Universal Orlando raises ticket prices

Universal Orlando
Posted at 5:06 PM, May 20, 2013
and last updated 2014-07-14 12:14:47-04

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Universal Orlando has raised the price of a one-day, single-park ticket to $92.

The price increase, up from $89, went into effect this past weekend.

Single-day admission for both Universal parks - Universal Studios Florida and Universal's Islands of Adventure - went from $124 to $128. Similar increases were applied to multiday passes.

Universal spokesman Tom Schroder says guests continue to say the theme parks offer great entertainment at great value, with some options as low as about $42 per day.

A new ride based on the Transformers toy and film franchise is set to open next month. The park is also expanding its Wizarding World of Harry Potter next year with a new area based on the books' fictional scenes in Diagon Alley and London.