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NFL Tickets

Hemel Hempstead...
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NFL Tickets

We are looking at visiting from the UK in October, aiming to make a two week round trip, Dallas, Austin, San Antoino, Houston.

One of the things we really want to do is take in an NFL game in either Dallas or Houston.

How easy is it to get a couple of single game tickets for these? Over here in the UK we hear that almost every NFL game is a sell out. Which team is it easiest to get tickets for?

Any advice welcome.

Mark

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1. Re: NFL Tickets

Unless the game is a rivalry game or the Dallas Thanksgiving Day game, you can sometimes still get tickets a week prior to the game. Naturally, the sooner you buy the tickets, the better seats you can get. I would try to get tickets at least two months before the game.

Edit to add: most games are sellouts because any game that doesn't sell out within 72 hours of game time can't be televised in the local market, so teams will offer promotions or try to get groups to buy tickets in bulk to prevent that from happening.

Edited: 26 May 2013, 23:41
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2. Re: NFL Tickets

See stubhub.com

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3. Re: NFL Tickets

The Dallas Cowboys are at home October 6 and October 13.

…ticketexchangebyticketmaster.com/NFL/EventD…

Or as previously posted try stub hub.

The Redskins game being a huge rivalry would be a more difficult and more expensive on stub hub ticket to procure.

Good luck.

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4. Re: NFL Tickets

The Cowboys have an afternoon game (3:00 P.M.) against the Broncos (Peyton Manning) on Oct 6. The weather might still be a little hot for tailgating, but it's usually not too bad.

They have a night game against the Redskins (R.G. III - a potential future star) on Oct 13.

That should be another good game as it is a rivalry game within the division.

Beware, however, you probably won't be back to the hotel until 11:00 P.M. or so.

On the same day, the Texans will have a noon game against the St. Louis Rams. It's a sleeper team that will try to make some noise this year.

The tailgating starts from the morning to game time, it won't be too hot.

That's the only home game for the Texans in October since they have a bye week.

As a Texan fan, I suggest that you visit

http://www.texanstalk.com/forums/

and register to be a member (free).

You can do the same with the Cowboys, but I don't know their Message Board.

On the TexansTalk MB, you can go to the tailgate section to introduce yourself; you will find the reception very warm.

People will invite you to their tailgates. We have had folks from the UK visiting before.

In the ticket section, you can find tickets from fans who can't make the game. All the visitors from UK were treated well; they were able to get tickets at face value.

You will make some friends, too.

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5. Re: NFL Tickets

If you opt to use a ticket "agent" (StubHub, Ticket Master, etc), be aware you'll be paying an up-charge.... though you may find better seats available than going through the team's online ticket "office". Unfortunately, with Houston Texans, it looks like single game tickets are only available through Ticket Master. Dallas Cowboys haven't yet posted their ticket information (they may also use TM), but it would be worth looking at their site before purchasing.

FYI - the "Party Pass" is standing room only and games often exceed 3 hours. I understand the Party Pass area is very crowded as well - probably not the experience you're looking for.

dallascowboys.com/tickets/single-game.html

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6. Re: NFL Tickets

On another post, John P reminding me of the very expensive parking at Cowboy Stadium. Geographically, the stadium is located in Arlington, TX between Dallas and Fort Worth - about 15 miles from either city. There is no public transportation available for transport from either city. You're options are driving yourself, taking a cab or hiring a private driver.

If you choose to drive, an option other than parking at the stadium would be shopping, having lunch/dinner, drinks etc at one of the several establishments in Lincoln Square. If you spend (I believe $40), you can park in their parking lot and take a shuttle to the stadium about a mile away. lincolnsquarearlington.com/park/…

Another option would be taking the fee based Cowboy Coach from near downtown's Fort Worth. (It doesn't appear they've updated their schedule yet, but the you can at least get the gist of the service) - www.the-t.com/BusService/SpecialPrograms.aspx

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