I wish/need to sell my ticket(s), how do I do this?

Resales are enabled by the event's organisers. Not all events allow resales. Those that do may only allow them for a period of time. All of the following instructions must be undertaken from within your account — created automatically at the time of purchase — on our website; no functionality exists to edit a ticket saved as an attachment in an email (and yes, people have actually tried/asked about that).

If you can see a 'Sell Ticket' button within your order, then secure resales within our system are active/available for that event. After pressing the button you potentially have two options when placing your ticket up for resale. Option one is for your ticket to be offered to a Waiting List, which is comprised of those unable to secure tickets before they sold out. Waiting List tickets are offered to customers on a first-come-first-served basis. Our system automatically matches buyer with seller according to their specific requests submitted when joining the Waiting List. If a ticket is not sold, it means that there isn't a 'match', or all Waiting List customers have been served by other ticket holders who've also placed their ticket(s) for sale; a ticket submitted to a Waiting List can never be guaranteed to be sold.

Option two, the more common one, is to make your ticket available to a specific person, someone you know or simply wish to sell to. You'll need just their name and email address; they don't need to have a TTF account of their own. Once you've entered those details online, our system sends this person an email invitation to offer them your ticket, including info regarding the type of ticket, cost, and a time-window within which it'll be available to buy. If they go through with the purchase, making their payment via card just as you did, your ticket will be completely cancelled and invalidated (even if you'd already printed or downloaded a copy), you’ll be refunded back to the account linked with your original payment card, and a new ticket will be issued to the buyer in a name they choose, even if it had previously been name-changed.

If you are considering selling your ticket(s), you are strongly advised to only do so via the official Ticket Fairy resale system, as we do not operate in conjunction/co-operation with ANY other website eg Tixel, Viagogo, TradeMe etc. Ticket Fairy tickets are otherwise non-transferable and the purchaser could be denied entry to the event without refund if not sold the approved way. Tickets may only be sold individually/one at a time. Please also note that tickets may only be resold at the price paid and, depending on the event, you may also incur a resale/transfer fee. This fee cannot be passed on to the purchaser. Finally, ticket resales include all relevant add-ons along with it; any/all such purchases will also be sold by default in the same transaction unless sold separately ahead of time, since an add-on without an event ticket is no good to anyone!

To summarise, as we appreciate that was a lot of info:

1. Log in to your Ticket Fairy account
2. Select the event you would like to sell the ticket for, under My Tickets
3. Click on the 'Sell Ticket' button
4. Select the option that applies to you, either 'to someone I know' or 'to anyone that wants it'
5. Enter your buyer's full name and email address (only if you chose the first option from Step 4)
6. Read and agree to the terms and conditions and hit confirm!

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