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Two free tickets to Alton Towers or 2 for 1 at Zoos & theme parks nationwide
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Old 26-02-2008, 5:14 PM
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Default Two free tickets to Alton Towers or 2 for 1 at Zoos & theme parks nationwide

What's the deal?

Whether it's Alton Towers, Thorpe Park or a range of theme parks and Zoos around the country, there are a few seriously good deals around for days out. Better still many of them can be got now but used in the Summer.

Two Ways To Get to Alton Towers Dirt Cheap
  • Two free (£25) tickets to Alton Towers for £1.40 - £2.50. The Sun newspaper is giving away a pair of free tickets to Alton Towers if you collect 7 differently numbered tokens between now and 6 March and you must apply by 10 March.

    Each copy of The Sun costs 20-35p so the most you'll have to pay is £2.45. Adult tickets usually retail for about £25 each so this is a snip in comparison!

    Yet you don't choose your day; instead you select a date range and tickets are sent on a first come, first served basis for a specific date. This does mean you may be sent 'term-time school-day' tickets which could be a problem. See full details.
  • 2 for 1 Alton Towers Tickets. The theme park deal below includes Alton towers, so use that if the Sun deal isn't flexible enough
2 for 1 at theme parks and attractions nationwide

Pick up a promotional pack of Tetley Tea (the cheapest is about £1.50) and you get a 2 for 1 voucher which can be used at Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Madame Tussauds, The Dungeons, Chessington World of Adventures, Legoland, Warwick Castle & Sea Life Centers. See full details

2 for 1 at Zoos nationwide

Kellogg’s are giving away 2 for 1 zoo/aquarium entry vouchers on special packs of cereal. A typical day out at some zoos can cost a jumbo £46 for a family of four, so this offer is almost zoo good to be true. See full details

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Old 26-02-2008, 9:15 PM
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Default Alton Towers Tickets!!

Hi, i saw the advert for these on the tele, rushed out to buy 6 copies as need them for all the family, only to read it as Alton Towers Resort tickets. Is this right???? :confused: I went onto the sun website for further details and this is what it says


The Sun has got another amazing offer to guarantee fantastic family fun - every reader can claim two TOTALLY FREE tickets to Alton Towers. We’ve got tickets available for every date right through the season (March 23 – November 1, 2008) and you can even choose the time of year you’d like to go!

We've teamed up with the UK's Number One short break resort for families to provide you with a fantastic reader offer. There really is so much to do at the Alton Towers Resort – you’ll be spoilt for choice! Embark on a mission aboard the new Battle Galleons interactive water ride and prove yourself as a fully fledged pirate, join Charlie on his fantastic voyage into Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory or let the children take to the roads on the Peugeot 207 Driving School! Meet the extraordinarily large bunnies in Old MacDonald’s Farmyard before enjoying a sleepover at one of the two fantastically themed on-site hotels, where you'll be right at the heart of endless family fun! Choose between the crazy Caribbean Splash Landings Hotel or the explorer inspired Alton Towers Hotel and experience the tropical warmth of the Alton Towers Waterpark, or seek ultimate relaxation in the luxurious Spa* before rounding off your adventure with a game of Extraordinary Golf*! * separate entry fees apply.


Im not too sure if this is for a ticket to the resort facilites as mentioned above or the amusement park :confused:

Can anyone help as i dont want use of the resort facilities just the amusement park so dont wanna grab anymore newspapers just in case!

Thanks for the tetley teabag offer, im off to Thorpe Park end of march so will come in mega handy!!
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The paper has the Alton Towers logo stating resort, but the small print says theme park.

HOWEVER...you get allocated tickets on a date Alton Towers give you...non transferrable too. you can specify which time of year by selecting one of their seven bands of dates but even your first choice isn't guaranteed with that.

A great deal if you want to go at some point this year, but not so good if you're restricted to weekends/school holidays.

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage...icle829181.ece
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Where can you buy the Sun for 20p?
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very good deal, very cheap, however the sun costs 35p not 20p !!!!
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the sun is 20p in Scotland.
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ah well, it's still a good deal at £2.45
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The Sun is 20p here in Essex! Still great deal though, I'm collecting the vouchers!
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In shops around Universitys , most papers are half price. I know they are here in Manchester
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Shame you have to buy one of the worst "news"papers in the UK to get the offer... ah well!
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if you go to Somerfield they currently have buy one get one free on 80 Tetley tea bags for £1.60....so two free tickets for £1.60....bargain!
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when did this start and would i be able to buy all of them in one go or are they for different days
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Hi guys,

The Sun is currently different prices depending on what region it is. It's 20p near MSE Towers in London or 35p in other parts of the country. But the most you'll have to pay is £2.45 and I've amended the post.
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im collecting the vouchers to, only it is costing nought as its my mates paper and he does not want them he he.
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Default 2 for1 theme parks

next months[up and coming] sky perks magazine will have 2for 1@ parks
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I missed the application form in yesterdays paper! damn! Does anyone know if they have an online one that you can print out? I have had a look but can't see one... suppose it's just wishful thinking!
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same here ms cheeky! it says on the front of today's sun 'last chance to join in' so there must be a way!
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Somerfields has Tetley tea (80 bag?) with the vouchers on buy one get one free @ £1.69!

2 lots of tickets for the price of one box of tea!
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I'll be stockin up on tetley tomorrow, Alton Towers is about 20 mins away! Great Offer
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