Theme parks thrived before the arrival of paid queue jumping and closer-to-entrance premium parking, so they could certainly survive without them now.
The economic recession of the past five years has actually increased the amount of money being squeezed out of the theme park customer on better-than-the-rest upgrades.
Theme parks have recently become innocent victims in viral campaigns of religious hatred and fear.
False reports of ‘Muslim only’ days at Alton Towers and Chessington World of Adventures have circulated on the internet on a huge scale.
Most of you who visit theme parks will be familiar with it in its various guises – Fastrack, Speedy Pass, Q-Bot, etc – but paid forms of queue jumping only serve to make everyone else’s time in queues longer.