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Fast5 Netball World Series
Hisense Arena, Melbourne 2016 – 2018
The Fast5 Netball World Series was first contested in 2009 and has been held in England and New Zealand over the past 6 years. This year, Australia was awarded the illustrious hosting rights for the next 3 years and the event will be held in Australia’s sporting capital — Melbourne. Fast5 is netball with a unique twist. 5 players-a-side, quicker quarters, multiple point shots, power plays and intense on-court action. The world’s best international teams will descend on Hisense Arena for the first time this October and as an Official Travel Partner we have access to the best seats in the house and exclusive experiences for this one of a kind netball tournament. Travel Package are still available (but limited), so we encourage you to read through the details below to find options to suit your needs.
We look forward to joining you in Melbourne what will be a netball event like no other.
Will New Zealand defend their Fast5 title or can 2014 Fast5 runner up Australia assert their world dominance after taking out the Netball World Cup in 2015? You’ll have to be there to find out!
Previous release Packages have sold out. New Final Release Packages are limited.
For Silver tickets, deduct $12 per adult and $50 per child from the listed Package price.
For Gold tickets, the reduced upgrade price is $49 per adult. For children purchasing Gold tickets, deduct $10 from the Silver listed Package price and Gold tickets will be included.
For Platinum or Platinum Courtside tickets there are no concessions available.
Adults must provide a concession card on booking valid until at least 29 October 2016. Any of the following are accepted:
Pensioner Concession Card
Health Care Card
Commonwealth Senior Health Card
Student card (applies to full time students, including interstate students, who are studying in Australia. Doesn’t apply to International Student Cards)
Department of Veteran Affairs & TPI
New Zealand Super Gold Card
Concession holders will be required to present the relevant concession card and photo identification at the venue on event day.
*Fast5 reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions stated above.
Children must be aged between 3-15 as at 29 October 2016. Infants 2 or younger are free to enter Hisense Arena, but must not occupy a seat.
The following options are all available on request at the best available prices. Please let a travel consultant know what you’re after for a quote, options and more information. To enquire or book any extras please contact us or specify on the booking form.
Extra nights accommodation: available on request
Flights to Melbourne: A low booking fee of $35 pp applies to all airfares booked at the best available rates with your chosen airline. International flights on request
Airport to Hotel transfers: only available with a flight booking
Shuttle door to door: $27 one way, $54 return per person
Private Meet n’ Greet vehicles:
1-2 people: $154 one way
3-5 people: $225 one way
6 – 10 people: $280 one way
Rental Cars: available on request
Travel Insurance: available on request with CHI or QBE including a 15% discount if booked with your Package
Sightseeing & Day Tours: available on request. Example options, recommendations and pricing available
Terms & Conditions
– Availability is subject to change at any time.
– There are no refunds for unused services and full cancellation applies.
– Pricing is per person in Australian Dollars.
– A confirmation letter and invoice will be sent on booking outlining your Package inclusions.
– Names of all travellers must be provided as per drivers licence or passport.
– All payments are non-refundable. We recommend Travel Insurance and can provide you with policies at 15% off with CHI and QBE. Ask a travel consultant today for help choosing the right policy for you or find out more here. If you have your own Policy or wish to use a financial institutions policy, please ensure the policy covers your needs.
– All ticket upgrades are subject to availability and must be paid in full on booking or with initial deposit. An adjustment to the overall Package price will be made for concession holders and children that meet eligibility requirements.
– Adjustments to bookings incur a $75 fee per invoice on each occasion, unless extra fans or services are successfully added to a booking.
– Event extras such as The Centurions Show are to be paid in full on booking or with initial deposit.
– Payment methods include: Deposit deposit or credit card payments. Fees apply for Visa and Mastercard 2% and American Express 3.3%.
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required within 3 working days of issuing your confirmation letter and invoice along with any ticket upgrades.
The balance is due by 28th August, 2016.
Add on services may be subject to different payment terms for set Packages. These terms will be advised during the confirmation and booking process.
Please see our General Booking Terms & Conditions, that are used in conjunction with these event specific terms.
This section aims to answer the most commonly asked questions about this event. If you have a question not answered here, please contact us.
Can I buy Fast5 Tickets by themselves?
All tickets are supplied with accommodation and other travel services/event extras which make up our Travel Packages. As an Official Travel Partner it is our prerogative to enable fans to travel to the event by providing services. Ticket only sales will be commence through Ticketek in the latter part of 2016.
Where do I get my tickets?
Your tickets will be issued with your Travel Documentation, which includes information to help you redeem the services you’ve booked, plus other useful information. Travel Documentation is usually sent by courier 2-4 weeks before you travel, so you have plenty of time to go through it before you depart.
Where will our seats be located?
You will be allocated the best available seat on booking, so the earlier the book the better your seat from within the section you purchase. A seat map is available below for reference. If you have trouble determining seating locations please ask for help on 1300 788 666.
We include Silver Tickets in our Packages, but Gold, Platinum and Platinum Courtside Tickets are available as upgrades. Pricing is listed in the ‘Upgrades/Extras’ tab and to book please specify on the booking form or when speaking to a travel consultant. You can upgrade after booking, subject to availability.
Are there concessions and children tickets available?
Concessions are available, see the ‘Upgrades/Extras’ tab for more information on deductions.
Can I choose my seat?
We can accept specific seating requests, but cannot guarantee they will be fulfilled. This is because we allocate Tickets to fans in booking date order. We encourage you to book early to ensure you receive the best available seat and any upgrade requests you may have.
Do you have Hospitality Packages?
Hospitality is included in our Final Release Packages.
