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Universal Orlando Resort Dining Plans

Universal Orlando Resort offers numerous dining plan options to help make planning your vacation seamless!  With so much to choose from, that can end up being a little overwhelming!  Here are the basics you need to know about Universal Dining Plans and the details of each different plan to determine which is right for you on your next Universal Orlando Resort vacation. Lasagna from Vivo Italian Kitchen (Full Service) Overview Universal Orlando Resort has 3 dining plan options, plus a beverage only plan option.  These are the Universal Dining Plan and the Universal Quick Service Dining Plan to which you can add the Coca-Cola freestyle® Souvenir Cup for a third option.   The great thing about the Universal Dining Plans is the amount of flexibility they offer.  You choose the amount of days and the amount of guests you want to purchase.  Want to get it for your teens so they can have a little freedom? Go for it! Planning on spending two days in the parks and two days at the resort? Just p

Agent Spotlight - Angie

Get to know Angie in this week's Agent Spotlight! Name: Angie Harrington I specialize in ALL things Disney and Universal but also book travel for all inclusive and other cruise lines. I live in a suburb of Des Moines, Iowa. Dream Job? When I was 10 years old, my dream job was being a teacher.  Why did I become a travel agent? I became a travel agent because Disney and traveling has brought so much joy to my life and I want others to experience that too.  Disney can be overwhelming and often times people avoid it because of the planning involved.  I love to help people plan and enjoy their vacation time instead of being worried and stressed. My favorite vacation destination is a Disney Cruise.  My favorite island is Castaway Cay! This or that: Monrail or Skyliner: Monorail Mickey Ice Cream or Mickey Pretzel: Mickey Pretzel Avatar or Star Wars: Star Wars Dark Ride or Rollercoaster: Rollercoaster Flower and Garden or Food and Wine: Food and Wine Disney Favorites:

Agent Spotlight - Amy

Get to know Amy in this week's Agent Spotlight.  Name: Amy Wilson Kingdom Konsultant Travel Beyond the Kingdom Travel  Find me on… Facebook:  @amywilsonkk Instagram: @vacationwithamy I specialize in… Cruising All things Disney World Travel  Where do you call home? New Hampshire What was your dream job when you were 10 years old? Veterinarian Why did you become a travel agent? I have been fortunate enough to travel a lot during my childhood and now with my family.  I love being able to share these experiences with others and help them make lifelong memories. Favorite vacation destination? Disney World and Med This or that: Disneyland or Walt Disney World: Walt Disney World  Caribbean or Mediterranean Cruise: Mediterranean cruise Mickey Ice Cream or Mickey Pretzel: Mickey pretzel Star Wars or Avatar: Star Wars  Flower and Garden Festival or Food and Wine Festival: Food and Wine Disney Favorites: Disney Resort: Boardwalk Disney snack: Pretzel Photo spot: Castle Souvenir: Mugs Charact

Agent Spotlight - Carey

Get to know Agent Carey in this week's Agent Spotlight! Name:  Carey Larson Kingdom Konsultant Travel Find me on…  Facebook:  @thecareypoppins Instagram:  @careypoppinstravels I specialize in… Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, DIsneyland, Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. Where do you call home?  Detroit, Michigan What was your dream job when you were 10 years old?  to be a mom Why did you become a travel agent?  I wanted to share my love for magic and wonder of Disney with others. Favorite vacation destination?  Walt Disney World This or that Monorail or Skyliner - MONORAIL Star Wars or Avatar - STAR WARS Rollercoaster or dark ride - DARKRIDE Rope drop or close down the park - ROPE DROP Flower and Garden or Food and Wine - FOOD AND WINE Disney Favorites: Disney Resort: Beach Club Disney snack: Mickey Candy Caramel Apple Photo spot: The Castle Souvenir: Christmas Ornament Character: Mary Poppins Earliest Disney vacation memory?  

FAQ for a 2020 Universal Orlando Resort Vacation

2020 is definitely a year no one saw coming.  But as we continue through this pandemic, our favorite theme parks at the Universal Orlando Resort are working their magic to open to guests and give them a safe and memorable experience.  With this unprecedented time comes a lot of new questions.  We have compiled some of the most common questions we've received and rounded up the answers for you here.   How are the hotels handling social distancing and are they doing a good job at it? We felt the hotels were doing an excellent job at keeping the guests safe!  We stayed at Loews Royal Pacific and had our temperature checked upon arrival to the resort.  When we went off property, they re-checked our temperature before letting us return to the resort. Once you were through the temperature check, they gave you a wristband so you could come and go freely without being rechecked.  It was a very quick and easy process! There are markings on the ground for lines everywhere to keep everyone di

Agent Spotlight - Tara

Get to know Agent Tara in this week's edition of Agent Spotlight! Name: ​ Tara Judge Kingdom Konsultant Travel Beyond the Kingdom Travel Find me on Facebook: Travel the World with Tara I specialize in…  All Disney Destinations, Cruises, Honeymoons, Las Vegas, Traveling with Special Needs, Autism Travel. I have experience with Fiji, Mexico, and many destinations within the USA. Where do you call home?  I live in a little town called Mechanicville, NY ( it is near Saratoga for you Disney fans or horse racing fans). What was your dream job when you were 10 years old?  I wanted to be a Veterinarian with a practice at my house in Australia. I would also have therapy animals for children with special needs. Why did you become a travel agent?  Growing up I always had a drive to travel but not always the means. As an adult I realized I love to research new places. I love to hear about all the wonders of the world see the fascinating traditions and cultural aspects of lands