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Australian Open

The First of the Four Grand Slam Tennis Events

The Australian Open is a major tennis tournament held annually over the last fortnight of January in Melbourne, Australia. First held in 1905, the tournament is chronologically the first of the four Grand Slam tennis events of the year – the other three being the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. It features men’s and women’s singles; men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles and junior’s championships; as well as wheelchair, legends and exhibition events. Since 1988 the tournament has been played on hard courts at Melbourne Park.

The Grand Slam of the Asia Pacific region and the first major in the calendar year. Tennis Holidays now have a selection of amazing packages available with seating in the world famous Rod Laver Arena. Experience all of the thrills of the People’s Grand Slam only a short walk from the centre of cosmopolitan Melbourne.

Where is the tournament?

Melbourne Park, Melbourne Australia

When is the Australian Open?

20th January – 2nd February 2020

What packages are available?

Prices start from £3,150 per person and includes flights, 7 nights at the Mercure Welcome Melbourne. Tickets for the tournament include 4 daytime sessions for the middle weekend (24-27 January 2020).

Package at the Mercure Welcome Melbourne

7 nights at the Mercure Welcome Melbourne. It takes about 30 min to walk from the Hotel to the park. Return flights from Heathrow on Etihad Airways. Package includes tickets for four daytime sessions.

From £3,150 per person including flights, airport transfers, accommodation and tennis tickets.

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