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Old 03-09-2013, 10:58 PM   #1441
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Okay so I'm sure this has been asked before, but I'm not patient enough to sift through these answers.

My flight lands at 4:55 p.m. About how long should I expect it to take before I arrive at Pop Century via Magical Express?
70 to 90 minutes from when you step off the plane is the average.
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Old 03-10-2013, 11:53 AM   #1442
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70 to 90 minutes from when you step off the plane is the average.
Thanks so much!
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Old 03-18-2013, 02:31 PM   #1443
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are the DME buses handicapped accessible? my MIL uses an electric wheelchair, and just want to make sure they will be able to accomodate her.
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are the DME buses handicapped accessible? my MIL uses an electric wheelchair, and just want to make sure they will be able to accomodate her.
Some are. You may find that they can't accomodate your MIL on a 'regular' DME bus, but will be able to on a different type bus. DME brings in different buses if the need is there. I would call DME directly and check with them.
Here is what I found on Disney's site regarding this....



Airport Transportation and Check In – Frequently Asked Questions

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Do Disney's Magical Express motorcoaches accommodate wheelchairs?

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Yes. Remember to indicate that you’ll be traveling with a wheelchair when you book your Disney's Magical Express reservation.

If you did not select Disney's Magical Express transportation and include your flight information when you made your reservation, all you need to do is add Disney’s Magical Express to your reservation on the My Reservations page in My Disney Experience. Look for the “Airport Transportation” label under your reservation and select the “Add Flight Information for Disney’s Magical Express Transportation” link.

If you do not see your reservation in My Reservations, you can manually look it up and add it to your disneyworld.com account. You will need your Resort Confirmation Number.

You can also add Disney's Magical Express information to your reservation by calling (866) 599-0951. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
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Old 03-19-2013, 09:35 PM   #1445
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Thanks so much for the info!! I couldn't find it!! This is going to be her first trip in a very long time and she is very nervous about everything. My MIL and FIL are flying down by themselves and the rest of us are driving. My son is extreme ADHD and prone to panic attacks as well as fear of heights, so no plane for him. He said he would fly, but have 'been there, done that' with his fears to often to actually try it. I can only see him freaking out in airport and refusing to get on plane.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:40 AM   #1446
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I don't know if this was addressed but

The thread is 50+ pages and I couldn't read closely through all and browsing I didn't see it. So I hope I'm not rehashing but here goes...

We live just about an hour away and are renting a car to get to our Disney resort, and home from the resort. We're just going to stay on property and use Disney transportation.

My husband has to drop off & pick up the rental cars at the airport the days we check in & out... would he be able to ride the DME back and forth? Or does he have to have a plane ticket?

It'd be nice to avoid paying cab fare.
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:27 AM   #1447
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The thread is 50+ pages and I couldn't read closely through all and browsing I didn't see it. So I hope I'm not rehashing but here goes...

We live just about an hour away and are renting a car to get to our Disney resort, and home from the resort. We're just going to stay on property and use Disney transportation.

My husband has to drop off & pick up the rental cars at the airport the days we check in & out... would he be able to ride the DME back and forth? Or does he have to have a plane ticket?

It'd be nice to avoid paying cab fare.
If I'm reading this right, you guys are driving to MCO, and then returning the car there. Then, when it's time to head home, heading back to MCO to rent a car for the drive back?
If this is the case, he is fine. You can drive to MCO, drop off the car, and then take DME to your WDW resort. When it's time to head back, to rent the car for your return drive, you can take DME then as well.
If this isn't what your intent is, let me know.
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Old 03-27-2013, 01:00 PM   #1448
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If I'm reading this right, you guys are driving to MCO, and then returning the car there. Then, when it's time to head home, heading back to MCO to rent a car for the drive back?
If this is the case, he is fine. You can drive to MCO, drop off the car, and then take DME to your WDW resort. When it's time to head back, to rent the car for your return drive, you can take DME then as well.
If this isn't what your intent is, let me know.
That is exactly the case, yes, thank you.

That's a nice little wad o' cash that can go to the souvenir fund
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Old 03-27-2013, 02:12 PM   #1449
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That is exactly the case, yes, thank you.

That's a nice little wad o' cash that can go to the souvenir fund
And remember...you have to make those DME reservations in advance!!
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Old 04-20-2013, 12:19 PM   #1450
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ME understood - thank you!

We are flying with Delta (do I score a point for knowing they are a participating airline? ) but we are flying to Edmonton via a connection in Minneapolis so would we still be classed as international with regards to RAC or would we be able to check in at the resort?
I was about to ask the same thing (we are also flying with Delta, first to Atlanta, then to Toronto- customs is done in Canada for us). I didn't see a response... what did you guys end up doing? (Or does anyone else have an answer)?

EDIT: After spending quite a bit of time going through old posts on the Canadian boards, I am 99% that this is considered international. Just in case anyone else was curious.
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Old 04-29-2013, 03:50 PM   #1451
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I was about to ask the same thing (we are also flying with Delta, first to Atlanta, then to Toronto- customs is done in Canada for us). I didn't see a response... what did you guys end up doing? (Or does anyone else have an answer)?

EDIT: After spending quite a bit of time going through old posts on the Canadian boards, I am 99% that this is considered international. Just in case anyone else was curious.
It's definitely considered an international flight, which unfortunately makes you ineligible to use RAC. Guests' bags get checked through to the final destination, and your final destination is outside the USA, which means it can't be done.
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Old 05-03-2013, 11:09 AM   #1452
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is RAC available for Canadians?

We are flying out of and back into Buffalo airport. Can we use the RAC for our bags at the end of our trip?
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We are flying out of and back into Buffalo airport. Can we use the RAC for our bags at the end of our trip?
Just to claify: Buffalo is our final destination as we will be driving home from there.
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I would think it wouldn't be any issue as long as you are flying into a US airport. Last time I checked, Buffalo was still part of us, so sure..RAC should be fine..as long as you are on a participating airline and you aren't flying prior to 8:30am.
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Old 09-13-2013, 11:46 PM   #1455
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We won't be using disney magical express but I would like to use RAC. We are flying southwest do you sign up for this ahead of time or can I just talk to them when we checkin. I want them to check in for me.
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