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  • TicketSave yourself some money by booking your tickets online in advance, as well as being cheaper you will save time by not having to queue at the park entrance - Alton Towers Tickets
  • ListIf you travel to the park by car, it's wise to buy your car park token at the start of the day, otherwise you might face a long queue when you leave.
  • UmbrellaThe weather can be an important factor, try to dress accordingly to avoid getting too hot, too cold or too wet! It can also be pretty unpredictable, if it ends up being a wet day there are ponchos available to help you stay dry.
  • InfoWear sensible footwear to avoid feeling uncomfortable after a long day, it's also important to make sure shoes are fastened securely when going on some of the more intense rides to make sure that they don't fall off!
  • StarSave yourself getting exhausted from too much walking by making use of the Sky Ride which connects Towers Street, Forbidden Valley and Cloud Cuckoo Land. Also, you can hire pushchairs if you have young children.
  • ExchangeChildren can be given a wristband which you add your name and mobile number to, if a member of staff finds them unaccompanied you will be contacted so that they can be reunited with you.
  • PointIf you're visiting with a group of friends it's a good idea to agree on a place to meet up just incase you get seperated and have trouble finding each other.
  • GiftThere's plenty of great gifts available from shops all over the park, if you decide to buy any ask for them to be taken to the collection point near the exit to save you carrying them around all day.
  • FloatIt's best to avoid doing the wettest rides at the end of the day otherwise you might not be able to dry out before the journey home.
  • FilmRide photos are nice souvenir of your day so look out for the cameras and don't forget to smile, if you decide to buy any ask for them to be taken to the collection point near the exit to save you carrying them around all day.
  • LockIt might be a good idea to make use of the lockers around the park to avoid carrying too many things, the locations of these are shown on the Park Map.
  • CardAlton Towers accepts all major credit/debit cards, there are also ATMs located around the park, although some of these do apply a charge to each transaction.
  • ClockYou can join a ride's queue right up until it's closing time, it is the queue that closes then and not the ride.
Last modified on Wednesday, 13 May 2015 20:22
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