The 153rd Open at Royal Portrush in 2025

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13-20 Jul 2025
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Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland
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£529 pp
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Your 153rd Open 2025 travel experience starts here.

As an Authorised Provider for The Open Championship since 2019, we are excited to offer official travel packages to The 153rd Open at Royal Portrush in 2025. This marks only the third time The Open is hosted in Northern Ireland, following memorable events in 1951 and 2019 at the same course. The charm of Northern Ireland, Belfast, and the Emerald Isle is undeniable, and we are thrilled to return to Royal Portrush for what promises to be a spectacular 2025 edition.

Our packages cater to fans worldwide, featuring official general admission tickets, a range of hospitality options (including Scorers and Caddies), and luxury accommodations in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. We offer both self-drive and transport-inclusive options, along with opportunities to play golf at renowned local courses. Enhance your experience with our pre-Open tour of Ireland and Northern Ireland, extra nights, flights, transportation, sightseeing, and extensions to Dublin, London, Edinburgh and elsewhere. Whether you’re looking for one day at The Open or a longer stay to immerse yourself in the action — we have a package to suit your needs.

Join us for a memorable chapter of golf’s oldest and most revered major. Secure your package now and witness history at The Open Championship in Northern Ireland.

Browse packages and book yours now.

EARLY-BIRD PRICING TO 21 JUL 2024

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The Open 2025 packages

Belfast Packages

Belfast: Stormont 7 Nights

Stay 7 nights at Stormont Hotel (14-21 Jul) with 3 days at The Open (Wed, Fri, Sun), course transport and more.

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£1,898 pp

Belfast: Stormont 5 Nights

Stay 5 nights at Stormont Hotel (16-21 Jul) with 2 days at The Open (Thu & Sun), course transport and more.

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£1,449 pp

Belfast: Grand Central 6 Nights

Stay 6 nights at Grand Central Hotel (15-21 Jul) with 3 days at The Open (Wed, Fri, Sun), course transport and more.

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£2,159 pp

Belfast: Grand Central 3 Nights (Midweek)

Stay 3 nights at Grand Central Hotel (15-18 Jul) with 2 days at The Open (Wed & Thu), course transport and more.

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£1,039 pp

Belfast: Grand Central 3 Nights (Weekend)

Stay 3 nights at Grand Central Hotel (18-21 Jul) with 2 days at The Open (Sat & Sun), course transport and more.

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£1,389 pp

Belfast: Europa 5 Nights

Stay 5 nights at Europa Hotel (16-21 Jul) with 4 days at The Open (Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun), course transport and more.

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£1,949 pp

Belfast: Europa 2 Nights

Stay 2 nights at Europa Hotel (16-18 Jul) with 1 day at The Open (Thu), course transport and more.

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£659 pp

Belfast: Europa 3 Nights

Stay 3 nights at Europa Hotel (18-21 Jul) with 2 days at The Open (Sat & Sun), course transport and more.

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£1,189 pp

Scorers Hospitality 6 Nights

Stay 6 nights at Grand Central Hotel (15-21 Jul) with 4 days of Scorers Hospitality (Thu-Sun), course transport and more.

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£4,329 pp

Caddies Hospitality 3 Nights

Stay 3 nights at Grand Central Hotel (18-21 Jul) with 2 days of Caddies Hospitality (Sat & Sun), course transport and more.

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£3,499 pp

Self-Drive Packages

Self-Drive: Ballygally 5 Nights

Stay 5 nights at Ballygally Castle (16-21 Jul) with 2 days at The Open (Thu & Sun), car park passes and more.

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£1,219 pp

Self-Drive: Ballygally 2 Nights

Stay 2 nights at Ballygally Castle (16-18 Jul) with 1 day at The Open (Thu), car park pass and more.

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£589 pp

Self-Drive: Ballygally 3 Nights

Stay 3 nights at Ballygally Castle (18-21 Jul) with 2 days at The Open (Sat & Sun), car park passes and more.

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£939 pp

Self-Drive: Derry 7 Nights

Stay 7 nights at Everglades Hotel Derry (14-21 Jul) with 2 days at The Open (Fri & Sun), car park passes and more.

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£1,389 pp

Self-Drive: Derry 4 Nights

Stay 4 nights at Everglades Hotel Derry (14-18 Jul) with 2 days at The Open (Wed & Thu), car park passes and more.

