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Old 02-21-2013, 03:50 AM   #1
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questions on wbc

I have read ALL of bonnet creek part 3, (a little bit addicted!) but have a couple of questions still.

We are looking to stay early May 2014, we dont want to hire a car, can anyone tell me how much a taxi will be from the airport to bc. Im guessing they will be lined up as we leave so wont have to book one?

Is it fairly easy to get to other parks, seaworld etc from bc. Do they have busses that go there or will we need a taxi, again rough cost of this.

What would be the best tower to request? I would like a high view, but not fussed of firework view, maybe lake, but definately want a quiet area.

Has anyone got a shuttle schedule or menus for the restaurants, just so I can go into major planning mode!

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Old 02-21-2013, 08:56 PM   #2
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I have read ALL of bonnet creek part 3, (a little bit addicted!) but have a couple of questions still.

We are looking to stay early May 2014, we dont want to hire a car, can anyone tell me how much a taxi will be from the airport to bc. Im guessing they will be lined up as we leave so wont have to book one?

Is it fairly easy to get to other parks, seaworld etc from bc. Do they have busses that go there or will we need a taxi, again rough cost of this.

What would be the best tower to request? I would like a high view, but not fussed of firework view, maybe lake, but definately want a quiet area.

Has anyone got a shuttle schedule or menus for the restaurants, just so I can go into major planning mode!

tia
Have you read that the shuttles are no longer free and are $5/person/round trip?

Depending on the number of people going renting a car could be the least expensive option.
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:08 PM   #3
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Old 02-22-2013, 03:26 AM   #4
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Have you read that the shuttles are no longer free and are $5/person/round trip?

Depending on the number of people going renting a car could be the least expensive option.
But I've only driven in the UK, and to be honest, the thought of driving abroad scares the pants of me
so long as the shuttles are regular I think I would be happy with that.
Im just trying to find out cost from the airport, which I cant seem to find anywhere
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Old 02-22-2013, 03:27 AM   #5
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:58 AM   #6
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I think shuttles from the airport run $36 per person round trip. Depending on how many of you are going, a limo is around $216 round trip and you won't have to worry about stops at other hotels. If you contact them ahead of time, they will stop at. Grocery store for 15 min. so you can stock up for meals.
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But I've only driven in the UK, and to be honest, the thought of driving abroad scares the pants of me
so long as the shuttles are regular I think I would be happy with that.
Im just trying to find out cost from the airport, which I cant seem to find anywhere
How many people are going?

You may want to price it out staying onsite. You will have free transportion to and from the airport. Unlimited transporation to/from all Disney parks. This may be a cheaper option for you given the transportaion issues. Also, don't forget to looking into renting DVC points directly from an owner.

Can't say that I would feel comfortable driving in the UK. I would be afraid that I would end up on the wrong side of the road.
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This topic is also being discussed here

http://www.tugbbs.com/forums/showthread.php?t=187765


and it has some good info
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Old 02-22-2013, 12:49 PM   #9
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The first time I drove in Orlando I was terrified and way too scared to drive from airport so we booked a Disney value resort for first night so we could get the magical express. The next day the car rental company sent a shuttle to pick us up and we went and got our car. They don't charge for this. After 2 weeks if driving I realised it was much easier than driving fin UK. I was confident enough to drive back to airport and since then I always get the car at the airport. I love driving over there especially as only chance I have to drive a lovely big 4x4. I feel much safer, I won't drive on M25 here despite only living 10 minutes away. Driving in Orlando really does open up alot of possibilities. Saying all that, you will be fine with shuttles if you want to spend alot of time at the parks. The first time we went we were too exhausted to go anywhere else.
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