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SF GAdv Season Pass Discounts?

Six Flags Great Adventure: Any being offered?

From Mike Gallagher
Posted February 25, 2010 at 5:45 PM
I'm getting ready to buy my 2010 SF Great Adventure Season Pass. I couldn't spare the cash when I had a Funatics discount available to me some months back. Does anyone know of or anticipate any discounts being offered? With Parking, tax, and Processing Fee, it's $135 and change through the website. Might I be better off waiting and buying my pass on Opening Day at the park if no discounts materialize?

Thanks,

Mike


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From Anthony Murphy
Posted February 26, 2010 at 6:40 AM
Now this is very interesting to me because depending on where you get your season pass, the price is different. I am a Great America Season pass holder which is about the same price as SFGAdv, but its cheaper at SFOGA even though we could use our pass there. Weird! I am not expecting to go to Georgia just to use it:)

Based upon my experience at SFGA, there will be no more discounts on season tickets until Fright Fest. I am guessing this is the first time you are getting a Season Pass right? Well, if thats the case, around December Six Flags will call you up to renew and usually give you a discounted pass plus a $10 Amazon Gift card (thats what they do at SFGA).

So, in other words, you can get a discounted Season Pass when you renew your exsisting season pass or wait until Fright Fest (which would be an advance buy on next year)

From Mike Gallagher
Posted February 26, 2010 at 5:53 PM
Thanks, Anthony. No, not my first time getting a Season Pass. Bought one a handful of times before, and was fortunate enough to WIN my 2009 pass by participating in the Wheel Of Fright...mmmmm!..during Fright Fest '08.

As mentioned previously, I had a discount through the Funatics program at the end of last season. I also had the Amazon offer. I live paycheck to paycheck..barely..and couldn't spring for it at the time.

I'm heading down to KD third weekend in April. As you mentioned, SF passes are often cheaper at other parks, and can be used interchangeably. I was considering stopping by SF America en route to VA and picking up the pass there for $30 less. But that would mean I'm not at GAdv Opening Day and Easter Sunday as I hope to be.

Mike

From Mike Gallagher
Posted February 26, 2010 at 6:04 PM
P.S..

I never got a call from SF about a renewal, discounted or otherwise. That woulda been cool.

Mike

From Anthony Murphy
Posted February 26, 2010 at 7:18 PM
Interesting about the call. They literally call you at least twice here. Maybe you didn't get it because you didn't get one in 2009 (from what you just said).

I thought about getting it at another park, but remember: Your coupon booklet is for your HOME park so it would be for SFA, not SFGAdv. Personally, I use a ton of the coupons, especially the free tickets for friends.

You should do walk in the parks too! Its a really good cause! Go to walkintheparks.org to check it out!

From Mike Gallagher
Posted February 27, 2010 at 4:03 AM
Interesting about the call. They literally call you at least twice here. Maybe you didn't get it because you didn't get one in 2009 (from what you just said).

Once again, I DID have a pass in 2009...the one I won..and 2008. I never got a call either year.

Mike

From Anthony Murphy
Posted February 27, 2010 at 9:21 AM
Sorry, I should have reread it a little more careful.

I am thinking because you WON it, it fell through the cracks. Anyway, if its like SFGA, I would say get the pass when you have a funatics discount, when they offer you a bonus, or during the prior year's Fright Fest. Personally, I wait until they offer me a bonus because I then know that the park should remain open and not close down like Kentucky Kingdom!

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