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WEDNESDAY 01 JUNE 2016 – Depart Australia on Emirates Airlines

EK441 Adelaide* to Dubai 2150 0530 (arrives 2nd June 2016)
EK435 Brisbane to Dubai 2100 0520 (arrives 2nd June 2016)
EK407 Melbourne to Dubai 2125 0530 (arrives 2nd June 2016)
EK421 Perth to Dubai 2210 0520 (arrives 2nd June 2016)
EK413 Sydney to Dubai 2110 0540 (arrives 2nd June 2016)

THURSDAY 02 JUNE 2016 – Welcome to the UK & The Isle of Man!

Depart Dubai on Emirates Airlines

EK17 Dubai to Manchester 0725 1155

On arrival at Manchester Airport you are required to make your way to the Arrivals Hall where you will be met by a Sportsnet host holding a Sportsnet sign. You will be guided to a coach for your transfer from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal.

As your Isle of Man sailing won’t be departing until this evening, the afternoon is yours to explore Liverpool – birthplace of The Beatles! So we have included for you an Ultimate Experience ticket to the Beatles Story Liverpool to get you started. This ticket gives you access to The Beatles Story Exhibition, Elvis and Us Exhibition, Discovery Zone and Fab 4D Experience and is located within walking distance from the ferry terminal.

Sportsnet Holidays Hot Tip: If you are hungry for more Beatles history head straight to the Cavern Pub and purchase a hot meal and a pint, while you rest and unwind in an iconic Liverpool pub where the Beatles musical identity was formed.

Your sailing to the Isle of Man will depart Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal that evening and arrive at the Isle of Man Sea Terminal. On arrival, collect your luggage and make your way to the car park where your coach transfer to the hotel will be waiting.

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Palace Hotel Casino
Central Promenade, Douglas
Isle of Man
United Kingdom
IM2 4NA
T: +44 (0) 1624 662662

FRIDAY 03 JUNE 2016 – Lap of TT course with TT Rider, Evening Practice and Welcome Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy a brilliant introduction to the Isle of Man with a coach tour around the course including live commentary and insights en route from TT Rider Cameron Donald and guest.

The remainder of the afternoon is at your leisure.

Tonight, meet in the Palace Hotel reception for your transfer to the evening practice session. Here you will enjoy the evening’s final practice session unfold from the Official VIP Suite which includes a Grandstand ticket, buffet dinner, beer, wine and soft drinks (served with dinner). You will also have the opportunity to meet some special guests and mingle with fellow tour participants. Please note that drinks are only included during dinner and for the remainder of the evening, you will have the opportunity to purchase drinks from the cash bar.

After dinner, you can choose to transfer back to the hotel or enjoy the evening entertainment on Douglas promenade.

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

SATURDAY 04 JUNE 2016 – Race day 1 – Superbike & Sidecar – Main TT Grandstand, Douglas

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to TT Grandstand in Douglas for Race day 1.

A TT Grandstand ticket in Douglas is included today with this Grandstand a must for your TT experience. This iconic building offers unrivalled views of the start/finish line and the 170mph-plus stretch as the racers complete one circuit and blast towards Bray Hill and another lap of the course.

You also have clear views of the pit lane, where races have been won and lost, and the podium where the top three from each race will receive their trophies, laurels and champagne. The TT Grandstand is adjacent to the paddock, where you can watch the teams at work and meet some of the competitors.

Behind the TT Grandstand you will find a wide range of refreshments on offer, toilets and shops selling TT and other motorcycle-related merchandise, including clothing, pictures, DVDs and more.

At the conclusion of the race, transfer back to the hotel. Your return transfer time and meeting place will be arranged in the morning and advised by your Sportsnet host.

Tonight you can choose to enjoy the evening entertainment on Douglas promenade.

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

SUNDAY 05 JUNE 2016 – Free day (Mad Sunday)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today is at your leisure to explore and do as you feel.

Mad Sunday is something that is free to all those on the Isle of Man. It is time when fans get the chance to ride the same 37.75-mile mountain course as those actually competing in the races. It takes place on the circuit and there is plenty going on all over the island.

The optional Peel Day trip using local transport is highly recommended. Peel is a popular seaside destination on the West coast located approximately 18kms from Douglas. It has narrow streets of fishermen’s cottages, a Victorian promenade and its most popular attraction is the 11th-Century Castle.

Utilise your 7 day “Explorer Pass” which includes unlimited transport on any of the islands buses, electric trams, horse trams or steam trains. It is available 24/7 for 7 days and you can hop on or off at any time.

Tonight you can choose to enjoy the evening entertainment on Douglas promenade.

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

MONDAY 06 JUNE 2016 – Race day 2 – Supersport & Superstock – Creg Ny Baa VIP Hospitality

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to Creg Ny Baa Pub which is situated 3 miles north of Douglas on the A18 mountain road. This is one of the best vantage points on the circuit for Race day 2.

Treat yourself to the spectacular viewing from elevated balconies at the most famous landmark on the course, Creg Ny Baa Pub. As one of the privileged few, you will enjoy spectacular views of race action from our first floor balcony. Watch riders approach from Kate’s, negotiate Creg Corner and accelerate up to 200mph towards Brandish.

Please note a buffet lunch with beer, wine and soft drinks is included. You will have access to a cash bar to purchase other drinks throughout the day. Tea and coffee will be provided on arrival.

The return transfer will leave the Creg once roads have been reopened. This could be an hour after racing depending on how fast they can open 38 miles of road. You are advised to go back to the coach once racing has concluded as it could depart at any time.

