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Elusive Taylor Swift Tickets: Protect Yourself from Scams and Secure Affordable Options for Average Americans

Published on May 27th, 2023 | Updated on May 28th, 2023 | By FanFest

“The Eras Tour: Taylor Swift Fans Struggle with Ticket Troubles and Soaring Prices”

Taylor Swift’s highly anticipated tour, “The Eras Tour,” has faced numerous challenges since its kickoff in 2018. The troubles began with a Ticketmaster meltdown, and as the concerts progressed, ticket prices continued to skyrocket.

As Swift reaches the midpoint of her North American leg, fans are finding it increasingly difficult to secure affordable tickets. Ahead of the three-night stop at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey over Memorial Day weekend, the lowest ticket prices soared to around $1,600.

Unfortunately, ticket scams and technical glitches have added to the frustrations of fans. One Massachusetts man paid a staggering $21,000 for four tickets after the ones he originally purchased from StubHub never arrived.

Instances of fans being scammed are also on the rise. Jacey Smith, who purchased four tickets for one of the Nashville concerts, only received two tickets. Despite their worries and a long journey, they may not be able to attend the event.

To avoid scams, experts recommend verifying the credibility of sellers on social media and considering secure payment methods such as Paypal Goods & Services.

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For those seeking affordable tickets, Ticketmaster occasionally releases new batches of tickets in the days leading up to and on the day of Swift’s concerts. These tickets may be additional seating or returned tickets, sold at face value. The Twitter account @erastourticks often updates fans about the availability of these tickets.

Some fans have adopted creative approaches to experience the concerts. One Nashville resident, unable to purchase tickets, became a security guard at the Nissan Stadium shows, allowing him to sing along with Swift. Others who couldn’t secure tickets have gathered outside stadiums to hear Swift’s performances in real time.

While the excitement around Swift remains high, fans without tickets are advised not to show up at MetLife Stadium without a valid ticket, as entry will be strictly regulated.

Swift’s ticket fiasco began when Ticketmaster canceled the general sale after the tour sold out during the presale, leaving many fans frustrated. Swift expressed her disappointment in Ticketmaster’s handling of the situation and vowed to address the issues for future tours.

Though Swift has not publicly addressed the resale prices of her tickets, her loyal fan base remains supportive. Fans understand that Ticketmaster and ticket scalpers are to blame for the challenges and view Swift as a victim of the industry’s flaws. Despite the high demand and ticket prices, Swift’s reputation remains strong, and fans continue to show their enthusiasm for her performances, even if they were unable to secure tickets.

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