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PHOENIX - What would it cost you to see the Cardinals take on the Steelers?
It probably comes as no surprise that if you want to watch the Super Bowl in person it's gonna cost you, but if you're willing to spend there are plenty of ways to get there.
At AAA Arizona travel agent Mark Dechnsky is busy helping Arizona Cardinals fans get to Super Bowl 43. He says, "There are offers out there. It's not cheap."
Dechnsky says AAA is offering a package deal per person that includes three nights hotel at the Hilton Garden Inn Lakeside, a ticket to the game plus breakfast, three-day car rental and roundtrip game day transfers.
Dechnsky explains, "It's going for about $4,200 per person excluding airfare."
Deals through the internet are not much cheaper for Super Bowl weekend. 3TV found on Southwest Airlines flights from Phoenix to Tampa start at $467 each way. On US Airways flights are running about $334 each way.
On Travelocity deals on flight plus hotel range from just over $800 to over $2,000 and on Orbitz flight and hotel start at $1,600.
Keep in mind you will still have to purchase tickets to the game and the prices are going at about $1,075 each.
However you decide to get there Dechnsky says make your plans sooner than later. "Everything is subject to availability."
The Cardinals-Eagles NFC Championship Game of tickets becoming available.
A quick check by 3TV on showed Super Bowl ticket packages selling from $1500.00 to over $10,000.00 depending on how many are included.
So once you shoulder the cost of the tickets, all you need is a round-trip plane ride!
A quick check of showed round-trip tickets for Super Bowl weekend running just under the $500.00 mark for a single adult.
Ticket fraud is a common problem with the Super Bowl, and cropped up so if you plan on shelling out for the tickets, be sure of the source.