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Old 12-09-2012, 06:35 PM   #46
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I just called the Portofino Bay Hotel and was told that all three hotels have TOWNE CARS that will take you to the airport on departure. The fee is a flat rate of $55!!!!! You don't need to book them in advance...just go downstairs and request a car, and they will load you up and take you to the airport! I never knew the hotel had this service. I am going to cancel our car and just use the Loews Car Service. I hope this helps you!

Was that $55/person or for the whole travel group? We have 4 of us & trying to find the best deal from HRH to MCO.
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per car is what i was told
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My family of 5 is travelling to Universal and then Disney in April. We're staying at HRH for the first 3 nights, then renting a car and switching to a rental home with another family for the rest of the vacation. Are there curbside minivan taxis at MCO, or would we need to go through a shuttle service to get a van? Between the 5 of us and my wife's habit of overpacking, we don't really fit in a regular car. It sounds like tiffany towncar isn't the way to go anymore - any chance anyone could post the forbidden company name backwards or something?
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My family of 5 is travelling to Universal and then Disney in April. We're staying at HRH for the first 3 nights, then renting a car and switching to a rental home with another family for the rest of the vacation. Are there curbside minivan taxis at MCO, or would we need to go through a shuttle service to get a van? Between the 5 of us and my wife's habit of overpacking, we don't really fit in a regular car. It sounds like tiffany towncar isn't the way to go anymore - any chance anyone could post the forbidden company name backwards or something?
i can't help with the company, don't want the points.......

i quit using tiffany some years back.



have your wife wear lots of layers of clothes so the suitcase won't be overpacked.
just put the shoes in the luggage then.


yes, there are curb side taxis at mco.

might be better to call in advance before you leave on your trip to arrange a minivan.
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My family of 5 is travelling to Universal and then Disney in April. We're staying at HRH for the first 3 nights, then renting a car and switching to a rental home with another family for the rest of the vacation. Are there curbside minivan taxis at MCO, or would we need to go through a shuttle service to get a van? Between the 5 of us and my wife's habit of overpacking, we don't really fit in a regular car. It sounds like tiffany towncar isn't the way to go anymore - any chance anyone could post the forbidden company name backwards or something?

Yes, there certainly are taxi vans available at the airport. It is almost becoming the norm.
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i can't help with the company, don't want the points.......

i quit using tiffany some years back.



have your wife wear lots of layers of clothes so the suitcase won't be overpacked.
just put the shoes in the luggage then.


yes, there are curb side taxis at mco.

might be better to call in advance before you leave on your trip to arrange a minivan.
OK, sorry, I don't want to get anyone in trouble. Purely for my own curiosity - why is that particular company verboten? Did they get in trouble for posting advertisements or something?

Getting my wife to pack less isn't an option. It's mostly for the kids anyway, and we're going for 11 days, so we'll be lucky to keep it down to 4 bags. Sounds like a taxi minivan is the way to go for a one way trip.
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I just called the Portofino Bay Hotel and was told that all three hotels have TOWNE CARS that will take you to the airport on departure. The fee is a flat rate of $55!!!!! You don't need to book them in advance...just go downstairs and request a car, and they will load you up and take you to the airport! I never knew the hotel had this service. I am going to cancel our car and just use the Loews Car Service. I hope this helps you!
hummm...interesting! I just booked the royal pacific the other day. I was tranferred to a transportation desk. they told me 2 adults and 2 kids would be 110.00. I assumed each way.....but if that is round trip, that's not a bad deal! I'll have to call back...Thanks for the info
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hummm...interesting! I just booked the royal pacific the other day. I was tranferred to a transportation desk. they told me 2 adults and 2 kids would be 110.00. I assumed each way.....but if that is round trip, that's not a bad deal! I'll have to call back...Thanks for the info
That would be round trip.
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ditto.


it's a decent charge and great service.
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Thanks so much for the info and confirmation.

that seems like the way to go then.


We haven't stayed onsite since 2002! I remember the taxi from MCO being about $50 back then!
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I just called the HRH and inquired about town cars - they told me that since there are 5 in our party, it would have to be an SUV, at $108 each way. Going from 2 kids to 3 is so expensive!
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I just called the HRH and inquired about town cars - they told me that since there are 5 in our party, it would have to be an SUV, at $108 each way. Going from 2 kids to 3 is so expensive!
i would call and check the rates for other places.
be sure to list you have 5 in your group.

i know murray hill would be cheaper than that $216.
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I just called the HRH and inquired about town cars - they told me that since there are 5 in our party, it would have to be an SUV, at $108 each way. Going from 2 kids to 3 is so expensive!
I just called to check as well. I told them 2 adults, 2 children, 1 suitcase, 3 carry-ons and was told $95.00 each way.

Last time I told them 4 people, 4 suitcases and she said $110.

Hmmm.. that is 2 calls and 2 different prices....

I guess a taxi will be the way to go.
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i would call and check the rates for other places.
be sure to list you have 5 in your group.

i know murray hill would be cheaper than that $216.
A van that seats up to 10 people from Tiffany Towncar is listed at $125 round trip for 7 or less passengers, and $135 for 8 to 10 passengers between MCO airport and the Universal hotels.
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A van that seats up to 10 people from Tiffany Towncar is listed at $125 round trip for 7 or less passengers, and $135 for 8 to 10 passengers between MCO airport and the Universal hotels.
From earlier in the thread, it says Tiffany towncar sold off their vans, and just farms out van reservations to other companies. Seems like it could lead to quality & communication issues.
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