6 Night Escorted Tour – Isle of Man Classic TT® 2020

Isle of Man Road Races » Classic TT 2020 » 6 Night Escorted Tour

Date 22 Aug, 2020 04 Sep, 2020
From $6,495 AUD pp, twin/double share

6 night Isle of Man Classic TT 2020 Escorted Tour includes:

Flights:

  • Return economy airfares flying Emirates Airlines from Adelaide*, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth* or Sydney to Manchester including compulsory pre-paid airfare taxes (other cities on application)

Accommodation:

  • 6 nights’ accommodation at the 4 star Mannin Hotel, Douglas – View Hotel Location – View Hotel Pricing
    • Check In: Thursday 27th  August, 2020
    • Check Out: Wednesday 2nd September, 2020
    • Full English breakfast daily

Race Tickets

  • Grandstand ticket to the Evening Practice in Main TT Grandstand, Douglas
  • Hospitality ticket to Race Day 1 in Creg Ny Baa including buffet lunch, beer, wine, tea & coffee throughout the day
  • Access to Race Day 2 at The Black Dub VIP Viewing Platform (food and drinks not included)

Transfers:

  • One way coach transfer from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal
  • One way ferry transfer from Liverpool Pier Head Ferry Terminal to Isle Of Man Sea Terminal
  • Return coach transfers from hotel to Evening Practice
  • Return coach transfers daily from hotel to all Race Days
  • Return coach transfers from hotel to Classic TT Heroes Dinner
  • One way coach transfer from hotel to Isle of Man Motor Museum and Peel
  • One way coach transfer from hotel to Castletown
  • One way coach transfer from hotel to Isle of Man Sea Terminal
  • One way ferry transfer from Isle Of Man Sea Terminal to Heysham Ferry Terminal
  • One way coach transfer from to Heysham Ferry Terminal to Manchester Airport

Tours and Experiences:

  • Entry to the Beatles Story Exhibition in Liverpool
  • Coach tour of the Isle of Man course with live commentary en-route from a TT personality
  • Paddock Tour with a TT personality
  • Entry to the Isle of Man Motor Museum, Jurby
  • Entry to The Classic TT Heroes Dinner at the VIP Hospitality Suite in Douglas, including;
    • Three-course seated dinner,
    • Q&A session,
    • Entertainment throughout the evening
    • Cash bar
  • Coach tour of the Southern 100 course with a TT personality
  • Classic TT Wrap Up with a TT personality and special guest at the Manx iMuseum
  • Farewell event including food and drinks at Manx iMuseum
  • Private screening of the movie “No Limit” at Manx imuseum
  • 7 Day GO Explore Pass including unlimited transport on the island (on arrival)

Sportsnet Inclusions:

  • Official Classic TT programme (on arrival)
  • Ear piece event commentary radio (on arrival)
  • Exclusive Classic TT Top Tips guide
  • Exclusive to Sportsnet Holiday’s 2020 travellers, receive a high quality, limited-edition soft-shell jacket featuring the logos of the Isle of the Classic TT and Sportsnet Holidays
  • Sportsnet merchandise
    • Backpack
    • Cap
  • Sportsnet tour hosts throughout
  • VAT (Value Added Tax)

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*Please note when purchasing flights ex Adelaide or Perth an extra night is added to the package (at an additional cost) at Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport on Wednesday 2nd September 2020.

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      Prices listed are PER PERSON and in Australian Dollars.
Hotel Twin Triple Single Quad
6 Night Escorted Tour Mannin Hotel
Package 6,495 - 7,795 -
Extra Night* 240 - 480 -
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.
 
W/T- 26/8/2020 - MSCTV2TW

Event
Q. Where is the event being held?
A. Isle of Man, located in between Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Q. Is Sportsnet Corporation an Official and/or Appointed operator?
A. Sportsnet is the exclusive official travel partner in Australia & New Zealand

Tickets
Q. Can I buy tickets without accommodation?
A. No.
Q. Can I buy the package without tickets?
A. No.
Q. Are there children’s tickets available?
A. No.
Q. Can I request where I sit?
A. No, Sportsnet has a reserved area which will be confirmed closer to the event
Q. Are there different standards of tickets?
A. Yes, please refer to the upgrades tab, once released
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. No.
Q. Can I upgrade my room type?
A. No.
Q. What is the minimum night stay?
A. 6 nights.

