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Old 05-16-2013, 08:06 PM   #76
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I just wanted to post that we just returned from Universal, stayed at the Hard Rock....We used Tony Hinds for our airport transfer and everything was perfect. He was waiting for us at baggage claim. He has a nice large van and charged us 100.00 for a round-trip transfer for 4 people from MCO to the Hard Rock. We stopped at a local Publix to buy groceries. He is very knowlegeable about Universal and had some great tips for us. He was the driver for both legs of the trip. He did collect the $100 after dropping us off and setting up his return time. He was there to pick us up right on time today. I gave him a $20 tip. http://***************************************

Hope this helps someone out. It sure did me!
Tony responded very promptly to my emails and I have decided to go with him for our trip in early June. For $90, he will pick us up at Animal Kingdom Lodge and take us to Hard Rock Hotel and later take us to the airport from HRH. He even said he would include a grocery stop if we needed one. We have 4.

I had planned on getting a rental car the entire time, figuring it would be easier, but figured in the $260 rental for 11 days, plus gasoline and parking costs at HRH and decided to save that money toward meals at US.
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Old 05-19-2013, 05:21 PM   #77
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We have used Tony five times and using him again this week. A pleasant man who has always been on time, is a good driver, and always happy to serve. Our vacation starts as soon as we see Tony waiting for us at the airport.
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Old 05-23-2013, 09:03 AM   #78
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Thanks for this info! We are leaving VWL on Aug 29th and headed to HRR for 4 days and weren't wanting to rent a car, as we won't need it onsite at US. This just may be a cheaper solution for the 4 of us.

I spoke with Tony and he quoted us 90.00 RT for the 4 of us, so we booked with him. Thanks again for the info about Tony!

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Old 05-26-2013, 11:19 AM   #79
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Great info on Tony. I've contacted him to quote rates for our transportation needs. Thanks for the post!!
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Old 06-10-2013, 06:52 PM   #80
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Just a follow-up to our very recent trip and our great experience with Tony Hinds. He was waiting for us upon departure at 8 am from AKV (actually we headed out about 10 minutes earlier than scheduled and he was there waiting for us!) He was extremely pleasant, and loaded all of our luggage and even assisted with getting in van, etc. He gave us nice-to-know tips about our stay at Hard Rock Hotel.
Upon our departure, he again was more than prompt. It was a rainy day and he told us not to worry at all about getting anything--just to stay dry. He drove very safely and the van we had was extremely clean and nice. He carried us from the HRH to the airport.
I definitely will keep his contact info and will call him upon future trips, etc. I highly recommend his service!!
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Old 07-19-2013, 07:00 AM   #81
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Due to all of the positive comments, we chose to book Tony Hinds for our upcoming split stay. We normally use DME but we are going to go to Universal for a couple of days at the beginning of our trip. Tony was quick to respond to my emails and we look forward to meeting him soon.
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:15 AM   #82
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Due to all of the positive comments, we chose to book Tony Hinds for our upcoming split stay. We normally use DME but we are going to go to Universal for a couple of days at the beginning of our trip. Tony was quick to respond to my emails and we look forward to meeting him soon.
After reading what everyone has said on here I just booked Tony for my friends and I to take us from the airport to universal...He was very quick to respond to my email and he's a great price!
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Old 08-27-2013, 11:17 PM   #83
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I just want to add that I used the service of Tony Hindes for our trip. He was wonderful to work with and as everyone said, responded quickly to e-mails. He is a sweet man and I felt my family was safe with him driving. I highly recommend his service. His price is more than fair and he was right on time.
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Old 09-02-2013, 11:57 AM   #84
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We just returned from our trip to Universal from WDW and used Tony as well, and we were very pleased with his quick and efficient service. He responds to emails very quickly and he arrived early to pick us up both times. He made the transfer from VWL to HRR painless.
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Old 09-02-2013, 12:52 PM   #85
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due to the praising posts of Tony, i booked him for my trip this month.
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Old 09-03-2013, 08:43 PM   #86
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due to the praising posts of Tony, i booked him for my trip this month.
You won't be disappointed Mac. Tony is a great guy.
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Old 09-03-2013, 11:39 PM   #87
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You won't be disappointed Mac. Tony is a great guy.
i have read so many outstanding praises about tony, i figured he would be great.

i have not read one negative thing about the man.

i'm looking forward in meeting him.
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Old 09-09-2013, 03:31 PM   #88
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How early do you contact Tony to schedule? We are going in January and didn't know how far in advance to email him.

If we request a grocery stop on our way from the airport to Universal will this offened any of his other riders?

Thanks for the information in this post.
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Old 09-09-2013, 04:08 PM   #89
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How early do you contact Tony to schedule? We are going in January and didn't know how far in advance to email him.

If we request a grocery stop on our way from the airport to Universal will this offened any of his other riders?

Thanks for the information in this post.
We booked with him months in advance. I would contact him if I were you.

Tony provides private transfers so you won't have other riders in the car.

Our flight was delayed and we didn't get in until very late. Since publix was closed, he took us to 7-11 instead. Very nice guy!
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Old 09-14-2013, 12:28 PM   #90
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Just booked him for our trip in October. He is very prompt!
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