Lexus Melbourne Cup

05 November 2019

Overview


Saturday 2nd November - Saturday 9th November 2019

The Melbourne Cup Carnival is a truly spectacular event, taking place from the first Saturday of November to the second Saturday of November each year with a race day being held every other day. The whole week is an incredible spectacle which should not be missed with each raceday bringing a different crowd of people and different atmosphere.

The four race days are the AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Lexus Melbourne Cup Day, Kennedy Oaks Day, and Stakes Day.

The feature race day of the week is the Lexus Melbourne Cup, held each year on the first Tuesday of November, the greatest thoroughbreds from around the world gather at Flemington and battle it out for a stake of the $6.2-million prize money and to cement their names in history.

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Tuesday 5th November 2019

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Savoy Hotel on Little Collins Package

Thu 31 Oct 2019 - Sun 10 Nov 2019

  • Lawn Stand (Derby Day & Cup Day)
  • The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins

    10 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Flights
    - Airport Transfers
    - Racecourse Transfers

£2,395.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne
  • Private airport transfers
  • 10 nights accommodation at The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins 4*
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Lawn Stand Tickets to Victoria Derby Day & Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
  • Return racecourse transfers both days
  • Optional excursion and hospitality upgrades available

Itinerary


Thursday 31st October 2019
- Depart London Heathrow on Thursday morning on an interconnecting flight via Singapore to Melbourne.

Friday 1st November 2019
- You will land into Melbourne on Friday evening and upon arrival be collected by private car and transported directly to your hotel of choice.

Saturday 2nd November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Victoria Derby Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 3rd November - Monday 4th November 2019
- Sunday & Monday you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add one of our optional excursions (information found later in quote).

Tuesday 5th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the highlight of the trip, Lexus Melbourne Cup Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Wednesday 6th November - Saturday 9th November 2019
- Wednesday through to Saturday you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add on additional days racing on both/either of Thursday and Saturday.

Sunday 10th November 2019
- You will have the morning at leisure before being collected by private car and transferred back to Melbourne Airport to catch your flight back to the UK.
- Departing late Sunday afternoon you will fly interconnecting via Singapore back to London Heathrow, landing on Monday morning.

Ticket & Hospitality Information


Reserved Seating
Experience the Melbourne Cup Carnival from the comfort and splendour of the Grandstand with a reserved seat. All seating has a view of the track and the winning post. Guests also have access to general admission activation's and food & beverage outlets.

Hill Stand
Located opposite the winning post, the Hill Stand provides spectacular views of the racecourse and the Melbourne city skyline.

Lawn Stand
Open air grandstand seating located underneath the Hill Stand.

Saintly Place
Located under the Lawn Stand, Saintly Place offers indoor seating behind a glass fronted facility and is air-conditioned.

Hospitality Options
A variety of Hospitality options are available at Flemington throughout the Melbourne Cup Carnival. For more information on any of the below options please enquire.

Home Straight Enclosure
Makybe Diva Marquee
Skyline Restaurant
The Rose Room

Hotel information


Blending the zest of the Vibe Hotel brand with the beautiful façade of a heritage building, The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins is located only a couple of blocks from the hub of Melbourne’s Collins Street.

The exciting Melbourne CBD is made up of precincts – distinct enclaves, each with their own flavour and charm. The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins is the perfect Melbourne hotel to base yourself; you are ideally located to take advantage of the Melbourne’s tram and rail network as well as easy access to the Etihad Stadium and exciting Southbank precinct as well as the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Lifestyle, fashion, shopping and all of the Melbourne attractions await you, as does the corporate, business and finance centre of Melbourne.

Distance to Racecourse
6km (10 minute drive)

Optional Excursions


We offer a range of excursions to enhance your stay in Melbourne, for further information on any of the below options please enquire.

Yarra Valley Food & Wine Tour
A full day tour including transfers & lunch to the Yarra Valley. You will enjoy a guided tour of a couple of different winery's in the region.
Price per person: £130.00
(private tour £360.00 per person)

Great Ocean Road Tour
Experience a majestic coastal drive with return transfers and entrance to the national park. Your trip will include encounters with a variety of local wildlife both on and off land!
Price per person: £150.00
(private tour £400.00 per person)

Phillip Island & Moonlit Sanctuary
A fantastic tour of Phillip Island before enjoying the Penguin Parade, includes transfers, entrance to Phillip Island & the Moonlit Sanctuary.
Price per person £110.00
(private tour £370.00 per person)

Flights


Packages are based on indirect return flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne. We can offer a choice of airlines and connecting airports to suit your travel requirements. Qantas now fly direct to Melbourne (via a brief stop-off in Perth), for information on this option please enquire.

Alternative departure airports, timings and connecting locations are available, please enquire for further details.

Upgrades to Business / First Class are available.

