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A new VIP Package has been revealed. VIP Diamond
This is the next level of VIP; from your personal host, everything you could wish for on the Theme Park, staying over in one of our resort hotels with complimentary breakfast, then spend the day in the Waterpark. This package includes:

Theme Park Entry, including Early Ride Time*
Express Car Parking - park next to the Theme Park entrance for quick access.
Fastrack Platinum - Fastrack all 18 rides, including all rollercoasters as many times as you like!
All Day Dining - eat as much as you like all day.
An unlimited drinks quencher.
Reserved table at a restaurant of your choice on the Theme Park.
Each group gets a VIP Host to escort them around the Theme Park.
Front row riding all day on the rollercoasters!
Overnight stay in one of our new Moon Voyage rooms in the Alton Towers Hotel, including breakfast (*price based on 2 people sharing)
Waterpark entry
*This package is only available to book through our VIP experience team on 0871 222 9938
And its from £375.
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Dom wrote:A new VIP Package has been revealed. VIP Diamond
This is the next level of VIP; from your personal host, everything you could wish for on the Theme Park, staying over in one of our resort hotels with complimentary breakfast, then spend the day in the Waterpark. This package includes:

Theme Park Entry, including Early Ride Time*
Express Car Parking - park next to the Theme Park entrance for quick access.
Fastrack Platinum - Fastrack all 18 rides, including all rollercoasters as many times as you like!
All Day Dining - eat as much as you like all day.
An unlimited drinks quencher.
Reserved table at a restaurant of your choice on the Theme Park.
Each group gets a VIP Host to escort them around the Theme Park.
Front row riding all day on the rollercoasters!
Overnight stay in one of our new Moon Voyage rooms in the Alton Towers Hotel, including breakfast (*price based on 2 people sharing)
Waterpark entry
*This package is only available to book through our VIP experience team on 0871 222 9938
And its from £375.

LOL, why would you want express parking if you were staying in the hotel?
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Balb0wa wrote:
LOL, why would you want express parking if you were staying in the hotel?
It's obviously so you can get maximum credits on the Monorail shuttling to and from your car every time you need to fetch something to the hotel ! :lol
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you guys ever heard of RIDESIMS.com you should check it out theirs Alton towers rides on there :clap: :yikes: and i was just wondering about Rita and the scaffolding has it gone i haven't been Alton towers since last season sooo yeah
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Balb0wa wrote:
Dom wrote:A new VIP Package has been revealed. VIP Diamond
This is the next level of VIP; from your personal host, everything you could wish for on the Theme Park, staying over in one of our resort hotels with complimentary breakfast, then spend the day in the Waterpark. This package includes:

Theme Park Entry, including Early Ride Time*
Express Car Parking - park next to the Theme Park entrance for quick access.
Fastrack Platinum - Fastrack all 18 rides, including all rollercoasters as many times as you like!
All Day Dining - eat as much as you like all day.
An unlimited drinks quencher.
Reserved table at a restaurant of your choice on the Theme Park.
Each group gets a VIP Host to escort them around the Theme Park.
Front row riding all day on the rollercoasters!
Overnight stay in one of our new Moon Voyage rooms in the Alton Towers Hotel, including breakfast (*price based on 2 people sharing)
Waterpark entry
*This package is only available to book through our VIP experience team on 0871 222 9938
And its from £375.

who would be the guest host? (john wardley john wardley please!) :yikes:
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John Wardley has retired. :no:

The scaffolding is still there...

Just put a decent sized 13 theme tower there AT, give Rita something to launch through!
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Wouldn't surprise me if they have kept the scaffolding just as scenery. I mean look at the crypt and station.
I know it sounds daft but I wouldn't put it past them.
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True...

Merlin should stop cutting corners with Rita's theming, they could do so much with it!
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im sure the scaffolding is there from when the cable snapped? :yes:
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Might need to check some records about that, but that is possible...
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NemesisRider wrote:Might need to check some records about that, but that is possible...
it happened quite a while back :yes:
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I meant about the scaffolding being there after the launch cable snapped. :)
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NemesisRider wrote:I meant about the scaffolding being there after the launch cable snapped. :)
ohhh yeh i just think its extra support for it unsure though
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The point is, it looks terrible!

If only AT would buy a flat for DF then remove the scaffolding...
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The scaffolding is a result of H&S.

They are worried about the cable snapping again so have made Towers keep the structure in place. I agree that it makes Dark Forest look worse than normal but there's not a great deal AT can do until the H&S restrictions are lifted.
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Build a more permanent cover there which looks like it fits in better - such as overgrown tree roots
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That is not good... The terrible H&S insisting the scaffolding is necessary...

Why can't they build a permanent cover?
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I can only imagine that they think it brings some consistency to the area given that Thirteen's station is predominantly scaffolding.
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I would not say predominantly, the station is mostly consumed by the forest.
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Dan.N wrote:I can only imagine that they think it brings some consistency to the area given that Thirteen's station is predominantly scaffolding.
I wonder who the hell thought that scaffolding makes good theming just looks "clumsy" ](*,)
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