10 ANDROID APPS FOR YOUR TRIP TO ORLANDO – PART 2

We continue our list with another 5 apps you would definitely want on your Android device, before heading to Orlando. In our last post, we write about 5 apps that will keep you informed and help you make the most of your time in Orlando. This time we focus on traveling to Orlando and exploring the area. There are different ways to get from point A to point B and the apps below will help you take the best decision, no matter how you travel. [...]

10 ANDROID APPS FOR YOUR TRIP TO ORLANDO – PART 1

There are a lot of sites giving you advice on how to prepare for your trip. People are often overwhelmed with the variety of advice, guides, reviews, etc. Traveling to Orlando and the area is no different deal. In less than 10 minutes online, you will, undoubtedly, be overwhelmed with different ideas [...]

ELECTRICAL VEHICLES IN ORLANDO

Owning an electric-vehicle in Orlando makes more sense than one would think. For the last decade, Orlando has been on the forefront of alternative fuel development, including the integration of the electric car. In the course of 2 years, Orlando has become what some might call “electric-vehicle ready”. [...]

CURRENT TAXI FARE COMPARED TO PRIVATE VAN TRANSPORTATION

Recently the Orlando City Council voted to increase the taxi rates. The first mile will now set you back $2.40, instead of $2.20. Each next quarter mile will cost you 60 cents instead of $0.55. This is the first increase in taxi fare from 2007. The prices are directly tied to the rate of inflation. [...]

DISNEY WORLD SPECIAL SAVINGS FOR FLORIDA RESIDENTS

Theme Park Savings Florida residents can avail of two great special offers through May 21st. You can purchase a 3 day “Wild for 3 Pass” for just $99 (plus tax), or the 4 day “Wild for 4 Pass” for $129. The offer is available exclusively to Florida residents. [...]

TOP 10 UNDERRATED DISNEY ATTRACTIONS

While we were going through some older podcast, we came across a great one from makethemagic.ca about the top 10 underrated Disney attractions. Here is the ranking according to their study: 10. Camp Minnie-Mickey http://vimeo.com/39445875 The waiting time for this attraction is relatively short, considering the fact that the lines are never long. [...]

ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL FRINGE FESTIVAL – MAY 16 TO MAY 28, 2012

We are less than a month away from the 2012 edition of the Orlando Fringe Festival. For 21 years, artists gather in Orlando for the 13 days festival, to present their work in an uncensored and unjuried environment. Fringe festivals have a long running history, originating from Edinburgh, Scotland. Found in 1947, the concept for [...]

DISNEY FANTASY AT PORT CANAVERAL

On March 6-th 2012, Port Canaveral welcomed the brand new Disney Fantasy cruise ship. We were exited and decided to find out more about the innovations that the ship will offer to its passengers. Disney Fantasy capacity is around 4,000 passengers, which is almost double the size of the older Disney ships – Magic and [...]

HOW TO GET TO ORLANDO SHOPPING DESTINATIONS

Shopping in Orlando Shopping is as therapy for the women and pleasure for the men aswell, because they are satisfying their half’s material needs. “Certainly, we’re all aware of how shopping means different things to different people at different times”, writes author Paco Underhill in his book, Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping. [...]

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FIRST AMERICAN FLIGHT TO ORBIT THE EARTH

USA celebrate 50 years from their first flight to Earth’s orbit. The flight of John Glenn on Feb. 20, 1962 was a challenge test for the spacecraft. As you know John Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth. After his retirement from NASA he became a U.S. senator and in 1998 he became [...]

PORT CANAVERAL – THE CRUISE PORT OF THE FUTURE

It has gone a long way since the first Bahamas cruse sailed out from Port Canaveral in 1980’s. Now Port Canaveral is one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. It has 5 cruise terminals and is a home port of 8 cruise ships owned by four cruise lines. Carnival, Disney, Royal Caribbean and [...]

HOTELS NEAR PORT CANAVERAL. WHICH ARE THE BEST HOTELS FOR MY MONEY?

Taking a flight to Orlando the same day your cruise departs can be risky. Flights get delayed or canceled all the time due to bad weather or other reasons. Many people prefer to fly the previous day and spend the night in a hotel near Port Canaveral. On the cruise day it is few minutes [...]

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO VISIT ORLANDO?

I’ve decided to write this article mostly because “When is the best time to visit…” is one of the first things I check before choosing a destination. Orlando and the theme parks are always nice to visit, but in order to get the best experience you should find your best time based on weather and [...]

TOP 5 PLACES TO CELEBRATE NEW YEAR 2012 IN ORLANDO

Orlando is named one of the best places on Earth to welcome the New Year. In fact, millions of tourists are spending the holidays in the city every year. No wonder this is also the busiest time of the year for the theme parks. The parks will be pretty crowded, but what have they prepared [...]

LEGOLAND FLORIDA – THE NEW FAMILY THEME PARK

A new Legoland park opened on October 15th 2011 in Florida. It is the fifth Legoland park in the world and the second in USA after the one in California. It is built on the place of the old Cypress Gardens park and on 150 acres of land which makes it the biggest Legoland park in the world. [...]

ORLANDO, A CONVENTIONS CAPITAL

Orlando is a preferred place of meetings for many industries. Here are held many national and international business conventions and meetings like trainings, seminars, trade-shows and others. For example Orlando has been a top medical meetings destination for the last 12 years. [...]

AIRBOAT TOUR

Airboats are flat bottomed boats powered by aircraft or automotive engine with a fan which is also why they are called fan-boats. These characteristics are making them ideal for transportation in swamps, lakes or rivers with shallow waters, basically most of Florida. No surprise that they are so popular in Florida. [...]

GET THE BEST OF YOUR PORT CANAVERAL CRUISE (PART 1)

From some time on I wanted to share what some of our clients do to get the maximum of their Port Canaveral cruise and their visit to central Florida. They pay a visit to the Kennedy Space Center on their way back from the cruise. [...]

LUXTRANSO JUST STARTED BLOGGING!

What gave us inspiration is one of www.despair.com demotivational posters: BLOGGING: “Never before have so many people with so little to say said so much to so few.” [...]