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Over 60s complimentary 2 night stay

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I have just posted this for anyone who might be interested in staying at a retirement complex for free- until 31 May

The details are here:
http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=65085899#post65085899
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Many thanks
-Stash bust:in 2022:337
Stash bust :2023. 120duvets, 24 bags, 43 dog coats, 2 scrunchies, 10 mittens, 6 bootees, 8 glass cases, 2 A6 notebooks, 59 cards, 6 lav bags,36 angels,9 bones, 1 knee blanket, 1 lined bag,3 owls, 88 pyramids = total 420 total spend £5. Total for 'Dogs for Good' £546.82

2024:37 Doggy duvets,30 pyramids, 6 hottie covers, 4 knit hats,13 crochet angels,1 shopper, 87cards=178 £88.25 spent!!!

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  • scotsbob
    scotsbob Posts: 4,632 Forumite
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    It may be "free" but be ready for the hard sell from McCarthy Stone sharks

    http://www.leaseholdknowledge.com/de...hy-stone-on-tv
  • Katiehound
    Katiehound Posts: 7,694 Forumite
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    edited 27 March 2014 at 10:55PM
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    Well I think that goes without saying- if there's no such thing as a free lunch there won't be a free weekend (or whatever!!) You may , of course have no intention of buying........just go for the look see. I just posted what I found!
    Being polite and pleasant doesn't cost anything! --
    Many thanks
    -Stash bust:in 2022:337
    Stash bust :2023. 120duvets, 24 bags, 43 dog coats, 2 scrunchies, 10 mittens, 6 bootees, 8 glass cases, 2 A6 notebooks, 59 cards, 6 lav bags,36 angels,9 bones, 1 knee blanket, 1 lined bag,3 owls, 88 pyramids = total 420 total spend £5. Total for 'Dogs for Good' £546.82

    2024:37 Doggy duvets,30 pyramids, 6 hottie covers, 4 knit hats,13 crochet angels,1 shopper, 87cards=178 £88.25 spent!!!
  • Murphybear
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    I had a look at the one in Carbis Bay St Ives and was horrified at the price. I had a look on Rightmove and was even more horrified at similar properties, need a lottery win!

    According to their T & C you must have one guided tour of the complex during the 2 days. Other than that you presumably are free to do whatever you wish.

    What concerns me most is the likelihood of being contacted/swamped afterwards.

    They must know people will take them up on the offer without the slightest intention of buying!
  • margaretclare
    margaretclare Posts: 10,789 Forumite
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    I had a look at the prices. I'd expect a country mansion - well, at least a country cottage - for those sort of prices.
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  • seven-day-weekend
    seven-day-weekend Posts: 36,755 Forumite
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    You don't have to part-exchange your house, you have the option of selling on the open market.
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