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River Plate Matchday Experience

Match Days Buenos Aires

From €165,00 165,00

Duration

5 hours

Type

Specific Tour

Group Size

Max 8 people

Languages

English, Español

Overview

This River Plate Match Day Experience offers you much more than just a match ticket.  This is a totally authentic experience which will take you through a day filled with football, culture, and history as you will experience a River Plate game in what is now Argentina biggest ground; El Monumental in Buenos Aires. This matchday experience and private tour will leave you filled with unforgettable memories.

Meet your Spanish/English speaking host in the afternoon, enjoy some local food and cold beer and learn more about the incredible city and this amazing club by chatting with River Plate season ticket holders that live this amazing experience every weekend. Then live the colour, sights and sounds of the crazy prematch experience before taking your seat in the truly spectacular stadium to witness one of South America’s best teams and most heart thumping atmosphere!

At El Monumental, you will be able to experience a home match of River Plate in one of the most famous stadiums in the world together with a local who will be with you during this unforgettable experience. No need to worry about planning where to go, how to get a ticket, what to eat or general security. We got you covered as this tour all-inclusive. Our guides will also help you to take some amazing photos throughout the day and get a once in a lifetime travel experience!

Organized by

Joseph O Sullivan

Member Since 2023

8 Reviews

Experience organized by Joseph O Sullivan

Verified Homefans Host 8 Reviews

HIGHLIGHTS

  • See one of Argentina’s most successful clubs live
  • Tick Estadio El Monumental off your bucket list
  • Join a traditional local pre-match experience in Buenos Aires
  • Privately guided by our expert locals
  • Match tickets, food and drink included

What you will do

Itenirary
Meet your group and host
Meet your local football host and the rest of your group in the city centre for some beers and local food
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Pre Match Experience near El Monumental
We will all travel together by private minivan to the area surrounding the stadium. Here we will soak up the atmosphere as the River fans prepare to cheer on their team at home
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Matchday! Kick off
Take your seats in the stadium for kick off. We'll arrive in plenty of time to enjoy the pre match build up before settling in to our seats for 90 minutes of thrilling football

What you get

  • Match Ticket River Plate (Longside)
  • Local experienced bilingual guide / River Plate fan during the pre-match
  • Food and drink in a match day hotspot followed by the prematch experience outside the ground
  • A once in a lifetime experience
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance

FAQs

Is Homefans responsible for the activity?

Even though we are a friendly bunch, we are not directly responsible for the activity.

We are a marketplace, which means we facilitate that travellers like yourself, take part in a sports experience offered by a fully-vetted local host who has enrolled on the platform.

The responsibility to carry out the activity relies exclusively on the local host. However, we as a marketplace and acting in the interests of everyone, supervise everything and facilitate  comms and support  when needed for a flawless experience.

Is the match date confirmed?

Whilst the fixture calendar has been released, final confirmed dates are usually announced 2-3 weeks before the kick-off date, due to TV schedule. It is possible then, that Sunday matches will move to Saturday and vice-versa.  The local hosts will keep you posted in case there is a change.

When will I receive confirmation of the tour?

When you choose and pay for your an activity on the Homefans marketplace, you will receive a booking confirmation directly after the booking via email. In this confirmation, you will get all the details of your booking.

How will the host get in touch?

Once the booking is done, you will receive an order confirmation and the Homefans tech platform will notify the host about it. You can always chat with the host on the marketplace by clicking on the ‘ASK A QUESTION‘ button – you will send and receive messages you can check on your own dashboard with email notifications.

A few days prior to the game, the host will get in touch with you via Whatsapp to arrange the appropriate logistics.

How are the activities planned and executed?

The activities on the Homefans marketplace are designed and executed by fully-vetted locals that have been approved by Homefans.

All bookings made on Homefans are backed by our Buyer Guarantee so you have peace on mind when booking.

With more than 10,000+ customers , Homefans is one of the biggest specialised sports marketplaces in the world.

How many people will be on the tour?

The maximum number of people the host will allow is stated above.

However,  this number may not always be met and it may even be possible that your party is on the tour on your own.

Higher numbers make for a more sociable experience, lower numbers make for more personalised attention from your host. Look at it as a win/win!

What does an activity include?

An activity on the Homefans marketplace involves a fully-vetted host, who offers a specific experience around a sporting event (match day experience with a ticket for the game) or some other cultural experiences (walking tours, stadium & museum tours with a local, among others).

They last between 2 hours up to a whole day. Please check the inclusions in each activity on the “What’s Included‘ section.

