Australia v England 2014
Carlton Mid ODI Series & KFC T20 Internationals
Straight after the Commonwealth Bank Ashes Series, with the result still burning fresh in the memories of players and fans alike, the Carlton Mid ODI Series and KFC T20 Internationals provides a quick opportunity to take revenge or rub salt into the wounds...
Carlton Mid ODI Series Match Schedule:
12th Jan 2014 - Australia v England - MCG, Melbourne
17th Jan 2014 - Australia v England - Gabba, Brisbane
19th Jan 2014 - Australia v England - SCG, Sydney
24th Jan 2014 - Australia v England - WACA, Perth
26th Jan 2014 - Australia v England - Oval, Adelaide
KFC T20 Internationals Match Schedule:
29th Jan 2014 - Australia v England - Blundstone Arena, Hobart
31st Jan 2014 - Australia v England - MCG, Melbourne
2nd Feb 2014 - Australia v England - Stadium Australia, Sydney
Howzat Travel, a Cricket Australia Travel Office
Licensed Travel Operator for the
KFC T20 INTL and Carlton Mid ODI Series.
As the UK's Number One England cricket supporters' tour operator, Howzat Travel will provide the best tour group experience and travel arrangements, whilst delivering excellent value for money as usual.
We will be running a hosted 'Wombat Tour' to witness the first four matches in the Carlton Mid ODI Series. We can also provide tailor-made arrangements for any combination of matches and sightseeing you desire.
The Wombat Tour
Our hosted 'Wombat Tour' takes in the first four matches of the Carlton Mid ODI Series in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Perth. The tour also includes tickets to first day of the Australian Open Tennis in Melbourne.
The Wombat Tour can be modified and extended to include tailor-made arrangements to any of the other matches taking place in Australia in January - including the PM’s XI v England in Canberra (14th Jan), the ODI in Adelaide or any of the KFC T20 Internationals.
You may even wish to add some of these matches on to the end of a Commonwealth Bank Ashes Series tour.
Simply and let us know what you're looking to do.
Wombat Tour dates: 9th - 26th January 2014
Wombat Tour price: from £4,649 per person
Tour package includes:
14 nights accommodation in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney & Perth.
Return, international, one-stop economy flights from the UK. Premium Economy and Business Class upgrades may be available.
All domestic flights throughout Australia.
Guaranteed official tickets for the Carlton Mid ODI Series matches in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney & Perth.
Guaranteed official ticket for the Rod Laver Arena day session at the first day of the Australian Open Tennis 2014.
Full services of Howzat Travel tour manager.
Tour welcome drink and farewell dinner.
Howzat Travel lightweight tour polo shirt.
Saturday 11th January
Arrive at Melbourne International Airport where you will be met by your tour manager and transferred to your hotel to check in. We will request early check-in for our guests, but it will not be guaranteed by the hotel. If you wish to pay for your room for the night of 10th January to guarantee it is ready for you on your arrival, please let us know at time of booking.
In the evening, you are invited to join your Tour Manager and the rest of your tour group for some welcome drinks. This will be an ideal chance for you to get to know your fellow Howzat Travellers.
Sunday 12th January
After a morning at leisure, we will make our way to the MCG for the first Carlton Mid ODI match between Australia and England. After the match, we make our way back to the hotel.
Monday 13th January
Today we head to Melbourne Park for the first day of the Australian Open Tennis tournament. Included in your tour package is a ticket to the Rod Laver Arena day session. (If you wish to also attend the night session or any other day's play, we can also add these to your package). After the tennis, we have an evening at leisure in Melbourne.
Tuesday 14th January
A day at leisure in Melbourne - to explore the city and surrounding area, to spend another day at the Australian Open Tennis or to relax! Your Tour Manager will be able to assist you with any excursions you might like to do. Things to do in and around Melbourne...
- Take a stroll along the South Bank
- Visit the Crown Entertainment Complex
- Jump on the free City Circle tram
- Head up the Eureka Skydeck
- Visit the wineries of Victoria
- Visit Phillip Island for the penguin parade
- Take a trip along the Great Ocean Road
- Visit Melbourne Aquarium
- Go shopping!
- Take a trip to Melbourne Museum
- Check out Old Melbourne Gaol (Jail)
- Head to St Kilda
Wednesday 15th January
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to Melbourne domestic airport for your flight to Brisbane. On arrival in Brisbane, transfer to your hotel and check-in. Evening is at leisure.
Thursday 16th January
A day at leisure in Brisbane - to explore the city and surrounding area or to relax! Your Tour Manager will be able to assist you with any excursions you might like to do. Things to do in and around Brisbane...
