Blackpool Pleasure Beach: General Discussion

Discussion in 'European Parks and Attractions' started by John, 13th Jun 2012.

  1. Dipper_Dave

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    Dislike button needed now more than ever
     
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    Quick, someone knock up a photoshop of Mandy tweeting a picture of Spinball!
     
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    strange though, bloke on the south pier said that the beach are getting spinball next year ...
     
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    Where on earth would they stick it though? Surely they'd be better off with a custom layout? :p
     
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    Stick it on the old mouse site? Just scale it by 50%.
     
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    Could I be the first desperate closed season saddo to point out that we can collect our season passes next month.
    I feel so much better knowing that the light at the end of the tunnel shines that little bit brighter.
     
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    Libby back up for sale yet again. Starting price 2K
     
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    Charging loyal pass-holders £90-£99 a few weeks ago, selling season passes for only £80 today... Gulp.


    (Glad I waited)
     
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    I paid £180 for 2 renewal passes and I could have got them for £80 + £70 - (£30 cheaper)

    Not really rewarding loyalty is it.
     
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    This is utterly apalling business practice when they advertised and ran a renewal offer throughout October for £90, and guaranteed that it would be their lowest price.

    Yet again they're giving their most loyal customers another kick in the teeth, by taking the bulk of renewal sales at a higher price and then sneakily running a lower priced offer to new passholders to make a quick sale.

    Interestingly they're responding to all the positive posts on social media but ignoring all the loyal long-standing passholders whom they've upset.
     
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    Here is the reply I received. So basically sod off, we will do what we want. (Which of course they can do). But doesnt make me feel like a valued customer :)

    lol


     
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    Sadly, as per usual, it’s a case of they can do what they like. Did they actually say back at the £90 renewals that it was guaranteed to be their lowest price? If so then that is rather poor
     
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    73 days until opening day.
     
  14. Coaster

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    I got the exact same email back from them.

    They "care about their customers" so much that they're using a copy-and-paste response...
     
  15. Dipper_Dave

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    Not even worth complaining to them. Whilst I agree it’s poor for them to say ‘we guarantee this will be the lowest renewal price’ then change their minds a month later, they will always do as they please and will always issue a copied & pasted response to people asking the same question. Next year, don’t bother renewing at first opportunity. Play the game and wait. Simples!
     
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    I also got exactly the same response.

    Been done for £50 by giving them my money early, very frustrating
     
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    It's always a gamble though, getting the cheapest price.
    Always has been.
    Are you still getting good value for your money...that is the real question.
    Just bring me news of a nice shiny new coaster under a roof at Blackpool Central on friday please!
     
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    Bought flights to Orlando in the Virgin Atlantic sale one year. Just over a month later I would have got the same flights for £250 less per person. That's just the way it goes.
     
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    The problem is that, looking at previous years, renewal offer was usually the lowest price throughout, was it not? Also got done for £20 on two passes...
     
  20. Coaster

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    Hardly the same, we're talking about charging more for a renewal (customers who have been season pass holders for years) vs a cheaper quick sale to new customers.

    I don't accept that it's a "gamble", if you advertise that a price will be the lowest possible price then it should be!
     
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