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Old 11-05-2017, 08:30 PM
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Which places online do you normally book tickets for shows? Is it better to book online since they might have discounts or just buy it at booth of show walk in? I was specifically looking at the David Copperfield show. Thanks.
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:40 AM
 
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You can get significant discounts if you are willing to sit through a time-share presentation.

Assuming you don't want to do that (and most sensible people don't) I would book online. In my one experience the lines were long and slow-moving and the ticket agents were inefficient.
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Old 11-06-2017, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Saint John, IN
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They have 1/2 price ticket booths all down the strip. Buy them from there. They are legit and cheaper than online or at the door!
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Old 11-08-2017, 01:32 PM
 
Location: Fredericksburg, Va
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I just call the venue itself...that way, I can get the seats I'd like, if there is assigned seating. We like to be closer to the stage for most shows.
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Old 11-09-2017, 10:51 AM
 
Location: North Idaho
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Some of the good shows are sold out far in advance. I wouldn't wait until I arrived and hope to get tickets then.
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Old 11-09-2017, 04:03 PM
 
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Box office website.

Book early. some places will offer deals.. MGM properties will give a break on price if you buy 2 or 3 different shows at their properties.

I'd say screw the '50% off' places. Most of what I saw of them, you might get crappy seats for 50% off, then they charge so much in service fees, it negates the savings.

Go see Penn and Teller. Worth it. After every show, they stand out in the lobby until everyone who wants has gotten a picture with them and had an autograph signed for them.

I wasn't overly impressed with Criss Angel. Beatles Love was a good show.. Even my nephew who was 12 at the time enjoyed the Beatles show and he has no idea who the Beatles were.
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Old 11-11-2017, 08:35 AM
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Hello.

I am back home from Vegas.I bought my tickets online at ticketmaster before you guys responded since i was leaving the following day for Vegas. I saw the tix4discount booths while walking the strip and had offers from people working for various shows saying that discounts will be offered. I didn't want to take a risk of tickets selling out or losing out on good seats by doing that, so i bought them online. I forgot about buying tickets for Terry Fator online, so missed out on seeing Terry Fator while trying to get them on the strip. It sold out and also i had David Copperfield show that night.

I had the cheapest seat for David Copperfield and believe it or not, they actually moved me to the center of the theatre. That was nice of them. So i basically got a really good deal for $89. It was a good show. He looks different in person then what i'm used to seeing him from TV.

The cirque du soleil "O" show was also fantastic. Amazing! I need to go see KA or all of cirque du soleil shows next time. I will need to see Penn and Teller next time too.
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Old 11-11-2017, 10:36 AM
 
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For the record, I have purchased from the various discount ticket brokers in Las Vegas and have always received good seats. They were not the BEST seats but those are often reserved for the casino hosts and would not be available to me anyway. Ditto for Chicago.

The discount ticket sellers sell EXCESS inventory. You often will NOT find the top shows there. If a show is selling out at full price, why would they ever offer seats at a discount? That would make no sense.

Personally, I am OK with paying the full price for tickets, but I am not willing to pay all of the service charges from places like Ticketmaster.
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Old 11-11-2017, 02:32 PM
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For the record, I have purchased from the various discount ticket brokers in Las Vegas and have always received good seats. They were not the BEST seats but those are often reserved for the casino hosts and would not be available to me anyway. Ditto for Chicago.

The discount ticket sellers sell EXCESS inventory. You often will NOT find the top shows there. If a show is selling out at full price, why would they ever offer seats at a discount? That would make no sense.

Personally, I am OK with paying the full price for tickets, but I am not willing to pay all of the service charges from places like Ticketmaster.

I don't think Terry Fator sold out at full price for all his tickets . The guy at the booth said they had many deals to customers with various discounts, so the tickets sold out quickly for various prices. It was also for that day that i wanted to go. I didn't check for other days about his show which there might have been some available.
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