Visa & StubHub Achieve Ticket Nirvana in Austin

March 13, 2017         By: Mike Dautner

There’s nothing like seeing that confirmation notice come through to your personal email account stating you have just purchased a ticket to a concert or sporting event.

Recently, Visa and StubHub announced they are enhancing their partnership to offer a multitude of experiences that places fans right in the midst of the action.

As of today in Austin, the two brands are unveiling a series of events, promotions, and offers designed to aid fans grab the hottest tickets available.

This news is of particular interest to concert junkies and sports fanatics alike, gaining access to the events that you want, when you want is the name of the game.

This year, Visa and StubHub plan to introduce fans to benefits such as seat upgrades when consumers use Visa Checkout to pay for tickets on StubHub. In April 2017, fans will once again get a substantial discount off their StubHub purchase when they pay using Visa Checkout, repeating a popular offer each brand first ran during the holidays in 2016.

Due to the rapid rate of mobile commerce sales, more merchants are making Visa Checkout available to their consumers to encourage the simplification of the checkout experience and increase sales.

“StubHub has been a great partner, and we are thrilled even more consumers will be able to get their tickets on StubHub using Visa Checkout online or in app,” said Sam Shrauger, senior vice president, digital solutions, Visa. “As Visa Checkout approaches 20 million consumer enrollments, we look forward to our continued partnership and bringing consumers an easier way to pay on the StubHub mobile app.”

“We’re always looking for unique and new ways to give our fans the best possible experience – whether that’s putting them in the center of the action, or giving them an easier way to pay, like Visa Checkout,” said Glenn Lehrman, Global Head of Communications at StubHub. “This is just the beginning of how our two brands will continue cutting-edge collaboration and strive to make exclusive experiences more seamless.”