Make Your Orlando Holiday Even More Special

Hey Thrill Seekers,

Already purchased your park admission tickets? Looking to add something extra to make your experience that little bit more special? Then these park extra’s will be just the thing for you.

Most of the parks offer you opportunities to do something a little different during your visit. From eating your dinner with Shamu to trekking along the reef floor there is something for everyone.

 Disney VIP Character Breakfast – What’s a more magical way to start your day than having breakfast with loads of your favourite Disney characters? You’re right, there isn’t one! This once in a lifetime opportunity takes place at Disney’s Contemporary Resort which is opposite Magic Kingdom.

 You will be collected from your hotel or villa in style by either a 5* stretched limousine or a brand new state-of the-art Mercedes Sprinter Limousine – your exact pick up time will be advised locally. The Disney VIP Character Breakfast operates every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Breakfast takes place between 8:00am and 9:00am and consists of a all you can eat hot and cold buffet accompanied by fresh breads and pastries. When you have finished your magical breakfast you can choose to either be returned to your accommodation or if you started as you mean to go on you will have the option to use the Disney Monorail System or even be taken to Universal CityWalk for easy access to Universal Studios or Universal’s Islands of Adventure. What a great chance to meet and spend some quality time with some of your favourite Disney Characters including Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy!!


Disney VIP Character Dinner – Not really an early bird? Then perhaps the Disney VIP Character Dinner is best suited to you. You will be collected between 1.00pm – 3.30pm and returned in style by either a stretched limousine or Mercedes Sprinter from your hotel or villa (there’s even free champagne for the journey!!) Firstly you will be taken to Downtown Disney where you have around 1 hour 45 minutes to have a mooch about. You’ll then be picked up again between 4.15pm – 5.45pm where your next stop is Chef Mickeys for your amazing character dinner! For your meal you can choose from roast chicken, carved beef, pasta, savoury sides and lots of kids favourites such as mac & cheese but save room for pudding as you will then have the chance to create your own mega sundae and customise it how you want. Making this experience even more incredible, all of your favourite Disney characters will be there too! Get as many photos and autographs as you can and even join in some songs and dances if your not too full from your delicious meal. You even get a complimentary dinner photo!



Over at SeaWorld they offer a range of extras that you can purchase in addition to your admission tickets which will make your experience even more unforgettable.

SeaWorld All Day Dining – Definitely the tastiest and most cost effective way to keep your bellies full throughout your visit to SeaWorld is the All Day Dining Deal. This ticket will allow you to eat at loads of different restaurants ALL DAY as many times as you like until they close.

Dine With Shamu – Now this is something that is a MUST when visiting SeaWorld. This memorable family dining experience allows you to be Shamu’s VIP guest, you will enjoy a delicious meal from a huge menu choice. This behind the scenes experience permits you to eat your dinner alongside some of the worlds most fascinating creatures and you get the chance to see the beautiful killer whales interacting with their trainers up close and personal.


SeaWorld Behind The Scenes Tour  A once in a lifetime opportunity to go behind the scenes in SeaWorld. Trust me, you will learn sooo much! The tour lasts around 90 minutes. A specialist SeaWorld rep will be your ultimate tour guide and will take you on a journey to discover how SeaWorld rescue and care for their animals such as turtles and manatees. You may even get the chance to interact with a small shark or touch a penguin!

SeaWorld Private VIP Tour – Want to feel like SeaWorld Royalty for a day? Well now you can. Equipped with your very own tour guide, SeaWorld’s VIP private tour gives you access to jump to the front of the queue on all your favourite rides, get the best seats in the house for the incredible shows, feed dolphins, sea lions and stingrays, interact with a penguin and small shark and eat at Sharks Underwater Grill. This 7 hour tour is an amazing opportunity to be a VIP for a day!


SeaWorld Signature Show Seating This ticket will allow you to not one, not two but THREE one-time reserved seats for SeaWorld’s most popular shows in the following venues: Shamu Stadium, Dolphin Theatre and Seaport Theatre. The best way to ensure you get to see all of the fantastic shows SeaWorld has to offer.


Aquatica Banana Beach All Day Dining – The best dining option for your day chilling in the pools and whizzing down the slides at Aquatica would definitely be the all day dining deal. With this ticket you’re able to visit Banana Beach – home to a delicious buffet – an unlimited amount of times during the day. The varied menu consists of pizzas, pulled pork, chicken, mac n’ cheese, hot dogs and many many sides and desserts. YUM. Not having to worry about carrying soggy money around with you for food and drinks throughout the day leaves more time to enjoy the great attractions Aquatica has to offer.

Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens All Day Dining – Go for the all day dining deal at Busch Gardens and you definitely won’t be going hungry! Enjoy all the food and drink you want at the participating restaurants in Busch Gardens and visit them as many times as you can stomach throughout the day.

Busch Gardens Serengeti Safari – A once in a lifetime opportunity to come face to face with some of the planets most stunning animals. This 30 minute open air safari expedition takes you out to the Serengeti and gives you an amazing opportunity to hand feed giraffes, meet zebras and antelopes all in their own habitats. This is any animal lovers (like me) dream and will definitely be one unforgettable experience. This is a very popular tour so remember to book in advance to avoid disappointment!


Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove SeaVenture – Over at Discovery Cove you can purchase an add on to your experience. SeaVenture is an underwater walking tour where you will wander across the Grand Reef wearing a Dive helmet – no SCUBA certification needed. Each step you take feels like you are walking on the moon (just surrounded by fish and not stars) and around each corner will you will discover new animals such as lionfish and velvet rays and even be able to touch unique sea life whilst schools of fish feed around you. The best bit? Coming face to face with sharks!! (albeit through a panoramic window) The whole experience lasts around an hour, with the actual underwater tour lasting 25 minutes you’ll feel right at home in the reef.


