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RWC 2019 launches ticket sales

Ticket-inclusive travel packages for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan will cost British fans up to £13,195 per person.

All tickets for the international tournament have been released for general sale today (Tuesday), with England Rugby Travel providing package options starting from £3,995.

In March, almost 900,000 ticket applications were received for the initial phase of the Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup ticketing programme, with demand significantly exceeding supply.

A total of 864,000 applications were counted for the international tournament’s Team and Stadium packages, with more than 100 nations showing interest in the opening priority sales phase.

England Rugby Travel has been appointed by World Rugby as Great Britain’s exclusive travel agent and has released its travel packages that include flights, hotel accommodation, special events and official match tickets to make it easy for rugby fans,

The competition will run from September 20 to November 2 in 2019.

Kevin Smith, England Rugby Travel’s head of sales and marketing, said: “Rugby World Cup is regarded as the third biggest sporting event on the planet and the recent success of England under Eddie Jones means the interest and belief in the team is at a real high which only increases the demand to see them in Japan.

“And with Scotland and Wales performing fantastically well and enjoying great support, there will be an experience for every fan.

“We believe that there are official ticket inclusive travel packages to suit everyone and by travelling with us, fans are ensuring quality, reassurance and an experience that is second to none.”

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