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Rugby World Cup France 2023

Experience the culture, beauty, and excitement of France 2023 with Events Travel. Official Rugby World Cup 2023 packages and tours on sale now.

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Choose from Match Packages, Escorted Tours (including cruises), Wallabies Travel Packages or Experiences. All products include guaranteed official tickets and much more.

Prices from A$1,698 pp

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Whether you choose a short Match Package to fit within your European holiday or decide to put your feet up with a fully-inclusive Escorted Tour, you’ll enjoy peace of mind, convenience, and great value.

RWC 2023
"We booked a trip to RWC2019 with Events Travel. They were excellent to deal with and very helpful and responsive. I would certainly recommend them and will be using them for RWC2023 in France."
Quintus, RWC 2019 customer
"This was our first escorted tour with Events Travel and we were very happy with the experience..."
Mark & Lyn, RWC 2019 customer
"We recently returned from the 2019 Rugby World Cup tour of Japan with Events Travel. The organisation and communication was exemplary. We were treated to a myriad of Japanese experiences that would have been so difficult to organise for ourselves..."
Amanda M, RWC 2019 customer
"The 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan was our first sporting tour overseas and if that trip was an example it will definitely not be our last. Glenn and Gayles' organisation was terrific..."
Jill G, RWC 2019 customer
"Great trip, excellent organisation of events, exceptionally knowledgeable guide and a well ordered itinerary. Would recommend to anyone..."
Kerri K, RWC 2019 customer

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Not only are we a trusted Authorised Sub-Agent for our eighth Rugby World Cup, but we are rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot with reviews from real customers; including fantastic feedback from RWC 2019 in Japan.

Rugby World Cup 2023 Packages & Tours

Match Packages include hand-selected accommodation with daily breakfast, official match tickets, travel passes, and our Stadium Guide.

Match Packages are designed for free independent travellers. This means you’re not travelling as part of a group and may not meet any of our team on your trip — although for some key matches, such as finals, tour desks and meet-and-greets may be available. Typically fans choosing a Match Package want to travel independently and may be joining multiple Match Packages together along with other travel services to create their own unique itinerary. Match Packages are the perfect way to get a taste of Rugby World Cup 2023.

Escorted Tours are our full-service travel experience for Rugby World Cup 2023. Travel as part of a small group of like-minded travellers on either a land-based journey or a luxury river cruise including; hand-selected itineraries, unique experiences, meals, official match tickets, merchandise packs, activity options, plenty of free time, and more.

While on an Escorted Tour, you will appreciate the service of experienced tour managers and Events Travel tour hosts. This type of experience is where you get to sit back and relax, knowing everything is taken care of. This product type is great for couples and small groups who wish to meet other travellers and relax with a luxurious travel experience, where you are guided through France and some of Europe’s most breathtaking destinations.

As the exclusive reseller of Wallabies Travel for RWC 2023, we are proud to offer a selection of Wallabies Travel Packages and Destination Add-ons to Wallabies fans.

Enjoy dinners with Classic Wallabies*, Gameday Experiences, transfers, hand-selected local sightseeing, a range of ticket options, luxury accommodation, and more.  With a strong focus on the Wallabies and plenty of insight from experts and former greats, fans will enjoy a deeper insight into Rugby World Cup 2023.

*Classic Wallabies: Drew Mitchell, George Gregan, David Campese, Morgan Turinui, Will Genia, Justin Harrison, Chris Whittaker, and Owen Finegan.

Experiences are short destination escapes, designed to take customers to a particular area of interest in France and Europe. Currently available is a short trip to Belgium, visiting WWI battlefields and breweries, a luxury golf experience near Cannes or a DIY trip to London by Eurostar from Paris. Experiences are designed to bridge two weekends of rugby together or as an enhancement to an Escorted Tour or broader travel itinerary. Ultimately, we’ve created Experiences as an easy, great value way for you to see more of Europe.

As always, we pride ourselves on offering customers flexibility and choice. If you decide to bundle different packages or tours together, we’ll be sure to make it worth your while with better prices, variations, and value adds. Or if you’re looking for a completely customised experience, our Travel Experts are ready to create the perfect trip for you. Customised Packages are available for individuals, groups, and corporates.

About

Your Rugby World Cup 2023 travel experience starts here. Embrace the beauty, culture and passion of France 2023 with an official travel package or tour, the best way to get close to the action.

