The World's Most Watched Sporting Event is Just One Year Away

    WINNIPEG, June 10 /CNW/ - In just one year, on June 11, 2010, the ball
will drop on the 19th World Cup of Soccer. Thirty days and sixty four matches
later a new World Champion will be crowned and it is every soccer fan's dream
to experience their team achieving this ultimate goal. More than half a
million fans from around the world are expected to embark on a pilgrimage to
South Africa to be a part of the festivities with wise travelers already
snapping up premium positions and making plans to be a part of this first
African World Cup.
    Well known sports travel specialists, Roadtrips, has a variety of travel
packages available for the World Cup including packages based out of
Johannesburg, Cape Town, packages to Round Robin matches, Follow Your Team
experiences and packages that feature the key Semi-Final and Final matches of
the tournament.
    "Roadtrips has been preparing for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa for
three years; working with local destination management suppliers and acquiring
premium accommodations at the best hotels and safari lodges in the country,"
says Dave Guenther, Roadtrips President. "From our experience, South Africa is
a wonderful place. It's going to look amazing on television but that won't
remotely compare to how great it will be to be there."
    Roadtrips' packages for World Cup 2010 feature tickets to your choice of
match(es) and premium accommodations at some of South Africa's top rated
hotels including the award winning Grace in Rosebank, The Saxon in Sandton,
Johannesburg and, The Cape Grace in Cape Town. Exclusive access to deluxe
safari lodges, excursions to top sites like Victoria Falls and a variety of
day tours and private guide services are also part of the Roadtrips World Cup
program with each traveler having the option of customizing their African
experience for their perfect balance between soccer, safaris and other
    Packages start from $2,625 USD p.p. based on double occupancy. For more
information on Roadtrips' World Cup package options call a Roadtrips Sports
Travel expert at 1-800-465-1765 or visit

    A recognized leader in the sports travel industry, Roadtrips has been
creating memorable experiences to exciting sporting events and games for over
17 years. Roadtrips offers a wide variety of sports travel packages to the
biggest events in sports, including trips to the Super Bowl, World Series,
Winter Games and 2010 World Cup of Soccer in South Africa.

For further information:

For further information: Jeff Wills, Vice President Marketing, (204)

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