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Old 05-10-2012, 02:47 PM   #331
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Do the Taxis charge by the person? Or is it just by the mile? Or is it by time? Or is it a combination of these?
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Old 05-15-2012, 09:20 AM   #332
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Getting to Universal From Disney Resort

Family and I are going to Disney Nov 25- Dec 1st and planning a day to Universal and wondering about transportation. We went last year and used Mears, however I believe there is cheaper transportation out there. Mears was $18 per person for round trip. Also we will have our DS which will be 12 months, will he need a car seat, our DD was 3 yrs old last trip and didnt need one, but not sure with his age?

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Old 05-15-2012, 09:58 AM   #333
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A cab is about $35 each way.
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:53 AM   #334
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I dont know about the shuttle for car seats but you would definatly have to have one for a cab
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Old 05-15-2012, 11:16 AM   #335
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Since we already have a sticky on this subject, I'm going to combine the two.
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Old 05-16-2012, 10:12 AM   #336
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Hmmm

I should go on a disney cruise that wouldn't be a bad idea... But if i go with out my son would that make me look like a big kid? Lol
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Old 05-18-2012, 02:30 PM   #337
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Im confused, I was just looking at the Dreams Unlimited tickets with transfer and it didnt mention getting in early. So if I purchase just my tickets thru them with transfer will we get early entry into the parks?

Sorry my quote didnt work...I was replying to sb a few pages back that mentioned they would get early entry into the park when getting tickets from dreams unlimited...maybe I read it wrong?

Nevermind...figured it out, clearly Im a newbie lol.
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Old 05-18-2012, 03:07 PM   #338
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Im confused, I was just looking at the Dreams Unlimited tickets with transfer and it didnt mention getting in early. So if I purchase just my tickets thru them with transfer will we get early entry into the parks?

Sorry my quote didnt work...I was replying to sb a few pages back that mentioned they would get early entry into the park when getting tickets from dreams unlimited...maybe I read it wrong?

Nevermind...figured it out, clearly Im a newbie lol.
Universal says you should not be able to get into the parks early with the Dreams Unlimited ticket with transfer. They say that those tickets that are being issued are meant for those who have bought a package and are staying offsite and they are not sure how or why they are being issued with the Dreams ticket with transfer. I'm not sure when the last people reported getting early admission with these tickets.
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Old 05-19-2012, 12:13 PM   #339
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I just wanted to pop in with an update on the Mears shuttle. My 3 kids are in Disney right now celebrating my youngest DD's 19th birthday. On Thursday, May 17th, they took the shuttle from Pop to IOA to spend the day. I called on May 14th around 5:00PM and reserved it. I was told the shuttle pick up time at Pop started at 6:25 and ran every hour from there. I had the feeling that this varied from resort to resort. Anyway, I chose the 7:25 time and was told it was $19.00 per person. (Note: the first page of this thread says $18.00) When we were ready to go we were to call 2 hours prior to pick up time.
On the 17th the shuttle arrived, the girls paid him and off they went. Around lunchtime they figured out they would need a little longer so enjoyed the park for a little longer and at 3:00PM they called and set a 5:15 pick up time. They were picked up and dropped safely at Pop. We will definitely use the shuttle again, it was easy and fairly priced! A huge thank you to this thread, we would never have know about the shuttle if we didn't read about it here!
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Old 05-22-2012, 05:04 PM   #340
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Mears ??

Debating getting the DU tickets with shuttle, or buying tickets and RT shuttle tickets separate, or possibly using a taxi. We are a party of 4 going for 1 day, only wanting to do IOA.
?? from reading this thread- The DU ticket package says the shuttle is available 24 hrs/day except 10-3, but someone posted the earliest they could reserve the shuttle was 8:30a. Anyone know which is correct?
Second ?- if our group wants to split up and have some return early, can you go back on 2 different shuttles?
Curious...
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Old 05-25-2012, 02:18 PM   #341
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Quick question for anyone familiar with the Mears Shuttle Service. We are staying at AKL but after our day at Universal we may want to have dinner at the Poly. Could we have the Mears Shuttle drop us off at the Poly instead of AKL where they would have picked us up? I hope that makes sense. Thanks!
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Old 06-08-2012, 02:52 PM   #342
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Thanks for the tips.
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Old 06-09-2012, 12:59 PM   #343
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We are a family of 4 two adults two teenagers. It looks like taking a cab is the best option. Has anyone ever tried sharing a ride with another family to split the cost? Do they have vans available to make this possible? Thanks for all of the help!
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:47 PM   #344
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We are planning on taking a taxi from AKL over to US.
It's been said that taxis are waiting outside the resorts in the morning. Does anyone know how early they are out there?

Also, we are a family of 5 - 3 adults and 2 kids. Taxis can still handle a family of 5?

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Old 06-13-2012, 04:38 PM   #345
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We are planning on taking a taxi from AKL over to US.
It's been said that taxis are waiting outside the resorts in the morning. Does anyone know how early they are out there?

Also, we are a family of 5 - 3 adults and 2 kids. Taxis can still handle a family of 5?

TIA!!
Just take a van cab. Not sure at AKL how early the taxis are there. You should ask at guest services the night before.
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