Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Universal Studios/Sea World > Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure Forums
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS UpdatesDIS email updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 07-01-2013, 02:42 PM   #1
princess124
Mouseketeer
 
princess124's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Ohio
Posts: 168

First week of January crowds at US/IoA - should we stay or should we go?

Hello everyone! I'm sorry if this question has been answered before; I did a search, but couldn't get anything to come up.

We are looking into doing a few days at US/IoA during our January 2014 trip. We will be in Florida from January 1-8, staying onsite at Disney. My question is: what should I expect crowd-wise if we thought about heading over to US/IoA on January 2-3? I know Disney will be insane those days, so I was hoping that we could jump over and spend some time there.

I'd love to know your thoughts. Thank you in advance!
__________________
Me DH DSDs Our furkids

I Dug!!

"Two tiny wings, eyes big and yellow, horns of a steer, but a loveable fellow! From head to tail, he's royal purple pigment, and there, Voila! You've got a Figment!"

"A warm welcome back to those of you who made it, and a friendly word of warning, something you won't find in any guidebook; the next time you check into a deserted hotel on the dark side of Hollywood, make sure you know just what kind of vacancy you're filling, or you may find yourself a permanent resident of...The Twilight Zone."
princess124 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 04:07 PM   #2
damo
Proud Redhead
amok amok amok
The curly haired dude said he wouldn't be joining me this vacation!
 
damo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Hagrid's hut
Posts: 29,849

It is very busy during those two weeks at Universal/IOA. However, if you stay onsite, you'll have unlimited express pass access.
damo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-01-2013, 04:09 PM   #3
RMulieri
DIS Veteran
 
RMulieri's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Tom Sawyers Island
Posts: 20,860

It is likely going to be very busy.Many schools are not back till Jan 6th.If Disney is busy ( and it will be ) Universal will likely be busy as well.Last year those days at Universal were pretty packed.Staying onsite at Universal will give you both early entry to IOA and the resort guest express pass, both which will help tremendously.But if you are not staying onsite prepare for large crowds and long waits
__________________
Going Back to the DarkSide -Universal Orlando and the Harry Potter Expansion January 2015
RMulieri is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:04 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.