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SÖLDEN, AUSTRIA

March 5 13, 2021 (Friday Saturday)

Trip Application Form:  TRIP APPLICATION 2020-2021 final.pdf

Trip Terms Document:  TRIP TERMS Solden Austria 05-18-20.pdf

Trip Status:  This trip needs 10 more people to go. Deadline to sign up is October 31. Sign up now! We have openings for a single male and a single female. Extension trip to Prague details and estimated pricing are now available. Are you on the fence on whether to travel to Sölden because of the uncertainty of the COVID-19 Pandemic? There are insurance companies that provide insurance Cancel for Any Reason" (CFAR) as well as regular travel insurance. CFAR and pre-existing condition policies must be purchased within 14 days of sign up for any trip. One policy is based solely on the price of the trip, not on age. For information on insurance, please contact your trip leader.

Number of Nights:  7

Trip Details:  Ski “New Altitudes” in Sölden, Austria! Ötztal, Austria (in Tirol) is one of the hot spots of the Alps with THREE peaks over 10,000 ft., access to TWO glaciers, great entertainment and incredible nightlife! The town of Sölden is located in the heart of this impressive mountain landscape. Sölden is the place for World Cup skiing and snowboarding in Tirol, and offers a huge range of winter sports – the US Ski Team has chosen Sölden as their official European training base!

The Sölden-Hochsölden-Gaislachkogl sector of the Ötztal Arena Ski Area has over 60 miles of trails connected by a number of high-capacity lifts and long runs, the greatest of which descends for 6 miles over a 5,500 ft. vertical. This however is now even bigger thanks to the lift link to the glaciers meaning that the 30-plus lifts, many of them state-of-the-art gondolas and chairs, link up to around 90 miles of runs, all accessible with the Ötztal Superskipass. Off the mountain, winter activities abound, such as cross-country skiing, snow shoeing, ice skating, curling, toboggan runs, sleigh rides, and a thermal spa.

Sölden is famous for its great après-ski scene. At the end of the day the entire village turns into a party location where those in search of fun and entertainment meet in one of the numerous open air après-ski bars along Sölden's main road. When the day comes to an end, everyone heads for the ultimate restaurants, pubs, and clubs across the village. Nightlife at its finest!

We will be staying at the four-star Hotel Tyrolerhof, located in the center of Sölden, only 100 yards from the Giggijoch gondola. The modern rooms all feature cable TV, safe, WiFi, bathroom and hairdryer. The hotel is an oasis of well-being and wellness, featuring an indoor pool, hot tub, sauna, steam bath, spa treatments and fitness center. The on-site restaurant offers Tyrolean Cuisine and international dishes, and guests can enjoy après-ski around the bar’s crackling fire.

Lodging:  Hotel Tyrolerhof

Airline:  Swiss Air

Trip Size:  44

Features Included (Meals, Side Trips, Etc.):  Standard trip package includes round trip motorcoach transfers between Harrisburg/Newark; round trip air EWR-ZRH; deluxe motorcoach transfers between hotels/airports; 7 nights lodging; superior rooms; full European breakfast daily; 4-course dinner nightly; wine and cheese welcome; 5 of 7-day Ötztal Superskipass which includes all Ötztal ski areas (Sölden, Obergurgl-Hochgurgl, Hochötz-Kühtai, Vent, Niederthai, Gries); porterage, baggage tags and travel packets.

Trip Cost Standard Package per person double occupancy (pp/do):  $2,765

Extension: Add the three-night post-trip extension to Prague for an estimated price of $375 pp/do which includes round trip flights Prague-Zurich, ground transfers, lodging at a four-star, centrally located Hotel with European buffet breakfast. Prague is one of the worlds last great imperial cities, and capital of the Czech Republic. Seemingly timeless in architecture and culture, this city never ceases to amaze. Visit the famous castles or spend your time in the Old City wandering the cavernous streets and alleyways. Prague has become one of Europes most popular tourist destinations. Its traditional pubs and eateries have been augmented by a wave of gourmet restaurants, cocktail bars, and trendy cafes – though you can still feast on pork and dumplings washed down with a beer.... A perfect end to a fabulous European adventure!

Initial Deposit Amount:  $775    Due Date:  Due with application
2nd Payment Amount:  $775   Due Date:  August 11, 2020
3rd Payment Amount:  $775    Due Date:  October 6, 2020
Final Payment Amount:  Balance + any extras requested    Due Date:  December 1, 2020

Reference Links:    

https://www.tyrolerhof-soelden.com/en.html

https://www.soelden.com/winter/ski-area/information-on-the-ski-area.html

https://www.soelden.com/winter/ski-area/information-on-the-ski-area/soelden-ski-area-map.html

https://www.oetztal.com/winter/the-full-winter-variety-in-oetztal/skiing-in-oetztal.html

https://www.soelden.com/winter/ski-area.html

https://www.central-soelden.com/en/winter/ski-area.html

Trip Leader:  Dianne Paukovits
Address:  1107 Cord Drive
City State Zip:  Hummelstown, PA 17036
Phone:  717-503-9493 (mobile)
Email:  dpaukovits@comcast.net

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