Brits Try To String Out Summer With Late Rush For Discounted Attraction Tickets

Gloucester, United Kingdom (PressExposure) September 21, 2009 -- The weekend just gone saw Brits trying to enjoy the last moments of the British warm weather by visiting theme parks and attractions with a 300% increase in people looking for discounts and voucher bargains., the UK's largest voucher code and discount website saw a surge in the demand for theme park and attraction tickets when compared to the same period one month ago, despite that period still being the School holidays.

The Top Ten Most in Demand Attractions and Theme Parks were:

1. Legoland Windsor 2. Chester Zoo 3. Alton Towers 4. Thorpe Park 5. Drayton Manor 6. Colchester Zoo 7. Flamingo Land 8. Blackpool Pleasure Beach 9. Chessington World of Adventure 10. London Dungeons

The North West of the UK was the region that was most keen to try and bag a bargain on a day out with South Wales coming in bottom of the list of web-savvy savers.

The peak Theme Park discount code hunting times were between 8am and 11am on Saturday when the site saw double the number of visitors it would normally see at that time of the morning on a normal Saturday.

The site currently has a 20% discount on the Merlin Annual Pass at Legoland Windsor, up to 50% off entry to Chester Zoo and up to £17.00 off tickets for Alton Towers. has also seen an increase in demand for vouchers and discounts for the likes of Longleat, Whipsnade Zoo and Howletts Wild Animal Park.

Speaking about the sudden burst of interest in Attraction and Theme Park discounts Mark Pearson, Managing Director of MyVoucherCodes said,

"The weekend’s hot weather seemed to kick-start a late rush of Brits trying to squeeze out the last dregs of summer. The Zoo's in particular did a roaring trade with animal related attractions taking up six out of the top ten spots".

He continued, "It just goes to further demonstrate that the UK is appearing to be edging out of the recession as families have a bit of disposable income that they want to spend on treating their families".

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