AFC Bournemouth season ticket details for the 2021/22 campaign have now been released, with prices frozen for a sixth consecutive season.
As ahead of the 2020/21 season, all season tickets will be on sale online only.
The season ticket renewal window will open at 9am on Thursday 13th May and close at 5pm on Thursday 10th June. A full table of season ticket prices can be found below.
Season ticket holders who have credit remaining in their account from the 2020/21 season or before will see this credit available in their account and can use this against their season ticket renewal for the 2021/22 season.
In the event of a supporter not wanting to renew their season ticket, this credit can be refunded via BACS payment.
SEASON TICKET RELOCATION
It continues to be club policy that Junior Cherries turning 17 ahead of the new season and who are seated in Blocks 1, 8 and 9 will be asked where they would like to be relocated ahead of the renewals process.
This process will enable the club to create a family-friendly environment and to further encourage younger supporters to attend matches at Vitality Stadium.
SEASON TICKET INSTALMENT PLANS
As prior to the 2020/21 season, the club will continue to offer the opportunity for season ticket holders to separate their payment into spreadable payments, with no fee, no interest and no credit check.
The 2021/22 season ticket instalment plan starts with a 40% upfront payment of the total season ticket cost which is payable via your online ticketing account and can be made between 9am on Thursday 13th May 2021 up until 5pm on Thursday 10th June.
This initial payment is followed by four monthly payments of 15% of the total on the dates as follows:
- 1st September 2021
- 1st October 2021
- 1st November 2021
- 1st December 2021
These payments will be automatically deducted from your account via the same payment method used for the initial 40% payment.
For those with credit on their ticketing account, this credit will act as payment against the four monthly instalments above, and you will see a reduction in your credit starting 1st September. Once all credit is used, any future payments due will be automatically deducted via your credit/debit card account.
If games are played behind closed doors, or played with a reduced capacity crowd, the club will release more information on ticketing nearer the time.
Any supporter having difficulty with their online payment can contact the club ticket office by email via [email protected]b.co.uk or call us on 0344 576 1910 (option one, then option one again) where we will assist you in this process.
2020/21 DEFERRALS, AND DEFERRALS FOR THE 2021/22 SEASON
Those who deferred in the 2020/21 season will have the option to renew as normal.
They will also have the option to continue to defer their season tickets, covering the period up until 5pm on Friday 18th December 2021. Their seat will be released for general admission, match-by match sale during this period.
Payment for second part of the season will be requested by the ticketing team on week commencing Monday 21st December 2021. Any season ticket holders who do not commit to the second half of the 2021/22 season will have their season ticket cancelled but will retain maximum Cherries points for match-by-match purchase.
An email or letter will be sent by the ticketing team to those deferred season ticket holders in due course.
REFUNDS: REDUCED CAPACITY/BEHIND CLOSED DOORS FIXTURES
With the lifting of lockdown restrictions, we hope to welcome back supporters fully for the 2021/22 season. However, if this scenario is not possible, all season ticket holders would be automatically refunded on a match-by-match basis.
If a season ticket holder has paid in full for their season ticket, or completed their instalment plan, the refund will be automatically returned to their payment card.
If a season ticket holder has an outstanding amount due from their instalment plan, the refund will be deducted from their final payment.
In the case of reduced-capacity fixtures, balloting may be implemented under the same processes as used during the 2020/21 season.
CHERRIES POINTS HOLDERS
The Cherries Points scheme will resume and supporters will enter the 2021/22 season on the same number of Cherries Points that they ended the 2019/20 season on.
As before, Cherries Points will accumulate on a match attended basis. More information on the ticketing process will be provided prior to the season.
The club would like to ask all season ticket holders and Cherries Points holders to ensure that they update their contact details. This can be done by accessing your online ticketing account and navigating to the 'My Account' section.
This is more important than ever as the club will need to contact you via email.
Supporters with questions relating to their renewal, please check the ticketing FAQs.
If your query is not answered in the above FAQs, please call a representative of the ticketing team on 0344 576 1910 (option one, then option one again).
With the adoption of a new ticketing system last year, in order to avoid a per ticket fulfilment fee which would potentially disadvantage some supporters more than others, it is necessary to apply the current £3 match ticket transaction fee to season tickets for the coming 2021/22 season.
However, we will credit the £3 transaction fee applied to season tickets to the lead booker's ticketing account so that the cost of a season ticket has not increased.
This means that both supporters and club can move forward into the new season with no change to the current transaction costs for purchasing tickets.
After an unprecedented season and one that has provided challenges for all involved with AFC Bournemouth, the club would like to say a heartfelt thank you to our supporters for their ongoing understanding and patience.
The circumstances that we continue to face as a club are not those anyone would want when planning for a new season and the club continues to strive for a fair and workable approach.
We very much value your support and look forward to seeing as many of you as possible back at Vitality Stadium in the coming campaign.
Together, anything is possible.