London 2012 ticket resale from Jan 6

December 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Dec 15 (IANS) The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed the ticket resale process for the mega event will begin Jan 6.

Those who have bought tickets directly from LOCOG before Jan 6 will be able to resell their tickets via from Jan 6 until Feb 3. There will then be further opportunities to resell from Spring 2012, it was announced here Wednesday.

The resale process will allow those who are no longer able to attend or no longer want their tickets to sell them to other sports fans and help ensure that venues are full during the time of an event.

Those who purchased tickets from LOCOG and wish to resell them will be able to choose which tickets they wish to resell via their ticketing account on, Xinhua reported.

“I am convinced that most people will want to hold on to their tickets, ” LOCOG CEO Paul Deighton said.

“But we are pleased to offer this resale programme which will give those who wish to use it an opportunity to securely sell their tickets to others who wish to go to the Games or purchase more tickets and help us to achieve our aim of having full venues.”

Remaining tickets for the Olympic Football Tournament and the Paralympic Games are currently on sale until Feb 6 when the seat allocation process will begin.

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