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South Africa ODI Tour - International Flights Included

South Africa ODI Tour - International Flights Included

Offical Ticket Included
Your Experience

The trip to South Africa in 2023 will be an unforgettable one!

 

This time around, England will travel to Bloemfontein and Kimberley for three ODI matches against South Africa. Visits to the Mangaung Oval & Diamond Oval provide England supporters the perfect opportunity to tick two new cricketing destinations off their list!

 

While enjoying the excellent food and drink, and relaxing in the wonderful weather, you can discover plenty about the traditions of South Africa.

 

A Barmy Army tour to South Africa also wouldn't be complete without a trip to Cape Town. This incredible city is not only surrounded by beautiful mountains and beaches but also has one of the most picturesque stadiums on the circuit. So, as an added bonus on your tour, we have prepared 6 nights for you to enjoy, along with the opportunity to watch the South African franchise cricket league at Newlands.

 

Additionally, there will be plenty of optional excursions to choose from, including safaris, golf, and wine tours, so don't miss out!

 

Let us take care of everything for you; from flights, hotels, tickets, and transfers we have got you covered.

 

 

Our dedicated, experienced, and passionate team on the ground will be with you all the way to ensure you have an amazing experience from start to finish.

 

Book this trip and you’ll get:

• Return flights from London to Cape Town (including all taxes, charges and 23KG of hold luggage allowance).

• Return domestic flights between Cape Town and Bloemfontein (including all taxes, charges and 20KG of hold luggage allowance).

• 13 nights in our handpicked hotels, with breakfast included

• A General Admission ticket for all 3 ODI's.

• Some official Barmy Army merchandise

• Airport transfers by coach

• Transfers to & from the stadium.

• ATOL Levy 

• Barmy Army reps in resort

• A safe, risk free booking protected from any unforeseen circumstances

And for a little bit extra, you can:

• Upgrade your Hotel 

• Book some great excursions, including an Rhino safari

• Add SAT20 tickets (TBC depending on fixtures)

• Add some official Barmy Army merchandise

Your Itinerary

In a nutshell...

Here's how your break will look:

Before you travel:

After booking you'll receive a booking confirmation. Have a read of the important information.

Approximately 3 weeks before the trip starts we'll be in touch with your final documentation. This will include your final flight times, ticket info and any more helpful bits of advice you may need.

Time to get excited.

Departure on flight VS478 from London Heathrow.

It works just like any holiday flight! Grab your passport and be at the airport for at least 3 hours before take-off.

Then…Sit back, relax and enjoy the flight.

Arrival - Tuesday 24th January

Once you’ve reached the other side & passed customs and immigration at Cape Town airport, your Barmy Army reps will be there to point you in the direction of your hotel transfer. Check in is usually around 3pm, but don’t worry if you’re there before, the hotel will store your bags, so you can head straight out!

You’ll find a Barmy Army notice board in your hotel reception. This will display all important information and transfer times for the week ahead.

Your Barmy Army reps will also be around if you have any questions. 

Wednesday 25th January

A day to get used to your surroundings and acclimatise.

Your Barmy Army reps will also be around if you have any questions. 

Thursday 26th January

Fly to Bloemfontein on flight FA840. It's an early one so be prepared.

Your coach transfer will take you to your hotel.

Rest of the day at leisure in Bloemfontein.

Friday 27th January

1st ODI in Bloemfontein. Coach will transfer from the hotel to the ground and then return after the day of play.

Saturday 28th January

Day of leisure in Bloemfontein. This day may be used for the Rhino Safari, if you choose to book on to it.

Sunday 29th January

2nd ODI in Bloemfontein. Coach will transfer from the hotel to the ground and then return after the day of play.

Monday 30th January

Day of leisure in Bloemfontein. This day may be used for the Rhino Safari, if you choose to book on to it.

Tuesday 31st January

Day of leisure in Bloemfontein. This day may be used for the Rhino Safari, if you choose to book on to it.

Wednesday 1st February

3rd and final ODI in Kimberley. Coach will transfer from the hotel, in Bloemfontein, to the Kimberley Oval and then return after the day of play. The transfer is approx. 2 hours each way.

Thursday 2nd February

Return flight to Cape Town on flight FA841. Another early one.

Airport transfer will take you to your hotel in Cape Town.

Friday 3rd February

Day at leisure in Cape Town.

Saturday 4th February

Day at leisure in Cape Town. This may be one of the days we offer SAT20 tickets - more info as soon as we have it.

Sunday 5th February

Day at leisure in Cape Town. This may be one of the days we offer SAT20 tickets - more info as soon as we have it.

Monday 6th February

After a great break, sadly it’s time to head home. Flight number - VS479.

Keep an eye on the noticeboard in your hotel for pick up times. When it’s time to leave for your flight, the coach will pick you up from your hotel and your onboard Barmy Army rep will be there to answer any questions.

Scheduled landing back at London Heathrow is 20:15.

Need to Know

Entry in to South Africa

COVID-19 & other entry requirements

South Africa has lifted its coronavirus travel restrictions. You no longer need to present proof of vaccination status, or a PCR test.

You can travel to South Africa for any purpose for up to 90 days without a visa. You should check the expiry date of your visa or entry stamp and make sure you do not overstay.

You may need to complete a Health form to enter South Africa.

Passport validity

If you are visiting South Africa, your passport should be valid for 6 months from the date you arrive.

Your passport should be valid for at least 30 days beyond your intended date of exit from South Africa, in line with South African immigration regulations. However, some immigration officials still request that a passport should have at least 6 months validity on the date of entry to South Africa. To avoid problems at the airport on arrival, you’re advised to ensure your passport is valid for six months.

