EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York Giants have cut prices for preseason tickets almost in half as part of a new program that will reduce the overall cost of a season package slightly for almost all fans.
The Giants sent an email to season ticket holders Tuesday with an outline of the changes.READ MORE: Caught On Video: Carmine's Hostess Attacked After Asking Tourists For Proof Of Vaccination
The team said the price of preseason tickets will be cut by roughly 50 percent of the cost of a regular-season ticket. The cost of the regular-season tickets for the eight home games will increase $10-$20 for “non-club” tickets, depending on location, and by $15-$25 for “club” game tickets, again depending on location.
Under the old package, the cost for preseason and regular-season games was the same.
These are the first adjustments to Giants’ ticket prices since MetLife Stadium’s inaugural 2010 season. Tom Coughlin’s team has missed the playoffs the past three seasons and five of the past six seasons. New York went 6-10 in 2014.READ MORE: Body Cam Video Shows Aftermath Of Argument Between Gabby Petito, Fiancé Weeks Before Her Last Call To Family
The price category with the largest number of season tickets in 2014 was $120 per ticket. The cost of two preseason games and eight regular-season games was $1,200.
This year, the ticket holder will pay $66 per game for two preseason games for a total of $132, plus 8 regular season games at $132 per for a total of $1056. The total cost will be $1188, or $12 less.
“We believe the modifications we have made in our season ticket pricing offers you the greatest value for the overall season ticket package,” co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch wrote in the letter to season ticket holders, who were thanked for their loyal and passionate support.
The cost of parking will remain at $30 per game.MORE NEWS: Parents, Students Disappointed By Sudden Closure Of Elementary School In Westchester County Due To Lack Of Safety Inspections
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