On this page, you will find 50 of the best sports tourism and sports travel providers in the world. If there is a company that is missing that you feel we should add, please feel free to contact me.
1. Sportsnet Holidays, Australia
An Australian-based company that provides tickets, accommodation, and packages for sports events worldwide.
Sportnet include a focus on Aussie events such as the Australian Open Tennis and the Melbourne Cup horse racing.
Visit SportsNet Holidays
2. MVP Travel, UK
As a subsidiary of Hays Travel, MVP Travel are a UK based company that organise trips to some of the world’s best sporting events including to:
- Indianapolis 500
- Ryder Cup
- US Open Golf
- Super Bowl
Visit the site of MVP Travel.
3. SportsTravelandTours, USA
Sportstravelandtours.com is one of the leading U.S.-based companies providing tickets and packages to major events.
Whilst they have a heavy focus on U.S. sports such as basketball, baseball, and rodeo, they also provide tours for tennis, soccer, hockey and motor racing.
Visit sportsandtraveltours.com here.
4. Roadtrips.com, USA
Another U.S. based company that are worth looking at are Roadtrips.com
Roadtrips focus more on the luxury side of sports travel and events and provide a more bespoke service than some sports tickets and tour providers.
They also focus more so on the major events including the summer and winter Olympics, the Kentucky Derby, the MLC All-star game, and the major F1 races and soccer tournaments.
Visit Roadtrips.com here.
5. Elitesportstours, Canada
If you are Canadian-based, you might wish to take a look at ‘Elite Sports Tours’. EST offers sports travel packages to Major League Baseball (MLB) games, NBA basketball, and Major League baseball games.
So, if you are Canadian and looking to travel to the U.S. to experience one of the major U.S. sports, EST is worth looking at.
Visit Elitesportstours.ca here.
6. BAC Sport Limited, England
BAC are a London, England, based sports and hospitality provider, and they’ve been in business for over 25 years and made a good name for themselves.
As a British company, BAC offers packages for Commonwealth sports such as rugby and cricket. They also though deal with all of the Formula One Grands Prix, golf and tennis.
More on BAC Sport here.
7. Victory Sports Tours, USA
Based in Massachusetts, USA, Victory Sports Tours are a little different from the aforementioned companies in that they focus on helping sports teams to tour.
So, if you are a school, college or university sports team, Victory can work to organize a tour for you within the States, or to more regions of the world.
They organize the travel, matches versus local sides at the places you visit (if needed), and cultural excursions for the tour group.
8. Fanatic Sports, India
Fanatic Sports are based in Mumbai, India, and they are a sports tour operator that is heavily involved with sports such as cricket, tennis, F1, rugby, and golf.
They focus on hospitality and have offices also in Singapore, UAE and Canada.
9. Spectate Travel, UK
Based in Chester, England, ITC has been organizing tailor-made sports trips for over 35 years and they are very good for cricket and rugby packages, as well as many of the major horse racing events (such as the Dubai World Cup and the Breeders Cup).
They also provide packages for F1 trips, and the Ryder Cup.
Find Spectate Travel here.
10. Sporta Tours, U.S.
Similar to Victory Sport in the U.S., this sports travel agency based in Jaipur, India, organizes sporting trips for teams from schools, clubs, universities, colleges, and professional clubs, to visit several locations worldwide.
Sporta have been organizing tailor-made trips since 2006, having originally focused on cricket. Now though they organize trips worldwide for some major sporting bodies.
You can find Sports Tours here on Facebook.
11. Sportsbreaks.com, UK
‘Sports Break’ are a Manchester, UK, based company that provide packages that include tickets, travel and hotel.
Few of the other providers we have so far mentioned have a heavy focus on football (soccer) but sportsbreak.com offer packages to many games for many of the leading European clubs, including Manchester United/City, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea, Rangers and Benfica.
They also offer packaged trips to see tennis, cricket, darts and a few other events.
You can find Sportsbreak.com here.
12. Sportstravelinternational.com, Ireland
As one of Ireland’s leading sports travel and package companies, ‘Sports Travel International’ are quite distinct from all of the aforementioned companies.
They are especially good for runners, i.e if you want to enter one of the main marathons around the world. This includes the Petra Desert Marathon, triathlon, and cycling events are focused on.
