Lexus Melbourne Cup

06 November 2018

Overview


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 6th November 2018

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Melbourne Cup Vibe Hotel Package

Wed 31 Oct 2018 - Mon 12 Nov 2018

  • Hill Stand
  • Vibe Savoy Hotel

    10 Nights Accommodation in a Double Room

  • Also includes:
    - Return Flights
    - Airport Transfers
    - Racecourse Transfers

£2,595.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This Lexus Melbourne Cup package is based at the Vibe Savoy Hotel, located in the heart of Melbourne CBD.

The package incorporates flights, airport transfers, accommodation and tickets to all four days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival!

Your Package Includes


  • Return Flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne
  • Return Airport Transfers
  • 10 Nights Accommodation at The Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne 4*
  • Return Racecourse Transfers (all four days)
  • Hill Stand tickets to all four days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival

Itinerary


Wednesday 31st October - Friday 2nd November 2018

  • Depart from London Heathrow on Wednesday evening on an indirect flight to Melbourne landing on Friday morning. We offer flexible departure timings and connecting airports so please enquire for more details on these options.
  • Upon arrival you will be collected and transferred directly to the hotel.
  • Remainder of the day at leisure.

Saturday 3rd November 2018

  • Today is AAMI Victoria Derby Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 4th November - Monday 5th November 2018

  • Sunday & Monday you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for one of these days!

Tuesday 6th November 2018

  • Today is The Lexus Melbourne Cup Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Wednesday 7th November 2018

  • Today you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for today!

Thursday 8th November 2018

  • Today is Kennedy Oaks Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Friday 9th November 2018

  • Today you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for today!

Saturday 10th November 2018

  • Today is Stakes Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 11th November 2018

  • Today you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for today!

Monday 12th November 2018

  • You will be collected in the morning and transferred back to Melbourne Airport to catch your flight home.
  • We offer flexible departure timings and connecting airports so please enquire for more details on these options.

Hotel information


Blending the zest of the Vibe Hotel brand with the beautiful façade of a heritage building, Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne 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.

Vibe Savoy Hotel Melbourne 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.

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Melbourne Cup Clarion Suites Package

Wed 31 Oct 2018 - Mon 12 Nov 2018

  • Hill Stand
  • Clarion Suites Gateway

    10 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Also includes:
    - Return Flights
    - Airport Transfers
    - Racecourse Transfers

£2,895.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This Lexus Melbourne Cup package is based at the Vibe Savoy Hotel, located in the heart of Melbourne CBD.

The package incorporates flights, airport transfers, accommodation and tickets to all four days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival!

Your Package Includes


  • Return Flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne
  • Return Airport Transfers
  • 10 Nights Accommodation at The Clarion Suites Gateway
  • Breakfast each Morning
  • Return Racecourse Transfers (all four days)
  • Hill Stand tickets to all four days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival

Itinerary


Wednesday 31st October - Friday 2nd November 2018

  • Depart from London Heathrow on Wednesday evening on an indirect flight to Melbourne landing on Friday morning. We offer flexible departure timings and connecting airports so please enquire for more details on these options.
  • Upon arrival you will be collected and transferred directly to the hotel.
  • Remainder of the day at leisure.

Saturday 3rd November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today is AAMI Victoria Derby Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 4th November - Monday 5th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel each morning.
  • Sunday & Monday you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for one of these days!

Tuesday 6th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today is The Lexus Melbourne Cup Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Wednesday 7th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for today!

Thursday 8th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today is Kennedy Oaks Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Friday 9th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for today!

Saturday 10th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today is Stakes Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 11th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for today!

Monday 12th November 2018

  • You will be collected in the morning and transferred back to Melbourne Airport to catch your flight home.
  • We offer flexible departure timings and connecting airports so please enquire for more details on these options.

Hotel information


Clarion Gateway Suites Gateway is situated in the heart of Melbourne’s business district just across the river from The Crown Entertainment Complex. Immerse yourself in the comfort and convenience of a spacious suite, fully equipped with luxurious facilities. Clarion Suites Gateway comprises more than just the standard hotel room.

It combines 41⁄2 star international services and facilities with refurbished apartment style suites. Whether in Melbourne on business or pleasure, Clarion Suites Gateway offers the best of both worlds by combining a great location with fantastic views over Melbourne.

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Melbourne Cup Grand Hyatt Package

Wed 31 Oct 2018 - Mon 12 Nov 2018

  • Hill Stand
  • Grand Hyatt Melbourne

    10 Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Also includes:
    - Return Flights
    - Airport Transfers
    - Racecourse Transfers

£3,795.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


This Lexus Melbourne Cup package is based at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne, a luxurious 5 star property in the heart of Melbourne CBD.

The package incorporates flights, airport transfers, accommodation and tickets to all four days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival!

Your Package Includes


  • Return Flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne
  • Return Airport Transfers
  • 10 Nights Accommodation at The Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  • Breakfast each Morning
  • Return Racecourse Transfers (all four days)
  • Hill Stand tickets to all four days of the Melbourne Cup Carnival

Itinerary


Wednesday 31st October - Friday 2nd November 2018

  • Depart from London Heathrow on Wednesday evening on an indirect flight to Melbourne landing on Friday morning. We offer flexible departure timings and connecting airports so please enquire for more details on these options.
  • Upon arrival you will be collected and transferred directly to the hotel.
  • Remainder of the day at leisure.

Saturday 3rd November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today is AAMI Victoria Derby Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 4th November - Monday 5th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel each morning.
  • Sunday & Monday you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for one of these days!

Tuesday 6th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today is The Lexus Melbourne Cup Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Wednesday 7th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for today!

Thursday 8th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today is Kennedy Oaks Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Friday 9th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for today!

Saturday 10th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today is Stakes Day - you will be collected from the hotel at the time of your choice and taken directly to Flemington for the first days racing!
  • Upon conclusion of the racing you will be collected and taken back to your hotel.

Sunday 11th November 2018

  • Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
  • Today you have at leisure.
  • If desired you could add an excursion or book your Yarra Valley Wine Tour for today!

Monday 12th November 2018

  • You will be collected in the morning and transferred back to Melbourne Airport to catch your flight home.
  • We offer flexible departure timings and connecting airports so please enquire for more details on these options.

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.

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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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