Key Information

Destination: London, England

Dates: August 14th - 21st '23

Players and Supporters: 2 Teams of 10 Players (U18 & U16), 40+ Guardians and Supporters

Coaches: 2 Team Coaches, US Scout Gerry Freitas (Hoop Review) and On-Ground Operational Staff

Cost: $3,333 Per Person ($200 Discount for 3rd & 4th Traveler)

Tour Overview

We are pleased to present you with the information page for the Seattle to London Basketball tour in August 2023.

The tour will offer the players high-level games against UK opposition, including participation in the BTM London Hoop Review event, and the opportunity to run team practice sessions.

Cultural and leisure activities will educate and build unity between teammates and coaches, delicious food throughout the tour will add to creating an experience of a lifetime and the hotel accommodation will be located near the city center with direct transport links into central London.

The tour will also provide players the opportunity to be evaluated by Gerry Freitas, the Director of Hoop Review scouting service, who will be a part of the tour group in London.

PLEASE NOTE: Every player must have at least one guardian joining them on the London tour. Players are unable to participate in the tour by themselves.

This tour package includes:
  • management of all pre-tour administration and communications
  • round-trip tickets from Seattle to London
  • airport transfers and in-tour transport in London
  • 8 days / 7 nights in a London hotel
  • all breakfast, lunch and dinners
  • 3 team practices and 4 games against high-level junior opposition, including participation in the BTM London Hoop Review event
  • sightseeing experiences at London's iconic landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the London Eye and more
  • shopping time in the city
  • a day excursion to Brighton on the South Coast of England
  • a team jersey and t-shirt
  • a BTM rep with you throughout the tour to ensure the tour runs smoothly and your experience is maximized
This tour package does NOT include:
  • individual medical insurance
  • any COVID testing costs (click HERE for up to date American Airlines COVID guidelines)
  • travel VISA costs for non-US citizens
On this page you will find more detailed information on the elements of the tour, as well as a slideshow of images and location video that can give you a vision of what to expect from your BTM Basketball tour to London.

Flight Details

Your flights will be:
  • a round-trip ticket with American Airlines from Seattle to London Heathrow

Accommodation

Your accommodation is provided by:
  • A London hotel with close access to key landmarks and transport links, including the tube (London's subway)
The price is based on shared accommodation in double occupancy or family rooms (which have a double bed and sofa bed, sleeping three people). Single rooms can be requested at additional cost.

Payment Plan

The tour payment plan is as follows:
  • $1000 deposit per person within 2 weeks of receiving your official tour invitation
  • final balance due May 13th 2023

Itinerary

The prospective itinerary includes 3 team practices and 4 games against high-level UK junior opposition, including participation in the BTM London Hoop Review event.

Our tour offers several sightseeing experiences, including a private open top bus tour that visits world famous city sights such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and the London Eye, a street art tour featuring artwork by world-famous artists such as Banksy, and a cable car that takes in views from across the city.

Our hotel location near the center of London allows for easily accessible opportunities on the London Underground to spend time in the city.

We will also spend time in Brighton, one of the UK's most culturally diverse cities based on the South Coast.

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Why Tour with BTM

Health & Safety

We ensure the tour is safe and secure by providing:
  • location specific risk assessments
  • health & safety processes including traveling, hydration, heat, excursions, accommodation and basketball games
  • tour operator public and employee liability insurance
We have tour operator public and employee liability insurance which ensures your peace of mind with BTM as an organizer.

Next Steps

We hope you are excited about the prospect of taking part in the Seattle to London 2023 Basketball Tour.

To register your interest for the tour send your player bio to Tour Director Joe Callero at [email protected] or call 805-903-3185