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2014 WJC in Sweden. When? and How? | General talk (tickets, hotels, etc)

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12-27-2012, 03:37 PM
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2014 WJC in Sweden. When? and How? | General talk (tickets, hotels, etc)

So I know its a little early as this tournament just started but I've finally given in. I wanna make the trip to Malmo for the 2014 tournament. I fully understand how ticket packages work when the tournament is here in Canada but does anyone know when and how ticket packages for next year will be made available? How much they might be (I'm hoping the tickets themselves are cheaper in Europe then when its played in NA)

Me and a buddy may be down to make the trip to Sweden. I've never been to Europe so why not start with Sweden at Christmas

Any info regarding price, trip packages, cost of anything would be greatly appreciated.

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destiny tours is offering a package: http://www.destinytours.com/events/h...4_wjhc_sweden/

the company is pricey, but i know people who have used them before and they were good

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destiny tours is offering a package: http://www.destinytours.com/events/h...4_wjhc_sweden/

the company is pricey, but i know people who have used them before and they were good
I am not 100% on it yet, but i think the total ticket package is expected to be about half the price ($600 as opposed to $1200 in Canada). The biggest cost will be the flights though. While we were just ballparking costs, it seems like flights to Copenhagen are around $1500 bucks. Obviously there might be better cities to fly into, and the prices change based on timing.

TBH i expect it to cost around 3k - 4k for me flying from Western Canada and staying in hostels where possible.

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Flights from Eastern Canada to Copenhagen/Malmö shouldn't cost more than 1000 CDN both ways. Tickets will probably be dirt cheap to aquire later on as well, especially to the non-Swedish, non-playoff games.

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I would view this as a vacation to Copenhagen and not Malmo. No offense to anybody but when I was there years ago Malmo was a complete dump. Copenhagen is a gem however.

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I would view this as a vacation to Copenhagen and not Malmo. No offense to anybody but when I was there years ago Malmo was a complete dump. Copenhagen is a gem however.
Yeah, basically you could spend most of the time in Copenhagen and just cross the bridge for the games. It's also easy to go to other places in Europe cheaply from that area, so no need to be stuck in Malmö.

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It's a shame that it's in the ****hole that is Malmö.

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No idea why it is in Malmö. Crappy city, one arena (?). Seems stupid.

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No idea why it is in Malmö. Crappy city, one arena (?). Seems stupid.
The old one and the new one.

I would've hoped they'd play in Pantern's barn, though. That'd be special.

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What would be some good places to stay in Copenhagen? Thx for all of this insight.

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Some friends and I are talking about attending this tourney as well. So looking forward to what posters have to say.

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Malmö is not nearly as bad as some posters are making out. I lived (ironically) in Copenhagen for 16months, and have traveled most of Sweden. It's nothing spectacular, but it has it's sites/history/gems.

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thats good to hear that the round trip flight is 1000. hoping a hotel split 2 ways for the entire tournament is bearable and the ticket package isnt absurd.

would that destiny tour thing be my best bet or is their more efficient/cost effective ways (ie: booking everything yourselves)

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thats good to hear that the round trip flight is 1000. hoping a hotel split 2 ways for the entire tournament is bearable and the ticket package isnt absurd.

would that destiny tour thing be my best bet or is their more efficient/cost effective ways (ie: booking everything yourselves)
I can't imagine why booking stuff yourself wouldn't be cheaper for this.

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Stop trashing Malmö, it's not that bad

But Copenhagen is alot better obviously so if you're planning to come here, that's where you should stay under your trip. It's very close to Malmö.

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freetown christiania looks like a dump and sounds like its inhabited by freeloaders on drugs...

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freetown christiania looks like a dump and sounds like its inhabited by freeloaders on drugs...
Well, that is "cozy" for some posters perhaps...

Never been to Malmö, so I cant tell how it is there, but the place should be perfectly fine for a hockey tournament.

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Malmö has the best hockey arena in Sweden and they usually support sporting events very well, plus closer to the continent. Way better for this tournament than Stockholm or anything up north.

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tournament should be held in rosengård.

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tournament should be held in rosengård.
Then we can Zlatanize the opposition.

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I don't think Malmö is nearly as bad as some posters here make it out to be.

However I think you should stay in Copenhagen for the most part but don't miss out on Malmo entirely.

And if you're in Sweden for a few day's before the tournament starts I would recommend you to go to Stockholm, northern Europe's most beautiful city. Imo.

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Malmö is bad. Better of to live in copenhagen and travel to Malmö for the games, that would be a much more awesome experince. The tournament should have been held in Västernorrland (Timrå, Sundsvall, Övik) or in Stockholm/Gothenburg).

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Malmö is a mess. If you do decide to go there, at least stay at the hotel room after dark, and don't wander off to the real bad parts (IE Rosengård). And before you say I don't know what I am talkning about: I was born and raised in Malmö. Now moved away from the lost city. Far away.

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This pricetag is less than Destiny Tours.

http://www.mooresports.com/worldjuni...gisternow.html

Looks like < $3 000 is a possibility.

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