Ticket prices are expensive for Miami-bound Bama fans - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Ticket prices are expensive for Miami-bound Bama fans

TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -

Bama fans can't wait to hear ‘Welcome to Miami' in January when the Tide plays Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship, but a trip to South Beach is going to cost you! While the trip may be expensive, you know some die-hard Alabama fans will definitely be willing to shell out the money to watch the game.

On StubHub.com and TicketLiquidator.com, tickets ranged from $1,400 up to $300,000. The cheapest tickets were in the upper corner of the endzone. One lower section ticket was found in the $1,700 range, but most of the lower section tickets are going for about $2,000 a ticket.

Now, of course there are travel packages you can buy to get to Miami, but AAA's website says it is already sold out of some those. AAA spokesperson Clay Ingram says even though the University of Alabama has been to the big game 2 out of the last 3 seasons, demand for tickets and travel is still high, which means prices continue to climb.

"It's pretty discouraging if i'm gonna try to buy a ticket because that's definitely out of my range," said Bama fan Alex Woodward.

"If prices are $1500 as some of them are on the internet, that would be a deterrent for me," said Nicholas McQueen.

For those Bama fans planning to go, the time to act is now. Ingram says the longer you wait, the less tickets will be available and the higher prices will be.

Copyright 2012 WBRC. All rights reserved.

  • SEC FootballSEC CoverageMore>>

  • No. 20 LSU beats Tennessee 30-10

    No. 20 LSU beats Tennessee 30-10

    Saturday, November 25 2017 1:00 AM EST2017-11-25 06:00:29 GMT
    Source: LSUSports.netSource: LSUSports.net

    How to watch, listen, stream, and follow live updates for this week's LSU game.

    How to watch, listen, stream, and follow live updates for this week's LSU game.

  • Bielema dismissed as head football coach

    Bielema dismissed as head football coach

    Friday, November 24 2017 7:11 PM EST2017-11-25 00:11:38 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema has been dismissed by the University of Arkansas, it was announced by Interim Athletics Director Julie Cromer Peoples. Bielema completed his fifth season as the Razorbacks’ head coach on Friday. “Shortly after the completion of today’s game, I met with Coach Bret Bielema and informed him of our decision to move forward with new leadership in the Razorback Football program,” Cromer People...

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head football coach Bret Bielema has been dismissed by the University of Arkansas, it was announced by Interim Athletics Director Julie Cromer Peoples. Bielema completed his fifth season as the Razorbacks’ head coach on Friday. “Shortly after the completion of today’s game, I met with Coach Bret Bielema and informed him of our decision to move forward with new leadership in the Razorback Football program,” Cromer People...

  • Ole Miss upsets #14 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

    Ole Miss upsets #14 Mississippi State 31-28 in Egg Bowl

    Friday, November 24 2017 6:11 PM EST2017-11-24 23:11:04 GMT
    Source: WLBT/FOX 40 SportsSource: WLBT/FOX 40 Sports

    Fitzgerald suffered the injury in the 1st quarter. He would leave the game on a cart but came back on crutches in the 2nd half. Breeland Speaks & DeMarquis Gates made the tackle on the play, Speaks commented on the play after the game

    Fitzgerald suffered the injury in the 1st quarter. He would leave the game on a cart but came back on crutches in the 2nd half. Breeland Speaks & DeMarquis Gates made the tackle on the play, Speaks commented on the play after the game

Powered by Frankly