You can purchase an annual parking pass for Galveston Seawall Boulevard in five easy steps (*Note: this is only for the Galveston Seawall, the downtown parking does not have an Anual Pass that is only parking by the minute and by the hour depending on the parking):
1. Visit our website paybyphone.com. Click on Sign in or Park (located on the right-hand side of the screen). If you click on Park you will be asked if you wish to sign in, register, or if you wish to continue as a guest. You do not want to continue as a guest, this feature does not work well with guest accounts. Just sign in if you already have an account or register and follow the below to make payment;
2. Once you have logged in/signed up you will be asked to enter your location number. Here you will enter 5004 which is the number that identifies the Seawall Boulevard parking location in Galveston. You must also choose the license plate that this pass will be good for (only one plate number per pass, it is not good for all plate you have on your account) Click ‘continue’.
3. The next screen will ask you to set the duration of the transaction. Here you will want to switch the time unit from hours to days (in the drop-down menu on the right-hand side) and input 365 as the number of days. Click ‘continue’.
4. The next screen will display the parking details that you have selected. Here you will want to confirm that these details are correct and then click the ‘Pay and Park’ button which will start your transaction. It is important that you wait for the transaction to fully process before closing the web browser or screen-locking your device if you are doing this from your smartphone and not a home computer.
Congratulations, you’ve now purchased an annual parking pass, this electronic transaction does not require you to hang a decal in your window, the patrollers are updated with your parking information in their computers and the information is checked through the license plate attached to your transaction.