Get­ting Around

Where Orlando - - The Guide -

511‒ Call 511 from a cell phone or go on­line for in­for­ma­tion on weather, traf­fic and con­struc­tion on in­ter­states and the turn­pike.

BAGS VIP ‒ This lug­gage de­liv­ery ser­vice is avail­able 24/7 to make your trip as easy as pos­si­ble. Check in your lug­gage at your ho­tel, and Bags VIP will make sure it ar­rives on your doorstep, al­low­ing you to travel bag­gage-free. www.make­trav­e­ 877.847.0045.

I  RIDE TROL­LEY‒ En­closed and air-con­di­tioned, the trol­ley stops at shops, restau­rants, at­trac­tions and ho­tels along In­ter­na­tional Drive. $2. www.iri­de­trol­ 3718 L B McLeod Road, 407.248.9590.

LAKE BUENA FAC­TORY STORES SHUT­TLE ‒ The Lake Buena Vista Fac­tory Stores of­fers a free shop­ping shut­tle to and from 60 area par­tic­i­pat­ing ho­tels to its out­let mall. The mall fea­tures more than 50 out­lets.­ 15657 S. Apopka Vineland Road, 407.363.1093.

LYNX BUS SYS­TEM ‒ Look for “paw print” bus

stop signs. Fare $2; trans­fers free. Ex­act change

MEARS TRANS­PORTA­TION ‒ Go in style with a limo or town car or hire a tour bus. Cabs are also avail­able. Mul­ti­ple ve­hi­cle choices en­sure you get a ride tai­lored to your trans­porta­tion needs. www.mearstrans­porta­tion. com. 407.423.5566.

OR­LANDO IN­TER­NA­TIONAL AIR­PORT‒ Lo­cated 30 min­utes east of the re­sort ar­eas, Or­lando In­ter­na­tional Air­port (MCO) is one of the busiest air­ports in the coun­try with 800 flights per day on over 40 air­lines. Non-stop ser­vice is of­fered to 76 U.S. des­ti­na­tions as well as 49 in­ter­na­tional des­ti­na­tions. A va­ri­ety of trav­eler ser­vices are avail­able at the air­port, from an on-site Hy­att Re­gency ho­tel, theme-park stores and restau­rants to a large U.S. Cus­toms and Bor­der Pro­tec­tion fa­cil­ity. www.or­lan­doair­ 1 Jeff Fuqua Blvd., 407.825.2001.

OR­LANDO SAN­FORD IN­TER­NA­TIONAL AIR­PORT‒ Lo­cated one hour north of Or­lando, SFB mostly ser­vices pas­sen­gers on Al­le­giant Air­lines, known for its dis­count prices. Na­tional Air­lines also ser­vices pas­sen­gers to San Juan and New York. www. or­lan­dosan­for­dair­ 1200 Red Cleve­land Blvd., 407.585.4000.

OR­LANDO STROLLER RENTALS ‒ A va­ri­ety of topof-the-line sin­gle and dou­ble strollers avail­able for rent to vis­i­tors to Cen­tral Florida. Strollers are de­liv­ered free to ho­tels in the Or­lando and Kis- sim­mee area. www.or­lan­dostroller­ 800.281.0884.

SUNRAIL‒ All aboard the white and yel­low train! Cen­tral Florida’s new com­muter rail has 12 stops from Sand Lake Road north to DeBary, in­clud­ing stops at pop­u­lar tourist des­ti­na­tions down­town, in Win­ter Park and San­ford. Fares start­ing at just $1.

SUPERSHUTTLE ‒ Pro­vid­ing af­ford­able air­port trans­porta­tion to or from your home, of­fice or ho­tel, 24/7. 800.258.3826.

TAXIS ‒ Cabs are plen­ti­ful at theme parks, ho­tels and ma­jor restau­rants and at­trac­tions. Di­a­mond Cab Co. 407.523.3333. Yel­low Cab: 407.422.2222.

UBER ‒ Ubers are plen­ti­ful in Or­lando, from down­town to the theme parks, restau­rants and re­sort ar­eas, how­ever the ser­vice is not per­mit­ted for air­port pick­ups at this time. Just down­load the Uber app on your smart phone and link to your Pay Pal ac­count for cash-free trans­ac­tions with no tip­ping.

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