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Old 22 Nov 21, 12:12 AM  
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Transport from mco to portifino

We are unsure as to the best option for getting from the airport to portifino resort universal. Our first 3 nights are there before transferring to Disney’s yacht club.
Any advice Ubers seem in short supply.
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Old 22 Nov 21, 08:28 AM  
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We've used Skippy transport return from the airport the last few times we have been.
We did ring to book, but there is also a website which you can book.
There are 5 of us and a return in 2019 was 100 dollars.
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Old 22 Nov 21, 08:29 AM  
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I actually think you should be fine with either Uber or Lyft. There always seem to be a lot of drivers around the MCO area.

If you are concerned, you could always use a company called Mears or, if you have booked through a TA, book a coach transfer?
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If you are a family group, then the best option would in probability be Lyft, Uber or even Taxi. That service is literally concourse to Hotel Door, pretty immediate ate and has economy of scale over cost of individual tickets.

If a couple, then the sums will obviously be closer.
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Thank you I was under the impression that Uber etc are struggling with drivers has that now resolved? Any idea on costs one way with Uber? Can you book in advance or not with Uber etc
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Cost us around $30 for uber mco to portofino
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Thank you I was under the impression that Uber etc are struggling with drivers has that now resolved? Any idea on costs one way with Uber? Can you book in advance or not with Uber etc
You can book in advance but I wouldn't with an airport run, as you have no idea whether the flight will be on time, how long immigration and baggage will take, etc. Actually, I don't think Uber allow scheduled airport pickups for exactly this reason.

All the scheduled ride feature does though is send the driver request automatically just before you want to be picked up. So it's no different to doing it yourself once you collect your bags.

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I caught a taxi from MCO to the top end of IDrive in 2019, close to Universal.. $55.
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Certainly shouldn't be an issue with ubers, seem to be plenty around at the moment.
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