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Theme parks deals spring up at Universal, Disney, Busch Gardens and Aquatica

A number of buy one, get one free options have surfaced for Florida residents during this slow time of year at theme parks.

Ticket deals are springing up all over for Florida residents to catch a break at Sunshine State theme parks, including a number of buy one, get one free options.

It may feel awfully early to think about Halloween (seven months early, in fact) but for the first time, Universal is selling a buy-one-get-one offer on the 2019 Halloween Horror Nights. It is only available through June 5, but you get one night for regular price ($81.99) and then another for free, Saturdays not included. See for details.

SeaWorld's Aquatica water park is running a $29.99 Valentine's special with the option of adding $20 for all-day dining. The offer ends Feb. 17 and you must visit by March 14. The normal online price is $39.99 and with dining $65. See and click Valentine's Day Special to purchase.

SeaWorld also just announced a deal that throws in a free pass to Aquatica of you buy an Annual Pass at SeaWorld, which start at $131.88 per pass. Offer ends Feb. 18▾

In case you missed it, Busch Gardens is still running its special on its $104.99 Fun Card that gets you a free Adventure Island water park pass, worth $59.99. The offer ends March 31. Note that block-out dates apply to both parks for some weeks of spring break and summer. And you can register online for a Preschool Card gives that give kids 5 and a younger a free ticket to the parks. Purchases can be made online at

And Walt Disney World is still running its deal that lets Florida residents purchase a three-day Discover Disney ticket for $175, valid for admission to one theme park per day. You can also add a fourth day for $20. The tickets are valid through June 30 with no block-out dates. Tickets may be used on nonconsecutive days. To purchase, go to

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