Your 2021-22 Vodafone Ashes Series travel experience starts here. Don’t miss a wicket of the Ashes this year as one of sports greatest rivalries comes down-under for the five test series from December 2021 to January 2022. Watch the action live with an official travel package.
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There really is no better way to experience an Australian summer than to watch sports greatest rivalry at Australia’s best cricket grounds. The 2021-22 Vodafone Ashes Series will be the next opportunity to do just that. The Ashes, and the five tests that make up the series, will be held at five cities across the country from December 2021 to January 2022. England will be coming down-under to try to win back The Ashes Urn that Steve Smith and his Aussie team retained in the thrilling draw against England in the most recent 2019 Ashes Series.Read moreRead less
The Ashes is one of sports greatest rivalries and with it comes years of history, prestige, and tradition. No matter which side you’re batting for, you can enjoy value and convenience with an official 2021-22 Vodafone Ashes Series package; including tickets, accommodation, transport, sightseeing, merchandise, and exclusive events.
At Events Travel we’ve been proudly helping fans travel the world for The Ashes, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy and T20 World Cup since 1993. We know the ingredients that make a memorable and quality cricket travel experience and we’ve been applying the recipe to multiple Ashes Series over three decades; including most recently to the 2019 Ashes Series, where we travelled to all five tests in England with packages, tours, and cruises on offer.
Whether you’re an Ashes veteran or a newcomer, we have the perfect package to help you get there; whether you’re staying local, travelling to another state or travelling internationally to Australia.
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Test 1, Brisbane: 8-12 December (Vodafone Brisbane Test)
Test 2, Adelaide: 16-20 December (Vodafone Day-Night Test)
Test 3, Melbourne: 26-30 December (Vodafone Boxing Day Test)
Test 4, Sydney: 5-9 January (Vodafone Pink Test)
Test 5, Perth: 13-18 January (Vodafone Perth Test)
All packages come with guaranteed official match tickets and preferential seating locations within each category, below are the locations of each category at each stadium. Seating maps are coming soon.
|CATEGORY A||Southern or Northern Stand – Behind the Bowlers Arm|
|CATEGORY B||Upper Level – Slips to Gully|
|CATEGORY C||Lower Western Stand – Square of the Wicket|
|CATEGORY D||Lower Eastern Stand – Slips to Gully|
|CATEGORY E||Lower Eastern Stand – Gully to Square of the Wicket|
|CATEGORY A||Riverbank Stand – front of Level 5 – Behind the Bowlers Arm|
|CATEGORY B||Riverbank Stand – rear of Level 5 – Behind the Bowlers Arm or Riverbank Stand – front of Level 1, Slips|
|CATEGORY C||Riverbank Stand – Level 5 – Slips to Gully|
|CATEGORY D||Eastern Stand – Square of the Wicket. Level 5 – front of the bay|
|CATEGORY E||Eastern Stand – Square of the wicket. Level 5 – rear of the bay|
|CATEGORY A||Olympic Stand – Level 2 – Slips to Gully or Southern Stand – Level 2 – Behind the Bowlers Arm|
|CATEGORY B||Ponsford Stand – Level 2 – Square of the Wicket|
|CATEGORY C||Southern Stand – Level 3 – Slips to Gully. (Day 4 may change to Level 1)|
|CATEGORY D||Level 1 or Level 3 – Square of the Wicket|
|CATEGORY E||Southern Stand – Level 4 – Gully|
|CATEGORY F||Southern Stand – Level 4 – Square of the Wicket|
|CATEGORY A||Victor Trumper Stand – Behind the Bowlers Arm to Slips|
|CATEGORY B||Victor Trumper Stand – Slips to Gully|
|CATEGORY C||Churchill/Brewongle Stands – Concourse – Slips to Gully|
|CATEGORY D||O’Reilly Stand (rear), Square of the Wicket|
|CATEGORY E||O’Reilly Concourse – Gully|
|CATEGORY A||Behind the Bowlers Arm to Slips – Level 1|
|CATEGORY B||Square of the Wicket – Level 1 or 2 West|
|CATEGORY C||Square of the Wicket – Level 1 East and Level 5 West|
|CATEGORY D||Square of the Wicket East|
For each Test, we’ve hand-selected some of the cities top accommodation options while balancing value and convenience. Dates are adjustable if required, we can also add-on extra nights, room upgrades and other services. Speak to a Travel Expert today.
