Universal Studios Discounts

Universal Studios Discounts


Discount Tips and Special Offers for Universal Orlando



Ticket Discounts


1-Day/2-Park Universal Ticket
With Transfers from Disney

You receive a 1-Day/2-Park experience with roundtrip transportation to Universal Orlando from your Disney Area Hotels, including the Official Disney World Hotels. Purchase Here!


3-Park Unlimited Ticket - $188.99 adult, $175.99 child

The 3-Park Unlimited Ticket entitles one (1) guest admission to BOTH Universal Studios Florida® AND Islands of Adventure® on the same day for the duration of the base ticket. Ticket is valid for any fourteen (14) calendar days during a fourteen (14) consecutive calendar day period which includes the first day any portion of the ticket is used. This ticket also includes fourteen (14) consecutive calendar days of admission to the paid entertainment venues of Universal CityWalk® which commences and includes the first day any portion of the ticket is used. The Wet 'n Wild® option entitles one (1) guest admission to Wet 'n Wild for the duration of the Universal Orlando portion of the ticket.
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Hotel Discounts / Special Offers

Save up to 30% at an on-site hotel!

Stay at one of Universal's on-site hotels and enjoy savings of up to 30%.  Savings are greater depending on the season and length of stay. Available dates include 8/17-11/6/14, 11/10-11/25/14 and 11/30-12/18/14. 

Savings available:

  • Cabana Bay Beach Resort - up to 25%. Average rates starting from $93.
  • Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, Royal Pacific Hotel - up to 30%.  Average rates starting from $165.

Minimum 3-night stay required. Available dates include 8/17-11/6/14, 11/10-11/25/14 and 11/30-12/18/14.  Blockout dates and other restrictions may apply and are subject to change without notice. All discounts are subject to availability, certain restrictions apply. Get a no-obligation quote from Dreams Unlimited Travel.


CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort Orlando
Rates as low as $74!
CoCo Key Water Resort is the premiere indoor water park resort and hotel in the United States. CoCo Key provides family friendly adventure through tropical themed water resort experience. Located on International Drive near Universal Studios.

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Annual Pass Discounts
TIP: If you are planning on staying at a Universal Resort for at least three nights, then it almost always makes sense to purchase at least one annual pass (either the Premier or Preferred pass).

The good news is that Universal Orlando does offer some excellent discounts - the bad news is that the vast majority of them require an annual pass in order to get them. However, unlike Disney the cost of a Universal Annual Pass in some cases, more than pays for itself just for the discounts you'll get, not to mention the access to the parks.

The single best justification for a Universal Annual pass are the substantial savings you can obtain on Universal resorts (Hard Rock Hotel, Royal Pacific, and Portofino Bay). You can usually get a minimum of 10% off the rack rate at any of the hotels any time of the year. The discounts are even more substantial during slower periods when the hotels are not routinely full. It's not at all unusual to find that the hotel savings alone more than justify the cost of an annual pass. Also, keep in mind that as a Universal resort guest, you receive front of the line access on most attractions at both parks by showing your room key. This option alone saves you $50 per day (the current cost of purchasing the express pass separately). Here are the current options/prices for annual passes, and the associated discounts:


Discounts for Premier Annual Passholders

Premier Annual Pass benefits include:
  • 365 days of unlimited park-to-park admission to both theme parks
  • Unlimited Universal Express Plus after 4:00pm
  • Free preferred self-parking at the theme parks every time you visit (subject to availability)
  • Free valet parking at the theme parks (excludes holidays/special events and subject to availability)
  • 8 Free bottles of Nestle Pure Life Purified water at Universal Studios OR Islands of Adventure
  • One free (non-peak night) ticket to Halloween Horror Nights
  • 15% off at select restaurants
  • 20% off at Universal Orlando owned and operated merchandise stores and carts
  • All club access† to CityWalk for passholders (excludes concerts & special events)
  • Save up to 30% off room rates at each on-site hotel


Discounts for Preferred Annual Passholder

Preferred Annual Pass benefits include:

  • 365 days of unlimited park-to-park admission to both theme parks
  • 10% savings on 1-day and 15% savings on multi-day theme park tickets purchased at the front gate (up to 6 people)
  • Free self-parking at the theme parks every time you visit (subject to availability)
  • Free admission to select special events such as Mardi Gras, Summer Concert Series and Holidays
  • Special discounts on separately ticketed events, such as Halloween Horror Nights and Rock the Universe
  • 10% off at select restaurants
  • 10% off at Universal Orlando owned and operated merchandise stores and carts

Discounts for Power Pass cardholders

Power Pass benefits include:

  • Free admission to select special events such as Mardi Gras, Summer Concert Series and Holidays
  • 10% discount on multi-day tickets purchased at the front gate (up to 6 people)

