Who could use the Stockholm Card?
Stockholm is an exciting but at the same time rather costly capital. It’s really a big challenge to find all its touritic spots and feel the charm of this Northern city without leaving there too much money.
What advantages does the Card offer.
The main purpose of this card is to allow short term tourists to find as many as possible exciting places and things in Stockholm. But what actually does the City Card do? Well, it:
- Grants you free access to more than eighty museums where you can expand new horizons. With the card, you can easily admission to different tourist spots without any restrictions. It means that you will not have to pay entrance fees in museums and other cultural objects for the whole period the card is active; this will save you much money especially in case if you plan to visit at least several museums and tourist sites.
- Grants you with the unlimited use of public transport. With it, you can go anywhere by trams and city trains, buses and even boats.
- Reduces your expenses by providing a discount for various city tours on a bus or a doubledecker as well as for boat routes to the palace of Drottningholm and tickets to Cosmonova IMAX theatre.
How Long Does The Card Last?
The Stockholm card lasts for a period from 1 to 5 days, the choice is yours to make. Whether your vacation is two or three days, you can choose the best plan for you. There are several plans available 1, 2, 3 and 5 days plan.
Where can I get the city card and what is the cost?
The price policy is really transparent and fair – a buyer pays for the number of days that he or she spends in Stockholm. There are cards for 1, 2, 3 and 5 days – choose any that matches better.
The Card costs the same amount of money throughout the whole year and discounts happen occasionally – for instance, Ikea provides discounts for the customers who become owners of the Family Membership card of Ikea.
Do I need such a card?
If you travel as a tourist for sightseeing, it is a plausible idea to get one. It will save you some money as you will not have to pay entrance fees for all the cultural places that you visit. It is a great penny-worth for short term guests of Stockholm as they explore its adventures.
Using a calculator and a laptop you can easily compare the costs related to the card to the expenditures of staying in Stockholm without the card. We the result is predictable.
One way or another, if sightseeing and so called “rubberneck tour” are not in your list there is basically no sense in paying money for the Stockholm Card. The same concerns the people who prefer enjoying and discovering Swedish capital by wandering around the streets and get acquainted with local people.
Fortunately there are dozens of kiosks in Stockholm where you can quickly get the card if you suddenly change your mind.