From 10 December 2018 it will be illegal to sell a ticket to a sporting or entertainment event in SA at a price that is more than 110% of the original supply cost of the ticket – this applies to tickets with a re-sale restriction
Tickets can be resold providing:
The seller can’t accept a price that is more than 110% of the original supply cost, even if potential buyers offer a higher amount. The buyer also risks their ticket being cancelled by the venue if they pay a higher price.
You can report an advertisement where the asking price is too high to the ticketing website by sending them an email. They must remove any advertisement that is illegal.
Any ticket re-sale advertisement must include:
It will be illegal for an advertising publication – eg website, newspaper or magazine – to publish an advertisement to sell tickets for an amount that is more than 110% of the original supply cost of the ticket.