You’ve bought your tickets, booked your hotel and planned your itinerary. But, the first thing you’ll have to do before your Universal Orlando vacation starts is deal with parking! To make planning easy, we’ve written up this simple reference post to answer all of your parking questions and concerns.
Parking for Universal Studios Orlando and Islands of Adventure is all located within an enclosed parking garage. There is an on-site wheelchair rental as well as an on-site kennel. Once you pay the daily fee, you are able to re-enter the same day as long as you present your parking pass again at the parking toll place upon your return.
- Regular parking is $20
- Parking for FL Residents is free after 6 p.m. with proof of residency*
- Preferred Parking is $30
- RV/Bus Parking is $22
* Not valid during Halloween Horror Nights, New Year’s Eve and Special Events
Parking attendants are available to help if you are experiencing car problems during your visit, such as providing battery jumps if needed. Call boxes are located throughout the garage to contact Security.
Valet Parking is available for cars and vans. The pricing varies, so we’ve provided a list below of the fees and conditions for valet parking:
Before 6 p.m., prices are:
- $20 for 2 hours
- $40 for over 2 hours
- $50 for Red Carpet
After 6 p.m., prices are:
- $20 for 2 hours
- $35 for over 2 hours
- $45 for Red Carpet
For Annual Passholders, prices are*:
- $30 for Red Carpet
For Premier Passholders, prices are*:
- $15 for Red Carpet
* Excludes New Years Eve, Mardi Gras, event nights, 4th of July and Halloween Horror Nights
There is no shuttle service or monorail available to transport Guests from parking to the parks’ gates, so plan for the time it will take to walk there. Universal Studios provides escalators, moving sidewalks and elevators to assist Guests with walking.
Hotel parking is not complimentary at the Universal Studios Resorts, although there is complimentary transportation to the parks via water taxi and shuttle buses.
- Self-parking: $22 plus tax per night
- Valet parking: $29 plus tax per night
- Self parking: $24 plus tax
- Valet parking: $34 plus tax
Self parking only is available at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort:
- Overnight Guests: $12 plus tax per night per vehicle
- Day Guests: $20 plus tax per vehicle
Car Rental is available through Hertz Rental Car Services located next to the Attraction Ticket Center, and open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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