Dinner
Q. Where is the Classic TT Hero’s Dinner being held?
A. TT VIP Hospitality Suite
Glencrutchery Road
Isle of Man
Q. Is there a dress code?
A. Neat casual event and team apparel is encouraged.
Q. Can I purchase tickets to the function only?
A. No.
Q. Can I purchase event and function ticket only?
A. No.
Q. Can I remove the function from the package?
A. No.
Q. Is there a child rate?
A. No.

Flights & Transfers
Q. Are flights and pre-paid taxes included in the package?
A. Yes.
Q. Are transfers included from the airport to my hotel? If so, what type?
A. Yes, on arrival at Isle of Man Sea Terminal a coach transfer will be there to transport you from Isle of Man Sea Terminal to the Mannin Hotel, Douglas.
Q. Are transfers included from my hotel to the event? If so, what type?
A. Yes, coach transfers are included in the package.

Destination
Q. What is the weather generally like at the time of the event?
A. Summers on the Isle of Man are cool. The island typically enjoys British weather. Exposure to sea breezes keeps average summer temperatures in the early to mid-twenties. Rain in not uncommon!
Q. What currency do I use?
A. Manx Pound
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 an email or call to confirm your address prior to delivery and 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 [email protected]
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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THURSDAY 27 AUGUST 2020 – Welcome to the UK & The Isle of Man!

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 28 AUGUST 2020 – Lap of Classic TT course with TT personality, Paddock Tour 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 a TT personality.

The coach will then drop you off at the TT Grandstand where the Classic TT Carnival will be taking place!

Before having time to spend exploring the Paddock, you’ll be taken on an intimate tour of the TT Paddock with a current or ex rider. They’ll share what happens behind the scenes in the tents, the feelings as you are in the pits prior to racing and all that happens when you are part of a team racing at the TT or Classic TT. Following the Paddock Tour 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 29 AUGUST 2020 – Race Day 1 – 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 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 the first floor balcony and private upstairs area. Watch riders approach from Kate’s Cottage, 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 Mannin Hotel


 SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2020 – IOM Motor Museum, Peel & Classic TT Heroes Dinner

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to the Isle of Man Motor Museum located in 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

After you’ve had the chance to look around the museum, you will be transferred to Peel. This is a one way transfer.

Peel is a popular seaside destination on the West coast located approximately 18kms from Douglas. It has narrow streets of fishermens 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. 

This evening you will transfer to the Classic TT Heroes Dinner.

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 31 AUGUST 2020 – Race Day 2 – Black Dub VIP Viewing Platform

Breakfast at the hotel.

Coach transfer from your hotel to The Black Dub for Race Day 2.

Located between the iconic Laurel Bank and Glen Helen sections, The Black Dub is situated at the 9 Mile mark of the TT course. Witness the bikes burst into view whilst travelling at over 150mph on their approach to Black Dub, only 4 minutes after leaving the start line. This stretch of road means the riders must downshift gears as they manoeuvre a tricky 100mph left hand turn in front of your viewing area. With a steep bank lining the course up ahead, riders are challenged by a changing landscape and relying entirely on their circuit knowledge as they work their way through this technical section of the circuit.

There will be a big live screen to watch all the action with the chance to purchase refreshments, food from the burger kitchen, entertainment and toilets all on site. So, sit tight and enjoy the action.

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 1 SEPTEMBER 2020  Castletown, Lap of Southern 100 Course and Farewell Evening

Breakfast at the hotel. 

Enjoy a lap of the Southern 100 course with live commentary on board as you head to Castletown on your one way coach transfer. The Southern 100 is a road race that takes place every year in July and has done since 1955.

After your lap, you will be dropped off in Castletown to explore at your leisure. Castletown is located in the south of the island and was the island’s former capital.  Steeped in history, there is plenty to see in this small sea side town.

Sportsnet Holidays Hot Tip: Be sure when heading back to Douglas to catch the steam train. A must do experience on the Isle of Man.

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

Tonight you will make the short walk to the Manx Museum in Douglas where you will hear from some TT personalities at the exclusive Sportsnet Classic TT Wrap Up. Following the talk, you will have the chance to mingle with the special guests over nibbles and drinks before sitting down to enjoy a private screening of the old TT film “No Limits”. A 1935 British musical comedy that follows the story of a chimney sweep who wishes to compete in the Isle of Man TT, the movie is great for any classic bike enthusiast with many familiar locations after your week on the Isle. 

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


WEDNESDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2020Departure 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 back to Heysham Ferry Terminal.

On arrival at the ferry port, collect your luggage and a coach will be waiting to transfer you to Manchester Airport.

Thank you for being a part of the 2020 Sportsnet Holidays Classic TT tour!