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Universal Studios Singapore 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island Singapore 098269
 
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The USS has a total of 24 attractions, of which 18 are original or specially adapted for the Singapore park. It consists of seven uniquely themed zones based on a blockbuster movie or television show, featuring their own unique attractions, character appearances, dining and shopping areas including the world's tallest Dueling roller coaster.

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Weekday Opening Hours:
Mon-Sun 10am - 7pm
Weekend Opening Hours:
Fri-Sat 10am - 10pm
Entrance Fees:
Weekday - $66 (Adult) / $48 (Child)
Weekend - $72 (Adult) / $52 (Child)
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Having to be the first of its kind here in Singapore, this attraction opened with many expectations to meet. Thus, we cannot be all too critical about it that we forget to look beyond its minor flaws and appreciate its magnificent true beauty.

Universal studios has all the basic stereotypes of a theme park, its enormous roller coaster ride, the merry-go-round and of course the cute and cuddly mascots roaming around. When I first entered into the compound, it was amazing how the whole place felt out of this world and totally disjointed from the city. I guess, it partly helped that the whole place was built in Sentosa, the man-made island off the coast of Singapore. Not a single part of the whole park was not to theme, even the waiters and waitresses in restaurants were dressed up!

After the walking through the entrance, fitted with the signature spinning universal studios globe, immediately one is greeted with the lighthearted architecture of 'Hollywood' street. The place is sectioned neatly into different sections so that upon stepping into a different part of the part it would seem like stepping into a whole new different dimension. Although it is miniature for a theme park, it still has its attractions that would not disappoint tourists. The Battlestar Galactica's Cyclone and Human ride would definitely leave one excited for more, and the indoor roller coaster 'The Mummy's Ride' should definitely not be taken lightly. With the new inclusion of the 'Transformers' ride that opened with Director Micheal Bay gracing the opening, Universal Studios definitely provided me with a whole day of non-stop entertainment.

The crowds at Universal Studios can be very extreme, from days where restaurants are so crowded people are seen standing and eating, from days that are so empty that one feels like a VIP in the park. Whatever the case, this place is worth a visit as it is one of its kind in the region, and its efficiency in the rides is commendable as the queues are usually not too long that they kill the adrenaline before taking the ride.
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70%
Melody Reviewed by Melody on April 25, 2012
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"In Puss's Boots"

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Having to be the first of its kind here in Singapore, this attraction opened with many expectations to meet. Thus, we cannot be all too critical about it that we forget to look beyond its minor flaws and appreciate its magnificent true beauty.

Universal studios has all the basic stereotypes of a theme park, its enormous roller coaster ride, the merry-go-round and of course the cute and cuddly mascots roaming around. When I first entered into the compound, it was amazing how the whole place felt out of this world and totally disjointed from the city. I guess, it partly helped that the whole place was built in Sentosa, the man-made island off the coast of Singapore. Not a single part of the whole park was not to theme, even the waiters and waitresses in restaurants were dressed up!

After the walking through the entrance, fitted with the signature spinning universal studios globe, immediately one is greeted with the lighthearted architecture of 'Hollywood' street. The place is sectioned neatly into different sections so that upon stepping into a different part of the part it would seem like stepping into a whole new different dimension. Although it is miniature for a theme park, it still has its attractions that would not disappoint tourists. The Battlestar Galactica's Cyclone and Human ride would definitely leave one excited for more, and the indoor roller coaster 'The Mummy's Ride' should definitely not be taken lightly. With the new inclusion of the 'Transformers' ride that opened with Director Micheal Bay gracing the opening, Universal Studios definitely provided me with a whole day of non-stop entertainment.

The crowds at Universal Studios can be very extreme, from days where restaurants are so crowded people are seen standing and eating, from days that are so empty that one feels like a VIP in the park. Whatever the case, this place is worth a visit as it is one of its kind in the region, and its efficiency in the rides is commendable as the queues are usually not too long that they kill the adrenaline before taking the ride.

