Blackpool Pleasure Beach: 2021 Discussion

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  1. rob666

    rob666 TowersStreet Member

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    The Friday would be my personal choice, as it is loomination season, Saturday will probably be heaving with staycationers.
    I prefer not to start with the Big One, you can do half a dozen rides in the time it takes for the Big One to open.
    I usually hop from short queue to short queue, don't forget to sit at the bar and people watch for a rest and a beer.
    Walking the prom all the way up the lights on an evening can be a most memorable experience, for all sorts of reasons.
     
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    Thanks for your advice, Poisson and Rob.

    That was my plan re Friday morning to have a hearty breakfast before park opening and then graze on snacks throughout the day until kicking out time.

    Good shout from both of you re Big One - I don't want to hit it too early or late for the risk of a late opening and an early closing.
     
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    Hopefully the weather stays good for you buddy
     
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    Maybe head to Icon/Revolution first, should allow you to drop on PMBO when it's actually open
     
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    Doing North park mid afternoon can be a bit like hanging around a graveyard...often everything has been pretty much walk on.
     
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    Hi going get hated for this but we are visiting on Tuesday and using speedy pass , does anyone know if some rides are still not included due to covid or since social distancing has been lifted have they been added back? Thanks
     
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    Funnily enough although I know very little about pleasure beach I happened to be planning a trip and was looking at speedy pass.
    Towards the bottom of the page it has a list of what it can be used for and what it can't:
    https://www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com/speedy-pass/
     
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    Thats what I’m hoping but I know last month the Big Dipper and quite a few more where excluded due to covid so worried the website is just the standard pre covid lists
     
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    Last minute decision to visit pleasure beach today (Monday 23rd August), with my son and one of his mates.

    Park very busy but still managed 12 rides including 8 out of the 10 coasters. Just missed out on blue flyer and big one.

    W&G closed all day.

    There was an unfortunate outbreak of CBA in the big one station, causing it to open after mid day and then remain on one train all day, in what can only be described as a very gentle breeze. Probably at least a two hour queue so avoided it.

    Infusion gets worse every visit. Nash was surprisingly OK today.

    @rob666 - Pat keeps asking about you. Told her you would be back in September.









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    A whole summer without a coaster.
    Not known for about fifty years.
    Last one was a ban for nicking off church choir...for two whole years!
     
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    The one train malarkey on Big One was also the same on Friday and Sunday. On both days the queues were around 2 hours with no apparent reason for running only one. Most of the other rides were also on one train, except for on Saturday.
     
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    You don't think those speedypasses sell themselves do you???
     
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    Our 2022 Season Passes will be on sale from September 1st

    If you are not currently a season pass holder and purchase a 2022 season pass in September 2021 you will get the special price of just £99.00. If you are renewing a season pass for 2022 please see below.

    https://www.blackpoolpleasurebeach.com/season-pass/
     
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    And ‘see below’ says:

    “Information for 2021 Season Pass Holders

    2021 season pass holders are entitled to a discounted 2022 Season Pass. If purchased in September (2021) this will be available for £99. You will receive an email with information on how to claim this Season Pass renewal price.”

    So no discount for renewing current pass holders over those buying a first season pass?
     
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    We don't count any more dippy.
    Soak up all those staycationers with a cheap return offer!
     
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    I remember paying £99 for a PB season pass back in 2018 or so. No price rise since then is a pretty good outcome.

    Not that I'm personally intereested in getting a pass to visit a park that feels increasingly stagnant.
     
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    Smells that way too sometimes.
    No complaints from me, good value for an unadventurous local.
     
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    I think they are implying that £99 is the "new customer price" and if you as an existing season pass holder renew before the end of September, you will be able to take advantage of that price.

    My season pass in 2001 was £99. It's mad.
     
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    Still no diamond pass so presumably no walk round entry in 2022

    So why keep the ridiculous ride scanning system. Utter madness!

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    You got a lot more rides for your money back then though.


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