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FAQ's

Have questions about visiting Miami? We're here to help. Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions. Click on the link to read the answer.

Area Hotels

Q: Looking for hotels in Miami and Miami Beach?

A: For a list of hotels in Greater Miami and the Beaches, Click here.

Area Population

Q: What is the population in Miami-Dade County?

A: Miami-Dade County population: 2.6 million+

Baggage Storage

Q: Need to store your luggage while you wait to board your flight or cruise?

A: For information on luggage storage Click here.

Beaches

Q: Where are your beaches?

A: For a complete guide to beaches in Miami, Click here.

Campgrounds

Q: I’d like to go camping in Miami.

A: There are two full-service campgrounds in the Miami area: Miami Everglades Campground and Larry and Penny Thompson Campground. For details, Click here.

Consulates

Q: Looking for a consulate located in Miami-Dade County?

A: Click here.

Q: For information about Miami’s population, climate, geography and more

A: Click here.

Consumer Protection

Q: I was not treated fairly as a customer. Who can help me?

A: Don't let a rip-off ruin your trip. If you feel cheated on a restaurant tab or retail purchase, call the Miami-Dade County Consumer Services Department's Mediation Center at (305) 375-3677. For more tips on shopping and services for Miami Dade visitors, visit the online Consumer Services Help Center.

Conventions

Q: I’m coming to Miami for a convention. What helpful information can you provide?

A: Hotels - The Miami Beach Convention Center is located at 17th Street and Washington Avenue. For a listing of Miami Beach area hotels, Click here.

Airport Shuttle - For information on shuttles to your hotel from Miami International Airport (MIA) Click here.

Taxis - The taxi rate from Miami International Airport (MIA) to Miami Beach Convention Center is $32. For a list of taxi companies, Click here.

Bus - The Airport Flyer (Route 150) is an express bus route by Miami-Dade Transit between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Miami Beach. The route transports passengers from MIA directly to 41st Street and Alton Road and then continues south on Collins Avenue to 16th Street. It operates from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. seven days a week, making only one stop between MIA and Miami Beach at the Earlington Heights Metrorail station, for a fare of just $2.35 each way. Each Airport Flyer bus is equipped with luggage racks, comfortable seating and special branding for easy identification by the public. For more information, Click here.

Cruises

Q: I'm coming to Miami for a Cruise.

A: For a Miami Cruise Overview, Click here.

Dog Friendly Miami

Q: Visiting with a four-legged friend?

A: For information on dog friendly hotels, dog parks and other pet services in Miami, Click here.

Driving & Traffic Regulations

Q: Looking for information on driving in Miami, including Sun Pass electronic tolling system, traffic regulations and I-95 Express lanes?

A: Please Click here.

Events

Q: How can I find Miami event information?

A: To search for Miami Events by date Click here.

For a list of Miami’s most popular annual events Click here.

Florida Everglades

Q: Looking for information about Everglades National Park?

A: Please Click here.

Golf

Q: Where are your golf courses?

A: For Miami area golf resorts and golf courses, Click here.

Miami International Airport

Q: Im looking for information on Miami International Airport (MIA)?

A: PLease Click here.

Port of Miami

Q: Where is the Port of Miami?

A: PortMiami is off the coast of downtown Miami on an island called Dodge Island. It is approximately 10 minutes by car from Miami International Airport. For more information, Click here.

Q: Is there long-term parking at the Port of Miami?

A: Parking is available at all terminals. For current parking rates please contact PortMiami directly at (305) 371-7678 or Click here.

Public Transportation

Q: Looking for information on public transportation in Miami-Dade County?

A: Click here.

Relocation

Q: Can you send me a relocation package?

A: For relocation information, visit Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. To see a list of Miami guides, Click here.

Swim with the Dolphins

Q: Where can you swim with dolphins in Miami?

A: The Miami Seaquarium’s Dolphin Harbor program allows visitors to slip into a wet suit and for an up-close adventure with dolphins. Two different programs are offered. For details, visit Miami Seaquarium.

Taxi and Shuttle Services

Q: Is there shuttle service between Miami International Airport and the Port of Miami?

A: Yes. For rates and other information, please call the Miami International Airport Taxi & Shuttle Service at (305) 876-7000 or Click here.

Q: What is the cost of a taxi ride from Miami International Airport to the Port of Miami?

A: The fare between Miami International Airport and the Port of Miami is approximately $24. For other information, please call the Miami International Airport Taxi & Shuttle Service at (305)876-7000 or Click here.

Vacation Rentals

Q: For a list of companies offering Miami vacation rentals

A: Click here.

Weather

Q: What's the weather like in Miami?

A: For the latest Miami weather forecast and a list of average monthly temperatures, Click here.

Q: To see Miami's weather LIVE...

A: Click here.

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