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Croftybaby Avatar
5y, 11m agoFound 5 years, 11 months ago
Please bear with me, this deal will be Live but the demand on the Servers seems to be crashing the site, or it's just down for the moment.

Here are the main details taken from the Towers Times website:

Facebook Deals is a service which will allow companies to offer discounts to customers who "check in" using the Facebook application on their mobile phones. Alton Towers was among the companies announced at a press launch today, and to kick the service off have announced a number of special offers.

In a surprise move, the park will open one day earlier than initially planned, and will instead open on Friday 18th February. Anyone who visits the park and checks in on this day will gain free entry for themselves and three friends. In addition, the first 100 people to check in on the day will also receive a free stay at one of the resort's hotels, Splash Landings of Alton Towers hotel.

Andrea Fox, head of consumer marketing at the Alton Towers Resort, comments, “We are truly excited to be involved in the launch of Facebook Deals in the UK and help people share the Alton Towers Resort experience with their friends. Opening up the Alton Towers theme park free of charge for people who check in on Facebook is an amazing opportunity to experience the fabulous selection of rides and attractions we have at the Resort, as well as giving us the chance to get involved in an exciting and innovative launch.”

To take advantage of the offer, customers will need to visit on Friday 18th February from 10am until 4pm and check in via the most recent version of the Facebook app or Smartphone at http://www.facebook.com. Click on the Deal to claim it and show your phone screen to the admissions booth located at the theme park entrance.


View the News here : http://old.towerstimes.co.uk/news/news.php

T&C's added:

• What are Facebook ® Deal...s?
From today you can check in on Facebook on your mobile phone and claim special offers, rewards and discounts from top brands. Part of Facebook Places, Facebook Deals helps you find bargains in your local area from your mobile phone or discover money-saving tips from your friends through your News Feed.

• What is the Deal on 18th February at Alton Towers Resort?
On Friday 18th February, the Alton Towers Theme Park will open a day earlier than planned for the Half Term holiday, offering exclusive use for anyone who checks in on that day only. The first 100 to check in will also receive a free one night stay in one of the fantastically themed Resort Hotels on Friday 18th February.

• How do I claim the Deal?
To take advantage of free entry to Alton Towers Theme Park, visit on Friday 18th February from 10am until 4pm and use Places on touch.facebook.com or Facebook for iphone / Blackberry to check-in and receive your tickets!

• What phone do I need to claim the Deal?
You’ll need a smart phone to check-in on the day, an iPhone or Blackberry has the capability to check you in and some other brands of phone will also allow you to check-in.

• I don’t have an iPhone or similar, does that mean I can’t claim the Deal?
You can download Facebook Places onto other phones, so it depends on your specific phone.

• If I come with friends do we all need to check-in to claim the Deal?
No – For every phone that checks in to Alton Towers Resorts official check in page on Friday 18th February, a total of 4 guests will be able to enter the Theme Park Free of charge (subject to usual Theme Park Terms and Conditions). But please tag your friends if they are on Facebook.

• How do I know if I’ve won a hotel stay?
We will release details closer to the time about how to win the Hotel stay – so keep checking our official Alton Towers Resort Facebook Page for full details.

• Is the hotel open?
The Hotel, Waterpark, Spa and Extraordinary Golf are all open – to make a booking and for more information visit http://www.altontowers.com

• I can’t make the 18th Feb, are you going to have any more Deals running?
We will be running further Facebook Deals throughout the 2011 season – but the free entry offer is a one-off launch deal.

• Can I visit with an Annual Pass?
As this is an event outside of the regular park operating calendar and is exclusive to Facebook, Annual Pass holders will still need to check-in on a mobile phone to receive entry tickets for this day.

• What rides will be open on Friday 18th February?
The following rides are open on 18th February : Nemesis, Oblivion, Heave Ho, Marauder’s Mayhem, Sharkbait Reef by SEALIFE, Wobble World, Twirling Toadstool, Gallopers, Frog Hopper, Old Macondald's Farmyard - including The Tractors, Doodle Doo Derby Riverbank Eye Spy & Berry Bish Bash, Peugeot Driving School, Sonic Spinball, Hex, Runaway Mine Train, Duel, Air & Blade. This is the same ride offering as February Half-Term.
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#1
Brilliant!
#2
looks good . get wrapped up though
#3
wow so I need to visit that day and use my phone to check in and show it to the admissions booth?
#4
i cant seem to get it on my blacberry
#5
Why have you copied the same text twice?
#6
Sorry, edited. 8) Also added the T&C for this promotion.

Edited By: Croftybaby on Jan 31, 2011 15:03: additional info
#7
This is mental.. I wonder if there is a capacity limit?
#8
H&S capacity at Alton Towers is around 30,000 I believe. :D
#9
Yeah makes sense spend a night outside the hotel for a night inside the hotel.......
#10
Not all rides will be open so expect to have large waiting times for rides
#11
Damn myself for getting an ipod touch
#12
karenbusby77
i cant seem to get it on my blacberry


I have checkin on my 9700. I think i had to update my FB in BBworld. Good Luck
#13
Err look at the rides that are open - not worth it at all
Everyone will be wanting to go on Nemesis and Oblivion = huge queues.
Cold
1 Like #14
A13
Err look at the rides that are open - not worth it at all
Everyone will be wanting to go on Nemesis and Oblivion = huge queues.
Cold
Like every other day then? Except free?

Cretin.
#15
im trying to get this! lol , i have a android phone and have places but how do i get to the facebook page to book?
#16
WillPS
A13
Err look at the rides that are open - not worth it at all
Everyone will be wanting to go on Nemesis and Oblivion = huge queues.
Cold
Like every other day then? Except free?

Cretin.


Except every other day the other good rides such as Air, Rita and Th13teen are also open?
Idiot.
#17
Air's open?

Plus these are the same rides that open during the Feb half term apparently.
#18
kennyt
Air's open?

Plus these are the same rides that open during the Feb half term apparently.


Yeah sorry..

• What rides will be open on Friday 18th February?
The following rides are open on 18th February : Nemesis, Oblivion, Heave Ho, Marauder’s Mayhem, Sharkbait Reef by SEALIFE, Wobble World, Twirling Toadstool, Gallopers, Frog Hopper, Old Macondald's Farmyard - including The Tractors, Doodle Doo Derby Riverbank Eye Spy & Berry Bish Bash, Peugeot Driving School, Sonic Spinball, Hex, Runaway Mine Train, Duel, Air & Blade. This is the same ride offering as February Half-Term.
2 Likes #19
I wouldst go near AT on that day, limited rides and its all over the internet its a free day

Will be chaos and waiting hours for rides
#20
deanos
I wouldst go near AT on that day, limited rides and its all over the internet its a free day

Will be chaos and waiting hours for rides


Doubt that's true. Same rides open in Feb half term! And i highly suspect there will be less people there on the day than during half term... and even if that is true you're getting in for free!
#21
ediblebob
Damn myself for getting an ipod touch


if you download the facebook app you should be able to check in using the wifi in alton towers
#22
ummm all the rides are open so dont know what people are on about the waiting times lol
#23
stuartmadder
ummm all the rides are open so dont know what people are on about the waiting times lol


Not all the rides are open,only selected ones as stated on the AT website
#24
thirteen is due to open on the 20th does that mean this ride will be open in the half term opening?

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