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by nuttyslack
Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:19 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
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Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

Another thing I would like to ask them about is the drinks capsules that come with the VIP Annual Pass. I've never had these before and my points are: 1. I hate carrying round these things all day, and would prefer to go a a drinks stall as and when and just ask for a small cup of Coke etc. that wo...
by nuttyslack
Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:36 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
Replies: 2740
Views: 318642

Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

Most of the staff at Alton for the drinks refills dont know you get them free, we just showed them our VIP card and said they are free, they said ok and filled our container. I hope that they get things sorted at Thorpe Park, we go in 3 weeks time. Anyone used their pass at Chessington, Legoland, or...
by nuttyslack
Sat Jul 05, 2014 8:31 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
Replies: 2740
Views: 318642

Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

One thing I'm wondering is on any subsequent visit to an attraction after collecting your pass do you have to notify them you're going? Or is it simply a case of entering the park and going to Guest Services and getting a wristband? when we visited alton again after collecting our passes we showed ...
by nuttyslack
Sat Jun 28, 2014 9:12 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
Replies: 2740
Views: 318642

Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

Mabalzich,

we will be using the exit line next time, its quicker than fast track although fast track for sonic spinball is short.
by nuttyslack
Fri Jun 27, 2014 12:22 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
Replies: 2740
Views: 318642

Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

we got a letter before we went to collect the pass with the confirmation number on it, I suppose you will just need that. If you are picking it up from alton towers park in the priority parking tell them your confirmation number they will give you a ticket to put on your dashboard.
by nuttyslack
Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:16 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
Replies: 2740
Views: 318642

Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

Mabalzich. did you get the card holder and helpline card? The lanyard was under the big booklet in mine. I was disappointed with the vip pin I was hoping for something a bit bigger. To all those that have collected their passes and returned do you have to queue up with everyone else or have we got o...
by nuttyslack
Wed Jun 25, 2014 11:58 am
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
Replies: 2740
Views: 318642

Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

Got mine this morning number 0271
by nuttyslack
Sat Jun 21, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: Industry & General Chat
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
Replies: 2740
Views: 318642

Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

my brother and I picked our VIP passes today, why wait two hours for smiler when you can have 5 goes in less than an hour. Although some of the drinks refill counters the staff didnt know that VIP holders got free refills. On Rita once they saw the VIP wristband they asked if we had a wonderful day,...
by nuttyslack
Fri Jun 20, 2014 10:58 am
Forum: Trip Reports, Planning & More
Topic: List all the themeparks you have ever been to
Replies: 145
Views: 21468

Re: List all the themeparks you have ever been to

parks so far. UK Alton Towers Chessington Thorpe Park Legoland Windsor American Adventure Gullivers (Matlock Bath) Camelot Pleasure Island Pleasurewood Hills Lightwater Valley Flamingoland Blackpool Pleasure Beach Great Yarmouth Pleasure Beach Bottons Skegness Fantasy Island West Midlands Safari Par...