The cost of a one-day, one-park ticket to Universal Orlando has gone up three bucks to $92, plus tax. The increase made over the weekend makes Universal the first Orlando theme park to top the $90 threshold. Tickets for children ages 3 to 9 jumped to $86, plus tax. This is the second year in a row that Universal has rolled out price increases that put it ahead of Disney World. Universal has enjoyed a big attendance boost thanks to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and on June 20 is opening a major new ride based on the Transformers toys and movies. Disney's one-day, one-park price remains $89 but who knows how long that will stay. SeaWorld Orlando also raised its ticket price to $89, but officials have said they have no plans to raise admission again, even amid Friday's opening of the Antarctica penguin attraction, the largest expansion in SeaWorld's history.
Universal Orlando raises one-day theme park admission to $92
© 2014 Tampa Bay Times