Frequently Asked Questions
Below you will find questions to some questions that are frequently asked about attending the Necker Cup. You can learn more about the event by applying for our event brochure.
Q. Can I come Alone?
A. Yes, of course. However, you will be required to pay the full price of a package.
Q. Can a spouse or companion come? Can they play on my Team?
A. Yes they can. Each team can have up to two amateurs paired with a pro. The Necker Cup will include two full days of tennis and your team can decide who will play each round with your pro. Please note that you cannot switch team members in the middle of a match.
Q. Can more than two people play on a Necker Cup Pro-Am Team?
A. We are willing to pair up two singles, but mutual introductions will need to be made in advance to ensure compatibility.
Q. How much time will Sir Richard Branson spend with us?
A. Richard will be participating in all major event activities such as the “End of the World” Party and Auction. He will also be a Celebrity Pro during the Necker Cup.
Q. How do you assign Pros?
A. Your choice of Pro is determined by the order in which you confirmed and paid for the Necker Cup. First paid gets first pick!
Q. How do I secure my spot?
A. To reserve a spot, register today. You may also call 800.376.0975 and speak to an event organizer.
Q. Is there time to do other activities?
A. Yes, there is plenty of time built into the schedule to enjoy your vacation the way you choose. The island offers a variety of exciting activities including kite surfing, wind surfing, paddle boarding, sailing, water skiing, wake boarding, scuba & snorkeling, beach tennis and more.
Q. How do I get to Necker Island?
A. The best way to get to Necker Island is to fly into Beef Island, Tortola (airport code EIS). From there you will be greeted at the airport and taken by private boat to Necker Island. If you have any questions, or are considering different routes, please contact Premier Tennis and we will be happy to assist.
Q. How are accomodations selected?
A. Accomodations are picked in order reservations were received with full payment. Guests can select preferred room or villa based on remaining availability.
Q. What is the attire for the trip?
A. Beach casual for all activities including Charity Exhibition, Dinner and Party.
Q. Can children attend the Necker Cup?
The Necker Cup is designed for adult guests and activities may not be suitable for minors. However, with an additional charge, guests may bring children based on room/villa type and availability. The Child package typically includes:
- Shared use of your accommodation on Necker Island
- All meals and drinks
- Return launch transfer from Virgin Gorda or Beef Island airports
- Entry into the “End of the World” Party/Tennis Exhibition & Auction
- Use of all amenities on Necker Island (Excluding: Spa Treatments)
- Boat transfers around Virgin Gorda.
Child care arrangements can be made and is charged by the hour – please call in advance to discuss your requirements.
Q. Can I bring my laptop, cell phone, iPhone, BlackBerry etc.?
A. You can if you like… but quite frankly this is the perfect time to truly disconnect and re-energize yourself, without “bringing the office along.” Wi Fi available in certain locations.