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The Universal Studios Singapore is a theme park which sells slightly over-priced tickets. The difference between the pricing of the tickets for the peak and non-peak hour are only several dollars. In addition, the non-peak hours are still relatively crowded as I still had to queue for very long for many rides. The cheapest decent eatery in the theme park would be the food court, which is still way too expensive. One bowl of noodles easily costs at least $10 which is already one-seventh of the non-peak hour ticket!

Apart from the money factor, I thoroughly enjoyed myself! Although some of the rides experience relatively frequent technical glitches, I would think they are worth it. Although it might be too extreme for some, the Battlestar Galactica rides are the most thrilling. Being the most popular rides, the waiting time for these rides are always the longest. They have several 4D rides which are also very popular, namely the Shrek 4D ride and the Transformers 4D ride. These are a must-go!

What’s Universal Studios without mascots? They have many mascots always parading around, although queues to take pictures with them are always very long. However, you will not be disappointed! The mascots are very life-like.

If money is not a problem, then Universal Studios is a must-go for people of all ages!
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100%
anthebellum Reviewed by anthebellum on April 02, 2012
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"Costly but absolutely fun."

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The Universal Studios Singapore is a theme park which sells slightly over-priced tickets. The difference between the pricing of the tickets for the peak and non-peak hour are only several dollars. In addition, the non-peak hours are still relatively crowded as I still had to queue for very long for many rides. The cheapest decent eatery in the theme park would be the food court, which is still way too expensive. One bowl of noodles easily costs at least $10 which is already one-seventh of the non-peak hour ticket!

Apart from the money factor, I thoroughly enjoyed myself! Although some of the rides experience relatively frequent technical glitches, I would think they are worth it. Although it might be too extreme for some, the Battlestar Galactica rides are the most thrilling. Being the most popular rides, the waiting time for these rides are always the longest. They have several 4D rides which are also very popular, namely the Shrek 4D ride and the Transformers 4D ride. These are a must-go!

What’s Universal Studios without mascots? They have many mascots always parading around, although queues to take pictures with them are always very long. However, you will not be disappointed! The mascots are very life-like.

If money is not a problem, then Universal Studios is a must-go for people of all ages!

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Spent around $120 for two pax to visit USS on a Friday afternoon. Decided against going on a weekend because I assumed that the place would be less crowded on a weekday afternoon, but I guess I was wrong (it was the school holidays after all).

I'll admit that the rides weren't fantastic, but the experience was definitely an enjoyable one. The rides weren't exceptionally thrilling (as compared to the ones in other countries) but I liked that each and every ride had a "story to tell". I especially liked the Revenge of The Mummies ride which I queued five times for.

The downside is that without an express ticket (which costs more, of course), we had to wait for quite long for some of the rides - I recall waiting close to an hour for the Jurassic Park ride, and by the time it was our turn, the fatigue had started to set in and we didn't enjoy the ride as much as we anticipated we would. So here's a tip: if you're planning to go on a weekend or during the school holidays and don't mind spending a little more cash, it would be best to get the express ticket instead so that you don't waste time queuing for rides!
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90%
shalene Reviewed by shalene on April 01, 2012
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"Fun and enjoyable"

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Spent around $120 for two pax to visit USS on a Friday afternoon. Decided against going on a weekend because I assumed that the place would be less crowded on a weekday afternoon, but I guess I was wrong (it was the school holidays after all).

I'll admit that the rides weren't fantastic, but the experience was definitely an enjoyable one. The rides weren't exceptionally thrilling (as compared to the ones in other countries) but I liked that each and every ride had a "story to tell". I especially liked the Revenge of The Mummies ride which I queued five times for.

