Question: Does StubHub Charge Extra Fees?

“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 does Ticketmaster charge for fees?

A drop-down menu tells you that the $30 is actually $40.30. It’s not until one clicks through the site that the fees are broken down, with a $2.50 facility charge, which goes to the venue operator, and a $7.80 “convenience charge,” some of which goes to Ticketmaster, the promoter, credit card companies and artists.

Why is StubHub service fee so high?

Sellers are setting their prices so that, once fees are added, the buyer will be willing to pay the overall price. If Stubhub didn’t charge fees, the sellers would in turn list the tickets for higher prices. Seatgeek is the best site to buy tickets imo. They have fees but they’re much less than stubhub.

Why are ticket fees so high?

A lot of times, a ticketing agency will front an event money so they can pay artists, rent port a potties, etc. So in addition to getting a fee for their ticket-selling facilitation, they’re also getting paid back interest on a loan. They’re the bad guy. As in, that’s their job.

How much does Vivid Seats charge for fees?

Vivid Seats’ service fees are reported to run from 20% to 40% of the original ticket price. (This is where the site makes its money, after all.) Additional fees, like shipping, can be as much as $25 or as little as $7. There are many comments on Vivid Seats and on independent feedback sites citing their great service.

How much are fees for StubHub?

“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 do I avoid Ticketmaster fees?

Avoid Ticketmaster: Don’t get scammed when buying concert tickets

  • Never buy during the initial sale. Buying initially only sets you up to pay a price that you could evidently pay less for.
  • Follow your local venues.
  • Set up price alerts.
  • Wait until the day of the concert to buy a ticket.

Is Ticketmaster cheaper than StubHub?

Stubhub has the most inventory of any reseller, but it doesn’t always have the best deals because of its fees. Ticketmaster tends to have a great selection but it also has lots of hidden fees and generally non-transparent pricing. The Ticket Exchange is a peer to peer marketplace for select sports teams.

Which is better SeatGeek or StubHub?

For fees, we have found that SeatGeek is better overall, but we like StubHub’s transparency. For example, SeatGeek builds the fees into the price of the ticket, while StubHub will show the add-ons. And if you want to know exactly what it is you’re paying for StubHub is the better choice.

Is it safe to buy tickets on StubHub?

StubHub is a safe marketplace to buy and sell tickets (much safer than many resale sites on the web). There are so many events with delivery delays on tickets nowadays that getting tickets 24 hours before the event is not unusual at all.