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Old 02-27-2013, 12:41 PM   #1
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Best Car service for early am flight

On our return we have a 8:15 am flight, what car service has great service that can get us early to the airport from BWI?
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:03 PM   #2
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I'm not clear if you are looking for car service to BWI airport from your home or if you're looking fro car service from BoardWalk Inn to MCO. If the latter, why not just use the free Disney Magical Express? They run 24/7.
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:04 PM   #3
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sorry from Boardwalk Inn to Orlando Airport, we have a flight at 8:15 am and I do not want to take a chance on DME
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:09 PM   #4
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sorry from Boardwalk Inn to Orlando Airport, we have a flight at 8:15 am and I do not want to take a chance on DME
Thanks for the clarification. If you are set on a town car service, then I'd recommend the official sponsor of the DISBoards, FL Tours. You can just click on their ad at the top of this page.

In my experience, DME is very reliable for getting you to the airport in plenty of time for your flight. Not sure what you are concerned about.
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:16 PM   #5
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Thanks for the clarification. If you are set on a town car service, then I'd recommend the official sponsor of the DISBoards, FL Tours. You can just click on their ad at the top of this page.

In my experience, DME is very reliable for getting you to the airport in plenty of time for your flight. Not sure what you are concerned about.
This. We have taken 7:30AM return flights before, and DME had always gotten us back to MCO in plenty of time.
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Old 02-27-2013, 02:30 PM   #6
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sorry from Boardwalk Inn to Orlando Airport, we have a flight at 8:15 am and I do not want to take a chance on DME
How does choosing DME mean that you would have to "take a chance," but a car service would not?

In the unlikely event that DME does not show up in time to get you to the airport, your resort will pay your cab fare to MCO. It's rare, but according to posts on this thread, it's happened.

If a car service does not show up, then it's up to you to deal with the situation.

The advantage of a car service is that you can sleep an extra 30 minutes or so. However, I'm not sure that's worth $60 to $70.
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I would take DME why waste the money on a car service. DME is very reliable. Spend the money on your vacation not on transportaion.
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DH has a 7am flight booked in Sept. He will be on DME. Told him that when he gets up at his usual 3am to use the little boys room, just stay up, shower and leave....quietly!! The bus will be picking him up around 4am.

A car service will save you about 45 mins, and cost you about $60. So, for an 8:15am flight, you would be leaving BW around 5ish with DME, and by 5:45-6 if using a car service. And while you may 'think' the airport won't be all that busy at 6:30am, you will find you have lots of company in the security line!!!
I always recommend arriving at MCO no less than 2 hrs prior to your flight time.
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