Forget Vegas – for many residents and visitors, Orlando is the most entertaining city in America.
Thanks to iconic attractions like Walt Disney World, Seaworld, Universal Orlando and Legoland, it must be the nation’s theme park capital.
But that’s not all: you can also marvel at waxwork recreations of the world’s most famous figures at Madame Tussaud’s Orlando, enjoy adrenalin-fueled races against rivals at I-Drive NASCAR, get up close and personal with alligators and crocs at Gatorland and have an out of this world experience at the Kennedy Space Center.
Throw in beautiful beaches like Cocoa and Daytona and a splash of year-round sunshine, and it’s a wonder anyone ever wants to leave this amazing city.
However, if you’re an Orlandoan who’s tearing yourself away from these outstanding attractions for a family vacay next year, you might need some advice on how to make the entire experience smoother and calmer – especially if you’re flying with family.
And the good news is that there are plenty of gadgets, apps and websites that can help – here are three terrific tech hacks for Orlando travelers.
#1 Orlando Airport App
If you’ve not flown from Orlando for a while, how does an oracle of knowledge on its airport which you can carry on your phone sound?
That’s exactly what you get when you download the Orlando Airport app – available for Android and iOS, it provides real time information on your flight, directs you to relevant shops, dining and amenities and directs you to airlines, gates and baggage areas. With this app in your travel armory, you’ll soon know the airport like the back of your hand.
#2 Passport wallet
Can a wallet be categorized as a gadget? When it has all the tech specs of the Fjallraven passport wallet, you bet your bottom dollar it can!
This handy zippered unisex wallet is crafted in tough G-1000 HeavyDuty Eco material, is the perfect size for your passport and also has separate, secure compartments for credit cards, business cards, bank notes and coins. Find out more at fjallraven.com – there are styles and sizes to suit every traveler and trip.
#3 Airport parking site
If you plan ahead, it’s perfectly possible to reach Orlando Airport via public transport. But if your troupe of travelers features young and elderly members, it can prove to be a logistical nightmare – by the time you reach the terminal, grandma will probably have lost her dentures and junior might have been sick all over your suitcases.
Much better to book Orlando Airport Parking with the likes of Looking4.com, cruise there in the comfort of your spacious family vehicle and stow it in total safety for the duration. Then simply get everyone logged into the airport’s free Wi-Fi, fill their bellies with food and sit back sipping a pre-flight cocktail – job done!
4. Due to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19 it is important to check your itinerary to see what restrictions are in place. The WHO and CDC app are good resources for information. It is also important to know what are the symptoms of coronavirus before you travel.
So ends our list, but please share your own Orlando traveler tech tips in the comments section.