Mar 07, 2013
Tour with the Lions to Australia
The Lions are heading down under and Saracens fans can take advantage of special rates to tour with the best in British and Irish rugby in style with VU Ltd.
Touring with VU is something special. Not only are you privy to insider rugby knowledge from host and former England and Bath prop, Victor Ubogu, but you can be sure to be offered some extra touches to make your rugby tour one of the best yet.
Why Travel with VU Ltd?
Official packages: VU Ltd is an Authorised Reseller of Lions Rugby Travel Weekend Modules so you can be assured of safe tickets from the official source.
VU understands luxury: Offering only the finest hotels, each accommodation option has been recently visited or personally recommended. We wouldn't stay anywhere else, so why should you?
Host Victor Ubogu knows hospitality: Like a homing beacon, his all-encompassing laugh will constantly remind you that you're on tour to have fun, enjoy life and be looked after. VU Hosts will be on hand throughout your trip tending to your every need.
Exclusive additions: Every guest on the latter part of the tour will receive an invite to the exclusive VU Sydney Harbour Cruise to the third test - an exclusive celebration on board the privately chartered yacht, Magistic Two. Float to the stadium and back around Sydney Harbour, sipping champagne, indulging in fine foods and taking in every magnificent Sydney landmark along the way. Sit back and relax, it's our treat.
Rugby Insiders: Victor's network continues to grow and you never know who might pop into our parties. Previous guests have found themselves sharing a dessert with Jeremy Guscott, David Campese, Mark Regan, Zinzan Brooke or Jason Leonard. We're sure to bump into some rugby royalty along the way.
A Warm Welcome: You never have to be alone. All guests are invited to Victor's welcome dinner when you first arrive in Australia. Come along and experience the bonhomie and fun that's remembered for years to come.
Peace of mind: All monies paid by you for the air holiday package shown [or flights if appropriate] are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is ATOL 6340.
All tours include:
- Return international flight, economy class (upgrade to premium economy, business and first available at an additional cost)
- All domestic flights as per itinerary
- Official Australia v British & Irish Lions Platinum or Gold Match Tickets
- Accommodation on a B&B basis (apart from room only at Oaks Charlotte Towers)
- Airport/Stadium/Hotel transfers as stated in the itinerary
- Welcome Dinner hosted by Victor Ubogu
- Privately chartered Sydney Harbour yacht cruise on Magistic Two to Home Bush for the final test including sumptuous buffet and beverages
- Lions merchandise
- Hosted by Victor Ubogu
- Services of a VU Travel Planner and Destination Representative
All 3 Tests Tour
The full Lions Rugby Tour takes you to four superb cities in Australia, watching 3 test matches in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney, a provincial game vs Melbourne Rebels and whisking you to the tropics for a relaxing break in Cairns. You won’t miss a moment of riveting rugby but still have plenty of time to enjoy the destination highlights of Australia.
1st & 2nd Tests Tour If time is a factor and you’re looking for a sampling of international rugby combined with splendid hospitality and accommodation, consider visiting Australia for the first two tests. You’ll experience sub-tropical Brisbane and chic cosmopolitan Melbourne, whilst giving yourself plenty of time for other adventures around the country.
2nd & 3rd Tests Tour Joining the end of the tour, this 12 day adventure takes in the stunning southern cities of Melbourne and Sydney, as well as a jaunt to tropical Cairns for some sunny relaxation or live-aboard excursion to dive with magnificent Minke Whales on the Great
Barrier Reef. *This dive trip is a once in a lifetime experience as it coincides with Minke season. Further details available on request.*
Oaks Charlotte Towers, Brisbane
Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne
Shangri-La Hotel, Cairns
Vibe Hotel, Sydney
Price for Saracens fans
All 3 tests Tour 19th June – 7th July
Public Price £7,399
Price for Saracens fans - £6,999
Single supplement £1,650
1st and 2nd Tests Tour 19th – 30th June
Public Price - £5,350
Price for Saracens fans - £4,999
Single supplement £1,066
2nd and 3rd Tests Tour 25th June – 7th July
Public Price - £5,899
Price for Saracens fans - £5,499
Single supplement £920
Flight upgrade Business Class On request
Premium Economy On request
All packages can be booked by calling VU Ltd on 0871 871 5300. Flight and hotel upgrades are available on request and full bespoke travel itineraries can be arranged, including upgrades to the ‘Full Monty’ and Indulgence Tour packages.
Be sure to mention ‘Saracens RFC’ when you call to receive your special discount.