Updated for 2017!
Orlando’s Premium Outlet malls offer a free shuttle service from certain area hotels. Simon property group has paired with Mears Transportation for the service connecting hotels to the malls. So many of you cheapskates bargain shoppers will now have the opportunity to do some shopping without having to pay for a cab ride there.
Busses can carry up to 50 passengers and include free wireless Internet. We sure love free, so how exactly does this work?
Hotel pick up runs between 9:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m., while drop off runs between 3:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Each of the Premium Outlet malls will have a shuttle bus.
How to Reserve a Seat
To reserve a seat, call 407-254-0470 or use this link: mallservice.mearstransportation.com.
The form looks like this:
When you fill out the form, you will be notified of the drop off point, which looks like this:
Which Hotels are Participating?
The drop down menu listed the following hotels as of January 6, 2017.
For those of you staying on Disney property, it looks like the only participating resorts are the Swan and Dolphin, although many of the Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels including B Resort & Spa, Best Western, Doubletree Suites, Hilton, and Holiday Inn will have pick up and drop off availability.
Shoppers still can use the I-Ride Trolley shuttle service that basically runs from the Orlando International Premium Outlet Mall the length of I-Drive to Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. The I-Ride Trolley will cost $2 for a single trip or $5 for the day.
So, who is ready to go shopping?!
Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you at the Disney Character Outlet, looking for bargains.
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