Sea World is a fun place to visit, but let’s face it, it’s just not the greatest place on earth.The $57 admission fee is asking a lot for a park that’s not all the way up to par on the nature exhibits or rides. Still, there’s some things worth checking out, like the Shark Encounter, the Penguin Encounter and some of the shows.
So whatever can you do to bypass the outrageous admission fee and still have a great day at the park? Go for free using a “Shopping Pass.” Like every corporation, Sea World loves to make money and they won’t risk losing a sale even if it means letting someone in the gates for two hours. The “Shopping Pass” allows you two hours admission to the park for free, and you can get a hand stamp to come back as soon as you leave.
The New York Times Has an Article Featuring 31 places to go for a good low cost vacation this summer. Most of them are great, however, as much as I love San Francisco, I don’t think it’s a good place to go to save money. I will offer up some reviews of cheap places in the city to visit later on, but over all, it’s just expensive.
Las Vegas is one of the best suggestions on their list, as if you choose to stay in a hotel by Freemont Street, it’s close to the strip and very inexpensive. Plus, it’s one of the only places in the world you can get free drinks for spending an hour at a penny poker machine. More tips on Vegas will be surely posted here in the future. (Don’t be intimidated by the explosion in the photo from one of my recent visits, that’s not a normal occurrence.) One of My Tips After The Cut