Chamonix France March 13 – 21 2020 Wait Listed $1799. Includes non-stop air on Emirates between JFK & Milan, two bags fly free (ski & boot bag count as one), 7 nights at the 4 star Folie Douce, welcome drink at orientation, breakfast daily, 5 dinners, use of spa, all local taxes, current air surcharges of $300 pp and air taxes of $161 pp subject to change before ticketing.
The first deposit of $99 is due now. The initial deposit is to be made through the link below. Future payments are to be made by check to our tour operator directly to avoid the surcharge fee of 4%. Mail a copy of your passport picture page with your first payment. Four equal payments of $425 each are due the first day in June, August, October and December. Further payment details will follow after your deposit has been accepted. Use the following link to reserve your spot on this trip.
You will need a passport valid six months beyond our return date. We hope you join us on our adventure into the French Alps. It will be awesome.
Lift tickets are not included. A five-day lift ticket using the Mont Blanc unlimited card averages $60 US at this years rate and includes skiing and riding at Courmayeur Italy and transportation one day during the week. The six day ticket averages $65 and includes Verbier Switzerland.
*The price is based on the current exchange rate. The exchange rate may vary which could result in an increase or decrease in the trip cost for individual participants. There is also the possibility of unforeseen future taxes or fees imposed by various levels of governments which would be the responsibility of individual participants. A credit card will be required at check in from each participant for your own incidentals. You are responsible for but not limited to, telephone charges, in room movies, mini bar and damages.
For the above trip you will need a passport valid six months after our return date. If you cancel there will be a $25 cancellation fee to Metroland. Cancellations made 91 days prior to departure will carry no additional fees. Additional cancellation fees will apply if you cancel within 90 days of travel. Trip insurance is highly recommended.
All prices are based on the current exchange rate. The exchange rate may vary which could result in an increase or decrease in the trip cost for individual participants. There is also the possibility of unforeseen future taxes or fees imposed by various levels of governments which would be the responsibility of individual participants. A credit card will be required at check in from each participant for your own incidentals. You are responsible for but not limited to, telephone charges, in room movies, mini bar and damages.
Next seasons dues can be paid online now using the following link. Membership runs July 1 - June 30.
Trips 2020 -
Andorra & Barcelona Spain Jan 31 – Feb 8, 2020 Open to sign up $1475 pp double. Andorra is a tax-free nation straddling the French Spanish border in the Pyrenees mountains. The main ski area is huge with 200 km of trails. We will spend 5 nights at the 4 star Art Hotel in downtown Andorra with 5 possible ski days then travel to Barcelona Spain to spend two nights at the 4 star Avenida Palace. $1475 includes direct non stop air from JFK departing 8pm, 1 free bag (ski & boot bag count as one), transportation, breakfast daily, 5 dinners, local taxes and fuel surcharges up to $389 pp.
The initial deposit of $155 is due now through the link above. Future payments are to be made to our tour operator by sending a check to eliminate the surcharge of 4%. Four equal payments of $330 each are due the first of May, July, September and November. Further information and payment details will follow after your deposit has been accepted.
Engelberg Switzerland Presidents week Feb 14 – 22, 2020 Wait listed $1699 pp double. $1299 children 6-15 sharing in quad with parents. This trip includes lift tickets, round trip non stop air from Newark to Zurich, 1 free bag (ski & boot bag count as one), transfers by private coach, 7 nights at the 3 star Hotel Terrace, breakfast daily, 5 nights dinner buffet, red or white wine with dinner and all local and air taxes.
Engelberg is a family friendly resort for all skier and rider types. Its a historic city in the heart of Switzerland’s Alps dating back to the 1300’s. It’s a 90 minute ride from the Zurich airport and only 30 min from Lucerne. Its uniquely Swiss with lifts such as funiculars, aerial trams, rotating gondolas and high speed heated bubble chairs. The transportation systems in Switzerland are excellent and always memorable.
The initial deposit of $159 is due now through the link above. Future payments are to be made to our tour operator by sending a check to eliminate the surcharge of 4%. Four equal payments of $385 each are due the first of June, August, October and December. Further information and payment details will follow after your deposit has been accepted.
