London 2012 Frequently Asked Questions & Answers

London Olympic Games 2012 frequently asked questions?

How can I pay for the tickets?

Visa I is the official sponsor so only Visa cars (debit, credit and prepaid) plus cheques and cash will only be the method of payment accepted.

How much will the London Olympic tickets costs?

The London Organising committee (LOC) have advertised tickets can cost as little as £20 for some events and as much as £725 say for the 100m final.

On average how much the tickets will cost?
90% of tickets will cost £100 or less.

How many tickets will be available for London 2012 Olympics?
About 8.8 million tickets for the Olympic Games & 2.0 million for the Paralympics Games.

What do I have to do to get a ticket for 2012?
First you have to register your interest via the London 2012 web site?

How many tickets can I buy?
More information coming soon.

How much is it to get into the Olympic Park?

It is free but due to demands numbers will be controlled

When can I buy tickets for the London 2012 Olympics?
You can submit your request between 15th March 2011 & 26th April 2011 till 11:59

How many people have register their interest in a ticket for the Olympics in London?

More than 2 million have registered to apply for entry.

If so any people have registered what are my chances of seeing some of the games in London?

By registering you then are able to receive e mail updates and then can apply for tickets for London 2012.

If I am the first to register or apply does that guarantee me tickets?

Afraid not its not first come first reserve it’s a like a ballot after the 6 weeks if that event has too many requests.

What will be the cost if I want to see a lot of the games?

There are 39 disciplines & 649 sports.
90% of Olympic Games tickets will cost £100 or less, while two thirds will be under £50 and approximately 25% are £20 or less.

What is the cost of children under 16 to see the events at the Olympic?
There will be over 200 sessions for the under 16 at a cost of about £16

How much will it cost for tickets for the over 60’s to see the games in 2012?
There will be over 200 sessions for the over 60’s at a cost of around £16

How many tickets will be available for hospitality tickets?
There will be about 1% of the 8.8 million made available for hospitality?

Are there any free events at the Olympic Games in London I can watch live?
The marathon, road cycling & triathlon will have areas that you can watch for free.

How many tickets will be available for the general public?
Approx 6.6 million Olympic Games tickets.

How many tickets will be available for the world wide fans sponsors & travel packages & hospitality?
Approx 2.2 million Olympic Games tickets.

What does a ticket allow me to see?
Each ticket will allow for a particular session so you could see several events or competitions depending on the schedule and time that the ticket allows.
For example in swimming you may see different heats. Details will be announced on the race schedule and your Olympic Games ticket.

What is the schedule of events for London 2012?
To be announced in February 2011

Will the stadiums be ready in time for the Games?
Yes some areas are finished and have had test Olympic Games events, others are on schedule to be ready in time.
I have competed in several triathlons at Dorney Lake which will hold the Olympic Games rowing and it’s a great spectator venue.

I do not want to come to London for the London Olympics what other events can I see outside London?

Canoe Slalom – Lee Valley White Water Centre
Football – Coventry Stadium Coventry, Glasgow, Millennium Stadium Cardiff, Newcastle, Old Trafford Manchester,
Mountain Biking - Hadleigh Farm Essex
Rowing – Eton Dorney Lake off Court Lane, Dorney, Windsor, SL4 6QP
Sailing – Weymouth & Portland Dorset

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