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SeatGeek's Guide to the Super Bowl XLVII Ticket Market

SeatGeek GUIDE TO XXX THE BIG GAME) XLVII On February 3rd, an estimated 150,000 visitors will flock to New Orleans for the biggest game of the year. After watching ticket sales, game stats, travel prices, and more, SeatGeek has crunched the data to give you a look at the numbers behind the big game. The Lucky Ones: Face Value Tickets The NFL distributes some of their allotment to affiliated companies. (Corporate sponsors, media, charities, VIPS, etc.) An estimated 70,000 tickets were distributed. 25.2% 17.5% Where did they go? NFL -NFC Champion 500 tickets raffled by NFL at face value 17.5% Initial Ticket AFC Champion Distribution Patricipating teams run lotteries amongst season ticket holders to grant rights to purchase tickets from 29 x 1.2% 5% a portion of their allotment at face value. Host team Split between other 29 teams FACE VALUES SINCE 1967 12 XLVII $1,015 $1,000 ...... 72 After starting season as a backup, MVP Tom Brady leads Patriots to 1st After SB XLVII, New 16 $750 Orleans will tie | 3351b DT William "Refrigerator" Perry scores a TD as the "Super Bowl Shuffle" Bears maul Patriots 46-10. Miami for the record of 3 titles. Jim Plunkett leads Raiders to 27-10 win over Philly and of most big games hosted. $500 Oakland becomes 1stwild card $250 team to win the big game. Hosted by New Orleans New Orleans (10), Miami (10), and- $0 greater Los Angeles *67 "70 "72 "75 "78 '81 1986 1990 1997 2002 2013 (7) have hosted 27 of the 47 Games. For Everyome Else: The Secondary Market AVERAGE RESALE PRICES $4,000 $982 CHEAPEST TICKET SOLD XLVII Upper level seat sold on January 21, 2013 $3,000 XLVI $2,000 $10,912 PRICIEST TICKET SOLD Loge Club seat sold on $1,000 January 22, 2013 12 Days to game 8 Days 4 Days Game Day Secondary market ticket prices for this year's big game are down more than 25% compared to last year's prices. AVERAGE PRICE BY SECTION Plaza - Club $6,325 Loge - Club $5,075 Plaza $3,455 Loge $3,134 Upper Level $2,315 This will be the 7th Super Bowl to be played at the Superdome Total U.S. Viewers Still considering going to The Big Game? 166 170M Join an expected record television audience watching the game on Sunday. 162 155M 151 153 148 NO 140M 2007 XLII 2009 2011 YES XLIV XLVI What is your budget for the trip? TIGHT BUDGET NO BUDGET The path of saving money The path of convenience 5 hours from New Orleas FLIGHT TO HOUSTON NON-STOP FLIGHT TO NEW ORLEANS FROM FROM BALTIMORE $428 BALTIMORE $1575 FROM FROM SAN FRANCISCO $499 SAN FRANCISC0 $3062 CHEAPEST HOTEL, 1HR FROM STADIUM HOTEL NEAR STADIUM WITH AVAILABILITY $42 X 3 NIGHTS $1446 X 3 NIGHTS MOTEL 6 WYNDHAM LA BELLE MAISON BATON ROUGE $126 NEW ORLEANS $4,338 3-DAY RENTAL CAR AND GAS GREAT SEAT, 50YD LINE $6,200 $17/DAY + $80 IN GAS NISSAN VERSA $131 Grand Total From Baltimore $12,113 CHEAPEST SEAT $1,982 From San Francisco $13,600 Grand Total By taking the money-saving route, you can take care of lodging, transportation & airfare combined for the price of one plane ticket to New Orleans. From Baltimore $2,667 From San Francisco $2,788 Airfare and lodging in New Orleans is currently the same price as a 50-yard line seat at the big game. And the craziest number yet... $406,000 THE PRICE ONE SUITE WAS LISTED AT FOR THE BIG GAME: ENOUGH CASH TO BUY 50,750 Pat O' Brien's Hurricanes 8 premium Saints season tickets for the next 17 seasons A private island in Belize Or 4 Mercedes Benz G-Class SUVS A flying car Thanks for reading! HEAD TO SEATGEEK.COM/SUPERBOWL TO FIND THE BEST DEALS ON SB XLVII TICKETS ┼×ources: SeatGeek proprietary data, Hipmunk com,, Dallas Moming News,,,, NFL, The Nielsen Company SG - --- --

SeatGeek's Guide to the Super Bowl XLVII Ticket Market

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SeatGeek takes a deep dive into the ticket market for Super Bowl XLVII to break down the true cost of attending the big game, how tickets are distributed by the NFL, and more. And best of all, see the...



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