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    • 31-Jan-2020
    • 08-Feb-2020
    • Val Thorens, France (leaving and returning New York City)
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    Ski the French Alps with the Swiss Ski Club of NY!

    Jan 31 – Feb 8, 2020

    Join us for a magical week in Val Thorens

    (Les Trois Vallées)



    PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON (double occupancy) - subject to availability
    • $2,699 members/$2,799 non-members (3 payments)
    • Single occupancy supplement Add $900
    • Land only option Subtract $500
    • Payment by Credit Card Add $85 (No charge with Zelle or Check; see below)
    TRIP PACKAGE INCLUDES
    • Round trip airfare New York JFK to Geneva on Swiss International Airlines
    • FREE baggage allowance for first checked bag PLUS free skis and boot bag  
    • Private bus transfer between Geneva and Val Thorens hotel
    • 7 nights’ accommodations at 4-star, luxurious, design-forward Fahrenheit 7 Hotel
    • 7 delicious buffet breakfasts and 7 gourmet 4-course dinners
    • Lift tickets are NOT included (approx. $320 for 6-day valley pass, see FAQ for more details and             info on EPIC pass holders)
    ABOUT VAL THORENS and LES TROIS VALLéES (3 VALLEYS) SKI AREA
    • Largest ski area in the world; 600 km (370 mi) of ski slopes, 183 lifts
    • Val Thorens voted Best Ski Resort 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
    • Snow sure; highest resort in the Alps at 7,500 feet
    • Ski Méribel and Courchevel ski resorts in neighboring valleys
    ABOUT FAHRENHEIT 7 HOTEL****

    (The name refers to ideal temperature for perfect snowflake and snowfall!)

    • 4-Star Hotel; Best New Ski Hotel 2018 nominee
    • Ski in/ski out access, on-the-slope location
    • Spacious rooms close to 300 sq. ft.
    • Delicious French Savoie cuisine includes 7 breakfasts and
    • 7 gourmet 4-course dinners
    • 4 bars/restaurants including trendy Le Zinc Lounge, Creperie La Cheminee, and Le Bungalow                terrace bar and dining 7th floor
    • Amenities include sauna, steam room, heated ski locker
    FLIGHT DETAILS
    • LX 17 JFK to Zurich - Friday 1/31/20 6:25 pm; LX 2804 Zurich to Geneva arrival 10:10 am
    • LX 22 Geneva to JFK - Saturday 2/8/20 11:40 am – 2:40 pm
    • FREE ski bags and boot bags with Swiss Air and one FREE checked bag
    • Current passport must be valid thru Aug. 8, 2020 and contain two blank pages


    PAYMENT SCHEDULE 
    • Deposit Due now with registration to secure your place on the trip: $850
    • Second payment: $900 payment due Sep 15, 2019; Remainder Payment: due Oct 15, 2019
    • Late fees and penalties: $100 if final payment not received by November 1st, 2019. Reservations are subject to cancellation and replacement from wait list if final payment not received by November 15th, 2019
    • Cancellation policy: Prior to 10/1/19 - $200; between 10/1/19 and 11/1/19 - $900; between 11/2/19 and 12/1/19 - 75% of trip price; after 12/1/19 - 100% of trip price

    TRIP INSURANCE IS INEXPENSIVE AND HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. The price of insurance is 6% of the trip cost.See  Frequently Asked Questions for more info and to purchase.


    PAYMENT METHOD
    • The preferred payment method for this trip is Zelle. Please download from the App Store and make all payments to Treasurer@SwissSkiClub.org. Add your name and “Trip 2020” when the question “What is this for?” pops up
    • If you cannot use the Zelle app, please use checks as your payment method. Address is Swiss Ski Club PO Box 4096 New York, NY 10163
    • If you prefer using PayPal or credit card, we kindly ask you to add $85.00 to your payment (the fee that club will be charged)


    Limited number of spaces - this trip will sell out – sign up soon!


    THANK YOU!   WE LOOK FORWARD TO ANOTHER AMAZING TRIP!


    Frequently Asked Questions (a Google Doc in new window):

    For important additional details, see our printable Val Thorens Flyer 

    Other questions? Email Trip2020@SwissSkiClub.org

                                         

     

