England Cricket Tour to the West Indies 2019
Barbados & Antigua Tests

The Barbados & Antigua Tests Tour

21st January – 6th February 2019

Visit two of the most popular islands in the Caribbean and witness the first two Test Matches in Barbados and Antigua. This tour is ideal for that relaxing beach holiday, with some Test Match cricket thrown in! We have FIVE tour offerings for this option with Royal Blue, Blue, Red and White tour options available, so there is something for everyone.

Prices from £3,699 per person

The Barbados & Antigua Tests Tour

Tour package includes
  • 14/15 nights’ accommodation.
  • Guaranteed five-day passes for the Test Matches in Barbados & Antigua.
  • Direct international economy flights from the UK.
  • All inter-island economy flights.
  • All airport & match transfers in air-conditioned transport.
  • Services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers.
  • Tour welcome drink.
  • Limited edition lightweight tour polo shirt, hat and bag.

 

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Countdown to Match Day

23rd January 2019

Test Match Venues

Barbados & Antigua

Tour Itinerary

The Barbados & Antigua Tests Tour

If you would like to take in the warm-up matches prior to your tour… Contact us to enquire >

 

  • Monday 21st January – Arrive Barbados
    On arrival at Grantley Adams International Airport, you will be met by your Tour Manager and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.
  • Tuesday 22nd January
    Day at leisure in Barbados. Your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you may wish to do. If flying with British Airways, this will be your arrival date. 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.
  • Wednesday 23rd – Sunday 27th January – 1st Windies v England Test Match
    Each day after breakfast, transfer to the Kensington Oval for the 1st Test Match between the Windies and England. After the day’s play, return to your hotel.
  • Monday 28th January – Barbados/Antigua
    Day at leisure or onward travel to Antigua. If this is the case, check out of your hotel and transfer to Grantley Adams International Airport for your domestic flight onto Antigua. On arrival at V.C Bird International Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Please check each tour option below for dates of inter-island flights. The evening is at leisure.
  • Tuesday 29th January – Barbados/Antigua
    Day at leisure or onward travel to Antigua. (As above)
  • Wednesday 30th January
    Day at leisure in Antigua. Your Tour Manager and our local partners will be able to assist you with any activities you may wish to do.
  • Thursday 31st January – Monday 4th February – 2nd Windies v England Test Match
    Each day after breakfast, transfer to the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium for the 2nd Test Match between the Windies and England. After the day’s play, return to your hotel.
    Your Tour Manager will organise a farewell gathering in your respective hotel during the Test Match.
  • Tuesday 5th February – Depart Antigua
    Check out of your hotel and transfer to V.C Bird International Airport for your international flight back to the UK.

International Flights

Please state your preferred flight option as you complete the secure online booking process

Virgin Atlantic

International Outbound Flight
VS29
Depart Gatwick: Monday 21st January at 1005
Arrive Barbados: Monday 21st January at 1505

International Inbound Flight
VS34
Depart Antigua: Tuesday 5th February at 1815
Arrive Gatwick: Wednesday 6th February at 0620

British Airways

International Outbound Flight
BA2153
Depart Gatwick: Tuesday 22nd January at 1335
Arrive Barbados: Tuesday 22nd January at 1825

International Inbound Flight
BA2156
Depart Antigua: Tuesday 5th February at 1755
Arrive Gatwick: Wednesday 6th February at 0555

The Barbados & Antigua Tests Tour

Choose from the tour package options below

Platinum

The Barbados & Antigua Platinum Tour package includes:

First-class hotels on an all-inclusive basis throughout. Best available match-tickets, all transfers and full services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers.