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Crown Metropol Hotel Package

Thu 31 Oct 2019 - Sun 10 Nov 2019

  • Hill Stand (all four racedays)
  • Crown Metropol Hotel

    10 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Flights
    - Airport Transfers
    - Racecourse Transfers

£3,495.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne
  • Private airport transfers
  • 10 nights accommodation at The Crown Metropol Hotel 5*
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Hill Stand Tickets to all four days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival
  • Return racecourse transfers on all days
  • Optional excursion and hospitality upgrades available

Itinerary


Thursday 31st October 2019
- Depart London Heathrow on Thursday morning on an interconnecting flight via Singapore to Melbourne.

Friday 1st November 2019
- You will land into Melbourne on Friday evening and upon arrival be collected by private car and transported directly to your hotel of choice.

Saturday 2nd November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Victoria Derby Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 3rd November - Monday 4th November 2019
- Today you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add one of our optional excursions (information found later in quote).

Tuesday 5th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the highlight of the trip, Lexus Melbourne Cup Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Wednesday 6th November 2019
- Today you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add one of our optional excursions (information found later in quote).

Thursday 7th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the third day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Kennedy Oaks Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Friday 8th November 2019
- Today you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add one of our optional excursions (information found later in quote).

Saturday 9th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Seppelt Wines Stakes Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 10th November 2019
- You will have the morning at leisure before being collected by private car and transferred back to Melbourne Airport to catch your flight back to the UK.
- Departing late Sunday afternoon you will fly interconnecting via Singapore back to London Heathrow, landing on Monday morning.

Ticket & Hospitality Information


Reserved Seating
Experience the Melbourne Cup Carnival from the comfort and splendour of the Grandstand with a reserved seat. All seating has a view of the track and the winning post. Guests also have access to general admission activation's and food & beverage outlets.

Hill Stand
Located opposite the winning post, the Hill Stand provides spectacular views of the racecourse and the Melbourne city skyline.

Lawn Stand
Open air grandstand seating located underneath the Hill Stand.

Saintly Place
Located under the Lawn Stand, Saintly Place offers indoor seating behind a glass fronted facility and is air-conditioned.

Hospitality Options
A variety of Hospitality options are available at Flemington throughout the Melbourne Cup Carnival. For more information on any of the below options please enquire.

Home Straight Enclosure
Makybe Diva Marquee
Skyline Restaurant
The Rose Room

Hotel information


Crown Metropol offers luxury accommodation on Melbourne’s Southbank. Guests have access to an exclusive lounge and bar with panoramic city views.

Dining options at Crown Metropol Melbourne include the Mr Hive Kitchen & Bar. Guests can enjoy a drink at "28", the hotel’s exclusive club lounge and sky-bar (access is available at an additional charge). It features 2 swimming pools, an indoor sun-deck relaxation lounge and a world-class fitness centre.

Crown Metropol is located next to the Crown Entertainment Complex, and opposite Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Distance to Racecourse
10km (15 minute drive)

Optional Excursions


We offer a range of excursions to enhance your stay in Melbourne, for further information on any of the below options please enquire.

Yarra Valley Food & Wine Tour
A full day tour including transfers & lunch to the Yarra Valley. You will enjoy a guided tour of a couple of different winery's in the region.
Price per person: £130.00
(private tour £360.00 per person)

Great Ocean Road Tour
Experience a majestic coastal drive with return transfers and entrance to the national park. Your trip will include encounters with a variety of local wildlife both on and off land!
Price per person: £150.00
(private tour £400.00 per person)

Phillip Island & Moonlit Sanctuary
A fantastic tour of Phillip Island before enjoying the Penguin Parade, includes transfers, entrance to Phillip Island & the Moonlit Sanctuary.
Price per person £110.00
(private tour £370.00 per person)

Flights


Packages are based on indirect return flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne. We can offer a choice of airlines and connecting airports to suit your travel requirements. Qantas now fly direct to Melbourne (via a brief stop-off in Perth), for information on this option please enquire.

Alternative departure airports, timings and connecting locations are available, please enquire for further details.

Upgrades to Business / First Class are available.

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Grand Hyatt Melbourne Package

Thu 31 Oct 2019 - Sun 10 Nov 2019

  • Hill Stand (all four racedays)
  • Grand Hyatt Melbourne 5*

    10 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Flights
    - Airport Transfers
    - Racecourse Transfers

£3,995.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne
  • Private airport transfers
  • 10 nights accommodation at Grand Hyatt Melbourne 5*
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Hill Stand Tickets to all four days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival
  • Return racecourse transfers on all days
  • Optional excursion and hospitality upgrades available

Itinerary


Thursday 31st October 2019
- Depart London Heathrow on Thursday morning on an interconnecting flight via Singapore to Melbourne.

Friday 1st November 2019
- You will land into Melbourne on Friday evening and upon arrival be collected by private car and transported directly to your hotel of choice.

