Buying tickets has never been easier with the invention of the Internet. You no longer have to stand in line to see your favorite show or artist, but can buy tickets right from your phone wherever you are. These five apps will allow you to get tickets for anything you could need no matter what you’re doing at the time.
Find and plan fun events to do with your friends with Eventbrite. Begin by choosing a few of your interests including music, food, tech and more. The app will use your location and give you a list of the things that are happening near you. Open the events that look interesting to you and see all the information and even buy tickets right from the app. It will then be added to your calendar so you don’t have to worry about keeping track of it and can see other people who are going.
- See events happening near you
- Buy tickets
- Add to your calendar
- Takes a long time to load
- Can be hard to get event information
- Not all events have ticket buying capabilities
Chances are if you’ve purchased a ticket online you’ve used StubHub once or twice. Now you can bring it to your phone and always be the first to buy a ticket to your favorite show or sporting event. Search for what is coming near you or use the bar to find your favorite band or sports team. Buy tickets or sign in to sell tickets or get notifications when someone you want to see comes into town. Make sure to pick your seats so you never miss a minute of the action.
- Get notifications when you’re favorite band is in town
- Sell tickets
- Able to pick your seats
- There are processing fees
- Doesn’t always update quickly
- have to log in to use
WillCall looks around LA, New York and San Francisco to find up and coming musicians and DJs. Once your credit card information is plugged in, buying tickets takes one tap. Just open an event and reserve tickets. Because the artists are newer to the game, tickets are fairly cheap but you do have to option to tip the musician at the end of the night. It is a really easy and fun way to find new music and maybe meet some new people.
- Find new and interesting artists
- Cheap tickets
- Can give feedback about show after
- Only available in three cities
- No well-known artists
- Have to log in to use
It can sometimes be hard to find things to do on the weekend, but AroundMe can help you out. Look for anything you need in a new city including banks, bars and concerts. Though you can’t buy tickets directly through the app, it will provide you with a link to buy tickets to certain events you’re interested in. Get contact information and even reviews and photos.
- Find anything you need in a new city
- Get contact information
- Look through reviews and photos
- Can be hard to navigate
- Sometimes can’t find your location
- Has ads
5. Viator Tours
No matter where you are, you can find a fun activity with this easy app. Buy tickets to any event you want directly from the app. Plug in the city you want to visit and you can get access to events and attractions that you can’t miss. Book everything you need directly through the app so you don’t have to worry about it while you’re traveling. If you have something in mind, you can search for a certain activity.
- Book everything from app
- Find fun things to do while you travel
- Read reviews about certain activities
- Search isn’t always accurate
- Sends notifications
- A few cities are not covered
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