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New Zealand's favourite affordable and easy event ticketing system

Trybooking is simple, yet flexible. Allowing you to sell tickets online and take registrations.
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Event organisers choose our online event ticketing platform to:

Sell Tickets Online

Sell Tickets Online

Trybooking makes selling tickets online for your next event easy and affordable.

Take Registrations Online

Take Registrations Online

Trybooking's easy-to-use system has everthing you’ll ever need to create custom forms, collect money and generate powerful reports.

Accept Online Donations

Accept Online Donations

Enable donations on your event pages and you’ll be collecting donations in a matter of minutes.

Sell Tickets in Person

Sell Tickets in Person

Box Office allows you to sell event tickets, merchandise, food and drink at your event, in conjunction with online ticket sales. Scanning App can assist you managing a smooth intake flow at the event entry.

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.

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$0.00, Free, No cost at all. No limits on tickets or events for free events with TryBooking

Event organiser, you are in the driver's seat

Custom Forms

Custom Forms

You can ask your customers for additional information during the online booking process. Use pre-built commonly asked questions or create your own, then select which to make mandatory or to be kept optional. Ask for anything from dietary requirements to their member number. Even follow up with a sub-question to find out more about your customer.

Take payment with your device

Take payment with your device

Sell tickets, merchandise and accept donations right on your phone with the TryBooking Box Office App. Works with Android devices, meaning no more excess hardware to sell tickets in person. (iOS version coming soon)

Generate Promotion Codes

Generate Promotion Codes

Offer discounts and promotion codes for VIP members or special groups. Encourage early online event bookings with early bird pricing or add late registration fees. Create opportunities to promote your event in stages to customers.

Have more control with Password Protect

Have more control with Password Protect

Easily handle membership renewals, control early or priority access ahead of the public release. Implement a custom password to ensure that only those with access can proceed with bookings. Set ticket limits and establish a booking window for added flexibility.

Look after your VIP’s  with Seat Holds

Look after your VIP’s with Seat Holds

Unlock exclusive experiences for your patrons with TryBooking's Seat Holds. From securing VIP seats to ensuring member-only access, take control of your events like never before.

Communicate directly with your customers

Communicate directly with your customers

Send your customers targeted emails and invitations with links to your event pages.

Full flexibility to handle your session times

Full flexibility to handle your session times

Use Daily, Weekly, Monthly and multiple Timeslots to manage your programs. Appointment bookings, daily admission tickets, cast and crew auditions, parent-teacher interviews can be set up in a flash! Add multiple session times all in one go, your event will be set up in a matter of minutes! No need for repetitive data entry to assist in adding the same times across multiple days.

Easier entry with Google and Apple Wallets

Easier entry with Google and Apple Wallets

Your guests can now easily purchase and store their event tickets directly in their wallets. No more searching through emails to find tickets, now they can simply tap to access their tickets and show their phone at the event entrance for quick and hassle-free entry.

Control branding to put your brand front and centre

Control branding to put your brand front and centre

A wide range of settings are at your disposal to customise your event page to match your branding guidelines, tone-of-voice and style.

Exceptional Customer Support

Exceptional Customer Support

We are known for our fantastic customer support. Our local team is accessible and experienced and we are here to help whenever you need it.

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Create your Event Pages in Minutes

Create your Event Pages in Minutes

Add event name, images, session times, date, location and pricing details and you are ready to sell tickets online. No coding knowledge required.

Flexible Seating Plans

Flexible Seating Plans

Create interactive seating plans for any venue and organise tables for balls, seminars, dinners and theatre events. Our real-time seating plans allow patrons to select their own seats.

Custom Pages or Embed Tickets on your own Website

Custom Pages or Embed Tickets on your own Website

Use TryBooking to create event tickets and a unique event page. Then promote your page to your customers or embed a ticket widget on your own website.

Custom Tickets

Custom Tickets

Use our standard tickets or add your own branding. Control the look and feel of your event pages and tickets by adding banners, sponsor images, logos and backgrounds.

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No Sign Up

No Sign Up

Ticket buyers do not need to register with us to make a purchase (no passwords to remember)

Low Ticketing Fees

Low Ticketing Fees

TryBooking is a powerful and easy-to-use event ticketing software. We charge the lowest fees on the market for online event ticketing, there are no extra costs for any of our features and you have access to our superb local support.

No Marketing

No Marketing

TryBooking treats your data seriously. We do not on-sell or provide your data to any 3rd parties or send you emails apart from those relating to your current purchase. Please consult our Privacy Policy for further details on how we handle your data.

Payment Options

Payment Options

We offer the following payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, Google or Apple Pay.

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Embeddable Widgets

Embeddable Widgets

Add our ticket, purchase button or event details to your own web pages in just a few quick steps. Kickstart the ticket purchasing process directly through your website and help drive traffic to your event page.

