AO Experience Package – Opening Round

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Enjoy an elevated AO experience to the highly anticipated opening round of Australian Open 2025.

Choose from a selection of our featured 4-star and 5-star hotels with daily breakfast and a welcome drink (or even an AO themed cocktail at The Langham Melbourne) and stay for three nights from Saturday to Tuesday (extra nights optional).

Enjoy the first Grand Slam of the year with an indulgent experience at AO Reserve, the newest hospitality offering from AO. Your package includes two sessions in Riverside Social, both Sunday 12 January Day and Monday 13 January Night. Riverside Social comes with Rear/Mid Lower Baseline tickets in Section 8 on both sessions, plus a host of extras including food by Grandmaster Recorders and a five hour beverage package.

Upgrade from Riverside Social to The Bistro by Rockpool or others on request.

Riverside Social

At Riverside Social, the scene it set for a vibrant cocktail party perfect for socialising with colleagues, family and friends. With incredible canapés and cocktails by LA’s hottest restaurant and rooftop bar, Grandmaster Recorders, live entertainment, and optimal tennis screen viewing, this is the coveted spot to be. This ultra-stylish setting on River Terrace boasts unparalleled Melbourne city skyline views and one of the greatest vantage points to take in the buzzing AO atmosphere. Enjoy accessing Riverside Social before and during play, with your reserved seats just moments away.

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EARLY-BIRD PRICING TO 12 JUL 24

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  • What's included

    • 3 nights accommodation in Melbourne (4-star or 5-star):
      • Check-in: Saturday, 11 January 2025
      • Check-out: Tuesday, 14 January 2025
      • Daily breakfast
      • Welcome drink on arrival* (The Langham Melbourne includes an AO themed cocktail)
    • Official Australian Open 2025 Tickets — AO Reserve:
      • 2 sessions in Riverside Social
      • Sunday, 12 January, Day Session
      • Monday, 13 January, Night Session
      • Includes Rod Laver Arena, Mid/Rear Lower Baseline tickets for both sessions, plus for both sessions:
        • Located at River Terrace steps from Rod Laver Arena
        • Stand up roving canapés and food stations by Grandmaster Recorders
        • Standard beverage package (5 hours)
        • Live music entertainment
        • Cocktail on arrival
    • Personalised booking support and onsite support from our expert team
    • All fees and taxes including GST

     

    * Welcome drink not offered at Crown Towers

    Seat location for Riverside Social — Rear/Mid Lower Baseline, Section 8

  • Prices

    Prices are per person in $ AUD with all listed inclusions.
    HOTEL RATING ROOM DOUBLE TWIN SINGLE TRIPLE QUAD
    Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne 4-star Perkins $1,649 $1,649 $2,049 $1,569 N/A
    DoubleTree by Hilton Melbourne 4-star Guest Room $1,749 $1,749 $2,259 $1,659 N/A
    The Langham, Melbourne 5-star Superior $2,039 $2,039 $2,799 $1,849 N/A
    5-star Deluxe River $2,089 $2,089 $2,899 $1,889 N/A
    QT Melbourne 5-star QT King $2,019 N/A $2,789 N/A N/A
    5-star QT Double Queen N/A $2,109 N/A $1,819 $1,679
    Sofitel Melbourne on Collins 5-star Superior $2,119 $2,119 $2,969 $1,939 N/A
    5-star Superior Bay View $2,159 $2,159 $3,039 $1,969 N/A
    Crown Towers Melbourne * 5-star Deluxe $2,859 $2,859 $4,369 $2,349 $2,099

    Single means one bed for one person. Double means one bed for two persons. Twin means two separate beds for two persons. Triple means two or three beds for three persons.
    Invoices can be paid in AUD, GBP, USD, EUR or NZD.
  • AO Reserve hospitality upgrades

    This package includes Riverside Social, part of the Australian Open’s new AO Reserve hospitality offering.

