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SeaWorld Bronze Pass
With a SeaWorld Bronze Pass, you’ll receive admission for 12 months with select blockout dates.

2019 Blockout Dates:
March 9,10,16,17
May 25, 26
June 8, 15, 22, 29
July 4, 5, 6, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 31
September 1

$79.89 $55.92 (30% OFF THRU ?)

SeaWorld & Aquatica Bronze Pass
With a SeaWorld and Aquatica Bronze Pass, you’ll receive admission to both parks for 12 months with select blockout dates.

2019 Blockout Dates:
March 9,10,16,17
May 25, 26
June 8, 15, 22, 29
July 4,5,6,13,20, 27
August 3, 10, 31
September 1

$101.89 $71.32 (30% OFF THRU ?)

SeaWorld Silver Pass
With a SeaWorld Silver Pass, you’ll receive unlimited admission for 12 months with no blockout dates.
  • Save 50% off General Parking
  • Exclusive Pass Member Events
$90.89 $63.62 (30% OFF THRU ?)

SeaWorld & Aquatica Silver Pass
With a SeaWorld and Aquatica Silver Pass, you’ll receive unlimited admission to both parks for 12 months with no blockout dates.
  • Save 50% off General Parking
  • Exclusive Pass Member Events
$112.89 $79.02 (30% OFF THRU ?)

SeaWorld Gold Pass
With a SeaWorld Gold Pass, you’ll receive unlimited admission for 12 months with no blockout dates.
  • FREE General Parking
  • Exclusive Pass Member Events
  • 10% Off Dining, Shopping & Animal Experiences
  • FREE Tickets for Friends (select dates)
  • Discounted Guest Tickets
  • FREE 1-Day Photo Key
  • FREE Animal Experience
$112.89 $79.02 (30% OFF THRU ?)
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$4.91/mo. EZpay Plan
($25.00 Down Payment)


SeaWorld & Aquatica Gold Pass
With a SeaWorld and Aquatica Gold Pass, you’ll receive unlimited admission to both parks for 12 months with no blockout dates.
  • FREE General Parking
  • Exclusive Pass Member Events
  • 10% Off Dining, Shopping & Animal Experiences
  • FREE Tickets for Friends (select dates)
  • Discounted Guest Tickets
  • FREE 1-Day Photo Key
  • FREE Animal Experience
$134.89 $94.42 (30% OFF THRU ?)
— OR —
$6.31/mo. EZpay Plan
($25.00 Down Payment)

Platinum Pass
With a SeaWorld and Aquatica Platinum Pass, you’ll receive unlimited admission to 11 parks for 12 months - includes SeaWorld Parks, Aquatica Parks, Busch Gardens and more with no blockout dates.
  • FREE Preferred Parking
  • Exclusive Pass Member Events
  • 20% Off Dining, Shopping & Animal Experiences
  • FREE Tickets for Friends (select dates)
  • Discounted Guest Tickets
  • FREE Annual Photo Key
  • FREE Animal Experience
  • FREE Reserved Seating
Valid for admission at SeaWorld Orlando, SeaWorld San Diego, SeaWorld San Antonio, Aquatica Orlando, Aquatica San Diego, Aquatica San Antonio, Busch Gardens Tampa, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Sesame Place, Adventure Island, & Water Country USA. Excludes Discovery Cove in Orlando, FL. Platinum Pass Passport eVoucher must be redeemed at SeaWorld San Antonio for first use before using at other included parks. Please present your electronic or printed Annual Pass to the Toll Booth Attendant for free preferred parking at SeaWorld & Aquatica San Antonio. 20% discount on food and merchandise at SeaWorld and Aquatica San Antonio. Benefits valid at SeaWorld & Aquatica San Antonio only unless otherwise noted. Excludes separate ticketed events, such as Food & Wine, Howl-O-Scream, SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town and A Very Furry Christmas. Reserved Seating valid at Shamu Theater, Sea Lion Stadium & Beluga Stadium. Expires 1 year from date of purchase. Service fees not included. Should customer select the EZpay option, know that EZpay is a monthly payment program that requires a 12 month commitment. Pass Members will automatically remain on EZpay on a month-to-month basis after that initial commitment is met.

$189.89 $132.92 per pass
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$9.82/mo. EZpay Plan
($25.00 Down Payment)
 
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With the down payment and the EZ-pay terms this is by far the cheapest plat option. The monthly payment *should* remain after the initial term.
 
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The disappointing part is "Platinum Pass Passport eVoucher must be redeemed at SeaWorld San Antonio for first use before using at other included parks." That is language that I did not see in the Sesame Place, BGT, BGW pass conditions, so a trip out to Texas would have to happen first. Though I have to wonder if this is old leftover language from the old passes that just got left behind on that page since it specifically refers to it as a "Platinum Passport." Season Passports are actually a really old BEC pass descriptions that I don't think have been used in the chain since they retired the "Worlds of Busch Gardens Europe" and "World of Busch Gardens Africa" names along with the "Worlds of Discovery" brand.
 

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The disappointing part is "Platinum Pass Passport eVoucher must be redeemed at SeaWorld San Antonio for first use before using at other included parks." That is language that I did not see in the Sesame Place, BGT, BGW pass conditions, so a trip out to Texas would have to happen first. Though I have to wonder if this is old leftover language from the old passes that just got left behind on that page since it specifically refers to it as a "Platinum Passport." Season Passports are actually a really old BEC pass descriptions that I don't think have been used in the chain since they retired the "Worlds of Busch Gardens Europe" and "World of Busch Gardens Africa" names along with the "Worlds of Discovery" brand.
That is also the language that was on my premium membership that was activated at SWO earlier this year. I think it's yet another area where they say one thing but often do another. I'll be attempting to activate this tomorrow at SWO.
 

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I look forward to hearing if it will work or not. I'm seriously considering switching to SWSA Platinum if I can activate it in Williamsburg.
 

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The passes worked just fine at SWO. I did have trouble getting them printed at the ticket window, but the voucher scanned fine at the gate and when I went to get the plastic card from guest services that worked fine too. Yay for $10/mo platinum
 

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Have you tried to use it for any other benefits? What percentage discount did you get off of food and merchandise? SWSA advertises 20% off, I am wondering if that translates to 20% off at SWO or maybe BGW or just the basic 10% off.
 
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At BGT today, just scanned as 20% discount so it appears chain wide. This is big. IMO there is no reason to get any other pass. The cost savings are rediculous.
 
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Oh wow. That is a huge plus. This is looking like a better and better deal...

Keep us updated if you wouldn't mind @sunchild! This is excellent, facinating information.

We may put together a spreadsheet with each type of pass and which specific perks have been granted at each park based on user reports...
 
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Very nice. I believe the preferred parking is listed as a home park benefit only, so its good to hear this is still happening.
 
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So the only 'down' sides may be the park specific benefits (e.g. monthly specials/members 'only' events and free/bonus tickets. Though you should still get a discount on guest tickets at any park. It is a big savings if you don't bring guests or care about the little monthly 'extras'.
 
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With this pass structure, what is the "Free" Animal Experience, I am getting conflicting stories about what is and is not even from the park.
 

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Wait a minute. Did they increase the platinum passholder discount on food/merch to 20% across all the parks or is it just San Antonio?

Last I checked the discount was only 15%
Park specific, you get the advertised discount for your pass, not to exceed the park you are visiting
 
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