Using Your Television Touring Time Wisely
If you will be visiting Universal Studios, you need to be prepared. Arriving at the park unprepared can literally ruin your vacation! Follow these tips to
help you get the most out of your Universal Studios Tour adventure.
It will be very hot. Make sure that you dress in cotton clothing that is cool. You should strongly consider bringing a change of clothing, so you can
change into dry clothes after the rides that soak you, or if your clothes get too sweaty. If you will be there during the evening hours, bring warmer
clothes to change into. Do not wear new shoes! There is a lot of walking involved, and you won't last one hour in brand new shoes. Wear an old pair
that are well broken in. Bring an extra pair of shoes to change into if yours get wet.
Make sure that you bring earplugs. There is a lot of noise at Universal Studios, and some of the attractions are deafening. Also bring sunscreen,
sunglasses, and hats to help protect you from the sun. Use a backpack or a fanny pack to carry your belongings in - there are also lockers available
through guest services if you need a safe dry place to store your things.
Make sure that you take the Universal Studio Tour early in the day. The park will remain open several hours after the tour has closed for the day.
Designate a meeting place with everyone in your party, in case you get separated. Make sure that everyone in your party has a map, and that they
know how to read it!
Leave small babies and toddlers with a sitter. They will not enjoy Universal Studios, and they will make sure that you don't enjoy it either if you bring
them. Consider purchasing VIP passes which will allow you to move to the front of the lines for the attractions. This is a huge time saver, and will keep
you from wasting valuable time and getting bored.
Avoid eating inside the park if you can. It is very expensive, and the food is much cheaper right outside the gates in City Walk. Also save your
shopping for the end of the day, so you don't have to carry pac