France 2023 will be our eighth Rugby World Cup, having started at RWC 1995 in South Africa. Since then we’ve enabled thousands of fans to explore the world, get behind their team to experience the passion and camaraderie rugby is renowned for. Most recently we explored Japan’s unique and inspiring culture as an Official Travel Agent for Japan 2019.

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For the 10th edition of Rugby World Cup, we draw on decades of experience, attention to detail, and expertise to put forward a range of travel products that we are confident will entice you to join us in France. The program starts with ticket-inclusive Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Packages for independent travellers and extends to fully inclusive Rugby World Cup 2023 Escorted Tours. From there, and for the first time, we have a range of Wallabies Travel Packages available as the exclusive Authorised Reseller for Rugby World Cup 2023.Throughout all our products we emphasise quality and value; putting a lot of thought into the day-to-day experience and practical logistics. All our products include guaranteed official match tickets from a range of categories, with upgrades available while stocks last. By way of accommodation, we’ve hand-selected hotels across France to balance location, comfort, and convenience. You’ll be thankful for this once you’re in France. If opting for an Escorted Tour, you’ll enjoy being in the hands of experienced hosts with small groups, quality accommodation, gourmet meals, local sightseeing, and expert guides. These are the most luxurious way to experience Rugby World Cup France 2023.

While we’ve tried to accommodate almost everyone, as always our Travel Experts are available to customise package to Rugby World Cup 2023 as needed, so you can create the perfect trip for you. Available services include; flights, accommodation, transport, sightseeing, travel insurance, and more. This customisation service is available for individuals, groups, and corporates. On suppliers, it’s worth noting that we have taken great care to partner only with suppliers who follow strict COVID-19 safety protocols, allowing you to travel with confidence.

Whichever way you decide to do Rugby World Cup 2023, we will have something for you. Our team of Travel Experts are committed to ensuring you have a safe, unique, and unforgettable travel experience at Rugby World Cup 2023.

Whether you’re joining us for a fifth time or a first time, we’re excited to welcome you to France for what will be the biggest spectator event post-covid and an immensely exciting travel opportunity.

As the mission for the event is to reconnect and inspire, we hope you’ll join us as we explore and connect with France’s most dynamic and significant destinations, spanning different climates, flavours, and personalities.

Viva les blues!

Sincerely,
Glenn Hedley,
Director of Events Travel

Details

Find out more about the event, destination, and travel information. If you can’t find a specific detail, speak to a Travel Expert today — they’re ready to help.

All match tickets included within our products are official and guaranteed under license as an Authorised Sub-Agent. Exact seat locations are not known until closer to the event, however categories are guaranteed. Seat numbers will be allocated based on booking date once rows and seat numbers are received closer to the event.

All products include a minimum of category 3 tickets, some include category 2 by default, and some include category 1 by default (the best available). Look within the inclusions on each package to find the ticket category and upgrades if applicable.

Official hospitality will be offered for select matches, particularly finals, but at this time the official hospitality program has not opened.

Stadium seating maps can be found on page 102-103 of the brochure.

Match ticket categories

Category 1 – best available
Category 2 – second best available
Category 3 – minimum offered
Category 4 – not offered by Events Travel
Official hospitality – coming soon

Fast facts

  • Rugby World Cup 2023 will be the 10th World Cup
  • The first Rugby World Cup was held in 1987 in Australia and New Zealand and was won by New Zealand
  • New Zealand and South Africa have been the most successful nations having each won on three occasions. New Zealand has been the most consistent, high performing nation
  • Rugby World Cup 2019 was won by South Africa who defeated England 32-12
  • 2023 marks the 200th year since the game of rugby was invented by William Webb Ellis. Ellis came up with the game in 1823 at Rugby School in Warwickshire, England
  • Qualified teams for France 2023 include: South Africa, Japan, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Wales, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand and Argentina
  • 8 teams are yet to qualify
  • The final qualification spot will be decided by a repechage tournament in November 2022
  • The pool draw will take place 30 November 2020 in Paris
  • France 2023 will have 9 host cities across the country with Stade de France in Saint-denis Paris to host the final
  • Stade de France seats over 80,500 fans
  • France last held the World Cup in 2007

Your host: France

France is a diverse country with a rich history and a familiar culture that’s influenced the world over many centuries. Towns are known for cafe terraces, woven chairs, bustling village squares and the plat du jour (dish of the day). The countryside is as diverse as the people and includes jagged mountains, wild beaches, lush farmland, rich vineyards, ancient castles, and sophisticated cities. France is renowned for world-class art, fashion, gastronomy, wine, technology, banking, sport, food and a culture that seduces and enthrals. There’s endless opportunities to discover new and old.

