London is gearing up to host the 2012 Summer Olympic Games from 27 July to 12 August 2012, with tickets going on sale from the 15th of March 2011. Ticket sales close on the 30th of April 2011, which leaves only 4 months to guarantee your share of all the excitement and live Olympic action!
Register your interest on http://www.tickets.london2012.com/ before ticket sales open and you’ll be kept up-to-date with any developments and you’ll be invited to purchase your tickets as the sales office opens.
Watch out for bogus websites claiming to be genuine ticket sellers!
Kickstart your London Experience
If you’re planning to be in London for a substantial amount of time for the 2012 Olympic Games, consider a Kickstart Package from 1st Contact. The Kickstart package contains all the essentials you’ll need for navigating London, including assistance with accommodation, a SIM card, comprehensive city guide, and more. Visit www.1stcontactkickstart.com for more information.
Tourist Visa Information
If you will be visiting the UK from somewhere other than the US or the EU, you might need to apply for a Tourist Visa. Visit www.1stcontactvisas.com for more information on the costs, documents needed application deadlines if you want to come to the Olympic Games. It’s never too early to begin planning!
Olympic Travel Money
For excellent Travel Money options, visit www.1stcontactforex.com. Their Travel Money options were designed to put more money in your pocket and services include foreign exchange, international transfers and the Travel Money Card. If you’re coming to Europe from elsewhere in the world, the 1st Contact Euro Travel Money Card is an excellent solution! Because you can only swipe the card at your destination, you can save money before your trip by uploading funds into the account as much as you like leading up to your holiday. It acts as a local MasterCard debit card, which means you are paying like a local, not a foreigner… There are no charges at all for swiping while in the UK, and only a low, standard ATM withdrawal fee.
Volunteer as a Games Maker
If you’re a Londoner, why not get involved by becoming an Olympic Games Maker or volunteer? Visit http://www.london2012.com/get-involved/volunteer/index.php to find out more about all the current and 2012 volunteering opportunities.
For information or advice on London, the best travel money solutions or UK Visas, please visit www.1stcontact.com