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Universal to discount new Passes based on time left on Disney Annual Pass!

But there are some caveats, provisos, quid pro quos... ORLANDO, FL -- Universal Studios Orlando apparently has a new plan to woo Disney Annual Passholders to switch to Universal, pro-rating the cost of a comparable Universal Annual Pass based on the remaining time of their Disney pass. A draft press release leaked to Uncle Walt's Insider gave details: Based on the type of Annual Pass you currently have with Disney and months you have left on it, Universal will pro-rate the cost of ... Read more
New All-Blackout Annual Pass. Photo © 2018 Disney.

Disney introduces value-priced “All-Blackout” annual pass

It's a great deal, as long as you never use it. WALT DISNEY WORLD, FL -- An announcement Thursday may quiet critics who complain about ever-rising theme park admission prices, as Disney introduced its lowest-price annual pass option in years. "Our guests have been telling us that park admission, and particularly the cost of annual passes, has been too high," said Bob Chapek, head of Disney Parks and Resorts. "And we listen to our guests. That's why we are proud to offer the ... Read more
A churro cart at Disney's California Adventure. Photo copyright 2018 Google / Street View.

Opinion: So-called Disney “churro scam”: right anger, wrong reason

What California Adventure is doing is so unjustified! ANAHEIM, CA -- Disney fan and news websites are up in arms over a new offering for annual passholders at Disney's California Adventure. In what Disney calls the "AP Churro Challenge," or five dollars, the passholders can purchase a map to "discover different churro carts located throughout both parks, each featuring a unique Pixar-themed specialty churro." When the specialty churros are purchased, the vendor applies a sticker to the map. Collect all four stickers ... Read more