Theme park deals for families
By Sonia Esther Soltani
Family at Disney World (Courtesy Disney)
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There’s no better way to treat the whole family than a vacation to a theme park that offers a massive array of exciting rides, fun activities, and encounters with some of the kids’ favorite characters. With so much to do at the top family-friendly theme parks in Florida you’ll certainly want to stay longer than just one day. That’s when fabulous deals at partnering hotels come in handy!
25% Off Select Disney Resort Hotels This Spring!
What: Save up to 25% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels at Walt Disney World Resort. The offer is valid for stays most nights through June 15, 2015.
What’s included: Savings of up to 25% are available at Disney Deluxe Villa Resort Hotels and Disney Deluxe Resort Hotels while you can save up to 20% and 15% at Disney Moderate Resort Hotels and Disney Value Resort Hotels, respectively. In addition to this, if you upgrade to a room and ticket package (with a minimum four-day theme park tickets) — you will receive one more ticket day for FREE!
Exclusive Vacation Package at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
The World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley (Courtesy Handout)
What: Free third day park-to-park ticket, early park admission and great rate starting at $139 per adult per night with this Exclusive Vacation Package. The promotion must be booked by May 31, 2015 for travel through June 7, 2015.
What’s included: Included in this package are a four-night accommodation, two-day park-to-park ticket with a third day free, early park admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, breakfast at the Leaky Cauldron (Universal Studios Florida) and at the Three Broomsticks (Universal’s Islands of Adventure). Families can also expect their tickets to be delivered at home and to receive a souvenir owl plush as a lovely memory of their vacation.
Buy Two Night, Get the Third Free at Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens in Tampa (Courtesy Busch Gardens)
What: You’ll get a third night free when you purchase two nights at one of Busch Gardens’ hotel partners, plus admission to the park during your stay.
What’s included: In addition to the free night and admission ticket, you’ll benefit from free parking, 10% savings on restaurants, and 10% discount off merchandise (when spending $50 or more). Accommodation is at hotels in the Tampa Bay area, either in the close vicinity of the park or by St. Pete and Clearwater — a beautiful spot for beach lovers — with some offering free transportation to Busch Gardens.
Free Admission for Kids at SeaWorld Orlando, with Savings up to $200
SeaWorld Orlando (Courtesy SeaWorld)
What: SeaWorld Orlando’s Kids Free Vacation Package includes up to two free child’s admissions and other perks, representing a $200 savings.
What’s included: As part of this promotion, visitors can access SeaWorld and Aquatica, SeaWorld’s breathtaking water park, stay at a SeaWorld partner hotel, and benefit from reserved seats at the park’s most popular shows. And for families that wish to stay longer, when you book five or more nights, the fifth night is free and you’ll receive an automatic upgrade to enable unlimited visits for the whole duration of your stay. And if that weren’t enough to help you create a great family vacation, the package also includes free or discounted front-of-the-line access for attractions, early entry on select days, discounts on in-park dining and stores, as well as a lovely personalized cup to take back home.