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ABTA, ATOL Protection and Peace of Mind Travel Destinations is celebrating 15 years in business in 2011 and are proud to be both members of the Association of British Travel Agents and to hold an ATOL licence. So, whichever of our destinations you choose to go to, you can book safe in the knowledge that whatever happens your booking is financially protected. We hope that you find a tour or event within this brochure that captures your imagination. To find out more information please visit our new website at www.traveldestinations.co.uk ATOL is a Government-backed holiday protection scheme.


Contents Rolex 24 at Daytona

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12 Hours of Sebring

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French MotoGP & Le Mans 24 Hour Moto

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Spa Francorchamps Classic

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Le Mans 24 Hours

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Introduction Going for the first time? On-circuit campsites map On-circuit camping Travel Destinations exclusive trackside campsite at Porsche Curves Flexotels Grandstand seats Exclusive offers Tailor made options Oreca race team hospitality Le Mans ultimate experience Luxury American motorhome rental Radio Le Mans Off-circuit château camping Off-circuit executive château camping Accommodation at Château Rive Sarthe

The Nurburgring

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Nurburgring ADAC 24 Hours

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Nurburgring AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix

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24 Hours of Spa

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Angouleme - Circuit des Remparts

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Six Hours of Spa Francorchamps

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Nurburgring Drivers Experience

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MG Owners Club Tours

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Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club Tours

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Le Mans Classic 2012

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Booking conditions

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Travel insurance

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Many of the images in this brochure and on our website have been supplied by friends and colleagues including: Dave Davies, Neil Chapman & Peter Devine.

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Rolex 24 at Daytona® 29th - 30th January 2011 The Rolex 24 at Daytona is a whole weekend of fantastic sports car racing at the famous Daytona Speedway in Florida, USA. With a star studded line up, the Rolex 24 at Daytona is a racing fans nirvana. In 2010 racing legend Hurley Hayward, who won his first title in this event in 1973, made the 48th Rolex 24 his last at Daytona after 40 years of racing. Sadly, defending team Brumos Racing were unable to grant him one final victory after Action Express Racing took the podium. But with the likes of Mike Rockenfeller in the winning team, Hurley Hayward was always going to have his work cut out for him. Like Hayward in previous years, Rockenfeller then went on to win the Le Mans 24 Hours race for Audi Team Sport. Being a speedway, you are never far from the track and with almost uninterrupted views from the 250,000 grandstand seats, great activities, clean facilities and garage access you really are constantly in the heart of the racing action. And if you’re brave enough you can take a ‘hot lap’ around the amazing banked circuit with one of the drivers.

What’s included: • Return economy flights with Virgin Atlantic (from Gatwick or Manchester) • Five days car rental (compact car) • Four nights accommodation at an oceanfront hotel (incl. continental breakfast). Check-in Thursday, January 27th, 2011 Check-out Monday, January 31st, 2011. • Four day general entrance ‘Super ticket’. This all-inclusive pass allows daily access to the infield and grandstands as well as Sprint FANZONE and garage access. • Professional on-site staff for assistance.

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Price:

£849.00 per person (based on two people sharing a double or twin room).

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The 12 Hours of Sebring 16th - 19th March 2011 In March each year thousands of race fans descend on the historic town of Sebring in Florida for the annual 12 Hours race, that marks the start of the endurance racing season. In 2011 the 12 Hours of Sebring will not only mark the beginning of the American Le Mans Series, but also the opening race of the new ACO Intercontinental Cup. This ensures a high class field and exciting racing. Many teams choose to debut their new cars at Sebring, so it is a first chance to see new technology for teams and spectators alike. Many teams also see Sebring as an opportunity to lay down a marker for the rest of season making the racing very competitive. In 2010 Peugeot dominated the race from the front, and in the absence of Audi (who’s engines were not yet ready for the season) finished in 1st and 2nd places with the Aston Martin Lola showing its pace in 3rd position. Elsewhere Sebring saw the full season debut of the new Drayson Racing LMP1 car and the Jaguar RSR team.

For the spectators Sebring provides some spectacular viewing, as trackside access is plentiful around the old airfield circuit. A short walk can take you across the infield from one side to the other, and although there are no grandstands the elevated “bleachers” around the circuit are fantastic vantage points. For those camping at the circuit reserved trackside plots are highly prized and get you as close to the action as possible. Having an American flavour these trackside plots are often taken by large motorhomes and self-built scaffolding stands.

Extended stays and upgrades: • This option can be extended beyond the race if you wish to visit other areas of Florida during your stay. • Upgrades on Virgin Atlantic flights and car rental can be made at the time of booking. • Prices may vary according to cost of flights. For more information and to book call us now on

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What’s included: • Return economy flights with Virgin Atlantic from Gatwick • Five nights self catering accommodation at the brand new Majestic Cove condominiums located just 10 minutes from the Sebring raceway. • Four day super entrance ticket and car parking to 12 Hours of Sebring • Five days car rental (full size) Prices from £995.00 per person Based on four people sharing

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French MotoGP at Le Mans 27th - 29th May 2011 The French MotoGP in 2010 saw Jorge Lorenzo take the chequered flag after outpacing Fiat Yamaha team-mate Valentino Rossi, diving into the lead midway through the 28 lap race, commanding a five second lead by the end. Repsol Honda Italian rider Andrea Dovizioso clinched the final spot on the podium. Former MotoGP Champion Casey Stoner crashed in the early part of the race continuing his dismal start to the season. The MotoGP is always full of excitement and 2011 will be no exception. You can be trackside at the Bugatti circuit for the next race with our exclusive offer that includes channel crossings, general entrance tickets and camping at Relais des Cailleres.

What’s included: • Return channel crossing for a motorbike from Dover to Calais (alternative routes available for a small supplement) • General entrance ticket to the MotoGP and on-circuit parking • Three nights camping including breakfast • Secure gated parking at the Relais des Cailleres Price:

Relais des Cailleres is located on the northern periphery of Le Mans in the village of Saint Pavace, near Coulaines, just 10 minutes ride from the circuit. It offers secure gated parking and camping in peaceful surroundings. The Relais des Cailleres is a comfortable and convenient place to camp during the MotoGP.

£289.00 per person (per motorbike and rider). Pillion passenger £215.00

Le Mans 24 Hour Moto 24th - 25th September 2011 This event is the ultimate in motorcycle endurance racing at the iconic Le Mans race circuit. The 2010 event saw the GSR Kawasaki team of Gregory Le Blanc, Olivier Four and Julien Da Costa win the 33rd running of the Le Mans 24 Hour Moto. It was the first victory for a Kawasaki since 1999, with the GSR team moving on from topping the time sheets in qualifying to taking overall victory after completing some 828 laps. The 24 Hour Moto at Le Mans is always full of excitement and 2011 will be no exception. You can be trackside at the Bugatti circuit for the next race with our exclusive offer that includes channel crossings, general entrance tickets and accommodation at Relais des Cailleres. Limited to just six en-suite rooms this newly renovated barn conversion is located on the northern periphery of Le Mans in the village of Saint Pavace, near Coulaines, just 10 minutes drive from the circuit. Pierre and Martine will welcome you to their home which has been tastefully decorated with quality furnishings. With secure gated parking and peaceful surroundings the Relais des Cailleres is a comfortable and convenient place to stay during the 24 Hour Moto.

What’s included: • A return channel crossing for a motorbike from Dover to Calais (alternative routes available for a small supplement) • General entrance ticket to the 24 Hour Moto & on-circuit parking • Three nights bed and breakfast • Secure gated parking at the Relais des Cailleres Price:

£295.00 per person per motorbike sharing twin/double room

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Spa Francorchamps Classic 28th - 29th May 2011 New for 2011 from the organisers of Le Mans Classic, is the Spa Francorchamps Classic. Located at the fantastic Spa Francorchamps circuit in the beautiful Ardenne region of Belgium the event will feature a wide variety of grids including: Classic Endurance Racing Prototypes and GT’s that have raced in the greatest endurance races in the world between 1966 and 1979. Formula 3 Classic Pre 1985 Formula 3 cars and pre 1995 Renault Formulas.

Sixties Endurance Pre 1963 sports cars and pre 1966 GT’s. Trofeo Nastro Rosso A brand new race dedicated to beautiful Italian sports cars and GT’s built before 1966.

Group C Dedicated to cars that have competed in famous endurance races between 1983 & 1991.

