September 18, 2009

FanSnap – Tickets for Every Venue, from Everywhere


Finding tickets to the event you’re interested in can be a frustrating experience. The tickets are more than likely sold out, so buying them from a private or professional reseller is the only option. The problem is that now there are so many different places online that people can list tickets, who knows if you’re getting the best deal?

FanSnap will take care of the dirty work for you. Simply input the name of the team/band/comedian/etc. into the search engine and FanSnap will search a plethora of websites for you, and typically come back with a variety of options to choose from. You’re given a digital seat layout of your venue of choice making it easy to spot the optimal seat location for your budget. But remember, since the tickets are from different websites tickets that are close to each other doesn’t mean they’ll cost the same. This is the beautiful thing about FanSnap. Before, you only had one site’s prices to go by, but now you can confirm you’re not getting ripped off by comparing prices across the web with little effort.

Stop searching StubHub, eBay, TicketNetwork and more. Search FanSnap and get the absolute best price for the best tickets.

Practical Uses:

  • Find tickets to your the Bee Gee’s reunion tour
  • Get the best price on lower-level NBA tickets
  • Find tickets close to each other on multiple sites for you and your group of friends

Insider Tips:

  • Blue stars point to known great deals
  • If you have an idea where you want to sit, click on the seating map to show just those tickets
  • No need for yet another account signup, just login using your Facebook credentials

What we liked:

  • FanSnap saves a ton of time in the process of buying tickets
  • Whether you’re logged in or not it automatically recognizes your location and shows you the most popular events coming up
  • List of recent searches under the search bar makes buying multiple game tickets again and again easy

What we didn’t like:

  • When compiling list of tickets, the loading bar gets hung up sometimes


Company Info:

  • Launched: 2007
  • Privately Held
  • Headquarters: Palo Alto, California
  • Founded by: FanSnap
  • Web site:


  • Free


  1. Hi Matt,

    Thanks for the comprehensive review. We’ll continue to work hard to maintain that 5-star rating. To that end, we’d like to figure out what caused the hang up for you. Can you shoot me an email at I’d like to get some details from you to see if we can recreate it on our end.

    Thanks again,

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