Airport/Transportation Options

The University of Florida does not endorse a specific transportation service provider. These links are provided solely for your convenience. For information on Vehicle for Hire regulations and the passenger bill of rights for Broward County, click here.

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL)

Recommended Airport for Most Convenient Access to Host Hotel

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If you are flying into the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) in Fort Lauderdale, FL, there are several transportation options to get to the host hotel – the Marriott Fort Lauderdale & Coral Springs located at 11775 Heron Bay Boulevard | Coral Springs, FL 33076 | Phone: 954-753-5598.


The estimated fare for a one-way ride between the airport and the hotel using Uber or Lyft is around $30-35. You have to download the Uber or Lyft app to use these services. To find your Uber or Lift driver, exit the terminal on the arrivals level (the lower level). This is where all Uber/Lyft driver-partners at RSW meet travelers for pickup. Note: You can tip directly from either app, which also emails you a receipt of payment.

For details about using Uber, click here:


Taxicabs are located outside of the baggage claim areas. Reservations are not required.

Pre-arranged Taxis & Limousines

The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International (FLL) offers several approved companies to book pre-arranged transportation. More information can be found on their webpage.

Rental Car Discount

Enterprise is pleased to offer Pepper Conference participants discounted rental car rates prior to, during, and after the conference. To take advantage of these reduced rates, simply make your reservation through this link, which has the discount automatically built in. If making a reservation by phone (1-800-RENT-A-CAR), be sure to reference account #L430984 to receive the discounted rate.

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