Warren Brown is an Australian cartoonist and television presenter. He has been an editorial newspaper cartoonist since 1986. He is currently cartoonist for Sydney’s The Daily Telegraph, for which he also writes a weekly motoring column. In May 2005, Brown participated in a recreation of the 1907 Peking to Paris race using five 100-year-old cars. He also presented a four-part documentary series about the event. Since 2006, he has acted as the overnight MC at Gallipoli on Anzac Day and the pre-service MC at the Australian War Cemetery at Lone Pine. In 2008, he was selected to be one of the presenters of Top Gear Australia on SBS TV, and continued on in Season 2 (2009). Brown is a keen classic car enthusiast. His friendly personality and passion for classic cars and history make him the ideal person to lead the tour
DAY 1 Friday September 2, 2022 Departure
The tour begins with our flight to London.
DAY 2 Saturday September 3, 2022 London, UK
After we arrive we visit the prestigious Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace. This event, which is always held in the grounds of a royal palace, was held at Hampton Court Palace in 2019. In 2022 another sixty rare motor cars will again line up in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace to vie for the trophy of Best in Show. Perhaps the most prestigious and interesting Concours event in Britain in 2022, this event will be one of the highlights of the tour. We are then transferred to our hotel.
DAY 3 Sunday September 4, 2022 Bleinheim
Today we travel to the spectacular Blenheim Palace home to the Dukes of Marlborough and the birthplace of Winston Churchill for the Concours d’El gance Salon Priv . Gathered on the South Lawn will be the finest collection of classic automobiles available in the UK.
DAY 4 Monday September 5, 2022 Hethel, UK
Today we travel north to the town of Hethel, where we visit the Lotus factory, where precision manufacturing is beautifully combined with innovative engineering. We discover the history and heritage of Lotus as we follow each step in the creation of these magnificent machines, and take a walk through the years that saw the company develop from a shed based, one-man operation into the automotive thoroughbred it is today. We then have a chance to drive the magnificent vehicles on the Lotus test track. Take your place, with one of our professional Lotus driving instructors out on the Lotus test track, an FIA specification circuit, no less. Tread the same tarmac as Jim Clark, Nigel Mansell, Ayrton Senna, Emerson Fittipaldi and more recent F1™ drivers Kimi Raikonnen and Romain Grosjean. Learn the characteristics of driving excellence that stem from the Lotus gene pool. We guarantee ear to ear smiles from a heady mix of dynamic attributes including powering from 0-60mph in just 4.2 seconds.
DAY 5 Tuesday September 6, 2022 Birmingham
Today we travel to the Shuttleworth Collection. A fully operating collection of vintage cars and planes in a country setting. We have time to explore the collection before we continue on to our hotel near Birmingham.
DAY 6 Wednesday September 7, 2022 Birmingham
Today we visit the Aston Martin factory in one of the highlights of the tour (subject to confirmation). We see how their luxury vehicles are manufactured. We then visit the Heritage Motor Centre, which is home to the world’s largest collection of historic British cars.
DAY 7 Thursday September 8, 2022 Birmingham
This morning we visit the Jaguar factory to see how these luxurious cars are made. This afternoon we visit the Coventry Transport Museum. It houses the largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles on the planet and tells the story of a city which changed the world through transport
DAY 8 Friday September 9, 2022 Birmingham
This morning we visit the Land Rover factory to see how these famous vehicles are made. We then visit the Coventry Transport Museum which houses the largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles on the planet and tells the story of a city which changed the world through transport.
DAY 9 Saturday September 10, 2022 Birmingham
Today we first visit the Aston Martin Heritage Trust which contains historic cars, memorabilia and racing articles from Aston martin’s history. The star is A3, the third of the original prototypes, and now the oldest Aston Martin in existence. We also have a classic 2/4 seater Ulster, one of only two left with this seat configuration. You might also see one of the five Nimrod racing cars as well as engineering cutaways, a DB7 prototype or Zagato, plus classic models from the 1950’s or 70’s. We then visit the Cotswold Motoring Museum. A fascinating journey through time as we explore the history of 20th-century motoring. The collection of rare vehicles and classic memorabilia will give you a nostalgic glimpse into life on the road the way it used to be. We then transfer to our hotel.
