Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals in London

  • Date

    June 10-16, 2020 | Wed / Tue – 7 Days

  • Location

    London, England

Ambassadair Trip #8004


NEW TRIP!

Overview

Be a part of history as the Chicago Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals at London Stadium in England! The Cardinals will be host to the Cubs as a part of the second edition of the Mitel & MLB London Series. Attend the both games of this two-game series as a group.

London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is one of the world’s most visited cities and has something for everyone. At its center stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the River Thames, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex and the entire city. See all the highlights of London and have time to explore on your own while staying at a centrally located hotel with easy access to public transportation.

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE

  • Weekend Ticket (2 games) for Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals at London Stadium in the 200 section.
  • Pre-game party with fellow fans
  • Guided city tour of London
  • Visit the Tower of London
  • See the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace
  • Ride the Coca-Cola London Eye
  • Dinner cruise on the River Thames
  • Optional day trip Windsor Castle
  • Conveniently located London hotel for independent exploration

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Roundtrip commercial air from Indianapolis to London, England
  • Escorted
  • 5 nights accommodations
  • Breakfast daily
  • 2 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Sightseeing and admissions per itinerary
  • Ground transportation
  • Hotel baggage handling

Note: This itinerary includes activities where moderate walking, possibly on uneven terrain, is required. Some of the most unique sightseeing can be restrictive to motorcoaches, especially in historic areas.

Wed, June 10: Fly overnight from Indianapolis to London, England.

Thu, June 11: Arrive in London, England and join your local guide to see some of London’s most iconic sites such as Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben. This afternoon, settle in to your hotel that will be home for the next five nights. English Tea will be served at the hotel to welcome you to London. (Meal: Afternoon Tea)   

Fri, June 12: Experience the Changing of the Guard, a striking display of British pageantry, when the Queen’s Guard hands over responsibility to protect Buckingham Palace and St James’s Palace to the New Guard. After some free time for lunch and shopping, visit the Tower of London, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take a journey back in time to one of the world’s most famous fortresses built to strike fear and submission into the unruly citizens of London and deter foreign invaders. Listen to the Beefeater’s as they tell stories of 1,000 years of royal gossip, and see priceless crown jewels in fortified vaults and the Royal Mint at the Tower. Next, soar 400 feet above the River Thames in a state-of-the-art glass capsule as you experience London from an unforgettable perspective on the Coca-Cola London Eye, the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel. Visit the oldest riverside tavern, Prospect of Whitby, dating back to 1520, for a traditional British dinner. (B,D)

Sat, June 13: It’s game day! Get your Cubs spirit flowing with a pre-game party. Watch the Cubs play the Cardinals in London Stadium, a multi-purpose outdoor stadium that will be transformed into a 60,000-seat ballpark. Located at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the stadium was constructed for the 2012 Summer Olympics. After the game, return to the hotel. (B,L)

Sun, June 14: Return to London Stadium to see the Cubs take on the Cardinals for the second game in the series. After the game, return to the hotel. (B)

Mon, June 15: Free day to explore on your own or choose an optional tour to visit Windsor Castle, the Queen’s favorite weekend residence! Have a peek at the lavish State Apartments and see the impressive artwork hanging on the walls; there are priceless pieces by celebrated painters Rembrandt and Leonardo da Vinci! You will also see the Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House, a beautiful model royal home that features electricity, running water, and working lifts. During the tour you will also visit St George’s Chapel — the resting place for many past monarchs, including Henry VIII and his favorite wife Jane Seymour, Queen Mary, and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, as well as the site of the recent marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. See the memorials and spend some quiet time wandering around this traditional chapel. Tonight, take in the city lights from the River Thames on a Farewell Dinner cruise! (B,D)

Tue, June 16: After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your flight back to Indianapolis. (B)

Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Paul’s. This hotel is nestled beside St Paul’s Cathedral in the capital’s business district and offers comfortable and spacious rooms. Located in close proximity to a number of local attractions including Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe, and designer shopping destination One New Change. The hotel is also just a short walk from key transport links including St Paul’s, Mansion House, and Blackfriars stations. Highlights: in-room coffee/tea maker • complimentary WiFi Internet access • restaurant • bar • indoor pool • fitness center.

PRICING

  • Complete Package
  • Double P/P – $4,499
  • Single – $5,299

* Subject to change due to fuel surcharge.

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