Destinations

Last chance for an Epic holiday

Daisy Melwani

Australians have one last ditched effort to maximise the upcoming ski season both here and abroad, or risk hibernation.

The Epic Australia Pass 2016/17 is on sale for just a few more weeks, until June 13, before being taken off the shelves. At $899, the pass offers unlimited, unrestricted skiing in Perisher as well as across nine world-class mountain resorts in Colorado, Utah and the Lake Tahoe region for the upcoming snow season.

“The access to iconic, world-class resorts including Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Park City is unparalleled and our commitment to guest service and unmatched capital investments ensure the quintessential overseas ski holiday for Australians,” Australian Destination Marketing for Vail Resorts, May Lilley said.

Pass holders will also have access to accommodation savings, around 45% off for Vail Resort bookings before 31 July, and an additional 20% off the lowest available rate for Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Park City if booked by June 30. A new website dedicated to Australians has also been launched, www.snow.com/australia to showcase resorts, activities and nightlife offerings.

Since the purchase of Perisher last year and introducing it to the line-up for the popular Epic Pass sales have increased by 68% from Australian clientele.

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