Banff Lake Louise Canada Feb 29 – March 7, 2020 Open to sign up $1450 pp double. Banff Lake Louise is a UNESCO world Heritage site renowned for its unrivaled beauty. This trip includes round trip direct nonstop air from Newark, bus transportation, seven nights lodging at the 3 star Ptarmigan Inn located in the heart of downtown Banff, breakfast daily and five day multi area ski pass. There is a $30 fee for your first bag, (ski & boot bag count as one) $50 for a second bag. A carry on and personal item are allowed at no extra charge. We are working on an optional day trip to ski & ride Kicking Horse. This is an IKON pass area and a $275 lift ticket deduction will only be made for IKON holders.
The initial deposit of $150 is due now through the link above. Future payments are to be made to our tour operator by sending a check to eliminate the surcharge of 4%. Four equal payments of $325 each are due the first of May, July, September and November. Further information and payment details will follow after your deposit has been accepted.
We hope you join us for our return to our favorite Canadian destination. Canada does not allow those with a DUI/DWI conviction into their country without great expense.
For all of the above trips, you will need a passport valid six months after our return date. If you cancel there will be a $50 cancellation fee to Metroland. Cancellations made 91 days prior to departure will carry no additional fees. Additional cancellation fees will apply if you cancel within 90 days of travel. Trip insurance is highly recommended.
All prices are based on the current exchange rate. The exchange rate may vary which could result in an increase or decrease in the trip cost for individual participants. There is also the possibility of unforeseen future taxes or fees imposed by various levels of governments which would be the responsibility of individual participants. A credit card will be required at check in from each participant for your own incidentals. You are responsible for but not limited to, telephone charges, in room movies, mini bar and damages. The Banff trip will have a $2 per person per night hotel fee/service charge which is not included.
Trips 2019 -
Courmayeur Italy Feb 2 – 10 Wait-listed Includes round trip nonstop air, Newark to Milan, bus transfers, 7 nights lodging at the 3-star Hotel, all lodging, 2 per hotel room, 7 breakfasts and 7 dinners, airline taxes and fuel surcharges and local taxes. We are looking at a day trip to ski Chamonix France which is a 45 min bus ride through a 7-mile-long tunnel under Mont Blanc (the highest peak in Europe) which separates the ski areas.
Innsbruck Austria Presidents week Feb 15 – 23 Wait-Listed Includes round trip air from Newark to Zurich, bus transfers, 7 nights lodging at the 4 star Hotel, 5 breakfast buffets and 5 dinners, includes local taxes, immigration fees, airport PFC’s and a $300 fuel surcharge per person subject to change until ticketed.
Innsbruck is surrounded by numerous peaks and 8 different ski areas. St Anton is an hour fast train ride away. We will be staying in downtown Innsbruck just steps away from Old Town an area of medieval buildings from which Maximillian ruled the Roman Empire. We will stay less than a few minutes walk to museums, ancient churches, and the ski lift to Nordkette which overlooks the city. We are looking at a day trips to Salzburg, Mozart’s home town and to the Swvarsky Crystal Palace.
Jackson Hole Wyoming March 4 – 11 Wait-Listed Includes round trip nonstop air, Newark to Jackson Hole airport, all transfers, 7 nights lodging, 2 per hotel room, 7 breakfasts, welcome party, lift tickets, airline taxes and fuel surcharges and local taxes. We are looking at optional side trips to Grand Targhee and a day trip to Yellowstone National Park.
Madonna Di Campiglio Italy March 15 – 23 Wait-listed Located in the Northern Italian Alps this destination is in the Adamello Brenta Nature Park, which includes the Brenta Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Madonna is in one of the world’s most beautiful places.
We are flying out of JFK on the world’s largest commercial aircraft, an Emirates A380. The economy seating in this aircraft is some of the most comfortable in aviation today. The timing of these nonstop flights could not be any better and includes two checked bags. We depart JFK at 10 pm when we are naturally about to fall asleep. When we awake we will be in Milan Italy and ready to begin our adventure into the Italian Alps.
