England Cricket Tour to South Africa 2019-20
The Springbok Tour

The Springbok Tour

29th December 2019 – 30th January 2020

Visit the beautiful country of South Africa and witness the end of the Test series, taking in the matches in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth & Johannesburg. This tour gives you the chance to take in some of Southern Africa’s highlights during the month of January, including the New Year’s celebrations in Cape Town and world-class sightseeing options between the 2nd and 3rd test matches. Blue and Red tour options available.

Prices from £5,199 per person

The Springbok Tour

Tour package includes
  • 30 nights’ accommodation.
  • Guaranteed five-day passes for the Test Matches in Cape Town, Port-Elizabeth & Johannesburg (Hospitality upgrades will be available in due course).
  • International economy flights from the UK (Direct options available for surcharge).
  • All domestic economy flights.
  • All sightseeing and park entry fees as stated in your chosen sightseeing itinerary (if applicable).
  • 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 Venues

Cape Town, Port Elizabeth & Johannesburg

Tour Itinerary

The Springbok Tour
  • 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. That evening, enjoy the famous New Year’s Eve celebrations in Cape Town. Howzat Travel will have a range of Cape Town NYE ‘add-ons’ you can include in your tour package. Updates to follow in due course.
  • Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd January
    Days 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 will have a range of Cape Town sightseeing ‘add-ons’ you can include in your tour package. Updates to follow in due course.
  • 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 – Tuesday 14th January – Cape Town/Port Elizabeth
    You can choose to spend the week between the Cape Town and Port Elizabeth Tests however you wish.

We have a fantastic range of Post Cape Town sightseeing options available to add to your tour package. Read more about these options here >

  • Tuesday 14th January
    On arrival at Port Elizabeth International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure.
  • Wednesday 15th January
    Day at leisure in Port Elizabeth. Your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you may wish to do.
  • Thursday 16th – Monday 20th January – 3rd South Africa v England Test Match
    Each day after breakfast, transfer to St George’s Park for the 3rd Test Match between South Africa and England. After the day’s play, return to your hotel.
  • Tuesday 21st January
    Day at leisure in Port Elizabeth.
  • Wednesday 22nd January – Port Elizabeth/Johannesburg 
    Onward travel to Johannesburg. Check out of your hotel and transfer to Port Elizabeth International Airport for your flight to Johannesburg. On arrival at O.R. Tambo International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
  • Thursday 23rd January
    Day at leisure in Johannesburg. Your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you may wish to do.
  • Friday 24th – Tuesday 28th January – 4th South Africa v England Test Match
    Each day after breakfast, transfer to the Wanderers for the 4th Test Match between South Africa and England. After the day’s play, return to your hotel.
    One evening during this Test Match, you are invited to join your Tour Manager and fellow travellers for a Howzat Travel tour farewell dinner.
  • Wednesday 29th January – Depart Johannesburg
    Check out of your hotel and transfer to O.R. Tambo International Airport for your international flight back to the UK.

Why not extend your tour to include the ODIs? Click here to see our One Day Wander Tour >

OR…

View our All-Rounder tour taking in the ODIS & T20s by clicking here>

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.

Example Indirect Flight

International Outbound Flight
Depart UK: Sunday 29th December at 1340
Arrive Stopover Airport: Monday 30th December at 0040
Depart Stopover Airport: Monday 30th December at 0400
Arrive Cape Town: Monday 30th December at 1145

International Inbound Flight
Depart Johannesburg: Wednesday 29th January at 2220
Arrive Stopover Airport: Thursday 30th January at 0815
Depart Stopover Airport: Thursday 30th January at 0940
Arrive UK: Thursday 30th January at 1350

Example Direct Flight (London Heathrow Only)

** SURCHARGE OF £550 WILL APPLY **

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

International Inbound Flight
Depart Johannesburg: Wednesday 29th January at 2015
Arrive London: Thursday 30th January at 0525

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The Springbok Tour

Choose from the tour package options below

Blue ** SOLD OUT **

The Springbok Blue Tour package includes:

Excellent hotels 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 December – 8th January (9 nights)
Hotel website

Radisson Blu Hotel, Port Elizabeth
Superior Room
B&B
14th – 22nd January (8 nights)
Hotel website

Accommodation as per your chosen itinerary
8th – 14th January (6 nights)

Read more about our
 sightseeing options here >

DaVinci Hotel & Suites, Johannesburg
Standard Room
B&B
22nd – 29th January (7 nights)
Hotel website

Blue Price

  • £5,799 per person
  • Single supplement available for £2,100
    Fly direct for a surcharge of £550

Match Tickets

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

*Hospitality upgrades will be available in due course.

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 V2 ** CONTACT US FOR AVAILABILITY **

The Springbok Blue Tour package includes:

Excellent hotels 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 December – 8th January (9 nights)
Hotel website

Guest House, Port Elizabeth
Various Room Types
B&B
14th – 21st January (7 nights)

Accommodation as per your chosen itinerary
8th – 14th January (6 nights)

Read more about our
 sightseeing options here >

DaVinci Hotel & Suites, Johannesburg
Standard Room
B&B
22nd – 29th January (7 nights)
Hotel website

Blue V2 Price

  • £5,799 per person
  • Single supplement available for £2,100
    Fly direct for a surcharge of £550

Match Tickets

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

*Hospitality upgrades will be available in due course.

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 ** SOLD OUT **

The Springbok Tour Red package includes:

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

Accommodation

Red Hotels

Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town
Double Room
B&B
30th December – 8th January (9 nights)
Hotel website

Garden Court Kings Beach, Port Elizabeth
Standard Room
B&B
14th – 22nd January (8 nights)
Hotel website

Accommodation as per your chosen itinerary
8th – 14th January (6 nights)

Read more about our
 sightseeing options here >

Garden Court Sandton City, Johannesburg
Standard Room
B&B
22nd – 29th January (7 nights)
Hotel website

Red Price

  • £5,199 per person
  • Single supplement available for £1,750

Match Tickets

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

*Hospitality upgrades will be available in due course.

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 V2

The Springbok Tour Red V2 package includes:

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

Accommodation

Red V2 Hotels

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

Town Lodge, Port Elizabeth
Standard Room
B&B
14th – 22nd January (8 nights)
Hotel website

Accommodation as per your chosen itinerary
8th – 14th January (6 nights)

Read more about our
 sightseeing options here >

Garden Court Sandton City, Johannesburg
Standard Room
B&B
22nd – 29th January (7 nights)
Hotel website

Red V2 Price

  • £5,199 per person
  • Single supplement available for £1,750

Match Tickets

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

*Hospitality upgrades will be available in due course.

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…

The Springbok Blue

£5,799 per person
Single sup. £2,100

The Springbok Blue V2

£5,799 per person
Single sup. £2,100

The Springbok Red

£5,199 per person
Single sup. £1,750

The Springbok V2 Red

£5,199 per person
Single sup. £1,750

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