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£869 pp

Self-Drive: Derry 3 Nights

Stay 3 nights at Everglades Hotel Derry (18-21 Jul) with 2 days at The Open (Fri & Sun), car park passes and more.

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£829 pp

Discovery Experiences

London & Open Explorer 8 Nights

Experience London and The Open over 8 nights with accommodation, transport, sightseeing, tickets and more.

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£2,759 pp

Dublin & Open Explorer 8 Nights

Experience Dublin and The Open over 8 nights with accommodation, transport, sightseeing, tickets and more.

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£2,498 pp

Ireland Highlights & The Open 14 Nights

Explore the highlights of Ireland before heading to Belfast for The 153rd Open over 14 nights/15 days with a small group.

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£3,998 pp
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Details

  • Introduction

    After a 68-year hiatus, The Open’s return to Northern Ireland for the 148th tournament was a historic moment, setting high expectations for the 153rd Open at Royal Portrush. This is your opportunity to witness the spectacle on the stunning County Antrim coast, where Shane Lowry, a local hero, aims to retain his title as Champion Golfer.

    As an Authorised Provider for The Open Championship since 2019, our expertise in crafting unforgettable experiences for fans worldwide has made this event a highlight. The Open, renowned for its vibrant atmosphere, offers a unique blend of top-tier golf and challenging conditions.

    Our packages feature official general admission tickets, a range of hospitality options (including Scorers, Caddies and Engravers), and luxury accommodations in Belfast and across Northern Ireland.

    We offer both self-drive and transport-inclusive options, along with opportunities to play golf at renowned local courses. Enhance your experience with our pre-Open tour of Ireland and Northern Ireland, extra nights, flights, transportation, sightseeing, and extensions to Dublin, London, Edinburgh and elsewhere.

    Whether you’re looking for one day at The Open or a longer stay to immerse yourself in the action all week — we have a package to suit your needs.

    We look forward to welcoming you to Belfast, Northern Ireland, Ireland and the UK for the next instalment of the prestigious Open Championship.

    See you there.

    Glenn Hedley,
    Director, Events Travel

  • Destination

    Royal Portrush

    Nestled along the County Antrim coast, Royal Portrush Golf Club, established in 1888, stands as a testament to golfing history and tradition in Northern Ireland. In 2025, this esteemed club will host its third Open Championship in over 150 years, marking a momentous occasion. Royal Portrush comprises two exquisite links courses: the renowned Dunluce Links, part of The Open rotation, and the captivating Valley Links. The club is set amidst an impressive landscape of towering sand dunes, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding islands and iconic coastal landmarks. Situated approximately 70 minutes by car from Belfast, the nearest major city, our accommodation options are primarily centered in this vibrant urban hub, rich in culture and activities. Additionally, we offer lodging in nearby towns and charming seaside villages, perfect for those preferring tranquil retreats and are well-suited for guests who opt for self-driving explorations.

    Belfast

    Belfast, the dynamic capital of Northern Ireland, is a city steeped in rich history and culture, offering a unique blend of traditional charm and contemporary vibrancy. Known for its storied past, Belfast is home to stunning Victorian architecture, exemplified by the grand City Hall and the iconic Queen’s University. The city’s revitalised waterfront, symbolised by the striking Titanic Belfast museum, pays homage to its maritime heritage while offering modern dining and entertainment options.

    A hub of arts and culture, Belfast boasts an array of galleries, theaters, and live music venues, showcasing both local talent and international acts. The Cathedral Quarter, with its cobbled streets and historic buildings, is a focal point for nightlife, offering a lively mix of pubs, restaurants, and clubs.

    For those interested in history, a tour of the famous political murals offers a glimpse into Belfast’s complex past, while the bustling St. George’s Market provides a taste of local life with its array of artisanal foods and crafts.

    Surrounded by picturesque hills and coastline, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty to explore, from hiking in the nearby Mourne Mountains to strolling the scenic Antrim Coast. With its warm hospitality, rich cultural tapestry, and blend of historic and modern attractions, Belfast is a captivating destination that promises a memorable experience for every visitor.

    Currency

    GBP £.

    Climate

    In July, Northern Ireland enjoys its summer with mild and pleasant weather. Temperatures typically range from 15°C to 20°C (59°F to 68°F), but occasional warmer spells can occur. Despite being one of the sunniest months, rainfall is still common, reflecting the region’s unpredictable weather patterns. Days are long, with up to 18 hours of daylight around the summer solstice. Visitors should be prepared for a mix of warm, sunny conditions and cooler, rainy periods, making it a generally good time for travel with varied but mostly mild weather.