Saturday 2nd November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Victoria Derby Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 3rd November - Monday 4th November 2019
- Today you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add one of our optional excursions (information found later in quote).

Tuesday 5th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the highlight of the trip, Lexus Melbourne Cup Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Wednesday 6th November 2019
- Today you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add one of our optional excursions (information found later in quote).

Thursday 7th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the third day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Kennedy Oaks Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Friday 8th November 2019
- Today you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add one of our optional excursions (information found later in quote).

Saturday 9th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Seppelt Wines Stakes Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 10th November 2019
- You will have the morning at leisure before being collected by private car and transferred back to Melbourne Airport to catch your flight back to the UK.
- Departing late Sunday afternoon you will fly interconnecting via Singapore back to London Heathrow, landing on Monday morning.

Ticket & Hospitality Information


Reserved Seating
Experience the Melbourne Cup Carnival from the comfort and splendour of the Grandstand with a reserved seat. All seating has a view of the track and the winning post. Guests also have access to general admission activation's and food & beverage outlets.

Hill Stand
Located opposite the winning post, the Hill Stand provides spectacular views of the racecourse and the Melbourne city skyline.

Lawn Stand
Open air grandstand seating located underneath the Hill Stand.

Saintly Place
Located under the Lawn Stand, Saintly Place offers indoor seating behind a glass fronted facility and is air-conditioned.

Hospitality Options
A variety of Hospitality options are available at Flemington throughout the Melbourne Cup Carnival. For more information on any of the below options please enquire.

Home Straight Enclosure
Makybe Diva Marquee
Skyline Restaurant
The Rose Room

Hotel information


The centre of city luxury, located prestigiously on Collins Street, Grand Hyatt Melbourne is at the heart of the city’s high fashion and fine dining areas, within walking distance of many of Melbourne’s tourist attractions, and the business shopping and theatre districts.

The 5-star hotel provides 546 rooms and suites with extensive meeting rooms and event facilities, spectacular upper and lower lobbies, the restaurant, Collins Kitchen, the bar, RU-CO, as well as an exclusive retail environment and innovative events venue, the residence.

Distance to Racecourse
6km (10 minute drive)

Optional Excursions


We offer a range of excursions to enhance your stay in Melbourne, for further information on any of the below options please enquire.

Yarra Valley Food & Wine Tour
A full day tour including transfers & lunch to the Yarra Valley. You will enjoy a guided tour of a couple of different winery's in the region.
Price per person: £130.00
(private tour £360.00 per person)

Great Ocean Road Tour
Experience a majestic coastal drive with return transfers and entrance to the national park. Your trip will include encounters with a variety of local wildlife both on and off land!
Price per person: £150.00
(private tour £400.00 per person)

Phillip Island & Moonlit Sanctuary
A fantastic tour of Phillip Island before enjoying the Penguin Parade, includes transfers, entrance to Phillip Island & the Moonlit Sanctuary.
Price per person £110.00
(private tour £370.00 per person)

Flights


Packages are based on indirect return flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne. We can offer a choice of airlines and connecting airports to suit your travel requirements. Qantas now fly direct to Melbourne (via a brief stop-off in Perth), for information on this option please enquire.

Alternative departure airports, timings and connecting locations are available, please enquire for further details.

Upgrades to Business / First Class are available.

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Melbourne Cup Deluxe Package

Wed 30 Oct 2019 - Sun 10 Nov 2019

  • Home Straight Enclosure Hospitality (Cup Day) & Hill Stand (Derby/Stakes/Oaks Day)
  • The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins 4*

    11 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return Flights
    - Airport Transfers
    - Racecourse Transfers
    - Yarra Valley Wine Tour
    - Pre-Derby Day luncheon on Friday

£3,995.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


  • Return flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne
  • Private airport transfers
  • 10 nights accommodation at The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins 4*
  • Breakfast each morning
  • Lawn Stand Tickets to Victoria Derby Day & Lexus Melbourne Cup Day
  • Return racecourse transfers both days
  • Optional excursion and hospitality upgrades available

Itinerary


Wednesday 30th October 2019
- Depart London Heathrow on Wednesday morning on an interconnecting flight via Perth to Melbourne.

Thursday 31st October 2019
- You will land into Melbourne on Thursday evening and upon arrival be collected by private car and transported directly to your hotel of choice.

Friday 1st November 2019
- You will have the morning at leisure before heading to the Pre-Derby Day Luncheon.

Saturday 2nd November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the opening day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Victoria Derby Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 3rd November 2019
- Sunday you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add one of our optional excursions (information found later in quote).

Monday 4th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported out for the day to enjoy a Yarra Valley Food & Wine Tour.

Tuesday 5th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the highlight of the trip, Lexus Melbourne Cup Day.
- Enjoy a full days hospitality in The Home Straight Enclosure before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Wednesday 6th November 2019
- Today you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add one of our optional excursions (information found later in quote).

