Austria Ski Plus | Coach From London | 2 weeks

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Eat, sleep, plough through powder, repeat. That's the name of the game during these two weeks of play in the Austrian Alps of Tyrol. Inclusive of a max-comfort coach ride from London, Contiki ramps up this incredible region with a stopover in an exclusive Austrian ski and après paradise, day trips and English speaking instructors.

Departure dates

From 06/12/2024 to 08/03/2025

What's included

Highlights.
2 Breakfast (B)Hopfgarten im Brixental: There’s no trip manager on this trip.
But don’t worry.
If you have any questions during your stay, the on-site Winter Team at Hopfgarten will sort you out.
 They’ll give you all the info you need about the local village, things to do and recommendations for great local eateries too.
(And you’ll also be introduced to your Contiki fam through them!).
They might not be guides in the traditional sense, but you’ll see that they have everything you need for an epic ski experience.
Hopfgarten im Brixental: Your lift pass and equipment hire can be arranged on arrival.
Wanna know how much to budget? Check out our page about ski extras.
Hopfgarten im Brixental: When you get to Worgl Train Station, walk out the front and look for one of our Contiki Team – they will be on a classic Contiki Coach or a white van.
The shuttles depart at 8:30am, 10:30am, 2:30pm & 4:30pm – and luckily, you don’t need to pre book.
Hopfgarten im Brixental: Taking the coach from London is a super cost-effective way to get to the snowy slopes of Hopfgarten.
Your journey will depart the Royal National Hotel in London in the early evening, and after an overnight ride, you’ll arrive in Hopfgarten at around 3pm the next day.
At the end of your trip, you’ll depart from Hopfgarten in the early hours of the morning - anywhere between 2:30am – 4:30am (this depends on the ferry bookings).
Oh and don’t worry, we’ve got your hunger pangs sorted with a wholesome packed breakfast for your journey! You’ll arrive in London at approximately 10:30pm.
So you can plan some accommodation with the reservations team, or plan your travel ahead accordingly.
Hopfgarten im Brixental: Good news! We offer free daily shuttles to and from Haus Schöneck from 8am-10am (every ½ hour) and returning from 3pm-6pm (every ½ hour).
Hopfgarten im Brixental: Yes, of course! You can sign up for the Half Board option - which includes 2 courses of hearty home-cooked food, available for 10 nights.
On the other nights of your stay, you’ll have the opportunity to explore local restaurants since the kitchen is closed.
You can make the payment for that in the resort.
Hopfgarten im Brixental: At Haus Schöneck, you’re welcome to pay by cash or card.
But we highly recommend that you get some cash for the local restaurants.
The Gasthofs on the mountain only accept cash sometimes.
Forgot to bring cash? Don’t worry.
There are 3 ATMs in the Hopfgarten.
Hopfgarten im Brixental: The Skiwelt Wilder Kaiser Brixental is one of Europe’s largest interconnected ski resorts.
We’re talking over 270 kms of ski runs, 70 lifts & cable cars and 80 mountain huts.
So, what’s the ski area like, you ask? Pretty darn awesome, we’d say.
Hopfgarten im Brixental: Yep! We highly recommend taking lessons, so you learn the right techniques and information (and can enjoy skiing the way you’re supposed to!).
Group lessons start on a Sunday and can be booked for up to 3 days.
Familiar with skiing but want a refresher? You can join intermediate and advanced lessons.
You can take private lessons upon request too.
We’ve been working with our local ski school for over 15 years.
So you can only imagine how many of our travellers have taken lessons with them! If you’re on a Weekender trip, you might not be able to book a group lesson.
But you’re always welcome to book a private one if you like.
Salzburg: Fill up your Insta feed with pics of this fairytale city.
Complete with mountain views, hilltop castle and ