Voucher redemption

You can exchange your voucher for an admission ticket in the ticket shop in 4 simple steps:

  • Login or register for the first time at the Ticket Shop.
  • Enter your voucher code in the input field and press “Redeem”.
  • After completing the order transaction the ticket is available as a download.
  • Print out your ticket or download to your mobile device.

Note: Vouchers/voucher codes are always assigned to a certain type of admission ticket, i.e. voucher for a day ticket.

Please note that this admission ticket is personalised and is not transferrable.

Voucher redemption

Further useful information:

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 travel ticket (2nd class) is valid for public transport in the expanded network of 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 accomodation.

Trade visitor
The IDS is a trade fair. Koelnmesse GmbH reserves the right to conduct suitable trade visitor inspections on site.

Children and youths
Children up to the age of 6 are only allowed access to the trade fair when accompanied by a guardian. Admission is free up until this age.

Children aged between 7 and 16 are only allowed access when accompanied by an adult and they pay a Students' day ticket price.

Accompanying pets
It is prohibited to bring dogs and other pets to our fair grounds.