Monday, June 14, 2010

Universal Studios, Singapore

It was my 1st visit to Universal Studio Singapore but 13th visit to a theme park in total (*grow up! I heard you). 

The park is quite small, yet most of the rides were closed that day. The desire for thrills were a let down.  What can I say? I was disappointed by Universal Studio, Singapore.  Should they be selling tickets at all when they know that they're maintaining most of the rides?

You should check to see if they're done with the maintenance before visiting.  Buy your tickets online, you'll get S$10 food coupon and S$5 coupon for merchandises at entrance.  The food and merchandises are relatively cheap too.

I think I should skip theme parks in Asia for now.

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manglish said... was ur trip home? had enuf authentic nasi lemak oredi?

Tekkaus said...

I wanna go there too. :D

Bananazஇ said...

Wowie you actually noted them in your memory 13th theme park already. Hope you have had enough of double or triple helping of Malaysian food when you are back home..tQ

uLi.佑莉 said...

I am going soon bad meh >.< Can you give me the online url for the tix purchase ar? :D

Anonymous said...

Maybe the rides are not all opened yet. How much is the park entry fees?

Rafael Lam said...

May be it's not really attractive for you...
because you can go to Australia one...
btw, thanks for your information!

foongpc said...

Wow! You are so into theme parks? I think I can count the fingers on my right hand for the number of theme parks I visited : )

Oh , but I want to visit this Universal Studios in Singapore!

Ai Shiang said...

Hahaha! I didn't dig into nasi lemak :(

Tekkaus, Uli,
The web is at, choose "attractive only" on the left side of the screen. once you purchase the tickets, don't forget to print it out and bring it along with you on the day of visit.

Well, I ate quite a lot of kuih :o)

Mei Teng,
You'll see people are standing at the entrances of the rides telling you that rides are under maintenance. If rides are really not opened and they knew it, it's absolutely not worth paying S$66. We almost went home after 2 hours if it wasn't because of some shows.

Have fun there Foong!

Haha! You bet I have, many times. I like those in the USA ones better. I had real fun there :)

Anonymous said...

Somehow, I feel that Asian theme parks are not great. And I do not like Genting theme park.

Willie a.k.a Reptoz said...

Parks like this should be built in Kuching Sarawak. We don't have much entertainment here.

Ai Shiang said...

Mei Teng,
We saw a small print that says "a genting company". Maybe that's why it's not that good.

I think they pick Singapore for its strategic location.

gina said...

Yeah.. I think Hong Kong's Ocean Park is not that bad.. but then if you don't intend to go for rides, there is no point. But it's damn expensive!

I don't really go to parks. Been to HK for over 3x now, never step into Disneyland.

Ayie said...

that lots of bargains to check Ai!

happy weekend!

fufu said...

it's always FOC for me when i visit hk disneyland (my friend working there) and also universal studio japan (free ticket from my uni) and los angeles (my friend bought me the ticket) and i have many friends in singapore...wonder they will treat me or... hahaha will let you guys know when i am back home next year