In an earlier article we talked about the transportation benefits of staying on property at Walt Disney World. Today, I’d like to take a minute to talk about the transportation benefits of staying off property at WDW. I’m going to start with (and stress) that this all assumes you are staying off property with a vehicle of some kind – not using off-property resort shuttles. Why? Because using off-property shuttles are usually terrible. I have never had a good experience with them. They take forever, they’re usually crowded, they don’t run frequently, sometimes they make stops at multiple resorts/hotels, and they take forever (I know, I said that twice).
Can be a time saver
Let’s start with – saving time. Just like buying a house, when picking your off property resort, there is one thing to always keep in mind: location, location, location. When staying off property at WDW, there are plenty of choices that are both far from Walt Disney World resort and close. We always try to find a resort that is close and has easy access to WDW. Even with a little traffic, we average 10-15 minutes from our resort parking stop to parking at WDW. That includes going …read more