We are staying at a classic four star resort in the center of town. It has a spa, indoor pool and is just a two minute walk to the lift. With breakfast daily and five dinners included this trip stands out.
We will be skiing & riding at one of Italy’s best known and elegant resorts. There are nearly 100 miles of interconnected trails with 57 lifts. The terrain is wide spread over four different villages: Madonna, Pinzolo, Folgarida and Marilleva. This resort is as varied as it is extensive with terrain for all skier and rider types. This trip will be unforgettable.
The trip includes the following -
• Round trip air transportation between JFK & Milan via Air Emirates Direct Flights
• Round trip transfers between Milan Airport & Madonna via private coach.
• 7 nights’ accommodations at the 4 Star Hotel
• Full hot and cold breakfast buffet daily.
• 4-course dinner for 5 evenings (gives you 2 nights out on your own)
• Complimentary use of the hotels Salus Per Alpes SPA, including: Hydro-pool with upstream swim, hydro massage beds and waterfall, aroma-chronotherapy shower, Finnish sauna, steam bath with essential oils and refrigidarium.
• Complimentary use of the hotels Fitness center, including FREE Yoga instruction.
• Complimentary use of the ski room with boot heaters
• Complimentary WIFI throughout the hotel
• Complimentary Snow-Shoe excursions per week with Alpine Guides.
• All current US and Italian departure taxes and immigration fees of $96.00.
• All current fuel surcharges of $250.00.
• All local taxes.
• $100 online seat hold deposit due now. ($3 credit card processing fee) Three $ payments due 1st of the month beginning Oct 1. After your initial online seat hold deposit all payment will be made directly to the tour operator. Pay by check or credit card.
Trips 2018 -
Interlaken Switzerland - is CLOSED but you may join our wait list. February 16 - 24, 2018 Metroland is thrilled to announce our Presidents week trip to Interlaken. The trip is now full.
Metroland's trip to Interlaken Switzerland is a killer deal from New York or Boston. The price includes round trip air, all transfers, 7 nights hotel, breakfast daily, all local taxes, current fuel surcharges and current air taxes. Lift tickets are not included but are inexpensive at about $60 a day. We are planning an optional day trip to ski Zermatt which is the ski resort and pedestrian only village under the Matterhorn. This will be much more than a ski trip. All details in our flyer upon request.
The Interlaken trip from New York and Boston is now closed and has a wait list. The date you paid your membership dues will come into play on all wait lists. We expect the list will have movement and hope to add a few more seats. If you have frequent flyer miles or decide to get your own air you are welcome to join us for the land portion of the trip.
Aspen/Snowmass - is CLOSED but you may join our wait list. March 24 - 31 2018. $1385 from New York or Boston. That's an incredible price for this destination. It includes round trip air, all transfers, 7 nights lodging and a 5 of 10 day lift ticket and welcome party. We will be staying at The Top of The Village on Snowmass which is a ski in ski out property. Our lift tickets will be good at Aspen, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk and Snowmass which is the biggest of all the resorts. The date you pay your dues will come into play on all wait lists. Check out the links to Aspen/Snowmass and trip advisor for Top of The Village here -
Trips 2017 -
Banff Lake Louise is now CLOSED but you may join our wait list - March 14 - 21 2017 - from $1335 per person. Round trip Air from LaGuardia to Calgary.
Metroland Ski Club is thrilled to announce our March 14 - 21, 2017 trip to Banff Lake Louise. The awesome beauty of this “Parks Canada”, UNESCO World Heritage site is unforgettable. You will remember this trip and the unbelievable price for the rest of your life.
Banff Lake Louise
March 14 - 21 2017
Includes round trip air out of LaGuardia, transfers, 7 nights lodging at The Inn, 5 days lift tickets, daily transportation, to all 3 ski areas: Lake Louise, Sunshine & Norquay, breakfast daily, and membership to Metroland Ski Club. Passport required.
$500 deposit due by Dec 7th. Balance due Jan 7th 2017.
