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ASCOT   CHELTENHAM   EPSOM   GOODWOOD   PARIS   DUBAI   KENTUCKY
                                                                                                                                                                              HORSE RACING




                                                                                                                             Courses                                   Course key

                                                                                                                                                                         Cheltenham Gold Cup
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 7 & 8

                                                                                                                                                                         Aintree
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 9 & 10

                                                                                                                                                                         Ascot
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 11 & 12

                                                                                                                                                                         Royal Ascot
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 13 & 14

                                                                                                                                                                         Goodwood
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 15 & 16

                                                                                                                                                                         Epsom
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 17 & 18

                                                                                                                                                                         Cheltenham
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 19 & 20

                                                                                                                                                                         Chester
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 21

                                                                                                                                                                         York
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 22

                                                                                                                                                                         Haydock
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 23

                                                                                                                                                                         Sandown
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 24

                                                                                                                                                                         Newbury
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 25

                                                                                                                                                                         Newmarket
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 26

                                                                                                                                                                         Kempton
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 27

                                                                                                                                                                         Fontwell
                                                                                                                                                                         Page 28




                                                                                                                                                                       Rating key

                                                                                                                                                                     The symbols represent our
                                                                                                                                                                     objective assessment for
                                                                                                                                                                     facilities at each race course.

                                                                                                                                                                     Course facilities are rated
                                                                                                                                                                     on the standard issue
                                                                                                                                                                     tickets – upgrades are rated
                                                                                                                                                                     separately

                                                                                                                                       PACKAGE PRICES
    Horse racing is one of the most exciting and best social     We hope you enjoy browsing through our brochure and                   FROM:                                 Course Facilities
    events. It allows people of all ages the perfect excuse to   remember if your chosen race is not shown we are able
    have a tipple, a flutter and a reason to dress up.

    Sport Abroad are the number one in horse racing
                                                                 to provide a complete service for every race in mainland
                                                                 UK and many other tracks overseas as well. All you have
                                                                 to do is ask.
                                                                                                                                       £87                                   Dress code

                                                                                                                                                                             Cost
    tours. We specialise in making racing affordable and
    accessible to all and we work closely with the courses       We are fully ATOL bonded and can provide flights, hotels,                                                   Dinning
    and authorities to make sure that our tours are the best     transport and tickets.
                                                                                                                                                                             Extras
    in the world.


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    RACING IN THE BRITISH ISLES                                                                                                                                                                                                      RACING IN THE BRITISH ISLES




    Racing in the British Isles
                                                                        The higher priced tickets sell out sooner and offer far better      This is known as moving out. Horses with no obvious chance        Aintree, Ascot, Ayr, Bangor, Bath, Beverley, Cheltenham,
                                                                        accommodation and they are also less crowded. If you attend         of winning are often quoted at rates of 100-1 and even higher.    Chester, Deeside, Epsom, Fontwell, Foss Llas, Goodwood,
                                                                        one of the great festivals you will discover that higher priced     The Tote by contrast advertises its prices as decimals. They      Haydock, Kempton, Lingfield, Market Raisen, Newbury,
                                                                        tickets also mean that any business you wish to conduct is          do not post the names of the horses – only their numbers – so     Newmarket, Towcester, Wolverhampton, Yarmouth, York. This
                                                                        more easily catered for.                                            you need to know the name of the horse and its number to bet      list is not definitive. Please check if we are racing on your
                                                                                                                                            on the Tote.                                                      chosen course on the dates you require.
                                                                        Sport Abroad rarely sell packages with the cheapest tickets
                                                                        as we want you to have a great time and we always inspect           When you get to the bookie or Tote window you need three          WHO GOES RACING IN THE UK
                                                                        the courses we attend to make sure you get best value. Our          pieces of information ready.
                                                                        recommended tickets are based on experience.                        1. The number of the horse                                        Quite simply everybody.
                                                                                                                                            2. The amount you wish to bet
                                                                        Finally there are the hospitality and catering options. Most of     3. The type of bet you wish to make.                              From the regular gambler who just loves racing to the party
                                                                        these sell out years in advance and can range in price from                                                                           crowd that love to attend the major events, horse racing in
                                                                        “reasonable” to “eye watering” If you are keen on racing and
                                                                                                        .                                   You can bet to win. In which case the horse must win to get       the UK is truly a sporting event for all. It is the second most
                                                                        wish to attend a great race such as Cheltenham it is well           the return you expect. EG a 2-1 or 2.0 horse to win will return   attended sport in the country after football and whilst it does
                                                                        worth while spending on hospitality as you will be treated          you £2 for each, £1 you bet plus your original stake.             not have the superstar footballer to attract attention it certainly
                                                                        incredibly well. This is the sport of kings after all.                                                                                does have an enormous following at every social strata.
                                                                                                                                            You can bet each way. This allows you to have some leeway.
                                                                        BETTING: Frequently asked Questions                                 An each way bet also means that your odds and the amount          One of the best things about horse racing in the UK is that
                                                                        You can bet in two distinct ways at the tracks. So for the          you gamble are not as simple as a win bet. Your “stake” ie        no matter how rich or poor you are it offers an opportunity for
                                                                        uninitiated here is a simple explanation of what is on offer and    the money you are prepared to lose is halved and so are           all classes to get together on equal terms. Race goers are
                                                                        how to place a bet at UK races.                                     the odds. Eg You have £10 to bet. That is £5 each way. If the     either winners or losers on the day and no matter how big or
    What you need to know                                                                                                                   odds are 6-1 (6.0) you will get actual returns of 3-1 plus your   small the win there is equal sympathy and excitement from
                                                                        Horse racing, believe it or not, is not the exclusive preserve      original stake. So if a 6-1 wins and you place £5 each way you    everyone, because everyone has won or lost themselves.
    Of all the countries that enjoy horse racing Britain has to be      of gamblers. In fact there are a great many people who attend       stand to collect £40.
    one of the best. All over the country and on almost every day       major races without ever placing a bet. In many respects                                                                              LADIES DAYS
    of the year there is a horse race being held.                       horse racing is a social event and ranks highly on the social       After that there are a huge range of options and you really       A great tradition of the British racing scene is the advent of
                                                                        calendar. The sport of kings is an apt description as you will      need to talk to someone at the races or pick up a leaflet when    the Ladies Day at most major festivals. Invariably they are
    RACE TYPES and TICKETS:                                             often see the Queen or other Royals at the races. In particular     you arrive. The potential wins are enormous!                      held on Thursday and are a fabulous opportunity for Ladies to
    The season is broken down into two main types of racing with        Cheltenham, Royal Ascot, Epsom and the Derby and                                                                                      dress up in their finest dresses. A major part of this tradition
    flat racing being the dominant form over the summer months          Goodwood are favourites of the rich and famous.                     For our guests we suggest that the best way to make the           is the hats. Ladies day fashion is ruled by some of the most
    and jump racing taking over for winter.                                                                                                 most of your day is to place a few bets online via our website    fantastic hats you will ever see and three races in particular
                                                                        On the courses there are two types of bookmakers (the               partners PADDY POWER before you leave and then see what           stand out for the quality of the attendees. Royal Ascot is the
    Each race meeting usually has between five and seven races          people who take bets). First, there is the TOTE which is a          takes your fancy on the day. That way you get the best odds       biggest of all, followed by Epsom and York.
    on any given day and at the larger “festival” events the race       government owned body that makes a direct contrbution to            and you might get a nice surprise when you get home.
    courses make a special effort to ensure that everyone who           racing in the UK. A proportion of profits from the TOTE are                                                                           Ladies days are for both sexes and men are often as well
    attends has something to entertain them. Each race track has        returned to race courses and racing and you will often see          RACECOURSES IN THE UK                                             turned out as the ladies but the dominance of Ladies days at
    its own distinctive “culture” and descriptions for the stands and   a race sponsored by TOTESPORT. A big race like this is the          There are a plethora of racecourses in the UK and whilst          many races prove just how important women are in the racing
    options on sale.                                                    Totesport festival in Chester.                                      our brochure only lists a portion of the options we are able      industry. You could certainly never accuse horse racing of
                                                                                                                                            to attend almost every single race. If you have a preferred       being sexist!
    Firstly, all racecourses have a range of options and tickets.       The other kind of bookmaker (or bookies) are the on course          racecourse that is not posted or shown in the brochure please
    Generally these are priced to reflect the standard of               bookies.                                                            contact us and we will be happy to put a programme together       If you are planning on attending a Ladies Day you need to
    accommodation and protection from the weather. Starting                                                                                 for you.                                                          spend time planning your outfit and also deciding if you want
    with the cheapest tickets you will generally only have access       These are the people with small stands and illuminated                                                                                to book catering in advance (recommended) or take a chance
    to the track side, open air areas and a rudimentary covered         boards that are lined up at the side of the track or stands.        The most South Westerly racecourse we attend in England           on the day. You will not be allowed to take alcohol into the race
    standing area. These tickets can be great value, especially         These are independent bookmakers who offer odds on the              is at Exeter and the most northerly is at AYR near Glasgow.       course on the day but there are usually facilities for catering or
    in summer time and it is possible to attend some of the great       boards that increase or decrease as the “weight” of money           Moving right through the country the list of regular races we     picnicking.
    races for a very reasonable fee. However British weather is         placed by gamblers varies. In other words if a particular horse     attend are as follows:
    notoriously unreliable and it is always worth investing in a        is very well backed (or has a lot of people who think it is the
    better class ticket.                                                best horse in a race) the bookie will reduce the return you will
                                                                        get if it wins. For people with a gut feeling or inside knowledge
                                                                        you can bet early and get better odds on these favourites.
                                                                        (Ante Post) However if the horse is not as well fancied the
                                                                        odds can get higher.



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     EXTRAS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               EXTRAS




    Picnic hampers for two                                                          Champagne Gifts                                                              Canvas Prints
    Enhance your race day with one of our freshly prepared                                                                                                                   A Truly Unique gift/momento!
    Picnic Hampers. Presented in a beautiful wicker basket with
    plates, cutlery, glassware and a picnic rug, everything you                                                                                                              Turn your memories into beautiful canvas works of art to display and enjoy forever. Customers will receive a 5% discount on
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    atmosphere!                                                                                                                                                              receive your discount.


                       INDULGENCE HAMPER - £72.99                                                     GIFT SET PERRIER JOUETTE GRAND                             Cufflinks
                                                                                                      BRUT NV 75cl - £48.00
                       Code: HAMP1M
                                                                                                      Code: PERL20                                                           STYLISH SILVER HORSE GIFT BOx SET                                             ENAMEL RACEHORSE CUFFLINKS
                                                                                                                                                                             - £29.99                                                                      - £29.99
                        Selection of sandwiches Pumpkin Risotto                                       Includes 2 champagne flutes within an attractive gift
                       Cakes Homemade Fish Cakes with Lemon Mayo                                                                                                             Code: ONYx TBC31                                                              Code: DALACO 902271
                                                                                                      box and carry handles.
                       Marinated Olives Mozzarella & Sun Blushed                                                                                                             This is made to the highest standard. Comprises                               These Stylish Enamel Race Horse Cufflinks are
                       Tomato Salad Cheese & Biscuits with Chutney,                                                                                                          horse cufflinks and tie bar. Presented in a beautiful                         made to the highest standard and presented in a
                       Grapes & Celery Fruit Salad Miniature Cakes
                                                                                                      VEUVE CLICQUOT YELLOW LABEL WITH
                                                                                                      ICE JACKET 75cl - £50.75                                               gift box.                                                                     beautiful gift box.
                       Crisps 2 x 250ml bottles of Red/White Wine
                                                                                                      Code: VEUD1                                                            PERFECT SET OF STERLING SILVER RACE                                           DESIGNER SET OF GOLD HORSE & RIDER
                       (v) INDULGENCE HAMPER - £72.99                                                                                                                        HORSE CUFFLINKS - £69.99                                                      CUFFLINKS - £569.99
                                                                                                      Keep your cool with the Veuve Clicquot Ice Jacket NV
                       Code: HAMP1V                                                                   Champagne.                                                             Code: MWARD N46                                                               Code: MWARD N46 G
                                                                                                                                                                             Designed by Murray Ward these are essential for                               These designer Gold Horse And Rider Cufflinks are
                        Selection of sandwiches Pumpkin Risotto Cakes                                 The neoprene-type jacket keeps the bottle chilled                      anyone who loves Horse Racing or has a passion                                finely crafted and manufactured from Gold by Murray
                       Mushroom & Leek Tartlets Marinated Olives                                      even when it’s hot outside making it an ideal                          for gambling. These beautifully crafted race horse                            Ward and come complete inside a beautiful gift box.
                       Mozzarella & Sun Blushed Tomato Salad Cheese &                                 companion for your picnic hamper, the jacket is                        cufflinks will make the perfect gift for that special
                       Biscuits with Chutney, Grapes & Celery Fruit Salad                             secured with a beige smooth leather strap.                             someone or add that little bit class to an already          DELIVERY
                       Miniature Cakes Crisps 2 x 250ml bottles of Red/                                                                                                      smart outfit.                                               Please allow 5-7 working days. Delivery charges are included in the price.
                       White wine                                                                     BOLLINGER LA GRAND ANNEE 2000
                                                                                                      VINTAGE 75cl (GIFT BOxED) - £74.99
                       LUxURY CHAMPAGNE HAMPER - £85.99                                                                                                          Miscellaneous items
                       Code: HAMP2M                                                                   Code: BOLR1
                                                                                                      A fresh and full-flavoured champagne with its fine,                    HORSESHOE KEY RING - £18.99                                                   HORSESHOE MONEY CLIP - £18.99
                        Lemon & Chilli Chicken with Pinenuts & Green                                  long, toasty fantastic finish. Bollinger Champagne
                       Bean Salad Open Salmon & Cream Cheese Bagel                                    bears the Royal Warrant.                                               Code: ONYx KR10                                                               Code: ONYx MC14
                       Mushroom and Leek Tartlets Large Prawns in
                       Parmesan Breadcrumbs with Tartar Sauce Marinated                                                                                                      Stylish Horse Shoe Key Ring made to the highest                               This Stylish Horseshoe Money Clip is made to the
                                                                                                      DOM PERIGNON 2002 VINTAGE 75cl                                         standard and presented in a beautiful gift box.                               highest standard and presented in a beautiful gift box.
                       Olives Spinach & Goats Cheese Croquettes Cheese
                                                                                                      (GIFT BOxED) - £115.00
                       & Biscuits with Chutney, Grapes & Celery Fruit Salad
                       Miniature Cakes Hand Cooked Crisps                                             Code: DOML1                                                            STIRLING SILVER HORSE HEAD MONEY                                              RATHER BE AT THE RACES’ MUG - £13.99
                       2 x 250ml bottles of Champagne                                                                                                                        CLIP - £174.99
                                                                                                      One of the world’s most famous Champagnes, this
                                                                                                      prestige cuvée Dom Perignon 2002 Vintage released                      Code: MWARD SEM                                                               Code: JHG MUG
                       (v) LUxURY CHAMPAGNE HAMPER - £85.99                                           in 2010 retains its founder’s modern vision of true
                                                                                                                                                                             Designer Sterling Silver Horse Head Money Clip is                             Fine bone china mug with “I’d rather be at the races”
                                                                                                      luxury.
                       Code: HAMP2V                                                                                                                                          finely crafted, manufactured from Sterling Silver by                          in blue lettering.
                                                                                                                                                                             Murray Ward, comes complete inside a beautiful gift
                         Penne pasta with roasted Mediterranean vegetables                            GIFT SET LOUIS ROEDERER CRISTAL 2004                                   box.
                       tossed in a pesto sauce Pumpkin Risotto Cakes with                             VINTAGE 75cl - £174.99
                                                                                                                                                                             WINNING POST HIP FLASK - £39.99                                               HORSESHOE HIP FLASK - £39.99
                       crème fraiche Vegetable Spring Rolls with Salsa                                Code: LOUN1
                       Mushroom & Leek Tartlets Marinated Olives Spinach
                                                                                                      An elegant and complete gift idea. The Champagne                       Code: JHG WPHF                                                                Code: JHG HSHF
                       & Goats Cheese Croquettes Cheese & Biscuits with
                                                                                                      and the glasses arrive gift boxed. The exceptional
                       Chutney, Grapes & Celery Fruit Salad Miniature                                                                                                        This 4oz stirrup-shaped flask is made of pewter by                            This unusual 2oz flask has a cap shaped like a
                                                                                                      2004 Vintage Cristal will appear to taste even better
                       Cakes Hand Cooked Crisps 2 x 250ml bottles of                                                                                                         Alchemy of England and embossed with a horse and                              cowboy hat and is made of pewter by Alchemy of
                                                                                                      in the two elegant LSA Sophia Champagne Flutes.
                       Champagne                                                                                                                                             jockey design. Sure to be a winner with any racing                            England. H 12cm, W 8cm
                                                                                                                                                                             enthusiast! H 12cm, W 11cm

