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Universal Orlando: What are Universal Orlando crowds like after the new years?

From Ryan Brown
Posted November 7, 2012 at 10:35 PM
A few friends and I are planning a trip to Universal Orlando for a few days during winter break from college. What are the crowds like around the second week in January to mid January


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From Andrew Dougherty
Posted November 8, 2012 at 6:41 AM
When Florida schools are in, a decent crowd. But when they're out it's crowded

From Ryan Brown
Posted November 8, 2012 at 4:17 PM
Anyone here from that area and know when they are off? I certainly do not want to be in that mess if I can avoid it.

From Dominick D
Posted November 8, 2012 at 6:29 PM
The first full week of January is back to school. Be warned that tour group season is in January,

From Rob Pastor
Posted November 8, 2012 at 6:41 PM
Orlando Informer has a crowd size calendar for the Universal parks on their web site. They have projections for Jan. 2013.

From Dominick D
Posted November 8, 2012 at 7:35 PM
^YES. Orlando Informer has the best UO crowd calendar (there's also Undercover Tourist but that's very inaccurate). I haven't tried their touring plans because I'm a local.

From Doug Jenkins
Posted November 10, 2012 at 7:42 AM
January / February are GREAT time to go to Universal, not so much Disney as they usually start doing a low price 5 month Florida resident ticket Jan 1. Best way to check crowd sizes is to go to Universals 3 hotels and see when the least expensive room rates occur. Good indicator.

From Dominick D
Posted November 10, 2012 at 9:11 AM
What are you talking about Doug? I've been to Disney when the Floridians have those passes and crowds were low.

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