As well as all the excitement on the track there will be access to the paddock, grandstands and an extensive village along with the opportunity to book a parade lap around the circuit. For the first time in 2011 we are offering our customers the opportunity to experience this event at the fantastic Spa Francorchamps circuit, either staying right at the circuit in the 4* Hotel de la Source, or alternatively at the Best Western Myrtilles Hotel, in the town of Vielsalm, about 30 minutes drive from the venue. What’s included: • Return channel crossings from Dover to Calais (alternative channel routes available for a small supplement). • Three nights in a twin or double room on a bed and breakfast basis. • General entrance, paddock and grandstand tickets.

Price: 4 star Hotel de la Source located at the circuit

£399.00 per person Best Western Hotel Myrtilles, Vielsalm

£315.00 per person For more information and to book call us now on

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Le Mans 24 Hours 11th - 12th June 2011 Le Mans is the pinnacle of endurance racing. This exceptional circuit, more than 13 kilometres long, glows with an aura created by the most renowned manufacturers and the greatest drivers in motor sport. The Le Mans 24 Hours actually lasts a whole week, beginning with scrutineering on Sunday and Monday, followed by practice and qualifying on Wednesday and Thursday. Friday sees the relative calm of the open pit lane and the drivers' parade in the centre of Le Mans, before the race weekend really begins on Saturday.

What’s included: Channel crossings You choose the most appropriate channel crossings and times for you. We offer all routes including Dover, Folkestone, Newhaven, Portsmouth, Poole and Hull. On-circuit support Exclusive to Travel Destinations customers. We are here to help you all the way. During the week leading up to the race we operate a support helpline so we are only a phone call away. Travel Destinations staff are at the circuit, so if necessary we can come and meet you within minutes of your call.

Tickets A general entrance ticket per person. These allow access to all the public areas at the circuit, enabling you to view the race from between the Porsche Curves all the way to Tertre Rouge corner, including the Start/Finish straight. It also allows you access to the Mulsanne and Arnage corners. You can always add various grandstand seats to your booking. Choice of accommodation We can offer you a choice of the following accommodation; on-circuit camping, off-circuit château camping, on-circuit American style motorhomes, châteaux, hotel and B&B accommodation. Ticket packs All our ticket packs include; lanyards, ticket wallets, the Travel Destinations ‘Essential guide to Le Mans’ and general information.

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Le Mans - Going for the first time? Yes? Well to make your life easier we have compiled a short list of FAQ’s. Why book with Travel Destinations? Because it’s easy. Not only have we been sending customers to Le Mans since 1996, we have all personally been to Le Mans on many occasions so we are well qualified to give you the best advice for your requirements. However most importantly and unlike many other operators we are fully bonded members of ABTA and hold an ATOL licence so your money is protected from the day you make your reservation. We are also official ticket agents of the Le Mans 24 Hours organisers (ACO) which enables us to guarantee your tickets and send them to you well in advance of the race.

OK, I am happy to camp Then there are a number of choices; either on-circuit at one of the official campsites or off-circuit in the surrounding area.

What happens if I need help whilst I’m at Le Mans? As a valued customer of Travel Destinations we are here to help you all the way. During the week leading up to the race we have an exclusive helpline number so we are only a phone call away. We will be at the Le Mans circuit, so if necessary can come and meet you within minutes of your call.

There seems to be lots of different on-circuit campsites There are around 15 different on-circuit campsites. They all offer very similar basic toilet and shower facilities. We can advise you of the best one to suit your needs. For the exact location of the on-circuit campsites see our map on page 14.

What and when is Le Mans? Le Mans is the home town of the 24 Hours race - an endurance race like no other with approximately 250,000 spectators. It is one of the biggest sporting events in the world and takes place every year in the middle of June. Where is Le Mans? Le Mans is close to the Loire Valley, France - approximately 130 miles west of Paris. What is the best way to get to Le Mans? By car. Le Mans is easily accessible via motorway from Calais (5hrs) or Caen/Le Havre/St Malo/Cherbourg (3hrs). When should I go to Le Mans? Depending on work/family commitments, we would recommend you go early and come back early. Wednesday or Thursday to Sunday is ideal. There are lots of things to see and do before the race but once the race has finished that’s pretty much the end of the event. What tickets will I need to watch the 24 Hours race? As a minimum you will need one general entrance ticket per person. This gets you pedestrian access into the circuit and general viewing areas. If you are camping you will need a camping pass. Grandstand tickets are optional extras. Entry tickets and camping permits are barcoded and scanned as you enter and leave the circuit.

If I camp on-circuit how many campsite tickets will I need? At least one camping permit per vehicle. Each pitch has an allocated space of 7x5 square metres. Both your vehicle and tent will need to fit into this space. If you require more than 7x5 square metres for either a number of tents or a large vehicle, motorhome or caravan you will need to buy additional camping permits.

Which grandstands are the best? It’s down to personal preference. The closer to the start/finish line the more expensive, however some of the stands at the top of the circuit (Dunlop Bridge) offer excellent views. We can advise you of the best location to suit your requirements. For further details on the grandstands see our map on page 20. What can I expect at the Le Mans 24 hours? The Le Mans 24 Hours is like a motor racing Glastonbury noisy and dirty - but fantastic fun. Ultimately your experience will depend on the people you take with you and your attitude. Where do I get food and drink? There are plenty of places on the circuit where you can buy food and drink. If you are a seasoned camper then there are various supermarkets near the circuit to buy provisions. What if I forget something? As long as it’s not your passport, travel documents or credit cards you’ll be fine. The supermarkets and stores around Le Mans sell virtually everything.

But I don’t want to camp! Don’t worry - whether it’s a basic step up from camping, a room in a hotel or château, or a bed on-circuit, we have a variety of accommodation to suit all budgets.

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Dunlop Bridge Tertre Rouge Expo

On-Circuit Campsites Paddock, Grandstands Start/Finish Straight Houx Annexe

Bleu Nord Houx Maison Blanche

Bleu Sud Karting Nord

at Porsche Curves

Beausejour Mulsanne Straight

Arnage

Indianapolis Straight

Mulsanne


On-Circuit Camping Camping on-circuit is the most popular way to see Le Mans. Being as close to the action as possible throughout the race means you won't need to miss a thing. All our on-circuit prices are per person, based on two people in a car, and include your channel crossings, general entrance tickets and an on-circuit camping permit. Travel Options & Routes

Ferry, Race Ticket & On-Circuit Camping

DURATION

P&O Ferries, Eurotunnel, Sea France, Brittany Ferries.

Price Per Person* (Min 2 per car)

Additional Passenger Prices (per person)

Thursday & Friday departures

Dover - Calais (Ferry)

£225.00

£115.00

Folkestone - Calais (Eurotunnel)

£239.00

£115.00

Hull - Rotterdam/Zeebrugge

£259.00

£149.00

Portsmouth/Poole Cherbourg/Caen

£309.00

£149.00

Dover - Calais (Ferry)

£249.00

£129.00

Folkestone - Calais (Eurotunnel)

£265.00

£129.00

Hull - Rotterdam/Zeebrugge

£285.00

£165.00

Portsmouth/Poole Cherbourg/Caen

£349.00

£165.00

Returning Monday Any Other Durations

*Single person prices are available on request.

Exclusive Special Offers to Travel Destinations customers Free Beer - Book your channel crossings with P&O Ferries from Dover to Calais or Hull to Zeebrugge and get a free case of Grolsch (24 cans) per car. Save up to £165.00 - Travel from Portsmouth to St Malo with Brittany Ferries on Wednesday 8th June on the 20:30hrs sailing and save upto £165.00 per booking. No Fast Ferry Supplements - On all Brittany Ferries high speed sailings. Camping supplements The prices above are calculated including your choice of camping permits for any of Blue Sud, Blue Nord, Expo, Beausejour and Houx Annexe. Other on-circuit campsites are available for a small supplement. These are Maison Blanche and Tertre Rouge (£19.00 per permit), Houx numbered (£36.00), Karting Nord (£18.00 per permit), and Houx non-numbered (£13.00 per permit). Prices for large camping plots designed primarily for motorhomes will be available on request.

Camping permits On-circuit camping permits provide a space 7 x 5 metres (unless designed for motorhomes). Most of the pitches will be marked and numbered. Should you require more space please mention this to our staff at the time of booking. Brittany Ferries Crossings are available from Portsmouth to St. Malo at a supplement of £85.00 per vehicle (Thurs & Fri). Sailings from Caen, Cherbourg and St. Malo at a weekend will incur a supplement of £20.00 per vehicle. Condor Ferries & LD Lines Sailings & prices are available on request.

