The feeling of watching your fellow countrymen standing on a podium holding an Olympic medal is merely indefinable. The pride, zest, and happiness one feel makes the experience one that can be kept secured in the memories for a lifetime. The pride associated with Olympics is unmatchable. The events at the Olympics are not always that popular, but the feeling of getting a gold medal is. People may not understand the event at all, but they still go out in support of their countryman, hoping to see him/her get a medal.
That feeling of watching an Olympic event doesn’t come that easily. You are bound to spend a hefty amount and also follow a clumsy set of rules for spending that substantial sum of money. We can’t help you with the money but can surely help you get that awkward way of buying an Olympic ticket sorted. With just a few days remaining for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games to start off, here is a short guide on how to buy tickets and tour packages for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games scheduled to be held at Pyeongchang, South Korea from 9th of February to 25th of February, 2018.
Where to Buy Winter Olympics Tickets?
The options available for you to buy tickets depends on the country you live in. For the residents of South Korea, tickets have been made available in different phases. The first stage had online lottery which ended months back. The next phase has tickets being sold online through the general online sales. This will last till mid-November on tickets.pyeongchang2018.com. Tickets will then be available offline city halls, airports, and other centres all across the country.
For fans wishing to watch the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, tickets have been made available on all participating country’s National Olympic Committee’s websites and also on authorized resellers for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Tour and Ticket Packages
CoSport and Jet Set Sports will be providing ticket packages for the residents of US to individual events, opening and closing ceremonies. The official website of USA Olympics Committee is also promoting the sale of tickets through CoSport.
The US is one of the very few countries who’ve opted for sales through CoSport. Countries like Caribbean, Cambodia, Guam, Latvia, and Macedonia have opted to sell tickets through Cartan Tours. Countries like Canada, China, the Netherlands, Norway, Germany, and many others, have opted to sell ticket and tour packages strictly through their reseller websites. The full list of those official websites is listed on this link https://tickets.pyeongchang2018.com/atr
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PyeongChang 2018 Ticket Prices
Ticket sales started by October 2016, prices ranging from ₩ 20,000 (approximately $ 17) to ₩900,000 ($776). Tickets for the opening and closing ceremonies will range from ₩220,000 ($190) to ₩1.5 million ($1293). Ticket prices will vary according to the event. The early rounds of women’s ice hockey will cost around $141 while the final rounds of men’s ice hockey will cost around $1738. The average ticket prices will cost around $70.
The ticket sales so far have been too weak. The international tickets have garnered 69% sales while the local ticket sales have managed to rake up around 30%.