Your passport should have at least two blank pages when you arrive in South Africa.

Visas

If you’re visiting South Africa for tourism or business purposes for a period of up to 90 days, you don’t need a visa. You should check the expiry date of your visa or entry stamp and make sure you do not overstay.

Here's some things we need you to know:

This tour includes a 13 night hotel stay, flights, transfers and match tickets for all 3 ODI fixtures in South Africa.

In total you will have 7 nights in Bloemfontein and 6 nights in Cape Town.

International flights have 23KG of hold luggage included. Domestic flights have 20KG included.

If you want to take control of your travel, our non-travel (Hotel & Ticket) options will suit you.

There will be a tourist levy to pay when you get to your hotel. Unfortunately we can't add this to your sportsbreak as it must be paid locally by those who accommodate the room. This varies from city to city. We will let you know how much this will be, in your final documentation.

Ready to book?

Book with confidence. You can be assured that your trip is protected from any unforeseen circumstances.

We’ll need to take some details for everyone joining us in South Africa:

•Full name (as it is written in each passport)

•Date of Birth

•Passport information

It’s ok if you don’t have everyone’s passport details to hand right now, but within a week of making your booking, we’ll need:

Passport Number

Passport Expiry Date

Passport Country of Issue/Nationality

The lead person on the booking needs to be 18 or over, and we’ll need a postal address, phone number and email address for them, as well as payment details. 

We want to make sure you're up to date on everything there is to know, so have a read of the ‘important info’ on the last screen before you finish your booking.

Please click here to read the Standard Information Form on Traveller’s Rights when booking a Package Holiday 

And once you’re all booked…

We’ll be in touch around 3 weeks before the departure date with your travel documents. These will include your finalised flight and accommodation details, along with your ticket information. We'll add any other useful information we'd like you to know here too.

Hotel Options

For latest prices and availability, hit 'find my break' at the right of your page.


  • 3*/4* Hotel Package

    More Details

    This option includes the below hotels:

    Southern Sun Waterfront in Cape Town & City Lodge Hotel in Bloemfontein.

    Southern Sun Waterfront Cape Town - 4*

    The Southern Sun Waterfront hotel in Cape Town is located in the heart of the city’s most tourist friendly precinct, and is a short walk from the V&A Waterfront. Stylish and inviting, our hotel provides comfortable and convenient accommodation for business and leisure travellers alike. 

    Our award-winning Cape Town hotel offers 537 beautifully-appointed rooms, with a host of amenities and services on offer, including free uncapped WiFi, air conditioning, a fully-equipped fitness centre and an outdoor pool.

    For the convenience of business guests, the hotel offers two fully-serviced meeting rooms, is a short walk away from the Cape Town International Conference Centre and an easy commute to the city centre. 

    Dining options include South African inspired dishes at the hotel’s Yizani Restaurant and relaxed cocktails at the Southern Sun Waterfront Bar. Holiday visitors are surrounded by world famous attractions including Cape Town’s Green Point Stadium, Table Mountain and the Two Oceans Aquarium.

    City Lodge Hotel Bloemfontein - 3*

    Offering an outdoor pool and fitness centre, City Lodge Hotel Bloemfontein is set in Bloemfontein in the Free State Region, 750 yards from Mega World.

     

     

    The rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Some rooms feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Enjoy a cup of tea while looking out at the pool or garden. Rooms are fitted with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. Extras include free toiletries and a hair dryer.

     

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
  • 4* Hotel Package

    More Details

    This option includes the below hotels:

    Southern Sun Waterfront in Cape Town & Protea Willow Lake in Bloemfontein.

    Southern Sun Waterfront, Cape Town - 4*

    The Southern Sun Waterfront hotel in Cape Town is located in the heart of the city’s most tourist friendly precinct, and is a short walk from the V&A Waterfront. Stylish and inviting, our hotel provides comfortable and convenient accommodation for business and leisure travellers alike. 

    Our award-winning Cape Town hotel offers 537 beautifully-appointed rooms, with a host of amenities and services on offer, including free uncapped WiFi, air conditioning, a fully-equipped fitness centre and an outdoor pool.

    For the convenience of business guests, the hotel offers two fully-serviced meeting rooms, is a short walk away from the Cape Town International Conference Centre and an easy commute to the city centre. 

    Dining options include South African inspired dishes at the hotel’s Yizani Restaurant and relaxed cocktails at the Southern Sun Waterfront Bar. Holiday visitors are surrounded by world famous attractions including Cape Town’s Green Point Stadium, Table Mountain and the Two Oceans Aquarium.

    Protea Willow Lake, Bloemfontein - 4*

    This exquisitely designed hotel boasts African elements that provide a unique and tranquil experience with great service. Situated in the ever-growing corporate hub of Bloemfontein, we are easily accessible both from the airport and from the N1 and is within walking distance of the Loch Logan Waterfront Mall, Kings Park, Vodacom Park Stadium and close to Grey College as well as Medi-Clinic.

    We provide a full-service restaurant, conference facilities and an exclusive bar area. The terrace and swimming pool area offer a serene spot after a hard day's work, and a bonfire is lit every evening. Protea Hotel Willow Lake by Marriott Bloemfontein comprises of 94 modern and luxurious rooms. 

     

     

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
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27/01/2023


Our packages run from 24/01/2023 - 05/02/2023, please make sure the number of nights you select cover those dates and the event date.


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