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  • 2020 Olympics tix

    Long-time reader, first-time poster. I hope this is the right place. I did a search and don’t find this topic elsewhere.

    I will I’ll be in Japan this summer and wondered if there was a chance anyone had tickets they cannot use or would like to sell. Specifically, I would love to find eventing tickets for cross country day and show jumping day.


  • #2
    unless you live in Japan which has withheld a large number of tickets for a residential lottery which is over booked by one thousand percent, tickets will be difficult to obtain, many venues are sold out

    you need to look at hotel package deals (if you call about $1500/night and higher for a room a deal)... but check for a combination package

    really going to be a rich-man's event


    • Original Poster

      Thanks, clanter. I will already be there at that time for work with housing so all I need is tickets. Failed in the Japan lottery and by the time I looked at the US site everything was sold out. My post is in hopes someone has tickets they cannot use (e.g., they got them and then plans changed; they got more than they needed, etc.)


      • #4
        Originally posted by FitzE View Post
        Thanks, clanter. I will already be there at that time for work with housing so all I need is tickets. Failed in the Japan lottery and by the time I looked at the US site everything was sold out. My post is in hopes someone has tickets they cannot use (e.g., they got them and then plans changed; they got more than they needed, etc.)
        might have better success at the last moment, When my wife was doing one of take the kids for a short sightseeing trips that turned into a two and half month odyssey throughout the western United States I made an inquiry about one of the cabins on the rim of the Grand Canyon , they were booked out two years in advance. So call the main office to see if there had been any cancellations... one that morning so booked it for wife. We had a similar experience while stay on Hawaii where my wife's grandparents lived... the lodge on the rim of the volcano same thing happened.

        But, tickets for the Olympics... the secondary and I guess third level markets for those tickets would be like getting a clubhouse ticket for the Kentucky know what a Real ticket looks like as I would bet there more counterfeit tickets than real tickets

        Good luck.

        I was only in Japan for a short time, interesting place


        • Original Poster

          Thanks - that will definitely be my fallback plan. The other thing it will be is horrendously hot and humid so if I get no tickets I will console myself somewhere with the A/C cranked to 19!


          • #6
            ticket packages
            #603 is Dressage 28th July 2020... just 210,000 yen (currently $1,943.77 USD)
            #604 is Dressage 29th July 2020...same cost
            #609 Eventing 3rd Aug 2020... same cost
            #611 Jumping 5th Aug 2020... same cost
            #613 Jumping 8th Aug 2020 ...same cost

            see page 10 of attached


            worse case the economy package deal, single occupancy just $7,798 USD (personally I wanted in insert a laughing emoji as I would need to mortgage something)

            Mitsui Garden Hotel Ginza Premier
            4 Days / 3 Nights (Aug 02 - 05, 2020)
            Style: Flex
            Package Code: CSF02A - MG - 02

            This package includes 3 event tickets per guest.
            August 2 (Arrival)15:00 - 23:00 Hotel Check-in Events of your choice
            August 3 Events of your choice
            August 4 Events of your choice
            August 5 (Departure)Events of your choice 07:00 - 11:00 Hotel Check-out

            Last edited by clanter; Sep. 11, 2019, 09:32 PM.


            • Original Poster

              Dear lord, that's madness!!!