Join the BFO Friends Card program!
Following your registration, you will be able to earn points with each ticket and season ticket you purchase, and through your active engagement with the Festival Orchestra. You can redeem your points for exclusive experiences and discounts. As you collect more points, you will progress through the corresponding levels, where you can benefit from more and more advantages. Registration and participation in the scheme is free of charge.
Levels of the loyalty program
More on benefits
|0–200 points||200–500 points||500–1000 points||1000+ points|
|BFO Friends plastic card||•||•||•|
|Opportunity to shop at a discount price at least once a year||10%||15%||20%|
|Exclusive discounts from our partners*||•||•||•|
|Opportunity to buy BFO single tickets early (business days)||1**||2**|
|Invitation to meet the BFO’s artists and managers||•||•|
|Invitation to the VIP room of Müpa Budapest||•|
|Black Friday (once a year with all of the season’s single tickets available at a discount price)||•|
P’art Bistro (Müpa Budapest): 10% discount (not valid for the P’art Café)
Rózsavölgyi Szalon Arts & Café: 10% off tickets, 7% off books
Magvető Café: 10% off tickets, 7% off Magvető books in the Café
ResidentArt: free participation in Contemporary Encounters walk organised for BFO Friends; participation in the Street of Antiquities walk with a 50% discount for 2 people
Zwack Museum and Visitor Centre: 15% off tickets, 5% off spirits
Kempinski Hotel Corvinus Budapest: invitations to Fortissimo members to cultural programmes organised by the hotel
The list of partners may change.
Terms and conditions of the BFO Friends loyalty program may be changed at the discretion of the BFO.
** Pre-sale option is not available at the Marathon ticket sales.
HOW CAN YOU COLLECT POINTS?
For ticket purchases, you earn 1 point for every 200 HUF spent. (With the exception of tickets for Midnight Music, Marathon and Cocoa Concerts, discounted tickets and tickets with a face value of 2 700 HUF or less.)
You also collect points by staying in touch with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, for instance through:
- Entering or modifying your personal data in your profile and indicating preferences: 3 points
- Opening the newsletter: 1 point
- Reading newsletter articles: 2 points
- Visiting our website: 1 point
For season ticket purchasers, points are awarded as follows (with the exceptions of Cocoa Concert, Teacher and Family season tickets):
- With flexible season tickets, you can earn one point for every HUF 2,000 spent.
- With all other season tickets, your can earn one point for every HUF 1,844.
How can I register to the BFO Friends Card program?
Registration and participation in the BFO Friends program is free. All you need to do is register your name, address, email address and phone number and choose a password.
Members may access their personal profile on the www.bfz.hu website by clicking at the login at the upper right corner of the page. They also may check their points and available discounts.
Until when is my membership valid?
BFO Friends membership and the related discounts are valid for 12 months, beginning on the day you progress to a new level. If you don’t collect a sufficient number of points during this period to maintain your current level, your membership will be renewed at a lower level, though of course you will remain a member of the loyalty program.
Members will receive emails keeping them up-to-date on their status in the loyalty programme.
How can I recieve my personal BFO Friends loyalty card?
BFO Friends receive a loyalty card when they reach the Piano level. The card can be collected in person at the BFO’s office (H-1033 Budapest, Polgár utca 8-10/B) or will be mailed upon request.
How can I take advantage of the program benefits?
Members can benefit from discounts from our partners – and Fortissimo-level members with an invitation can enter the VIP room – by presenting their card.