Universal Orlando Next Park to Raise Ticket Prices Again

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Less than a week after Walt Disney World raised their ticket prices, another Orlando theme park has announced their rates have gone up, too.

Universal Orlando‘s one-day/one-park tickets for adults are now $102, up $6 from the previous price. Meanwhile a one-day/two-park ticket (needed if you want to ride Hogwart’s Express) is now $147.

There are discounts for multi-day passes. A two-day/two-park pass is $194.99 (with a bonus 3rd day for a limited time), a three-day/two-park pass is $204.99, and so on.

Florida residents get better deals on multi-day passes. A two-day/two-park pass is $150.99, and a three-day/two-park pass is $160.99.

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Discovery Cove Offers Valentine’s Day Packages to Surprise Your Sweetheart

Discovery Cove Offers Valentine's Day Packages

Looking to do something different for Valentine’s Day? Surprise your sweetheart with a trip to Discovery Cove theme park in Orlando.

Florida residents can now gift a day of discovery starting at $219 (+ tax) for the dolphin swim experience, and starting at $149 (+ tax) for the day resort package minus the dolphin.

Enhance your visit with package add-ons, like the Celebration Package for $159 (+ tax), which includes a buoy with a personal message delivered by a dolphin.

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Enjoy a Labor Day Weekend Getaway at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Orlando With Special Events for Guests

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress near Walt Disney World is offering guests staying this Labor Day weekend extra reasons to enjoy their visit.

That is because the resort has scheduled activities the entire family will love including nightly beachside movies, crafts, games, contests, and more. There will also be themed poolside dinners featuring seasonal favorites Friday through Sunday evenings for $29.95 per adult and $14.95 per child.

Even better, Florida residents can save 15% off the Hyatt Daily Rates, with room rates starting at $129.

Here is a list of the daily events and nightly poolside dinners guests can enjoy:

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Discovery Cove Offering Florida Resident Rate Discounts this Fall

One of the most unusual parks in Orlando is Discovery Cove.


A sister park of SeaWorld Orlando, it allows guest to interact with animals in various pools throughout the property. It also offers opportunities to swim with tropical fish, rays, and even dolphins.

Just opened is the Freshwater Oasis, where guests can wander in the water-filled trails and meet marmoset monkeys and playful Asian otters.

It is a lot of fun and since attendance is capped at a low amount, you don’t encounter the crowds found at the other theme parks.

“Dolphin Swim Day Resort” admission for Florida residents at Discovery Cove is $199 and includes:

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Florida Resident Discounts for La Nouba

One of my favorite theme park shows in Orlando is Cirque du Soleil’s La Nouba at Walt Disney World. From the amazing aerial work to the humorous clowns, this show just wows me every time I see it.

If you haven’t seen it yet, or just want an excuse to see it again, La Nouba has a special incentive. From now until October 23, 2010, Florida residents can purchase tickets for only $50.

This special discount is limited to six tickets per transaction, and is subject to availability. Proof of Florida residency and advance purchase required.

La Nouba is housed at the white tent-like building at Downtown Disney’s West Side. Performances are Tuesdays through Saturdays at 6pm and 9pm. Regular prices for tickets range from $71 to $124 for adults (plus taxes and service fees).

Purchase these Florida resident tickets at the box office, online (click on “Tickets & Info” then “Offers”) or via phone at 407-WDW-SEAT (939-7328).

[Photo courtesy Cirque du Soleil]

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