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2017-18 Ashes Series

Join ITC Sports Travel in Australia for the 2017-18 Ashes Series. Celebrate Christmas in Melbourne, New Year’s Eve in Sydney or experience the diverse surroundings of Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, away from the English winter.

Think of a country where the landscape is so varied you can feel as though you are visiting several different continents in one holiday. A country where you can enjoy so many different experiences, that on returning home you would yearn to go straight back… Australia really is an amazing destination offering a complete world of wonder, as well as a potentially thrilling Test Series!

All our tours include favourites such as welcome drinks with fellow travellers, entertaining ‘State of Play’ cricket forums hosted by former England cricketers, a farewell dinner and sightseeing excursions as standard, along with a dedicated tour manager to accompany you throughout, to take care of every detail.

With ITC Sports Travel you will receive the best seats, the attention you deserve and captivating world class cricket!

Included in our tours as standard:

• International flights in Economy Class
• Cricket match day transfers
• Airport and hotel transfers
• Transfers to all functions
• Exclusive commemorative merchandise
• Tour management throughout
• Welcome drinks, farewell dinners, organised lunches and sightseeing excursions 


Within easy reach of beaches, untouched island reserves and heritage listed forests, the capital of Queensland has all the benefits of a cosmopolitan city in a natural wonderland; with the Sunshine Coast to the North, Gold Coast to the South. Here the GABBA cricket ground, will host the first of the crucial Tests.


A city known for its ‘English’ charm and the Adelaide Oval - widely regarded as the most picturesque Test ground in the world - the capital city of South Australia is a fabulous destination on our tour. Spectators will be treated to the first day - night Ashes Test while in Adelaide - an experience for cricket fans in itself.

TEST 3 - PERTH 14-18 DECEMBER 2017

A city with a relaxed and easy-going atmosphere, situated on the banks of the Swan River, the natural and urban worlds meet in this western metropolis to create a space made for exploring. Experience a river cruise to Fremantle or relax on Rottnest Island then join us at the WACA for the Third Test.


Enjoy the traditional Boxing Day Fourth Test, as well as the festive season in the sun; whether on a drive along the Great Ocean Road or with a spot of Christmas shopping! In the capital of Victoria, culture and arts abound, so perhaps use a day at leisure to explore Melbourne’s finest galleries and exhibitions.

TEST 5 - SYDNEY 04-08 JANUARY 2018

Celebrate the New Year in Sydney in style and witness the finale of the Ashes. There’s plenty of leisure time for you to enjoy the many enticing experiences Sydney has to offer; from the beach at Bondi to the best ‘hatted’ restaurants in town, island hopping in the harbour to watching a traditional aboriginal performance.


ITC Sports Travel is a Cricket Australia Travel Office Licensed Travel Operator for the 2017-18 Ashes Series. Licence number CATO1718/060. The Cricket Australia shield device is a trade mark of, and used under licence from, the owner Cricket Australia by whom all copyright and other rights of reproduction are reserved.


Cricketer Tours are carefully designed to create a memorable experience, focussing on the cricket but also including elements of sightseeing and excursions within Australia. Featuring excellent accommodation, with top level Test tickets, you’ll enjoy a tour that is sure to exceed your expectations.

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To experience a cricketing holiday like no other, you have to go Platinum. Everything on an ITC Sports Travel Platinum cricket holiday is just that little bit ‘more’. Our carefully selected accommodation provides a more luxurious home from home; the off-field itinerary is packed with more functions and excursions; and the cricket viewing is more comfortable because it includes hospitality facilities at the Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth Test Matches. This superior level of tour is unique to us and offers unrivalled service, style and sophistication.

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At ITC Sports Travel we pride ourselves on offering our clients a bespoke service, made-to-measure with them, solely in mind. That’s why if there isn’t an itinerary in this brochure that suits your requirements please do give us a call as we would be delighted to tailor one just for you.

Please note our tour prices are subject to confirmation of flight prices: flight availability and prices will be checked and confirmed at booking stage. Flight upgrades are available on request.

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Four Points by Sheraton, Brisbane

This modern, trendy hotel is a great base for your stay in the city, being super-close to highlights including the city’s Botanical Gardens and trendy eateries at Eagle Street Pier. Floor-to-ceiling windows ensure great views from your Superior Room, with blackout blinds to guarantee a good night’s sleep. A cocktail at rooftop bar Sazerac is a ‘must’.

