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Old 07-01-2013, 06:19 PM   #1
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Miami Wonder Help

Trying to book a 5 night Western Caribbean Cruise on the Disney Wonder. I have the cruise portion figured out, but can anyone tell me if there is a specific hotel used for Disney in Miami? Or what Port Disney specifically goes out of? I do know from my daughter, who went on a cruise out of Miami on another line a few years ago that most of the hotels do not have transfers to an from airport and to and from ports, you have to take cabs or shuttles. But I am trying to get as close to the Disney Port as possible. Any info would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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Old 07-01-2013, 06:34 PM   #2
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How about stay at an airport hotel (free transfers between hotel and airport). Come in the day before, hotel picks you up and takes you to the hotel. Next day, have them take you to the airport, and then use DCL transfers to the port (they take your luggage at the airport, and they put it on the bus, once at the cruise terminal, they unload the luggage, you verify that all of your pieces are there, then you go and check in, and they deal with the luggage the rest of the way).

It's worked for us twice. Yes, you pay a little more using DCL transfers, but in the overall cost of your cruise, it is a small amount.
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Old 07-01-2013, 06:50 PM   #3
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Port of Miami, right in downtown Miami, is the port Disney uses. You can stay at any of the downtown hotels. We stayed at the Holiday Inn POM and it is right across the street, but you still will need to take a taxi (5 minutes) because the port is across a bridge. You CAN walk it, but it is a long walk. Taxi is about $10. There are quite a few hotels downtown, but most charge a little more because they are business hotels, not really vacation or family hotel. By the airport are more budget hotels, the kinds with the free breakfasts.

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