Irish interest in Premier League travel packages grows

Travel agencies have reported an increase in sales for English Premier League packages this year compared to sales for the previous five years.

17th August, 2014
Wayne Rooney takes a free kick during a pre-season football friendly match at Old Trafford Picture: Getty

Travel agencies have reported an increase in sales for English Premier League packages this year compared to sales for the previous five years.

Club Travel has reported an increase of between 15 to 20 per cent in Premier League bookings, mostly for Manchester United matches at Old Trafford. However, a spokesman for the Club Travel sports department said that the rate of bookings has yet to return to pre-recessionary levels.

Celtic Horizon Tours, another travel agency that...

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