    You can upgrade this to any of the other AO Reserve hospitality options on request and only pay the exact price difference between the two ticket face values.

    Ask our team for upgrade pricing today.


    SHARED HOSPITALITY

    On-Court by Piper-Heidsieck

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    THE ULTIMATE VIP TENNIS EXPERIENCE

    The Australian Open’s most high-end tennis and hospitality experience, just a heartbeat
    away from the tennis action. Your highly coveted Rod Laver Arena On- Court seats by Piper-Heidsieck provide closeup, uninterrupted Grand Slam tennis viewing. World-class dining awaits in your private suite beneath the hallowed RLA court, with a private omakase experience by a renowned Japanese sushi master, premium beverages plus refined in-seat refreshments and snacks.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – On Court

    Plus:

    • Dedicated reception area
    • Seated exclusive interactive omakase sushi dining experience
    • Piper-Heidsieck Champagne Bar
    • Ultra Premium beverage package
    • Escorted behind the scenes tour including Champions walk

     


    Champions Rooftop

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    THE UNIQUELY AUSTRALIAN SUMMER DINING EXPERIENCE

    Indulge in a one-of-a-kind, premium yet convivial dining experience at the Australian Open. From the Champions Rooftop, be immersed in the players’ open-air sanctuary on the RLA balcony, with unrivalled views across the buzzing AO precinct. The Champions Rooftop experience is complete with a rooftop bar on the terrace with premium pours from start to finish.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Mid Lower Baseline, Sections 9, 10 & 11

    Plus:

    • Located within Rod Laver Arena on Level 4
    • Access to indoor and outdoor areas
    • Live theatre cooking stations presented by a leading international chef
    • Casual seating with roving canapés and grazing station
    • Ultra Premium beverage package (3hrs)
    • Cocktail on arrival
    Available from semi-finals onwards.

     


    The Bistro by Rockpool

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    A QUINTESSENTIAL DINING EXPERIENCE AT THE TENNIS

    Enjoy the quintessential AO restaurant experience from the heart of Garden Square at The Bistro. Offering a refined yet relaxed dining experience crafted by an iconic Australian restaurant, complete with private terrace bar overlooking Garden Square, take your highly coveted spot just a moment’s walk to your premium Rod Laver Arena seats for the tennis.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Mid Lower Baseline, Sections 9, 10 & 11 (Day 1-11) / 8, 9, 10 & 11 (Day 12-15)

    Plus:

    • Located at Centrepiece Level 1
    • Dedicated reception
    • 3 course seated dining experience curated by an awarded restaurant
    • Premium beverage package (5hrs)
    • Outdoor terrace bar overlooking Garden Square

     


    Glasshouse

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    A QUINTESSENTIAL DINING EXPERIENCE AT THE TENNIS

    Enjoy a 3 course curated AO restaurant experience at Glasshouse, overlooking Olympic Park Oval, just a moment’s walk to Melbourne Park and your premium Rod Laver Arena seats for the tennis.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Rear/Mid Lower Baseline, Section 12

    Plus:

    • Located at Glasshouse, Olympic Boulevard
    • 3 course set menu dining experience
    • Premium beverage package (2hrs)
    Available from quarter-finals onwards.

     

    AO Reserve - Glasshouse


    Riverside Social

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    THE DESTINATION COCKTAIL PARTY FOR RELAXED HOSTING

    This ultra-stylish setting on River Terrace boasts unparalleled Melbourne city skyline views and one of the greatest vantage points to take in the buzzing AO atmosphere. At Riverside Social, the scene it set for a vibrant cocktail party perfect for socialising with clients and friends. With incredible canapés and cocktails, live entertainment, and optimal tennis screen viewing, this is the coveted spot to be.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Rear/Mid Lower Baseline, Sections 8 (Day 1-11) / 7 & 8 (Day 12-15)

    Plus:

    • Located at River Terrace steps from Rod Laver Arena
    • Stand up roving canapés and food stations by Grandmaster Recorders
    • Standard beverage package (5hrs)
    • Live music entertainment
    • Cocktail on arrival

