Entrance fees tourist attractions markedly higher

06/08/2009 15:00

Prices of entrance fees for zoos, amusement parks, theatres and museums have been raised considerably over the past eighteen months. Entrance fees of museums and zoos were raised by no less than 10 percent. NB The inflation rate over the same period was 4 percent.

Entrance fees, 2008-2009

Entrance fees, 2008-2009

Prices have risen steadily over the past decade

Prices of day trips have not only risen rapidly over the past eighteen months. During the past decade, entrance fees of zoos and museums have been raised by more than 70 percent. Prices of amusement park tickets were raised by an average of 66 percent. Prices of cinema, theatre and concert tickets, including pop and jazz festivals, are 55 percent up on ten years ago.

Entrance fees, July 1999-June 2009

Entrance fees, July 1999-June 2009

Pascalle Boks