WHERE IS THE FAMILY STAND?
The Family Stand is applicable to Blocks 1, 8 and 9 in the Vitality Main Stand; for families booking in the South Stand, the family stand rules apply to blocks 28 and 29-families are encouraged to sit in these family friendly areas.
WHO CAN Purchase a Ticket IN THE FAMILY STAND?
Supporters with an adult ticket in the Family Stand must be accompanied by an under-16 in order to purchase tickets in the Family Stand (at a ratio of no more than two adult seats per U-16 seat)
ADULT TICKET PRICING AND UPGRADES IN THE FAMILY STAND
Adult tickets purchased with a child’s ticket qualify for the Family Adult ticket price.
How much would i pay for upgrade in family stand?
Upgrades in the Family Stand will be to full adult price.
If I am a Season Ticket holder, How many times per season can i upgrade my ticket?
Season ticket holders in the Family Stand can upgrade their ticket five times across the season at the discretion of the Club. Where a match is moved to a weekday evening for TV, the Club may, at its discretion, allow an additional upgrade in the family area.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A JUNIOR CHERRY TURNS 16?
When a Junior Cherry turns 16 and stops qualifying for a child’s ticket in the Family Stand they can remain in the Family Stand if the family group still falls within the ratio of no more than two adults per child.
What if the family group exceeds the above mentioned ratio?
In circumstances where the change in concession takes the ratio outside the family stand criteria, the Club will work with the affected family to move them to another area in the stadium that is acceptable before releasing the family stand seats for sale.
Age Limits for Home and Away Games
Supporters under the age of 13 must be accompanied by a responsible adult over the age of 18 years when visiting Vitality Stadium. For away fixtures, supporters under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult over the age of 18; the same rule applies to away coach travel.
Junior Cherries Under the age of 3
A Junior Cherry under-3 does not require a match ticket to enter the ground as long as they do not require their own seat and can sit with a parent or guardian.
What do I need to do to use this option?
To make use of this option, supporters must phone the ticket office and inform them that the under-3 will be attending the game in advance of the fixture.
Supporters must then collect the pass for their infant from the Ticket Office on the day of the game, with the child in attendance.
Safety and Security
It is advised that any supporter bringing an under-3 with them to an AFC Bournemouth fixture sits in the Family Stand and is aware of the risk of a ball entering the stands unexpectedly.
Can Junior Cherries under the age of 3 acquire Cherries Points?
Points for Junior Cherries who are under-3 cannot be applied after the game or retrospectively for games that have passed unless the above process has been followed or at the Club’s discretion.
AFC Bournemouth Ticketing FAQs - Family Stand (Last updated 21st March 2019)