1st Test-only - Option 1 (Excluding International Flights)

Package includes: 

  • Guaranteed Official Test Match tickets for the first test sat with The Barmy Army
  • 9 nights' 3★ or 4★ accommodation on a B&B or All Inclusive Basis
  • All stadium transfers
  • Barmy Travel Welcome Drinks
  • Exclusive Barmy Travel Tour Shirt
  • Range of optional Excursions to choose from


  • Barmy Travel representatives
  • 1 years Barmy Army membership

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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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Our packages include those all-important guaranteed official test match tickets to the first of the test matches in the North Stand Lower. 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.

Find out more about the stadiums and entry requirements

3★ or 4★ Accommodation

Follow the Series around the West Indies with 9 Nights 3★ or 4★ Accommodation in Antigua on an All Inclusive Basis. 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.

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


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 your hotel where you can check in for your 9 night stay. 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

  • Day2-3

    Days at Leisure

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

    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

  • Day4-8

    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.

    West Indies vs England - 1st Test

    Days 1-5

  • Day9

    Day at Leisure

    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!

  • Day10

    Check out

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


1st Test, Antigua

North Stand Lower
Sir Vivian Richards Stadium

Conditions for Entry to Venue

We have been appointed as an Official Tour Operator by Cricket West Indies. Cricket West Indies entry requirements are for fans to be double vaccinated against COVID 19 to enter the venues, with the second dose at least two weeks prior to the first match they attend. Proof of vaccination status will be required at the venue for entry.


This package comes with a choice of hotel

Hawksbill, Antigua
Hodges Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua
Pineapple Beach Club, Antigua

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: 

  • All-inclusive resort
  • Fantastic beach location


  • Choice of four secluded beaches
  • Swimming pool

Hodges Bay Resort & Spa, Antigua

Located a ten minute walk from Jabberwock Beach, this refined resort overlooks the stunning Hodges Bay. There are two pools, including an adults-only infinity pool with a swim-up bar, tennis courts, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, and water-sports are available onsite. The hotels décor blends the island charm and character of Antigua with a warmly contemporary style and private outdoor spaces. In terms of dining, there is an upscale steakhouse, a bright Mediterranean restaurant, and a rooftop Tapas bar.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • B&B accommodation
  • New flagship hotel on the northern tip of Antigua


  • Spa & Sauna
  • Infinity Pool with Swim-Up Bar

Pineapple Beach Club, Antigua

An all-inclusive four-star hotel situated on a long stretch of white-sandy beachfront that boasts turquoise waters and very friendly staff. Guests are also able to swim at one of the resorts three freshwater swimming pools, before enjoying a rum cocktail at one of the numerous bars that the hotel has to offer. Pineapple Beach Club is nearby to local tourist attractions too, including the Devil's Bridge and Indian Town Point rock formations.

We chose this hotel because: 

  • All-inclusive resort
  • Twin on request
  • Picturesque beachfront location


  • Water-sports and tennis courts
  • Six different restaurants