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Tips for Using Disney's Magical Express

Posted on May 09, 2014 by David Wolf

Are you planning your next Florida vacation? If you're thinking about staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel and using an Orlando scooter rental, you might want to consider using Disney's Magical Express. This complimentary motor coach is the perfect option when you're traveling the Orlando International Airport to the hotel.

What Makes the Magical Express a Magical Choice?

Disney's Magical Express offers a number of benefits that those staying in Disney Resorts can take advantage of- especially those who use Orlando scooter rentals or other mobility aids.

  • You don't have to stop at the baggage claim when you get off the plane. This inconvenience can be avoided completely, as your bags will be picked up for you and delivered separately later. They will be taken directly to your room.

  • You won't have to search for transportation options to get to your hotel. This can be difficult, especially if you're using an electric scooter. You may wonder whether the option you choose will be scooter-friendly. With this motorcoach, you don't have to wonder. This means you can have your scooter delivered directly to their airport so it is available when you arrive or you can have it delivered to the resort, where it will be waiting when you arrive via motorcoach.

  • The motorcoach is complimentary for both your arrival and your departure. This saves you money and allows you to put that cost toward other, more fun, areas of your vacation.

Tips for Using the Motorcoach

If you're using the Magical Express motorcoach, whether you'll be traveling with your electric scooter or not, consider these important tips.

  • Make sure all of your valuable and important items, such as medications, are in your carry-on. While your luggage will arrive at your resort room, it can take up to three hours for it to do so.

  • Luggage delivery is only available for flights that arrive between 5:00AM and 10:00PM. If your flight arrives before or after these times, you'll need to collect your own luggage and bring it with you to the motorcoach.

  • Remember to keep your MagicBand on you at all times. These bands are responsible for unlocking your hotel room door, entering theme parks, and charging food and items to your room. If you haven't received your MagicBand yet, make sure you have a photo ID and your transportation vouchers in your carry-on so you can receive it when you arrive at the hotel.

  • By staying at the Disney Resort hotel, you are automatically enrolled in the resort's check-in service. This means you don't have to pick up your luggage and boarding pass from the airport; you can pick both of these up at the hotel so you don't have to go through the airport check-in. If your flight leaves after noon, these will be delivered right to your room.

  • You can drop off your Orlando scooter rental at the rental agency, or if you prefer, you can leave the electric scooter with the concierge at the resort before you board the motorcoach to the airport.

Planning on staying at Disney's Resort hotel? Take advantage of an Orlando scooter rental and Disney's Magical Express.

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Not Sure You Need a Mobility Scooter for Your Disney Vacation? Here’s Why You do

Posted on April 18, 2014 by David Wolf

In this day and age, many of us do everything we can to save an extra dollar or two. We clip coupons, we avoid eating out, and we wear the same wardrobe for years until it’s obvious we need to update our clothing. Being frugal isn’t a bad thing. In fact, it can help you save back money to put toward the items you really need- or want. Like the Florida vacation you’ve been working towards for the last few years. Now that you’ve saved enough money, you’re ready to go enjoy yourself.

If you have limited mobility, your fun may be limited as well, especially if you’re still in the frugal mindset and refuse a mobility scooter rental. A mobility scooter rental can allow you to experience everything you want to experience in Orlando, though, and can keep you from needing frequent breaks or having to cut the fun short so you can go back to the hotel room and rest.

Not sure if you need a mobility scooter? Here are a few facts that may change your mind.

Why You Need a Mobility Scooter

  • The average number of miles a person walks in ONE day while visiting Disney World is 13 miles. This doesn’t count the hours you’ll probably spend waiting in line so your daughter can ride her favorite ride for the fifth time.
  • Planning on getting a room at a Disney resort? While this may get you closer to the theme park, you should still expect to walk about 15 minutes before arriving at a bus that will take you to the park.
  • Thinking that staying at another Orlando resort will better appeal to your frugal mentality? While you may save a little bit of money by booking a room outside of Disney, that doesn’t mean you’ll be doing any less walking. There are an average of 20,000 rooms in each Orlando resort.
  • What time of year are planning on visiting Orlando? In January the average temperature is about 72 degrees, but from April to October, you can expect to be walking in temperatures as high as 80 to 100 degrees.

What’s the Solution?

A mobility scooter rental is the smart solution when your ability to walk is limited, and you want to get the most out of your Orlando experience. While it may cost a little bit extra to use a scooter, it will allow you to get anywhere you want in Orlando and keep you from being in pain from too much walking or becoming too tired.

With the help of Florida Scooter Rentals, you can rent a scooter a reasonable price and have it delivered right to your hotel room. You’ll then be able to fold it up when you need to take your car or a cab, and you’ll be able to use it in any theme park and have access to a number of attractions. Contact us today for more information on how we can help you enjoy your Florida experience.

