Ireland Summer Tour to Australia

Travel with us to Ireland's Three Test Summer Tour to Australia as they face the Wallabies in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney.

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Ireland's Summer Rugby Tour to Australia

5th - 26th June 2018

Ireland test series packages v Wallabies June 2018. We are delighted to present our detailed and high quality tour packages to Australia for Ireland’s Three Test Summer with Donal Lenihan as our Official Tour Ambassador.

Please download our detailed itineraries (below) and check out all the excellent 4* hotels at the stunning locations that you will be staying at. The test match venues are Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. We have also included visits to the seaside town of Coffs Harbour, dinner and wine tasting at the beautiful wine region of Hunter Valley plus tropical Cairns, your gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, where you can go snorkeling! Plus more activities!

Our fantastic packages are tailored for all rugby travelers including a 1st & 2nd Test package, a 2nd & 3rd Test package and also a package for all three tests. Just give us a call or send us an email and we will be delighted to assist. We hope that our tour is of interest and we look forward to welcoming you to sunny Australia.

Our Packages

IRELAND SUMMER TOUR AUSTRALIA 2nd & 3rd TEST PACKAGE

12th - 26th June

  • Return Flights to Australia
  • 4★ Hotels Throughout
  • Breakfast Included
  • Category 1 Match Ticket for 2nd & 3rd Tests v Wallabies
  • RTI Ambassador Donal Lenihan on Tour
  • Lots of Included Extras

14 Days / 11 Nights in Australia.

Return International Flights with Emirates. Depart Dublin for Melbourne on Tuesday 12th June. Return from Sydney and land back in Dublin on Tuesday 26th June.

Two domestic flights:  Melbourne–Cairns / Cairns–Sydney.

Executive coach transfers throughout.

 

4 nights at the 4* Rydges Hotel, Melbourne (2nd Test).

3 nights at the 4* Pacific Hotel, Cairns.

4 nights at the 4* ParkRoyal Hotel, Darling Harbour, Sydney (3rd Test).

Breakfast every day.

Pre-match events for all three Tests including food & three drinks vouchers (wine, beer and soft drinks) per match. Great craic!

Rugby Travel Ireland Ambassador Donal Lenihan on tour throughout.

Category 1 match ticket to all three Test matches.

Dinner with sparkling wine reception and wine tasting during stay in Hunter Valley.

Kuranda scenic rail & SkyRail Rainforest & Aboriginal Cultural Park experience.

Half day trip to the Great Barrier Reef including Snorkelling & Glass Bottomed Boat.

Tour social in Cairns including a two hour complimentary drinks package and hot finger food.

Evening cocktail cruise of Sydney Harbour with a complimentary drink.

Social Events with local rugby clubs.

Tour backpack and fleece jacket.

Services of our very own experienced and friendly Rugby Travel Ireland staff throughout

Trip to Great Barrier Reef with Snorkelling & Glass Bottomed Boat

Kurunda Scenic Rail & Skyrail Rainforest

Aboriginal Cultural Park Experience

Tour Social in Cairns

Cocktail Cruise in Sydney Harbour

Breakfast Each Day

Social Events with Local Rugby Clubs

Accompanied by Tour Ambassador Donal Lenihan

Tour Backpack and Fleece Jacket

Single Room Supplement: €1100.

Travel Insurance. Available from €59pp. It is vital that you have travel insurance and we strongly recommend that you are covered from the time of booking as this may assist you in recovering monies paid in the unfortunate event of you having to cancel your trip.

Visa – please see “Important Information” tab.

Upgrade to Business Class or First Class flights. Supplement applies and subject to availability.

PAYMENT TERMS:

50% to secure

Balance end of April

*Please note that we are flexible with payment terms and can work to a plan that suits you.

INSURANCE: It is vital that you have travel insurance and we strongly recommend that you are covered from the time of booking as this may assist you in recovering monies paid in the unfortunate event of you having to cancel your trip.

HOTELS: Prices are based on twin/double rooms with two people sharing. If a triple room is requested then we must check availability first. Single occupancy incurs a single room supplement as outlined in our costs. Should we (through circumstances beyond our control) be forced to change your accommodation, we will advise you at the earliest opportunity. In these rare cases we will offer a hotel of the same standard or higher and any extra cost will be absorbed by us.

PASSPORTS: We strongly recommend that your passport is valid for at least six months after your departure date from Australia.

VISAS: You will need a valid Australian visa to enter the country (unless you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen). The eVisitor is a free three month holiday visa and is available to passport holders from the European Union and a number of other European countries. You will need to apply online on this Australian Government website: http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visi/Visi/Visitor-visas/eVisitor-online-application. Please note that you first have to set up an account and then make the eVisitor application. It will take about 10-15 minutes to complete.

