How can I get tickets to attend the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games (July 26-Aug 11)? More and more French people have this question on their minds as the event approaches. In total, around 10 million tickets will go on sale for the Olympic Games and 3.4 million for the Paralympics. How to be one of the lucky ones? Franceinfo: sport gives you some advice.
Take note of the dates…
Make way for your reminders and your calendars! Ticket sales will be divided into three phases. First with inscriptions for “tailor-made” packs, it includes group purchase for various disciplines. These will start on December 1, 2022 until January 31, 2023. Once registered, you must have luck on your side to be drawn and thus access the purchase platform, on the official Paris ticketing website. 2024.
The draw is a will of the organizing committee in order to “expedite access to the box office” Y “distribute the volumes”, justified the director of ticketing for Paris 2024, Capucine Bernet, during a press conference on Tuesday, September 20, 2022. The packs will allow choosing at least three different disciplines from the 32 available sports, according to individual preferences and subject to availability. . Please note, however, that there will be no tickets available for surfing in Tahiti.
…and never drop your emails
If you are drawn, a 48-hour purchase window will be established for you. You will be notified 48 hours in advance, with “several increases”, agrees Capucine Bernet. These same terms and conditions will be renewed for the second sales phase, in May 2023, for single tickets. During this sale, it will also be possible to buy tickets for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympic Games. The lower docks of the Seine will be available from 90 euros, while the upper docks will be free (this issue is still being discussed within the Organizing Committee). Tickets for the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Paralympic Games will go on sale in the fall of 2023.
The last sale session will take place at the end of 2023 with tickets in real time. The dates are currently undetermined, as is the maximum number of tickets purchased per account. The Organizing Committee should clarify this in a few weeks. Finally, anyone can register for both phases of the draw, even in the case of obtaining the precious sesame during the first wave of purchases.
Be part of the Paris 2024 club
But, above all, the best card to play is that of the Paris 2024 club, because its members will come out ahead. These shopping spaces will be open from February 15 for members of the Paris 2024 club. Until February 18, only selected members will have access to the shopping platform, according to their assigned 48-hour slots. On February 19, the time slots will begin for the rest of the public, to “Several weeks”The completion date has not yet been announced.
Get closer to your local community
Still without a single ticket? You haven’t said your last word! Another way to get to places: approach your local authority. One million seats will be reserved for them across the country, with specific prices affecting certain tickets. These places will be sold in particular for sports volunteers, the education sector, as well as for people with disabilities.
Don’t panic, resale is possible
Even if all of these methods fail, there is still hope. An official reselling platform will also be available to buyers. Therefore, the name of the seats can be changed in case of change of the ticket holder. As a reminder, these will be 100% dematerialized and nominative.
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