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Old 06-18-2007, 03:08 PM   #1
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Smile Can bring food/cooler to Universal??

Can I bring a soft-sided cooler (which fits into the bottom of my stroller) into Universal?? thanks.
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Old 06-18-2007, 04:36 PM   #2
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Can I bring a soft-sided cooler (which fits into the bottom of my stroller) into Universal?? thanks.
Coolers are not allowed at either park. Check out the link: http://www.universalorlando.com/pi_gs_polirest.html
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Old 06-18-2007, 05:02 PM   #3
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I think a soft sided cooler small enough to fit under your stroller with baby nourishment would be fine. As long as it isn't filled with beer or alcohol, I think it is allowed. They just don't want you bringing those big honking coolers and having a tailgate party.


You are allowed to bring drinks and snakcs in.

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Old 06-18-2007, 06:41 PM   #4
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Thanks to all who responded. Anyone else been recently and was able to bring in a soft-sided cooler with drinks and snacks? Thanks.
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Snacks and drinks are always handy to have with you when exploring the theme parks. You can carry them with you in a backpack or shoulder bag. Be aware that your bag will be inspected by Security before you enter the theme parks, and you may have to check it in a rental locker before boarding certain thrill rides and roller coasters.

PLEASE NOTE: Coolers are not permitted in either theme park.
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a big old honkin cooler on wheels is not permitted....but something softsided and small enough to fit under the stroller should be fine.

you mean something like this?:

It holds 18 cans (just don't bring beer or alcohol)
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Old 06-19-2007, 07:09 PM   #8
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I realize coolers aren't permitted however they aren't permitted in most parks yet I always seem to be able to bring one as in Disney. Thanks tlinus, my cooler is even smaller than that and I'm going to give it a try. If I have any problems I'll just collapse the cooler and stuff the goods in my bag. No alcohol of course. Again, if anyone has been allowed to enter recently with a small, soft-sided cooler in their stroller please let me know. Thanks to all.
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Old 11-29-2009, 06:57 PM   #9
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this might be a little late but somone might find it helpful

We offer a variety of fresh, delicious food for our guests to enjoy at restaurants and concession stands throughout our resort; however, we understand that guests may need to bring outside food and drink into our parks. Please note the following guidelines for bringing food and drink into our parks:

Acceptable items:

•Bottled water
•Small snacks that do not require heating
•Any food required for medical purposes and medically–indicated nutritional supplements
•Any food required for special dietary needs
•Baby food/baby formula
•Soft-sided insulated bags no larger than 8.5" wide x 6" high x 6" deep

Prohibited items:

•Picnic lunches
•Food that requires heating or refrigeration
•Alcohol and glass containers
•Hard-sided coolers
•Soft-sided coolers larger than 8.5" wide x 6" high x 6" deep
•Coolers, suitcases, and bags with wheels
Please be advised that all bags and personal items are subject to inspection.

this is from universals site so I know it is accurate. you can check on their site under planning and what to bring to see the info from them directly
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Just back from a Thanksgiving week trip. We brought in a "duffle-bag" type cooler (soft) without any problems. I had water bottles, a couple cans of pop and snacks (combos, wheat-thins). Security does go thru it, but said nothing.
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