Sample address 886 Flanders Drive)
•   Cedarhurst / Far Rockaway
•   Near Sanitation Garage (Sample address 15367 146th Ave, Jamaica, NY 11434)
•   Near other Air-Tran stations (Lefferts Blvd), Jamaica.


My understanding is that street parking for an extended period is legal so I don’t think neighbors (who may feel annoyed) have the ability to legally cause trouble (even with out-of-state license), even if it is there for weeks. That said, I suppose they could report it as suspicious (higher risk if the vehicle is conspicuous), and there is always some risk of vandalism.
From NYC311 Link "Unless a posted sign says otherwise, you may not leave a vehicle parked in the same spot for more than seven days in a row. This rule includes spots in all types of neighborhoods, including residential areas."
•   If you know someone who lives in these areas and can park near or in front of their house, (that can be reassuring and be/feel less intrusive). I’ve done this and put a note in the dash with the address of my friend (associating the car with an address on the block, in case anyone on the block got suspicious).
•   For short duration trips (where the cost savings of street parking are more limited), if driving a luxury vehicle, for higher peace of mind; the other alternatives might be more attractive.


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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #20 on: January 23, 2014, 12:17:08 PM »
there is a shul not far from jfk where they let you park there , you need to call and make rezervation
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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #21 on: January 23, 2014, 01:00:24 PM »
do you know what the name of it?

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #22 on: January 23, 2014, 01:03:20 PM »
do you know what the name of it?

try this 15645 84th st howard beach ny 11414

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #23 on: January 23, 2014, 01:21:02 PM »
there is a shul not far from jfk where they let you park there , you need to call and make rezervation
That is what I was referring to in the Massa Umatan. 

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #24 on: January 23, 2014, 05:30:23 PM »
Park  by the Ohel near Montifiore cemetery there is never Alternate st side parking, then take the 25 Minute City bus.

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #25 on: January 24, 2014, 12:12:25 AM »
As I stated in the JFK thread... I got a groupon for a place called park&save. It was $8 for $15. But they only charge $8 a day!! And they have a shuttle. Though it's more of an economical parking. But it worked for me. They're are a new place so I guess that's why they're cheap.

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #26 on: January 26, 2014, 11:14:42 AM »
I had an excellent experience with Park Plus Airport Parking at JFK last week... $10 per day plus they had an online coupon for a free day.  Quick service to the terminal, helped with bags as well.  Upon return had van waiting for me at terminals and my car was warm upon return.  Couldn't have asked for better service at a better price...

http://www.parkplusairportparking.com/

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #27 on: January 29, 2014, 09:19:04 AM »
Park @ the ohel for free, never alternate side parking.

what the address for Ohel?

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #28 on: January 30, 2014, 11:52:03 PM »

I had an excellent experience with Park Plus Airport Parking at JFK last week... $10 per day plus they had an online coupon for a free day.  Quick service to the terminal, helped with bags as well.  Upon return had van waiting for me at terminals and my car was warm upon return.  Couldn't have asked for better service at a better price...

http://www.parkplusairportparking.com/
thanks!, flying in a month , for 2 weeks. Will use this

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #29 on: January 31, 2014, 01:22:14 AM »

thanks!, flying in a month , for 2 weeks. Will use this
There's also a groupon for a new place called park n save they charge $8 a day and groupon is 8$ for $15.

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #30 on: January 31, 2014, 02:16:30 AM »
I just parked at tue JFK raddison. Used airportparkinginc.com. $10 a day plus tax. Plus $5 fee. Total $59.44 for 5 days .  its about 1 mile from the airport.
JFK long term is 4 miles away. And I am not sure about the shullttle schedule.
I called on my way over to verify when they have shuttles. They have every half an hour. I asked on the phone they should wait for me as I was in traffic. They said if there will be no other people waiting then they will wait for me. And they did. I will report back when I return.

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #31 on: February 01, 2014, 08:25:50 PM »
Just an update on U-Save parking Lot Near Jfk.

You need to make reservations at their website in advance.
Its about 5 Minutes drive from jfk.
They charge $13 per day for a mini van
Open 24 Hrs.
Shuttle Service to and from
When u arrive u need to call them tell them which terminal you're at and they'll tell u where to wait
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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #32 on: March 24, 2014, 12:56:25 AM »
Flying next week for 3 weeks , will use c&d parking, my neighbor used it last week, was very happy. It's 10$ a day, will update when I come back.

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #33 on: March 31, 2014, 03:09:35 PM »
Flying next week for 3 weeks , will use c&d parking, my neighbor used it last week, was very happy. It's 10$ a day, will update when I come back.
Back yet? How did it go? Made a reservation for Sunday. Seems like it's past JFK on the Nassau Expressway btw.

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #34 on: April 03, 2014, 02:35:10 PM »
Flying next week for 3 weeks , will use c&d parking, my neighbor used it last week, was very happy. It's 10$ a day, will update when I come back.
Back yet? How did it go? Made a reservation for Sunday. Seems like it's past JFK on the Nassau Expressway btw.

Is it 3 weeks already?
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Parking at JFK
« Reply #35 on: April 23, 2014, 10:22:32 AM »
Is it 3 weeks already?
arriving Tom noon, will update as soon I have my car back
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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #36 on: April 24, 2014, 01:52:13 PM »

arriving Tom noon, will update as soon I have my car back
landed @1:10, came out from the airport 1:35 , called him, he arrived 3 min later.
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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #37 on: July 17, 2014, 09:26:12 AM »
Just parked for free today at the shul in Howard beach approx only 5 miles away from JFK :) They now advertise chesed parking near JFK!

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #38 on: July 17, 2014, 10:38:12 AM »

Just parked for free today at the shul in Howard beach approx only 5 miles away from JFK :) They now advertise chesed parking near JFK!

How did you get from your car to JFK? How much of a donation do they expect?

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Re: Parking at JFK
« Reply #39 on: July 17, 2014, 01:34:02 PM »
How did you get from your car to JFK? How much of a donation do they expect?

does not appear to me donation expected
I dropped off my family at airport and then parked car in shul's lot.  After shacharit shul member took me to the A train.  You can also take bus to A train station as well.  From the A train you can take it to JFK!