England in Australia 2018
The One Day Walkabout Tour
All Five ODI Matches
Following the Ashes, England will take on the Aussies in five day/night One Day Internationals in just over two weeks. This tour will take you around the whole country, while being able to add any sightseeing opportunity you desire, as well as the possibility of taking in some Australian Open tennis in Melbourne.
One Day International Schedule
Sun 14th Jan - 1st ODI, Melbourne
Fri 19th Jan - 2nd ODI, Brisbane
Sun 21st Jan - 3rd ODI, Sydney
Fri 26th Jan - 4th ODI, Adelaide
Sun 28th Jan - 5th ODI, Perth
Prices from £4,799pp
Dates: 11th - 30th Jan 2018
The One Day Walkabout Tour package includes:
16 nights' accommodation in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide & Perth, EVERY NIGHT on Australian soil!
Guaranteed match tickets for all five ODIs.
Return, international, economy flights from the UK. Upgrades are available on request.
All domestic flights.
All airport transfers in air-conditioned transport.
Match transfers in Brisbane & Sydney in air-conditioned transport.
Services of a Howzat Travel Tour Manager.
Tour welcome drink and farewell dinner.
Access to Howzat Travel's famed special guest events.
Limited edition lightweight tour polo shirt and brimmed hat.
*This is the standard tour itinerary and can be tailored in any way you desire, please to enquire.
Thurs 11th Jan
Depart the UK on your one-stop international flight to Melbourne.
Sat 13th Jan
On arrival at Melbourne airport, you will be met by your Tour Manager and transferred to your hotel.
In the evening, you are invited to join your Tour Manager and the rest of your group for welcome drinks and an introduction to your tour. This will also be an ideal chance for you to meet your fellow Howzat Travellers.
Sun 14th Jan 1st Australia v England ODI
After breakfast and a morning at leisure, we will walk to the MCG for the first ODI between Australia and England. After the day's play, we will return to our hotel.
Mon 15th & Tues 16th Jan
Days at leisure in Melbourne.
Howzat Travel is an official UK tour operator for the Australian Open tennis. If you would like to attend the first and/or second days' sessions of this world-class sporting event, we can provide official tickets and add these to your tour package (additional cost). Or...
This is the perfect opportunity to take a day trip to Phillip Island or experience the Great Ocean Road. See our inspection page for other suggestions. Your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you might like to do. Or...
Maybe you'd rather depart Melbourne early and head off on your own, tailored, sightseeing trip exploring more of Australia, rejoining the tour group in Brisbane. Contact us and we can discuss options with you.
Wed 17th Jan
After a final morning in Melbourne, check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Brisbane. On arrival in Brisbane, transfer to your hotel. Evening at leisure.
Thurs 18th Jan
Day at leisure in Brisbane. Why not visit Fraser Island or Australia Zoo? See our inspection page for other suggestions. Your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you might like to do.
Fri 19th Jan 2nd Australia v England ODI
After breakfast and a morning at leisure, transfer to the Gabba for the second ODI between Australia and England! After the day's play, we will return to our hotel.
Sat 20th Jan
Check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival in Sydney, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure exploring Sydney.
Sun 21st Jan 3rd Australia v England ODI
After breakfast and a morning at leisure, transfer to the third ODI between Australia and England at the world famous SCG. After the day's play, we will return to our hotel.
Mon 22nd & Tues 23rd Jan
Days at leisure in Sydney. Explore the sights and sounds of this iconic city or enjoy a range of day trips from the Blue Mountains to the Hunter Valley wineries. See our inspection page for other suggestions. Your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you might like to do.
Wed 24th Jan
Check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Adelaide. On arrival in Adelaide, transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure exploring Adelaide.
Thurs 25th Jan
Day at leisure in Adelaide. Take in a range of day trips from the Adelaide Hills & Hahndorf to the Barossa Valley. See our inspection page for other suggestions. Your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you might like to do.
Fri 26th Jan 4th Australia v England ODI
After breakfast and a morning at leisure, walk to the Adelaide Oval for the fourth ODI between Australia and England. After the day's play, we will return to our hotel.
Sat 27th Jan
After a morning in Adelaide, check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Perth. On arrival in Perth, transfer to your hotel. Evening at leisure.
This evening, you are invited to join your Tour Managers and fellow travellers for a Howzat Travel tour farewell dinner!
