Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > Port Chat > Embarkation Ports, Hotels, and Transfers
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 08-02-2006, 02:04 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 11
What's the quickest and cheapest way to get six of us from the FLL airport to the port w/o getting into a shuttle? How many to a cab? I'd like to avoid splitting up if at all possible. I'm not fond of shuttles due to the number of people and stops. What about limo service for six? Any suggestions are appreciated.

Ready to go in a couple more days!
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 08-02-2006, 02:09 PM
Dave's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 18,001
Obviously 6 people won't fit in one cab unless you can find van-cab. FLL is essentially across the interstate from the port (only 10 minutes), so I wouldn't worry if I had to use two taxis. You'll probably follow each other all the way to the airport curb. The taxi is the way to go, and should only be around $20 per cab.
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 08-03-2006, 11:31 AM
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 150
The airpot is very close to the port. It is less than $10. The problem is the access road from the airport seems to add a few miles to the trip.

Don't be suckered in by asking for a cab and being directed to a shuttle van. That happened to us. I asked for a cab and was told to follow "this guy". He took us to his van and then wanted $15 each. I was really mad and told the A hole that I wanted a cab and not a shuttle van. Got there faster and cheaper with a cab.
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 08-03-2006, 12:00 PM
penny3333's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 10,602
I agree with 7thSon, take a couple of cabs. That is unless money is no object, then by all means take a limo. They don't charge per person in Lauderdale and the cab fare shouldn't be much over $10 if that. Best wishes!
  #5 (permalink)  
Old 08-03-2006, 02:13 PM
susanmaz's Avatar  
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Southern Arizona
Posts: 741
What about the return trip - port to airport. This is the only transfer we need to look at. I presume there will be taxis at the pier waiting for fares?
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 08-04-2006, 09:05 AM
penny3333's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Alabama
Posts: 10,602
There are plenty of taxis waiting at the pier. They have a queue for them across from the terminal building. Best wishes.
  #7 (permalink)  
Old 08-04-2006, 10:23 AM
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 150
There are plenty of cabs. They are lined up and ready to go. Just don't get suckered into a van that is posing as a cab. The people at the dock tend to direct passengers to those vans/buses. They charge a flat rate per person. I think someone gets a kickback from the vans.
Closed Thread

airport, cab, cost, cruise, everglades, fare, flat, fll, port, pt, rate, service, shuttle, taxi, transportation

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
transfer from FLL airport to Everglades cruiseport moonbliss7 Embarkation Ports, Hotels, and Transfers 9 02-18-2008 10:29 AM
Fort Lauderdale (FLL) area car-rentals: Courtesy transprt. to Port Everglades? Frase Embarkation Ports, Hotels, and Transfers 5 02-12-2008 09:16 PM
FLL to Port Everglades arckac General Cruise Chat 2 03-28-2007 12:22 PM
Miami Airport to Port Everglades arckac Embarkation Ports, Hotels, and Transfers 3 01-20-2007 08:58 AM
Transportation from FLL to Port Everglades Biff215 Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 5 01-10-2003 10:17 PM

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:16 PM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2