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Disney World stops new transportation service

Disney World stops new transportation service

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Disney shares an important update regarding its transportation services. Will this impact your plans?

New transportation option

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Since Disney’s previous Magical Express service ended at the beginning of 2022, guests now need to find their own transportation options to and from the airport.

Luckily, guests do have several options to choose from, though they all come at a price. Guests have the choice to take transportation with Mears Connect, Sunshine Flyer, or take a ride sharing service like Uber or Lyft (although that will now cost a bit more).

Monica had a chance to speak with the Vice President of Sunshine Flyer. You can read about everything she learned about the new service HERE.

Disney’s Private Transportation option

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Not too long ago, Disney shared that another option would be available to guests. Guests have the option to book private round trip transportation to and from the airport as a package add-on.

Several forms of transportation are available such as vans, sedans, SUVs and limousines. For pricing and more details regarding this option, take a look at our post HERE.

A new update

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Disney has shared the following update regarding this form of transportation. Their announcement is as follows:

“New bookings are currently unavailable for private ground transportation to and from Walt Disney World Resort and other surrounding areas. This Walt Disney Travel Company package add-on will be unavailable until further notice. Due to unforeseen circumstances, some existing private ground transportation reservations may be impacted. Affected Guests and Travel Agents will receive a phone call if their reservation has been impacted.”

Private ground transportation is currently available, and some existing reservations may be canceled.

Guests who were planning to use this service for a future trip will no longer have this option available to them. Disney has shared that those guests will have to find alternative modes of transportation. Guests who have booked this transportation option with Disney will receive a full refund.

Will this affect a future trip of yours? Were you planning to use this service? What do you think of this sudden announcement? Tell us about it in the comments below or on our Facebook page.

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kevin bell

Monday 21st of March 2022

I'm a vacation club member, so I'll still go to WDW. However, I'll be visiting Universal Orlando parks on my next stay. WDW is making this decision easy for me.

Kima Light

Monday 21st of March 2022

This is BS not to have a plan to get guests from the airport to the properties, we are going in late May and have no clue how to get our party of 8 (3 small children) to the Contemporary?!? Rent cars are in short supply and we would need car seats, then you pay $25/ day for parking and you won’t use the car all week. The buses were very convenient for transport. This is already a hassle.

Kellie Neacosia

Sunday 20th of March 2022

I was thinking about doing a Disney vacation next year for my daughters and I but if there's this much disappointment and I'm blowing money for no reason maybe I will think again before I set up this reservation

Susan Grogg

Sunday 20th of March 2022

Same old more... get less


Sunday 20th of March 2022

I was there with my grandchildren the end of February. It was just blah! No magic. Just an expensive place where most rides were down. Never seen Magic Kingdom so filthy. Never will go again.

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