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Cineworld Unlimited Card Help?

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6y, 7m agoPosted 6 years, 7 months ago
I've had an unlimited card for two months. got it because three friends were getting it.

All these friends subsequently bailed because they couldnt afford it.

I haven't been for the past month because no one has an unlimited card i know and it's just sat in my wallet charging me.

Last month I got an email saying they were increasing the price of their 3D surcharge to £1.50 from £1.30. I know it's only 20p increase but I thought it'd be a buyout for me because id' signed up for £1.30.

I emailed them two weeks ago requesting permission to cancel on 'legitimate grounds' which states in their T&C. This email was 'ignored' so I sent the exact same email a week ago and still no reply.

I'm tempted to write in, I can call but personally i think it sounds petty for 20p?

'8.2 After the Cancellation Period but during the Initial Period, you may only end the subscription on Legitimate Grounds and any termination shall be at our discretion. If you wish to terminate the Unlimited Card on Legitimate Grounds then you should make a special application by post or via email to the Subscription Department, stating the said grounds, and enclose any necessary evidence. If this termination is accepted, it will only take effect after a notice period of one month has elapsed from the end of the month during which the request for termination was received by the Subscription Department. If the request for termination on legitimate grounds is not accepted, you may not end the subscription, and the subscription fee is payable for the whole of the Initial period. In the event of termination on legitimate grounds, you may not re-subscribe until 6 months have lapsed from the end of the notice period.'
Is the part of their T&C I'm referring to.

http://www.cineworld.co.uk/unlimited#tncs
Part B applies to me. Can anyone see anywhere else that I cannot cancel on these grounds?

Also; if I just cancel my DD does anyone know what happens? I don't think they do a credit check because one of my friends got his (then cancelled in the cool off period) and he'd only just turned 17.

Thanks.
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6y, 7m agoPosted 6 years, 7 months ago
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#1
They do not do a credit check,you are not applying for credit when you sign up.

They may however pass it to a debt collection agency of you cancel you DD as its a contract for 12 months

Send it in writing Recorded Delivery and see what they say
#2
dcx_badass;8463209
How did everyone else cancel it?

14 day cooling off period :\
#3
boothy;8463191
They do not do a credit check,you are not applying for credit when you sign up.

They may however pass it to a debt collection agency of you cancel you DD as its a contract for 12 months

Send it in writing Recorded Delivery and see what they say

This was plan B. But I saw the address is P.O Box - I don't think theyre signed for. Well not so signed but they're more of a 'sorry you were out' situ. - I had a problem with that before.
banned#4
Just go to cinema on your own.
#5
master_chief
Just go to cinema on your own.


So many people do this at my local cinema, one guy even has his own facebook group!
banned#6
Paws_Pup
So many people do this at my local cinema, one guy even has his own facebook group!


I've never got the stigma of going on your own to the most anti-social leisure thing you can do. Fair enough Saturday night might be a bit much but any other time is fine??
#7
Been before on my own. It's boring when you have nothing to do afer a movie.
banned#8
t0mm
Been before on my own. It's boring when you have nothing to do afer a movie.


Go home, watch porn, beat one off and go to sleep :thumbsup:
suspended 1 Like #9
master_chief
Go home, watch porn, beat one off and go to sleep :thumbsup:


Or do them in reverse order for s**ts and giggles
#10
master_chief
Go home, watch porn, beat one off and go to sleep :thumbsup:


lol!:w00t:
#11
Im pretty sure i tried to do this when they changed their t&c's on me last year, they argued it and i never took it any further. It will be the same way as Vodafone tried it when they increased their prices. My advice, quote some legal stuff, if not seek advice from fair trade office
#12
The extra you pay for 3D films is a surcharge, and thus doesn't form the core of the unlimited card experience - you are under no obligation to go to 3D films so do not have to be affected by the price hike, or smthnk similar
#13
master_chief
Just go to cinema on your own.


+1 - used to go alone all the time... in the army on leave when noone else was - got bored had half price discount.... lots of films were seen :)
#14
biomehanik
The extra you pay for 3D films is a surcharge, and thus doesn't form the core of the unlimited card experience - you are under no obligation to go to 3D films so do not have to be affected by the price hike, or smthnk similar


This. You would probably be better off with a sob story saying that times are hard and you cant afford it blah blah blah.
#15
spic;8464159
This. You would probably be better off with a sob story saying that times are hard and you cant afford it blah blah blah.

Ahh.. I'm not really good at that stuff.. :p
#16
t0mm
Ahh.. I'm not really good at that stuff.. :p


Ha, its easy, just do it in writing. Say you have had an unexpected baby, and the bus to and from the Jeremy Kyle show is expensive. With todays world they will believe you, no problems.
#17
spic;8464222
Ha, its easy, just do it in writing. Say you have had an unexpected baby, and the bus to and from the Jeremy Kyle show is expensive. With todays world they will believe you, no problems.

I couldn't say I've lost my job could I or would they want a copy of my P45?
#18
t0mm
I couldn't say I've lost my job could I or would they want a copy of my P45?


Maybe be a bit vaguer. It will, after all, be a human dealing with it so if you can appeal to their conscience they may let you off. TBH I have never done this sort of thing before, but I do have one of their unlimited cards and it is crap when everyone is busy and you have no one to go with, so I understand your point.
#19
spic;8464265
Maybe be a bit vaguer. It will, after all, be a human dealing with it so if you can appeal to their conscience they may let you off. TBH I have never done this sort of thing before, but I do have one of their unlimited cards and it is crap when everyone is busy and you have no one to go with, so I understand your point.

Rents gone up blah blah blah? :p

I dont mind the odd movie alone, but not once or twice a week.
#20
i canceled my unlimited card through internet banking. so what happens next do i need to pay the fine .
#21
i have lost my card have membership number can i get replacement card

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