2016
Kentucky Derby

Travel Packages
May 7th
Louisville, Kentucky

- Finish Line Package - 
May 5th - 8th
Our most popular Kentucky Derby Travel Package!

  • Three nights at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located near the airport, 2 miles from  Churchill Downs and 5 miles from Downtown
  • Avis three day full size car rental
  • Friday - First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Oaks -or-  your choice of a Kentucky Horse Farm Tour, Kentucky Bourbon Tour or a combo Horse Farm/Bourbon Tour  (see below for more info) 
  • Round-trip track transfers*
  • First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday

Double: $2195  Triple: $1595 Quad: $1395 
Single: $3195
Child: $695  Extra Night: Please Call
-All NET rates are per person-

All packages require a $25 document shipping and handling fee
-Ticket Upgrades Available On Chart Below-

-All package prices include hotel taxes-
-All package prices do NOT include car rental taxes and misc fees-

Note: Kentucky Derby is a major event. Tickets in different areas of the track come out at different times.  We send out documents to everyone atleast 10 days in advance. If the tickets are not included with your documents, they will be delivered to you at your hotel or left for you at the front desk to pick up upon check-in. 
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 -Jockey Package-
May 5th - 8th

  • Three nights at the Galt House Hotel, located in downtown about 5 miles from Churchill Downs
  • Friday - First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Oaks -or-  your choice of a Kentucky Horse Farm Tour, Kentucky Bourbon Tour or a combo Horse Farm/Bourbon Tour  (see below for more info)
  • First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday
  • Complimentary self parking
  • Round-trip track transfers
  • Thursday night welcome reception & Gift

Double: $2895 Triple: $2195 Quad: $2095
Single: $4995 C
hild: $695 Extra Night: $Call
All NET rates are per person-

All packages require a $25 document shipping and handling fee
-Ticket Upgrades Available On Chart Below-
-All package prices include hotel taxes-

Note: Kentucky Derby is a major event. Tickets in different areas of the track come out at different times.  We send out documents to everyone atleast 10 days in advance. If the tickets are not included with your documents, they will be delivered to you at your hotel or left for you at the front desk to pick up upon check-in. 
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-Saddle Package-
May 5th - 8th

  • Three nights at the Hyatt Regency Downtown, located about 5 miles from Churchill Downs
  • Thursday Welcome Reception & Nightly Lobby Reception
  • Evening turndown service including programs for Kentucky Oaks & Derby  
  • Friday - First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Oaks -or-  your choice of a Kentucky Horse Farm Tour, Kentucky Bourbon Tour or a combo Horse Farm/Bourbon Tour  (see below for more info) 
  • First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday
  • Access to The Derby Club at the hotel, featuring deluxe continental breakfast, gourmet hors d'voueres with a top shelf, full service premium bar each evening, open Thursday evening through Sunday morning
  • Round-trip track transfers

Double: $4395 Triple: $3295  Quad: $2795
Single: $7595 C
hild: $695  Extra Night: Please call
All NET rates are per person-


All packages require a $25 document shipping and handling fee
-Ticket Upgrades Available On Chart Below-
-All package prices include hotel taxes-

Note: Kentucky Derby is a major event. Tickets in different areas of the track come out at different times.  We send out documents to everyone atleast 10 days in advance. If the tickets are not included with your documents, they will be delivered to you at your hotel or left for you at the front desk to pick up upon check-in. 
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-Horseshoe Package-
May 5th - 8th

  • Three nights at the Marriott Downtown - Concierge Level Room, located about 5 miles from Churchill Downs
  • Concierge Level Lounge includes Buffet Breakfast, all day snacks and access to private cash bar
  • Round-trip track transfers*
  • Friday - First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Oaks -or-  your choice of a Kentucky Horse Farm Tour, Kentucky Bourbon Tour or a combo Horse Farm/Bourbon Tour  (see below for more info) 
  • First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday

Double: $4095 Triple: $2995  Quad: $2395
Single: $7295 C
hild: $695  Extra Night: Please call
All NET rates are per person-



All packages require a $25 document shipping and handling fee
-Ticket Upgrades Available On Chart Below-
-All package prices include hotel taxes-

Note: Kentucky Derby is a major event. Tickets in different areas of the track come out at different times.  We send out documents to everyone atleast 10 days in advance. If the tickets are not included with your documents, they will be delivered to you at your hotel or left for you at the front desk to pick up upon check-in. 
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-Trainer Package-
May 6th - 8th

  • Two nights at the La Quinta Hotel, located about 8 miles from Churchill Downs & Downtown 
  • Avis Two day full size car rental
  • First Floor Grandstand tickets - Sections 126-128 to the Kentucky Derby on Saturday

Double: $1095 Triple: $895 Quad: $795
Single: $1695 C
hild: $595 Extra Night: Please call
All NET  rates are per person-

