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Snap up Barmy Army India tour packages with Thomson Sport

Press Release   •   Jul 30, 2012 12:33 BST

After the roaring success of the Sri Lankan ‘Barmy Travel’ tour offerings from Thomson Sport, two great new deals have been created so that England cricket fans can enjoy the upcoming India tour.


England soundly defeated the world champions last summer and now it’s time for the eagerly anticipated re-match across four Tests in November and December. The cultural vibrancy of touring India and the incredible atmosphere in the grounds means fans will have an unforgettable experience.


Whether fans want to travel alone, as a couple, with family or friends, customers can choose their particular package to get the best out of the Barmy Army experience on the welcoming sub-continent.


The packages are expected to sell fast with Eden Gardens, in particular, set to be very popular while fans can add in the first Test in Ahmedabad and final fourth Test in Nagpur should they wish to as well.


Travelling around the world to support the England cricket team since 1994, the Barmy Army’s standing in the game is well known while Thomson Sport is an established and respected tour operator.


The first package offers fans the opportunity to see England take on India at the amazing Eden Gardens for the first time in nearly 20 years with a short and sweet six-night tour. Prices for this 3rd Test in Kolkata start from £1,395 per person* including an Emirates Airlines flight from London Heathrow via Dubai on 3rd December and return flight back via Dubai on 10th December. Package includes airport transfers to and from the 4★ Peerless Inn where guests will enjoy bed and breakfast for six nights. Close to shopping and tourists areas, it is a 10-minute walk to Eden Gardens. Along with official Test tickets to all five days and Barmy Army Tour Manager on hand to guide you around, a pre-Test welcome party on 4th December and complimentary Tour merchandise are also offered.


Alternatively, you can enjoy the 2nd and 3rd Tests combined with a relaxing Goa break in between. Priced from £2,995 per person* the enticing deal includes match tickets and economy flight with Emirates from London Heathrow to Mumbai via Dubai on 21st November 2012 and return flight from Kolkata to London Heathrow via Dubai on 10th December. Domestic flights leave from Mumbai to Goa on 28th November and Goa to Kolkata on 4th December together with transfers, six nights B&B at Mumbai's 4★ Trident Nariman Point Hotel, six nights B&B at Goa's 4★ Dona Sylvia Hotel and six nights at Kolkata's 4★ HHI Kolkata Hotel. Extras include Barmy Army Tour Manager on hand throughout the trip, parties in Mumbai, Goa and Kolkata along with complimentary Tour merchandise for each person.


To book visit or call 0845 869 6301.

*Prices based on two sharing


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