Call us on 01244 355 580 or visit www. horseracingabroad. com | 25 TOUR MEL 12 Nights From £ 2,950.00 per person Wednesday 27 October Depart: London Heathrow, Flight MH 003 12.00 hrs Thursday 28 October Arrive Kuala Lumpur 07.25 hrs Depart: Kuala Lumpur, Flight MH 129 10.05 hrs Arrive: Melbourne 20.40 hrs On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Hotel Sofitel, Melbourne where accommodation has been reserved for six nights on a room only basis. Friday 29 October The day is at your leisure to enjoy your surroundings. Saturday 30 October Racing at Flemington: Victoria Derby Day! Sunday 31 October & Monday 01 November Two days at leisure in and around Melbourne - time to discover the city and take optional excursions/ tours. Tuesday 02 November Racing at Flemington: Melbourne Cup Day! Wednesday 03 November Depart the Hotel Sofitel, Melbourne for your internal flight to Sydney. On arrival in Sydney transfer to the Shangri- La Hotel where accommodation has been reserved for four nights, on a room only basis, in Deluxe Harbour View rooms. Thursday 04 & Friday 05 November Days at leisure in and around Sydney - time to discover the city and take optional excursions/ tours. Saturday 06 November Optional racing at Royal Randwick. Sunday 07 November Following check- out, transfer to the airport for your return flight to London. Depart: Sydney, Flight MH 122 15.40 hrs Arrive: Kuala Lumpur 20.50 hrs Depart: Kuala Lumpur, Flight MH002 23.55 hrs Monday 08 November Arrive: London Heathrow 05.25 hrs Single Room Supplement for the tour: £ 1,190.00 Business Class Supplement: £ 3,050.00 p. p. Our Price Includes: . Return scheduled flights with Malaysian Airlines . Flight between Melbourne & Sydney . 6 nights' accommodation, based on twin/ double occupancy, on a room only basis at the Hotel Sofitel Melbourne . 4 nights' accommodation, based on twin/ double occupancy, on a room only basis at the Shangri- La Sydney Hotel in Deluxe Harbour View Rooms . Reserved seating in the Members' Grandstand at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, on both Victoria Derby Day and Melbourne Cup Day . Transfers throughout by air- conditioned coaches . Assistance of our agents throughout . Airport Passenger Duty & Taxes ITINERARY MELBOURNE Melbourne is a stylish city that has become a true melting pot of different cultures. Well known for the good things in life, it has a cosmopolitan feel and offers designer shops, stately architecture, bustling markets and quaint rattling trams. You will be spoilt for choice when planning your days in Melbourne - there are numerous, exciting activities and breathtaking views! ? ? ? ? ? The Sofitel Melbourne 25 Collins Street, Melbourne. This luxury hotel is situated in the heart of the city's premier shopping, dining and theatre district, just minutes from the famous cricket ground. The Café La offers fine dining while Sofi's Piano Bar offers both food and live jazz on Friday and Saturday nights. " The Atrium Bar on 35" serves cocktails and light snacks in a relaxed atmosphere. The hotel has 363 luxuriously appointed guestrooms which start from floor 36, ensuring the view over Melbourne from floor to ceiling windows is always spectacular. All rooms have contemporary furnishings, marble bathrooms and modern technology including LCD or Plasma TVs, digital surround sound, CD/ DVD players, high speed Internet access and voicemail. The hotel facilities also include a gym, fitness centre and sauna. SYDNEY Australia's oldest city is without doubt the place to be! Sydney offers an endless array of sightseeing opportunities including the world famous Opera House, Darling Harbour and Harbour Bridge together with fantastic beaches, galleries, boutiques and outdoor cafés. ? ? ? ? ? Shangri- La Hotel 176 Cumberland Street, The Rocks This recently refurbished 5* property, with 563 guest rooms, is perfectly positioned between the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge at Circular Quay and is where you can enjoy the quite essential Sydney experience in comfort and style. The hotel is in the historic Rocks district; the birthplace of colonial Sydney; an area that offers wonderful shopping, a wide variety of restaurants and is within walking distance of all the necessary tourist attractions. We have secured Deluxe Grand Harbour View rooms that are spacious and offer stunning 180- degree panoramic views of Sydney Harbour. Each room has a marble en- suite bathroom, satellite TV, Internet access, safe, minibar, hairdryer & tea/ coffee making facilities. The hotel offers a variety of dining and has one of the best cocktail bars in Sydney, Blu Horizons, located on the 36th floor with superb views. Other hotel facilities include a 15m Roman style indoor heated swimming pool, fitness centre, steam room and spa. The perfect place to unwind and refresh!
