Comparing crowds levels at UO/WDW


#1

I cannot decide whether to go to WDW or UO. I have trips booked at both 7/31 - 8/8/18

The crowd levels are higher at UO (7-9 levels) than at WDW (6-7 level) during this timeframe. But, considering I will have UExp (staying at Hard Rock) should that be a consideration?

Would you say that either UO or WDW is better during a crowded time?


#2

If you are considering both places equally, having Express Pass makes it a no-brainer. Even at high crowd levels, your waits with Express Pass will not be too bad, with a few exceptions. I think we have all been realizing that the Disney crowds lately are out of control and really don’t look like they will be getting any better anytime soon.


#3

You really can’t compare crowd levels between the two resorts - in fact, you really can’t directly compare CLs between WDW parks (a 7 at MK is not necessarily like a 7 at EP). The most useful comparisons are between different days at the same park.

That being said, I agree with @rebeecky that UOR (with EP) is far, far easier that WDW when both resorts are more crowded


#4

WDW for the simple fact -> Pandora’s Flight of Passage. :slight_smile:


#5

As others have said, Express makes UOR a no brainer.


#6

Express Pass is a gift from Heaven… I’d go with UOR, simply because EP works with (almost) everything, whereas you only get a handful of Fastpasses at WDW. You’ll wait much less at UOR with EP, regardless of CL’s.


#7

Thanks for your input.