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THE 149TH EDITION

THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP 2020 ROYAL ST GEORGE’S, SANDWICH, ENGLAND

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THE 149TH EDITION

Welcome This year, The Open will return to Royal St George’s for the first time since 2011, when an emotional Darren Clarke fulfilled his boyhood dream of becoming Champion Golfer of the Year. Set amidst undulating dunes with views of The English Channel, Royal St George’s is home to fine links golf, thatched Shelter Huts and a long history of hosting Open Championships since 1894 (it’s famously the first Open venue in England). Royal St George’s always produces dramatic golf and has an impressive list of Champions inscribed on the Claret Jug including Bobby Locke, Sandy Lyle and Greg Norman. After record attendance at The 148th Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, the 149th Edition will be another milestone event before the historic Open 2021 and 150th anniversary at St Andrews, Scotland.

Watch the crowning of a new Champion Golfer

As an Authorised Provider of The Open, we are proud to offer a range of Official Travel Packages to get you to Royal St George’s in 2020. Whether you’re already in the UK or planning your trip, you can watch all the action live from Royal St George’s with Events Travel.

We encourage you to read through this brochure to see what’s on offer from short packages based in London to Play Golf Experiences with rounds of Links golf right next to Royal St George’s and there’s even a Luxury Golf Tour to Ireland. All Packages including Official Open 2020 Tickets and we have Official Hospitality if you want something a little fancier— there’s really something for everyone. Plus, as a full-service travel company, we can create a customised experience if you want something a little out of the box. Since 1993, we’ve been pioneering sports travel to the world’s biggest events. We are extremely passionate about creating exceptional travel experiences and look forward to personally welcoming you to Royal St George’s in 2020. See you then. Glenn Hedley Director Events Travel

DARREN CLARKE, CHAMPION 2011

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Experience historic links golf at Royal St George’s SANDWICH, KENT, ENGLAND

Contents Classic Packages (7 options) ............................8 Play Golf Experiences (2 options) ......................22 Ireland Luxury Golf Tour ..............................28 Hospitality ........................................................30 Ticketing ................................................................34 Featured Hotels ...............................................36 Transport Schedule .......................................38 Travel Services ...............................................40 FAQs ................................................................42 Terms and Bookings .......................................44

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Royal St George’s has had it’s fair share of dramatic finishes

Schedule RO YA L S T G EO RG ES S A N DW I C H , KEN T , EN G L A N D 1 2 -1 9 J U L Y 2 0 2 0

GREG NORMAN, CHAMPION 1993

TUESDAY 14 JULY

THURSDAY 16 JULY

S ATURDAY 18 JULY

PRACTICE

FIRST ROUND

THIRD ROUND

WEDNESDAY 15 JULY

FRIDAY 17 JULY

SUNDAY 19 JULY

PRACTICE

SECOND ROUND AND THE CUT

FINAL ROUND & PRESENTATION

“A wonderful trip, first class. Thank you Events Travel for a most enjoyable holiday and experience at The Open.” LIBBY, THE 148TH OPEN — VIA TRUSTPILOT

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Classic Packages include accommodation, Official Tickets and more THATCHED STARTER HUTS AT ROYAL ST GEORGE’S

Compare Watch The Open with a Classic Package including accommodation in London or Kent with 1 or 2-days at The Open. Relax with coach transport, or enjoy flexibiltiy with self-drive options and official car-park passes. No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Package Name One Nighter from London Weekender from London Lord’s & The Open The Bucket List Kent Classic Kent Weekender Howfield Manor

Accommodation London London London London Kent Kent Kent

Nights 1 3 7 7 2 3 3

The Open Any 1-day Sat/Sun Thu Thu Thu and/or Fri Sat/Sun Sat/Sun

From £329 pp £769 pp £1,698 pp £5,959 pp £498 pp £998 pp £1,198 pp

CAN’T FIND THE RIGHT PACKAGE? ASK A TRAVEL EXPERT ABOUT A CUSTOMISED PACKAGE

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PRICES Bloomsbury Street Hotel (4- star) Thu 16 at The Open £349 pp twin/double £483 single occupancy Fri 17 at The Open £329 pp twin/double £451 single occupancy Sat 18 at The Open £390 pp twin/double £512 single occupancy

B L O O M S B UR Y S TR EET H O T E L

Sun 19 at The Open £419 pp twin/double £541 single occupancy Extra nights £141-£275 pp

CLASSIC PACKAGES #1

ONE NIGHTER FROM LONDON Stay 1-night in central London with return transfers to The Open and an Official Open 2020 Ticket to any day of your choosing.

