Thorpe Park: General Discussion

Discussion in 'European Parks and Attractions' started by Ted, 11th Jun 2012.

  1. IanSR

    IanSR TowersStreet Member

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    Everything is now pre-book only, no more walking up to the eye fast track or the plastic shop and just walk in, they won't let you unless you have one of those special ed silver passes.

    Oh and it's a £1 to book a time slot - each.
     
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    I thought they had walkers who sit with single riders so there was no waiting about?

    Or in typical Merlin fashion they realised how expensive that was and dropped it
     
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    They probably dropped it, but last time I rode it was when it was still X and I tried to get one of the ops to go with me but wasn't happening.When I went earlier this year TWD:TR hadn't opened yet.
     
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    Is the booking not optional to guarantee a pace? The MAP website seems to suggest this is the case, I’ve not been to London since December so don’t really know
     
  5. IanSR

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    I'm not 100% sure but I believe if you don't have a pre-booked time slot you join the regular queue now, not being a MAP holder now I don't get the updates other than the Facebook group and there were quiet a few people in there rather unhappy with the new setup now.
     
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    Yes 100% true, and if Merlin had it there way, pre-booking a time slot will be rolled out to all of it's attractions including the Sealife centres around the UK.
     
  7. ringo

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    Wouldn’t surprise me.

    Had flick through, this from the parks mouthpiece but couldn’t spot it on any official channels.

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    The actors are defiantly still there and able to ride if there's an odd numbered group as far as i know!
     
  9. ringo

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    Thorpe Park annual fastrack pass for £400, doesn’t include park entry
    Things are going to get a lot worse.
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    This is beyond a joke.
     
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  11. bluesonichd

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    :eek: its no VIP tho :D
     
  12. ringo

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    Do VIP get fastrack on DBGT and Walking Dead ride? Seems lots of rides missing even detonator
     
  13. bluesonichd

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    VIP passholders get FT on everything, :oops: DBGT and Walking Dead ride, detonator even the frightnight mazes
    why would anyone spend £400 on FT for 1 park o_O
     
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    Expect a big hike in VIP pass prices if this takes off...
     
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  15. bluesonichd

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    ... Main ride Q = 20mins ... Fastrack Q = 3hours ! :eek::Do_O
     
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    Shocking show at Thorpe not giving this annual fastrack everything as well
    Who knows, if you add a premium pass in as well that’s £625 so you might as well go the whole hog and get VIP for another £100.
     
  17. Rick

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    I think this does make you wonder if they have begun to realise the VIP pass is waaayyyyy underpriced. If the three year wait didn't....*

    * which leads me to wonder if they are increasing the number of passes gradually each year or if there is an expectation that a third of VIP passholders won't renew.
     
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    The VIP price will increase. Why would you not jack up the price when there’s a massive amount of suckers/customers waiting to hand over their money?
     
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    VIP pass should be over £2,000...
     
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