Case name

Vivid Seats American Currency Charges Class Action

Quebec Superior Court file #



Plaintiff alleges that Vivid Seats contracts with Quebec consumers (by selling them tickets to events both in Quebec and outside of Quebec) by advertising a price that does not indicate that the currency is in American dollars and then charges consumers in American dollars (which is approximately 30% more);

This class action seeks the reimbursement of the amounts that Defendant Vivid Seats LLC unlawfully charged Class members for purchases made on its websites and mobile applications for shows and/or sporting events, in violation of sections 54.4(h), 219, 224(c) and 228 of Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act (the “CPA”), as well as punitive damages for the exploitation of Quebec consumers;

Authorized Class

All consumers within the meaning of the Quebec’s Consumer Protection Act who purchased a ticket from Vivid Seats web site or application since November 16th, 2014

Remedies sought for consumers

  • Reimbursement in the amount of the 29.3% overcharge by Vivid Seats per class member, as well as punitive damages of $100.00 each.


Class Action Authorized by the Superior Court of Quebec on September 6, 2018.

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