At the conclusion of the race, transfer back to the hotel. Your return transfer time and meeting place will be arranged in the morning and advised by your Sportsnet host.

Tonight, meet in the Palace Hotel reception for your transfer to the “Sportsnet TT Riders Panel”. Join your fellow Sportsnet TT travellers for a memorable evening at the exclusive “Sportsnet TT Riders Panel”. Join Cameron Donald and other past & present TT riders for an exclusive meet & greet as well as the opportunity to ask anything TT. They will review all the weeks racing and pass on their insider knowledge! Be sure to grab an autograph during the night! Food, beer and wine are also included.

At the conclusion of the function you can choose to transfer back to the hotel or enjoy the evening entertainment on Douglas promenade.

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

TUESDAY 07 JUNE 2016 – Ramsey Sprint

Breakfast at the hotel.

A one way coach transfer from your hotel to Ramsey for the Ramsey Sprint held along the promenade. The coach transfer will take approximately one hour.

The Ramsey Sprint is a drag sprint event over a 1/8th mile strip which attracts thousands. Anyone can compete, as long as they are willing to pay the entry fee. Motorcycles from all over the world enter, most already over as part of the TT Festival. Some bikes have special modifications, which certainly keeps things interesting. There is lots of action, exhibits and entertainment to be seen and since the event is all day, getting a good view is not hard.

You are free to return to Douglas at any time using your 7 Day “Explorer Pass” to travel by bus or the electric tram which is a must do.

Tonight you can choose to enjoy the evening entertainment on Douglas promenade.

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE 2016 – Race day 3 – Supersport, Sidecar & TT Zero – Churchtown

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to Churchtown for Race day 3.

Churchtown is becoming a favourite with TT fans due to its very fast bends and bumps which fires bikes into the air! If you have watched the TT on television, this is a favourite part of the course for the slow motion camera.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase throughout the day, however alcohol is not available so you will need to BYO! Please note this is a remote part of the course, so ensure you are well prepared for the entire day including bringing your poncho and snacks!

At the conclusion of the race, transfer back to the hotel. Your return transfer time and meeting place will be arranged in the morning and advised by your Sportsnet host.

Tonight you can choose to enjoy the evening entertainment on Douglas promenade.

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

THURSDAY 09 JUNE 2016 – Free day (Laxey TT Motorcycle Show)

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today is a free day to explore the Isle of Man.

A visit to the Laxey TT Motorcycle Show is highly recommended using the Manx Electric railway from Douglas where any tram can be used utilising your 7 Day “Explorer Pass”.

Laxey is around 20 minutes away from Douglas and the annual TT Motorcycle Show takes place in the village where bikes of all types are on view. From its inception in 2007 it has proved to be a much needed and welcomed event that compliments the TT races.

It is essentially a motorcycle show run by bikers, for bikers, and of course those interested in the diverse nature of motorcycling on the Isle of Man. The organisers have gone to great lengths to ensure that the show is not just a pass through event.

Tonight you can choose to enjoy the evening entertainment on Douglas promenade.

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

FRIDAY 10 JUNE 2016 – Race day 4 – Lightweight & Senior TT – Kirk Michael

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today we head to Kirk Michael for all the action of Race Day 4!

Coach transfer from your hotel to Kirk Michael.

Kirk Michael is a favourite with TT fans due to its very fast corner. The bikes come out of the village and race off towards Rhencullen and due to the slight crest in the road it fires the bikes into the air! It is a famous spot with incredible spectator viewing.

Food and drinks will be available for purchase throughout the day, however alcohol is not available so you will need to BYO! Please note this is a remote part of the course, so ensure you are well prepared for the entire day including bringing your Sportsnet camping chair, poncho and snacks!

At the conclusion of the race, transfer back to the hotel with the remainder of the evening at leisure. Your return transfer time and meeting place will be arranged in the morning and advised by your Sportsnet host.

Tonight you can choose to enjoy the evening entertainment on Douglas promenade.

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

SATURDAY 11 JUNE 2016 – Departure from the Isle of Man

Please meet in the hotel reception for your coach transfer to the Isle of Man Sea Terminal.

This morning you depart the Isle of Man and sail to Heysham Port and Ferry Terminal

On arrival at Heysham Port and Ferry Terminal, collect your luggage and a coach will be waiting to transfer you to Manchester Airport.

Depart Manchester on Emirates Airlines

EK20 Manchester to Dubai 2110 0725 (arrives 12th June 2016)

*Clients flying to Adelaide must over-night due to flight schedules.
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Hilton Manchester Airport Hotel
Outwood Lane Ringway
M90 4WP, Manchester

SUNDAY 12 JUNE 2016 – Departure from Dubai

Depart Dubai to Australia on Emirates Airlines

EK434 Dubai to Brisbane 1025 0610 (arrives 13th June 2016)
EK406 Dubai to Melbourne 1010 0525 (arrives 13th June 2016)
EK424 Dubai to Perth 1010 0045 (arrives 13th June 2016)
EK412 Dubai to Sydney 1015 0605 (arrives 13th June 2016)

*Adelaide
Depart Manchester on Emirates Airlines

EK18 Manchester to Dubai 1400 0015 (arrives 13th June 2016)

MONDAY 13 JUNE 2016 – Departure from Dubai to Adelaide

Depart Dubai to Australia on Emirates Airlines

EK440 Dubai to Adelaide 0205 2005

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