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Travel Destinations Exclusive Trackside Campsite at Porsche Curves We will once again be offering camping pitches in our exclusive trackside campsite at Porsche Curves. Being a private, self-contained site, it is only available to customers of Travel Destinations and is strictly limited to 200 standard size pitches. Travel Options & Routes

Ferry, Race Ticket & Exclusive Camping

DURATION

P&O Ferries, Eurotunnel, Sea France, Brittany Ferries.

Price Per Person* (Min 2 per car)

Additional Passenger Prices (per person)

Thursday departures

Dover - Calais (Ferry)

£349.00

£199.00

Folkestone - Calais (Eurotunnel)

£359.00

£199.00

Returning Monday

Any Other Durations

Hull - Rotterdam/Zeebrugge

£389.00

£215.00

Portsmouth/Poole/Plymouth Cherbourg/Caen/Roscoff

£399.00

£215.00

Dover - Calais (Ferry)

£379.00

£205.00

Folkestone - Calais (Eurotunnel)

£389.00

£205.00

Hull - Rotterdam/Zeebrugge

£399.00

£235.00

Portsmouth/Poole Cherbourg/Caen

£429.00

£235.00

Campsite opens Wednesday 8th June from 13:00 hours.

Exclusive Special Offers to Travel Destinations customers Free Beer - Book your channel crossings with P&O Ferries from Dover to Calais or Hull to Zeebrugge and get a free case of Grolsch (24 cans) per car. Save up to £165.00 - Travel from Portsmouth to St Malo with Brittany Ferries on Wednesday 8th June on the 20:30hrs sailing and save upto £165.00 per booking. No Fast Ferry Supplements - On all Brittany Ferries high speed sailings.

What’s included: • Return channel crossings • General entrance tickets • Gift bag, including commemorative coffee/tea mug • Secure fenced campsite with 24 hour security • Private serviced showers and toilet blocks • 7 x 5 metres camping plot for your tent and vehicle • Access to marquee with pay bar offering draught beer, wine, soft drinks, tea and coffee

• Big screen TV • Breakfast available for purchase each morning • Public viewing bank on the Porsche Curves to the rear of the campsite Option: • Pre-erected four person tents available to hire, including airbeds (£99.00)

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Flexotels Want to be trackside, but camping doesn’t really appeal? Then why not consider staying in a Flexotel.

Flexotels are ideal for those people who would like to stay trackside at the circuit, but do not wish to camp and prefer the privacy and luxury of their own bedroom. For 2011 we are pleased to be able to offer a number of Flexotels. The Flexotel will provide your own private bedroom at the circuit. All bed linen and towels are provided along with either a double or twin beds. You will be welcomed at reception and shown to your Flexotel, where you will have an allocated parking space adjacent. Each Flexotel can be locked and the key should be left at the reception area each time you leave the site.

What’s included: • Return channel crossings • General entrance tickets • Gift bag, including commemorative coffee/tea mug • Private serviced showers and toilets • 1 x twin bedded Flexotel including duvets, pillows and towels

For more information and details of prices please call us on 0844

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Grandstand Seats T4 Museum

Dunlop Bridge

T5

Main Entrance

T12

T16

Paddock

T19 T20

T34

T21 T22

T23

Grandstands, names and numbers T23 T22 T21 T20 T19 T16 T12 T5 T4 T34

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La Sarthe Wollek Tavano Leonard Lagache Sommer Benoist Dunlop Panorama Paddock


Grandstand Seats These can be added to your reservation. Although it is possible to view the race from many different locations around the circuit with just a general entrance ticket, quite often this may be from a grass bank through a large crowd and always through a wire fence. For a better and more comfortable view of the circuit we recommend the purchase of a grandstand (Tribune) seat. This numbered seat will then be reserved for you from Saturday morning until the end of the race.

Grandstand No.

Grandstand Name.

Price per seat

4

Panorama

£99.00

5

Dunlop

£99.00

12

Benoist

£95.00

16

Sommer

£115.00

19

Lagache

£115.00

20

Leonard

£115.00

21

Tavano

£115.00

22

Wolleck *

£75.00

23

La Sarthe

£99.00

34

Paddock

£75.00

* Tribune 22 "Wolleck" is the only grandstand without a roof.

Please note: Grandstand seats cannot be purchased in isolation.

The exact location of the grandstands are shown on the grandstand map on the opposite page.

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Exclusive Offers For 2011 we have managed to negotiate some exclusive offers with our friends at P&O Ferries, Brittany Ferries and HolloGraphics.

Free Beer - Travel from Dover to Calais or Hull to Zeebrugge or Rotterdam and get a free case of Grolsch (24 cans) per car.

Save up to £165.00 Travel from Portsmouth to St Malo, Wednesday 8th June on the 20:30hrs sailing and save up to £165.00 per booking.

No fast ferry supplements Get there quicker this year. Travel from either Portsmouth or Poole to Caen or Cherbourg on any of Brittany Ferries high speed sailings for the same price as a traditional ferry.

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Tailor Made Options As always, we are here to provide you with a tour that meets all your requirements and as such are happy to tailor make something that suits your needs. With this in mind, here are some other options that you may like to consider: B&Bs and self catering For those not wishing to camp we are able to offer a variety of different properties within a short drive of Le Mans. Ranging from self catering houses, B&Bs and Gites to rooms in a French Ch창teau or manor house.

Two centres In June 2011, the Le Mans 24 Hours and the Nurburgring 24 Hours races are only two weeks apart, so if you would like to experience both events whilst spending a couple of weeks in Europe, please call us on 0844 873 0203 and we will be delighted to talk through some of the options.

Extend your stay Fancy staying in France beyond the 24 Hours race weekend? Then why not go and explore the Loire valley. This is a great way to relax and recuperate after the event and see a wonderful part of France. Call us on 0844 873 0203 to explore some of the possibilities on offer.

Rail Europe Fancy leaving the car in the UK? We can provide rail options either direct to Le Mans or with a stopover in Paris, or in fact, any other routes that you are interested in. This is a great way to get to experience all the fun of the race, without any of the hassle of having to drive home.

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873 0203 to find out more.

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Oreca Race Team Hospitality Watching the Le Mans 24 Hours as a VIP guest of the Oreca race team is an experience that you will never forget. This unique trackside hospitality gives you privileged access to the pits, private areas and race team hospitality building. What’s included: • VIP welcome kit and Oreca goodie bag. • Access to Oreca Community Centre (2 floor building trackside).

• Guided visits to Dunlop Chicane, Forest Esses, Karting Esses, Mulsanne Corner, Arnage Corner and Tertre Rouge Corner.

• Open bar.

• Paddock visit with an expert guide.

• Access to Oreca hospitality unit above the pits.

• Access to private open bar at the first chicane on the Mulsanne straight.

• Visit to the Oreca team pit between 16:00hrs and midnight.

• Le Mans team quiz with prizes.

• Buffet lunch Saturday (Midday - 14:00hrs).

• Photo sessions with the Oreca show car.

• Buffet dinner Saturday (20:30hrs - 22:00hrs).

• Interactive entertainment.

• Buffet breakfast Sunday (From 08:00hrs).

• Circuit entrance and car parking.

• Buffet lunch Sunday (Midday - 14:00hrs).

Price

• Access to the Oreca private grandstand.

£1620.00

• Access to the Oreca private terrace. • Continuous real-time team information. • Plasma screens following practice. • Oreca team presentation with show car. • English speaking co-ordinators.


Le Mans Ultimate Experience For 2011 we have created two Le Mans ultimate experiences, providing all travel, accommodation and hospitality across the weekend. One experience is based at the Novotel hotel just a short tram ride from the circuit and the other is based at the circuit in one of our exclusive trackside Flexotels. Off-circuit hotel option: Designed for those people wanting to enjoy the full weeks build up to the Le Mans 24 Hours. Including seven nights stay at the Novotel hotel as well as weekend hospitality at the circuit with Team Oreca. You will be able to follow the scrutineering at the beginning of the week, then enjoy the practice and qualification at the circuit all before the hospitality begins on Saturday and continues throughout the race weekend. The newly refurbished 3 star Novotel Le Mans is located just 10 minutes by tram from the 24 Hours circuit and only 15 minutes from the centre of town. Hotel facilities include 94 airconditioned en-suite rooms, restaurant, bar, secure private car park, and an outdoor swimming pool and terrace.

