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Old 02-19-2007, 07:47 AM
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We are going on the Mariner on 09/02/07. Would it be better to stay the night before in Orlando or should we go down to Port Canaveral?
We will fly into MCO. Bassed on some previous posts I read it looks like its cheaper to rent a car and drive down to the port. Any alternate suggestions? Should I do the same thing for the flight back?
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Old 02-19-2007, 08:22 AM
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We stay at the port. Then you aren't running around on embarkation morning trying to get from Orlando to the pier. Granted it isn't a long drive but it is nicer to be 2 miles from the ship rather than 50 miles away.
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Old 02-21-2007, 11:13 AM
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We also stay at the port. Our next trip we will be at the Radisson. From everything I've read and seen, looks like a great hotel and they have a shuttle to the ships. I think it is the closet hotel to the port.
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Old 02-22-2007, 09:27 PM
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We are sailing from Port Canaveral on the GLory in 09/07. Using GREAT advice from Dave, we made reservations at the Raddison at the Port. It includes the room, a hot breakfast buffet for 2, free parking during our cruise and shuttle to the ship and back. It is 2 miles from the Port. From the website, the rooms and the hotel look beautiful.
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Old 04-07-2007, 08:28 AM
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that sounds like a good idea too- do u rent the car and for the day and return it and then re-rent a car the day u leave or rent it for the week- sorry to sound dumb- the parking thing threw me off
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