Citizens of the Schengen countries, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the Kingdom of Brunei can visit the United States for up to 90 days without applying for a visa (as well as citizens of Andorra, Lichtenstein, Monaco and San Marino). Citizens of these countries must obtain an ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) before traveling. All other travelers must obtain a visa before visiting the United States. International travelers need a passport that is valid for at least 3 months after the end of their intended trip in order to enter the country.
Orlando International Airport
Located only six miles southeast of downtown Orlando, the Orlando International Airport (MCO) is within 20 miles of almost all major hotels and attractions. It has two main terminals, serving a number of airlines, including domestic carriers Continental, American, JetBlue, Delta, Southwest, Midwest, Frontier, Northwest, AirTran, Spirit, United and US Airways, as well as a wide variety of international carriers like Aer Lingus, AeroMexico, Air Canada, Air Jamaica, British Airways, Lufthansa and Virgin Atlantic.
There are nine rental car companies within walking distance of the main terminal, and Lynx bus lines 11, 51, 42, 111 and 407 connect the airport and the city center.
Address: 1 Jeff Fuqua Blvd, Orlando
Phone: +1 407 825 2001
Best Time to Visit
The summer months bring the largest crowds and most stifling temperatures. The weeks and months just before and after the summer months are better in terms of both weather and crowds. In winter, temperatures are at their coolest, crowds their smallest, and prices on accommodation their lowest.
Orlando’s climate is humid and subtropical with two major seasons a year. From June to September, the weather is hot and rainy, while the dry season lasts from October through May.
LYNX is a regional bus service in central Florida, including Orlando. You can either buy a single ride or buy a 7-day pass. You can buy your tickets on the web or from certain outlets in the area.
LYNX bus stops are regularly marked by a round sign with a pink paw or with a pink bus symbol.
Phone: +1 407 841 5969
Various taxicab options are available in the Orlando area, including:
Mears Transportation Group
+1 407 422 4561
+1 321732 8266
Yellow cab Orlando
+1 407 900 5207
There are numerous locations of CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Rite Aid at most grocery stores and various independent and chain store retailers.
One Walgreens can be found at the following location:
Address: 408 E Michigan St, Orlando
Phone: +1 407 843 0956
United States Postal Service
Address: 7360 Curry Ford Rd, Orlando
Phone: +1 800 275 8777
Plug types A and B
Country Code: +1
Area Code: 407