Florida Resident Deals: Discounts in Orlando and Beyond

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Florida Resident Deals - Discounts in Orlando and Beyond

When it comes to reasons why living in Central Florida is so great, there’s hardly a shortage. We live where others vacation! To help locals take advantage of these benefits, we have gathered a list of venues offering Florida resident deals; just one more perk to add to the list.

We’ve organized the best Florida resident deals into the following categories:

  • Attractions + Dining
  • Spa Deals
  • Staycations
  • Getaways

Updated April 2023 by Zoë Joiner

Florida Resident Discounts: ATTRACTIONS

Walt Disney World

Why limit date night to just a few hours? Throughout the year there are Florida Resident Discounts at Walt Disney World. This includes discounts on hotel stays, activities, dining and more – depending on the time of year.

During slower periods there are sometimes Florida resident discounts on Disney tickets, which can be used on nonconsecutive days. Proof of residency is required and while only one theme park per day is valid, you can upgrade to the Park Hopper option for an extra charge. There's even a Water  Park + Sports Add-on option if you have energy to play a round of golf or cool off in a pool after your day at the parks.

Currently, there is a Florida resident 2-Day Disney Weekday Magic Ticket for $175 plus tax—or choose a 3-Day Disney Weekday Magic Ticket for just $20 more (total ticket price $195 plus tax).

Ticket valid Monday to Friday only, from January 10 through April 27, 2023—subject to these blackout dates:
March 13 to March 17, 2023
April 3 to April 7, 2023
April 10 to April 14, 2023

Keep an eye out or call (407) 939-5277 to ask about any available Florida Resident discounts.

SeaWorld Orlando

Enter the splash zone: SeaWorld Orlando offers great vacation packages and Florida Resident discounts throughout the year. Currently they are offering Florida Residents $99 2-Day park passes for a limited time. With a plethora of animal experiences and presentations, rollercoasters and water rides, and even Sesame Street Land for the kiddos, there's something for everyone at SeaWorld Orlando.

Discovery Cove

Discovery Cove® in Orlando has announced savings of up to 40% on visits through 2023 to the one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive day park. The perfect gift for the mom who thinks she has seen it all, a day at Discovery Cove can include swimming with dolphins, snorkeling among thousands of tropical fish and rays, strutting with flamingos, encountering playful otters, or the rare chance to relax in paradise. This exclusive offer is available to guests who book their reservations by April 30, 2023, for visits through December 31, 2023.


Universal Orlando Resort

Submerse yourself in the action of the movies at Universal Orlando with one of the Florida Resident deals. We love the excitement of Universal Orlando. Florida Residents can currently “Buy A Day, Get 2 Days Free”, but the best deal is their “Get 2 Days Free with a 3-Day, 2-Park Ticket” offer. Starting as low as $234.99 per adult, plus tax, this epic offer allows guests to enjoy five days of access to some of the world’s most thrilling theme park experiences across Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure for the price of a 3-Day ticket with no blackout dates.

And for just $35 more, guests can upgrade their ticket to include access to Universal’s Volcano Bay water theme park.

Throughout the year, Florida Resident discounts are available at Universal Orlando Hotels, accessible via the same webpage as above.

Don't forget to plan a meal at one of our picks for Best Restaurants at Universal Orlando for Date Night.

Wild Florida

Get outdoors and enjoy life on the wild side at Wild Florida Airboats & Gator Park. Wild Florida offers Florida residents 15% off one-hour airboat tours, $8 Gator Park admission (per adult and $6 for child) and discounted Drive-thru Safari Park admission. Proof of residency is required.

When hunger strikes, sink your teeth into grub at their Chomp House Grill where you can enjoy some tasty gator and other wild fare.

Wild Florida Drive-Through Safari Park

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park

Climb, balance, zip line, and leap through the aerial obstacle courses at Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park with your favorite adventurer. Florida residents can take dates to new heights by saving 15% off park admission. Use promo code FLRES when booking online. A valid Florida ID must be shown upon arrival.

Jungle Adventures

Experience Old Florida with all five senses at Jungle Adventures with Florida Resident discounts. During the months of January, May and September, Florida residents enjoy a $4 discount on all full-day tickets (regularly $17.95 – $27.95). Proof of residency is required at the time of purchase.


Enjoy live gator shows, exhibits, zip lining, and a walk through the gator marsh all in an afternoon at Gatorland. Florida resident discounts come and go throughout the year, so keep an eye out on their website. Now through April 30th, 2023, enjoy 50% off admission! Tickets must be purchased onsite at the admissions office and proof of residency is required.


