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Written by experts "The Independent Guide to Universal Orlando 2015" is the ONLY up to date guidebook and ULTIMATE resource to Universal Orlando's theme parks, hotels and beyond. It is an obsessively updated and concise guide cutting out all the marketing speak and telling you how to maximize your vacation.
This 2015 edition of the guide includes 30% more content than the 2014 edition - that's over 40 extra pages with completely bang up to date information!
*Find the most up to date information on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter including the huge Diagon Alley expansion. A look at every ride, shop and restaurant in Hogsmeade and the new Diagon Alley area.
*A detailed look at every ride, show, attraction, restaurant and on-site hotel.
*Learn how to spend less time waiting in lines with our exclusive touring plans for Universal Orlando - saving you hours throughout the day.
*Get tons of money-saving tips, including how to slash the price of on-ride photos and in park drinks.
*Our exclusive top tips throughout the guide help you stay ahead of other theme park goers.
*Find out how to save on tickets and Express Passes, get free coupons and much more...
2. Tickets - Save big bucks with our tips and a look at every ticket option
3. On-site accommodation - A look at all 4 on-site hotels
4. Getting there - A comprehensive guide on getting to resort, including to and from Walt Disney World to Universal Orlando.
5. Universal Studios Florida - A full park guide including every ride, show, restaurant and more - includes full detailed coverage of the new Harry Potter: Diagon Alley area.
6. Islands of Adventure - A full park guide including every ride, show and restaurant - includes full detailed coverage of the Harry Potter: Hogsmeade area.
7. Universal CityWalk guide - Full coverage of restaurants, nightclubs, mini-golf, movies theatres and more.
8. Services - Learn about Photo Connect, Express Passes, Child Swap, Internet Access, Package Delivery, Stroller and Wheelchair rentals and much more.
9. Things for the little ones - There are things to keep smaller members of the family entertained too, not just thrill seekers. Find all the info here.
10. Guests with Disabilities - Guest Assistance Cards, discounted tickets, wheelchair rentals and much more.
11. Dining - The top 10 dining locations, how to make dining reservations, a full look at Universal's Meal Plan options and much more.
12. Tips, savings and more - Money saving tips, how to spend less time queuing, all ride height requirements, early park admission, and character meet and greets.
13. Comparing Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World - Been to Walt Disney World? This chapter compares the two resorts.
14. Seasonal events - Find out about Halloween Horror Nights, Rock the Universe, A Harry Potter Celebration, the Christmas Holiday season, New Year's Eve, Mardi Gras and many more events in detail.
15. Touring plans - Save time by following our expertly crafted touring plans and make the most of your time. There are several different plans included in the guide to suit you.
16. The Future - A look at changes being worked on now and a peek into the future.show more