Hotel prices soar as thousands try to secure Beyonce presale tickets

Tens of thousands of fans trying to secure tickets to the date joined the Ticketmaster queues on Friday morning.

Rush for Beyonce Renaissance World Tour tickets see Edinburgh hotel prices soar ahead of Murrayfield concert

Thousands of Beyonce fans have been given a second chance of securing tickets to see the singer as presale for her Renaissance World Tour continued, as hotel prices in Edinburgh soar.

After fans frantically joined the O2 presale on Thursday, both the Live Nation and venue presales got underway on Friday morning at 10am.

The Break My Soul singer will visit Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium on May 20 as part of her first solo tour in seven years.

Tens of thousands of fans trying to secure tickets to the date joined the Ticketmaster queues this morning to secure tickets ranging from £58 to an eye-watering £2,392.

The Renaissance World Tour is the upcoming ninth concert tour by American singer Beyonce.Beyonce

While some tickets were secured, thousands of others were left disappointed as when they finally got through the queue they were met with a message stating that no tickets could be found.

Those joining the queue after 10am were met with a message from Ticketmaster which stated: “Due to overwhelming demand for this show, ticket availability is now extremely limited. If you are unable to find tickets today, we recommend checking back on Tuesday February 7 at 10am.”

Meanwhile, hotel room prices in Edinburgh have soared on May 20 when the concert will take place.

A double room with sofa bed at the Holiday Inn on the Royal Mile soared to more than £760 for one night on May 20, compared to £211 for the same room on Saturday the week before.

The price of a double room at the hub by Premier Inn at Haymarket on May 20 would set visitors back £277 compared to £192 on Saturday, May 13.

Those who are part of Beyoncé’s BeyHive fan group will get another pre-sale opportunity on Monday, February 6 at 9am before general sale takes place on Tuesday, February 7 at 10am.