Merlin Annual Pass for Christmas?

December 9th, 2010 / Alton Towers, Alton Towers Waterpark, Chessington World of Adventure, Legoland Discovery Centre, Legoland Windsor, London Eye, Sea Life Centres, Thorpe Park, Warwick Castle / 2 Comments »

Considering a Merlin Annual Pass for Christmas this year? Here’s a few of your queries answered;

Where will a Merlin Annual Pass gain you access to?

Rollercoasters galore

Theme Parks;

  • Alton Towers
  • Thorpe Park
  • Legoland Windsor
  • Chessington World of Adventure

London Attractions;

  • Madame Tussauds
  • London Eye
  • London Dungeons
  • London Sea Life Aquarium

Other Attractions;

  • Sea Life Centres
  • Warwick Castle
  • Seal Sanctuaries
  • Legoland Discovery Centre

What added benefits come with a Merlin Annual Pass?

  • Early Ride Time at Alton Towers
  • 20% off food, sovenirs & photos at many attractions
  • 20% off Alton Towers Waterpark
  • Discounted tickets for family & friends at many attractions
  • Passholder events, (often with deals on renewals/new Merlin Pass offers)

I’ve heard there are Restaurant deals with a Merlin Annual Pass?

Flash your Merlin Pass and you can secure the following:

  • 2 for 1 at Prezzo
  • Kids eat free at Hard Rock Cafe, (specific sites)
  • 20% off Cafe Rouge
  • 20% off Strada
  • 20% off Bella Italia

I’ve seen half price Merlin Pass deals in the past?

  • Here’s a deal with Capital FM where you can pick up a Merlin Pass for almost half price! For just £80, you can pick up a Merlin Pass, (standard price £150) with £5 of your purchase price going to Help a London Child.  Just call 0871 282 9230 and quote Capital FM, calls will cost on average 10p a minute.  Please note terms and conditions have  changed for those purchasing a pass in this way including the loss of the free parking perks, (see below for more details).

  • Often passholder events, (that tend to allow passholders to bring up to 2 guests), offer half price deals so worth looking out for those!

  • Last year Merlin Passes were half price at the beginning of January for 10 days…so watch this space and we’ll let you know if this deal runs again!

Any other deals for Merlin Annual Passes?

  • Use your tesco clubcard vouchers to purchase an individual Merlin Pass for just £50 in clubcard vouchers.

Are the terms & conditions changing for a Merlin Pass?

It looks likely that the free car parking perk is now going – it certainly is for those purchasing a Merlin Pass through Capital FM.  This is a substantial loss for those that make good use of their pass throughout the year.  There also appears to be more restrictions on use during busy periods.

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More details on the Capital FM reduced price Merlin Pass at  Merlin Pass deals.


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  1. How about if I dont know any passholder…

    • Good point….check out the deal running with Capital FM at the moment for a Merlin Pass for £80, (standard price £150), as this one is open to everyone! Thanks for getting in touch.