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Two Test Tour of New Zealand - Flights Included - Prices from £4599.00pp

Two Test Tour of New Zealand - Flights Included

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Your Experience

Would you like to experience the sheer beauty of New Zealand with the Barmy Army?

 

Sit on a grass bank watching Test cricket with Mount Maunganui in the back drop. Enjoy the traditions of Maori culture and the warm hospitality of the Kiwis.

 

After an amazing series win in the summer of 2022, the epic rivalry of England and New Zealand is set to continue in February. Jet across the world and join us on what many consider the most beautiful touring destination on the calendar.

 

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:

• Outbound flight from London to Auckland (including all taxes, charges and 25KG of hold luggage allowance).

• Domestic flight between Tauranga and Wellington (including all taxes, charges and 25KG of hold luggage allowance).

• Return flight from Wellington to London (including all taxes, charges and 25KG of hold luggage allowance).

• 20 nights in our handpicked hotels, with breakfast included

• A General Admission ticket for all 5 days of both test matches

• Access to our Forum as we enjoy exclusive access to the Long Room at The Basin Reserve

• 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 

• Add some official Barmy Army merchandise

Your Itinerary

In a nutshell...

Here's how your break will look:

Before you travel Departure Arrival / Match days Home Time

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.

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.

 

Once you’ve reached the other side & passed customs and immigration at Auckland 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. 

 

After a great break, sadly it’s time to head home. You’ll need to check out by mid-day (some hotels may have slightly earlier or later check out time) but if you’re on a later flight, the hotel will store your luggage, so you can enjoy your last day in New Zealand.

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 rep will let you know which check in desks you’ll need to head to when you reach the airport. 

 

 

Need to Know

Entry in to New Zealand

COVID-19 & other entry requirements

New Zealand’s borders have fully re-opened.

From 1 April 2022 travellers arriving into New Zealand by air must complete the Traveller Declaration and be issued a New Zealand Traveller Pass before travelling to New Zealand.

Start your declaration as soon as you can, to ensure you have time to complete it before you travel.

Travellers will need to provide:

Passport details

Flight information

Travel history for 14 days prior to arriving in New Zealand

Contact details in New Zealand

Emergency contact details.

You need to show your Traveller Pass when you check-in at the airport, and to Customs when you arrive in New Zealand. It can be printed out or saved on your mobile device.

Eligible travellers entering New Zealand will also be given a pack of rapid antigen tests (RATs) with instructions at the airport. Travellers are encouraged to test on day 0/1 and 5/6. Please see New Zealand Government COVID-19 for full details.

See the New Zealand Government’s Traveller Declaration website for further information - https://www.travellerdeclaration.govt.nz/

You do not need a visa to enter New Zealand as a visitor for up to 6 months, but you will need to get a New Zealand Electronic Travel Authority (NZeTA) before you travel.

The NZeTA costs NZD $9 if applying via the dedicated mobile app, or NZD $12 if completed online. You will also need to pay an International Visitor Conservation and Tourism Levy (IVL) of NZD $35 when you apply. Once issued, the NZeTA is valid for up to two years. The New Zealand immigration authorities recommend that applicants allow up to 72 hours for processing.

On arrival in New Zealand, you will also need to satisfy the Immigration Officer that you meet the criteria for visa-free entry, which includes having an onward ticket and sufficient funds to support you during your stay. You can check the full criteria on the New Zealand Immigration website.

You can see the up to date UK government travel advice, for New Zealand, here - https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/new-zealand

Here's some things we need you to know:

This tour includes a 20 night hotel stay, flights, transfers and match tickets for both test matches in New Zealand.

10kg bag carry on bag, a small personal item (handbag or laptop bag) is included for all customers. You will also be able to bring a 25kg bag to place in the hold.

As a Barmy Army Travel client, you will have access to our Forum as we enjoy exclusive access to the Long Room at The Basin Reserve, just two days before the beginning of the Test Match. We will be joined by stars of the cricketing world with full details of the personnel to be announced in due course. 

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.

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 New Zealand:

•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’ll take a 50% deposit when you book and the final balance 11 weeks before you travel (1st December 2022)

If you book with less than 12 weeks to go, we will take full payment at the time of booking.

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.


  • SkyCity Auckland

    72 Victoria Street West Auckland Auckland 1010

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    Escape to a hotel where exceptional experiences happen every day. A place where you can enjoy genuine Kiwi hospitality and modern, spacious accommodation.

    Explore the sights and sounds of vibrant Auckland, including the iconic Sky Tower. Pamper yourself at rejuvenating spa facilities. Experience magnificent dining with over 20 restaurants, cafes and bars close by, not to mention theatres and the exciting SkyCity Casino. Before you return, relax and refresh with our world-class facilities and services, where your comfort is our priority.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Gym
  • Ibis Wellington

    153 Featherston Street Wellington Central Wellington 6011

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    Ibis Wellington, a 3.5 star hotel is in the heart of the city near the bustle of Lambton Quay and within easy walking distance to popular attractions, fine dining options, and exceptional shopping. 200 contemporary guest rooms offer free WiFi, air-conditioning, comfort and quality everything you need when you are staying in the Capital. Visit Vivant Restaurant and Bar for breakfast, lunch and dinner; situated on the ground floor, or enjoy happy hour in the bar.

