Transportation

Airport Information

Orlando International Airport (MCO) has direct fights in and out daily from all major airports and is approximately 20-25 minutes from Loews Sapphire Falls Resort.

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Transportation

Airport Shared-Ride & Shuttle

Mears Transportation offers a shared-ride airport shuttle from MCO to Loews Sapphire Falls Resort.

Tickets are available at the Mears Transportation counters located inside baggage claim on level two and level one where shuttles depart every 30–40 minutes. Reservations are not required.

• One-way fare: $21 adult or $16 child
• Round-trip fare: $33 adult or $25 child

A direct service shuttle is also available. Reservations are required. Visit or call the concierge at (407) 503-5200 24 hours prior.

Taxis, Uber & Rental Cars

Taxis are on standby at MCO offering service to and from Loews Sapphire Falls Resort. Standard taxis can accommodate up to four people and approximate fare is $55 each way.

We also recommend the use of Uber, a widely used app available for Apple and Android devices which provides transportation services in a timely, affordable manner.

A Hertz car rental desk is located on the lobby level of the hotel, next to concierge. Hours of operation are from 8:00 AM-6:00 PM daily. Rental car companies are also located at MCO and can be contacted directly for reservations.

Local Transportation

On Demand Chauffeur has been selected as the sole provider of in-town transportation for the on-site hotels at Universal Orlando Resort™. Sedan, SUV or van service is readily available at the hotel front drive 24 hours a day. On Demand Chauffeur services are not available for in-bound flight arrivals. Flat rates are set according to party size. For rates and more information, please visit or call the concierges at (407) 503‑5200.

Again... Uber is awesome.

Hotel Parking

Self parking is available at a discounted rate of $12/day for registered conference attendees.
 
Valet parking is available at a discounted rate of $19/day for registered conference attendees.

Theme Park Transporation

Universal by Water Taxi

Guests staying at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort receive complimentary transportation to and from Universal Studios Florida™, Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ and Universal CityWalk™ via water taxi. Boats leave every 15–20 minutes from the hotel’s boat dock located on the ground floor. Hours of operation are one hour prior to theme park opening until 2:00 am.

Universal by Shuttle Bus

Guests staying at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort receive complimentary transportation to and from Universal Studios Florida™, Universal’s Islands of Adventure™ and Universal CityWalk™ via shuttle buses. Buses run from one hour prior to theme park opening until 2:00AM.

SeaWorld® and Aquatica

Guests receive complimentary shuttle transportation to Seaworld and Aquatica. The shuttle departs daily (times vary) from the hotel’s conference porte cochère. For more information, including departure times and to obtain the required boarding pass, please visit the Universal Orlando™ Ticket Center on the lobby level of the hotel.