LEGOLAND Florida and Partnered Bed & Brick Hotels Add Shuttle Service
Central Florida’s Newest Theme Park Continues to Add More Family Friendly Perks
Winter Haven, FL (August 9, 2012) – Local transportation to LEGOLAND® Florida just got easier and it’s free. A bright yellow shuttle bus featuring LEGO® characters can be seen traveling the local streets around Central Florida’s newest theme park. As an added benefit to guests staying in the area, LEGOLAND Florida and three of its local Bed & Brick Preferred Accommodations Partners; Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn of Winter Haven and Hampton Inn of Lake Wales, have teamed up to provide a new shuttle service which will run daily to and from the hotel establishments and the park. With more than 50 rides, shows, attractions and an all-new water park attraction, LEGOLAND Florida provides a great interactive theme park experience for families and now offers transportation to the park stress-free.
“This new shuttle service is one more step toward becoming a multi-day destination. Our strong relationships with our Bed & Brick partners and the benefits we continue to offer guests are key to providing memorable vacations for our families,” said Todd Andrus, Sales Manager at LEGOLAND Florida.
LEGOLAND Florida Shuttle Daily Operating Hours:
Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn, Winter Haven
200 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven
- Morning Hotel Pickup Time: 8:30am and 10am
- Evening Return Park Pickup Time: 7pm and 8:30pm
Hampton Inn, Lake Wales
22900 US Hwy 27, Lake Wales
- Morning Hotel Pickup Time: 9:15am
- Evening Return Park Pickup Time: 7:45 pm
Greg Grimmer, Vice President of Operations at Holiday Inn and Hampton Inn of Winter Haven stated, “We are very excited to offer this new benefit to our guests. The LEGOLAND shuttle service will definitely help build Winter Haven as a destination for vacationing families.”
The LEGOLAND shuttle service provides more than just convenient transportation locally. While in route, guest’s excitement will build as they discover fun facts about the park generating energetic anticipation as families begin to enter LEGOLAND Florida for a day full of fun. The shuttle service also provides ADA compliant travel accommodations.
The best way to experience LEGOLAND Florida for the best value is with purchase of a Premium Pass which provides unlimited admission for 12 months to LEGOLAND Florida and seasonal admission to the all-new LEGOLAND Water Park for just $159 plus tax with no black-out dates. Plus, free parking, discounts on food and merchandise and a complimentary subscription to LEGO Club Magazine are also included. Guests can purchase the Premium Pass at the front gate or online.
For the most current information on LEGOLAND Florida special events and operating schedule, visit www.LEGOLAND.com.
LEGOLAND® Florida is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows and attractions, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun! There are currently four other LEGOLAND Parks in the world – LEGOLAND California in Carlsbad, LEGOLAND Billund in Denmark, LEGOLAND Deutschland near Günzburg, Germany and LEGOLAND Windsor outside of London with a sixth scheduled to open in autumn 2012 in Malaysia. The LEGOLAND theme parks are a part of Merlin Entertainments Group, the second largest attractions operator in the world. For the most current information, log on to www.LEGOLAND.com.
Merlin currently has seventeen attractions in the USA including the stunning LEGOLAND Florida theme park with its new Water Park; LEGOLAND California theme park with its exciting Water Park, and SEA LIFE Carlsbad Aquarium (LEGOLAND California Hotel is opening in summer 2013); Madame Tussauds attractions in New York, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, Nevada and Hollywood, California; LEGOLAND Discovery Centers in Chicago, Illinois; Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Kansas City, Missouri; and Atlanta, Georgia; and SEA LIFE aquariums in Phoenix, Arizona; Kansas City, Missouri; Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; the Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota underlining the company’s position as the world’s biggest global aquarium operator.