Can I bring bags to the stadium?

We recommend not to bring bags and valuables to the stadia in Argentina. Just the bare minimum to be more comfortable during your experience.

Also, please restrain from wearing the away team’s colours as it will make it almost impossible to access the ground.

I might need to cancel - what shall I do?

If you foresee that you cannot longer attend the activity you booked, you can do it within the next 24 hours after your booking was done.

According to our Terms & Conditions, after the 24 hour window, the host cancellation policy applies, and it depends on each host.  Given that it involves tickets, it’s usually non-refundable.

If you have solid grounds on why you want to cancel, please get in touch with Homefans and we will facilitate the process with the local host.

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Daniel

18/03/2023

River Plate!

Joseph, Federico and his dad are great hosts and I can highly recommend this River Plate experience with these guys! Season ticket holders for decades, they truly are passionate about River. The seats in El Monumental are amazing, the group and the pregame get-together with food and drinks was great, overall 5/5 day!

Harry Tomlinson

10/03/2023
We had a brilliant time at River Plate’s game vs Arsenal de Sarandi. Our host Fede brought us for a nice meal beforehand and then for some beers nearby. He helped us get into the stadium without any issues and despite River losing the game, it was an atmosphere and experience that we will never forget.

Jozef Chapman

10/03/2023

A brilliant truly authentic match day experience

From start to finish, an incredible match day with Fede. As a groundhopper, who has gone all around the globe watching football, this exceeded all expectations as a football trip with a full authentic experience. Before we even met, receiving club information and rumoured starting XI line ups, to starting the actual day with a proper Argentinian meal and beers with Fede, his father and family. Truly going through the day with how a die hard River Plate season ticket holder goes about theirs - whether they have guests or not. After the meal, we then walked through the streets, with more beers of course, and soaked up the famous River Plate pre-match atmosphere. Hearing stories and tales of games and experiences past from a true fan really makes everything worthwhile. Whilst the result didn’t go River Plate’s way, the atmosphere was everything and more than I had hoped for, from a truly bucket list groundhop. If you are in Buenos Aires and looking to experience a game, I couldn’t recommend booking the full day experience with Fede enough. Truly a one of a kind host and wish him, his family and friends that looked after us so spectacularly all the best! Vamos River Plate
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Markus Weber

17/02/2022

Don't worry

As it's quite difficult to get tickets to a game we used the service of homefans. We were not dissapointed. We got great ticket and didn't have to worry about anything. Ramiro was very knowledgable and able to answer all our questions. He took great care of us and made sure that we didn't miss anything and get home again safely.

Jeroen Adriaanse

02/12/2021

Dale Campeón

I was fortunate enough to get a ticket for River Plate's title-winning match against Racing Club. Alvaro proved to be an amazing guide and was very hospitable, always available to answer any questions. He knows a lot about football and the city of Buenos Aires. Getting into the stadium was easy, even for an English-only speaker. The seat was perfect, as goes for the overall experience. I can definitely recommend the services offered by Homefans. Till next time!

Eric

01/12/2021

Amazing Experience

Getting tickets for the game was a piece of cake with this service. Alvaro was a great guide. Getting into the stadium was easy and I don't know how I would have gone to the match otherwise as a non-native and English-only speaker. The match itself was great (go River Plate!) and our seats were amazing. I'll be using Alvaro again next time I'm in BA.

Tomás Laster

26/11/2021

Once In a Lifetime Experience

Our guide Alvaro was extremely attentive, prompt, flexible, and professional with regards to scheduling this visit as well as answering any questions. He is very knowledgeable about Argentine football and made himself available nearly 24/7. We were able to bypass a lot of the difficulties associated with securing a spot in the Monumental and watched River Plate lift the league trophy in a historic 4-0 win over Racing Club along with 72,000+ passionate supporters. I went with friends from Argentina and the U.S and both said it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I had been to the Monumental before, but I had never been so close to the action with such awesome seats-- right next to the pitch and with a clear view of all of the action and festivities. At one point we. realized we were sitting immediately behind River Plate's Captain's family when a radio station came to interview them after the match. Definitely exceeded my expectations; unlike anything i've experienced before, 10/10.
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Sarah

30/07/2020

An amazing Experience

We had an amazing experience in Buenos Aires for River plate game The guides were second to none for safety. The local bar we visited with there fans was great met some really nice people on the tour from other countries. The experience in the ground was absolutely mind blowing Well organised highly recommended Many thanks Brian & Sarah Gray LFC

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Organized by

Joseph O Sullivan

Member Since 2023

8 Reviews