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   Australia v New Zealand Bledisloe Cup, Hong Kong 01 Nov 2008

   What a marvellous opportunity to combine the sounds, sights and fervor of Hong Kong with a
Bledisloe Cup match between Australia and New Zealand on neutral territory. It doesn’t come any
   better than this and you can bet that Hong Kong will turn this history-making encounter into a
fantastic spectacle. With around 40,000 seats at the stadium and many tickets going to corporate
  sponsors and local rugby club members the only way to obtain tickets in Australia is through an
    Official Travel package through selected OTA’s. Events Worldwide & RugbyTragics.com is an
Official Travel Agent for this event appointed by the HKRFU in association with Australian Rugby.




You can choose from a selection of hotel and different length packages for this event including:
   Two Night Hotel and Ticket package suitable for ex Pats living in Asia
   Part of our Escorted Tour to Hong Kong, Italy and the UK with Bob Dwyer (see 3 - 5 Tests)
   Four Nights or more as an inclusive package ex Australia
   Freewheelers - create your own length of stay and combine with China or South East Asia


      Introducing our Celebrity Hosts                                        Why choose Rugby Tragics
We know Hong Kong – you are in great hands!                                   and Events Worldwide?
                           Gary Pearse is our Rugby Tragics Ambassador     We know you have a choice of whom to
                           and number one Rugby Tragic! Gary played
                                                                           book rugby travel packages with but
                           for the Wallabies and has held several
                           prominent    positions  with  NSW      Rugby,
                                                                           please consider this: Events Worldwide
                           Randwick and as Assistant Coach and Team        Travel Group have been operating as a
                           Manager of the Australian Sevens Team with      100% Australian owned and operated
                           Glen Ella. He is an expert on all things Hong   specialised sports travel company since
                           Kong and all things Rugby.                      1993. We have been selling the Hong
                                                                           Kong Sevens since then and we are the
                           Bob Dwyer’s record is impeccable playing 347    only Australian Official Travel Agent for
                           games for Randwick before turning into one of   this event who is also an OTA for the
                           the world’s top coaches. With a talent for      Rugby Sevens in Hong Kong each year
                           selecting up and coming players Bob coached
                                                                           where we have taken thousands of fans
                           Australia for 10 years as the most successful
                           coach ever with a 70% victory rate. Bob has
                                                                           since 1994. In 2005 we were the largest
                           toured with us on several occasions including   operator for the World Cup Sevens with
                           Hong Kong in the past. The ultimate rugby       over 600 clients and each year since then
                           mind and a great bloke!                         we fill the maximum number of tickets we
                                                                           are allotted with over 300 people
                           Glen Ella is one of the legendry Ella           travelling.    This history gives us an
                           brothers including Gary and Mark, his twin.     unbridled understanding of Hong Kong as
                           Glen was one of Australia’s most influential    a location and of Hong Kong Stadium.
                           rugby players and contributed immensely in      There are no other OTA’s for this event in
                           Australia’s glory period in the 80’s. Glen’s
                                                                           Australia in this position so we encourage
                           most recent role was as the Australian
                           Sevens Head Coach. He knows Hong Kong           you to look closely at the products on
                           and he knows Rugby!                             offer and the experience of the agents
                                                                           involved. Please take a look at our Track
                                                                           Record page at www.events.com.au
                                                  Bledisloe Cup Hong Kong 2008

Four Night Air + Land Packages ex Australia include:
    Return Economy Airfares flying Qantas, Virgin Atlantic# or Cathay Pacific# departing Wed 29 Oct
    Four Nights at selected hotels on Hong Kong Island and at Kowloon
    Pre Match Rugby Party (includes drink vouchers, finger food, Celebrities)
    RugbyTragics.com Commemorative Gold or Go Black Sports Hat and Gold or Go Black Scarf
    Reserved seated Category One Match Ticket to the Bledisloe Cup on 1st November
    Free Information kit on Hong Kong – Transport, local sightseeing, map & dining out guides
    Ticket Lanyard and Ticket Wallet
    All Ticket handling and local taxes, license fees and ticket royalties
    Services of our Tour Management Staff and Rugby Celebrities in Hong Kong

