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fidldidi
01-05-2009, 11:06 PM
Sorry if this is answered somewhere. I'm new to this whole US/IOA stuff.

I'm looking at this site with the EP prices:
https://secure.universalstudios.com/WebStore/shop/ViewItems.aspx?Merchant=UOMainOnline&CategoryGroupExternalID=UOMain&CategoryExternalID=UO2ParkUEPLive

Will the prices change as demand changes? IOW, if a price is the low price now, could it eventually increase or will the price for a given day stay the same as long as there are tickets to be had?

Thanks.

GuestServicesMonkey
01-06-2009, 12:24 AM
express prices for a particular day will remain the same. They won't increase or decrease the price if you wait to buy later.

There always is a chance of running out of express though. They do sell out on occasion but those are usually only on the busiest of days.

Prices can and do vary from day to day depending on the expected occupancy in the park, so a thursday express will likely be cheaper than a friday or saturday express typically. (costs more on weekends because of higher crowds and more demand).

jasperess
01-06-2009, 12:32 AM
A separate question then - if you're planning on going during a less-crowded time of the year such as early May, can you still see each park in a day without express passes? I imagine you can (due to lack of severe crowding), but I wanted to make sure.

drj1950
01-06-2009, 05:56 AM
Are you going on a weekday during the early part of May?if so it will not be very crowded the weekend will be different

Metro West
01-06-2009, 07:36 AM
A separate question then - if you're planning on going during a less-crowded time of the year such as early May, can you still see each park in a day without express passes? I imagine you can (due to lack of severe crowding), but I wanted to make sure.Unless you're going during a traditionally busy week, I would never recommend purchasing the Express Pass ahead of time. You should always wait and see if you really need them before shelling out the money...they are non-refundable. If you're going in early May, you should not need tne EP's but if the lines start to get too long for you, then you could purchase them at either park.

fidldidi
01-06-2009, 11:19 AM
Thanks for the replies, this helps. So then, if the EP is the lowest price for the days I'm looking at, I'm assuming that's also an indication of the expected crowd level (lower)?

Metro West
01-06-2009, 11:21 AM
Thanks for the replies, this helps. So then, if the EP is the lowest price for the days I'm looking at, I'm assuming that's also an indication of the expected crowd level (lower)? Yes...the EP is priced based on the anticipated crowd level for that day.