This November, England will travel to Australia for the 2017/18 Ashes Series, determined to retain the Ashes following their win in the 2015 series.
Overall Australia has won 32 series, England 32 and five series have been drawn in this historic sporting contest, so there’s everything to play for! From November 2017 to January 2018 England will travel to Australia for the Ashes Series and come back fighting for the title.
Attending a world class sporting event is a special experience, and they don't come much more exciting than an England v Australia Ashes match. The five tests are being played in Aussie cities around the country from November 2017 to January 2018. As well as the thrill of attending a sporting spectacular, a trip to the Ashes Down Under will give you the opportunity to enjoy some unique travel experiences that will stay with you long after the final ball is bowled. To make the most of your trip, find out more about the host cities and the exciting places to explore in between matches. With a bit of advance planning you'll enjoy an amazing holiday whatever the score on the board!
And who better to take you to and around Australia than Qantas? With double-daily Qantas A380 flights from London Heathrow to Australia, and an unrivalled domestic network including all five host cities – planning your Australian Ashes adventure couldn’t be easier.
Australia V England Fixtures 2017/18
- Thursday 23 - 27 November 2017 Australia V England Gabba; Brisbane
- Saturday 2 December - 6 December 2017 Australia V England Adelaide Oval; Adelaide
- Thursday 14 - 18 December 2017 Australia V England; Perth
- Tuesday 26 - 30 December 2017 Australia V England Melbourne Cricket Ground; Melbourne
- Thursday 4 - 8 January 2018 Australia V England Sydney Cricket Ground; Sydney
Plan now to be part of the Ashes in Australia
A number of licenced UK tour operators are selling packages to the 2017/18 Ashes Series now. These include Thomas Cook, Sporting Traveller, Howzat, Freedom Australia, Sports Tours Plus, Cleveland Travel, Cricket Tour Company, Glory Days, Gullivers, International Cricket Tours, ITC Sports Travel, Living With The Lions Sports Travel. Check back here to make sure you don't miss out!
WHERE WILL YOUR ASHES ADVENTURE BEGIN?
Soak up Adelaide's colonial elegance in the spacious green parklands, bustling Adelaide Central Markets and the museums and libraries of North Terrace. Swim with dolphins in Glenelg, explore Hahndorf and other picturesque villages in the Adelaide Hills, and wind between world-class wineries in the nearby Barossa and Clare Valley. Visit for international events such as the Santos Tour Down Under.
Home to the iconic Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge this supermodel of a city boasts serious wow factor. Take a ferry from Circular Quay and see the city from the water, explore hidden beaches on the Coogee to Bondi coastal walk and if you’re in town for New Years Eve, save a spot to witness the famous Sydney Harbour Fireworks display.
Take a look at what's happening with Australian Cricket this season.