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Ground, air travel packages announced for Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas

December 6, 2012

The official University of Minnesota fan tour package is now on sale to travel to Houston and cheer on the Gophers at the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas on Friday, Dec. 28. The official fan tour, operated by Creative Charters, is sponsored by the U of M Alumni Association and Intercollegiate Athletics.

The three-night package, which departs Minneapolis on Dec. 26 and returns on Dec. 29, includes non-stop roundtrip air, accommodations at the team hotel, all ground transportations and more. Package price per person is $1,125 based on double occupancy, $1,075 based on triple occupancy and $1,025 based on quadruple occupancy.

Game tickets in the Gopher fan section can be purchased with the tour package for an additional $65, or by visiting Gopher Football Bowl Central.

The ground travel package includes accommodations at the team hotel, ground transportation on game day, entrance to the exclusive tailgate party and a game ticket in the Gopher fan section. Package price per person (based on double occupancy) is $390 for a three-night stay in the hotel, $310 for a two-night stay and $240 for a one-night stay.

For more details, visit To make reservations, call (651) 748-0080 or (888) 612-0323 or email

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