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  • On Aug 4, 2013
    Tricia Asked

    Do you think having a rental car really saves time? Or does traffic in and out of parks and walking to/from car cover time saved from waiting for Disney buses? Also, if we don't, how hard to get a cab if we need to move quicker or are out late downtown?

    Hi Tricia!
    My family and I find that we save tons of time and stress driving our car to the parks as opposed to taking Disney transportation. While Disney transport is plentiful and a great way to traverse the Walt Disney World resort, guests are recommended that they allot 45 minutes to an hour to arrive at their scheduled destination. For me, thats a lot of time in which I could be enjoying the parks, relaxing at the pool, or just plain resting! Some guests do not want to bothered with having to refuel the car (and with gas prices, I don't blame them!), but it comes in quite handy when one needs to shop for groceries or a small first aid kid. I find having a car enables guest to come and go as they please as well as ensures there is no wait line. It truly is a personal choice. 
    Cabs/Taxi's are readily available right near the buses area when exiting Downtown Disney.  Cost will range from $8.00 and up depending on destination.
    Hope this helps you plan your magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Malanie, New York

I am a single mom of two awesome children and our vacations are always centered around a visit to Walt Disney World! Helping to plan a Disney vacation is an honor and I'm so excited to be able to help you create magical moments for you and your families! Learn More About Malanie

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