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 Local Airports/Ground Transportation 

Local Airports

Both Tampa International Airport and St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport are about 30 minutes away from the Resort.

TradeWinds Island Grand
5500 Gulf Boulevard
St. Pete Beach, Florida 33706
727-367-6461

Driving Directions
From Tampa International Airport
Follow the signs to I-275 South "To St. Petersburg" and across Tampa Bay. Continue South on I-275 approximately 15 miles through St. Petersburg. Proceed from * below.
From St. Petersburg/Clearwater Airport
Turn left out of airport onto Roosevelt and follow signs to I-275 South through St. Petersburg, approximately 13 miles. Proceed from * below.
From points North
From I-75, take I-275 to Tampa and remain on it through Tampa and across Tampa Bay. Continue South on I-275 approximately 15 miles through St. Petersburg. Proceed from * below.
From points East
Take I-4 west into Tampa. Stay in the left hand lane and follow the signs for I-275 South "To St. Petersburg" past downtown Tampa and across Tampa Bay. Continue South on I-275 approximately 15 miles through St. Petersburg. Proceed from * below.
From points South
From I-75 take the I-275 exit "To St. Petersburg" (not Tampa), and over the Sunshine Skyway Bridge ($1.00 toll). Proceed from * below.

* Exit I-275 at the St. Pete Beach/Pinellas Bayway Exit (new exit 17, old exit 4). Proceed West across Pinellas Bayway ($.50 toll) which takes you directly to St. Pete Beach and ends at Gulf Blvd. Turn right, and the TradeWinds Resorts are on the left hand side of the street, about 1-1.5 miles north. 

Shuttle Transportation

Resort Transportation at the Tradewinds provide a direct service and charge a flat rate of $65 each way and it's good for up to four people.  (They require prior reservations because they are not located at the airport.)  - please call 866-403-3303 or email shirley at resorttransportation@yahoo.com

The cabs are running $75 and up. (They are metered).

There is also a service at the baggage claim level called Super Shuttle. They are $25 plus tax per person. It is a shared van ride that will make stops along the way.

The Tampa Bay area is full of great things to see and do. TradeWinds Island Resorts puts you right in the heart of the fun. With three nearby airports, a location just 10 minutes off the interstate and convenient resort transportation, getting out to experience it all is easier than you could imagine.

Transportation

VIP transfers are available from all three airports through Resort Transportation Services, located onsite at Island Grand. They maintain a full fleet of vehicles and drivers ready to pick you up and take you back for your return flight, as well as for excursions during your stay.  Super Shuttle International is also available at the two major airports.

Car Rental

For your convenience, onsite car rental from Hertz is available at TradeWinds Island Grand.

Trolley Service

Suncoast Beach Trolley stops right outside of both Island Grand and Sandpiper. The trolley allows visitors to explore the beach communities from Clearwater to Pass-A-Grille without the worry of driving and parking. The trolley also has connections to regular bus service in Pinellas County.
 
 

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