    You must add our best airfare OR the Land only Fee to the Land Price                                  Land Price
Rates shown are per person in AUD$ Best package is with our Qantas flights                             Per Person + Air
HOTEL PACKAGE 4 NIGHTS                             Star    Location                               Twin       Extra      Single
                                                                                                  AUD$       Night      Extra
Dorsett Seaview                   LIMITED           3.5    Mong Kok, Kowloon                       886        86          342
YMCA Kowloon                   SOLD OUT             3.5    Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon                  999        111         444
Ramada Hong Kong                  LIMITED           3.5    Western District, HK Island            1042        120         480
Harbour Plaza North Point         LIMITED            4     North Point, HK Island                 1099        134         536
 Express by Holiday Inn           LIMITED           3.5    Causeway Bay, HK Island                1110        136         544
Wharney                                              4     Wanchai, HK Island                     1230        164         657
Courtyard by Marriott                               4.5    Western District, HK Island            1242        169         676
Courtyard by Marriott Deluxe Harbour View           4.5    Western District, HK Island            1338        191         764
Park Lane                                           4.5    Causeway Bay, HK Island                1358        194         776
Regal Hong Kong                                     4.5    Causeway Bay, HK Island                1458        194         796
Renaissance                                         4.5    Wanchai, HK Island                     1498        229         916
JW Marriott (VIP HOTEL see P4)                       5     Pacific Place, HK Island Central       1969        338        1352
Mandatory Pricing Options A, B or C:

A = Land Price + Airfare + Taxes = Package Price = Package A
B = Land Price + Land Only Fee $100 pp = Package B (Redemption tickets only)
C = Rugby Tragics Express inclusive package = Package C
         ^ Extra Night rate for a Single room is double the Extra Night rate shown – subject to availability




FLIGHTS:

Download the separate FLIGHTS page. Fares start at A$909 plus taxes on Qantas and Virgin Atlantic.
We have Group seats on Qantas, Virgin Atlantic and Cathay Pacific so please read the options and get
back to us straight away to select your flight or nominate your flight using our online booking engine.
           Subject to availability fares may alter or increase so the earlier you book the better
           Land Only Fee applies of $100 per person if you have your own redemption flights booked and ticketed.
            Copies of these must be sent to us when confirming your land package and the $100 L/O fee applies.
Airfares are based on availability at the time of purchase. For fares to other destinations such as China or SE Asia please
consult with our sales staff to find the best possible fare to suit your requirements. We have accommodation available
throughout the region in all standards. Including Beijing, Macau, Shanghai, Singapore, Bangkok etc.
If you reside outside of Hong Kong, Australia or NZ we can offer flights on Cathay Pacific from your location added
to the above land package. The same redemption rules apply. A handling fee of A$35 applies to each return fare.


                                                                           Terms and Conditions (updated 11 March):
We require a non-refundable deposit of $500 per person plus any individual flights as booked within 3 days of invoicing. For
Group flights we require a further $500 per person to secure space. The balance is due by 30 September 2008. Reservations
will not be held if not paid after 3 days. Once paid there are no refunds on unused services. In case of cancellation there is a
charge of $350 per person plus loss of airfare and only if we can re-sell your Land Package in full. We strongly recommend
Travel Insurance, which is available by talking to our staff or on our web site for online bookings at www.events.com.au These
terms and conditions are in addition to our standard terms and conditions which are available on request or are also available
on our web site. All rates are subject to change at any time until ticketed and paid in full. Travel Agents: Please note this
product cannot be re-produced in any way without our approval. Use of trade-marks and photos are prohibited.
The product cannot be wrapped as part of any other package and must be shown and displayed as it is.
                                                    Bledisloe Cup Hong Kong 2008