     


     

    PRIVATE HOSPITALITY (GROUPS)

    RLA Private Rooms — Lounge & Terrace

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    PRIVATE SPACES FOR UP TO 60 GUESTS

    An exciting and elevated private group hospitality package. Curated specially for larger groups, enjoy prime arena seats and a private hosting area with direct Rod Laver Arena access from the Lounge & Terrace. Delight in a bespoke dining experience, complemented by premium beverage and views overlooking the buzzing AO precinct.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Lower Baseline, Section 18

    Plus:

    • Space for up to 60 guests in The Lounge
    • Space for up to 34 guests in The Terrace
    • Located within Rod Laver Arena on Level 3
    • Self serve grazing dining with casual seating
    • Ultra Premium beverage package (6hrs)
    • Barista tea and coffee
    • Direct Arena Access

     


    RLA Suites & Bar Suite

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    THE UNMATCHED CENTRE COURT EXPERIENCE

    The ultimate Centre Court viewing experience; your Rod Laver Arena Suite will make it a match to remember. Never miss a moment of tennis action from your private suite, with a dedicated host at your service from first serve to the final point. Enjoy a premium grazing style menu by an acclaimed Australian chef, a comprehensive beverage package, and in-suite service that guarantees an unmatched experience.

    Tickets: Rod Laver Arena – Private Box

    Plus:

    • Available for 12 or 18 guests (Bar Suite 16*)
    • Located within Rod Laver Arena on Level 4
    • Premium grazing style menu
    • Premium beverage package (6hrs)
    • In-box padded arena facing seating and rear standing space
    • Air-conditioned with open air sliding windows
    *Bar Suites available for 16 guests with a slight variation on offering.

     


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    - Plus specials and benefits with partner properties.
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    - All classes bookable (Economy, Premium, Business and First Class).
    - Flights ticketed in-house as an IATA Travel Company.
    - Itinerary managed start to finish including schedule changes and seat selection.
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    - Coach transfers for groups, including guides and tour managers.
    - Rail tickets.
    - Other transport journeys.
    Travel insurance - Tailored policies issued with Cover-More and Go Insurance.
    - Available for Australian residents or international visitors travelling to Australia.
    - 10% discount applies to all annual policies.
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    Book a cruise or small group tour as part of your event package or tour and receive a discount on the cruise or small group tour.
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  • Payment information

    The default currency for this event is AUD ($).

    Payment requirements and dates

    On sale date to 1 June 2024 (early-bird terms)

    A deposit of 25% is due to confirm your booking, plus any ticket upgrades and extras*.

    The balance of 75% is due by 20 September 2024**.

    From 1 June 2024 to 20 September 2024 (regular terms)

    A deposit of 50% is due to confirm your booking, plus any ticket upgrades and extras*.

    The balance of 50% is due by 20 September 2024**.

    *If your booking includes extra travel services, different payment terms may apply to be confirmed on quoting (e.g. flight tickets require full payment to confirm while car rental can be paid on pick-up).
    ** Bookings made after the balance due date will require full payment to confirm, unless otherwise agreed in writing.

    How to make payment

    Payment instructions for direct transfers (EFT) and credit card payment links will be provided within your invoice on booking.

    How to pay in other currencies and fees

    Invoices can be paid in AUD, USD, GBP, EUR or NZD. If you elect to pay your invoice in a different currency to the event default currency, your invoice will be converted at the best available daily mid-market rate.

    If paying an invoice in AUD

    Payments via direct transfer (EFT) incur no additional fees (including no SWIFT fees or additional bank fees).

    Payments using Visa or Mastercard incur a 1.7% merchant fee. Payments using American Express incur a 1.98% merchant fee.

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    Payments using Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Google Pay or Apple Pay incur a 1.98% merchant fee.

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    If you have any questions about this product or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Please email our reservations team at [email protected] or call +613 5989 7666
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