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    • 29-Dec-2019
    • 7:00 AM
    • 01-Jan-2020
    • 11:00 PM
    • Swiss Ski Club Lodge. Waitsfield, Vermont
    • 32
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    Bus Trip 1 - HAPPY NEW YEAR in VT!
    Sun 9 AM, Dec 29  -  Wed (PM), Jan 1


    Let's celebrate the upcoming ski season!  Join us for a fun filled trip including special New Year's Eve dinner, great music and dancing, a midnight champagne toast and maybe even some fireworks!

    We'll board our luxury coach on SUNDAY on Long Island, in Manhattan and New Jersey. Sandwiches, wine and bottled water are provided on the bus ride direct to our lodge in Waitsfield, Vermont. Transportation is provided each day to Sugarbush or Mad River Glen.  Discount Lift Tickets are available for both Sugarbush and Mad River Glen.

    Bus Boards SUNDAY MORNING:

    • Long Island bus boarding info: Exit 49 Park and Ride off the L.I.E. at 7:00 AM sharp.
    • Manhattan bus boarding info: 41st Street between 7th and 8th Ave, New York, NY - arrive by 8:30 AM, bus leaves at 9 AM SHARP.
    • New Jersey bus boarding info: NJ Transit – Ramsey, NJ  Route 17 Station (Park & Ride) arrive by 9:15 AM since we depart at 9:45 AM SHARP.

    Member: Until Dec 16, $349/After that, $389

    Non-Member: Until Dec 16, $389/After that, $429

    For further info see the FAQs or contact below.

     Questions? Email the reservationist, Rebecca, at bustripmanager@SwissSkiClub.org

    For details, see Rates and Procedures or contact the reservationist.

    For what to bring and more information, please see FAQs, Typical Weekend, Our Vermont Lodge, and the rest of our site.

    • 17-Jan-2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • 20-Jan-2020
    • 11:00 PM
    • Swiss Ski Club Lodge. Waitsfield, Vermont
    • 32
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    Bus Trip 2 - MLK Weekend in VT
    Jan 17, Fri(pm) - Jan 20, Mon(pm)

    We'll board our luxury coach on Friday evening on Long Island, in Manhattan and New Jersey. A sandwich dinner, wine and bottled water are provided on the bus ride direct to our lodge in Waitsfield, Vermont. Transportation is provided each day to Sugarbush or Mad River Glen.  Discount Lift Tickets are available for both Sugarbush and Mad River Glen.

    We'll hold our traditional race with everybody invited to participate, skier or boarder, regardless of skill level. Results will be announced after dinner, and you'll have lots and lots of fun before and after.

    Bus Boards Friday Evening:

    • Long Island bus boarding info: Exit 49 Park and Ride off the L.I.E. at 4:00 pm sharp.
    • Manhattan bus boarding info: 41st Street between 7th and 8th Ave, New York, NY - arrive by 5:30 pm, bus leaves at 6 pm SHARP.
    • New Jersey bus boarding info: NJ Transit – Ramsey, NJ  Route 17 Station (Park & Ride) arrive by 6:15 pm since we depart at 6:45 pm SHARP.

    Member: Until Jan 4, $349/After that, $389

    Non-Member: Until Jan 4, $389/After that, $429

    For further info see the FAQs or contact below.

    Questions? Email the reservationist, Rebecca, at bustripmanager@SwissSkiClub.org

    For details, see Rates and Procedures or contact the reservationist.

    For what to bring and more information, please see FAQs, Typical Weekend, Our Vermont Lodge, and the rest of our site.

    • 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

                                         

     
    • 31-Jan-2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • 02-Feb-2020
    • 11:00 PM
    • Swiss Ski Club Lodge. Waitsfield, Vermont
    • 38
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    Bus Trip 3 - Adjust your Altitude in VT
    Jan 31, Fri(pm) - Feb 2, Sun(pm)

    We'll board our luxury coach on Friday evening on Long Island, in Manhattan and New Jersey. A sandwich dinner, wine and bottled water are provided on the bus ride direct to our lodge in Waitsfield, Vermont. Transportation is provided each day to Sugarbush or Mad River Glen.  Discount Lift Tickets are available for both Sugarbush and Mad River Glen.

    Bus Boards Friday Evening:

    • Long Island bus boarding info: Exit 49 Park and Ride off the L.I.E. at 4:00 pm sharp.
    • Manhattan bus boarding info: 41st Street between 7th and 8th Ave, New York, NY - arrive by 5:30 pm, bus leaves at 6 pm SHARP.
    • New Jersey bus boarding info: NJ Transit – Ramsey, NJ  Route 17 Station (Park & Ride) arrive by 6:15 pm since we depart at 6:45 pm SHARP.

    Member: Until Jan 18, $239/After that, $279

    Non-Member: Until Jan 18, $279/After that, $319

    For further info see the FAQs or contact below.

    Questions? Email the reservationist, Rebecca, at bustripmanager@SwissSkiClub.org

    For details, see Rates and Procedures or contact the reservationist.

    For what to bring and more information, please see FAQs, Typical Weekend, Our Vermont Lodge, and the rest of our site.

    • 14-Feb-2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • 17-Feb-2020
    • 11:00 PM
    • Swiss Ski Club Lodge. Waitsfield, Vermont
    • 36
    Register
    Bus Trip 4 - Presidents Weekend in VT
    Feb 14, Fri(pm) - Feb 17,Mon(pm)

    We'll board our luxury coach on Friday evening on Long Island, in Manhattan and New Jersey. A sandwich dinner, wine and bottled water are provided on the bus ride direct to our lodge in Waitsfield, Vermont. Transportation is provided each day to Sugarbush or Mad River Glen.  Discount Lift Tickets are available for both Sugarbush and Mad River Glen.