                                                                                                                                                                             BINOCULARS - £35.99
                         *All dietary requirements can be catered for on request                        Ordering: www.racing-gifts.co.uk | Tel: 0845 527 3385

                                                                                                                                                                             Code: BINO 01                                               DELIVERY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Please allow 5-7 working days. Delivery charges are included in the price.
                                                                                                                                                                             Konus compact 16 x 32 Vivisport binoculars. Highly
    DELIVERY                                                                        DELIVERY                                                                                 recommended for horse racing or motor sports.
    Hampers will be waiting for you on arrival at the racecourse (only applicable   Please allow 5-7 working days. Delivery charges are included in the price.               Supplied with case.
    when package booked). Must be pre-ordered 2 weeks prior to event date.




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    CHELTENHAM - GOLD CUP                                                                                                                                                                               CHELTENHAM - GOLD CUP




                                                                                                                                                                                  Tickets to the races will be allocated on the coaches.
                                                                                                                              CALL 0845 527 3385 for all Group Bookings
                                                                                                                                                                                  If you would like your tickets in advance please let us
                                                                                                                                                                                  know. We like to keep the tickets with us so that guests
                                                                                                                              All prices include VAT
                                                                                                                                                                                  are certain to have them when they board. Secure
                                                                                                                              We will require full passenger details including
                                                                                                                                                                                  postage costs £5.
                                                                                                                              names, phone numbers and emails to complete
                                                                                                                              the booking.




                                                                                                                             THE PRESTIGE PACKAGE - From £315                     THE BRONZE PACKAGE - From £89.99pp
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Return Coach travel - available each day of the festival
                                                                                                                               Includes                                           •	 Best Mates tickets - Tattersalls + £30 - Club + £55
                                                                                                                               Grand Stand Ticket                                 •	 Bubbly on the Bus
                                                                                                                               Private tables (10 guests max, no min.)            •	 Sweepstakes on the Coach

    Cheltenham - Gold Cup                                                                                                      Morning coffee & biscuits
                                                                                                                               Pimm’s reception
                                                                                                                                                                                  •	 Your own courier for the day

                                                                                                                               Complimentary bar
                                                                                                                                                                                  THE SILVER PACKAGE - From £210pp
                                                                                                                               Four-course luncheon
    The climax of the entire Jump racing season is                 PRICES FROM:                                                Fine wines served with lunch
                                                                                                                                                                                  • Return Coach journey


                                                                   £89.99
    the Cheltenham Gold Cup.                                                                                                   Afternoon tea
                                                                                                                                                                                  •		Champagne
                                                                                                                                                                                  •		Courier	Service	
                                                                                                                               Colour TV monitors
    Our tours include Coach travel, Best Mates                                                                                                                                    •		Admission	into	a	private	marquee	in	the	tented	village						
                                                                                                                               Racecard & Racing newspapers
                                                                                                                                                                                     with easy access to the parade ring and viewing areas.
    tickets, Bubbly and courier service as                                                                                     Tote betting facilities
                                                                   Course dates:                                                                                                     The marquee contains seating for everyone, cash bar,
    standard.                                                                                                                  Floral landscaping
                                                                   15th March | 16th March                                                                                           canteen with hot and cold food available to purchase,
                                                                                                                               Individual guest documentation
                                                                   17th March | 18th March                                                                                           tote betting facilities, screens showing all the racing
    Racing at Cheltenham kicks off the season in March with                                                                    VIP hostess service
    the Cheltenham Festival and the legendary Gold Cup                                                                                                                               and guest speakers before racing each day.
    meeting. The Gold Cup is always held on Friday and                                                                                                                            •		Tattersalls	main	entry	tickets
                                                                                                                             Glass Fronted Boxes
    often coincides with St Patrick’s day. As a result the races                                                             (Full hospitality package including Club Enclosure
    have a party atmosphere unlike any other race meeting          UPGRADE TICKETS                                           admission)                                           THE GOLD PACKAGE - From £300pp
    in Britain.                                                    There are 3 options for upgrades at the Cheltenham Gold
                                                                                                                                                                                  Hospitality marquee
                                                                   Cup Festival.
                                                                                                                             Private boxes - 40 guests, minimum of 2 people       (Full hospitality package including Tattersalls admission)
    The course is divided into sections with a selection of
                                                                                                                             per booking.
    ticket prices and facilities. Starting with the Best Mates     Tattersalls upgrade - £30 (our choice)
    tickets the range progresses to encompass facilities in        Guinness Grand Stand - views of the winning post -                                                             Private tables - 8-12 guests,
    the private boxes.                                             covered grandstand add £41.                               Tue 15 March £440
                                                                   Club - Access to the main grandstands and indoor bars,    Wed 16 March £440                                    Tue 15 March £300 (Champion Hurdle Day)
                                                                   Tote etc add £55.                                         Thur 17 March £470                                   Wed 16 March £315 (Ladies Day)
                                                                   Hospitality - From £250 per person on request.            Fri 18 March £725                                    Thur 17 March St. Patrick’s Day SOLD OUT
         Departures
                                                                                                                                                                                  Fri 18 March £475 (Gold Cup Day)
    Reading, Swindon, Cirencester, London, High Wycombe,           GROUP BOOKINGS
    Oxford, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent,       Our Group booking deal is for a minimum of 30 people.
    Wolverhampton, Cardiff, Newport Gwent,                         It includes, private coach, champagne, courier and
    Subject to demand                                              Guinness stand access.
                                                                   From £149 per person
    Guildford, Frimley, Basingstoke, Newbury Station,
    Hungerford.




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    AINTREE                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         AINTREE




                                                                                                                                                                                                      GRAND NATIONAL BREAKS
                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Grand National meeting is a huge event and hotels
                                                                                                                                                                                                      sell out 6 months in advance. However we have a
                                                                                                                                                                                                      selection of rooms available in well positioned hotels that
                                                                                                                                                                                                      are affordable as well as some top quality 4 and 5 star
                                                                                                                                                                                                      hotels in the city centre.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Each package Includes:
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tattersalls Ticket for the Grand National
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Return Coach Travel from scheduled departures
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Saturday night Accommodation
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Breakfast

                                                                                                                                                                                                      £199 Per person 3 Star 1 Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Staying within walking distance of the racecourse in
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Aintree.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      This known brand hotel is perfect for guests who would
                                                                                                                                                                                                      like to maximise their time at the track and enjoy a great
                                                                                                                                                                                                      weekends entertainment. Available for Saturday Night
                                                                                                                                                                                                      only this deal includes coach travel, ticket (Tatersalls)
                                                                                                                                                                                                      bubbly on the bus and a hotel plus breakfast. There is an
                                                                                                                                                                                                      on site carvery and a la carte restaurant and the hotel is

    Aintree - Grand National                                                                                                          TICKETS
                                                                                                                                      We start our tickets with Tattersalls entry. This allows
                                                                                                                                                                                                      putting on entertainments every night. This is our most
                                                                                                                                                                                                      popular option and is only available for 2 people per
                                                                                                                                      access to the main open areas of the track and gives the        room.
                                                                                                                                      holder great views of the racing right up to the winning
    The Grand National is the world’s most                           PRICES FROM:                                                     post.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      £279 Per person | 3 Star 3 Nights

                                                                     £89.99
    famous and gruelling horse race. It is also a
    great party for the whole nation. This is the                                                                                     Amongst the other tickets on offer we have selected the
                                                                                                                                      Sefton stand as a great value upgrade. This gives the           This known brand 3 star hotel is located near to John
    one day of the year when the whole country                                                                                                                                                        Lennon airport - about 20 minutes from Aintree
                                                                                                                                      holder a spectacular view of the races and access to the
    stops to watch the races and you should be                                                                                                                                                        The package includes coach transfers to and from
                                                                     Course dates:                                                    major areas of the grandstands.
    there.                                                                                                                                                                                            scheduled departure points, tattersalls tickets for each
                                                                     07th April | Friday 08th April (Ladies Day)                                                                                      day of the meeting from Thursday (Ladies Day) and
                                                                     09th April                                                       Other tickets on offer include hospitality, boxes and
    The Grand National Festival.                                                                                                      enclosures. If you think that you are ready to upgrade          daily shuttle transfers to the racecourse.
                                                                                                                                      please contact your agent for options and availability.
    The biggest racing festival in North West England holds          Includes Coach, Bubbly, Courier, Tickets to Tattersalls except   The Grand National meeting sells out at least 1 year in         This package Includes:
    a fascination for almost every adult in the UK and Ireland.      Saturday when Steeplechase tickets are standard.                 advance but Sport Abroad holds a stock of tickets that            Tattersalls Ticket for the 3 days Grand National
    From the days of Red Rum to Don’t Push It, the names             Saturday upgrade to Tattersalls £25.                             often mean you can gain access where others cannot.               Return Coach Travel from scheduled departures
    of winning horses symbolise the best in endurance and                                                                                                                                               Shuttle each day to Aintree
    strength.                                                                                                                         It pays to book with a specialist!                                3 nights Accommodation
                                                                          Departures
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Breakfast
                                                                     London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newport Gwent, Bristol,
    Aintree is located on the outskirts of Liverpool. The track      Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield, Stoke, Wakefield, Leeds,
    is long, and very tough for the horses but it is fantastically   Gloucester, Cheltenham, Worcester.                                                                                               £499.00 Per person | 5 Star 3 Nights
    well appointed. There are a variety of stands and tickets                                                                                                                                         Per person based on 2 per room in twin or double.
    available and we start our offers with Tattersalls tickets.                                                                       Tickets to the races will be allocated on the coaches.
                                                                                                                                      If you would like your tickets in advance please contact us.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Staying in the city centre in the wonderful Hard Days
                                                                       Daily Departures from Selected cities                                                                                          Night Hotel.
    From the moment the meeting opens there is an                                                                                                                                                     Includes:
    anticipation in the air that ultimately leads to the big race      Includes
                                                                       Tickets                                                                                                                          Daily Shuttle service to Aintree
    on Saturday. The city of Liverpool buzzes at night as the                                                                                                                                           Tattersalls tickets daily
    party carries on.                                                  Executive Coach - WC, TV, AC.
                                                                       Courier                                                                                                                          Bed and Breakfast
                                                                       Bubbly on the bus                                                                                                                Based on 2 persons per room
    Scousers are famously funny and one thing you can
    be guaranteed of is that you will have one of the most             £89.99 per person
    entertaining times of your life at the Grand National.                                                                                                                                           Limited availability




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     ASCOT                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ASCOT




                                                                        Ascot                                                          PRICES FROM:


                                                                        Ascot is synonymous with style, class and
                                                                                                                                       £189.99
                                                                                                                                       For 2 days 3 star hotel
                                                                                                                                       - coach and grandstand ticket
                                                                        quality. Throughout the year Ascot offers
                                                                        premium racing and fabulous                                    Course dates:
                                                                        days out.                                                      22nd January | 19th February | 23rd July
                                                                                                                                       15th October | 17th December
                                                                        There is a clear distinction between the Royal Ascot
                                                                        festival and other races at Ascot. Outside of the festival
                                                                        Ascot is one of the most relaxed and well appointed
                                                                        racecourses in the world.