CANCELLATION CHARGES: Should you wish to cancel your booking, we will require notification in writing. Cancellation charges will be levied in accordance with the scale set out in our full set of terms and conditions.

LEGAL STUFF: OTP Travel Services Ltd T/A Rugby Travel Ireland (RTI) is a wholly Irish owned company bonded and licensed by the Commission for Aviation Regulation (License Number 260). This license and bond gives you the financial security you require, along with that all important peace of mind. All tours are subject to availability. RTI reserve the right to change / readjust the tour schedule, transportation, hotel accommodation and services indicated in the package but always to the standard of that originally offered. Promotions may end without notice.

IRELAND SUMMER TOUR AUSTRALIA 3 TEST PACKAGE

5th - 26th June

  • Return Flights to Australia
  • 4★ Hotels Throughout
  • Breakfast Included
  • Category 1 Match Ticket for All Three Tests v Wallabies
  • RTI Ambassador Donal Lenihan on Tour
  • Lots of Included Extras

22 Days / 18 Nights in Australia.

Return International Flights with Emirates. Depart Dublin for Brisbane on Tuesday 5th June. Return from Sydney and land back in Dublin on Tuesday 26th June.

Three domestic flights: Newcastle–Melbourne / Melbourne–Cairns / Cairns–Sydney.

Executive coach transfers throughout.

3 nights at the 4* Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane (1st Test).

1 night at the 4* BreakFree Aanuka Beach, Coffs Harbour.

3 nights at the 4* Crowne Plaza, Hunter Valley.

4 nights at the 4* Rydges Hotel, Melbourne (2nd Test).

3 nights at the 4* Pacific Hotel, Cairns.

4 nights at the 4* ParkRoyal Hotel, Darling Harbour, Sydney (3rd Test).

Breakfast every day.

Pre-match events for all three Tests including food & three drinks vouchers (wine, beer and soft drinks) per match. Great craic!

Rugby Travel Ireland Ambassador Donal Lenihan on tour throughout.

Category 1 match ticket to all three Test matches.

Dinner with sparkling wine reception and wine tasting during stay in Hunter Valley.

Kuranda scenic rail & SkyRail Rainforest & Aboriginal Cultural Park experience.

Half day trip to the Great Barrier Reef including Snorkelling & Glass Bottomed Boat.

Tour social in Cairns including a two hour complimentary drinks package and hot finger food.

Evening cocktail cruise of Sydney Harbour with a complimentary drink.

Social Events with local rugby clubs.

Tour backpack and fleece jacket.

Services of our very own experienced and friendly Rugby Travel Ireland staff throughout.

Vineyard Tour and Dinner in Hunter Valley

Trip to Great Barrier Reef with Snorkelling & Glass Bottomed Boat

Kurunda Scenic Rail & Skyrail Rainforest

Aboriginal Cultural Park Experience

Tour Social in Cairns

Cocktail Cruise in Sydney Harbour

Social Events with Local Rugby Clubs

Accompanied by Tour Ambassador Donal Lenihan

Tour Backpack and Fleece Jacket

Single Room Supplement: €1,750.

Travel Insurance. Available from €59pp. It is vital that you have travel insurance and we strongly recommend that you are covered from the time of booking as this may assist you in recovering monies paid in the unfortunate event of you having to cancel your trip.

Visa – please see “Important Information” tab.

Upgrade to Business Class or First Class flights. Supplement applies and subject to availability.

PAYMENT TERMS:

50% to secure

Balance end of April

*Please note that we are flexible with payment terms and can work to a plan that suits you.

INSURANCE: It is vital that you have travel insurance and we strongly recommend that you are covered from the time of booking as this may assist you in recovering monies paid in the unfortunate event of you having to cancel your trip.

HOTELS: Prices are based on twin/double rooms with two people sharing. If a triple room is requested then we must check availability first. Single occupancy incurs a single room supplement as outlined in our costs. Should we (through circumstances beyond our control) be forced to change your accommodation, we will advise you at the earliest opportunity. In these rare cases we will offer a hotel of the same standard or higher and any extra cost will be absorbed by us.

PASSPORTS: We strongly recommend that your passport is valid for at least six months after your departure date from Australia.

VISAS: You will need a valid Australian visa to enter the country (unless you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen). The eVisitor is a free three month holiday visa and is available to passport holders from the European Union and a number of other European countries. You will need to apply online on this Australian Government website: http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visi/Visi/Visitor-visas/eVisitor-online-application. Please note that you first have to set up an account and then make the eVisitor application. It will take about 10-15 minutes to complete.

