Quick Answer: Is StubHub More Expensive Than Ticketmaster?

Is StubHub or Ticketmaster cheaper?

It’s the same reason why sometimes tickets are listed higher on Stubhub as they are/were on Ticketmaster: prices are set by individual ticket owners, pricing based on demand.

When this happens, pricing in the open market (stubhub) tends to go well below the Ticketmaster (or primary market) price..

Why are StubHub fees so high?

The fees essentially are the money that StubHub receives for providing a service to the customer (buyer or seller, there are fees on both sides). This is to pay for fraud protection, integrations with partner’s ticketing systems, operational costs ,and to obviously profit.

Is StubHub reliable for tickets?

Is it Safe to Buy Tickets on StubHub? In a word, yes. The company is entirely legitimate and has the rights to sell or resell all the tickets on its website. As it is owned by eBay, it has the financial backing of one of the world’s largest companies.

How do I avoid fees on StubHub?

Members of Ticket Club get the same tickets to the same events – without the massive fees charged by StubHub. It’s normally $49.99 for the first year, but we’re giving away one-year memberships for free as a special promotion. Once you join, you’ll never want to use StubHub again.

What percentage does StubHub take?

15%“It is free to list tickets for sale, and to search for tickets to buy on StubHub. On each completed transaction, the buyer pays a 10% fee, and sellers are charged a 15% fee. For example, on the sale of a $100 ticket, the buyer would pay $110. The seller would net $85.”

How much is StubHub worth?

The next year, eBay acquired StubHub for $310 million.

Should I sell tickets on StubHub or Ticketmaster?

You’re good to go. Ticketmaster doesn’t allow resell on their site for all events. However, you can sell those tickets on StubHub or any other marketplace.

Do tickets on StubHub get cheaper?

Yes they do. You just have to give it time and keep checking back. Typically, as the event date gets closer, ticket holders selling on the StubHub marketplace will lower their prices so as to get rid of the inventory of tickets they have, for better to make money at a cheaper rate than to completely lose your profit.

Is StubHub owned by Ticketmaster?

EBay has owned StubHub since 2007, when it bought the business from Messrs. Baker and Fluhr for $310 million. … Ticketmaster, the largest ticket seller, has been expanding its resale business, too. The secondary ticketing market overall, meanwhile, has been contending with a more-aggressive primary ticketing market.

Does StubHub refund fake tickets?

If this happens to happen to you, you cannot gain entry into the event, call Stubhub immediately to get the issue resolved. They will get you replacement tickets to your satisfaction or issue you a refund.

When’s the best time to buy concert tickets?

Based on the pattern above, the best time to buy a concert ticket is about 55 days before a show (the earlier the better). If that time has passed, then you’re better off waiting until the day of the show to buy your ticket as prices are likely to gradually fall over the last 30-35 days.

Why do concert ticket prices fluctuate?

Tickets prices on the primary market almost never fluctuate. Tickets prices on the secondary ticket market frequently fluctuate but they usually remain high in the first days, even weeks, of going on sale. That’s because the seller isn’t under pressure to move their product.