How do you find cheap Universal Studios tickets? Are you considering a trip to Universal Studios, Orlando? If so, you'll be looking to find some great discounts before you go.
We have put together a guide to help you choose the best discount Universal Orlando tickets around. There are many discounts to be found, let us help you find the cheap Universal tickets and avoid those high gate prices!
Before considering any discounted tickets you might find, firstly consider what the regular gate price is going to be. You can buy Universal Studios tickets at the gate when you arrive. As you might expect these are the most expensive tickets.
This is the most basic gate price. You will be able to visit either Universal Studios OR Universal Islands of Adventure for one day only.
1 park, 1 day ticket
Adults 10+ $90.52 inc tax
Child 3-9 $84.13 inc tax
You will be able to visit BOTH Universal Studios AND Universal Islands of Adventure for one calendar day only.
2 park, 1 day ticket
Adults 10+ $127.20 inc tax
Child 3-9 $121.41 inc tax
At those gate prices, you'll want to find some cheap Universal Studios tickets! It can be done online before you even leave for Orlando.
Buying discount Universal Orlando tickets is easy, but there are a few things to watch out for.
Direct Via Universal Studios Website
When buying via Universal Studios website, be aware that the prices they quote do not include taxes and shipping fees. Taxes are usually 6.5% (Florida sales tax). They will also charge you $2.15 to print out each ticket you buy! If you choose to have tickets shipped via Fed Ex that will also cost at least $14.00, plus the $2.15 processing fee!
UnderCover Tourist Ticket Broker
UnderCover Tourist are a well-known ticket seller for Universal Studios, Orlando. They are fully authorized and licensed to sell genuine discounted tickets for nearly all the major tourist attractions in Orlando.
You will find genuine cheap Universal Studios tickets including:
What are the discounts?
Maple Leaf Tickets
Maple Leaf Tickets are another trusted ticket broker for cheap Universal Studios tickets. They are based in a pick up office in Kissimmee, Florida and have a huge presence online too.
Maple Leaf have a few ticket options that will save you money. Their best deals are on the 2 park, 7 day tickets and the 3 park, 7 day tickets. They also sell Orlando Flex Tickets at a reduced rate. (Orlando Flex Tickets are 5 or 6 park tickets. They give you unlimited admission into 5 or 6 parks including Universal Studios, Universal Island of Adventure, SeaWorld, Aquatica, Wet N Wild, Busch Gardens).
Maple Leaf do ship out tickets straight away. Or you can collect them at their Kissimmee office when you arrive. There is a shipping fee of $7-12 within the US or internationally, however this is per order, not per ticket.
365 Tickets (UK Customers)
365 tickets sell Orlando theme park tickets including Universal Studios, Orlando Dinner Shows and Walt Disney World to name but a few. Visit their site and you'll see there are often great savings to be made with significant discounts off the gate prices!
365 Tickets have been in operation since 1999. They are one of the original 'Print-N-Go' ticket sellers. No extra fees or strings attached, simply choose your tickets, pay for them then print them ready to take with you!
AAA Auto Club South (Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Puerto Rico)
AAA South have some great discounts on cheap Universal Studios tickets. They have significant savings on gate prices for 1 day and 2 day tickets. They also have annual passes, but these are not as heavily discounted as the 1 and 2 day tickets.
You must be a AAA Auto Club South member to purchase tickets. You can register online or call 1-877-537-7283 .
All other AAA clubs have different savings depending on where you live. Visit the AAA website and type in your zip code to find out what special savings you could make. AAA Club Finder
If you're considering a vacation to Universal Orlando and are planning to stay on-site at a Universal Studios hotel, visit this link to view savings for vacationers
Universal Studios no longer offers free theme park tickets. But not all is lost! You can still get discounted tickets via Shades of Green Resort in Disney World or at your local ITT office.
These cheap Universal Studios tickets give generous savings off gate prices, plus you do not pay 6.5% sales tax. Click here to view military ticket prices
Shades of Green Universal Studios tickets - you can buy many different theme park and attraction tickets at SOG. Although the resort is located on Disney property you don't have to be staying there to purchase military discounted tickets. However, you DO have to be eligible to stay there in order to buy tickets from SOG, visit this link to find out if you are eligible SOG Eligibility
Shades of Green Resort Ticket Office
1950 West Magnolia Palm Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Open 8am-7pm daily.
This ticket office gets very busy in the mornings as everyone rushes to get their tickets and get out to the theme parks. So it's a good idea to plan ahead and buy your tickets in advance - not on the day you intent to use them (if at all possible!)
Orlando ITT/MWR Ticket Office
If you're visiting Orlando but don't plan on going down to the WDW Resort area, you can buy discount Universal Studios tickets at the Orlando ITT/MWR Office near Orlando International Airport.
Inside the Navy Exchange (commissary side)
Navex Building 8717 Avenue C
Orlando, FL 32827
Open Monday - Saturday 8am-5pm
Open Sunday 9.30am-5pm
Walk ins are welcome!
Please note - A Military Identification Card or Department of Defense Identification Card must be presented at time of purchase.
Unfortunately, none of the ticket brokers have any offers for Florida residents.
If you're a Florida resident there are many great offers for cheap Universal Studios tickets. These are only available online, not at the gate. FL residents can save between $11 and $50 off per ticket (depending upon ticket type).
These FL resident discounts are only available online. Click here to view all current offers View Florida Residents Deals
You can now redeem HHonours points for Universal Studios tickets.
What is HHonours? If you frequently visit any hotels in the Hilton family chain, you can pick up a free loyalty card to use whenever you stay in a participating hotel. You will earn points each time you stay and then redeem those points for many discounts and freebies, including cheap Universal Studios tickets!
HHonours hotels include:-
You'll need 55,000 points per adult admission for entry into both Universal Studios and Universal Island of Adventure for one day.
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