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Top 10 Reasons to Book a VIP Experience at Universal Orlando

Earlier this year my family and I visited Universal Orlando as part of the Family Forward conference with Mom It Forward. This was our third time visiting Universal Orlando and our second time participating in a VIP Experience. There are so many reasons to experience Universal like a VIP, but here are my top 10 reasons to book a VIP Experience at Universal Orlando.

Wondering about a vacation to Universal Orlando. Here are my top 10 reasons to book a VIP Experience at Universal Orlando.

Top 10 Reasons to Book a VIP Experience at Universal Orlando

Complimentary valet parking. When you arrive at the park on the day of your VIP Experience at Universal Orlando, you will receive free valet parking as part of your experience. Like a true VIP, your VIP treatment starts the moment you arrive at the park.

6 hours of VIP fun. The VIP treatment continues for 6 hours as you are guided through the parks with an incredibly knowledgeable tour guide. During this 6 hours you will experience Universal Orlando like a true VIP.

Special entrances to avoid lines and crowds. Your VIP tour guide knows all the secrets of the parks. They will guide you through special entrances to avoid lines and crowds. This is especially helpful to get the most out of your VIP experience.

Get a look behind-the-scenes. Some of the special entrances are actually backstage and allows you the opportunity to get a look at what goes on behind the scenes. Some of it isn’t that exciting, but some of it is. You can see old ride parts, characters, and more.

Front of the line access every time. For many, the rides are the star of the show when visiting theme parks. But waiting in line can really put a damper on the experience. When you book a VIP Experience at Universal Orlando, you get front of the line access to every ride, every single time.

Ride a lot of rides. Theme parks are crowded, that’s no secret. There’s a lot of walking and a lot of waiting. But, if you book a VIP Experience at Universal Orlando, there isn’t much waiting. You’ll be able to ride as many rides as you can fit in during your tour.

All the details you could ever want. Your tour guide on the VIP Experience at Universal Orlando is incredibly knowledgeable about all things Universal. From park facts to ride facts, you’ll learn so much during your 6-hour tour.

Enjoy a delicious lunch buffet. Everyone who books a VIP Experience at Universal Orlando is treated to a private lunch buffet. The restaurant is only open to those on a VIP tour. There are a variety of options to choose from on the buffet and are chosen based on favorites from other restaurants around the parks.

It’s good all day. Even when your official VIP Experience at Universal Orlando is over, you can use your VIP badge as a Universal Express Pass which allows you to bypass the regular ride lines.

Get a 10% discount in the park. Your VIP Experience at Universal Orlando also scores you a 10% discount on Universal Orlando Resort™ owned and operated full-service dining and/or merchandise locations within the theme parks.

There really is so much to see and do at the Universal Resort. If you can’t Book a VIP Experience at Universal Orlando, I highly suggest these 10 things to do at Universal Studios Florida.

About Crystal

Crystal Reagan, the owner and founder of SimplyBeingMommy.com lives in Small Town, Texas with her husband and 3 children. Crystal and her website have been featured on local and national news stations including Channel 2 Houston and ABC News. She has also appeared on BetterTV as a Mommy Expert for VTech.


  1. 1

    Isn’t the VIP experience so fun?

    Such great tips!

  2. 2

    We love Universal! I’d love to book a VIP experience. It’s just about our favorite theme park, and I feel like we’d get so much out of this.

  3. 3

    Oh cool! This is so great! When I read the title, I figured we’d get to maybe skip lines, but back stage looks and all those extras really ARE VIP!

  4. 4

    Well I am thinking we need to get this VIP Experience at Universal Orlando, sounds like a wonderful time. I had not heard of this before, will be looking into it!

  5. 5
    Annemarie LeBlanc says:

    I think we will go this route the next time we visit Universal. The VIP Experience sure looks like it is going to help us maximize our stay!

  6. 6

    Getting a behind-the-scenes experience would be super nice. I’d definitely like being able to go straight to the rides!

  7. 7

    I think this is awesome!!! It would be nice to experience this especially with the kids. I’m sure it’s going to be unforgettable.

  8. 8

    I’ve never been to Universal. My grown kids have and they loved it. I”d like to go and have a VIP experience.

  9. 9

    I have always wanted to go to Universal. The VIP Experience sounds like it is worth the money.

  10. 10

    We’ve been to Universal twice and can’t believe we didn’t get the VIP experience. Next time we go, we are definitely upgrading. The perks sound amazing!

  11. 11

    You are making me want to go back today, so many great memories. Love that place and so do my kids.

  12. 12

    This really sounds amazing! I would love a VIP experience. It can be hard to see and do all you want when you have to navigate on your own and wait in lines. This would be great!

  13. 13

    VIP sounds like the way to do it! What an incredible experience that would be.

  14. 14

    We would definitely love to do this! We’ve been looking for something that would really get us pumped for vacation.

  15. 15

    We’ll be going to Universal and I’m definitely getting the VIP package. I hate waiting in lines!

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    My Teen Guide says:

    Oh wow. That sure is a good deal. We may seriously consider taking advantage of this the next time we visit Universal Orlando. That would definitely make our stay more enjoyable. Thanks for sharing!

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