Weather Update: Universal Orlando Continues Normal Operations at this Time
Good morning UniversalParksBlog friends. It is Hurricane Season in Central Florida and if you have been following along you know that we are closely monitoring Hurricane Idalia.
According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Idalia formed near the Yucatan Peninsula on Sunday and has strengthened to a hurricane.
Idalia is forecast to become a Category 3 hurricane as it travels towards Florida.
Weather reports are warning of life-threatening storm surges and dangerous winds become increasingly likely for parts of Florida.
Universal Orlando Resort Impact
Are you vacationing this week at Universal? So far, the theme parks are operating as normal
According to Universal Orlando’s website:
At this time, our park operations and hours are continuing as normal. We are closely monitoring the weather. Please check back for updates.
Universal Parks & Resorts Vacations™ Severe Weather Policy
According to UO’s website:
While an incredible vacation awaits at Universal Orlando Resort™, unfortunately we can’t make guarantees about the weather, but your travel plans can still be stress-free. In the event that a hurricane or tropical storm warning is issued by the National Hurricane Center or a state of emergency is declared for the Orlando area or in your place of residence, within seven days of your arrival, you can contact our team in advance to reschedule or cancel your Universal Parks & Resorts Vacations Package, hotel room only accommodations and Universal Orlando theme park tickets booked directly with Universal Orlando, without any cancellation or change fees imposed. If you have purchased airline tickets as part of your Universal Parks and Resorts Vacations package, you may still be subject to cancellation and change fees assessed by those airlines.
Stay Tuned and Stay Safe!
Did you know Universal Orlando offers plenty of resources to stay up to date on weather and closures?
- Guest Closure Hotline: 407-817-8317
- Web Site: Universal Orlando
- Universal Orlando App- download the app for easy access to updated info!
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