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2024

Tour of Flanders – David Millar & Never Strays Far

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    Join Sports Tours ambassador David Millar & award-winning journalist Ned Boulting as they bring the Never Strays Far Podcast and The Road Book to the Tour of Flanders. Watch the first classic of the year with the support of our onsite reps ensuring you catch the best of the action. Then join David and Ned as they debrief the day’s action with a fireside Q&A back at the hotel in the heart of Ghent old town.

    This package includes two night’s accommodation, coach transfers to Oudenaarde or Antwerp for the pro race plus the option to purchase exclusive hospitality access.

    Experience the Tour of Flanders

    Exclusive race insight with David & Ned

    Soak up the atmosphere from the first Monument of 2024. Our experienced onsite team will take you to the best viewing spots on the course including transfers to Oudenaarde or Antwerp from the hotel in Ghent city centre.

    Never Strays Far listeners and Road Book aficionados are invited to join David and Ned as they break down the day’s action back at the hotel in Ghent. Expect exclusive insight from an unforgettable day’s bike racing.

    Included in your package

    • 2 night's accommodationat the Ibis Kathedraal*** in Ghent centre
    • Guided transfers to Oudenaarde or Antwerp to watch the pro race
    • An exclusive fireside chat and Q&A with David & Ned after the race
    Hotel
    Ibis Hotel Gent Kathedraal
    Ibis Hotel Gent Kathedraal

    Hotel ibis Gent Centrum Cathedral is located in the heart of the city centre, opposite the St. Bravo's cathedral with the famous Van Eyck brother's adoration of the lamb. Close to Belfry, city hall and castle of the counts. All rooms are equipped with the new comfortable ibis-beds and free WIFI. Recently renovated bar, lobby and reception. The authentic city of Gent offers art and culture, cosiness and lots of shopping possibilities. Restaurants in front of the hotel on the St. Bravo's square and along the different canals.

    Amenities:

    Paid public parking nearby
    Free High Speed Internet (WIFI)
    Coffee shop
    Bowling offsite
    Squash offsite
    Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
    Taxi service
    Baggage storage
    Air conditioning
    Desk
    Housekeeping
    Safe
    Telephone
    Flat screen TV
    Bath / shower
    Hair dryer

    2 nights
    £545

    * Please note that the price is based on 2 people sharing a room with double bed or 2 single beds. Single supplement fee for a single occupancy of a room.

    Itinerary

    Day

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    03

    30 March

    Arrival day

    Please make your own way to the hotel, this is possible by public transport including train or taxi. Please contact us if you require a private transfer quote.

     

    31 March

    Pro race day!

    A coach to Oudenaarde or Antwerp is included in your hotel package where you can then enjoy a full programme of events including the fan zone and the option of travelling to Kwaremont. Join David & Ned back at the hotel after the race for an exclusive fireside chat!

    1 April

    Departure day

    Please continue with your onward travel. This is possible by public transport including train or taxi. Please contact us if you require a private transfer quote

    All fan experience fees- +

    Please note that these prices are per person

    3 x Oude Kwaremont = £539.00

    Flanders Classic Club = £379.00

    Ronde Van Vlaanderenstraat = £409.00

    Plane +

    Fly into Brussels Airport (BRU).

    Car +

    It is possible to self drive to Belgium using either the channel tunnel or a ferry channel crossing. If you plan to do this, we recommend making arrangements for your parking in advance

    Train +

    It is possible to travel by train to Ghent – Eurostar journey time from London to Ghent approx. 2hr 49 mins

    The course +

    This classic cycling race is famous for featuring short, sharp climbs. The race starts from Antwerp. The final section of the race follows the usual finishing circuit with the Oude Kwaremont and Paterberg.

    Does my luggage get transported to my hotel? +

    If airport transfers are included in your package, we will transfer you and your Luggage to the hotel. If you are on a cycling holiday, we will also transfer your bike.

    Do you cater for children? +

    Children are welcome on our trips with the exception of some Hospitality packages.

    Can Vegetarians, Vegans or special diets be catered for? +

    Any dietary requirements e.g., Vegetarian or Vegan etc needs to be advised to us at booking stage. We will then request the meals with the relevant hotel.

    Can I extend my stay along the way? +

    Stays can be extended beyond our standard packages subject to availability at the relevant hotel.

    How can I pay for my holiday? +

    Packages can be paid for online or over the phone by Credit/debit card or Amex, payments can also be made by Bank transfer.

    Do I need travel insurance? +

    Travel insurance is always advised and is best taken out at the time of making a booking.

    What happens if I have to cancel? Will I lose money? +

    Cancelation charges are applicable in the event you cannot travel. Please refer to the booking conditions page.

    Can I change the date after I’ve booked? +

    Subject to amendment fees and hotel availability dates can be changed after initial booking.

    Will anyone from your team meet me during my stay? +

    Dependent on the trip booked we will have representatives on the package this will be outlined in the individual tour. If we have no representation a 24-hour telephone number will be provided.

    Can I travel on my own? +

    Yes, we cater for solo travellers, we can offer single rooms or twin share rooms

    What is twin to share? +

    On many of our travel packages we offer our free ‘Twin to Share’ service where you pay to share a room rather than the supplement for a single room. We encourage single travellers to join our tours and rooms for single occupancy are available on all our tours, but we also offer the opportunity to book our ‘Twin to Share’ service. This option which means that we pair you up with another athlete of the same sex so you can enjoy the event without having to pay the single occupancy supplement.

    Is the entry guaranteed? +

    All our entries are Guaranteed there is no ballot, lottery or fundraising required once your entry is paid it is guaranteed.

    Do I need to pay a deposit? +

    A deposit will be required at time of booking to secure your place.

    How do I manage a Sports Tours booking? +

    Once booked online you will be able to view and make payments on your account.

    When will I receive my tickets? +

    Itineraries will be sent on all trips around 14 days prior to departure

    What is included in the price? +

    What is included in the price will be shown under each individual package.

    What is not included in the price? +

    What is not included in the price will be shown under each individual package.

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