INCLUDES • 1-night accommodation • Buffet Breakfast daily • 1 x Official GA Ticket to The Open 2020 (choose your day) • Return coach transfers to The Open from your hotel • Events Travel Ticket Holder and Lanyard + Souvenir Open Lanyard • VAT and all ticket handling fees

The May Fair Hotel (5-star) Thu 16 at The Open £399 pp twin/double £596 single occupancy Fri 17 at The Open £369 pp twin/doublE £531 single occupancy Sat 18 at The Open £439 pp twin/double £599 single occupancy Sun 19 at The Open £470 pp twin/double £632 single occupancy Extra nights £187-£384 pp

DEFAULT NIGHT OF ACCOMMODATION IS THE DAY YOU HAVE SELECTED TICK ETS FOR. YOU WILL STORE BAGS AT THE HOTEL FOR CHECK-IN ON RETURN. FOR ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS, CONTACT A TRAVEL EXPERT. WE RECOMMEND SELECTING AN EXTRA NIGHT

Bloomsbury Street Hotel—offering a new garden inspired restaurant BLOOMSBURY STREET KITCHEN

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CLASSIC PACKAGES #2

WEEKENDER FROM LONDON Stay 3-nights in central London with return transfers to The Open and Official Open 2020 Tickets for Saturday and Sunday.

PRICES Bloomsbury Street Hotel (4- star) £769 pp twin/double £1,114 single occupancy

The May Fair Hotel (5-star) £889 pp twin/double £1,355 single occupancy

INCLUDES • 3-nights accommodation (17-20 Jul) • Buffet Breakfast daily • 2 x Official GA Tickets to The Open 2020 (Sat 18 and Sun 19 Jul) • Return coach transfers to The Open from your hotel • Events Travel Ticket Holder and • Lanyard + Souvenir Open Lanyard • VAT and all ticket handling fees

EXTRA NIGHTS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

The May Fair Hotel— luxury in the heart of Mayfair FACADE FIT FOR A KING

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Lord’s Cricket Ground— The Home of Cricket LORD’S PAVILION

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CLASSIC PACKAGES #3

LORD’S & THE OPEN Take it all in with a weeks accommodation in London plus two amazing sports experiences; the Aus v Eng ODI at Lord’s (Sat 11 Jul) and the First Round of The Open 2020 (Thu 16 Jul).

INCLUDES • 7-nights accommodation (Fri 10 - Fri 17 Jul) • Buffet Breakfast daily • 1 x Reserved Ticket to Aus v Eng at Lord’s (Sat 11 Jul) • 1 x Official GA Ticket to The Open 2020 (Thu 16 Jul) • Return Coach Transfers to The Open from your hotel • Events Travel Ticket Holder and Lanyard + Souvenir Open Lanyard • VAT and all ticket handling fees

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PRICES 4-star Hotel £1,698 pp twin/double £2,456 single occupancy

5-star Hotel £2,198 pp twin/double £3,472 single occupancy

NOTE EURO2020 FINAL AT WEMBLEY, LONDON IS ON SUN 12 JUL, TICKETS AVAILABLE ON DEMAND. EXTRA NIGHTS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

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Wimbledon, Lord’s, Royal St George’s, an unbelievable combination CENTRE COURT, WIMBLEDON

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CLASSIC PACKAGES #4

THE BUCKET LIST It doesn’t get bigger than this. Start off your week in London with the Aus v Eng ODI at Lord’s (Sat 11 Jul). Then head to Wimbledon for the Men’s Final (Sun 12 Jul). Complete the sports bucket-list with the First Round of The Open 2020 (Thu 16 Jul).

