Universal Parks confirm closures through end of March, hotels and CityWalk to remain open on both coasts

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In step with the Disney Parks around the world, Universal Parks confirmed today that they will be temporarily closing their parks through the end of the month effective this weekend. The hotels and Universal CityWalk will remain open.

UPDATE: 3/16, 12:30pm: Universal has updated their policy regarding closures.

As we continue to make the health and safety of our guests and team members our top priority and be responsive to current conditions, we have additional operational changes to announce at Universal Orlando Resort:

  • We will close Universal CityWalk at Universal Orlando at midnight tonight, March 16
  • We will close all hotels at Universal Orlando Resort at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20
  • We anticipate our closures will be through March 31

The full original statements for each resort can be seen below.

Universal Studios Hollywood

The health and safety of our team members and guests is always our top priority. Out of an abundance of caution and in response to the guidance provided by the California Department of Public Health, Universal Studios Hollywood will temporarily close beginning Saturday, March 14. The theme park anticipates reopening on March 28 as we continue to monitor the situation.

Universal CityWalk will remain open. We will provide timely updates as conditions evolve.

If guests have questions regarding tickets, they can call 866-258-6546.

Universal Orlando Resort

Out of an abundance of caution and to assist with our nation’s preventive efforts, Universal Orlando Resort will temporarily close its theme parks. The closure is effective at the close of business on Sunday, March 15. We anticipate remaining closed through the end of March – but will continue to evaluate the situation.

Universal Orlando’s hotels and Universal CityWalk will remain open.

We have created flexible programs for those guests who have booked travel packages or tickets with us. Guests can call this number for more information: 877-801-9720. A core group of team members will continue to work on site. Hourly team members will be paid for any work scheduled through the end of March.

 

Author: Joey Inigo

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