Travel with Thomson Sport on our Two Test Tour of New Zealand taking in the last two-Tests in Wellington and Auckland, packed in-between with amazing sightseeing opportunities across the North Island.
This fully escorted 20 day tour includes everything from international and domestic flights, airport and match transfers, match tickets, a range of hotel accommodation to tour merchandise, a Thomson Sport Tour leader and pre-Test parties. So because we sort out all the details, you can relax and enjoy it even more.
Your package comes with guaranteed match tickets to the last two of England's Test matches against New Zealand:
Wellington: 14 - 18 March 2013
Auckland: 22 - 26 March 2013
Please note that these will be charged to you as an additional cost once the ticket prices have been released to us. Tickets are sold to you at the same price for which we purchase them. Thomson Sport only ever acquires official match tickets.
You’ll fly with Singapore Airlines from London Heathrow to Auckland, via Singapore on 9rd March 2013 (economy class). Your return international flight to London Heathrow will be from Auckland on 28th March 2013, again via Singapore.
You'll fly with Air New Zealand on a domestic flight from Auckland to Wellington when you arrive in New Zealand on 11th March 2013.
We’ve arranged airport and hotel transfers for your stay as well as stadium transfers for the 3rd Test in Auckland (the 2nd Wellington Test is easily walkable from your hotel). You'll also be transported by private coach transfer from Wellington to Rotorua and Rotorua to Auckland. So you'll never have to worry about getting from A to B; you can sit back and enjoy the beautiful scenery!
Your first 6 nights will be at the 3★ Mercure Willis Street in Wellington where you'll stay for 8 nights during the 2nd Test. This popular hotel is located in the creative heart of the Cuba Quarter an easy stroll from well-known attractions like Te Papa, the waterfront and close to cafes, bars and boutique shopping areas. The Hawkins Basin Reserve Stadium is a short 15 min walk from the hotel.
Whilst in Rotorua for 2 nights, you'll stay at the 4.5★ Novotel Lakeside. Situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Rotorua, this hotel offers tranquil surroundings with sensational views.
The remainder of the tour will be spent at the 3★ Mercure Auckland for 6 nights for the 3rd and final Test. The boutique style Mercure Auckland Windsor is located in the heart of central Queen Street, in the heart of the Auckland waterfront district, with spectacular harbour and city views. Eden Park is approx 10 mins drive away.
- You'll be accompanied by a Thomson Sport Tour Manager during your whole stay in New Zealand, from airport to match day transfers and during your stay across all Test and sightseeing locations
- You're invited to two pre-Test parties in Wellington on 13th March and Auckland on 21st March (dates are provisional at this point)
- Complimentary Tour Merchandise for each person