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Old 11-29-2012, 01:31 PM   #1
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How do Transfers work from IAH

OK, so I have been trying to find some information about how transfers work if you arrive a day early at Houston International. We are flying in on the Jan. 25 for our Jan. 26 Disney Magic Cruise. How do transfers work since we will not be flying in on the actual day? Would it be a big deal if when we buy the transfer that I give our flight information as if we will be arriving that day, even though we really aren't OR does it matter?

Thanks for any information! This is our First Cruise with Disney and I just don't know how this works.
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:52 PM   #2
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OK, so I have been trying to find some information about how transfers work if you arrive a day early at Houston International. We are flying in on the Jan. 25 for our Jan. 26 Disney Magic Cruise. How do transfers work since we will not be flying in on the actual day? Would it be a big deal if when we buy the transfer that I give our flight information as if we will be arriving that day, even though we really aren't OR does it matter?

Thanks for any information! This is our First Cruise with Disney and I just don't know how this works.
It doesn't matter how or when you arrive at your airport/city. All that matters is that you are at the airport transport location on the day of your transport to the port.

I know that some people have flown into Hobby Airport the day prior, stayed off site from the airport, and took the hotel shuttle back to airport the day of the cruise to catch the DCL transportation.

AFAIK, it doesn't matter if you tell them you're arriving the day of (or the day before). Just tell them the truth.

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I know that some people have flown into Hobby Airport the day prior, stayed off site from the airport, and took the hotel shuttle back to airport the day of the cruise to catch the DCL transportation.
This is exactly what we are doing. We'll spend tomorrow night at a hotel near Hobby airport then return to the airport Saturday morning to catch our DCL shuttle to Galveston.
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This is exactly what we are doing. We'll spend tomorrow night at a hotel near Hobby airport then return to the airport Saturday morning to catch our DCL shuttle to Galveston.


We are doing the same thing. Where are you staying? We are planning on staying at the Comfort Suites by the airport. Hope it's decent!
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OK, so I have been trying to find some information about how transfers work if you arrive a day early at Houston International. We are flying in on the Jan. 25 for our Jan. 26 Disney Magic Cruise. How do transfers work since we will not be flying in on the actual day? Would it be a big deal if when we buy the transfer that I give our flight information as if we will be arriving that day, even though we really aren't OR does it matter?

Thanks for any information! This is our First Cruise with Disney and I just don't know how this works.
If you are spending the night at the Airport Marriott, you can book your DCL transfers from the hotel to the port the morning of your cruise. No dragging your bags back to the airport in the morning.
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We are doing the same thing. Where are you staying? We are planning on staying at the Comfort Suites by the airport. Hope it's decent!
TripAdvisor rated the Days Inn really well, so we are staying there. I'm hoping it lives up to the reviews!
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