Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Set Your Pulse Racing

Grand Pacific Tours, has released their range of Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival packages.

Although known as a New Zealand Coach Holiday Specialist, the company has run a successful programme of packaged tours over the Spring Racing Carnival and with the 150th anniversary of the Melbourne Cup, 2010 promises to be a great year for race goers or those interested in the sights and sounds that make Melbourne so exciting at this time of the year.

The company has made slight changes over previous years but still offers a choice for travellers. The 8 Day VIP Package is for the more discerning traveller, which includes return transfers each race day including champagne, 3 days reserved seating in the undercover Hill Stand, Reserved table seating in the Skyline Restaurant with buffet luncheon, afternoon tea, racebook and selected beverages on race days as well as a welcome cocktail function on the first night. **NEW** for 2010 and EXCLUSIVE to travellers on the VIP package, attendance at ‘Call of the Card’ staged at the Crown Casino including return transfers, lunch and beverages. This function has a fabulous 50 year history for keen race goers.

The 6 Day Freedom of Choice includes accommodation, 3 days reserved seating in the undercover Hill Stand and luxury return coach transfers to Flemington Racecourse on all three race days - Derby, Melbourne Cup and Oaks Day. Dress up in your favourite ‘black and white’ attire for the Melbourne Cup Eve Fancy Dress Dinner Cruise onboard the Yarra Empress.

The 6 Day Stay and Race Package includes accommodation at a choice of hotels; 3 days reserved seating in the undercover Hill Stand for Derby, Melbourne Cup and Oaks Day and discount vouchers for various day tours & attractions in Melbourne.

Grand Pacific Tours also offers a 2 Day Tatts Cox Plate Package, where you can experience the electric atmosphere and excitement of Moonee Valley Racecourse as it comes alive for this thrilling race.

As an added incentive, the first 500 travellers to book and pay on the VIP & Freedom of Choice packages will go into the draw to win cash prizes which will be drawn at various functions throughout the program.* PLUS those that book on the 8 Day VIP Package by the 31st May 2010 will receive a $100 per person Discount. Seats are strictly limited and only available for sale until 15 July 2010. (No other special offers or discounts apply).

For further information visit or call 1800 622 768.

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