Recently, we posted a story that listed some good bars and convenient eateries for Seahawks fans going to the Super Bowl in Arizona. Recommendations for great restaurants in the area started pouring in from present and former Phoenix residents, and even people who just travel there a lot. Several readers suggest browsing Roosevelt Row,…More
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For every Super Bowl, the hotel rates in the host city go sky-high as tens of thousands of fans flood the town. Here’s a look at what’s happening to lodging rates in Phoenix, which hosts the big game on Feb. 1 between the Seahawks and Patriots. (And yes, you could book all these places as…More
Seahawk fans are flying high and spending big for Super Bowl tickets. Here’s a statistical look at ticket sales from the NFL Ticket Exchange (the official NFL ticket-resale agency) as of Tuesday afternoon: Currently on NFLTixExchange: • Average SALES Price = $3,512 • Median SALES Price = $3,213 • High SALES price = $10,725 (section 130of the stadium) • Get-In LIST…More
For Seahawks fans it’s a dream come true — the Super Bowl in balmy Phoenix. Then there’s the nightmare part: Airfares and hotels prices have soared for the Feb. 1 Super Bowl. And a game ticket cost $2,655 to $13,407 on the NFL ticket exchange on Monday. For those who want to splurge and go south…More
Stevens Pass has some going-fast $12 lift tickets for skiing and boarding on Super Bowl Sunday. But there are discounts at other Pacific Northwest ski areas for the Feb. 2 game day The discounts, available through Liftopia, include: –At Mt. Spokane, a 1-day lift ticket starts at $40 (save 21 percent) — Washington’s 49 Degrees North has 1-day lift tickets starting…More
Stevens Pass wants to get skiers to the slopes on Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 2) and is offering some $12 lift tickets. The discounted tickets are available only through the Stevens Pass Facebook page, and will be valid for four hours of skiing or snowboarding on game day. 1,200 tickets were made available but are going fast…. Stevens also will…More
Still want to fly to New York to get close to the Feb. 2 Super Bowl action? Seahawks fans will pay higher airfares than Denver Broncos fans, even though several airlines have added flights between Seattle and the New York area. Here’s what airfares are averaging for return flights from Seattle and Denver to the New York…More
Want to go to New York/New Jersey for the Super Bowl weekend but can’t swing the high prices for flights and hotels? Then try your luck in an Alaska Airlines sweepstakes that will take a plane full of lucky Seahawks fans from Seattle to New York in what’s called the “Russell Wilson 12th Fan Airlift.” Each…More
If you’re banking on the Seahawks getting to the Super Bowl and want to get close to the Feb. 2 game in New Jersey, start shopping around now for somewhere to stay in the New York area. There still are vacancies for the big weekend since the area abounds in rooms.
But you’ll pay a lot to stay in Manhattan, which is packed with attractions and Super Bowl festivities. It’s always expensive, and a Manhattan hotel room on Super Bowl weekend will average $418 a night, according to a TripAdvisor survey (and rooms at Super Bowl time often are non-refundable).
The heart of Manhattan is roughly 16 miles from the MetLife StadiumMore
Are you ready to take a bet on the Seahawks going all the way and buy a flight to the Super Bowl?
If so, you could save money by quickly buying airline tickets now — before Saturday’s Seahawks playoff game — for the Super Bowl in New Jersey. If the Hawks win Saturday, many more hopeful Seattle fans could get serious about heading to the Super Bowl and it could be tougher to nab good airfares and itineraries.
Some strategies for winning airfares
— Southwest Airlines could be your friend. Southwest doesn’t charge for changing or canceling flights. So if the Hawks don’t make it to the Super Bowl and you want to cancel your trip, you won’t be a financial loser.
The Southwest drawback: There are no nonstop flights from Seattle on Southwest to New York airports or Newark, N.J. (the closest airport to the MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., where the game will be played) so you’ll have to change planes somewhere and could have long stopovers.
— Alaska Airlines has nonstop flights between Seattle and Newark. But nonstops to Newark already are sold out on a few days just before the Super Bowl, with just a scattering of cheapMore