Hi travel friends! Here are our most popular posts for September 2019. Some of them were actually written before September (heads up that rules and offers change and we can’t guarantee that those older posts are still accurate), so take a look to make sure you didn’t miss any of the good stuff:
And in the blink of an eye, we’re already well into the first week of September. Time goes by so quickly! Anyway, here are our most popular posts for August 2019. Some of them were actually written before August (heads up that rules and offers change and we can’t guarantee that those older posts are still accurate), so take a look to make sure you didn’t miss any of the good stuff:
Orlando is in the midst of a road construction boom and frankly, a whole lot of Central Florida roads are a total pain to drive on. We wrote about the various projects just about a year ago, and guess what? With just a few exceptions at Walt Disney World, they’re all still going on.
Construction on one particular toll road is about halfway done, and it’s the one that visitors going between MCO and the tourist corridor should be most aware of…
When you’re budgeting a visit to Central Florida and planning on renting a car, there are lots of things to keep in mind:
- Do you really need to rent a car when you’re in Central Florida?
- How to get a cheap rental car
- Signing up for car rental programs and what each program will give you
- Should you get the three types of rental car insurance?
- Should you prepay for gas with your rental car?
- Where NOT to fill up your tank before returning your car to MCO
- Where the normal priced gas stations are when you’re returning your car to MCO
- How to avoid paying crazy toll charges when renting a car in Orlando
That last one is important, because the way different car rental companies handle tolls and rental of their toll transponders run the gamut from a low of $5 administrative fee + tolls paid, to a high of huge penalties for going through electronic tolls without a transponder.
However that might all be changing, and the groups in charge of tolls in Central Florida are in the midst of pilot study that you could potentially be a part of…
City officials have approved installing a toll to drive on Lombard Street, the famous San Francisco road commonly known as “the most crooked street in the world,” in an effort to ease congestion.