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fly drive accommodation

Has anyone any experience of finding accommodation between Orlando and key west in february. We are planning a week in orlando (Villa rented already) and then on to the keys and home via miami. We are getting nervous about finding accommodation as we go.

Are there plenty of rooms available on the trip down the west coast or do we need to book everything in advance. Booking in advance seems a shame as we have chosen this holiday to allow maximum flexibility BUT sleeping in the car does not appeal!

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1. Re: fly drive accommodation

February is the "high" season in Florida and reservations are most definitey recommended.

Your most direct route to the Keys from Orlando is via the Florida Turnpike and that roughly goes down the east coast.

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Greetings from the Belfast crew. I would just go with the flow mate, we have been advised not to book in advance as the best deals are the last minute ones i.e on arrival.

Plus there are plenty of hotel discount vouchers on the go.

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Hi Martin

We are hoping to be in Florida on the 11th February for three weeks - I have seen a flight and also a villa to rent for the first week in Kissimmee - we want to see the Rodeo, hence the reason for staying there - what is bothering me is going off towards the Keys etc and not having a bed for the night!!!

If you have sussed out anymore info I would be grateful if you shared it - we two 50/60 somethings dont fancy sleeping rough!

Many thanks


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4. Re: fly drive accommodation

Original post was from 05.

If you have any questions about getting form Orlando to the keys, or need info about the keys, please ask.

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Hi - I'd really appreciate some advice along the same vein.

I'm travelling to Miami in mid January and spending a week in the Keys. My first time there, and i'm really looking forward to it.

So - i'll pre-book my first night somewhere close to Miami, then ideally i'd like to find accommodation as i go.

Should i attempt this? Any advice/tips would be gratefully received!


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