22 Apr 2010

World Cup travel packages selling well

6:32 pm on 22 April 2010

English travel companies advertising packages to the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand are reporting record sales.

They say sales are 37% higher compared with the same stage of the 2007 tournament in France.

The most popular option offers 19 nights from the quarter-finals to the final from almost $8700 for a basic international flights and match tickets to just over $18,000 for "all inclusive" arrangements with accommodation, internal flights and various excursions.