Universal Orlando Resort Partners With Veterans Advantage to Launch Exclusive Military Benefits

ORLANDO, Fla. (December 8, 2015) – Universal Orlando Resort and Veterans Advantage have collaborated to create two new benefit packages that give military veterans, active duty, National Guard and reservists, retired military and their immediate families the opportunity to save on vacation packages to Universal Orlando Resort.

Veterans Advantage members now receive up to 10 percent off the following packages:

  • The 2-Park Getaway Vacation Package, which includes a three-night hotel stay and a two-day Park-to-Park ticket
  • The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Exclusive Vacation Package, which includes a four-night hotel stay, three-day Park-to-Park ticket and breakfast at the Leaky Cauldron and more

Veterans Advantage members can customize their vacation package to their choosing and enjoy special benefits. Both packages include early park admission to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, access to select live entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk and more.

Additionally, qualified Veterans Advantage members and active duty or retired military have access to an Exclusive Military Vacation package to Universal Orlando Resort. This package includes three-night hotel accommodations plus a one-day park-to-park ticket with two days free.

“We honor veterans and their service and we are excited to offer them a special opportunity to enjoy Universal Orlando Resort with their families,” said Bill Davis, president of Universal Orlando Resort and a Vietnam War veteran.  “We want to help them make memories that will last forever.”

Veterans Advantage currently partners with a robust lineup of leading travel providers, which include United Airlines, JetBlue, Amtrak, Greyhound, Avis and Budget, and AIG Travel Guard, offering special savings and exclusive benefits for Veterans Advantage members.

“We are excited to launch this exclusive travel benefit with this world-class vacation destination and premier theme park provider,” said H. Scott Higgins, CEO of Veterans Advantage and a Vietnam War veteran. “With more than 15 years of experience serving the needs of Veterans Advantage travelers, we know this will create a lot of excitement in our community,” Higgins added.

About Universal Orlando Resort 
For 25 years, Universal Orlando Resort has been creating epic vacations for the entire family – incredible experiences that place guests in the heart of powerful stories and adventures.  Guests can soar above Hogwarts with Harry Potter, swing above the streets with Spider-Man, grab a Krusty burger in Springfield, join the ranks of the Minions and so much more.

Universal Orlando’s two theme parks, Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure, are home to some of the world’s most exciting and innovative attractions. Its on-site resort hotels, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, the Hard Rock Hotel, Loews Royal Pacific Resort, and Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort are destinations unto themselves.  Its entertainment complex, Universal CityWalk, offers dining and entertainment for every member of the family. And just minutes away is Wet ‘n Wild, a family water park.

Universal Orlando Resort has unveiled 18 new guest experiences in the past five years – powerful attractions, incredible dining opportunities and a dramatically themed hotel.  And more is on the way.  Coming in 2016 is Universal Orlando’s fifth on-site hotel, Loews Sapphire Falls Resort; and Skull Island: Reign of Kong, a groundbreaking attraction in Islands of Adventure.  And in 2017 will come Universal’s Volcano Bay, an entirely new water theme park experience. 

Universal Orlando Resort is part of NBCUniversal, a Comcast company.  

 

About Veterans Advantage
Founded in 2000 by prominent Vietnam War veterans, Veterans Advantage advocates for greater respect, recognition and rewards for veterans and military members – from all periods and branches of service – and their families. It has assembled a coalition of partner companies that offer new service-related benefits redeemed with the VetRewards Card.

The VetRewards Card is the first secure veteran ID designed to protect military and veterans’ privacy when verifying eligibility for military discounts. Veterans Advantage members receive exclusive discounts at more than 100,000 retail locations nationwide and online from more than 100 partners, including Office Depot and OfficeMax, United Airlines, JetBlue, CVS/pharmacy, Amtrak, Greyhound, Ford, Lincoln, Verizon Wireless and Verizon Fios, T-Mobile, Apple, Dell, Foot Locker and its associated brands, Target, Choice Hotels, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts, Avis, Budget, Liberty Mutual Insurance, and other leading brands. 

Member plans also include OurCAREPackage, comprised of $55,000 of member insurance from AIG Travel Guard, VIP personal assistance and travel assistance services, ID theft restoration services, a prescription drug discount plan, custom financial planning, and more. Accredited by the Better Business Bureau since 2001, the company has been awarded the highest BBB rating of A+.
More at VeteransAdvantage.com.
 

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Roy Asfar
Veterans Advantage
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(203) 422-2526

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