The downside is that without an express ticket (which costs more, of course), we had to wait for quite long for some of the rides - I recall waiting close to an hour for the Jurassic Park ride, and by the time it was our turn, the fatigue had started to set in and we didn't enjoy the ride as much as we anticipated we would. So here's a tip: if you're planning to go on a weekend or during the school holidays and don't mind spending a little more cash, it would be best to get the express ticket instead so that you don't waste time queuing for rides!

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We got free tickets to the USS and decided to go on a Monday, hoping to avoid the crowd. Thankfully we were right as it was a mainly tourist crowd, yet not too busy. We bring our toddler everywhere we go and we were not about to leave him out of this experience (not that we had an alternative childcare arrangement either). Being the daredevil since young, I was already dreading having to pass up on rides because we cannot leave our kid unattended.

Thank God for the Child Swap policy where we took turns to mind the child but only queue once. On this occasion, we were there with our extended family and were able to make use of the Child Swap at every ride which experienced a long queue. The first group will queue for their turn at the ride and obtain a special pass from the staff as they approach the start line. When they are done, they give the pass to the second group (who is waiting with the child). With this pass, the second group is able to skip queuing and hop on to the next available ride. I love this concept! Mainly because being the mother of the child, I got to be in the second group and skipped all the queuing.

The entire place is stroller friendly which meant that we didn't have to tear a muscle carrying the toddler the whole day. While there were rides catered to very young children, our Caden didn't make the minimum height requirement for the "kiddiest" ride (about 90cm). However, he did get to experience the Shrek 4-D adventure but was a little irritated with the donkey sneezing in his face.

I was also disappointed to know that the Battlestar Galatica was closed indefinitely. The adrenaline junkie in me just felt incomplete leaving the park without getting on that ride. Having said that, I thoroughly enjoyed the Revenge of the Mummy Ride. I liked the thrill of the darkness and not knowing when the next drop will be, and whether we'll be falling forwards or backwards. The Transformers ride did not excite me as much because it mostly felt like nothing but strong sudden movements in all directions. Be prepared to get wet if you want to get on the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure. Depending on your sitting position, you may get drenched.

Water World was disappointing as well even though some of the stunts were good and the cast did their best to put on a great show. However, a technical fault caused us to wait in the humid weather and we almost wanted to leave but they restarted the scene, so we decided to stay till the end.

Food wise, there are many options around, but be prepared to pay tourist prices. We had lunch in the park and dinner at the food street just outside the park. All in all, it was a fun day, but I don't feel the need to do a repeat visit, unless they update their rides.

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70%
chermsee Reviewed by chermsee on June 18, 2014
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"Bringing a toddler didn't shortchange our experience"

We got free tickets to the USS and decided to go on a Monday, hoping to avoid the crowd. Thankfully we were right as it was a mainly tourist crowd, yet not too busy. We bring our toddler everywhere we go and we were not about to leave him out of this experience (not that we had an alternative childcare arrangement either). Being the daredevil since young, I was already dreading having to pass up on rides because we cannot leave our kid unattended.

Thank God for the Child Swap policy where we took turns to mind the child but only queue once. On this occasion, we were there with our extended family and were able to make use of the Child Swap at every ride which experienced a long queue. The first group will queue for their turn at the ride and obtain a special pass from the staff as they approach the start line. When they are done, they give the pass to the second group (who is waiting with the child). With this pass, the second group is able to skip queuing and hop on to the next available ride. I love this concept! Mainly because being the mother of the child, I got to be in the second group and skipped all the queuing.

The entire place is stroller friendly which meant that we didn't have to tear a muscle carrying the toddler the whole day. While there were rides catered to very young children, our Caden didn't make the minimum height requirement for the "kiddiest" ride (about 90cm). However, he did get to experience the Shrek 4-D adventure but was a little irritated with the donkey sneezing in his face.

