Head to South Florida in the heat of summer for good deals. Winter yields great rates in northern Florida. Orlando has its own seasons, which coincide with school breaks; Visit Orlando recommends visiting during “deal season,” August 15–September 30.
Save on attractions, restaurants and shopping by visiting VisitOrlando.com/ discounts-and-tickets and reputable online ticket brokers such as Mousesavers.com, Ticketmomma.com, UndercoverTourist.com and OfficialTicketCenter.com. All the Walt Disney World theme parks, SeaWorld, Universal Studios and various bars and restaurants in Orlando have free Wi-Fi to which you can easily connect.
The Entertainment Book ( entertainmentbook.com) is a local favorite and you don’t have to be a local to buy it. Also try Groupon.com or LivingSocial.com for 35 to 90 percent off at hotels, attractions and restaurants. Four of South Florida’s top attractions—Lion Country Safari, Miami Seaquarium, Museum of Discovery & Science and Zoo Miami— offer unlimited visits for 100-plus days at SummerSavingsPass.com. Resorts, hotels and attractions also offer discounts via social media accounts.