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Article: The Priciest Theme Park Tickets Around the Globe

Discussion in 'Everything Else' started by Siren, Jan 28, 2017.

  1. 21stamps

    21stamps Well-Known Member

    Jun 10, 2016
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    The particular trip that I was referring to was Thanksgiving weekend (Black Friday) ending on 12/4. I really wanted to go to Universal for Grinchmas and the Macy's Parade, but it didn't start until 12/3...crowds were predicted to be very high that day, the Express pass would be mandatory for me and high crowds. I have a WDW AP this year, and my kid had a 6 day park pass...that factored in. Also there was just so much to do at our resort and around Disney with their Christmas events, that I just couldn't see losing a day. Combine all of that with a kid who just hit 48" last summer, but loves roller coasters and complains when he's not tall enough, as well as a high price on top of it all- Pass.
    I'd rather go back when we have 3 nights to stay at a Universal hotel, and either when he hits the next height requirement, or when Volcano Bay opens. For me, there's no point in doing IoA or Uni without a park to park now that the train is open, and I'd like the ability to go to HP early, and have an express pass.
  2. GenerationX

    GenerationX Well-Known Member

    Jun 4, 2002
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    Maybe some of this is due to the exchange rate. The U.S. Dollar has risen significantly in value the last couple of years.
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  3. xdan0920

    xdan0920 Think for yourselfer Premium Member

    Sep 14, 2008
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    Of course adding express pass doesn't make sense. It's a front of the line access pass, how can that be compared to FP which is, in fact, only a virtual place in line?

    I can only assume that since this page is missing A LOT of posts, that, what's her face is arguing/trip reporting. Good times.

    For what it's worth, I actually think Disney tickets, while more expensive, represent a better value then Universal. That's a personal opinion though, and not really relevant to the discussion of what tickets are most expensive.
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  4. Patcheslee

    Patcheslee Well-Known Member

    Jul 13, 2016
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    The Kings island ticket prive is the PRE-SEASON price, not the normal price if you wait until they are open for the year. Thats more around $64.
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  5. RustySpork

    RustySpork Well-Known Member

    Feb 2, 2017
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    Grinchmas is an awesome show, in my opinion a must see. That plus a love of roller coasters makes Islands and Universal sound like a natural fit. Free on-site express is worth its weight in gold in my opinion. It's all that FP+ could have been, and more because you don't have to mess with an app and hope (slash pray) that what you want to ride is available. :)
  6. OliveMcFly

    OliveMcFly Well-Known Member

    Sep 4, 2003
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    Dorney Park is in my backyard. It was my first job in my teen years. I have NEVER thought "let's go to Dorney instead of Disney" :hilarious:

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