This site often gets hits with people looking for Pleasure Beach Wristband Codes. In fact close scrutiny of our web tracking software seems to suggest these often outstrip searches for accommodation in Blackpool. We do of course publish them as and when we receive them as with other Blackpool Pleasure Beach News but that is not to say that all codes will always be current as they will not.
Some of the favourite search terms used to track down the codes and which bring people to this site are thus:
So from this we can deduce there is a great deal of interest in tracking down that special deal which will save a family a few pounds on the day out in Blackpool.
The aim of this text is to try and inform those searching out codes the best way to track them down on the Web.
The first thing to be aware of it the fact that BPB does not often issue codes. For example at the time of writing this post the only code which will work is the code which if utilized on the BPB website will allow you to purchase 3 wristbands for the price of 2 up to 4th November this year. A search of this site or Money Supermarket.com should reveal the code if you are looking for it.
It is almost certain that other than the above mentioned code there will not be any wristband deals available from the middle of June until the middle of September. The reason for this is it is seen as high season in Blackpool with firstly the Scottish schools going on holiday towards the end of June until early August then followed by the schools in England from the end of July to beginning of September and then some public schools going back even later. Consequently BPB know they are able to fill the park with full wristband price customers and will not issue codes.
At this point it is worth pointing out that visitors will always save themselves £5.00 per wristband by booking on-line rather than paying on the gate on arrival as at the middle of May 2012 the prices on the gate are:
12 years old and over £32.00
11 years and under and Senior Citizens £27.00
The prices if booked on-line
12 years and over £27.00
11 years and under and Senior Citizens £22.00
Visitors will also have noticed from the screen grab form the BPB Website that they also offer other products other than unlimited ride wristbands. The Nickelodeon Wristband allows entry to the park and unlimited riding or use on the 12 attractions available in this area of the park. Holders of the usual unlimited ride offer can also access all the attractions in Nickelodeonland.
Next up is the Pleasure Beach Pass. This gives access to the park and a few low key rides. Basically this is the best option for granny accompanying the family but not wanting to use the white knuckle rides and not having to pay for the full entry.
If you are a family of 4 then the Family of four ticket may be the best option you are however advised to read the conditions. This ticket will apply as two wristbands for 12 years and older and 2 at 11 years and younger, or a mixture thereof such as 1 at 12 years and over and 3 at 11 years or under.
Then there are the two day options if you wish to come to the park on consecutive days.
Other money saving offers have in the past been offered by Irn Bru that famous sugary drink that persons north of the border have with their cornflakes. Throughout the Summer of 2011 they offered 2 for 1 wristbands purchased on-line with a special code where a special bottle cap had to be produced at the ticket office when collecting the wristbands. It appeared this offer was only available in Scotland where special colour coded caps were distributed to the shops and supermarkets. It is worth mentioning that Irn Bru actually sponsor one of the rides in the park which is called Revolution. Now this particular ride has undergone a complete refurbishment and partial remodelling over the winter of 2011 so it may well be that Irn Bru will repeat this offer in 2012, but as at May 2012 nothing heard as yet. BPB have also in the past teamed up with regional rail companies and did an offer in 2010 with Northern Rail. This is also worth bearing in mind.
Also in the past Tesco have offered wristband saving through their club card scheme. It would appear they are doing this again in 2012. Customers at Tesco earn rewards (loyalty) points for shopping in-store and are able to exchange these for goods, of course one of these could be park Wristbands. At the time of writing they have an offer on where £7.50 worth of club-card vouchers buys 1 wristband. After 11th June this prices rises to £9.50.
Check out tesco.com/clubcard for further information..
Notable dates in 2011 for 2 for 1 wristband deals were the Royal Wedding Day 29th April 2011, and on a Monday in October they did one although they make have been testing demand. It is therefore reasonable to suspect they may do something on the next big Royal celebration which will of course be Jubilee day this coming June. Keep your eye on this site and the other usual places to see if this materialises although I strongly suspect it will be dependant on the number of wristbands BPB sell on the forward bookings. Today May 16th 2012 Amanda Thompson Managing Director of BPB and Great Granddaughter of William Bean the founder of the park received and OBE from the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace. Yet another reason why BPB may have a feelgood factor and issue a WB deal over the Jubilee weekend.
Other ways of tracking down those deals on the day is to keep an eye on BPB Facebook page and Twitter Feed. These are very often the very first place Unlimited Ride WB deals or vouchers or even other news will be announced. If you are really PC savvy you (as I have done) grab the RSS feeds from the facebook and twitter pages and set them up in your email client. Then every-time a post is made it will be emailed to you.
Finally it is important in these days of austerity that families make the most of their time and of course their money on visits to Blackpool. On this basis Moorbank House offers unbeatable offers on family accommodation. They are also only 5 minutes walk from BPB and will park your car on the site from 11.00am on the day that you arrive. They cannot guarantee access to the room until 14.00Hrs although if it is ready families will be allowed immediate access but at least the most can be made of the arrival day and a full visit paid to the UK’s best loved visitor attraction.