                                                                        With its impressive new grandstands and fantastic
                                                                        hospitality attending a race at Ascot is memorable
                                                                        experience. From the terraces to the raised viewing areas
                                                                        on the open paddock you will be guaranteed a fabulous
                                                                        time.

                                                                        Sport Abroad is the top tour operator to Ascot and we
                                                                        work closely with the course to ensure that every day is
       GROUP BOOKINGS                                                   as perfect as it can be. From the moment we pick you up        TICKETS AND ENCLOSURES                                        FOOD AND DRINK
       If you are organising a group for Ascot please collate           to the moment you leave we do our level best to make           The standard tickets are known as Silver Ring. Behind         Sport Abroad are the top tour operators to Ascot
       the number of guests and contact us as soon as                   sure everything runs like clockwork.                           the rails is the guests paddock where guests are allowed      and we have a great range of food and picnic
       possible. You will need a minimum of 35 people for a                                                                            to set up their picnics and tables.                           accessories that are designed to increase your
       private coach, or we can combine smaller groups.                 THE EVENTS                                                                                                                   enjoyment of the day.
                                                                        We attend all the races at Ascot.                              GRANDSTAND
       We will need to know where you wish to leave from                The season starts in January with the Victor Chandler                                                                        Our catering options are tasty and freshly made each
                                                                                                                                       The Grandstand is our preferred enclosure.
       and if you require any extra items such as gazebo’s,             stakes and runs right through to the winter meetings.                                                                        day. These options will save you money. You should note
                                                                                                                                       Tickets to the Grandstand allow access to the main
       meals, hampers, wine and champagne .                                                                                                                                                          that wine is not allowed to be taken into the silver ring.
                                                                                                                                       stands but not to the Royal Enclosure or hospitality
                                                                        Each meeting has its own flavour and atmosphere.               suites. The Grandstand is the perfect place to enjoy
       If you are celebrating a special event please let us             Christmas is a great time to come to Ascot as the                                                                            We offer an alternative to the onsite concessions with our
                                                                                                                                       the bars and shopping facilities. Guests who choose
       know as soon as possible and we will try to allow                festivities and entertainment make for a refreshing and                                                                      catering options. The range of cold meals, open buffet
                                                                                                                                       Grandstand are able to access the Silver Ring.
       extra time to add decorations or for your private                unique alternative to traditional winter markets. Whatever                                                                   and wine and various picnic hampers are available on
       preparations.                                                    the season and whatever the race you are guaranteed a                                                                        pre-order only. Please see pages 5 & 6 for details.
                                                                                                                                       The Grandstands are enclosed and offer superb
                                                                        great time at Ascot. Please refer to the time table for race   protection from the elements. Ascot spent over £20
       Call 0845 527 3385 for all Group Bookings                        dates.                                                                                                                       RESTAURANTS
                                                                                                                                       million on the new stands and the views from the terrace
                                                                                                                                       are excellent.                                                We offer a range of restaurants and hospitality options.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     If you wish to know more please decide which day you
                                                                          HOTELS AND SHORT BREAKS                                                                                                    wish to attend and we will advise you of availability and
         Departures - January meet                                                                                                     BOxES
                                                                                                                                       If you are booking for a group it is worth thinking about     price. There is a minimum requirement of 2 people for
     London, Swindon, Reading.                                                                                                                                                                       any form of hospitality. Prices start at £99 per person for
                                                                              4* B&B in Bracknell, 2 nights                            taking a box. We have a range of options for groups
                                                                                                                                                                                                     3 course meals with wine and coffee
          Departures - February meet                                                                                                   of 8 or more. You can include catering and there are a
     London, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Reigate, Bedford,
                                                                             including transfers, from £295                            range of different levels and views that offer high quality
     Milton Keynes, Luton.                                                                                                             facilities throughout.                                        PRIVATE COACHES AND COURIERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                     We are able to provide private coach and couriers for
         Departures - July King George & October Queen Elizabeth                                                                       Catering for guests taking a box are surprisingly             every race in the UK.
     London, Southampton, Winchester, Birmingham, Solihull, Coventry,                                                                  affordable. Please enquire about the options.
     Warwick, Gloucester.                                                                                                                                                                            As Ascot specialists we can tell you pretty much
                                                                             Includes: Coach Transport,                                                                                              everything you need to know. This is our home course
         Departures - Christmas Meet                                         Bubbly on the bus, Admission                              ExTRAS                                                        and we know the staff and track intimately.
     London, Southampton, Winchester, Swindon, Reading.                      Ticket from £89.99                                        Don’t forget that you can enhance your day at Ascot
                                                                                                                                       with a host of extras. See pg 5&6.
                                                                             Upgrades available.
     Tickets to the races will be allocated on the coaches.
     If you would like your tickets in advance please contact us.




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     ROYAL ASCOT                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ROYAL ASCOT




                                                                                                                                       TICKETS & ENCLOSURES                                           Our catering options are tasty, freshly made each day
                                                                                                                                       Our ticket recommendations for passengers are as               and will actually save you money.
                                                                                                                                       follows:
                                                                                                                                                                                                      RESTAURANTS
                                                                                                                                       GRANDSTAND                                                     We offer a range of restaurants and hospitality options.
                                                                                                                                       The Grandstand is our preferred enclosure during the           If you wish to know more please decide which day you
                                                                                                                                       Royal Ascot Festival.                                          wish to attend and we will advise you of availability and
                                                                                                                                                                                                      price. There is a minimum requirement of 2 people for
                                                                                                                                       Tickets to the Grandstand allow access to the main             any form of hospitality during Royal Ascot week. Prices
                                                                                                                                       stands but not to the Royal Enclosure or hospitality           start at £299 per person for 3 course meals with wine
                                                                                                                                       suites. The Grandstand is the perfect place to enjoy           and coffee.
                                                                                                                                       the champagne bars, Pimms stands and a plethora of
                                                                                                                                       entertainers who perform throughout each day.                  PRIVATE COACHES AND COURIERS
                                                                                                                                                                                                      We are able to provide private coach and couriers for
                                                                                                                                       Guests who choose Grandstand are able to access the            every race in the UK.
                                                                                                                                       Silver Ring and can take their own picnic but not the
                                                                                                                                       other way around. You should note that these tickets           As Ascot specialists we can tell you pretty much
                                                                                                                                       usually sell out well in advance of the event and you          everything you need to know. This is our home course
                                                                                                                                       should book as early as possible to ensure availability.       and we know the staff and track intimately.

                                                                                                                                       The Grandstands are enclosed and offer superb                  Minimum numbers apply.
                                                                                                                                       protection from the elements. Ascot spent over £20
                                                                                                                                       million on the new stands and the views from the terrace

     Royal Ascot                                                                                                                       are excellent. You are also able to see parts of the Royal
                                                                                                                                       Enclosure and paddock but you are not able to enter
                                                                                                                                                                                                       GROUP BOOKINGS
                                                                                                                                                                                                       If you are organising a group for Ascot please collate
                                                                                                                                       these areas.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       the number of guests and contact us as soon as
                                                                                                                                                                                                       possible. You will need a minimum of 35 people for a
     An audience with the Queen is a rare privilege.                PRICES FROM:                                                       SILVER RING
                                                                                                                                                                                                       private coach and 30 if you require couriers.

                                                                    £89.99
     Despite the fact that she has been on the                                                                                         The standard tickets are known as Silver Ring and allow
     throne for over 50 years most of her citizens                                                                                     access to the open grassed areas and a huge covered
                                                                                                                                                                                                       We will need to know where you wish to leave from
     rarely have the opportunity to see her except                                                                                     marquee where bands play and concession stands sell
                                                                                                                                                                                                       and if you require any extra items such as gazebo’s,
                                                                                                                                       food and drink. Silver Ring tickets will get you close to
     at her own racecourse, Ascot.                                                                                                                                                                     meals, hampers, wine and champagne etc.
                                                                    Course dates:                                                      the action as the last few furlongs of the home straight
                                                                    14th June | 15th June                                              form the boundary.
     Ascot is synonymous with style, class and quality and                                                                                                                                             If you are celebrating a special event please let us
                                                                    16th June | 17th June                                                                                                              know as soon as possible and we will try to allow
     Royal Ascot is the highlight of the social calendar.
                                                                    18th June                                                          Behind the rails is the guests paddock where guests are
                                                                                                                                                                                                       extra time to add decorations or for your private
                                                                                                                                       allowed to set up their picnics and tables. It is a striking
     There is a clear distinction between the Royal Ascot                                                                                                                                              preparations.
                                                                                                                                       spectacle to observe thousands of fantastically dressed
     festival and other races at Ascot.
                                                                                                                                       people basking in the sunshine drinking champagne and
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Call 01489 880 846 for all Group Bookings
                                                                                                                                       eating cucumber sandwiches as the horses thunder by.
     Royal Ascot presides over all the other principle race              THE DAyS
     meetings in the UK because it is the Queens own event.              Tuesday and Wednesday are the most relaxed days and           ROyAL ENCLOSURE
                                                                         you are far more likely to actually see the celebrities and   These tickets are only available to members. If you know
     Other race days at Ascot are often attended by the Royal            prestigious faces that one associates with Ascot than on      a member who will invite you you can access these                  Standard Package Includes:
     Family but only the Royal Ascot festival has established            other days.                                                   areas otherwise there are no tickets available.                    Coach Transport, Silver Ring Admission
     itself as an unalterable fact in the Queens diary.                                                                                                                                                   Ticket, Champagne & Strawberries on
                                                                         On Thursday Ladies Day kicks into gear and the entire         FOOD AND DRINK                                                     Arrival from £89.99
     Royal Ascot is a huge event and takes place over 5 days             racecourse is filled by some of the most fabulous hats        Sport Abroad are the top tour operators to Ascot and we            Ticket upgrades: Grandstand – from £40pp extra
     in June. Each day is distinctive and hosts a series of              and dresses you are ever likely to encounter. See the         have a great range of food and picnic accessories that             Hospitality – on request, please enquire.
     group 1 races. There are activities and performances                Queens Parade at 2pm!                                         are designed to increase your enjoyment of the day.
     each day and the atmosphere builds up as each day
     progresses.                                                         Friday is almost as busy as Thursday but a degree of                                                                               Departures
                                                                                                                                       We offer an alternative to the onsite concessions with our
                                                                         moderation and the atmosphere is a little less charged.       catering options. The range of cold meals, open buffet         London, Southampton, Winchester, Birmingham, Solihull,
     Tickets to the races will be allocated on the coaches.                                                                            and wine and various picnic hampers are available on           Coventry, Warwick, Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent, Bedford,
     If you would like your tickets in advance please contact us.        On Saturday the Festival reaches it climax with the           pre-order only. Please see page 5 & 6 for details.             Milton Keynes, Luton, St. Albans, Maidstone, Sevenoaks,
                                                                         largest crowds and highest value races.                                                                                      Reigate, Ipswich, Colchester, Chelmsford, Brighton,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Haywards Heath, Crawley.




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     GOODWOOD                                                                                                                                                                                                         GOODWOOD




                                                                                PRICES FROM:                                                                             COACHES


                                                                                £89.99
                                                                                                                                                                         All our coaches are executive standard and have WC, air
                                                                                                                                                                         conditioning and dedicated courier on board.

                                                                                                                                                                         Each passenger is treated to our stand out service
                                                                                                                                                                         and of course the obligatory bubbly on the bus. From
                                                                                Course dates:                                                                            the moment you join us our job is to make your day as
                                                                                26th July | 27th July | 28th July                                                        pleasant as possible.
                                                                                29th July | 30th July
                                                                                                                                                                         Coaches are parked within 100 metres of the track and
                                                                                                                                                                         disabled passengers can be taken to the track directly
                                                                                                                                                                         (subject to availability and prior notice).

                                                                                                                                                                         TICKETS
                                                                                                                                                                         Lennox Tickets are the cheapest and provide a basic
                                                                                                                                                                         stand and open grassed areas with bookmakers, tote
                                                                                                                                                                         and some food stands.

                                                                                                                                                                         Our ticket recommendation is for the Gordon enclosure
                                                                                                                                                                         which allows access to most open areas of the course
                                                                                                                                                                         and provides good shelter and the best concession
                                                                                                                             HOTELS AND SHORT BREAKS                     stands. The Gordon enclosure is also where the fashion
                                                                                                                                                                         stalls, champagne bars and brass bands and paddocks

     Goodwood                                                                                                                                                            are located.

                                                                                                                                                                         For guests who require a more refined selection the
                                                                                                                                 3 nights in a 4 star Hotel              Richmond is the best option but please note these tickets
     Imagine yourself in the heart of                           Picnics on the lawns outside the enclosures are a                   Bed and Breakfast                    are often restricted to members only during the “Glorious
     quintessentially English countryside, the                  tradition at Goodwood.                                                                                   Goodwood festival” and may not be available.
                                                                                                                             Tickets to the Gordon Enclosure
     rolling meadows shimmer in the summer sun
     and gently fall away in green baize perfection
                                                                We are able to provide hampers for guests at an                   Picnic basket included                 PRIVATE COACHES AND COURIERS
                                                                additional cost. It is not uncommon for guests to spend                                                  We are able to provide private coach and couriers for
     towards the shimmering sea, You are                        most of the day flitting between their picnic and the race                                               every race in the UK. If you are organising a group
     imagining Goodwood.                                        course as they are only a couple of minutes walk away.                Transfers daily                    please collate the number of guests and which race you

                                                                You can actually watch the start of some races from the
                                                                                                                                Strawberries & Champagne                 wish to attend. We will need to know where you wish to
     This race track is unique in Britain. Goodwood estate                                                                                                               leave from and if you require any extra items such as
     belongs to the far-sighted Lord March and the racetrack    coaches as the track runs parallel with it for a couple of                                               breakfasts, gazebo’s, meals etc.
     is situated in the heart of his sprawling estate.          furlongs.                                                        £499 per person based on
     The racecourse is laid along a small ridge at the top      Behind the main pavilion are lawned areas which are set             2 people per room
     of the high ground of the Goodwood estate and to get       up for brass bands, Pimms bars and hospitality areas.
     to it you have to drive right through the grounds, past    There are small fashion shops and the parade ring and                                                       We will require full passenger details including names,
     Goodwood house and along the motorsports circuit.          exercise paddock.                                                                                           phone numbers and emails to complete the booking.


