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  • On Mar 9, 2012
    Stacey Asked

    First visit, staying at Coronado 1 wk and wondering if its worth it to rent a car vs taking the buses to cut down on transportation time to and from parks. Have a 4 & 8 yr old so will be taking nap breaks during the day. Unsure about # of stops/crowd

    Hi Stacey - Congrats on your first visit! 

    Having a car will definitely cut down on your transportation time.  However, when you park your car at the theme parks, you'll be in a parking lot far from the entrance, and will likely need to take a tram to the front entrance.  So, it's not as convenient as it originally may seem, because the buses drop off right at the front entrance.

    If you are going for a week, I'd probably skip the car.  My family never rents a car and we enjoy letting Disney take care of all of the transportation.  While you will have to wait for the buses, it's usually not too bad.

    I hope that helps!  Have a great first Disney visit!

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Meet the Panelist: Jodi, Massachusetts

My name is Jodi from Massachusetts.  I am married with 2 children and work as a writer and consultant. I really look forward to helping parents everywhere plan a vacation within their budget that will truly create lifelong memories. Learn More About Jodi

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