DAY 10 Sunday September 11, 2022 Forest Experience
Wales A highlight of the tour! Today we travel to a 900 acre forest in the middle of Wales. We get behind the wheel of a classic MKII Escort or the iconic Subaru Impreza and discover what it’s really like to handle a Rally car. Take on the challenging roads with miles of real gravel rally stages with a professional instructor! A fantastic day!
DAY 11 Monday September 12, 2022 Morgan
Today we travel first to the famed manufacturer Morgan, who still builds their cars by hand with wood and tin. A fascinating trip into the past! We then visit the Bugatti Trust. It tells many aspects of the Bugatti story. The artistry and individuality are demonstrated by photographs, models, diagrams, mechanical components and complete cars.
DAY 12 Tuesday September 13, 2022 Malvern Hills
Today we pick up our Morgan hire cars for an explorative drive around the spectacular Malvern Hills. A fantastic exploration of the English countryside in a Morgan!
DAY 13 Wednesday September 14, 2022 Eastnor Castle
Today we travel to Eastnor Castle for a Land Rover drive day. Drive through the challenging Land Rover tracks with an instructor in an area of outstanding natural beauty. A fantastic day driving around the Land Rover Castle where the vehicles have been tested for over 60 years.
DAY 14 Thursday September 15, 2022 Haynes Motor Museum
This morning we visit the Haynes International Motor Museum. A living and working Museum, with over 400 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50s and 60s, glorious Bentleys and Rolls Royces to exciting super cars of today, like the Jaguar XJ220 and the Ferrari 360 it is a great place to explore. We then visit the National Automobile Museum at Beaulieu. The museum houses a collection of over 250 automobiles and motorcycles, which tell the story of motoring on the roads of Britain from the dawn of motoring to the present day. We then continue on to our hotel near Goodwood.
DAY15 Friday September 16, 2022 Goodwood Revival Festival
A highlight of the tour, we go to The Goodwood Revival Festival. It is truly a magical step back in time, celebrating the halcyon days of motor racing as it used to be, with all of the accompanying spectacle and glamour of the era. Competitors and spectators alike dress in period fashions, with the finest sights and entertainment of the pre-1966 era for all to enjoy. Held in the immaculate grounds of Goodwood House, this annual event is a true celebration of historic motoring
DAY 16 Saturday September 17, 2022
Goodwood Revival Festival Our second full day at the amazing Goodwood Revival Festival.
DAY 17 Sunday September 18, 2022 Goodwood Revival Festival
Another full day at the extraordinary Goodwood Revival Festival.
DAY 18 Monday September 19, 2022 Brooklands
This morning we visit Mercedes Benz World near Brooklands. Explore three levels of exhibits that include classic cars, Formula One and many interactive options. There will also be an option to try out driving options on the facilities tracks. We then visit the Brooklands museum. Discover the pioneers of speed, flight and adventure at the birthplace of British motorsport, aviation and home of Concorde. This evening we have a final night dinner to celebrate our tour.
DAY 19 Tuesday September 20, 2022 Departure
This morning we are transferred to the airport for our flight back to Australia.
DAY 20 Wednesday September 21, 2022 Arrival
We arrive back into Australia. The tour concludes.
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Touring can involve a considerable amount of walking and stair climbing in the places visited and it is important that all tour participants have a level of physical fitness that allows them to take part in this activity without the need of assistance from others.
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005 817 078) is the tour organiser. All passengers must complete and sign a Travelrite International booking form.