I was also disappointed to know that the Battlestar Galatica was closed indefinitely. The adrenaline junkie in me just felt incomplete leaving the park without getting on that ride. Having said that, I thoroughly enjoyed the Revenge of the Mummy Ride. I liked the thrill of the darkness and not knowing when the next drop will be, and whether we'll be falling forwards or backwards. The Transformers ride did not excite me as much because it mostly felt like nothing but strong sudden movements in all directions. Be prepared to get wet if you want to get on the Jurassic Park Rapids Adventure. Depending on your sitting position, you may get drenched.

Water World was disappointing as well even though some of the stunts were good and the cast did their best to put on a great show. However, a technical fault caused us to wait in the humid weather and we almost wanted to leave but they restarted the scene, so we decided to stay till the end.

Food wise, there are many options around, but be prepared to pay tourist prices. We had lunch in the park and dinner at the food street just outside the park. All in all, it was a fun day, but I don't feel the need to do a repeat visit, unless they update their rides.

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My major pet peeve about the USS has got to be its exorbitant pricing. Unless you are holding on to an annual pass or are able to purchase the tickets at a hugely discounted price, I would strongly recommend fellow thrill seekers to forget about entering its gates more than once. Although various attractions such as the Battlestar Galactica are indeed thrilling with its Human and Cyclone roller-coaster line distinction, it is not something that will have me clamoring for repeated rides. The price of roughly $60 per person is just too high for the theme park, with nothing particularly spectacular to indicate its worth.

Having visited the USS for a grand total of 4 times (twice during the USS Halloween Nights event and another 2 times in the daytime), I will attest to its beautiful infrastructure and almost realistic palaces which will no doubt make for great photo taking opportunities. There are also surprisingly more innovative rides such as the Transformers simulation ride which I feel is well worth the lengthy queue time. The indoor roller-coaster "Mummy" ride is also one which should not be missed especially for first timers.

That being said, the USS is still an attraction which should not be missed due to its breathtaking view once you enter the gates. Once the novelty has been lost however, I wouldn't recommend splurging another 60 bucks on it anytime soon unless it promises an absolutely new visiting experience.
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60%
sirrlean Reviewed by sirrlean on May 27, 2014
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"Overpriced, but passable"


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My major pet peeve about the USS has got to be its exorbitant pricing. Unless you are holding on to an annual pass or are able to purchase the tickets at a hugely discounted price, I would strongly recommend fellow thrill seekers to forget about entering its gates more than once. Although various attractions such as the Battlestar Galactica are indeed thrilling with its Human and Cyclone roller-coaster line distinction, it is not something that will have me clamoring for repeated rides. The price of roughly $60 per person is just too high for the theme park, with nothing particularly spectacular to indicate its worth.

Having visited the USS for a grand total of 4 times (twice during the USS Halloween Nights event and another 2 times in the daytime), I will attest to its beautiful infrastructure and almost realistic palaces which will no doubt make for great photo taking opportunities. There are also surprisingly more innovative rides such as the Transformers simulation ride which I feel is well worth the lengthy queue time. The indoor roller-coaster "Mummy" ride is also one which should not be missed especially for first timers.

That being said, the USS is still an attraction which should not be missed due to its breathtaking view once you enter the gates. Once the novelty has been lost however, I wouldn't recommend splurging another 60 bucks on it anytime soon unless it promises an absolutely new visiting experience.

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Visited USS twice. While the rides were fun and I liked the Dinosaur one and Battle Star Galactica rides the best! The design of the theme park was really convenient and beautiful, here are some shortcomings which I did not like

1) The Queues - The queues were really long and for popular rides, sometimes we had to wait up to 45 minutes. It was definitely a very tiring process to stand and wait for our turn. Furthermore, the weather was really hot, making the process of waiting unbearable.

2) Ticket prices - The cost for the ticket was way too expensive given the little variety of rides and entertainment offered at the theme park. I wish the tickets could have been more affordable, or USS could offer discounts to students.

3) Food was really expensive and not exactly tasty too.

