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Old 01-22-2010, 09:51 AM   #1
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Season passes to seaworld busch gardens sesame place? Is this too good to be true?

Posting this here because it definitely concerns our ticket budget.

Has anyone purchased a Super Grover Season Pass to Sesame Place?

Reason I'm asking is that it looks like it is $142 a person and includes unlimited admission to SeaWorld, Aquatica, Busch Gardens and Sesame Place through 12/31/10.

Am I missing something?

We are planning to go to Orlando next month and I was thinking about going back to SeaWorld for a day. Then I came across this. Figured we could also go to Aquatica and Busch Gardens Tampa as well and then use it this summer for Busch Gardens Williamsburg?

Any help would be really appreciated!

Thanks so much!
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Old 01-22-2010, 09:56 AM   #2
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If it is leegitimate, why not.

For example right now as a Florida Resident I can get a Sea World pass good untiul December 31 for less than the price of a one-day ticket.
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Old 01-22-2010, 10:05 AM   #3
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We did that last year. It is really a great value esp. if you live near one of the parks. Have fun!
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Old 01-23-2010, 12:33 PM   #4
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I've not done this yet, but was also looking ibto it. It is 100% legit. a few caveats. You need to get the pass completed at Sesame Place before heading to Orlando, from what I understand. In other worlds you have to have the real card with your photo ID from Sesame, not a print out saying you've bought it online. Also, I don't think parking is free at any park except Sesame Place.

I could be wrong, but that it what it seems like from my research thus far.
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Old 01-23-2010, 12:39 PM   #5
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Admission to Sesame Place, Busch Gardens, Aquatica and SeaWorld with a 2010 Super Grover Season Pass.

Don't miss this limited-time, special offer as an early celebration of our 30th Birthday in 2010! Purchase a 2010 Super Grover Pass for only $142 plus tax (regular price $189 plus tax). Promotional offer not valid on EZpay purchases. With a 2010 Super Grover Season Pass enjoy unlimited admission to Sesame Place during the 2010 season! You will also receive unlimited admission to Busch Gardens (VA, FL), Aquatica, SeaWorld (FL, TX, CA), Water Country USA and Adventure Island parks through 12/31/10 and seasonal discounts to Discovery Cove. You’ll also get FREE Preferred parking, preferred seating at shows, Ride Again privilege at select attractions, Meet & Greet visits with Sesame Street Friends, 30% discount on food and merchandise at Sesame Place, discount admission for visiting friends and relatives and more! Restrictions apply. Promotional offer not valid on EZpay purchases. Offer valid 11/27/2009 - 3/1/2010 only. Not valid on past purchases. Cannot be combined with any other offer
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Old 01-23-2010, 01:24 PM   #6
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The platinum pass is a great deal. It's actually twice as much here in Florida... I think because as a florida resident you'd be going to the four parks here more often than the one park in other states.

And yes, you need to use your tickets once at your "home" park in order for it to work when you get here.

If the Texas SW was closer to Dallas, I'd visit my aunt and buy a platinum pass there to use here. There's no residency requirements for buying a platinum pass, but the first park you use it in becomes your "home" park.
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Old 01-23-2010, 02:18 PM   #7
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Posting this here because it definitely concerns our ticket budget.

Has anyone purchased a Super Grover Season Pass to Sesame Place?

Reason I'm asking is that it looks like it is $142 a person and includes unlimited admission to SeaWorld, Aquatica, Busch Gardens and Sesame Place through 12/31/10.

Am I missing something?

We are planning to go to Orlando next month and I was thinking about going back to SeaWorld for a day. Then I came across this. Figured we could also go to Aquatica and Busch Gardens Tampa as well and then use it this summer for Busch Gardens Williamsburg?

Any help would be really appreciated!

Thanks so much!
We have Busch Gardens (Williamsburg) Platinum passes...because they were even cheaper than the Sesame Place ones..and they run a true 2 years (24 months)

you aren't missing anything, it's just a good deal if you live close enough to get the passes.

You're only problem will be activating the passes before you get to Florida.
If you buy them at Sesame, you need to activate them at Sesame.
You can't bring the computer printout from sesame and activate them at seaworld or Busch Gardens, etc.

as far as I know, Sesame won't be open until April at the earliest.
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Old 01-23-2010, 03:22 PM   #8
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We just purchased the platinum pass (2yr) from Williamsburg Bush Gardens this past Dec. We did not have time for them to mail us the pass. When we went to Bush Gardens in Florida, they just looked it up in the computer and handed us new passes. (they could see we had already purchased them) All the computers are linked. It was a great deal and we had a blast using the pass at both Bush Gardens and Aquatica and will use them this summer in Williamsburg. We loved the free preferred parking and special seating at shows.
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Old 01-23-2010, 03:31 PM   #9
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We live 5 minutes from Sesame Place & have bought the passes a couple times in the past. They work great if you plan to visit the other parks & parking is free with the platinum pass(you also get a discount off all food & souvenirs) at all parks. We visit family in San Diego fro 5 weeks in the summer so we get to visit Sea World too,not to mention the years I sneak a trip into Disney.
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Old 01-23-2010, 04:08 PM   #10
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We got them 1 year also because we were planning on going to Seas World and Aquatica during our Orlando visit. 100% legit and parking was included. FYI- if you get the middle level pass, the admission is 50% off at the other parks. That combined with the passes being 30% off now makes it a really great deal.
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Sesame Place is open for a few special events before March... it's on their calendar. Maybe the ticket office will be open and you can get your tickets.
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Old 01-24-2010, 02:34 PM   #12
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So you are 100% sure that a Grover Pass will get you free parking at SeaWorld and othe rparks? If so, it is indeed a STEAL!!!!
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Old 01-24-2010, 02:35 PM   #13
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We are thinking of getting the Grover pass, since we were already palnning a long weekend at Busch Gardens Williamsburg, and are going to Disney/Seaworld this fall. Also do I have to activate the pases at Sesame Place? My kids are really to old, but I'm close enough to drive there and activate the passes to get this deal. tia
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yes, you have to activate at the park of purchase i think.
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Old 01-24-2010, 03:57 PM   #15
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We have Busch Gardens (Williamsburg) Platinum passes...because they were even cheaper than the Sesame Place ones..and they run a true 2 years (24 months)
Where did you get these? I was looking on line at the Busch Gardens Wmsbg web site & the Platinum passes are $299. I would love to find a cheaper price. TIA!
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