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WEDNESDAY 22 AUGUST 2018 – Depart Australia on Emirates Airlines

EK441 Adelaide* to Dubai 2150 0530 (arrives 23rd August 2018)
EK435 Brisbane to Dubai 2100 0510 (arrives 23rd August 2018)
EK407 Melbourne to Dubai 2125 0530 (arrives 23rd August 2018)
EK421 Perth to Dubai 2220 0520 (arrives 23rd August 2018)
EK413 Sydney to Dubai 2110 0540 (arrives 23rd August 2018)

THURSDAY 23 AUGUST 2018 – Welcome to the UK & The Isle of Man!

Depart Dubai on Emirates Airlines

EK17 Dubai to Manchester 0725 1205

On arrival at Manchester Airport collect your luggage and make your way to the Arrivals Hall. Here you will be met by your Sportsnet host holding a Sportsnet sign. You will be guided to your coach for your transfer from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal – Pier Head, off St Nicholas Place, Princess Parade, Liverpool, L3 1DL.

As your Isle of Man sailing won’t be departing until this evening, the afternoon is yours to explore Liverpool.

Sportsnet Holidays Hot Tip: Included for you is a ticket to The Beatles Story Museum, should you wish to explore Liverpool prior to your ferry departure. This ticket gives you access to The Beatles Story Exhibition, Discovery Zone and Fab 4D Experience and is located within walking distance from the Liverpool ferry terminal.

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.

Overnight
Mannin Hotel
8-16 Broadway, Douglas
Isle of Man
IM2 4EL
T: +44 (0) 1624 602555

FRIDAY 24 AUGUST 2018 – Lap of Classic TT course with ex Rider and Evening Practice

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 an ex rider.

The coach will then drop off at the TT Grandstand where the Classic TT Carnival will be taking place! You are free to explore at your leisure.

Tonight is the final practice session and a Main TT Grandstand Ticket is included.

At the conclusion of the evening, you can choose to transfer back to the hotel or enjoy the Douglas nightlife.

Overnight Mannin Hotel

SATURDAY 25 AUGUST 2018 – Race Day 1 – Creg Ny Baa VIP Hospitality & Classic TT Party

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 1.

Treat yourself to the spectacular viewing from 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 and private upstairs area. 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 throughout the day.

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. Once back at the hotel you have time to freshen up and head back down to the lobby for your transfer to the Classic TT Party!

Tonight join your fellow Sportsnet Classic TT travellers for a memorable evening at the “Classic TT Party” held in the VIP Hospitality Suite in Douglas. Join special guests for a night of fun and entertainment with live music and a floor-filling disco with retro-rockers and classic tunes from the golden age of Motorcycling, fancy dress is also optional! Drinks are not included but will be available for purchase.

At the conclusion of the evening, you can choose to transfer back to the hotel or enjoy the Douglas nightlife.

Overnight Mannin Hotel

SUNDAY 26 AUGUST 2018 – Festival of Jurby & Classic TT Heroes Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to Jurby for the Festival of Jurby which is held on an old airfield in the north of the island, which has been converted into a race track. The coach transfer will take approximately one hour.

The Festival of Jurby is organised by the VMCC and attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year, you will find classic machinery on display, prestigious trophies and visiting motorcycle clubs. Motorcycle stars from the past will also be racing around the track!

Sportsnet Holidays Hot Tip: Included for you is a ticket to Isle of Man Motor Museum Jurby. Here you can explore the amazing stories behind a collection of over 400 unique exhibits from around the world, including classic cars & motor vehicles and rarely seen private motorcycles

At the conclusion of the festival, transfer back to the hotel to freshen up for your transfer to the Classic TT Heroes Dinner.

