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2017-18 Ashes Series 4th Test Tour (Melbourne) from London - 8 Nights - Prices from £2499pp

2017-18 Ashes Series 4th Test Tour (Melbourne) from London - 8 Nights

This Sport Break

8 night Trip includes Travel, Ticket, Transfers, Accommodation.

Venue: The Melbourne Cricket Ground

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From £2499pp

Offical Ticket Included
At a glance

Top of the bucket list for cricket fans and sports fans alike is attending a boxing day ashes test at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground. You will be able to enjoy this experience in the Bronze area in level 1 of the Olympic stand with views of gully to point, getting you in the heart of the action.

Your Booking Includes:

  • Return international flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne
  • 8 nights' accommodation including daily breakfast
  • Christmas Day & New Year's Eve in Melbourne
  • Return airport transfers to your chosen hotel
  • Official Bronze Category, 5 Day Ticket for the 4th Test Match. 
  • Thomas Cook Sport representatives there to help
  • Service charges and taxes

Your Booking Doesn't Include:

  • Match Day Transfers

Optional Extras (at a fee):

  • Official Ashes Functions
Itinerary

ITINERARY

Day 1, Saturday 23rd December 2017
Depart London for Melbourne.

Fly from London Heathrow to Melbourne with Etihad Airways.

Day 2, Sunday 24th December 2017
Arrive in Melbourne where you will be met by our staff and transferred to your hotel. Relax after the long flight or head in to the city and join the Christmas Eve celebrations.

Day 3, Monday 25th December 2017
Perhaps enjoy Christmas Day at the beach in true Aussie style, or simply relax at your hotel and take in the special atmosphere. Tomorrow will bring the much anticipated Boxing Day Test against Australia at one of the most formidable grounds in modern cricket, the MCG.

Day 4 - 8, Fourth Test Match, Tuesday 26th – Saturday 30th December 2017
Make your own way to the MCG for what is surely a bucket-list occasion for any cricket fan, the famous Boxing Day Test. Settle in to your official Bronze category seat.  Located in level 1 of the Olympic Stand, between gully and point, you won’t miss a second of the action* NB; please note that all Day 5 tickets are General Admission.

Day 9, Sunday 31st December 2017
Win, lose or draw New Year’s Eve in  Melbourne will be a time to celebrate. Make the most of your final night in Australia. Don’t miss the spectacular firework display that lights up the city.

Day 10, Monday 1st January 2018
It will be a sad farewell to fantastic hosts and a great country. After checking out of your hotel, transfer to the airport for your homeward flight. Whatever the result we know you’ll have witnessed a fantastic battle between two great cricket teams!

Fly from Melbourne to London Heathrow with Etihad Airways.

The Venue

The MCG
As the birthplace of Test and One Day International cricket, and host to many other sporting events every year, nothing can match the tradition and heritage of the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Regarded as Victoria's spiritual home of sport, the MCG is Australia's premier sporting stadium, with a seating capacity of 100,024. 

Seat Location
Thomas Cook Sport have chosen to offer Bronze category seats which are situated in the Olympic Stand, Level 1 with a view of gully to point. 

Hotel Options

For latest prices and availability please complete the Sport break selection above to find your break.


  • Mercure Welcome Melbourne

    265 Little Bourke Street Melbourne 1300

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    The Mercure Welcome Melbourne is the best hotel for budget-friendly accommodation in the heart of the Melbourne CBD. As one of the most centrally located hotels in Melbourne City, the 3* hotel offers modern and affordable accommodation with all the facilities you need to be relaxed and comfortable during your stay. You will enjoy access to Melbourne's public transport, and be just a short distance to some of Melbourne’s iconic tourist destinations like Bourke Street Mall, Emporium Melbourne, China Town, The National Gallery of Victoria, and Melbourne’s iconic MCG. Perfect for those visiting for Melbourne sporting events, one of the many cultural events in Melbourne, or a spot of shopping in one of Melbourne’s famous shopping districts. All hotel rooms feature modern furnishings, televisions with 16 Foxtel channels, mini refrigerators and wireless internet access. The onsite Cocoon Bar, is a great setting for a pre game drink on Swanston Street in the city. You can grab a quick and delicious café style meal at our Soul Café, or choose a more modern Australian fusion dining experience in our Louden Kitchen and Grill surrounded by glass windows overlooking the vibrant shopping destinations of Emporium Melbourne Little Bourke Street.

    We chose this Hotel because:

    • Central location
    • Great choice of restaurants
    • Modern design
    • Complimentary WiFi 

     

    Key Features:

    • City Centre Location
    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • WiFi
  • Clarion Gateway Melbourne - 2 Bedroom Apartment

    1 William Street Melbourne 3000

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    Situated on the banks of the Yarra River in the heart of Melbourne’s central business district, Clarion Suites Gateway is the ideal home base for business and leisure guests. Featuring 120 apartment-style suites with full kitchens, laundry facilities, broadband Internet and other conveniences, our Melbourne CBD hotel puts your comfort first. While here, guests can plan meetings in the unique event facilities including the Yarra View Room, dine well at William’s Bar and Café, or take a dip in our indoor heated pool.

    We chose this Hotel because:

    • Excellent location
    • Complimentary WiFi
    • Spacious apartments
    • Excellent facilities

    Key Features:

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Indoor Pool
    • WiFi
  • Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders

    575 Flinders Lane Melbourne 3000

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    Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders is set to undergo a multi million dollar refurbishment with works commencing in October 2016 and is due to be completed by the end of 2017. Holiday Inn Melbourne on Flinders is one of the most popular Melbourne hotels for families, business and leisure travellers. Located in Melbourne CBD, on the corner of Flinders Lane and Spencer Street, within walking distance to Etihad Stadium, MCG, Crown Casino, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Sealife Aquarium as well as the Docklands & Southbank precincts. Southern Cross Station is just a 2 min walk away and Melbourne Airport can be reached via direct freeway access or Skybus in 20 minutes. The Sirocco Restaurant & Bar offers market fresh specialties during the day and evening. The cocktail lounge is the perfect place to relax after a long day of business or sightseeing. Take advantage of being in the Free Tram Zone to reach many of Melbourne’s sightseeing spots, art and cultural centres. The Garden Terrace, heated outdoor pool, gym and sauna offer guests a great opportunity to unwind. 

    We chose this Hotel because:

    • Great location
    • Excellent facilities 
    • Modern design
    • Complimentary WiFi 

    Key Features:

    • Restaurant
    • Bar
    • Outdoor Pool
    • WiFi

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Your 2017-18 Ashes Series Booking includes

 

Official Tickets

As an Official Licensed Travel Operator to the 2017-18 Ashes Series, you'll have peace of mind that the Ashes ticket in your hand is 100% official.

Accommodation


Selected for location and quality our inclusive hotel options will ensure you wake up fresh, ready to experience your sport.

Representation


It's good to know that our experienced travel representatives will be there to ensure your experience is as you would expect - awesome!

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