Cricket Christmas and New Year in Australia

If there are any cricket fans wavering over whether to go and see the Ashes Cricket Tests, then a tempting offer has just been announced by Australia specialists Austravel.

The company has knocked £350 off the price of their Christmas and New Year Ashes package, so holidaymakers can now see the cricket for £999. The offer must be booked by October 31st, and departs between December 9th to 24th to Sydney, Brisbane or Cairns from London Heathrow.

It also includes a night’s stopover in Tokyo or Osaka at a four-star hotel, as well as all airport transfers and breakfast.

Alternatively, the company is also offering a three-night’s free accommodation deal for travel to Sydney with Virgin Atlantic. The offer must be booked before November 12th, and is valid for departures between November 11th and 30th 2006 and April 16th to June 15th 2007.

With the deal, holidaymakers can have a stopover in Hong Kong at the three-star Metropole from £22 per person per night. Prices start from £689 for economy tickets.

For more information on both these offers see