How to Save Big On Bowling
I wanted to take my young nephews bowling last year. I went to the AMF bowling website to pre-book and…BAM…..2 games with shoe hire for 4 (two adults and 2 children) cost $91. No, I haven’t mis-typed $19!
And that doesn’t include the food and drink you will have once you get there! So for a family evening out, you are looking at around $120. Ouch.
However, as with many family activates, if you are a bit savvy you can cut the costs down – keeping the fun intact whilst saving your wallet from getting a battering.
So read our guide about how to never pay full price for Bowling ever again!
ALWAYS CHECK THEIR WEBSITES FOR SPECIAL DEALS
Often centres have offers on line, so do you research before hand. Some of the pages to the larger bowling chains are here…
CHECK DAILY DEALS WEBSITES
Loads of offers come up on the daily deals sites, Groupon, Living Social etc. So if you know you are going bowling, make sure you check out their sites first. A great place to start is ‘All the Deals’, which a daily deals aggregator. Just search for bowling and filter by area. Deals are often for the smaller centres, but it’s a great way to get up to 70% off!
RACV / RACQ
Are you a member of either the RACV or RACQ? If yes, they have an offer with AMF bowling to provide Buy One Get One Free on adult bowling games. So you essentially get 2 games for $15 (i.e. the price of one)– valid for up to four people.
Simply show your RACQ membership card at any AMF Bowling Centre
Are you a member of Bupa? They have a deal with AMF Bowling, Kingpin Bowling and M9 Laser Skirmish, to get 25% off 2 full priced games and shoe hire.
To get your discount, simply present your valid policy card when paying. Valid for up to 4 adults.
See more details here – BUPA
AND IF NOTHING ELSE
Then you can join the AMF Roller Club. It’s free to join (they are just after your email address) and you get the following benefits.
- Practice game rate for you and up to four guests*
- 4 games for only $18 per person for you and up to four guests*
- 10% off full priced Food and Drink purchases, excludes meal deals
- 10% off full priced M9 Laser Skirmish games, up to 4 games per day
- 10% off full priced Birthday Parties, Group Bookings and Functions
You can sign up here.
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