Do I have to purchase my special shareholder Merlin Annual pass before I go to the attraction? Yes. It is not possible to obtain the shareholder discount at an attraction. Related articles I have recently bought shares in Merlin. Am I eligible for the discount? How can I purchase a Merlin Annual Pass with my Shareholder discount? Where should I get my discount code from? Premium Family Passes I live outside of the UK. Can I get a discount on another annual pass?