Performance Gift Certificate
You know neither the availability nor the tastes of the recipient? The gift certificate may be freely used by its beneficiary to book an opera, a ballet or a concert.
Priced at €45, €70, €95, €115, €155, €180 or €195, the gift certificate is valid for one year from its date of purchase. It may be used to buy one or more seats, for an amount equal to or greater than its face value, at any performance that is on sale during the validity of the certificate.
When a gift certificate is issued, it is accompanied by a mini-brochure for the current season and an explanatory leaflet. The certificate is also available in a version that may be printed at home. The gift certificate is a means of payment. It does not provide access to the auditorium.
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How to buy a performance gift certificate?
The performance gift certificate, valid for one year from its date of purchase, is on sale as follows:
At the box office- At the Opéra Bastille, 130 rue de Lyon - 75012 Paris (Bastille metro station, lines 1, 5, 8) Monday to Saturday, from 2:30pm to 6:30pm (except holidays)
- At the Palais Garnier, corner of rue Scribe and rue Auber - 75009 Paris (Opéra metro station, lines 3, 7, 8) Monday to Saturday, from 11:30am to 6:30pm (except holidays)
By telephoneBy calling 08 92 89 90 90 (€0.34 / minute) or +33 1 71 25 24 23 from outside France, Monday to Friday, from 9:00am to 6:00pm, and Saturday from 9:00am to1:00pm (except holidays).
Via internetPlease click here .
You can print your gift certificate yourself from your personal space on operadeparis.fr.
If you wish to receive it by mail, a small supplement is added to your order to cover administrative costs.
Conditions of use
Available in predetermined amounts of €45, €70, €95, €115, €155, €180 and €195, the performance gift certificate enables you to obtain for an amount equal to or higher than its face value, one or more tickets for performances to be given during the certificate's period of validity (1 year from the date of purchase) in the main auditoriums of the Opera Bastille and the Palais Garnier. Seats are subject to availability. It is possible to use several performance gift certificates to purchase one or several theatre tickets. No credits or change will be given. If the performance gift certificate has not been used before the end of its period of validity for any reason whatsoever no refund will be made.
The performance gift certificate is a means of payment. It does not give access to the auditorium. It must be used as payment for one or several performance tickets. The performance gift certificate comes in card format or can be downloaded and printed at home.
Holders of the performance gift certificate must refer to the ticket sales opening dates calendar to exchange their performance gift certificate for one or several tickets. Seats are subject to availability. The opening dates calendar can be found at the back of the season brochures and on Internet in the Practical section.
The purchase of theatre tickets using a performance gift certificate is non-transferable. If the value of the performance gift certificate is less than total purchase amount, the holder may make up the difference with another form of payment.
The Paris Opera does not guarantee the availability of seats for the performance chosen by the holder of the performance gift certificate.
In the event that the performance gift certificate us lost or stolen, no duplicate will be issued and no credit or refund will be given.
The General Terms of Sale (in their current version) apply to all performance tickets obtained with a performance gift certificate.
How to use your performance gift certificate?
1. Consult the list of performances in the 2014-2015 season
2. Select your performance after having checked that it is already on sale, choose the performance date and your seating category, for a total amount equal to or greater than the value of your gift certificate.
3. With your gift certificate to hand, you may book one or more seats at a performance :
> At the box office from Monday to Saturday (except holidays)
- at the Opéra Bastille, 130 rue de Lyon, 75012 Paris (Bastille métro station lines 1, 5, 8) from 2:30pm to 6:30pm;
- at the Palais Garnier, corner of rue Scribe et rue Auber, 75009 Paris (Opéra métro station lines 3, 7, 8) from 11:30am to 6:30pm;
> By telephone, on calling 08 92 89 90 90 (€0.34 / minute) Monday to Friday, from 9:00am to 6:00pm, and Saturday from 9:00am to1:00pm (except holidays), quoting your gift certificate number to the customer advisor;
> On internet, quoting the gift certificate code at the "Summary" step of your booking, in the box provided for this purpose (see the picture opposite).
You can print your performance tickets yourself from your personal space on operadeparis.fr, or you may decide to receive them by ordinary post (3 € supplement to cover administrative costs), or by registered letter (€ 7.50).
It is possible to cumulate several gift certificates to buy one or more seats for a performance. Neither a credit note nor change can be given.
If the value of the gift certificate is less than the amount of the seats being purchased, you can use another means of payment to cover the difference.
The sale of seats by means of a gift certificate is nominative. .
The Opéra national de Paris does not guarantee the availability of seats for the performance chosen by the holder of the gift certificate.
The gift certificate is a means of payment. It does not provide access to the auditorium. It must be used in payment for tickets for one or more seats at the performance.
In the case of loss or theft of a gift certificate, no duplicate will be issued and no refund or credit note will be given. No refund will be made in the event that the certificate has not been used before the expiry date printed thereon.
The season’s General Terms of Sale (latest updated version) are applicable to performance tickets that have been purchased by means of a gift certificate.