     Located a few miles from Chichester, Goodwood is           One thing you will find at Goodwood is an attitude that
     venerated for many events: The Festival of Speed,          has vanished in many parts of the modern world. The
     Revival, Vintage being a few but the pinnacle is           people who attend are invariably polite, well dressed and
     undoubtedly the Glorious Goodwood race meeting in late     delighted to be there. It makes the modern world and all
                                                                                                                               Tours include: Coach transport,                 Departures
     July.                                                      the hassle of daily life disappear in a haze of perfection     Lennox Enclosure ticket and               London, Kensington, Guildford, Southampton, Fareham,
                                                                that is hard to beat.                                          bubbly on the bus from £89.99             Cosham, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Crawley, Hasting,
     Facilities at Goodwood are, as you would expect, superb.                                                                                                            Bexhill, Eastbourne, Brighton, Worthing, Croydon, Redhill,
     From the cheapest tickets in the Lennox enclosure to the                                                                                                            Reigate, Dorking.
     more refined areas of Gordon and beyond you will find                                                                     Ticket upgrades:
     nothing but the best. Even the food stands serve produce                                                                  Gordon - add £20
                                                                                                                               Richmond Enclosure - add £60 per person   Tickets to the races will be allocated on the coaches.
     made and grown on the estate.
                                                                                                                               (minimum of 4)                            If you would like your tickets in advance please contact us.




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     EPSOM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       EPSOM




                                                            PRICES FROM:

                                                            £83
                                                            Course dates:
                                                            Ladies Day 3rd June
                                                            Derby Day 4th June




      HOTELS AND SHORT BREAKS



                                                            Epsom                                                        TICKETS
                                                                                                                         During the Derby and at the other 15 race meetings that
                                                                                                                                                                                           HOSPITALITy
                                                                                                                                                                                           Tattenham Straight Marquee
                                                                                                                         are held at Epsom each year the racegoers have a great            Pimms reception, complimentary bar, TV screens, TOTE,
            2 nights in a 4 star Hotel                                                                                   selection of entertainment and tickets to choose from.            3 course meal, coffee and mints, afternoon tea,
               Bed and Breakfast                            Grazing the sky above London on the Surrey                                                                                     Ladies Day £199 per person
                                                            downs lies the enigmatic racecourse of                       For groups we offer the traditional coach to Tattenham as         Derby Day £230 per person
         Tickets to the Duchess Stand                                                                                    well as the option to attend the main enclosures.
                                                            Epsom. Perched on top of a hill the stands
             Picnic basket included                         and track offer a perfect undulating view of the
                                                                                                                                                                                           Downs View - second floor of the Queens Stand
                                                                                                                         Passengers who opt for the Tattenham selection will be            Morning coffee and pastries
                                                            surrounding countryside.                                     able to purchase picnic baskets and buffet options from           Pimms and Champagne with canapes
                Transfers daily                                                                                          our range. Tattenham tickets do not allow access to the           4 course meal with liquors and coffee
          Strawberries & Champagne                          Epsom is the home of the world famous Oaks and the
                                                            Derby. These are the most famous races anywhere on
                                                                                                                         main grandstands. See pages 5 & 6 for details.                    Afternoon tea

                                                            earth and they are always eventful. The first Oaks race      UPGRADES                                                          Ladies day £425 per person
           £429 per person based on                         held at Epsom was in 1779 and the Derby followed the         The Duchess Stand, located next to The Queens Stand,              Derby Day £450 per person
                                                            year after and history has been made at Epsom ever           offers great views over the course and The Downs. It
              2 people per room                             since                                                        offers a relaxed atmosphere for the racegoer with access          Blue Riband Room - first floor of the Queens Stand
                                                                                                                         to viewing over the Parade Ring, The Oaks Hall, and               Pimms and champagne and canapes
                                                            On the far side of the track from the grandstands is         the bars, stands, music and entertainment in the Derby            5 course gourmet lunch
                                                            the Tattenham corner with its famous fairs and parties.      Village. Betting Facilities include the Tote and access to        Liquors and coffee
                                                            Tattenham is slightly younger than the rest of the course.   the Rails Bookmakers                                              Afternoon tea
                                                            It was only added in 1784 and the race has been
       Tours include Coach transport,                       held over the mile and a half ever since. In 1913 the        The Queen’s Stand is the most exclusive area at Epsom             Ladies Day £525 per person
                                                            suffragette Emily Davison threw herself under the hooves     Downs Racecourse. Situated opposite the winning                   Derby Day £550 per person
       Tattenham straight ticket and                        of the Kings Horse and in 2006 there was a four way          post, it has the best views and facilities on the course. It
       bubbly on the bus from £83                           finish. In 2010 the winner was Workforce who went on to      has bars, cold snacks, a champagne and seafood bar,               For guests attending the Derby at Epsom we highly
       Ticket upgrades: Duchess Stand – add £45pp,          win the Arc in Paris. One thing you can be certain of at     private entertaining suites and full TOTE betting facilities.     recommend that you consider a picnic basket and
       Queens Stand – add £69pp                             Epsom is that the races will be superb.                      Queen’s Stand racegoers have access to viewing over               champagne combination.
                                                                                                                         the Paddock and Winner’s Circle.
                                                            Over 100 000 people attended the Derby every year.
         Departures
     London Embankment, Fulham, Brighton, Haywards Heath,                                                                Dress Code is strictly enforced: Gentlemen are asked to
                                                                                                                                                                                         Tickets to the races will be allocated on the coaches.
     Crawley, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Reigate, Colchester,                                                                 wear a jacket, collar and tie. Ladies do not have to wear
                                                                                                                                                                                         If you would like your tickets in advance please contact us.
     Chelmsford, Harlow, Cheshunt.                                                                                       a hat but the majority do. Jeans, sports shorts, denim
                                                                                                                         or trainers are not acceptable. Picnics not allowed in
                                                                                                                         Duchess/Queens Stands.




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     CHELTENHAM                                                                                                                                                                                                             CHELTENHAM




                                                                                 PRICES FROM:                                                                                    Tickets to the races will be allocated on the coaches.
                                                                                                                                                                                 If you would like your tickets in advance please contact us.

                                                                                 £89.99
                                                                                 Course dates:
                                                                                 13th April | 14th April
                                                                                 The Open:11th November | 12th
                                                                                 November | 13th November
                                                                                 The International:10th December


                                                                                                                                                                                 TICKETS
                                                                                                                                                                                 Our ticket recommendations for passengers are as
                                                                                                                                                                                 follows:

                                                                                                                                                                                 TATTERSALLS - FROm £89.99
                                                                                                                                                                                 Access to all open areas including the parade ring, totes,
                                                                                                                                                                                 bars, shopping and trackside standing areas. This ticket
                                                                                                                                                                                 selection also allows you to join in the madness of the
                                                                                                                                                                                 Guinness village bars. There are no seating areas except
                                                                                                                                                                                 for the covered “arena” but you cannot watch the races
                                                                                                                          About the Meetings                                     whilst under the shelter.
     Cheltenham                                                                                                           The Open                                               GUINNESS STAND - FROm £125.99
                                                                                                                          Three days of racing magic, 80 trade stands            Views from the covered grandstand as the horse head
     Cheltenham nestles deep in the heart of the                                                                          in The Open Shopping Village, a great                  towards the finishing post. Access as for Tattersall’s.
                                                                  HOTELS AND SHORT BREAKS
     English countryside and is world famous for                                                                          atmosphere in the grandstands, bars and
                                                                                                                          restaurants and a host of historic races.              CLUB - £139.99
     the quality of its facilities and atmosphere. The                                                                                                                           As Tattersalls but with upgraded facilities and indoor bars
     race course is situated on the undulating hills                                                                      The International                                      and betting. Terraces allow for much better views of the
     of the Cotswolds.                                                           Short breaks                             A wonderful two days of the highest class              races.
                                                                                                                          action, featuring one of the most valuable
     The course is divided into sections with a selection                      The International                          hurdle races of the entire season in Europe.           HOSPITALITy
     of ticket prices and facilities. Starting with Best Mates                    The Open                                The International Hurdle. This is a hugely             There are a range of hospitality and boxes on offer
     tickets the range progresses to encompass facilities in                                                              significant race in its own right. It is also the      for Cheltenham. If you are considering booking a box
     the private boxes.                                                                                                   perfect time to start celebrating a win before         or hospitality please contact your agent as soon as
                                                                              Tickets, Transport                          Christmas.                                             possible.
     During race meetings at Cheltenham each day has at
     least 6 races with world-class horses running. Every day
                                                                                and Breakfast.                                                                                   GROUP BOOKINGS
     is a party and it is not uncommon to find very well known                                                                                                                   Please call before booking
     faces in the crowd taking their turn to place a bet.                          3 nights
     SHORT BREAKS                                                             Tattersalls Tickets                         Departures
     For guests who wish to stay longer we have arranged for
                                                                                                                      Reading, Swindon, Cirencester, London, High Wycombe,
     hotels near Cheltenham and Birmingham.
                                                                        From £389.99 per person                       Oxford, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester, Stoke-on-Trent,
     We have selected Birmingham as our preferred                                                                     Wolverhampton, Cardiff, Newport Gwent,
     departure point because it offers a good accommodation                                                           Subject to demand                                               We will require full passenger details
     at reasonable prices during the race periods, and the                                                            Guildford, Frimley, Basingstoke, Newbury Station,              including names, phone numbers and
     option of great evening entertainment.                      ExTRAS                                               Hungerford - other cities on request for groups.                  emails to complete the booking.
                                                                 Don’t forget that you can enhance your day at
     Bed and Breakfast are at known brand hotels in the          Cheltenham Races with a host of extras. See pg 5&6
     city centres. The Birmingham Hotel is around 5 minutes      for details.
     walk from the Bullring and New St station and is easily
     accessible from all over the country. Coaches transfer to
     Cheltenham from directly outside the hotel at 9.20 am
     daily and return around 7pm.



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     CHESTER                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             YORK




                                                                                    PRICES FROM:                                                                                                PRICES FROM:

                                                                                    £69.99                                                                                                      £69.99
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ebor Festival
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Dine in the County
                                                                                    Upgrade to Long Room from £22 per person                                                                    County Stand Upgrades £45
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Stand from only £69
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Private Boxes from
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         £399
                                                                                   Course dates:                                                                                                Course dates:
                                                                                    4th May | 5th May | 6th May | 21st May |                                                                    Ebor Festival:17th August |
                                                                                    24th June (evening) | 25th June |                                                                           18th August | 19th August | 20th
                                                                                    8th July (evening) | 9th July |                                                                             August
                                                                                    20th August | 24th September
                                                                                                                                                                                                11th May | 12th May | 13th May
                                                                                                                                                                                                21st May | 8th July | 9th July |
                                                                                                                                                                                                22nd July (evening) | 23rd July
                                                                                                                                                                                                4th September (press family
                                                                                                                                                                                                race day) | 7th October | 8th
                                                                                                                                                                                                October




     Chester                                                                                                                      York
     The city of Chester was founded by the                        TICKETS                                                        York is the home of the famous Ebor Race                             PACKAGES
     Romans and its classical heritage shows at                    There are multiple ticket options at Chester but our           festival which is held each August. Located                          We offer day trips from most northern cities – for
                                                                   recommendations are for Tattersalls and Paddock,                                                                                    other cities please enquire. Including, Sheffield, Leeds,
     every turn. The city is surrounded by red stone                                                                              on the outskirts of this historic city with its
                                                                   County and above all hospitality tickets.                                                                                           Wakefield, Middlesborough and Scarborough.
     walls and is bisected by the glorious River                                                                                  1000 year history, York races are the north of
     Dee. For passengers wishing to stay for more                  Tattersalls and Paddock are open areas with some               England’s answer to Royal Ascot.                                     TICKETS
     than one day a stroll along the city walls make               shelter and allow easy access across the track to the                                                                               Starting at the Grandstand and Paddock the tickets allow
                                                                   centre of the course, known as ‘the Open Course. At            The racecourse has a genteel and refined atmosphere                  fantastic access to the parade ring, trackside and open
     for a fascinating walking tour.
                                                                   major races the Open Course is given over to picnics           that is redolent of the 1930’s. That is not to say that the          grandstands. In front of the open stands are where you
                                                                   and a small carnival for the children.                         facilties are old fashioned, far from it. The track has              will find the bookies and a huge lawn that is laid out for
     The city itself is beautiful and hosts a massive collection
                                                                                                                                  superb catering and betting opportunities. There are                 picnics.
     of Elizabethan buildings and some of the smartest
                                                                   Provision is made for food and drinks, please note that        huge screens to watch the races no matter which ticket
     shopping arcades in the North. With the foothills of the
                                                                   picnics are only allowed in the Open Course area.              you opt for and the hospitality boxes and catering are               Upgrades to the county stands permit you access to the
     Cambrian mountains and Wales only a matter of minutes
                                                                                                                                  second to none.                                                      stand itself and also to the champagne bars that lie in
     away Chester is a cultured and enchanting place to
     spend a few days.                                             Tattersalls and “higher quality” tickets allow access to the                                                                        the shade of the huge oak trees that mark this course
                                                                   main pavilion and grandstands which offer better shelter       One of the best things about York and the Ebor festival is           out as exceptional. These are our recommendation for all
                                                                   in case of inclement weather. They are also situated so        that the prices on the course are remarkably affordable.             guests.
     Chester races and the racecourse are located just
                                                                   that the winning post is directly in front of you.             Unlike some other big races the amount you spend
     outside the walls on the very edge of the city. Flanked
                                                                                                                                  on the day needn’t blow the budget. Yorkshire folk are               Voltigeur and hospitality suites
     behind the stands, the city walls tower over the course
                                                                                                                                  notoriously careful with their money and that is reflected           We have a wide range of options if you are planing
     and add a sense of intimacy to the racing. You will often          Departures
                                                                                                                                  in the price of food and drinks.                                     on a days hospitality. Please ask us for details. Our
     see passers by peering at the racing from the top of the      Manchester, Warrington, Southport, Liverpool, Birkenhead,
     walls whilst below them the party is in full swing.                                                                                                                                               recommendations are for boxes on levels 3 and 4 of the
                                                                   Stoke-on-Trent, Crewe, Nantwich, Tarporley.
                                                                                                                                  The race card is exceptional with Group 1 and 2 races                county stand.
                                                                                                                                  throughout the festival and the richest prize in racing on
     There are ample facilities in place, with on course book      All other cities on demand. Please call for details.
                                                                                                                                  the flat in the UK up for grabs on Wednesday.                        These allow full access to the open areas as well as
     makers and Totes easily accessible.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       outstanding views of the paddock and races from start to
                                                                                                                                  Thursday is Ladies Day and the fashions and hats are                 finish.
     In contrast to the larger races such as Ascot or
                                                                                                                                  extra ordinary. Gentlemen also make an effort with tailor
     Cheltenham, Chester feels much more intimate and
                                                                                                                                  made suits and panama hats being the order of the day.
     unique. Just being able to walk on the racing turf at                                                                                                                                                   Departures
     Chester makes it a little bit special.                                                                                                                                                            Hartlepool, Middlesborough, Yarm, Thirsk, Sheffield,
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Wakefield, Leeds, Hull, Beverley.



