TAMPA, FL – On June 11, 2010, the World Cup kicks off in South Africa and the world will be tuned in as the Rainbow Nation makes history, becoming the first African nation to host this prestigious, month-long sporting event. To celebrate this exciting and historic event, Cox & Kings is offering special travel packages based in Cape Town and the Cape Winelands.
“We have coupled our expertise and passion for Africa to offer a one-stop shop for discerning travelers and soccer aficionados alike,” states Jeanie Fundora, Cox & Kings Africa Product Manager.
Each package includes 5-night hotel accommodation with guaranteed space in premier luxury hotels, such as the Cape Grace, private airport transfers, and 2 full days private sightseeing to the many wonders of the Cape, including the African penguins at Boulders Beach and Table Mountain. In addition to personalized service and world-class accommodations, also offered are a number of exclusive Cox & Kings World Cup 2010 VIP events and access to FIFA World Cup 2010 match tickets.
Cox & Kings has partnered with an accredited ticket broker and has access to tickets for all World Cup 2010 matches at Cape Town’s Greenpoint stadium and elsewhere in South Africa. Tickets and transfers to World Cup 2010 matches are not included in the Cox & Kings 5-night package costs and are subject to availability.
32 teams from around the world will compete for the coveted title of FIFA World Cup champion. Each of the five 5-night packages, commencing on June 10, 17, 20, 29 and July 02 respectively, overlap the dates of two FIFA World Cup 2010 matches at Cape Town’s new Greenpoint Stadium. The first three packages are over the dates of the first round of FIFA World Cup 2010 matches. The 4th package overlaps the dates of the next level of elimination matches, the Round of 16, and also a Quarter Finals match. The last package overlaps the dates of a Quarter Finals match and also a Semi Final. Custom-tailored “Soccer & Safari” optional extensions may be added on to these 5-night World Cup experiences. From the magnificent Victoria Falls to the world’s best wildlife viewing in South Africa’s private game reserves and Botswana’s Okavango Delta, myriad destinations await. Experience the thrill of cage diving with Great White sharks or a gastronomic food and wine extravaganza through the Cape Winelands visiting the most exclusive wineries and restaurants in South Africa.