Classic Ski Sölden

Classic Ski Sölden

Austrian Alps

Group trip dates: From 10 March 2023 To 18 March 2023
Duration: 9 Days

Join us on our annual ski trip to the beautiful Austrian Alps! This year we will be venturing to Sölden, Austria - staying at the centrally placed 4* Liebe Sonne Hotel right next to the main lift!

$2,990
Price includes non-stop flights from Newark

Day 1 (Fri 3/10): Departure to Zurich

Meet at Newark airport at 7:00pm. Group flight to Zurich departs at 10:05pm via Swiss Airlines (LX 19). Dinner and breakfast served on board (7.5hrs).

Day 2 (Sat 3/11): Arrive Zurich, Switzerland / transfer to Sölden, Austria

Arrive in Zurich at 11:45am. Transfer by private bus to Sölden, Austria. Check in at our beautiful luxurious 4* Hotel Liebe Sonne, free time to explore the beautiful village, welcome dinner in the evening. (D)

Days 3-8 (Sun 3/12 - Fri. 3/17):   Ski Solden

Six full days of skiing the beautiful Austrian Alps, most importantly the Rettenbach and Tiefenbach glaciers. The Sölden ski region has close to 150km of trails, 33 ski lifts, and 35+ lengthy trails. Daily fresh buffet breakfasts and tasty 5 course dinners. (B,D)

Day 9 (Sat 3/18): Transfer to Zurich / Depart Zurich

Morning bus transfer at 11:00am to Zurich Airport. Depart on Swiss Airlines (LX 18) at 5:20pm. Arrive in Newark at 9:30pm (9hrs). (B)

Abbreviations: B - Breakfast; D - Dinner

Hotel Liebe Sonne

Hotel Liebe Sonne is a 4* hotel located directly next to the Giggijoch lift, boasting a superb location in the heart of Sölden.
This 60 room hotel has everything that winter travelers need, free WiFi, an après-ski bar, a wellness spa overflowing with massage and treatment services, a fitness room, an outdoor rooftop Jacuzzi with views of the Tyrol mountains and an indoor pool.
Each room in the hotel is equipped with stylish interior design, a hairdryer, free WiFi, bathrooms with bath and toilet, room service, bathrobes, a safe, refrigerator and a balcony to enjoy the fresh air after a long day of skiing.

Sölden Ski Facts

  • 33 state-of-the-art mountain lifts = 67,000+ skiiers per hour
  • Ski area located between 1,350m-3,340m = lengthy ski season
  • 150 km of slopes with 31 mountain huts and inns for relaxation
  • Snow guaranteed from October - May
  • 2 glacier ski areas of Rettenbach & Tiefenbach
  • All ski & glacier ski areas linked by ‘Golden Gate’ ski lifts
  • Longest ski run is ~15km long with a 2km drop in altitude!
  • Free WiFi in the ski area
  • BIG 3 - 3 mountain peaks higher than 3,000m all accessible by ski lifts, each with modern design and panoramic views!


Sölden is an extremely popular ski resort and regularly hosts the first World Cup races of the season. The municipality of Sölden is the third Austrian tourist destination behind only Vienna and Salzburg. The main village is 1,368 meters above sea level with the highest peak at 3,768m, the second highest mountain in Austria. Sölden has a reputation for having some of the liveliest après ski in the Alps starting at 3pm with 45+ bars, clubs, restaurants & cafes.

Prices:

Standard room (42m2):

• $2,990 per person in a 2-person room
• $3,750 per person in a single room

Price includes:

• Roundtrip non-stop flights Newark-Zurich-Newark via Swiss Airways
• Roundtrip transfer via private bus from Zurich to Sölden
• Accommodations in the centrally located 4* Liebe Sonne Hotel
• Buffet breakfasts, afternoon snacks and 5-course dinners
• Services of group leader
• Local daily taxes
• Skis and 1 suitcase fly free!

