Tour Summary

Join the Green & Gold Army as we support the Young Matildas at the 2019 AFC U-19 Women’s Asian Championship (qualifying event for the 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Nigeria) while soaking up the rich culture, history and spectacular tourism sights of one the Asia’s most visited holiday destinations, Thailand.

Following form our successful 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France tour we are proud to detail our Young Matildas Thailand program. Our tours are designed specifically for the family, friends & fans of the Young Matildas, open to all ages and our tours are renowned for visiting all the tourism highlights of the host country and getting up close and personal when supporting the team.

GROUP Stage Summary 

On this 9-day football and tourism experience you will attend all 3 of Australia’s group games. Our tour will begin in pulsating Bangkok, following the Young Matildas and ending in seaside resort village of Pattaya. It is the perfect combination of taking in all that Thailand has to offer and passionately supporting Australia at the 2019 AFC Asian Championship.

Knockout Stages Summary 

On this 8-day football and tourism experience you will attend all 4 finals (Semi Finals x2, 3v4 Playoff & Final). Only the top 3 teams qualify for the 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Nigeria. This tour is the perfect combination of enjoying a holiday in Thailand, staying in 5 star luxury resort accommodation and experiencing the best Women’s U-19 Asian football.

Package Inclusions

  • GROUP Stage: 26th October – 3rd November (8 nights 9 days)

  • KNOCKOUT Stage: 3rd November – 10th November (7 nights 8 days)

  • 4 Star Accommodation in Bangkok & 5 Star Resort Accommodation in Pattaya

  • Daily Breakfast

  • All Match Tickets

  • All Ground Transfers/Transport (luxury bus/coach travel between hotels and all official tour activity/match days)

  • Welcome Drinks Event (for GROUP Stage program)

  • Exclusive & legendary Green & Gold Army Pre-Match events including food, alcohol & entertainment (prior to each Young Matildas match)

  • Experienced Green & Gold Army tour guides (including bi-lingual support)

  • Green & Gold Army Tour Pack (includes back pack, power adaptor, tour scarfs x2, hat and much more)

  • Best of all, a group of passionate Young Matildas fans to share the experience with!

The Destination: Thailand

Known as the “Land of Smiles”, Thailand has become South East Asia’s primary holiday destination. Thailand’s unique cultural heritage remains intact, as does it’s magnificent beaches, resort facilities, hospitality services and of course the food! Thai food is recognized as one of the world’s great cuisines and it brings together elements of several South East Asian traditions. Although it has a reputation for being spicy, harmony is the guiding principle behind Thai cuisine.their quest for glory!

Why Travel with Green & Gold Army?

There are many reasons why travelling with the GGArmy is a good decision:

 

  • Everything is organised for you (quality accommodation, transfers, touring options, match tickets, stadium parking, special events & more). Past guests say this is one of the real advantages of a GGArmy tour. All you have to do is follow the itinerary on our tour app and enjoy your tour experience. No stress just fun

  • The GGArmy is a great option for players families/friends. Experiencing the event with other players families/friends is a wonderful collegiate experience and while supporting the team is a key focus on our tour, sharing the cultural and tourism experiences together in between matches is very rewarding

  • We cater for solo travellers. We can match solo travellers with other solo guests so you can share a room to manage costs. On average 25% of our tour guests are solo travellers, a great way to make new friends

  • Established relationship with the Football Federation Australia resulting in smooth liaison for access to training, match day support and inclusion.

  • Experienced Host/Guide team that is on hand 24 hours a day to support all your needs.

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Pricing

TourOccupancyRetail Price
Group StageDouble / Twin$2,650
Group StageSingle (Own Room)$3,650
Knockout StageDouble / Twin$2,550
Knockout StageSingle (Own Room)$3,500
     
  • Solo Traveller Match Program: we’ll match you with a person of similar age and gender to room share to keep the price down. Twin share pricing applies. 25% of our travellers did this for 2019 France and it was a highly successful program. You can select this option during the booking process.

Instalments & Notes

  • Full payment (by credit card) required when booking.

  • Guests who have travelled with the GGArmy previously enjoy a Loyalty Discount of $150.

  • GGArmy Selection Guarantee: In the event you are a family/friend of one of the players and booked on our program and the player you are connected with does not make the final squad we will refund your tour booking. So you have peace of mind booking with us knowing you won’t be risking $ based on selection.

  • GGArmy FIT Group Flights: Want to join our FIT group flights which include arrival and departure transfer services please let us know and we will provide the pricing and flight schedule.

Tour Hotels

Bangkok: Rembrandt Hotel Suites & Towers (4 Star)

The Rembrandt has 3 award-winning restaurants, rooftop bar, an outdoor pool with city skyline views and first-rate spa. Offering free WiFi, it is a 10-minute walk from Asoke BTS, Sukhumvit MRT Station/s and a 45-minute drive from Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Boasting city views from floor-to-ceiling windows, modern rooms come with a 32-inch flat-screen cable TV and a laptop safe. Spacious bathrooms have all-natural toiletries and a hairdryer. Asoke has a vibrant village atmosphere with much to see and do on the hotel’s doorstep.

