Melbourne Cup 2018

2018 Melbourne Cup packages from $559

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The Melbourne Cup IS Australia. Join in this iconic sporting event

…nothing else stops the nation…

The 2018 Melbourne Cup Carnival – 3 nights from $559
Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne Australia 3rd to 10th November

Package inclusions –
3 nights accommodation
1 Day Lawn Stand Ticket to Lexus Melbourne Cup Day (06th November 2018) – 3 Night Melbourne Package
3 Day Lawn Stand Ticket to AAMI Victoria Derby Day (03rd November 2018), Lexus Melbourne Cup Day (06th November 2018) and Kennedy Oaks Day (08th November 2018) – 7 Night Carnival Package
Options to upgrade and extend available

Would you like me to work out the best possible price for your particular dates and party size? (No obligation).

3 Night Melbourne Cup packages

ibis Melbourne Swanston Street ★★★
ibis Melbourne Swanston Street is situated in the trendy suburb of Carlton and has easy access to the iconic landmarks and attractions of Melbourne. Visit the Queen Victoria Market, famous Lygon Street and the popular shopping districts.
Standard Room (3 Nights)
4th November – 7th November 2018. Twinshare from $559 per person, Single from $779 per person
NOTE: Room is based on 1 Queen Bed or 2 Single Beds. Rates are based on Sun-Thu night stays, surcharge applies for Saturday night stays.

Quality Hotel Batman’s Hill on Collins ★★★1/2
Quality Hotel Batman’s Hill on Collins is located in the heart of Melbourne, offering a great CBD hotel experience to explore the city. Unwind with an exotic cocktail at the 5 Shilling Cocktail Bar in comfortable surroundings.
Premiere Room 28sqm (3 Nights)
4th November – 7th November 2018. Twinshare from $685 per person, Single from $1,055 per person
Two Bedroom Apartment (3 Nights)
4th November – 7th November 2018. Twinshare from $895 per person, Single from $705 per person, Quad from $609 per person
NOTE: Premiere Room is based on 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds. Two Bedroom Apartment is based on 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds or 4 Single Beds.
INCLUDES: Wifi (two devices per room) and an AU$50 food and beverage voucher (one voucher per booking, per stay)

Mercure Welcome Melbourne ★★★
Right in the heart of Melbourne’s theatre and shopping district, Mercure Welcome Melbourne is adjacent to David Jones department store and is within easy walking distance to numerous restaurants and major sporting venues. The hotel is the ideal base for a Melbourne shopping spree.
Standard Room (3 Nights)
4th November – 7th November 2018. Twinshare from $765 per person, Single from $1,209 per person
NOTE: Room is based on 1 Queen Bed or 2 Single Beds.

Travelodge Southbank Melbourne ★★★★
Ideally positioned for you to experience all that this vibrant city has to offer. You’ll be within easy walking distance to restaurants, cafes, great shopping, art galleries and the Crown Casino.
Guest Room (3 Nights)
4th November – 7th November 2018. Twinshare from $869 per person, Single from $1,419 per person
NOTE: Room is based on 1 Queen Bed or 2 Single Beds. Rate includes a Melbourne Cup surcharge.

Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne ★★★★1/2
Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne is one of the grand hotels still remaining in Australia. Located in the heart of the city and walking distance to world class shopping, famous theatres, major sporting venues, entertainment, spectacular dining, and directly opposite Flinders Street Railway Station.
Guest Room (3 Nights)
4th November – 7th November 2018. Twinshare from $969 per person, Single from $1,625 per person
NOTE: Room is based on 1 Queen Bed or 1 King Bed or 1 Split King Bed. Rate includes a Melbourne Cup surcharge.

Melbourne Short Stay Apartments – Southbank Collection ★★★★
Melbourne Short Stay Apartments – Southbank Collection is perfectly located in the heart of Melbourne’s arts and cultural precinct. The hotel is just metres from the National Gallery of Victoria, Southgate and Federation Square. The many theatres, performance venues and galleries of Southbank are all just a short walk away.
Two Bedroom Two Bathroom Apartment (3 Nights)
4th November – 7th November 2018. Twinshare from $975 per person, triple from $759 per person, Quad from $649 per person
NOTE: Room is based on 1 Queen Beds or 1 Queen Bed and 2 Single Beds.