If USS could improve on these shortcomings of the theme park, I'd definitely have a much better time there
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60%
Jeraldine Phneah Reviewed by Jeraldine Phneah on April 06, 2014

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"Enjoyable but too expensive"

Visited USS twice. While the rides were fun and I liked the Dinosaur one and Battle Star Galactica rides the best! The design of the theme park was really convenient and beautiful, here are some shortcomings which I did not like

1) The Queues - The queues were really long and for popular rides, sometimes we had to wait up to 45 minutes. It was definitely a very tiring process to stand and wait for our turn. Furthermore, the weather was really hot, making the process of waiting unbearable.

2) Ticket prices - The cost for the ticket was way too expensive given the little variety of rides and entertainment offered at the theme park. I wish the tickets could have been more affordable, or USS could offer discounts to students.

3) Food was really expensive and not exactly tasty too.

If USS could improve on these shortcomings of the theme park, I'd definitely have a much better time there

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Universal Studios Singapore (USS) is an attraction that should not be missed, especially if you're visiting from abroad. I've been to USS several times, usually whenever a new ride is built and opened. It's always good to have friends or family as company, to share the fun and food with!

My favourite ride is "The Mummy". Since we has VIP passes, my cousins and I rode it 11 times! Unbelievably, we managed to keep our breakfast well rested in our stomachs. I would recommend buying the VIP pass, especially when it's a busy day, because the queues will be extremely long. A cheaper alternative will be the Express pass, that allows you to stand in a shorter queue, albeit only once. In my opinion, the prices are quite overpriced, so it'll be good if you can get your hands on a promotion deal.

For settling your meals in USS, my loves are the Turkey drumsticks and churros. These are delicious finger foods that you can find in the side stalls along the walkways. If you're looking for a comfortable place to sit down and have a chat, try Mel's Drive-In for affordable burgers and fries. There are other restaurants nearby that offer a selection of seafood to steaks.

Try to time your visit well, so that you can catch the Waterworks show and the Monster Rock, which are one of their best performances. Don't forget to also visit Shrek's castle to watch the one and only 4D short clip starring Shrek and his companions!
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70%
prancingtongues Reviewed by prancingtongues on April 06, 2014
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"Disney on a ticket "

Universal Studios Singapore (USS) is an attraction that should not be missed, especially if you're visiting from abroad. I've been to USS several times, usually whenever a new ride is built and opened. It's always good to have friends or family as company, to share the fun and food with!

My favourite ride is "The Mummy". Since we has VIP passes, my cousins and I rode it 11 times! Unbelievably, we managed to keep our breakfast well rested in our stomachs. I would recommend buying the VIP pass, especially when it's a busy day, because the queues will be extremely long. A cheaper alternative will be the Express pass, that allows you to stand in a shorter queue, albeit only once. In my opinion, the prices are quite overpriced, so it'll be good if you can get your hands on a promotion deal.

For settling your meals in USS, my loves are the Turkey drumsticks and churros. These are delicious finger foods that you can find in the side stalls along the walkways. If you're looking for a comfortable place to sit down and have a chat, try Mel's Drive-In for affordable burgers and fries. There are other restaurants nearby that offer a selection of seafood to steaks.

Try to time your visit well, so that you can catch the Waterworks show and the Monster Rock, which are one of their best performances. Don't forget to also visit Shrek's castle to watch the one and only 4D short clip starring Shrek and his companions!

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While I was still an annual pass holder, this place was one of my favourite attractions to go to during the weekends. Although it is jam-packed during the weekends, some of the rides are definitely not to be missed!

While I missed out on a few of the rides on the first few times of my visit, I was pleasantly surprised to be able to take the Battle Star Galactica before my pass expired. Being someone that cannot stomach huge drops, the red coaster was a terrifying experience for me (only the first drop). However, the red coaster is much slower than the blue coaster that 'thrusts' the rider into the sky with the 360 degree turns. These two rides are one of the biggest attractions of the park and the queue moves quickly - definitely one of my favourite rides.

