Travelling from overseas to watch Wimbledon? We give our top tips for getting tickets and planning accommodation and travel. Plus, we show you how to enjoy the Championship in British style!

From strawberries and cream through to Pimms, Wimbledon epitomises quintessential Britishness. Famous for its royal air and established traditions, it is one of the most highly-anticipated events on the global social and sporting calendars.

Therefore, it is unsurprising that the Championship attracts so many overseas fans who want to experience the world-class tennis tournament first hand.

If you are hoping to travel from outside of the UK for Wimbledon 2023, then look no further as we tell you everything you need to know to plan the perfect experience, and share our top tips for celebrating the championship in true British style.

When is Wimbledon 2023?

Wimbledon will run from July 3rd to July 16th in 2023.

How to get Wimbledon tickets from overseas

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It can be a bit more tricky to get your hands on Wimbledon tickets as an overseas buyer, but don’t fret as we are here to help you secure your place with ease.

Ballot - there are a small number of ballot tickets available each year for international buyers, but demand always significantly outweighs supply and results in many hopefuls turning away empty-handed. The ballot also doesn’t give winners control over the date or court that they will watch from, so if you are hoping to see a specific match this probably isn’t right for you.

Queuing - The Wimbledon queue sees fans line up outside the venue from the early hours of the morning to be in with a chance of getting their hands on last minute on-the-day tickets. While some are successful, many do not secure their place, and if you are travelling from afar for the competition this is not the best option.

Debentures -  Debenture tickets are the most secure option for Wimbledon overseas buyers as they 100% guarantee your entrance to the venue on the day. Debenture seats are a great option as they offer the best views of the match as well as access to Wimbledon’s premium areas.

Seat Unique is delighted to offer fans access to Wimbledon 2023 debenture tickets. Why not check out our options now and secure your place?

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How much are Wimbledon tickets in US dollars?

Wimbledon debentures start at £949 per person (+VAT), the equivalent of $1164.15 per person (+VAT) according to the exchange rate on 1/8 /22.

How much are Wimbledon tickets in Euros?

Wimbledon debentures start at £949 per person (+VAT), the equivalent of €1133.30 per person (+VAT) according to the exchange rate on 1/8/22.

Top Tips for planning your trip to Wimbledon

Travel to Wimbledon

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Wimbledon is based in SW19 of London and its nearest airports are London City, London Heathrow and London Gatwick.

From within London, the grounds are best reached via the Underground train service. The nearest Underground station is Southfields on the District Line.

Hotels near to Wimbledon

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If you are planning on attending Wimbledon 2023, we recommend that you book your accommodation as soon as possible to ensure that you will have a place to stay that fits your needs and preferences.

Stay near Wimbledon for easy access to the tournament in a hotel such as the Premier Inn London Wimbledon, or the Antoinette Hotel Wimbledon.

If you would rather stay in a more central location, choose somewhere on the District Line for convenient travel to Wimbledon and the best tourist locations such as The Tower Hotel, London or The Westminster London Curio Collection by Hilton.

Things to do near Wimbledon

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Image: Theatre stage (Photo by Gwen King)

While you’re visiting the Championships, be sure to check out the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum where you can learn more about the history of Wimbledon and get up close to the Championship Trophies!

If you are looking to soak up some British culture, head to the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square and explore the stunning collection of 13th to 19th century paintings on show. After, head to the West End to watch one of the many theatre performances including The Lion King, Les Misérables, and Mamma Mia.

If you are in London on a Sunday, make sure to get your hands on a traditional English roast dinner at a local pub or restaurant, our favourite is served at Black Lock.

How can I celebrate Wimbledon in true British style?

Wimbledon is an event rich in quirky and fun traditions. Keep reading as we have picked out our favourite four to make sure that you make the most of this truly British occasion.

Tuck into strawberries and cream

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Image: Strawberries & cream (Photo by Susanne Jutzeler)

Strawberries and cream are a staple snack at Wimbledon with tonnes consumed at the competition each year.

Make sure that you pick up a punnet and enjoy this deliciously British treat (we recommend adding a sprinkle of sugar on top for some extra sweetness!)

Keep your eyes peeled for royalty

If you are heading to Wimbledon, make sure to keep a lookout for the British celebrities and royal guests in attendance.

Prince William and The Duchess of Cambridge are frequent Wimbledon Royal Box attendees while the competition has seen star-studded audiences with guests including David Beckham and Jason Statham!

Try the delicious Pimms on-tap

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Image: Pimms (Image by Becky Fantham)

Pimms is an absolute Wimbledon staple and its fruity, refreshing flavour is a summertime favourite in the UK.

Around 320,000 glasses are consumed throughout the competition each year, and we think that it is an absolute must-try for overseas visitors if they want to enjoy a truly British day at Wimbledon.

Dress to impress

As one of the most notable events on the sporting calendar, Wimbledon is known for attracting well-dressed guests, so why not pick out your best classy, British-inspired outfit for the day?

While there is no strict dress code, guests in debenture seats and hospitality areas tend to dress to impress with ladies sporting elegant sundresses and hats, and men donning chinos and shirts.

Check out our guide on what to wear to Wimbledon for more inspiration and to make sure that you look the part in 2023!

Look out for Rufus the hawk

One of Wimbledon’s many fun, and our favourite, tradition is their resident hawk named Rufus.

The stunning bird is responsible for warning off other birds who may disturb the smooth running of the matches as he flies over the courts to ensure that everything is in good order.

On your visit, make sure to keep a look out for Rufus flying over throughout the day, and see if you can watch him in action!

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