The Foo Fighters are playing in Toronto in August, and a few friends and I want to go. Tickets don’t officially go on sale until tomorrow, but there are a few presale promotions available, and I figured I’d take advantage of that to beat the rush. So I go to the Ticketmaster website and look for tickets, find what I’m looking for and go to the checkout area of the site. The particular tickets I selected are $22.50. However, there is also a “facility surcharge” of $3.75, which I assume is implemented by the Molson Amphitheatre (the venue of the concert). Also, Ticketmaster slaps on their $9.00 “convenience charge” which sucks, considering it is almost half the cost of the ticket.
Furthermore, Ticketmaster has an option where they email you your tickets and you print them out yourself. For this “TicketFast” option, they charge you an extra $2.50. Emailing the … Read the rest