What is the weather typically like during the event?
During October in Melbourne expect:
Average Highs: 20°C Average Lows: 10°C Overall: There’s a medium chance of rain for the Fast5 weekend and Melbourne Cup, however it can be hot or cold (typical in Melbourne) so pack with layers as after each tournament day it may be cold outside. Hisense Arena is covered and indoors with regulated temperature so during the day you will be comfortable.
What other netball events do you provide travel to?
We can customise Packages to any netball event around the world and will have Packages and Tours for the next 3 years for Fast5 as well as Netball World Cup 2019 in England – register your interest here.
What are the dates for Fast5 2016, 2017 and 2018?
Dates for the 2016 event are the only confirmed dates. These are 29 – 30 October 2016. The tournament begins on the Saturday and concludes on the Sunday.
Do you have a schedule of play?
Friday 28th October @ 7:00pm — The Centurions Show
Saturday 29th October @ 1:45pm — Day 1
Sunday 30th October @ 12:15pm — Day 2, Finals
Day 1 – Saturday 29th October
Day 2 – Sunday 30th October
What teams will be playing?
Australia, New Zealand, England, Jamaica, Malawi & South Africa — the top 6 netball nations in the world.
Getting to Melbourne Park/Hisense Arena from all hotels is straight forward, most are within easy walking distance. However, you can take a taxi, uber, lyft or tram to Hisense Arena, more details about public transport can be found here: http://ptv.vic.gov.au/
I have a group, can you help?
We are group travel experts and have access to wholesale airfares, group rates, ticket blocks and other services which must be customised ad hoc for all groups. Simply contact a travel consultant to begin organising a custom built group Travel Package. Group Packages are available for companies, independent travel groups, schools, clubs and as incentives.
Can I book flights with you?
We are an IATA Agency and issue our own flight tickets in-house. This means we have access to the best available fares and can book/quote your airfares at anytime, direct. Please ask us for a quote and we’ll happily add flights to your Fast5 Package.
How can I pay for my Package?
We accept credit cards (AMEX, VISA and Mastercard), direct bank transfers (EFT), cheque or you can pay online directly with your credit card.
Full payment information will be available with your confirmation letter and invoice.
What other services do you offer?
We can offer you a full range of travel services at the best available rates as a fully licensed travel agency. Such services include;
You can book a Package and add on extra nights before or after simply by letting us know via the booking form, or when speaking to a Travel Consultant.
Are you an Official Travel Agent?
Events Worldwide Travel have been appointed an Official Travel Agent for the Fast5 Netball World Series 2016 – 2018.
Only authorised agents may sell Travel Packages with Tickets.
Why should I choose Events Worldwide Travel?
At Events Worldwide Travel, our knowledge, experience, flexibility and attention to detail ensures all customers travel with complete confidence. We’ve carefully crafted our image since 1993 and have gone above and beyond to secure licenses and accreditation to support our beliefs on safety, security and value.
Our high quality and great value travel services are tailored to the discerning needs of modern day travellers, whether your travelling individually or as a group, you should find something to suit and if you have other needs, we can build you a completely customised Package.
We recommend purchasing Travel Insurance for every trip, big or small. Travel Insurance is there to cover you when the unexpected happens and things out of your control risk ruining your trip! We have policies through QBE and CHI available with a 15% rebate when booking with your AO Package.
Contact us today and we’ll help you choose the right policy for you.
Located between Melbourne CBD, St Kilda Beach and Chapel Street, this centrally located property has spacious and stylish rooms with all the modern comforts you need. Apartment rooms also offer full kitchen facilities. Overall it’s a great value property.
Adara Richmond is another apartment property, this time located in the trendy neighbourhood of Richmond, only minutes to Hisense Arena and located amongst the top restaurants, bars, cafe’s and lifestyle stores of Melbourne.
Located to the west of Melbourne’s CBD in the new Docklands precinct, the Travelodge is a new hotel and a great value option for your Fast5 experience. Close to great shops, bars and the Crown Casino complex it’s a short tram ride to Hisense Arena.
Located in the eastern side of the CBD, Mantra 100 on Exhibition Street is close to the action of the CBD and a short walk to Hisense Arena. Here you’ll be close to some of the top restaurants of Melbourne along Flinders Lane and hidden gems down other laneways and China Town. Rooms here are apartment style.
Part of the renowned Rydges Hotel brand, this property is close to China Town and Collins Street shopping in the heart of the CBD. Enjoy Deluxe rooms with either queen or twin beds + all the mod cons of a large hotel.
Located in the popular Southbank area with a multitude of dining, shopping and entertainment options, the Travelodge Southbank offers spacious Guest Rooms and is a short walk to Hisense Arena, the Botanical Gardens, Arts Centre, Galleries and more.
The Pullman on the Park is a 5-star hotel bordering Fitzroy Gardens to the East of the CBD. It’s a short walk to Hisense Arena and the hotel boasts luxury amenities, spacious rooms and friendly service.
One of Melbourne’s premier 5-star hotels located in Southbank. The Langham oozes opulence and luxury heritage with roots dating back to 1865. Enjoy stately, elegant rooms and terrific service. It’s also a short walk to Hisense Arena and the highlights on Southbank.
At Events Worldwide Travel our knowledge, experience, flexibility and attention to detail ensures all customers travel with complete confidence. We’ve carefully crafted our image since 1993 and have gone above and beyond to secure licenses and accreditation to support our beliefs on safety, security and value.
Our quality travel services are tailored to the discerning needs of modern travellers, whether you’re travelling individually or with a group, we have the perfect solution and can even build you a completely customised Package.