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Do you use a Town Car service?

Discussion in 'Transportation & Travel' started by Shellyamc, Jul 15, 2011.

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    ah but not, because DME doesnt run to/from Sanford either


    yeah! either that or just walk out and call a cab :lol: but yeah I'd rather book really
     
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    KEITH HELP!!! I can't find the little passing out smilie or else I would use it. I didn't even think about the DME not being at Sanford! :thumbsdown: and to top it off I was looking at the wrong amount. It isn't a few dollars more, it is $190 to Disney. :mental: I think they might be calling a cab. They should have just driven with us and saved about $1,000.00 but noooooo :taunt:
     
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    You're going to find that a cab isn't THAT much cheaper either but yeah, it'll be a bit cheaper.

    This guy is highly recommended and he's certainly a character! Reliable in my experience and wont stop telling you hints/tips the whole way :lol: but a very nice chap and someone I'd use again. Just a normal cab but large enough for luggage and so on and bookable in advance
    http://transportation.orlandotaxiservice.com/Default.aspx

    Again, I didn't find him that much cheaper than a town car but you never know
     
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    Well thank you very much! Honestly we would just go get them, but it will be 8:30 at night after a few days of driving and I really think the kids would go crazy over 2 more hours in the car.

    I really can't believe that this is such a pain. I'm hoping this is not a small taste of what is to come :unsure:


    SOLD!! He sounds wonderful!! Looks like it will come out to be around $130 instead of $190 which is much nicer! I really didn't want the first moments of this vacation to be crazy and stressful for them and it looks like he will make sure that doesn't happen! Oh and we will be taking most of their luggage with us, so it will just be 2 people and 2 carry on bags, so no problem with room :)
     
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    Wrong again :surrender: His quote came in at $249 :bugeye:


    Honestly not sure what to do at this point. :mental:
     
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    I think all you can do is go with the lowest quote you feel comfortable with (after checking for any mandatory extra charges which some places sneak in)

    Sadly the options from sanford are rather fewer than from mco
     
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    Have you asked Mears to quote? Ask them how much for a normal yellow cab perhaps?

    I know mears used to do things like shared minibuses from the airports to disney as well which was paid on a per person basis

    I think that's the last good option to check out
     
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    I will check that out, thanks!
     
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    Shelly, have you checked out Sunny's. They appear to offer a $175 round trip service Sanford to Disney.
     
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    Thank you! I will check that out :yes:
     
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    I did see that. Would work out to $216 round trip and in looking around I saw that Happy Limo would end up being $182. So I submit a request for that and we will see what happens. At this point I just want to get them to the resort :unsure: I knew I needed to do something fast because my Dad was talking about renting a car :mental: There is no way my Dad needs to be driving at 8:30 at night for an hour in a place he has never been before!! :eek:

    On a happier note I was able to get my reservation for Garden Grill that I couldn't get 100+ days ago. Hooray :D
     
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    Just a quick message to say I've used the mears shuttle/shared minibus thing and it was great :thumbsup:
     
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    That is great to know. Thanks!

    Hope you are having a great time :D
     
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    only thing is, I think thats only from mco as well :/
     
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    It is DONE!! :excited:

    My reservation is confirmed!! We are using Happy Limo and it ended up costing $180 round trip with a small discount code I was able to apply. My Dad had priced renting a car (and basically letting it sit there for 10 days) at $160, so it was worth the $20 to have someone drive them. I will be letting you know how their service is in case anyone else on earth lands in this random airport in the middle of nowhere :insane:

    Thank you Thank you for ALL of your help!!! :hug2:
     
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    yayayayayayaya well done you :yes:

    Please do let us all know how the service was and if its any good, tell them to advertise here ;-)
     
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    Will do!!:yes:
     

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