All packages require a $25 document shipping and handling fee
-Ticket Upgrades Available On Chart Below-
-All package prices include hotel taxes-
-All package prices do NOT include car rental taxes and misc fees-

Note: Kentucky Derby is a major event. Tickets in different areas of the track come out at different times.  We send out documents to everyone atleast 10 days in advance. If the tickets are not included with your documents, they will be delivered to you at your hotel or left for you at the front desk to pick up upon check-in.
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-Kentucky Derby Deposit Requirements-

Book your travel package for as low as $299 per person
50% deposit on balance due on or before Nov. 1st
Final Payment due on or before March. 1st

*
All deposits are non-refundable

Permitted Items on Kentucky Derby and Oaks Days

(with changes and adjustments from 2012 in bold)

Banned Items on Kentucky Derby and Oaks Days

(with changes and adjustments from 2012 in bold)

  • Food items in clear plastic bags (maximum size 18” X 18” - no trash bags)*
  • “Box” lunches in clear plastic bags or containers (maximum size 18” X 18” - no trash bags)
  • Water and soft drinks – plastic bottles only (sealed, clear and unopened)
  • Purses, but none larger than 12” in any dimension (subject to search)
  • Baby/diaper bags – only if accompanied by a child (subject to search)
  • Small cameras – none equipped with detachable lenses or lenses of 6” or more **
  • Binoculars
  • Sunscreen (non-glass containers only)
  • Small personal music systems, radios and televisions** (No boom boxes)
  • Cellular phones, smartphones and tablets**
  • Binoculars
  • Seat cushions (without back)
  • Strollers (ONLY if carrying a child)
  • Chairs (Gate 3 ONLY)
  • Blankets & tarpaulins (Gates 1 & 3 ONLY)

* Limit of two bags per person ** Patrons could be required to turn on electronic items

  • COOLERS (Styrofoam coolers, ice available at infield purchase points)
  • CANS (any size or type), glass bottles or containers
  • POP UP OR PATRON TENTS – no poles or stakes of any kind
  • Camcorders
  • Cameras with detachable lenses, or equipped with a lens that is 6” or longer
  • Tripods
  • Purses larger than 12” in any dimension
  • Grills
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Thermoses
  • Backpacks
  • Luggage (includes briefcases)
  • Duffel bags
  • Wagons
  • Umbrellas
  • Weapons (including knives)
  • Fireworks, noisemakers, air horns, laser lights/pointers, mace or pepper sprays

 

Kentucky Derby & Oaks Ticket Upgrades
Prices are additional per person with purchase of one of the above travel packages

 

Derby

Oaks

1st Floor Grandstands:                     Sec. 126-128

-incl-

-incl-

                                                             Sec. 124-125

$75

$50

                                                             Sec. 121-123

$150

$75

1st Floor Clubhouse:                          Sec. 111-112 

$300

$100

                                                              Sec. 113-114

$500

$150

                                                              Sec. 115

$850

$250

                                                              Sec. 116-117

$1100

$400

2nd Floor Grandstands:                     Sec. 226-228

$150

$50

                                                              Sec. 224-225

$200 $75
                                                              Sec. 221-223

$300

$100

3rd Floor Grandstands:                    Sec. 324-325

$650

$150

                                                             Sec. 322-323

$900

$200

3rd Floor Clubhouse:                        Sec. 312-313

$1300

$350

                                                             Sec. 320-321

$1650

$400

       Boxes of 6 or 8 available              Sec. 315, 318 & 319

$2150

$450

       Boxes of 6 or 8 available              Sec. 316-317

$2400

$600

3rd Floor Clubhouse Walk Arounds
 (no reserved seat)

$200

$200

4th, 5th, or 6th Sky Terrace
                                                            Sec. 413-414; 513-514; 613-614 (Table Seating)

$3150

$525

4th, & 6th Clubhouse-Millionaire's Row 

$5100

$1300

Turf Club (no access to viewing deck on derby day, food and drinks included)

CALL

CALL

Turf Club Terrace Walk Arounds
(Add-On - Must have 3rd fl clubhouse or walk around ticket to gain access)

CALL

CALL

 

 

 

Churchill Downs Transfer Information
(if applicable)
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Round-trip track transfers to Churchill Downs provided by Sandollar Shuttle Service. Pick up points downtown are the Galt House Hotel and Hyatt Regency Hotel.
If staying at Marriott, please make your way to the Hyatt Regency, just one block away.
Shuttle will pick up at Crowne Plaza hotel.
Shuttles run continuously all day on an average of every 15 minutes.

Friday Guided Tours
(if not attending Oaks Race)


Each tour departs The Galt House Hotel Downtown around 8am and returns to the hotel at 4:30pm
*Parking and Lunch not included*

-Kentucky Derby Parties-
-Prices are additional per person-
-with purchase of package only-

Barnstable-Brown Party: $1,250 net per person (Black Tie)

Need help with airfare?
Please conact our friends at ARTA Travel
(800) 678-ARTA

 


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