Atlanta and New Orleans draw crowds from around the country
Towson, MD (March 13, 2013) – If the NCAA Final Four is any kind of economic barometer, things are looking up. In 2013, the average price for a ticket to the final, regardless of matchup: $482, a $100 increase over 2012 (average of $372). Despite price, thousands of basketball fans will flock to either New Orleans or Atlanta for the NCAA Division I Women’s and Men’s Final Four. With steep ticket prices and flight costs, as well as accommodations, leading provider of global travel insurance, RoamRight, a division of Arch Insurance Company, is eager to protect the trip investment of sports fanatics across the U.S.
The players themselves will be making their way to the Big Easy and ATL from all over the nation; after all it is an honor to be one of four teams to qualify for the championship round in the NCAA Men’s or Women’s basketball tournament. With all of the hype surrounding these teams and the games, choosing the right traveler’s insurance can prove to be a difficult task. That’s why RoamRight makes it so simple to protect your Final Four investment.
RoamRight strives to make the decision making process easy for basketball fans, no matter the team they root for. RoamRight can help these fans find the perfect insurance for their trip and provide them with 24-hour assistance if any inconveniences arise. Weather delays, accident or illness can impact a trip’s overall success and what seemed like a slam-dunk can quickly result in an air ball.
Whether fans are flocking to Atlanta or New Orleans for the big game, they will be enjoying the Final Four happenings all weekend long.
The Men’s Final Four is being held in Atlanta at the Georgia Dome on April 6 & 8. On Friday, April 5, The Big Dance Concert Series will take off at Centennial Olympic Park and continue into Saturday and Sunday with more live performances from top musicians. Also, for the first time in tournament history, the Division II and Division III championship games will take place in the same city hosting the Division I championship.
The Women’s Final Four is in New Orleans at the New Orleans Arena on April 7 & 9. Tourney Town is a free fan festival celebrating the best in women’s basketball during the Final Four, held on April 6,7 and 9 adjacent to the New Orleans arena in downtown. Super Saturday is held all day until 4:30 p.m. and offers fans the opportunity to be a part of a variety of events designed to put them close to the action. Fans are invited to join the four teams as they take to the court one last time before competing at the Women’s Final Four and will also receive autographs from the student-athletes and coaches.
RoamRight, a division of Arch Insurance Company based in Towson, Maryland, is a provider of global travel insurance established by a group of travel insurance professionals with more than 60 years of combined experience helping travelers around the world. RoamRight offers travel insurance plans for leisure, business, student and group travelers, taking trips both domestic and abroad. For more information, a complete listing of services and policies or to obtain a quote, visit www.RoamRight.com or call 1-800-699-3845.
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