Past Events

25-Sep-2019 September "Oktoberfest" Happy Hour
29-Mar-2019 Bus Trip 6 - End of Season Party! Open Bar all Weekend! VT (Fri (pm) Mar 29 - Sun Mar 31)
15-Mar-2019 Bus Trip 5 (St Patrick's): VT (Fri (pm) Mar 15 - Sun March 17)
19-Feb-2019 Presidents' Week - family-friendly - VT (Tue-Sun, Feb 19 -24)
15-Feb-2019 >> Bus Trip 4 - Presidents' Weekend - VT (Fri (pm), Feb 15 - Mon, Feb 18)
09-Feb-2019 Snowaganza! - VT (Sat-Sun, Feb 9-10)
01-Feb-2019 Bus Trip 3 (Groundhog Day): VT (Fri (pm) Feb 1 - Sun Feb 3)
01-Feb-2019 Val d’ Isère - A week with the SSC in the French Alps!
26-Jan-2019 70th Anniversary MRG (Sat-Sun, January 26-27)
18-Jan-2019 >> Bus Trip 2 - MLK Weekend - VT (Fri (pm), Jan 18 - Mon, Jan 21)
28-Dec-2018 >> Bus Trip 1 - New Year's Eve - VT (Fri (pm), Dec 28 - Tue, Jan 1)
15-Aug-2018 Happy Hour and Accordions Night in Bryant Park Cafe - NYC
05-Aug-2018 Summer Rafting Trip in Lehigh Valley - PA
09-Jun-2018 Brew-Grass Festival in Sugarbush, VT
06-Jun-2018 June Happy Hour at Mad46 - NYC
26-May-2018 Memorial Day weekend - VT
17-May-2018 May Happy Hour At Rooftop Exchange - NJ
07-Apr-2018 Pond Skimming Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, April 7-8)
02-Apr-2018 Easter Family-friendly week - VT (Mon-Sun, Apr 2-8)
30-Mar-2018 Easter Weekend - VT (Fr-Sun, Mar 30-Apr 1)
24-Mar-2018 One More Run - VT (Sat-Sun, March 24-25)
16-Mar-2018 >> Bus Trip 6 (St. Patrick's Day): VT (Fri (pm) March 16 - Sun March 18)
10-Mar-2018 Not Yet Spring - VT (Sat-Sun, March 10-11)
02-Mar-2018 >> Bus Trip 5 (March!): VT (Fri (pm) March 2- Sun March 4)
23-Feb-2018 Zermatt - A week with the SSC in Switzerland!
20-Feb-2018 President's Week - Family Friendly - VT (Tue, Feb 20 - Sun Feb 25)
16-Feb-2018 >> [sold out] Bus Trip 4 (President's Weekend): VT (Fri (pm) Feb 16 - Mon Feb 19)
10-Feb-2018 Snowaganza! - VT (Sat-Sun, Feb 10-11)
02-Feb-2018 >> [sold out] Bus Trip 3 (Groundhog Day): VT (Fri (pm) Feb 2 - Sun Feb 4)
27-Jan-2018 Last Weekend January - VT (Sat-Sun, Jan 27-28 )
20-Jan-2018 Super Snow! (Sat-Sun, Jan 20-21) - VT
12-Jan-2018 >> Bus Trip 2 - MLK Wknd - VT (Fri (pm), Jan 12 - Mon, Jan 15)
06-Jan-2018 Check out Ripcord! (Sat-Sun, Jan 6-7) VT
22-Dec-2017 Holiday Season Family week - VT (Fri-Thurs, Dec 22-28)
16-Dec-2017 Hit the Slopes - VT (Sat-Sun, Dec 16-17)
09-Dec-2017 Wax your Skis! - VT (Sat-Sun, Dec 9-10)
23-Nov-2017 Thanksgiving weekend (Thur-Sun, Nov 23-26) - VT
25-Oct-2017 October Happy Hour at ACE Hotel - NYC
22-Apr-2017 Last Chance Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, April 22-23)
15-Apr-2017 Easter Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, April 15-16)
08-Apr-2017 One More Run Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Apr 8-9)
31-Mar-2017 >> Bus trip 8: VT (Fri Evening Mar 31 - Sun Apr 2)
20-Mar-2017 Family weeks #2 - VT (Mar 20-Mar 30)
18-Mar-2017 Let's Ski Some More - VT (Sat-Sun, Mar 18-19)
11-Mar-2017 Not Yet Spring Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Mar 11-12)
03-Mar-2017 >> Bus trip 6: VT (Fri Mar 3-Sun Mar 5)
20-Feb-2017 Family Week #1 - VT (Feb 20 -Mar 3)
17-Feb-2017 Bus Trip 5: Presidents Wknd - VT (Feb 17-20)
17-Feb-2017 Ski St. Anton - A week with the SSC in Austria!
11-Feb-2017 Blizzard Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Feb 11-12)
04-Feb-2017 Prime Ski Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Feb 4-5)
27-Jan-2017 >> Bus Trip 3: VT (Fri Evening, Jan 27-Sun, Jan 29)
21-Jan-2017 Super Snow Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Jan 21-22)
13-Jan-2017 >> Bus Trip 2: MLK Weekend - VT (Fri Evening, Jan 13- Mon, Jan 16 )
07-Jan-2017 Ripcord! Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Jan 7-8)
30-Dec-2016 Bus Trip 1: New Year's - VT (Fri Evening, Dec 30 - Mon, Jan 2)
19-Dec-2016 Family Holiday Weeks - VT (Mon-Fri Dec 19-30)
17-Dec-2016 Hit the Slopes Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Dec 17-18)
10-Dec-2016 Wax Your Skis Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Dec 10-11)
03-Dec-2016 New Snow Weekend - VT (Sat-Sun, Dec 3-4)
24-Nov-2016 Thanksgiving Weekend - VT (Thur-Sun, Nov 24-27)
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