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This region is served by Southwest Florida International Airport, off Daniels Parkway, east of I-75. You can get here on Air Canada, AirTran, American, America West, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, LTU International, Midwest Airlines, Northwest/KLM, Royal, Spirit, Sun Country, United, and US Airways. The two baggage-claim areas have information booths (with maps) and free phones to hotels.

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty have rental cars here.

Naples Transportation, Tours & Event Planning (tel. 239/262-3006; www.nttep.com) offers an airport-to-hotel shuttle service for $30 per person from Southwest Florida International Airport to greater-Naples-area hotels.

Vans and taxis are available at a booth across the street from baggage claim. The maximum fares for one to three passengers are about $35 to downtown Fort Myers, $45 to Fort Myers Beach, $56 to $64 to Sanibel Island, $75 to Captiva Island, $50 to $70 to Naples, and $90 to Marco Island. It's a dollar more for each additional passenger.

Amtrak (tel. 800/USA-RAIL [872-7245]; www.amtrak.com) provides bus connections between Fort Myers and its nearest station, in Tampa. The Amtrak buses arrive at and depart from Greyhound/Trailways (tel. 800/231-2222; www.greyhound.com) bus station, at 2275 Cleveland Ave.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.