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Julia Wallace Mar 03, 2015 at 10:20 AM

Hello:

I am one attendee, arriving at Fort Myers airport at 12:17 on Sunday (don't forget Daylight Saving Time Sunday!!) I'd love to share cost of a van, taxi, rental car, or whatever. Is someone keeping count? Got room for one more??

Julie from Minneapolis, where it is snowing this morning.
Linda Thomas Mar 06, 2015 at 04:20 PM

Hi Julie, My friend Mary and I arrive at 1:13 and we have a shuttle reserved. If you would like to share that with us, it would be $66 divided by 3. Let me know and I will adjust the reservation.
Julia Wallace Mar 06, 2015 at 05:51 PM

Linda:
Julia Wallace Mar 06, 2015 at 05:51 PM

Linda:
Julia Wallace Mar 06, 2015 at 05:54 PM

I'd be happy to join you. I arrive at 12:17 (Delta 2245) so should be there in plenty of time. Let me know what brand of van, or whatever I should know about finding you. I see there is a transportation area near door 3. I'll have my cell phone: 612-720-5685.
Julia Wallace Mar 06, 2015 at 05:54 PM

I'd be happy to join you. I arrive at 12:17 (Delta 2245) so should be there in plenty of time. Let me know what brand of van, or whatever I should know about finding you. I see there is a transportation area near door 3. I'll have my cell phone: 612-720-5685.
Linda Thomas Mar 07, 2015 at 09:00 PM

Did you get my earlier message? The shuttle we are using is a Lincoln Town Car and they said they are near the baggage claim area. My cell phone is 207-570-3673. :)
Julia Wallace Mar 07, 2015 at 10:20 PM

OK, got it. I'll look for you there. Many thanks. See you tomorrow.


Linda Thomas Feb 25, 2015 at 06:44 PM

I and my friend Mary will be attending the March 8 program. Thought it might be fun to get acquainted with others beforehand.
Julia Wallace Mar 03, 2015 at 07:33 PM

I posted a note this morning about the March 8 program. I think the others on this list are for earlier programs. I'm interested in finding people to share a van/taxi with.


Carolynn Phelps Feb 17, 2015 at 07:29 PM

Laraine,
I'd agree that we can take the mini-vans next to the baggage claim area that don't need a prior reservation. Since I will be checking in luggage, that is the perfect spot to meet and start our adventure.
My email address is MoonBeamBear@aol.com.
I look forward to hearing from you as we can share particulars thru the email.
Have a great evening
Carolynn


Laraine Rasmussen Feb 17, 2015 at 11:55 AM

Thanks Carolynn! I was looking at Bluebird taxi and it says "reservations available". Then I spotted mbaairport.com whose office is next to the baggage claim area, shows mini-vans and doesn't require a reservation. I talked with them and they said the initial price is for up to 3 passengers and $5 extra for each additional one. Since I didn't know how many people would want to share, I tho't maybe that size vehicle would be better, especially with luggage. I will plan to return my car and be ready to meet you, maybe in baggage claim (?), by noon. I haven't made any shuttle/taxi reservation. If that's what you'd like to do, it's fine with me for whichever company. We should probably exchange emails or cell #s for contact. :-) Look forward to meeting you!


Carolynn Phelps Feb 17, 2015 at 08:58 AM

I will be attending the March 1st program. I would be happy to share a ride/cost for the shuttle.
I understand a reservation needs to be made in advance. I was going to make the reservation on 2/20. If you have a reservation already that would be great.
My flight arrives around noon.
Corinne lyons Feb 17, 2015 at 09:42 AM

Sorry. This post was for January 2nd 2015 only


sara wells Feb 11, 2015 at 08:27 PM

Are visitors allowed to bring shells home?
Nancy Bleakley Feb 12, 2015 at 07:51 AM

Of course! You will find it hard to limit the number you keep, so leave room in your luggage.


Laraine Rasmussen Feb 09, 2015 at 02:29 PM

I will be attending the program starting Mar. 1. Will be returning a rental car to the airport anytime that day up until around 1 pm. Would anyone like to share a ride/cost in either the shuttle vans or a taxi? Looks to me like they both cost the same as it's apparently preset by the county.


Sue Massey Kirkpatrick Feb 01, 2015 at 12:12 AM

Hi,
I will be arriving Ft. Myers on the 15th Feb between 10 and 12 am. Plan to take one of the shuttles is anyone else arriving in the same time frame who would like to shar a ride.
Mary I just googled ft meyers airport shuttle to get info.


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