All About the 2017 Australian Open

December 20, 2016 by

Get Set for the 2017 Australian Open

All the information you need for the Australian Open set to take place in 2017 is available online, and there is no shortage of data on the tickets sale dates; step-by-step guides on how to book; the different tickets formats and types; and the policies concerning child and concession tickets; items which are prohibited; and details on the subject of strollers and prams.

Ground Pass Tickets for the Australian Open

An After-5 Ground Pass ticket will be made available for the Australian Open in 2017, and this will allow ticket-holders to access the Open from 17h00 onwards for all of the sessions taking place from the 16th of January until the 20th. This ticket is aimed at spectators who wish to attend games after work, and will include access to all of the outside courts.

Any 3- or 5-Day Ground Pass

The Any 3- or 5-Day Ground Pass ticket provides you with access to any three or five days of the games, excepting Saturday the 21st of January and Sunday the 22nd. This ticket will provide a great discount on multiple sessions, and is a good choice for all the outside court or Hisense Arena action. Please bear in mind, however, that these tickets cannot be upgraded to those which grant access to reserved seats in the Rod Laver or Margaret Court Arenas, and cannot be used on the weekend of the 21st and 22nd of January.

Multiple Sessions Middle Weekend Ground

A middle weekend ground pass for the Australian Open will be available for the 21st and 22nd of January 2017, and is also not available for an upgrade for reserved seats in the Margaret Court and Rod Laver Arenas.

The Child Concession Policy for the Australian Open 2017

Children aged between three- and 14-years old will be able to buy reserved seat tickets, and those aged two and under will be able to get in for free, although they are not allowed to occupy a reserved seat.

Individuals aged 15-years and over as of the 1st of January 2017 are classified as adults, and will need to pay associated ticket prices unless they are in possession of valid Concession Identification.

Ticket-holders must have the correct form of Concession in order to purchase one of the Concession Reserved seat tickets, and this must be presented upon entry to the Australian Open. These include student cards; pensioner cards; veteran affairs and TPI cards; current Personal Treatment Entitlement cards; and Companion Cards.

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