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     HAYDOCK                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SANDOWN




                                                                                                                            PRICES FROM:

                                                                                                                            £80
                                                                                                                            Per person


                                                                                                                            Course dates:
                                                                                                                            5th February | 26th May
                                                                                                                            June - July - August - Sandown Nights TBC
                                                                                                                            2nd July - Coral Eclipse
                                                                                                                            2nd December | 3rd December




     Haydock                                                                                                                Sandown
     In the heart of Red Rose country Haydock                    PRICES FROM:                                               Sandown is one of the worlds most well known                   TOUR INCLUDES


                                                                 £78
     Park stands out as one of the most attractive                                                                          racecourses. It is within easy reach of all the
     and exciting racing venues in the North West                                                                           South East’s major cities and offers a huge
     of England.                                                 Per person                                                 range of racing days out.

     The course hosts both flat and hurdle racing throughout
                                                                 Course dates:                                              Sandown has one big advantage on most other tracks                   Return Coach Travel,
     the year and is ideally situated for easy traveling times   7th May | 28th May                                         and that is its accessibility and the quality of viewing. At     Grand Stand Admission Ticket,
                                                                 6th August | 3rd September
     from North Wales, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cheshire and
     Cumbria.
                                                                                                                            many other courses you will pay a premium to see the
                                                                                                                            racing as well as you can at Sandown.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bubbly on the bus
                                                                                                                                                                                                     from £80pp
     GROUP BOOKINGS                                                                                                         ENCLOSURES
     There are races throughout the year and if you are
     booking for a party of 30 or more and would like to make
                                                                                                                            There are two enclosures – The Grandstand and the
                                                                                                                            Premier.
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ticket Upgrade:
                                                                 TICKETS
     it a big weekend we can arrange hotels and transport
                                                                 There are 3 main areas at Haydock.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Premier - add £10pp
     staying either in Manchester or Liverpool.                                                                             Grandstand – the rear of the Grandstands overlooks
                                                                 Premier Enclosure – this is the principle area that        the parade ring – a view normally reserved for the most
     Please enquire with your agent.                                                                                        expensive seats. From the front the “steppings” permit an
                                                                 includes access to the Premier Suite and Harry’s Bistro.
                                                                 This area has elevated views from the grandstand of all    unobstructed view of the entire course. This area is for
                                                                 the course.                                                casual dress and is relaxed and fun.

          Departures                                             County Enclosure – our preference – This area allows       Premier – These are the covered seats which are directly
     Birkenhead, Liverpool, Rochdale, Manchester, Salford,       access to the majority of the stands, bars and open        opposite the winning post. This area is for smart dress
     Burnley, Accrington, Blackburn, Preston, Chorley.           course areas including the paddocks and parade ring.       and allows access to the majority of bars and restaurants.


                                                                 Tattersalls Enclosure – This ticket allows access to the   Throughout summer there are a host of entertainment                 Departures
                                                                 paddock, parade ring and Makerfield Lawn and bars. It      nights with huge bands and bigger race cards including         London, Brighton, Maidstone, Bedford, Milton Keynes,
                                                                 is ideal for a budget day at Haydock Races and is our      the legendary Coral Eclipse.                                   Luton, St Albans, Ipswich, Colchester, Chelmsford.
                                                                 standard issue ticket for packages.
                                                                                                                            Sandown is not to be missed.
                                                                 We do not offer Newton Enclosure tickets to our guests.




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     NEWBURY                                                                                                                                                                                                                    NEWMARKET




                                                                   PRICES FROM:                                            PRICES FROM:

                                                                   £89.99
                                                                   Per person
                                                                                                                           £79.99
                                                                                                                           Per person


                                                                   Course dates:                                           Course dates:
                                                                   14th May | 24th November | 25th                         Guineas Festival: 30th April | 1st May
                                                                   November 26th November                                  July Festival: 7th July | 8th July |
                                                                                                                           9th July
                                                                                                                           Newmarket Nights: 24th June | 22nd
                                                                                                                           July | 5th August


                                                                                Tours include: Return Coach
                                                                                Travel, Grand Stand Admission
                                                                                Ticket, Bubbly on the bus from
                                                                                £89.99pp                                                                                                TICKETS
                                                                                                                                                                                        Rowley Enclosure tickets are the cheapest tickets and
                                                                                                                                                                                        allow access to a limited arena that is further from the
                                                                                                                                                                                        winning post than the others. Facilities are good but
                                                                                Ticket upgrades: Premier - add £15pp
                                                                                Hospitality – on request please enquire.
                                                                                                                                                                                        limited in scope. If you are planning a picnic there is
                                                                                                                                                                                        ample space to lay out your wares.
     Newbury                                                                                                               Newmarket                                                    The Grandstand and Paddock are great value tickets
                                                                                                                                                                                        that have great views of the racing and a decent range of
                                                                                                                           There are more racehorses, trainers, stable                  food and drink stands. Smart Casual Dress is permitted
     Hennessy Gold Cup and the Winter Festival.                           HENNESSEy GOLD CUP / WINTER FESTIVAL
                                                                                                                                                                                        but no bare tops or vests. These are the standard tickets
                                                                                                                           staff, stud farms and racing organisations
                                                                                                                                                                                        we offer to guests.
     The Hennesy Gold Cup is one of the greatest social                                                                    based in and around the town of Newmarket
     events on the calendar and we are delighted to be able
                                                                                                                           than anywhere else on earth.                                 Premier Enclosure – Our preferred tickets for
     to offer our comprehensive packages to the races.
                                                                                         3 day 4 star Hotel                There are two racecourses in Newmarket and more than
                                                                                                                                                                                        Newmarket. These are easily the best tickets for racing at
                                                                                                                                                                                        Newmarket and we highly recommend that you upgrade
     One of racings biggest days and one of the highlights
     of the sporting and social year. As well as the top class
                                                                                             Transfers                     25 000 acres of land given over to the sport. The Rowley     to Premier tickets when booking.
     line up of racing, you’ll be able to enjoy a great Festival                        Thursday and Friday                Mile and July courses share the racing throughout the
                                                                                                                           season.                                                      Newmarket Nights
     atmosphere with a host of entertainment for all the family                         Grandstand Tickets                                                                              In the summer Newmarket hosts a series of evening
     at Newbury.
                                                                                                                           One word describes the racing at Newmarket: Glorious!        races followed by concerts performed by well known acts.
                                                                                                                                                                                        On these night the racing begins at 6pm and the concerts
     HOSPITALITy                                                                         Saturday                          Newmarket is home to the National Stud, The National         around 9.20pm. Prices vary according to the acts. Full
     Includes Tickets Return Transport and a “winter chaser”
                                                           .
                                                                                Premier Enclosure Hospitality              Horseracing Museum and the British Racing School and         details are available on our website.
     Premier Enclosure £320 - Premier Enclosure Ticket,                          Meals and drinks package                  we often combine a morning at one of these magnificent
                                                                                                                           institutions with an afternoons racing.
     Official programme, Glass of Pink Champagne on arrival,                              (Hennessey Gold Cup Day)                                                                       NEWmARKET BREAKS
     Unlimited fine wine, Four course lunch with mineral
                                                                                                                           Our range of trips to Newmarket continues throughout
     water, Glass of Hennessey Cognac & Coffee, Light                                                                                                                                    We are delighted to be able to offer our guests a range
                                                                                                                           the season, including major events such as the 1000 and
     afternoon tea.                                                               Reserved seats at premier                2000 Guineas and of course the legendary July summer
                                                                                                                                                                                         of trips to Newmarket and the National Stud. These
                                                                                  table Official Programme                 festival.
                                                                                                                                                                                         are on offer throughout the year.

                                                                                        Champagne                                                                                        2 day breaks include:

          Departures
                                                                                     Three course lunch                                                                                  3 star hotel,
                                                                                                                                                                                         Breakfast, High Tea, Your own guides, Visits to the
     London, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Reigate, Bedford, Milton                          Tea & British cakes                                                                                 National Horse Racing Museum and National Stud
                                                                                                                                Departures
     Keynes, Luton, St. Albans.                                                                                                                                                          Visit to the Gallops to watch horse in training Tickets
                                                                                                                           Basildon, Chelmsford, Bishops Stortford, Stansted Airport,
                                                                                                                                                                                         to the races (where applicable)
                                                                                     From £495 per person                  Birmingham, Coventry, Kettering, Huntingdon, Nottingham,
                                                                                                                           Leicester, Peterborough, Colchester, Ipswich, Stowmarket,
                                                                                                                                                                                         Prices from £149.99 per person
                                                                                                                           Bury St. Edmunds




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     KEMPTON                                                                                                                                                                                                                              FONTWELL




                                                                  PRICES FROM:                                                                                                                               PRICES FROM:

                                                                  £99.99
                                                                  Per person
                                                                                                                                                                                                             £79.99
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Day Trip - Christmas from £399


                                                                  Course dates:                                                                                                                              Course dates:
                                                                  26th December                                                                                                                              7th January | 28th January
                                                                                                                                                                                                             6th February | 27th February | 9th March
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Christmas Party Race: 6th December




     Kempton - Boxing Day                                                                                                      Fontwell
     Kempton racecourse is located on the south                                                                                Fontwell is lovely course set in the Heart of
     west side of London.                                                                                                      the West Sussex countryside between Arundel

     It is a small and friendly all weather course which offers
                                                                               Christmas Break                                 and Chichester.                                                  Christmas Break
     year round racing and fun for all the family.                                                                             Fontwell springs to life over Winter and we offer racing
                                                                                 Christmas 3 night break                                                                                        •		3	Night	Short	Breaks
                                                                                                                               breaks to Fontwell and the South Coast.
     The biggest meeting of the year is on Boxing Day                            4 star hotel in Kingston-on-Thames                                                                             •		4	star	Coastal	Hotel	half	board
     (December 26th) and the King George VI Chase                                All inclusive Packages                        The course offers a figure of 8 racecourse and has               •		Transfers	to	the	races
     meeting. The gates open at 10 am and a full days                            Christmas Dinner and Festive Party            beautiful facilities. This is a course that is perfect for          OPTIONAL ExCURSIONS*
     entertainment is guaranteed.                                                Full Hospitality at Kempton                   watching National Hunt jump racing in a convivial                •		Goodwood	House
                                                                                 24th – 27th December                          atmosphere.                                                      •		Arundel	Castle
     Our Boxing Day packages all includes coach travel,                                                                                                                                         •		Gunwharf	Quays	Shopping	Centre,		          	
     bubbly, courier service and we encourage you to                                                                           Groups from across the country can attend Fontwell
                                                                                  Prices from £545pp                                                                                               Portsmouth
     upgrade to the best seats in the house in the Panoramic                                                                   Races throughout the winter period.                              •		HMS	Victory
     bar and Restaurant. It makes for the perfect Christmas
                                                                                                                                                                                                •		Winchester
     Racing present.                                                                                                           We offer a custom option for as few as 12 passengers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                •		Brighton
                                                                                                                               starting from £79.99 per person, including transport,
     Set over three tiers, the Panoramic Bar & Restaurant is                                                                                                                                    •		Chichester
                                                                                                                               tickets, and champagne.
     undoubtedly the most stylish dining venue at Kempton.
                                                                               Day Trip: Return Coach                          Hotel breaks start from £149 per person.                           Prices from £399pp
     Plasma screens on each table allow you to get a really
     close look at the action and for those essential bets,
                                                                               Travel, Paddock Admission                                                                                          *excluding OptionalExcursions.
     the tote facilities can advise and take your stakes. The                  Ticket, Bubbly on the bus from
     talented team of chefs create sumptuous a la carte                        £99.99pp
     menus and willing staff will look after your every need.
                                                                               Ticket upgrades: Premier Package - from
                                                                               £114.00pp, Hospitality at the Panoramic Bar &                                                                    Departures
          Departures                                                           Restaurant from £325pp.                                                                                      London Embankment, Kensington, Guildford, Croydon,
     London.                                                                                                                                                                                Redhill ,Crawley, Southampton, Fareham, Cosham,
                                                                                                                                                                                            Portsmouth, Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill, Brighton,
                                                                                                                                                                                            Worthing, Bognor Regis.




