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First time universal, August for 18 days

Ollivier73

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Dec 30, 2018
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14 days in april 2020 is also an option for us.
Then we are 100% shure that the HP coasters will be open.
Climat is better.
And one day Disney for StarWars land is then a must for me.
We only go once every 5 years to another continent.
So do both is not an option.
 
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Mad Dog

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Jan 30, 2013
19,346
Pittsburgh area
14 days in april 2020 is also an option for us.
Then we are 100% shure that the HP coasters will be open.
Climat is better.
And one day Disney for StarWars land is then a must for me.
We only go once every 5 years to another continent.
So do both is not an option.
Sounds like a good idea. Just make sure you avoid the weeks before and after Easter if you can. Crowds levels are crazy then.
 
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Ollivier73

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Dec 30, 2018
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Peak level crowds is a no go.
Thanks, I can adapt to the weather by taking a long break.
But I can not beat peak level crowds with our budget.
 

Ollivier73

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Dec 30, 2018
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Today I saw that the std room cabana bay is the same price as the 2 bedroom room in endless summer. There are also cheaper food options close to the resort.
More floorspace and a table for four. Also a microwave.
But will the transportation be as good?
Will it be completely finished by then?
 

GadgetGuru

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Dec 2, 2011
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Seattle, WA
I think everyone else has already said this, but 14 days at Universal is way too much. I would think 5-6 at the absolute most and even that's pushing it.

In 3 solid days, you could cover all of USF + IoA. Add in another day for Volcano Bay and another just because. That's 5 right there.

If you're planning a Disney trip alongside the Universal part, 18 days in Orlando makes a lot more sense.
 
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Ollivier73

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Dec 30, 2018
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We already did a 21 day Disney holiday in Orlando. So we have a good idea of what to expect.
Last season we had annual passes at phantasialand and went at least 8 times (it's a 3 hour drive for us).
So is 14 day's ticket to parks a lot, yes it is. But we love theme parks. And in Florida, we do them only in a relaxed way.

This time we want to concentrate on universal.
This is also a holliday where we want to relax, not a short break.
So resting at the pool is a big part of the holliday, and in universal we can pool hop.
When we did Disney in Europe, it was for max. 3 day's.
But then we came back extremely tired.
The 21 day's WDW we came back with plenty of energy.

If possible I also want to see a rocket launch during our visit (there is atlas V lauch in august, but no exact date yet).
One or two day's shopping.
And if we are at day 7 and we have the feeling that we saw everything, then we can still add SW and BG.
 

JoeCamel

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May 20, 2015
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We already did a 21 day Disney holiday in Orlando. So we have a good idea of what to expect.
Last season we had annual passes at phantasialand and went at least 8 times (it's a 3 hour drive for us).
So is 14 day's ticket to parks a lot, yes it is. But we love theme parks. And in Florida, we do them only in a relaxed way.

This time we want to concentrate on universal.
This is also a holliday where we want to relax, not a short break.
So resting at the pool is a big part of the holliday, and in universal we can pool hop.
When we did Disney in Europe, it was for max. 3 day's.
But then we came back extremely tired.
The 21 day's WDW we came back with plenty of energy.

If possible I also want to see a rocket launch during our visit (there is atlas V lauch in august, but no exact date yet).
One or two day's shopping.
And if we are at day 7 and we have the feeling that we saw everything, then we can still add SW and BG.
And that folks is the way to tour.
You are going to have a great time
 

Mad Dog

Premium Member
Jan 30, 2013
19,346
Pittsburgh area
And that folks is the way to tour.
You are going to have a great time[/QUOT
We already did a 21 day Disney holiday in Orlando. So we have a good idea of what to expect.
Last season we had annual passes at phantasialand and went at least 8 times (it's a 3 hour drive for us).
So is 14 day's ticket to parks a lot, yes it is. But we love theme parks. And in Florida, we do them only in a relaxed way.

This time we want to concentrate on universal.
This is also a holliday where we want to relax, not a short break.
So resting at the pool is a big part of the holliday, and in universal we can pool hop.
When we did Disney in Europe, it was for max. 3 day's.
But then we came back extremely tired.
The 21 day's WDW we came back with plenty of energy.

If possible I also want to see a rocket launch during our visit (there is atlas V lauch in august, but no exact date yet).
One or two day's shopping.
And if we are at day 7 and we have the feeling that we saw everything, then we can still add SW and BG.
This.:thumbsup:......My sentiments exactly.
This:thumbsup:....My sentiments exactly.
 
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