Other rides such as the canopy rider and the Jurassic Park water rides are also a must-try. Unlike other rides, the canopy rider is thrilling and relaxing at the same time, almost as if one is flying with a dinosaur perched on top of you! A really memorable experience for me.

The mummy ride, similar to the other Universal Studio Theme parks also offered me with an interesting journey through the tomb of the mummies. The threatening warning at the start created an atmosphere of tension that hyped the whole ride up - generally enjoyable and addictive.

The food in the theme park is expensive though. Better to take a chop and eat food from the stores outside of the theme park.
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90%
Megan Foo Reviewed by Google Plus Image Megan Foo on December 07, 2013
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"A great place for audiences of all ages"

While I was still an annual pass holder, this place was one of my favourite attractions to go to during the weekends. Although it is jam-packed during the weekends, some of the rides are definitely not to be missed!

While I missed out on a few of the rides on the first few times of my visit, I was pleasantly surprised to be able to take the Battle Star Galactica before my pass expired. Being someone that cannot stomach huge drops, the red coaster was a terrifying experience for me (only the first drop). However, the red coaster is much slower than the blue coaster that 'thrusts' the rider into the sky with the 360 degree turns. These two rides are one of the biggest attractions of the park and the queue moves quickly - definitely one of my favourite rides.

Other rides such as the canopy rider and the Jurassic Park water rides are also a must-try. Unlike other rides, the canopy rider is thrilling and relaxing at the same time, almost as if one is flying with a dinosaur perched on top of you! A really memorable experience for me.

The mummy ride, similar to the other Universal Studio Theme parks also offered me with an interesting journey through the tomb of the mummies. The threatening warning at the start created an atmosphere of tension that hyped the whole ride up - generally enjoyable and addictive.

The food in the theme park is expensive though. Better to take a chop and eat food from the stores outside of the theme park.

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USS was and still is a big fuss in Singapore. Boasting many wonderfully themed rides and attractions, USS is a favourite getaway for many tourists and Singaporeans. Youths and children along with their families flock there to spend the day during school and public holidays. I visited USS just once, during its earlier days. I went there with high expectations after reading about all the hype, but was quite disappointed.

The queues for rides are very long and a lot of time is actually wasted on waiting in line for a short few-minutes ride. The most attractive ride, Battlestar Galactica, was closed for maintenance when I went, which was quite sad and wasted :( The themed food was expensive and overpriced for someone who wanted the food more than the cute themed containers it came in. Entrance fees are about $70+ which I find exceedingly pricey. However, USS offers annual and season passes for repeated visitors, so do get that if you intend to keep going!

In my opinion, USS is a place to be gone just once for the experience and that's it. I definitely will not go back there again unless there's a free ticket up for grabs! Not worth the time and overall just too expensive for the experience.
Overall Rating:
 
60%

USS was and still is a big fuss in Singapore. Boasting many wonderfully themed rides and attractions, USS is a favourite getaway for many tourists and Singaporeans. Youths and children along with their families flock there to spend the day during school and public holidays. I visited USS just once, during its earlier days. I went there with high expectations after reading about all the hype, but was quite disappointed.

The queues for rides are very long and a lot of time is actually wasted on waiting in line for a short few-minutes ride. The most attractive ride, Battlestar Galactica, was closed for maintenance when I went, which was quite sad and wasted :( The themed food was expensive and overpriced for someone who wanted the food more than the cute themed containers it came in. Entrance fees are about $70+ which I find exceedingly pricey. However, USS offers annual and season passes for repeated visitors, so do get that if you intend to keep going!

In my opinion, USS is a place to be gone just once for the experience and that's it. I definitely will not go back there again unless there's a free ticket up for grabs! Not worth the time and overall just too expensive for the experience.

