Game. Set. Match. It’s official! Once gain P&O has teamed up with Tennis Australia and launched yet another fantastic package that will score some serious points with fans. Forget spectating from the couch. This year the popular cruise line is taking passengers straight to centre court.
All inclusive, on-court action!
Included i the package is five nights on-board the ultra-luxurious Pacific Pearl, as well as a two day Australian Open ground pas ticket. For added convenience P&O will be offering complimentary bus transfers to and from the arena which means passengers won’t miss a second of the action navigating public transport systems or hailing taxis.
Want to upgrade to an experience that guarantees a glimpse of the big shots? For an additional charge passengers can upgrade their tickets to score access to Rod Laver Arena or Margaret Court Arena. Hello Federer, Murray, Djokovic and Nadal!
From the courts to the decks
So what other goodies are included? As always, the Pacific Pearl will be serving up a myriad of mouth-watering meals that are completely on the house. Or if you’re feeling adventurous explore P&O’s ‘Food Revolution’ featuring specialty restaurants such as Angelo’s Italian, Dragon Lady, Salt Grill by Luke Mangan and Luna. Catch a spectacular production at the Marquee Theatre, sip on a craft cocktail at one the ship’s nine bars, try your luck at the in-house casino or dress up to the nines for one of the brand spanking new themed parties set to launch in 2015.
Beyond the tennis…
Of course, a trip to Melbourne wouldn’t be complete without a day or two spent exploring what’s renowned as Australia’s most cosmopolitan city. Explore the trendy coffee shops and independent boutiques of the lanes, hit up Chapel Street for a serious shopping fix, unwind in the lovely Fitzroy Gardens, cruise up the Yarra, sample the city’s world famous dining scene and more!
Make sure there’s room in your suitcase and get the cards and cash ready because Melbourne is the place for all the latest fashions, accessories, and fine produce. Around every corner are trendy, hidden bars, cafes and restaurants purveying fine food and beverages inspired by a diversity of cultures. Take time out with a stroll through the lovely Fitzroy Gardens or a scenic cruise up the Yarra River. In Melbourne, you might actually shop until you drop.
Packages start at just $1032.53 for an inside cabin which represents incredible value for tennis fans wanting to catch all the on-court action, as well as enjoy a getaway to Australia’s chicest city.
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