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• 1 x London Oyster Card with £20 credit pre-loaded (transport around London, including to Wimbledon, easy top-up at any station) • See London’s famous sights with a Full Day Coach Tour from 09.00-17.00 departing from Victoria Station (Mon 13 Jul) • Events Travel Ticket Holder and Lanyard + Souvenir Open Lanyard • VAT and all ticket handling fees

PRICES 4-star Hotel

INCLUDES • 7-nights accommodation (Fri 10 - Fri 17 Jul) • Buffet Breakfast daily • 1 x Reserved Ticket to Aus v Eng at Lord’s (Sat 11 Jul) • 1 x Reserved Ticket to the Men’s Final at Wimbledon (Sun 12 Jul) • 1 x Official GA Ticket to The Open 2020 (Thu 16 Jul) • 1 x Return Coach Transfers to The Open from your hotel

£5,959 pp twin/double £6,717 single occupancy

5-star Hotel £6,429 pp twin/double £7,703 single occupancy

HOTELS SELECTED ON REQUEST

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CLASSIC PACKAGES #6

KENT WEEKENDER Just like the Kent Classic self-drive package but with an extra night and Saturday and Sunday at The Open. This Package enables you to see the final rounds, where players either peak or perish and a new Champion will be crowned.

CLASSIC PACKAGES #5

KENT CLASSIC This self-drive package is based in Kent with two accommodation options either 25 or 35 minutes drive from Royal St George’s. Stay by the seaside and enjoy The Open on your own schedule while seeing all your favourite players in the opening rounds before The Cut.

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PRICES Best Western Clifton, Folkestone (4-star)

35 MINS TO THE OPEN

Royal Albion, Broadstairs (4-star)

• 3-nights accommodation (Fri 17 - Mon 20 Jul) • Buffet Breakfast daily • 2 x Official GA Ticket to The Open 2020 (Sat 18 and Sun 19 Jul) • 2 x Official Open Car Park Pass (Sat 18 and Sun 19 Jul) • Events Travel Ticket Holder and Lanyard + Souvenir Open Lanyard • VAT and all ticket handling fees

25 MINS TO THE OPEN

EXTRA NIGHTS & DAYS AT THE OPEN ON REQUEST. HOWFIELD MANOR CAN BE SUBSTITUTED INTO THIS PACKAGE INCLUDING DINNER DAILY

35 MINS TO THE OPEN

Days at Open Thu Twin/double pp £498 Single £822

Thu/Fri £598 £922

25 MINS TO THE OPEN

• 2-nights accommodation (Wed 15 - Fri 17 Jul) • Buffet Breakfast daily • 1 or 2 x Official GA Ticket to The Open 2020 (Thu 16 and/or Fri 17 Jul) • 1 x Official Open Car Park Pass (per day at The Open) • Events Travel Ticket Holder and Lanyard + Souvenir Open Lanyard • VAT and all ticket handling fees

Days at Open Thu Twin/double pp £598 Single £754

Thu/Fri £598 £910

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Royal Albion, Broadstairs (4-star)

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Best Western Clifton, Folkestone (4-star)

£998 pp twin/double £1,466 single occupancy

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Howfield Manor— quaint, English accommodation in Canterbury AERIAL VIEW

H O W FI EL D M A N OR

CLASSIC PACKAGES #7

HOWFIELD MANOR Sit back and relax with the Howfield Manor Package including transport from London as well as transport to/from The Open at Royal St George’s, just 35 minutes drive away.

ROYAL ST G E O R G E S

PRICES £1,198 pp twin/double £1,728 single occupancy

EXTRA NIGHTS & DAYS AT THE OPEN ON REQUEST

INCLUDES • 3-nights accommodation (Fri 17 - Mon 20 Jul) • Buffet Breakfast daily • Dinner daily • 2 x Official GA Tickets to The Open 2020 (Sat 18 and Sun 19 Jul) • Return coach transfers from London to Howfield Manor • Return coach transfers from Howfield Manor to The Open • Events Travel Ticket Holder and Lanyard + Souvenir Open Lanyard • VAT and all ticket handling fees

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Play Golf Experiences ROYAL CINQUE PORTS

Try your hand before watching the Pro’s Play quality Links golf right next door to Royal St George’s before watching the action at The Open 2020. Choose from three accommodation options, two with transport and one self-drive.

PACKAGES #8 #9 #10

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The Links Experience Ultimate Links Experience Ireland Luxury Golf Tour

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H O WFIELD MANOR

Princes Golf Club Located in Sandwich Bay, this championship links facility has a stunning coastal setting and fabulous courses that host Local Final Qualifying for The Open 2018-2022 and The Amateur Championship in 2013 and 2017.

