SAMPLE TOUR ITINERARY

DAY ONE

Depart      ADELAIDE            0800          QANTAS AIRWAYS FLT   QF740
Arrive       SYDNEY                 1025

Depart      SYDNEY                 1155            QANTAS AIRWAYS FLT   QF 107
Arrive       LOS ANGELES     0630

On arrival in LOS ANGELES you will need to clear Immigration , collect your bags , clear Customs , recheck your bags through to Des Moines and proceed to the AMERICAN AIRLINES Terminal 4.

Depart      LOS ANGELES     0935           AMERICAN AIRLINES FLT  AA 110
Arrive       CHICAGO               1535

Depart      CHICAGO               1615            AMERICAN  AIRLINES   FLT      AA3701
Arrive       DES MOINES        1725

On arrival in Des Moines , you will need to collect some rental Vans and then proceed to your Motel

Valley West Inn
3535 Westown Parkway , West Des Moines IOWA
www.valleywestinn.com

You will base yourselves here throughout your stay in IOWA

DAY TWO

Following breakfast this morning is at leisure prior to a departure at 12.30 to BOONE

2.00pm  A training session has been arranged at Des Moines Area CC  in Boone 40 minutes away

DAY THREE

Following breakfast today is at leisure prior to a 6.00pm departure for the first match (20 Mins )

7.30pm   Grand View University

DAY FOUR

Following breakfast today is also at leisure prior to a 3.30pm departure for tonights 2nd  match (1 ¾ hours )

7.00pm  Iowa Western Community College

You will return to Des Moines following the game

DAY FIVE

This morning is completely at leisure for some sightseeing or shopping
You will check out of the Hotel in the early afternoon and drive 1 ¼ hours South to Creston for tonights game and will stay overnight in Creston

7.00pm   Southwestern College

DAY SIX

This morning you will depart from Creston around 9.00am and drive 2 ½ hours South to Kansas City.
Today will be a free day to get some rest before tomorrows game

HOLIDAY INN KANSAS CITY NORTHEAST
7333 NE Parvin Rd ,
KANSAS CITY , MISSOURI
www.hikcne.com

DAY SEVEN

Following breakfast this morning is at leisure before departing at 4.00pm for the drive to our fourth game . You should arrange to have a late lunch prior to the game

6.00pm  Penn Valley Community College

DAY EIGHT

Following breakfast this morning you will depart Kansas City at about 08.00 am for the 3 hour drive back to Des Moines for our fifth game . You will arrive in time to have a lunch prior to the game

2.00pm   Des Moines Area Community College Varsity ( 20 mins from the Motel )

Tonight is at leisure

You will recheck back into the Valley West Inn

DAY NINE

Following breakfast this morning is at leisure prior to our 12.00pm departure for our six and final game in IOWA

2.00pm    Simpson College   –   Junior varsity

Tonight is at leisure for our final night in Des Moines . Perhaps we can arrange a team dinner or see a College game

DAY TEN

Following breakfast we will need to depart to the airport very early for a 0600 departure on SOUTHWEST AIRLINES to Fort Lauderdale in Florida .

At present we have games being scheduled against Broward College and Miami Dade College in the Fort Lauderdale / Miami area.

DAY THIRTEEN

We would then need to drive up to the Orlando area for some more games including a showcase tournament at West Oaks near Orlando which should attract a number of college scouts and then also another possible Tournament with the IMG Academy in Bradenton which is in the Tampa area – Four games in total.

DAY FOURTEEN

You will spend a total of 6 nights in Orlando which is also the home of all things Disney as well as Universal Studios, Seaworld and the Orlando Magic

There should also be several Division One college teams playing games in the area.

Your tentative accommodation in Orlando will be:

RADISSON ORLANDO  LAKE BUENA VISTA
12799 Kissimmee Vineland Rd , ORLANDO
www.radisson.com/orlando

DAY NINETEEN

Today is your last day in the USA for another visit to Disney or some last minute shopping prior to a 4.00pm departure to Orlando International Airport for your flight home

Depart    ORLANDO             1820        AMERICAN AIRLINES  FLT  AA 4552
Arrive      DALLAS                 2010

Depart     DALLAS                 2200       QANTAS AIRWAYS FLT  QF 008

DAY TWENTY  ( cross the International Date Line )

Arrive     BRISBANE             0615

On arrival in Brisbane  you will need to clear Immigration , collect your bags , clear customs and then proceed to the Domestic Transfer Lounge to recheck your bags to Adelaide and transfer by train to the Domestic Terminal

Depart     BRISBANE           0825
Arrive      ADELAIDE           1135


TOUR COSTING

20 Days / 18 nights accommodation

Total Cost
$3845.00 per player Plus Taxes of $915.00 per player
$3645.00 per parent sharing a room Plus Taxes of $915.00  each

This cost includes for the player  –

  • Return economy class airfares throughout flying QANTAS , AMERICAN AIRLINES and SOUTHWEST AIRLINES
  • 18 nights triple share accommodation in 3 ½  to 4 star Hotels / Motor Inns including 6 in Des Moines , 3 in Kansas City , 9  in Florida including the last 6 nights in Orlando
  • Daily breakfast each day
  • The shared use of 12 / 15  seat rental vans in each location ( 8 passengers to each van )
  • Petrol allowance
  • International Team Fees to Basketball Australia and USA Basketball
  • A full set of Uniforms including Singlet , shorts , hoody warm up top , track pants and varsity jacket
  • Game scheduling Fees throughout
  • Contribution to Coach’s tour cost

Comprehensive Travel Insurance is highly recommended. You should not travel without it .
You may extend or vary your tour subject to some conditions at the appropriate additional cost

These prices are subject to change and also subject to currency fluctuation