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2019 Ashes Tour - Edgbaston, Lords & Headingley with Mid Tour Travel & City Break

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Join Australian cricketing legend Merv Hughes and Geoff Marsh as you watch the first 3 Tests during the 2019 Ashes Series and make your choice of travelling to some of Europe's great holiday destinations during our Mid Tour options.

Guaranteed tickets to Ashes Test matches in the UK, let alone a match at Lord's, can be nearly impossible to get hold of, but with this tour that is all taken care of along with being able to experience the best sightseeing options we have on sale.

In between Test Matches, we have seven nights of travel and with our Mid Tour Travel Program, you can custom build your own tour experience choosing between;


All of these options will be guided by an experienced Tour Rep and local guides allowing you to sit back and enjoy a fantastic cricketing touring experience to remember.

Cricket

We take in the Ashes series opening 1st Test at Edgbaston, Birmingham before heading to London for the 2nd Test at Lord's and finishing with the 3rd Test at Headinly, Leeds. Match tickets include a reserved seat for days one to four, while day 5 is a general admission (non-reserved) seat.

Mid Tour Travel

All Mid Tour Travel Programs include;

Tour Hosts

An escorted AST Tour would not be complete without Merv Hughes hosting our group. Merv returns to the UK with AST for his 6th Ashes Series as a Tour Host.
For the first two Tests, he will be joined by former team mate and opening batsmen, Geoff Marsh who famously made a match winning century in the 1987 World Cup Final and also boasts a record 329-run opening partnership with Mark Taylor at Trent Bridge as part of the 1989 Ashes win.
During the 2nd Test at Lord's another Ashes hero, Terry Alderman who tormented English sides in 1981 and 1989 claiming over 40 wickets in both series wins for Australia.

Russia Tourist Visa

For those clients selecting Helsinki, St Petersburg & Moscow during their Mid Tour Travel, you will require a visa to enter Russia. The visa required is approx $300pp.
We have a local operator in Sydney that can assist in obtaining the visa for a service fee.
Tourist visa applications open 3 months prior to entry date into Russia.

Payment Schedule

The following deposit and payment schedule applies to our escorted tours;
Time of booking: $1000 deposit per person
8th December 2018: Second deposit. 20% of total tour cost
8th February 2019: Third deposit. 40% of total tour cost
8th May 2019: Final balance of total tour cost

We accept payment by credit card, direct deposit and cheque. All payments made, including deposits, are non-refundable.
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London 2 Night Pre Tour Extension

from $1,190

  • Two (2) nights accommodation staying in London
  • Full breakfast daily
  • Group Dinner
  • Access to AST Tour Hosts Merv Hughes & Geoff Marsh
  • Private coach transfer from London to Birmingham
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Tests 1, 2, & 3 + Munich, Salzburg, Vienna & Prague with Geoff Marsh

from $16,290

  • 27 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION:
  • Six nights at the Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham
  • Two nights in Munich
  • One night in Salzburg
  • Two nights in Vienna
  • Two nights in Prague
  • Six nights at the Doubletree by Hilton Westminster
  • Two nights in Berlin, Amsterdam or London
  • Six nights at the Crowne Plaza Leeds
  • Breakfast included daily at each hotel
  • TEST MATCH TICKETS + DINNERS:
  • Match tickets to the 1st Test Match at Edgbaston
  • Match tickets to the 2nd Test Match at Lord's
  • Match tickets to the 3rd Test Match at Headingley
  • Return private match transfers every day the Tests
  • Cricket Australia Pre Match Function in Birmingham
  • Cricket Australia Pre Match Function in London
  • Cricket Australia Pre Match Function in Leeds
  • AST REPS & TOUR HOST:
  • Services of AST Tour Host Merv Hughes for all three Tests
  • Services of AST Tour Host Geoff Marsh for the 1st & 2nd Tests and Mid Tour Travel
  • Services of experienced AST Tour Rep for the duration of the tour
  • TOUR SIGHTSEEING:
  • Guided Orientation Tour of Munich
  • Panoramic Sightseeing Tour from Munich to Salzburg including entry into Eagles Nest
  • Guided Orientation Tour of Vienna including entry into Schonbrunn Palace
  • Guided Sightseeing Tour of Prague including entry into Prague Castle
  • Guided Sightseeing Tour of Berlin or Amsterdam
  • FLIGHTS & TRANSFERS:
  • Private coach travel - Munich to Salzburg (145 kms)
  • Private coach travel - Salzburg to Vienna (295 kms)
  • Private coach travel - Vienna to Prague (333 kms)
  • One way economy flight - London to Amsterdam/Berlin
  • One way economy flight - Amsterdam/Berlin to Manchester
  • Return airport transfers for each flight
  • Private coach travel - Manchester to Leeds (45 miles)
  • TOUR MERCHANDISE:
  • AST Tour merchandise including polo shirts & cap
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Tests 1, 2, & 3 + Helsinki, St Petersburg & Moscow with Terry Alderman

