Cheltenham Festival Departing Thursday 18th March 2010 2 days from only £149! Diamond Holidays goes interactive! With a click of a mouse you can now find out about our holidays, How to book read our staff spotlight and, most importantly, check availability and book your holiday on-line. It’s simple Visit us online at www.diamondhols.co.uk For tours that are specifically departing from your area visit the On-line at www.diamondhols.co.uk web address shown on the booking form. By phone on 0844 544 6670 Use our ‘Quick Book’ function by simply typing in the code By post - complete the attached booking shown near the top right of the booking form form and post it together with your payment to: Diamond Holidays Anson House Compass Point Northampton Road Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 9HW We are open Monday to Thursday 9am to 5:30pm and Friday and Saturday 9am to 5pm. We are closed on Bank Holidays and at Easter and Christmas Financial Protection and Peace of Mind Diamond Shortbreak Holidays Ltd is a Member of ABTA with membership number W0552. ABTA and ABTA Members help holidaymakers to get the most from their travel and assist when things don’t go according to plan. We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct. For more information on ABTA, the Code of Conduct and the arbitration scheme available to you if you have a complaint, contact ABTA, 30 Park Street, London SE1 9EQ, tel 0203 1170 500 www.abta.com W0552 Travel Insurance Travel insurance is a vital aspect to booking a holiday, giving you insurance, you must provide us with details of your alternative insurance protection against unforeseen circumstances that could otherwise spoil (not applicable for holidays staying in the UK, though we advise that you Summary of Cover your holiday. It is important that you purchase travel insurance that take insurance cover for holidays which involve a ferry crossing so you properly covers your participation in whatever activities you may are covered in the event of a delay). If you fail to do so we will Cancellation Up to £3,000 undertake at the time that you make your booking. To assist you with automatically add the premium(s) for our insurance to your booking and this, we have arranged competitive travel insurance from Travel & invoice you. Cover will not be effective until any premiums are paid. Travel Delay Up to £100 General Insurance Company plc to specifically meet your needs on your Any alternative insurance must be at least as comprehensive as ours, Missed Departure Up to £300 holiday. The cover is underwritten by Travel & General Insurance containing all sections and a 24-hour medical emergency number. We Personal Accident Up to £15,000 Company plc, except for Section K (Legal expenses), which is strongly recommend you take the policy documents with you on holiday underwritten by DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Limited. Both and leave a copy with a friend or relative. Emergency Medical Expenses Up to £5,000,000 insurers are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Hospital Benefit Up to £500 There is no age restriction and children between 2 and 17 years pay half Important declaration price and infants under 2 years are insured absolutely free! The insurance An insurance policy can only provide cover in respect of an accident, Personal Possessions Up to £1,500 comes into effect the moment your deposit and insurance premium is illness or an event / occurrence which is sudden, unforeseen and beyond Lost Travel Documents Up to £500 processed and a policy document that fully defines the cover, conditions your reasonable control. All material facts, such as your employment Personal Liability Expenses Up to £2,000,000 and exclusions will be sent to you with your booking confirmation (a circumstances or your medical history or the medical history of your copy is available on request). When you receive your policy, please take immediate family, must be disclosed to us. Failure to provide this Legal Expenses Up to £25,000 the time to read it carefully to ensure you understand what is and what is information may mean that you will not be covered in the event of a not covered, and that all activities that you may wish to participate in are claim. If you or any members of your immediate family have a pre- 24-hour Medical Emergency Service Included included. If it does not meet your requirements, please return the policy, existing medical condition, or have suffered from a serious, chronic or re- proof of premium and any other relevant documents to us within 14 occurring illness or if you are waiting to go into hospital as an in-patient, An “excess” applies to certain sections of the policy, full details days of receipt and we will refund the premium in full, provided you have you must declare it to Healthcheck on 0845 408 0585. Details regarding and all terms and conditions are provided in the policy booklet. not travelled or made a claim. Should you decide not to purchase our cancellation by us or by you are given in our Booking Conditions. 2010 Cheltenham Festival JUST LOOK WHAT WE’VE INCLUDED! • Private coach travel throughout • Accommodation for one night in a twin or double bedded room with private en-suite facilities • Cooked breakfast and three course evening meal throughout • Two days entrance to the Best Mate Enclosure • Service of our tour driver • All taxes, VAT and service charges Each March, visitors from around the world are drawn to the elegant spa town of Cheltenham when it hosts the Festival. At this recognised annual event of steeplechasing, they know they're guaranteed exciting entertainment from the exploits of the best horses and jockeys from Britain, Ireland and Europe. The thrill of the Festival reaches its climax on the afternoon of the final day when the famous "totesport Cheltenham Gold Cup" is staged. Entry is by ticket only, so by joining us you will be assured a place in the Best Mate Enclosure that offers a good vantage point of the racecourse. With half board hotel accommodation also included in the holiday price, we've backed this tour as a "dead-cert" winner! Day One - Cheltenham Racecourse Please Note: Although the details of the Our Chosen Hotel Your holiday begins when you board our Cheltenham Festival are expected to be as Accommodation will be provided in a private coach early in the morning and travel described, they are subject to final confirmation. comfortable hotel of a three star standard, to Cheltenham Racecourse, making appropriate which has been inspected by our operations stops en route. From the coach park you walk The Best Mate Enclosure (Included) team. Due to the enormous popularity of to the Best Mate Enclosure so that you can This enclosure gives race goers a great view this tour we expect to operate many coaches set yourselves up with some refreshments prior of the racing as it is situated directly therefore we are unable to confirm the exact to that essential betting on the afternoon's opposite the main stands. At the Festival, hotel at this stage, but it will be located in races. The first of the six races starts at this enclosure is thought to offer the best the West Midlands area to ensure easy approximately 2.00pm. The main race of value for money as you have access to all access to the attractions. The hotel will have the day, The Ladbrokes World Hurdle, is forms of betting, refreshments, temporary the facilities you would expect such as en- scheduled for approximately 3.20pm. After stands, marquees and entertainment. suite bathroom, colour television, tea and the final race you re-board our coach and Please note: The walk from the coach park to coffee facilities and a bar and restaurant. the Best Mate Enclosure is approximately 650 travel to our hotel for your included evening yards. meal. Day Two - Cheltenham Racecourse Tattersalls Enclosure (see booking form After your included breakfast we return to for prices) Cheltenham Racecourse for your second day This enclosure allows you to use all the of racing. The first of the seven races for areas including the Parade Ring and this final afternoon of the Festival is again viewing steps in front of the winning post. planned to start at approximately 2.00pm. Race goers in the Tattersalls Enclosure The all-important totesport Cheltenham Gold have access to view all the activities behind Cup is scheduled for approximately 3.20pm. the stands including the Paddock and After the final race you re-board our coach Unsaddling Enclosure, the Hall of Fame and commence the return journey, arriving and the trade stands in the Tented Village. back in your local area in the very late evening. The annual event of steeplechasing!