  • Extra travel services

    Enhance your trip

    Customise your package with extra travel services. Get in touch for a quote, recommendations and options provided by our expert team who have visited the area many times.

    SERVICE WHAT WE OFFER
    Accommodation - Extra nights and room upgrades at featured event hotels.
    - Extra nights and other accommodation pre/post or during major events.
    - 4-star and 5-star hotels.
    - Apartments and retreats.
    - Plus specials and benefits with partner properties.
    Flights - Domestic and international flights.
    - Premium carriers.
    - All classes bookable (Economy, Premium, Business and First Class).
    - Flights ticketed in-house as an IATA Travel Company.
    - Itinerary managed start to finish including schedule changes and seat selection.
    Transport - Car rental (pre-book or pay on pick-up).
    - Airport transfers.
    - Coach transfers for groups, including guides and tour managers.
    - Rail tickets.
    - Other transport journeys.
    Travel insurance - Tailored policies issued with Cover-More and Go Insurance.
    - Available for Australian residents or international visitors travelling to Australia.
    - 10% discount applies to all annual policies.
    Sightseeing and small group tours - Tickets to attractions
    - Sightseeing experiences
    - Cruises and small group tours or expeditions offered by our Preferred Partners.

    Book a cruise or small group tour as part of your event package or tour and receive a discount on the cruise or small group tour.
    Major events - Combine two or more major event packages or tours within the same booking and receive a discount from all packages or tours booked offered on a case-by-case basis
    Group travel - Customised itineraries for groups of all sizes (from small private groups to large groups of 100+ passengers)
    - Dedicated groups specialist/account manager
    - Group flights
    - Luxury coaches
    - Local guides
    - Experienced Tour Managers
    - Local sightseeing experiences
    - Event tickets and hospitality
    - Functions and other events
    - Merchandise and white label elements
    - Other items to ensure your group trip is a smash hit

  • Payments

    The default currency for this event is GBP (£).

    Payments

    Your deposit is 25% to confirm your booking (excluding upgrades or extras).

    Your stage payment is 25% due by 30 June 2024.

    Your balance of 50% is due by 15 April 2025 (bookings made after this date will require full payment to confirm, unless otherwise agreed in writing).

    If your booking includes extra travel services or ticket upgrades different payment terms may apply (to be confirmed on quoting).

    Invoices can be paid in AUD, GBP, USD, EUR or NZD. If you elect to pay your invoice in a different currency to the event default currency, your invoice will be converted at the daily mid-market rate.

    Payment instructions will be provided on booking.

    If paying an invoice in AUD

    Pay via direct transfer with no fees (including no SWIFT fees or additional bank fees). Or pay using Visa, Mastercard with a 1.7% merchant fee (AMEX is 1.98%).

    If paying an invoice in GBP, USD, EUR or NZD

    Pay via direct transfer with no fees (including no SWIFT fees or additional bank fees). Or pay using Visa, Mastercard, AMEX, Google Pay or Apple Pay with a 1.98% merchant fee.

    Events Travel cannot be held liable for, or incur any costs associated with fees charged by your bank or credit card issuer.

  • Terms and Conditions

    Terms and Conditions

    • Prices are listed per person in GBP, however invoices can be paid in AUD, GBP, USD, EUR or NZD on request.
    • Prices and availability are subject to change at any time.
    • All payments are non-refundable in case of cancellation — we highly recommend all clients purchase travel insurance at the time of booking. We issue policies with Cover-More or Go Insurance and offer a 10% discount off any annual policy purchased for Australian residents. We also offer inbound policies for foreign residents travelling to Australia with Cover-More.
    • Changes to bookings may incur amendment fees per change (including supplier fees e.g. airlines)
    • Full cancellation applies and there are no refunds for unused services.
    • Events Travel are IATA, ATAS and AFTA accredited and members of ASTA and IAGTO.
    • Images are used for marketing purposes only and may not be a true representation of the event and your realised travel experience. All images are used as a comparative representation only.
    • Content and information contained within this webpage and associated marketing materials was accurate at the time of publishing, however may be out of date at any time after.
    • Events Travel is a proud Authorised Provider for The 153rd Open at Royal Portrush in 2025.