                 RUGBY TRAGICS EXPRESS PACKAGE
           2NIGHTS ONLY @ THE EXCELSIOR HOTEL CAUSEWAY BAY
                               You are a Rugby Tragic !
      Can’t afford the time out of the office then try our Rugby Tragics Express Package:
    Return flights from Australia using group allocated seats flying Qantas (in 31 Oct Out 02 Nov)
    Two Nights at the Newton or Excelsior Hotels (only these hotels on this package)
    Pre Match Rugby Party (includes drink vouchers, finger food, Celebrities)
    RugbyTragics.com Commemorative Gold or Go Black Sports Hat and Gold or Go Black Scarf
    Reserved seated Category One Match Ticket to the Bledisloe Cup on 1st November
    Free Information kit on Hong Kong – Transport, local sightseeing, map and dining out guides
    Ticket Lanyard and Ticket Wallet
    All Ticket handling and local taxes, license fees and ticket royalties


HOTEL PACKAGE 2 NIGHTS                            Stars     Location                      Twin    Triple Single
Newton Hong Kong                                    4       North Point, HK Island         1978    N/A      2270
Excelsior Standard                                 4.5      Causeway Bay, HK Island        2098    N/A      2516
Excelsior Deluxe Full Harbour View                4.5+      Causeway Bay, HK Island        2181    N/A      2679
       Air taxes/fuel surcharges are extra        at time   of payment and will be outlined on your invoice

This package cannot be varied unless you originate elsewhere and the fare will be recalculated from your
location. If you wish to stay longer use the 4 night packages and associated fares. Rooms are held on a block
basis and cannot be extended at this hotel due to a lack of availability. Fees apply on changes to the return date
– see FLIGHTS page for full details.       If you are using the package as a stopover en-route to Europe or
elsewhere in Asia our group fare can be recalculated providing you advise us the details of your flights into and
out of Hong Kong to match these dates. You must use us to book your flights to UK/Europe where possible to
avoid extra charges. If you are an Australian residing in Asia or Europe please provide your passport details.
Flights need to be booked by us and we handle most carriers.
Contact us at rugby@events.com.au


Where to Hang Out + Bling Bling
If it’s shopping (yes HK has awesome shopping) then Causeway Bay is essential at some point as is Kowloon – Ladies Markets,
Jade Street and Temple Market. For boutiques, shoes, sports gear and kids gear definitely go to the Ocean Centre at Kowloon
next to the Star Ferry. For el cheapo t-shirts etc then Stanley Markets are fun and a good half-day trip. For Pubs the Dickens
Bar at the Excelsior is legendry followed by Delaney’s in Wanchai. Nightclubs include Carnegies & Joe Bananas in Wanchai.
Plus a few haunts at Lan Kwai Fong. There are a few pubs at Kowloon such as Ned Kelly’s Last Stand & Mad Dogs as well as
Delaney’s Kowloon. Eating out is unlimited. Focal points are definitely Lan Kwai Fong on the Island and in and around
Causeway Bay near the Park Lane there are some niche restaurants. You can find somewhere good to eat anywhere.


                                Hong Kong Stadium – Causeway Bay
                                If you have been there for the Sevens this needs little explanation but if you are a first timer
                                then you will be impressed. It’s not unlike the Sydney Football Stadium; around 40,000
                                however there are vast areas of corporate boxes and areas, which takes up seats.
                                Traditionally the South Stand is the party stand but with reserved seating this may change.
                                It probably means Party everywhere! It’s a fantastic stadium in an amazing setting within
                                walking distance of all our hotels in Causeway Bay on HK Island – the place to stay. You
                                won’t be let down by the stadium and the atmosphere because it simply goes off big time!