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INTERNATIONAL RACING
     THE PRIX DE L’ARC DE TRIOMPHE                                                                                                                                                                            THE PRIX DE L’ARC DE TRIOMPHE




                                                                                                                                   HOSPITALITy                                                     ExTRAS
                                                                                                                                   Hospitality options are varied and we suggest that you          We have a selection of pre-order only merchandise, see
                                                                                                                                   consider the following options:                                 pg 5&6 for details. These are all high quality memento’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                   that will be used for years to come. They are ideal gifts if
                                                                                                                                   Gladiator Brasserie £179 – located in the main                  you are celebrating a special occasion. There is ample
                                                                                                                                   grandstand and facing the open concourse areas.                 space for picnics in the parkland in the centre of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                   racing circle. Benches are provided but are often taken
                                                                                                                                   Winning Post hospitality £699 – located in a separate           early. You cannot bring wine into the main grandstands
                                                                                                                                   building directly opposite the wining post and main             and concourse area.
                                                                                                                                   grandstands.

                                                                                                                                   Hospitality options vary but they are much less
                                                                                                                                   expensive and crowded on Saturday. Sunday is the peak
                                                                                                                                   of the event and these spaces and tickets should be
                                                                                                                                   booked at least 2 months in advance.

                                                                                                                                   HOTELS AND TRANSFERS
                                                                                                                                   If you are considering attending the Arc it is well worth
                                                                                                                                   taking your time in selecting where your hotel is located.
                                                                                                                                   Over many years we have concluded that staying in
                                                                                                                                   the North of the city is a false economy. The Eurostar is
                                                                                                                                   quick and reliable for UK travellers and the Paris Metro is
                                                                                                                                   excellent but getting to the track is a little more tricky as

     The Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe                                                                                                 there is no Metro or public transport nearby.

                                                                                                                                   Our selection of hotels are chosen to ensure that the
                                                                                                                                   commuting time to Longchamps is minimised whilst also              Excursion
     Commonly known as the Arc this race meeting                    PRICES FROM:                                                   offering guests the best possible links onto the public
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Dinner and a Show at the Lido
                                                                    £399
     is held in Paris on the first weekend every                                                                                   transport network in Paris.
     October.                                                                                                                                                                                         £140
                                                                                                                                   Our 2 star hotel is located in Montparnasse, in the south
     The Qatar De L’Arc de Triomphe meeting is a truly                                                                             of city and is around 5 minutes walk, through a fantastic
     distinctive affair. It is held at Longchamps racecourse,       Course dates:                                                  local produce market to the Metro.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   ExCURSIONS
     deep in the heart of parkland that lies on the edge of         1st October | 2nd October
                                                                                                                                   Our 4 star hotels are within easy walking distance              Most guests prefer to make their own itinerary for
     Paris, over 2 days (Saturday and Sunday).
                                                                                                                                   of the Eiffel Tower.                                            exploring Paris but if you are new to the city or
                                                                                                                                                                                                   require assistance we can make some suggestions
     One thing you can always say about the Arc is that the
                                                                                                                                   From all our hotels the main attractions Eg Notre Dame,         for sightseeing. However in the evening we highly
     quality of racing is almost without parallel. The prize
                                                                                                                                   Eiffel, Louvre are within 20 minutes by metro.                  recommend a visit to the world famous Lido.
     money on offer is truly staggering with the main race on
     Sunday having a pot of €450 000. Most other races have
                                                                     TICKETS AND BETTING                                           Standard service collects at Gare du Nord station on            The Lido is a tremendous show. The venue celebrated
     a prize fund in the region of €130 000 so the horses are
                                                                     Racing in Paris is subtly different from most other           Thursday, Friday and Saturday (not Sunday). We then             its 125th anniversary in 2010 and the quality of dancers
     all top class.
                                                                     countries.                                                    take you to your chosen hotel and track on Saturday and         and showmanship is without compare. You must book
                                                                                                                                   Sunday. On Monday there is a further transfer back to           in advance and your reservations team will be happy to
                                                                     The betting is taxed at 25% and the entrance fees are         Gare du Nord.                                                   assist.
           Departures                                                much cheaper than in the UK as a result. It can be a little
     EUROSTAR                                                        complicated betting in Paris but the staff are very helpful   EUROSTAR                                                        For guests wishing to extend their stay we are more
     Depart: London St Pancras: 09:26am                              and are happy to explain everything to you when you go        The trains leave from London St Pancras at 09.26am              than happy to oblige, although we are not always able to
     Arrive: Paris Gare du Nord: 12:47am                             to the window.                                                and arrive into Paris around 2.25 hours later. If you are       continue with the hotel transfers after Monday as another
                                                                                                                                   able to travel a day or two earlier you will be able to         race is always on the horizon! We can arrange taxi
                                                                     With regards to tickets, the race course insist that on       explore Paris as well as attend the races.                      transfers in advance if you prefer.
     Depart: Paris Gare du Nord: 16:13pm
                                                                     a pesage ticket to gain entry. After that you are able to
     Arrive: London St Pancras: 17:34pm                              select a seat in the grandstands with the France Galop                                                                        DISABLED
                                                                     stand being closest to the wining post, but all stands have                                                                   Disabled access is excellent at Longchamps, although
                                                                     a fabulous view and are the same price.                                                                                       grandstand seating is not possible for wheelchair users
     Tickets to the races will be allocated on arrival in Paris.                                                                                                                                   who must stick to pesage tickets or hospitality suites at
     If you would like your tickets in advance please contact us.                                                                                                                                  the winning post.




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     DUBAI WORLD CUP                                                                                                                                                                          DUBAI WORLD CUP




                                               Dubai World Cup                                      The Palm Atlantis
                                                                                                    Is situated near the beach, close to Nad Al Sheba
                                                                                                                                                              The Meydan
                                                                                                                                                              Has a health club and an outdoor pool. Transportation

       5 Star Packages                                                                              Racecourse, Nad Al Sheba Racecource, and Meydan
                                                                                                    Racecourse. This Dubai luxury resort is located on Palm
                                                                                                                                                              services at this property include a complimentary theme
                                                                                                                                                              park shuttle, a complimentary shopping centre shuttle,
                                               Located at the famous Nad Al-Sheba                   Jumeirah, a manmade, palm-tree-shaped island just off     and a complimentary area shuttle. Event facilities include
         Packages to the Dubai World Cup:      racecourse in Dubai the Dubai World                  the Jumeirah coast.                                       a ballroom.
         5 star hotel                          Cup Horse Races are one of the worlds
         Apron Tickets                         premier Group 1 horse racing events.                                                                           OUR RECOmmENDED PACKAGE
         5 nights
                                                                                                                                                              Our favourite combination stays at The Palm Atlantis
         Transfers                             Dubai World Cup is hosted at the Meydan                                                                        Hotel. Combine beach, shopping, racing with intense
         Flights from London (economy)         Racecourse.                                           PRICES FROM:
                                                                                                                                                              luxury in one comprehensive package.
         Bed and Breakfast

         Central Dubai at the 5 Star Grand
                                               With the establishment of the annual invitation-
                                               only Dubai World Cup, the United Arab Emirates
                                                                                                     £999      *
                                                                                                     * Not including flights
                                                                                                                                                              Guestrooms
                                                                                                                                                              All rooms have LCD televisions and complimentary
         Millenium Hotel                       became the home of one of the world’s top racing
                                                                                                                                                              wireless Internet access and direct-dial phones.
                                               challenges, and drew the attention of millions of
         From £999pp                                                                                 Course dates:                                            Additional amenities include climate control and minibars.
                                               enthusiasts around the globe.
                                                                                                      22nd January | 19th February | 23rd July
         Fabulous Palm Jumeriah Coast Hotel                                                           15th October | 17th December                                Departures
                                               The Dubai World Cup has gone from strength to
         From £1899pp                          strength and the opening of the iconic Meydan                                                                  Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester.
                                               Grandstand and Racecourse allows racegoers
         Staying at the Race Course at the     the opportunity to stay on the track at the 5 star
         legendary Meydan Jumeriah Hotel       Meydan hotel.
         From £2450pp
                                               The meeting, traditionally taking place at the end
         7 stars at the Burj Al Arab hotel     of March is now worth a staggering US $26.25
         From £4695pp                          million.                                                                                                             We will require full passenger details
                                                                                                                                                                   including names, phone numbers and
                                                                                                                                                                      emails to complete the booking.
                                               Standard tickets for Dubai
                                               World Cup are Apron.



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     THE BREEDERS CUP                                                                                                                                                                                                         DEAUVILLE




                                                                                                                               PRICES FROM:

                                                                                                                               £569
                                                                                                                               Course dates:
                                                                                                                               March to September




     The Kentucky Breeders Cup                                                                                                 Deauville
     The Breeders Cup World Championships are                        PRICES FROM:                                              Located in the beautiful French Town

                                                                     £1899
     the pinnacle of American racing.                                                                                          of Deauville is one of the worlds most

     The 2011 Breeders Cup World Championships will be
                                                                                                                               elegant racecourses. The famous Deauville                   Breaks
                                                                     Ask your agents                                           Hippodrome, graced by movie stars and
     held at legendary Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY for                                                                   sporting legends, is one of the most refined
                                                                     Course dates:                                                                                                         3 day breaks to Deauville Races.
     the first time in five years, and for a record eighth time in
     the history of the event.                                                                                                 and polite race meetings in the world.
                                                                     November
                                                                                                                                                                                           3 Star Hotel
                                                                                                                               Deauville is always a great place to go racing and we       Tickets
                                                                                                                               are able to offer tours to the races there throughout the   Complimentary bottle of Calvados
      BREEDERS CUP PACKAGES
                                                                        Based on 2 people travelling and staying in the same   racing season.                                              Breakfast
                                                                        room.
       Four night accommodations at the Historic Galt House                                                                                                                                Travel by Ferry, from £239 per person.
       Hotel. Economy flights from London.                              Single Supplement: £400                                                                                            Travel by Eurostar including 1 extra night in
                                                                                                                                5 DAy PACKAGE                                              Paris, from £359 per person.
       Grandstand seating for the Breeders’ Cup Classic on              Upgrades are available for the Grandstands
       Friday and Saturday - Reserved Section                           from £185 per person.                                       3 star Hotels                                          Travel by plane (La Rochelle) from £399
                                                                                                                                    B&B                                                    per person.
       Thursday tour of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Center,
                                                                                                                                    Eurostar
       Old Friends Horse Farm, Shadwell Horse Farm, and
                                                                     Flights                                                        Day 1 Paris, Day 2 Normandy and the Beaches,
       Woodford Reserve Bourbon Distillery.                                                                                                                                                Private plane and chauffeur driven car (min
                                                                     November                                                       Day 3 Racing in Deauville
         Transportation to all Thursday tours and box lunch                                                                                                                                4 people) 4 Star - 3 nights from £1900 per
                                                                                                                                    Day 4 Honfleur
         included!                                                                                                                                                                         person
                                                                         Departures                                                 Day 5 Ferry to UK
         Transportation to and from Churchill Downs
         on Friday and Saturday                                      London: US Air/United Airlines.
                                                                                                                                  Prices from from only £569pp
         Official Breeders’ Cup Souvenirs

