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  • On Apr 22, 2010
    Pamela from MO Asked

    How far away is the Orlando airport (in miles) from the Caribbean Beach Resort. I'm thinking of renting a cab instead of using the Magical Express so we get there faster. Do you know how much a cab ride would cost, approx? Thanks- LOVE the panel!

    Hi, Pamela!  Your ride from the Orlando International Airport to most Walt Disney World resort hotels will cost approximately $45 one way.  It's a little tough to be exact, as you typically just grab a cab from the curb, and there isn't a way to know which company you will get.  This does not include a gratuity for your cab driver. 

    Honestly, you don't save that much time using a taxi over using Magical Express.  We flew into Orlando one evening, and my husband had to get on a conference call.  He didn't want to get on the call while we were on the shuttle, so I took the kids on Magical Express, and he took a cab by himself so he could take his call.  He arrived only minutes before we did, and was still in line to check in when we arrived! 

    There are also a number of car services that will get you where you need to go, but a private car hire will be at least as much as a taxi.

    I hope you have a wonderful vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a wife, mother to three daughters and a son-in-law, and earning my Grandmom ears. I'm a law student and former teacher. I have planned vacations for all sorts celebrations, but really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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