                                                                                                     Airport to Hotel
This is as easy as it gets. The Airport Express Train departs every 12 minutes with loads of luggage space to Kowloon and
Central (HK Island). The cost is approx HK$90 each way per person. You can also get an Octopus Card enabling travel to a
                                                  Bledisloe Cup Hong Kong 2008
certain value on the MTR. It’s all good value. From the Train Station there are free buses to most hotel combinations and if
not just jump a cab. Cabs are also available from the Airport and there is a toll inbound. Cabs are OK value as well shared
amongst 2+ people. Allow 60 minutes Airport to Hotel and v.v. The same system works in reverse.
                                                      Bledisloe Cup Hong Kong 2008
    Hotel Hints: Our view after 14 years selling Rugby in Hong Kong
Dorsett Seaview is a tourist hotel located close to the Temple and Ladies Markets, just off Nathan Road, the main drag in
Kowloon. It is close to the MTR train to HK Island and is a good choice for the budget conscious and shopaholics!
YMCA Kowloon is in an excellent location. This is more up-market than the usual YMCA and has private facilities, a
restaurant, internet and so on. It’s right next to the Peninsula hotel and just a couple of minutes walk from the Star Ferry
and MTR, which will both take you to Hong Kong Island very easily. There are usually free stadium buses from Central.
Ramada Hong Kong is in the Western district of HK Island. It’s a new hotel and very well appointed. The location is not as
good as Causeway Bay but it’s easily accessible on the MTR nearby and the Tramway network. You are not too far away and
it’s generally better on the Island than Kowloon as taxis are easier at night – many of them late at night stay on one side or
the other and don’t like crossing.
Harbour Plaza North Point is located on the harbour close to Fortress Hill MTR and North Point. This is the next stop
along eastwards from Causeway Bay so you can walk to the Stadium from here in around 30 mins. Nice hotel and one of
the few in Hong Kong with it’s own swimming pool and fitness centre.
Express by Holiday Inn is new, modern and functional and well located in Causeway Bay, which is the place to be for this
event. It’s good value for money for this area and right by Times Square and some seriously good shopping – ladies!
Newton Hong Kong is also at North Point next to the Fortress Hill MTR Station. This is one of our regular Sevens hotels
and it’s great value for money because of it’s location and transport access next door (MTR) Don’t confuse it with the
Newton Inn, which is the same brand but further away eastwards.
Courtyard by Marriott is a brand new hotel just opened. The Courtyard brand is excellent but we haven’t seen it yet – by
all accounts it stacks up well from what we have heard. The location is on the Island, West side close to the Ramada so the
transport options are very good. Go for the deluxe harbour view rooms!
The Park Lane is a real favourite and is a very well known hotel in a great location in Causeway Bay. George’s Bar will get
a thrashing after the match so it’s a hot place to be for this event. Nice lobby, rooms and good security. This will sell early,
as it’s very popular and one of our top hotels for years. We have a lot of rooms here but get in early.
The Regal Hong Kong in Causeway Bay is an impressive European Baroque styled hotel and is the closest to the Stadium.
It’s one of the few hotels in Hong Kong to have a pool.
The Excelsior is the spiritual home of the Rugby Sevens, particularly the Dickens Bar which is a real rugby haunt. The
harbour view rooms are the go as it’s right on the harbour with uninterrupted views across to Kowloon. This is a well-run
hotel managed by Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group so go for it – worth the money for the location and pub!
The Wharney is another rugby favourite probably because it’s located in Wanchai, the nightclub district between Central
and Causeway Bay. If you want nightlife then look no further. Rooms are small but well appointed – you only sleep there!
The Renaissance is located adjacent to the World Trade Centre at Wanchai on HK Island and is right on the harbour. You
can’t go wrong with this location as it’s walking distance to the Wanchai Star Ferry to Kowloon and close to the MTR.
VIP The JW Marriott is a favourite of ours and has the best outdoor heated pool and spa in Hong Kong. Every room has a
view and the location is above the Pacific Place shopping centre. You can walk to Central and it’s a 10-15 min taxi ride to
the Stadium. It’s also close to the dining and nightlife district of Lan Kwai Fong as well as Wanchai. If you like style then
this is an excellent choice at top end of the market. OUR VIP HOTEL – see below. Includes complimentary fruit bowl,
bottled water and newspaper daily, turn down service and express check out as well as complimentary use of fitness centre
and pool.




                                                      VIP HOTEL:        The JW Marriott is our VIP Hotel. We
                                                      will be arranging a specific for our customers staying at
                                                      the JW to join the Celebrity Team and Rugby Tragics
                                                      Management for a drink at the bar and “chew the fat”
                                                      with Bob, Glen and Gary in an intimate situation. This is
                                                      ideal for Corporate guests and individuals alike. Details
                                                      will be provided with your final itinerary.




                                      Kick Off time is 16.30………………
                                              Bledisloe Cup Hong Kong 2008
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