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Passholder Day!

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Join us at Chessington World of Adventures Resort for a PAWsome Passholder Day on Saturday 11th November 2023! The event gives Passholders the chance to experience a true takeover of Britain’s Wildest Adventure with exclusive discounts and Passholder fun! 

What to expect:

  • 10am – 5pm on Saturday 11th November 
  • FREE entry for all Passholders (incl. Discovery Passholders) 
  • Exclusive Merlin Holiday Club discount

Tickets will be released in two waves. Head over to the Merlin Annual Pass Facebook at the below times to book. 

Wave 1 – 12pm on Wednesday 11th October 2023

Wave 2 – 12pm on Friday 13th October 2023

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Overnight Stay

Turn your exclusive Passholder day into a WILD overnight stay from just £25pp* for Bed & Breakfast. Stay in one of our themed Resort Hotels on 10th or 11th November with our FURRocious offer! 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our Passholder Day is an exclusive event dedicated to our PAWSOME Merlin annual passholders! Giving Passholders the chance to experience a true takeover of Britain’s Wildest Adventure with exclusive discounts and Passholder fun!

This event will take place on the 11th November 2023 with the Theme Park and Zoo open from 10am – 5pm.

All Passholders must pre-book a ticket in advance, once on sale tickets will be bookable via the Passholder Hub.
If you book a short break with an overnight stay in one of our Resort Hotels you will not need to pre-book your ticket. Simply show your hotel reservation and valid Merlin or Chessington Annual Pass at admissions on the day.

Tickets will go on sale in two waves, so keep posted on our social channels for reminders

  • Wave 1: Wednesday 11th October at 12pm
  • Wave 2:  Friday 13th October at 12pm

The booking link will be posted on Merlin Annual Pass and Chessington social channels as well as the Passholder Hub on the above dates.

If you already have a Merlin Annual Pass - Carer Pass, simply ensure you include a ticket for the Carer when pre-booking your tickets for the event and ensure you show your Carer Pass on the day.

If you do not have a Merlin Annual Pass - Carer Pass, then you’ll need to ensure you apply for this before booking your tickets for the Passholder event. You can apply for this on the Merlin Annual Pass website here.

Children under 3 who are accompanied by a parent or guardian are eligible for free admission. Under 3’s are not required to pre-book.

Ensure you pre-book tickets for our Passholder event for your entire party including any Carers. On arrival, you’ll need to show your valid documentation to validate your Carer tickets before admission. Find out more about what documentation is required here.

Children under 3 who are accompanied by a parent or guardian are eligible for free admission. Under 3’s are not required to pre-book.

Whilst we have plenty of availability, there is a limit to the number of tickets available on any day and therefore this event may sell out! Be sure to pre-book your tickets fast to guarantee your WILD adventure!

If you had booked tickets for the event and can no longer attend, please ensure you cancel your tickets so other Passholders have the opportunity to experience this PAWSOME event. To cancel your tickets visit the Passholder Booking Portal here.

Due to this being a Merlin Annual Pass exclusive event, ‘Share the Fun’ & ‘Friend and Family’ tickets will not be valid on this day. 

Our engineering team are working hard to ensure passholders will have access to as many of our PAWSOME rides and attractions as possible, however please note that all rides and attractions are subject to availability.

Absolutely! Book an overnight stay from just £25pp for Bed & Breakfast. Stay in one our themed Resort Hotels on on 10th or 11th November and experience hotel benefits including Animal Meet & Greets, Exclusive Animal Access and WILD entertainment! Remember, when staying in a Resort Hotel you also don’t need to pre-book your entry tickets for the event! Click here to book.

*£25pp is based on 2 adults, and 2 children staying in the Resort Hotel on 10th November. Guests must have a valid Merlin or Chessington Annual Pass on the date of your visit to be eligible for this rate.