Coates Hire Newcastle 500

Coates Hire Newcastle 500, 24 – 26 November 2017.

Be part of history as the Supercars take to the streets of Newcastle for the first time for the Coates Hire Newcastle 500, 24 – 26 November. Three days of racing and plenty of action on and off the track, all to get your heart racing. There will be something for the whole family – plus kids 12 and under receive free trackside admission with a paying adult. The finale of the 2017 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship will be one you don’t want to miss!

Coates Hire Newcastle 500 Day Trips now on sale now!

Experience all the action of the Grand Finale of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship in a single day with day trips from Brisbane and Sydney.

From Brisbane, experience the event in a single day on either Saturday 25 or Sunday 26 November.

A special one off flight from Sydney has been scheduled for the big race and grand finale – Sunday 26 November. Fly from Sydney from $375pp~ return or Brisbane from $365pp~ return.

Day trip packages include:

  • Same day return economy flights
  • Checked baggage
  • Return airport to racetrack transfers
  • 1 Day Trackside Pass to the Coates Hire Newcastle 500
  • Plus exclusive Supercars Travel benefits including Virgin Australia Lounge Entry, $25 Merchandise Voucher and more.

To book call the Supercars Travel team on 1300 656 163.

Tent City Accommodation

Tent City Accommodation

Return Airfares, Checked Baggage, 2 Nights Tent City Accommodation, 3 day Trackside pass (Fri, Sat & Sun)

From $785pp*

The Beach Club

Return airfares, checked baggage, 2 Nights Tent City Accommodation, 1 day Beach Club package (Friday) including a casual and relaxed cocktail setting with lounge setting, buffet lunch, afternoon tea and a pay as you go bar. (Saturday and Sunday SOLD OUT)

From $1065pp*

Pit Lane Club

Return airfares, checked baggage, 2 Nights Tent City Accommodation, a 1 day pit lane club package (Friday) including a casual and relaxed cocktail setting with lounge style seating, buffet lunch and afternoon tea and a pay as you go bar.

From $1309pp*

Amazing beaches and vibrant culture

Newcastle is a vibrant cosmopolitan city with a rich maritime history and a world-famous surfing destination, Merewether Beach. You’ll discover cool bars, quality restaurants, and a lively arts and music scene in NSW’s second-biggest city, just two hours’ drive north of Sydney. Visit major attractions such as Fort Scratchley Historic Site with the Newcastle Coastal Explorer, a bus tour, and explore waterways and see majestic whales.

Find out more about Newcastle


General package terms and conditions (applies to all packages)

*Prices: All discounts have been included in the package price advertised. Prices are based on a return economy Getaway Fare booked on the internet. Add $30 more per person when booking by telephone, capped at 4 people per booking. Add a 0.86% Card payment fee to the total package price when booking using a Mastercard or Visa debit card and a 1.3% card payment fee when paying with Mastercard or Visa Credit card. American Express Credit card transactions will incur a 2.80% fee. Prices may fluctuate with the addition of local taxes and charges or due to currency fluctuations. Seasonal surcharges may apply. Full payment is required at the time of booking. Accommodation: Packages include the advertised number of nights' accommodation in a selected hotel. Prices are per person, based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted. Prices are based on the least expensive room, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until the booking is completed and confirmed. Change/Cancel: Bookings can be changed/cancelled by paying the fee and any applicable price difference, as published on our website on the day you request your change. For current change and cancel fees, see Virgin Australia Holidays' Fees page. Name changes and refunds are not permitted. Baggage: A minimum checked baggage allowance of 1 piece up to 23kg applies for Getaway Fares. Allowances may increase for Silver, Gold and Platinum Velocity members and for different fare classes. Additional fees will be charged for baggage in excess of the published allowances. For current inclusive baggage allowances and fees for excess baggage, see Virgin Australia's Baggage page. Partner flights: International flights between Australia and your destination may be operated by a partner airline. Onwards connecting flights from an international port will be operated by a partner airline. Please view our list of partner airlines. Full Virgin Australia Holidays Terms and Conditions apply.

***Third party services: Please remember to select the travel extra in the booking path, it is not automatically selected. All third party supplier services (including flights, hotels, cars and events) are subject to the terms and conditions of the relevant supplier. Please visit the supplier's website for further information.

^Velocity: Flights purchased as part of a Virgin Australia Holidays or Mystery Breaks package will earn Velocity Points at the Virgin Australia Holidays Points earn rate. Virgin Australia operated flights purchased as part of a Virgin Australia Holidays package will earn Status Credits at the Virgin Australia Status Credit earn rates. For more information regarding Points and status earn rates, go to the Velocity Points earn rates page and the status earn rates page. To earn and redeem Velocity Points, you must be a Velocity member. Velocity membership and Points earn and redemption are subject to the Member Terms and Conditions, as amended from time to time.

Day Trip Terms and Conditions

~Departing Brisbane or Sydney to Newcastle. Prices may vary depending on departure city. Includes return economy airfare, checked baggage, return airport to racetrack transfers and one day trackside pass to the Coates Hire Newcastle 500. Guest travelling to or from cities as part of their Supercars Travel booking where a Virgin Australia Lounge does not exist will not be eligible for Lounge access. On sale until midnight 17 November 2017 unless sold out prior, for travel on 25 or 26 November 2017.