Accommodation

Royal Blue Hotels

Colony Club, Barbados
Pool/Garden View Room
B&B
21st/22nd – 29th January (8/7 nights)
Hotel website

Blue Waters Resort, Antigua
Deluxe Beachfront Room – Upgrades available
All-Inclusive
29th January – 5th February (7 nights)
Hotel website

Royal Blue Price

  • Contact us for a quotation

Match Tickets

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

Not Included:

  • ‘Room Rate Levy’ in Barbados, which is only payable upon arrival by the guest – this ranges from $2.50 to $10 per room per night.
  • 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

The Barbados & Antigua Royal Blue Tour package includes:

Excellent hotels on an all-inclusive basis throughout. Best available match-tickets, all transfers and full services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers.

Accommodation

Royal Blue Hotels

Sugar Bay, Barbados
Signature Room
All-Inclusive
21st/22nd – 29th January (8/7 nights)
Hotel website

Sandals Grande, Antigua
Caribbean Honeymoon Grande Poolside Walkout Room – Upgrades available
All-Inclusive
29th January – 5th February (7 nights)
Hotel website

Royal Blue Price

  • £6,299 per person

Please Note: Single occupancy is not available on the Royal Blue tour as this is a COUPLES ONLY option.

Match Tickets

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

Not Included:

  • ‘Room Rate Levy’ in Barbados, which is only payable upon arrival by the guest – this ranges from $2.50 to $10 per room per night.
  • 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

The Barbados & Antigua Blue Tour package includes:

Excellent hotels with a mix of B&B and all-inclusive. Best available match-tickets, all transfers and full services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers.

Accommodation

Blue Hotels

Hilton, Barbados
Standard Room
B&B
21st/22nd – 29th January (8/7 nights)
Hotel website

St. James’s Club, Antigua
Premium Room – Upgrades available
All-Inclusive
29th January – 5th February (7 nights)
Hotel website

Blue Price

  • £5,599 per person
  • Single supplement available for £2,700

Match Tickets

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

Not Included:

  • ‘Room Rate Levy’ in Barbados, which is only payable upon arrival by the guest – this ranges from $2.50 to $10 per room per night.
  • 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

The Barbados & Antigua Red Tour package includes:

Quality hotels with a mix of B&B and all-inclusive. Superior match-tickets, all transfers and full services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers.

Accommodation

Red Hotels

Coconut Court Hotel, Barbados
Superior Oceanfront Room
B&B
21st/22nd – 28th January (7/6 nights)
Hotel website

Pineapple Beach Club, Antigua
Garden View Room – Upgrades available
All-Inclusive
28th January – 5th February (8 nights)
Hotel website

Red Price

  • £5,299 per person
  • Single supplement available for £2,050

Match Tickets

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

Not Included:

  • ‘Room Rate Levy’ in Barbados, which is only payable upon arrival by the guest – this ranges from $2.50 to $10 per room per night.
  • 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.

White ** PLEASE ENQUIRE **

The Barbados & Antigua White Tour package includes:

Great value hotels with a mix of B&B and all-inclusive. Standard match-tickets, all transfers and full services of Howzat Travel Tour Managers.

Accommodation

White Hotels

Dover Beach Hotel, Barbados
Standard Room – Upgrades available
B&B
21st/22nd – 28th January (7/6 nights)
Hotel website

Halcyon Cove, Antigua
Garden/Pool View Room – Upgrades available
All-Inclusive
28th January – 5th February (8 nights)
Hotel website

White Price ** PLEASE ENQUIRE **

  • £3,699 per person
  • Single supplement available for £1,190

Match Tickets

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

Not Included:

  • ‘Room Rate Levy’ in Barbados, which is only payable upon arrival by the guest – this ranges from $2.50 to $10 per room per night.
  • 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 the Caribbean 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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Barbados & Antigua Tests Platinum

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a quotation

Barbados & Antigua Tests Royal Blue

£6,299 per person
Single sup. N/A

Barbados & Antigua Tests Blue

£5,599 per person
Single sup. £2,700

Barbados & Antigua Tests Red

£5,299 per person
Single sup. £2,050

Barbados & Antigua Tests White

£3,699 per person
Single sup. £1,190

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