Football Tours to Abu Dhabi
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A football tour to Abu Dhabi offers a delightful mix of tradition and modernity, set against a backdrop of stunning architecture and sand dunes. Less than 8 hours flight time from London, it’s the perfect destination for groups who want to experience long-haul touring without travelling too far. In Abu Dhabi, your players will experience the very best sportsmanship, competition and facilities and with so much to keep them entertained off the pitch – from a tour of the Grand Mosque to an adrenaline-fuelled trip to Ferrari World.
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Our Recommended Itinerary
Here’s what your trip could look like
Depart UK by flight
Arrive into resort and transfer to hotel
Transfer to fixture 1 followed by dinner at your hotel
Visit Yas Beach
Take a dip in your hotel swimming pool
Head to the Yas Marina F1 Circuit
Breakfast then city tour of Abu Dhabi
Guided tour of Abu Dhabi
Breakfast then visit Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Ferrari Land
Relax by the pool this evening before dinner
Late breakfast and head down to the beach before your final fixture
Farewell evening meal
Breakfast and transfer to airport
Depart for UK by flight
Arrive into UK
Based on 7 day, 5 night tour for 40 members (+4 free places) travelling October 2023. Subject to availability.
- Return flights from UK to resort
- Airport and fixture transfers in resort
- 5 nights' B&B accommodation
- Meals on half board basis
- 3 x fixtures per team with well-matched opponents, based on ability, age and international rules
- Travel insurance
- 24/7 support
- Vamoos travel app & info pack
- Tailor-made itinerary
- Tour pennant per fixture & souvenir pennant to keep
- Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
- Ferrari World
- Yas Marina Circuit
- Abu Dhabi City Tour
- Dedicated Tour Manager
- Hoodies and Polo Shirts
Popular places to stay in Abu Dhabi
Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From professional coaching to dedicated Tour Managers, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.
Want more from your tour? Combine Abu Dhabi with Dubai for an unforgettable experience.
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What our customers say
Mr Owen Roberts
Perfect! Well organised, thoroughly planned itinerary covering everything our destination had to offer!
Canon Slade School
Mr Paul Wakelin
I cannot fault the service providing before we left from the moment we booked until departure.
FAQs about this tour
Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.
Do your hotels comply with our local Authority’s guidelines?
All hotels are audited to standards set by the School Travel Forum (STF), this criteria is based on information and guidance from educational authorities. Whilst local laws and standards have to be taken into consideration, as they may differ from country to country, our standards do not. We are happy to provide copies of our hotel audits should you wish to see them.
Can I talk to Rayburn Tours whilst out on tour?
Yes, a 24-hour emergency phone number will be provided in your final documents pack and one of our experienced members of staff will be happy to help with any problems you have whilst out on tour.
Is insurance included with my trip?
Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.
Do you provide risk assessments for the visits you offer?
You can download our Generic Risk Management Handbook which will help you complete your risk assessment for your school or Local Authority. The aim of the handbook is to provide all tour leaders with supportive suggestions to help raise awareness to risk, suggest control measures to help mitigate the risk and manage risk pro-actively. For further assistance, please speak to a member of our team who will be happy to help.
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