HUDDERSFIELD Town fans need to be quick off the mark to take advantage of best season-ticket prices for next season.
Offer prices are available only from Monday (March 22) to Friday April 2 and prices go up after that.
Chairman Dean Hoyle has outlined the balancing act Town have had in pitching prices for next season and believes they are excellent value for 2010-11, comparing favourably with rivals.
While an adult season-ticket in the Britannia Rescue Stand (Kilner Bank) has basically gone up 22%, the club have family-based initiatives to help trim costs and there’s a pledge for future savings from Hoyle based on Town success.
A current adult season ticket holder in the Britannia Rescue can watch next season for £13.26 per match by taking advantage of the offer period (£305 for the season, it was £249 last year), while a new applicant in that section will pay £13.70 per match (£315 for the 23 league matches).
Tickets in the Fantastic Family Stand can only be bought in combination (adult/senior with juniors as a family), but two adults and two Under 8s in the lower tier will pay a total of £14.32 per match or £3.58 each. In the upper tier it would be £5.76 each per game.
A family of two adults and two Under 13s will pay £4.23 per match per game in the lower tier and £6.41 in the upper, while for two adults and two Under 18s, it works out at £4.56 each and £7.28 each.
While Under 8 tickets have been free in the past, a vast percentage went unused so the club will make a charge of £25 per season from now.
Comparing prices, at Southend, the price for one adult and one Under 16 in the Family Enclosure is £380, while at Norwich it’s £434.50. The same deal at Town is £210 (lower tier) and £335 (upper).
Car parking in St Andrews is £140 next season while it’s £165 in Town Avenue.
Loyalty prices are for existing season-ticket holders and booking from Monday is on line at www.htafc.com or at the ticket office on 0870 4444 5522 (debit card and Electron are free, it’s 5% for credit cards. Postage is £2 per book).
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