Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Membership Benefits

  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg Admission
  • Howl-O-Scream Admission Included
  • Busch Gardens Williamsburg Christmas Town event is included with admission
  • Water Country USA Admission Included
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  • Busch Gardens Membership Benefits

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  • Member Guest Ticket Redemption Windows

    Member Guest Ticket Redemption Windows

  • Log in to the Member Portal and Navigate to the Discount Tab to redeem your free guest tickets
    Log in to the Member Portal and Navigate to the Discount Tab to redeem your free guest tickets
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  • For only $2/month more, add Water Country USA


    Add Water Country USA for only $2/month more
View the blockout calendar for Basic Membership Plans

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There's a reason to visit every season with special events throughout the year

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Pantheon

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What’s the best way to learn about special offers, additional rewards, and Member access to new attractions?

The best way to stay in the know is to sign up to receive Member email communications! Using the same email address associated with your Membership account, sign up here to receive our monthly newsletter, special offers, learn how to be among the first to ride new attractions, and more.

Active Members will be invited to enjoy exclusive ride time on Pantheon when it opens in March 2022.

 

If you purchased a Fun Card or Membership on or after July 30, 2019 that will no longer be valid in March 2022, please click here to register for a special opportunity to ride Pantheon when it opens. Your response must be received by Oct. 17, 2021.

How do I redeem my Free Guest Ticket(s) online?

Unlimited, Premier and Platinum Members can redeem your Free Guest Ticket(s) by following these steps below. Please note that each eligible Member in the household will need to log in separately to redeem guest ticket(s). Tickets are valid at park(s) of membership. 

 

Step 1: Log into your account using your Member barcode (located on your Pass, it usually starts with the letter “A”) and your billing zip code

Step 2: Scroll to see your available Free Guest Ticket(s) or Discounted Guest Ticket(s)

Step 3: Select your quantity

Step 4: Follow the Checkout instructions

Step 5: You will receive your Guest Ticket(s) at the end of the purchase via email and thru a “Print and Save” button on the last step. You can print this ticket or save it on your phone.

What if my online account does not show my eligible rewards?

Members can visit the self-service kiosks at the park if they are having issues online redeeming select rewards. Guest tickets and many rewards printed at the kiosk are only valid on the day they are printed. If the reward does not show on the kiosk, please visit a guest service window at the park.

How many Free Guest Tickets do I receive and when are they valid?

With a Membership Plan, Unlimited Plans receive (2) Free Guest Tickets per year, Premier receive (4) Free Guest Tickets per year and Platinum receive (6) Free Tickets per year during select windows.

2021 Guest Ticket Redemption Windows

Platinum Plans (6 Free Guest Tickets per year)

  January 15, 2021 – May 31, 2021 (2 tickets)

  June 1, 2021 – September 30, 2021 (2 tickets)

  October 1, 2021 – January 2, 2022 (2 tickets)

 

Premier Plans (4 Free Guest Tickets per year)

  January 15, 2021 – May 31, 2021 (1 ticket)

  June 1, 2021 – September 30, 2021 (2 tickets)

  October 1, 2021 – January 2, 2022 (1 ticket)

 

Unlimited Plans (2 Free Guest Tickets per year)

  January 15, 2021 – September 30, 2021 (1 ticket)

  October 1, 2021 – January 2, 2022  (1 ticket)

 

2022 Guest Ticket Redemption Windows

Platinum Plans (6 Free Guest Tickets per year)

  January 8, 2022 – May 31, 2022 (2 tickets)

  June 1, 2022 – September 30, 2022 (2 tickets)

  October 1, 2022 – January 2, 2023 (2 tickets)

 

Premier Plans (4 Free Guest Tickets per year)

  January 8, 2022 – May 31, 2022 (1 ticket)

  June 1, 2022 – September 30, 2022 (2 tickets)

  October 1, 2022 – January 2, 2023 (1 ticket)

 

Unlimited Plans (2 Free Guest Tickets per year)

  January 8, 2022 – September 30, 2022 (1 ticket)

  October 1, 2022 – January 2, 2023  (1 ticket)

 

The Member must be with the guest to receive their Free Guest Ticket*, which can be used at either Busch Gardens Williamsburg or Water Country USA. Please check if reservations are required before visiting the parks. Tickets printed via the Self-Service Kiosks at the park must be used on the day they are printed. Tickets printed by logging into to member website expire the last day of the issuance window.

