Chelsea Flower Show tickets sold out in record time

The Telegraph reported that despite the fact that the Royal Horticultural Society was charging approximately £45 for an all-day pass; tickets have been exchanging hands for significantly more.

It reported that visitors to online auction site eBay have been bidding up to £250 per ticket.

This site is not alone, however, as the Telegraph reports that is quoting up to £196.50 for a ticket, plus a so-called transaction fee of £43.50.

Likewise, it stated that internet ticket site are asking £253 for a ticket.

According to the Telegraph, the tickets sold out on May 6, which was the fastest time they had sold in the history of the show.

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