Blackpool International Cup 2023

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The Blackpool International at a first class football venue at award winning Stanley Park. With a great selection of accommodation ranging from 4 star luxury hotels to great value smaller hotels. Blackpool is…

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The Blackpool International at a first class football venue at award winning Stanley Park. With a great selection of accommodation ranging from 4 star luxury hotels to great value smaller hotels.

Blackpool is hard to beat, with superb state of the art attractions and rides to match anywhere in Europe. With its 7 miles of sandy beaches, the famous Golden Mile, historic Blackpool Tower and the Pleasure beach Theme Park with white knuckle rides there is something to keep everyone happy.

 

Age Gender Players Qualifying Date
U7 Teams 5v5 born after Sept 15
U8 Teams 5v5 born after Sept 14
U9 Teams 7v7 born after Sept 13
U10 Teams 7v7 born after Sept 12
U11 Teams 9v9  born after Sept 11
U12 Teams 9v9 born after Sept 10
U13 Teams 11v11 born after Sept 09
U14 Teams 11v11 born after Sept 08
U15 Teams 11v11 born after Sept 07
U16 Teams 11v11 born after Sept 06
U10 Girls 7v7 born after Sept 2012
U11 Girls 9v9 born after Sept 2011
U12 Girls 9v9 born after Sept 10
U13 Girls 11v11 born after Sept 09
U14 Girls 11v11 born after Sept 08
U15 Girls 11v11 born after Sept 07
U16 Girls 11v11 born after Sept 06
U17 Girls 11v11 born after Sept 05

 

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Day 1

Morning

FRIDAY 28TH APRIL
You will be met at your club/school grounds by your luxury coach and driver who will accompany you for the duration of the trip.

Afternoon

Your coach will transfer you to Dublin Port for your sailing to Holyhead.
You can decide whether you will do a Liverpool FC stadium tour or go to Blackpool to enjoy the beaches and arcades.

Evening

Your group will check into the hotel in the evening and enjoy the evening at leisure before the start of the tournament the following day.

Day 2

Morning

SATURDAY 29TH APRIL
A delicious breakfast will be served for your group in the hotel, after which your coach will pick you up and drop you to Stanley Park for 1st day of tournament.

Afternoon

Upon arrival you will complete registration process and enter into the group stages of the tournament.

Evening

After the final game of the group stages your coach will pick you up and drop you to the hotel to freshen up.
Enjoy Blackpool.

Day 3

Morning

SUNDAY 30TH APRIL
An early breakfast will be served in your hotel before your coach picks you up for the 2nd day of the Tournament.

Afternoon

Day 2 of the tournament is the final day in which all final games are played. At the end of the day the tournament winners will be crowned.

Evening

After an exciting two days of playing in an international soccer tournament you will get the evening to relax at the hotel.

Day 4

Morning

MONDAY 1ST MAY
Breakfast will be served at the hotel before the group checks out from the hotel. Your coach will be waiting to collect you.

Afternoon

You can opt to visit National Football Museum in Manchester or add training by Premier League standards.

Evening

Sail from Holyhead to Dublin with a coach transfer back to your club grounds.

What does the Marathon Sports Travel Amsterdam Easter Package Include?

  • Luxury coach with professional driver for 4 days as per itinerary
  • Return sailing Dublin to Holyhead
  • Entry fee for 1 team
  • 3-nights at accommodation
  • 3-mornings breakfast
  • 2-day tournament (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Online Tour Booking system
  • Group Travel Insurance

ARE TOURS AVAILABLE FOR BOTH Girls, AND boys TEAMS?

Absolutely, Marathon Travel offer packages for both girls and boys teams across a variety of age groups.

GIRLS

  • U10 – 7v7
  • U11, U12 – 9v9
  • U13, U14, U15, U16, U17 – 11v11

TEAMS

  • U7, U8 – 5v5
  • U9, U10 – 7v7
  • U11 U12 – 9v9
  • U13, U14, U15, U16 – 11v11

We tailor make our packages as per any specific requests made by the group. Contact us now to receive a quote for your custom team tour. Email us on groups@marathontravel.ie or call us on +353 1 475 5010 

How Much does Tournament Packages Cost?

Our Package varies in price depending on your groups requirements. Prices vary depending on how many students will travel as part of the group and if you would like to add any additional activities.

PRICE – STANDARD HOTEL 2*:

  • FROM €439.00 per person sharing

PRICE – SUPERIOR HOTEL 3*:

  •  FROM €519.00 per person sharing

Please email: groups@marathontravel.ie for further information or call our offices on +3531 4755010 and one of our team will be happy to assist.

HOW MANY PEOPLE DO YOU NEED TO QUALIFY AS A GROUP?

You will need a full team to be able to compete as part of the tournament, anything above this is more than welcome. The more the merrier!

Do You need a passport to travel to the UK?

Please find travel advice issued by Irish Ferries and Stena Line below.

Irish and British citizens do not strictly require a passport to travel between the two countries, but some form of (photo) identification is however required.

Brexit: If the UK leaves the EU with no deal, the Common Travel Area (CTA) arrangements are protected, and our current advice continues to apply. 

Please note that all other nationalities (except Irish or British citizens) require a passport. They should also check with their respective embassies before travelling as they may need a visa.

Passengers who arrive at our ports without current valid documentation may not be allowed to enter either Ireland or Britain.  Useful means of identification when travelling on these routes include:

  • Valid passport
  • Photographic Driving License
  • International Student Card
  • Government issued photographic ID cards
  • Health insurance/social security photographic ID cards
  • Photographic bus/train pass
  • Place of work photographic ID
  • Birth certificates (for under 18’s with no photo ID)

Please note that we do need the following information for each person travelling by ferry to the UK or France:

  • Date of Birth
  • Nationality

Should you have any further queries or questions please do not hesitate to contact us on +353 1 475 5010 or groups@marathontravel.ie

CAN WE EXTEND OUR TOUR?

Absolutely, we can tailor make your package if required just email your requirements to our team at groups@marathontravel.ie or call us on +353 1 4755010 ext. 4 and we will be more than happy to assist

HOW DOES YOUR ONLINE BOOKING SYSTEM WORK?

Once you have received your quote and are happy to proceed with your group booking we will create your personalized secure online booking and payment portal.

We can include your school / club logo on the landing page.

We will then forward the group leader a link which can be forwarded to your members. Each person can then individually log in, book their place and make their payment. Saving you the hassle of collecting and dealing with cash!

IS YOUR ONLINE BOOKING AND PAYMENT SYSTEM SECURE?

Yes, 100%. Our booking portal complies with all GDPR regulations and guidelines.

We use SAGEPAY as our payment system that is completely secure and safe for your group to use!

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