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Old 09-09-2011, 08:32 PM   #16
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I am interested in this thread, too. We have always rented a car when visiting Universal, but this time we are taking my daughter's two friends and will be a party of 6, so we would have to rent a minivan. The prices for that right now are astronomical! I am wondering if it would make more sense to take a service from and to the airport. Just dont know which ones fit 6 people. Any info. would be appreciated! Thanks!
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:57 AM   #17
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i found this old thread and see it has mention of the transportation i used on here from universal "the meet and greet" service with prices .. this is what we purchasses has anyone used this? how much did you tip per bag or per cost of trip thanks so much i really need to have the correct amount ready for them thank you
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Old 09-10-2012, 06:30 AM   #18
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I am interested in this thread, too. We have always rented a car when visiting Universal, but this time we are taking my daughter's two friends and will be a party of 6, so we would have to rent a minivan. The prices for that right now are astronomical! I am wondering if it would make more sense to take a service from and to the airport. Just dont know which ones fit 6 people. Any info. would be appreciated! Thanks!
We used Ed Korgan back in 2010. I got his name from the DIS. He was great!!! He had a very large SUV that sit 8 people. Back then, he charged $90 round trip, including a grocery store stop. I no longer have his email address, but I do have his phone number still. You can PM me if you want it. I'm not sure if I'm allowed to post his phone number on this thread.

You can also do a search on the DIS for him. There were lots of positive comments about him.

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**** I now see this was an old thread. I'll leave my post as this may help someone else. Oh, and I think dh tipped $20 each way.
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Old 09-10-2012, 01:01 PM   #19
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We used the Mears Shuttle to get to/from the airport. They only stopped at the Hard Rock Hotel besides ours.

To get to Discovery Cove the hotel has a town car that is there by the entrance. It cost slightly more than a taxi but we didn't have to wait to call it. They will give you their card and when you are ready to leave you call them and they pick you up. For Sea World we just took a taxi back since there were many there waiting as you left.
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Old 09-10-2012, 02:15 PM   #20
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We use Tiffany Towncar all the time..Never had an issue or a bad experience.
When was the last time you used them? We used them in March and everything was fine. I booked them again for our trip in 2 weeks and called today to confirm. Seems they are down to 2 town cars and sold their vans. UGH! I have been so happy with them. So now their farming out our transportation to another company. I may just look for someone else.
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Old 09-10-2012, 04:29 PM   #21
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When was the last time you used them? We used them in March and everything was fine. I booked them again for our trip in 2 weeks and called today to confirm. Seems they are down to 2 town cars and sold their vans. UGH! I have been so happy with them. So now their farming out our transportation to another company. I may just look for someone else.
Oh no! I was just getting ready to book a car through Tiffany for our upcoming trip, but now it doesn't sound like that would be a very good idea.

Does anyone have any other suggestions?
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Old 09-10-2012, 06:02 PM   #22
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i have been using one car service for the past five years that i am very satisfied with.
i can't name the present company as it is not allowed on the dis.



prior to this one, i used murray hill


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i used them for about 4 trips and they were wonderful.
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Old 09-10-2012, 06:13 PM   #23
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Oh no! I was just getting ready to book a car through Tiffany for our upcoming trip, but now it doesn't sound like that would be a very good idea.

Does anyone have any other suggestions?
Well if you only used their town cars I wouldn't worry but if you book anything but they will farm the job out to another company. Still trying to decide what we're gonna do.
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Old 09-10-2012, 06:15 PM   #24
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i have been using one car service for the past five years that i am very satisfied with.
i can't name the present company as it is not allowed on the dis.



prior to this one, i used murray hill


http://www.transportation2disney.com/


i used them for about 4 trips and they were wonderful.
I know the company you speak of that we can't speak of! Got a quote from them today - good to know you are happy with them! They were the same price and also included the grocery stop. Any driver you really like or they all good?
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:27 PM   #25
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I'd love to get info on this also....I guess we will only need transportation from MCO to Royal Pacific. We will rent a car for our return, as we are headed to St. Pete and then coming back to go to Disney! Thanks for the great information!
When we go to Universal we rent a car from Hertz. This trip we can rent a car from Hertz and turn it in at the Hertz counter at the Portofino. Our 1 day rental cost me $34.
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:50 PM   #26
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I was just planning on grabbing a taxi at MCO to RPR for the 4 of us. We don't need a food stop since we're doing club level. Is there any advantage to using a car service instead of a taxi?
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I was just planning on grabbing a taxi at MCO to RPR for the 4 of us. We don't need a food stop since we're doing club level. Is there any advantage to using a car service instead of a taxi?
Nope not really other than the grocery stop. We have done both and it is convenient to just grab a cab.
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Has anyone had an experience with quick_silver Tours & Transportation? I reserved one of their town cars to take the three of us from MCO to the Royal Pacific.
We used *********** a few years back; they were very reliable. We decided not to use them on our trip last month because we didn't need the grocery stop. It was easier, and a few dollars cheaper, just to get a taxi at the airport. For the return trip, there were plenty of Town cars lined up at Royal Pacific waiting to take you to the airport or anywhere you want to go.

I say it was easier because there was no need to look for the driver. When the kids were younger, it was nice to have an extra hand with the luggage. Now we don't have the need for it, so a taxi was fine.
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Taxi it is then! Should I worry about getting a cab for our day at aquatica or maybe RPR will have a shuttle for this like they do for seaworld?
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Taxi it is then! Should I worry about getting a cab for our day at aquatica or maybe RPR will have a shuttle for this like they do for seaworld?
The shuttle drops you off at Seaworld. You'd have to walk over to aquatica...not sure if there is transportation at Seaworld.
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