Dec 20 2020
RTA’s 105th open auction for licensing plates yields AED31.5 m
The 105th Open Number Plates Auction held by the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) at InterContinental Dubai Festival City Hotel on Saturday 19th December raised AED31.55 million.
Plate (R 13) was the sale topper and was exchanged for AED3.8 million, followed by plate (W 69), which was sold for AED2.42 million, and (AA 18) that brought back AED1.9 million just ahead of (O 55555), which fetched AED1.85 million.
RTA offered 90 fancy plates for bidding in this auction comprising of two, three, four and five-digit plates of categories (AA-K-L-M-N-O-P-Q-R-T-U-V-W-X-Z).
Through offering distinctive licensing plates at open or online auctions, RTA is seeking to provide a neutral and transparent platform that avails fair opportunities to all bidders. Such plates are appealing to passionate clients as they symbolise important events in their lives.
These auctions are also of great importance to RTA as they serve the needs of a wide range of customers. RTA tends to hold auctions according to market needs with the objective of maximising customers’ satisfaction and improving the level of service. Such auctions are marked by wide participation and positive rivalry of passionate bidders.