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Vodafone Ashes Series - 2010/11
Tour 5 - The ‘Opal’ Tour
Melbourne and Sydney Vodafone Test Matches
22nd December 2010 - 9th January 2011
From £4,099 per person.
Tour package includes:
18-night tour, inc. 15 nights accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis in Melbourne and Sydney
One-stop return international flights with Cathay Pacific
All domestic flights
Air-conditioned coach transfers between airports and hotels
All additional transfers specified in the itinerary
Guaranteed official five-day silver tickets for each Vodafone Ashes Test Match
Howzat Travel representative available throughout
Complimentary Howzat Travel T-shirt
Christmas dinner on Christmas Day
All taxes (except any airport taxes)
Any meals except those specified in the itinerary
Items of a personal nature or the cost of optional / suggested tours and activities
Use of rooms before/after normal check in/out times
Full tour itinerary below
Depart: London Heathrow Wed 22nd Dec 22.05
Arrive: Hong Kong Thurs 23rd Dec 17.45
Depart: Hong Kong Thurs 23rd Dec 19.15
Arrive: Melbourne Fri 24th Dec 07.30
Flights: Cathay Pacific flights CX254 & CX135
Depart: Sydney Sat 8th Jan 15.45
Arrive: Hong Kong Sat 8th Jan 22.00
Depart: Hong Kong Sun 9th Jan 01.00
Arrive: London Heathrow Sun 9th Jan 06.20
Flights: Cathay Pacific flights CX100 & CX255
Outbound: Melbourne (T3) Fri 31st Dec 07.00
Arrive: Sydney (T2) Fri 31st Dec 08.25
Flight: Virgin Blue DJ811
Melbourne 24th - 31st December 2010
Seven nights bed and breakfast at the 4* Mantra on Russell Hotel, Melbourne. The hotel is a leisurely 30 minute stroll, or five minutes by local tram, to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Sydney 31st - 8th January 2011
Eight nights bed and breakfast at the 4* Four Points Hotel, Darling Harbour, Sydney. The hotel is a 10 minute transfer from the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). Daily return coach transfers will be included from this hotel.
Friday 24th December
Arrive at Melbourne Airport and transfer to the Mantra on Russell hotel for seven nights accommodation.
Saturday 25th December
Day at leisure. Organised group Christmas dinner.
Sunday 26th - Thursday 30th December
Each day after breakfast and at your convenience, you will walk to the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) for the fourth Vodafone Test Match. After each day's play, you will make your own way back to the hotel. Local trams will also take you close to the MCG if you wish to save your feet.
Friday 31st December
After breakfast, transfer to Melbourne airport and catch flight to Sydney. On arrival in Sydney airport. we will transfer you to the Four Points, Darling Harbour for eight nights bed and breakfast. New Year's Eve in Sydney in the evening.
Saturday 1st - Sunday 2nd January
Days of leisure - or recovery!
Monday 3rd - Friday 7th January
Each day after breakfast, we will transfer you by coach to the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) for the fifth Vodafone Test Match. After each day’s play, we will transfer you by coach back to the Four Points Hotel.
Saturday 8th January
Transfer from hotel to airport for international flight home.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL ENGLAND CRICKET SUPPORTERS
Cricket Australia and the Cricket Australia Travel Office (CATO) have become aware that a number of travel operators in the UK are purportedly promoting the inclusion of Vodafone Ashes Series 2010/11 match tickets in their travel packages without having authorised or legitimate access to such tickets.
England supporters contemplating travelling to Australia for the Vodafone Ashes Series 2010/11 should be aware that only CATO-licensed travel operators in the UK (those who display a CATO Licence Number on their advertising material or website) have legitimate access to match tickets.
Howzat Travel is a Cricket Australia Travel Office Licensed Travel Operator for the Vodafone Ashes Series 2010/11.
(CATO Licence Number: CATO1011/025.)
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