My girlfriend and I went to sign up at a gym. I found that they have year long contracts and I was only going to be in the area for around 6 months. We were not going to sign up until the employee told us that he would work with us and for the $40/mo membership, we could both have scan tags to get in so we don't always have to go at the same time. We would end up paying for 6 months that we were not using the gym but looking at the price for both of us to have access and her to tan, it wasn't a terrible deal and I liked the gym a lot. I signed the year contract which was technically a single membership with the benefit of bringing a guest anytime which is why he gave my girlfriend her own scan tag.
2 months later she tried to scan in one day and it wouldn't work. They revoked her tag saying it was a liability issue and the only way she could enter without me was to sign a new year contract. Which means she would have to pay 12mos when she would only be using the gym for 4.
Can i get out of the contract since we were convinced to sign up based on a benefit that they revoked shortly after? Note the 2nd scan tag is not part of the contract.
Depends on the language of the contract. If the contract does not expressly provide for unlimited guest passes, you are likely not entitled to that benefit.
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