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New Zealand v England, Test Series Cricketer Tour

Join ITC Sports Travel for a 15-day hosted tour to New Zealand to watch the 2018 New Zealand v England Test series.

Our Cricketer Tours are a great way to see this beautiful country and enjoy the matches from excellent vantage points. Offering excellent hotel choices, you will benefit from some of New Zealand's finest properties and resorts that offer our guests plenty to enjoy away from the sporting action too.

Package includes:

  • International scheduled flights in economy class
  • Internal flights in economy class
  • 15 nights’ luxury accommodation across New Zealand
  • Breakfast daily
  • Air-conditioned match day transfers
  • Air-conditioned airport transfers
  • Air-conditioned transfers to all ITC Sports functions as stated
  • Welcome drinks on arrival
  • State of Play evening in Christchurch with canapés, wine, beer and soft drink
  • Introductory sightseeing tour of Queenstown
  • Tour of Arrowtown
  • Farewell Dinner at Pescatore restaurant (The George)
  • Exclusive commemorative merchandise, cricket ticket holder & ITC travel wallet
  • Tour management throughout
  • All taxes and surcharges unless otherwise stated

Not included:

  • Match tickets*
  • Private car transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • All meals and drinks not stated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional excursions
  • Pre- and post-tour holiday options

Price from £6,845 per person, based on 2 sharing.

*The tour package price does not include the cost of match tickets. Tickets will be charged to you at the same cost as ITC Sports Travel is charged for purchasing them.

We also offer an optional pre-tour visit to Rotorua, the heartland of New Zealand’s Maori culture. Surrounded by steaming lakes, bubbling hot pools and bursting geysers, Rotorua is host to some of the world’s most incredible earth forces. Arrive into Rotorua (via Auckland) on 18 March 2018 and collect your rental vehicle before driving to Novotel Rotorua Lakeside Hotel (approximately 15 minutes’ drive) for a stay of 2 nights, located on the shores of Lake Rotorua, near to a golf course, parkland and the city centre. Enjoy many sightseeing opportunities and activities in this unique destination: view Maori carvings and some of the rarest wildlife in the world, try white water rafting or a dramatic zipline through native rainforest.

To book your place on our tour or to receive further information on any of the above, call our cricket specialists on 01244 355 604 or enter your details below.

To view details of our Platinum Test Match tour of New Zealand, click here.

To view our online New Zealand Cricket 2018 brochure click here.

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Sun
18
Mar

Depart the UK to Auckland with Air New Zealand in economy.

Tue
20
Mar

Arrive in Auckland. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to CityLife Auckland Hotel for 7 nights' accommodation in an Executive One Bedroom Suite on a bed and breakfast basis.

Wed
21
Mar

Today is an opportunity for independent sightseeing in Auckland; the city boasts marine reserves, golden swimming beaches and themed gardens.

You’ll receive a warm ITC welcome this evening at a drinks reception with your host and fellow guests.

Thu
22
Mar

New Zealand v England 2018 - First Test, Day 1
Day/Night match at Eden Park, Auckland
Roundtrip transfers are included.

Fri
23
Mar

New Zealand v England 2018 - First Test, Day 2
Day/Night match at Eden Park, Auckland
Roundtrip air-conditioned stadium transfers are included.

Sat
24
Mar

New Zealand v England 2018 - First Test, Day 3
Day/Night match at Eden Park, Auckland
Roundtrip air-conditioned stadium transfers are included.

Sun
25
Mar

New Zealand v England 2018 - First Test, Day 4
Day/Night match at Eden Park, Auckland
Roundtrip air-conditioned stadium transfers are included.

Sun
25
Mar

New Zealand v England 2018 - First Test, Day 5
Day/Night match at Eden Park, Auckland
Roundtrip air-conditioned stadium transfers are included.

Tue
27
Mar

This morning you will be met at your hotel and transferred to Auckland Airport for your Air New Zealand flight to Queenstown.

