airport to hotel and back to airport

Discussion in 'Transportation' started by sunshineNJ, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. sunshineNJ

    sunshineNJ DIS Veteran

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    Anyone know the most reasonable company? thanks:)
     
  2. Jestocost

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    Assuming the airport is MCO and the hotel is in the WDW area but not a Disney resort, the answer depends mostly on how many people are being transported and their ages.

    For three or fewer people, a Mears shared ride shuttle at $30 per adult and $24 per child for a round trip (plus tip) is going to be the cheapest.

    A cab is going to be $100-$120 plus tip round trip, so that will be about the same price as Mears once you hit four people and if you have five or six in a van cab it winds up being a better cost per person than Mears. Town car service for up to four people will wind up running about $120 plus tip, so about the same as a taxi for four people. Most of the transportation companies, including FL Tours who sponsors this board, will be within $5 of that either way.

    A van for up to 10 people is closer to $135 plus tip, so at five-six people it's a little more per person than a van cab. Once you hit seven, it's a better deal because you'd have to get two cabs in most cases at double the cost.

    If you are staying at a Disney-owned resort, DME obviously is the cheapest as it is $0 out-of-pocket (other than a tip for the driver if they handle any bags for you).
     
  3. sunshineNJ

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    Hi, I forgot to say it's not WDW I would be going to. It's Universal. Would the cost be about the same?
     
  4. Jestocost

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    Mears shuttles and town car services are about the same. Cab service is maybe $10 less each way.
     

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