On-circuit Flexotel option: This option really is for the hard core fan that wants all the benefits of corporate hospitality, but with a room at the circuit.

What’s included: • Seven nights bed and breakfast at the 3 star Novotel (Monday - Monday). • Return Flexi-Plus Eurotunnel crossings from Folkestone to Calais (Outbound Monday - Returning Monday). • Two general entrance tickets. • Two full weekend trackside hospitality passes with Team Oreca. Includes food, drinks, grandstand seats and behind the scenes access during the race.

For more information and details of prices

Price

£3230.00 per person (based on two people travelling in one car sharing a twin or double room).

What’s included: • Four nights accommodation in a Flexotel room. • Return Flexi-Plus Eurotunnel crossings from Folkestone to Calais. • Two general entrance tickets. • Two full weekend trackside hospitality passes with Team Oreca. Includes food, drinks, grandstand seats and behind the scenes access during the race.

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873 0203


Luxury American Motorhome Rental Ever wanted to stay on-circuit just like your favourite racing driver? Wondered what it would be like to have your own haven of luxury at Le Mans, or just wanted the best possible accommodation at the famous La Sarthe circuit? Well now you can! We are able to offer a variety of exclusive options, all of which include your very own American style luxury motorhome waiting for you at the circuit. The motorhomes sleep between two and seven people and are available on-circuit from the Thursday before the race until the Monday afterwards. What’s included:

• Outdoor table and chairs.

• Choice of channel crossings.

• Roll out awning.

• General Entrance Tickets.

• 24 hour on-site support should you require any assistance.

• Permit to stay in your motorhome inside the circuit. • Delivery of the motorhome including fuel, driver and ferry costs. • Motorhome set up and customer orientation. • Onboard 5.5KW generator (push button start). • TV and DVD.

Prices: Start from just £699.00 per person (based on 6 people, with 2 cars, travelling from Dover to Calais and sharing a Daybreak 3270 Motorhome)

• All towels, bedding and toiletries. • Starter kit including tea, coffee, sugar, bread, milk, wine and beer. • High quality crockery, cutlery, pots, pans etc. • Barbecue facilities with coals.

For more information and to book call us now on

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Radio Le Mans Travel Destinations are delighted to be one of the official sponsors of Radio Le Mans. 'Imagine a load of people sitting around a table in a pub, talking about sport. Well, we're the table everyone is sitting around.' That's broadcaster John Hindhaugh describing Radio Le Mans, the live radio commentary delivered by the Radio Le Mans team throughout the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

At Le Mans, English-speaking fans, members of the press, and even race teams tune in by phone, online and on their earpiece radios. Radio Le Mans is an annual institution, essential listening, keeping everyone informed - and amused - during the entire race week.

US broadcaster Speed TV has used the Radio Le Mans broadcast to bolster its live Le Mans coverage and Motors TV takes the radio coverage provided for the ALMS. Radio Le Mans are also syndicated across North America in satellite radio with Sirius XM.

For millions of others, Radio Le Mans is able to bring the race alive via the internet, allowing people all over the world to be part of this legendary event.

They're irreverent, informative, and above all, fun. Le Mans wouldn't be the same without Radio Le Mans.

From modest beginnings in 1987, the broadcast has grown in scope and importance, with essentially the same team coming back year after year. It's a formula that has international overtones too. The ALMS has had some of the RLM team at every one of its events since the inaugural running of the Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta in 1998, a service inspired by Radio Le Mans.

NB. Listen out for the Travel Destinations guest slot, for hints and tips on how to get the most from your visit to Le Mans. Listen now at www.radiolemans.com.

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Off-Circuit Château Camping Camping away from the circuit is a popular alternative for people that prefer a more relaxed atmosphere and quiet nights. We can offer idyllic camping in the the grounds of a French Château. Château d'Eporcé camping An opportunity to camp at the suberb French Château d'Eporcé. Available as a three or four night stay. Exclusive use of the secluded château grounds ensures guests can enjoy superb, secure camping facilities and yet remain only 30 minutes drive from the town centre and similar time to the Le Mans 24 Hours circuit. Primarily designed to cater for those seeking a tranquil and peaceful environment.

Travel Options & Routes

Ferry, Race Ticket & Off Circuit Camping

DURATION

P&O Ferries, Eurotunnel, Sea France, Brittany Ferries.

Price Per Person* (Min 2 per car)

Additional Passenger Prices (per person)

Thursday & Friday departures

Dover - Calais (Ferry)

£375.00

£295.00

Folkestone - Calais (Eurotunnel)

£385.00

£295.00

Hull - Rotterdam/Zeebrugge

£395.00

£299.00

Portsmouth/Poole/Plymouth Cherbourg/Caen/Roscoff

£455.00

£299.00

Returning Monday

What’s included:

Optional extras:

• Secure and spacious reserved camping pitches in the Château grounds.

• Grandstand seats (See page 20).

• Fully serviced toilet and shower facilities. • Safe and secure parking for cars. • Breakfast served each day (7am - 10am). • Tea and coffee during reception opening hours. • Return coach transfer on race days. • Choice of channel crossings. • General entrance tickets.

• Thursday Moules or Chicken and Frites dinner (£19 per person) incl. 1/2 bottle of wine or soft drinks. • Friday pre-race banquet (£35 per person) incl. 1/2 bottle of wine or soft drinks. • Sunday hog roast / BBQ (£25 per person) incl. 1/2 bottle of wine or soft drinks. • Tent hire; pre-erected four person tent with airbeds and sleeping bags (£99 per tent). • Guided coach tour around the Le Mans circuit including a pit lane walk and visits to Arnage and Indianapolis (£25 per person).


Executive Château Camping Executive camping at Château d’Eporcé has been developed with the owners of high performance and prestige marque cars in mind. The Executive camping also works well for small groups and corporate guests. Château d’Eporcé provides all the essentials such as tents and airbeds, breakfasts and evening meals. With the addition of wine tasting and a tour of the circuit, guests have all that is required to really enjoy the Le Mans 24 Hours experience.

Travel Options & Routes

Ferry, Race Ticket & Executive Camping

DURATION

P&O Ferries, Eurotunnel, Sea France, Brittany Ferries.

Price Per Person* (Min 2 per car)

Additional Passenger Prices (per person)

Thursday departures

Dover - Calais (Ferry)

£635.00

£595.00

Folkestone - Calais (Eurotunnel)

£645.00

£595.00

Hull - Rotterdam/Zeebrugge

£655.00

£615.00

Portsmouth/Poole/Plymouth Cherbourg/Caen/Roscoff

£715.00

£615.00

Returning Monday

All Packages are based on four nights (Thursday 9th - Sunday 12th June inclusive) with two people in a car sharing a pre-erected tent.

What’s included: • Secure and spacious reserved tent pitches. • Pre-erected four person tent complete with tent light, two airbeds, chairs and table.

• Celebration pre-race banquet Friday evening (incl. 1/2 bottle of wine or soft drinks). • Wine tasting with canapes Sunday afternoon.

• Fully serviced permanent toilet and shower facilities.

• Tea and coffee during reception opening hours.

• Safe parking for cars.

• Hog roast farewell BBQ Sunday.

• Return coach transfer to the circuit on race days.

• Welcome pack polo shirt and t-shirt.

• Breakfast served each morning.

• Friday guided coach tour of the circuit and pits.

• Welcome arrival drink.

• General entrance tickets.

• Thursday Moules or Chicken and Frites dinner (incl. 1/2 bottle of wine or soft drinks).

• Choice of channel crossings.

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Accomodation at Château Rive Sarthe Château Rive Sarthe is located on the River Sarthe, close to the beautiful and peaceful village of Malicorne sur Sarthe, yet remains only 30 minutes from all the action at the circuit. There are rooms available inside the château itself as well as a variety of accommodation in other buildings in the château grounds.

Château Rive Sarthe: Rooms in the Château Rooms in the château are available on a bed and breakfast basis. Each room includes bed linen and towels although there is no daily service. These rooms are available as part of a four night stay. The château has mostly ensuite double bedded rooms.

DURATION

Thursday departures Returning Monday

Travel Options & Routes

Ferry, Race Ticket & Château Rooms

P&O Ferries, Eurotunnel, Sea France, Brittany Ferries.