Florida residents can absorb skyline views of surrounding Orlando with Florida Resident Discounts at ICON Park.

Take to the skies on a 23-minute (climate controlled, private-capsule) ride on The Wheel for $24.99 per person. Or choose from one of the two combo deals for an extended date outing to include Madame Tussauds and/or SEA Life Aquarium starting at $37.95 per person. Proof of residency is required.

Lawn and water feature of Icon Park Orlando
Relax at the Lawn of Icon Park Orlando | Dani Meyering


Check out all the things to do at ICON Park

ICEBAR Orlando

Since we have mostly warm days in our locale, grab your boo and cool off with ICEBAR Orlando’s Florida Freeze package. Visit the world’s largest permanent ice bar Sunday-Thursdays and receive admission, one ultra-premium signature cocktail and a digital souvenir photo for $19.95/person (+ tax and gratuity). After you’ve enjoyed your Florida Freeze experience, warm back up at the FIRE Lounge.

Legoland Florida

There’s an inner child within us all and Legoland Florida is sure to bring it out in you and your partner. There are more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions within the park not including the water park. And little kids will love the NEW Peppa Pig Theme Park that is part of the Legoland Florida Resort.

Florida Resident discounts come and go throughout the year. Currently, if you book a resort stay Now – April 24th, you can get 50% off your second night (for travel between April 13th – June 8th, 2023), starting from $117 + tax, per person, per night. Proof of residency is required.

SPA Florida Resident Discounts

Waldorf Astoria Spa

Unwind with your heartthrob on a relaxing date at the Waldorf Astoria Spa. Florida residents can enjoy a 20% discount on spa services Monday-Thursday. Be sure to mention the promotion when reserving. Proof of residency is required at time of check-in. Blackout dates may apply.

Relâche Spa at Gaylord Palms

Florida residents can take advantage of special perks at Relâche Spa at Gaylord Palms. With the resort's Preferred Guest Program Members receive select discounts in addition to complimentary self or valet parking on the day of their spa service. Sign up for free by calling 407-586-4772. Proof of residency required.

FYI: booking a spa service gives you access to the resort's pools for the day! You can also hang out in the steam room, sauna, and fitness centers for the day.

Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach Rock Spa and Salon

We are all in need of some pampering. Escalate your pampering experience with your honey by your side at Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach Spa. While not a specific Florida Resident deal, the hotel's Rock Spa and Salon spa membership program allows locals to enjoy regular rejuvenation at a fraction of the price.

The Gold Record Membership is $105 per month per person and includes one (1) 50-minute massage or facial per month, Hard Rock Hotel Resort day pass and complimentary childcare for up to 2 hours (ages 5-15). The Platinum Record Membership is $149 per month per person with these benefits: one (1) 80-minute massage or facial per month, unlimited access to Body Rock Gym, Hard Rock Hotel Resort day pass and complimentary childcare for up to 2 hours (ages 5-15). Both memberships also include:

  • Unlimited access to spa lounge and steam room
  • 20% off additional services
  • 10% off retail spa products
  • VIP backstage passes to Rock Sparties
  • Hard Rock Hotel exclusive offers to dining, accommodations and events
Daytona Beach
Photo credit: Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

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With its 5-acre water park, several community pools, tennis courts, deluxe spa, 3 signature golf courses, yoga classes, bike rentals, and many dining options, Reunion Resort is a perfect place to get away without traveling far from home. Florida (and Georgia) resident discounts include 15% off Sunday – Thursday (2-night minimum, blackout dates apply). Book online or call 877-557-4203 for reservations.

Image credit: Reunion Resort

Encore Resort at Reunion

Choose your deal: 20% off, a free night, or an $100 theme park ticket credit through Encore Resort at Reunion. Florida and Georgia Residents enjoy 20% Off (2-night minimum, blackout dates apply) plus two welcome drinks upon arrival, use code FLGA2BEV. Encore Means More! Book 3 or more nights now thru May 31st for travel from May 1 through June 8, 2023, and receive an extra night FREE, use code FREENIGHT23. Theme Park Ticket Credit: when you use the booking code TIXCREDIT, you’ll receive $100 toward two tickets to the theme park of your choice.
A valid Florida ID is required upon check-in.

Caribe Royale Orlando

Florida Residents enjoy 15% off with proof of Florida or George residency on select dates at the Caribe Royale Orlando Walt Disney Good Neighbor® Hotel. They also offer teacher, military and AAA discounts as an extra incentive. This All-Suite resort is perfect for families, but we like it for adults too. The included amenities make it a great resort.

A valid Florida ID is required upon check-in.