These two hour events in each Test city feature former cricketing greats and special guest appearances. Hear about famous Ashes battles and preview the next instalment as each Vodafone Ashes Test is closely dissected and analysed. An overview of each Official Ashes Function is provided below. Details will be updated as finalised. All venues are centrally located and guests are required to make their own way to the functions. In Melbourne, buses will operate at the conclusion of the function to transport guests directly to the MCG.
|ASHES TEST||FUNCTION DATE||PROVISIONAL START TIME||VENUE||INCLUSIONS|
|Brisbane||Tue 7 Dec, 2021||5.00pm||To Be Confirmed||Entertainment, finger food, beer, wine and soft drinks.|
|Adelaide||Thu 16 Dec, 2021||11.00am||Adelaide Convention Centre||Entertainment, 2-course lunch, beer, wine and soft drinks.|
|Melbourne||Mon 27 Dec, 2021||7.30am||Crown Palladium||Entertainment, hot & cold breakfast items, tea, coffee and juice (non-alcoholic).|
|Sydney||Tue 4 Jan, 2022||5.00pm||To Be Confirmed||Entertainment, finger food, beer, wine and soft drinks.|
|Perth||Thu 13 Jan, 2022||5.00pm||To Be Confirmed||Entertainment, finger food, beer, wine and soft drinks.|
All packages include quality merchandise, including a polo and cap. Measurements can be found below in CM.
|Length (from Shoulder to hem)||73||75||77||79||81||83.5||86|
|Chest width – front & back (measured at widest part of the chest)||103||108||113||118||123||130||137|
|Waist width – front & back (measured at the most narrow part of the waist)||101||106||111||116||121||128||135|
|Hem width – front & back (measured at the widest part of the hip)||103||108||113||118||123||130||137|
All Ashes packages include a strategy session, where you have the opportunity to review the day’s play, on Days 1-3, with a match day expert (location TBA).
For Category A and Category B ticket holders, our packages also include a walk onto the field post play. On one of the match days you attend, you will experience what it is like to step foot on the hallowed turf of Australia’s most iconic sporting stadiums.
All bookings are governed by our General Booking and Travelling Terms and Conditions available online or on request at anytime.
Deposit to confirm your booking is 30% (plus any upgrades or extras in full if applicable)
Balance payment due by 23 September, 2021
We accept bank transfers, credit card payments and cheques. For domestic bank transfers to our Australian bank account there are no fees. For international bank transfers to our Australian bank account, there is a A$20 transaction fee. We accept payment via Visa and Mastercard with a 1.5% merchant fee.
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Brisbane is home to sub-tropical beaches, cool-climate vineyards and a flourishing restaurant, bar, and cultural scene. With accommodation right in the city, travellers will enjoy walking the Brisbane River, exploring galleries or getting out of the city after the Test to Moreton Bay, the Gold Coast, Byron Bay or many other fantastic destinations
Adelaide is home to the Second Test, the only Day/Night Test of the Ashes. With hotel options right on the river, travellers will enjoy an easy walk to Adelaide Oval each day. Adelaide is known as the 'City of Churches' with fabulous wine regions to explore within the hinterlands
Melbourne is Australia's sporting and cultural capital, and there is no better place to host the Boxing Day Test. With CBD based hotels, travellers will enjoy an easy walk or tram to the mighty MCG and outside of cricket, enjoy exploring wonderful dining and shopping options, galleries, bars, and museums; where there's always something new
Sydney in January is picture-perfect. With a mild climate, gorgeous beaches, the glistening Sydney Harbour and plenty to see and do, Sydney will be a great place to visit for the Fourth Test and you can tick off all the iconic sights too
Perth is isolated, unique, and beautiful. Intertwined with the Swan River, beautiful parklands and white sandy beaches, visitors to Perth will enjoy the laid-back holiday lifestyle and our accommodation options reflect that mood. Stay within the luxurious Crown complex and enjoy resort-style hotels all within 5-10 minutes walk from Perth Stadium, where the final Test showdown will be played
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