THE SKI SOCIAL CLUB FAQs
01 What is The Ski Social Club?
The Ski Social Club is an exclusive series of events where we combine skiing, snowboarding, sun (hopefully), great parties and an awesome crowd with world class ski resorts for a weekend (or week) of fun in the snow.
02 What date does it take place?
Weekend One will take place on Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th July 2016.
03 Where does it take place?
For winter 2016 we will be heading to Jindabyne and Thredbo, one of Australia's premier ski resorts, in New South Wales
04 Where do the coaches pick-up and drop off?
Pick-up: See map below. Eddy Avenue, Central station, Sydney
05 What time do the coaches pick-up and drop off?
Friday 22nd July registration and boarding begins at 4:45pm with the last coach leaving at 5:15pm.
Coaches will also transfer you to and from Thredbo from Snow Valley in Jindabyne, which is approximately a 30-40 minute journey.
On Saturday 23rd July coaches depart for Thredbo after breakfast at 8am. Return journey pick-up will be approximately 7pm after the Christmas in July dinner party at River Inn, Thredbo.
On Sunday 24th July coaches depart for Thredbo after breakfast at 8am. Return journey will leave Thredbo at 4pm and pick-up via Snow Valley and return to Central Station, Sydney at approximately 11pm.
06 How much does it cost?
07 What is included in the price?
All Coach transfers
2 nights accommodation at Snow Valley in Jindabyne.
2 x hot breakfasts
Aprés Ski Party
3 Course Dinner
Fancy dress party with live entertainment & HYH DJs
08 What if I drive myself? Can I get a discount?
Unfortunately not as you'll still need to catch the coach to get to and from Thredbo from Snow Valley.
09 What about lift pass and equipment hire?
This is paid for seperately. You pay in cash on the coach journey on Friday 22nd July and pick up your gear upon arrival at Snow Valley. Full price list for lift passes and equipment hire is here
10 What if I don't ski or snowboard?
We offer lessons at just $10 per person per lesson if you'd like to learn otherwise you are welcome to enjoy everything that Thredbo Alpine resort has to offer on a special Christmas in July weekend. We recommend you get on the coach to Thredbo on Saturday morning and explore the village, taking in the sights and perhaps taking the lift up to the top of the mountain to enjoy the views and participate in tobogganing. Then enjoy a late lunch at any one of the fine eateries in Thredbo before joining us at the aprés ski party and Christmas in July dinner party. On the Sunday you are welcome to come back to Thredbo on the coach otherwise you can have a late check out at Snow Valley and enjoy some of the facilities such as heated pool, outdoor spa or sauna and then spend the afternoon exploring Jindabyne lake and it's beautiful surroundings.
11 What if I want to stay an extra night?
You can prebook to stay Sunday night at an additional cost of $60 per person. This includes breakfast on Monday morning. Remember you'll have to make your own way back to Sydney.
12 Can I book a twin/double room?
Yes. For a twin/double room it is an additional $80 per person or $120 per person for ensuite on top of the event ticket. All other rooms are shared and vary in size.
13 I really want to be in the same room as my friends!
We recommend that you all book together otherwise please make a note under the room request field when booking and we'll do our best to accommodate.
14 What if the weather is poor?
This an all weather event and will proceed come rain or shine (or snow obviously!).
15 HELP I've lost my ticket!
Don't worry - you were never issued one in the first place! We run a guestlist so you don't need a physical ticket. If you purchased through ticketbooth we will add your names to the guest list
16 Is it BYO?
Meals are provided as stated above but everything else will be at your own expense. The aprés ski party, dinner party and fancy dress party are in licensed venues so you will NOT be allowed to bring your own food or drink. You will be allowed drinks on the coach journeys.
17 What should I bring?
Appropriate clothing. Remember it will be cold! If you don't have the right clothing for skiing/snowboarding you can hire it.
Fancy Dress for Christmas in July party
Food & drinks for coach journey. We will be making 1 stop but you may want to bring your own.
Sunscreen if its sunny
18 What should I NOT bring?
Any illegal substance
Your friend that doesn’t have a ticket. All tickets must be prepurchased.
19 What should I NOT do?
Turn up late for boarding. All coach departure times are SHARP.
Get too drunk – this could result in you being ejected from the event
Litter. Let's keep the resort nice and clean
Be naughty and cause any damage to the room otherwise you will be charged.
If you have any further questions, please feel to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org