So, if you are interested in running, cycling, or triathlons then they are especially good.
You can find the site of SportsTravelInternational.com here.
13. Go Sport Travel, Sweden
Based in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, ‘Go Sport’ are particularly adept at putting sporting travel packages together for Premiership football games, especially for the Scandinavian market.
They do also though provide tickets and travel for other major events, including the golf majors and for gold breaks.
You can visit the site of Go Sport Travel here.
Based in Cheltenham, England, VenaTour are specialists in rugby tours to see the major rugby events.
If you need tickets to events such as the Rugby World Cup, 6 Nations, the Dubai Sevens or the British Lions tour, VenaTour are certainly worth checking.
Visit VenaTour here.
15. Ski Solutions, UK
Turning to winter sports, an excellent company in the UK that specialise specifically in skiing is ‘Ski Solutions’.
Based in London, England, ski solutions are experts in providing ski packages to Austria, France, Switzerland, the USA and about a dozen countries in all.
In addition to ski trips, they also provide snowboarding holidays and trips.
You can learn more about Ski Solutions here.
16. Bike Adventures, UK
For cycling and mountain biking experiences, BikeAdventures.co.uk are an excellent and well-established company and are UK-based.
They organise cycle trips worldwide including Asia, Europe and North America.
You can find Bike Adventures here.
17. EDUSport, South Africa
EduSport are one of South Africa’s leading agencies dealing with sporting holiday, breaks and tickets.
As a country in which rugby and cricket are particularly popular sports, you might not be surprised to learn that EduSport are specialists in providing tickets and travel for the rugby world cups and major cricket events.
What I like about EDUSport though is that they provide participant sports opportunities for you if you are looking for yourself to get involved, such as with cycling, golf, hiking and running.
Can visit EduSport here.
18. St. Thomas Water Sports, Virgin Islands
Watersports SVI (St.Thomas Virgin Islands) provides a range of water sports and activities for travelers to the stunning island of St.Thomas in the Caribbean Ocean.
Some options include:
- Nighttime kayaking
- Sunset sailing trips
You can learn more here.
19. Lion Sports Travel, England
Given the name of the company, it might be a giver away that Lion Sports focus on the British Lions (rugby) and other rugby international and tournaments.
Lion provide sporting tickets and travel packages also for major international cricket, netball, basketball., hockey and golf.
A major part of their focus is on South Africa, Singapore, India, Barbados, Dubai, and Sri Lanka.
Here’s the Lion Sports official website.
20. Ama Travel, Canada
Ama Travel is a sports vacation company that is based in Canada
Whilst not specifically a sports vacation provider, their mountain and ski vacation packages in the Rocky Mountains are worth checking.
You can find Ama Travel here.
21. Alliance Sports Travel, USA
If you are looking for sports tickets and travel packages for the major U.S. sports, Alliance are a great option.
Alliance focus on college-level sports and helping college sports team to organise their own package to travel and play other teams in the U.S.
Learn more about Alliance here.
22. Florida First Sports
Whilst they also provide non-sporting travel and vacation, Florida First have a sports holiday division that provides services that include:
- diving trips
- tennis academies
- biking vacations
- NFL tickets for the Florida-based teams (the Dolphins, Buccanneers, and the Jaguars).
- Tickets also for the pro baseball, basketball, and soccer matches that take place in the state, such as for Inter Miami.
Learn more about the Florida First Sporting options.
23. Sportstravelinc, USA
Group sports travel is the focus of the Texan-based company SportsTravelInc.
They organise sporting trips for school, youth and college groups, i.e. team travel trips. They also organise group sporting trips for adults.
You can discover more on Sports Travel Inc here.
24. Williment, New Zealand
Being New Zealand based, Williment understandably have a high focus on organising trips to NZ sporting events.
If you are interested, for example, in tickets and packages to see the top NRL (New Zealand Rugby League) games, the Repco Bathurst 1000 (Supercars event), or one of the F1 races, Williment are worth checking.
More on Williment here.
25. Sporting Holiday Group, UK
The ‘Sporting Holiday Group’ is a small UK business run by Ben Clubley and Max Alvy and they focus mostly on European-based sporting events and travel.
Their business is backed by ABTA and you can learn more about them here.