England Cricket Tour to South Africa 2019-20
Newlands New Year Tour

Newlands New Year Tour

29th December 2019 – 9th January 2020

The New Year Cape Town Test Match is on every cricket fan’s wish list – and this is the perfect opportunity to experience it! We are confident our range of Newlands Test options will offer the perfect tour for everyone. Howzat Travel’s New Year’s Eve options and range of Cape Town day trips and excursions will be great additions to what is already guaranteed to be a fantastic experience. Platinum, Winelands Royal Blue, Royal Blue, Blue and Red tour options available.

Prices from £2,329 per person

Newlands New Year Tour

Tour package includes
  • 9/8 nights’ accommodation.
  • Guaranteed five-day pass for the Test Match in Cape Town (Hospitality upgrades will be available in due course).
  • International economy flights from the UK (Direct options available for surcharge).
  • All airport & match transfers in air-conditioned transport.
  • Services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers.
  • Tour welcome drink and farewell dinner with special guest.
  • Access to Howzat Travel’s famed special guest events throughout the tour.
  • Limited edition lightweight tour polo shirt, hat and bag.

 

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Countdown to Match Day

3rd January 2020

Test Match Venue

Cape Town

Tour Itinerary

Newlands New Year Tour

Winelands Royal Blue Tour Option

Join us for our tour option to Stellenbosch surrounded by the vineyards of the Cape Winelands and the mountainous nature reserves of Jonkershoek and Simonsberg. The town’s oak-shaded streets are lined with cafes, boutiques and art galleries. Cape Dutch architecture gives a sense of South Africa’s Dutch colonial history, as do the Village Museum’s period houses and gardens. Sample some of South Africa’s finest wines and cuisine and enjoy your New Year’s Celebrations in the heart of the winelands. At the Oude Werf Hotel, you are ideally located to experience the best the Stellenbosh has to offer.

  • Monday 30th December – Arrive Cape Town
    On arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met by your Tour Manager and transferred to your hotel in the heart of the Stellenbosh. The rest of the day is at leisure, your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you may wish to do.
  • Tuesday 31st December
    Day at leisure in Stellenbosh.
    In the evening, you are invited to join your tour manager for New Years Eve at Helena’s Restaurant at Coopmanhuijs. Enjoy the ambiance of celebratory anticipation, enjoy and rediscover the flavours and textures of good, honest food – which lie at the heart of South African cuisine. During the celebrations of welcoming in the New Year you will enjoy a sparkling wine reception, three course meal served with fine wines and sparkling wine to see in the New Year. This event is included in the package and comes at no extra cost.
  • Wednesday 1st
    Day at leisure (or recovery!) in Stellenbosh.
  • Thursday 2nd January
    Check out of the Oude Werf hotel and transfer to the beautiful Vineyard Hotel. From here, rejoin the main tour itinerary.
  • Monday 30th December – Arrive Cape Town
    On arrival at Cape Town International Airport, you will be met by your Tour Manager and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure, your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you may wish to do. In the evening, you are invited to join your Tour Manager and the rest of your group for a welcome drink and an introduction to your tour. This will also be an ideal chance for you to meet your fellow Howzat Travellers.
  • Tuesday 31st December
    Day at leisure in Cape Town. Make the most of your time in this iconic city by pre-booking some of the ‘must-do’ day trips & excursions. Howzat Travel have a range of day trips and excursions you can include in your tour package. Read more about these options here >
    In the evening, enjoy the famous New Year’s Eve celebrations in Cape Town. Howzat Travel have reservations at a range of Cape Town NYE events you can include in your tour package. Read more about NYE options here >
  • Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd January
    Days at leisure in Cape Town.
  • Friday 3rd – Tuesday 7th January – 2nd South Africa v England Test Match
    Each day after breakfast, transfer to Newlands for the 2nd Test Match between South Africa and England. After the day’s play, return to your hotel.
  • Wednesday 8th January
    Check out of your hotel and transfer to Cape Town International Airport for your international flight back to the UK.

**We can be very flexible on dates, so if you would like a shorter or longer time in Cape Town please contact us >

International Flights

Note: The options below are EXAMPLE FLIGHTS. Flights are available from all major UK airports, so please let us know your preference at the time of booking. Surcharges may apply.

Example Indirect Flight

Note: These flights are for the 9-night option – 8-night flights will depart the UK 24 hours later.

International Outbound Flight
Depart London Heathrow: Sunday 29th December at 1505
Arrive Stopover Airport: Monday 30th December at 0045
Depart Stopover Airport: Monday 30th December at 0145
Arrive Cape Town: Monday 30th December at 1105

International Inbound Flight
Depart Cape Town: Wednesday 8th January at 1840
Arrive Stopover Airport: Thursday 9th January at 0555
Depart Stopover Airport: Thursday 9th January at 0745
Arrive London Heathrow: Thursday 9th January at 1225

Example Direct Flight (London Heathrow Only) 

Note: These flights are for the 9-night option – 8-night flights will depart the UK 24 hours later.

