The transformation of rugby league continues in 2018.
It's not just about the 80 minutes of on-field action, as fans want and expect more from the game they love - a game that captures their imagination every weekend.
They want to feel it. Live it. Experience it.
Enter NRL Travel.
On a mission to get as many members and fans as possible into the stadiums, the NRL has launched a dedicated one-stop shop where fans can book game tickets, experiences, flights and accommodation in one convenient place.
"There's a quarter of NRL fans already travelling interstate to our Major NRL events, so we've taken a 'fan first' approach with NRL travel – upping the ante with sports and travel experiences rolled into packages," NRL Chief Commercial Officer Andrew Abdo said.
"Our ability to give fans a unique game day experience is second-to-none. If getting up close and personal with your favourite players, going behind the scenes at world class stadiums or attending exclusive pre-match functions is what you want in a rugby league experience, then NRL Travel is for you."
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One of rugby league's jewels in the crown is undoubtedly Holden State of Origin.
It is consistently the most watched sporting event in the country and there's not many footy fans who wouldn't want an up close and personal taste of an Origin game day.
It's only natural that State of Origin is a primary focus for NRLTravel.com.
"It's Australia's greatest sporting rivalry for a reason and everyone wants to experience it live," Abdo said.
"It's our mission, through NRL Travel, to create memorable experiences that are seamless, accessible and offer value for money for everyone and we're confident on delivering on that."
To learn more visit NRLTravel.com or to speak with the friendly NRL Travel Customer Service team call 1300 675 885.
Fans looking to travel interstate for the game in Sydney can log on to Official NRL Travel for ticket and travel packages that include accommodation, behind-the-scenes tours and pre-match hospitality.
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