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Tattoo tickets - my latest travel planning crisis

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Tattoo tickets - my latest travel planning crisis

I just went to the Tattoo site on this, March 2, and see that - as of last week - they are officially sold out.

So, fellow travelers, what now? The site says to call regularly for returned tickets, but that is not practical from 8 time zones away.

Are there ticket brokers that sell them? Can they be had on the streets of Edinburgh once there?

Any ideas???

Thanks.

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1. Re: Tattoo tickets - my latest travel planning crisis

<<< So, fellow travelers, what now? The site says to call regularly for returned tickets, but that is not practical from 8 time zones away. >>>

Internet telephony will solve that - apart from the time difference

Otherwise you'll find that a lot of agencies have tickets in connection with a hotel stay

after that it gets into legal murky waters

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not too sure how internet telephony helps on a time zone scale....

anyway, have you tried E-bay? i just had a very brief look and there are tickets for sale there

good luck!

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GREAT idea! I will check it out immediately. Thanks.

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<<< not too sure how internet telephony helps on a time zone scale.... >>>

It doesn't - BUT it reduces the cost of phoning transatlantic

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5. Re: Tattoo tickets - my latest travel planning crisis

Tattoo tickets are a perennial problem on this Forum,it seems many are sold to the major tour companies that then sell them on as part of a package.

put tattoo tickets into the search box on the top right of the forum and see all the threads that come up.

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yes Alan, but that wasnt Dorito's point, she said it wasnt practical. (however apologies, i missed you pointing out originally that it wouldnt help her time different problem.)

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7. Re: Tattoo tickets - my latest travel planning crisis

Occasionally people come along to this forum to offer tickets they can no longer use at face value. The posts usually disappear quickly though. You may well find that you can get tickets in conjunction with a hotel stay.

Quite a few coach tour companies do a Tattoo Package trip, though not sure that it will be a practical option in your case. I have been known to purchase tickets from sellers on Ebay, not that I would recommend anyone else to do the same;-)

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8. Re: Tattoo tickets - my latest travel planning crisis

BTW Idaho is 7 hours behind UK - normally

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Ah, yes, but I don't live in the "normal" part of Idaho! In the little sliver of the spud state called the Panhandle, we are on Pacific time because people commute back and forth to Washington state. To accommodate this, Idaho became the only U.S. state with a time zone that runs east-west instead of north-south.

Meanwhile, I tried tickets/tattoo on e-bay and only came up with things like old Tattoo programs. So I'm still in the hunt....

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10. Re: Tattoo tickets - my latest travel planning crisis

you will probably find the tattoo tickets will not start appearing till nearer the event.

ggo dluck in your hunt.