    The perfect inner-city base for your Wellington holiday and just a 20-minute drive from Wellington Airport, ibis Wellington is centrally located. While exploring New Zealand's capital, take a stroll downtown to the iconic Cuba Mall, shop at David Jones and Old Bank Arcade, or ride the Wellington Cable Car to see the sights.

    Wellington is a vibrant city full of things to see and do, and the Ibis Wellington Hotel keeps you close to all of it. Enjoy what this wonderful city has to offer with everything just footsteps away.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
  • Novotel Rotorua

    Tutanekai Street, Lake End Rotorua 3215

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    Check in to 4 star comfort with the lake at your doorstep at Novotel Rotorua Lakeside Hotel. Rejuvenate in the spa's natural geothermal mineral pools and experience a delicious dinner in our Atlas Restaurant. Then retire to your room - a calm haven with earthy colours, wood furniture and picture windows - and soak in the spectacular scenery at Novotel.

    Conveniently located just 15-minutes from Rotorua Airport in the heart of Rotorua township, Novotel Rotorua Lakeside is the perfect base for adventure enthusiasts and families alike to see all that New Zealand's geothermal capital has to offer. Take a short stroll to the lakefront to ride the thrilling Kawarau Jet on Lake Rotorua. Hop on nearby public transport to visit the cultural and geothermal wonders at Te Puia. Or enjoy the adrenaline-pumping action of the luge at Rotorua Skyline.

    Just steps from Eat Streat bars and restaurants also only a short walk from the awe-inspiring lakefront, the Novotel Rotorua Lakeside Hotel is in the heart of the cultural and geothermal marvel that is Rotorua.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Indoor Pool
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Gym
    • City Centre Location
  • Pullman Rotorua

    1135 Arawa Street, Rotorua 3010

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    Pullman Rotorua is located in the city and only moments away from the lakefront. It is surrounded by surreal scenery and iconic attractions. Discover shooting geysers, bubbling mud, natural hot springs and magical forests. The hotel has 130 rooms and suites, a gym, vibrant restaurant, chic bar and 4 dynamic meeting rooms with internet connectivity. The perfect base to explore the region's geothermal paradise.

    Conveneintly located, the Pullman Rotorua is close to Rotorua Lake, Convention Centre and Government Gardens, perfect for any traveller to this gorgeous, natural locale. Nearby hot springs and geysures make for some of the best natural baths on the planet. Tamaki Maori Village, Polynesian Spa, is just 1km away.

    Rotorua is a true wonder of nature, with hot springs aplenty, tourists often visit to relax and soak in the natural mineral water of the region. The Pullman Rotorua, in the heart of the city, gives guests opportunity to experience Rotorua first hand.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Gym
    • City Centre Location
  • QT Wellington

    90 Cable Street, Wellington 6011

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    QT Wellington offers a fusion of luxurious art, technology and indulgence. It boasts an eclectic collection of New Zealand art and features a fitness centre.

    Each of the rooms at QT Wellington include abstract lines and playful patterns. Surrounded by urban hills, the rooms include satellite TV, a private bathroom with hairdryer and ironing facilities. Some rooms feature harbour views.

    Hippopotamus Restaurant is open daily for breakfast. The Cocktail Bar and Restaruant are open for dinner Thursday to Sunday, and high tea is served Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Hot Sauce serves Asian-inspired fare and cool cocktails evenings Tuesday to Sunday.

    The lobby Lounge is open for coffee, drinks and all-day dining for guests to enjoy the hotel's art collection. QT Wellington is home to one of New Zealand's largest private art collections, displayed in the lobby and public spaces throughout the hotel. The fourth floor features Gallery 4 Rooms with bespoke works by Wellington and New Zealand artists.

    Leisure facilities include a spa pool, and a sauna. QT Wellington is a 3-minute walk from Courtenay Place, Waitangi Park and Oriental Parade beach. Free internet access is available in the hotel.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Indoor Pool
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
  • Naumi Wellington

    213-223 Cuba Street, Te Aro Wellington 6011

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    Featuring classic architecture, this charming property offers unlimited free WiFi.

    All rooms at Naumi Studio Wellington include a flat-screen Smart TV with Netflix, a modern bathroom and double-glazed windows. All rooms are serviced daily.

    The Bar serves a selection of drinks and bar food in the evenings.

    Naumi Studio Wellington is on Cuba Street, with funky cafes, lively bars, art galleries, restaurants and shopping. Te Papa Museum is less than a kilometre from the hotel. The hotel is a 15-minute drive from Wellington Airport.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
  • Pacific Palms

    21 Gravatt Road Papamoa, Papamoa, 3118

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    Located in Papamoa, Pacific Palms Resort offers a year-round outdoor pool and a hot tub.

    All units have a satellite flat-screen TV and either a balcony or a patio. They feature a fully equipped kitchen which includes an oven and a dishwasher. Bed linen is provided. BBQ facilities are available.

    Twin option = 2 bedroom apartment / will also suit 2 x couples (please call to request this)

    Triple option = 3 bedroom apartment / will also suit 3 x couples (please call to request this)

    Rooms here are extremely limited in availability.

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Outdoor Pool
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