ORLANDO, Florida (CBSMiami) - Less than a week after the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando announced it was raising admission pricesat its four theme parks, Universal Orlando has announced its own price bump.
It will now costFlorida residents $92 for a one day ticket to either Universal Studios Florida or Islands of Adventure. A two day/one park each day ticket is now $129.99.
Florida residents who want to visit both parks in one day will have to shell out $128 per ticket. A two day ticket with a park to park option will cost $146.99.
The big increase in the park to park option comes as Universal is set to open their new Harry Potter expansion, Diagon Alley, in the Universal Studios park with the Hogwarts Express train which will take guests between it and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Islands of Adventure.
Non-Florida residents will have to shell out even more. Their tickets have gone up from $92 to $96 for a one day-one park ticket. The two-day base ticket went up $155.99 while the two-day park-to-park ticket increased to $195.99.
Disney is now charging $99 for a one day ticket to the Magic Kingdom and $94 for its three other parks.
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