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Ticket Lodge Review

Editor's Note: This review has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it no longer ranks as a top 10 product. The original review is below, but check out our current top 10 about Online Concert Tickets here.

Our Verdict

With good selection and prices that compare well against other services, Ticket Lodge is a good place to purchase concert tickets, but it lacks many features that would make it a better service.

For

  • Ticket Lodge has tickets for international venues, a good search engine and interactive seating charts.

Against

  • You cannot sell tickets through this service.
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Ticket Lodge image: This service does various event tickets, not just concerts.

Ticket Lodge image: This service does various event tickets, not just concerts.
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Ticket Lodge image: In addition to the chronological list that comes up when you type in an artist's name, you can narrow down the list by date or venue.

Ticket Lodge image: In addition to the chronological list that comes up when you type in an artist's name, you can narrow down the list by date or venue.
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Ticket Lodge image: The interactive map also lets you sort by section, row, price, number of tickets and eTicket availability.

Ticket Lodge image: The interactive map also lets you sort by section, row, price, number of tickets and eTicket availability.
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Ticket Lodge image: Sell tickets by filling out a simple online form.

Ticket Lodge image: Sell tickets by filling out a simple online form.
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Ticket Lodge image: This company does not have a rewards program, but it does offer promotions now and again.

Ticket Lodge image: This company does not have a rewards program, but it does offer promotions now and again.
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Ticket Lodge image: The FAQs are sparse, but you can contact customer service by phone, email or contact form.

Ticket Lodge image: The FAQs are sparse, but you can contact customer service by phone, email or contact form.

Editor's Note: This review has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it no longer ranks as a top 10 product. The original review is below, but check out our current top 10 about Online Concert Tickets here.

Ticket Lodge is a basic concert ticket service where you can find tickets for a variety of events and concerts. As a secondary market, it resells tickets from brokers who have purchased from primary distributors or the artists themselves, but it does not connect buyers with individuals who want to resell tickets.

The prices offered by Ticket Lodge were generally cheaper than average for the services we examined, and this concert ticket website had tickets available for all the concerts we looked at. Its service fee is on the low end of average as well, so if you're just looking for a good deal, it's worth comparing the prices against some of the other concert ticket websites.

The concert ticket webpage lists artists by genre, top bands and nearby events. In addition, the sidebar has a handy search function that lets you look by location, artist, venue, date or any combination of the four. This concert ticket website also has tickets for international events. This is nice if you are planning a trip out of country and want to plan a special evening. The seating charts are interactive where available. You can sort all the ticket listings by section, row, availability and price. You can have tickets delivered by email or FedEx. The site is encrypted to secure your transaction, so you don't need to worry about putting in your credit card information to make the purchase.

If you're a frequent concertgoer, you might find this website Spartan when it comes to convenience features, especially compared to our top-rated concert ticket websites. Ticket Lodge does not offer paperless tickets or will-call options. You cannot buy gift cards or set price alerts. This concert ticket service does not offer a mobile app, a rewards program or fan reviews to help you make a purchasing decision.

You cannot sell tickets through this website, as it works only with brokers. Ticket Lodge recommends Ticket Liquidator as the best place to sell concert tickets.

The site offers FAQs, email support and telephone support. However, our emails were never answered, and the FAQs did not cover our questions. When we called, the menu options didn't address our concerns, but when we dialed 0, the operator came on quickly, was friendly and had the information we needed right away.

The prices on Ticket Lodge were good compared to other concert ticket websites, and the search function makes it easy to seek the concert and seating you want, but this service lacks many of the convenience features of our higher-ranked concert ticket services. If you're looking to purchase cheap concert tickets online, it's worth comparing what it offers, but it's not a go-to site.