Minnie Vans - Point to Point Transportation On Property

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Minnie Vans - Point to Point Transportation On Property

It seems that Walt Disney World will at last be getting the long-rumored "Uber like" transportation. A new point-to-point service dubbed "Minnie Vans" are about to launch. Another fan website suggested that this red and white polka dotted fleet will begin its service starting with guests at Disney's Boardwalk, Yacht & Beach Club Resorts. This on demand car for hire, is said to be able to take you anywhere on property for a flat rate fee.

Specific details, such as how you can access the Minnie Vans, and their rates are not yet available but we should hear more information soon.

What do you think about this new point to point service? Do you think you will you use it? As someone who takes taxis on property I think I can see myself switching to these Minnie Vans. I do wonder though what this will do to the current Mears Taxis that service the resorts.

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I think this service is going to run more in price than the taxis do. I'm just saying this because of typical Disney pricing. We have never spent more than $25 in a cab to get to anywhere on Disney Property.

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We were using Lyft and Uber pretty regularly last year during out stay at Riverside. All of our rides were $10 or less. I'm honestly not sure if we'll be using the Minnie Vans service at all. Our upcoming trip is a short one and we'll have a rental car for the non-Disney parts of the trip. For longer stays....I think I'll probably still stick with Uber or Lyft.

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Adorable! I want one in my garage! muchlove

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How do we think this will affect services like Uber and Lyft? Are Ubers going to not be allowed into the Disney resorts and theme parks for drop offs and pick ups now?

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Allie wrote:
How do we think this will affect services like Uber and Lyft? Are Ubers going to not be allowed into the Disney resorts and theme parks for drop offs and pick ups now?

Those are great questions! I have zero answers... BUT! The below image came across my Facebook feed this morning.

One of the reasons that I don't Uber on property is because I have an ECV. If Disney would stick scooter carriers onto the back of these it would open up a whole new market for them that Uber and Lyft couldn't compete with.

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I've used both Uber and taxis on occasion. I would give it a try.

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I've heard a price point of $20 for these, which is no worse than a taxi, but uber is still a better price, so as long as uber is available, that will be my go-to unless the pricing structure changes. What I AM excited for is the fact that the Minnie Vans are reported to have 2 car seats. I know that has been a problem for people with youngsters in using ride sharing services.

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