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Discover Card Membership Benefits At Six Flags

By on 04/27/2011

I typically visit Six Flags Magic Mountain at least once a week to walk around and see what’s new. During the off-season, I like to go just after lunch when the sun is high in the sky and shadows are minimized. Of course, the crowds are pretty light then as well. Now that we’re getting into the main season, the crowds are picking up and it’s hard to find a reasonably close parking spot in the afternoon. However, I have ‘discovered’ a way to get in the park before the main gates even open.

Each Six Flags park has a special entrance for Discover Card members that will get you into the park before the main gates even open. Just look to the sides of the main entrance for the Discover Members entrance. It should be roped off and have an orange carpet for you. Flash your Discover Card and you’re in! How early you get in depends on the mood of the person at the gate. I’ve been let in as early as 10 minutes before the main gates open. Other times it was only a couple of minutes early, but I still didn’t have to wait in a massive line. Here is a photo I took just last weekend after being let in:

How sweet is that? Not too many people get to see that view. Hundreds, or even thousands of guests lined up behind the gates to get in and I’m well on my way. I was already on the Orient Express with the doors closing before I heard the announcer yell the final countdown for the gates to open. I was already up on top of the hill by Superman for several minutes before I started to see others running up the hill, completely out of breath, trying to be the first in line for their favorite ride. If you have a Discover Card, do yourself a favor and bring it with you to get in early. You’ll be glad you did.

Discover Card is the official card of Six Flags, so there is an additional benefit as well. You can use your Discover Card online or in the park to save 5% on almost all of your purchases, including season passes and Flash Passes. You can read more about the benefits of using a Discover Card at Six Flags here.


  1. Ryan O

    04/28/2011 at 8:35 am

    That alone is enough of an incentive for me to get a Discover card! Does each person have to have a card, or just one member of your party?

    • admin

      04/28/2011 at 10:42 am

      I only go solo, but I’ve heard that it will get your whole party in, within a reasonable size I’m sure.

  2. Kenny

    06/07/2013 at 11:23 pm

    I have a discover credit card and I brought my whole crew in early. (10+ people)

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