How to buy glastonbury tickets
Give yourself the best chance of getting passes!
With Glastonbury Festival 2011 tickets set to go on sale at 9am this Sunday (3 October), we've produced a handy guide to make sure you manage to secure the passes you're after.
Firstly, make sure you’re registered with the festival, as you won’t be able to buy tickets without being so.
Fans who have attended the festival in recent years may still be registered but don’t just assume that you are, check first.
Simply fill in your surname and postcode into the following online form to find out.
If it turns out you’re not, you have until 9am this Friday (1 October ) to register.
Click here to for to register for Glastonbury 2011.
Ticket Price and Deposit Scheme
Glastonbury Festival tickets will go on sale at 9am on Sunday 3 October .
Full Glastonbury 2011 tickets are priced at £195 (plus a £5 booking fee), but fans will only be able to pay a £50 deposit this Sunday .
Those that manage to secure a deposit will have a week to pay the remainder of the balance from 1 April 2011 .
The balance payment window for international buyers will be for one week from 25 February to 3 March 2011 .
Those buying tickets will be able to book up to eight tickets per transaction this Sunday but will need the registration number and postcode for each person for whom they are booking a ticket.
Anyone who decides not to pay their balance in 2011 will be refunded their deposit, minus a £10 administration fee. Those tickets will then be put forward to a re-sale, which is likely to be in April or May 2011.
Booking Glastonbury Tickets
There are two ways on buying Glastonbury tickets on Sunday: online or buy phone .
Please note that bookings cannot be made through Seetickets' mobile site.
There will be more tickets available online than on the phone lines.
Those booking on the Internet will be
able to buy tickets from: www.seetickets.com/g2011 .
With passes expected to sell out on Sunday, make sure you have the URL pasted into your browser before 9am so you can start refreshing the page when tickets go on sale.
It’s likely that thousands of people will be trying to buy tickets at the same time, so be patient. If you don’t get through right away, keep refreshing the page until you do.
Those hoping to buy over the phone must ring 0844 412 4635 .
With fewer tickets available over the phone, your best bet is to multi-task between refreshing the Internet and trying the phone lines.
Please note that those booking tickets from the UK must pay by debit card. Credit cards will not be accepted.
International Glastonbury Ticket Bookings
International bookings can be made via the seetickets.com website .
For phone orders, the International Ticket Sales line is 0044 1159 934 183. which will be charged at standard international rates.
There is a queuing system for international telephone sales, so be aware those waiting to book will incur additional telephone charges at international call rates as you wait your turn.
Those booking from abroad, make sure you know the time difference as tickets will go on sale from 9am Sunday 3 October (British Summer Time).
International ticket purchases can only be made using either Visa or Mastercard credit cards .
Buying Tipis, Coaches and Car Parking Tickets.
National Express have been unveiled as the official coach partner of the Glastonbury Festival.
More festival-goers are travelling by coach to events because of its green credentials, it saves money on car parking and the coach drops ticket-holders closer to the campsite than any other mode of transport.
Coach tickets are expected to go on sale on Monday 4 October .
Click here for more details on coaches to Glastonbury Festival.
Tipis, and car parking tickets will all be available from Spring 2011 .
For more details, please head to the Glastonbury Festival website .Source: www.virtualfestivals.com