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2020 AAMI Victoria Derby Day and Lexus Melbourne Cup Day package

Horse Racing » Horse Racing » Melbourne Cup Carnival 2020 » AAMI Victoria Derby Day & Lexus Melbourne Cup

Date 30 Oct, 2020 04 Nov, 2020
From $1,651 AUD pp, twin/double share


2020 AAMI Victoria Derby Day and Lexus Melbourne Cup Day package inclusions:

  • 5 nights’ accommodation at a selection of Melbourne CBD hotels – View Hotel Locations – View Hotel Prices
    • Check In: Friday 30th October, 2020
    • Check Out: Wednesday 4th November, 2020

  • Return Derby Day River Cruise on Saturday 31st October, 2020 including
    • Return transfer to Flemington Racecourse from Melbourne City Marina, Victoria Harbour
    • Docked at Flemington on the Maribyrnong River adjacent to the Riverbank Entrance Gate at Flemington Racecourse
    • Morning Tea including a selection of pastries and muffins
    • Gourmet stand-up fork buffet lunch including a selection of seafood, cold platters, salads and dessert
    • selection of Premium Australian red, white & sparkling wine, heavy & light beer, basic spirits & soft drinks
    • Television monitors for race day viewing onboard
    • Entertainment during the return transfer to Victoria Harbour
  • General admission ticket to AAMI Victoria Derby Day on Saturday 31st October, 2020
  • 5 minute One Way Helicopter Transfer to Flemington Racecourse – Lexus Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday 3rd November, 2020 including
    Avoid the traffic and arrive via the most scenic route and in the most stylish manner from Melbourne’s city centre to Flemington Racecourse including;

    • 30 minute pre flight access to the Microflite departure lounge located at 2A Spencer street Melbourne
      • Departure lounge inclusions;
        • Canapes – Fruit platter & pastries
        • Sparkling wine, beer, orange juice, still and sparkling water
        • Tea & coffee
        • Seating
        • Dedicated hosts & ground staff

  • General admission ticket to the Lexus Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday 3rd November, 2020
  • myki Visitor Pack including:
    • A Full Fare myki card, pre-loaded with enough myki money for one days travel in Zone 1, which includes the entire tram network
    • Discount offers at 15 attractions including: Melbourne Aquarium, The Australian Sports Museum and Eureka Skydeck
  • Booking and Ticket Handling Fee

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      Prices listed are PER PERSON and in Australian Dollars.
Hotel Twin Triple Single Quad
Mantra Southbank Melbourne Premium One Bedroom Apartment
Package 1,661 1,541 2,321 -
Extra Night* 132 108 264 -
Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne Guest Room
Package 1,689 - 2,377 -
Extra Night* 130 - 260 -
Vibe Hotel Melbourne Urban Room (Double Only)
Package 1,716 - 2,431 -
Extra Night* 143 - 286 -
Vibe Hotel Melbourne Yarra Room
Package 1,716 - 2,431 -
Extra Night* 143 - 286 -
Mantra Southbank Melbourne Two Bedroom Apartment
Package 1,811 1,541 2,621 1,406
Extra Night* 162 108 324 81
Mantra Southbank Melbourne Two Bedroom Two Bathroom Apartment
Package 1,931 1,621 2,861 1,466
Extra Night* 186 124 372 93
Mantra Southbank Melbourne Premium Two Bedroom Corner Apartment
Package 2,051 1,701 3,101 1,526
Extra Night* 210 140 420 105
On Request Sold Out
* Extra Night price is for per person and per night. The rates quoted are outside peak event periods and should be used as a guide only. Additional surcharges may apply.
 
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Event
Q. Where is the event being held?
A. Flemington Racecourse
448 Epsom Road
Flemington
VIC 3031
Q. What is the venue capacity?
A. 120,000
Q. Is Sportsnet Corporation an Official and/or Appointed operator?
A. Yes, Sportsnet Holidays is an Official Tourism Operator of the Victoria Racing Club (VRC).

Tickets
Q. Can I buy tickets without accommodation?
A. No, tickets must be bought in conjunction with accommodation.
Q. Can I buy the package without tickets?
A. Yes.
Q. Are there children’s tickets available?
A. Children’s tickets are not available for this event.
Q. Can I request where I sit?
A. Yes, however this is subject to availability.
Q. Are there different standards of tickets?
A. Yes, upgrades will be released in March 2020.
Q.Do grandstand tickets include reserved seating?
A. Yes
Q. Is there disabled access to the event?
A. Yes, however it is subject to availability.

