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Start paying less for event ticketing

At TryBooking we keep things simple. You won't find marketing gimmicks or lock in contracts, just simple clear pricing. Start by inputting the amount of online tickets sold and your ticket price into the event ticket price calculator below


Event ticket price calculator

Who will pay the processing fees (3%)?


Who will pay the ticket fees ($0.30)?

Tickets Sold
Ticket Price
Your Estimated Payout
Attendees pay

One Simple Pricing Approach

Event Organiser
3 %
Processing fee *Includes credit card fees
Ticket Buyer
30 ¢
Per ticket

We know you don’t like fees, so we keep ours low. There are no sign-up or account maintenance fees, nor any lock-in contracts. We only charge fees when you process a paid transaction. Create an account and see for yourself how easy the TryBooking site is to both create and manage your next event.


Save up to 50% with TryBooking

With TryBooking, you can save up to 50% on event ticketing fees compared to other systems. Our low cost solution ensures that you keep more of your ticket sales and have a hassle-free experience with our user-friendly platform. Get the most value from your events today.

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TryBooking is Free for Free Events

TryBooking prides itself on community focus, we understand you may want to host a free events for people in you community to give back or focus on a cause that means a lot to you. That's why we will always be free for free events, if you are interested in running an event for your community, organisation, friends or family and are looking for a free event ticketing platform. We will provide you our fully featured leading event ticketing system free of cost.


$0.00 No cost when you sign-up and create a free event with TryBooking


While TryBooking is constantly improving its event ticketing system and adding new features to accommodate event organisers' request or changing situations, the fees are kept to the lowest on the market, while no extra cost is involved to receive excellent guidance and local customer service.

Event Ticketing System with Lowest Fees on the Market

What you get from our ticketing system that you don't get from others

Price includes credit card fees

Data stored in Australia

GST inclusive

Product training included

All features included

No third party marketing to your customers


What others say about our low ticket fees

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I pass on or absorb TryBooking fees?

By default the processing fee is paid by you, the event organiser and the ticket buyer pays the ticket fee.

You are able to change who pays what fee in your TryBooking account. This is an account setting. Any changes made will apply to all events and fundraising pages on your account. For a step-by-step guide click here

What ticketing service fees does TryBooking charge?

Should you be taking payment through your TryBooking event, the transaction will be subjected to a processing fee and a ticket fee. These fees vary per region associated with your TryBooking account. Below details these fees per region.

New Zealand

For bookings made on events:

  • 30c ticket fee (charged to the ticket buyer)
  • 3% processing fee (charged to the event organiser by default or passed on to the ticket buyer by selection)

Are there any hidden ticketing fees?

There are no sign-up or account maintenance fees, nor any lock-in contracts. Fees are only incurred when a paid transaction is processed through your event. We encourage you to create an account and see for yourself how easy the TryBooking site is to both create and manage your next event or to simply book an event.

Is TryBooking secure?

TryBooking is very respectful of the privacy of all users on its site and is PCI compliant.

View our certificate of compliance. All pages are HTTPS secure, ensuring an encrypted website connection when navigating across the site. Any personal information that may be used by the TryBooking Site in order to carry out its necessary functions is stored on a secured server protected by firewalls and is hosted in Australia. The data itself is also encrypted to further reduce any risk that your information will be obtained and used by unauthorised access. We do not store your full credit card number, only the last four digits are kept and this is to show you which card you have used to make the booking. Given the increasing sophistication of computer hackers, there are no absolute guarantees that our systems will never be accessed without our consent, or that our systems are impenetrable. However, you can rest assured that we take all reasonable measures to ensure the security of your personal information and the bookings you have made.

What payment methods does TryBooking accept?

TryBooking accepts payments via debit and credit card affiliated with Visa and Mastercard, along with payments made through PayPal**, Google Pay*** and Apple Pay#

Should the customer choose to pay with PayPal**, they will incur an additional surcharge. 

You yourself can accept cash or cheque as payment, but you will need to complete a few extra steps to record these payments in TryBooking. This will ensure you gather data on all attendees, that you don't oversell your event, and allows you to present all payments in one report. 

To record these bookings within your event you will need to create a promotion code.  This will allow you to process the booking through the system at no cost.

To set up the promotion code

*PayPal is only available for events and fundraising hosted on the AU + UK site. A 0.5% surcharge applies to PayPal payments made to the AU site. 
**Google Pay is only available for events and fundraising hosted on the AU, NZ and UK sites.
#Apple Pay is only available for events and fundraising hosted on the AU, NZ  and UK sites.

Can I use TryBooking to sell tickets to private events?

Absolutely! You can make your event private and turn off all social media sharing via the Event Publication. It is at your discretion to share your unique booking URL publicly or privately.

Can I charge an additional fee on top of my ticket price?

No, it is not possible to charge additional fees on top of the ticket price.

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