FAST5 Netball World Series 2016, 2017, 2018

Fast5 Netball World Series 2016-18
October 29, 2016 Events Worldwide Travel

Fast5 Netball World Series 2016-18

[Official Travel Partner]

Join us in Melbourne as the world’s most exciting Netball event comes ‘down under’ for the first time. Official Travel Packages available for Australians, New Zealanders, other nationalities, individuals, groups and clubs.

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  • Hisense Arena, Melbourne
  • 29 – 30 October, 2016
  • Official Tickets & Travel Packages
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Join us in Melbourne for the Celebrity Netball Match with special rules to be held during this years Fast5 Tournament.

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EVENT OVERVIEW

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!

Fast5 Packages

Previous release Packages have sold out. New Final Release Packages are limited.

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FAST5 Exclusive Lounge Package [limited]


Includes:

  • Silver Fast5 Netball World Series Tickets (2 days, all matches with upgrades available)
  • Reserved Ticket to The Centurions Show (Friday, 28th October)
  • VIP Pass to the Events Worldwide Lounge at Hisense Arena (29/30 October)
  • 2 x Meal Box Vouchers (1 per person, per day)
  • 2 x Dessert Vouchers (1 per person, per day)
  • EWT Event Ticket Lanyard and Ticket Holder
  • Services of the Events Worldwide Travel team at the Fan Desk, Hisense Arena
  • GST, ticket handling, fees and document delivery

The Centurions Show

THE CENTURIONS SHOW: Ellis, McMahon and Cox with special guest Irene Van Dyk!

Held at Hisense Arena on Friday evening, The Centurions Show is an entertaining stage show revealing the inner lives of three of Australia’s greatest Netball heroes with special guest.

Liz Ellis: 122 games for Australia
Sharelle McMahon: 118 games for Australia
Catherine Cox: 108 games for Australia

Whether you are an Australian Diamonds fan or an avid Netball lover, this unique show is a must see and the perfect way to round off your Fast5 Netball experience.

 

Prices:

– All listed prices are per person in Australian Dollars
– Accommodation is available as an add-on (see below)

With Silver Tickets: $595* (Section 56)
Upgrade to Gold Tickets: +$68
Upgrade to Platinum Tickets: +$101


*Purchase accommodation with us and your Lounge Package reduces to $555 per person!

Hisense Arena Seating Map — enjoy the best seats in the house from EWT!

 

Accommodation:

Purchase accommodation to reduce your base Package price!
Other accommodation options, extra nights and room types available on request.

 

Hotel Room Type Twin Triple Quad Single
Park Regis Griffin Suites Studio $299
Park Regis Griffin Suites 1 Bedroom Suite $309
Park Regis Griffin Suites 2 Bedroom Apartment $449 $339
Adara Richmond Studio $299
Adara Richmond 1 Bedroom Suite $319
Adara Richmond 2 Bedroom Suite $379 $339
Adara Collins 2 Bedroom Suite $499
Mantra St Kilda Road Studio $339
Mantra Southbank Apartments $579
Mantra 100 Exhibition Street 1 Bedroom $519 $419
Travelodge Docklands Standard $549 $379
Travelodge Southbank Standard $549 $419
Rydges Melbourne Standard $519 $419
Citadines Studio $539 $419
Holiday Inn $539 $439
Pullman on the Park $599 $479
Langham Melbourne Classic Room $829 $629
Langham Melbourne River Room $889 $669

Upgrades & Extras


Ticket Upgrades

Upgrade your included 2 day Silver Ticket as part of our Final Release Packages to either Gold or Platinum:

Gold Tickets: $68 pp
Platinum Tickets: $101 pp
Platinum Courtside: Sold Out

Hisense Arena Seating Plan

Concession Tickets

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.

Eligibility

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.


 

Travel Extras

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%.

Payment Terms

  1. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required within 3 working days of issuing your confirmation letter and invoice along with any ticket upgrades.
  2. 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.
General Terms

Frequently Asked Questions


This section aims to answer the most commonly asked questions about this event. If you have a question not answered here, please contact us.

Ticketing

Can I buy Fast5 Tickets by themselves?

No.

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.

Hisense Arena Seating Plan

How can I upgrade my Fast5 Tickets?

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:

Season: Spring
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.

Event

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

Game Start Time Team 1 Team 2
1 1:45pm AUS MAL
2 2:30pm RSA JAM
3 3:15pm NZL ENG
4 4:00pm AUS JAM
5 4:45pm ENG MAL
6 5:30pm NZL RSA
7 6:15pm JAM MAL
8 7:00pm ENG RSA
9 7:45pm AUS NZL

Day 2 – Sunday 30th October

Game Start Time Team 1 Team 2
10 12:15pm MAL RSA
11 1:00pm AUS ENG
12 1:45pm NZL JAM
13 2:30pm AUS RSA
14 3:15pm NZL MAL
15 4:00pm JAM ENG
4:45- 5:30pm Entertainment
16 5:45pm Playoff 5th/6th
17 6:35pm Playoff 3rd/4th
18 7:25pm Grand Final

What teams will be playing?

Australia, New Zealand, England, Jamaica, Malawi & South Africa — the top 6 netball nations in the world.

Do you have a seating plan Hisense Arena?

How do I get to Hisense Arena from my hotel?

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/

 

General

I have a group, can you help?

Yes.

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?

Yes.

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;

  • Accommodation
  • Flights
  • Transport
  • Travel Insurance
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Event Tickets
  • & other special requests

Get in touch today to start your journey.

Can I extend my stay for extra nights?

Yes.

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?

Yes.

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.

Our Licenses: IATA, AFTA, ATAS, ASTA and IAGTO.

Not convinced?

Check out our trust and safety page, read more about us or contact us today.


We are an ATAS Accredited Travel Agency, helping you buy FAST5 Packages

How do I book a FAST5 Package

You can book a Package at anytime with our online booking form, available here. You can also email your information to us at travel@events.com.au or call us during office hours on 1300 788 666.

Can I book a hotel not on your list?

Yes.

We welcome customisations to any packages. Requesting a different hotel will change the price we can offer for that Package and all requested hotels are subject to availability at the time of booking.

To request a customisation, please contact us.

Do I need Travel Insurance?

Yes.

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.

Or you can view CHI Policies yourself here.


 

If you have a question not listed here, please contact us, we would love to hear from you.

Hotel Information


 

Park Regis Suites Adara Richmond Mantra St Kilda Road Travelodge Docklands Mantra 100 Exhibition Rydges Melbourne Citadines on Bourke Travelodge Southbank Mantra Southbank Holiday Inn on Flinders Pullman on the Park The Langham Melbourne Adara Collins

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For assistance please phone 1300 788 666.

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