Park admission is required alongside all of these extra’s with the exception of Disney’s VIP character breakfast and dinner.

Smiles Included,


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SeaWorld’s Antarctica Empire Of The Penguin To Open Next Week

Afternoon Thrill Seekers,

SeaWorld’s Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin’s is set for its big launch next week and Orlando Attraction Tickets will be there for the big night.

The new land represents SeaWorld’s biggest ever expansion and they are rightfully excited about the launch. Last week I got this leather bound Expedition Itinerary (pic) through the post detailing our trail and what we should expect.


Going by the Itinerary, we will be at the official launch on the 22nd May.

Today through the post I received this….


1) SeaWorld branded case with the words “Join the Expedition” on it.

2) Two x post cards. One with a Penguin on the front the other with a   picture of Antarctica.

3) A compass….

On the lid of the box are coordinates “28.4108 N, 81.4625 W”, can you guess where these coordinates lead to?

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That’s right… SeaWorld…

We will be trying to blog from the event and we’ll try to upload as many photo’s as possible.

So join us for an Expedition of a lifetime…



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Introducing The New Look Orlando Attraction Tickets

Morning Thrill Seekers,

In October 2012 our CTO, Karl Hendrie set about rethinking and redesigning Orlando Attraction Tickets. Karl had overseen the past 3 incarnations of OAT and was keen not to repeat past mistakes.

Here at Orlando Attraction Tickets, we pride ourselves on offering something different. In a industry dominated by boring shopping cart sites I previously disappointed myself by towing the line. With the new OAT site I promised I wouldn’t make this mistake again.

The first thing Karl did was ditch the old logo and tagline, he wanted something that incorporated the fun of theme park tickets, not just the fun of riding a roller coaster but all aspects of the experience from browsing to buying.

On the 30th October 2012 we launched the new look logo and introduced our tagline “Smiles included”. Karl used the new positive, smiley attitude within his redesign.

We are happy to finally show you the new look site. Today I will introduce you to some of the main features.

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The main alteration has been the way we display our tickets, we have categorised them via supplier (Universal, Disney, SeaWorld etc) we have hopefully made them more visually appealing and made them a lot easier to share across your social networks.

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You will also notice the green love heart scattered around the site, this is directly linked to our new “Wish List” feature, which allows users to create lists of tickets that they can use to share with companions, make notes of parts of the park they’d be interested in seeing and hopefully ways we haven’t even considered.

A few lists already created by myself include

User’s Wish Lists can also been viewed if the creator has given permission, these can be viewed here.

Another major redesign has been the ticket pages themselves, we’ve revamped the terminology to make it as easy to understand as possible, we’ve also added rich imagery and video media to help you get even more excited about your holiday! (not that you probably need it)

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The website has loads of new features and over the next few weeks I’ll write about them in more depth here, for the time being have a look around the site and let us know what you think about it.

Smiles included…


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Are Disney Building A Tron Ride?

Afternoon Thrill Seekers,

At the beginning of this year I had the pleasure of interviewing a fewtron-motorcycle people within the Orlando Attraction Tickets industry and I have slowly  posted them on the site.

One of my very first interviews was with our very own Chief Technical Officer Karl Hendrie, I asked him the same standard questions I ask everyone. One of the more inventive and popular questions was this;

If you could make your own ride, what would it be?

This is the answer that Karl gave;

I think that a Tron experience would be amazing. You know the bit in the film where they race those awesome motor bikes? – imagine that as a roller coaster, sat on a bike, strapped in, a wicked light show and above all lots and lots of speed! Oh and copyright me on that one!

So rumours hitting the web today have left me wondering if Karl has either got super powers or is a theme park genius….

First reported on micechat and revolving around the Disneyland California rumour has it that to coincide with the release of the 3rd Tron movie Disney are talking about building a ride very similar to the one imagined by Karl above.

Now reports do suggest that Disney Imagineers are just talking about the concept and as you can probably imagine they talk about a lot of concepts so it doesn’t mean this will definitely happen but if popular in California you would expect it to be moved to Orlando.

What do you think, does Karl have the sight? 🙂



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The Top 5 Questions We Get Asked At Orlando Attraction Tickets

Afternoon Thrill Seekers,

The purchasing of Orlando Attraction Tickets can seem pretty trickyOAT questions, there’s so much choice! There’s so much to do! and that can lead to Soooo many questions.

To help you guys out I’ve put together a list of our most popular frequently asked questions and provided the answers for them.

Q: Do you supplier real tickets?

A: Yep, we only supply real gate ready tickets, no queuing when you get to the parks to exchange a voucher for tickets, just head straight to the turnstiles and in you go. 🙂

Q: Do you charge for delivery?

A: Nope, standard delivery with is free of charge. We do offer an express delivery option that currently costs £10.00.

Q: When do you send out the tickets?

A: Tickets are sent out 7-10 working days after purchase regardless of date of departure assuming the full balance has been paid.

Q: Do you charge credit card fees?

A: Nope, we like our customers to feel as secure as possible so charging customers to use their credit card (which offers protection) goes against this. We do not charge for credit or debit cards.

Q: Where can I see comments regarding your companies service?

A: We work with independant review specialist Trustpilot, to view verified reviews of our service from real customers please see our Orlando Attraction Tickets review page.

I hope this helps a little, if you’ve got any questions please feel free to email us, call us on 0845 226 8523 or use the Live Chat facility located on every page of our website.

Remember Smiles included…. always.



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