Agoda.com, Asia’s global hotel booking site and part of the Nasdaq-listed
Priceline Group. (Nasdaq: PCLN), is giving travelers a last-minute chance to
nab pole position at the Hungarian F1 Grand Prix 2011 in Budapest.
off on Thursday July 28, race enthusiasts who haven't yet booked their Budapest
hotel can take advantage of these last-minute rates, secured by agoda.com
especially for race weekend. Transforming the peaceful Hungarian countryside into
a hive of activity and noise, the F1 promises three days of adrenalin, with qualifiers,
practice races, and pit walks building up to the big event on Sunday July 31.
its narrow track and tight corners, the race circuit – dubbed the Hungaroring –
is considered by many drivers to be a difficult track. For spectators, on the
other hand, the venue is one of the world's best. Set in a valley, the Hungaroring
allows visitors to get a clear view of the circuit from the surrounding hills.
practice races and qualifying heats begin, spectators are invited to go behind
the scenes in a guided public pit walk. This three-hour tour of the track is
conducted on Thursday evening, and is free for main event ticketholders.
a high-adrenalin race day, travelers staying in a hotel in Budapest can enjoy
some spectacular scenery and architecture, including buildings from the Ottoman
Empire and ancient Roman ruins. Race goers can enjoy some downtime by the Danube
River, which flows through the city center, presided over by the medieval Buda
Castle – another must-see attraction.
Race tip: Travelers staying in Budapest city
can get to Hungagoring by catching an Orangeways bus from Árpád híd station
direct to the raceway, 20 kilometers away.
last-minute rates for the Budapest F1 2011
Book now – rates
valid only for race weekend! (July 28 – August 1)
25%. From USD 75 per night. Minimum
stay 4 nights.
Pay 2 nights, stay three nights. From USD 88 per night. Minimum stay 3
Hot deal! Rates from USD 99 per night.
Hot deal! Rates from USD 116 per night. Free WiFi.
Riverfront position. Rates from USD 159 per night.
20% discount! Rates from USD 189 per night. Minimum stay 3 nights
deal! Rates from USD 215 per night. Free WiFi.
10% discount! Rates from USD 225 per night. Minimum stay 3 nights.
Hot deal! Rates from USD
255 per night. Full spa facilities onsite.
Agoda Company Pte Ltd:
Agoda Company Pte Ltd (agoda.com) is a leading Asia-based, online
hotel reservations company, which specializes in securing the lowest discount
hotel prices. Agoda.com is part of Priceline.com (Nasdaq:PCLN). Agoda.com's
network includes more than 150,000 hotels worldwide. The multinational staff of
more than 600 professionals, located throughout the world, provides a
first-rate reservation service that uniquely combines local knowledge and local
connections to provide the best hotel deals to both business and leisure
In addition, agoda.com customers participate in the agoda.com
Rewards Program, earning further discounts and free stays. Unlike programs that
limit travelers to a single chain, the agoda.com Rewards Program allows
customers to redeem Rewards Points at thousands of hotels around the globe, at
any time. A member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), agoda.com's
aim is to promote travel by making it more affordable and more accessible to