Accommodation
Q. Can I request a hotel not listed under the “Prices” tab?
A. Only if you require 5 or more rooms.
Q. Can I upgrade my room type?
A. Only if you require 5 or more rooms.
Q. What is the minimum night stay?
A. There is a 2 night minimum stay across the entire Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Flights & Transfers
Q.Are flights and pre-paid taxes included in the package?
A. No, flights and pre-paid airfare taxes are not included in this package. Please speak to your expert consultant to organise flights for you. Alternatively, you can book flights on our website www.sportsnetholidays.com.
Q. Are transfers included from the airport to my hotel? If so, what type?
A. No, transfers are not included in the package. However, if you have purchased flights with Sportsnet Holidays please speak with your expert consultant who can arrange these for you.
Q. Are transfers included from my hotel to the event? If so, what type?
A. If you have purchased the Return Cruise or one way helicopter transfer you will need to make your own way to the applicable departure point along the Yarra River. The Helicopter transfer is one way only. For you to get back to your accommodation a Full Fare myki card, pre-loaded with enough myki money for one day’s travel in Zone 1, which includes the entire tram network has been included in all packages.

Destination
Q. What is the weather generally like at the time of the event?
A. The Melbourne Cup Carnival is an outdoor event and some ticketing options are open to the weather conditions. We urge you to dress appropriately and bring along the required protection e.g. Sunscreen and wet-weather gear, keeping in mind the dress regulations. Melbourne can experience 4 seasons in 1 day!
Q. What currency do I use?
A. AUD
To find out the latest currency conversion rate please visit – http://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/

Documentation
Q. When can I expect to receive my tickets?
A. All documentation, including your event tickets, will be sent via courier to your nominated Australian address approximately 1 week prior to the event. Please note no signature is required and the courier will leave your documents in a safe place should you not be home. You will receive a call prior to delivery to advise you of the estimated delivery date.

General
Q. Why should I book through Sportsnet Holidays?
A. All it takes is a phone call and we’ll look after your booking from start to finish providing you with piece of mind, convenience and a seamless experience.
Q. Can I extend my trip?
A. Absolutely you can! Please speak to one of our expert consultants to help you plan your trip.
Q. What is the best way to book?
A. Freecall 1300 888 858 or email travel@sportsnetholidays.com
Q. How do I pay for my package?
A. You can pay by credit card, Direct Deposit, cheque or money order. Sportsnet Holidays also offer a 6 month interest free* option. To find out if you are eligible or to apply please visit https://sportsnetholidays.com/interest-free/
Q. Do I need to take specific medical precautions?
A. Please check the following website for any specific medical precautions or speak to your GP: www.tmvc.com.au
Q. Do I require travel insurance?
A. Travel insurance is not compulsory however Sportsnet Holidays highly recommends your purchase travel insurance for both domestic and international events. Please speak to your consultant who can assist in finding the right policy for you.
Q. Do I require a valid passport and visa?
A. For the latest passport and visa requirements please visit www.smartraveller.gov.au or www.visasdirect.com.au

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Grand Stand UpgradesMulti Day Grandstand Upgrades • Hospitality Upgrades

2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival Grandstand Upgrades

 


NAME DESCRIPTION DERBY DAY MELBOURNE CUP DAY OAKS DAY
Lawn Stand Located opposite the Winning Post, the Lawn Stand offers spectacular views of Flemington racecourse and Melbourne’s city skyline.

Includes:
-Racecourse admission 
-Reserved seat in the Lawn Stand

Please Note:

– The Lawn Stand is uncovered and subject to weather conditions. We urge you to dress appropriately and bring along the required protection e.g. sunscreen, wet weather gear etc.

$45 $152 $39
Saintly Place Located under the Lawn Stand, Saintly Place is an indoor, air-conditioned viewing area set behind glass where your reserved seat offers great viewing of the racecourse.

Includes:
– Racecourse admission
– Reserved seat in Saintly Place

Please Note:
– Patrons in Saintly Place may need to stand in order to view the races

$71 $200 $51
Hill Stand Located opposite the Winning Post, the Hill Stand provides spectacular views of the racecourse and Melbourne city skyline.

Please Note:
– The Hill Stand is covered, however, the front and sides of the stand are subject to weather conditions. We urge you to dress appropriately and bring along the required protection e.g. sunscreen, wet weather gear etc.

$86 N/A $71

2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival Grandstand Upgrades/Multi Day


NAME DESCRIPTION DERBY/CUP CUP/OAKS
Lawn Stand Located opposite the Winning Post, the Lawn Stand offers spectacular views of Flemington racecourse and Melbourne’s city skyline.

Includes:
-Racecourse admission 
-Reserved seat in the Lawn Stand

Please Note:

– The Lawn Stand is uncovered and subject to weather conditions. We urge you to dress appropriately and bring along the required protection e.g. sunscreen, wet weather gear etc.

$123 $125
Saintly Place Located under the Lawn Stand, Saintly Place is an indoor, air-conditioned viewing area set behind glass where your reserved seat offers great viewing of the racecourse.

