Disney World Too Expensive or Complicated? Here are 8 Reasons Locals Prefer Universal Studios Anyway

As in years past, the end of February marked a rise in ticket prices for Walt Disney World. But this year the increase stung even more as Disney’s in-park offering remain less than pre-pandemic levels.

Orlando tops the charts as one of the most popular Spring Break destinations again in 2022, there’s never been a better time to give Universal Orlando Resort a try.

Universal Orlando Resort Costs Substantially Less than Disney

Even during Florida’s tourism high seasons, Universal Orlando Resort tickets can be as much as 50% cheaper than Walt Disney World tickets.

Park-Hop, Shop, Eat and Catch a Concert Without Getting in the Car

When the parks close at dusk, you can even catch a concert at the Hard Rock Orlando in the evening. All without getting in the car or taking a shuttle bus. 

Universal Orlando Resort Has More Thrill Rides

Hollywood Rip Ride Rock-it is an interactive ride that lets guests pick their favorite song to listen to while they are catapulted 167 feet into the air.

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Two signature rides live within the Wizarding World of Harry Potter—Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts and Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

More Teen-Friendly and Adult-Friendly Pop Culture

Universal Orlando Resort has beloved franchises to delight kids, teens, and adults. Jurassic World, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Krustyland provide a more well-rounded experience. 

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