New York, NY (PRWEB) January 21, 2015
The Super Bowl matchup is finally set. The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots will meet at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1 for Super Bowl XLIX. With the game just under two weeks away, Super Bowl tickets on the secondary market are in high demand.
According to TiqIQ, the current average price for Super Bowl tickets is $4,385 with a get-in price of $2,100. At its current price, this year’s Super Bowl would be the most expensive Super Bowl over the past six seasons. Super Bowl XLVI between the Patriots and New York Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium had an average price of $4,215, the only game since 2010 to finish with an average price above $4,000. Ticket prices have gone up 11% on the secondary market since the conclusion of the AFC Championship Game on Sunday night.
Seattle’s second trip to the Super Bowl in as many years makes them the first team to appear in back-to-back Super Bowls since the Patriots in 2004 and 2005. The average price for this year’s game is currently 10.96% above the average at this time last year.
New England’s last trip to the Super Bowl came in that 2011 game against the Giants. The Patriots have been to the Super Bowl five times since 2000, but are winless in their last two appearances. The current average price for this year’s Super Bowl is 9% above the average of their last trip at the same time in 2012.
In order to help fans thinking about going size up the cost, TiqIQ has put together their third-annual Super Bowl Infographic. Not only does it include information on the ticket market, but also has useful information on Hotels and Travel. For those who can't make it to the game, TiqIQ also included some information on what demand has looked like for audience watching the game from the comfort of their living room or their local Super Bowl party.
TiqIQ is the leading event ticket search engine and has been tracking the prices for the Super Bowl ticket market for six years. TiqIQ's data in the most widely used in the industry and has been cited by thousands of media outlets including Forbes, Bloomberg, ESPN, CNBC, the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. In addition to their rich historical database of ticket data, TiqIQ provides zone-based analytic for every game so fans can compare their seat to similar seats in that zone. TiqIQ also licenses it's data analytic platform to teams in every major sports league. TiqIQ is based in New York City with a development center in Tel Aviv.