Tampa, FL.-  Busch Gardens and SeaWorld pass members listen up…changes are here!

Starting today, All New price plans and ticket tiers have been released for all the parks SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment own.

So let’s dig right into it and see what we know.

 

Choose Your Annual Pass

The first thing you will notice is a tier level program. From Bronze up to Platinum, the intentions are to offer more for those who want more, and less for those who want less.

Bronze

Valid for 12 Months with Blockout Dates

50% off General Parking

10% off Dining & Shopping

Passes start at
$9.99 /month -or- $119.88

Silver

Most Popular

Unlimited Admission for 12 Months

FREE General Parking

10% off Dining & Shopping

1 FREE Guest Ticket

50% off up to 3 Guest Tickets

Passes start at
$13.99 /month -or- $167.88

GOLD

Best Value

Unlimited Admission for 12 Months

FREE Preferred Parking
(limited availability)

15% off Dining & Shopping

2 FREE Guest Tickets

50% off up to 6 Guest Tickets

1 FREE Annual PhotoKey

1 FREE Animal Encounter

Passes start at
$16.99 /month -or- $203.88

Platinum

Unlimited Admission for 12 Months to 11 Parks

FREE Preferred Parking
(limited availability)

15% off Dining & Shopping

2 FREE Guest Tickets

50% off up to 6 Guest Tickets

1 FREE Annual PhotoKey

1 FREE Animal Encounter

Ride-again privileges at select rides

Reserved seating at select shows

$29.99 /month -or- $359.88

With each of those options comes more ALL NEW options to add on.

If you notice there is no Busch Gardens/SeaWorld pass anymore. Instead you are given an option to choose between the four add on park choices.

Adding just Busch Gardens and SeaWorld is NO LONGER available.

Example below is for the Silver Pass

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Questions

Oh we know there is going to be a ton of them….so let me share what I know so far:

Why is the Annual Pass program changing?

Guests have expressed they want more value and choices. This prompted the ALL NEW Annual Pass program, more flexibility to pick the Pass with the benefits you want most and pick your park(s).

What if I only want an Annual Pass to SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

NOT OFFERED – The  2-Park Annual Pass combination is gone. The best value now is the Florida Parks Annual Pass, which includes admission to all four Florida parks:  SeaWorld and Aquatica Orlando and Busch Gardens and Adventure Island Tampa Bay.

Can I get into the park with my current Pass if I don’t convert to the new Annual Pass program?

Yes. As long as your pass is still active, it is still good for admission to the park(s) of membership during regularly-scheduled operating hours.

I currently have an active Pass. Do I have to convert to the new Annual Pass program?

No. Current Pass Members have two options. You can do nothing and keep your Pass with your current benefits or upgrade to one of our new Passes and start enjoying more benefits and park access.

 Can I still buy a Fun Card?

No. 2018 SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Adventure Island Fun Cards are no longer available for purchase.

I’ve been a Pass Member for years and pay a low monthly rate, will that low rate roll over if I join the new Annual Pass program?

No. You would need to select your new benefits and park(s), and agree to a new contract rate and terms based on which Annual Pass program you select.

After my full-paid Annual Pass expires, can I purchase the same Annual Pass I have now?

No, as of October 4, 2018, our previous Annual Pass options will no longer be available for purchase or for renewal. When you are nearing expiration, you will be able to log in to the Pass Member website to see your new Annual Pass renewal options and special renewal $20 off discount offer. 

As pass-holders ourselves we will be going over all the fine print and seeing what is lost and what is gained with these new “options”.

You can find more details on the Busch Gardens web page. 

Leave us a comment on what you think about the newest changes for new and renewing pass-holders.

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