PLAY GOLF EXPERIENCES #8

THE LINKS EXPERIENCE Enjoy 5-nights accommodation and two rounds of quality links golf. Both days tee off in the morning before refreshments and the afternoon at The Open. Combine these golf days with Saturday and Sunday at The Open and you will enjoy the best of both worlds.

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5-nights accommodation (Wed 15 - Mon 20 Jul) Buffet Breakfast daily Dinner daily** Return transport to golf and The Open* Weekly Official GA Ticket to The Open 2020 1 x Round of 18 Holes at Princes Golf Club (walking only, Thu 16 Jul AM) 1 x Round of 18 Holes at Royal Cinque Ports (walking only, Fri 17 Jul AM) 1 x Official Open Car Park Pass (per day at The Open)^ Events Travel Ticket Holder and Lanyard + Souvenir Open Lanyard £50 rebate pp off any Open 2021 5-night Package booked to the 150th anniversary at St Andrews VAT and all ticket handling fees

* ROYAL ALBION AND HOWFIELD MANOR ** HOWFIELD MANOR ONLY ^ FOLKESTONE ONLY SELF-DRIVE

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PRICES Royal Albion, Broadstairs (4-star) ESCORTED WITH TRANSFERS TOWN VIEW ROOM

£1,898 pp twin/double UPGRADE TO A SEA VIEW ROOM FOR ONLY £90 PP TWIN/ DOUBLE SHARE

Howfield Manor ESCORTED WITH TRANSFERS AND DAILY DINNER

£2,129 pp twin/double

Best Western Folkestone (4-star) SELF-DRIVE / NO TRANSFERS

£1,769 pp twin/double SINGLE OCCUPANCY ON REQUEST

Royal Cinque Ports This Members Club has hosted The Open in 1909 and 1920 and offers quality links golf on the same stretch of coastline at Princes Golf Club and Royal St George’s.

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Princes Golf Club Host of The Open Championship in 1932 and located right next door to Royal St George’s. The course has three loops of 9 holes, Himalayas, Dunes and Shores. The latter commonly ranks as the best.

T H E ROYAL HO T E L DE A L

PLAY GOLF EXPERIENCES #9

ULTIMATE LINKS EXPERIENCE Enjoy 5-nights accommodation at The Royal Hotel in Deal, next to Royal Cinque Ports and Sandwich. Enjoy two rounds of golf with morning tee-times and The Open in the afternoon. In addition, enjoy Saturday and Sunday dedicated to watching the final rounds of The Open 2020. We haven’t seen a better Open 2020 experience.

5-nights accommodation (Wed 15 - Mon 20 Jul) Buffet Breakfast daily Return transport to golf and The Open Weekly Official GA Ticket to The Open 2020 1 x Round of 18 Holes at Princes Golf Club (walking only, Thu 16 Jul AM) 1 x Round of 18 Holes at Royal Cinque Ports (walking only, Fri 17 Jul AM) Events Travel Ticket Holder and Lanyard + Souvenir Open Lanyard £50 rebate pp off any Open 2021 5-night Package booked to the 150th anniversary at St Andrews VAT and all ticket handling fees

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The Royal Hotel Deal (4-star) TOWN VIEW ROOMS

£1,989 pp twin/double Single occupancy on request FAMILY ROOM WITH KING + TWO SINGLES OR FOUR SINGLES

£1,599 pp quad share

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Royal Cinque Ports Well ranked links course that has been through it all over two world wars and successfully re-built on two occasions. Enjoy wild dune grasses and tight fairways. Let’s hope the wind is kind.

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ITINERARY DAY 1 | MON 20 JUL

Transfer to Gatwick Airport for our flight to Dublin. On arrival we will be met and transferred north to Slieve Donard Hotel in Newcastle, Northern Ireland. Check-in and enjoy free-time this afternoon before our Welcome Dinner this evening.

S L IE V E D ON AR D RE SO R T & SPA

DAY 2 | TUE 21 JUL PLAY GOLF EXPERIENCES #10

After breakfast we take a short walk (next-door) to worldfamous Royal County Down. This is an exclusive and unique experience (peak season), we hope you’ll make the most of it.

IRELAND LUXURY GOLF TOUR Add this experience to any Open 2020 Package and enjoy a short and sweet escorted play golf experience to Ireland, where you will play Golf Digests World #1 Royal County Down. Travel with a small-group of like minded travellers and reminisce your days at The Open by playing three magnificent courses.

