How Much Should I Charge For Shipping?
What you charge for shipping/delivery is entirely up to you. There is currently no cost to your for any of the delivery types except FedEx and therefore, many Brokers and Partners do not charge for any of the delivery methods except FedEx. If you do want charge a fee for
FlashSeats we suggest anywhere from $3.50 to $6.95 per order. We do not recommend charging for
Although we ask that you do not provide an explicit
service_type is one of the main factors in determining the shipment cost and most Brokers and Partners choose to charge different amounts for the different
service_types. These are the amounts we suggest charging.
We suggest using one of three methods for determining what to charge your Client for FedEx shipping.
Simply charge a flat fee for shipping knowing that some shipments will cost you less and some shipments will cost you more. If you choose this route we do suggest that you have one fee for US shipments and a higher one for shipments outside the US.
Sliding Flat Fee
Similar to the Flat Fee approach, but add some additional logic on your end that looks at the
in_hand_on values of the ticket group and compare to the
occurs_at date of the event. Charge one fee if the event is more than a week later than the in hand date and a higher fee if less time. We suggest having two additional prices for non-US shipments.
Shipments / Suggestions
We offer a Shipments / Suggestion endpoint that allows you to send the ID of the ticket group as well as the recipient’s address info and we will return the service type we expect to be used as well as the price you have set in your Settings for that
Suggested Pricing for FedEx Shipments
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See the FedEx Service guide for details and delivery times.
Paying for FedEx Shipments
Unless you choose to use your own shipping account you will use the Ticket Evolution FedEx account and take advantage of our discounted rates. We will bill you weekly via credit card for any shipments that FedEx bills us for during that week. Pricing is determined by FedEx based on a number of shipper and recipient location, the
service_type, and the
Below are some examples of the
shipped_items portion of the JSON used to create an order. Although both
items are arrays, each order must be for a single set of tickets. If you wish to allow your Clients to purchase multiple sets of tickets at a time you should either have multiple objects in your
orders array or make multiple POSTs to the
Physical Tickets Shipping via FedEx
Physical Tickets with Local Pick Up
Print at Home Tickets (Etickets)
Flash Seats™ Electronic Transfer
TM Mobile Entry Electronic Transfer
TM Mobile Entry delivered via PDF a/k/a “Mobile Screencap” or “Mobile Screenshot”
Currently, these orders can be treated the same as Print at Home tickets (Etickets). See above.