Members, Fellows and Patrons tickets are now available to book!
To make sure booking free Member, Fellow and Patron tickets is fair for all, please read the below carefully.
1. Temporary system
Members, Fellows and Patrons tickets are being released on a separate booking system to general visit tickets which is provided by SEE Tickets*.
You can access the booking system through our website, and your membership ID will be used to verify your membership to book free tickets. You can find it on your temporary membership slip for new members, on the front of your membership card or in ticket release emails you receive from us. Please note, if you hold a family membership, the membership IDs for the adult members will grant you access to the booking system.
Once you have booked your free tickets please note that they are non-transferable and are only valid in conjunction with your membership card. You must present both your pre-booked tickets and your membership card when arriving at the Zoo, otherwise we will not be able to grant you access.
2. Carefully select visit date and Zoo location
Choose your visit date carefully for the Zoo you would like to visit. As we are operating with a third party, we will not be able to change dates or Zoo location for you.
You will be able to cancel your tickets directly with See Tickets up until the day before your planned visit. Please note, you cannot cancel your tickets on the day of your visit.
All you need is your booking reference – you will have received this with your PDF tickets – and the postcode associated with the order. Visit See Ticket's customer service page and fill in the reference number and postcode in the top section.
On the Track Your Order page – click the red ‘Cancel Order’ button. You will then be able to book for another date of your choice, capacities permitting.
3. Limited booking availability until 16 May
To ensure as many of our members as possible can visit during the first weeks of reopening, we had to initially limit booking to one visit per member for the first ticket release which we announced on 31 March 2021 (for visits between 12 April – 16 May 2021).
This restriction will be relaxed on Tuesday 13 April 2021, allowing members to book again, with a limit of up to 4 visits per member for the above dates.
4. Pre-defined supporter ticket allocation
We have listened to your feedback and worked very hard to make the maximum number of tickets available for our Members, Fellows and Patrons whilst still being able to provide a safe day out for everyone.
This ring-fenced ticket allocation for our supporters will account for 2/3 of all tickets in the initial ticket release. In addition to all-day tickets, we will be introducing an extra afternoon 3pm members-only slot, allowing many more members to visit until the later 6pm closing time. Last entry will be at 5pm.
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We are reviewing our capacity limits regularly. Please keep an eye out on the website for the latest availability.
Thank you for doing your bit to help make this system work for everyone. We hope to see you at the Zoo soon!
* ZSL will use See Tickets as a third-party provider to facilitate the booking process for members. For confirmation, ZSL will not share any personal data from members with See Tickets; you may have to add personal data during the booking process which See Tickets will not share with ZSL. If you have any queries regarding this matter, please email email@example.com.
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