12/14/2005 3:51 PM ET
Royals announce ticket packages, on-sale date
Team website to offer expanded ticketing functions in 2006
KANSAS CITY -- The Kansas City Royals have announced a pair of new
ticket packages for the holiday season that are available on-line and through the Royals ticket office.
The Royals are offering a new Flex Ticket Package which is on sale now through Jan. 8. The
package consists of 20 single-game ticket vouchers that can be redeemed for any game, excluding
Opening Day and the Cardinals series. The Flex Ticket Package is offered in the Outfield Plaza section
for $149 or in the Field Plaza section for $199. Fans can use all 20 vouchers for a single game, or
divide the tickets up for multiple games throughout the season. The voucher can be redeemed for
tickets at the Kauffman Stadium ticket window or by mail.
"We feel this is a great ticket plan, especially around the holidays," said Lance Buckley, Senior
Director-Ticket Sales and Operations. "This program has a substantial discount and will make a great
Fans looking for other gift ideas can also purchase a special holiday ticket package as the Royals are
offering a Friday Night Fireworks 4-Pack. Fans can purchase Outfield Plaza tickets to four Friday night
games, including May 19 vs. St. Louis. The other three games are June 23 vs. Milwaukee, July 21 vs. Los
Angeles and Aug. 18 vs. Oakland. By purchasing the package, fans will receive the high-demand
Cardinals tickets and avoid premium ticket surcharges. The package is available for $50 and includes
shipping and handling.
Both ticket packages, as well as season tickets, are available on the team website and by calling
816-921-8000. The Royals have also announced that individual game tickets for the 2006 season will
go on sale on Saturday, March 11 at 9 a.m. Tickets will be available on-line, at metro area Hy-Vee
stores, through the Royals call center and at the Kauffman Stadium ticket office.
Fans will have expanded options when purchasing tickets on the team website, www.royals.com,
in 2006. The site, which features a shorter name, will offer season ticket holders the option to manage
their accounts on-line, including making on-line payments, transferring tickets to friends via email and
selling select tickets through a secondary ticket market on the website. Fans that purchase single-game
tickets on-line, will now enjoy the option to print their tickets at home or work.