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Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2020 Seth Kubersky

Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2020 By Seth Kubersky

Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2020 by Seth Kubersky


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The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando is packed with detailed, specific information on every ride, show, and restaurant in the resort, including insider details on the new Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, as well as the Volcano Bay waterpark.

Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2020 Summary

Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2020 by Seth Kubersky

Honest and Outspoken Advice from the Unofficial Experts

The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2020 by Seth Kubersky is packed with detailed, specific information on every ride, show, and restaurant in the resort. The guide includes info on where to find the cheapest Universal Orlando admission tickets, how to save big on Universal on-site hotel rooms and skip the regular lines in the parks, when to visit Universal Orlando for the lightest crowds, and everything else you need to know for a stress-free Universal Orlando experience.

  • Comprehensive reviews: In-depth critical assessments of every attraction, including the new Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure
  • Touring Plans: Patented, field-tested touring plans that literally save you hours in line
  • Hotel recommendations: An up close look at each Universal resort hotel and how to get the most out of on-site benefits such as Early Park Admission
  • Dining guide: Ratings and reviews of more than 80 restaurants, including all full-service eateries at the parks and at CityWalk
  • Invaluable advice: Best times of year to visit and how to get around the lines, with details on Universal's exciting seasonal events such as Halloween Horror Nights and Mardi Gras
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Complete coverage of Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley, with updated tips for experiencing the Escape from Gringotts and Forbidden Journey rides
  • Sneak peeks: Learn about the new value-priced Endless Summer Resort

OVER 6 MILLION UNOFFICIAL GUIDES SOLD!

A Tourist's Best Friend!
-Chicago Sun-Times

Indispensable
-The New York Times

About Seth Kubersky

Seth Kubersky has worked for more than 20 years as a theatrical artist, culture critic, and travel journalist. Seth is the author of The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando and coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland, as well as a collaborator on The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas and The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World. Seth is nationally recognized as an authority on theme parks and amusement attractions, and contributes to Attractions Magazine, AAA Via, and the Unofficial Universal Orlando Podcast. Named Best Arts Writer in The Daily City's 2013 readers' poll, Kubersky writes an arts and entertainment column, Live Active Cultures, that appears in every issue of the Orlando Weekly, central Florida's leading alternative newspaper. A native of Livingston, New Jersey, Kubersky earned a B.A. in theater from The College of William and Mary in Virginia. He has produced and directed dozens of plays through his award-winning Empty Spaces Theatre Co. and at the Orlando International Fringe Theatre Festival. As a stage technician and entertainment supervisor at Universal Orlando from 1996 to 2000, he worked on the Ghostbusters Spooktacular and Terminator 2: 3-D attractions, Mardi Gras parades, and Halloween mazes. Seth lives in Orlando with his wife, Genevieve, and their cat, Brubeck.

Table of Contents

List of Maps

About the Authors

Dedication

Introduction

  • Why Unofficial?
  • Universal Orlando: An Overview
    • CRITICAL COMPARISON OF ATTRACTIONS FOUND AT BOTH UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD AND UNIVERSAL ORLANDO
    • COMMON ABBREVIATIONS AND WHAT THEY STAND FOR
    • UNIVERSAL LEXICON IN A NUTSHELL

PART ONE Planning Before You Leave Home

  • Gathering Information
    • IMPORTANT UNIVERSAL ADDRESSES
    • UNIVERSAL ORLANDO PHONE NUMBERS
  • Timing Your Visit
    • UNIVERSAL ORLANDO CLIMATE
  • Allocating Money
    • UNIVERSAL VS. WDW ADMISSIONS
  • Making the Most of Your Time and Money at Universal Orlando

PART TWO Accommodations

  • The Basic Considerations
  • Universal Orlando Resort Hotels
  • Universal Orlando Resort Hotel Services and Amenities
  • Universal Orlando Resort Hotel Profiles
  • Universal Orlando Vacation Packages
  • Off-Site Lodging Options
  • Hotels and Motels: Rated and Ranked
    • HOW THE HOTELS COMPARE
  • The 30 Best Hotel Values
    • THE 30 BEST HOTEL VALUES
    • HOTEL INFORMATION CHART

PART THREE Arriving and Getting Around

  • Getting There
  • Getting Oriented

PART FOUR Universal Essentials

  • Money, Etc.
  • Problems and Unusual Situations
  • Services
  • Universal Orlando for Guests with Special Needs

PART FIVE Universal Orlando with Kids

  • It's a Small Universe, After All
  • About The Unofficial Guide Touring Plans
  • Stuff to Think About
  • Strollers
  • Lost Children
  • Universal, Kids, and Scary Stuff
    • SMALL-CHILD FRIGHT-POTENTIAL TABLE
    • POTENTIALLY PROBLEMATIC ATTRACTIONS FOR GROWN-UPS
    • ATTRACTION HEIGHT REQUIREMENTS
  • Universal Characters
    • CHARACTER-GREETING LOCATIONS
  • Babysitting

PART SIX Dining and Shopping at Universal Orlando

  • Character Meals
  • Universal Orlando Dining Plans
  • Fast Food in Universal Orlando's Parks
  • Universal Orlando Quick-Service Restaurant Mini-Profiles
  • Universal Orlando Full-Service Restaurant Profiles
    • UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESTAURANTS BY CUISINE
  • Dining Near Universal Orlando
  • Shopping at Universal Orlando
  • Shopping Near Universal Orlando

PART SEVEN Universal Studios Florida

  • Getting Oriented at Universal Studios Florida
  • Universal Studios Florida Attractions
  • Live Entertainment at Universal Studios Florida
  • Special Events at Universal Studios Florida
  • Universal Studios Florida Touring Plans

PART EIGHT Universal's Islands of Adventure

  • Getting Oriented at Universal's Islands of Adventure
  • Universal's Islands of Adventure Attractions
  • Special Events at Universal's Islands of Adventure
  • Universal's Islands of Adventure Touring Plans

PART NINE Universal's Volcano Bay

  • Getting Oriented at Universal's Volcano Bay
  • Universal's Volcano Bay Attractions
  • Universal's Volcano Bay Touring Strategy

PART TEN Universal Orlando CityWalk

  • Arriving and Parking
  • Admission Prices
  • Contacting CityWalk
  • CityWalk Clubs
  • CityWalk Entertainment

Appendix

Index

Touring Plans

Additional information

GOR011373985
9781628091069
1628091061
Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando 2020 by Seth Kubersky
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Unofficial Guides
20191226
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