Price Per Person*

Dover - Calais (Ferry)

£519.00

Folkestone - Calais (Eurotunnel)

£529.00

Hull - Rotterdam/Zeebrugge

£539.00

Portsmouth/Poole/Plymouth Cherbourg/Caen/Roscoff

£550.00

Prices are based on 2 people per car sharing a twin or double/room. Single room prices are available on request.

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Château Rive Sarthe: Rooms in the Petite Village These rooms will appeal to people looking for an upgrade from the camping, but still wish to enjoy the social benefits of staying with a group within the château grounds. Most bedrooms have washbasins and all have access to toilets and shower facilities. The Petite Village is available for a three night stay including breakfast served in the château.

DURATION

Friday departures Returning Monday

Travel Options & Routes

Ferry, Race Ticket & Petit Village

P&O Ferries, Eurotunnel, Sea France, Brittany Ferries.

Price Per Person*

Dover - Calais (Ferry)

£399.00

Folkestone - Calais (Eurotunnel)

£409.00

Hull - Rotterdam/Zeebrugge

£419.00

Portsmouth/Poole/Plymouth Cherbourg/Caen/Roscoff

£489.00

Prices are based on 2 people per car sharing a twin or double/room. Single room prices are available on request.

Château Rive Sarthe: Chalet Buildings The chalet complex at Rive Sarthe is ideal for small groups wishing to upgrade from camping, but still wishing to stay together. Each chalet can sleep up to six people and has private use of toilets, washbasins and shower facilities. The chalets are available for a three night stay including breakfast served in the château.

Travel Options & Routes

Ferry, Race Ticket & Château Buildings

DURATION

P&O Ferries, Eurotunnel, Sea France, Brittany Ferries.

Price Per Person*

Friday departures

Dover - Calais (Ferry)

£399.00

Returning Monday

Folkestone - Calais (Eurotunnel)

£405.00

Hull - Rotterdam/Zeebrugge

£410.00

Portsmouth/Poole/Plymouth Cherbourg/Caen/Roscoff

£499.00

Chalet prices are based on 6 people in three cars sharing a chalet. For smaller groups or alternative combinations prices are available on request.

What’s included: • Choice of channel crossings. • General entrance tickets. • All bedding. • Breakfast. • On-circuit car parking ticket. • Safe and secure parking for cars.

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New Travel Destinations website In 2011 Travel Destinations celebrates 15 years in business, and to mark this occasion we are launching a brand new website. Included on this new site you will find all the information you need on our organised tours and events, as well as image galleries and video clips of the events and links to many other interesting and relevant sites.

For 2011 our new events and destinations include Nurburgring 24 Hours and Nurburgring Oldtimer Grand Prix, 24 Hours of Spa and the Spa Francorchamps Classic. Why not go and explore all we have to offer at

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The Nurburgring Located in the beautiful Eifel region of Germany just across the border from Belgium, nestled within the amazing and far-reaching Eifel forest, lies the formidable and infamous Nurburgring Nordschleife, the Green Hell. There are many major motor racing events held at the Nurburgring during the course of the year, from endurance racing and classic cars to superbikes and touring cars. Every other year, it also hosts the German F1 Grand Prix.

However two of the main highlights each year, and the two events that we are offering you the opportunity to attend, are the ADAC 24 Hours race in June and the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix in August. The races and events are competed over a combination of the GP circuit (5.1km) and the famous Nordschleife (20.8km), this combined circuit is recognised and accepted as one of motor racings toughest challenges. With it’s 170 corners, including the fabulous Karussell, a 210 degree banked corner, and over 1,000ft in altitude change from the lowest to highest points, it is no wonder that the legendary Sir Jackie Stewart described it as “the greatest and most challenging race circuit in the world” and nicknamed it the Green Hell. Over €400m has been spent on modernising and improving facilities at the circuit, and it certainly shows. The Nurburgring facility is now able to boast three fantastic hotels, a casino, a 2,000 seat indoor arena, a karting facility, an event centre, a shopping boulevard, a purpose built entertainment village with restaurants, bars and night clubs and the ring°werk, a 15,000 sq mtr permanent space dedicated to the history and development of motor racing and motor sport through the decades.

There are also two amazing driving centres where you can learn how to control your car in all road and weather conditions, as well as trying to balance a ball in a dish whilst going round an obstacle course, or driving a car fitted with shopping trolley wheels! Slightly further afield is the new off-roading complex and a new development of purpose built holiday homes, all within a just a few minutes drive of the circuit. Accommodation is available (subject to the event and availability) in the form of camping, holiday homes, hotels and B&Bs. All of which is within easy reach of the main circuit or the open areas of the Nordschleife. Be assured, there is so much more to see and do at the Nurburgring than driving yourself around the Nordschleife - although you can do that as well!

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Nurburgring 24 Hours 23rd - 26th June 2011 2011 will see the 39th running of the 24 Hours race at the Nurburgring; a truly addictive experience. Encompassing both the famous Nordschleife (the Green Hell) as well as the new Formula 1 circuit, it is acknowledged by most drivers as the most challenging race track in the world. The race is equally unique for the spectator as more than 200 cars take to the elongated starting grid, with everything from works BMWs to privateers with VW Golfs lining up on the track. Spectators can wander unhindered through the paddocks and on to the grid before the race. Then they can watch from the grandstands around the F1 circuit or view from out in the forests around the Nordschleife once the race begins.

Exclusive Special Offers to Travel Destinations customers Free Beer - Book your channel crossings with P&O Ferries from Dover to Calais or Hull to Zeebrugge and get a free case of Grolsch (24 cans) per car. Get stickered up with HolloGraphics As a Travel Destinations customer get 10% off all your stickers with HolloGraphics. Simply visit: www.hollographics.com/traveldestinations with your booking reference number to receive your discount code.

The 2010 race was full of excitement and incident. The reigning champions Manthey Porsche, was unfortunately hit broadside by a VW Golf in the middle of the night bringing their race to an early conclusion. The winning car, a BMW Motorsport M3, was not confirmed until the last few minutes, as they had to nurse home the car running on only two gears! Apart from the 24 Hours race, which is clearly the main event of the weekend, other races include the 24 Hours classic car event, the Mini Challenge and the SEAT Leon Supercopa, the Renault Race festival and the Drift Challenge - so there is plenty to keep you occupied from Thursday morning until Sunday night! As the only official UK agent, in 2011 we will be offering camping options in the dedicated Travel Destinations camping area, located on the outside of the F1 circuit.

Camping: What’s included: • Return channel crossings from Dover to Calais (other routes available for a small supplement) • Four nights camping (Thursday - Monday) in the dedicated Travel Destinations camping area • General entrance ticket, including access to the paddock, grid walk and all open grandstands

For more information or to book call now on

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Price:

£209.00 per person (based on two people in a car) Other options: Extended stays available Hotels/B&Bs available on request

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39th AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix - Nurburgring 12th - 14th August 2011 2011 will see the 39th running of this amazing classic motor racing spectacle. It attracts one of the largest entries of drivers in all motorsport, all trying to conquer this incredible circuit. Around 600 sports cars across 11 races will compete over the weekend across a combination of the Grand Prix circuit and the notorious Nordschleife. Cars from all eras and classes are represented from pre-war racing cars to the Formula 1 racers and touring cars of the 80‘s and with qualifying, practice and racing taking place from Friday morning until Sunday evening, there is plenty to keep you busy. As well as the racing, the paddock is turned into a motor racing fans delight. With all the mechanics working feverishly making the final adjustments to their cars and free spectator access to all areas of the paddocks and pits you really are able to get close to the drivers and their vehicles. Additionally, the far section of the paddock is turned in to a car park for the car clubs, and with well over 1,000 Porsches and 500 Ferraris it truly is a sight to behold! Jaguar E-Type celebration In addition to all the usual activities, in 2011 there will be a special celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar E-Type, with two dedicated races for this particular marque ensuring that this really is a memorable occasion for all of our customers. Koblenz - German City of Horticulture 2011 Just 40 minutes from the Nurburgring is the riverside city of Koblenz situated at the German Corner, where the rivers of the Rhine and the Mosel meet. 2011 sees the city of Koblenz hosting the Federal Horticultural Show (BUGA) where you will be able to experience the blossoming splendour of the garden directly in the centre of a cosmopolitan city. Stroll down the Rhine promenade, hover over the river in a cable car, and enjoy the sun, music, art and culinary delights on offer. As the only official UK agent, in 2011 we will be offering camping as well as off-circuit self-catering and hotel options. Camping option: What’s included: • Return channel crossings from Dover to Calais (other routes available for a small supplement) • Official camping at the Nurburgring • General entrance ticket, including access to the paddock, grid walk and all open grandstands

