The 84th Geneva International Motor Show: An organisation at the service of its visitors« Retour
The Geneva International Motor Show is already in preparation to welcome the public from March 6 – 16, 2014 to the exhibition halls of Palexpo. This event constitutes one of the most import and the most attractive showcases for the automobile world. The organisers are particularly focused on the comfort of the visitors in terms of the ease of preparing their visits, including the purchase of entry tickets online, facilitating their arrival to Palexpo as well as ensuring their eating requirements are well catered for during their visit.
For the 84th time, from March 6-16, 2014 the Geneva International Motor Show will bring together all of the major automobile manufacturers, numerous automotive designers, unique equipment providers, special bodywork producers and suppliers to the industry. The organisers of the show are not only working to ensure the quality of this showcase for the universe of the automobile, but they are also focusing on the comfort of the visitors to this largest of all events held in Switzerland. The public can prepare their visit at home, enjoy an unencumbered arrival at Palexpo and find an attractive variety and quality of options for eating while they are enjoying the Show.
Preparing a visit to the Geneva International Motor show online
The first information regarding the 2014 edition and the exhibitors is already available on the official website www.salon-auto.ch. The site will be updated and completed during the coming weeks. There is also a contest which already enables visitors to win entry tickets and in a second time closer to the event as well to win a new car! The site also enables visitors to buy their entry tickets directly online. Last year, between January and March, there were 1.4 million visitors to this site.
Unencumbered travel to Palexpo
There will be numerous special trains running to and from the station at Geneva Airport to help provide a stress-free and unencumbered travel to the Show at Palexpo. The CFF (the Swiss national railway company) will offer combined tickets (travel and entry to the Show) at reduced prices. The bus line Number 5 of the TPG (the Geneva public transport company) will transport visitors from either the Geneva city centre or Geneva Airport directly to the entry doors at Palexpo.
Visitors travelling by car to the Motor Show will be directed by traffic officers from the Geneva Police Department to one of the 13 parking areas surrounding Palexpo, where 5,600 parking spaces will be available during the week and some 10,000 over the weekends. Traffic information will be available on radio station RTS1 FM 92.1. Shuttle buses will transport visitors between the parking area bus stops and the main entrance to Palexpo.
Numerous options for eating will be available at Palexpo
25 snack bars plus 6 restaurants with seating for 2,500 guests within Palexpo will provide welcoming restitution experiences for visitors during their stay. The offerings will vary from the traditional ham and butter sandwich to gastronomic menus and will also include ethnic food from different parts of the world. The restaurants will serve from 11 AM to 4 PM and the snack bars will remain open at all times during the Show, enabling one to be able to eat at any time.
www.salon-auto.ch (see practical information)
Monday – Friday: 10 am to 8 pm
Saturday – Sunday: 9 am to 7 pm
Price of entry tickets
Adults : CHF 16.-
Children from 6 to 16 and pensioners: CHF 9.-
Group rate (more than 20 people): CHF 11.- / each person
50 % discount on all entry tickets sold on site after 4 pm. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
http://billetterie.salon-auto.ch and at PALEXPO counters on site.
www.fnac.ch or www.fnac.com or in France phone 0892 68 36 22 at € -.34/min.
In Switzerland : FNAC shops / in France : FNAC shops – Carrefour – Géant – Magasins U
SBB (Swiss national railway company)
www.sbb.ch/en/motorshow, railway stations and ticket machines for the discounted RailWay offer (rail travel + admission)
TPG (Geneva Public Transports)
Counters at the railway station Cornavin, at Rond-Point de Rive and Bachet de Pesay (bus + admission)
Geneva, January 10th, 2014 (approx. 3’350 characters incl. spaces)