Price does not include:

• Services not mentioned in the itinerary
• Ski pass (~300 euros for 6 days)
• Lunches
• Travel insurance

Hotel amenities:

• All rooms equipped with balcony
• Convenient location steps away from the Giggijoch lift
• Buffet breakfast, afternoon snacks and 5-course dinner
• Indoor pool and fitness room
• Steam bath, sauna, outdoor jacuzzi, relaxation room, & more
• Flat-screen TVs, room safe, hair dryers, complimentary internet access

Comments:

• If you plan on taking part in this trip with a group of 10 or more friends/relatives and would need a connecting flight to reach the starting destination of the trip (EWR) there is the possibility of receiving group discounts on the connecting flight. Please contact as soon as possible if this is the case.
• In the event that there is an odd number of group participants, the person to last join the group will be required to buy a single supplement for the trip or, when possible, share a 3 person room.
• In the event that there are less than 20 participants for this trip 21 days before the trip date there will be an additional charge of maximum $100 per person. 

 

Trip Reservation

In order to secure a reservation for this trip each participant must pay a deposit of $1,000 and complete and sign a trip participation form. For guided group trips the number of space is limited – reservations are accepted in the order that they are received in. Full payment is required by 1/15/2023. If the departure date is already within 60 days, then full payment is required immediately. If payment is not made in this time frame, the trip price as well as a spot reserved on the trip are not guaranteed.

For the quickest turnaround, please request your reservation through our website (use the “Request Reservation” option on the trip page). Our agents will email you with the invoice, payment options, all applicable forms, and instructions on how to complete the reservation. You may also request a reservation by emailing us at classic@classic-travel.com, or by calling our office toll free 1-800-774-6996.

Trip Cancellation

Any cancellation by a client must be made in writing and be acknowledged by the company in writing (mail/email/fax). The date on which the request to cancel is received by the company or its agents will determine the cancellation fees applicable. The cancellation fees are expressed hereafter as a percentage of the total tour price, excluding insurance.

Cancellation 90 or more days before the trip: return of deposit, less $20 for office fees.
Cancellation 89-60 days before departure: Loss of entire deposit.
Cancellation 59-31 days before departure: 50% of cost of services booked.
Cancellation less than 30 days before departure: 100% of cost of services booked.

Cancellation of trip by Classic Travel

Classic Travel reserves the right to cancel a trip under any circumstances. Cancellation cannot be made under 60 days to trip departure date, except under circumstances of "Force Majeure," which our agency has no influence or control over.

When it comes to trip cancellation, the client has the following options:

Use the trip deposit payment towards another trip as a deposit or partial payment (if the amount is larger than $500).
Receive a full refund of the paid deposit for the canceled trip

Classic Travel is not responsible for any costs incurred to the clients in preparing for the trip.

Required Documentation

Trip participants must be in possession of a valid passport, any applicable visas, and their insurance policy. Passport must be valid 6 months past the return date. It is highly recommended that participants have at least three photocopies of these documents. The trip participant accepts full responsibility for obtaining all such documents and is responsible for any adverse consequences resulting from missing or defective documentation. At the time of booking Classic Travel will advise on what documents are required for your trip.

Travel Documents Issued by Classic Travel

No later than two weeks prior to departure, all trip participants will receive via mail and/or email a packet that contains flight tickets (if purchased through Classic Travel), a detailed trip itinerary, additional information & brochures, baggage tags, and a list of suggested items to bring.

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Travel Insurance

Insurance is not included in the cost of this trip. Medical insurance is mandatory for all trips and it is up to the trip participant to choose an insurance package that fits their needs. Prior to the commencement of the trip, Classic Travel will request all trip participants to provide a copy of their travel insurance certificate. Medical insurance should cover accident and sickness expenses and emergency evacuation.

We also highly recommend that cancellation insurance is purchased. This will allow you to recover your costs in case you must cancel the trip due to an unforeseen circumstance (sickness or death of yourself or a close family member, extreme weather conditions, terrorism, loss of employment, etc).

Travel insurance can be purchased through Classic Travel - our plans are available to all our clients regardless of nationality and residency. We offer travel medical insurance as well as more comprehensive insurance packages that cover trip cancellation, trip interruption, travel delay, baggage loss, and more. During the reservation process we will provide you with our insurance options and rates.

You may choose to purchase travel insurance with us or with any other venue, so long as you are insured!

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