Self catering option (minimum of 4 to a property): Nurburgring Lindner Holiday Resort What’s included: • Return channel crossings from Dover to Calais (other routes available for a small supplement) • Four nights self catering accommodation in the new Nurburgring Lindner holiday resort, five minutes from the circuit • General entrance ticket, including access to the paddock, grid walk and all open grandstands Price:

£399.00 per person (based on two people in a car) Hotel option: Hotel Sonnenhof, Adenau What’s included: • Return channel crossings from Dover to Calais (other routes available for a small supplement) • Four nights accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, in a twin or double room at the 4 star Hotel Sonnenhof, 20 minutes drive from the circuit • General entrance ticket, including access to the paddock, grid walk and all open grandstands

Price:

Price:

£209.00 per person (based on two people in a car)

£499.00 per person (based on two people in a car)

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24 Hours of Spa 30th - 31st July 2011 The 24 Hours of Spa takes place on the legendary track of Spa Francorchamps. The combination of the ever changing weather conditions and the famous curves like the Raidillon, Blanchimont and the Bus Stop chicane turn this race into an exciting battle of man and machine. On top of that, the 24 Hours of Spa is the most important race of the GT Endurance Series championship, which guarantees a superb line up of the best drivers and finest machinery like Aston Martin, Audi, BMW, Porsche and Mercedes. The suspense starts on Wednesday with the drivers parade in the centre of Spa. The atmosphere develops during the first practice on Thursday and reaches a crucial stage with qualification on Thursday night. The perfect start for an exciting weekend of endurance racing, with the 24 Hours race starting on Saturday afternoon.

For the first time in 2011 we are offering our customers the opportunity to experience this event at the fantastic Spa Francorchamps circuit, staying in the town of Vielsalm, about 30 minutes drive from the venue. What’s included: • Return channel crossings from Dover to Calais (alternative channel routes available for a small supplement). • Three nights in a twin or double room at the Best Western Hotel Myrtilles, Vielsalm on a bed and breakfast basis. • General entrance, paddock and grandstand tickets.

Price:

£315.00 per person (based on two people in a car)

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If you’re travelling to France via Calais Travel Destinations recommends Eurotunnel With a crossing time of only 35 minutes from Folkestone to Calais, Eurotunnel offers the fastest Channel crossing with your car. Its reliable service operates round the clock, 365 days a year, taking the hassle out of travelling to the Continent. Choose from up to four departures an hour during peak periods - no other cross-channel operator offers you more choice. With its own motorway junction (11a M20), access to the Passenger Terminal couldn't be simpler. Prior to boarding the shuttles, you will pass through both UK and French frontier controls which means on arrival in France, you simply drive off the shuttle and onto the European motorway network. Whilst on board, relax in the comfort of your own car during the short crossing. The Eurotunnel experience is simple and hassle free - no wonder they are the preferred choice for over 1 million motorists each year.


Angouleme - Circuit des Remparts 16th - 18th September 2011 2011 will be the 72nd anniversary of the Circuit des Remparts event held at the historic town circuit in Angouleme. From 1939-1955 the town and circuit was the host to fantastic motor racing, with drivers such as Fangio, Gonzales and Simon competing. Unfortunately, 1955 was the last year that racing took place and the circuit lay dormant, until 1978 when the event was ‘revived from the ashes’ by none other than Juan Fangio himself. Since 1978 the town has hosted a spectacular motoring extravaganza that is the “Circuit des Remparts”. Witness the Concours d’Elegance on Friday evening where the victor wins their own weight in cognac; join in the sightseeing and gastronomic road run on Saturday, and then take your roadside seat for the street circuit races all day Sunday. Itinerary: Thursday 15th September Check in at Brittany Ferries terminal in Portsmouth at 21:45hrs for the 22:45hrs overnight crossing to Caen. Friday 16th September Arrive Caen at 07:30hrs. Drive to Angouleme in southwest France, which is around 6-7 hours drive. Check-in at the 3 star hotel in North Angouleme. At 20:45hrs the Concours d’Elegance takes place in the town gardens - a collection of classic cars of all shapes and sizes, with drivers and their companions in themed dress, where the winner wins their weight in cognac! Saturday 17th September A variety of events take place throughout the day; • A road run starting at the ‘Geant’ supermarket close to the hotel in North Angouleme takes place. More than 150 cars drive through the roads of the Charente region, with the run finishing at the Place Victor Hugo in the town centre. • A cavalcade of Sunday’s racecars - leaving from the Hotel de Ville at around 10:00hrs towards the ‘Geant’ Supermarket. • From 14:00hrs in the square by the market halls a presentation of Sunday’s race cars and drivers. • Concours d’Etat - starting at 16:00hrs in the gardens of the Hotel de Ville.

Sunday 18th September Race day on the historic circuit from 08:00hrs to 18:00hrs. Race categories include Bugatti Grand Prix cars, Frazer Nash, MGs, Vintage sport and racing cars, GTs, GTSs, and GTOs. Those who wish to spectate can buy access to the track, grandstands and wander through the pits and paddock. Monday 19th September Depart Angouleme for Caen ready to check in at 22:00hrs for the Brittany Ferries 23:00hrs overnight crossing to Portsmouth. Tuesday 20th September 06:30hrs arrive Portsmouth. What’s included: • Brittany Ferries crossings from Portsmouth to Caen including 2-berth inside cabins in each direction. Upgraded cabins are available on request. • Three nights bed and breakfast in a 3 star hotel in Angouleme. • Routes and general information. What’s not included: • Vehicle recovery and personal insurance. • Tickets to the race (approx €25). Please note these are not available in advance. • Entry to the Road Run (approx €430). This is highly recommended although it seems initially expensive the price does include the road run, lunch in the Cognac countryside, a gala dinner in the central market hall on Saturday and two entrance/paddock tickets for the racing on Sunday. Price:

£340.00 per person (based on two people in a car). Longer stays are available at a small supplement.

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Six Hours of Spa Francorchamps 23rd - 25th September 2011 The Six Hours of Spa festival is a whole weekend of spectacular classic motor racing at the famous Spa Francorchamps circuit. The weekend programme features around 600 vehicles in a variety of different races, including favourites such as Ford GT40’s, E-Type Jaguars, Bentley 4.5’s, Brabhams, Lola T70 and Ferrari 250LM.

The highlight of the weekend will be the six hours endurance race on Saturday evening. In 2011 we have a variety of options available for all budgets, ranging from camping to hotel rooms on and off the circuit. Camping option:

Hotel option:

What’s included: • Return channel crossings from Dover to Calais (alternative channel routes available for a small supplement). • Camping at Eau Rouge campsite located close to the circuit. • General entrance, paddock and grandstand tickets. • On-circuit parking permit.

What’s included: • Return channel crossings from Dover to Calais (alternative channel routes available for a small supplement). • Three nights in a twin or double room on a bed and breakfast basis (unless indicated below). • General entrance, paddock and grandstand tickets. • On-circuit parking permit.

Price:

Price: Best Western Hotel Myrtilles, Vielsalm

£139.00 per person

£255.00 per person*

(based on two people in a car) Hotel du Commerce (half board)

£305.00 per person* Our dedicated website www.sixhoursofspa.co.uk has all the latest information regarding the race and full details about our packages to this fantastic event.

