Truly experiencing the sights and sounds of English Premier League (EPL) live game is a mere dream for millions of fans. There is something quite unquantifiable about the experience of watching a live game in a stadium. For devout football fans, a football vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Whatever the reason, many of us are hooked on the beautiful game — so, we have identified the six experiences true EPL fans must put right at the top of their bucket list.
There is nothing more enthralling than watching a live football match at one of the EPL's epic football stadiums, no matter how close the TV brings you to the action on the field, there are some things the cameras and mics can't quite capture — the electric atmosphere with the deafening roar of engines or the palpable excitement of rabid fans celebrating a score, making every match an unforgettable experience. Sometimes you just need to be there in person.
Football fanatic lives and breathes the beautiful game. EPL and Champion League tickets are always in high demand; they sell out quickly so it's best to book early to guarantee a seat or travel with customized world-class football travel packages like Mayflower’s EPL VIP Experience. With direct partnerships with the top EPL clubs, these travel packages by the Football Road Trips (FRT) guarantee you the best seats in the house, with access to even the biggest EPL games. The ticket cost is included in the booking price, so they’ll be no hidden additional fee once you have booked your package.
The traditional food that accompanies a live football matches in England remains a meat pie. It is an age-old sport tradition to uphold. Meat pie is the staple diet of the average football fan at the ground itself, though many choose to eat before or after the game if the opportunity presents itself. So, enjoy a pre-match meat pie is part of the must-do EPL experience.
Wembley Stadium is arguably the most famous stadium in the world, home to the English national team and arguably the spiritual home of football itself. A pilgrimage to Wembley Stadium is a must-do for any football fans to relive the triumphs of English international soccer. Re-opened to the public in 2007, Wembley Stadium now exists in its second form, having been rebuilt on the site of the old national stadium of the same name – which was demolished in 2002. The stadium plays host to all the major domestic events and finals, as well as England’s international football games and concerts.
The tour of the new Wembley Stadium includes visits to the VIP Club Wembley Middle Tier of the stadium for a fantastic panoramic photograph, the Manager’s Press Conference Room, the Player’s Tunnel, the Royal Box and England’s Home Dressing Room where England’s national team prepare for every international match. You’ll be able to raise a replica FA Cup, feel the tension in the players’ tunnel and experience the dressing rooms where legends prepare to battle on football’s most famous field.
Every football fan dreams of becoming a professional footballer. Following in the footsteps of your heroes, is something each of us aspires to. And when it comes to football, the luxury lifestyle makes it more appealing. EPL VIP Experience let you fully experience the lifestyle of your football heroes by using the same luxury vehicles that EPL stars travel on. With a chauffeur, an experienced tour guide and 15 passenger seats, these Mercedes Sprinter used are designed to give every football fan a taste of the luxury lifestyle of a professional footballer. The minibuses are fitted with 2 PS4’s—complete with FIFA 18 and 8 controllers—making FIFA e-tournaments a must whilst travelling on the road! There’s a selection DVDs as well if you opt for a movie instead.
Making dreams come true is the main aim of EPL VIP Experience. No ultimate EPL experience would be quite complete without meeting some superstar football players. With the EPL VIP Experience, you will get the chance to talk to, and take selfies with, some of football’s top talents, from legends to current EPL players! With close connections to football agents, Football Road Trip can guarantee you the chance to meet with some of your idols both at the game or in London as part of the tour!
With instantly recognisable landmarks—The Tower of London, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben and the Shard —London has something for everyone: history, theatre, art, and most importantly, football. But London's appeal doesn't lie only in its architectural and historical treasures. This is also the best people-watching city in the world. With iconic sport sites, diverse food culture, and buzzing pub culture, there is very little not to love about this football-loving city.
Head out of London to visit the city of Manchester — a city of football lover’s dream with two world-famous and iconic football teams; Manchester City and Manchester United. While there, you can brush up on your knowledge of soccer history at the National Football Museum or even opt for a stay in Hotel Football. Owned by Manchester United legends including Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville, Hotel Football is subtly designed to celebrate the beautiful game while ensuring all visitors enjoy a great night sleep. There’s even a football pitch on the roof!
Liverpool is yet another city not to be missed by football fanatic. Two fantastic, historic football clubs — Liverpool and Everton — split the city in half. Therefore, a visit to Liverpool would not be complete without a visit to either Anfield Stadium, the home of Liverpool Football Club or Goodison Park the home of Everton. Whether you’re a Toffee or a Red, both stadiums are equally impressive.
From stadium tours that let you walk in the footsteps of some of the sporting greats, to exciting meeting with football players and enjoying the electric atmosphere of a live game, there really is no better place to be than in England if you're an EPL fanatic. The ultimate EPL VIP experience is just a click away, visit https://www.mayflower.com.my/epl for your once-in-a-lifetime experience.