Key Information

Destination: San Francisco, USA

Dates: Monday 11th - Tuesday 19th July '22

Players and Supporters: 12+ Players

Coaches: 2 Coaches

Cost: £1995 per player

Tour Overview

This is the ULTIMATE BASKETBALL TOUR offering players the opportunity to visit the home of basketball, the United States of America, and experience all the best it has to offer.

Players will have the unique opportunity to tour an NCAA Division 1 college campus, as well as experience US coaching clinics and compete against future college stars in games and scrimmages. They will be immersed in the culture of US basketball and live the basketball dream as never before.

As well as the basketball, they will take part in some amazing cultural activities such as visiting the Golden Gate Bridge, riding the cable car to Fisherman's Wharf and checking out the world-famous Lombard Street. This will be accompanied by fantastic shopping opportunities and the great food the US offers.

The tour will be an indulgence in high-level basketball, offer exceptional basketball development opportunities and be a tremendous team bonding experience, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

This tour is ALL INCLUSIVE, featuring:
  • flights from London to San Francisco
  • US airport transfers and all in-tour transport
  • accommodation at a local hotel
  • all breakfasts, lunches and dinners
  • basketball practices, coaching clinics and games
  • excursions to a US college campus, the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco city centre
  • shopping opportunities at major shopping malls and outlets
  • tour kit package
  • a BTM rep with you throughout the tour

Flight Details

You will be flying on:
  • scheduled flights from a major London airport to San Francisco airport
You’ll need prior authorisation to enter the United States using a British passport, either through a visa, a Permanent Resident Card, or the Visa Waiver Programme. The easiest way is via the ESTA system.

More details can be found at UK Gov US Foreign Travel Advice webpage


Your accommodation is provided by:
  • US motel / hotel, located in or nearby San Francisco

Payment Plan

The tour payment plan is as follows:
  • £495 deposit payment by Jul 31 2021
  • £500 interim payment by Oct 31 2021
  • £500 interim payment by Jan 31 2022
  • £500 final payment by Apr 30 2022


This tour itinerary will be full of basketball and leisure activities. The players will have the opportunity to work with elite US coaches and play against high-level US opposition.

In addition to the basketball, they will get the chance to visit a University campus such as St. Mary's College, see the Golden Gate Bridge, spend time in downtown San Francisco, go shopping at outlets and malls and enjoy the delights of US food.

Why Tour with BTM

Health & Safety

We ensure the tour is safe and secure by providing:
  • location specific risk assessments
  • health & safety processes including traveling, hydration, heat, excursions, accommodation and basketball
  • tour operator public and employee liability insurance
We are also a UK ATOL licensed tour operator and your tour payments are protected via trust accounts operated by Protected Trust Services (PTS). We have tour operator public and employee liability insurance which ensures your peace of mind with BTM as an organiser.

Next Steps

We hope you are excited about the prospect of joining the Russell Hoops team for the San Francisco '22 basketball tour.

To confirm your place on the tour please contact Jack Burnell at [email protected]