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Disney Magic Kingdom Tips When You’re Using a Scooter Rental

Posted on April 04, 2014 by David Wolf

When your mobility is limited, using a scooter rental to enjoy Disney’s Magic Kingdom is not only recommended, but essential. The parking lots and common areas that have to be navigated before reaching the ticket gates are a long distance away. Here’s a short breakdown in how the process works:
  • If you’re traveling by car and don’t have a handicap sign for your vehicle, you’ll have to navigate the parking lots and common areas until you reach the ticket gate.
  • If you’re traveling by car and do have a handicap sign, you’ll be able to park in the handicap parking lot. However, if you decide to use the free, available wheelchairs in this lot instead of an Orlando scooter rental, you’ll need to travel down and back up an incline in order to reach the ticket gate. The inclines can be hard on anyone, even if someone is available to push you.
  • If you decide to take the monorail, you may arrive at the ticket gate more quickly, but you’ll also have a two story incline up to the monorail platform and another once you get off the monorail. There will be another slight incline as well before you reach the security checkpoint and gate.

These inclines can be much too taxing when you’re only using a wheelchair, but they can also be hard on your scooter rental. If you want to avoid the ups and downs while still making sure you don’t spend all of your vacation time going across parking lots, consider these tips.

Using Your Scooter Rental in Disney’s Magic Kingdom

  • Skip the monorail and take the ferry instead. The wait will be longer, but you won’t have to go up and down inclines that could limit the time you spend in the park because of its affects on your scooter battery.
  • Always arrange for an Orlando scooter rental before you visit the park. Don’t rely on the scooters the park provides; these are generally sell out first thing in the morning. Having Florida Scooter Rentals deliver your scooter to your hotel room will allow you to enjoy the benefits of the scooter well before you enter the park as well.
  • For shorter and easier commutes, stay at a Disney resort or on-site hotel. You’ll be able to use a boat or the bus service to quickly and easily reach the entrance to the Magic Kingdom.
  • If you decide to park in the handicap parking lot or use the monorail, make sure your scooter’s battery is full charged. The inclines can deplete its power more quickly, but with a full charge to start off with, you should be able to enjoy the entire day with your family and friends in Magic Kingdom.

Are you ready to enjoy Disney World’s Magic Kingdom? Don’t let your limited mobility get in the way. Use these tips and an Orlando scooter rental to make the most of your visit to Florida so you can have time of your life.

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom: What to Expect When You’re Using a Scooter

Posted on January 17, 2014 by Robin B

Renting a mobility scooter in Orlando means you’ll have access to some of the most exciting attractions in the city- no matter what level of mobility you have. One of the most attractive options for visitors to Florida is Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Here, both children and adults can experience all the magic of Disney with more than 1,700 animals, various rides and attractions, entertaining musicals, and expeditions.

Being in a mobility scooter doesn’t mean you have sacrifice the fun and excitement of an Orlando vacation. When you visit the Animal Kingdom, you’ll have access to almost everything, including the following.

Attractions for Those Using Mobility Scooters in Orlando

  • Tree of Life Garden- The tree of life, located on Discovery Island in the Animal Kingdom, is a sculpted masterpiece that expresses nature and its intricate balance. It’s 145 feet tall, 50 feet wide, and is home to more than 300 animal carvings along its trunk. It’s also home to several live animals, including kangaroos, tortoises, flamingos, and lemurs. Inside the tree of life is a theater, where It’s Tough to be a Bug! can be seen in 3D animation. This multimedia show starring the cast of A Bug’s Life is accessible to those using mobility scooters as well.
  • The Boneyard- Have young children who are eager to explore? Young paleontologists under the age of ten can visit the Boneyard, and you can too! Here you can watch as your children make prehistoric discoveries.
  • Maharajah Jungle Trek- You don’t have to be worried about being left behind when it comes to exploring the wilds of Asia. This jungle trek leads you through the Anandapur Royal Forest, home to tropical trees, wild animals, and ruins. Here you’ll navigate trails, see beautiful waterfalls, and behold a palace that is centuries old and seems to be frozen in time. While you’re exploring, you may come across fruit bats, flying foxes, Asian tigers, Elds deer, blackbucks, and more than 50 types of birds.
  • Finding Nemo, The Musical- You loved the movie, now you can see the musical on stage in the Animal Kingdome. In this 40 minute show, experience the harrowing adventures of Marlin and Dory as they set off to find Marlin’s lost and kidnapped son, Nemo. Along the way, you’ll be reunited with friends you came to love in the hit movie as well, like Nigel the pelican and Crush the turtle.
  • Pangani Forest Exploration Trail- Would you like to experience the heart of Africa? This exploration trail is open to individuals in mobility scooters and is sure to please. It features a number of exotic animals that can be found throughout the sprawling savannah and jungle forest. Here you’ll meet meerkats, emerald starlings, Angolan black monkeys, a Nile hippopotamus, and even western lowland gorillas.

Renting mobility scooters in Orlando can help you gain access to a number of attractions you might not be able to experience without some mobility help. This is especially true in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, where fun and excitement are waiting just for you.

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Top Questions to Ask When Renting a Mobility Scooter in Orlando Florida

Posted on January 10, 2014 by Robin B

Visiting Orlando, Florida can be a fun and exciting experience. If you’re not as mobile as you used to be, however, taking a vacation may seem like a far-fetched idea. While getting around these days might not be easy for you to do, getting around Florida can be with the help of a mobility scooter rental in Orlando.

