Celebrate the biggest turf day of the year at The Transcontinental Hotel with two packages designed to give you the best Melbourne Cup experience possible. The Platform Package includes a three hour beverage package, three course meal, large projected screens. You also have the upstairs platform exclusivity. The Punters Package includes a drink on arrival, a choice of main, tasting desserts, direct access to three TAB stations. They also include live race coverage with surround sound and live music post race.