2017-18 Magellan Ashes Series
in conjunction with Freedom Australia
Brisbane Test Packages
22– 28 November 2017
These flexible Test packages include hotel accommodation for the dates above and 5 match day tickets with reserved seating. Prices are per person based on 2 sharing a double or twin room.
Your FREEDOM consultant can also arrange:
- Extra nights before or after the match
- Upgrade to Silver, Gold or Platinum category seating
- Breakfast at your hotel daily
- Dining option and access to members lounge and seating
- Match tickets for one person only (reduction given)
- Celebrity pre match function
You will find a great range of city centre hotels to meet every standard and budget – choose from our selection below or call 0333 234 2673 or click here to make an enquiry.
Located at the heart of the Brisbane CBD, the ibis Styles features uninterrupted views of Brisbane River and the South Bank cultural precinct. Vibrant colours and playful design extend through the lobby, to the restaurant and bar, while rooms blend comfort, connectivity and style. The best shopping and dining in Brisbane is at its doorstep with access to Queen Street Mall, Treasury Casino, Eagle Street Pier, Convention Centre and public transportation.
Hotel rooms have en suite bathroom, air conditioning, and TV.
Restaurant and bar, gym, and free WiFi in public areas
6 night package with tickets from £694
Oaks Charlotte Towers
Oaks Charlotte Towers is located within the city's business and financial district and within walking distance to the shopping heart of Queen Street Mall and the gentler pace of the City Botanic Gardens. The hotel offers one and two bedroom apartments all boasting well appointed kitchens and full-width windows with spectacular river and city aspects. Oaks Charlotte Towers also has an onsite gym and sauna, a 25m heated indoor lap pool and outdoor plunge pool surrounded by the barbecue sundeck area.
One and Two bedroom apartments have kitchen, dining area, laundry facilities and private balcony.
Swimming pool, gym, BBQ facilities.
6 night package with tickets from £1112
Stamford Plaza Brisbane is within the hub of Brisbane's financial district and just minutes to the city centre for shopping, colourful markets, theatre district, restaurants and Brisbane's City’s night life. This accommodation provides easy access to some of Brisbane's premier sporting venues including The Gabba, Suncorp Stadium, Eagle Farm Racing Track and The Royal Queensland Golf Club. Renowned for its warm, European-style decor and exceptional service.
Hotel rooms have panoramic views of Brisbane River, en suite bathroom and TV.
Outdoor heated swimming pool, gym, spa, sauna, choice of restaurants and bars and sundeck.
6 night package with tickets from £1062
Royal on the Park
Set in the heart of Brisbane, the Royal on the Park offers a beautiful location overlooking the city’s Botanical Gardens and close to the main shopping precincts. The Royal on the Park is a classically designed hotel with spacious rooms offering fantastic views of the city or park through its floor to ceiling windows.
Air conditioned hotel rooms with TV, iPod dock, minibar and free WiFi.
Restaurant, gym, pool and spa.
6 night package with tickets from £689
Comfortable accommodation set just short walk from the city centre and close to all transport facilities, including the Brisbane Transit Centre and Airport AirTrain CityLink, theatres and major shopping malls. The Gabba is an easy 15 minute drive away as is the picturesque Southbank region.
Air conditioning, cable TV and movie channels.
Rooftop gym, restaurant, bar and free WiFi.
6 night package with tickets from £775
Four Points by Sheraton
The Four Points by Sheraton is a modern hotel offering extensive views of the bustling city from its spacious and stylishly designed guest rooms. The Botanical Gardens and Southbank precinct are a short stroll from your hotel.
Air-conditioned hotel rooms with floor to ceiling windows , TV, iPod docking station and fridge.
24 hour reception, restaurant, café, gym and free WiFi.
6 night package with tickets from £829
Oaks Festival Towers
Conveniently located in the heart of Brisbane’s bustling city centre, Festival Towers offers modern and spacious accommodation for those looking to be on the doorstep of Brisbane’s shopping and entertainment district.
One and two bedrooms, bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and separate lounge area with full length windows or balcony. All have air conditioning, laundry, DVD player and TV.
Gym, outdoor heated swimming pool, plunge pool, spa, barbeque area, sundeck and sauna.
6 night package with tickets from £1112
Luxury hotel accommodation conveniently located in the heart of the city above the Central Railway Station, the departure point for services to the Gold Coast. The hotel is also situated adjacent to the peaceful Anzac Square Memorial Gardens providing a peaceful oasis amongst a busy city.
Hotel rooms have en suite bathroom, air conditioning, TV with in-house movies.
Outdoor swimming pool, gym, bars and restaurants, day spa, jacuzzi, and guest laundry.
6 night package with tickets from £1075
Official Brisbane Ashes Function
Soak up the atmosphere with fellow cricket fans at this official function hosted by Cricket Australia. This two hour event will feature former cricketing greats and special guest appearances. Hear about famous Ashes battles and preview the next instalment as each Ashes Test match is closely dissected and analysed.
- Date: 22 November 2017
- Time: 17:00
- Venue: Stamford Plaza, Brisbane
- Includes: Entertainment, finger food, drinks including beer and wine.
- Official Brisbane Ashes Test Function: £89 per person
Queensland’s capital city serves up sunshine, beaches, fine food and even an island experience. Within easy reach of this bustling metropolitan city are the lively Gold Coast and quieter Nature Coast. Both offer sweeping surf beaches, lush green rolling hills of the Hinterlands and plenty of opportunity to relax before or after the first Test.
Within an hour of the city you can also find yourself on the action packed Moreton Island where nighty visits from the local pod of dolphins are a treat for all visitors staying at Tangalooma Resort. The popular Australia Zoo and smaller wildlife sanctuaries such as the Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary offer a chance to see some of Australia’s unique wildlife or you can spot Koala’s in the wild at Noosa’s National Park, just a two hour drive from Brisbane. The city itself is home to the colourful Southbank area where locals and tourist alike enjoy the atmosphere created from the cafe culture, flower lined walkways and weekly craft markets as well as its excellent offering of museums, restaurants and entertainment.
Combine the Ashes Tests with a longer stay in Australia. Here is just one example of an Ashes holiday you can enjoy. Ask you Freedom Australia consultant to design an itinerary just for you.
RUNS, ROCK AND REEF – 16 DAYS
Visit Australia’s two most iconic natural wonders before attending the first Ashes Test in Brisbane on this 16 day adventure. Includes:
- 4 nights at the Cairns Beach Resort.
- Free time to enjoy a Great Barrier Reef cruise, a 4WD tour to the Cape Tribulation Rainforest or to simply relax on one of Cairns’ Northern Beaches
- Flight from Cairns to Ayers Rock
- 2 nights at the Outback Pioneer at Ayers Rock Resort
- Free time to watch sunrise and/or sunset over Ayers Rock or marvel at the mysterious domes of Kata Tjuta.
- Flight from Ayers Rock to Brisbane
- Accommodation and ticket package to attend all 5 days of play of the first Ashes Test at the GABBA.
Runs, Rock and Reef from £1359 per person
Including international flights £2549 per person