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    • louisemessage
    • By louisemessage 21st Oct 19, 1:58 PM
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    Cancelling David Lloyd membership woes
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    • 21st Oct 19, 1:58 PM
    Cancelling David Lloyd membership woes 21st Oct 19 at 1:58 PM
    I am moving from Eastbourne to London next month. I handed in my notice (which is three months) for David Lloyd. Their rules state that the only way I can get out of paying for the next three months is if the place I move to is more than 10 miles from a David Lloyd - and they are everywhere in London!

    I thought that membership was a flat rate across the country, but the membership for the area I'm moving to is 122-128 a month. I am perfectly happy to pay for the next three months, but this is a huge price hike, and I signed up for David Lloyd in the first place on the basis that it would be 80 each month, not 120. I said to the membership person that it was a lot more each month and he said 'Yeah, but it's reflected in the facilities.'

    I don't know if this is relevant, but I only signed up for David Lloyd in Eastbourne as I can walk to it from my work (I don't drive), but in London I would be getting public transport to work and would then just go for a cheaper gym as they're much easier to get to by train etc there.

    Is there anything I can do, or will I just have to suck it up?

    Thanks so much
    Last edited by louisemessage; 21-10-2019 at 2:03 PM.
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    • davidmcn
    • By davidmcn 21st Oct 19, 2:10 PM
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    • 21st Oct 19, 2:10 PM
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    • 21st Oct 19, 2:10 PM
    The rules sound fair enough to me - if you're entering into a contract, it's you who needs to take the risk of you moving house.
    • Fosterdog
    • By Fosterdog 21st Oct 19, 3:02 PM
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    • 21st Oct 19, 3:02 PM
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    • 21st Oct 19, 3:02 PM
    You need to work out what will be cheaper for you I guess, paying the extra 40-50 a month to use the London based DL gym for your three months notice or not updating your local gym, pay the 80 a month that you currently pay based on the Eastbourne gym but find a more convenient gym that is only 40-50 a month or less so saving you money on the London DL membership. This might work out well if you can find somewhere with an introductory offer for at least a month bringing your overall cost down.
    • Aylesbury Duck
    • By Aylesbury Duck 21st Oct 19, 4:15 PM
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    • 21st Oct 19, 4:15 PM
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    • 21st Oct 19, 4:15 PM
    As above, it's your choice to break the contract you entered into so best to choose the route that gives you gym membership for the lowest net cost.
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