Cheap Holidays to Orlando 2014
If you have kids (or are a big kid at heart!), Orlando could have been made for you. The world’s biggest centre of theme parks that celebrate everything from Disney characters to blockbuster movies, coupled with endless sunshine and plenty of choice of places to stay, all means that Orlando delivers on a huge scale.
You and the family can fly with the major carriers and many charters from a dozen or so UK airports, with a flight time of around nine and a half hours. If you want to shave the costs by travelling away from the peak season, make sure you avoid the US school holidays. Cheap flights are best found from late May to early June, or in late August. The theme parks are less busy in early September, February or May.
When you land on your cheap Orlando holiday, there are lots of smart ways and means of saving money. When it comes to the theme parks, a Flexi ticket for the Universal Studios is a good 14-day flexible deal, and lets you into both parks, as well as Islands of Adventure, Sea World, and the Wet ‘n Wild Water Park.
A Disney Park Hopper ticket is great value too, for access to the Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, MGM Studios and the Animal Kingdom, as well as a couple of water parks. Always buy your theme park tickets online (especially combo or multi-day) before you leave, or check out what’ss on offer on Netflights.com.
New Orlando attractions for 2014 include the Magic Kingdom’s Fantasyland, the winter-themed Empire of the Penguins at SeaWorld, and the recently retired space shuttle Atlantis at the Kennedy Space Centre.
If you really want to save money, there are a couple of good places to be entertained for free. The Orlando Science Centre is free to visit on the first weekend of every month. If you fancy a bit of art, you’ll get in for free at the same time when you visit the Orlando Museum of Art.
Eating out in Orlando can be great value too, and give you two meals for the price of one! The portions are often so enormous, you should do what the locals do, and take the leftovers away in a doggy bag.
Shopping bargains are also a local speciality, especially if you head for discount outlet malls like the Beltz Factory Outlets, Premium Outlets, Florida Mall and the Millennia Mall.
Oh, and don’t forget to ask for your 11% visitor’s discount at Macy’s and Bloomingdale Department Stores at the Millennia Mall.
Finally, for great deals on Orlando flights and holiday packages, you can’t do better than check on Netflights.com regularly.