About PPS & Odense race venue

  • Supporting triathletes since 1986 to events around the world

  • One-stop for all Race Logistics - flights, hotels, bikes, shipment, mechanics & more

  • Supporting Team USA since 2004 

  • 250m from start/finish

ITU Du-Worlds​ Odense

July 3 - 9, 2018

Odense

  • One of Denmark's oldest cities with a history that dates back more than 1000 years.

  • It is Denmark's third largest city and centrally located on the island of Funen between Jutland and Zealand.

  • It is home to Hans Christian Andersen and his amazing fairy tale universe. 

  • You can also visit Denmark's Railway Museum .

 

Airfare

  • Two convenient airports that serve Odense; Billund (BLL) & Copenhagen Airport (CPH).

  • Non-stop flights into Copenhagen from Chicago, Newark, Dulles & JFK.

Airfares for 2018 will be available to book 310 days prior.

Transportation

Odense is 170km from Copenhagen Airport.  There are 3 options to transfer from Copenhagen Airport to Odense

  1. Rent a car and drive 2-hours west to Odense.

  2. Train from Copenhagen Airport to Odense Banegard with 1-change in Copenhagen (Central), then walk 650m to First Hotel Grand:

    1. Cost 150kr ($25.00) one-way

  3. Airport Transfer (arranged by PPS) from Copenhagen Airport to First Hotel Grand.

    1. Cost:     $125.00 one-way       Cost:               $200.00 round-trip

Accommodations

First Hotel Odense is located in city center and within walking distance to race venue.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Main amenities

  • 137 smoke-free guestrooms

  • Restaurant and bar/lounge

  • 24-hour fitness center

  • Terrace

  • 24-hour front desk

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Front desk safe

  • Free buffet breakfast and Wi-Fi

For families

  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)

  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms

  • Private bathroom

  • Free toiletries

  • Terrace

What’s around

  • Heart of Odense

  • Funen Art Museum (0-min walk)

  • Hans Christian Andersen Museum (5-min walk)

  • Hans Christian Andersen's Childhood Home (5-min walk)

  • Brandts Klaedefabrik (5-min walk)

  • Odense Zoo (24-minute walk)

Du Worlds Travel Package Includes

  • Round-trip airport (CPH) to Odense Transfers

  • 5-nights @ First Hotel Grand (July 4 - 9, 2018)

  • Daily buffet breakfast

  • Wi-Fi throughout the hotel

  • PPS Group Dinner

  • Dedicated mechanic

  • Dedicated massage therapist (for fee)

  • Onsite Host/Concierge

  • All applicable taxes

Price:  $1069.00 per person

based on double occupancy

5-nights minimum

Rate subject to change

Things to see/do in Odense

  • Egeskov Castle

  • The Funen Village

  • Hans Christian Andersen Museum

  • Odense Cathedral

Post-race Tour Suggestions

  • 3-nights in Copenhagen

  • 3-nights in Bergen – exploring mountains & fjords

  • Round of Midnight Golf in Norway

  • Explore the Arctic Circle by train

Payment Policy:

$300.00 non-refundable deposit to confirm the package

Final payment due by May 3

Airfare (if required) due at time of booking

 

Cancellation Policy:

Penalties for cancellations made between: 

Deposit is non-refundable

After May 3 - no refunds, unless we are able to re-sell the room

Airfare is non-refundable.

Changes in flights are subject to a fee at time of change.