How Much Money Would a Family Need to Attend the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver?

1.6 million tickets to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver became available and the prices range anywhere from $25 to $1100 per ticket. For the closing ceremony alone, the tickets may range anywhere from $175 to $775. This can be quite pricey, depending on the events that you attend and whether or not you’re a family member of any of the athletes. Family member tickets account for 30% of the tickets at the Olympics. However, you need not only factor in the price of tickets. You also have to factor in travel, lodging, and meals to determine how much taking your family to Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympics will cost.

Sporting events
As it stands, men’s hockey is going to be the most expensive event. The tickets will be $775 for the best seats in the arena. The cheaper seats will range anywhere from $350 to $450. Next to that is figure skating, which has ticket costs ranging from $175 to $525.

Fortunately, over 50% of the tickets for sale will be priced under $100. 100,000 of the tickets will cost only $25. Some of these tickets can be found for the cross-country skiing events. Tickets for these events will range from $25 to $75. Women’s ice hockey also falls into this range at $25 per ticket.

The ceremonies
As stated before, the closing ceremony will range anywhere from $175 to $775. The opening ceremony is where it can get quite expensive. The tickets will range anywhere from $175 to $1100. It is said that all tickets are going to be strong in demand. The demand won’t be strong just in Canada, but the demand will be strong all over the globe. It is not expected that there will be an empty seat, especially because three in four Canadians have said they intend on attending the event. That means you need to go ahead and make your lodging plans if you intend on attending. There will be a lot of people from all over the world attending the Winter Olympics.

Other costs
You need to factor in what events you’re going to attend and how many tickets you need for each. On top of that you’re going to have to factor in what sort of lodging you want. You may choose a hotel or another type of accommodation. You need to estimate how much food costs are going to be and what your travel costs are. It is very hard to figure it all to the dollar, but you can make your plans, set your budgets, and pull off the trip for the lowest price you possibly can.

So it is possible for your entire family to go without you breaking the bank. It is very important to do your research so that you can secure the best prices possible. To secure the best prices, make your reservations as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the more expensive it is going to come. Although it may seem as if the 2010 Winter Olympics are far off, the truth is that they are not that far. The truth is that the event will be here before we know it. At least you will already have your trip planned and everything in place. That is a great way to rid yourself of a lot of the anxiety that occurs when trying to plan a trip for the family. That is also a great way to ensure that everything runs as smooth as possible. There is going to be enough chaos surrounding the event the way it is, but at least it will be positive chaos.

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