Posted Sunday, September 4, 2005 9:48 AM | Contributed by Jeff
Illegal theme park ticket sales are a serious problem in Orlando, with a unit of seven officers is cracking down on offenders. A 2001 murder case has been attributed to a police informant's involvement in busting the illegal ticket trade.
Read more from AP via The Tallahassee Democrat.
Sunday, September 4, 2005 12:59 PM
This is why Disney has moved to the whole bone-marrow scan system this summer.
Sunday, September 4, 2005 2:09 PM
Gainesville Sun ran this article today as well...
Honestly, considering the amount of money involved in theme park tickets (esp. with O-town tix now over $60, selling at 63.63 at last check), it's not that surprising that they're either counterfeited or otherwise illegally obtained for sale...
Sunday, September 4, 2005 9:51 PM
69.75 at IOA there gator. 74.60 with tax included. I remember with excrutiating detail.
Monday, September 5, 2005 12:07 AM
According to their website
, it's $59.75, although that's still worthy of a counterfeit.
Monday, September 5, 2005 12:32 AM
Antuan, your ticket price was for BOTH parks, which in all honestly, is not that bad at all (around $37 per park).
Joe "I never complain with my $100 Universal annual-no-blackout-date-parking-included-pass!" C. :)
Monday, September 5, 2005 1:20 AM
It was? Criminy, I never knew that!
Monday, September 5, 2005 10:37 AM
Yes, but doing both parks is one day is at least exhausting if possible at all. Tried it myself.
Tuesday, September 6, 2005 1:20 AM
"Antuan, your ticket price was for BOTH parks, which in all honestly, is not that bad at all (around $37 per park)."
Joe, considering that now they're doing BOGO on park tix, seems "a little steep" to me to charge that heavily for a second park, when you're forced to TRY and do it all in one day...
gator, remembers that one day at DL/DCA was certainly "pushing it"...
Tuesday, September 6, 2005 10:17 PM
First it was Rolexs.
Now theme park tickets!
Wednesday, September 7, 2005 6:33 PM
Wait, how do you make fake passes, if they scan the ticket. And if its a bad ticket the turn style or somthing beeps. I remember I had a 3 day flex ticket and I couldn't remember how many days or something like that. Went to go check and it said it was used already and the turn styles beeped or somthing. lol it was almost a year ago. I can barely remember.