All You need to know before and after cruise
Arriving Miami International Airport if arriving Fort Lauderdale International ( Check below please )
Here’s what you need to know to plan your voyage to Miami.
Arriving by Air to Miami Airport
Miami’s principal airport is Miami International Airport (MIA),has nonstop service to virtually all major U.S. cities and dozens of hubs in the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, and the Middle East.
Arriving by Air to Fort Lauderdale International
Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport is in Broward County, Florida, United States, The airport is off Interstate 595, U.S. Route 1, Florida State Road A1A, and Florida State Road 5 bounded
Address: 100 Terminal Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Going Hotels ( arrived day before staying over night )
Miami airport hotels most have free shuttle but miami airport hotels which is near miami airport has no place for sightseeing or anyplace to walk spend sometime only good for over night sleep if youy staying one night than going cruise good option for you .
Most miami airport hotel has free shuttle on departure level ( Which is #2 floor ) in miami international airport .
Staying Miami, Miami Downtown / Brickell area, Miami beach, Nort Miami Beach, Surfside, Fort Lauderdale etc.
Public bus : Departure level and 3 lane you will see bus station there is map to find right bus.
Rent a Car : Miami car rental center located right next to Miami airport, there are free shuttles on departure level( Which is #2 floor ) for most car rental companies, renting a car in Miami might not be the best option, if you staying Miami you have to for valet in your hotel and most location also Miami traffic is crazy and most drivers careless so if you are not pro driver not recommended.
Yellow taxi : taxis avalaible level near door 10 arrivals level, you may need to walk some tto get a taxi : Price : 35 $ to 90 $
Rideshare/Tnc : 3 of them serve in miami Uber, Lfyt, Wow Tnc Price 25 $ to 85 $
( we do not recommed uber and lfyt in miami most drivers don't speak english )
Blackcar Service : Best option for more if you traveling more than 2 person because most taxi and rideshare may not fit your luggage even you requested Suv/Xl uber, Lyft if you lucky you get big suv but most vehicle used small in miami.Wow Transfer Miami one of the best option also they do have private shuttle free car seat provided for families upon request. Price : 60 $ to 90 $.
Going Port Directly ( Arriving same day going cruise )
We do Not recommed you to do that, if you can stay over night before cruise, because Miami and near airports has so much delays you may miss your cruise ship can be nightmare to join the ship after all some other port of call.
So if you don't have anyother option you must fly sameday here is plan.
1. Travel insurance incase delay or something not in your control, you mey get your money back.
2.Get a flight arrving before noon, Book blackcar service make sure inform that you are short of time make sure driver ready waiting for your arrivals, ( Wow transfer Miami recommended )
if arriving Fort Lauderdale International
You can get a taxi from the terminal to the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport for about $20. This is considered the least expensive mode of transportation from the terminal to the airport. One word of caution: make sure the taxi has a meter.
Fort Lauderdale airport car rental Most car rental firms are licensed to provide free shuttle service to and from the terminals to the Rental Car Center located at Fort Lauderdale. Here you can rent a car from Enterprise, Budget, Hertz or Thrifty. In addition to taking your cruise, you may want to explore the sights in Fort Lauderdale and nearby cities. Miami is only about 30 miles away. According to the locals, renting a car is the best way to get around if you want to travel any distance. Priceline is always ready to assist you so that you can find the deal to fit your budget.
Your Own Vehicle
Convenient parking for private automobiles is available at both the Northport and Midport parking garages. The rates in these secure and well-lit garages run $3 for the first hour and $6 for 1-5 hours. After that, each hour is charged at $1. The maximum fee for a day is $15 ($19 for oversized vehicles). If you need another location in which to park, Park 'n Fly is also available, with shuttle bus service to the cruise terminals.
Rideshare/Tnc : 3 of them serve in miami Uber, Lfyt, Wow Tnc Price 15 $ to 60$
Blackcar Service : Best option for more if you traveling more than 2 person because most taxi and rideshare may not fit your luggage even you requested Suv/Xl uber, Lyft if you lucky you get big suv but most vehicle used small in miami.Wow Transfer one of the best option also they do have private shuttle free car seat provided for families upon request. Price : 60 $ to 90 $.
Best Hotels Near Port Everglades
Most hotel advertise free shuttle to Port Everglades but most hotel they don't have even shuttle, they do book for you with shuttle companies call hotel before book it . anyway all below mentioned hotel near 3 to 5 miles to Port Everglades taxi or rideshare might even better option than shuttles.
Please note there is not much to see in Firt Lauderdale area only best place to spend time is Fort Lauderdale Beach, also Sawgrass mall 6 miles away.
$3 for 0-1 hour
$6 for up to 5 hours, and then $1 per hour thereafter up to daily maximum
$15 daily maximum
$19 daily maximum for oversized vehicles (those that exceed the standard width and/or height of a parking space).
All daily rates begin when you pull the parking ticket from the machine at the garage or parking lot.
( Please note that parking lots and terminals might be a mile away waliking distance even between some terminals can not walk it is industriel port )
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