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1st & 2nd Tests Tour (Excluding International Flights)

Package includes: 

  • Guaranteed Official Test Match tickets for the first two tests sat with The Barmy Army
  • 15 nights' 3★ accommodation
  • Inter-island flights and transfers
  • Exclusive Barmy Travel Cricket Evening/Live Podcast
  • Barmy Travel Welcome Drinks
  • Exclusive Barmy Travel Tour Shirt
  • Range of optional Excursions to choose from
  • Ruth Strauss Foundation Charity Day

Highlights 

  • Barmy Travel representatives
  • 1 years Barmy Army membership
  • Barbados Room Rate Levy included

From

£9,499

per person
based on 2 sharing
Single supplement + £5,500
Secure with a 50% deposit

Call to book:

0203 907 2222*

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At a glance

We're Official

Barmy Travel are an Official Licensed Travel Operator of the West Indies Cricket Board for the United Kingdom, Ireland and Europe for the International Home Series 2022.

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Tickets

Our packages include those all-important guaranteed official test match tickets to the first two of the test matches. The tickets chosen ensure that you are with the Barmy Army in the stadiums enjoying the unique atmosphere and support that the Barmy Army create.

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3★ Accommodation

Follow the Series around the West Indies with 15 Nights 3★ Accommodation on an All Inclusive Basis in Antigua and a B&B basis in Barbados. Room Upgrades are available.

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Book with Confidence

Book with Confidence knowing that you are travelling with a bonded officially appointed Tour Operator. If your event is cancelled because of the pandemic you will receive a full refund. To find out more about our Book and Travel with Confidence pledge, click the link.

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Conditions for Entry to Venue

To attend the cricket all fans must be double vaccinated as a condition of entry into the grounds, the second dose having been at least 14 days prior to the first match being attended. Fans will be required to show proof of their vaccination status on entry.

Flights

Flights

Inter-island flights between Antigua and Barbados are included in this package. Airport transfers for these flights are also included.

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Exclusive Barmy Travel Evening/Live Podcast

Hosted by James Gregg, the voice of 'Shackles are off', and with previous guests including Jonathan Agnew, Phil Tufnell, Damien Fleming, Sir Alastair Cook, Steve Harmison, Shaun Pollock, Graeme Swann, George Dobell, Tino Best, Matt Prior and Dan Norcross this is a fantastic opportunity to hear a unique insight into the game in true Barmy Army style.

Barmy Travel Social Events

Join Barmy Travel staff and your fellow members for Welcome Drinks at the start of your trip. You will also have access to the Barmy Army HQs as well as official Barmy Army events and charity nights.

We're Barmy Travel

Choosing Barmy Travel is booking the full experience of touring as a member of The Barmy Army. Access to the events, the HQs, the songs, the atmosphere and the camaraderie of supporting England in the West Indies as part of the Army!

Coach transfers

Transfers

Coach transfers to and from matches and functions (where required) are all included in your package.

Optional Sightseeing Excursions

To ensure that you can enjoy the West Indies to its fullest and enjoy the sightseeing that you want to do we will be offering a variety of optional excursions - coming soon

Exclusive Barmy Travel Merchandise

An exclusive Barmy Travel Tour Shirt and other Barmy Army merchandise is included in your package helping you to look the part whilst on tour!

Barmy Army Membership

Every Barmy Travel escorted tour package includes a 1 year Barmy Army membership providing you access to various discounts, exclusive Barmy Army events, the opportunity to play for the Barmy Army CC as well as many other benefits.

The Barmy Travel Team

To ensure you have the best possible experience on tour, we have Barmy Travel staff out in the West Indies with you. When travelling on the escorted tour you will be met at the airport by the team, they will be in the stands with you and on hand throughout your trip.

Full itinerary

  • Day1

    Check in

    Make your own way to the Hawksbill where you can check in for your 7 night stay on an All Inclusive basis. Travel to Antigua with a negative PCR test taken within 4 days of the flight.

    After settling in to your new surroundings join the rest of the group and your Barmy Travel Staff for a Welcome Drink as we look forward to the first test!

     

    Welcome Drinks

  • Day2

    Day at Leisure

    Enjoy a day at leisure in Antigua. Make the most of the country’s beautiful beaches or fantastic bars and restaurants.

    Why not take a day trip to Pigeon Island and Fort Rodney. Climb Fort Rodney to view the relics from the colonial war and take in the spectacular north island views.  If that's not for you, those seeking nothing more than relaxation, Antigua famously has 365 beaches, one for every day of the year so you are sure to find a favourite!

    There will also be the opportunity to join one of the Barmy optional excursions (coming soon) to see the island in all its glory!

