72 Hour EPIC Savings from Universal Orlando Resort!

Get ready for an amazing offer from Universal Orlando Resort! Don’t put off your visit to Diagon Alley any longer. You only have 72 hours to book this EPIC offer. Are you ready for the details? For 72-hours only—November 4 – … Continue reading

Celebrate the Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort

Celebrate the holidays at Universal Orlando® Resort December 6, 2014-January 3, 2015. At Universal Studios Florida®, the Macy’s Holiday Parade™ fills the streets with floats and more. The fun continues with Grinchmas™ at Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, featuring the Grinchmas … Continue reading

September is Passholder Appreciation Month at Universal Orlando!

For Floridians, summer doesn’t really end when school starts—it continues until sometime into November when the pool becomes too cold to enjoy, and you suddenly realize that flip-flops are not proper “Fall” fashion. Of course, when two layers is all … Continue reading

Mark Your Calendars! Twitter Party Alert 9/23 Universal Orlando

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Mark your calendars for a Universal Orlando Resort Travel Tuesday Twitter Party hosted by ME! September 23 at 9pm, I will be live tweeting about all things Universal Orlando Resort. And as a added bonus there will be prizes during the party.

I will be chatting about the 4 on-site hotels and benefits of staying at Universal, ticket options, dining plan, attractions and more!

Hope you can make it!

Universal Orlando Resort and Loews Resorts Announce New Resort Opening in 2016

Caribbean-themed Loews Sapphire Falls Resort Will Feature 1,000 Rooms and Suites – Casual Feel Built Around a Lagoon and Towering Waterfall ORLANDO, Fla. (September 9, 2014) When it opens in the summer of 2016, guests visiting the new Loews Sapphire … Continue reading

Orlando Digest September 1, 2014 Edition!

WOW!!! Summer 2014 has come and gone. It’s time to start thinking of Halloween and Christmas (EEK). If you are ready to travel to Central Orlando during this time I have some great deals for you.

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Disney Discounts

Walt Disney World® Resort

● Save up to 30% off Disney Resort Hotels: Planning a visit during the fall to Orlando? You still have time to save up to 30% off Disney Resort Hotels through November 25, 2014.
● Active/Retired Military Rates: For US active and retired military, save money on tickets and resort accommodations through October 2015.
● Florida Resident & Annual Passholder Rates: Florida Residents and Annual Passholders can take advantage of great rates on rooms at select Disney Resort Hotels up to 35% off.
● RunDisney Group Rates: Are you a runner? Do you want to run a race with Mickey Mouse? Join our VIP runners at Destinations in Florida for some of the favorite races including Tower of Terror, Disney Marathon, and Disney Princess Run. These exclusive rates are only with our agency.

Disneyland® Resort

● Save up to 20% off Disneyland® Resorts: For a limited time, you can save up to 20% off your hotel accommodations through September 27, 2014.
● Retired Military Rates: For US active and retired military, save money on tickets and resort accommodations through October 2015.
● Book a Package for as Little as $89 Per Person/Per Day: Stay right down the road from the Disney Magic at a Good Neighbor Hotel from now through November 21 for as little as $89 per person/per day.
● 3rd, 4th or 5th Night Free at Disneyland Good Neighbor Hotels: Visit Anaheim during select nights through December 2014. Stay at a select Disney Good Neighbor Hotels and enjoy a 3rd night, 4th night or 5th night free. Contact your favorite Destinations in Florida/Destinations to Explore agent for details.

Disney Cruise Line®

● Canadian Residents Save up to 20% Off: From November 2014-January 2015, Canadian Residents can save up to 20% off Disney Cruise prices on select cruises.
● Special Rates for Florida Residents and US Military: Take advantage of special deals for Florida Residents and active/retired United States Military.

Universal Orlando Resort Discounts

● Universal Hotel Discounts: Save up to 30% at Universal Orlando Onsite Resorts this holiday season through December 2014.
● A Celebration of Harry Potter: The 2nd Annual Event hosted by Warner Brothers and Universal Orlando takes place January 30-February 1, 2015. Exclusive Onsite Packages start at $219/person and include 3-Night Accommodations, 3-Day Park-to-Park tickets, Access to an exclusive evening event at Wizarding World of Harry Potter-Hogsmeade, Special Guest access to Harry Potter Expo, Reserved seating/viewing for select Celebration events, Breakfast at Three Broomsticks and more!
● Florida Resident Halloween Horror Nights Package: Are you ready to scream? You can now book a HHN Package at special savings, just for Florida Residents.
● Halloween Horror Nights Packages: For non-Florida Residents, you can still save money with a special HHN Package from $459 per adult at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort most Sun-Thurs September 19-November 1, 2014.
● Halloween Horror Nights Tickets: Pre-order your HHN tickets to save money and lock in your favorite date. These are now available as stand alone tickets or they can be added to any Universal Orlando package.
● Cabana Bay Beach Resort Florida Resident Deal: Florida Residents can experience this new hotel from just $79 per night plus tax.
● Universal 1-Day or 2-Day Pass with Shuttle Transportation for 2014: Take a day away from the Disney World Parks to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Book a 1-Day or 2-Day Pass to Universal Studios with shuttle transportation included in the ticket.
● “Take 2” Transfer: If you do not want to rent a car during your Orlando vacation, take advantage of the new “Take 2” Transfer ticket for only $39 per person. This transfer includes transportation from a Disney Resort hotel to Universal Orlando Resort for a Universal Studios vacation. After your Universal vacation, the transportation takes you back to the Orlando International Airport.