         * All taxes and gratuities included

         Prices from £1899




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                                        Booking Form - Horse Racing 2011
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     Terms And Conditions
     Cancellation and name changes                                                                                                                                                                          Registration                                                                                        Please note that for each ticket there are additional terms which are specific to that fare. They
     You may change the names on your booking twice before incurring any additional charge,              11. Sport Abroad does not make any warranty that the brochure or website is free from              We will use the information that you provide to us when you register or email as a member           may, for example, state that the ticket is non-cancellable or non - refundable, and have other
     provided we are informed at least 1 month in advance of race dates. Later amendments to             error and all details are offered in good faith but may alter due to changes in circumstances      on the website to set up and maintain Your Account. We will send you a confirmation email           information relating to itinerary and refunds. You must read the FLIGHT RULES for each
     UK races are charged at £12 per passenger. Overseas alterations are not permitted at any            beyond our control. IF a race is cancelled you should refer all calims to the ticket issuers for   notifying you that Your Account has been set up. We may also obtain information about you           ticket.
     time for ticketed elements eg Eurostar, flights and entrance. Hotel reservations only may be        compensation as established in the plain English terms and conditions established here.            from other sources and add this to Your Account profile for example, updated delivery details
     changed once at no charge, thereafter the charge is £12 per passenger.                                                                                                                                 from couriers.                                                                                      You are responsible for complying with any airline’s terms in relation to check-in times,
                                                                                                         12. Credit card companies charge us a fee when you pay with their cards and therefore a                                                                                                                reconfirmation of flights or other matters. In relation to flight tickets, you are required to use
     All bookings are 100% non refundable except in the following circumstances:                         credit card fee is applied to some travel bookings made with Visa, MasterCard or American          Fulfilling orders                                                                                   all flight coupons in order of sequence. If this requirement is not met the airline may void the
                                                                                                         Express credit cards. Currently, credit card fees are charged on flights, flight and hotel         When you place an order for products or services via the website or other Distribution              ticket.
     Refunds are payable on all package elements up to 2 months in advance of the chosen race            packages and hotel bookings. Paypal fees are set out on their website.                             Channels, we will use your purchase information to process the requested transaction, fulfil
     if cancelled by Sport Abroad.                                                                                                                                                                          your order and provide you with the products and services you expect.                               A contract arises between you and the airline when we send you a confirmation e-mail or
                                                                                                         Specific Terms - Please note these terms only relate to the purchase of the specific products                                                                                                          letter.
     If the race you have booked is cancelled by the racecourse, organizers or by force majeure          to which they relate. Please note if there is a conflict or ambiguity between these Special        Responding to communications
     within 1 month you will receive a 100% refund of ticket price and 50% of the remainder.             Terms and the General Terms the Special Terms shall prevail:                                       We may use your Customer Information to respond to your queries for example, about                  Fares
     Cancellations that are made less than 1 week in advance by racecourse, organizers or force                                                                                                             an order or problems logging on, navigating the website or accessing Your Account. In               All fares are quoted incliuding the tax amount at the date of issue. This is subject to alteration.
     majeur will have ticket price only refunded.                                                        Click below for Terms and Conditions relating to:                                                  order to address your query, you may be contacted by email, over the telephone, or other            Fares are subject to change without prior notice and are only guaranteed when following
                                                                                                                                                                                                            communication method by a member of one of our customer services teams. We may also                 confirmation of the contract.
     Bookings of 6 passengers or more will be treated as though you are traveling in a group of          A. Data Protection and Privacy & B. Flights.                                                       use your contact details to send you follow up information about a booking (for example,
     6. We will accommodate you and manage the bookings for groups as a single entity but in             A. Data Protection and Privacy Policy Statement                                                    regarding changes to booked travel or unavoidable travel disruptions affecting your journey         Tickets
     case of complaint or problems each lead passenger will be required to make a claim. This                                                                                                               in order to help you make alternative travel arrangements). We may contact you via email,           If it is not possible to get your flight tickets to you (eg because your travel date is imminent)
     is so we can identify problems specifically and treat each guest as an individual. Claims for       1. General Introduction                                                                            phone or other communication channel to respond to suggestions you may send to us                   we may insist that you have an “e-ticket” generated. This means that you will have to pick up
     compensation or refunds are identified and assessed on this basis to prevent repeat claims,         Sport Abroad keeps the information about you that you entrust to us confidential and secure        (for example about our website, products and services) and to assess and announce the               your ticket at your point of departure.
     fraud or complex negotiations slowing any claims down.                                              (“Customer Information”). The information we collect may include your personal information,        results of surveys, competitions and other contests you may have participated in. For quality
                                                                                                         in other words information capable of identifying you as a particular individual, such as          assurance and training reasons we record most of our telephone calls with our customers.            Flight Reconfirmation
     TERMS AND CONDITIONS                                                                                your name, phone number, email address, shopping preferences, credit card information                                                                                                                  All onward , outward and return flights must be reconfirmed with the relevant airlines at
     This is the user agreement which governs your use of our website, brochure or, if relevant,         (“Personal Information”). We therefore make it our highest priority to ensure that we look after   Improving your shopping experience                                                                  least 72 hours prior to the commencement of that leg of the journey. Sport Abroad Limited
     one of our other distribution channels and the purchase by you of the services and products         your Customer Information and use it responsibly. By visiting our website, or by providing         When you register Your Account or place an order via our website or other Distribution              accepts no responsibility for bookings cancelled due to non-compliance with rules set by that
     we provide. Not all of the products or services we provide are supplied by us, therefore the        your Customer Information to us or our third party service providers over the telephone, by        Channel, we may use your Customer Information to contact you with details of special offers,        particular airline. Sport Abroad also take no responsibility for any flight rescheduling en route.
     contract for the product and/or service will be between you and that third party.                   email or other communication method (“Distribution Channels”), you accept and consent              promotions and other information and to send you our newsletters where we think these will
                                                                                                         to the collection, storage and processing of your Customer Information as described in this        be of interest. You can change your preferences and unsubscribe for such communications             In the event of a schedule change it is not always necessary to have your tickets revalidated,
     1. Please take time to read these terms and conditions it is important for both of us that you      Privacy Policy.                                                                                    at any time by contacting us or by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of emails you           however in the event that this is necessary we will inform you in due course and issue new
     understand our contractual relationship.                                                                                                                                                               receive from us.                                                                                    tickets for you to use on your journey.
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     2. Sport Abroad is a tour operator and does not directly own or control any hotel, venue,           Customer Information collected by us, is controlled by us.                                         Internal administration and fraud prevention                                                        Passports/Visas/Health Requirements
     restaurant or other establishment. The contract for the product you have chosen is between          Customer Information is stored on a central database and held on our own server.                   We may also use your Customer Information for internal administration, analysis and quality         It is incumbent upon you to ensure that you meet the passport, visa, health requirements
     Sport Abroad and you in so far as we are able to control or own the various elements of the                                                                                                            assurance purposes, including fraud prevention.                                                     of the countries you wish to visit and those that you transit (even if it is for a plane change).
     package. In other circumstances the contract is between you and and the supplier eg Airline,        3. What Personal Information do we collect and how?                                                                                                                                                    Many countries require that your passport should be valid for a period of (a minimum)
     Hotel, venue. In most cases this will mean that there are additional terms and conditions           Sport Abroad collects Customer Information supplied by you and uses it to provide you with         We use your Customer Information to help us guard against fraud. When you make a booking            six months from the date of arrival into that country. Sport Abroad do not accept any
     governing the contract as each supplier will have terms and conditions relating to that             a dynamic, personalised and secure service to offer you a truly rewarding online experience.       or purchase products or services offered on our website, we will automatically pass certain         responsibility if you should be denied boarding or deported due to non-fulfilment of the above.
     product. Please make sure that you have read these terms and conditions before completing           Although in certain instances, we will require you to provide us with your Personal                Customer Information which you provide to us (for example, your name, credit card, billing
     your transaction with us. You can easily request them from our Customer Services by using           Information, for example, to enable you to set up an account with us or purchase products or       address details) to third party credit reference agencies, payment processors or other third        Insurance
     one of the methods detailed at the end of these terms. Where we act as agent this will mean         services (and we will make it clear to you at the time what we need from you), you can visit       parties for the specific purpose of verifying that information. If your Customer Information        We strongly urges you to carry appropriate travel insurance to cover you for cancellation,
     that we have no contractual liability to you in respect of that product. However, we may still      many pages on our website without the need to supply any Personal Information.                     cannot be satisfactorily verified (for example, your stated billing address does not match your     health, baggage etc.
     be liable to you if we have been negligent, we have misrepresented important information or                                                                                                            credit card details), we will contact you to notify you that your purchase request has not been
     have been in breach of any other relevant law. On the other hand, for some products, we act         We may collect Personal Information about you:                                                     confirmed and to request corrected details, if they can be provided, before we can process          Airline regulations/conditions of carriage
     as principal. This means that the contract for the product is between you and us.                   * when you register an account.                                                                    your order.                                                                                         Please note that in all transactions Sport Abroad acts as agents of the airlines you have
                                                                                                         * when you purchase products and/or services                                                                                                                                                           chosen to book on. Please read your ticket wallet for their conditions of carriage.
     3. Because the contract for the product is between you and the supplier any queries or              * when you participate in competitions, questionnaires and surveys                                 5. Who do we share your information with and why?
     concerns relating to the product should be addressed to them. You will see the name and             * when you contact us or our customer services personnel                                           We are happy to say that we are not in the business of selling or renting your Customer             Cancellation / Amendments
     address, plus contact details, for most suppliers at the bottom of the more info section for        * via implicit data capture measures when you visit the website, such as studying which            Information to third parties. Sport Abroad does however share your Customer Information             If you need to change or cancel your travel plans, it is your responsibility to notify Sport
     each product and for all suppliers in any confirmatory e-mail we send you. We will of course        pages you read the most and through the use of cookies.                                            with its group companies or carefully selected third party partners and providers as                Abroad of such a request. Please note that some tickets are non-refundable and/or do not
     assist you with this if you wish - please contact Customer Services.                                * when you provide certain content, for example testimonials and customer reviews                  necessary for business administration, customer delivery, marketing and operational,                allow changes.
                                                                                                         * from third party sources, for example credit checking agencies                                   analytical or other purposes as set out below. Except with your expressly given consent, we
     5. Where your contract is not with Sport Abroad but with a third party supplier we may pass                                                                                                            will only share your Customer Information as described in this Privacy Policy.                      Where changes/refunds are permitted by the airline, Sport Abroad applies an administration
     your credit card (or details of any other payment method allowed) and any other essential           Contacting us                                                                                                                                                                                          fee of £75 per person for any modifications, changes or cancellations to fares. This will be
     booking details to that third party. The placing of an order for any goods and services by you      When you contact us by email, phone or post, for example dealing with our customer service         Compliance with laws and regulations                                                                regardless of the price or face value of the fare. Please note this fee is also charged in cases
     will constitute consent to us passing on such details.                                              personnel, you provide us with your Personal Information for example, name, email address          We may disclose your Personal Information to third parties, such as official bodies and our         of airport tax refunds, when the fare is non-refundable. Any booking fees or credit card
                                                                                                         etc. we may record the details.                                                                    professional advisers, as far as we believe necessary (i) to comply with relevant laws, orders      charges are non-refundable.
     6. You undertake to us that the details you give to us are correct in particular that the credit                                                                                                       or regulations, (ii) to enforce our customer terms and conditions of use or other contractual
     or debit card you are using is your own and that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of    Information from other sources                                                                     agreements and (iii) to protect the property and other rights of Sport Abroad, its group            In addition to our charges, most airlines also have a penalty or cancellation fee for any
     the product or service.                                                                             We may receive information about you from other sources, for example from credit reference         companies, customers and others (for example, in any way relating to protection against             changes or cancellations to fares. Please ensure you read the FLIGHT RULES for the fare
                                                                                                         agencies to guard against fraud or address, delivery information from third parties engaged        fraudulent activities.                                                                              selected as cancellation and amendment charges imposed by the airline are notified in the
     7. If there are any changes to the details supplied to us by you it is your responsibility to       for record correction purposes etc.                                                                                                                                                                    flight rules. If you are holding a booking for which a ticket has been issued and you do not
     inform us by contacting our Customer Services as soon as possible. If you do not tell us                                                                                                               Transfers outside the UK                                                                            notify us of your desire to cancel, this will be treated as a “no show” and could result in you
     about important changes we will not be held liable for any issues arising. It is essential that     4. How do we use your Customer Information?                                                        For any of the above purposes, we may need to send your information internationally                 losing all that you paid.
     you supply the correct names and address for all travelling customers. If you make a mistake        Sport Abroad will use your Customer Information for a number of different purposes                 including to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Some of these
     and you are booked on a flight you may be refused passage and we are not able to make               including:                                                                                         jurisdictions offer differing levels of protection in respect of personal information and may, in   If you want to cancel your journey it is important that you notify us with utmost urgency. This
     alterations. This is the airlines decision and not ours.                                                                                                                                               certain instances, be less protective than UK data protection requirements. We will however         enables us to cancel your reservation with the airline. To notify us of your request for an
                                                                                                         * For registering Your Account                                                                     take steps to ensure that your Personal Information is transferred, stored and processed in         amendment or cancellation, please contact our Customer Services Team by telephone or via
     8. We won’t send you e-mails which you do not need or want.                                         * For fulfilling orders                                                                            accordance with appropriate security standards and in accordance with the terms of this             email, using our online contact form, or through your purchase history.
                                                                                                         * For responding to your queries                                                                   Privacy Policy and applicable data protection laws.
     9. We will not stop you from making impossible bookings such as two flights to the same             * For improving your onsite experience and providing you with information about products                                                                                                               Those tickets, which are refundable or cancelled by us, will be processed and refunded back
     place at the same time or a flight to one place and theatre tickets to another at the same          and services, special offers and promotions.                                                       B. Flights                                                                                          to the card used at time of booking. Please be advised that the cancellation process could
     time. If you make that kind of booking we won’t give you a refund.                                  * For internal operations and analysis                                                             Any booking made or order placed by you, whether through the website or otherwise,                  take up to 16 weeks from receipt of the ticket. Some tickets may need to be submitted to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                            shall be deemed an offer by you to purchase the relevant items subject to these booking             airline for the cancellation and/or refund to be authorized. In this event your refund request
     10. We will do our best to correct errors and omissions as quickly as practicable after being                                                                                                          conditions. Note that Sport Abroad Limited are selling the tickets as agents for the airlines,      may take longer, but we will advise you in our acknowledgement of the expected turnaround
     notified of them. However because of the sophisticated technology that is required there                                                                                                               which means the contract for the flight product will be between you and the airline.                period. Please note that most airlines do not refund on part used tickets. Tickets, which are
     may be times when obvious errors occur. For example, very occasionally, this may result in                                                                                                                                                                                                                 returned more than 1 year from date of issue, are classified as expired tickets and must be
     a price, product or service or other detail displayed or presented being incorrect. In this case                                                                                                                                                                                                           submitted to the airline for their authority to refund.
     we reserve the right to cancel that contract, but this of course will be without any liability to
     you. We suggest that you contact us before making any overseas booking.