from $16,290

  • 27 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION:
  • Six nights at the Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham
  • One night in Helsinki
  • One night on an overnight ferry from Helsinki to St Petersburg
  • Three nights in St Petersburg
  • Two nights in Moscow
  • Six nights at the Doubletree by Hilton Westminster
  • Two nights in Berlin, Amsterdam or London
  • Six nights at the Crowne Plaza Leeds
  • Breakfast included daily at each hotel
  • TEST MATCH TICKETS + DINNERS:
  • Match tickets to the 1st Test Match at Edgbaston
  • Match tickets to the 2nd Test Match at Lord's
  • Match tickets to the 3rd Test Match at Headingley
  • Return private match transfers every day the Tests
  • Cricket Australia Pre Match Function in Birmingham
  • Cricket Australia Pre Match Function in London
  • Cricket Australia Pre Match Function in Leeds
  • AST REPS & TOUR HOST:
  • Services of AST Tour Host Merv Hughes for all three Tests
  • Services of AST Tour Host Geoff Marsh for the 1st & 2nd Tests
  • Services of AST Tour Host Terry Alderman for 2nd Test plus Mid Tour Travel
  • Services of experienced AST Tour Rep for the duration of the tour
  • TOUR SIGHTSEEING:
  • Guilded Helsinki City Tour
  • Guided Walking Tour of Red Square and the Kremlin
  • Guided tours in St Petersburg including city tour, Hermitage Museum and Peterhof Palace
  • Entry into the Hermitage Museum
  • Entry into the Peterhof Palace
  • Guided Sightseeing Tour of Berlin or Amsterdam
  • FLIGHTS & TRANSFERS:
  • One way economy flight - London to Helsinki
  • One way economy flight - Moscow to London
  • One way economy flight - Amsterdam/Berlin to Manchester
  • Return airport transfers for each flight
  • Overnight ferry trip - Helsinki to St Petersburg
  • High speed train journey from St Petersburg to Moscow
  • TOUR MERCHANDISE:
  • AST Tour merchandise including polo shirts & cap
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Tests 1, 2, & 3 + Northern Ireland & Scotland with Merv Hughes

from $16,490

  • 27 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION:
  • Six nights at the Hilton Garden Inn Birmingham
  • Two nights in Belfast
  • Two nights Inverness/Aviemore
  • Three nights in Edinburgh
  • Six nights at the Doubletree by Hilton Westminster
  • Two nights in Berlin, Amsterdam or London
  • Six nights at the Crowne Plaza Leeds
  • Breakfast included daily at each hotel
  • TEST MATCH TICKETS + DINNERS:
  • Match tickets to the 1st Test Match at Edgbaston
  • Match tickets to the 2nd Test Match at Lord's
  • Match tickets to the 3rd Test Match at Headingley
  • Return private match transfers every day the Tests
  • Cricket Australia Pre Match Function in Birmingham
  • Cricket Australia Pre Match Function in London
  • Cricket Australia Pre Match Function in Leeds
  • AST REPS & TOUR HOST:
  • Services of AST Tour Host Merv Hughes for the duration of the tour
  • Services of AST Tour Host Geoff Marsh for the 1st & 2nd Tests
  • Services of experienced AST Tour Rep for the duration of the tour
  • TOUR SIGHTSEEING:
  • Panoramic Sightseeing Tour in Northern Ireland featuring Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge and Dunluce Castle
  • Guided Walking Tour of Belfast
  • Panoramic Sightseeing Tour in and around Inverness including Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle
  • Guided Whisky Distillery Tour from Inverness including tastings
  • Stirling Castle visit and entry
  • Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival Entry
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo Entry
  • Guided Sightseeing Tour of Berlin or Amsterdam
  • FLIGHTS & TRANSFERS:
  • One way economy flight - Birmingham to Belfast
  • One way economy flight - Belfast to Inverness
  • One way economy flight - Edinburgh to London
  • One way economy flight - London to Amsterdam/Berlin
  • One way economy flight - Amsterdam/Berlin to Manchester
  • Return airport transfers for each flight
  • Private coach travel - Inverness to Edinburgh (160 miles)
  • Private coach travel - Manchester to Leeds (45 miles)
  • TOUR MERCHANDISE:
  • AST Tour merchandise including polo shirts & cap

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