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Universal's Q-Bot Questions

Universal Orlando: Robots are taking over Universal Studios. No, not the Terminators again, but the Q-Bots. What effects will it have on guests?

From Jorge Arnoldson
Posted May 6, 2012 at 11:06 PM
I've been seeing all this stuff about the Q-Bots coming to Universal Orlando. Will it take away the privilege for hotel guests? Will it be the same one-Express-per-ride-per-day policy (for people who buy it at the park, of course)? Will it be rolled out to the general public by the first weekend in June (when I'm going)?

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From N B
Posted May 7, 2012 at 3:25 AM
Not a huge fan of the Q-Bots.... if you lose one, they charge something like $250 at SFGA. I prefer the hotel room key on a lanyard. They still have to scan them one by one but it only takes a couple seconds each.

I think they are going to offer new types of Express where you can ride everything twice a day, and they may have an unlimited version as well.

From Jorge Arnoldson
Posted May 7, 2012 at 1:41 PM
IMPORTANT UPDATE: I just called Universal about this, and it won't affect on-site hotel guests.

From N B
Posted May 7, 2012 at 7:32 PM
That's good news, I would purposely jump in the pool every day and ruin it if they made me carry one. Besides, SFGA makes one person carry a Q-Bot for a party of four... we often split up and go on separate rides, which is why the room key works so well.

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