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Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane (Cedar Point DO?)
« on: May 24, 2012, 10:10:53 AM »
Cedar Point, one of the world's best roller coaster parks, has finally introduced a fast pass system.
Lines for the best coasters can normally take 1-2 hours and this will let you bypass those lines.  You can ride unlimited times on all eligible rides in the fast lane.

If you're just going for 1 day it's probably worth it as it will allow you to try everything out.  Cedar Point is 1 hour west of CLE, so just add the 6,000 AMEX/9,000 BA for the RT flight for you NYC/ORD folks to the cost of admission :)

Fast Lane Buyup fee:
1 guest: $55
2 guests: $50pp
3 guests: $45pp
4 guests: $40pp
5 guests: $30pp (Contact CP to buy this option and note that it's cheaper to buy for 5 people than for 4!)

Limited passes are sold per day and you can reserve in advance.

Eligible rides:
-Blue Streak
-Cadillac Cars
-Corkscrew
-Dodgem
-Gemini
-Giant Wheel
-Magnum XL-200
-Maverick
-maXair
-Mean Streak
-Millennium Force
-Power Tower
-Raptor
-Shoot the Rapids
-Top Thrill Dragster
-WindSeeker

The bolded rides typically have waits up to 2 hours.

Regular admission is $49, but there are various discounts to drop the price down to the $30-$40 range.
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2012, 10:27:17 AM »
How long will these lines be? And do you get assess to the front seat?
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2012, 10:33:07 AM »
How long will these lines be? And do you get assess to the front seat?

Quote from: http://pointbuzz.com/Forums/Thread/27785.aspx?page=16#456891
Went to Cedar Point this last Thursday and Friday. Thursday no Fast Lane and Friday with Fast Lane, both days were fantastic weather to be there.

Thursday we managed to get on 31 rides and surprisingly Gemini was the longest wait of the entire day and that being 30 minutes, everything was pretty much a walk on ride. Rides we went on.

3 Raptor
3 Mantis
1 Windseeker
1 Maxair
1 Wicked Twister
2 Skyhawk
1 Magnum
1 Mean Streak
1 Gemini
2 Blue Streak
3 Millennium
3 Top Thrill
1 Mine Ride
1 Sky Ride
1 Corkscrew
1 Iron Dragon
1 Bumper Cars
1 Power Tower

Friday with Fast Lane. The crowds were insane, wait times were routinely 1-2 hours for Top Thrill, Maverick, Raptor, Mantis, Millennium. Tons of buses and families in the park. I don't recall anyone getting mad at us for the Fast Lane only people asking where they could get one. We went on 41 rides Friday, skipping the rides we had no interest in going on a second time.

11 Maverick
4 Blue Streak
3 Raptor
3 Maxair
1 Wicked Twister
1 Power Tower
4 Top Thrill
1 Mean Streak
4 Gemini (had both trains running so thought is was fun to race.)
5 Millennium
2 Skyhawk
2 Magnum

We didn't see very many Fast Lane wrist bands on anyone with the exception of Top Thrill, they were loading the front train with Fast Lane and the second train with "regular" park people. The entire day the only place I saw a line slow down was at Top Thrill, the lines kept moving and as I saw the Fast Lane people didn't make the wait times any longer than if there was no Fast Lane.

We mainly wanted to get on a ton of rides and took any open seat we could get, never waiting for a front seat on anything wait times routinely being about 5 minutes.. We did have a much more relaxed time in the park Friday, we sat down and had breakfast and lunch, if we would have really tried I am sure we could have gotten on 50 rides or more if we had tried.
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2012, 10:43:25 AM »
Cedar Point is 1 hour west of CLE, so just add the 6,000 AMEX/9,000 BA for the RT flight for you NYC/ORD folks to the cost of admission :)

DDF roller-coaster run, anyone? Funnest DO ever!!!!!!!

P.s. How many sAAver seats can we possibly get on one NYC-ORD flight?
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2012, 10:49:11 AM »
DDF roller-coaster run, anyone? Funnest DO ever!!!!!!!

P.s. How many sAAver seats can we possibly get on one NYC-ORD flight?
I'm game.
NYC-CLE I assume you mean? That's a really easy flight, you can get a lot of seats for that.
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2012, 10:51:30 AM »
NYC-CLE I assume you mean? That's a really easy flight, you can get a lot of seats for that.

I misread your "NYC/ORD folks", and my midwest geography isn't that great, figured ORD might be close to CP.
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2012, 10:52:08 AM »
was that a typo."will you get assess to the front seat? :P

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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2012, 10:52:49 AM »
I misread your "NYC/ORD folks", and my midwest geography isn't that great, figured ORD might be close to CP.
Nope, just the same 6K MR/9K BA for ORD/LGA/JFK to CLE.
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2012, 11:00:56 AM »
Nope, just the same 6K MR/9K BA for ORD/LGA/JFK to CLE.

I understood that after you corrected me, but thanks for spelling it out in case I was stupid  :D
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #9 on: May 24, 2012, 11:01:26 AM »
I understood that after you corrected me, but thanks for spelling it out in case I was stupid  :D
lolI wouldlove to do this but dont think my wife would

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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #10 on: May 24, 2012, 11:04:32 AM »
Nope, just the same 6K MR/9K BA for ORD/LGA/JFK to CLE.
Does BA charge 2x or 3x for business class?

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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #11 on: May 24, 2012, 11:05:14 AM »
Does BA charge 2x or 3x for business class?
3x for all domestic 2 class flights.

lolI wouldlove to do this but dont think my wife would
In 3 years I still haven't been able to coax my wife onto a roller coaster.
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2012, 11:11:26 AM »
lolI wouldlove to do this but dont think my wife would

She won't give you a Sunday off?

In 3 years I still haven't been able to coax my wife onto a roller coaster.

Her loss. :P
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2012, 11:13:58 AM »
She won't give you a Sunday off?

Her loss. :P
So Cedar Point DO?

Fly into CLE sunday morning, have Pizza or bagels/cream cheese for lunch and a bbq for dinner?

Could even do the Football hall of fame on monday if people wanted to stay longer.

There's also a decent cat. 2 spg right at the airport with very good c+p availability for 1,600 spg +$30 (or 1,350+$30 for golds or 1,100+$30 for plats) plus stay credit of course.
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Re: Cedar Point Opens Fast Lane!
« Reply #14 on: May 24, 2012, 11:16:07 AM »
Sold. But only if the BBQ is on the new Weber ;)
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