Hilton Orlando

Hilton Orlando has so much to offer with its onsite amenities and perfect location near major attractions. Whether you lounge around the lazy river or visit a nearby theme park, you are sure to have a true staycation.  Hilton Orlando offers rotating deals throughout the year and is currently offering your 4th Night Free with either of their Universal Orlando or SeaWorld vacation packages.

A valid Florida ID is required upon check-in.

The Alfond Inn

The Alfond Inn is a pet-friendly boutique hotel in Winter Park that sits among beautiful scenery and is rich in history and art. The lavish accommodations and first-class fare are sure to help you unwind with your beloved. Even better, the hotel is currently refreshing their guestrooms and adding a new state of the art Spa and rooftop swimming pool with private cabanas. The Florida Resident Special gives locals up to 18% off the Best Available Rate for stays in a Classic Room, and when that's not available there are plenty of other great packages to take advantage of, even one for your Very Important Pup!

A valid Florida ID is required upon check-in. Book online or call 407-998-8090 for reservations.

Lobby Seating Area at Alfond Inn Winter Park
Lobby Seating Area at the Alfond Inn Winter Park – Dani Meyering



B Resort & Spa is all about being you. No matter your tastes or preferences, the warm and friendly staff at this official Disney hotel in Disney Springs will assist in creating a tailored experience as unique as you are. Florida (and Georgia and Louisiana) residents receive a discounted Neighbor Rate of 25% off with code: FGLDIS. B Resort offers a bunch of other nice vacation packages but my favorite offer is their “$1 B-Day Stay” which lets you celebrate the second night of your birthday stay for only $1!

Proof of residency is required at time of check-in, blackout dates apply. Call 407-828-2828 for details.



Plantation on Crystal River

Surrounded by natural springs, untouched lakes and rivers, and bountiful wildlife, Plantation on Crystal River is waiting to charm you with Southern hospitality. The property ~2 hours northwest of Orlando has a full-service marina, 18-hole golf course, 9-hole executive course, Aveda spa, and dining. Florida residents receive a 15% discount on best available room rates. You can even book a “Manatee Swim and Breakfast tour“, talk about an experience to write home about. To make reservations, call 800-632-6262.

Plantation on Crystal River

Opal Sands Resort

If stunning, unobstructed views of the Gulf of Mexico are what you’re looking for on your next getaway, Opal Sands Resort in Clearwater Beach can deliver. With Gulf-front views from every room, and only 2 hours southwest of Orlando, this modern-inspired resort is offering Florida residents up to 20% off your staycation, plus daily breakfast for two. Use Rate Code: FLPKG online, or call 866-258-7247.

A valid Florida ID will be required at time of check-in.


Sandpearl Resort

The Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach features its own marina which can accommodate vessels up to 30′. This Opal Collection luxury resort is a AAA Four-Diamond accommodation with views of the sandy white beach and sparkling waters we Floridians love and adore. Through the Resort’s enrichment programs, guests can indulge in an organic food and wine tasting, stroll through an art tour, watch dolphins frolic in the ocean and learn during an eco-tour.

Florida residents can save up to 20% off, plus daily breakfast for two. A valid Florida ID will be required at time of check-in.

Florida Resident Deals at Sandpearl Resort
Sandpearl Resort

Bilmar Beach Resort

Just a 2-hour drive southwest from Orlando, Bilmar Beach Resort is located in picturesque Treasure Island, closest to St. Petersburg. Check out a museum, brewery or nightlife in downtown St. Pete, or escape to the quaint artists' town of Gulfport for one of their markets on scenic Beach Boulevard. Florida resident discounts vary. Book online and present a valid Florida ID at the time of check-in.

Amelia Island

Tranquil beaches, beautiful nature scenes, and rich history mixed with charming bed-and-breakfasts and upscale resorts make Amelia Island a top destination. Omni Amelia Island has special offers throughout the year and is currently offering 15% off stays between March 1 – September 5 if you book by April 11th, 2023. It's an incredible resort on the Atlantic coast, just a two hour drive northwest from Orlando.

Enjoy even more Florida fun…

Let's not forget about all the fun in Tampa Bay just down the road. Explore these Florida Resident Discounts in Tampa Bay.

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One Response to “Florida Resident Deals: Discounts in Orlando and Beyond”

  1. Stephanie Patterson

    Hi Elizabeth! We’ve listed the starting rate that is published on Reunion’s website. Those rates will go up and down throughout the year depending on the season. We apologize for any confusion! It may be worth checking back into later this year. There’s also a bigger FL resident discount for stays falling on Sunday-Thursday. You get 25% off instead of the 15% off offered on weekends. Hope this helps!


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