COMPETITION: win tickets to Alton Towers!

Miss Thrifty42 March 9, 2011

Alton Towers competition The Sun newspaper is running an Alton Towers offer. Readers who collect tokens will get two FREE tickets worth £79.

To take advantage of this offer, you need to collect nine numbered tokens printed in The Sun and The News of the World between now and Friday 18 March. Once you have collected the tokens, fill out the application form on the newspaper’s website and the Alton Towers tickets will be posted to you.

The last day to begin collecting is today (9 March 2011). More information can be found here.


To mark the promotion, The Sun has given me two FREE tickets to Alton Towers to give away to one lucky Miss Thrifty reader.

To enter: simply leave a comment below, with the name of your favourite theme park or fairground ride.

If you are a fan of Miss Thrifty on Facebook, you can go to the Facebook page and enter a second time there.

The winner will be selected at random, using an online number generator, and the closing date is 5 pm on Monday 14 March.

Please note that if you are collecting Sun tokens, you can still enter. Good luck!

UPDATE: Thanks to all who entered. This competition is now closed. I shall be drawing the winner shortly and announcing him/her here on the blog.

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42 Responses to “COMPETITION: win tickets to Alton Towers!

andrea caizley says:

my favourite is universal park in orlando, it absolutly massive and has rides for all ages. especially the mummy ride.

March 9, 2011 at 8:55 am

Debbie Oconnor says:

I love Oblivion…completely weird..

March 9, 2011 at 9:18 am

Deborah Ryall says:

I would have to say Alton Towers because you got fantastic rides, at the hotel brillient
water activities, then to top it off beauty treatments for me, so everyone is covered. Yippee

March 9, 2011 at 9:25 am

Fiona Firth says:

I love Adventure Island in Florida. It really is the best

March 9, 2011 at 9:29 am

janice channer says:

We were fortunate enough to go to Disneyland Paris last year and it was fantastic…..although rather expensive…..
I would love to take my 12 year old to Alton Towers though as she has never been
thanks for giveaway

March 9, 2011 at 10:30 am

Louise Pearce says:

Alton Towers – Air

March 9, 2011 at 10:43 am

Heather Shaw says:

I love disney land paris. Walt disney said that when in his park he doesnt want you to see the outside world and i feel that is so true! While at disney it is like all your problems melt away!

March 9, 2011 at 10:58 am

Jules Naybur says:

I love Space Mountain at Euro Disney, I even managed to get my mum on it as i promised her that it did not go upside down….Only a little white lie!!!!

March 9, 2011 at 11:00 am

jenny shepherd says:

probably air, although i’m long overdue a trip to a theme park so may change in the near future!

March 9, 2011 at 11:38 am

legs21 says:

Alton Towers Air

March 9, 2011 at 12:06 pm

legs21 says:

Alton Towers Air

sorry entered with old email on last one

March 9, 2011 at 12:07 pm

Jo McD says:

Thorpe Park – Fright Night – the asylum. My best friend literally crawled out on her hands and knees screaming – i’ve never laughed so hard!

March 9, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Becki says:

I love the Spiderman ride at Universal Studios! So clever & I also get to be a superhero for 2 minutes! Amazing! 🙂

March 9, 2011 at 5:21 pm

Raquel Garcia says:

Alton towers Air

I love it! its so thrilling! cant wait to go back. 🙂

March 9, 2011 at 7:51 pm

Mikaela says:

Alton Towers, although it’s been a while since i last went

March 10, 2011 at 1:27 am

Rebecca Smith says:

My favourite would have to be Air at Alton Towers, the feeling you get on it is simply amazing.

March 10, 2011 at 2:16 am

Rachel Juckes Dann says:

My favourite ride is ‘Tower of Terror’ at Euro Disney, i haven’t been to Alton Towers since the main ride there was ‘TheBlack Hole’ would absolutely love to win xx

March 10, 2011 at 8:53 am

Karen Scammell says:

Air at Alton Towers!

March 10, 2011 at 9:32 am

My favourite place is Southport Pleasure Beach – I’ve been there almost every year since I was little.

March 10, 2011 at 10:48 am

Tania Voaden says:

The rides on Brighton pier may be old school, but the thrill of swinging your legs out over the sea whilst being totally windswept complete the whole experience. Best on a sunny, cold winter day with the sound of screams, wind, seagulls and smell of sea, chips & candyfloss for accompaniment.

March 11, 2011 at 11:20 am

FiBe says:

Minibeast at Alton Towers everytime! Disneyland Paris has nothing on Staffordshire.

March 11, 2011 at 12:04 pm

Millie says:

Sadly the recently demolished Corkscrew at Alton Towers, the original and the best for me.

March 11, 2011 at 12:06 pm

megan Ilsley says:

i love the flume ride it is awsome ride if u like water rides its amazing its at alton towers

March 11, 2011 at 1:04 pm

megan Ilsley says:

at alton towers rita its soo fast its really cool.

March 11, 2011 at 1:13 pm

megan Ilsley says:

alton towers cant wait to go back there again and its Air its really good and the feeling u get on there is wow its such amazing

March 11, 2011 at 1:16 pm

Louise says:

Big Thunder Mountain at Disneyland Paris

March 12, 2011 at 11:46 am

Kay mcKenna says:

Rita – Queen of speed at Alton Towers. Has to be the front row too!

March 12, 2011 at 2:22 pm

Jade Willis says:

I love Blackpool Pleasure Beach 🙂 my fave ride there is Pepsi Max

March 13, 2011 at 9:22 pm

Jayne Willis says:

Alton Towers, Hex 🙂

March 13, 2011 at 9:24 pm

Nice post, Thrifty. I enjoy reading this article. Thanks for sharing.


March 15, 2011 at 3:33 pm

sarah jones says:

my favourite themepark ride is the oblivion, i could go on it 10 times a day i love it and i always say id love to go on it 1st thing in the morning, now that would definatley wake me up!!!

March 18, 2011 at 9:54 am

Karen E says:

My favourite theme park is Legoland in Windsor. The children love it there and can identify with their favourite Lego products too!
Our growing family would love to visit Alton Towers this year, seeking more thrilling rides now.

April 11, 2011 at 7:08 pm

kushla p says:

oh dear. i’ve no head for heights at all. i went on a very young ride at butlins once and my cousin stood on the ground laughing at my scared little face. my other cousin (who was 9 at the time: i was 45 lol!) was on the ride too and was all ‘you wimp’. so i’ll have to say the waltzing teacups….

April 25, 2011 at 11:14 pm

Teigan Hannah Carroll says:

my favorite theme park is disneyland paris because it is big and has loads of rides, also becuase everywhere you go in the park there is one of the characters there that greet you and you can get a picture with

June 9, 2011 at 6:30 pm

Jordon-Holly says:

My favourite ride at Alton Towers would be Rita by far! I love the speed and the thrill of excitement you get when your on it. I went on it three times in a row – and im 11!

July 19, 2011 at 5:59 pm

Joshua dean says:

I know this is very bad but when i was a child my dad always used to take me on the carousel and it was the best memories of my childhood! xxx

August 15, 2011 at 8:40 am

jessica says:

my favourite theme park at the moment has to be alton towers, the rides and attractions are absolutely amazing, no wonder everyone wants to go there. my favourite ride at alton towers has to be nemesis or oblivion. the most thrilling rides there but hopefully the next best ride will be nemesis sub-terra 🙂

March 23, 2012 at 1:43 pm

Louise Welsh says:

My Fave has to be the Log flume at Chessington…mainly because my mum was sick in a bush after going on it, still makes me laugh 4 years on!!

May 28, 2012 at 11:35 pm

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