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Old 10-16-2018, 07:08 AM
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What's the best priced reliable Orlando airport transportation?

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Old 10-16-2018, 07:27 AM
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Village Airport Van - Airport Shuttle/Transportation for The Villages

Use a lot.

Door to Door service.
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Old 10-16-2018, 08:27 AM
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There is a big difference between the Villages Transportation and the Village Airport Van. The Villages Transportation runs on a schedule, with pickup and drop off at both Sumter Landing and Brownwood. They arrange for taxi service (at extra cost) if you need it, so it becomes door-to-door. It's not the cheapest option. The last time I used the Village Airport Van, the trip to the airport was just fine, but on the return trip I was the ninth of ten passengers to be dropped off at my home. It took one hour and ten minutes to travel from the airport to the southern entrance to The Villages, then about ninety minutes later I was dropped off at my house. It seemed to take forever. I checked with them about ten months ago to see if they still operated that way, and they said yes. For that reason I don't use them. If you decide to use them, I suggest you talk to their office first to see how they are handling drop off.

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Old 10-16-2018, 08:45 AM
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Don Ried 352 446 8986

Will pick you up at your home - $45 each way.
Punctual - keeps track of your flight arrival etc

We have been using him for years - tell him D sent you
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Old 10-16-2018, 11:55 AM
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That's what my wife found too, why I am hoping to avoid them.
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Old 10-16-2018, 12:20 PM
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There is a big difference between the Villages Transportation and the Village Airport Van. The Villages Transportation runs on a schedule, with pickup and drop off at both Sumter Landing and Brownwood. They arrange for taxi service (at extra cost) if you need it, so it becomes door-to-door. It's not the cheapest option. The last time I used the Village Airport Van, the trip to the airport was just fine, but on the return trip I was the ninth of ten passengers to be dropped off at my home. It took one hour and ten minutes to travel from the airport to the southern entrance to The Villages, then about ninety minutes later I was dropped off at my house. It seemed to take forever. I checked with them about ten months ago to see if they still operated that way, and they said yes. For that reason I don't use them. If you decide to use them, I suggest you talk to their office first to see how they are handling drop off.
totally agree with above post. I supposed if you live in the southern most sections of the Villages then the airport van is OK, but if you live in the northern sections be prepared to be one of the first pick-ups going to the airport and one of the last drop offs coming home. We live north of 466 and will never use them again.
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Old 10-16-2018, 12:36 PM
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By far the BEST.
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Old 10-16-2018, 01:13 PM
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There is a big difference between the Villages Transportation and the Village Airport Van. The Villages Transportation runs on a schedule, with pickup and drop off at both Sumter Landing and Brownwood. They arrange for taxi service (at extra cost) if you need it, so it becomes door-to-door. It's not the cheapest option. The last time I used the Village Airport Van, the trip to the airport was just fine, but on the return trip I was the ninth of ten passengers to be dropped off at my home. It took one hour and ten minutes to travel from the airport to the southern entrance to The Villages, then about ninety minutes later I was dropped off at my house. It seemed to take forever. I checked with them about ten months ago to see if they still operated that way, and they said yes. For that reason I don't use them. If you decide to use them, I suggest you talk to their office first to see how they are handling drop off.
We did use TV Transportation until they were delayed and we missed out flight. They were 45 minutes late. We kept calling them and the reply was "just about there." If they would have told us the truth, we would have driven down and made our flight.

Luckily we do live in in the southern part of TV. The Village Airport Van picks us up at our door and we are flying down the hiway in minutes.
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Old 10-16-2018, 02:16 PM
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I live in Silver Lake in the Northernest Village. I've used the Village Airport Van dozens of times. Has never let me down. They always call you to confirm pickup time, always on time. Cost $40.00 (plus gratuity). So what if it takes a little longer for me? I wanted to leave that rush rush lifestyle behind: didn't you? Door-2-Door service. 24-hour timetable. Trips to Sanford Airport. Read a book. Write a letter. Address postcards. Clean your emails, phone. Really: retirees, get a new lease on life, and enjoy the new lifestyle!
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Old 10-16-2018, 05:53 PM
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It’s not so much that it takes forever to pick up and drop off 8 other passengers. ( actually it really is.) To me it’s being squashed in with coughing, sneezing and who knows whatever other germs. It’s also about uncomfortable bouncy seats that kills my back. It’s worth the extra 5 dollars to have the car to ourselves.
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