7 night Melbourne Cup Carnival Package

Travelodge Southbank Melbourne ★★★★
Ideally positioned for you to experience all that this vibrant city has to offer. You’ll be within easy walking distance to restaurants, cafes, great shopping, art galleries and the Crown Casino.
Guest Room (7 Nights)
2nd November to 9th November 2018. Twin from $1,455 per person, Single from $2,455 per person.
NOTE: Room is based on 1 Queen Bed or 2 Single Beds. Rate includes a Melbourne Cup surcharge.

Melbourne Cup Racecourse Map

Upgrade packages

Saintly Place
Saintly Place is located under the Hill Stand and is indoors, behind glass and air-conditioned. Please note patrons in the Saintly Place may need to stand in order to view the races.
Package Includes:
• Covered Seat Upgrade from $35 per person
Hill Stand Seating
Grandstand seating located opposite the Winning Post with spectacular views of the Racecourse. The Hill Stand seating area is covered (some areas subject to weather conditions).
Package includes:
• Hill Stand Seating on Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
• Hill Stand Seating on Kennedy Oaks Day
Please note the Hill Stand ticket is only available for purchase as a 2 day ticket
(Lexus Melbourne Cup Day and Kennedy Oaks Day)
Upgrade from $169 per person

Home Straight Enclosure
This marquee and enclosure is ideally located in the centre of the track. You can relax in the garden and view the races on the superscreen or walk just metres from the enclosure to watch the racing action from your elevated viewing platform. Between races a live band will provide entertainment during the afternoon. Round tables of 10 are available.
Please note:Tables for few numbers will share. The standard dress requirement is racewear for ladies and jacket & tie for gentlemen.
Package includes:
• Racecourse admission for each guest
• Racebook for each guest
• Canapes on arrival, two course buffet lunch & mini desserts
• Afternoon tea
• Beverage package includes beer, wine, sparkling wine and soft drinks
• Access to a private garden area
• Live band
• Access to private betting facilities & bookmaker
• Outdoor furniture with market umbrellas
• Elevated viewing platform to watch all races
Upgrade from $745 per person

Makybe Diva® Marquee
Whether you are looking to entertain guests or are dining with friends and family, the Makybe Diva® Marquee offers racegoers a prime location to soak up the festive atmosphere. Relax in this fabulously themed marquee or enjoy the beautiful outdoor entertaining area overlooking the track. Round tables of 10 are available.
Please note: Tables for fewer numbers will share. The standard dress requirement is racewear for ladies and jacket & tie for gentlemen.
Package includes:
• Racecourse admission and Racebook for each guest
• Morning tea (Lexus Melbourne Cup Day only)
• Three-course plated lunch served to the table
• Afternoon tea
• Drink waiter service to the table inclusive of selected Australian red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beer, soft drinks.
• Cash bar for spirits and imported beverages
• Espresso cart available throughout the day
• Access to a seat in a reserved section of the Lawn Stand
• Melbourne Cup Carnival souvenir pen for each guest
• Access to private betting facilities & bookmaker
• Pamper lounge services
Upgrade from $1119 per person

Terms and Conditions:
Airfare is additional. It is our policy to present the cost of our holidays inclusive of all charges. Please accept however that these charges are not within our control, therefore we reserve the right to pass on any increase. Valid for sales to 3 Sep 2018. Valid for travel commenced and completed within the period 2 Nov 2018 to 9 Nov 2018 (unless otherwise specified). Please note there is limited availability on the advertised room types and all pricing is subject to change until a reservation is confirmed. Inventory & availability can change on a daily basis. Prices shown are based on per person costs in New Zealand Dollars, for payment by cash, or funds transfer only. Credit card sales attract their fee. Capacity limitations apply and may not be available on all services. Travel requiring an overnight stay in New Zealand will be at passengers own expense. Events beyond our control such as currency fluctuations may result in prices variations . Strict cancellation fees apply. Packages are based on consecutive nights.

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