First visit to DL from the UK

Mazzy

Planning for 2019
Joined
Mar 3, 2000
We are planning to visit DL for the first time and have a couple of questions hopefully someone can help us with.

We are planning to say in a hotel outside Disneyland in Anaheim. Could anyone tell me how much a taxi would cost to the airport? Are there firms such as Mears or Tiffany like in Orlando? There will be 2 adults and 2 children.

Also hotels - we are looking for something near to DL, with maybe a shuttle or within walking distance (is it safe to walk??) The Holiday Inn Anaheim looks good, has anyone stayed there?

Sorry for so many questions!

Thanks in advance :D

Mazzy
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May 1999 WDW Dolphin
Sept 1999 DLParis offsite
Nov 2000 WDW DXLandings
Dec/Jan 2001/2 ASMovies
 

alasknmom

Earning My Ears
Joined
Apr 12, 2000
Mazzy Im told by a friend do not take a cab, it will cost a lot. We're doing the shuttle.

I cant help you on hotels :) we're staying at the Costanoga which is about 1.5 blocks from Disneyland. It claims it is right up against Disneyland but it doesnt look like it on a nap :rolleyes:

Rachel in Alaska
Mom to Joey 9
Taking him to Disney for the first time March 23, 2001
 

mm42

Mouseketeer
Joined
Mar 8, 2000
It is safe to walk in the Disneyland and Convention Center area. There are other areas of Anaheim where I wouldn't recommend it.

The hotels listed as "across the street" on the following map are an easy walk away. 1 or 2 blocks or 250 yards is a reasonable walking distance, and anything beyond that is only for people who really like to walk.
http://www.ineedavacation.com/disneyland/AnaheimHotelMap.html

AirportBus is an easy option, because you don't need to call or reserve, just get on their scheduled service:
http://www.airportbus.com/schedules.htm

They also offer a multi-day pass which might be useful if you want to go to Universal, Knott's, etc.
http://www.airportbus.com/passport.htm

Here are a few other shuttle options, these require call-ahead or reservation:

Xpress Shuttle
http://www.xpressshuttle.com/los_angeles_oc.html

SuperShuttle
http://www.supershuttle.com/

Golden West Express
http://www.goldenwestexpress.com/noframes/main.htm

LAXChequer
http://www.laxchequer.com/

Shuttle 2000
http://www.shuttle2000.net/

--- Mark
 

Mazzy

Planning for 2019
Joined
Mar 3, 2000
Rachel - thanks for warning me about the taxi cost, the shuttle it is then!

Mark - thanks so much for posting all these great links, the map is brilliant for seeing where the hotels actually are, thanks again for posting :D

Mazzy
******
May 1999 WDW Dolphin
Sept 1999 DLParis offsite
Nov 2000 WDW DXLandings
Dec/Jan 2001/2 ASMovies
 









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