The Real Cost Of Unlimited Tanning
The sale of unlimited tanning memberships at cheap prices has become a common
practice as the popularity of indoor tanning increases and everybody tends to
jump into a tanning business. More often than not, though, the customer ends up
The lower the session price the less chance for a business to recover the cost
of producing an effective tanning session. Tanning equipment is usually low
power (100 watt lamps vs.168 watt ). Lamps quickly become outdated and too
expensive for the business to replace in a timely manner. Tanning salons
offering these programs may also get overbooked from over-selling the
memberships and by letting a few people schedule many appointments in advance.
You may have paid only $ 30.00 or less for a month of unlimited tanning, but if
you only able to get five appointments, you've paid $6.00 per session. Not only
have you wasted money and time... but you may also end up tan-less.
A credible tanning salon encourages smart-moderate tanning (no more than every
other day to build a tan and one to three times a week to maintain). Unlimited
tanning memberships promote tanning abuse, as the customer will want to tan one
or more times a day to get their "moneys worth" even at the expense of burning
and damaging their skin.