Why Are Fees So High On StubHub

Why is the service fee so high on StubHub?

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. They have fees but they’re much less than stubhub.

Why are Ticketmaster fees so high?

Ticket prices are usually determined by the venue and performer so if the performer is popular and demand is high, then ticket price is expensive. Ticketmaster and all resale sites charge so called Service Fee which is going to be their revenue.

How do I avoid service fees on StubHub?

You don’t have to pay Stubhub’s fees. 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 is the service fee on StubHub?

There are fees on both sides. The sell side fee is 10%-15%. The buy side fee is usually 25%+.

Can you get scammed on stubhub?

If you can get scammed on stubhub, I would say it is more likely that it is the seller getting scammed. Yes you can. We called to purchase two tickets for an event in San Francisco.

Why are service fees so high for tickets?

So competitive pressure actually encourages higher fees, because I can offer more stuff to the event producer by forcing the customer to pay for it. Higher fees rarely impact demand on the ticket.