Hotel de la Source

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Nurburgring Drivers Experience 13th - 16th October 2011 Limited to just ten cars, our Nurburgring Drivers Experience gives you the opportunity to experience a driving skills training day in your own car, watch a VLN race, have a backstage tour of the new F1 circuit and facilities and a tour of the Jaguar Test Centre. The highlight of the weekend has to be the hot lap around the Nordschleife (nicknamed ‘The Green Hell’ by Jackie Stewart) in a performance racing Jaguar, driven by one of their official Nurburgring licenced drivers, all completed in under 10 minutes! Itinerary: Thursday 13th October Depart Folkestone to Calais on Eurotunnel for the drive through France and Belgium into Germany. Our base for the next three nights will be the delightful Hotel Sonnenhof in Adenau just 10 minutes from the circuit. Friday 14th October This will be a full day’s driving skills training day at the Nurburgring circuit. Using the skid pan, the driver training experience is a fun and safe way of learning advanced driving skills. Using your own car under expert instruction, the day includes slalom driving, braking, avoidance and controlling your vehicle whilst skidding. A buffet lunch and soft drinks are included. In the evening a tour dinner will take place at the hotel where you can exchange your experiences with the other participants. Saturday 15th October VLN race day - get to see all the qualifying on Saturday morning from 8am and browse through the paddock and pit area before the four hour race starts at midday. During the morning you will get to see behind the scenes of the F1 circuit on the backstage tour. Watch the race action start at noon and if you feel inclined, jump in to your car and go and explore the various viewing areas around the Nordschleife. Alternatively, spend some time exploring the ring°werk motor museum experience. Sunday 16th October The ultimate highlight of the weekend will be a behind the scenes tour of the Jaguar Test Centre at the Nurburgring. After tea/coffee and introductions, the test centre manager will explain the significance of the Jaguar Test Centre at the Nurburgring, then there will be an opportunity to view the current vehicles in the showroom and garages. Afterwards one of the Jaguar Nurburgring licenced drivers will drive you around the Nurburgring Nordschleife at speed in a current test centre car - a truly unforgettable experience!

This is quite simply one of the ultimate driving experiences with 176 corners over 21 kilometres. Depart Nurburgring for Calais. What’s included: • Return Eurotunnel crossings from Folkestone to Calais. (Alternative channel routes available for a small supplement). • Three nights at the Hotel Sonnenhof in the town of Adenau on a bed and breakfast basis. • Evening tour dinner. • Drivers training day including buffet lunch and soft drinks. • VLN race general entrance and grandstand tickets, including access to the paddock area and pits • Behind the scenes tour of the Nurburgring circuit. • Entrance to the ring°werk. • Visit to the Jaguar Test Centre and a passenger lap of the Nurburgring. What’s not included: • Entrance to Nordschleife (approx €22). Please note the circuit is open from 17.00hrs - 19.30hrs Mon - Fri, Saturday evening and Sunday. • Other meals not stated above. • Personal Travel Insurance. • European Motoring Assistance cover. Price:

£629.00 per person (based on two people in a car, sharing a double/twin room). Prices for single passengers on request. Longer durations available on request.

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MG Owners’ Club Tours 2011 2011 will be the 15th year of the MG Owners’ Club Tours. We have been everywhere from Iceland to Croatia. New for 2011 is a fantastic tour to Koblenz, the city of horticulture and a return of the popular Austria tour.

MG Lower Rhine 31st March - 3rd April If you missed this tour in 2010, then don’t miss it in 2011. Take this opportunity to visit the historic cities and museums from the famous “Operation Market Garden” and Battle of Arnhem as well as the beautiful gardens of Baroque and Lisse. The tour would not be complete without a relaxing river cruise down the Lower Rhine where you have a chance to sit back and watch the views pass you by.

MG Austria 5th -17th September Austria is back on the map for 2011. This year’s route will take in the delicately painted houses, cobbled streets and the traditional Austrian villages. The views of the fairy tale castles and forests will not be forgotten. En-route a stay is planned at Fussen where Steve McQueen's motorcycle stunts and many other great scenes from The Great Escape were filmed in and around the town.

Dover - Calais

Hull - Rotterdam

Folkestone - Calais

£299.00 per person*

£339.00 per person*

£1525.00 per person* £1570.00 per person*

MG Ireland 28th April - 2nd May No MGOC calendar would be complete without the famous Ireland run. This year is no exception with a visit to Kilkenny. The area is well known for its crafts and culture not to mention the famous Kilkenny castle. The base for this tour is at the Lyrath Estate Hotel, a perfect place to unwind after a busy day’s sightseeing.

Hull - Rotterdam

MG Brittany 6th - 9th October Brittany is the most western region of France, and the locals are well known for the culture and tradition as well as the sea food cuisine. Brittany is rugged and breathtaking and is simply a beautiful region. There is a reason why MGOC return to Brittany year after year. Portsmouth - St. Malo

£299.00 per person*

Holyhead - Dublin

£499.00 per person* MG Koblenz - City of Horticulture 15th - 20th July The Eifel region is well known for its fabulous drives and landscapes but also for being the home of the Nurburgring. A behind the scenes tour will bring it all to life for those who visit this amazing track. A scenic drive through the Moselle Valley will bring you to Koblenz, the City of Horticulture for 2011. Here the Moselle meets the Rhine and what better way to see it than on a river cruise.

* Please note prices are based on two people per car sharing a double/twin room

Dover - Calais

Hull - Rotterdam

£505.00 per person*

£575.00 per person*

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Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club Tours 2011 Together with Simon and Ann Cronin from the Jaguar Enthusiasts’ Club we have worked out a diverse touring and events programme that we hope will have something to interest all JEC members in 2011.

JEC Lower Rhine 14th - 17th April The historical towns of Arnhem and Kleve are not to be missed on this tour as well as the famous sites of the Arnhem Bridge and the newly re-opened Airborne Museum. Enjoy the river cruise down the Lower Rhine, and if time allows be sure to visit the spectacular Keukenhof gardens. The base for this tour is the 4 star Hotel Kleve in Kleve.

JEC Oldtimer Grand Prix - Nurburgring 11th - 15th August Come and celebrate the E-Type 50th Anniversary with us at the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix at the Nurburgring. This is one of the largest classic car festivals and one not to be missed. The base for this fantastic event is the 4 star Dorint Hotel and Resort in Daun. Folkestone - Calais

Folkestone - Calais

Hull - Rotterdam

£349.00 per person*

£375.00 per person*

JEC Ireland 22nd - 27th May This year’s tour heads off to the South East of Ireland to Kilkenny. Kilkenny is the home to beautiful parks, stately homes and walled gardens. The driving route will take in many of the surrounding historic villages, ancient monuments and fantastic castles.

£689.00 per person* £759.00 per person* JEC Austria 31st August - 12th September The hills are alive with the sounds of Jaguar. This year’s tour sees a return to the Gruner Baum in Austria.The region's healing waters and unspoilt nature have transformed Bad Gastein into one of the most renowned and popular spa resorts. Folkestone - Calais

The wonderful Lyrath Estate Hotel will be our base for the five nights.

Hull - Rotterdam

Hull - Rotterdam

£1799.00 per person* £1879.00 per person*

Holyhead - Dublin

£595.00 per person*

* Please note prices are based on two people per car sharing a double/twin room

For full details of all of the tours please visit our website: www.traveldestinations.co.uk

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Le Mans Classic 2012 2012 will see the sixth running of the Le Mans Classic and we are already taking advanced bookings! 2010 was once again an incredible spectacle. With over 450 cars and almost 1,000 drivers competing, the racing was as exciting as ever, and the village and the car club car parks once again provided an added attraction.

Those that had purchased the track laps, certainly got value for money and left with their own incredible memories of racing around the La Sarthe circuit. We are again able to offer camping in our trackside campsite at Hunaudieres (limited to 200 spaces), along with public camping, Flexotels, and various off-circuit camping and room options. To reserve your place for the 2012 event please call us now on 0844 873 0203.

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Booking Conditions Your contract is with TRAVEL DESTINATIONS LIMITED, a member of ABTA 1. Your Travel Contract When you make a booking you guarantee that you have the authority to accept and do accept on behalf of your party the terms of these conditions. A contract will exist as soon as a booking is confirmed. This contract is made on the terms of these booking conditions, which are governed by English Law, and the jurisdiction of the English Courts. If you had not seen these terms and conditions when you made the booking and you are not happy to proceed now that you have seen them, please return all documentation to us within 7 days of receipt. Your booking will be cancelled and all money will be returned, provided you have not commenced your travel. This does not apply if your booking was made within 10 weeks of travel. 2. Your Financial Protection We are a member of ABTA, who provide for your protection in the event of our insolvency. 3. Your Travel Price When you make your booking you must pay a minimum deposit of £85.00 per person where the cost of the trip is up to £1,000.00 each, and a minimum deposit of £150.00 per person where the cost of the trip is over £1,000.00 each. The balance of your travel arrangements must be paid at least 10 weeks before your departure date. If the deposit or balance is not paid on time, we shall cancel your travel arrangements and retain the deposit. Changes in transportation/fuel costs or exchange rates and taxes mean that the cost of your travel arrangements may change after you have booked. 4. Insurance and Passports It is obligatory that all travellers hold adequate travel insurance that includes repatriation due to illness or accident. We also recommend that you take out continental vehicle recovery insurance whilst driving abroad. A valid passport is required for the duration of your stay abroad. Non-EU nationals may require a visa for travel in Europe. 5. If You Change Your Booking If, after confirmation, you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, we will do our utmost to make these changes if they are possible. We reserve the right to ask for an administration charge, and any further cost we incur in making this alteration. You should be aware that these costs could increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made. Certain travel arrangements may not be changeable after confirmation and any alteration may result in a cancellation charge of 100%. 6. If You Cancel Your Booking You may cancel your travel arrangements at any time. Written notification from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. Since we incur costs in cancelling your travel arrangements, you will have to pay the applicable cancellation charges. Cancellation more than 10 weeks prior to departure = Loss of deposit. Cancellation between 6 to 10 weeks prior to departure = 50% of total booking cost. Cancellation within 6 weeks prior to departure = 100% of total booking cost. If the reason for your cancellation is covered under the terms of your insurance policy, you may be able to reclaim these charges. 7. If We Change or Cancel Your Travel It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements, but we do plan the arrangements many months in advance. Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time.

