Industry Press / 01.24.23
TicketPlan Teams Up With SI Tickets by Sports Illustrated to Develop Refund Insurance Solutions for Consumers
January 23, 2023 – Ticket insurance innovator TicketPlan has partnered with SI Tickets, the fan-first ticketing site from Sports Illustrated, to deliver a refund insurance solution for the ticketing platform’s customers later in 2023. TicketPlan will work with long-time collaborator GoReady Insurance to implement the system.
“We are all incredibly excited to be working with such an iconic brand as Sports Illustrated to develop and provide a refund insurance solution for its fan-focused ticketing platform, SI Tickets, via our long-standing partnership with GoReady,” said Ben Bray, Relationship and Development Director at TicketPlan.
Added Jason Schreier, CEO of GoReady: “SI Tickets is bringing tremendous value to the marketplace, and GoReady is thrilled to be a part of that.”
Launched in June of 2021, SI Tickets boasts over 50 million tickets to more than 255,000 events across sports, concerts and theater, a guaranteed 100-percent refund if an event is canceled for any reason and is currently offering zero transaction fees on any purchase at checkout.
“TicketPlan has been an industry leader in the ticket insurance sector for nearly 25 years. As part of our fan-first approach, we are constantly looking at ways to bring incremental value to our customers,” said David Lane, CEO, SI Tickets. “We look forward to working closely with TicketPlan, and by extension GoReady, to develop and introduce a ticket insurance offering that will further bolster our consumers’ ticketing experience.”
TicketPlan was established in 1999 enabling ticketing companies, sports organizations, venues, attractions, travel and events to provide an added value service to ticket buyers and to develop a new and valuable incremental source of revenue. An ever-increasing number of organizations now trust TicketPlan to provide their ticket insurance facilities.
TicketPlan powered by GoReady is one of the leading providers of travel insurance in the USA, provides ticketing companies, venues, sports teams and events with a fully licensed and filed ticket refund insurance, enabling the product to be sold across all 50 States.
Insurance GoReady Insurance, a Division of Aegis General Insurance Agency, is owned by K2 Insurance Services. With Insurance Made Easy as its guiding principle, ticketing and registration companies benefit from an extensive organizational structure servicing millions of policyholders worldwide. GoReady is located in both Florida and Pennsylvania.
About SI Tickets
SI Tickets by Sports Illustrated, first launched in June 2021, puts the fan experience first. In addition to charging zero ($0) transaction fees at checkout, SI Tickets also guarantees a 100-percent refund if an event is canceled for any reason. The marketplace has over $2 billion of inventory, 50.5 million tickets to over 255,000 events across sports, concerts and theater. With over 66M monthly fans, Sports Illustrated gives its loyal fans unparalleled access to the best content, live events, sports betting and gear.
For more information, visit www.sitickets.com or download the app on iOS and Android.
For further information, please contact: TicketPlan: Ben Bray, firstname.lastname@example.org
SI Tickets: Matt Ciesluk, email@example.com