- Take a ride on the Wheel of Brisbane
- Take a trip on the CityCat on the the Brisbane River
- Go shopping!
- Take the Castlemaine XXXX Brewery Tour
- Visit Lola Pines Koala Sanctuary
- Head to Moreton Island and swim in the Blue Lagoon
- Visit the Sunshine Coast for Australia Zoo and Underwater World
Friday 17th January
After a morning at leisure, we will make our way to the Gabba for the second Carlton Mid ODI match between Australia and England. After the match, we make our way back to the hotel.
Saturday 18th January
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to Brisbane domestic airport for your flight to Sydney. On arrival in Sydney, transfer to your hotel and check-in. Evening is at leisure.
Sunday 19th January
After a morning at leisure, we will make our way to the SCG for the third Carlton Mid ODI match between Australia and England. After the match, we make our way back to the hotel.
Monday 20th & Tuesday 21st January
Days at leisure in Sydney - to explore the city and surrounding area or to relax! Your Tour Manager will be able to assist you with any excursions you might like to do. Things to do in and around Sydney...
- Climb Sydney Harbour Bridge
- Visit the Sydney Opera House
- Spend time in Darling Harbour, home to Sydney Aquarium, National Maritime Museum and the world's biggest IMAX cinema
- Visit King Street Wharf and Cockle Bay Wharf
- Take a ferry to Taronga Zoo
- Enjoy some time at The Rocks
- Take a ferry to Manly or Bondi Beach
- Take a trip to the Hunter Valley wineries
- Take a day tour to the Blue Mountains and Jenolan Caves
Wednesday 22nd January
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and transfer to Sydney domestic airport for your flight to Perth. On arrival in Perth, transfer to your hotel and check-in. Evening is at leisure.
Thursday 23rd January
A day at leisure in Perth - to explore the city and surrounding area or to relax! Your Tour Manager will be able to assist you with any excursions you might like to do. Things to do in and around Perth...
- Travel around Perth on the three free CAT bus
- Visit the Bell Tower for 360° views of the Perth skyline
- Take a trip to Fremantle
- Take a ferry to Rottnest Island
- Visit Kings Park and the Botanic Garden
- Enjoy some time at Perth Zoo
- Head to AQWA - the Aquarium of Western Australia
- Visit nearby Rockingham
Friday 24th January
After a morning at leisure, we will make our way to the WACA for the fourth Carlton Mid ODI match between Australia and England. After the match, we make our way back to the hotel.
Saturday 25th January
Check out of your hotel and transfer to Perth International airport for your flight home.
All accommodation is on a bed & breakfast basis.
Melbourne - Novotel on Collins 4*
11th - 15th January (4 nights)
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Brisbane - Mercure King George Square 4*
15th - 18th January (3 nights)
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Sydney - Rendezvous Studio Hotel 4*
18th - 22nd January (4 nights)
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Perth - Four Points by Sheraton 4*
22nd - 25th January (3 nights)
Hotel website >
All hotel ratings shown above are as per the hotel's website (where available) or as shown on TripAdvisor. Howzat Travel accepts no responsibility for hotel ratings.
Melbourne - Silver - Level 3, Southern Stand, Behind the Bowlers Arm to Slips
Brisbane - Platinum - Southern Stand, Upper Level, Behind the Bowlers Arm to Slips
Sydney - Silver - In front of Brewongle Stand, Slips to Gully
Perth - Platinum - Prindiville Stand or Podium
Alternative ticket options may be available - please contact us to discuss.
International & Domestic Flights
9th January - Qantas QF10
Depart London Heathrow 2230, Arrive Dubai 0820 (10th Jan)
10th January - Qantas QF10
Depart Dubai 0950, Arrive Melbourne 0710 (11th Jan)
15th January - Qantas QF624
Depart Melbourne 1505, Arrive Brisbane 1615
18th January - Qantas QF529
Depart Brisbane 1225, Arrive Sydney 1500
22nd January - Qantas QF577
Depart Sydney 1345, Arrive Perth 1545
25th January - Emirates EK423
Depart Perth 1510, Arrive Dubai 2210
26th January - Qantas QF9
Depart Dubai 0110, Arrive London Heathrow 0510
Please contact us for regional departures and any upgrade options.
Tour Price & Details
Just £4,649 per person, based on two people sharing.
Single supplement available for £990*
* If you are a single traveller and are happy to share a room to avoid paying the single supplement charge, there is a very good chance we can pair you up with another traveller. Please let us know if you wish to explore this option - the sooner we know, the better chance we have of finding you a room sharer.
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.
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If you have travelled to Australia before and wish to explore alternative options between matches, 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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