 

*Ticket must be used during the select window and will not be redeemable outside of the given date range. Guests with a Basic Membership can receive Discounted Guest Tickets during select promotional windows. Calendar dates are subject to change. Please check the operating schedule prior to your visit to the park.

What are Monthly Member Rewards and how do I get them?

Monthly Member Rewards are included with Basic, Unlimited, Premier and Platinum Memberships. Each month has exclusive offerings only available to Members.


Most rewards can be accessed at the self-service ticketing kiosk (Zone B) located at the front of the park.

•  Select Membership Options

•  Scan or Enter Membership Barcode

•  Select Membership Rewards

•  Choose the Reward of Choice

What are Bonus Tickets?

Bonus Tickets are free tickets available to Basic, Unlimited, Premier and Platinum Members as an extra pop-up Member Reward occasionally during select windows. Check the monthly rewards calendar online for updates.


Note: Bonus Tickets are in addition to the Unlimited, Premier and Platinum Members Free Guest Tickets.

Is free parking included with Membership plans?

A parking benefit is included with Unlimited, Premier and Platinum Membership plans. 

•  Unlimited: Free General Parking

•  Premier and Platinum: Free Preferred Parking (based on availability)

Do I get a discount on Preferred Parking with the Membership plan?

Members with a Premier and Platinum Membership get free Preferred Parking when available at the Virginia parks. Members with Unlimited Plans may purchase Preferred Parking at a discounted rate, as long as it’s available.

Do I get a discount on food and merchandise in the park?

Yes.  Effective September 8, 2021 the following discounts will apply for Busch Gardens & Water Country USA:

Platinum Memberships: 50% photo prints & frames discount. 40% merchandise discount. 20% dining discount.

Premier Memberships: 30% photo prints & frames discount. 30% merchandise discount. 15% dining discount.

Unlimited20% photo prints & frames discount. 20% merchandise discount. 10% dining discount.

Basic: 10% photo prints & frames discount. 10% discount on merchandise. 10% discount on merchandise (No dining discount for Basic Membership).

 

Select add-ons may include these savings. To learn more about your available discounts and offers, log on to the website with your Membership information, stop by the Self-Service Ticketing Kiosks or visit any cashier window at the park.

Do I get Discounted Guest Tickets with Membership plans and Annual Passes?

Discounted Guests Tickets are valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg or Water Country USA during select promotional windows.

 

Members may access Discounted Guest Tickets via our website or at the park(s):

  • Login to our website in the Quick Access to Your Offers & Discounts section
    • Enter membership barcode (14-16 digits starting with the letter "A") along with the zip code associated with your account
    • Once you have successfully logged into the member site, click on the Discounts tab and your Discounted Tickets will be on the page
    • You will need to Enter the quantity of Discounted Tickets to the Cart and continue through the checkout process

  •  Visit our Self-Service Ticketing Kiosks (Zone B) located at the front of the park(s). 
    • Select Membership Options
    • Scan or Enter Membership Barcode
    • Select Membership Rewards
    • Choose the Discounted Ticket

My Membership includes admission to Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Does it get me into Howl-O-Scream and Christmas Town?

Yes, it certainly does. With a Membership, you get admission to all of our park events like Summer Nights and Food & Wine Festival, too. Plus access Member-only Events like Sneak Peek Days or Member Days. You can visit the park on any regular operating day that the park is open.


Note: Blockout dates still apply to guests with Basic Memberships. Separate ticketed events at our sister parks are not included with Platinum Memberships.

Why does the Basic Membership have blockout dates?

Each Membership plan offers varying benefits. The Basic Membership Plan was designed for guests who are flexible and looking for maximum savings.

What are the Basic Membership blockout dates?

These are dates where admission is not included with your Basic Membership Plan. View our blockout calendar for more information.

If I purchase a Basic Membership and want to visit the park on a blockout date, do I have to purchase a full priced admission ticket?

We have a special discounted rate for Basic Members to visit on blockout dates. You can purchase a $29.99 ticket on the day of your visit.

If I have an Annual Pass, what benefits will I receive?

As long as your Annual Pass is active and in good standing on EZpay, you will continue to receive the benefits that are currently associated with your Pass including admission to the designated park(s), free parking, and in-park discounts.


Note: Free Guest Tickets, Member Rewards, Sneak Peek Days and Member-only Events are only available with the Membership Program.