DAY 3 | WED 22 JUL R O YA L CO U NT Y DO WN

After breakfast we transfer further north to Ardglass Golf Club, boasting the oldest Club House in the world (1405 AD). This stunning course on the coast has incredible views and some challenging holes. After lunch we transfer back to Dublin to check-in to Portmarnock Hotel for the evening.

P OR T M AR NO CK LI NKS

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INCLUDES • One-way economy flight from London Gatwick to Dublin • 2-nights at Slieve Donard Hotel (Mon 20 - Wed 22 Jul) • 1-night at Portmarnock Hotel (Thu 23 Jul) • Buffet Breakfast daily • Welcome Dinner (Mon 20 Jul) • Transport throughout (including from your Kent or London Hotel to London Gatwick Airport) • 1 x Round of 18 Holes at Royal County Down • 1 x Round of 18 Holes at Ardglass Golf Club • 1 x Round of 18 Holes at Portmanock Links • Golf Travel Kit and Golf Prizes • Services of Voyages.Golf Tour Manager • VAT and all ticket handling fees

£1,489 pp twin/double £1,715 single occupancy

DAY 4 | THU 23 JUL

After breakfast we play the highly rated Portmarnock Links before enjoying lunch and a transfer to Dublin Airport for your onward journey. We can assist with further travel in Ireland including more golf! If you can spare some time, Dublin and Belfast are both incredible cities.

FAMILY ROOM WITH KING + TWO SINGLES OR FOUR EXTRA NIGHTS AND EXTENSIONS AVAILABLE. ALL GOLF IS WALKING ONLY WITH PULL TROLLEYS INCLUDED. CLUB HIRE IS AVAILABLE WITH PRIOR ARRANGEMENT. A R DG LA SS G O LF CLU B

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Hospitality—the ultimate way to watch The Open ENGRAVER S AT THE OPEN CONCEPT

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Hospitality Experiences

LIMITED AVAILABILITY

SOLD OUT

Scorers

Engravers

Situated inside the Spectator Village, the Scorers is a relaxed environment close to the famous yellow leader board on the 18th hole with easy access to the course. Enjoy the lively atmosphere of the private garden and watch the action unfold with TV screens. Keep one eye on the scores as you savour bistro-style fare with beverages included. Shared tables for individual groups or private tables available on request.

The most exclusive and polished experience at the 149th Open Championship. Looking over the deceptively challenging Par-3 16th hole, you will always be amongst the action. This hole cost Thomas Bjorn the title in 2003 and where Tom Watson scored a hole-in-one in 2011. Enjoy fine cuisine, mid- morning champagne, canapes and four-course a la carte lunch with upper balcony views, air-conditioning, private bathrooms, full TV coverage, welcome lounge, hospitality hosts, player Q&A and an exclusive Open gift per person. Shared tables for individual groups or private tables available on request.

- Exclusive venue located near the 18th hole - Private garden area and TV screens - Bistro-style fare - Beverages included - Fast track entrance to the course

This is the ultimate hospitality package for The Open.

If you have a 5, 6 or 7-day ticket special prices apply.

PRICES PRICES Thu 16 Jul Fri 17 Jul Sat 18 Jul Sun 19 Jul

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Thu 16 Jul Fri 17 Jul Sat 18 Jul Sun 19 Jul

£980 pp £995 pp £985 pp £1,045 pp

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Open 2020 Tickets

In all Packages, enjoy Official Open 2020 General Admission Tickets. These tickets are guaranteed as an Authorised Provider. General Admission Tickets can be upgraded to Official Hospitality, inclusions and prices are available on page 30/31. General Admission Tickets give you course access as well as access to: • Food and Beverage Outlets (The Open is commited to offering a wide variety of sustainable, locallysourced and healthy food options at catering facilities on course and in the Spectator Vilalge. • The Open Shop (savour the moment with a full range of branded apparel) • Spectator Village (The home of many Food and Beverage Outlets, The Shop, kids play area, giant TV screens, brand activations and more) • Large Screens (don’t miss a shot with strategically placed screens and electronic leaderboards dotted around the course, including a giant TV screen at the Spectator Village) • Grandstands (unreserved Grandstands can be found around the course including at the 18th green and at the Practice Ground) • Practice Ground (General Admission Ticket holders can enjoy watching the golfers warm-up at the Practice Ground, including Driving Range, Chipping Range and Putting Green)

Important • Re-entry not permitted

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Featured Hotels

Best Western Folkestone

The Royal Hotel Albion Broadstairs

4 -STAR

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Located 18 miles from Royal St George’s, this Victorian hotel dates back to 1864 and offers charming British decor by The English Channel, as well as a Marco Pierre White Steakhouse.