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Average Spent Per Person:
90
Best part:
Experience of USS
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No
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I’ve been to USS three times now and each time is less interesting than the previous. The attractions are the same, and it can really get repetitive. Beetlejuice has the same pick up lines, Marilyn has the same smile and the ‘lands’ barely move a pebble each time. I was really excited when it first opened and got an annual pass which i thought was an absolute steal. It ended up being the complete opposite. The rides, even the supposedly adrenaline pumping ones, can start getting to you. Expecting every turn and drop, it really wasn’t anything special anymore. I definitely regretted getting the annual pass.

I haven’t been there in a while, even though they created the transformers ride, it really didn’t excite me that much. I’m pretty sure it’ll have that cheesy universal studios feel, that really doesn’t carry a timeless vibe. It’s pretty evident that their attempts of creating a mature version of Disney Land hasn’t been doing too well.
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60%
Aditi Rane Reviewed by Aditi Rane on November 30, 2013
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"Repetitive, and rather boring"

I’ve been to USS three times now and each time is less interesting than the previous. The attractions are the same, and it can really get repetitive. Beetlejuice has the same pick up lines, Marilyn has the same smile and the ‘lands’ barely move a pebble each time. I was really excited when it first opened and got an annual pass which i thought was an absolute steal. It ended up being the complete opposite. The rides, even the supposedly adrenaline pumping ones, can start getting to you. Expecting every turn and drop, it really wasn’t anything special anymore. I definitely regretted getting the annual pass.

I haven’t been there in a while, even though they created the transformers ride, it really didn’t excite me that much. I’m pretty sure it’ll have that cheesy universal studios feel, that really doesn’t carry a timeless vibe. It’s pretty evident that their attempts of creating a mature version of Disney Land hasn’t been doing too well.

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I had a great day at USS the other day. My only complaint? It's quite pricey. Obviously, this park is targeted for the tourists of Singapore, but small as Singapore is, our locals do not really have much choices in fun, especially in terms of theme parks. Rather, the USS is our only bet.

It is fun like all Universal Studio parks around the world are, but smaller than most. It's probably the land scarcity and land price problem that Singapore has, but nevertheless, its a park that can keep you satiated for a day of exhilarating fun if you don't mind the long queues because express passes cost you 50% of another ticket.
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80%
Valerie Ho Reviewed by Valerie Ho on November 29, 2013
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"Great fun, only fun"

I had a great day at USS the other day. My only complaint? It's quite pricey. Obviously, this park is targeted for the tourists of Singapore, but small as Singapore is, our locals do not really have much choices in fun, especially in terms of theme parks. Rather, the USS is our only bet.

It is fun like all Universal Studio parks around the world are, but smaller than most. It's probably the land scarcity and land price problem that Singapore has, but nevertheless, its a park that can keep you satiated for a day of exhilarating fun if you don't mind the long queues because express passes cost you 50% of another ticket.

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I last visited Universal Studios in January this year with one of my friends. The atmosphere outside the park alone was enough to fill me with intense excitement and anticipation - the iconic Universal Studios globe and the majestic music playing loudly from inside the park reached out to me and welcomed me into the park before I even got the chance to enter!

Universal Studios has attractions for all kinds of people - Battlestar Galactica and Revenge of the Mummy roller coasters for the thrill seekers and the Canopy Flyer and Enchanted Airways for the less wild. I thought the queues for the rides, especially the popular ones like Battlestar Galactica, would be crowded; to my surprise and pleasure, the wait was only about 5 minutes! The longest we had to queue that day was only 15 minutes. However, this could also be because it was a Friday afternoon.

Fixed attractions aside, there were also many actors dressed up as movie characters walking around the park - I had the honour of meeting Marilyn Monroe and Po from Kung Fu Panda! It was especially impressive because the actors never seemed to go out of character, which I thought was very commendable and added significantly to the atmosphere of the park.

