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Old 12-27-2012, 08:03 AM   #391
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Best way to get from Port Orleans French Quarter to Harry Porter without having a vechicle while on vacation. 2 adults and 2 kids.. the safest and cheapest
Since we already have a sticky thread on this subject, I merged your thread into this one.
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Old 12-27-2012, 09:42 AM   #392
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Where exactly does a taxi drop you off at Universal?

I am planning a trip to Universal by myself. I am handicapped by degenerative arthritis. I can walk but not too far. I am unable to do the walk from the Universal parking garage to the park entrances where I will rent a scooter. So I am looking for the closest area to be dropped off that will have the least amount of walking.

I can either have a friend drop me off at Universal or I can take a taxi. Which option would put me closer to the park entrances?

And where exactly are these drop-off points so I can look them up on Google Street view maps.
The drop off is right at the parking garages. When you look at Street view, you'll see the beginning of the walkway after the garages. The drop off lot is right beside it.

You may find that being dropped off at a hotel is easier. You can take the shuttle or boat over to Citywalk.
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:58 AM   #393
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Where to get a cab or shuttle bus back to Disney?

When leaving Universal, where should we go in order to get a ride back to Disney? Any idea on cost?
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:04 AM   #394
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You can pick up a cab at the drop off/ pick up area which is at the end of the walkway right before you enter the parking garages. You'll have to go down to ground level.

http://goo.gl/maps/ird8G

zoom in and you'll see the large area where the little blue bus sign is

Cost will be between $30 and $40, depending on how far you are going.

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Old 12-28-2012, 12:02 PM   #395
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and you could walk to any of the onsite hotels and valet will call a cab for you.
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Old 12-28-2012, 01:45 PM   #396
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Again...we already have a transportation sticky that answers all questions regarding transportation between Disney and Universal.

This thread will be merged into that thread.

Please make sure you use the search feature before posting a new thread on a subject that is already being discussed.

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Old 01-01-2013, 03:22 PM   #397
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Question Taxi from pop century to US?

How long will it take to get there at 8am and how would it still be around $40 any previous trips on the same route? We gave a wheelchair and i think the taxi may be the best option..... I think Any advice much obliged!!
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:23 PM   #398
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Talking transportation question for a party of eight

We are going to Disney with my girlfriend and her family in Sept and total we are a party of eight what the best way for us to travel to Universal from Disneyso we are all traveling to Disney together
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We are going to Disney with my girlfriend and her family in Sept and total we are a party of eight what the best way for us to travel to Universal from Disneyso we are all traveling to Disney together
We are in the same situation. I just called Mears and they have a luxury van that will fit 8 people and I was quoted $65 from Poly to US.
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:56 AM   #402
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you can take the mears disney shuttle from your disney hotel to universal. cost is $19 per adult plus gratuity for the round trip transportation.

make the ressie the night before at the concierge in your wdw hotel lobby. choose your pick up time then.
How reliable is Mears for pickup times? What time will we need to get onboard at AoA to make it to IoA for general public opening (9 am)?
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How reliable is Mears for pickup times? What time will we need to get onboard at AoA to make it to IoA for general public opening (9 am)?
you select your pick up time from the hotel.
it depends on how many guests are signed up for the shuttle you plan to be on for how long it will take to get to UO.

sometimes the shuttles are full and do stop at other resorts.
sometimes they are not and only pick up at your resort.

i don't know if concierge at your hotel lobby can give you that information on the shuttle being a direct one or stopping at other resorts.

if you can't get a straight answer from the booking desk for the shuttle, you might want to think about a taxi.
with a taxi, you plan the pick up time and no other people in it for the ride.
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If we're taking a taxi, would anyone recommend Diamond vs. Mears? It looks like the rates are standardized, just wondering about the service/reliability of each company. Thanks!
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I can't seem to find the child rate for the Mears Shuttle...does anyone know what it is?

We have a party of 10- 6 adults, 5 children (ages 5-8). We're going to IoA for one day while staying at an all star resort. It seems like the cost will be the same of taking 2 taxis vs. the shuttle, but correct me if I'm wrong, the taxi will go straight there, no other stops, where the shuttle may stop at other locations on the way?

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