  • Benefits and rewards listed are applicable for new Membership purchases as of 9/8/2021 or after and may not be reflective of an existing member’s benefits. Membership valid only at park(s) of Membership. Passes do not include admission to Discovery Cove. Service fees and taxes not included. All Membership benefits and rewards subject to availability, change and/or cancellation without prior notice. Benefits, rewards, and pricing vary by Membership type. Blockout dates may apply. Pass is non-transferable, non-refundable, and may be revoked for misuse or alteration. Must present active Membership and matching photo ID to redeem benefits and rewards. Rewards are valid per initial term and at park(s) of membership unless otherwise noted. Other restrictions apply. Initial membership term starts on date of purchase. Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA operate seasonally, please refer to Operating Calendar for latest operating dates. Benefits value based on average Pass Member visitation for selected tier, savings on average in-park spend, and savings on guest tickets.

    EZpay: EZpay requires 12 monthly payments plus taxes and service fees. First monthly payment due at time of purchase. Credit card holder must be over the age of 18. Once your initial 12-month EZpay commitment is satisfied, your Membership will continue and your credit card will be charged on a monthly basis, subject to your right to cancel at any time. SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Inc reserves the right to change your monthly payment amount after the expiration of the initial term. Please refer to EZpay terms and conditions.

    Admission: Unlimited admission during the initial term commitment and any renewal period. 2021 blockout dates apply for Basic Membership to Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country US. View blockout dates here. Basic Members will be able to purchase a single-day admission ticket for a special rate of $29.99 at Guest Relations located prior to entry to each park. Restrictions apply.

    Free guest tickets: Valid for Unlimited, Premier, and Platinum Memberships. Free tickets are distributed on a rolling calendar basis throughout the operating year, please see calendar here. Parking not included. Valid for one-time use per ticket for one Single-Day admission. Pass Members must accompany guests for entry. Tickets available for advance redemption via the Membership Portal.

    Member ticket discounts: Exclusive discounted tickets are available for purchase at select times throughout the year and are available via the Membership Portal. Discount may vary by Membership tier and are subject to availability. Tickets available for advance purchase via the Membership Portal.

    Preferred Parking Upgrade: Free for Premium and Platinum Membership subject to availability. Unlimited Membership eligible for 50% off upgrade to preferred parking based on availability and is available for advance purchase via the Membership Portal.

    Food & Beverage savings: Discount varies by Membership tier. Excludes All Season Dining and Souvenir Bottle Plans, and Brew Club Membership. Additional exclusions may apply.

    Merchandise savings: Discount varies by Membership tier. Excludes food and beverage items, Quick Queue products, and All-Day Dining Deals sold in the gift shops. Additional exclusions may apply.

    Digital Photo Download: Valid for Unlimited Memberships that include Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Valid at Busch Gardens Williamsburg only. Limit 1 per initial term.

    1-Day PhotoKey: Valid for Premier Memberships at Busch Gardens Williamsburg only. Limit 1 per initial term.

    Annual PhotoKey: Valid for Platinum Memberships at Busch Gardens Williamsburg only. Limit 1 per initial term.

    Quick Queue Discounts: Discount valid for Unlimited, Premier, and Platinum Memberships. Not valid on Year-Round Quick Queue. Additional exclusions may apply. Available for advance purchase via the Membership Portal. Platinum members receive one free Quick Queue ride per day. Redeem at self-service kiosk at the park. Based on availability.

    Zoological Experiences Discounts: Discount varies by tier and based on availability. Available for booking via the Membership Portal.

    Discounts on Specialty Dines: Valid for Unlimited, Premier, and Platinum Memberships. Savings at select events and on other culinary offers. Exclusions may apply. Available for booking via the Membership Portal.

    Rental Discounts on Strollers: Valid for Unlimited, Premier, and Platinum Memberships. Available for advance purchase via the Membership Portal.

    Savings on Discovery Cove: Basic, Unlimited, Premier, and Platinum Memberships receive 20% off Discovery Cove. Log in to the Membership Portal for additional details and to purchase. Must show active Annual Pass at Discovery Cove upon arrival check-in. Other restrictions may apply.

    Pin Trading events & product access: Available at select times throughout the year. Access to events and products may vary by Membership tier and is subject to availability.

    Savings on Youth Summer Camps: Available at select times throughout the year. Products may vary by Membership tier and is subject to availability. More details and purchase options available via the Membership Portal.

    Platinum Membership Benefits: Benefits and rewards may vary at non-home park locations