Can I apply for a Car Park Site on multiple racedays?

Members are able to apply for Car or Super Site on each and any combination of days during the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival. It is important that Members indicate a preferred enclosure and if they would like to apply for an alternate enclosure (subject to availability) in the event that their first preference is unavailable. 

When will my payment be processed?

All payments for successful applications will be processed from the month of August 2019.

Upon successful allocation, refunds are not available unless otherwise stated in clause 13.2 of the Birdcage & Reserved Car Parks Terms & Conditions

Can I be situated next to my friends Car Park?

Members may reserve adjoining Car Sites or Super Sites – a maximum of three Car Sites or three Super Sites may be joined. Please note: To apply for adjoining sites online, you are required to provide the other applicant’s Member number and full name. Hard copy applications for adjoining sites must be identical, attached and lodged together, and will only be allocated accordingly if there requirements are met. The VRC will not be held responsible for the allocations of applications that are not identical, attached and lodged together.

What are the Dress Regulations?

Members and their guests are reminded that the Members Reserved Car Parks are Members Enclosures and Members Dress Regulations apply.

When do Pedestrian Passes go on sale?

Following a successful site allocation, members will be able to purchase their Pedestrian Passes online from Monday 2 September 2019. Simply sign into your account at and follow the prompts.

Are there any restrictions around vehicle size?

No vehicle larger than length – 5.5m, width – 2.8m and height – 2.2m will be permitted into Flemington Racecourse at any entry point.

Access Restrictions for Pedestrian Passes

Pedestrian Pass holders are restricted to the enclosure in which their host’s Car or Super Site is located, and the general public area of the racecourse. Full, Life, Provisional, Pre ‘79, Restricted and Junior Members, Guest Card holders and Members Enclosure Daily Guest Pass holders will not require a Pedestrian Pass to access The Nursery, The Domain and The Rails.

Please visit the Pedestrian Pass page for more information. 

Please note: Access restrictions apply in The Birdcage Enclosure. Aside from Birdcage Pedestrian Pass holders, only Full, Life, Provisional, Pre ‘79, Restricted and Junior Members in addition to Pre ‘79 Guest Card holders will have access to this enclosure.

Can I put up an annexe? 

Annexe structures may be erected in Car Site facilities only. They must be fastened securely to the ground and comply strictly with the following guidelines:

  • The structure must be no larger than 3m x 3m with a roof strictly no higher than 2.5m
  • The structure must have no sides or flooring
  • There can be a maximum of two structures for a single standard site. They will not be permitted on any Super Site facility

The structure must not feature any logo or other branding, except for that normally used by the manufacturer.

For full details please refer to section 7.6 of the Birdcage & Reserved Car Park Terms & Conditions.

Can I on-sell my Car Site?

Members are not permitted to sell or on-sell any part of their facility. Any member who offers to on-sell will have their Car or Super Site cancelled and will be referred to the VRC Disciplinary Committee.

What are the behavioural protocols?  

Members are responsible for the behaviour of the guests they introduce to the Members Reserved Car Parks. Any person deemed to have engaged in behaviour that is less than satisfactory will be removed from the Members’ Reserved Car Parks immediately. This includes damage to furniture and/ or equipment. Any offending member(s), or those responsible for offending guests, will be referred to the VRC Disciplinary Committee for action and suspension of Membership privileges may be imposed.