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Most of these changes will be minor and we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date. If we have to make a major change or are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements, you can either have a refund of all monies paid or accept an offer of alternative travel arrangements of comparable standard from us, if available. Please note that carrier details such as ferry times are subject to change. Such a change is deemed to be a minor change. Other examples of minor changes are changes to carrier type and change of accommodation to another of the same standard. Please note that in cases of war, riot, industrial dispute, natural disaster/ adverse weather conditions or other forms of Force Majeure any compensation claims will be void. 8. If you have a complaint If you have a problem during your holiday, please inform the relevant supplier (eg. Your hotelier) immediately, who will endeavour to put things right. Failure to do this may affect any future claim for compensation. If your complaint is not resolved locally, please follow this up within 28 days of your return home by writing to our: Customer Services Department at 5, The Weltech Centre, Ridgeway, Welwyn Garden City, Herts, AL7 2AA, giving your booking reference and all other relevant information. Please keep your letter concise and to the point. This will assist us to quickly identify your concerns and speed up our response to you. Disputes arising out of, or in connection with, this contract that cannot be amicably settled, may be referred to arbitration, under a special scheme arranged by ABTA, and administered independently by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. 9. Our liability to You (i)We accept responsibility for ensuring that your travel arrangements, which you book with us, are supplied as originally described. Event tickets damaged or lost in despatch will be resent if returned, or reprinted on arrival at the event. If any part of your travel arrangements are not provided as promised, due to the fault of our employees or suppliers we will pay you appropriate compensation if this has affected the enjoyment of your travel arrangements. Our liability in all cases shall be limited to a maximum of twice the costs of your travel arrangements. (ii)We accept responsibility for death, injury or illness caused by negligent acts and/or omissions of our employees or suppliers and sub-contractors, whilst acting within the scope of, or in the course of their employment in the provision of your travel. (iii)In respect of travel by air, sea and rail, and the provision of accommodation our liability will be limited in the manner provided by the relevant international convention. 10.Personal injury unconnected with your travel arrangements If you, or any member of your party, suffer death, illness or injury whilst overseas, arising out of an activity that does not form part of our package travel arrangements, we shall at our discretion, offer advice, guidance and assistance. We limit the cost of our assistance to you or any number of your party to £1000.00 11.Conditions of Carriage We act as an agent for ferry and tunnel companies, so the contractual terms of the companies that provide the transportation for your travel arrangements will apply to this contract. These may contain terms that affect your rights to compensation.


Travel Insurance Travel insurance is a vital aspect to booking a holiday, giving you protection against unforeseen circumstances that could otherwise spoil your holiday. It is important that you purchase travel insurance that properly covers your participation in whatever activities you may undertake at the time that you make your booking. To assist you with this, we have arranged competitive travel insurance from Travel & General Insurance Company plc to specifically meet your needs on your holiday. To arrange cover simply call 0845 408 0583 Should you decide not to purchase our insurance, you must provide us with details of your alternative insurance with your final payment. The schedule of the cover below sets out a summary of the cover provided by our tailored insurance. The cover is underwritten by Travel & General Insurance Company plc, except for Section K (Legal expenses), which is underwritten by DAS Legal Expenses Insurance Company Limited. Travel Destinations Limited is an appointed introducer of Travel & General Insurance Company plc. All three companies are regulated by the Financial Services Authority and full details can be found at www.fsa.gov.uk or on 0845 606 1234. • Family rate - 2 times the base premium • Person aged 71 to 75 years on departure - 3 times the base premium

• Person aged 66 to 70 years on departure - 2 times the base premium

Single trip policy - Schedule of cover Standard cover A Cancellation and curtailment charges B Emergency medical repatriation and associated expenses abroad Hospital benefit C Emergency assistance in the UK D Personal accident E Travel delay Missed departure Missed connection F Personal possessions Delay baggage (after 12 hours) Travel documents G Personal money H Hijack I Personal liability J Legal expenses

Sum insured per person Up to £5,000 Up to £5,000,000 £20 for each 24 hour period to a maximum of £500 Up to £2,000 Up to £25,000 (age limits apply) £20 first 12 hours and £10 each subsequent 12 hours to maximum of £100 Up to £1,000 Up to £1,000 Up to £2,500 Up to £100 Up to £500 Up to £250 £50 for each 24 hour period to a maximum of £500 Up to £2,000,000 Up to £25,000

Annual multi trip insurance If you are frequent traveller who travels more than two or three times each year, our annual multi trip policy is excellent value for money. Our policy offers great flexibility and a number of important advantages. • Available for persons aged up to 75 • Covers journeys up to 31 days • Cover for adult members of the family to travel independently

• Business travel cover • Winter sports cover • Adventure activities and sports cover

Optional cover (available on payment of additional premium) Business travel cover - Golf cover Scuba cover - Winter sports cover Adventure activities

Important declaration An insurance policy can only provide cover in respect of an event/occurrence which is sudden, unforeseen and beyond your reasonable control. Therefore any facts known to you, which could possibly result in you having to make a claim, must be disclosed otherwise you may not be covered. In addition, anyone named an insured under this policy must be able to make the following declaration (The legal guardian must make the declaration for anyone under the age of 18 years old): 1 I am not receiving treatment, including regular medication, within the last 12 months for any condition, nor at any time for any heart related or cancerous condition; 2 I have not been seen by a specialist nor been admitted to a hospital overnight in the last 12 months (other than for regular check ups); 3 I have not been diagnosed by a registered general practitioner as having a terminal condition; 4 I am not waiting for, nor have the knowledge of, the need for an operation, hospital consultation nor any other treatment (including regular medication) nor investigations including the results of a routine test; 5 I do not have any other pre-existing and on-going medical condition(s) that could reasonably be anticipated to give rise to a complication needing medical intervention prior to or during a journey (if in doubt check with your general practitioner);

Excess per person £50 £50 Nil £50 Nil Nil £50 £50 £50 Nil £50 £50 Nil £250 Nil

Premiums including Insurance Premium Tax Policy Adult Couple Family

Europe £52.50 £94.50 £104.00

Worldwide exc. North America £63.00 £115.50 £121.00

Worldwide £73.50 £136.50 £141.50

European Premiums including Insurance Premium Tax Period Up to 5 days Up to 10 days Up to 17 days

Per Person £12.50 £14.50 £19.00

Period Up to 24 days Up to 31 days

Per Person £21.00 £23.00

6 I am not aware of anybody for whom I would be covered for cancellation and curtailment, such as immediate family or travelling companions, suffering from any pre-existing medical condition(s) that may cause me to cancel or cut short my journey; 7 I do not know of any circumstances that could reasonably be expected to give rise to a claim under this policy. If you cannot make this declaration when you take out the insurance, you must contact Healthcheck on 0845 408 0585 A policy document that fully defines the cover, conditions and exclusions will be sent to you with your booking confirmation. When you receive your policy, please take the time to read it carefully to ensure you understand what is and what is not covered, and that all activities that you may wish to participate in are included. If it does not meet your requirements, please return the policy, proof of premium and any other relevant documents to us within 14 days of receipt and we will refund the premium in full, provided you have not travelled or made a claim.

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Failure to comply with the terms and conditions of the policy may result in cover being restricted or declined.

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