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TR - Day 1 - Universal

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TR - Day 1 - Universal

Wow! Are we glad we came a week earlier than everyone else!

IOA/Universal were so quiet!

We’ve travelled from the UK and thought we would manage half a day here before the jet lag set in.

We ended up doing the entire 9am - 7pm!

We did 16 rides, 6 meet and greets, lunch at Mythos in IOA and ended our night with dessert at Toothsome!

Mythos was lovely, reasonably prices I think for theme park food too.

Toothsome was ace! The portions and huge!

Forbidden journey was a walk on so we went round and did it twice. Transformers also a walk on. Waited no longer than 15 mins for anything today.

Fab start to our holiday!

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1. Re: TR - Day 1 - Universal

Wow sounds so quiet! I know what you mean about that first day- I was up at 4am and thought I'd be shattered, but although we left the park mid afternoon we ended up going to the outlets all evening too! I do want to try Toothsome, we had a mooch in the shop but never ate there.

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Sounds like a great first day! Thanks for sharing!

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3. Re: TR - Day 1 - Universal

Wow that was a great first day at Universal/IOA Christmas Week will be insanely crowded enjoy your vacation.

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Nice day and TR.

Have a good vacation.

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5. Re: TR - Day 1 - Universal

nice first trip report please keep them coming

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That's good going for your first day.

1st week we always try and have full days, but usually start to lag 2nd, pace ourselves more and alternate early and late starts.

Then need another week off back home to recover, I wish.

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7. Re: TR - Day 1 - Universal

Thanks for the feedback all!

We weren’t expecting it to be that quiet so had a fab day!

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8. Re: TR - Day 1 - Universal

Well done you really did a lot on your first day

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9. Re: TR - Day 1 - Universal

great first day keep the trs coming

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