Just 7 miles from The Open, overlooking Viking Bay and boasting Charles Dickens as a past regular guest (Bleak House is within sight). This boutique hotel offers great service and a relaxed atmosphere.

The Royal Hotel Deal 4-STAR

The closest hotel we have to The Open, situated right by the seaside. Enjoy an elegant restaurant and comfortable refurbished rooms frequented by Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton in the past.

London

The Royal Hotel Albion

Howfield Manor Royal St George’s

Best Western Folkestone

Howfield Manor 4 -STAR

This 5-acre country estate has only 15-rooms and is the quintessential British Manor. Enjoy handmade food, local ingredients and down-toearth service. This hotel includes all transport, breakfast and dinner.

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Bloomsbury Street Hotel 4-STAR

This sophisticated hotel in the centre of London brings to life the literary heritage of the area and displays Virginia Woolf’s famous works in the spacious lobby. Rooms are plush and refined.

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The May Fair Hotel 5-STAR

The Royal Hotel Deal

This luxury hotel boasts spacious rooms, attentive service and a fabulous breakfast. The sought after location puts you right in the heart of Mayfair, close to attractions, shops, restaurants and Hyde Park.

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London Transport Schedule Relax as you travel to The Open from London with our return charter coach transfers, exclusive to Events Travel customers. See the proposed schedule below. Self-drive options are available across all packages. Ask a Travel Expert for a quote on car hire and car park passes or bring your own car. Please note proposed transfer times are based on past Open Championship schedules in accordance with guest preferences and are subject to final adjustments.

LONDON TO TH E OPEN

THE OPEN TO LONDON

THE BLOOMSBURY HOTEL

THE MAY FAIR HOTEL

ARRIVE AT THE OPEN

DEPART THE OPEN

THE MAY FAIR HOTEL

THE BLOOMSBURY HOTEL

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Travel Services By choosing Events Travel, you are choosing a travel partner who will be with you for your entire journey. Our Travel Experts are here to help you get the most from your Open 2020 experience and the journey surrounding it. Since 1993, Events Travel has been helping fans travel to the world’s biggest events. Our extensive experience and quality supplier networks around the globe will ensure your Open 2020 experience is nothing short of spectaular. Ask a Travel Expert about creating a customised package from scratch or tailor an existing package to meet your needs.

Travel Services Ask a Travel Expert for a quote and/ or recommendations today on the following:

• Flights to the UK (we ticket flights in-house) • Accommodation anywhere • Transport (transfers, car hire and more) • Sightseeing (day tours, attractions and more) • Customised itineraries • Group travel (all sizes including private groups and corporate groups) • Travel insurance (we have partnered with CHI to offer a 15% off base policy discount for our customers)

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FAQs How do I make a booking?

Do you have other hotels available?

Are you an Official Travel Agent?

It’s really easy to make a booking, all you need to do is speak to a Travel Expert:

We can provide accommodation anywhere, including pre/post the event. We can also add extra nights to any package, subject to availability. We have partnerships with leading hotels across the world and can offer hotel recommendations based on your needs plus access to the best available rates. We recommend adding extra nights at the time of booking to ensure you get the best rates and availability.

Yes. Events Travel are one of a handful of Authorised Providers for The Open 2020 and 2021 across the world. We are authorised by the R&A to provide travel to both events and have access to tickets under license.

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What ticket types are available? Within all Official Travel Packages we have included General Admission Tickets. You can upgrade these to Official Hospitality, learn more on page 30/31. All Grandstands at Royal St George’s are unreserved and have no ticketing. When do I receive my tickets and services? Your tickets will be sent within your Travel Documents at least two weeks before the event begins. In some circumstances we may make your tickets available via a ticket collection point or hotel delivery (in this case you will still receive your Travel Documents email). More information will be provided to you after booking. Can I change my package after booking? Typically changes are not possible, but it can depend on what you have booked. Ticket upgrades may be possible to Official Hospitality, but downgrades or reductions are generally not possible unless made at the time of booking. 42

