Two Test Tour

TAURANGA / HAMILTON

NEW ZEALAND v ENGLAND
16TH NOVEMBER – 07TH DECEMBER 2019
 

from – £4375 pp sharing (Single Supplement: £1075)
 
18 NIGHT TOUR BASED ON
– 1 night Auckland (Grand Mercure) 18/11 – 19/11
– 6 nights Tauranga (Quest on Durham Hotel) 19/11 – 25/11
– 2 nights Rotorua (Princes Gate Hotel) 25/11 – 27/11
– 1 night Taupo (Gables Lakefront Hotel) 27/11 – 28/11
– 6 nights Hamilton (Ibis) 28/11 – 4/12
– 2 nights Auckland (Grand Mercure) 4/12 – 6/12

 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Guaranteed Test Match Tickets (Included)
  • Return international flights from London Heathrow Airport (other UK airports available & subject to price change)
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • 18 nights’ accommodation as per itinerary on B&B basis
  • Rotorua Maori Cultural Show & Geothermal Centre
  • LWTL Merchandise
  • LWTL staff (subject to numbers)

 

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ENGLAND CRICKET TO NEW ZEALAND – 1st & 2ND TEST TOUR

1 night Auckland 6 nights Tauranga 2 nights Rotorua 1 night Taupo
6 nights Hamilton 2 nights Auckland
 

TOUR ITINERARY:

DAY 1: SATURDAY 16TH NOVEMBER – DEPART UK / IN FLIGHT

Two Test Tour plane4Arrive at your chosen airport three hours prior to departure where you will check in for your international flight.
 

DAY 2: SUNDAY 17TH NOVEMBER – IN FLIGHT

 

DAY 3: MONDAY 18TH NOVEMBER – IN FLIGHT / AUCKLAND

Upon arrival into Auckland Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel for one night’s accommodation on a B&B basis. Rest of the day at leisure. Perhaps visit Auckland Harbour.
 

DAY 4: TUESDAY 19TH NOVEMBER – AUCKLAND / TAURANGA

Check out of your hotel and transfer to Tauranga and to your hotel for a 6 night stay on a B&B basis. Rest of the day at leisure
 

DAY 5: WEDNESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER – TAURANGA

Full day at leisure.
 

DAYS 6 – 10: THURSDAY 21ST – MONDAY 25TH NOVEMBER – 1ST TEST MATCH – TAURANGA

1ST TEST MATCH – NEW ZEALAND V ENGLAND
Two Test Tour cricket2Make your way to the Bay Oval for the 1ST Test Match. At close of play make your way back to your hotel.
 
NB on DAY 10: MONDAY 25TH NOVEMBER – TAURANGA / ROTORUA
At the close of play after the 5th day of the Test, you will transfer by road to Rotorua for two nights’ accommodation on a B&B basis. Evening at leisure.
 

DAY 11: TUESDAY 26TH NOVEMBER – ROTORUA

Day at leisure in Rotorua. Included excursion to Te Puia for a Maori Cultural Show, lunch and a visit to the Geothermal centre.
 

DAY 12: WEDNESDAY 27TH NOVEMBER – ROTORUA / TAUPO

After a morning at leisure in Rotorua, transfer by road to Taupo for one night’s accommodation on a B&B basis. At leisure to enjoy Taupo and the scenic lake, formed almost 2000 years ago from a volcanic eruption so immense it darkened the skies in Europa and China.
 

DAY 13: THURSDAY 28TH NOVEMBER – TAUPO / HAMILTON

After checking out of your hotel, late morning you will transfer by road to Hamilton. On arrival, you will check into your hotel for a 6 night stay on a B&B basis.
 

DAYS 14 – 18: FRIDAY 29TH NOVEMBER – TUESDAY 03RD DECEMBER – 2ND TEST MATCH – HAMILTON

2ND TEST MATCH – NEW ZEALAND V ENGLAND
Two Test Tour cricket2Make your way to Seddon Park for the 2ND Test Match. At close of play make your way back to your hotel.
 

DAY 19: WEDNESDAY 04TH DECEMBER – HAMILTON / AUCKLAND

Check out of your hotel this morning and transfer to Auckland. On arrival you will check into your hotel for a 2 night stay on a B&B basis (additional nights possible on request).
 

DAY 20: THURSDAY 05TH DECEMBER –AUCKLAND

Full day at leisure
 

DAY 21: FRIDAY 06TH DECEMBER – AUCKLAND / IN FLIGHT

Two Test Tour plane4Check out of your hotel this morning and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.
 

DAY 22: SATURDAY 07TH DECEMBER – IN FLIGHT / UK

Arrive back in the UK. Complete passport control collect your luggage and continue with your onward travel.
END OF TOUR ARRANGEMENTS
 

Should you wish to extend your stay please do not hesitate to discuss your options at the time of booking.
 

