We’ve Got the Answers to Your Kissimmee FAQs
Traveling to Central Florida? We’ve put together this handy guide, complete with travel tips and helpful advice for you to consider when making first-time—or welcome back again—visits to the Kissimmee and Orlando area. From how to purchase attraction tickets and book accommodations to finding information on the latest promotions, here are our most frequently asked questions…and answers!
Q: Can I purchase attraction tickets through Experience Kissimmee?
A: Yes, you can! Just click on the BOOK button in the navigation bar at the top of this page, and you’ll be able to purchase tickets from there.
Q: Can I book a hotel or vacation home through Experience Kissimmee?
A: Yes, you can do that, too! Simply click on the BOOK button in the navigation bar at the top of this page, and you’ll be able to book your accommodations from there.
Q: Do you offer area hotel and attraction discounts?
A: Yes, we feature a variety of special offers and discounts throughout the year. Check out our Deals section to learn more.
Q: How far is Disney from Kissimmee?
A: Via West U.S. Highway 192 entrance to Disney is a brief few minutes from Kissimmee.
Q: Is there public transportation available in your area?
A: Yes, please see the Getting Around section in our Travel Guide.
Q: Will I see an alligator?
A: While we have several attractions that feature alligators in controlled habitats, they can also be found in the wild in Central Florida. Should you encounter an alligator outside a controlled and regulated attraction, please keep the following information in mind:
- Feeding, harassing, or injuring alligators is not only dangerous, but it is also illegal.
- When fishing, dispose of scraps in proper receptacles; do not dump waste into the environment.
- Always supervise children and pets, especially near bodies of water.
- Avoid swimming day or night in areas where there is heavy vegetation near shore. Also do not swim in areas where swimming is prohibited, or where alligator warnings are clearly posted.
Q: Do the attractions offer wheelchair rentals?
A: Yes, wheelchair rentals are available at all major attractions. Reservations are required prior to arrival for motorized wheelchairs. For more information, please visit the Accessibility & Special Needs section of our site.
Q: How much should I tip?
A: It's customary to recognize good service at hotels with a gratuity to those who provide it. A 18% tip is customary for hospitality-rendered personal services. Other standard gratuities include:
- $1 per bag for luggage assistance
- $5 - $10 per week for maid service
- $2 to the doorman or valet parker.
Q: Is there transportation available from the Orlando International Airport to Kissimmee?
A: Yes, all major car rental agencies and shuttle services are available for your convenience. Prior arrangements for Getting Around are recommended.
Q: What is the closest beach to your area?
A: On the east coast Daytona Beach is approximately a 90-minute drive to the northeast; Cocoa Beach is approximately a 60-minute drive to the east. On the west coast, Clearwater/St. Petersburg beaches are approximately a 90-minute drive.
Q: I am planning to visit soon, what is the weather like at this time of the year?
A: Temperatures can vary throughout the year. Visit our Weather page for seasonal temperatures.
Q: What else is there to do in Kissimmee besides going to the theme parks?
A: Plenty! From airboat rides to dinner theatres, fishing, shopping, hiking and history. Explore the Things to Do section of our website for great ideas on how to make the best of your Kissimmee vacation.