Uber Disney World to Universal – Ultimate Guide
Uber is one of the most convenient “inventions” in awhile.
Let’s go through every you need to know about Uber PLUS how to use it to get from Disney World to Universal.
Uber is an inexpensive, safe, and convenient taxi services. It’s on-demand private drivers for a low price.
Uber is a mobile app that has turned getting a taxi into e-hailing. The best thing about Uber is that it’s almost always cheaper than a taxi.
You can use Uber by signing up for an Uber account, downloading the app, and pressing a few buttons to request a driver.
There are four different levels to Uber:
UberX – The least expensive Uber option. Usually a sedan (like a Toyota Corolla), will seat up to 4 passengers.
UberXL – The bigger version of UberX, XL seats up to 6 passengers and is an SUV or Minivan.
UberSelect – Luxury services, AKA luxury vehicles like BMW or Mercedes. Sits up to 4 passengers.
UberFamily – Either UberX or UberXL plus a car seat.
- The entire Uber experience is via a mobile app.
- On average, Uber is 30% the cost of the Mears Taxi service at WDW.
- Uber runs background checks on their drivers. Furthermore, any overall rankings under 4.6 out of 5 stars are investigated.
- Tipping is not part of “Uber.” If you had a really great driver, make sure to give them a good ranking.
- If you’re new to Uber, use promo codeVIRGINIAS515UE for a free ride up to $15.
- Payment is automatic from the app, via the card you used to set up your account.
- Surge pricing is when Uber increases pricing due to the time of day, the weather, or demand.
Signing Up for Uber
The easiest way to sign up for Uber is:
Go to www.uber.com
At the top right corner, click Sign UP
Uber will need your name, mobile number, email, language, and billing information
If you want to use my referral code to get a free ride make sure to hit add a promo code under the payment information and enter: VIRGINIAS515UE
If you use this referral code we will both get a free ride, just a heads up.
The billing information you give here is what will be charged when using the service. Read the terms and agreements, make sure you are OK with them and hit sign up.
Now go to your App Store (iPhone) or Google Play Store (Android) and search Uber.
Download the app
It is now ready for your Disney Trip.
When using Uber, make sure to align the black drop pin with the blue dot.
UberX is the cheapest version of Uber. These cars will fit 4-6 individuals.
Uber pick-up at Magic Kingdom
Ticket and Transportation Center
Uber pick-up at Epcot
Near the buses, where all the Taxis are.
Uber pick-up at Hollywood Studios
Main parking lot right next to the Taxi queue.
Uber pick-up at Animal Kingdom
Near the taxi queue. Walk towards the left as you’re exiting the park towards handicap parking.
Uber Universal to Disney World
Average Cost of Uber from Disney World to Universal Studios:
$15-$18 each way
Universal has a very convenient drop-off and pick-up location. Once you leave the park and city walk and go down the moving walkways, it will be on your right.
Uber at Orlando’s International Airport (MCO)
Uber had a fair fight when it came to being able to pick up at MCO. But it’s such a great service that a lot of people wanted it. At this time only UberSelect and UberSelectXL are available. Prices are anywhere between $57-$85