Accommodation is in a Superior Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

Hilton Adelaide

The hotel overlooks Victoria Square located in the heart of the city’s entertainment, shopping and dining districts, featuring both east facing guest rooms with views out towards the Adelaide Hills or westerly towards the bay, a 24-hour fitness centre, outdoor swimming pool and the superb Coal Cellar + Grill restaurant and Collins Bar.

Accommodation is in a Deluxe Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast

The perfect spot to enjoy the sunshine on the glorious Gold Coast, this beachfront 5-star resort is set in six hectares of lagoons and gardens, with newly refurbished rooms offering a high level of accommodation. Facilities are in abundance, with a fitness centre, spa, pool and excellent dining, including the renowned seafood buffet at Terraces Restaurant.

Accommodation is in a Mirage Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

Beach Club, Hamilton Island

This adult-only retreat is the perfect spot to relax and be pampered, with rooms offering direct access onto the white sands of Catseye Beach.

Accommodation is in a Beach Club Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

Pan Pacific Perth

Surrounded by views of Perth’s Swan River and just a short walk from the city’s shopping areas and attractions, you’ll enjoy spacious accommodation, with facilities including an outdoor pool and spa. The award-winning Montereys Restaurant serves a sumptuous breakfast.

Accommodation is in a Premier Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

Hotel Pullman Melbourne on the Park

Ideally located opposite Melbourne Cricket Ground and boasting views of Fitzroy Gardens, Rod Laver Arena and Melbourne Park, all rooms and suites are contemporary in design with the latest technology and opening windows overlooking the MCG. The outdoor heated pool is the ideal spot to chill after a day at the cricket.

Accommodation is in a Superior Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

Hyatt Regency Sydney

Overlooking the famous Darling Harbour, just a short stroll from Pitts Street Mall and Chinatown, guest rooms have views over the city or the harbour. The hotel’s main restaurant offers Aussie favourites and local delicacies (like Sydney rock oysters), while the signature beer programme, Best Brews, features local craft beers.

Accommodation is in a Premium City Side Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

InterContinental Adelaide

Sitting on the banks of the River Torrens, its central location means that everything this city has to offer is right on your doorstep. Beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites offer the ultimate in comfort and luxury with views of the city, river or the Adelaide Oval. Dine in style at the hotel’s two award-winning restaurants: Riverside and Shiki.

Accommodation is in a Club Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

Stamford Plaza, Brisbane

A recognisable landmark on the city’s skyline, this hotel is located between the banks of the Brisbane River and the Botanic Gardens. Each of the 252 luxuriously appointed guest rooms are generously sized and spread over 22 floors, offering a comfortable stay in this cosmopolitan city. Dining options are outstanding, with al fresco The Pav Bar a favourite.

Accommodation is in a Superior Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

Qualia, Hamilton Island

This luxurious Whitsunday resort is situated in a secluded location on Hamilton Island, offering guests a superb range of activities including Great Barrier Reef tours, snorkelling, diving and a top notch spa. All accommodation offers uninterrupted views over the sea and light-filled spaces made for soaking up the incredible natural scenery.

Accommodation is in a Leeward Pavilion on a bed & breakfast basis.

Hyatt Regency Perth

Boasting views of the Swan River, this hotel offers spacious and comfortable rooms, an outdoor heated swimming pool and fitness centre. There is also a free bus service that takes you into the centre of Perth or it’s an easy 20-minute stroll. A selection of restaurants and bars present variety on site.

Accommodation is in a Club River View Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

Park Hyatt Melbourne

Located in the heart of Melbourne overlooking St Patrick’s Cathedral and Fitzroy Gardens, the multi-award-winning Park Hyatt Melbourne offers 240 luxurious and contemporary guest rooms and suites, an exceptional restaurant, and a spa with indoor pool, gym, sauna and steam rooms, as well as a private sun deck.

Accommodation is in a City Harbour Deluxe Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

Park Hyatt, Sydney

In a location that is second to none, boasting guest rooms that showcase spectacular views through floor-to-ceiling windows and private balconies facing Sydney Harbour, this is the perfect hotel for your time in Sydney. Drink in the outlook of the Sydney Opera House whilst enjoying a morning coffee or evening meal in the hotel’s restaurants.

Accommodation is in a City Harbour Deluxe Room on a bed & breakfast basis.

From £3,445 per person
based on 2 sharing

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