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Quick Orlando Vacations Guide... Tips on Cheap Deals

By Jon Tan

Getting There
With 37 airlines and many other chartered-air companies, one can easily fly into the Orlando International Airport. Once there, multiple modes of transportation are at the fingertips used to get into and around the city. Like all American airports, there are the car rental stations that facilitate those who want to take on the city, on their own, at the helm.

These arrangements can be made, of course, at the counter or before hand on multiple discount travel web sites. There are also many taxicabs and shuttles operated by Mears Transportation that will take passengers throughout the city and to many of the attractions that are in Orlando proper.

These offer varying rates, however, all according to the destination with taxis charging as much as $3.25 for the first mile and $1.75 per mile thereafter. In this guide, I will be covering essential items for any Orlando Vacations on hotels in Orlando, Orlando Attractions and Restaurants in Orlando.

Best Time
The best times for any Orlando vacations are Mid-January to March and Mid-September until the week before Thanksgiving. Though Orlando has no real peak-season, these are best times to visit to capture the experience wholly and comfortably.

Orlando is a city that offer the visitor so much. A word of advice, it is best to plan what attractions to visit and what places to see as it may become overwhelming leaving one with a feeling that they didn’t get enough. Take Orlando Vacations in stride, it awaits the eager visitor to accommodate, entertain and all-out please.

Visitors are drawn year-round to the renowned Orlando attractions. Walt Disney World, Epcot, Disney-MGM and Universal Studios draw big crowds to partake of the sites and adventure each park offers. There are however things to remember when visiting these theme parks.

One can pay the full price for a single ticket or Four-Day Park Hopper passes which provides unlimited admission to Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Disney-MGM Studios. Upon arrival at any of the parks, it is best to grab a park map to decide what attractions to see first and the places to eat as well as shop within the parks themselves.

Beyond the Disney-inspired parks, there is Universal Studious and Islands of Adventure which offer fast-paced, adult-centered rides. These parks together facilitate the tastes of the natural-born thrill seeker. There is also the well-known Sea World and Wet’n Wild which are water-inspired theme parks.

Sea World offering marine-life entertainment spectacles coupled with visual lessons on conservation awareness. Wet’n Wild on the other hand offers thrilling experiences with slides and large crystal pools.

Other Orlando Attractions
Orlando offers a vast array of distractions that include night club and venues for live show. Disney caters to the adult crowd with Pleasure Island offering a vast array of restaurants, shops, movie theatres and clubs.

With an admission price of $21, any night crawler can dine, club hop and rock out into the late hours within an open, festive atmosphere. Within the Downtown Disney (west side) one can catch a live show at the House of Blues which offers a three-tier interior and an large dance floor for those who are inclined to bluesy sounds and music of sample bands consume them.

One can also catch a showing of Cirque du Soliel’s La Nouba. This 64-performer show features trapeze artists, tight-rope walkers, and aerial gymnasts among many others in the Cirque’s awe-inspiring tradition. And not to forget a local and travel favorite, Universal’s CityWalk. Located conveniently between Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios, this is one of the city’s premier club-and-restaurant districts.

One can walk this 30-acre stretch for free and visit the club for their specified cover charges. CityWalk carters to varying tastes: reggae with Bob Marley – A Tribute to Freedom; jazz with CityJazz which is a performance venue that houses jazz memorabilia.

Among other Orlando attractions, there is also the Latin Quarter which is a two-story restaurant/nightclub. One can amply sample cuisine from 21 Latin countries while absorbing the salsa and samba streaming continuously through.

Cheap Deals
The most economical deals are found in last-minute deals. Such deals are usually all inclusive in nature, and once booked, no refunds are allowed. Check out for last minute Orlando vacation deals. If you are lucky, you could be spending this weekend in Orlando!

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