Temperature: Average temperatures in the early 30s (°C).
Best time to visit Orlando: Spring or autumn when you get all that lovely Florida sunshine but without the intense heat.
Orlando weather is hot and humid during the summer. At this time, try to avoid the theme parks in the middle of the day when the sun is at its hottest. Winters are mild, but remember to bring a light jacket if you’re planning to venture out in the evenings.
Families: See the kids’ faces light up as they meet their favourite Disney characters at Walt Disney World Resort.
Movie fans: Be a part of your favourite films and TV shows at Universal Orlando™.
Shoppers: Pick up a bargain at Orlando Premium Outlets® and pick up souvenirs at Downtown Disney®.
More about Orlando
Language: The language spoken in Orlando is English.
Currency: The currency used in Orlando is the American Dollar ($).
Local time: Orlando is 5 hours behind GMT/UK time.
Fly to: Orlando International Airport. The transfer time to Orlando is 1 hour.
Flight time from UK: The flight time to Orlando is 9 hours.
Tourist information: Further Orlando tourist information can be found at http://www.visitorlando.com/EN-GL/UK/.
Visa and health: Before you travel, visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/usa for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Orlando.
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By hire car: The best way to get around Orlando is by hire car. Be aware that you’ll come across a number of toll booths during your holiday, and finding a parking space outside major tourist hotspots can be a challenge.
By trolley bus: If you’re staying near International Drive, you’ll be able to use the convenient and reliable I-Drive trolley bus service which serves the surrounding area.
By bus: Walt Disney World Resort runs bus services between their hotels and theme parks.
Halloween: There’s a real buzz in the theme parks during the run up to Halloween. Step right into some of the most pulse-pounding moments in horror history at Universal Orlando Resort's Halloween Horror Nights™, America’s premier annual Halloween event. Walt Disney World Resort holds kid-friendly Halloween parties. Dress up as your favourite Disney character and munch on sticky toffee apples as you watch the fireworks display.
Christmas: Disney’s Magic Kingdom® turns into a winter wonderland at Christmas time. Crisp white snowflakes descend on the park as Santa joins Mickey Mouse in a festive parade.
For up to date advice on travelling to Orlando, please visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/usa/safety-and-security