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Old 01-19-2020, 01:04 PM
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The location of the “Groome office” is critical and still TBD on their site.

I hope there will be a place to leave your car. The door-to-door option seems way too time consuming.

I just used Workman round trip and it was excellent. Drivers Jason and Wayne were safe and professional.

I don’t see how $19 will be sustainable. I’ve been wrong before, though.
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Old 01-19-2020, 04:57 PM
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Default A little something I read years ago

There's not a product or service made by one man that Another man can't make or Offer At a cheaper price, And its the person who shops by price alone that is this man's victime. In other words look for quality and Longevity.
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Default Introductory fee or loss leader for yo shoppers

As the title says just An introductory fee
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Old 01-19-2020, 05:32 PM
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I use Village Airport Van. They have always worked out excellent for me. I plan to stay with them for trips to MCO.
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Is this service to Sanford Airport also? The Villages shuttle cost $85 for 2 passengers and takes hours.
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Old 01-19-2020, 08:00 PM
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As a northern Villages resident I would gladlly pay more for a service that does not stop at every house. A long tour through the Villages is not what I am looking for on my way to/from the airport.
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As the title says just An introductory fee

I would not be surprised if that is the case. But the only place I've read it is in your reply.
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Old 01-20-2020, 07:35 AM
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What makes the difference if it's $19. for one or if it's $25. The Villages transportation is $40. a person. That's cheap if it's true!
This is an introductory rate will go up after established.

If it was free and takes 41/2 hours I would look for another option. Will have to see when they are actually here.
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Old 01-20-2020, 08:22 AM
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My estimation is that the $19 is an "introductory offer" to gain passengers. This is a nationwide company so I would think they know what they're doing and the service will be good and rival The Villages Airport Van.
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Old 01-20-2020, 10:02 AM
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This reminds me of a "I read many years ago. There's not a product Made that another man cannot make a little cheaper and sell for less and the person that shops by price alone is this man's victum.
This price that groom is offering as an introductory price, This service cannot be done on a consistent basis at this price.
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Old 01-20-2020, 10:09 AM
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I like door to door but of course it takes longer than that is why I still use The Villages Shuttle (now called Workman) to the airport. I do like their early hours Groome has tho - good for an early flight.
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Old 01-20-2020, 10:14 AM
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As a northern Villages resident I would gladlly pay more for a service that does not stop at every house. A long tour through the Villages is not what I am looking for on my way to/from the airport.
There are private cars available. Why not try one of them
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Old 01-20-2020, 10:21 AM
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I use Village Airport Van. They have always worked out excellent for me. I plan to stay with them for trips to MCO.
Airport Shuttle Rate: $35 per person
Saver Shuttle: $30 per person | *7:00 am departing from Lake Sumter Landing & *7:15 am from Brownwood.
Home Pick up & Drop off service available for only $15 per household. (home service is provided within The Villages® only)
I plan to try the new service. thank you
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Old 01-20-2020, 10:57 AM
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I did visit the link that was provided and did not find the answer to my question ... THUS the reason for my question. A simple yes would have been sufficient.
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Old 01-20-2020, 12:42 PM
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The best way to get to and from airport is to drive your own car and park at airport shuttle lot. It's not expensive and you drive directly to and from without any stops in between.
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