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When most people hear the name of this city, they immediately think of Disney Land. That is because it has become synonymous with family time and theme parks. It is also home to the most famous theme park in the world. However, there is also a thriving nightlife and rich culture that can be experienced when you’re not too busy with Mickey Mouse. There are plenty of areas to visit and lots of exciting activities and events to explore in this beautiful city.

Located in central Florida, Orlando is also known for its other attractions such as Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral. With the popularity of boat cruises increasing, Florida waters have become a major location for people taking cruises in the Caribbean. Due to its entertainment quotient, the city has evolved itself with the network of accommodations and activities that never let the trip go monotonous. This city is one of those examples of places that have been developed solely for the purpose of tourism. With a dazzling array of attractions that range from water parks to theme based, this is one destination where you would like to visit with your complete family. Assuring you a different level of fun and entertainment, this city preserves its position of being the most visited one in America.

Orlando Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Orlando tips for your visit

Essential Information

  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone, UTC/GMT -5 hours. Daylight Saving Time (DST) changes do not necessarily occur on the same date every year.
  • Currency: Currency used in Orlando is United States Dollar.
  • Electricity: Electrical sockets (outlets) in the United States of America usually supply electricity at between 110 and 120 volts AC. If you're plugging in an appliance that is compatible with multiple voltages, then an adapter is all you need.
  • Internet: 3G and 4G connections are available in almost all the hotels in the city.
  • Languages: Language spoken in Orlando is English.
  • Tipping: Tipping is generally expected for the services rendered.
  • Travel Traps: Don’t pay more for that room with a view. You likely won’t be there enough to enjoy it.

Security:

  • Police Information Desk: 407 246 2470
  • Fire Department Emergencies: 911
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Facts and Stats for Orlando*

  • Pollution Statistics in Orlando

    Know the pollution level of Orlando before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 22.5 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 59.78 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.17 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 31.25 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 18.48 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 26.92 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.13 (Low)
  • Orlando: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Orlando for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Orlando.

    • Burglary and Theft 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 57.04 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 61.27 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 48.88 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 46.13 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 62.14 (High)
    • Attacks 53.17 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65.36 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 64.79 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 31.34 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 47.89 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 33.21 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 67.14 (High)
  • Living in Orlando - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Orlando is 156.95 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 43.18 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 88.49 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 37.39 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 38.48 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 76.91 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 60.74 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.58 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 109.24 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Orlando

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Orlando

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.83 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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