VFS Global has been chosen to become an official ticket reseller on behalf of ‘the world’s greatest show’, Expo 2020 Dubai.
Customers who travel to the United Arab Emirates during the six-month show will now be able to go to their closest VFS Global Visa Application Centre in India, Russia, Germany, the GCC, China and the UK.
There, they will be able to leverage the services of VFS Global, plan their trip and reserve their tickets for Expo 2020.
From 11th November, business travellers can book their tickets from destination management firms, educational institutions and travel agents.
However, leisure travellers will have to wait until early 2020 before they can book tickets via vfsglobal.com.
The contract was signed in Dubai on 20th October by the CEO of VFS Global Group, Zubin Karkaria, and the CCO of Expo 2020 Dubai, Sanjive Khosla.
An array of packages will be offered by VFS Global with suggested itineraries including the likes of single or three-day passes to Expo 2020 Dubai.
Customers who choose to use the Premium Lounge to submit their application for a visa will be able to make use of discounts on purchasable packages, as will those who are members of the VFS Global Privilege Program.
Karkaria says that the firm has long had a good relationship with the UAE, which has only strengthened over the years.
The company has been offering citizen and visa services on behalf of the UAE government in a number of countries all over the world.
Karkaria says that the firm is pleased to now be able to make use of its extensive operational network to offer the government another service in a number of global regions.
VFS Global is proud to now be an official ticket reseller on behalf of Expo 2020 Dubai and is looking forward to providing customers with a special new range of packages, according to Karkaria.
The engagement of the services of VFS Global allows the event to be in the best position to be able to meet its targets and bring in 25 million visitors to the show, Khosla says.
Khosla says that Expo 2020 will have something to entertain, inspire and excite everyone.
He added that it will be a great celebration of human achievement and brilliance, and everyone will have the chance to experience it thanks to VFS Global.
Passes and tickets will be able to be reserved by customers at a VFS Global Dubai Travel Shop, which will be made available in certain Visa Application Centres.
Customers can also use the shop to learn more information about Expo 2020 Dubai.
VFS Global has offered visa application services for the UAE in no less than 15 nations all over the world and also provides eVisa services for Dubai on behalf of residents from more than 180 countries that make use of Emirates Airways.
Anyone planning to travel to the UAE for Expo 2020 or any other reason should take out travel insurance prior to their trip.
Travel insurance offers financial protection from unexpected events such as lost luggage or falling ill while in a foreign country.