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October 4

Melbourne Cup Carnival 2016 Survival Tips

Posted by on October 4, 2016 at 8:00 AM

Those of you already thinking about the Melbourne Cup 2016 will no doubt be planning your activities and travel because it’s less than one month away. Making the most out of the day requires planning and thought, especially if you want to save money where possible and still enjoy the fun with the rest of the crowd.

Melbourne Cup Carnival 2016 Survival Tips

There are some hard fast rules that you should be aware of if you plan on making the most out of your time at the Melbourne Cup Carnival 2016. Here are the best tips and tricks I found online that were shared by veteran cup goers.

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November 5

Save Money and Effort at This Years Melbourne Cup Carnival with These Mobile Apps

Posted by on November 5, 2014 at 7:54 AM

Save Money and Effort at This Years Melbourne Cup Carnival with These Mobile AppsThis week the Melbourne Cup Carnival  is taking place at the Flemington Racecourse, and with no surprise, it will be attracting more than 100,000 punters to the site, with millions more tuning in online and via TV. If you are one of the lucky members to be visiting the races to view the entertainment live, why not make your whole experience a little less stressful with the help of two very unique and handy mobile apps.

Whether your dressed to the nines, fresh fly and flashy or simply love to gamble, make use of these two apps to ensure you don’t break the bank on your first day or find yourself standing aimlessly in a taxi cue as long as the racecourse itself. The taxi app phenomenon, Uber has a great freebie going on at the moment, plus Clipp empowers you to take control of your bar tab and really monitor how fast your burning through that bank balance.

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October 24

Entertaining Yourself and the Family for Free When Visiting Melbourne

Posted by on October 24, 2014 at 8:22 AM

Entertaining Yourself and the Family for Free When Visiting MelbourneThe population of Melbourne is roughly 4.07 million inhabitants and with so many people, providing entertainment to suit everyone can be challenging. With such a vast range of preferences across this large population, my aim within this post will be to provide an interesting selection of activities that can meet everyone on a common ground, that being price conscious activities.

I’ve looked at a variety of tourist style activities that can be done around the city of Melbourne. Whether you live in the city or happen to be travelling there over the next couple of weeks for the Melbourne Cup Carnival, be sure to see what you can do to entertain yourself. The following activities should hopefully provide you with some exciting ways to see and enjoy the city of Melbourne.

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October 21

Cheap Accommodation Options via Airbnb During This Year’s Melbourne Carnival Cup 2014

Posted by on October 21, 2014 at 8:32 AM

Cheap Accommodation Options via Airbnb During This Years Melbourne Carnival Cup 2014The Melbourne Carnival Cup is fast approaching and I would like to follow on from my previous post concerning accommodation. The last one encompassed hotel deals available for the duration of the Carnival Cup in Melbourne. However, I would now like to take a different stance on finding accommodation during this busy period. As you may be aware, hotel deals can be snapped up pretty quickly. So if your still looking for a place to stay and are happy to sacrifice slightly on privacy, I have a fresh wave of even cheaper options for you courtesy of AirBnB.

This service provides the opportunity to rent rooms, apartments or houses often for short periods directly from private property owners. You have the ability to enable a range of different filters allowing your searches to be as simple or as complex as you like, from a single bed with a bathroom, to a four-bedroom house with a swimming pool, doorman, hot tub and much, much more. To find the best bargains available on AirBnB during the Melbourne Carnival Cup, from the 1st November to 8th November, continue reading, but be warned, some pricing may shock you.

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October 17

Selection of Hotel Deals for the 154th Melbourne Cup Carnival 2014

Posted by on October 17, 2014 at 8:25 PM

Selection of Hotel Deals for the 154th Melbourne Cup Carnival 2014The annual Melbourne Cup Carnival is approaching in a few weeks and it’s that all important time, to start thinking about where you are going to stay. If you are travelling from afar then you may need to organise some accommodation for the 1st to 8th of November. The aim of this post will be to narrow down the search to a brief selection of the best value hotels or serviced apartments available within commutable distance from the carnival.

If you are looking for a single bedroom or plan to travel with a partner, we have the options available here. I have based my search on a hotel room for two people sharing a double bed in one bedroom. The dates specified within my search are from the 1st November to the 8th November. Within this post you will be able to see the average nightly rate for each hotel room, so you can understand what budget will be required for each. We will provide you with options that have been rated on TripAdvisor and Trivago, so you can not only take our word for it, but also the hundreds of people who have reviewed the properties.

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