Aramark's new slip prices...

Discussion in 'Lake Powell Recreation' started by JeffinFlag, Dec 27, 2016.

  1. JeffinFlag

    JeffinFlag Active Member

    Beginning with the new year Aramark slip rent is going up substantially, especially for my end tie at Wahweap.

    My 42' houseboat is currently slipped in the perfect location, but, with a $200.00 per month price is less perfect. I went from $11.88 per foot to 17.00 per foot or from $500.00 per month to $714.00 per month.

    The price increase has me considering other options. Take on a partner, sell the houseboat, move the boat out of the marina? I had hoped to keep a houseboat in the marina has been a fantastic scenario...not sure where to go from here.

    Just got off the phone with my contact at Aramark, and yes, all of this is accurate, unfortunatley.

    I may just have to work harder...
  2. Chet Garling

    Chet Garling Well-Known Member

    and they now require you to put them as a loss payee on your insurance, not sure if I want to go that way, they already charge my credit card upfront for the monthly fee so I owe them nothing so not sure why they would be wanting me to change my insurance. By the way when someone offers the free giveaways if I got it done within a week made me question the legality of this requirement, has anyone investigated this?
  3. JeffinFlag

    JeffinFlag Active Member

    Time to find a partner!!! I'll post something shortly. Sole ownership has been precious, but a similar minded fisherman would be welcome.

    I don't want to give up the Lake Powell lifestyle. 2016 was by far my most enjoyable year on the water.

    In fact, headed up to Wahweap tomorrow before the next storm comes in!
  4. Ryan

    Ryan Well-Known Member

    That price increase is disappointing to hear.
  5. Bill Sampson

    Bill Sampson Well-Known Member

    Laketime is also increasing our dry storage fees.
  6. Sasquatch

    Sasquatch Well-Known Member

    Does anybody know what the rates are at Antelope?
  7. capt.catfish

    capt.catfish Well-Known Member

    I was disappointed to see the rate increase as well; it's going to cost almost $2500 more to keep our boat tied up in the slip at Bullfrog. It seems ill advised to me, since I think there are actually open slips and no waiting list.
  8. Bill Sampson

    Bill Sampson Well-Known Member

    Now if I could just get my monthly income to increase like this.
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  9. cap n dickie

    cap n dickie Active Member

    This is a real buzz kill. We the owners of Poco Loco at Halls have seen our end slip go from 662 to $850. this is a big mistake on Aramarks part. Look on Craigs list and there are more boats for sale than I have ever seen. Our boat is now listed on western slope. It was a nice run, but our group all want out. Aramark you blew it.
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  10. Beachin It

    Beachin It Member

    The steep price increase doesn't surprise me in the least. They REALLY don't care about you or their employee's!!! It is nothing but GREED!!!
  11. ScottF

    ScottF Active Member

    My 65' slip at Antelope Point Marina is $1170/mo.
  12. potter water

    potter water Well-Known Member

    Maybe Aramark will remodel a bunch of the big slips and make more room for us folks who are in much smaller cruisers. That would be nice.
  13. tt600

    tt600 Active Member

    Buy a tent. Don't be a wimp. Use the money you save to retire early. Houseboats are a hassle.....if you are the owner.
  14. VanillaIceCream

    VanillaIceCream Well-Known Member

    You have to say "Only" in front of the price.. "My 65' slip at Antelope Point Marina is ONLY $1170/mo."

    Bumps you up a notch....

    Just like when I had a beer and hotdog at the airport, it was "Only $18.95"


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  15. JeffinFlag

    JeffinFlag Active Member

    Okay, officially looking for a partner, 50% ownership and no pressure! If you want to know more shoot me an email. Rustic, simple, efficient small houseboat. Honda 50's. 42 x 14. Set up for up lake adventures. Currently slipped at Wahweap.
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  16. Dave I.

    Dave I. Well-Known Member

    I have had several people contact me asking if I know anyone that wants to buy a houseboat this year already (JayCee from the Poco Loco is one of them Cap N Dickie). The majority of the reason is because of the price hike at Aramark and they are only calling me from the north end of the lake. But I see that it is lake wide which makes sense. It's Aramark.
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  17. potter water

    potter water Well-Known Member

    A good time to be selling the small houseboats seems to me. There are probably buyers who are jumping to downsize. Or you are lucky to own a small one already.
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  18. Steve Moore

    Steve Moore Well-Known Member

    And ours goes up another $400 after a $200 increase last year. Kiss it Aramark
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  19. RickSifish

    RickSifish Active Member

    We have been hanging on as single owners of a 56 footer... but now slip prices of $1100 a month-- I'm sure could be better spent else where.. ugh
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  20. mtnpull

    mtnpull Well-Known Member

    This thread has convinced me to just keep pulling the travel trailer down and pay $50 / night for power and septic for it.
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