Pattaya: Renaissance Resort & Spa (5 Star)

The Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa offers 5-star services, several restaurants and spectacular facilities. This hotel is ideal for a relaxing stay with 2 outdoor pools, a children’s pool and a kids’ club. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas and all units. All accommodation feature luxury amenities. They come with a flat-screen satellite TV and air conditioning. Each room has a private bathroom. Bathrobes and free toiletries are provided. Located in a vibrant area of ​​Pattaya, Renaissance Pattaya Resort & Spa is a 90 minute drive from Suvarnabhumi International Airport.

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Package Structure Info

Note that our packages are structured to meet operational and guest requirements. This means that there are items relevant to the tour that are not included in the packages listed above and will be an additional cost. We have listed them below so you can understand them prior to booking on our tour.

Group International Flights
International Flights are not included in the package price and are an additional cost. The GGArmy does provide an FIT group international flight and arrival/departure transfer service which can be added to your selected package. Contact us if you are interested.

Cultural & Sightseeing Day Tours
Like all our other tours on days that Australia is not playing a carefully selected suite of guided cultural/historical sightseeing day tours will be offered to all tour participants/guests as an optional additional purchase. Our optional sightseeing day tours are a great way to enjoy Thailand’s tourism highlights with other tour participants, building on  your tour friendships.

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Macro Itineraries

GROUP STAGE MACRO ITINERARY

Day 1: 26th October: Guests arrive into Bangkok and settle in at the tour hotel and in the evening informally meeting fellow tour participants & guides at our Welcome Drinks event. Overnight Bangkok

Day 2: 27th October: Match Day. Mid-morning transfer to our pre-match luncheon event venue. After lunch we transfer to IPE Chonburi Stadium for the 16:00 North Korea v Australia match.  Overnight Bangkok

Day 3: 28th October.  Optional Bangkok Day Tour Activity Floating Market, Temples & Grand Palace. Overnight Bangkok

Day 4: 29th October. Optional Bangkok Day Tour Activity River Kwai & WWII Death Railway. Overnight Bangkok

Day 5: 30th October. Match Day. Mid-morning transfer to our Pattaya Resort hotel where will enjoy our pre-match luncheon event. After lunch we transfer to Chonburi Stadium for the 19:00 Thailand v Australia match.  Overnight Pattaya

Day 6: 31st October. Free morning. In the afternoon Optional Tour Activity Underwater World. Overnight Pattaya

Day 7: 1st November. Free morning. In the afternoon we visit Young Matildas training (subject to FFA approval). Overnight Pattaya

Day 8: 2nd November. Match Day. Mid-morning transfer to our pre-match luncheon event venue. After lunch we transfer to IPE Chonburi Stadium for the 16:00 Vietnam v Australia match.  Overnight Pattaya

Day 9: 3rd November. Group Stage Tour ends.

R16 & QTR’s MACRO ITINERARY

Day 1: 3rd November: Guests arrive into Pattaya and settle in at the tour hotel. For those guests continuing on from the Group Phase Tour this day is a designated free rest day. Enjoy the infinity pool or tackle some water sports at the hotel’s private beach. Overnight Pattaya.

Day 2: 4th November: Optional Pattaya Day Tour Activity Pattaya Orientation includes temples, lunch & traditional Thai massage. Overnight Pattaya

Day 3: 5th November: Optional Pattaya Day Tour Activity Koh Larn Island Beach by speedboat & includes seafood lunch. Overnight Pattaya

Day 4: 6th November. Match Day. Mid-morning transfer to our pre-match luncheon event venue. After lunch we transfer to Chonburi Stadium for the 16:00 Semi Final 1 & 20:00 Semi Final 2 matches.  Overnight Pattaya

Day 5: 7th November. Free morning. In the afternoon Optional Tour Activity Noongnooch Garden/Zoo & Village. Overnight Pattaya

Day 6: 8th November. Free morning. In the afternoon we visit Young Matildas training (subject to FFA approval). Overnight Pattaya

Day 7: 9th November. Match Day. Mid-morning transfer to our pre-match luncheon event venue. After lunch we transfer to Chonburi Stadium for the 16:00 3v4 Playoff & 20:00 Final matches.  Overnight Pattaya

Day 8: 10th November. Knockout Stage Tour ends.

Wondering what it is like travelleing with the us? Here are some great recaps of past tours

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2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

Take a read of a great blog from one of our guests, Erin Nugent – who travelled with us to Jordan for the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup – which sums up the experience of travelling with the Green & Gold Army.

Testimonials