AUSTRALIAN ASHES TEST CRICKET TOUR TO ENGLAND 2023
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To prepare for an Official Ashes Cricket Tour to England, and so you are not shocked once Official Tours are released later in 2022, as a top-end guide, prepare to pay per person, twin-share, 6 nights ONLY, per test match;
Single Supplement $1000+ Per Test
The number of 'Official Licenced Tour Operators' to host Australian Ashes Test Cricket Tours To England is limited, and changes with each Ashes Series. Travelling since 1995 to every Australian Cricket Tour and hosting Ashes Tours before is no guarantee we will host a 2023 Ashes Cricket Tour but we are prepared to host our simplest of cricket tours, and Ashes 2023's most affordable.
We'd love you to join us in the world's most boisterous, funny, risque, musical, and subdued cricket grounds, where we have been enjoying (mostly) Ashes Cricket since 1997. From the 'jolly-good-show-old-boy'historic Lord's, to the middle-ear rupturing endless singing at Edgbaston, the relentess one-eyed Lancastrians of Old Trafford, the humourous lambasting of Headingley, to the 'fight-to-the-last-breath'proud Oval, where 'English Cricket died on August 29, 1882', after which bore cricket's most treasured trophy, The Ashes.
For the first time since 2001, five venues from the previous Ashes Series will be hosting the next Ashes Series. In 2019 we played Edgbaston, Old Trafford,Lord's,Headingley, and The Oval, and will again in 2023, so we already know where we will have a great time together.
Unlike our Australian Cricket Tours to South Africa, West Indies, or Sub-Continent that often include airport transfers, day trips, activities, or visits to other cities, Ashes Cricket Tours are created to provide you with match tickets. Licenced Official Ashes Tour Operators buy match tickets and hotel packages from the host tour operator which are then re-packaged to create your Ashes Cricket Tour.
OUR Test Tours Will OnlyInclude (TBC):
6 Nights Hotel Per Test
Match Tickets (Reserved Seat)
Pre-Test Match Function
That Is All
You will be responsible for travelling to the United Kingdom, travel between cities, additional hotel nights, and travel to/from each day's play. Our tours are the base packages purchased from the host tour operator. Our Ashes Tours will provide the much-sought and much-needed tickets to each day's play, and hotel, at the most affordable price available.
Match Tickets ONLY are not available, so please don't ask.
We admit that our Ashes Cricket Tours won't have the cultural influence and adventure that we include on other cricket tours, away from the game. Many book an Ashes Cricket Tour to England to see Ashes Test Match Cricket, not the coal-mining museum or vestiges of British fishing, though preferred sightseeing before and after each Test is up to you!
England has welcomed (most) visitors for centuries and does not require the same 'safety in numbers' that many, including us, want in other cricket nations. With so much to see and do away from the game, and with 3 - 10 days between Tests, many travel options allow you to easily visit friends or family, Edinburgh or Estonia before the next Test.
In Ashes Tours past, some have driven to Land's End or John O' Groats. Many railed to Scotland, sailed to Ireland, or planed to Portugal. Direct flights from all Test cities take you anywhere in Europe and we encourage you to milk that travel opportunity.
As straight-forward as our Ashes Cricket Tour to England will be, we will still include our near 30 years of cricket touring experience to support you as required and provide any travel information and advice you may need.
To prepare for an Official Ashes Cricket Tour from Australia, and so you are not shocked once Official Tours are released, prepare to pay per person, twin-share, 6 nights ONLY, per test match;
Single Supplement $1000+ Per Test
All travel and living expenses are extra. Final prices are subject to hotel and match ticket prices, and foreign exchange. In 2019, match tickets at Lord's were £155 (A$280) per days 1 - 4, so expect £200 (A$360) per days 1 - 4, in 2023. These are approx 'top-end' prices
Pricing based on previous Official Ashes Cricket Tours to England
The English crowd at Edgbaston are referred to by the England Cricket Team as the '13th man' thanks to their vocal presence, spurring England to success or almost. We love Edgbaston for the game's colour, excitement, and vibrancy, and where you may see more French maids, Cardinals, and Vikings than support staff. Whatever the result, you won't be disappointed with Edgbaston's atmosphere or buzz of Birmingham's famous canals, Broad St, or Brindleyplace.
The Home Of Cricket is high on almost everyone's list of cricket grounds to watch a match and most certainly an Ashes Test Match at Lord's sits at the top. Incomparable for cricket history and heroics, you don't need to see a match to feel and absorb the difference of watching cricket here. If you are in London for the 5th Test at The Oval, do a Lord's Cricket Ground Tour for a detailed experience through the hallowed ground, where we will host our largest number of awesome people. Our hotel will be in North / West London with easy public transport links to Lord's, dozens of dining & drinking options, and London's primary attractions such as Theatreland, galleries, gardens, palaces & parks.
Our favourite venue for watching cricket in England has one of our least favourite Ashes moments. Australia had the chance to 'win the Ashes' in 2019 yet failed to snare England's 10th wicket, a 76 run partnership getting England over the line; after Australia rolled England for 67 in the first inning. Filled with great northern passion and a parade of awesome costumes on 'dress-up day', Headingley is nothing short of a fun ground to watch cricket, before hitting The Original Oak, just up the road if not racing (walking) home to hang out on frenetic Boar Lane.
The most parochial crowds in England, a test match at Old Trafford will sort you out; hardened Mancunians never let you forget that you are the visitor. All in good stride though, and that which continues after play along Deansgate, in the old pubs of Cheapside, or along the canals that wend Manchester city centre. Old Trafford is easily reached by tram that stops outside the ground just 20mins from the city. A 40mins stroll is a better way to walk off famous Mancunian pies from the night before, if not avoiding the gridlock around the ground if you take a taxi... and why match-day transfers are not included in any tour.
Welcome back to London. The all-important 5th Test at The Ovalhas decided many Ashes Series so you'd be mad to miss it. Though many do all 5 Test Matches with us, if this is your only Test, we hope the series is alive or Australia is chasing a record 5-0 win! The Oval is just south of River Thames, close to Tower Bridge, Tower of London, and our hotel in the heart of 'the city'. If you've never been to London, popular attractions and little known curiosities are close to our hotel if you have the sightseeing time during this final week of nail-biting Test Cricket that we'd love to enjoy with you.