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UEFA EURO 2012™ Final Packages On Sale Early Due To Popular Demand
With more than 1.4 million fans expected to travel to the Ukraine and Poland this summer, Thomson Sport has gone on sale with travel packages to the all-important UEFA EURO 2012™ Final - the only way for English fans to guarantee match tickets.
Football supporters eager to be in the centre of the action are able to choose between travel only and travel and ticket options to the match which will be held in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Sunday 1st July 2012.
Packages start from £1,695pp including flights, a category two match ticket direct from UEFA, transfers, and one night accommodation at the 4* Sofitel Gatwick, with parking, the night before the match to ensure fans are refreshed for their early morning flight.
For those that want to support England in the group stages, Thomson Sport offers day trips to all three England group matches, as well as two-night packages to Kyiv for the match against Sweden. Both travel only and travel and ticket options are available. As Official Overseas Travel Supplier to englandfans, members will also be able to buy their travel packages through Thomson Sport.
England kicks off its campaign against France in Donetsk, Ukraine, on 11 June before taking on Sweden on 15 June in Kyiv. The final group match will see England take on hosts Ukraine on 19 June in Donetsk.
Day packages start from £664pp including flights, all transfers, a category three match ticket direct from UEFA, a Thomson Sport representative and a local guide.
Two-night packages to Kyiv are available from £1,244pp including B&B accommodation at the 3* Kozatskiy Hotel (based in the town centre), a category three match ticket, airport and match transfers, a match analysis session by Prozone, a Thomson Sport representative and a local guide.
England fans wishing to travel to UEFA EURO 2012™ can book via www.thomsonsport.com or by contacting Thomson Sport on 0845 121 2018
20 February 2012
Note to Editors:
• Thomson Sport has been appointed as Licensed Tour Operator for UEFA EURO 2012™.
• The contract gives Thomson Sport the official tour operating programme rights across all the qualified European territories (excluding the host countries) with access to a guaranteed allocation of match tickets.
• As part of the agreement, Thomson Sport will operate the England and Republic of Ireland programmes and will appoint other TUI Travel PLC tour operators and partners across each qualified European territory the license to distribute fan travel packages to their respective markets.
About Thomson Sport:
TUI Travel’s Sport Division is part of the Specialist & Activity Sector of TUI Travel PLC. The Sport Division, which includes Thomson Sport, is a unique collection of some of the most established sports travel & event brands in the world. The division specialises in delivering exceptional services and logistics to major worldwide sporting events for fans, teams, clubs and sponsors. Appointments include official Travel Agent for Rugby World Cup 2011, British & Irish Lions Tours, Ashes Series, ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC World Twenty20, ICC Official Tour Provider, Rugby World Cup Sevens, Hong Kong Sevens, Licensed Tour Operator for UEFA EURO 2012™, Participating Tour Operator for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, Official Overseas Travel Provider for englandfans, The FA’s official supporters club and Travel Provider for UEFA Under 21 Championships 2009, Wimbledon Championship and The British Grand Prix. Companies in the portfolio include www.gulliverstravel.co.uk, www.thomsonsport.com, www.sportsworld.co.uk, www.eventsinternational.co.uk, www.sportabroad.co.uk, www.thefanatics.com, www.williment.co.nz and www.astsports.com.au.
For Further Information Please Contact:
Lucy Flew, PR Executive
Tel: 07960 021719 or 020 8971 2968