Private jet travel and luxury stays: the ultimate guide to the Melbourne Cup 2022

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Melbourne, known as one of the most livable cities and often referred to as the sporting capital of the world, comes to life for the Melbourne Cup Carnival. On November 1 this year, Australia’s most famous annual thoroughbred horse race will once again be back. Dating back to 1861, the very first Melbourne Cup race attracted an audience of 4,000 and saw the winner awarded a gold watch. Today, the highly anticipated event attracts more than double that number and will reward the winner with a prize of AU$4.4 million.

So unless you’re lucky enough to live in this bustling city, we’ve got some jet deals to make sure you don’t miss this year’s Melbourne Cup, while avoiding the chaos of commercial airports.

Private jet flights

Itinerary: Bankstown, NSW to Essendon, Victoria
Aircraft type: Phenome 100
Flight time: Approximately 65 minutes each way
Passengers: Up to 5
Price: $11,675 A+GST or 2,335 pp round trip same day
Overnight: A$12,875 + GST ​​or A$2,575 per person
Where to book: Speak to Bronte at Navair Jet services on 0408 636 555

Source: Navair Jet Services

Itinerary: Bankstown, NSW to Essendon, Victoria
Aircraft type: Phenome 300
Flight time: Approximately 65 minutes each way
Passengers: Up to 9
Same day return price: AU$15,590 + GST ​​or AU$1,732 per person
Price per night: AU$16,790 + GST ​​or AU$1,865 per person
Where to book: Speak to Bronte at Navair Jet services on 0408 636 555

Source: Navair Jet Services

Itinerary: Return from Brisbane to Melbourne
Aircraft type: Cessna Citation 7 C650
Flight time: 1 hour and 55 minutes each way
Passengers: Up to 7
Price: AU$36,900 + GST ​​or AU$5,272 per person
Where to book: Speak to Markus Edwards of Edwards Aviation on 1800 747 800

Source: Edwards Aviation

Itinerary: Perth to Melbourne return
Aircraft type: Falcon 900
Passengers: Up to 12
Price: AU$95,000 + GST ​​or AU$7,916 per person
Where to book: Speak to Phil Mifsud of Adagold on 07 3622 8200

where to watch

In the Rose Room, you can admire the runway with floor-to-ceiling windows from your table while indulging in an exquisite range of food and drink. Prices for the Rose Room package start from AU$1,500 per person.

A unique and exclusive experience nestled in the heart of the action is offered to you at Villa Paradiso. Limited to just 350 guests per day, the Villa Paradiso experience features the finest culinary delights from a world-class chef alongside perfectly paired wines chosen by Sommelier Penfolds. Prices for the Villa Paradiso package start from AU$1,800 per person.

However, if you are a true horse lover and looking to get closer to all the action, the Parade Lounge will be the best place for you. With prices from AU$1,100 per person, the Parade Lounge package gives you easy access to the lawn as you are located above the stables, as well as an all day drinks package and an all pasture menu. included included.

Victoria Running Club

Where to stay

After flying a private jet, be sure to continue the luxury by staying at one of Melbourne’s finest five-star hotels, the W Melbourne. Located in iconic Flinders Lane, you’ll be steps away from all of Melbourne’s best restaurants and shops while only a 20 minute drive from Essendon Racecourse and Airport. Prices for a fabulously sophisticated double room during the Melbourne Cup period start at around AU$800 a night.

W Melbourne Hotel
Source: W Melbourne

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