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Old 06-11-2006, 08:00 AM
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I'm debating on whether to get airport transfers through RCCL or just take a cab from the airport to the port in Ft. L. Which is cheaper? Which is less confusing? They look close to one another but how would I tell a cab driver where to drop us off at the port? There are 5 of us so we may have to take two cabs...unless there are shuttles available. Just trying to keep expenses down. Thanks for your help...
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Old 06-12-2006, 05:56 AM
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Hi there,

Are you staying overnight in FLL or arriving the same day? I ask because we usually say at Sleep Inn, very reasonable, shuttle from the airport and also to the ship. I would say if you are arriving same day and also if you have early flights back home the same day the ship docks then maybe a transfer would be better. I peronally have never used them except when I sail from Canaveral and even then only on the return journey The other option would be to get a van from the airport, depends on how much luggage you are taking. either way it is not far from airport to cruise terminal so 2 cabs would be fine.

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Old 06-12-2006, 07:41 AM
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You could walk from the airport to the port, just kidding. It is really close. I can't remember the exact cab fare, but it was around $10. The nice thing about taking a cab is not having to fight with the luggage and not having to wait for everyone to show up for the shuttle. Hope this helps and have a wonderful cruise!!
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Old 06-14-2006, 07:57 PM
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Thank you. I was very hopeful that it was as simple as taking a cab(s) from the airport to the port for a very inexpensive price. We are not going in the night before. I did that on a previous cruise but there was some distance to travel to get to the port from the airport. I agree that shuttles can be a drag so for $10-$20 I think the cab ought to do it for us. Thanks so much.
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Old 06-29-2006, 09:10 PM
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I concur with staying at the Sleep Inn, the free shuttle, the free breakfast and the convenience of the Walgren's and the strip mall are all plus's!
 
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