Tips For Saving Big Bucks On Baseball Tickets

Before you can buy me the peanuts and cracker jack, you need to get tickets to the baseball game. There are ways you can snag deals on tickets to even the biggest games, and save some money for beer, food or cheaper seats at future games.

SmartMoney gives a quick video tutorial on a few easy ways you can find savings while still scoring seats at a big game.

Using resale aggregator sites like FanSnap.com or SeatGeek.com can help you by comparing seat ticket prices at individual games and mapping them out by venue. Even in the same row and section, ticket prices from resellers could vary by $100.

Having that extra $100 in your pocket could go toward a souvenir, plus some snacks and beer and even five more tickets to bleacher seats at another game.

While aggregators can be useful for navigation ticket resale sites, they don’t take into account ticket sales directly from each team, so check those box offices as well before you buy. When you’re ready to purchase, make sure you thoroughly check out the sites shipping fees, refund policies and what, if any recourse you have if your ticket turns out to be a fake.

Save This, Buy That: Baseball Tickets [SmartMoney.com]