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Last-minute 2011 Indianapolis 500 travel packages
2011 is a milestone year for the Indianapolis 500 as it marks the 100th anniversary of this spectacular race. The Indianapolis Motorway Speedway encompasses 253 acres which could easily fit such sports venues as Yankee Stadium, Churchill Downs, the Rose Bowl, The Roman Colosseum as well as the entire Vatican City. Its seating capacity can hold up to 250,000 spectators making it the world's largest sports facility.
Now many motorsports enthusiasts want to make the trek this year for the Indy 500's important anniversary. For those looking for last minute travel packages to the Indianapolis 500 there are some left, but you need to act quickly. Check out these three last minute deals that range from reasonable to pricey (sans airfare), depending on what you are looking for.
Hampton Inn - Indianapolis South
Starting at $435 per person this is the most reasonably priced Indy 500 travel package around in the last few days before the race by Premiere Sports Travel. It includes a two-night stay at the Hampton Inn in Indianapolis South. At this time the only rooms available are king beds and sleeper sofa. The accommodations are seven miles south of downtown. Check-in is on Saturday, May 28 and check out is Monday, May 30. You will receive Tower Terrace tickets to the Indianapolis 500.
Also included is roundtrip deluxe motorcoach transportation to and from the hotel. On Sunday the motorcoach will receive a police escort to the race. During your stay you will get admission to the Hall of Fame Museum, Premiere Sports Travel credential holder and lanyard, plus someone on staff to assist you. Your taxes and gratuities are included. Last but never least you'll receive a welcome gift and the popular Official Indianapolis 500 race program.
Hyatt Regency Inn - Downtown Indianapolis
Glass Entertainment Management features three night accommodations where you check in on Friday, May 27 and check out on Monday, May 30. Transportation will be provided to and from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 29. On Saturday there are a lot of activities going on such as the Indy 500 Festival Parade that includes your ticket. You can meet the drivers on Saturday allowing you entrance to the garage areas (only those 18 years and older).
Enjoy some time at the Hall of Fame Museum with your admission ticket. If you need any further assistance the staff of Glass Entertainment will be on-site. Tickets to the race are either the Paddock or C-Stand. All taxes and gratuities are included, plus you'll receive an Indy 500 gift bag. Call the Hyatt Regency Downtown 1-866-999-1436 for further pricing. Take advantage of other add-on options to further customize your travel package.
At Top Centre Ticket Service they are offering tickets to the race and deluxe accommodations. The hotel is not listed as it is determined based on availability. Besides these inclusions you will receive a daily full American breakfast, Grandstand tickets to the Indianapolis 500, a box lunch on race day, three-day rental car and an official Indy 500 souvenir packet. For singles the cost of the four-day, three-night stay with check-in on May 27 and check-out on May 30 is $2,595.00. Double occupancy per person is $1,695.00.
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