** SURCHARGE WILL APPLY **

International Outbound Flight
Depart London: Sunday 29th December at 1815
Arrive Cape Town: Monday 30th December at 0745

International Inbound Flight
Depart Cape Town: Wednesday 8th January at 1845
Arrive London: Thursday 9th January at 0445

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Newlands New Year Tour

Choose from the tour package options below

Platinum ** CONTACT US FOR AVAILABILITY **

Newlands New Year Platinum Tour package includes:

First-class hotel on a B&B basis. Superior match tickets and all match transfers in air-conditioned transport. Full services of a Howzat Travel Tour Manager exclusively for the Platinum group. Includes access to Howzat Travel special guests.

Accommodation

Platinum Hotels

Cape Grace Hotel, Cape Town
Standard Room
B&B
30th December – 8th January (9 nights)
Hotel website

Platinum Price

  • £4,849 per person
  • Single supplement available for £2,400
    Fly direct for a surcharge of £230

Match Tickets

Superior five-day match tickets are guaranteed and included in the tour price.

*Hospitality upgrades are available subject to availability. These will be communicated at the time of booking.

Not Included:

  • 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.

Winelands Royal Blue ** SOLD OUT **

Winelands New Year Royal Blue Tour package includes:

First-class hotels on a B&B basis. Superior match-tickets, all transfers, full services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers & New Year’s Eve at Helena’s Resturant.

Accommodation

Winelands Royal Blue Hotels

Oude Werf, Stellenbosch
Superior Room
B&B
30th December – 2nd January (3 nights)
Hotel website

The Vineyard, Cape Town
Courtyard Facing Standard Room
B&B
2nd – 8th January (6 nights)
Hotel website

Winelands Royal Blue Price

  • £3,599 per person
  • Single supplement available for £1,150
    Fly direct for a surcharge of £230

Match Tickets

Superior five-day match tickets are guaranteed and included in the tour price.

*Hospitality upgrades are available subject to availability. These will be communicated at the time of booking.

Not Included:

  • 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.

Royal Blue ** SOLD OUT **

Newlands New Year Royal Blue Tour package includes:

First-class hotel on a B&B basis. Superior match-tickets, all transfers and full services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers.

Accommodation

Royal Blue Hotels

The Vineyard, Cape Town
Standard Room
B&B
30th/31st December – 8th January (9/8 nights)
Hotel website

Royal Blue Price 8-night

  • £3,349 per person
  • Single supplement available for £950
    Fly direct for a surcharge of £230

Royal Blue Price 9-night

  • £3,499 per person
  • Single supplement available for £1,050
    Fly direct for a surcharge of £230

Match Tickets

Superior five-day match tickets are guaranteed and included in the tour price.

*Hospitality upgrades are available subject to availability. These will be communicated at the time of booking.

Not Included:

  • 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.

Blue ** CONTACT US FOR AVAILABILITY **

Newlands New Year Blue Tour package includes:

Excellent hotel on a B&B basis. Superior match-tickets, all transfers and full services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers.

Accommodation

Blue Hotels

Victoria Junction Hotel, Cape Town
Standard Room
B&B
30th/31st December – 8th January (9/8 nights)
Hotel website

Blue Price 8-night

  • £2,699 per person
  • Single supplement available for £600
    Fly direct for a surcharge of £230

Blue Price 9-night

  • £2,799 per person
  • Single supplement available for £675
    Fly direct for a surcharge of £230

Match Tickets

Superior five-day match tickets are guaranteed and included in the tour price.

*Hospitality upgrades are available subject to availability. These will be communicated at the time of booking.

Not Included:

  • 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.

Red ** CONTACT US FOR AVAILABILITY **

Newlands New Year Red Tour package includes:

Quality hotel on a B&B basis. Standard match-tickets, all transfers and full services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers.

Accommodation

Red Hotels

Signature Lux Hotel, Cape Town
Standard Room
B&B
30th/31st December – 8th January (9/8 nights)
Hotel website

Red Price 8-night

  • £2,329 per person
  • Single supplement available for £400
    Fly direct for a surcharge of £230

Red Price 9-night

  • £2,399 per person
  • Single supplement available for £475
    Fly direct for a surcharge of £230

Match Tickets

Standard five-day match tickets are guaranteed and included in the tour price.

*Hospitality upgrades are available subject to availability. These will be communicated at the time of booking.

Not Included:

  • 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.

Bespoke

Didn’t find exactly what you were looking for?

If you did not find exactly what you are looking for within our set packages, please let us know as we are very flexible in organising tailor-made packages to suit your exact requirements.

If you have travelled to South Africa previously and wish to explore alternative options before, after or between the Tests, simply contact us to let us know what you’d prefer to do instead. We will then build your perfect bespoke itinerary.

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Tour Sightseeing & Add-Ons

Enhance your tour with sightseeing options and add-ons…

Newlands New Year Platinum 9-night

£4,849 per person
Single sup. £2,400

Winelands New Year Royal Blue 9-night

£3,599 per person
Single sup. £1,150

Newlands New Year Royal Blue 8-night

From £3,349pp
Single sup. £950

Newlands New Year Royal Blue 9-night

£3,499 per person
Single sup. £1,050

Newlands New Year Blue 8-night

£2,699 per person
Single sup. £600

Newlands New Year Blue 9-night

£2,799 per person
Single sup. £675

Newlands New Year Red 8-night

£2,329 per person
Single sup. £400

Newlands New Year Red 9-night

£2,399 per person
Single sup. £475

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