Tour Includes

  • Guaranteed Test Match Tickets (Included)
  • Return international flights from London Heathrow Airport (other UK airports available & subject to price change)
  • Transfers as per itinerary
  • 18 nights’ accommodation as per itinerary on B&B basis
  • Rotorua Maori Cultural Show & Geothermal Centre
  • LWTL Merchandise
  • LWTL staff (subject to numbers)

 

Tour Excludes

  • Meals other than where specified
  • Stadium Transfers
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional excursions

 

from – £4375 pp sharing (Single Supplement: £1075)
 
18 NIGHT TOUR BASED ON
– 1 night Auckland (Grand Mercure) 18/11 – 19/11
– 6 nights Tauranga (Quest on Durham Hotel) 19/11 – 25/11
– 2 nights Rotorua (Princes Gate Hotel) 25/11 – 27/11
– 1 night Taupo (Gables Lakefront Hotel) 27/11 – 28/11
– 6 nights Hamilton (Ibis) 28/11 – 4/12
– 2 nights Auckland (Grand Mercure) 4/12 – 6/12

 

AUCKLAND

GRAND MERCURE AUCKLAND (1 night from 18th Nov & 2 night’s from 4th Dec)

Located in the heart of Auckland’s waterfront district, overlooking the thriving Viaduct Harbour and surrounded by designer boutiques and award winning restaurants, Grand Mercure Auckland boasts 207 guest rooms and a dedicated conference and event floor. The elegantly refurbished rooms and suites at Grand Mercure Auckland feature Smart TV’s with Blu-tooth connectivity as well as bathrooms with manuka honey toiletries. Complimentary WiFi is provided. Guests can enjoy a morning yoga class in the Wellness Room or read a book in the library, which has been richly decorated with warm gold and leather. The business centre has state-of-the-art technology and The Deck, an urban alfresco event space is available. Open for breakfast and dinner, Vue Restaurant offers international cuisine and city views. Attica Bar serves a range of drinks, including coffee, beers, wines and spirits, until late.


 

TAURANGA

QUEST ON DURHAM (6 night from 19th Nov)

Quest on Durham, Tauranga serviced apartments are located within 5 minutes’ walk of Tauranga’s main shopping centre, boutique stores, cafes, restaurants and bars. All apartments have complementary unlimited WiFi and access to an on-site privately-owned compact gym and sauna. The property offers a mix of 29 apartments consisting of studio, one, two and three bedroom fully self-contained serviced apartments. The apartments are comfortable, fully furnished and include a fully equipped kitchenette and laundry. Most apartments have spacious living areas with outdoor balcony and/or decking area, spa bath, king beds plus sofa bed for extra guests. Located opposite the Main Domain and the Bay Court Theatre Complex, Quest Tauranga is 2 minutes’ walk from Tauranga Art Gallery and 9 minutes’ drive from Tauranga Airport. It is within 15 minutes’ drive of Tauranga Golf Club, Bay Park Event Centre, Mills Reef Winery and Mount Maunganui Main Beach.


 

ROTORUA

PRINCES GATE HOTEL (2 nights from the 25th Nov 2019))

The Princes Gate is a historical, boutique-style hotel in the centre of Rotorua. This classical 4.5-star hotel is opposite the Polynesian Spa and the famous Government Gardens. The hotel has 50 stylish guestrooms and apartments, all decorated in a traditional and classical style. Each room is beautifully furnished with luxurious en suite bathroom and a range of personal toiletries. The larger apartments offer a living area and kitchen facilities. The Princes Gate Hotel, dates back to 1897 and is situated in the historical area of the city. The hotel is only 100 m from the lakefront and city centre and is also within easy reach of the Convention Centre. Property offers three thermally heated pools, a private plunge pool and sauna. Guest laundry facilities are available. There are a restaurant and bar on-site offering breakfast, lunch and dinner. There are also live cabaret dinner shows.


 

TAUPO

GABLES LAKEFRONT HOTEL (1 night from 27th Nov)

Located across the road from Taupo’s main beach, Gables Lakefront Motel offers stunning lakefront views, free Wi-Fi and a family spa pool. Some apartments boast their own private spa pool. Each self-contained apartment features a 43-inch satellite TV and a kitchen or kitchenette with tea/coffee making facilities, a microwave and a refrigerator. Most rooms offer beautiful views of Lake Taupo and the mountains. Luggage storage and laundry facilities are also provided. Free on-site parking is available.The Gables is located 7 minutes’ drive from Taupo Airport. The famous Huka Falls are 15 minutes’ drive away. Taupo Golf Club, as well as a number of fishing and lake activities, are a 5-minute drive away.


 

HAMILTON

IBIS HAMILTON (6 nights from the 28th Nov 2019))

Ibis Hamilton is situated on the banks of the Waikato River, in the city centre. It is 10 km from Hamilton International Airport. Hobbiton Movie Set & Farms Tours is 40 minutes’ drive away. All of the comfortable rooms are well furnished and equipped with LCD satellite TV and individually-controlled air conditioning. The in-house bistro is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers contemporary New Zealand cuisine. You can also dine al fresco, on the balcony. Ibis Hamilton Tainui offers easy access to river walkways, cafes and restaurants. The property is 600 m from Hamilton Museum and 5 minutes’ drive from Hamilton Lake.


 

 

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