Buy tickets for the aquanale 2021
New: the easy admission process for aquanale
- Register and redeem a code/buy a ticket: Create a personal Koelnmesse account in the aquanale Ticket Shop and redeem a digital ticket code or purchase a ticket
- Download the aquanale app from the Google Play Store or the App Store
- Access aquanale with your digital ticket in the ticket-wallet of the aquanale App and your EU Digital Covid Certificate of vaccination, testing or recovery. For non-EU citizens without access to the EU DCC certificate, the following exception applies: Click here for all information.
Admission to the trade fair occurs in three simple steps:
1. You buy a ticket or redeem your digital ticket code:
- Please register in the Ticket Shop and create your new Koelnmesse account. These access data are also valid for access to the trade fair app.
- In the Ticket Shop, you can buy your ticket or redeem your digital ticket code.
2. Download the aquanale app:
- This year exclusively digital admission tickets are being issued. It is thus necessary for you to download the aquanale app, which is available from the App Store or from the Play Store.
- After registering in the app using the log-in data from your Koelnmesse account, your admission ticket will be displayed automatically in the ticket wallet of the app. It can take up to 10 minutes for the ticket to be displayed after the order has been completed.
3. You arrive at aquanale:
- You will be granted access to the fair grounds on presenting the admission ticket in the aquanale app.
- You additionally require a EU Digital Covid Certificate (vaccinated, tested, recovered) as well as valid ID. For non-EU citizens without access to the EU DCC certificate, the following exception applies: Click here for all information.
The aquanale entrance ticket is also valid for FSB – International Trade Fair for public space, sports and leisure facilities
You can pay by PayPal or credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express) in the Ticket Shop.
The aquanale is a trade fair. It is open to:
- Swimming pool constructors
- Sauna constructors
- Sauna facilities/Wellness facilities operators
- Public swimming pools operators
- (Wellness-)hotels, health resorts, SPA, fitness operators
- Engineers/building contractors
- Sanitary companies
- Private pool owner/operators
Koelnmesse GmbH reserves the right to conduct suitable trade visitor inspections on site.
Children and youths
Admission is free for children up to 6 years of age who are accompanied by parents. Children between the ages 7 and 16 require a separate reduced admission ticket and will only be admitted if they are accompanied by an adult.
It is prohibited to bring dogs and other pets to our fair grounds.
You will receive your free travel ticket in a separate e-mail. For use of the public transport system please print out the PDF file in size A4 or download the PDF file to your mobile device.
The free travel ticket (2nd class) is valid for public transport in the expanded network of the Rhein Sieg Transportoperated by the Rhein Sieg Transport Authority (VRS) .
Exempted are trains of the Deutsche Bahn AG subject to a surcharge, e.g. the IC/EC or ICE.
The public transport ticket only provides authorization for arrival and departure in the context of a visit to Koelnmesse GmbH within the indicated period of the trade fair. It is non-transferable and only valid in connection with a valid photo identification and an admission ticket of Koelnmesse GmbH.
Further travel information can be found under the rubric Travel and accommodation
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Cologne is well prepared to welcome its trade fair guests and to offer them the best possible quality of stay, which is also pleasant under the current conditions. Public life is functioning - with strict observance of official regulations and with responsible behavior on the part of citizens and out-of-town guests.