Super Bowl 50 tickets averaging, gulp, $ 6,000
TiqIQ report says most expensive seat costs $ 26,000
Resale ticket prices for the Super Bowl 50 matchup between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers were averaging about $ 6,000 as of Monday morning, according to a report from TiqIQ. com.
Thewebsite, a resale hub, said the cost is roughly 38 percent less than the average price of a seat at last year’s Super Bowl of $ 9,722.
The minimum ticket cost for the Feb. 7 battle at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., was $ 3,279 as of Monday morning for a spot in the 400 level.
TiqIQ said suites for the game are for sale at a cost of up to $ 544,000. The most expensive ticket the site found was more than $ 26,100 for a seat in section 116, row 4.
StubHub. com, another ticket resale site, showed many Super Bowl 50 seats still open Monday.
The website Vivid Seats. com found 31 percent of the tickets already sold are in the hands of Californians. TiqIQ reported fans from Colorado and North Carolina were close behind, with Broncos fans taking the edge.
The website PrimeSport.com on Monday was offering airfare, lodging and ticket packages up to $ 7,000.
Broncos’ season- ticket holders were put into a lottery, and some found out Monday whether they were chosen for an opportunity to buy a face- value seat. All season- ticket holders were automatically eligible for the drawing, and those selected could purchase up to two seats.
The Broncos’ website did not indicate how many holders would be selected.
Kayak. com showed a minimum airfaire to and from Denver International Airport and San Francisco International Airport on Feb. 6 and Feb. 8 of $ 340 as of Monday.
Josh Grenus, 13, breaks out in laughter as cousin Joel Beswetherick, 19, puts on a Peyton Manning mask. A small group of Broncos fans lined up in front of the Broncos Team Store when it openedMonday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in hopes of getting AFC championship apparel and souvenirs.