The first sales window of FIFA World Cup 2018 tickets has recorded more than 3 million tickets since 5 December 2018. There are still 150 days left for the finals of Football World Cup, but fans are desperate to purchase tickets. Not only from Russia, fans are showing huge interest in the competition from other nations. The sales of tickets keep on increasing from domestically and internationally.
Over 3 Million Tickets Have Been Requested For 2018 FIFA World Cup
The current sales window will last until 12:00 on 31 January 2018. Since 5 December last year, FIFA has recorded 3,141,163 tickets from all around the World. These tickets were requested online through FIFA.com/tickets. Russian fans showed maximum interest in FIFA World Cup 2018 competition.
Fans from Germany, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Colombia, USA, Spain, Poland and China have requested maximum tickets. The overall demand for International tickets accounts for 38%. Fans will be able to apply for individual match tickets for all games with the exception of opening and final match until January 31.
FIFA has fixed a number of tickets for the first sale. If this number exceeds the number of available tickets, then fans will be randomly selected by drawing lots, with fans being informed of the outcome by 12 March 2018. Those requests which are submitted on last or first day will have the same number of winning the ticket because FIFA has set no priority.
From 13 March to 3 April 2018, the second sales of tickets window will run on the first come, first served basis. So if missed on the first window, it’s your chance to book tickets immediately.
There is a free delivery of FIFA World Cup tickets to fans who purchased tickets in 1 and 2 sales phases. Fans from outside Russia are required to apply for a Fan ID that will provide them a Visa-free entry into Russia. Fan ID will also provide free inter-host city travel and they can go anywhere with the help of public transport on match days.
The football governing body has also made an allocation of tickets available for disabled people in accordance with the number of seats in 12 stadiums for obese people.