Going on vacation to Florida is nothing short of a big deal. If you plan to visit all of the theme parks in the area you’re in for a great time. However, a vacation in this part of the world can be quite expensive so you may need to cut back on your spending where you can. The good news is this article explains how.
Stay in an Off-resort Hotel
While you may be tempted to stay in a hotel that’s in one of the resorts/theme parks chances are they will be a lot more expensive than you think. Hotels in theme parks can be wonderfully colourful and exciting but if you want to save money you need to stay elsewhere.
There are plenty of hotels in and around Florida, some are even in short driving distance of those major theme parks. This means you can potentially be at the theme parks early without having to pay more than you really need to.
Pre-Buy your Tickets
If you pre-buy your tickets you’re likely to save a bit of cash. You usually get some sort of offer that means you have an extra day or two’s entry for free. You may also want to pre-buy your theme park tickets to avoid queues as they can get quite long. Simply show up with your tickets and you’ll get in so much quicker.
If you can, why not buy some queue-jumper tickets? They don’t cost very much and they could move you right to the front of the queue. Queue-jumper tickets are usually offered when you pre-buy your tickets and are part of the deal. If you do not want to pay a little more to jump the queue, be prepared to spend at least 30 minutes in a queue when it’s busy.
Take a Picnic with you
There are many restaurants in each of the theme parks but they can be a little pricey. If you want to save a good bit of money you may want to take a picnic with you. You can buy food in any of the shops that surround hotels. Buying food and enjoying a picnic can be a lot of fun as you’ll have the chance to enjoy some local foods. You will, of course, save quite a bit of money too, and that’s not a bad thing.
Don’t be Fooled by Cheaper Prices
Many visitors to any theme park anywhere in the world are fooled by supposedly cheaper prices. However, you will only save money if you were going to go on that ride or buy those products anyway. Of course, if you like the price and you want to buy that t-shirt, for example, you should. Just be aware of those bargains and remember you don’t have to part with your hard-earned cash if you don’t want to.
It is entirely possible for you to save money while you’re on vacation in Florida. Use the above tips to help you enjoy your vacation of a lifetime.