Beijing Olympics 2008 Tickets

Beijing Olympics 2008 Tickets Sales
  • Beijing Olympics 2008 Tickets will be made available in two phases.
  • 1.85 million Olympics Tickets are available on first-come first-served basis.
  • Customers can pick up booked Olympic tickets from selected Bank of China outlets.
  • Residents of Beijing can pick up tickets from June 16 to August 24.
  • Non-residents can access the ticket windows from June 23 to August 24.
  • Beijing Olympics 2008 tickets will be available for online purchase till September 14.
  • The Beijing 2008 Paralympics ticket sales will begin on June 20.
  • It is mandatory to show original ID cards for Beijing Olympics 2008 Ticket procurements.
  • Due to high number of customers, some outlets may adopt a time allotment system.
  • Allotted time may be enquired form the BOCOG ticketing call center 10 June onwards.

Beijing Olympics 2008 Tickets Issuing and Allocation

  • The Beijing Organizing Committee (BOCOG) will issue tickets for the 2008 Olympic Games.
  • Beijing Olympics 2008 participating nations have to request ticket allocation directly from the BOCOG.
  • These tickets may then be made available to the public.
  • For each event session, there are three seating categories- A, B and C.
  • Sports world is the only company to be able to place a request with the BOCOG.
  • BOCOG will allot tickets only at Game time.
  • Event tickets may be collected directly from Sports world Ticket Office in Beijing.
  • At some Beijing Olympics 2008 venues, tickets may be issued on a "general admission" basis with no reserved seating.

Beijing Olympics 2008 Tickets Prices

  • A handling charge of 20% is applied on all tickets upti 136 GBP and an extra 30 GBP for all other tickets.
  • The price must be paid in full at the time of booking Beijing Olympics 2008 tickets.
  • In case a seat is not allotted, the payment can be refunded.
  • Draws take place at various stages during the run-up to the games.
  • Bookings for specific events can be made only after the draws.
  • Tickets must be booked as early as possible for the quarter-final, semi-final and final matches.

Beijing Olympics 2008 Tickets Confirmation

All ticket requests are sent a confirmation note regarding the status of the request. The tags may be one of the following:

  • Confirmed: Request has been fulfilled as per demand.
  • Application: Tickets are not available with Sportworld but may be requested from BOCOG.
  • Upgrade: Tickets cannot be confirmed in the requested category but can be confirmed in an upgraded category on extra payment.
  • Downgrade: Tickets cannot be confirmed in the desired category but in a lower category. The price difference will be refunded.
  • Waitlisted: Tickets are not available at present but may be released by BOCOG at a later date.
  • Sold out: No more tickets are available for the session.

Beijing Olympics 2008 Tickets for Children and Disabled

  • All individuals irrespective of age are required to possess a full and valid ticket.
  • There will be specific seats designated for spectators with disabilities.
  • Seating for companions in the seating area for disabled will be limited to one per person.
  • Family and friends of the participants will be given preference for the particular session in which the player is competing.

Eligibility for Beijing Olympics 2008 Tickets Purchase:

  • Must be an established domicile in the territory of People's Republic of China.
  • Must possess a valid ID
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Beijing Olympics 2008 Schemes and Packages:

Sports world offers many packages tailored to the needs of the visitors. These are:

Single Share Beijing Olympics 2008 Scheme:
  • Single travelers can choose to share room and travel expenses with another traveler who is arriving on the same date.
  • Requirement should be mentioned at the time of booking.
  • The partners will be lodged in a twin-sharing room.
All Beijing Olympics 2008 packages will include the following facilities:
  • Superior class accommodation, from 4 to 18 nights
  • Return airport transfers
  • Within walking distance of Olympic transportation network
  • Opportunity to request your own selection of event tickets
  • Welcome drinks on day of arrival
  • Services of experienced Sports world staff throughout your stay
  • Access to Sports world’s Information Centre in Beijing
  • Selection of Olympic Games themed souvenir gift items
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information.
  • Single entry Chinese visa.
  • Regular news bulletins.

Beijing Olympics 2008 Individual Packages:

  • Beijing Olympics 2008 Gold Tour Packages: Deluxe, first class accommodation from 4 to 18 nights.
  • Beijing Olympics 2008 Silver Tour Packages: Superior class accommodation form 4-18 nights.
  • Beijing Olympics 2008 Bronze Tour packages: Standard accommodation form 4-18 nights
  • Beijing Olympics 2008 Supporter Tour package: Budget style accommodation from 4 to 18 nights.