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Old 20.04.2011, 16:09
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Tickets for the 2012 Olympics - closing date 26th April



http://www.london2012.com/





From Tues 15 Mar until 11:59pm on 26 April 2011 the applications for over seven million Olympic 2012 tickets are open.

Buy only from the official site:

http://www.tickets.london2012.com/

Ticket prices start at £20 and go up to several £100s for the main events and £2,000 for the opening ceremony.

There are also some special prices available for young people (those aged 16 and under, on 27 July 2012, will pay their age for a ticket) and seniors (those aged 60 and over, on 27 July 2012, will pay £16).

If you canít afford tickets, there are some free events such as the marathon, race walk and road cycling.

The process is different if youíre buying from outside the UK, but you must go via your National Olympic Committee, or their authorised retailer.

When to apply

There is no advantage to submitting your application on the first or the last day, they are not allocated on a first come first served basis, so plan your application carefully.

It's expected the site will be busy in the first few days so don't be afraid to come back later rather than look for alternative sites that may not be genuine.

See the full schedule of events and prices before applying.

What happens next

All your applications will be put into a ballot if the event is oversubscribed and chosen at random. This could mean you get all of the tickets youíve applied for, in which case you need to pay for them all, or none.

How to pay

When itís been decided which tickets youíve been allocated payment will be taken between Tuesday 10 May 2011 and Friday 10 June 2011, so when you apply online ensure your payment card is valid beyond that date.

The only ways to pay are:

Online - Via a Visa card (debit, credit, prepaid or virtual cards - where you donít actually receive a physical plastic card but you're provided with the details to be able to shop online), as Visa's a sponser of the games.

Paper applications - via cheques or postal orders made payable to London 2012.

What if you canít afford all the tickets

Donít apply for too many tickets as you may be given them all and payment taken in one swoop. The only way to get rid of tickets afterwards is via London 2012, itís illegal to sell them in any other way.

The resale process wonít open until the end of 2011 so you could be stuck with them for a while.
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Re: Tickets for the 2012 Olympics - closing date 26th April

Did anyone get any?

I applied for seven different sets and got only one; the men's 100m final session!

Naturally I've been nothing but sympathetic to my London based friends who got none.
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Re: Tickets for the 2012 Olympics - closing date 26th April

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Did anyone get any?

I applied for seven different sets and got only one; the men's 100m final session!

Naturally I've been nothing but sympathetic to my London based friends who got none.
We got some too. We applied for 5 different sets and got only one too for Athletic. Not the 100m final unfortunately.

We were the only successful ones out of all our friends who applied.
Feel a bit gutted for the friends we will be staying with as they didn't get any
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Re: Tickets for the 2012 Olympics - closing date 26th April

The official ticket sale website is http://www.tickets.london2012.com/

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I have just received a spam mail offering tickets http://www.liveolympictickets.com

Known unauthorised websites claiming to offer London 2012 tickets,

These websites are the latest reported to LOCOG as being fake or unauthorised ticket outlets for the London 2012 Games. Please do not buy London 2012 tickets from any of these sites. Note: this is not an exhaustive list of unofficial or fraudulent sites, so always use caution online.
www.londonsummergames.net
www.bevanuela.com/olympics2012.php
www.nwtix.com/Olympics_Tickets.html
http://www.sasportspackages.co.za/ol...pic-tours.html
www.duetravel.com
www.starlight-europe.com
www.sportticketexchange.com
www.londontickets.se/os-2012
www.2012-londonsummergames.com
www.onpointevents.com
www.goldentickets.com
www.eseats.com
http://info.premiumtickethub.com
www.vividseats.com
www.wstickets.com
www.bestolympictickets.com
www.theolympictickets.com
http://www.eurosportstickets.com/lon...2-tickets.aspx
www.olympics-2012-tickets.com
www.liveolimpictickets.com
www.onlineticketexpress.com
http://2012-londonsummergames.org
http://www.ticket-sport.ru/av.php?show=8894&lang=2
http://dostaem.ru/events/2012_olympic
www.liveolympictickets.com/node/6
www.worldticketman.com
http://worldticket.biz/shop/category/36/olympic-games
www.travelclub.ch/events.5.html?clang=2
www.2012tickets.org
www.london-olympics-tickets.org.uk
www.euroteam.info
www.worldticketshop.com
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www.globaleventforum.com
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http://www.freetickets.org.uk/entert...ympics-tickets
www.britainolympics2012.co.uk
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