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From Sean Sullivan
Posted December 28, 2009 at 12:11 AM
I took my kids to SFOT today (squeezing a few more trips out of our 2009 season passes). I asked about renewing our season passes and we were told that we could pay $34.99 and renew today.

It's a loop hole. They assumed we paid for regular admission ($30 and up) and wanted to upgrade that by paying $35 more for the season pass. Nobody checked if we walked in on the 2009 season pass. They just took the $35 and let us buy the season pass for the next year.

I don't think they put much thought into anything other than hiring a 16-year-old to push the button on the cash registers.

Good for us! 40% savings on the season passes!


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From James Rao
Posted December 28, 2009 at 4:18 AM
Gratz! I guess your experience shows yet another reason why Six Flags is in the middle of bankruptcy proceedings right now!

So, how about a trip report for your day at the park? =)

From Anthony Murphy
Posted December 28, 2009 at 12:43 PM
I think that was a mistake since they should have checked. At Great America, you need to show how you got into the park.

As for renewal, I am suprised they do not give a deal to returning season pass holders. Later on, It was about $65 and I got a $10 Amazon giftcard. I am happy with that.

The deal going on to "renew" at SFGA (which is only a seasonal park mind you) is that you got into Fright Fest for the rest of the season for free (or included) all for $65. If you had a Season Pass, it was a moot point.

But yes, Rao, they need to charge more to go to the park.

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