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Visiting Universal Studios in your vacation is not cheap; in fact, the theme
parks can be quite expensive. Even though prices are high on everything
from Universal Studios Theme Park tickets, souvenirs, and even food and beverages hopefully this article we will show you areas where you can save a
little during your visit to Unversal Studios.
BELOW WE HAVE SHARED 12 MONEY SAVING TIPS FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY WHEN VISITING UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
advantage of the Universal Meal Deal:
The Meal Deal allows you to pay one price for unlimited dining at any
of several counter service restaurants throughout the parks.
You can get a Meal Deal for just one park or for a few dollars more, the
Two Park Meal Deal. Also add a sipper cup which allows free refills all
day on fountain beverages. The Deal is well worth the investment for anyone,
and is a real blessing for those with larger appetites.
- Look For Package Discounts When Booking
By purchasing a discount
Universal Studios vacation packages you will save money on your Universal
Studios tickets and on your lodging. We are able to provide you
the biggest discounts when you put the hotel and the tickets together
as a package deal, and we pass these discounts to our customers. In addition
we will have the Universal Studios tickets waiting for you at your hotel
on the day you arrive. The average customer saves over $350 on
our Universal Studios packages.
- Save On Hotel Reservations:
Look at the Lake
Buena Vista hotels for the greatest discounts. The Lake Buena Vista
area is on the North side of Disney World and only about 10 minutes to
Universal Studios. Since there are more hotels in the Lake Buena Vista
area as compared to the Universal Studios, you can save as much
as 60% on your lodging by simply driving a short 10 minutes every day.
- Splurge At Lunch:
If you want
to splurge on a table service meal, eat lunch rather than dinner. Lunch
prices may run as late as 4 pm depending on season, and are generally
around half the price of dinner. Also consider sharing a meal.
Portions are enormous, easily big enough for two.
- Do Not buy Express Passes Unnecessarily:
This paid program is a real blessing for those who have only one day or
visit during extremely crowded times, as it allows you priority entrance
at each major attraction once during the day. However, if you
have a few days allotted or you visit during the slower season, Express
Passes are generally not needed. Since each person in your party
needs his or her own Express Pass, the cost savings of simply standing
in lines can be significant.
- Put Off Your Souvenir Purchasing
Until The Last Day:
There are fabulous items for sale throughout
both parks and CityWalk. Give yourself time to shop around
and decide what you truly want in order to curb impulse spending.
- Pack Appropriately:
in Orlando is ever changing, and the theme parks make a killing selling
logo ponchos, sweatshirts, and towels to guest who did not plan appropriately.
If you purchase clothing items at Universal Orlando, it should be by choice,
not because you’re suddenly drenched from an afternoon rain show.
It is a good idea to always bring a poncho with you to the parks
especially in the summer time. A rain shower can pop up out of nowhere.
- Carry A Backpack Containing a Few
Snacks And Drinks:
Although it is still technically against the
rules to bring in food, allowance is made for a small quantity of snack
food. Make sure that you bring candy and other fun snacks,
as there are vending machines strategically placed in queues and other
central locations. The vending machines are extremely overpriced, so distract
your kids with their favorite snacks instead.
For CityWalk Discounts:
If you want table service dining at CityWalk’s
legendary restaurants, look into special offers that may be in effect.
Perhaps you can leave the kids with a sitter while you have a Dinner and
a Movie special date night. A variety of promotions are usually
offered, so visit City
Walk Universal Studios Guest Services for information.
- Keep In Mind That CityWalk Is FREE
You pay only for the nightclubs. Therefore, it
is easy to make a special evening out of simply strolling and shopping,
perhaps having dinner on the outside patio of one of the less expensive
- Save By Snacking:
A nice alternative
to the Meal Deal is the plethora of snack stands throughout the parks.
An entire meal can be assembled by browsing the stands, often
at a significant price savings over purchasing a meal.
- Enjoy The View:
and the family distracted when walking through the parking garage and
CityWalk. Brightly lit carts selling all manner of light up toys
and other goodies are everywhere. Remember that these items are
impulse buys and generally not worth the investment. Try not to even stop,
but just walk right on by.
Perfect Universal Studios Lodging
Holiday Inn Lake Buena Vista
Remember that this is your vacation, and you do not have to follow all these tips. In fact, we suggest you only follow the ones that fit your personality and that of your families. Relax, this is your vacation a time to unwind from the stresses of everyday life, don’t bring more stress on yourself by trying to save every nickel, dime, and quarter. Don’t forget to purchase your discount Universal Studios tickets prior to coming on your vacation, this one tip could save you up to $20 a person.
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