Travel Guide: 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

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The 21st FIFA World Cup 2018 is a biggest sporting eventuality on earth and is due to take place in Russia subsequent summer. A sum of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities and footy fans can revisit visa free. This gives a singular event for fans try this immeasurable nation while following their passion for this pleasing game. And uniquely, though a common red tape.

The lowdown

The games flog off on 14th Jun 2018 during Luzhniki Stadium in south-west Moscow. The horde team, Russia, will be personification opposite a group drawn into a “A2” container in Group A . There will also be a compare as Spartak Stadium also in a capital.

All a other matches will be played in western Russian cities and one in Yekaterinburg in a Urals and one in Saint Petersburg.

The Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg will horde a initial semi-final on 10 Jul and a third place compare on 14 July.

The final diversion is scheduled for 15th Jul in Moscow during a Luzhniki Stadium.

Read also: Travel Guide: 24 hours in Moscow

The groups for a World Cup finals will be drawn on Dec 1, 2017 in Moscow, during a State Kremlin Palace inside a Moscow Kremlin.

How to get compare tickets

You will need to get reason of a “ticket-inclusive liberality package”. There is usually one association protected to sell these: FIFA.

There are several packages from Team Specific that allows we to collect one, dual or 3 of a Group Matches of your selected team. Or if we are flush there is one that includes all matches.

Tickets will go on sale in two phases, that are any divided into dual stages. The initial theatre of phase one has finished though a second theatre of proviso one begins on Nov 16 and concludes on Nov 28 and allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

Phase two begins after a pull for a World Cup and tickets will be allocated incidentally for a initial duration between Dec 5 to Jan 31. The second theatre of proviso dual starts on Mar 13 and ends on Apr 3, with tickets being allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

There will also be a last-minute sales phase, that will run from Apr 18 to Jul 15 – a day of a World Cup final.

Match tourists don’t need a visa

Once we have perceived an email confirming your tickets, we  must apply for a FAN ID — a personal witness card. The label enables we to request for entrance into Russia from Feb 14 onwards and stay until Aug 15.

This includes giveaway open movement during compare days and giveaway special trains present between a World Cup horde cities. Of march we will need a current pass and possibly a compare sheet or “a request providing a right to accept such a ticket” — an email acknowledgment will do.

Where shall we buy Russian roubles?

Get your roubles once in Russia. Exchange rates tend to be good interjection to fiesty competition. (Read also: QA: Should we compensate in internal banking or bruise sterling?)

Getting there

Some cities such as Moscow (the capital) and St Petersburg are easy to entrance around Aeroflot and British Airways. Others might be a small trickier.

Getting around

Book main-line trains by Russian Railways. Or get a domestic moody with Aeroflot and S7 Airlines who are members of Skyteam and Oneworld alliances respectively.

Where to stay

Hotel bedrooms are expected to be during a reward during this time with some reports suggesting hikes of 7 times a common rate. An choice would be to stay somewhat out of town.

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  • The Ritz Carlton, Moscow
  • Four Seasons Lion Palace, St. Petersburg

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