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Challenge Almere - Amsterdam

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

Event Date 14 Sep 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.

Core tour Dates: Thursday 12 September – Monday 16 September 2024

Challenge this! Swim 3,8km, bike 180km and run 42,2km through the flat and open landscape of Almere-Amsterdam during the Challenge Long Distance Triathlon. September 14th, 2024, it’s on. 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.

Race Entry, Travel and Accommodation

Tri Travel provide race entry packages, the closest event accommodation on the race course and comprehensive travel solutions for athletes attending Challenge Almere – Amsterdam.

We consider your supporters enjoyment and the movement of race equipment throughout the booking process, ensuring both you and your travel group have an enjoyable experience.

Included in our 3 and 4 night packages:

  • Race Entry Access
  • Great 4-star central accommodatio
  • Welcome reception and briefing
  • Course Orientations
  • Guidance and support from the Tri Travel team
  • Post race celebrations
  • Great team atmosphere
  • Tri Travel branded goodies

Our friendly team look forward to hearing from you and assisting you with your Challenge Almere – Amsterdam race entry and travel requirements.

Best Western Almere

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.

Event Location

Almere is just 25km from the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, one of the most famous cities in Europe. Still surrounded by water, the course features the typical Dutch landscapes renowned the world over – dikes, windmills, tulip fields and endless straight, fast roads where the battle is between you and the elements.

Almere’s long history of triathlon includes hosting seven European Championships (1985, 1991, 1999, 2006, 2014, 2017, 2019) and two World Championships (2003 and 2008).

Getting There

We recommend you fly into Schiphol Airport, which has regular flights from all major international airport hubs. 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. Travelling by train & bike | NS

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