Last week, we started our “Either/Or” series but looking at which resort to stay at – Value, Moderate or Deluxe. We learned there are so many options so it’s difficult to say one way or another. But as you begin planning, it’s not just where you’ll stay that is a big decision. Today’s article may actually be a bigger decision…
Welcome to our weekly Believe Vacations article where we are in Week 2 of our 5-week series on “Either/Or” topics you should consider when planning your vacation. Topics every week were chosen and sent to our agents and they were asked to send which one they would choose. Today, we will help you make that all-important travel choice when planning a Disney vacation – Should I fly or drive? For some people, this is obvious. But what if it is reasonable to do both and thus have to choose? We hope our responses help you determine how to get to the Happiest Place on Earth.
Angela Wehling – Fly!! Always fly!!
Taryn French – Fly every time!!
Amanda Braxton Fly because we can be here in 2 hours & we love the Magical Express and not have to worry about luggage and it gets delivered for us!
Savannah Sharp – Fly because we couldn’t do 14+ hours in the car with my child.
Whitney White – We drive but 16 hours straight through gets tiring. We flew the last time and this next time so I would say fly.
Linda Scott – Fly. I do love the Magical Express!
Brian Pavlick – Fly! Simply because of the Magical Express!
Colette Spirer – Fly. Ain’t no one got time for a 18 hour drive!
Sarah Holton – Fly. If I lived closer, we’d drive and go even more often. Ha!
Becky Willis – Fly. I wish we lived within a reasonable driving distance but we are just too far in Texas.
Kyle Holland – Fly. Spirit is super cheap and I could never drive that far. Rather spend that day of driving at a park.
Christie Pownall – FLY, FOR SURE.
Hunter Anderson – Definitely fly and use magical express. I feel like free transportation, luggage valet, and lack of parking fees really is worth it!
Amanda Wheeling – Drive. We are about 8 hours and i have hacks on how to keep our kids happy and excited.
Kasie Baird – We almost always drive….it’s not a horrible drive from our house and we don’t have to worry about trying to fit everything into one little suitcase or forgetting something! As the girls get older, we may fly more as there will be less “stuff” to take! My kids are also super road trippers!
Jessica Bouwsma – Drive as we live pretty close.
Kristi Shipp – We usually drive-11 hours straight down I-75 is no big deal. We have made that drive to FL more times than we could count and my boys love the excitement of packing up the van and hitting the road!
Kerry Murdock – We usually drive from Texas. With 4 drivers, it’s easy to swap out and we like having our car down there. We have friends we go visit and other places we frequent.
Jennifer Garthe – Drive as we’re 90 minutes away. I’ve never taken Magical Express!
Mary-Morning Radcliffe – For shorter trips, fly. For longer trips, drive. For my long summer trips, I like to drive so I have the flexibility to decide when I want to arrive and when I want to leave. (I hate being tied down to a flight schedule) plus I have been known to extend my trip by a day or two.
Being so spread out from Orlando, most of us have very long drives so we choose to fly. But, some people may make additional stops on the way and feel more comfortable in their own vehicle. There is no wrong answer and budgets would have to be adjusted if you pick up some flights. However you decide to arrive, let your Believe Vacation agent assist you as we find your perfect chariot bringing you to your next Disney trip!