Alton Towers Football Tournament 2023

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Take part in a UK International Football Festival May Bank Holiday. Give your team the chance to play against teams from across the UK and Europe. Included in this 3 nights package is…

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Take part in a UK International Football Festival May Bank Holiday.

Give your team the chance to play against teams from across the UK and Europe.

Included in this 3 nights package is a day pass to Alton Towers, to give players a day of fun filled excitement before the festival kicks off.

Dates: Friday 7th April – Monday 10th April / Friday 28th April – Mon 1st May 2023

VENUE: Shobnall Leisure Complex

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
U10 Girls 7v7 born after Sept 12
U11 Girls 9v9 born after Sept 11
U12 Girls 9v9 born after Sept 10
U13 Girls 11v11 born after Sept 09
U14 Girls 11v11 born after Sept 08

 

Contact us on groups@marathontravel.ie or +353 1 475 5010 to get your team quote

 

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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 just spend some free time in Liverpool.

Evening

After a long day of travel you will check into your hotel and spend the evening at leisure.

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 Alton Towers for a fun filled day.

Afternoon

Enjoy the team bonding day exploring the exhilarating rides across the park.
Lunch will be at your own expense in the park.

Evening

Once the park closes your coach will pick you up and drop you to the hotel chill and enjoy the evening at leisure

Day 3

Morning

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

Afternoon

Day 1 of the tournament is when the group stages games are played.

Evening

After an exciting day 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

Compete (and win) in Day 2 of the tournament in the knock out stages.
Your coach will be waiting to collect you and transfer you to Holyhead for your return sailing.

Evening

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

What does the Marathon Sports Travel Football Festival & Alton Towers Package Include?

  • Return Coach & Ferry Travel 
  • Coach Transfers as per itinerary
  • A fantastic 2 or 3 night’s stay at the Splash Landings Hotel.
  • A full English breakfast buffet at Ma Garritas to set you up for the day ahead
  • 2 day exciting Football Festival taking place on Sunday & Monday
    • U7 to U14 Teams and U10 to U14 girls
  • 1 day FREE access to the renowned Alton Towers Theme park on Saturday
  • Optional Theme Park entry ticket for only £10 per person on Sunday
  • Celebrity Presentation Ceremony on Monday
  • Group Travel Insurance
  • Online Booking System
  • Dedicated Account Manager

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.

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 ext 4

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 4755010and we will be more than happy to assist

You can shorten your trip by choosing a flight option and decrease travel time as opposed to the coach & ferry option listed in the itinerary above.

How Much does Marathon Sports Travel's Football Festival & Alton Towers Packages Cost?

Our Football Festival & Alton Towers Package varies in price depending on your groups requirements. Prices vary depending on how many players wish to travel and the decided duration of the tour.

FROM €599.00 per person (4 person per room accommodation)

* 4 person per room accommodation – double bed and 2 single beds
NOTE: If less people than 4 per room booked, supplement is €100 per person.
The Splash Landings Hotel can accommodate 3, 4, 5 or 6 persons per rooms.
Rooms have double and single beds.

Please note this is based for groups that are

  • max 150 km away from Dublin port 
  • accommodation price is based on 4 person rooms / less people per room will increase price of the tour per person

Please email: groups@marathontravel.ie for further information or call our offices on +3531 4755010and 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!

MINIMUM NUMBER IS 24 FOR THIS TOUR!

Do You need a passport to travel to the UK by Ferry?

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

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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