PORTLAND 2016 World Indoor Athletics Championships

Event Location : PORTLAND, USA

Tour Code: TFUSA1 / 2016

18 - 20 March 2016


The World Indoor Championships in Athletics are being held in the city of Portland in the state of Oregon the spiritual home of USA Track & Field athletics.

We are offering travel package arrangements which can be made for a long weekend break  or extended duration trips to visit other parts of the USA.

We have already booked the prime stadium ticket locations with the local organising committee and are pleased to offer a choice of 3 & 4 star hotels to cover all budgets with excellent access to the Oregon CC venue.

Our pre-registration brochure information can be downloaded below detailing the travelling possibilities, accommodation options, event tickets and optional excursions with applicable per person prices.

Join us and learn… the art of BEING THERE!


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Both hotel options have good access to the Oregan Convention Centre and embrace the stylish and distinctive culture of vibrant Portland.


This business class 241 rooms hotel is in downtown Portland located within 10 mins / 0.5 miles of the event arena. The rooms are spacious - 25-30 sq. with en-suite bathroom with shower & WC with hairdryer and the bedrooms are equipped with air conditioning, telephone, TV with movie channels, free wifi, coffee maker, microwave, ipod dock, DVD player and fridge. The hotel has a restaurant and pub style bar and a fitness centre including a swimming pool. The hotel has a 'free' airport shuttle transfer service. Our package prices include breakfast.

4 nights – Single Room:  £799     /     Double Room: £549

5 nights – Single Room:  £949     /    Double Room: £639

Breakfast included

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This 80 room property is a fusion of NW frontier and modern eclectic design located within 10 mins walk / 0.6 mile of the event venue and 15-20 mins walk to the downtown area. The spacious rooms offer en-suite bathrooms with bath, shower & hairdryer. The bedrooms have free WiFi, TV & MP3 docking station. The hotel‘s catering partner within the property is The Doug Fir Lounge restaurant and bar serves breakfast and meals throughout the day. The facilities are used as a live music venue.

4 nights – Single Room: £599  /  Twin Room: £455  /  Double Room: £439

5 nights – Single Room: £699  /  Twin Room: £519  /  Double Room: £499

The above  packages prices are Room only with breakfast available from £ 5 – 10 per day paid directly to the restaurant.

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Hotel Accommodation / T&FT Group Dinner party event / T&FT WIC 2015 Athletics Stats Guide / T&FT staff & event management 


There are no direct flights to Portland (PDX) from the UK but a great variety of indirect routings.

BA flies via various US cities and its closest connection to Portland is via Seattle (SEA).

Scheduled daily services from Heathrow, Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow via Amsterdam with KLM generally offer good connections and prices. There is a charter service ex Gatwick to Vancouver  (YVR) with Transat that can be booked to then connect with onward flights to Portland with Air Canada that is the cheapest option – clients and luggage cannot however be checked in all of the way through. For clients planning ad hoc USA add-ons there are endless options for booking flights via US cities to / from Portland.  Our San Francisco & Seattle optional add-on tour options can be booked in association with BA & KLM flights.

Heathrow with Delta:  from £599

Heathrow with BA: from £639

Birmingham, Manchester or Glasgow with KLM: from £745

Gatwick with Transat & Air Canada: from £699

Full details of schedules and options are published on the Portland Packages Information – this can be viewed and printed below. 

Airfares and seat availability are subject to change up until time of booking.


From £30 per person - maybe higher for single travellers and ad-hoc flights. The Crowne Plaza service is 'free' to guests - subject to booking.



A full day excursion taking in the downtown attractions and neighbourhoods as well as Washington Park and Pittock Mansion in the morning. After lunch (at own expense) at Portland’s famous food truck area the tour will visit the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area including many waterfalls, vistas and sights.

A must see experience to understand this vibrant city in it’s breath taking natural environment.

£75 per person


Seattle, famous for its waterfront location and contemporary neighbourhoods, coffee shops, and the USA's most green sustainable economy. Home to Microsoft, Boeing, Amazon and an active music scene.

3* City Centre Hotel - room only: Single Room - £339  /  Twin/Double Room - £229


The above package prices include: 3 days / 2 nights including city tour and return airport transfers


San Francisco is the iconic metropolitan heart of Californian cool with the charm and historical character that trumps bigger and brasher LA and is a genuine tourist seeing city well worth experiencing.

3* City Centre Hotel - room only: Single Room - £299  /  Twin/Double Room - £199

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The above package prices include: 3 days / 2 nights including city tour and return airport transfers


Our pre-booked ticket order has been confirmed with the Local Organising Committee in the prime stadium Cat A Lower Bowl location opposite the finish line at the venue. The competition venue is being built specifically for this event and these seats have backs. The more elevated Cat B Back Straight & Cat C Bend seats are “bleachers” / bench seats

CATEGORY A - Lower Bowl Seating: £310

CATEGORY B - Higher Back Straight: £255

CATEGORY C - Higher Bends: £215

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