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Challenge Almere 2024 - Prices from £535.00pp

Challenge Almere 2024

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As an Official Travel Partner of Challenge Family we look forward to assisting you with all your race entry, travel and accommodation requirements for Challenge Almere – Amsterdam.

Swim 2.3 miles, bike 111.8 miles and run 26.2 miles through the flat and open landscape of Almere, Amsterdam. The Challenge Almere Long distance triathlon will take place on 14 September 2024. Did you know that, after Hawaii, Almere-Amsterdam is the oldest triathlon in the world, and you race entirely below sea-level?

Our team of sports travel experts are here to assist you with any component of your travel arrangements for Challenge Almere – Amsterdam, ensuring that you can focus on your race preparations. With access to race entry and some of the best event accommodation, we invite you to speak with our friendly team today.

Prices and Inclusions for 3 & 4 Night Tour

Best Western Plus Plaza Almere is our hotel on this tour. Please refer to prices below for the various available room types:

Prices start from (4 nights at Best Western Plus Plaza Almere):

  • £599 per person based on two people sharing a twin (two single beds) or double room (one bed for couple)
  • £595 per person based on 3 people sharing 
  • £220 supplement per person based on the single occupancy of a room

Prices start from (3 nights at Best Western Plus Plaza Almere):

  • £535 per person based on two people sharing a twin (two single beds) or double room (one bed for couple)
  • £529 per person based on 3 people sharing 
  • £165 supplement per person based on the single occupancy of a room

Included in your package

  • Accommodation in Almere
  • Welcome reception and briefing
  • Course orientations
  • Guidance and support from the Tri Travel team
  • Post race celebrations
  • Great team atmosphere
  • Tri Travel branded goodies

Please note entries are not included in the cost of the package.

Event Includes

Included in your package

  • Guaranteed race entry at extra cost
  • Accommodation in Almere
  • Welcome reception and briefing
  • Course orientations
  • Guidance and support from the Tri Travel team
  • Post race celebrations
  • Great team atmosphere
  • Tri Travel branded goodies
Your Itinerary

Thursday 12th September

Today you will arrive into Schiphol Airport. Once you have cleared customs and collected your bags, make your way to the intercity train station located at the airport directly below the terminal. Trains depart every 30 minutes for Almere Centrum and the duration of the journey takes approximately 27 minutes. Information on how to transfer your bikes can be found in our transfers section. Our friendly team will be ready to welcome you at the hotel. 

Late afternoon we will do an easy run to loosen the legs and catch up for a welcome drink and briefing on the days ahead. There is also the option to take part in a swim practice at 3pm on Esplanade beach. 

Friday 13th September

This morning we’ll walk down to registration and bike check-in at the race site, situated on the esplanade, just a 15-minute walk away.  After the race briefing at midday, the afternoon is free for you to enjoy the local area. This evening there is a carb loading dinner at the event site which can be booked directly with Challenge. 

Saturday 14th September

This morning we will meet in the hotel foyers with the athletes and supporters making our way to the race start area. After the race starts we will take the supporters to key cheering zones on the course to support their athletes. The Tri Travel team will be on hand to support you after the race, with a celebration drink and guidance on getting back to the hotels. Our hotel is located a 15-minute walk away enabling you to get the rest you need after your race. 

Sunday 15th September

Unless you have booked extra nights please check out of your room before Noon. Safe travels and we hope you enjoyed your Challenge Almere experience!

Need to Know

Payments

To book this tour we require a non-refundable non-transferable deposit of 25% at the time of booking. Final payment is due before 17th June 2024. From this date, the booking is fully non-refundable and non-changeable.

2024 Challenge Almere Entry

Entries are not included in the tour package. Book your entries direct with Challenge here 

Who can book

Our tours are available to book for Triathletes and family and friends from any country. 

Can I still keep my entry if I cancel my tour?

All entries remain linked to a tour and cannot be used as a stand-alone entry without a tour package.

Transfers

Transfers are not included on this tour. The easiest way to reach your hotel is via direct intercity train from Schiphol Airport to Almere Centrum. Once you arrive at Almere Centrum, it is just a five-minute walk to your hotel. It is possible to take your bike on the train for an extra fee of 7.50EUR, for more information on rules around bike transfer by train, please read here.

Your Details

Please check all the details shown to make sure the names on your booking are the same as each person's passport. If not, please let us know within 48 hours of making your booking so we can change them. If you don't let us know straight away, you may be charged. Names must be given at the time of booking and any shown as TBA will be classed as a name change and there will be a charge.

Insurance

Destination Sport Experiences strongly recommends travellers to take out comprehensive travel insurance with sufficient healthcare cover, including cover for existing medical conditions and any activities you plan to do.

If you have a European Health Insurance Card it will be valid up to its expiry date. This will be replaced with a new UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC). You can find further details here.

Special Assistance

If you or anyone on your booking needs any special assistance for reduced mobility, disability or any other medical condition, you should let us know at team@destinationsport.com

We can give you more information about the accessibility of different services and the assistance available from transport and accommodation suppliers, or at venues. Availability and access to certain services / seating may be limited by the service provider so we recommend you talk to us about what you need before booking. If you book online, please add details of any special assistance you need in the special request box.

Special Requests

If you have any special requests, please let us know. We will do our best to make them happen for you but we can't guarantee them.

Important Travel Information

It’s important be up to date with the latest information about where you’re travelling to and what documents you need to have in order to travel.

For information about passports and applying for them, you should check the passport pages of the UK Government Website.

To learn more about the destination that you are travelling to, including specific travel advice and entry requirements, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office (FCDO) publishes up to date information here.

When you travel, you should be 'Travel Aware'. By following the Travel Aware link, you’ll find a whole list of useful information put together by the FCDO, which will help you be 'Travel Aware' for your journey ahead.

Travel Health

Please make sure to visit the NaTHNaC website for guidance on country-specific vaccine recommendations plus other important advice and tips to stay healthy abroad.

Hotel Options

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  • Best Western Almere

    Mandelaplein 1 Almere Netherlands 1314 CG

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    Centrally located in the beautiful Dutch town of Almere, the Best Western is a great base for your tour. Situated next to the train station that connects Almere with the Capital Amsterdam and Schiphol international airport. The property is also a 15-minute walk to the harbourfront making key event areas accessible by foot. You will find plenty of food and drink options close by. 

    The whole hotel includes 363 rooms, as well as an in-house bar, a shop for snacks and quick meals and a rooftop swimming pool. A buffet breakfast is included in your stay at the hotel. Rooms are contemporary and welcoming, with modern conveniences. 

    Standard Single

    A standard twin comes at a size of 30 sqm are equipped with WiFi, TV, air conditioning, minibar, safe, rain shower and coffee/tea station. 1 x double bed 

    Standard Double

    A standard single comes at a size of 30 sqm are equipped with WiFi, TV, air conditioning, minibar, safe, rain shower and coffee/tea station. 1 x double bed 

    Standard Twin

    A standard twin comes at a size of 30 sqm are equipped with WiFi, TV, air conditioning, minibar, safe, rain shower and coffee/tea station. 2 x beds

    Triple Room

    Each room offers a 55 inch TV, electronic safe, air conditioning, free wifi, refrigerator and electric kettle. Featuring a private bathroom with shower also comes with a hairdryer and toiletries. 

     

    Key Features:

    • WiFi
    • Bar
    • Restaurant

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