2014 Blockout Dates

Universal Studios Florida

January 1-3, 2014

April 12-25, 2014

June 14-August 14, 2014

December 19-31, 2014

Islands of Adventure:

January 1-3, 2014

April 12-25, 2014

December 19-31, 2014

YouFirst Rewards - Loews loyalty program

If you are planning on staying on-site at any of Universal's three resorts, you can sign up for YouFirst Rewards (Loews is the company that operates Universal's resorts). To sign up CLICK HERE

Benefits go up with the number of stays that you accumulate.  Benefits include:

  • Free Premium Plus Internet
  • Free Fitness Center Upgrade
  • Free Room Upgrade
  • Late Checkout
  • Guaranteed Availability
  • Custom-created destination packages
  • Special Welcome
  • Spa, Golf, or Food & Beverage Credit valued at $100
Universal Fan Club
The Universal Fan Club is available only to companies who sign up to be part of the program. Discount cards are then issued from your human resources department to eligible employees. The program offers discounts at select dining and merchandise locations, as well as discounts on tickets and hotel stays. More information on the Universal Fan Club can be found at http://www.universalfanclub.com
Florida Resident Discounts

There are currently no Florida resident discounts.


AAA Discounts
AAA members can receive discounts on almost everything from food and merchandise, to park passes to hotel stays at Universal Orlando. Special offers and promotions vary by region, so it's best to check with your AAA office for any current specials you might be entitled to. AAA discounts are also noted on the park map, so make sure you pick one up, including CityWalk.
Loews First Club
Since all Universal Orlando resorts are managed by Loews Hotel, you can receive special benefits and upgrades by signing up for their free "Loews First Club". The Loews First Club has three designation levels - LoewsFirst Blue (benefits available immediately after enrolling), LoewsFirst Gold (earned after 3 qualified stays or 6 qualified nights) and LoewsFirst Platinum (earned after 10 qualified stays or 15 qualified nights). These benefits apply to all hotels in the Loews chain, not just the Universal resorts. For a complete list of benefits, and to enroll (free of charge) go to CLICK HERE
SeaWorld Discounts

Ticket discounts

  • Purchase your SeaWorld Orlando Weekday Ticket in advance and save up to $30!  Ticket must be used within one year of purchase.  Ticket can be purchased online here: http://seaworldorlando.com/ or by calling 888-800-5447.

Fun Card

  • Pay for a day and play all year!  Buy a 2014 Fun Card and enjoy unlimited general admission through 12/31/14.  Price is $92 for adults and $87 for children ages 3-9.  Available online or by calling 888-800-5447.  Does not include admission to select special events, parking or discounts on food and merchandise.  Voucher expires 12/31/14.  Admission is valid during regularly scheduled operating hours.  Photo ID required, photocopies will not be accepted.

Aquatica discounts

  • Monthly Payment Plan - Annual passes are available for Florida residents on EZpay, a monthly payment plan.  Enjoy Aquatica for just $8 per month.

Florida residents

  • Florida residents can save when booking the Dolphin Swim Day Resort Package at Discovery Cove. The Package is available on select days for $219 and includes a 30-minute swim with dolphins, rays and tropical fish, the opportunity to hand-feed exotic birds and the chance to play with otters and marmosets in the Freshwater Oasis.  For $149, a package without the dolphin swim is available. For an additional $49, a 30-minute, underwater guided excursion along the bottom of the Grand Reef may be added.  For information or to book, visit www.discoverycove.com or call 877-557-7404.  Proof of Florida residency is required at time of check-in.  Blackout dates are 3/17-4/21/14 and 6/1-8/31/14. Package must be purchased by 12/31/14 for use in 2014.

Teacher's discounts

  • Teacher Study Pass - Active, certified Florida K-12 grade school teachers can receive complimentary admission into SeaWorld through 12/31/14 when they present their Florida teaching certificate, recent paystub and a photo ID.  There are no blackout dates.  www.SeaWorldOrlandoTeachers.com

Military discounts

SeaWorld has added a special limited-time offer to the Waves of Honor program.  Qualified U.S. service members and veterans can purchase 1/2 price single-day tickets to the SeaWorld parks, Busch Gardens parks and Sesame Place.  This is valid for the service member and up to five guests.  Tickets must be purchased by November 11, 2014 and used by December 21, 2014.  Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.wavesofhonor.com or at participating military bases.

  • Waves of Honor - Any active duty, activated or drilling reservist or National Guardsman can register here (or at the entrance plaza at the park) and get a free day at SeaWorld Orlando for themselves and up to three family members! 

    Tickets must be purchased online or at participating military bases.  Up to six single-day admissions can be purchased. A valid military ID and/or proof of service must be presented. Qualified service members and veterans include active, retired, honorably separated officers and enlisted personnel of the U.S. military.  Included parks are SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Antonio, SeaWorld San Diego, Busch Gardens Tampa, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and Sesame Place.


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