Need a resident’s guide to Universal Studios Orlando for huge discounts? Florida residents have it made with a great climate, miles of white sandy beaches, and miles of beautiful greenery.
Another huge benefit of living in Florida is the plethora of theme parks from Disney World to Universal Orlando. But it’s good to get the inside track if you have Universal Studios in your backyard.
In fact, Universal released a new deal for Summer 2023 in March. The “Buy a Day, Get 2 Days Free on a 2-Park, 1-Day Park-to-Park Ticket” promotion allows guests to enjoy three days of theme park thrills for the price of one. So, let’s unpack the Florida Resident’s Guide to Universal Studios – Cheaper Tickets & Huge Discounts!
What Fun Can Be Had at Universal Studios Orlando!
Whether your plan is to take three different trips to the Universal parks or you prefer a multi-day vacay, there is enough to see and do at Universal Orlando to keep you busy throughout. And with this most recent offer, residents of the Sunshine State get to fully immerse in the thrills and excitement that can only be found at Universal Studios. These include:
- Illumination’s Villain-Con Minion Blast – the newest ride at the theme park resort, coming to Universal Studios Florida on August 11.
- Jurassic World VelociCoaster – located Universal Islands of Adventure, the VelociCoaster is Florida’s tallest and fastest coaster. It carries you alongside a Velociraptor pack at speeds up to 70 mph.
- The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – split between two parks – the Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley in Universal Studios Florida and Hogsmeade in Universal Islands of Adventure. (Check out Harry Potter Wands – How to Cast Spells in Universal’s Wizarding World)
Restaurant, Dining, and Dinner Reservations
Be sure to prepare to get your belly full at Universal Studios. Embark on a culinary adventure rivaled only by the thrilling rides at Universal. There are a wide variety of themed quick service and sit-down dining options that stand alone when it comes to theme park fare.
You can sit down and eat a meal at restaurants like Bigfire at Universal CityWalk, Lombard’s Seafood Grille at Universal Studios, or Mythos Restaurant and Confisco Grille at Universal Islands of Adventure. Or you can stop at one of many quick serve spots scattered throughout the three Universal theme parks. Of course, the high-end restaurants at any of Universals eight resort hotels are always a cut above the norm.
Florida Resident Perks for Universal Studios!
The Buy a Day, Get 2 Days Free on a 2-Park, 1-Day Park-to-Park Ticket promotion runs between $164.00 – $209.00 plus tax. As stated earlier, it can be used on non-consecutive days. The price is decided based on the first date selected for visit, and prices and availability vary by day.
The 2-Park 2-Day Park-to-Park + 3-Days Free – offer gives you five total days and, for residents runs $110.50 for adults and $106.50 for children (3-9). This promotion covers Universal Studios and Universal Islands of Adventure.
The 3-Park 2-Day Park-to-Park + 3-Days Free – Promotional Ticket- adds Volcano Bay to the above promo. Adult tickets start at Adult ticket from: Adults (10+) $126.50 per day and $122.50 per day for children (3-9).
The 2-Park – 2-Day Ticket for residents covers Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure – one park per day – for $86.50 a day for adults, and $82.50 for children (3-9).
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