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Welcome to the OI Universal Center!

Prepare to UPGRADE YOUR ADVENTURE to Universal Orlando Resort with our OBSESSIVELY UPDATED collection of Universal insider information and expert advice.

The OI Universal Center is home to our FREE next-generation ENCYCLOPEDIA of Universal Orlando vacation planning information. It contains over 200 pages covering Universal’s theme parks, hotels, and more. In addition, we offer our readers six extraordinary advantages over traditional guidebooks and other websites:

  • Nearly same-day updates to our insider information as changes take place in the parks
  • Comprehensive analysis of all construction projects and anticipated resort developments
  • Immersive multimedia, including more than 10,000 full-screen photos and hours of HD video
  • Intense, first-hand coverage of annual events with advice written based on this year’s activities
  • Over a thousand “real guest reviews” of Universal’s theme park attractions & dining venues
  • In-park photo updates broadcast live from Universal Orlando each and every week

Last year over THREE MILLION FAMILIES used our website to plan the perfect vacation and gain complete confidence in their knowledge of the parks. As we now celebrate an even bigger and busier year, we are very proud to take our place as the premier independent resource for guests visiting Universal Orlando Resort.

First-time visitors, please read this page:
How to use our FREE online guide to plan your Universal vacation

OI Universal Center table of contents

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Orlando Informer Travel – let us help book your Orlando vacation

Read guest reviews of Universal or write your own

View our Daily Updates

12-month Universal Orlando crowd calendar

Best day of the week to visit Universal Orlando





Orlando Informer Meetup 2017

Insider’s Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter


Annual events at Universal Orlando


Universal Orlando touring plans


Universal Studios Florida – complete guide and history

Universal’s Superstar Parade

Universal’s Cinematic Spectacular: 100 Years of Movie Memories

In-park dining experiences – Superstar Breakfast & Cinematic Dining


Islands of Adventure – the full tour


Universal CityWalk


On-site hotels at Universal Orlando (general information)


Off-site hotels around Universal Orlando


Universal Orlando in the eveningUniversal Orlando Resort’s Islands of Adventure in the evening.