WEDNESDAY 30 MAY 2018 – Depart Australia on Emirates Airlines

EK441 Adelaide* to Dubai 2235 0515 (arrives 31st May, 2018)
EK435 Brisbane to Dubai 2045 0520 (arrives 31st May, 2018)
EK407 Melbourne to Dubai 2230 0535 (arrives 31st May, 2018)
EK421 Perth to Dubai 2220 0525 (arrives 31st May, 2018)
EK413 Sydney to Dubai 2145 0515 (arrives 31st May, 2018)

THURSDAY 31 May 2018 – Welcome to the UK & The Isle of Man!

On arrival at Manchester Airport collect your luggage and make your way to the Arrivals Hall in Terminal 1. Here, you will be met by your Sportsnet Holidays Tour Host. They will be holding a Sportsnet sign and are looking forward to welcoming you to the UK.

You will then be guided to a coach for your transfer from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Airport which will take approximately one hour.

Liverpool to Isle of Man – Flight Information:
Flight Number: EZY635
Depart Liverpool Airport: 18:50
Arrival Isle of Man Airport: 19:30

Baggage Allowance:
1x piece checked baggage up to 23kgs
1x piece cabin baggage: max size 56x45x25cm including handles and wheels.
Handbags and laptop bags etc. will be counted as 1x piece of cabin baggage and cannot be taken in addition to the 1x piece of cabin baggage.
Please note: This is a group booking therefore you are unable to check in online. Your Sportsnet Host will coordinate the check in on your behalf and distribute boarding passes.

On arrival at Ronaldsway Airport, Isle of Man, collect your luggage and make your way to the car park for your coach transfer to the hotel.

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

FRIDAY 01 JUNE 2018 – Lap of TT course with TT Rider, Evening Practice and Welcome Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel.

Enjoy a brilliant VIP introduction to the Isle of Man with a coach tour around the course including live commentary en route from current or ex TT Rider. With only 20 people on board get an up close and personal insight into what really goes through a TT riders head as they navigate their way around the famous TT course. This intimate coach tour gives you the perfect opportunity to ask questions, grab an autograph and maybe even a photo!

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 access to the VIP Grandstand , Start Line Pass, 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.

You can come and go from the suite as you please – a visit to the TT Paddock is a must.

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

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

SATURDAY 02 JUNE 2018 – Race Day 1 – Superbike & Sidecar – Official VIP Hospitality Suite, Douglas

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to the Official VIP Hospitality Suite in Douglas for Race day 1.

You will be welcomed to the exclusive TT VIP Club where you can enjoy drinks including beer and wine, plus breakfast and a gourmet buffet lunch. With exclusive appearances by riders and celebrity guests, along with easy access to the TT Paddock this hospitality suite promises to bring you face to face with your heroes.

Located trackside, adjacent to the TT Grandstand, the VIP Suite not only provides magnificent views of the famous TT Course, but ensures you are at the very centre of all the action – both on the race track and off it.

Your TT VIP Hospitality Suite Experience includes:
– TT Breakfast – everything from “Full English” to “Continental”
– Gourmet buffet lunch with a choice of servings and courses
– Beers, wines, coffees and soft drinks served all day
– All day access to the TT VIP Suite Grandstand adjacent to the Hospitality Suite
– Watch the riders speed past at 170mph from the VIP Suite Grandstand
– Follow the race as it unfolds with the live timing screens
– Exclusive rider appearances and interviews
– Complimentary WiFi connection
– Easy access to the TT Paddock and merchandise stores
– Programme, poster and ear piece radio

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”. Sportsnet will take over the Villa Marina Arcade Royal Hall for our annual TT Riders Panel. Previously hosted by ex TT rider Cameron Donald, this fun event will showcase entertaining interviews with past & present stars, as well as the opportunity to ask questions yourself and grab an autograph & a photo – away from the general public! Previous years we have been joined by McGuinness, Hutchinson, Anstey, Hillier and Johnson (what a line-up!) and we think they will be back for more this year!

As a Sportsnet VIP, your experience will be taken to a new level as you’re seated front and centre of the stage with a TT personality at your table. For the duration of the night you will have unlimited, exclusive access to the special guest seated at your table, so be sure to pick their brains with all your TT questions! In addition you will be given priority access to the signing and photo session to ensure you do not miss out.

A hearty buffet dinner and beverages will be served as well as music and a great atmosphere you don’t want to miss out on!

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

SUNDAY 03 JUNE 2018 – 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.

Utilise your 7 Day “GO Explore 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 04 JUNE 2018 – Race Day 2 – Supersport & Superstock – Official VIP Hospitality Suite, Douglas

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to the Official VIP Hospitality Suite in Douglas for Race day 2.

You will be welcomed to the exclusive TT VIP Club where you can enjoy drinks including beer and wine, plus breakfast and a gourmet buffet lunch. With exclusive appearances by riders and celebrity guests, along with easy access to the TT Paddock this hospitality suite promises to bring you face to face with your heroes.