26 | Providing Specialist Horse Racing Holidays With a Commitment to Excellence THE MELBOURNE CUP PENANG EXTENSION 27 October - 13 November 2010 PENANG ISLAND Following the excitement of Melbourne and Sydney we are delighted to be able to offer you a 5 night break at the Shangri- La's Rasa Sayang Resort in Penang. Only a short flight from Kuala Lumpur, Penang is a fascinating fusion of East and West. The island has a harmonious multiracial population and well- preserved heritage buildings which have led to George Town being accorded a listing as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Penang offers the best of Asia where the sights and sounds reflect the colourful traditions of the people. As well as the many beautiful beaches there are tropical gardens, ornate temples and distinctive buildings - explore the island where nature, traditions and history blend into a rich cultural tapestry. For an unique experience, and added excitement, take a trishaw ride through the narrow inner streets of George Town! ? ? ? ? ? SHANGRI- LA'S RASA SAYANG RESORT AND SPA The Shangri- La's Rasa Sayang Resort is a 5* luxury retreat that nestles beside the emerald waters of Batu Ferringi Beach. Comprising thirty acres of lush gardens, framed by majestic ancient rain trees that recreate a feel of the island's rich tropical scenery. The hotel offers luxurious and comfortable accommodation amidst a beautiful and serene environment. All of the 304 guest rooms are equipped to the highest standard and decorated in traditional style, creating an atmosphere of warmth and serenity. The hotel has a selection of restaurants, bars and lounges from which to choose; all providing a varied choice of the highest quality. Relax and enjoy the luxury inside the hotel, on the beach or by the pool. To complete the pampering, the CHI spa will indulge your senses in one of its spacious private spa villas. We have reserved Rasa Wing Deluxe Rooms for your extra enjoyment where you may have the benefit of the Rasa Wing Lounge which is open daily for a la carte breakfast, complimentary afternoon tea, cocktails and canapés ( served between 6.00 pm - 7.00 pm) and coffee, tea and soft drinks throughout the day. The Lounge also has complimentary WiFi access. You also have access to the exclusive Rasa Wing swimming pool for adults only. TOUR MEL/ PEN 17 Nights From £ 3,850.00 per person Sunday 07 November Following check- out, transfer to the airport for your flights to Penang Depart: Sydney, Flight MH 122 15.40 hrs Arrive: Kuala Lumpur 20.50 hrs Depart: Kuala Lumpur, Flight MH 1194 23.50 hrs Monday 08 November Arrive: Penang 00.40 hrs On arrival you will be transferred to the Shangri- La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa where accommodation has been reserved in the Rasa Wing for five nights on a bed and breakfast basis. The following days are at your leisure to enjoy the beach, sightseeing or to just relax in these beautiful surroundings. Friday 12 November Following check- out, transfer to the airport for your return flights to London. Depart: Penang, Flight MH 1167 21.45 hrs Arrive: Kuala Lumpur 22.40 hrs Depart: Kuala Lumpur, Flight MH 002 23.55 hrs Saturday 13 November Arrive: London Heathrow 05.25 hrs Single Room Supplement for the tour: £ 1,900.00 Business Class Supplement: £ 3,225.00 p. p. Our Price Includes: . Return scheduled flights with Malaysian Airlines . Flights between Melbourne & Sydney and Kuala Lumpur - Penang - Kuala Lumpur . 6 nights' accommodation, based on twin/ double occupancy, on a room only basis at the Hotel Sofitel Melbourne . 4 nights' accommodation, based on twin/ double occupancy, on a room only basis at the Shangri- La Sydney Hotel in Deluxe Harbour View Rooms . 5 nights' accommodation, based on twin/ double occupancy, on a bed & breakfast basis at the Shangri- La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa in Rasa Wing rooms . Reserved seating in the Members' Grandstand at Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne, on both Victoria Derby Day and Melbourne Cup Day . Transfers throughout by air- conditioned coaches . Assistance of our agents throughout . Airport Passenger Duty & Taxes ITINERARY