Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

My Dears,

We spend a lot of time perusing websites trying to find good deals on hotels, airplane tickets, and rental cars.  Websites that allow us to bid on hotel stays, for example, are right up our alley. So it's no surprise that we'd spring for a site that allowed us to do the same for local sporting events, attractions, and concerts. Enter

Using their site, we just bought tickets to take the family to a Mariner's game this weekend, and at a hugely discounted rate. Let's play ball!

It works like this: You pick the type and number of seats, and then enter the amount you're willing to pay. For example, the face value of our 2-Star tickets was $46. I initially gave a lowball offer of $19/ticket which was promptly rejected. Twenty four hours later, however, my $25 offer was accepted, for an overall savings of 45% per ticket. Not too shabby, right?

Another plus? No additional taxes, fees, or shipping charges. What you bid is the final price. They also guarantee that your tickets will arrive before the big event, via the post, email, or will call. Mine were sent in an email and it took all of three seconds to download and print them out.

It's a site we could also work into our travel routine. We'd like to head down to Southern California later this year to see friends. Score Big currently has tickets available for Legoland, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and Knott's Berry Farm, three places that I’d love to visit with the kids.

In the meantime, I have my eye on some Seattle Sounders tickets...



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