Sea World Discounts

● Eat for Free During Your Vacation: Book your Sea World package at one of the partner hotels and get the All Day Dining Deal for FREE!
● Kids Free at Sea World: Book your Sea World Package and kids play for free. You will receive one free child ticket (ages 3-9) for every paid adult.

Other Orlando Discounts

● Richard Petty Driving Experience: Are you ready to get really scared? How about a Rookie Experience at the Richard Petty Driving Experience at Disney World? Learn how to drive and then drive a real Nascar. If you book by September 30, you get a free ride-along (valued at $99).


Do any of these offers sound good to you? Contact me today for a FREE No Obligation quote jenniferg@destinationsinflorida.com or 443-424-0181

Celebration of Harry Potter returns in 2015

Universal Orlando Resort and Warner Bros. will host the second annual “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event at Universal Orlando– a special event for fans celebrating the global phenomenon that is Harry Potter. Beginning January 30, 2015, fans will enjoy three days of incredible experiences – including the “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Expo, Q&A sessions with Harry Potter film talent and more. Special vacation packages, including annual passholder packages, will go on sale August 21, 2014 and will include exclusive benefits such as access to an exclusive evening event in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade and the all-new The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. Full vacation package details are below.

BUTTERBEER

All general admission park guests will have the opportunity to:
◾Attend Q&A sessions with Harry Potter film talent and other special guests (talent attendees will be announced at a later date)
◾Experience and participate in the interactive and unique exhibits of the “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Expo
◾Enjoy special discussions regarding various aspects of the Harry Potter franchise
◾Visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Universal’s Islands of Adventure and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida. Plus, ride the Hogwarts Express between the two lands with a park-to-park ticket.
◾And much more!

While most of the activities for “A Celebration of Harry Potter” will be open to all Universal Orlando park guests and annual passholders, only guests who purchase the exclusive event vacation package or annual passholder package will enjoy certain special benefits and reserved seating for select events. Packages are limited and will go on sale at 1 EST on Thursday, August 21, 2014.

Packages for “A Celebration of Harry Potter” at Universal Orlando Resort:

All packages are LIMITED so please do not delay in requesting a quote!

Cabana Bay Beach Resort (24)On-Site Hotel Celebration Vacation Package ~ Starts at $219 per adult per night, tax inclusive
◾3-night on-site hotel accommodations at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Universal Orlando Resort’s all-new retro-themed moderate & value priced hotel
◾3-day park-to-park ticket to both Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure (includes access to the Hogwarts Express)
◾Exclusive Q&A session with select Harry Potter film talent
◾Access to an exclusive evening event in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade, including light desserts and Butterbeer
◾Specially themed Welcome Parcel and complimentary commemorative merchandise item
◾Special Guest access to the “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Expo
◾Reserved seating or viewing area for select Celebration events
◾Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the parks open
◾Breakfast at the Three Broomsticks in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade, one per person
◾Complimentary on-site transportation to and from both theme parks and Universal CityWalk

Note: This package does not include complimentary Universal Express Unlimited ride access

Royal Pacific

On-Site Deluxe Hotel Celebration Vacation Package ~ Starts at $285 per adult per night, tax inclusive
◾3-night on-site hotel accommodations at one of Universal Orlando’s spectacular deluxe on-site hotels: Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel or Loews Royal Pacific Resort
◾3-day park-to-park ticket to both Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure (includes access to the Hogwarts Express)
◾Complimentary Universal Express Unlimited ride access to skip the regular lines in both theme parks for all three days – a FREE benefit worth up to $89 per person, per day
◾Exclusive Q&A session with select Harry Potter film talent
◾Access to an exclusive evening event in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade, including light desserts and Butterbeer
◾Specially themed Welcome Parcel and complimentary commemorative merchandise item
◾Special Guest access to the “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Expo
◾Reserved seating or viewing area for select Celebration events
◾Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the parks open
◾Breakfast at the Three Broomsticks in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade, one per person
◾Complimentary on-site transportation to and from both theme parks and Universal CityWalk

Universal Partner Hotel Celebration Vacation Package ~ Starts at $185 per adult per night, tax inclusive
◾3-night accommodations at a Universal Partner Hotel near Universal Orlando
◾3-day park-to-park ticket to both Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure (includes access to the Hogwarts Express)
◾Exclusive Q&A session with select Harry Potter film talent
◾Access to an exclusive evening event in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade, including light desserts and Butterbeer
◾Specially themed Welcome Parcel and complimentary commemorative merchandise item
◾Special Guest access to the “A Celebration of Harry Potter” Expo
◾Reserved seating or viewing area for select Celebration events
◾Early Park Admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the parks open
◾Breakfast at the Three Broomsticks in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade, one per person
◾Free scheduled transportation between the hotel and Universal Orlando Resort

Note: This package does not include complimentary Universal Express Unlimited ride access

Are you ready to celebrate all things Harry Potter? These package WILL SELL out! Contact me today for a quote, don’t delay. I will be quoting on Aug 21 as soon as packages open for booking. jenniferg@destinationsinflorida.com