Ski Club Holiday to Kitzbühel, Austria

January 19th 2019 for 7 nights

Tour Operator: Crystal

Resort information from the Crystal web site:

Sandwiched between the Hahnenkamm and Kitzbüheler Horn mountains, Kitzbühel is one of the most cosmopolitan Alpine resorts. An imposing Gothic church and brightly-coloured medieval buildings dot the high street - housing traditional hotels, sophisticated shopping, buzzing après and an atmospheric nightlife. Add to that the scenery, a diverse ski area - with 170km of piste - and it’s easy to understand Kitzbühel's popularity. It’s also home to the Hahnenkamm Streif, the Ski World Cup’s most notorious downhill race - which draws crowds of thousands to the biggest annual ski party.

On one side of the valley the Hahnenkamm gondola gives you access to the main bulk of skiing with miles of terrain and plenty of variety - recently expanded to reach the quieter Jochberg and Resterhöhe slopes thanks to the 3S gondola link. Savvy skiers tend to start the day on the Kitzbüheler Horn - on the opposite side of the valley. The Horn is smaller but also quieter and perfect for warming up your ski legs or getting away from the crowds. It’s also home to a beginner’s snowpark and has plenty of marked snow trails for keen freeriders and snowboarders.

There are over 50 mountain huts and restaurants to choose from for break times – surprisingly it can sometimes work out cheaper to have lunch on the mountain. Most après is concentrated back in town - although on a clear day it’s worth grabbing a drink and a few final rays from a deckchair near the Hahnenkamm top station.

Accommodation: Hotel Jägerwirt, Kitzbühel, Austria. 60 places booked.

  • 10 minutes' walk to the Hahnenkamm gondola or 2 minutes to the ski bus stop.
  • All rooms have hairdryer, cable TV and safe. Bathrobes and slippers are available on request.
  • Free WiFi.
  • Elegant lounge and bar area with regular live music.
  • Sigi's Sports Bar with Sky Sports, darts and pool table - smoking permitted.
  • Indoor pool with integrated whirlpool and waterfall.
  • Excellent wellness area with sauna, steam room and relaxation area - extra charge for massage.
  • Lift to all floors.

Meals: Hot and cold buffet breakfast. 4-course evening meals with a choice of main course and daily salad buffet. Weekly gala dinner and farmers' buffet.

Flight times (provisional): TOM-2670 Depart Manchester T2 13:40, arrive Salzburg 16:50. TOM-2671 Depart Salzburg 18:00, arrive Manchester T2 19:15. Transfer time around 2 hours.

Cost: £694 per person sharing a twin room. Ski Carriage is £40 extra (one pair of skis or one board only).

Lift passes: Lift passes are not included but KitzSki lift passes can be pre-booked. 2017/2018 season adult cost is €268 (no senior discounts). We don't have prices for the holiday date as yet.

The price includes airport taxes and Manchester flight supplement but not insurance.

Insurance: You must arrange your own insurance and the name of the insurer is required when booking.

To reserve a place send a deposit of £175 per person along with a completed application form to David Shepherd. If you wish to pay by bank transfer a completed application form is still required. Account details are available from David Shepherd or Janet Winstanley. Transfers must be made to the SCoM holiday account (ending 244).

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