     

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    Terms for two Open discount offer

    What’s better than one Open Championship? Two of course!

    Book a trip to The 152nd Open at Royal Troon in 2024 AND The 153rd Open at Royal Portrush in 2025 and enjoy 5% off both trips.

    Offer ends by 14 April 2024* or until sold out. *Terms apply.

    • Offer is only activated when the second package is booked if packages are booked separately.
    • Offer does not apply to ticket upgrades or to extra travel services.
    • Offer does not apply to travel agents.
    • Offer ends 14 April 2024 or earlier if packages are sold out prior.
    • Offer may end prior to 14 April 2024 without notice.
    • Offer only valid for bookings where at least 50% of travellers repeat.

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Frequently asked questions

  • When is The 153rd Open in 2025?

    The 153rd Open Championship will be held at Royal Portrush in 2025. The tournament starts on Sunday, 13 July 2025 and finishes on Sunday, 20 July 2025. The schedule of play is as follows:

    Sunday, 13 July 2025 – Practice day
    Monday, 14 July 2025 – Practice day
    Tuesday, 15 July 2025 – Practice day
    Wednesday, 16 July 2025 – Practice day
    Thursday, 17 July 2025 – Round one of tournament
    Friday, 18 July 2025 – Round two of tournament (the cut)
    Saturday, 19 July 2025 – Round three of tournament
    Sunday, 20 July 2025 – Round four of tournament (final day)

  • Where is The 153rd Open in 2025?

    The 153rd Open Championship will take place at Royal Portrush in 2025. Royal Portrush is located in Northern Ireland, approximately 70 minutes drive from Belfast.

    Royal Portrush last held The Open back in 2019 where fan favourite Shane Lowry won his first major and became Champion Golfer of the Year.

  • Where is the The 154th Open in 2026?

    The 154th Open Championship will take place at Royal Birkdale in 2026. Royal Birkdale is located in Southport, Merseyside, England, approximately 60 minutes drive from Manchester and 35 minutes drive from Liverpool.

  • How can I buy The Open 2025 tickets?

    There are two ways to buy official tickets to The Open 2025:

    1. The first way is to try your luck in the General Public Ticket Ballot, which will likely take place in mid to late 2024.
    2. The second way is to book an official travel package, including tickets, from an Authorised Provider, such as Events Travel. We are authorised to sell official travel packages and have an allocation of tickets across the entire week, both general admission and hospitality. Plus we offer additional travel services to enhance your trip such as hand-picked accommodation, course transport, flights, sightseeing, travel insurance and more. Plus we can create customised packages with everything you need for an incredible trip to The Open 2025.
  • When do The Open 2025 tickets and packages go on sale?

    Official Open 2025 tickets will go on sale in mid to late 2024 via the official ballot.

    Official Open 2025 packages, including tickets, are on sale now.

  • What types of Open 2025 packages are available?

    We have a selection of official travel packages available for The Open 2025, all including official general admission tickets with hospitality upgrades:

    Stay in Belfast

    Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland and is located approximately 70 minutes drive from Royal Portrush. It’s a great place to visit with fabulous hotels, charming pubs, great dining options and wonderful attractions, including the renowned Titanic Museum. Belfast is a stepping stone to explore the United Kingdom.

    We have a range of packages staying in Belfast with coach transport to/from Royal Portrush.

    Self-Drive Packages

    If you’re bringing your own car or renting a car, you may want the flexibility to come and go from The Open as you please. Our self-drive packages offer freedom and independence to enjoy The Open on your own schedule. We have a range of self-drive packages staying either at Ballygally Castle Hotel, approximately 60 minutes drive from Portrush or Everglades Hotel Derry, approximately 50 minutes drive from Portrush.

    Hospitality Packages

    Stay in Belfast with course transport and treat yourself, friends or colleagues to a VIP experience with Caddies or Scorers Hospitality with numerous benefits.

    Discovery Packages

    Join a small group tour to experience the highlights of Ireland, finishing with The Open from Belfast, or explore Dublin or London before experiencing The Open from Belfast. Our Discovery Packages combine travel experiences with The Open — perfect for international visitors.

    All packages can be customised with extra travel services with our expert team.

  • Are you an official partner of The Open 2025?

    Yes, Events Travel is an Authorised Provider for The 153rd Open at Royal Portrush in 2025. All our packages include guaranteed official tickets. We have been an Authorised Provider since 2019.

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