Universal Orlando is the first to offer a ticket offer for US military personnel
Amusement parks and resorts have had a roller coaster year due to the coronavirus, and one theme park is hoping to attract guests with a special offer for those who serve.
For the first time, Universal Orlando is offering discounted parking passes for military personnel and their families. The new Military Freedom Pass gives guests the same day access to multiple parks that are valid until December 31, 2021 and have no blackout dates, WESH reported on Tuesday.
Prices start at $ 199.99 per adult for access to Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure and go up to $ 234.99 for additional access to Volcano Bay.
Universal Orlando offers military members a discounted rate.
UNIVERSAL ORLANDO HOSTING MARDI GRAS CELEBRATE WITH CORONAVIRUS SAFETY MEASURES
It’s the latest offering Universal has launched to entice guests into booking stays at its resorts and parks. The Florida theme park is also offering vacation package upgrades such as Military Create Your Own, which allows members to tailor a vacation to theme parks and resorts of their choice, reports TravelPulse. There is also a package dedicated to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter theme park that allows guests to visit all year round.
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In the coming weeks, Universal will be bringing back its popular Mardi Gras celebrations from February 6th to March 28th with coronavirus-related restrictions.
Meanwhile, competitor Disney World has also stepped up its tourist efforts in the new year. A list of food events was recently announced, including the Food and Wine Classic, the annual food festival with a twist. This time the performers wear personal protective equipment. Contactless menus and temperature tests are also carried out.
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Florida has the third highest number of coronavirus cases in the country at more than 1.5 million.
Fox News’ Cortney Moore contributed to this report.