What are the reasons for getting the Stockholm Card?
Stockholm is an exciting but rather expensive capital. It’s really a great challenge to see all its touritic spots and capture the ambience of the city without leaving there a lot of money.
What the Stockholm Card Offers.
While visiting Stockholm for a short period of time, The Stockholm Card is the door to fun and nature investigation. The card:
- Gives you free access to more than eighty museums where you can broaden your outlook. Having the card, you get easy access to tourist attraction site with no restrictions. This means that you will not need to pay entrance fees in museums and other cultural objects as long as you have the card; it will let you save much money especially in case if you are going to visit several museums and other tourist attraction sites.
- Relieves you from necessity to pay for public means of transport – choose any train or any tram and travel around the city in any direction. Furthermore, you can travel by boats for free as well! It’s that fantastic?
- Guarantees discounted tickets for places and services such as the Stockholm Panorama sightseeing bus, the Open Top Double Decker bus tour, Boat trips to Drottningholm palace and to Cosmonova IMAX theatre.
Until When Can I Get The Card?
The Stockholm card is valid for 5 days after the day of purchase or for different number of days, depending on how long your vacation is and which price plan you have selected. The plans range is following – one day, two days, three days and five days.
Where can I get the city card and how much does it cost?
The price policy is very transparent and fair – a buyer pays for the number of days that he or she spends in Stockholm. There are cards for one, two, three or five days – select any that suits better.
The Card costs the unchanged amount of money throughout the whole year and discounts happen occasionally – for example, Ikea provides discounts for the customers who get the Family Membership card of Ikea.
What is the best time to get the Card?
Tourists can get many benefits with the Stockholm Card. They will not have to pay entrance fee when visiting exhibitions, museums and sightseeing – if you intend to have a lot of activities like that buying the Card will definitely allow you to save money.
Using a calculator and a computer you can easily compare the costs of using the card to the costs of staying in Stockholm without the city card. We are perfectly aware of the result.
Anyway, if you have no plans for doing a lot of sightseeing, then it is not a really good idea to purchase one. For Instance, if you would rather prefer to investigate Stockholm at a leisurely pace and visit only a couple of places per day, purchasing a Stockholm Card is not recommended. That’s why it is termed as a short term visitor’s discount.
The good news is that there are many spots in Stockholm where you can quickly get the card if you suddenly change your mind.