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|Over 120 days||$1000|
|120 days or less||100% of full fare|
|Non appearance/no written notice||100% of full fare|
Deposits and Payments:
A deposit of $1000 per passenger for is required at the time of booking. Full payment will be required 120 days before departure for the tour. A 1.5% administration fee will be added to payments by Visa, Mastercard and Amex cards.
Travel insurance is recommended to cover the costs of cancellation fees due to illness, death in family, etc.
Minimum Tour Numbers and Conditions:
The tour has been priced on the basis of a minimum number of passengers having booked 60 days prior to departure. Travelrite reserves the right to cancel the tour, giving a full refund of all monies paid or offer arrangements to proceed with the tour at a modified cost. Travelrite International reserves the right to change advertised entrances if necessary for the smooth operation of the tour.
The tour is based on arrangements that do not allow for any refunds in respect to sightseeing, accommodation, meals, airfare or other services not utilized after the tour has commenced.
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All passengers qualify for 23kg free baggage allowance.
Children under 5 years of age are ineligible on coach & cruise tours. Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Passengers with disabilities are welcome on Travelrite & Cruise Offers tours provided they are accompanied by a companion capable of providing all necessary assistance, and do not require special assistance from Travelrite & Cruise Offers personnel. Travelrite and Cruise Offers reserves the right to refuse to carry anyone if it is felt the individual cannot cope with the requirements of coach & cruise tour travel and who may require services and facilities that Travelrite & Cruise Offers cannot guarantee will be available. You agree to not hold the Travelrite & Cruise Offers responsible for any decision made by any of them or any service provider to refuse to carry you, provide any facilities or accommodation to you or to provide any service to you.
Travelrite International Pty Ltd. (ATAS No. A10538) is the tour organiser. Travelrite acts only as an agent in the making of arrangements for hotels, transportation, restaurants or any other service and does not assume any liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, death, loss, accident or delay to person or property due to an act of negligence or a default of any hotel, carrier restaurant company or person rendering any services included in the tour, or by act of God. Further no responsibilities are accepted for any damage or delay due to sickness, pilferage, labour disputes, machinery break-down, quarantine, government restraints, weather, terrorism or other causes beyond their control. No responsibility is accepted for any additional expense, omission, delays, re-routing or acts of any government authority. The passage contract between the carriers concerned, when issued, shall constitute the sole contract between the carriers and the purchasers of this tour and/ or the passengers. The right is reserved to withdraw any tour and/or make such changes in the tour as may be found desirable or necessary for the convenience of the parties and the proper carrying out of the tour. This contract shall be construed in accordance of the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia and any legal action must be undertaken in the State of Victoria.
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ou engage Travelrite to book this tour on your behalf and you acknowledge that Travelrite acts as your agent for the purpose of making contracts between you and the various providers of accommodation, transportation and other services that comprise the tour. Travelrite may without reference to you provide or make available to you, or may as your agent engage any third party to provide or make available to you, any good or service which Travelrite reasonably believes is necessary for your benefit to maintain the tour itinerary, repatriate you or otherwise accommodate, transport or sustain you in circumstances in which the tour itinerary fails wholly or partly for any reason. You appoint Travelrite your attorney for this purpose. You agree to pay Travelrite any cost thereof and you indemnify Travelrite in respect of any cost it incurs in this regard. Travelrite advises you to obtain travel insurance generally including in respect of the risk that any such good or service may become required.
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Bookings can be made by sending full names and addresses of intending tour members with a deposit of $1000 for the Auto Tour. Please send to:
Travelrite International Pty. Ltd.
423 Whitehorse Road Balwyn 3103
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About Travelrite International:
Travelrite International Pty Ltd (ABN 64 005 817 078) is a well-established family-owned business that’s been operating in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs for more than 35 years. Travelrite International is a full member of the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA), is fully Accredited with ATAS (A10538) and IATA. As such they directly represent the major airlines of the world and all major domestic and international hotel, tour and transport operators.
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