Includes:
– Racecourse admission
– Reserved seat in Saintly Place

Please Note:
– Patrons in Saintly Place may need to stand in order to view the races

$201 $191
Hill Stand Located opposite the Winning Post, the Hill Stand provides spectacular views of the racecourse and Melbourne city skyline.

Please Note:
– The Hill Stand is covered, however, the front and sides of the stand are subject to weather conditions. We urge you to dress appropriately and bring along the required protection e.g. sunscreen, wet weather gear etc.

$229 $217

 


2020 Melbourne Cup Carnival Hospitality Upgrades


NAME DESCRIPTION DERBY DAY MELBOURNE CUP OAKS DAY
Home Straight Enclosure The Home Straight Enclosure for the win!

No other Melbourne Cup Carnival dining package gives you a better mix of racing and live entertainment than this. Take in the action on the track from the elevated viewing platform or the giant super screen, relax in the outdoor alfresco area and dance to the live band.

Package includes:
– Admission to Flemington Racecourse
– Canapés on arrival
– Plated entrée, buffet lunch and mini desserts
– Afternoon tea
– A selection of red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers & soft drinks
– Reserved tables (shared for bookings under 10 people)
– Elevated viewing platform to watch all the races
– Racebook per guest
– Super screen broadcasting races
– Shared marquee with courtyard
– Access to private betting facilities and bookmaker
– Live entertainment

Please Note:
– Tables of 10 and limited tables of 12 are available. Bookings for fewer number will share tables
– The standard dress requirement is race wear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen

$570 $775 $526
The Parade Lounge You’ll have to pinch yourself to believe the views from the Parade Lounge are real.

Looking down onto the Parade Ring as the world’s greatest thoroughbreds amble past, this Melbourne Cup Carnival cocktail package offers a prime position for true horse and racing lovers.

With the Melbourne city skyline as a backdrop to elevated track views, your party will savour a delectable grazing menu and a variety of wines and beer served all day.

Package Includes:
– Admission to Flemington Racecourse
– Shared marquee with balcony
– Cocktail style grazing menu
– A selection of red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers & soft drinks
– Cash bar available for spirits
– Barista coffee cart
– Racebook per guest
– Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen
– Private betting facilities and access to bookmaker

Please note:
– The standard dress requirement is race wear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen.
– Cocktail furniture is provided in the venue but is not reserved and there is not one seat per person

$780 $970 $596
Makybe Diva Marquee Indulge in one of Flemington’s most prized marquees, offering a remarkable race day experience.

The Makybe Diva Marquee returns in 2020 to offer an enviable Melbourne Cup Carnival dining package, featuring everything you need to enjoy your day! 

Take a seat at your reserved dining table to enjoy a three-course lunch with beverages, then move to exclusive seating in the Lawn Stand to view every race. It’s the best of both worlds!

Package Includes:
– Admission to Flemington Racecourse
– Shared marquee with outdoor courtyard
– Access to a seat in a reserved section of the Lawn Stand
– Reserved tables (shared for bookings under 10 people) with waiter service
– Morning Tea (Melbourne Cup Day Only)
– Three-course plated lunch
– Afternoon tea
– A selection of red, white wines and sparkling wine, light and heavy beers & soft drinks
– Cash bar for spirits and imported beverages
– Barista coffee cart
– Racebook per guest
– Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen
– Pamper Lounge services
– Private betting facilities and bookmaker

Please Note:

– The standard dress requirement is race wear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen
– Round tables of 10 and limited tables of 12 are available. Bookings for fewer numbers will share

$685 $1,125 $571
Skyline Restaurant Sensational views at the very heart of the action.

The Skyline Restaurant offers a Melbourne Cup Carnival dining experience like no other. An impressive outlook of the track and Winning Post await you and your guests from this revered Hill Stand restaurant.

Your reserved grandstand seat ensures you’ll have prime views of every racing moment along with all the frivolity of the famous Flemington Front Lawn.

Package Includes:
– Admission to Flemington Racecourse
– Restaurant with reserved seat in the covered Hill Stand
– Track, Winning Post and city views
– Morning Tea (Melbourne Cup Day Only)
– Three-course plated lunch served to the table
– Afternoon tea
– A selection of red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers & soft drinks
– Cash bar for spirits & imported beverages
– Racebook per guest
– Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen
– Private betting facilities and access to bookmaker

Please Note:
– The standard dress requirement is race wear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen
– Round tables of 10 and limited tables of 12 are available. Bookings for fewer numbers will share

$835 $1,200 $596
Panorama Restaurant Take your seat in the Panorama Restaurant – a race lovers delight.

This Melbourne Cup Carnival dining package is a favourite amongst racing enthusiasts for its incredible views of the track and Winning Post.