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Do I need travel insurance? Yes. We recommend travel insurance for every trip big or small. That’s why we have partnered with CHI to offer a 15% off base policy discount to all customers. Our Travel Experts can help choose the right policy for you, ask us about it while making your booking. Can my Travel Agent book with you? Yes. We work with registered Travel Agents around the world. You are welcome to refer your agent to us to book on your behalf. Do you have Hospitality available? Yes. There are two ticket types available; General Admission or Hospitality. You can upgrade your General Admission Tickets to Hospitality and only pay the difference in price between the two ticket types. Learn more on page

Why should I travel with you? We’ve been pioneering sports travel across the globe since 1993 and have helped tens of thousands of travellers experience historic moments at the world’s biggest events. Our Travel Experts are passionate about travel and are here to help you get the most from your travel experience. By choosing us as your travel partner, it means that you have access to official tickets and are not supporting the black market or secondary markets (we think of this as risk removal). On top of this, we are fully accredited by ATAS, AFTA and more. Finally, almost three decades of creating unforgettable experiences says it all. We look forward to warmly welcoming you to The Open 2020! Do you have customer reviews? Yes. We have partnered with Truspilot to collect verified third party reviews, the most trusted way to collect real/ unfiltered reviews. At the time of writing we have over 200 x 5-star reviews. See more.

What’s the difference between a Package and a Tour? Packages are designed for independent travellers and are not escorted by Events Travel staff. With a Package, you are free to travel how you wish, but you always have contacts for questions or in the rarecase, emergencies. With a Tour, it’s the opposite and you will be escorted throughout the trip by a Tour Manager. Your Tour Manager is there to make sure the trip runs smoothly, to point you in the right direction and to make sure your needs are met. All our Tours are small-groups, intimate and with like-minded travellers. Both Packages and Tours are carefully designed to balance event and destination experiences and are often themed, for example golf, gourmet or nature. Can you book my flights? Yes. We are an IATA Agency and ticket your flights in-house, giving you access to the best available fares . I have a corporate group, can you assist us? Absolutely. We specialise in arrange travel for groups of all sizes. You will have a dedicated Travel Expert on hand to assist your group from start to finish. Get in touch today. GOT A QUESTION OF YOUR OWN? ASK A TRAVEL EXPERT ON +613 5989 7666 OR EMAIL RES@EVENTS.COM.AU

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Terms and Conditions FULL BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOUND AT EVENTS. COM. AU/TERMS

• Prices are listed per person in GBP. Customers can make payment in GBP or AUD at the daily rate. • Prices are subject to change and availability changes at any time. • All payments are non-refundable in case of cancellation (we strongly recommend all customers purchase Travel Insurance and we have partnered with CHI to offer a 15% off base policy discount to customers). • Changes to bookings may incur amendment fees per change, plus any applicable fees from suppliers (such as airlines). • Extra travel services may be subject to different payment requirements to be confirmed on quoting • Full cancellation applies • There are no refunds for unused services • Events Travel are IATA, AFTA, ATAS, ASTA and IAGTO accredited • Events Travel are an Authorised Provider for The Open, authorised by the R&A Payment Requirements Deposit: £750 pp to book Balance: Due by 31 March 2020 PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED

Payment Methods We accept bank transfers/wire transfers as well as credit card payments. Credit card payments include a merchant fee (Visa and Mastercard 1.5% and AMEX 1.98%). Bank transfers do not have any fees. The Process Speak to a Travel Expert to start your journey. At this time we recommend adding on extra nights and any other travel services to access the best rates and availability.

Our customers love: - Low deposit to confirm - Transparent pricing with no service fees or check-out fees - Authorised Provider with Official Tickets - Established in 1993 and 100% Australian Family Owned - Fully accredited including ATAS, AFTA and more - Speak to a Travel Expert with no phone queues - Carefully designed packages with flexibility - A full range of travel services available - Customised travel experiences for groups of all sizes

After making a booking, you will receive a Booking Confirmation and Invoice with your booking details. Once payment is made, your travel experience is secured. Two-weeks before the event begins we will send you a Travel Documents Email, containing information about your booking, services and personalised information. If you require any physical items (such as tickets or merchandise) you will be sent these by post at this time. If you depart for your trip earlier than twoweeks before, please let us know, as we will make your physical items available via a collection point or hotel delivery. Please let us know when booking if you are planning on departing early.

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