I'm a travel writer, so that generally means I get treated
better than your average traveler. But here at Universal Studios,
the theme park in Orlando, I'm not the only one getting the VIP
treatment. It's available to everyone who stays at one of the three hotels onsite or visitors
who buy a Universal
Express Plus Pass.
Tess and I are here as a guest of
Universal and we spent the day at the theme park. Since we're
staying at the Hard Rock Hotel we
have passes that give us access to the Express line.
was a busy day at the park today (despite relatively cool Florida
temperatures and the snowstorm on the East Coast that left a lot of
travelers stranded). Many of the lines had posted waiting times of
60 minutes or longer; we never waited more than 15 minutes to get
on a ride. We did everything we wanted to do at the park, including
watching the holiday parade, in five hours.
Cindy Richards is the mom of two who gets her muse from traveling the world, usually with kids in tow. She also writes for TravelingMom.com, where she also serves as editor.
See more of Cindy's stories here.
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