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Great demand for Olympic tickets despite unprecedented high prices

DESPITE the hefty price tag which will come with travelling to the English capital for next summer’s Olympics, the Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) has already received two-times more requests for the approximately 1,600 tickets that it has been allocated for the 2012 London Games.

At yesterday’s rate of exchange of $142.00 to £1, the estimated cost for a single individual to travel to London for two weeks during the Games to watch the athletic competition from August 3-11 while sitting in the cheapest seats at the Olympic Stadium would be just over half-a-million Jamaican dollars — approximately $503,284. Read more >>

Source: Jamaica Observer


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