    Bus Boards Friday Evening:

    • Long Island bus boarding info: Exit 49 Park and Ride off the L.I.E. at 4:00 pm sharp.
    • Manhattan bus boarding info: 41st Street between 7th and 8th Ave, New York, NY - arrive by 5:30 pm, bus leaves at 6 pm SHARP.
    • New Jersey bus boarding info: NJ Transit – Ramsey, NJ  Route 17 Station (Park & Ride) arrive by 6:15 pm since we depart at 6:45 pm SHARP.

    Member: Until Feb 1, $349/After that, $389

    Non-Member: Until Feb 1, $389/After that, $429

    For further info see the FAQs or contact below.

    Questions? Email the reservationist, Rebecca, at bustripmanager@SwissSkiClub.org

    For details, see Rates and Procedures or contact the reservationist.

    For what to bring and more information, please see FAQs, Typical Weekend, Our Vermont Lodge, and the rest of our site.

    • 28-Feb-2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • 01-Mar-2020
    • 11:00 PM
    • Swiss Ski Club Lodge. Waitsfield, Vermont
    • 38
    Register
    Bus Trip 5 - No time for bunnies, honey!
    Feb 28, Fri(pm) - Mar 1, Sun(pm)
    We'll board our luxury coach on Friday evening on Long Island, in Manhattan and New Jersey. A sandwich dinner, wine and bottled water are provided on the bus ride direct to our lodge in Waitsfield, Vermont. Transportation is provided each day to Sugarbush or Mad River Glen.  Discount Lift Tickets are available for both Sugarbush and Mad River Glen.

    Bus Boards Friday Evening:

    • Long Island bus boarding info: Exit 49 Park and Ride off the L.I.E. at 4:00 pm sharp.
    • Manhattan bus boarding info: 41st Street between 7th and 8th Ave, New York, NY - arrive by 5:30 pm, bus leaves at 6 pm SHARP.
    • New Jersey bus boarding info: NJ Transit – Ramsey, NJ  Route 17 Station (Park & Ride) arrive by 6:15 pm since we depart at 6:45 pm SHARP.

    Member: Until Feb 15, $239/After that, $279

    Non-Member: Until Feb 15, $279/After that, $319

    For further info see the FAQs or contact below.

    Questions? Email the reservationist, Rebecca, at bustripmanager@SwissSkiClub.org

    For details, see Rates and Procedures or contact the reservationist.

    For what to bring and more information, please see FAQs, Typical Weekend, Our Vermont Lodge, and the rest of our site.

    • 13-Mar-2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • 15-Mar-2020
    • 11:00 PM
    • Swiss Ski Club Lodge. Waitsfield, Vermont
    • 40
    Register
    Bus Trip 6 - POWDER to the people
    Mar 13, Fri(pm) - Mar 15, Sun(pm)

    We'll board our luxury coach on Friday evening on Long Island, in Manhattan and New Jersey. A sandwich dinner, wine and bottled water are provided on the bus ride direct to our lodge in Waitsfield, Vermont. Transportation is provided each day to Sugarbush or Mad River Glen.  Discount Lift Tickets are available for both Sugarbush and Mad River Glen.

    Bus Boards Friday Evening:

    • Long Island bus boarding info: Exit 49 Park and Ride off the L.I.E. at 4:00 pm sharp.
    • Manhattan bus boarding info: 41st Street between 7th and 8th Ave, New York, NY - arrive by 5:30 pm, bus leaves at 6 pm SHARP.
    • New Jersey bus boarding info: NJ Transit – Ramsey, NJ  Route 17 Station (Park & Ride) arrive by 6:15 pm since we depart at 6:45 pm SHARP.

    Member: Until Feb 29, $239/After that, $279

    Non-Member: Until Feb 29, $279/After that, $319

    For further info see the FAQs or contact below.

    Questions? Email the reservationist, Rebecca, at bustripmanager@SwissSkiClub.org

    For details, see Rates and Procedures or contact the reservationist.

    For what to bring and more information, please see FAQs, Typical Weekend, Our Vermont Lodge, and the rest of our site.

    • 27-Mar-2020
    • 5:30 PM
    • 29-Mar-2020
    • 11:00 PM
    • Swiss Ski Club Lodge. Waitsfield, Vermont
    • 39
    Register
    Bus Trip 7 - Ski beyond your limits in VT
    Mar 27, Fri(pm) - Mar 29, Sun(pm)

    We'll board our luxury coach on Friday evening on Long Island, in Manhattan and New Jersey. A sandwich dinner, wine and bottled water are provided on the bus ride direct to our lodge in Waitsfield, Vermont. Transportation is provided each day to Sugarbush or Mad River Glen.  Discount Lift Tickets are available for both Sugarbush and Mad River Glen.

    Bus Boards Friday Evening:

    • Long Island bus boarding info: Exit 49 Park and Ride off the L.I.E. at 4:00 pm sharp.
    • Manhattan bus boarding info: 41st Street between 7th and 8th Ave, New York, NY - arrive by 5:30 pm, bus leaves at 6 pm SHARP.
    • New Jersey bus boarding info: NJ Transit – Ramsey, NJ  Route 17 Station (Park & Ride) arrive by 6:15 pm since we depart at 6:45 pm SHARP.

    Member: Until Mar 14, $239/After that, $279

    Non-Member: Until Mar 14, $279/After that, $319

    For further info see the FAQs or contact below.

    Questions? Email the reservationist, Rebecca, at bustripmanager@SwissSkiClub.org

    For details, see Rates and Procedures or contact the reservationist.

    For what to bring and more information, please see FAQs, Typical Weekend, Our Vermont Lodge, and the rest of our site.

Past Events

06-Nov-2019 November Happy Hour
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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