Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Wed May 08, 2019 9:53 pm

GSH wrote:when i still lived in London you would register your interest for tickets on the nfl or wembley website and you get email notification when they are available.

Beer in Wembley? thought they stopped selling it in the stadium outside of the VIP bars up top at sporting events.
nevermind im an idiot and i guess this at the new spurs stadium, not wembley
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu May 09, 2019 12:45 am

The Bears Bucs game was around 10 years ago now so not sure if they changed anything but they were selling beer just like at a US stadium then. The pre-party in the parking lot same thing...

Side note...

Don't buy travelers checks no one accepts them...

When you get there either buy a throwaway phone or get a pay as you go sim card...

Tell your bank you're going there ahead of time or they will freeze your account the first purchase you make...

Don't bring any money back that needs to be exchanged back to US currency no one around me would even the place I exchanged at beforehand only will weigh any coins and give you some change back even though you have coins worth multiple dollars. Such a scam... I had around 50 bucks in coins and they gave me around a buck 85 back.

If you take the bullet train... if you book 2 weeks ahead of time it will be nearly 1/2 the cost as buying it on the day you want to travel.

If you plan on backpacking it like we did a bit of advice... Don't use a military backpack like I did or you'll be detained at every train station or point of entry...
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu May 09, 2019 4:43 pm

Knuckles wrote:The Bears Bucs game was around 10 years ago now so not sure if they changed anything but they were selling beer just like at a US stadium then. The pre-party in the parking lot same thing...

Side note...

Don't buy travelers checks no one accepts them...

When you get there either buy a throwaway phone or get a pay as you go sim card...

Tell your bank you're going there ahead of time or they will freeze your account the first purchase you make...

Don't bring any money back that needs to be exchanged back to US currency no one around me would even the place I exchanged at beforehand only will weigh any coins and give you some change back even though you have coins worth multiple dollars. Such a scam... I had around 50 bucks in coins and they gave me around a buck 85 back.

If you take the bullet train... if you book 2 weeks ahead of time it will be nearly 1/2 the cost as buying it on the day you want to travel.

If you plan on backpacking it like we did a bit of advice... Don't use a military backpack like I did or you'll be detained at every train station or point of entry...
What's the Bullet Train? All the trains in the UK are bobbins!
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:52 am

Tickets for the two White Hart Lane games, of which the Bears vs Raiders is one, go on sale tomorrow at 10am over here in the UK for anyone who is tempted.

Only "season tickets" are on sale tomorrow, not sure when the single game tickets go on sale, but I suspect there will be big demand for the season tickets- there was last year when it all kicked off because Wembley season ticket holders weren't entitled to match the number of Wembley tickets they had when purchasing White Hart Lane tickets.
This year they've stuck it to the loyal/returning ticket holders completely by not offering any advance access or discount on WHL tickets :(
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:43 am

The view from pretty much every seat in the Tottenham Hotspur (pronounced Tot-num) stadium has an excellent view.
The single tier South Stand holds 17.5k fans and is behind the goal. This is where I have my soccer Season Ticket. The North stand is in 3 tiers while the sideline stands are the East and West.

The top of the South Stand is not advisable for vertigo sufferers.
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:27 am

It's not looking good :'(

The website is awful (AGAIN!) and I've been in the queue on 3 different machines, on 3 different internet connections for 1.5 hours now... 2 froze and I've had to rejoin the queue. The third has been hanging at ~99% progress for about 20mins and looks like it's probably frozen too :( Maybe I won't be going after all!
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:40 am

Sold out within 1.5hours :(
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:44 am

Individual tickets on sale from 27th June I believe.
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:45 am

And hospitality on the 18th June.
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:34 am

Visiting fan here. Did anyone get tickets to the game? I am a Panthers fan going to London the week after and would be interested in buying the other half of your package. I did get 2 "season" tickets so I have 2 tickets to the Bears/Raiders game, so also would be willing to trade my Raiders/Bears tickets for your Panthers/Bucs. I've got a load of friends going to the game and we only managed to get 2 out of the whole group.
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:50 pm

Hey Panthersfan, I didn't get tickets to the game but i live in Charlotte and am a huge Bears fan. I will buy the seats off you if you are interested!
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Sat Jun 08, 2019 4:14 pm

Gonna be fun on the 27th...
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:14 am

Well, my credit card just took a MASSIVE hit.... BUT I'M GOING TO SEE THE BLOODY BEARS!!!!!
I'm like a little kid right now.... so excited.

My Dad and I (my Dad being the only reason I'm a Bears fan) knew that we were desperate to go and didn't want to risk it once single game tickets went on sale, so I just bought a couple of hospitality seats on the 50 yard line.





Credit cards are basically just like free money..... right?
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:04 am

Congrats Frank! And yes, that's exactly what credit cards are!
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:09 pm

skamanfrank wrote:Well, my credit card just took a MASSIVE hit.... BUT I'M GOING TO SEE THE BLOODY BEARS!!!!!
I'm like a little kid right now.... so excited.

My Dad and I (my Dad being the only reason I'm a Bears fan) knew that we were desperate to go and didn't want to risk it once single game tickets went on sale, so I just bought a couple of hospitality seats on the 50 yard line.





Credit cards are basically just like free money..... right?
Ouch, 50 yard hospitality seats! Noice.
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:45 am

Very nice tickets!
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Wed Jun 19, 2019 1:58 pm

malk wrote:
skamanfrank wrote:Well, my credit card just took a MASSIVE hit.... BUT I'M GOING TO SEE THE BLOODY BEARS!!!!!
I'm like a little kid right now.... so excited.

My Dad and I (my Dad being the only reason I'm a Bears fan) knew that we were desperate to go and didn't want to risk it once single game tickets went on sale, so I just bought a couple of hospitality seats on the 50 yard line.





Credit cards are basically just like free money..... right?
Ouch, 50 yard hospitality seats! Noice.

That's what we had... 50 yard line like 10-15 rows up sitting with all the players and cheerleaders families. You'll love it!
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:18 pm

A Raiders fan I know has bet me already on the game
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:31 am

Well, got my tickets too, about the opposite of 50 yard line tickets but I'm getting to see my second Bears game and that's all that matters.

Well, that and turning it into a full weekender with no kids to look after too...
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jun 27, 2019 12:18 pm

malk wrote:Well, got my tickets too, about the opposite of 50 yard line tickets but I'm getting to see my second Bears game and that's all that matters.

Well, that and turning it into a full weekender with no kids to look after too...

Sounds good! It's going to be great!
I think I'll likely sell my Wembley season ticket to cover the additional cost to be honest. Would rather be able to enjoy the Bears game properly instead for the sake of the Wembley games.
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Re: Bears vs Raiders in London Oct 6th

Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:54 pm

Sas25501 wrote:Hey Panthersfan, I didn't get tickets to the game but i live in Charlotte and am a huge Bears fan. I will buy the seats off you if you are interested!
not to derail the thread-but I'm a huge bears fan (originally from Minneapolis) and just moved from Chicago-land to Charlotte. First order of business was the find a Bears bar to watch the games at. I found one but do you have a go-to?

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