One Direction Tickets Are the #1 Holiday Ticket Gift for 2013

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One Direction tickets are on the top of the list at for holiday gifts this season followed closely by BCS National Championship tickets. For teens and teenagers, the gift of choice for the holidays may just be tickets this year.

“We expect to be busy selling tickets right up until Christmas Eve,” says Greg Cullen of “Many tickets can be emailed so they make great last-minute gifts”.

By chance, One Direction tickets went on sale in early December, just in time for the holidays. And they lead the list of the Top Ten Holiday Ticket Gifts for 2013 at Following close by in ticket sales this season have been Justin Timberlake and BCS National Championship tickets. Ticket gift buying has been picking up in recent years at for concerts and this year college football games have been a hot ticket as well.

The 2014 One Direction tour doesn’t even kick off until early August but the concerts are all sold out except for secondary ticket sellers such as Preferred Seating. The surprise this year has been the number of grandmothers buying tickets for their grandchildren to see pop bands like One Direction in concert. They may not know who One Direction are but they’re obviously getting a list with their name on top. Lady Gaga is another top request for concert tickets as well as George Strait’s final tour dates.

NFL and NBA game tickets have always been popular for gifts but one of the surprises this year on the Preferred Seating Top Ten Holiday Ticket Gift list is for BCS National Championship and college bowl game tickets. Because the games fall during and right after the holidays, parents have been buying tickets for their sons and daughters for what can be pretty pricey bowl games, but they can be equally memorable.

Last year’s top selling tickets for gifts were for Justin Bieber and the Rolling Stones. Coincidentally, Justin Bieber tickets went on sale at the beginning of last December and were also in high demand for gifts. “We expect to be busy selling tickets right up until Christmas Eve,” says Greg Cullen of “Many tickets can be emailed so they make great last-minute gifts.”

Preferred Seating’s Top Ten Holiday Ticket Gifts for 2013
1.    One Direction tickets
2.    BCS National Championship tickets
3.    Justin Timberlake
4.    George Strait tickets
5.    Lady Gaga tickets
6.    NBA tickets
7.    College bowl game tickets
8.    NFL tickets
9.    The Book of Mormon tickets
10.    Luke Bryan tickets

About Preferred Seating
Preferred Seating has been a place where fans have been able to buy premium seating for concerts, sports and theater events online since 1987. Preferred Seating is a proud member of the Better Business Bureau where they have had an A+ rating since they became members in 1997. Preferred Seating is not associated with any team, venue or the NCAA and buys and sells tickets as a ticket broker on the secondary ticket market through the website

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