Upon arrival you will be met for an introductory sightseeing tour. Enjoy a visit to Arrowtown, which has become an attraction as an example of a living historic gold-mining town. We suggest you enjoy lunch at one of the many local cafes (cost not included).Continue to Kawarau Bridge to watch the action of the world's first bungy bridge. View the Lord of the Rings 'Pillar of the King's' site and other scenic locations which are also in this area.

Later this afternoon you will continue on to Hotel St Moritz for 2 nights' accommodation in a One Bedroom Suite on a bed and breakfast basis.

Wed
28
Mar

Enjoy a day at leisure in the Queenstown area where we can recommend a host of unique local experiences. A must do is an excursion to the stunningly beautiful Milford Sound by helicopter or plane, or maybe ply the waters of Lake Wakatipu aboard the 100 year old TSS Earnslaw. Our sales specialists will be happy to recommend experiences to suit you.

Thu
29
Mar

Following breakfast, this morning is at leisure for further optional independent sightseeing.

This afternoon, you will be transferred to Queenstown Airport for your flight to Christchurch with Air New Zealand. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to Chateau on the Park for 6 nights' accommodation in a Premium Room on a bed and breakfast basis.

Fri
30
Mar

New Zealand v England 2018 - Second Test, Day 1
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Roundtrip transfers are included.

Sat
31
Mar

New Zealand v England 2018 - Second Test, Day 2
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Roundtrip transfers are included.

Today’s cricket action will be followed by our popular State of Play evening, for an entertaining and informal review of the day’s play.

Sun
01
Apr

New Zealand v England 2018 - Second Test, Day 3
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Roundtrip transfers are included.

Mon
02
Apr

New Zealand v England 2018 - Second Test, Day 4
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Roundtrip transfers are included.

Tue
03
Apr

New Zealand v England 2018 - Second Test, Day 5
Hagley Oval, Christchurch
Roundtrip transfers are included.

Following the cricket you will be invited to join your host and fellow travellers at a Farewell Dinner, to toast an enjoyable tour and hopefully an England win!

Wed
04
Apr

You will be transferred to Christchurch Airport for your flight to the UK with Air New Zealand.

Thu
05
Apr

Arrive in the UK.

Arrangements conclude.

CityLife Auckland Hotel

This popular city hotel is located in Auckland’s CBD, a short walk to the city’s restaurants, bars and attractions. Recently refurbished, the hotel features a fully-equipped gym and indoor heated lap pool. Rooms are stylish and comfortable, featuring Smart TVs, bathrobes and Manuka Spa toiletries. Award-winning restaurant and bar, Zest, is a popular choice for hotel guests and locals, and provides a 24-hour room service. A 24-hour Concierge is also available to guests.

Hotel St Moritz, Queenstown

Hotel St Moritz enjoys an idyllic setting in the heart of Queenstown, overlooking Lake Wakatipu and The Remarkables mountain range. The hotel is just a short walk to the city’s restaurants and shops and the Esplanade waterfront. Award-winning restaurant, Lombardi, enjoys stunning views and serves international cuisine in a brasserie-style setting. Rooms are elegant with all modern comforts, including Wi-Fi, and a spacious bathroom with Molten Brown amenities. The hotel features a gym, sauna and hot tub garden.

Chateau on the Park, Christchurch

Chateau on the Park, Christchurch, is a Double Tree by Hilton property, located near to Christchurch Botanic Gardens and Hagley Golf Club. The hotel offers a warm welcome and and boasts a moat, vineyard and elegant rose garden. A fitness room and heated outdoor pool is available to guests. A range of cuisine is available at the hotel, including health food, snacks or gourmet food. Relaxed ‘al fresco’ dining is featured at the Garden Court Brasserie, with views overlooking the award-winning gardens. The Den Bar serves teas, coffees and light snacks.

From £6,845 per person
based on 2 sharing

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