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     Terms And Conditions - Continued
     Lost Tickets                                                                                               An administration charge fee of £20 per booking for any modifications, changes or                   6. Our 5 day returns policy only applies to certain products. It will apply for most tangible     5. Tickets are sold subject to the terms and conditions of the Supplier. Relevant details are
     If you lose your tickets, it may be possible to re-issue them for a fee. The amount payable                cancellations to your reservation. This will be regardless of the price of your reservation. Any    gifts, but will not apply to those gifts which, are bespoke (that is, they are made to order),    listed in the product information or in the more info section relating to each Ticket. Should you
     will depend on the circumstances of the loss and how close to the travel date you discover                 booking fees or credit card charges are non-refundable.                                             can be copied and the seal has been broken (for example computer games, cds etc) or are           require any further details, please contact the Supplier directly.
     it. However, not all tickets can be re-issued; which is another good reason for ensuring you                                                                                                                   perishable (for example chocolates, flowers etc).
     have sufficient insurance cover. Tickets will be dispatched to you in accordance with your                 In addition, most hotels may also have a penalty or cancellation fee for any changes                                                                                                                  6. In exceptional circumstances, the Supplier may reserve the right to make minor alterations
     instructions and we accept no responsibility for their delivery. Lost tickets which cannot be              or cancellations to reservations. This can be calculated from the date of amendment /               They will also not apply to those gifts which are likely to quickly deteriorate or are time       to the advertised arrangements and to request latecomers to await admission until a
     re-issued are refunded at the sole discretion of the airline, these refunds can take up to one             cancellation to the date of arrival, alternatively one set fee. Customer Services will advise you   sensitive such as race tickets and travel. In addition and for the avoidance of doubt our 5       convenient break, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
     year to be authorized.                                                                                     if you decide to proceed with the changes.                                                          day returns policy does not relate to Holiday Products (eg flights, holidays and hotels etc),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    restaurant bookings, entertainment tickets, auctions or experiences where you receive a           7. It is your responsibility to check whether an event, performance or activity has been
     Liability                                                                                                  If you wish to cancel your hotel room, please contact us through our purchase history               voucher to take up an experience within a certain period of time.                                 cancelled or rescheduled. We will use reasonable efforts to contact you in the event of
     As Sport Abroad acts as agent this will mean that it will have no contractual liability to you in          contact forms. In the event of cancellation for whatever reason you shall be liable to pay an                                                                                                         cancellation once we have received the relevant authorisation from the Supplier.
     respect of the flight product. However, it may still be liable to you if it has been negligent, it         administration fee of £20. This could be in addition to any cancellation charge any hotel may       7. Please note that just because our 5 day no quibble guarantee does not apply to any
     has misrepresented important information or has been in breach of any other relevant law.                  impose.                                                                                             product does not necessarily mean that for all other products there isn’t a returns policy.       8. The Supplier reserves the right to refuse you admission if in its reasonable opinion, your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Remember for each product there are separate supplier terms and conditions governing              admission to the venue might be a risk to (a) the safety of the audience and/yourself; and/
     Failsafe insurance is for failure on part of the tour operator and does not cover failure on the           Please be aware that the hotel room photos are only a depiction of the type of rooms on offer       that contract which may contain a returns policy. Please remember to request this from our        or (b) affect the enjoyment of members of the audience; and/or (c) affect the running of the
     part of any agent or third party.                                                                          and may not represent the actual room described.                                                    Customer Services.                                                                                event, performance or activity for example if you act aggressively and/or appear to be under
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the influence of drink and/or drugs. Should this occur you will not be entitled to a refund.
     Unreasonable behaviour                                                                                     Unless otherwise stated, breakfast, lunch and dinner are not included.                              8. Prices for an experience are on a per person basis unless otherwise stated, they will
     If in the reasonable opinion of a person acting in authority you are not fit to travel, he or she                                                                                                              include delivery of the relevant voucher within mainland UK and will include VAT, again           9. Events, performance or activities may be cancelled or postponed by the Supplier for
     may refuse to let you board the aircraft. Normally this happens if such person thinks you                  Star ratings may differ according to the country where the hotel is located. Please note that       unless otherwise stated. Vouchers for the package will be delivered by the supplier with          a variety of reasons. In this event, Sport Abroad will not be held responsible for any such
     are likely to disturb or harm other passengers. In this case your contract with us will end                all ratings shown on the website are official ratings. Therefore Sport Abroad cannot be held        whom you have contracted within the stated delivery times. Please see the more info section       cancellations or postponements.
     immediately and we will no longer be responsible for you.                                                  responsible for any misconceptions relating to star ratings.                                        for each product for more details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      10. You should be entitled to a full refund from the Supplier and if applicable, any Booking
     No Frills Flights                                                                                          Whilst every effort has been made to ensure accuracy and availability, some errors might still      9. Although our experiences suppliers will have third party liability insurance it is your        Fee if the event, performer, or activity is cancelled, rescheduled or if there is a material
     Note: the service we provide for you in respect of the purchase of standalone (ie not part of a            occur. Once aware of such incidents we will make all reasonable effort to advise you within         responsibility to ensure you are adequately covered.                                              change to the subject matter of the Ticket contract, that is what you have contracted to see,
     package holiday) no frills flights (eg from BMI Baby etc) is a different service than the service          48 business hours of the booking being made. We reserve the right to cancel the reservation                                                                                                           hire or participate in. Please contact us via the purchase history online forms for information
     we provide for the sale of other airline tickets. These special terms apply to that service:               and refund all monies paid, but this of course will be without any liability to you.                10. The information for each experience is given in good faith and is consistent with the         on receiving a refund from the Supplier.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    information supplied by the supplier to Sport Abroad.
     1. In the sale of stand alone no frills flights (eg from BMI Baby etc) we will search the relevant         In the unlikely event of the supplier canceling or amending your reservation after the booking                                                                                                        11. In the event of breach of the contract by the Supplier, the Supplier shall not be liable
     no frills database, and then, if you choose to buy, will purchase the flight seats on your behalf          has been made, we will make all reasonable effort to advise you as soon as possible. Should         11. Gifts may differ slightly from the images shown.                                              for any loss, damage, cost or expense arising out of the breach which was not reasonably
     directly from the airline. We will receive an itinerary/confirmation email from the no frills airline      the supplier be unable to fulfil your hotel reservation, you will have the choice of accepting an                                                                                                     foreseeable by the Supplier at the date of the contract for the sale of Tickets, except in
     which we will forward directly to you by email.                                                            offered alternative.                                                                                Event Packages                                                                                    respect of death or personal injury resulting from any act or omission on the part of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. For the avoidance of doubt, Sport Abroad acts as a disclosed agent for third party             Supplier.
     2. If you have any query in respect of the flight, please contact our customer services who                Eurostar                                                                                            restaurants and event ticket suppliers. What this means is that the contract for a pre-
     will approach the relevant airline on your behalf. We will, of course, use our best endeavours             1. When you purchase a Eurostar journey please remember that, in addition to these terms,           packaged restaurant and event package, comprising a restaurant booking and event tickets is       12. If your Ticket is re-sold or transferred for profit or commercial gain by anyone other than
     to ensure that all of your requests are complied with, however, if the no frills airline imposes           you will be subject to the terms and conditions of Eurostar. Please contact our Customer            between you and the restaurant and event ticket supplier. There may also be additional terms      Sport Abroad , the event promoter or venue or one of their authorised sub-agents, it will
     any fee or charge on us to effect these changes, we reserve the right to pass on the charge                Services who will be able to provide those terms and conditions to you.                             and conditions governing this contract. Please make sure that you have read these terms           become voidable and the Ticket holder may be refused entry or ejected from the venue.
     to you.                                                                                                                                                                                                        and conditions before completing your transaction with us. You can easily request them from
                                                                                                                Car Parking                                                                                         our Customer Services.                                                                            13. The unauthorised use of photographic and sound or film recording equipment is
     3. You will be subject to the terms and conditions of the relevant no frills flights which will be         This is entirely your responsibility.                                                                                                                                                                 prohibited. Tapes or films may be destroyed. Laser pens, mobile phones, dogs (except guide
     deemed to be incorporated into this contract. They can be accessed from the relevant no frills                                                                                                                 2. When you purchase any Event Package you will be required to pay the full amount at the         dogs) and your own food and drink may also be prohibited (please check with the venue).
     website.                                                                                                   Travel Insurance                                                                                    time of making your booking.
                                                                                                                We recommend insurance. We can refer you to a good insurance scheme or you can                                                                                                                        14. Ticket holders consent to filming and sound recording as members of the audience.
     4. Please note that all prices quoted for a No Frills Airline Booking exclude the charges for              purchase it elsewhere. Terms and conditions are set out in the insurance documents and are          3. Event Packages are non-refundable. Any cancellations will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
     any checked in Baggage Allowance and passenger check-in fees. These charges will be                        not between you and Sport Abroad.                                                                                                                                                                     15. There will be no pass-outs or re-admissions of any kind. Official merchandise is usually
     confirmed to you at the time of making your booking, and need to be paid directly to the                                                                                                                       4. Any additional food and/or beverage purchases over and above what is included in your          only available inside the venue.
     Airline upon check in at the Airport.                                                                      Extras – Picnic Hampers etc                                                                         Restaurant and Event Package must be paid directly to the restaurant and/or event venue.
                                                                                                                1. In most cases for the sale the returns policy is as follows:                                                                                                                                       16. The Ticket holder must comply with all relevant statutes, venue regulations and safety
     5. Remember if you purchase the no frills flight through our dynamic packaging technology                                                                                                                      5. To claim your event tickets, please present a copy of your confirmation email and the          announcements whilst attending the event, performance or activity.
     to create a holiday package, your holiday will be governed, not by these terms, but by our                 (i) We will arrange a full refund of the full price you paid (including outward delivery charges)   credit/debit card you made the booking when arriving at the departure point. If you don’t have
     dynamically packaged holiday terms and conditions below.                                                   if you contact our Customer Services explaining that you wish to cancel the contract within 30      a printer, make a note of the order number at the top of your confirmation email and present      17. Where an age restriction applies for an event, performance or activity, this will be clearly
                                                                                                                days of order. Please make sure that you inform us of the order number, product description,        this with your credit/debit card.                                                                 indicated during the Ticket booking process. Please ensure that you carry proof of age if
     PACKAGES                                                                                                   reason for return and whether you require a replacement or refund;                                                                                                                                    appropriate.
     Please note, all of our Products are sold “subject to availability” what this means is that                                                                                                                    6. Please ensure you arrive at the departure point in plenty of time.
     we do not confirm your order immediately (your first confirmation e-mail will just be an                   (ii) Delivery of Fresh Foods on the day constitutes completion of any contract on our behalf                                                                                                          18. Coaches and other modes of travel are supplied with good intentions but all vehicles are
     acknowledgment of order) but we will pass your details onto our suppliers who will check to                and so long as the produce delivered is made within a reasonable time this shall constitute         7. Please see the Tickets section immediately below for additional terms and conditions.          subject to break down and delay and in the event of delay and late arrival due to breakdown
     see if the Holiday Product is available, if it is they will book it for you, if its not they will revert   delivery and completion of the contract. Refunds are not applicable after this point except                                                                                                           or delay where arrival is possible at any time of the day of the event taking place, we will not
     to you directly. Please see the ‘More Info’ text for each “subject to availability” Holiday Product        where the foods are not delivered within 2 hours of the agreed time or the foods are not fit for    K. Sports, Theatre, Music and Entertainment Tickets (“Tickets”)                                   issue compensation if you are unable to arrive at your chosen race or event on the day of
     for more details” .                                                                                        consumption in which case a 100% refund shall be made.                                              1. In most cases for the sale of Tickets we are acting as a disclosed agent for a supplier,       scheduled travel. In the event of delay and late arrival due to breakdown or delay we will not
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    promoter, team, band or venue (“Supplier”). You will usually be able to find the name and         issue compensation and you explicitly agree that you are aware of this.
     If it is not possible to get tickets for Holiday Products to you (eg because your travel date is           (iii) Other items on sale such as merchandise, goods etc in the Extras sections will be             address of the Supplier on the more info section relating to each product, and in all cases in
     imminent) we may insist that you have an “e-ticket” generated. This means that you will have               subject to normal trading practise. Refunds will only be made if goods are broken, shoddy or        your confirmation email.                                                                          19. Coach descriptions. All coaches are described as Executive. On occasion it may be
     to pick up your ticket at your point of departure. Don’t worry, we will make sure you know                 undelivered.                                                                                                                                                                                          required to substitute vehicles of a different class. Compensation for downrated vehicles
     exactly where to pick up your tickets.                                                                                                                                                                         2. The contract governing the purchase of the Tickets will contain the terms and conditions       will be at the discretion of Sport Abroad alone and the contract is entered into on the
                                                                                                                (iv) If you request a replacement product our Customer Services will attempt to arrange this        of the Supplier. This will mean that ultimately any decisions on cancellation, exchanges and      understanding that the key component is travel and not the size, standard or capacity of the
     Hotels                                                                                                     for you but whether this option is available remains at our supplier’s discretion;                  refunds will belong to the Supplier. Please contact Customer Services for details of relevant     vehicle operated on the day or during the event.
     Please note: Photo identification of the person whose name is on the booking must be                                                                                                                           terms and conditions.
     provided when checking in.                                                                                 (v) Remember to keep the product reasonably safe and to return them in good condition.
                                                                                                                Please use recorded delivery in order to minimise the risk of the refunded item not being           3. In absence of any negligence or other breach of duty by the Supplier or its employees
     Hotel Cancellations / Amendments                                                                           returned safely; and (vi) If you do not send it back the supplier can arrange to have in picked     and agents, you will be responsible for any loss, theft or damage to your Tickets. In the event
     In the event that you would like to cancel or amend your hotel booking, the hotel’s                        up from your address, in this case you will be charged the cost of this pick up.                    your Ticket is lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed, please contact us via the purchase history
     cancellation policy will be available on your confirmation email or as stated at the time of                                                                                                                   online forms so that we can contact the Supplier on your behalf.
     booking.                                                                                                   5. Please note that that this policy does not affect your statutory rights which you may have,
                                                                                                                including the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000. If you would like any        4. As a ticketing agent we do not have any role in setting Ticket prices or determining seat
     If the cancellation policy is not displayed within your confirmation email and you wish to                 further information please contact your local Trading Standards Office on (020) 7641 1111 or        locations. Upon receipt, please check the details of your Tickets as mistakes cannot always
     cancel your reservation, it is your responsibility to notify your agent verbally or in writing at          access their website at www.tradingstandards.gov.uk. Alternatively, please contact your local       be rectified. The Ticket holder has a right only to a seat of a value corresponding to that
     least 48 hours prior to the expected check in date.                                                        Citizens Advice Bureau on 020 7385 1322 or access their national website at                         stated on the Ticket and the Supplier reserves the right to provide alternative seats to those
                                                                                                                www.nacab.org.uk                                                                                    specified on the Ticket.




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