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					Cheltenham Festival
 Departing Thursday 18th March 2010

       2 days from only £149!
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                                                                                                                                                   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!

				
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