How to Use a Flash Pass at Six Flags

Using a Flash Pass at Six Flags is a convenient way to enjoy more rides during a trip to the amusement park. The cost of a Flash Pass is more than the regular admission, but park-goers who use the pass typically ride more attractions and wait in line for less time. Follow these steps for how to use a Flash Pass at Six Flags.


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    Decide what kind of flash pass you would like. Each Six Flags theme park has different Flash Pass plans. Prices and plans vary depending on the park. Determine which plan best meets your needs and fits your budget. You will also need to bring your ID with you. IDs such as Drivers License, Season passes, Visa, Passports and others are acceptable. School IDs aren't. Only 1 person per group will need to leave their ID are the registration center. Their ID will be held while using the Flash Pass and will be given back when they return the device.
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    Purchase your Six Flags Flash Pass. You can buy a Flash Pass when you purchase your entry tickets at the gate of the park, by calling the Six Flags ticket office or on the Six Flags website. When you purchase a Flash Pass, you will usually receive a Q-Bot, which is a device used to make ride reservations.
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    Choose a roller coaster you want to ride. Individual Six Flags theme parks offer different rides, so your choices will vary from park to park. Most of the time, you can use a Flash Pass on each roller coaster. Check with park operations for a complete list of which rides eligible for the Flash Pass service.
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    Make a ride reservation. Once you've identified the ride you want to go on, make a reservation. This is done by either scanning a pager like device through the reservation stations in front of each Flash Pass compliant attraction, or by entering the information on your Q-Bot. The reservation system varies by park, so check with Six Flags officials about the reservation process at each park.
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    Enjoy other attractions while you wait. Once you've filed your Flash Pass reservation, you're free to enjoy other attractions at Six Flags. Your Q-Bot will notify you when it's time to go to your reserved Flash Pass attraction.
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    Locate the Flash Pass entrance. Each attraction offers a separate line for Flash Pass users. Enter the Flash Pass line, and enjoy your ride with little or no wait time. *NOTE* Not all rides use flash passes.


  • Some Six Flags parks don't provide the electronic Q-Bot system, or even offer a Flash Pass program. If the Flash Pass program is important to you, make sure you research each Six Flags amusement park before purchasing tickets.


  • Please take good care of your device. If your device is lost, damaged, or stolen, you will have to pay a $250 fine amount. If you don't pay, your ID will not be given back until you pay them. If you see a person stealing your Flash Pass, please go to your local security. If they look dangerous, It's recommended to call the Police.
  • Some Six Flags theme parks allow you to show up for your reserved ride any time after your Flash Pass reservation has been called. However, other parks may cancel your reservations if you show up too late. Make sure you understand the Flash Pass time limitations at each park.

Things You'll Need

  • Six Flags Flash Pass

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