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Tampa port to MCO

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Tampa port to MCO

Hello! Transportation question.

Bear with me while I explain a little please!

We will be vacationing in Florida for a week prior to a week-long cruise.

We are flying in and out of MCO.

Our cruise is out of the Tampa Cruise port.

We have a car rented for the 2 weeks with the idea that we could get ourselves to and from the port, leaving the car for the cruise week in port parking.

We reserved the car in July and got a decent rate for the 2 weeks. Wondering if this is being wasteful and should consider keeping the car for one week and arranging transport to and from the cruise port.

With that in mind, any suggestions on how best to get 5 people from TPA (as we will be driving up from Sarasota and thought it would be easier to drop it off there)

to the port and then one week later, the port to MCO?

Thank you so much!

2and2

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1. Re: Tampa port to MCO

If you rent with Enterprise they will drop you off at the Tampa port and after the cruise they will bring the rental car to the port for you to go to MCO. But check if there will be extra charges for the one way rentals.

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2. Re: Tampa port to MCO

We are doing 2 weeks in FMB then driving across to Port Lauderdale and doing a 1 week cruise, leaving the car in the car park. Then after the cruise we just get our car and drive up to Orlando.

Its not wasteful for us as we don't take everything with us on the cruise, just the necessary cruise clothes. We take on board just the 1 case, and leave the other case and fishing rods in the boot (trunk).

Dec will be our 5th year of doing this and it works for us. It saves all that lugging about with cases and clothes that you will not be needing.

Hope this helps.

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3. Re: Tampa port to MCO

Thank you both:-). I think we will leave the car in port parking. Truly appreciate your help!

Happy holidays!

4. Re: Tampa port to MCO

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