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Roll on: Three road trip ideas for sports fans in America

Admit it – you’ve thought about taking an extended leave from work to hire a car (or an RV) and meander through the United States. The changing landscapes, the irresistible food, the stunning national parks, and of course, the sport. It’s only too tempting to march into your boss’ office to hand them your two weeks, but before you do, read on, as we’ve compiled … Continue reading Roll on: Three road trip ideas for sports fans in America

PLAYOFF TICKETS: A few things to know

UPDATE (September 2018): We’ve added a new section to discuss the upcoming Major League Baseball postseason. To jump to that section, click here. NBA and NHL Playoffs tickets explained April, 2018: It’s playoff time in the NBA and NHL, which has drawn a huge amount of interest from SWIAM users in the last few months. Questions have come up about tickets for these games, so we thought it’d … Continue reading PLAYOFF TICKETS: A few things to know

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Schedule release dates for the world’s biggest sporting leagues

“When does the schedule come out?” One of our most frequently asked questions – “when is the schedule for _____ released?” – shows that pro sports leagues aren’t super sympathetic to your travel plans. Schedule release dates generally occur anywhere from two to four months before a season starts – whereas travellers, on average, begin planning their itinerary at least four to six months from the start of their trip. You … Continue reading Schedule release dates for the world’s biggest sporting leagues

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EPL Guide for Australians: Your first game

Being an English Premier League fan in Australia isn’t easy. Often it involves waking up at 3am and connecting a streaming app to your TV to follow your favourite football team over 17,000km away.  For dedicated Australian EPL fans, one thing is certain: No matter who you support, we all dream of being able to go over and see our teams in the flesh. A couple … Continue reading EPL Guide for Australians: Your first game

What to know about buying a ticket to a US sports event (Updated for 2019)

So far, the majority of Sports Where I Am users have been Australians travelling to the USA. With that in mind, here are some questions commonly asked by our Aussie users about buying tickets to games in the USA. Of course we want you to be buying your tickets through us – but these points will apply to just about any ticket provider. Here are some … Continue reading What to know about buying a ticket to a US sports event (Updated for 2019)