Sun 28th Jan 5th Australia v England ODI
After breakfast and a morning at leisure, walk to the new Perth Stadium for the fifth and final ODI between Australia and England. After the day's play, we will return to our hotel.
Mon 29th Jan
Check out of your hotel and transfer to Perth airport for your one-stop international flight back to the UK. Or...
Delay your departure and extend your stay in Perth by a day or two! Discover more of what Perth has to offer, including a Swan River Cruise or nearby Fremantle. See our inspection page for other suggestions. Or...
Check out our Tasman Series T20 Tours to extend your time in Australia and venture to New Zealand... Coming Soon!
For this tour, we are offering a choice of international flights, via Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and a range of other destinations.
If you wish to add a stopover to your outbound and/or inbound journeys, please let us know and we will be happy to organise this for you.
Tour prices quoted below include economy flights from London and Manchester. Other regional departures may incur a surcharge.
Most flights depart the UK on the evening of Thursday 11th January and arrive into Melbourne on the morning of Saturday 13th January.
Please contact us for specific timings, regional departures and upgrade options.
The One Day Walkabout Tour
Information & Price
The One Day Walkabout Tour package includes:
Superior hotels on a B&B basis throughout the tour.
Gold match tickets throughout - Upgrades available.
Match transfers in Brisbane and Sydney in air-conditioned transport.
Services of a Howzat Travel Tour Manager.
Melbourne - Rydges
13th - 17th Jan (4 nights) - Hotel website >
Brisbane - Capri by Fraser
17th - 20th Jan (3 nights) - Hotel website >
Sydney - The Vibe Hotel
20th - 24th Jan (4 nights) - Hotel website >
Adelaide - Majestic Roof Gardens
24th - 27th Jan (3 nights) - Hotel website >
Perth - Crown Promenade
27th - 29th Jan (2 nights) - Hotel website >
One Day Walkbout Tour - Match Ticket Information
Melbourne - Gold Ticket
Brisbane - Gold Ticket
Sydney - Gold Ticket
Adelaide - Silver Ticket
Perth - Gold Ticket
The One Day Walkabout Tour - Price
£4,799 per person, based on two people sharing.
Single supplement available for £1,100
If you are looking to upgrade to deluxe hotels (The Langham Melbourne, Stamford Plaza Brisbane, The Westin Sydney, The Mayfair Adelaide & Crown Towers Perth), Or...
If you are looking for standard hotels (Mercure Welcome Melbourne, Royal on the Park Brisbane, Travelodge Sydney, Mercure Grosvenor Adelaide & Travelodge Perth)
Any meals except those specified in the itinerary
Expenses of a personal nature, such as telephone calls, laundry, table drinks, tips and gratuities
Use of rooms before/after normal check in/out times
Individual’s travel insurance
Didn't find exactly what you were looking for?
If you do not find exactly what you are looking for within our set packages, then please let us know, as we are very flexible in organising tailor-made packages to suit your exact requirements.
If you have travelled to Australia before and wish to explore alternative options before, after or between the ODIs, simply contact us to let us know what you'd prefer to do instead. We will then build an itinerary to your exact requirements.
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Visas are required for all travel to Australia. British citizens can obtain an eVisitor visa direct from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship here. The eVisitor visa is FREE - there is no application charge or service fee.
Information on all other types of visa is available from the Department of Immigration & Citizenship, or from the Australian High Commission in London.
*Howzat Travel will be happy to apply for your Visa for you, the charge for this will be £25. Please contact us to enquire.
Australia does not have a minimum passport validity requirement for incoming passengers. However, if you intend onward travel to other countries in the region, please note you are advised that entry into some countries may be refused, and airlines may not carry you, if your passport has less than six months validity.
This also affects passengers transiting some countries en route to/from Australia (i.e. if you pass through immigration and enter the transit country), such as Singapore. See the Travel Advice for Singapore.
For further information on entry requirements you should check with the Embassy or High Commission in London of the country you intend to visit/transit.
More information if required, can be found on the website of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office
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NB: Howzat Travel reserves the right to make alterations to any aspect of the itinerary, including accommodation stated. Equivalent alternatives will be provided if this is the case.
Fancy the Ashes in Australia? See the links below:
Bookings Page & T&Cs
And... while you are deciding which tour to book, why not read the tour diaries from our previous cricket tours to the Ashes:
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