Universal Orlando Resort Announces Universal Dining Plan!

The Universal Orlando Dining Plan offers you the utmost in savings and convenience. Now when you book your Universal Orlando Resort vacation, you can purchase your meals and snacks in advance! Make the most of your time and enjoy family meals together at some of Universal Orlando’s most popular dining establishments.

Universal guests can now purchase all-inclusive vacation packages! Unlike like Disney’s dining plan, you do not have to add the dining plan for every night of your stay at Universal, you choose the dates you want to purchase it.

Important note – you cannot add Dining Plan after you have arrived at Universal Orlando. It must be booked in advance with your Universal Parks and Resorts Vacation Package.

What’s Included?
The Universal Orlando Dining Plan includes 1 table service meal, 1 quick service meal, 1 snack and 1 drink per guest per day.

Adult Plan:
1 Table Service meal: 1 entree, 1 non alcoholic beverage, 1 dessert (includes the Superstar Character Breakfast)
1 Quick Service Meal: 1 entree platter, 1 non alcoholic beverage
1 Snack
1 Beverage

Child Plan:
1 Table Service Meal: 1 children’s entree, 1 non-alcoholic beverage, 1 dessert (includes the Superstar Character Breakfast)
1 Quick Service Meal: 1 children’s entree;, 1 beverage
1 Snack
1 Beverage

Entree Offerings:
Table Service: all items EXCLUDING Lobster will be included
Quick Service: all items are available for redemption
Dining Carts: Turkey Leg Combos, Hot Dog Combos and Corn Dog combos will all be considered a Quick Service Credit
Snack Credit Examples: Snacks available on the dining plan include churros, pretzels, chips, fruit cups, ice cream, pastries, cookies, Cinnabon, nachos, funnel cake and more. Premium beverages (Regular Butterbeer, Frozen Butterbeer, Icee or Lemon Slushies) can also be redeemed as a snack credit

Beverages Credit Examples: Beverages available on the plan include fountain soda, bottled water, bottle soda, coffee, milk, juice, Powerade and a few offerings from Starbucks in Universal Studios.

How Does it Work?
The meals and snacks can be redeemed at all participating Universal Dining Plan locations, located throughout Universal Studios and Universal Islands of Adventure theme parks as well as Universal CityWalk. Guests are issued a paper ticket at time of purchase, which can then be redeemed for a dining plan card at Guest Services or the Universal Desk at On-Site Hotels.

There are over 100 restaurants participating in the Universal Orlando Dining plan including:

Lombard’s Seafood Grille
Finnegan’s Bar & Gril
Mythos Restaurant
Bob Marley A Tribute to Freedom
Mel’s Drive-In
Monsters Cafe
Pizza Predattoria
Thunder Falls Terrace
and so many more!
Note: There are no offerings within the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at this time, but you can use a dining snack credit for a Butterbeer.

What is the Price?
The cost of the plan is $45.99 for adults (10 and up) $17.99 for children (3-9), gratuities are not included for table service meals. You can also up-charge your plan to include the Cinematic Spectacular Dining Experience for an additional fee of $20 for adults, $7 for child.

Want to Try the Universal Orlando Dining Plan for Free?
For a LIMITED time Universal Orlando will be offering FREE DINING for off-site resort guests!

Enjoy 2 FREE days of the brand new Universal Dining Plan valid in both Universal Orlando theme parks as well as select locations in Universal CityWalk , when you and your family stay a minimum of 4-Nights at a Universal Partner Hotel with this exclusive Vacation Package! (not valid for on-site resorts).

Valid for travel 8/15 – 11/24/13 and 12/2 – 12/19/13.

Vacation Package Includes:

4 night accommodations at a nearby Universal Partner Hotel
3 day base tickets-one theme park per day
2 FREE days of the Universal Dining Plan per person
Early Park Admission to Wizarding World of Harry Potter
Plus travel between 8/15-9/2 and receive Early Entry to Transformers: The Ride 3-D
Offer valid for purchase until 8/29/13 for travel dates 8/15-11/24 and 12/2-12/19

Contact me to plan your upcoming Universal Orlando or Disney World Resort Vacation!
Let me help you custom design you vacation experience!

Thanks to Destinations in Florida for this amazing article!!


Great News!

Free Disney Dining Plan Offer Announced!!

Are you ready for FREE food at Disney World? The most popular Disney World discount is now available for guests that have a Disney Visa Credit or Debit Card.

No Disney Visa Credit Card?
This same discount will be released to the general public on May 9, 2013.

Disney’s Visa cardholders can get a FREE Disney Dining Plan for travel dates of 9/2/13 – 9/25/13. You must purchase a package that includes a minimum of 3 nights accommodation at a Disney Resort and a minimum 2-day Base Ticket. If you stay at a Disney Value Resort, the Quick Service Dining Plan is free. If you stay at a Disney Moderate or Deluxe Resort, the Basic Dining is free.

You can also upgrade from the Quick Service to the Basic Dining for an additional $19 per adult per night and $3 per night per child. You can also upgrade from the Basic Dining to the Deluxe Dining for an additional $45 per adult per night and $20 per night per child.

Book by 7/31/13. Disney will require a deposit of $200 and final payment is due 45 days prior to arrival. Both the deposit and final payment must be paid with your Disney Visa Card. This discount is currently available just for Disney Visa Cardholders, but will be released to the general public on May 9.

This discount is on a space available basis. However, it is blacked out for campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort, 3-Bedroom Villas, and Little Mermaid Rooms at Art of Animation Resort.

Are you ready for the Disney Vacation of your dreams?!

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