The Cost of a Private Driver Around Walt Disney World

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  1. qanita92

    qanita92 Yes, I am a teenager and I do like planning WDW va

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    Anyone know (I know this sounds silly, but why not ask:rolleyes1 ) if there is a service that drives a family around WDW with one full price before vacation starts.

    For example for 7 days in WDW: pay a couple hundreds and the driver takes you around WDW when you call.

    :confused3
     
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  3. Cool-Beans

    Cool-Beans <marquee behavior=alternate><font color=deeppink>F

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    Yes, they're called taxis. :)

    I doubt you'll find a private car who will be at your beck and call for a week for just a few hundred dollars. I could be wrong.
     
  4. qanita92

    qanita92 Yes, I am a teenager and I do like planning WDW va

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    Yeah I know about the taxis:lmao: but I wanted to know if there are any "private drivers" available.

    Thanks for the help though
     
  5. Dan Murphy

    Dan Murphy We are family.

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    I am sure you can buy almost anything. Call a limo company there and see what a dedicated chauffeured limo will run for a week or so. I would think quite a few thousand. Remember, most anything can be bought, for a price.

    Try Lorden.
     
  6. Tink888

    Tink888 Wishing I Was At World Showcase

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    I have never heard of this. There are taxi's available. I would imagine that if you wanted to hire a private driver to be a your beck and call for seven days, you could, but I think it would be much more expensive than a few hundred dollars. Try contacting car and limo services in the Orlando area. You could always rent a car for seven days and drive yourself around for a few hundred dollars.
     
  7. JacknSally

    JacknSally DIS Veteran

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    a couple hundred?? i'll come drive you wherever you want to go!
     
  8. Cool-Beans

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    In the (likely, IMO) event that you can't find this angel of a driver who will chauffer you around for a week for a few hundred bucks and you have to rely on taxis...

    Taxis are everywhere at Disney. The hotels have cab stands and so do the parks and DTD. Upon exiting the MK, you have to take the monorail to the TTC to get one, but once you do they're right there.

    Best of luck to you! Have a great trip! :)
     
  9. CanadianGuy

    CanadianGuy <font color=green><br><br><font color=blue>Me and

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    Moving this one over the Transportation Board.. better fit there than here on Theme Parks.

    Thanks!

    Knox
     
  10. Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    Mr. & Mrs. Smith <font color=darkorchid>How can you not look? They'

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    It's really quite neat. Every single WDW guest who stays at a WDW resort gets their own chauffeur! They're called bus drivers.
     
  11. bavaria

    bavaria <font color=deeppink>Makes the best of both worlds

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    I think that OP is looking for a car service with one dedicated driver. I do use a car service and do have my own driver in certain cities. Having said that, based on the hourly cost 'a few hundred dollars' won't go that far into a vacation, I suspect.
     
  12. Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    Mr. & Mrs. Smith <font color=darkorchid>How can you not look? They'

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    I was only kidding about the bus drivers.
     
  13. bavaria

    bavaria <font color=deeppink>Makes the best of both worlds

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    A quick glance at a few sites shows an average of $50/hour for towncar service.

    As I said earlier, 'a few hundred dollars' will not go far in North America; in Asia it would certainly run much further for a car and driver. (Much further!)
     
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    I think bavaria should drive you. I mean, really. She's traveling the world all the time. You'd think she'd say, "I've done so much. Time to give back to other travelers." But nooooooooo. :sad2:

    ;) :)
     
  15. bavaria

    bavaria <font color=deeppink>Makes the best of both worlds

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    Well cranky bavaria is actually considering offering to drive Bichon Barb and family to Salzburg for the day. But then there is the fear that Barb may think that I am stalking her, so perhaps it is better to be cranky and not thought of as a stalker!!! :rolleyes1
     
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    I drove to Salzburg once. On the boards for that, there's all this fighting about whether or not people should pee in the ocean.

    Can you believe someone would get so worked up over something so stupid? I mean, it's an ocean. There's dead bodies and stuff in there. If I want to pee while driving thru it, what's the big?

    Then someone said, "Fish do it all the time," and all hell broke loose. :sad2:

    That's really nice of you, helping people sight-see and all. You're so sweet. :)
     
  17. bavaria

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  18. qanita92

    qanita92 Yes, I am a teenager and I do like planning WDW va

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    I live in Michigan so I don't know if Asia has anything to do with me.:confused3
     
  19. kaytieeldr

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    That was a comment known as an 'aside'; somewhat related to the original question, but not 100% necessary information.

    In this case, the poster noted that the "couple of hundred" dollars you hope to spend for full-time chauffeur service, would last longer IF you were in Asia, e.g. at Disney Tokyo.

    At a base cost of $50 per hour, you are NOT (did I stress that enough) going to be able to find ANY driver to be at your beck and call for more than four or five hours, tops - never mind an entire week.
     
  20. qanita92

    qanita92 Yes, I am a teenager and I do like planning WDW va

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    Okay Im sorry :sad1:
    I just wanted to ask. There's nothing wrong with knowing!:confused3
    Sorry if I annoyed you!:)
     
  21. seashoreCM

    seashoreCM All around nice guy.

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    >>> ...NOT...

    I believe that at US$50. per hour you will find plenty of drivers willing to be at your beck and call, where the time between rides when he is at your beck and call is also billable.

    Disney hints: http://members.aol.com/ajaynejr/disney.htm
     

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