Score Savings on Sports Tickets

DailyFinance.com 11/21/2015

With sports season in full swing, now’s the perfect time to catch your favorite team, but going to the big game doesn’t have to mean big costs. Here are some tips on how to score tickets without busting your budget.

The first easy way to cut your costs is to buy tickets for games that happen on weeknights instead of the weekend. A Tuesday night game is definitely going to be cheaper than a Friday. Those time slots tend to be less popular, so box offices tend to cut prices to get fans in the seats.

Next, like in most sports, it’s all about timing. Ticket prices will continue to increase as the game approaches. However, they will also plunge on the day of the game. Make sure to keep this in mind so you can get the best deal for your budget.

Finally, another great way to save on first-rate tickets is buying from the secondary market. Websites like StubHub and TicketCity are a great start, but there’s another site that helps you get the most for your buck. Seatgeek.com, is great because it aggregates deals from other sites to give you a comprehensive list of which deals are winners and which ones are losers.

Before heading to the game, remember these tips so you can score great tickets while keeping your budget No. 1.

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