Mobility scooters allow you to access places you’ve only dreamed of going, like Disney World, Sea World, or the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium. With the help of a mobility scooter, you no longer have to worry about how far you have to walk, whether you’ll be too exhausted to actually enjoy the event or attraction you’re attending, or whether you’ll have the energy to do everything you want to. The right scooter rental can make it happen.

If you’re going to rent a scooter in Orlando, however, you need to know how to do it properly and ask the right questions so you get a scooter that will be reliable and help you get from point A to point B.

 

Mobility Scooter Rental in Orlando: What to Ask

Question 1: Do your scooters comply with attraction guidelines?

Why It’s Important: Certain theme parks in Orlando, like Universal Studios and Disney World have certain guidelines and requirements for mobility scooters. These guidelines ensure you’re able to enjoy almost every aspect of the parks; without the right scooter, you may be left watching everyone else have fun or be forced to spend additional money renting a scooter in-park.

 

Question 2: Will the battery charge on the scooter last all day?

Why It’s Important: You don’t want to get half-way through the day and realize you have to go back to the hotel in order to charge your scooter, do you? We didn’t think so. The scooter battery should be able to manage without cutting your day short, as long it’s been charged fully the night before.

 

Question 3: What affects the battery charge?

Why It’s Important: Again, you’ll want to make the most of every day you spend on vacation in Florida, so you need to know what problems could affect the battery charge. The biggest one is weight. That’s why it’s so important to be honest and rent a mobility scooter that is suitable for your particular weight.

 

Question 4: How do I pick up (and drop off) my mobility scooter rental in Orlando?

Why It’s Important: Knowing exactly where to pick up and drop off your scooter allows you to make the most of your trip and avoid late charges. We make this simple for you by delivering your mobility scooter rental right to your hotel, condo, or motel. We then arrange to pick the equipment up at the same location when you’re done using it.

 

Question 5: Can I take my mobility scooter with me when using public or private transportation?

Why It’s Important: As easily as your mobility scooter helps you get around, you’re not going to want to waste the battery charge, and your day, traveling throughout Orlando with it only. At some point, you’ll probably need to get in a car, on a bus, or call a taxi. Luckily, your scooter can easily come with you. When you receive your scooter, the delivery driver will show you exactly how to take it apart so it can easily be stored in a trunk.

Ready for your next mobility scooter rental in Orlando? Make sure you ask the right questions before you rent your scooter so you can be sure it will be able to take you wherever you want to go.

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Disney World Scooter Rentals | Bringing A Scooter To Disney

Posted on November 29, 2013 by Robin B

Orlando scooter rentalsPeople from all walks of life travel far and wide to get a taste of the Magic Kingdom with their friends and family. Within this melting pot of guests, are people who see Disney World as more of a challenge than a cheerful, enchanted place. Attempting to take on Disney World's 30,000 acres is a daunting task for anyone with health issues that impair their ability to walk or breathe with ease. For this reason we see many of Disney's guests tapping out early and heading back to their hotels before getting the chance to watch the fireworks or parades. Not because they don't want to stay, but because they physically can not.

We think everyone should be able to stay and take in the magic for as long as their hearts desire. That's why we offer scooter rentals for those who need assistance maneuverings through theme parks.

What About Disney Scooter Rentals?

Disney World does, in fact, offer guests scooter rentals within the parks and at Downtown Disney. However, we think you're going to prefer our Orlando scooter rentals over Disney's.

Disney's scooters are not available for rental until you have physically entered the park. So until you make it inside you will have to walk. For those who don't have the ability to do so, this poses a huge problem. But let's say you do figure out a way to manage the journey into the park, what's next? Well, you can not reserve a Disney scooter, so once you make it to the counter you will find out if you will even have one at all. Now maybe you arrived early enough to beat the crowds and they had a scooter for you to rent. How much will it cost? $50 per day, plus a $20 deposit. That doesn't sound so bad, unless you plan to stay for multiple days. Say you're visiting Disney for 3 days, your total cost for renting a scooter will be a whopping $150. That is a pretty substantial fee for the average family.

Now on the opposite side of things, let's say you rented your scooter from Florida Mobility Rentals. You can either call or visit our site to reserve a scooter for the days of your vacation and be able rest assured that you will have a scooter for your trip. If the location where you're staying is within 10 miles from our store, we will deliver the chair to you. If you happen to be staying a little further away than that, you can come pick the scooter up. All of our scooters have folding functions so they will fit into your car with ease. Unlike with Disney rentals, there will be no part of your day when you have to over exert yourself because you don't have a chair. The best part of renting from us though, is the price. A scooter like our Go Go Sport, 3 Wheel HD only costs $55 in total, for three days. That's almost a $100 dollar savings in comparison to Disney prices.

At the rates offered by Florida Mobility Rentals anyone can have access to a scooter during their vacation. We offer our customers reliable equipment at prices they can afford. The days of vacations being stressful and physically painful are long gone and the days of fully enjoying them have arrived.

 

 

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