Finally, before leaving, one of the staff members in the park asked my friend and I to complete a survey to see how the park could be improved. I appreciate the effort they put in to improve the park so that more people can enjoy it. I also got a notebook, post-its and a badge FOC from the information counter before leaving as it was my birthday. Visiting Universal Studios was a great experience and I strongly recommend everyone to visit it at least once!
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Denise Chia Reviewed by Denise Chia on November 23, 2013
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"Amazing and enjoyable!"

I last visited Universal Studios in January this year with one of my friends. The atmosphere outside the park alone was enough to fill me with intense excitement and anticipation - the iconic Universal Studios globe and the majestic music playing loudly from inside the park reached out to me and welcomed me into the park before I even got the chance to enter!

Universal Studios has attractions for all kinds of people - Battlestar Galactica and Revenge of the Mummy roller coasters for the thrill seekers and the Canopy Flyer and Enchanted Airways for the less wild. I thought the queues for the rides, especially the popular ones like Battlestar Galactica, would be crowded; to my surprise and pleasure, the wait was only about 5 minutes! The longest we had to queue that day was only 15 minutes. However, this could also be because it was a Friday afternoon.

Fixed attractions aside, there were also many actors dressed up as movie characters walking around the park - I had the honour of meeting Marilyn Monroe and Po from Kung Fu Panda! It was especially impressive because the actors never seemed to go out of character, which I thought was very commendable and added significantly to the atmosphere of the park.

Finally, before leaving, one of the staff members in the park asked my friend and I to complete a survey to see how the park could be improved. I appreciate the effort they put in to improve the park so that more people can enjoy it. I also got a notebook, post-its and a badge FOC from the information counter before leaving as it was my birthday. Visiting Universal Studios was a great experience and I strongly recommend everyone to visit it at least once!

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Best part:
The rides!
Location:
Sentosa (Waterfront Station)
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Sure, many of us who would be interested are students, and a trip there is quite costly at $74, but there are always seasonal offers that makes the trip to USS more tempting that ever! I got myself a seasonal pass that gives me unlimited entry for 6 months, and only costed me $88! That’s just an upgrade of $14 only! Good for all those out there who didn’t miss that offer!

There were so many happenings! You get to take pictures with life-sized statues, get wet at the recently opened Water World, dry yourself with many rides with the 2 high-speed roller coasters, Human Gallactica and Cylon, or give yourself a good scare with the ride from Revenge of the Mummy, and I can list so many more things, but that is no fun. You have to experience it; Don’t wait to reward yourself with a day of fun at the Universal Studios Singapore.

Plus, if you have a Mastercard, you get to win an extra one day pass when you purchase three one-day passes! That is an offer you do not want to miss, and there's only 1 week left!
Though costly, it is definitely worth giving a USS a visit. It will give you an experience that you'll never forget.
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Amirah A. Reviewed by Amirah A. on July 22, 2013
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"Worth the cost."

Sure, many of us who would be interested are students, and a trip there is quite costly at $74, but there are always seasonal offers that makes the trip to USS more tempting that ever! I got myself a seasonal pass that gives me unlimited entry for 6 months, and only costed me $88! That’s just an upgrade of $14 only! Good for all those out there who didn’t miss that offer!

There were so many happenings! You get to take pictures with life-sized statues, get wet at the recently opened Water World, dry yourself with many rides with the 2 high-speed roller coasters, Human Gallactica and Cylon, or give yourself a good scare with the ride from Revenge of the Mummy, and I can list so many more things, but that is no fun. You have to experience it; Don’t wait to reward yourself with a day of fun at the Universal Studios Singapore.

Plus, if you have a Mastercard, you get to win an extra one day pass when you purchase three one-day passes! That is an offer you do not want to miss, and there's only 1 week left!
Though costly, it is definitely worth giving a USS a visit. It will give you an experience that you'll never forget.

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Average Spent Per Person:
75
Best part:
Experience
Location:
Resorts World Sentosa
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Yes
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