CANCELLATION CHARGES: Should you wish to cancel your booking, we will require notification in writing. Cancellation charges will be levied in accordance with the scale set out in our full set of terms and conditions.

LEGAL STUFF: OTP Travel Services Ltd T/A Rugby Travel Ireland (RTI) is a wholly Irish owned company bonded and licensed by the Commission for Aviation Regulation (License Number 260). This license and bond gives you the financial security you require, along with that all important peace of mind. All tours are subject to availability. RTI reserve the right to change / readjust the tour schedule, transportation, hotel accommodation and services indicated in the package but always to the standard of that originally offered. Promotions may end without notice.

IRELAND SUMMER TOUR AUSTRALIA 1st & 2nd TEST PACKAGE

5th - 18th June

  • Return Flights to Australia
  • 4★ Hotels Throughout
  • Breakfast Included
  • Category 1 Match Ticket for First Two Tests v Wallabies
  • RTI Ambassador Donal Lenihan on Tour
  • Lots of Included Extras

14 Days / 10 Nights in Australia.

Return International Flights with Emirates. Depart Dublin for Brisbane on Tuesday 5th June. Return from Melbourne and land back in Dublin on Monday 18th June.

One domestic flight: Newcastle–Melbourne.

Executive coach transfers throughout.

3 nights at the 4* Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane (1st Test).

1 night at the 4* BreakFree Aanuka Beach, Coffs Harbour.

3 nights at the 4* Crowne Plaza, Hunter Valley.

3 nights at the 4* Rydges Hotel, Melbourne (2nd Test).

Breakfast every day.

Pre-match events for all three Tests including food & three drinks vouchers (wine, beer and soft drinks) per match. Great craic!

Rugby Travel Ireland Ambassador Donal Lenihan on tour throughout.

Category 1 match ticket to first two Test matches.

Dinner with sparkling wine reception and wine tasting during stay in Hunter Valley.

Social Events with local rugby clubs.

Tour backpack and fleece jacket.

Services of our very own experienced and friendly Rugby Travel Ireland staff throughout

Vineyard Tour and Dinner in Hunter Valley

Breakfast Each Day

Social Events with Local Rugby Clubs

Accompanied by Tour Ambassador Donal Lenihan

Tour Backpack and Fleece Jacket

Single Room Supplement: €895.

Travel Insurance. Available from €59pp. It is vital that you have travel insurance and we strongly recommend that you are covered from the time of booking as this may assist you in recovering monies paid in the unfortunate event of you having to cancel your trip.

Visa – please see “Important Information” tab.

Upgrade to Business Class or First Class flights. Supplement applies and subject to availability.

PAYMENT TERMS:

50% to secure

Balance end of April

*Please note that we are flexible with payment terms and can work to a plan that suits you.

INSURANCE: It is vital that you have travel insurance and we strongly recommend that you are covered from the time of booking as this may assist you in recovering monies paid in the unfortunate event of you having to cancel your trip.

HOTELS: Prices are based on twin/double rooms with two people sharing. If a triple room is requested then we must check availability first. Single occupancy incurs a single room supplement as outlined in our costs. Should we (through circumstances beyond our control) be forced to change your accommodation, we will advise you at the earliest opportunity. In these rare cases we will offer a hotel of the same standard or higher and any extra cost will be absorbed by us.

PASSPORTS: We strongly recommend that your passport is valid for at least six months after your departure date from Australia.

VISAS: You will need a valid Australian visa to enter the country (unless you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen). The eVisitor is a free three month holiday visa and is available to passport holders from the European Union and a number of other European countries. You will need to apply online on this Australian Government website: http://www.border.gov.au/Trav/Visi/Visi/Visitor-visas/eVisitor-online-application. Please note that you first have to set up an account and then make the eVisitor application. It will take about 10-15 minutes to complete.

CANCELLATION CHARGES: Should you wish to cancel your booking, we will require notification in writing. Cancellation charges will be levied in accordance with the scale set out in our full set of terms and conditions.

LEGAL STUFF: OTP Travel Services Ltd T/A Rugby Travel Ireland (RTI) is a wholly Irish owned company bonded and licensed by the Commission for Aviation Regulation (License Number 260). This license and bond gives you the financial security you require, along with that all important peace of mind. All tours are subject to availability. RTI reserve the right to change / readjust the tour schedule, transportation, hotel accommodation and services indicated in the package but always to the standard of that originally offered. Promotions may end without notice.

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