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A couple of questions.  How far is the airport to cruise port for Carnival? Other than Carnival's paid shuttle, what other options are available for transportation?

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As stated, we can confirm that Uber is now available FROM the airport.

It started approximately the second week of October.

Here's our experience:

At the Luis Munoz International Airport, there was a sign on wall stating "Rideshare", by the baggage claim.  We followed the arrow and it led us UPSTAIRS to the ground floor.  There was a designated area for Uber and an airport employee giving assistance to passengers wanting to use Uber.  (We exited at Terminal B)

Disclosure: Our hotel (Embassy Suites) was on minutes away from the airport but we wanted to confirm if Uber was actually an option instead of the taxi.

It took less than 2 minutes for our Uber driver to show up...and less than 10 minutes to our hotel...cost $9 including tip.

The next day, we also used Uber from our hotel to the Pan American Pier...again it took less than 2 minutes for our driver to arrive....about 15 minutes (without traffic) from the hotel to the Pan American cruise terminal....cost $7.20.  Happy Sailing!

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Uber is a great option.  There are more drivers than before so service is prompt.  Remember to tip generously so service continues.

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San Juan is split into zones for taxis. As mentioned above, it is $19 (not per person but for the total fare) plus $1 per bag (they've only charged us for suitcases, not our carry-on backpacks).  There used to be an additional $1-2 fee for the airport itself, but I don't know if they've gotten rid of it.  I haven't done an uber FROM the airport (yet), but we did uber TO the airport and had no issues at all.  I believe our uber rides in San Juan were all slightly cheaper than the taxi rates and they did not charge us for luggage.  

 

ZONE 1 → San Juan International Airport

 

ZONE 2 → Isla Verde Hotels & Resorts

ZONE 3 → Condado, Miramar, Ocean Park – Hotels, Resorts, New San Juan Beaches

ZONE 4 → Old San Juan & Hotels, ALL Cruise Ship Piers, Puerta de Tierra

ZONE 5 → Puerto Rico Convention Center, Isla Grande Airport

San Juan Taxi Rates Table

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