Email

Email

Email your customers event specific invitation links or informative updates about your event.

Custom Buttons

Custom Buttons

Create custom buttons, widgets and link to your event pages from anywhere.

Discovery and Sharing

Discovery and Sharing

The Buy Tickets page is a hub for interested browsers and people searching for your event. It is an additional way for users to find and book in for your events. They then have the option to share and help spread the word across Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Track Sales

Track Sales

Get more insight with the ability to monitor your revenue, ticket sales and scans as they happen.

Private and Public Events

Private and Public Events

You can make your events private or public depending on your audience. When your event is private you can send the specific event url to your audience.

Process Refunds

Process Refunds

Process refunds directly to your customer's credit card. Refund the full amount, partial amount or just void the tickets. Add terms and conditions to your pages and tickets to keep your guests informed.

Password Protect your Pages

Password Protect your Pages

Restrict access to your event pages with passwords to make sure you control who accesses information and tickets.

Run & Scan

Scan Attendees with the TryBooking Scanning App

Scan Attendees with the TryBooking Scanning App

Make event ticket scanning easy by downloading the free TryBooking Scanning App for iOS or Android devices.

Download Door Lists

Download Door Lists

Save and download door lists instantly to keep at entry points on the day.

Sell Tickets & More Using Box Office App

Sell Tickets & More Using Box Office App

Easily sell tickets, merchandise, food & drink at your event with our Box Office App. Whether it's cash, card, or contactless payments, this app empowers you to cater to your patrons' preferences effortlessly.

Analytics and Reports

Real-Time Reports

Real-Time Reports

Manage and track your online event bookings from one easy place. Access powerful real-time sales and marketing reports. Get data on total revenue, ticket sales by type, account transactions and more.

Custom Reports and Data Exports

Custom Reports and Data Exports

Access your own data at any time and download reports to multiple formats such as CSV, XLSX and PDF.

Marketing Reports

Marketing Reports

Gain strategic insights on your campaigns and marketing effectiveness with our reporting. Access information regarding social media advertising, tracking codes, purchase location and much more.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is an event ticketing system?

Event ticketing system keeps things simple with a easy process for users to do registrations for any event by enabling online/electronic registration and payment.  

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)

How do I start selling through TryBooking?

Ready to begin selling through TryBooking? The first step is to create an account via Create Seller Account. 

Follow the prompts and provide a valid email address as we will send an activation email. Once you have activated the account you will be able to log in and begin creating your event. It's that easy!

We also have a number of setup guides in our Learning Centre to help get you started with creating your event. 

Can I create event tickets for free?

Yes! TryBooking is free for free events, allowing you to use our event ticketing platform to create events, customise event tickets and facilitate bookings from guests. We only charge a processing fee and ticket fee for paid tickets.

How to handle registrations on my event?

If your looking to create an event that does not require tickets, check our easy set-up guide for registration events. Use our custom forms feature to collect information and payment for registrations, while removing the need for paper forms and tedious admin involved with collating data.

Also make sure you communicate to your community that they do not require a digital or printed event ticket for entry.

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.

Are there any costs associated with creating an event with TryBooking?

No, there are no cost associated with creating a event.

There are NO lock-in contracts, sign-up or account maintenance fees, nor any subscriptions.

Fees are only incurred when a paid transaction is processed through your event. Allowing you to run a free event without any cost.

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.

 

Can I customise my own event page?

Yes, you can have full customisation of your own event page. We also provide a widget to allow you to place your event page onto your site.

Is TryBooking secure?

TryBooking is very respectful of the privacy of all users on its site and 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 is an online event booking software?

An online event booking software keeps things simple with an easy process for users to do registrations for any event by enabling online/electronic registration and payment.  

How does a online event ticketing system help with my event?

An online event ticketing system provides you with a better alternative to taking payments manually.

An event ticketing system provides key features like:

  • From tracking ticket receipts.
  • Automating event booking confirmation.
  • Accepting multiple ways types of purchase.
  • Tracking links for referral sites.
  • A quick and easy booking process for customers.
  • Allow you to collect data from your ticket buyers.

These features allow you to reduce paperwork for tracking receipts, refunds and a whole lot more. Allowing you to focus more on your event.

What's the difference between event booking software and a event ticketing system?

An online event booking software allows users to take registrations and reservations for an event or organisation in an easy and quick way. While an event ticketing system manages and automates online kiosk and box office ticketing for events from large to small.

TryBooking provides a flexible system to allow for various ways to run your events, whether you wish to take online event registrations for your association or looking to sell merchandise for your sports team. You can even accept donations through your events, all accessible for free with just our flat pricing fee.

Enrich your community with an event

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Trybooking integrates with your workflow

Trybooking integrates with Salesforce, Google Analytics, Facebook, and exports your data in various formats such as CSV, XLSX and XML