TARGA NEW ZEALAND 

TARGA NEW ZEALAND Mon 12th Oct - Mon 19th Oct 2020 - ITINERARY

BLAST Experiences are proud to be an official partner of TARGA NZ. It is an event that is on the bucket list of many motor enthusiasts and now BLAST Experiences are making it easily accessible for Australian residents.

Monday 12th October

Arrive in Auckland early (or day/s prior), collect cars from Port which is 5 minutes' drive from Auckland airport.

Overnight - Sky City Hotel Auckland

Tuesday 13th October

Documentation day will start at the Albany Sport Arena from 11am with vehicle scrutineer followed by driver briefing at 4pm.

Legends of Targa Dinner will begin at 7pm, a sit down meal with casual dress as new members are inducted into the hall of fame.

Overnight - Sky City Hotel Auckland

 

Wednesday 14th October

Start from Albany and travel west before heading north for lunch at Mangawhai Heads on the East Coast then on to Whangarei for the first of two nights. Approximately 120kms of special stage with 170kms off touring.

Overnight - Distinction Whangarei Hotel

 

Thursday 15th October

Starts and finishes in Whangarei with a lunch stop at Russell. Approximately 170kms of special stage and 270kms of touring.

Overnight - Distinction Whangarei Hotel

 

Friday 16th October

Starts in Whangarei and heads south back to Auckland. This is a short day to allow plenty of time to arrive back in Auckland ahead of the rush hour traffic as we overnight in Manukau City. Approximately 80kms of special stage and 130kms of touring.

Overnight - The Sebel Auckland Manukau  

Saturday 17th October

Starts in Manukau City and head south with a lunch stop at Hampton Downs race Track before heading east to the Coromandel Peninsula stopping at Whitianga. Approximately 140kms of special Stage and 250kms of touring.

Overnight - Crows Nest Apartments

 

Sunday 18th October

Starts from Whitianga and heads south to Waihi Beach and then west to finish in Pukekohe Town Centre. Approximately 120kms of special stage with 220kms of touring. Prize giving is at 7pm in Pukekohe

Overnight -  Aveda Motor Lodge 

 

Monday 19th October

Meet at Customs Clearance Centre so vehicle can be prepared to be loaded onto container. Depart Auckland.

Shipping 

Based on 2 cars per 40 foot container (Ex Mel/Syd/Bne Ports) including all mpi’s documentation, loading and unloading at each end.

Targa Tour Event– Based on early bird price and inclusive of Medical Levy, Health and Safety and Track it GPS

  • Includes 2 tickets to the Prizegiving function and 2 lunch tickets per day

  • Includes 2 tickets to the Legends Dinner

Accommodation – 7 nights accommodation as stated in itinerary (twin / Double share)

 

BLAST Concierge Service - BLAST Experiences will attend the event and will assist with:

  • Arrival prior to / departure after the event to ensure seamless pick up / drop off of vehicles

  • Transporting luggage throughout the trip. We will have a van and will load the group’s baggage each day and transport to the next hotel

  • Seamless check in – where possible, we will pre arrange check in

  • Making dinner reservations / appointments

  • 24hr Support on the ground for the group

Cost:

Total cost per vehicle (2 pax) is $14,990

**Based on exchange rate from AUD to NZD on 17th Dec 2019

Not Included in Above Cost 

  • Flights  

  • Insurance – Where required, we can arrange a group rate costed on a per car basis using the preferred broker for Targa NZ

  • Carnet Du Passage

 **Both crew members must have a full civil driver's licence and an AASA - Club Race Licence https://crm.aasa.com.au/club_racing_licences

**BLAST can assist with Flights as well as Pre / Post Event Travel**

LE MANS

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:
● Return Business Class Flights to Paris
● 3 nights’ Accommodation at 5 star Hôtel Splendide Royal Paris - Relais & Châteaux
● 1st Class TGV train from Paris to Le Mans
● 3 nights’ Accommodation at Novotel Le Mans Centre
● Le Mans Weekend Gold Experience (refer to inclusions below)
● Car Hire - Mercedes E Class (Drive from Le Mans to Reims)
● 3 nights’ Accommodation at Royal Champagne Hôtel & Spa (2019 Best Hotel in France winner)
● Breakfast Daily

 

Le Mans Weekend Gold Experience
● Access to your own private viewing box and the Panoramic 24 hospitality suite
● Unique track experience for guaranteed thrills with an instructor before the practice sessions or start of the race on Saturday
● Helicopter flight over the circuit
● Visit of one of the race team’s garages
● Access to exclusive vantage points (Maison des Hunaudières, Indianapolis Corner) and their open bar services
● Paddock access and Gridwalk on Saturday
● Guided visit offering a peek behind the scenes of the race and somelimited-access areas (Race Control, TV Compound, official podium, etc.)
● Personalised shopping session

Cost:

Total cost per person twin share $22,800

**Based on exchange rate from AUD to EUR on 23/03/2020

**BLAST can assist with Pre / Post Event Travel**

GOODWOOD REVIVAL 

Goodwood Revival is the world’s greatest historic motor race meeting. From cherished classic cars to beautifully preserved vintage clothes, Revival is by its very nature, a celebration of exceptional craftsmanship and sustainability. At the heart of all the glamour and excitement, Revival’s ethos is thoroughly modern: reduce, reuse and recycle.

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS:


● Business Class Flights
● Arrival private vehicle transfer from Heathrow to Accommodation
● 3 Nights in at The Kimpton Fitzroy London Hotel
● Car Hire – Mercedes C Class (Drive from London to Chichester to Heathrow)
● 4 nights at Chichester Hotel and Spa
● Breakfast Daily
● Goodwood Revival Exclusive 3 day Experience
● Fully inclusive VIP hospitality for 3 days within the Salvadori Pavilions – refer to inclusions below
● Private Helicopter trips of the event
● Private parking at the Kennels with vintage taxi transfer into the Revival.
● Private Paddock tours throughout the weekend with insight and close up access to the key cars racing at the even
● Driver drop ins throughout the weekend
● Opportunity to be a passenger in the course car on a lead out lap of a race

 

Salvadori Pavilions at Goodwill Revival


Incredible views from a balcony or private garden, this is one of the most desirable vantage points on the circuit. As the cars come down the Lavant straight they are at maximum speed before they enter the fastest bend on the track Woodcote corner and then exit into the chicane. Enjoy the racing either from your balcony of the pavilion or the private garden right against the track

Here’s what you can look forward to:
• Admission badge   • Private table   • Champagne reception   

• Breakfast with tea, coffee and soft drinks   

• Unlimited wine, Champagne, Goodwood beer and soft drinks
• Four-course lunch   • Traditional English Afternoon Tea   

• Event programme, race card and radio earpiece
• Balcony with banked trackside viewing   • Paddock access

Cost:

Total cost per person twin share $20,890

Single Supplement $21,990

**This package is an exclusive package we have put together with the event which is based on 10 pax.

Should you have alternate requirements, we can tailor design a package to suit your needs.

**Based on exchange rate from AUD to GBP on 23/03/2020

**BLAST can assist with Pre / Post Event Travel**

BLAST Experiences is AFTA / ATAS accredited. 

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