Universal Orlando Resort™
Enjoy a holiday of fun-fuelled entertainment with a visit to Universal Orlando Resort™ in Florida. This world famous resort is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Prepare yourself for fast rides, thrilling simulations, behind the scenes tours and a whole host of shows. This world of blockbuster entertainment has three amazing parks to explore. Check out Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal’s Volcano Bay™ which opens in 2017.
Summer temperatures average around 30°C and often reach 35°C in peak season.
Orlando International Airport: The airport is located 16 miles from Universal Orlando Resort.
Book a cheap holiday to Universal Orlando Resort™ with Airtours and take your family holiday to the next level. Each of the movie and television themed attractions will blow you away.
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With so many fantastic hotels on International Drive, you’ll be spoilt for choice with where to stay. Two hotels that are near the heart of the action are the Rosen Inn and International Palms. Take advantage of the complimentary shuttle services to the park.
Explore three amazing theme parks in the daytime and relax on the CityWalk strip in the evening. Universal Orlando Resort is an infusion of blockbuster entertainment with endless opportunities for fun.
In June 2017, Universal Orlando Resort’s latest addition opens; the brand new water theme park Volcano Bay. This adventure-drenched park has a fiery volcano as a landmark, towering over a watery landscape. Ride the ‘Krakatau Aqua Coaster’ or the ‘Ko’okiri Body Plunge’ for a thrill seeking splash into the water.
Familes: Enjoy the best attractions that Universal Orlando Resort™ has to offer. Young ones will love the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride, which is a heart-warming and hilarious simulation rollercoaster.
Couples: Treat your partner to a holiday at Universal Orlando Resort™ and enjoy the thrilling parks in the day time and Universal CityWalk in the evening.
Thrill seekers: Feel the strength and rush of becoming a superhero, and ride The Incredible Hulk Coaster at Universal’s Islands of Adventure. It launches at a staggering 67 miles per hour!
Language: The language spoken in Orlando is English.
Currency: The currency used in Orlando is US Dollars ($).
Local time: Orlando is five hours behind GMT/UK time.
Fly to: Orlando International Airport.
Flight time from the UK: Eight to nine hours approximately.
Tourist Information: Further tourist information can be found here http://www.visitorlando.com/
Visa & Health: For recommendations and advice on visa’s and health visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/usa.
Temperature: In the summer months, temperatures may reach peaks of 35°C.
Best time to visit: There’s never a bad time to visit Orlando, the theme park capital of the world, and Universal Orlando Resort is open 365 days of the year. Prices are often lower if you go between January and April, as it’s outside of the peak season, but for the best weather, visit over the summer between June and September.
It’s really easy to get to and from Universal Orlando Resort™. All the park hotels are within walking distance of the theme parks and Universal CityWalk.
Thanksgiving: Experience Macy’s Holiday Parade between December 3 and January 1. The park comes alive with marching bands and festive characters like Santa Claus. The little ones will love the seasonal sing-alongs.
Mardi Gras: Florida’s biggest party is in Universal Studios™. between February 4 and March 24. This festive gathering has a spectacular range of performers and you can see big name headliners live in concert. Best of all, the event lasts for 49 nights and is the biggest party of the year.
Halloween: The streets of Universal Studios Florida™. come alive with hordes of monsters, mutants and maniacs in multiple scare zones, outrageous live zones and haunted houses. Prepare to be terrified and throw yourself into the madness with a costume of your own.