A FAMILY day out to Chessington World of Adventures Resort makes for great memories.
There’s more than 40 rides and attractions in ten themed lands, a zoo with over 1,000 animals and a SEA LIFE with daily live shows.
We’ve rounded up seven of the savviest ways to save cash and enjoy your day out to the theme park:
1. When to go
The queues for rides can get very long at Chessington during peak season.
It’s best to avoid going on Saturdays, Sundays and school holidays when it’s the busiest.
September and October are generally the quiet months.
Sun Savers is your key to treats, cash and prizes
SUN SAVERS is the best way to get a FREE fiver in cash – and so much more!
- FANCY some free tickets to popular attractions in the UK?
- Or exclusive access to competitions where you can win big cash prizes?
- Or maybe, you want great offers on cinema tickets?
- Join Sun Savers today! We’ll even throw in a free fiver!
You can get two FREE tickets to Chessington World of Adventures Resort with Sun Savers.
Meanwhile you can collect Sun Savers codes to earn more fivers for those handy ice-cream and lunch money for your Superdays out. For every 28 codes you enter, we will give you a fiver. So over the course of a year, that could add up to £65!
3. Where to park
Parking is £3 per car and can be pre-booked online or paid on the day.
Ten per cent of every car parking fee will be donated to the Chessington Conservation Fund which will help to protect the future of nature and wildlife through conservation work and education at Chessington Zoo, in the local community and worldwide
4. Plan your day
Pick up a map at the entrance and pick the top things you don’t want to miss.
Use the height sticks all over the park to make sure your little one will be allowed on the ride before you queue.
Prepare for all weather – if it rains for more than one hour continuously on the day you visit, Chessington offer a Rainy Day guarantee which will get you a free ticket back there another day, but check if there are restrictions.
5. Avoid queues
Get there early, so you’re ready to go the moment the gates open – the first hour of the day is generally the quietest to beat the queues – so get to the big rides first!
Then make your way to the back of the park and work forwards, as many people start the rides from the front of the park.
For those with small children, Chessington offers special passes so that one parent can queue to go on a ride and then when it’s over the second parent can ride without having to queue.
You can also download the ‘Chessington Resort’ app on your phone to find the shortest queue lines, ride availability and daily offers.
It will help you find the nearest toilets when your young ones need to go.
6. Dining tricks
Bring your own water bottles in to the park to fill up for free at a number of fountains dotted around the park throughout the day.
Not will it keep you hydrated but will save you money on buying sugary drinks.
Collect Sun Savers codes to earn more fivers for those handy ice-cream and lunch money for your Superdays out. For every 28 codes you enter, we will give you a fiver. So over the course of a year, that could add up to £65!
7. Got a wandering child?
If your child has a tendency to wander off then go to Adventurers’ Services in the centre of the park and get a wristband.
You can add your name and mobile number to the band so staff can call you if they get lost.