Thursday 7th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the third day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Kennedy Oaks Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Friday 8th November 2019
- Today you will have at leisure in Melbourne. If desired you can add one of our optional excursions (information found later in quote).

Saturday 9th November 2019
- Following breakfast you will be collected from the hotel and transported to Flemington for the final day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Seppelt Wines Stakes Day.
- Enjoy a full days racing from the comfort of your grandstand seats before being collected upon conclusion of the racing and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 10th November 2019
- You will have the morning at leisure before being collected by private car and transferred back to Melbourne Airport to catch your flight back to the UK.
- Departing late Sunday afternoon you will fly interconnecting via Perth back to London Heathrow, landing on Monday morning.

Ticket & Hospitality Information


Home Straight Enclosure
Located in the centre of the track, revel in all the excitement of the Melbourne Cup Carnival as you walk just metres from the enclosure to watch the racing action up close on the rails.

Package Includes:
- Racecourse admission
- Racebook
- Canapes on arrival
- Two course buffet lunch
- Afternoon tea
- Beverage package served from internal and external bars including a selection of red and white wines, sparkling wine, light and heavy beers and soft drinks (cash bar for all other drinks) - Access to private garden area with outdoor furniture and shaded areas
- Live band daily
- Elevated viewing platform to watch all the races
- Access to private betting facilities and bookmaker

Tables of 10 and limited tables of 12 available. Bookings for fewer numbers will share.

Hill Stand Reserved Seating
Experience the Melbourne Cup Carnival from the comfort and splendour of the Grandstand with a reserved seat. All seating has a view of the track and the winning post. Guests also have access to general admission activation's and food & beverage outlets.

The Hill Stand is located opposite the winning post, the Hill Stand provides spectacular views of the racecourse and the Melbourne city skyline.

Hotel information


Blending the zest of the Vibe Hotel brand with the beautiful façade of a heritage building, The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins is located only a couple of blocks from the hub of Melbourne’s Collins Street.

The exciting Melbourne CBD is made up of precincts – distinct enclaves, each with their own flavour and charm. The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins is the perfect Melbourne hotel to base yourself; you are ideally located to take advantage of the Melbourne’s tram and rail network as well as easy access to the Etihad Stadium and exciting Southbank precinct as well as the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Lifestyle, fashion, shopping and all of the Melbourne attractions await you, as does the corporate, business and finance centre of Melbourne.

Distance to Racecourse
6km (10 minute drive)

Yarra Valley Food & Wine Tour


A full day tour including transfers & lunch to the Yarra Valley. You will enjoy a guided tour of a couple of different winery's in the region.
included within your package
upgrade to a private tour from £250.00 per person

Optional Excursions


In addition to the Yarra Valley Wine Tour you may also like to add an additional excursion from the below. For further information on any of the below options please enquire.

Great Ocean Road Tour
Experience a majestic coastal drive with return transfers and entrance to the national park. Your trip will include encounters with a variety of local wildlife both on and off land!
Price per person: £150.00
(private tour £400.00 per person)

Phillip Island & Moonlit Sanctuary
A fantastic tour of Phillip Island before enjoying the Penguin Parade, includes transfers, entrance to Phillip Island & the Moonlit Sanctuary.
Price per person £110.00
(private tour £370.00 per person)

Flights


Packages are based on return flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne. The flights are with Qantas Airlines that fly direct from Heathrow to Perth, then on to Melbourne.

Alternative departure airports, timings and connecting locations are available, please enquire for further details.

Upgrades to Business / First Class are available.

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Dress Codes

What to wear

There is no dress code for general admission. For dining, enclosures and corporate events as well as any members and guests the dress code is: Gentlemen are required to wear suits of tailored slacks (tailored chinos acceptable), sportcoat or blazer, plus tie and dress shoes. Ladies are expected to maintain a suitable standard of racewear attire.

Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

Trains on Race day Special trains run direct to Flemington Racecourse on race days departing from Flinders street station and/or Southern cross station, stopping at North melbourne station, then express to Flemington Racecourse. Arrival and departure times published on the on the race day page 2 weeks prior to events.

Trains on non racedays Train to Newmarket station then either walk (10 mins) or take no.57 tram to flemington drive (stop 30)

Buses Catch route 472 bus from Williamstown, Footscray or Moonee ponds to Fisher parade, enter Flemington racecourse via Riverbank entrance. Alternatively catch route 404 bus from Footscray or Moonee Ponds to Smithfield Road, enter Flemington racecourse via stables drive entrance.

Helicopter Those looking to hire a helicopter should call 1300 724 927.

Ferries Ferry services for groups operate from the city centre to Flemington along the Maribyrnong River. For further information contact (03) 9426 4666

Parking

Limited free parking available

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