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Universal Orlando Resort Offering Free Passes With Purchase


Oct. 2 2020, Updated 10:10 a.m. ET

 Universal Orlando Resort is currently running online promotional ticketing offers. Travelers may pay for two days at two parks and get three days free.  

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 Universal Studios Orlando is currently offering an online ticket special. Purchase a two-day, two-park pass and receive an additional three days of admission to either of those two parks for free. This promotion is not available for passes purchased at the park gates. 

 This promotional offer is in effect until Jan. 6, 2021 and the pass must be used by Aug. 31, 2021. The Universal Orlando website lists the cost of this two-day, two-park pass as $243.99. 

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 The ticket holder may visit one of two parks on any given day: either Universal Studios Florida or Universal’s Islands of Adventure. These passes do not enable the passholder to visit both parks on the same day. 

Ticket guidelines state that the pass holder must begin using the pass by Aug. 27, with the pass fully expiring on Aug. 31. After Aug. 31, any remaining days on the pass are forfeited. The pass holder has seven calendar days in which to use the five total admission days allotted. 

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 Another special pricing offer for Universal Studios Orlando is for Florida residents only. From now until Nov. 3, 2020, residents of Florida may purchase a one-day, two-park pass and then receive free daily admission to both parks through Dec. 24. This is also only available for online purchase. 

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 Florida residents may also take advantage of a $100 discount on Seasonal or Annual Passes. These passes must be purchased by Dec. 17, 2020. Annual and Seasonal Passholders receive certain bonus in-park discounts and promotional offers. 

Is Universal Studios a part of Disney?

 Universal Orlando Resort is not associated with Walt Disney World, though the two are near each other in Orlando. Walt Disney World comprises multiple theme parks including the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Universal Orlando Resort includes Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay. 

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How much do Universal Orlando tickets cost?

 Ticket prices to Universal Studios in Orlando begin at $109 for one day’s adult admission. Universal’s Islands of Adventure admission is also $109 for a 1-day ticket. Multi-day ticket discounts are usually also available. COVID-19 restrictions on daily park attendance and attraction ridership apply. 


A two-park, one-day pass to both Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure begins at $164 for adults (aged 10 and up) and $159 for children aged 3-9. 

Also a part of Universal is the Volcano Bay theme park, only open on select days. Tickets to Volcano Bay begin at $75 for a one-day child admission and $80 for a one-day adult admission.

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Who owns Universal Studios?

 As of Feb. 2013, Comcast owns all of Universal Studios and therefore the Universal Studios theme parks worldwide. Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia and owns multiple entertainment franchises including Dreamworks Animation. 

What is Comcast stock price today?

 Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) closed at $46.44 on Oct. 1. Premarket trading showed a share price of $45.60 as of 9:03 a.m. EDT.  


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