Australia v England - Fifth Test: Day 3

Tips from Nathan

This is a great option if you are looking for the basics to be included. If you are looking for more inclusions please select the VIP package.

The Ashes: Melbourne and Sydney: Essentials

First Day of the 4th Test starts: 26th December 2017 

This tour is simply stunning and a unique way to spend the festive season. Enjoy the tradition of the ‘Boxing Day’ and ‘New Year’ Tests accompanied by special events to celebrate the festivities. Join your fellow travellers for Christmas Lunch before travelling to Sydney for our very own exclusive New Year’s Eve Party.

This package is carefully designed to create a memorable experience, focussing on the cricket but also including group functions, welcome drinks and essentials such as stadium transfers and a tour host throughout your stay. The tour features excellent, hand selected accommodation with upgraded match tickets guaranteeing a tour that will exceed all expectations.

Below is a sample itinerary but this can be tailor made to suit your specific requirements. There are a range of additional excursion options available to ensure your time in Australia is as memorable as can be. Please contact us for further information.

21 December 2017
Depart the UK from your chosen airport

22 December 2017
In Transit

23 December 2017
Arrive into Melbourne and meet your tour hosts. You will be transferred to the Crowne Plaza, Melbourne where you will check in for 8 nights on a room only basis. This evening enjoy welcome drinks with your hosts and fellow travellers.

24 December 2017
Day at leisure.

25 December 2017
Today you will travel to a local restaurant to enjoy a Christmas Lunch with drinks and gifts, ensuring the holidays are celebrated in style.

26 December 2017
Australia VS England, The MCG – 4th Test Day 1.

27 December 2017
Australia VS England, The MCG – 4th Test Day 2.
There is an option to add an official Ashes function. These two hour events will feature former cricketing greats and special guest appearances. Hear about famous Ashes battles and preview the next instalment as each Ashes Test match is closely dissected and analysed. Cost – £89.00pp

28 December 2017
Australia VS England, The MCG – 4th Test Day 3.

29 December 2017
Australia VS England, The MCG – 4th Test Day 4.

30 December 2017
Australia VS England, The MCG – 4th Test Day 5.

31 December 2017
This morning you will check out and travel to Melbourne airport for your direct flight to Sydney. On arrival you will transfer to the Rydges Hotel and check in for 9 nights on a room only basis. This evening you will be transferred to a local rooftop bar for a New Years Eve Party including drinks and food ensuring you bring in the New Year in style.

1 January 2018
Day at leisure.

2 January 2018
Day at Leisure.

3 January 2018
Day at Leisure.
Option to add an official Ashes function. These two hour events will feature former cricketing greats and special guest appearances. Hear about famous Ashes battles and preview the next instalment as each Ashes Test match is closely dissected and analysed. cost – £89.00pp

4 January 2018
Australia VS England, Sydney Cricket Ground – 5th Test Day 1.

5 January 2018
Australia VS England, Sydney Cricket Ground – 5th Test Day 2.

6 January 2018
Australia VS England, Sydney Cricket Ground – 5th Test Day 3.

7 January 2018
Australia VS England, Sydney Cricket Ground – 5th Test Day 4.

8 January 2018
Australia VS England, Sydney Cricket Ground – 5th Test Day 5. This evening guests will enjoy a farewell dinner with your hosts and fellow travellers, giving chance to reflect on an excellent two weeks of cricket.

9 January 2018
This morning you will check out and be transferred to Sydney airport for your flight home to the UK.

10 January 2018
Arrive in UK and make onward travel arrangements.

Hotel Information 

crown plaza, melbourne, australia

Crowne Plaza Melbourne
The luxurious Crowne Plaza Melbourne is located centrally on the banks of the Yarra River. Each room is tastefully decorated with large windows, a work desk with WIFI access and a 32-inch LCD TV. Overlooking the Yarra River, Clarendon St. Grill restaurant offers modern Australian dishes in a stylish yet relaxed setting. There is also an outdoor pool and fitness centre for guests to use throughout their stay.

rydges hotel, Sydney, Australia

Rydges Hotel Central, Sydney
The centrally located Rydges Hotel is based on the fringe of Sydney Central Business District within walking distance to Oxford Street and Crown Street. All rooms come with deluxe beds and custom furnishings, as well as complimentary WI-FI access and large flat screen TV’s. The hotel also features an indoor pool, spa, 2 bars, 2 restaurants and a café. The hotel is located just 1.8KM from SCG.

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