Wyland, an Infinity Wholesale Consultant was lucky enough to host a wonderful group of travel partners to the Crown Oaks Day (also known as ladies day.) They knew they were off to a great start, when Melbourne brought in the sunshine and warm weather upon arrival.
“Catching the train from central Southern Cross station, we spent our first night at the beautiful Crown Metropol. The hotel is attached to the Crown Complex, and has an array of different restaurants, shops and gaming facilities. It is also located only a short walk away from the CBD. During Melbourne Cup, there are trains running every 15 minutes which conveniently drop you directly at the Flemington Racecourse gates.
We spent the day at the Parade Lounge (positioned above the horse stalls) with uninterrupted views of the parade ring and great views of the track. As soon as we arrived we were treated like royalty, enjoying unlimited canapés and drinks all whilst in the comfort of the lounge.
There were private betting facilities located inside the marquee which was quiet handy so there was no reason to leave the comfort of the lounge all day. The ladies at the desk were also more than happy to help people like me who had no idea what they were doing or had never gambled before.
Overall the experience was beyond amazing, and one I would happily do over again. If you get the chance I highly recommend heading to the Melbourne Cup.”
Written by Wyland Chan, Infinity Holidays Consultant