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Sunday, July 5, 2020
Vail resorts have announced a staggered pre-booking policy for their 3 Australian resorts for the early season ONLY from 24 June - 19 July. For non-season pass holders this starts Monday June 15 for Hotham and Falls, then Tuesday for Perisher. Non-season pass holders will need to purchase a minimum 3+ day consecutive ticket.
Europe opens borders! While Australia and New Zealand wait for governments to make decisions, in Europe even countries hit hard by the virus like Spain and Italy, as well as those hit less hard (and/or who were more organised to fight it), like Austria, Greece and Switzerland, are opening their borders again, and encouraging...
Vail Resort's decision not just to honour the Epic Australia Pass 2020 but leave it on sale to June 28 at $889 for Adults, $499 for Students and $685 for Seniors for season use at Perisher, Falls, and Hotham is huge.* Compared to Thredbo's flat daily rate of $159 and no multi day deals...
Rainbow Ski Area is a South Island secret, almost totally off the radar for Aussie visitors, but it could suddenly become a surprise first option to ski NZ if the proposed Canberra - Wellington bubble busting flights happen. Canberra Airport are taking "registrations of interest" for trial flights on the 1st and 2nd of...
Great news out of NZ for snow lovers (and all Kiwis) with no cases of COVID-19 the government has moved swiftly to Level 1 restrictions - which are minimal. Mt Hutt ready to open at level 1 this week Mt Hutt is ready to open with a little more normalcy this Friday 12 June...
Zermatt re-opened Saturday for summer skiing and activities almost 3 months after things had to shut down early for the winter season due to COVID-19. Summer skiing in Zermatt is a lot of fun. It was even true back in 1990s that Zermatt offered more summer vertical drop than Australia does in winter -...