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Old 05-06-2013, 02:04 PM   #436
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15-25 min. depending on traffic and how fast you drive.
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I'm going to merge this into the transportation sticky.
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Should have said this earlier...we will be leaving early in morning and taking a Taxi.
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:20 AM   #439
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Mears Transportation

Hello,

We are staying at Disney for 7 nights with a 2 day (one on-site hotel night) visit to Universal in the middle of the trip.

I saw that Mears transportation is $18 RT. Does that roundtrip have to be on the same date...or could we be dropped off on July 29 and return trip on July 30?
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Hello,

We are staying at Disney for 7 nights with a 2 day (one on-site hotel night) visit to Universal in the middle of the trip.

I saw that Mears transportation is $18 RT. Does that roundtrip have to be on the same date...or could we be dropped off on July 29 and return trip on July 30?
i thought it was $19 per person rt...


yes, you do not have to book the transportation for the same day.
you can return on a different day.

let that be known when you book with Mears.


on that shuttle, you can't take luggage.
you can take a back pack though.
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Old 05-15-2013, 05:53 PM   #442
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We are staying at the Beach Club in early November. There will be a total of nine of us (family of 5 and family of 4). We plan on going to Universal on a Sunday. Would the option of taking two taxis and leaving the Beach Club at 7:30 be the best assuming the park opens at 9:00?
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We are staying at the Beach Club in early November. There will be a total of nine of us (family of 5 and family of 4). We plan on going to Universal on a Sunday. Would the option of taking two taxis and leaving the Beach Club at 7:30 be the best assuming the park opens at 9:00?
sounds like a plan.

in early november, the crowds are gone from the parks.

you should be fine and not have long line waits for rides and shows.


buy your park tickets in advance so you won't have to buy them the morning you are at the park.

you can order on line and print them out or do pick up at the kiosk.

or you can order from undercover tourist and get your UO tickets cheaper.
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sounds like a plan.

in early november, the crowds are gone from the parks.

you should be fine and not have long line waits for rides and shows.


buy your park tickets in advance so you won't have to buy them the morning you are at the park.

you can order on line and print them out or do pick up at the kiosk.

or you can order from undercover tourist and get your UO tickets cheaper.
Awesome! Already looked at UT and good news about the crowds!
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Pop Century to Universal

First time posting here. Can I have advice on the best way to get to Universal Studios from Pop Century? My daughter and I are going the first week of December. Not renting a car or not wanting to take a bus.
Are there good transportation companies that can take us there and back and not charge an arm and a leg. Or even a taxi/
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Old 06-01-2013, 02:34 PM   #446
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First time posting here. Can I have advice on the best way to get to Universal Studios from Pop Century? My daughter and I are going the first week of December. Not renting a car or not wanting to take a bus.
Are there good transportation companies that can take us there and back and not charge an arm and a leg. Or even a taxi/
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Hey we just stayed at Royal Pacific at Universal and took a car that was waiting outside the hotel for our transfer to Pop Century, cost $55. However, if you call a yellow cab company it may be cheaper.
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We already have a sticky on Disney to Universal transportation.

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Old 06-03-2013, 04:49 PM   #448
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I'm helping some friends plan their late August vacation. They are staying in Disney and want to spend 1 day at Islands of Adventure for the Harry Potter fans in the family! They are a family of 5 with 3 kids between the ages of 11 and 7. What is the cheapest transportation option for a family of 5 - Mears or taxi? TIA!
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So how does one get from a Disney Resort to Universal Studios without?

Apologies if this is on the wrong forum, I'm not quite sure where to put it.

Last two Disney trips were Disney-only, and between the Magical Express and shuttles for all the parks we didn't have to rent a car. We had more than enough to do to keep our entire vacation occupied, and I didn't feel the need to look elsewhere for attractions.

But here comes Universal opening an entire Simpsons-themed section of their park to go along with the ride from a few years back, and dangit I think they just convinced me to spend a day there.

So hey, if I don't have a car of my own, how would I get from a Disney resort to Universal anyway?
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$19 per adult rt
$16 per kid rt would equal to $86 + gratuity for the Mears shuttle.


depending on where you hotel is located, a taxi one way could be $34-7 x 2 = $68 - 74 + gratuity.
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