Publish Date: 08/07/2020
Fact checked by: Mike Goodpaster
Nothing in life comes easy, and well, tickets to your musical show are no exception. Before you can see your favorite artist perform live, you’ve got to survive the so-called concert war. The struggle to get the tickets to the show is nothing short of war.
Even though the queuing days in front of the ticket counters are long gone, booking tickets from the comfort of your home on your laptop isn’t easy. The ‘click here’ button will take you to the site where you can make the selection, but they’ll be gone and sold out right in front of your eyes before you realize it.
Whether you’re trying to book tickets online or have been defeated repeatedly, we have compiled some steps to successfully booking tickets.
Check your Internet Connection
You need to make sure that you have a strong, fast, and stable internet connection. Check the web page loading speed. You can check it online with the help of several apps. If you live in a dorm or hostel, try going to a café with a fast Wi-Fi connection.
Check out the Website Beforehand
It is advisable to visit the website and get familiar with it before the tickets become available. Get a feel of it and get comfortable with the navigation. Register if needed so that when the tickets are available, you can quickly fill in your credentials. This way, you can get in without wasting precious time filling out personal information while the seats are filling in fast. You should know where all the buttons like ‘Click here to buy’ are placed and what to click when. Your fingers should move automatically without having to read the text.
Have All Details Handy
If you have done the drill before or if you are doing it for the first time, it always helps to know what information is required while booking tickets. Keep your card details ready for payment or if possible, save the card details so it will be easy to pay once you select the seats, date, show, etc.
In the end, you will be redirected to the order review page, where you’re given a chance to review your details carefully. We understand the plunge but do not rush through this process. Check all details carefully. You don’t want to enter the wrong details or select the wrong date! Also, mention if you have any preferences or any special requirements like wheelchair access or any other relevant detail.
Make the Payment
Now that you’re almost there, it’s time to be patient and complete the process. In the checkout stage, enter your payment details carefully, your card details, etc. Do not click on any button unless you have got some confirmation. If it comes through, you are all done with the booking process; you can start shopping for the concert.
For those who did not, they should check why. Was it because the payment did not go through because of the internet, or you entered the wrong card details? Much as you’d hate to, but you’d have to go through the entire process again if the transaction didn’t go through.
Check out Alternate Websites
Many online ticket marketplaces sell concert tickets with easy processes and secure payment options. Check out other websites that let you book tickets for any sporting event, play, or concert at great prices.
Despite all your best efforts, you may still not succeed. Sadly, there will always be someone faster (and luckier) than you. Do not get disheartened. Try other dates or better yet check if tickets are available at the venue. Buy your tickets from a website with easy options, faster checkout processes, and secure gateways.