Currency

Euro

Climate

September and October is Autumn in France and considered a shoulder season, perfect for rugby spectating and travelling while avoiding the summer crowds and city heat. The country has varying geographic areas including beaches and warm sunny coasts in the south, mountains in the middle and southeast and windy, rugged coast in the north and west. Depending on where you travel in France, you are sure to encounter varying climates and conditions. Typically in Paris in September, average high temperatures are 22°C and lows are 13°C. In October this drops to 17°C and 10°C with rain expected on 7-10 days within the month.

The following travel services are available from Events Travel for Rugby World Cup 2023:

  • Rugby World Cup 2023 tickets and hospitality
  • Flights to France and Europe (including stop-overs)
  • Accommodation and extra nights (including Chateaux and private homes)
  • Transport (including rental cars, train tickets, and more)
  • Sightseeing experiences
  • Overland tours and cruises (including tours by popular providers including Insight, Trafalgar, and more)
  • Special requests (corporate itineraries, private coaches etc.)

Speak to a Travel Expert today for a quote, recommendations or Customised Package.

Full booking terms and conditions can be found at events.com.au/terms

  • Prices are listed per person in AUD
  • Prices and availability are subject to change at any time
  • All payments are non-refundable in case of cancellation (we strongly recommend all customers purchase Travel Insurance at the time of booking)
  • Changes to bookings may incur amendment fees per change, plus any applicable fees from suppliers (such as airlines)
  • Extra travel services may be subject to different payment requirements to be confirmed on quoting
  • Full cancellation applies
  • There are no refunds for unused services
  • Events Travel are IATA, AFTA, ATAS, ASTA and IAGTO accredited
  • Events Travel are an Official Travel Authorised Sub-Agent for RWC 2023
  • Images are used for marketing purposes only and are not a representation of the event and your actual travel experience and are used as a representation only
  • COVID-19 guarantees apply if the event is postponed, cancelled or travel is restricted
  • Information included within this brochure is subject to change at any time

Payment requirements

Rugby World Cup 2023 Match Packages and Wallabies Travel Packages

1 x Match Package
25% due within 3 days of receipt of confirmation
75% due by 1 October, 2022

2+ Match Packages
15% due within 3 days of receipt of confirmation
35% due 1 October, 2022
50% due by 1 March, 2023

Rugby World Cup 2023 Escorted Tours

10% due within 3 days of receipt of confirmation
15% due by 1 October, 2021
25% due by 1 March, 2022
25% due by 1 October, 2022
25% due by 1 March, 2023

Bookings made after a stage payment due date must catch up with previous stage payments on deposit.

Rugby World Cup 2023 Experiences and Customised Packages

Payment terms vary.

Payment methods

Payment methods

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. Payment instructions will provided after booking.

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FAQs

See our product types further up this page or on the brochure.

Speak to a Travel Expert to get started today:

Phone +613 5989 7666, email [email protected] or enquire online at events.com.au/new-enquiry

Our products start with at minimum category 3 match tickets — some include category 2 or 1 by default. If a lower ticket is the default, upgrades are typically available (while stocks last).

All match tickets are official and guaranteed under license.

Products offered with the first release represent the matches we have tickets for. Further ticket releases may mean additional products and new matches could be offered, but no guarantees can be made. Once a booking is made, it cannot be substituted or changed due to ticket commitments.

As an Authorised Sub-Agent, we are licensed to provide travel for the tournament via travel packages, tours, and other products; including match tickets or separately without match tickets. We are not licensed to sell match tickets individually. The only RWC 2023 product we sell individually is official hospitality (yet to be released). To be notified about when official hospitality goes on sale, please join the waitlist by speaking to a Travel Expert.

If RWC 2023 is postponed, cancelled or if travel is restricted for you due to COVID-19; you are entitled to change to the new postponed dates for free (if applicable), receive a travel credit voucher or you can cancel and receive a full refund, less the applicable handling fee based on your booking. This refund policy applies for all listed products.

Customised Packages may have different refund policies if extra services as booked, such as flights and other services you have booked yourself — which are not covered by any Events Travel guarantees. Speak to a Travel Expert when booking to ensure you’re covered.

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