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Offline Dazvillain

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #555 on: July 15, 2019, 10:49:23 AM »
On buying our claret memberships was told the packs would be delivered in 4 weeks but still nothing arrived, anyone else ?

Also quite a few clubs have tickets on sale for first home and away games and we haven’t for either..... any ideas what is going on ?

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #556 on: July 15, 2019, 05:57:35 PM »
Now saying only 92 seats left for the waiting list.  So we've just about done the 30k  Well played Villa.

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #557 on: July 15, 2019, 06:00:41 PM »
On buying our claret memberships was told the packs would be delivered in 4 weeks but still nothing arrived, anyone else ?

Also quite a few clubs have tickets on sale for first home and away games and we haven’t for either..... any ideas what is going on ?

Haven't got my Claret membership either, though only bought 2 and a half weeks ago.

I think the club are still figuring out fair ways to cope with the excess ticketing demand. I don't mind giving them a bit more time to get it right, but hopefully we can get cracking in the next few weeks.


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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #558 on: July 15, 2019, 06:08:39 PM »
No away season ticket this year.  But those with most games last season get to buy first.

I think this has to be the most reasonable solution.  Will still be difficult for younger fans to build an away history though.

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #559 on: July 15, 2019, 06:20:05 PM »
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“The club can now confirm plans for our away ticket sales for the upcoming 2019/20 season.

“After consulting extensively with supporters – and also following a benchmarking process with other clubs – we’ve made some changes.

“Under new procedures, in order to be fair, transparent and reward loyalty, away ticket criteria will be based on attendance at previous away games from the 2018/19 season as we also withdraw our away season ticket scheme.

“The new sales criteria will start at season ticket holders who attended 18+ away games last season all the way through to general sale, with 15+, 12+, 9+, Season Ticket Holders and Claret/Cub members in between.

“The first game of the season – away at Tottenham Hotspur – will go on sale next Thursday from 5pm online, subject to allocation and pricing being confirmed in the coming days by the host club.

“We appreciate that while this new policy rewards loyalty, it means that it also potentially makes it difficult for a lot of eager fans to attend big Premier League matches on the road.

“Therefore, 25 pairs of away tickets for each top-flight game will be made available on Pride Rewards for supporters via a Prize Draw, starting with the clash against Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs. Winners of the Prize Draw will then have the opportunity to purchase a pair of tickets.

“We understand that some fans will be disappointed there is no away season ticket scheme for this season but we believe this to be the fairest way to allocate away tickets to supporters who wish to follow us on the road.”

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #560 on: July 15, 2019, 06:29:14 PM »
No away season ticket this year.  But those with most games last season get to buy first.

I think this has to be the most reasonable solution.  Will still be difficult for younger fans to build an away history though.

Not as difficult as it was before when people who were on a ‘scheme’ took all the tickets whether they were going or not and just passed/sold them on if they weren’t.

No away scheme is definitely the best solution. Those that go to all the games have clear priority. Those who go to most of them are next, and then those half a dozen games that those who go to most games don’t go to, are freed up for the more casual away fans.

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #561 on: July 15, 2019, 06:58:08 PM »
Does this make Bournemouth a lottery now?

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #562 on: July 15, 2019, 07:16:41 PM »
Love the asumption that people in the away schem used to buy tickets and sell them on and non away scheme members never did that in order to retain a high away ticket status.

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #563 on: July 15, 2019, 07:39:41 PM »
Love the asumption that people in the away schem used to buy tickets and sell them on and non away scheme members never did that in order to retain a high away ticket status.

Loads of people on the away scheme went to all of the games, many more went to nearly all of them.

Not having an away scheme doesn’t actually PREVENT people maintaining a history by passing tickets on, but there’s a pretty good chance it reduces the likelihood against what happens when tickets just land in your mat. If you are in a scheme that prevents you returning more than 4 sets of tickets that are routinely sent out to you, & the demand is there, then you are far more likely to pass them on to someone you know, or sell them to someone you don’t, than return them. Simple human nature.

......& it’s not an assumption - for at least 2 seasons before I queue jumped with the barmy away scheme last year, the only way I ever got to an away game was getting my tickets passed on to me by people in the away scheme who weren’t going!

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #564 on: July 15, 2019, 07:41:54 PM »
Well said amfy and absolutely the correct decision by the club.

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #565 on: July 15, 2019, 07:44:49 PM »
I am deliberately a member of about 20 Lions clubs just in case for away tickets!

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #566 on: July 15, 2019, 08:02:11 PM »
Love the asumption that people in the away schem used to buy tickets and sell them on and non away scheme members never did that in order to retain a high away ticket status.
It does happen but not on the same percentages of resales from people who were in the scheme
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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #567 on: July 15, 2019, 09:39:49 PM »
I'm just happy that I got my turn on the waiting list today and will be there all next season.

Offline McGraths Dry Cleaning

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #568 on: July 15, 2019, 09:44:06 PM »
Got my first ever season ticket today plus one for my eldest boy. In the whole of the Lower Doug we had the choice of two places where there was more than one seat available.

Delighted to have them and almost MDC Jnr's favourite spot for good measure.


Offline Dazvillain

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Re: Season Tickets 2019/20
« Reply #569 on: July 16, 2019, 09:10:30 AM »
Wow, wen the 4 claret memberships in our family arrive, we won’t be sitting in lower DE then , where we used to on occasions ! Sounds like we’ll have choice  in upper trinity alone getting 4 next to each other other .....anyone else who can see availability with info would be appreciated so we can start to have discussions about where to try and purchase please ?