Tonight join your fellow Sportsnet Classic TT travellers for a memorable evening at the “Classic TT Heroes Dinner” held in the VIP Hospitality Suite in Douglas. Only at the TT Heroes Dinner can you mingle with so many legends of motorcycling. From multiple TT winners to multiple World Champions this is the place to finally meet your heroes! A sumptuous three course dinner served in the TT VIP Hospitality Suite will give you the opportunity to swap tales with the likes of John McGuinness, Carl Fogarty, Freddie Spencer or Giacomo Agostini.

Including:
– Three-course seated dinner
– Q&A session hosted by a motorsport personality
– Entertainment throughout the evening
– Drinks are not included but will be available for purchase from a cash bar

At the conclusion of the evening, you can choose to transfer back to the hotel or enjoy the Douglas nightlife.

Overnight Mannin Hotel

MONDAY 27 AUGUST 2018 – Race Day 2 – Hillberry Covered Grandstand

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to Hillberry Grandstand outside of Douglas for Race Day 2.

A Hillberry Grandstand ticket is included today. This is one of the most spectacular vantage points on the TT Mountain Course and is located between the 140mph corner between Creg-ny-Baa and Signpost. It offers fans a sensational TT experience, and all within easy reach of Douglas. This grandstand will be the only location on the course to feature overhead and side cover along with comfortable grandstand seating.

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 Mannin Hotel

TUESDAY 28 AUGUST 2018 – Free Day

Breakfast at the hotel.

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

Sportsnet Holidays Hot Tip: A visit to Peel is highly recommended utilising your 7 Day “GO Explore Pass”. 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.

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

Overnight Mannin Hotel

WEDNESDAY 29 AUGUST 2018 – Manx Grand Prix Day 1 – Main TT Grandstand

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to Main TT Grandstand for Day 1 of the Manx Grand Prix.

A Main TT Grandstand ticket is included today with this grandstand a must for your Classic 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.

The Manx Grand Prix has a tradition going back more than ninety years. It started life as a race for amateurs, and one which was organised specifically to counteract the muscling out of many competitors by the professional teams, and professional riders, who were increasingly competing in the TT.

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 Mannin Hotel

THURSDAY 30 AUGUST 2018 – Free Day

Breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy your day relaxing or exploring what the Isle of Man has to offer utilising your 7 Day “GO Explore Pass”.

Sportsnet Holidays Hot Tip: Go and discover Isle of Man’s natural beauty, which ranges from rugged coastal cliffs to rolling moorland through to wide flat plains and sandy beaches. Otherwise spend the day browsing local stores for souvenirs and event merchandise to bring back home.

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

Overnight Mannin Hotel

FRIDAY 31 AUGUST 2018 – Manx Grand Prix Day 2 – Main TT Grandstand

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to Main TT Grandstand for Day 2 of the Manx Grand Prix.

A Main TT Grandstand ticket in Douglas is included today with this Grandstand a must for your Classic 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.

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 Mannin Hotel

SATURDAY 01 SEPTEMBER 2018 – Departure from the Isle of Man

Breakfast at the hotel.

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 – South Quay, Heysham, Lancashire, LA3 2XE.

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 2115 0725 (arrives 2nd September 2018)

*Clients flying to Adelaide must stay over-night due to flight schedules.
Overnight
Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport
Chicago Avenue
M90 3RA, Manchester

SUNDAY 02 SEPTEMBER 2018 – Departure from Dubai

Depart Dubai to Australia on Emirates Airlines

EK434 Dubai to Brisbane 1035 0625 (arrives 3rd September 2018)
EK406 Dubai to Melbourne 1015 0525 (arrives 3rd September 2018)
EK424 Dubai to Perth 1010 0050 (arrives 3rd September 2018)
EK412 Dubai to Sydney 1015 0605 (arrives 3rd September 2018)

*Adelaide
Depart Manchester on Emirates Airlines

EK18 Manchester to Dubai 1400 0015 (arrives 3rd September 2018)

MONDAY 03 SEPTEMBER 2018 – Departure from Dubai to Adelaide

Depart Dubai to Australia on Emirates Airlines

EK440 Dubai to Adelaide 0205 2005

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