There are plenty of hotel rooms available in Malmö for accredited press and fans. You can book them on the Booking Site. Deadline for booking is the 5th of April. American Express (AMEX) handles all hotel bookings for the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. Go to the booking tool.
Application for delegate, press and fan accreditation took place online, through the Eurovision Family Accreditation System (EFAS). Accreditation opens on Thursday, 17th of January at 12:00 CET and closes at 23:59 CET on the 19th of April. Your application will be reviewed by the delegation you applied for, or by the EBU if you come from a non-participating country. Please read the following information for PRESS and FANS.
If you’re a citizen of a non-Schengen country travelling to Malmö, Sweden, you might need a visa. Check this page for more information. Citizens from the following countries might need to obtain a Schengen Visa to enter Sweden: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, FYR Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine. In case your country is not in this list but is not a member of the Schengen Treaty, please get in touch with your local Swedish Embassy. More information about the invitation letter will be sent to you upon approval of your accreditation.