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Christmas starts early in the Caribbean this year for cricket fans with England touring the West Indies in December for the first time this century.

For travelling fans from the UK, you can now book your accommodation, airline seats and match tickets with any of Cricket West Indies’ (CWI) Official Tour Operators to watch some or all of the three-match CG United ODI Series and/or the five-match T20 International Series under the beautiful and warm Caribbean skies of Antigua, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad.

Now is the time to book your preferred tour schedule with any of our experienced and trusted Official Tour Operator partners before tickets go on sale to the wider public in June.

We always aim to ensure a broad choice of highly reputable and experienced tour operator partners offering a comprehensive and flexible range of tour packages to cater for different requirements, schedules and match viewing preferences. This gives the chance to relax and look forward to a memorable series at some of the most picturesque and renowned stadia in world cricket.

You can below information and links on all of the CWI Official Tour Operators, including contact information for any of their tour packages and itineraries. Whether you’re coming to the West Indies for the first time, or you already know and love the region, you’ll find an Official Tour Operator to give you an unforgettable experience in the most colourful, charismatic and beautiful cricketing locations.

The tour starts on 4 December in Antigua with the 1st CG United ODI and concludes in Trinidad on 21 December with history being made at the end of the tour with the 4th and 5th T20Is being the first ever West Indies vs England white ball matches to be played at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy. 

West Indies v England 2023 schedule

If you’d rather make your own way to the West Indies and select your own tickets, tickets will go on general sale in June via the West Indies online ticket service, presented by Mastercard, available through the website or directly at


Barmy Army

Barmy Army Travel are not just another sports travel agency... they are the Barmy Army and have been providing fans with unforgettable experiences, all over the world, for 27 years.

They pride ourselves on delivering world-class customer service and their experienced tour managers will be on hand throughout your trip to ensure that you're having an amazing time. Whether you're in the stands and enjoying a sing-song with the trumpeter, or on a catamaran relaxing with your fellow tourists, they will be there to take away the stress and pressures that come with travelling - leaving you to simply enjoy the ride.

Their mission is to optimise the experience for as many people as possible and ensure that you have the trip of a lifetime enjoying the action - both on and off the pitch! Find out more about Barmy Army Travel’s tour packages here.

Black Opal

With Black Opal Travel Group, your holiday will combine incredible travel experiences, luxurious hotels, and premium seats for the cricket. You will also have the chance to attend exclusive events with cricketers past and present, plus enjoy dinners at some of the best restaurants in the area, booked exclusively for Black Opal’s clients. They offer a range of itineraries covering single destinations, dual destinations or all four islands.

Click here to make your booking or call on +44 808 5038 4989.

Elite Sports Travel

Elite Sports Travel are offering luxury holidays to watch England take on the West Indies in the Caribbean this winter. Their packages include flights, luxury all-inclusive hotels, all transportation and the usual excellent standards of customer service from the team at Elite Sports Travel both in the UK and out in the Caribbean. To make your booking, click here or call +44 1920 330750 or email

Gullivers Sports travel

Top-class cricket paired with glorious weather, beautiful scenery and friendly people makes for one of the best atmospheres in the world for watching the sport!

As the UK’s leading sports tour operator, Gullivers Sports Travel make sure that everything is covered on their tours, so you can just sit back and relax!

Gullivers’ tours can include guaranteed official tickets, accommodation, return flights, transfers, exclusive Gullivers events and merchandise! Their events include welcome drinks and a group dinner, so you can get to know your fellow travellers and an exclusive cricket evening with special guests.

To make your experience even more memorable, they also offer optional excursions that can be tailored to their tours, so you can enjoy the West Indies to its fullest along with a tour manager throughout your tour that will be there to ensure you have the best experience possible. Find out more and make your booking here.

Howzat Travel

As the UK’s no1 England Cricket supporters tour operator, Howzat Travel make sure that everything is covered on their tours, so you can just sit back and relax!

Our West Indies tours can include guaranteed official tickets, accommodation in Antigua, Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad, return flights, transfers, exclusive Howzat events and merchandise! Our events include welcome drinks and a group dinner with a special guest.

To make your experience even more memorable, Howzat Travel offers optional excursions that can be tailored to their tours, so you can enjoy the West Indies to its fullest.

You will also have a Howzat tour manager throughout your tour that will be there to ensure you have the best experience possible. These are the same familiar faces many of our clients have gotten to know throughout the years!

International Cricket Tours

International Cricket Tours is all about marrying two of life’s greatest pleasures – travel and cricket. Established in 2011, their innovative, group and tailor-made escorted tours offer fantastic travel experiences whilst following cricket around the world with exclusive access to the best tickets, perfect for people who have unrivalled love for the sport.

Packed with special touches and little extras, their expert tour managers will show you the true character of each cricketing destination exceeding the norm.

Speak to their cricket specialists by calling +44 203 824 8444 or book one of their tours online.

THe Lions Sports Travel

Living With The Lions Sports Travel have been offering tailored sports tours to venues all over the world since 2000. Offering a range of tour options covering any of the venues and matches, these tour options can be tailored to suit your dates and preferences. Whether you want to be part of the group experience, or go it alone, Living with the Lions are on hand to create the ideal itinerary for you, without the need for you to worry about any of the ticket and travel formalities. Find out more and make your booking here or call on + 44 1386 808600 or +44 20 7223 6650.

Not Out Travel

Not Out Travel are a new tour operator offering a personal and flexible service to watch England overseas. Founded in 2022 by an experienced team, Not Out Travel are well known throughout the England travelling contingent and are excited to host you on the upcoming tour to the West Indies. Sea, sun and rum punch is the perfect mix in the run-up to the festive period - so don't miss out!

Click here to find out more about their tours or call on +44 1664 901721 for more information.

Spectate Inspiring Travel Company

Spectate have been hosting cricket tours to all the major cricketing nations for three decades. As far as they're concerned, there are few finer things in life than heading to the most exciting destinations to watch world-class sport in the ultimate comfort on a luxury cricket holiday. Spectate have a range of luxury touring options available for England’s tour of the West Indies all hosted by cricketing royalty. Visit their website or call +44 1244 455 330 to find out more.

Sports Tours Plus

Sports Tours Plus tours are all tailor-made to suit your requirements, so you can maximise the delights that each island has to offer. The tours on their website are just suggestions of what can be arranged and the likely costs. All budgets are catered for. We invite you to contact us for an individual quotation or call on Tel: 01638 717850 or email

Vena Tour

Venatour Sports Travel is one of the UK leading sports and educational travel companies. Founded in 2012, their purpose is to deliver unique experiences to every one of their tourists. Ventatour have delivered numerous officially appointed England Cricket Tours including the Ashes tours and all four corners of the cricketing globe including the West Indies only last year.

What sets them apart is the all-important personalised element, which is standard to everything that they do. That is why they have so many repeat tourists book with us. “Tour Experience” is their main focus, offering well-constructed itineraries, led by experienced travel tour operators and managers, hosting exclusive functions joined by sporting personalities and offering hotels that they have personally vetted to ensure the best tour experience from start to finish.

Whatever your sporting or educational travel requirements may be, Venatour can provide packages that are distinct, personal and within budget. Click here to find out more about their tour packages, email, or call +44 (0)1242 650192.

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