We are staying in a great location, downtown Banff at the best time of the year to visit and ski. Banff is alive with things to do and see. It has everything: shopping, sightseeing, live music, restaurants, castles, museums, Banff Gondola, Sleigh rides, dog sledding, ice skating, ice bar, hot springs, wandering wildlife, hiking, caves, incredible views, etc…
Banff Lake Louise describes skiing the areas as follows –
"This place is bigger than your brain can comprehend. The mountains that surround you are so rugged, their jagged and twisted shapes towering into the sky. Glaciers plunge to the valley floor far below while the lakes and rivers at their base lie frozen and still. Terrain that is so astounding it feels surreal. As you make turn after turn floating through the light, silky snow a massive grin erupts on your face. The feelings of joy and exhilaration arre something you'll remember forever.
Banff & Lake Louise is a paradise for skiers and snowboarders. Three world class resorts, the rugged terrain of the Rocky Mountains, light and fluffy snow, and the most stunningly scenic backdrop you'll ever experience all add up to a must-visit location for snow lovers".
Lake Louise Ski Area is a phenomenal mountain with a huge bowl, a great front side and a back area that's beyond incredible. It has terrain for every level of skier and rider. Its beauty is unmatched. 4,200 acres & 3,250' vertical.
Sunshine is another monster mountain with incredible terrain most of which sits way above tree line giving you the most amazing ski experience you will ever have. Its vastness will leave you awestruck. 3,350 acres & 3,500' vertical.
Norquay is only 10 minutes from downtown Banff and offers the most incredible views of Banff. Its a great ski area that is completely different but just as unforgettable. 190 acres& 1,650' vertical.
Optional Kicking Horse day trip add $100. 2,750 acres & 4,100' vertical.
Trips 2017 continued
Eastern Townships Canada Jan 29 – Feb 3
Big Sky Montana Feb 4 – 11
Vail Feb 18 - 25
Steamboat Feb 18th - 25
Steamboat Feb 25 – Mar 4
Sunday River Mar 5 – 10
Banff Lake Louise Mar 14 - 21
Lake Tahoe March 11 – 18
Steamboat - CLOSED - February 13 - 20th - Presidents week - from $ per person. Round trip Air from Newark NJ direct to Hayden Colorado. Round trip airport and hotel transfers. Seven nights lodging at The Condominiums. Pricing from $ pp for six in a fully equipped three bedroom three bath condo to $1359 pp for four in a two bedroom two bath condo. Includes a five day lift ticket, baggage handling and welcome party.
Steamboat is a big Mtn resort with nearly 3,700' of vertical. It is known for its Champagne Powder and incredible tree skiing. Its 142 trails and nearly 3,000 skiable acres are filled with world class groomers, open meadows, steeps, bumps and Mavericks, North Americas longest super pipe. Its also home to over 100 restaurants, mountain top dinning, horse drawn sleigh rides, dog sledding and lots more including the unforgettable Strawberry Hot Springs. Its base elevation is at a low 6,900' which virtually eliminates altitude sickness. Steamboat has all the right stuff.
The Inn is a resort and conference center that overlooks Steamboat ski area. It is about 1 1/2 miles from the gondola, less than a five minute shuttle ride. The resort runs four shuttles that are in constant rotation to/from the Mtn in the morning and afternoon. They are on call at other times with a five to fifteen minute average response time. They will drive you downtown, to restaurants, to the grocery store, shopping or other locations in town by request.
The Maxx Pass
Trip Advisor - The Hotel
Strawberry Hot Springs
Club Day Trips -
Belleayre - This winter we will ski and ride for $30 on Sunday December 10th, Saturday January 6th & Saturday February 3rd.
We will also return to Hunter, Okemo, Pico, Sugarbush, and the Berkshires skiing and riding Butternut and Jiminy Peak, one of our favorites.
Council Days -are heavily discounted day and weekend trips to Mtns all over the Northeast. Every weekend will feature a different ski area like Killington, Stowe, Okemo, Mt Snow, Waterville Valley, Loon, Pico, Jay Peak, Stratton and Magic. Just show your club card with current council sticker on the back and ski or board at the specially negotiated rate. Resorts and dates are added regularly. See our discount lift tickets page for more details.
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Metroland Ski Club