Seems we can’t stay away from the Gold Coast! The view is a little different this time as we settle back away from the bright lights and find ourselves some room to breathe, relax, connect and reflect as a community.
RACV Royal Pines Resort will be the new village for the ProBlogger Community’s 2015 Training Event.
The resort is set in the heart of the Gold Coast, mid way between the action of Surfers Paradise and the tranquillity of the Hinterland rainforests. The RACV Royal Pines Resort is approximately 25 minutes north of the Gold Coast airport by car. Airport shuttle services are available. Alternatively, you can fly into Brisbane Airport; which will be a 1 hour journey south (ish). It’s also just 3 minutes drive from the Nerang Train Station which connects with both airports.
Time/distance to local attractions:
Coolangatta Airport – 34km or 25 minutes’ drive
Brisbane International Airport – 80km or 1 hour drive
Nerang Train Station – 3 minutes, connects to Brisbane and Brisbane Airport
Surfers Paradise – 9km or 12 minutes’ drive
Broadbeach – 6km or 10 minutes’ drive
Theme Parks – 19km or 16 minutes’ drive
Shopping Centres – 10 minutes to Pacific Fair, Harbour Town Outlet Shopping and Robina
*** We recommend you wait until you’ve secured your ticket before you book your accommodation. ***
RACV Royal Pines have offered our attendees some great discounts rates and packages and we have a room block in place for you. Please download the accommodation booking form and make sure you let them know you’re with ProBlogger when you book.
Inclusions for packages
2 Night Package
Two nights in your selected room type, daily breakfast per person at Kalinda Restaurant, 1 x $45.00 Restaurant Vouchers per person (Restaurants include Videre, Trattoria Amici, Kalinda or Arakawa Restaurants) plus 1 x complimentary drink vouchers per person on check in.
3 Night Package
Three nights in your selected room type, daily breakfast at Kalinda Restaurant and 1 x $45.00 Restaurant Vouchers per person (Restaurants include Videre, Trattoria Amici, Kalinda or Arakawa Restaurants) and 2 x complimentary drink vouchers per person on check in.
The most affordable option is the 3 night twin share package which costs $122.50 per person per night including daily breakfast, restaurant and drinks vouchers.
RACV Member discounts
If you’re staying on your own and looking for a room only, then anyone who has an Auto Club Membership is entitled to member discounts of the full non-member rates (not applicable to our ProBlogger rates above). An Auto Club Member includes RACV, NRMA, RACQ, RACT and other Australian and reciprocal global clubs.
Should you wish to become a member of RACV to receive the discounted rates, you are welcome to sign up for $32.00 per person.
BONUS: Problogger Exclusive Offer
Book a minimum of one hour treatment in the newly opened One Spa and receive a complimentary Lusar Shower to complement your treatment.
How to make your accommodation booking:
Call the Reservations Dept at the Resort directly on (07) 5597 8700, free call in Australia 1800 886 880 or New Zealand 0800 886 880. Advise you are with the ProBlogger Event and your arrival and departure details. You’ll need to provide a non-refundable deposit of one night’s accommodation on credit card to be processed at time of booking. Any cancellations of room night bookings within 72 hours of arrival date will incur 100% cancellation fees. Full payment of accommodation will be processed on check in.
*** We recommend you wait until you’ve secured your ticket before you book your flights. ***
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Con-x-ion Shuttle $30 one way and $57 return Coolangatta Airport to Royal Pines
Taxis will be between $45 to $75 depending on the company