    Optional Excursion

  • Day3-7

    1st Test Match

    It’s finally here! Each morning, jump aboard the Barmy Travel transfer to the match. After an exciting day’s play the coach will return you to your hotel.

    Double vaccinated fans can attend the cricket.

    We’ll take a PCR test ready for Barbados during the test match dates.

    West Indies vs England - 1st Test

    Days 1-5

  • Day8

    Antigua to Barbados

    This morning, check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your flight to Barbados. On arrival, transfer to your 2nd hotel for an 8 night stay on a B&B basis.

    Please note at the time of writing that entry to Barbados requires all passengers to travel with a negative PCR test, taken within 3 days. On arrival into Barbados a PCR test will be taken at the airport and the stay in the hotel whilst waiting for the results is factored into your itinerary (up to 48 hours).

    Antigua to Barbados

    Departs: 
    TBC
    Arrives: 
    TBC
    Airline: 
    TBC
  • Day9

    Hotel Stay

    Today is a day of relaxation at the hotel whilst we await the test results from the PCR test taken yesterday on arriving into Barbados.

  • Day10

    Day at Leisure

    Time to enjoy a day at leisure in Barbados! It’s entirely up to you whether you’d like to relax and make the most of the amazing white sandy beaches or get out and about as you join us on one of our fantastic Barmy excursion options (coming soon). If you prefer to completely make your own plans the resort will be able to make many suggestions for you to get the best out of the island.

    Surrounded by the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean Sea, Barbados has something for everyone: the foodie, the explorer, the historian, and the adventurer. It’s pristine beaches, idyllic scenery, delicious food, and friendly population are sure to mean that your experience whilst here is truly unforgettable.

    Optional Excursion

  • Day11-15

    2nd Test Match

    Each morning transfer to the Kensington Oval for all five days of the second test match. At the end of each day's play, you will be transferred back to your hotel. 

    Double vaccinated fans can attend the cricket.

    On Day 2 of this Test - we'll be a hosting a live episode of 'The Shackles are Off' - the popular Barmy Army podcast!

    On Day 3, the Barmy Army will also be hosting a charity party in aid of  The Ruth Strauss Foundation. It is sure to be a great occasion for a great cause!

    West Indies vs England - 2nd Test Match

    Days 1-5

    Day 2- Exclusive Barmy Travel Live Podcast

    The Shackles are Off - Hosted by James Gregg on Day 2 of the Test

    Day 3 - Ruth Strauss Foundation Party

  • Day16

    Check out

    Check out of your hotel this morning and make your own onward arrangements.

     

Tickets

1st Test, Antigua

Venue: 
Sir Vivian Richards Stadium
Capacity: 
10,000

2nd Test, Barbados

Venue: 
Kensington Oval
Capacity: 
28,000

Entry Requirements

We have been appointed as an official operator of the West Indies Cricket Board. The entry requirements set out by Cricket West Indies state that fans are required to be double vaccinated against COVID 19 to enter the grounds. Those who have not been vaccinated at least two weeks prior to the first match they attend, and/or cannot present their documentation to show their vaccination status at the venue will not be allowed in to the venue nor will they be able to claim a refund on their tickets for the declined entry.

Accommodation

Hawksbill, Antigua

An all-inclusive adults-only resort set in 37 acres of landscaped tropical gardens, located by a stunning beach. Guests are able to play tennis, windsurf, snorkel and enjoy a boating trip at the hotel, before relaxing and enjoying a rum cocktail at the lively bar. You'll be able to see for yourself why so many visitors enjoy the charming setting of the Hawksbill. Rooms are classically Caribbean with a rustic feel. To guarantee air-conditioning, we recommend considering the upgrade to the beach club rooms.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • Upgrade to a Beach Club Room for £200pp based on dual occupancy or £180 on a single occupancy basis
  • Fantastic beach location
  • All-inclusive basis

Features: 

  • Choice of four secluded beaches
  • Swimming pool

Divi Southwinds Beach Resort, Barbados

Situated in the lively St. Lawrence Gap - this resort offers three pools, one with a swim-up bar, as well as a beachfront restaurant and bar. Just a stones throw from the picturesque Dover Beach, the airy suites at this resort are offered alongside complimentary Wi-Fi and relaxed balconies. The location is perfect for cricket fans, as the resort is located just 10km from the famous Kensington Oval Stadium.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • A Barmy Travel favourite
  • Beach location
  • Close proximity to the Kensington Oval
  • B&B basis

Features: 

  • Tennis Court & Fitness Centre
  • Free High-Speed Internet
  • Mini-golf course

From

£9,499

per person
based on 2 sharing
Single supplement + £5,500
Secure with a 50% deposit

Call to book:

0203 907 2222*