With less than a year to go to The British & Irish Lions touchdown in New Zealand, official supporter packages go on sale to the rest of the world.
All Blacks Tours has announced that official supporter packages for the highly anticipated DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 will go on sale at 10am on Monday 3 October.
These packages will be available for All Blacks and British & Irish Lions fans in New Zealand and the rest of the world (with the exception of UK, Ireland & Europe).
"This is one of world sport's most unique events and it is exciting to know that we will help so many passionate rugby fans enjoy what promises to be the most eagerly awaited British & Irish Lions series to date, " said David Caldwell, General Manager of All Blacks Tours.
As the Official Travel Agent of New Zealand Rugby, All Blacks Tours is the only place for All Blacks' and British & Irish Lions' fans to secure match tickets inclusive of travel and/or accommodation.
There are a number of packages available, including official tours that include multiple games, exclusive supporter events, All Blacks Q&As and unique travel experiences through to weekend options, flight and ticket packages and bespoke group tours.
"This is a way for fans to secure their place in the stands and, depending on the package they book, enjoy unique insights into the All Blacks environment, exclusive supporter events and once in a lifetime travel experiences," says Mr Caldwell.
Fans can register their details here to receive updates about all tour packages.
The British & Irish Lions will play 10 games, including 3 test matches.
More than 20,000 travelling fans are likely to join tens of thousands of Kiwis for the 10 match series next year, not to mention millions more following from around the world. Over the 35 days of the series, more than 350,000 people are expected to attend a game at one of the seven venues.
All Blacks Tours has also been re-appointed by New Zealand Rugby as the Official Supporter Travel Partner for All Blacks Tests for the next four years, in addition to the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017.
New Zealand Rugby Chief Executive Steve Tew said the appointment provided certainty to thousands of All Blacks fans who avail of official supporter packages in New Zealand and overseas.
“The support of our fans wherever our teams play is wonderful and greatly appreciated. Continuing our relationship with All Blacks Tours for another four years will enable our supporters to have availability of quality packages as they follow our teams at home and around the world.”
DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 fixtures
03 June - The British & Irish Lions vs New Zealand Provincial Barbarians, Whangarei
07 Jun - The British & Irish Lions vs Blues, Auckland
10 Jun - The British & Irish Lions vs Crusaders, Christchurch
13 Jun - The British & Irish Lions vs Highlanders, Dunedin
17 Jun - The British & Irish Lions vs Maori All Blacks, Rotorua
20 Jun - The British & Irish Lions vs Chiefs, Hamilton
24 Jun - The British & Irish Lions vs All Blacks, Auckland
27 Jun - The British & Irish Lions vs Hurricanes, Wellington
01 Jul - The British & Irish Lions vs All Blacks, Wellington
08 Jul - The British & Irish Lions vs All Blacks, Auckland