TicketIQ has FEE FREE tickets for all events. Unlike most secondary market ticket sites, TicketIQ has no added fees. That means that the price you see is the price you pay. Because of this, TicketIQ customers save 10-20% on Buddy tickets compared to other secondary market ticket sites. Customers looking for tickets will also see a data-driven A to F rating for each ticket deal seen on the TicketIQ platform to help them find the best overall deal. Our buying experience also provides the ability to filter by aisle seats, 1st row in section as well as other options like ADA access and the ability to hide obstructed view seats. In addition to the best deals, the TicketIQ blog offers the most up-to-date data on ticket trends. TicketIQ is the best option for anyone looking to save money and find great seats for their next live event experience.
Are Buddy Tickets on TicketIQ guaranteed?
Yes. All ticket sales on TicketIQ are guaranteed and you can read our guarantee here, where we ensure you will receive an authentic and valid ticket, and that you will receive your tickets with ample time ahead of the event. You can track the status of your order directly from the TicketIQ account page. TicketIQ has a rigorous process of screening every seller that lists a ticket on our site, and we work with over 1,000 independent ticket sellers, as well as teams and venues that list on our site directly to reach secondary market buyers. TicketIQ also has an elite seller program, noted with a ribbon icon on the ticket listing, to indicate which sellers are not only reliable but also have a record of speedy order confirmation and on-time delivery. If any issues arise when you are trying to find your Buddy tickets, please contact us directly, and visit our Contact Us page for all contact options, including our urgent support phone number.
How Will I Receive My Buddy Tickets?
Most tickets are now delivered via mobile transfer using the email used to place your order. You will then pull up your tickets on your phone to have them scanned when you enter the venue. Before entering the venue, make sure you can access your tickets on your mobile device. If you cannot find you tickets on your device, check your email for detailed instructions on how to proceed. And if there are any issues, contact our customer service representatives for timely assistance. When entering the venue, make sure you or someone in your group has a charged mobile device on hand to access tickets so that they can be scanned at the turnstile. To make things easier, most devices allow you to add your virtual ticket to your phone's mobile wallet, which makes the ticket easier to access and also eliminates the issues that could arise if WiFi is slow.
How to Find Discounted Buddy Tickets?
Buying tickets when a show first goes on sale or when additional dates go on-sale is the best way to get face-value seats for Buddy tickets. For some of the highest-demand shows, however, the most desirable tickets sell out quickest, with Balcony and obstructed view tickers selling out last or not at all. Very few Broadway or traveling shows sell out completely, so it's important to check the primary ticketing platforms like TeleCharge, Ticketmaster and SeatGeek as well as secondary marketplaces. For sold-out events, the secondary market is the only way to get tickets, however, many sites like StubHub and Vivid Seats, charge fees of 10%-25%, which means you end up paying more for the same ticket. TicketIQ has no fees for all theater event and can save hundreds of dollars for more expensive tickets.
Where Are the Cheapest Buddy Tickets?
If you are looking for the cheapest Buddy tickets, the last 10 rows of the upper levels of the venue are usually the least expensive. Tickets at the far end of either side of the stage are typically cheaper than sections at center stage. Many shows have tickets under $100, with some as low as $50.
Where Are the Most Expensive Buddy Tickets?
If you are looking for more expensive Buddy tickets, Orchestra seats are the best in the house. The Center section of the Orchestra is higher-priced than the right or left orchestra sections. For major shows, Orchestra seats usually start from $100-$200 and go as high as $500-$1000 for the highest-demand shows.
How to Get Orchestra Seats for a Buddy Show?
Orchestra seats are among he most in-demand for a Buddy show. Orchestra seats are also often the most expensive place to sit in the theater, as they allow you to get as close to the stage as you want to. Each theater's seating configuration can different, however, which means it's important to check out details for the venue where you're planning to attend before buying.
Are There VIP/Premium Options at Buddy Events?
Many shows now reserve their best seats in the center orchestra to be sold as "Platinum", which means they are priced in line with the secondary market. A limited number of “Box Seats” may be available for some shows; these are on the sides of the auditorium, close to the stage.
What Time Do Gates Open for Buddy?
Theaters typically open 30-60 minutes before the stated curtain time. If you're picking up your Buddy tickets at "will-call" it is advised that you arrive 45 minutes early.
Do Buddy Tickets Sell Out?
Tickets for many high-demand shows do sell out, However, tickets are usually available on resale marketplaces like TicketIQ right up until show-time, and some time for below face value.