Each year around Memorial Day, some theme park—likely in central Florida—jacks up ticket prices by a few bucks, prompting the competition to follow suit with their own price hikes. This year, like last, it’s Universal Studios Orlando leading the charge.
Ah, Florida. It’s celebrated as the land of sunshine, snow birds, theme parks, and beaches. This year, it’s also considered the hottest state for snatching up foreclosed homes on the cheap.
Walt Disney World’s new MyMagic+ system promises to cut down on wait times at park rides and attractions. Could that be a bad thing for guests’ pocketbooks?
Man, I could use a drink. After a day of waiting hours in lines for rides that last three minutes, listening to overindulged children plead for overpriced treats and souvenirs and sweating it out under the hot Florida sun, many a …
I’ll see your theme park admission price hike and raise you a buck. Disney always aims to be at the forefront of film and theme park innovation. Apparently, it feels the need to be the leader in charging the most for theme park tickets as well. Less than a week after Universal Studios Orlando raised its basic ticket to $88, Disney World …
Right now, the theme park with the most expensive basic admission ticket in the U.S. is located, unsurprisingly, in Orlando. What may be surprising is that it’s not a Disney park.
The latest price hike at Disneyland raises a one-day “Park Hopper” ticket from $105 to $125 for adults. Kids ages 3 to 9—yep, if you’re 10, you’re an “adult”—get a measly $6 off the adult price.
Most states haven’t hit the $4 mark for a gallon of regular. Nonetheless, gas prices around the country have soared for four weeks in a row, at a pace that would mean $5 per gallon in many states by the start of summer.
Compared to the recent past, you’re far more likely to be driving an old clunker, piling up speeding tickets, and living with either Grandma or a spouse you can’t stand. You’re also less likely to reside in Las Vegas, Orlando, or a state prison.