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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #90 on: August 28, 2017, 07:13:08 PM »
How is payment by PayPal set up? If I understand their fees page correctly, whether or not we pay a fee depends on whether we are just "sending money" or if we are "buying something".

For PayPal - when you purchase the ticket, there should be an explanation of any fees involved. The fees are usually very small - only a small percentage of the total cost/price you're paying.

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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #91 on: August 28, 2017, 07:56:38 PM »
Just curious...will row assignments be in alphabetical order except those that bought group tickets?

On page 5 in this thread Richard said ....

Your row will be assigned in the order your ticket is reserved rather than when payment has been made. This makes it fairer as it gives those that opt for payment plans the same chance as everyone else.

 

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« Reply #92 on: August 29, 2017, 05:41:59 AM »
Just curious, how long until our tickets aren't "pending" anymore?

I believe it's 14 days

My understanding was they were giving you 14 days for your payment to reach them but your tickets should not be pending once they receive your payment.  If you use PayPal they should receive the payment almost instantly so just curious why 5 hours later the tickets still say pending.  I want to make sure they got my payment and nothing got screwed up.

I wonder if maybe they aren't manually confirmed by the team onto our GC accounts. Once they check their PayPal and do see that the funds have been transfered, no? I'd give them a couple more days to sift through that, and if by the end of the week there still isn't any news, then drop them a word ? It's bound to be busy for a wee bit. Anyway, that's what I'd do,  :D

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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #93 on: September 04, 2017, 03:00:51 PM »
Just a quick question, I bought a Gold ticket but can't see where I buy a banquet ticket.  Did I mess up or are they not on sale yet or what?  :o
 

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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #94 on: September 04, 2017, 03:57:56 PM »
No you didn't  :D
They aren't on sale just yet.
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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #95 on: September 04, 2017, 04:56:41 PM »
It will partly depend on when Allan gets time to set up the banquet pages on the website as that needs to fit in around his work and family commitments. But for now we are concentrating on the main convention tickets and once those quieten down we can move on to the add-ons.
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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #96 on: September 04, 2017, 06:09:17 PM »
Would love to be able to go to this, would having. The regular tickets which are 199$ limit your chance at autographs and seeing the actor/actresses? Or would it just be seating and entry being a longer wait? Sorry never been to a convention before. Thanks for any help!
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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #97 on: September 04, 2017, 07:14:07 PM »
Hello darling!
Obviously the autographs and all are not included in the ticket price but I didn't have much money for anything last year and I still got to see a helluva lot of the guests. If like last time some guest set up shop in the corridors and near the vendors room to have items signed and all. If nothing else and so long as politeness is at the forethought of all they always seem eager to chat and just learn about us and our point of view on their character. They also frequently have projects ongoing that they will seemingly never be bothered talking about in the width of what is allowed. It's very down to earth for most guests and I loved that last year. I'm at work right now so I can't say more but I'll be sure to drop you a private message to chat more and answer anybquestion you may have about conventions in general.

Until then, have a good evening sweetie.
 
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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #98 on: September 04, 2017, 10:12:51 PM »
Hello darling!
Obviously the autographs and all are not included in the ticket price but I didn't have much money for anything last year and I still got to see a helluva lot of the guests. If like last time some guest set up shop in the corridors and near the vendors room to have items signed and all. If nothing else and so long as politeness is at the forethought of all they always seem eager to chat and just learn about us and our point of view on their character. They also frequently have projects ongoing that they will seemingly never be bothered talking about in the width of what is allowed. It's very down to earth for most guests and I loved that last year. I'm at work right now so I can't say more but I'll be sure to drop you a private message to chat more and answer anybquestion you may have about conventions in general.

Until then, have a good evening sweetie.

I totally agree with you.  I was a volunteer at the Chicago Stargate Cons for the past six years and I'd say the majority of actors that had tables in the vending room or hallway were more than willing to talk to the fans.  I think they realize that some of the fans can't afford photos or autographs and will spend a few minutes talking to you. I'd just keep it short if there was a long line.
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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #99 on: September 05, 2017, 01:27:48 PM »
Would love to be able to go to this, would having. The regular tickets which are 199$ limit your chance at autographs and seeing the actor/actresses? Or would it just be seating and entry being a longer wait? Sorry never been to a convention before. Thanks for any help!

While your panel seat will be nearer to the back of the auditorium, you'll be able to see and hear the guests on stage.

For autographs - only the Platinum tier has the super-special extra 15-ish minutes into the room, after that it's all aboard! The autograph room is usually a little hectic, but moves pretty quickly, since the guests are spread out around the room. So if the line is long for the guest you want, hop over to a different one to snag their autograph first, then check the line for the first guest. Or, wait in the line for the first one - the lines usually move pretty quickly since Gatecon typically limits folks to 2 items per trip through the line. (this keeps folks from hogging the guest with 15 items at a time.)

Outside of that, some of the guests just wander around the hotel as they please and, if they're not motoring somewhere (like an audition or the restroom), they're usually happy to stop and chat for minute. (If you think they're on a mission somewhere, just let 'em roll by and maybe catch 'em on the way back or a little later.)

While Gatecon tries to get everyone through the photo sessions, it isn't always feasible, so Copper tickets *may* not get in. (Don't fret too much over this, since the team is still working out all of the photo session logistics and things are always changing.)

Feel free to ask any other questions you have! =)
 
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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #100 on: September 05, 2017, 06:58:41 PM »
Thanks guys you encouraged me I just purchased a gold ticket and put the very last room at the hotel on hold.... Hopefully it will be a blast I'm super excited to go to my first convention :)

Any tips or info or interesting shares feel free to message me and keep me in the know :)
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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #101 on: September 05, 2017, 07:43:59 PM »
Thanks guys you encouraged me I just purchased a gold ticket and put the very last room at the hotel on hold.... Hopefully it will be a blast I'm super excited to go to my first convention :)

Any tips or info or interesting shares feel free to message me and keep me in the know :)

Congrats! Welcome aboard! It really is a great time, and you'll meet so many awesome peeps!!!! We had so much fun and can't wait for it!
 

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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #102 on: September 16, 2017, 03:57:25 PM »
Submitted a transfer via TransferWise for the next two payments on my Platinum ticket.  It was a piece of cake since the info was saved in my account with them.  Transfer is schedule to go through on Monday, the 18th.  Thanks for introducing me to this fantastic service ♥♥♥♥
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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #103 on: September 16, 2017, 05:56:29 PM »
Will we be able to purchase day passes at all? I'm not sure if I can attend on the Friday due to the con happening during a busy time at work and I'm not sure if I can get time off.
 

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Re: Gatecon Ticket Types & Prices 2018
« Reply #104 on: September 17, 2017, 05:26:24 AM »
Hi Krisz,
It will really depend on whether we have already reached capacity by then selling full weekend tickets.
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