Located trackside, adjacent to the TT Grandstand, the VIP Suite not only provides magnificent views of the famous TT Course, but ensures you are at the very centre of all the action – both on the race track and off it.

Your TT VIP Hospitality Suite Experience includes:
– TT Breakfast – everything from “Full English” to “Continental”
– Gourmet buffet lunch with a choice of servings and courses
– Beers, wines, coffees and soft drinks served all day
– All day access to the TT VIP Suite Grandstand adjacent to the Hospitality Suite
– Watch the riders speed past at 170mph from the VIP Suite Grandstand
– Follow the race as it unfolds with the live timing screens
– Exclusive rider appearances and interviews
– Complimentary WiFi connection
– Easy access to the TT Paddock and merchandise stores
– Programme, poster and ear piece radio

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.

You will be dropped off at the hotel with the remainder of the evening at leisure.

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

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

TUESDAY 05 JUNE 2018 – Free Day (Ramsey Sprint)

Breakfast at the hotel.

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

A visit to the Ramsey Sprint is highly recommended using the Manx Electric railway from Douglas where any tram can be used utilising your 7 Day “GO Explore Pass”.

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 “GO Explore Pass”.

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

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

WEDNESDAY 06 JUNE 2018 – Race Day 3 – Supersport, Lightweight & TT Zero – 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 3.

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 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.

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

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

THURSDAY 07 JUNE 2018 – TT Motorcycle Show, Peel

Breakfast at the hotel.

A one way coach transfer from your hotel to Peel for the TT Motorcycle Show.

The annual TT Motorcycle Show takes place in Peel, where bikes of all types are on display. 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.

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.

You are free to return to Douglas at any time using your 7 Day “GO Explore Pass” utilising public transport.

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

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

FRIDAY 08 JUNE 2018 – Race Day 4 – Sidecar & Senior TT – Official VIP Hospitality Suite, Douglas

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to the Official VIP Hospitality Suite in Douglas for Race day 2.

You will be welcomed to the exclusive TT VIP Club where you can enjoy drinks including beer and wine, plus breakfast and a gourmet buffet lunch. With exclusive appearances by riders and celebrity guests, along with easy access to the TT Paddock this hospitality suite promises to bring you face to face with your heroes.

Located trackside, adjacent to the TT Grandstand, the VIP Suite not only provides magnificent views of the famous TT Course, but ensures you are at the very centre of all the action – both on the race track and off it.

Your TT VIP Hospitality Suite Experience includes:
– TT Breakfast – everything from “Full English” to “Continental”
– Gourmet buffet lunch with a choice of servings and courses
– Beers, wines, coffees and soft drinks served all day
– All day access to the TT VIP Suite Grandstand adjacent to the Hospitality Suite
– Watch the riders speed past at 170mph from the VIP Suite Grandstand
– Follow the race as it unfolds with the live timing screens
– Exclusive rider appearances and interviews
– Complimentary WiFi connection
– Easy access to the TT Paddock and merchandise stores
– Programme, poster and ear piece radio

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.

Later this evening, join your fellow Sportsnet travellers for a couple of farewell drinks at the hotel Casino.

There will be entertainment and fireworks on the Promenade tonight to close the TT which can be viewed from outside the hotel.

Overnight Palace Hotel Casino

SATURDAY 09 JUNE 2018 – Departure from the Isle of Man

Breakfast at the hotel.

Please meet in the hotel reception for your coach transfer to Ronaldsway Airport, Isle of Man.

Today you depart the Isle of Man and fly to back to Liverpool Airport.

Isle of Man to Liverpool – Flight Information:
Flight Number: EZY634
Depart Isle of Man Airport: 08:25am
Arrival Liverpool Airport: 09:05am

Baggage Allowance:
1x piece checked baggage up to 23kgs
1x piece cabin baggage: max size 56x45x25cm including handles and wheels.
Handbags and laptop bags etc. will be counted as 1x piece of cabin baggage and cannot be taken in addition to the 1x piece of cabin baggage.
Please note: This is a group booking therefore you are unable to check in online. Your Sportsnet Host will coordinate the check in on your behalf and distribute boarding passes.

Upon arrival at Liverpool Airport, collect your luggage and a coach will be waiting to transfer you to Manchester Airport where the tour concludes.

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

SUNDAY 10 JUNE 2018 – Departure from Dubai

Depart Dubai to Australia on Emirates Airlines

EK434 Dubai to Brisbane 1025 0640 (arrives 11th June 2018)
EK406 Dubai to Melbourne 1010 0630 (arrives 11th June 2018)
EK424 Dubai to Perth 1045 0135 (arrives 11th June 2018)
EK412 Dubai to Sydney 1015 0700 (arrives 11th June 2018)

*Adelaide
Depart Manchester on Emirates Airlines

EK18 Manchester to Dubai 1310 0025 (arrives 11th June 2018)

MONDAY 11 JUNE 2018 – Departure from Dubai to Adelaide

Depart Dubai to Australia on Emirates Airlines

EK440 Dubai to Adelaide 0200 2050

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