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Platinum Tour - Brisbane & Adelaide

TEST 1 - BRISBANE, 23-27 NOVEMBER 2017

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.

TEST 2 - ADELAIDE, 02-06 DECEMBER 2017

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.

INCLUDED IN OUR TOUR

  • Roundtrip scheduled flights in Economy Class
  • 7 nights at Stamford Plaza, Brisbane in a Superior Room on a bed & breakfast basis
  • 3 nights at Qualia, Hamilton Island in a Leeward Pavilion on a bed & breakfast basis
  • 6 nights at InterContinental, Adelaide in a Club Riverview Room on a bed & breakfast basis
  • Match Day Hospitality for the First & Second Tests, as detailed below
  • Cricket match day transfers
  • Air-conditioned transfers between airports and hotels
  • Welcome drinks on arrival
  • State of Play evenings in Brisbane & Adelaide, including wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Celebrity Host at State of Play evenings
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Transfers to all ITC Sports Travel functions as stated
  • Exclusive commemorative merchandise, cricket ticket holder and ITC Sports Travel wallet
  • Tour Manager to accompany you throughout the tour
  • All taxes and surcharges, unless otherwise stated

NOT INCLUDED

  • Private car transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • All meals and drinks not stated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Optional excursions

Price from £11,095 per person, based on 2 sharing

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.

PLATINUM HOSPITALITY

During the Test Matches in Brisbane and Adelaide, our Platinum Tour guests will receive Cricket Australia Official Hospitality, as detailed below, which is included in the package price shown on this Test itinerary.

For days 1-3 of each of the Test Matches, our Platinum clients will have access to the Cricket Club at each of the grounds, a sophisticated, yet relaxed environment, where they will receive:

  • Excellent stadium seating (with access to the Cricket Club throughout the game). Seating is exclusive to the Cricket Club in Brisbane. In Adelaide, seating is either in the public seating or Members’ Enclosure, dependent on the facility.
  • Entertaining guest appearances.
  • Dedicated reception offering an all-day concierge service.
  • There will be a sit-down meal at a table reserved for you during the main break in the game.
  • Throughout the day, beverages, including premium wine and beer, soft drinks, espresso coffee and tea, will be served.

On day 4 of the Test Matches, our Platinum guests will receive Platinum stadium seating, while on day 5 your ticket will be General Admission.

Should either Test Match go to days 4 and 5 we will arrange for additional Hospitality (where possible), which will be passed on to you at cost.

LOGO

ITC Sports Travel is a Cricket Australia Travel Office Licensed Travel Operator for the 2017-18 Magellan 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.

Download our 2017-18 Magellan Ashes Series online brochure here.

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Sun
19
Nov

Your tour begins with a departure flight from the UK to Brisbane in economy.

Tue
21
Nov

Arrive in Brisbane. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel, Stamford Plaza for 7 nights in a Superior Room on a bed and breakfast basis. You’ll receive a warm ITC welcome on the first evening at a drinks reception with your host and fellow guests.

Wed
22
Nov

Today is a day at leisure, for you to relax and enjoy your surroundings in preparation for tomorrow’s start of The Ashes 2017-18 Test Series.

Thu
23
Nov

FIRST TEST, AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND – The GABBA, Brisbane - Day 1
Enjoy five days of world class test match cricket.
Roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Fri
24
Nov

FIRST TEST, AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND – The GABBA, Brisbane - Day 2
Roundtrip stadium 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. Spend a relaxing evening with a drink in hand, in the company of your host, where previously the likes of Gladstone Small and David ‘Bumble’ Lloyd have been known to offer their expert opinion on the Test Matches.

Sat
25
Nov

FIRST TEST, AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND – The GABBA, Brisbane - Day 3
Roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Sun
26
Nov

FIRST TEST, AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND – The GABBA, Brisbane - Day 4
Roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Mon
27
Nov

FIRST TEST, AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND – The GABBA, Brisbane - Day 5
Roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Tue
28
Nov

Following a leisurely breakfast, you will be met at your hotel and transferred to Brisbane Airport for your domestic flight to Hamilton Island. Upon arrival you will check in to Qualia for 3 nights in a Leeward Pavilion on a bed and breakfast basis. The rest of your evening is at leisure.

Wed
29
Nov

We have included two further days at leisure on Hamilton Island, to allow time for you to explore your beautiful surroundings, in the heart of the spectacular Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy pristine white beaches and many enjoyable activities including water sports, golf, bars and restaurants, or simply sit back and enjoy the breathtaking views.

Thu
30
Nov

A further day at leisure on Hamilton Island.

Fri
01
Dec

Following a leisurely breakfast, you will be met at your hotel and transferred to Hamilton Island Airport for your flight to Adelaide. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to the InterContinental Adelaide for 6 nights in a Club Riverview Room on a bed and breakfast basis. You have the rest of your evening at leisure in Adelaide.

Sat
02
Dec

SECOND TEST, AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND – Adelaide Oval - Day 1
Enjoy five days of world class test match cricket.
Roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Sun
03
Dec

SECOND TEST, AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND – Adelaide Oval - Day 2
Roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Mon
04
Dec

SECOND TEST, AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND – Adelaide Oval - Day 3
Roundtrip stadium transfers are included.
Before the start of today’s cricket action, another fun and informal State of Play function will be held, with special guests.

Tue
05
Dec

SECOND TEST, AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND – Adelaide Oval - Day 4
Roundtrip stadium transfers are included.
This evening, following the cricket, we invite you to enjoy a special Farewell Dinner with your host and fellow guests, to toast a wonderful tour of Australia!

Wed
06
Dec

SECOND TEST, AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND – Adelaide Oval - Day 5
Roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Thu
07
Dec

This morning you will be met at your hotel and transferred to Adelaide Airport for your flight home to the UK.

Fri
08
Dec

Arrive in the UK.

Arrangements conclude.

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.

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.

From £11,095 per person
based on 2 sharing

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