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Blackpool v Arsenal
Saturday 5th January 2019
Bloomfield Road – 17:30 Kick Off
FA Cup – 3rd Road

The club is pleased to announce that subsidised travel will be offered for this fixture due to the limited options of return public transport post-match.

Coach Travel

  • Adults - £10
  • Concession - £10 (16 and under or 65 and over)
  • Away Scheme Members - £10
  • Non-member adults - £10
  • Non-member concession - £10

Departure times
Pick-ups points will be made within two separate convoys, as follows:

Emirates Stadium with pick ups

  • Pick up 1 – Departs Emirates Stadium (Queensland Road) at 09:30am
  • Pick up 2 – Departs London Gateway Services at 10:00am
  • Pick up 3 – Departs Newport Pagnell Services at 11:00am

The return journey to Emirates Stadium should take approximately 5.5 hours.

Or

Kingsferry (Gillingham) with pick ups

  • Pick up 1 – Departs Kingsferry Travel Centre at 08:30am
  • Pick up 2 – Departs South Mimms Services at 10:00am
  • Pick up 3 – Departs Newport Pagnell Services at 11:00am

The return journey to Kingsferry should take approximately 6.5 hours.

Parking at Emirates Stadium or the Services

  • Emirates Stadium parking is via the Queensland Road security entrance, N7 7AJ. Please be aware that Controlled Parking Zones are in operation around Emirates Stadium, with the exception of Sundays and Bank Holidays. For further information on the parking in Islington please refer to www.islington.gov.uk.
  • London Gateway Services are at Junction 2 of the M1 and accessible from both the north and southbound sides of the motorway – park anywhere in the main car park.
  • South Mimms Services are off Junction 23 of the M25 - park anywhere in the main car park.
  • Kingsferry Travel Centre is on Eastcourt Lane, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 6HW - only street parking is available.
  • Newport Pagnell Services are close to Junction 14 on the M1 – park in the northbound hotel section of the services. Supporters wishing to board at Newport Pagnell must book by calling the Contact Centre on 020 7619 5000 (Option 1).

Car parking at these sites is available free of charge, provided that you register your vehicle with us in advance. To register for parking, please ask when booking your travel or complete the web form via this link.  The link will also appear on your booking confirmation, which you will receive via email.

Car registration details must be registered before 12:00 (midday) on the last working day (Monday to Friday) before the fixture. Parking fines from the service stations listed above cannot be overturned if you park without registering before the deadline.

How do I book my travel?
Travel can now be purchased online by clicking here or by calling 020 7619 5000 (Option 1). Supporters wishing to board at Newport Pagnell must book via telephone.

Away scheme members must call the Contact Centre to gain their preferential price (coach travel only).

When making a booking make sure you have the membership details ready of the supporter/s travelling. Non members wishing to travel must provide a full name, address, daytime telephone number, and date of birth in order to travel.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS TRAVEL AND NOT A MATCH TICKET, ARRANGEMENTS/PURCHASES ARE NON REFUNDABLE.

Online travel bookings will close at 12:00pm on Friday 4th January 2019 or as soon as spaces have sold out – whichever occurs sooner.

To use the online service you will need to activate your membership by visiting www.eticketing.co.uk/arsenal/ and selecting the login option on the right hand side, from here simply follow the prompts through the activation process. If your membership is already active, log in as normal with your username and password.

When travelling with the Club you must:

      1. Carry your Membership Card and travel confirmation at all times;
      2. Carry photographic ID (this will be checked at the point of boarding);
      3. Not smoke (including the use of electronic cigarettes);
      4. Not carry alcohol (please be aware that this amounts to an offence under the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol) Act 1985);
      5. Not carry any object capable of being construed or used as an offensive weapon; and
      6. Conduct yourself in a manner befitting a representative of the Club and not do anything or procure anything which might bring the name or reputation of the Club into disrepute.

Please note that coach allocations are subject to change until the final travel itinerary is sent for each match (by 4pm on the last working day before the fixture).

Supporter Club Coaches
If you are organising your own coach or minibus to this fixture, please email arsenaltravel@arsenal.co.uk – you will be sent specific Police instructions for away supporter coaches.

For full Terms and Conditions, please see www.arsenal.com/travel.