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May Day Bank Holiday 2019

Price from £205 per person

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Fully Inclusive of:

  • Exclusive use of your executive coach for the duration of your tour
  • Local pick ups as required
  • Return sailings Dover – Calais
  • 3 nights accommodation at the grade of your choice
  • Den Bosch Cup tournament participation
  • ISL assistance throughout including pre tour advice and in Holland
  • Guidance and assistance with flight bookings (if required)
  • 1 free place for every 25 persons for early bookings

The price of £205 per person is based on 50+ persons travelling and staying in youth hostel (half board basis), tourist class hotel (bed and breakfast) or holiday village (self catering).

50+ persons     + £0 per person 30-34 persons + £40 per person
45-49 persons + £10 per person 25-29 persons + £50 per person
40-44 persons + £20 per person 20-24 persons + £65 per person
35-39 persons + £30 per person 15-19 persons + £80 per person

Typical Itinerary (4 day/3 night tour)

Fri 3rd May: Depart local area by executive coach for the channel port. Enjoy the many facilities on board ship before continuing your journey to Holland. Check in to your accommodation, rest of day at leisure.

Sat 4th May: Full length friendly matches today at Den Bosch. Local excursion if required, for example De Efteling, Holland's no 1 rated Theme Park.

Sun 5th May: The Den Bosch Cup football tournament is played followed by presentation of the trophies.

Mon 6th May: Depart Holland around midday, earlier if you prefer a stopover, such as the beautiful city of Bruges, or a hypermarket. Continue journey to your local area arriving during the evening.

Typical Itinerary (5 day / 3 night tour)

Depart before midnight on Thursday and travel through the night to arrive in Holland around lunchtime, giving you more free time at your destination on arrival day to relax and unwind. Supplement +£10 per person.


Executive coach with video, wc and hot drinks facility included free of charge for groups of 25 persons or more. Smaller groups will have luxury standard coaches suitable for the size of their party, upgrades to executive vehicles are available, for an economical option smaller groups may share with another team at £229 per person.


There is a choice of short and long sea routes including the Channel Tunnel. Please note cabin accomodation is provided on the long sea routes from Newcastle - Amsterdam and Hull - Rotterdam.

Route Duration Frequency Supplement
Dover - Calais / Dunkerque 75 / 120 minutes Hourly £0
Folkestone - Calais (Tunnel) 35 minutes 3 times an hour £10 per person
Harwich - Hook of Holland 7 hours Twice daily £25 per person
Hull -Rotterdam 12 hours Daily £60 per person
Newcastle - Amsterdam 15 hours Daily £60 per person

Flight Options

The most suitable airports to fly into are Amsterdam, Eindhoven and Dusseldorf (Weeze or International), we arrange transfers from here to your hotel, youth hostel or Center Parcs accommodation and sports grounds. Prices on request.

The following accommodation is available:

Youth Hostel There are several within 45 minutes of the tournament venue, including Stayokay at Valkenswaard.
Tourist Hotel Very limited, suitable for smaller groups.

Holiday Villages We use several sites up to 1 hour away.

Center Parcs
(+ £20 per person, except Limburgse Peel, no supplement)

De Kempervennen, near Eindhoven, 40 minutes
Het Meerdal, near Venray, 50 minutes

Het Heijderbos, south of Nijmegen, 50 minutes

De Eemhof, east of Amsterdam, 60 minutes
LimburgsePeel, near Venray, 50 minutes

Medium Hotel
(+ £20 per person)

Den Bosch, Eindhoven (30 mins), Tilburg (30 mins)
First Class Hotel
(+£40 per person)
Den Bosch, Eindhoven, Tilburg, Breda (40 mins)

Food and refreshments are available throughout both days at the event at Den Bosch, hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, bread, chocolate, alcoholic and soft beverages are available at the clubhouse at economical prices.


B junior: Boys born 2002 / 2003 (11 a side)
C junior: Boys born 2004 / 2005 (11 a side)
D junior: Boys born 2006 / 2007 (11 a side)
E junior: Boys born 2008 / 2009 (7 a side)

The football tournament is played in an excellent location on 6 grass pitches in the shadow of the Den Bosch stadium. Each team plays friendly matches on the Saturday, either at Den Bosch or closer to their accommodation if preferred. On Sunday, teams will be split into groups of 4 or 5. The trophies are presented in the clubhouse following each final. Age dispensations may be applied for.


Den Bosch is an historic city of 130,000 people located in the centre of Holland, an hour from Amsterdam and 30 minutes from Eindhoven. It’s a picturesque, fortified city with easy access to the channel ports and airports.

Social Programme
Sightseeing possibilities include Amsterdam and Eindhoven and the stadiums of Ajax and PSV respectively, also the excellent theme park of De Efteling at nearby Tilburg.

What they said....

''The travel , accommodation and food at Stayokay were fantastic. We would also like to thank the staff at Stayokay, who were great and very pleasant. We enjoyed our trip very much''. Jamie Shore Soccer School 

Our Opinion

The Den Bosch Cup is played in a great location in the shadow of the FC Den Bosch Stadium. Prices are lower than Easter and Whitsun.

To Proceed
Please contact your nearest ISL Football Tours office for any further information or to check availability. Deposit requirements are £40 per person or £500 per team with balance of deposits within 28 days. Balance of tour is due 8 weeks prior to departure.

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