Your reserved grandstand seat means you can enjoy a perfect outlook of the incredible racing before you. In between, enjoy a superb three-course buffet lunch with beverages served to your table.

Package Includes:
– Admission to Flemington Racecourse
– Reserved seat at a table in the Panorama Restaurant
– Reserved seat in the covered Hill Stand
– Morning Tea (Melbourne Cup Day Only)
– Three-course buffet lunch
– Afternoon tea
– Waiter service to your table including serving of a selection of red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers & soft drinks
– Cash bar for spirits & imported beverages
– Racebook per guest
– Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen
– Private betting facilities
– Access to bookmaker
– Access to VIP car park (subject to availability)

Please Note:
– The standard dress requirement is race wear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen.
– Bookings MUST be for groups of 10 only, with a limited number of bookings available for groups of 2,4,6 or 12

$835 $1,200 $596
The Stayers Lounge Get ready to party in The Stayers Lounge!

Featuring a fantastic Melbourne Cup Carnival cocktail package, this marquee is sure to be a massive hit. Marvel at the unique track views from the balcony while indulging in an all-day grazing menu and drinks offering, including spirits.

Plus, with a DJ spinning tunes from first race to last, the party vibe is guaranteed to keep going strong all day!

Package Includes:
– Admission to Flemington Racecourse
– Shared marquee with balcony
– Track and Winning Post views
– Cocktail style grazing menu
– Beverage package including a selection of standard spirits, sparkling, red and white wines, light and heavy beers and soft drinks
– DJ entertainment
– Racebook per guest
– Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen
– Private betting facilities
– Access to bookmaker

Please Note:
– The standard dress requirement is race wear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen
– Cocktail furniture is provided in the venue but is not reserved and therefore is not one seat per person

$835 $1,250 $671
The Rose Room Sweeping views in a stunning setting.

The Rose Room offers an unparalleled dining package for the most discerning guests. Look out to the track and Winning Post through floor to ceiling windows from your beautifully styled table. Indulge in an exquisite five-course menu served with a full line-up of beverages, including spirits.

It’s a Melbourne Cup Carnival tradition enjoyed by those who savour the finest tastes and traditions.

Package Includes:
– Admission to Flemington Racecourse
– Track, Winning Post and city views
– Reserved tables with waiter service
– Five-course plated lunch served to your table
– Afternoon tea
– A selection of standard spirits, premium red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers and soft drinks
– Racebook per guest
– Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen
– Marquee with outdoor viewing area
– Private betting facilities and access to a bookmaker

Please Note:
– Bookings MUST be for groups of 4, 8, 10 or 12 on AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Kennedy Oaks Day and Seppelt Wines Stakes Day
– The standard dress requirement is race wear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen

$1,085 $1,420 $871
The Terrace Restaurant Melbourne Cup Carnival dining with distinction.

The Terrace Restaurant boasts tiered seating, granting uninterrupted views of the track and Winning Post, while a personal flat-screen TV provides an additional perspective of the racing action for every table.

You will enjoy an exceptional dining experience with a delectable degustation menu and extensive wine list to purchase from.

Package Includes:
– Admission to Flemington Racecourse
– Exclusive table with waiter service
– Degustation dining
– Extensive wine list and beverage service to the table (beverages are NOT included in the package price)
– Personal flat screen television
– Racebook per guest
– Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen
– Private betting facilities and access to bookmaker
– Personal flat screen television on each table
– Access to VIP car park

Please Note:
– The standard dress requirement is race wear for Ladies and jacket and tie for Gentlemen

$1,685 $2,025 $1,171
The Perch in the Birdcage This is your chance to experience The Birdcage – where it all happens!

The Perch is a chic Melbourne Cup Carnival marquee sitting right on The Birdcage front row, offering celeb spotting and plenty of people watching.

The style and glamour of this beautifully designed space is just the beginning. G.H.Mumm Champagne, spirits, live entertainment and a gourmet grazing menu round out your elevated experience of the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Package Includes:
– Admission to Flemington Racecourse and entry into The Birdcage enclosure
– Shared marquee within The Birdcage
– Premium cocktail style grazing menu
– All inclusive G.H.Mumm Champagne, selection of standard spirits, red and white wines, light and heavy beers & soft drinks
– DJ entertainment
– Racebook per guest
– Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen
– Access to betting facilities and bookmaker

Please note:
– The Birdcage is located in the Members’ Enclosure and therefore Members’ dress regulations will be strictly enforced.
– Gentlemen are required to wear a suit of tailored slacks (tailored chinos acceptable), sports coat or blazer, plus tie and dress shoes.
– Ladies are expected to maintain a suitable standard in keeping with the dignity of the Members’ Enclosure.
– Overseas visitors are welcome to wear the formal national dress of their country.
– Cocktail furniture is provided in the venue but is not reserved and there is not one seat per person.

$2,235 $2,375  $1,971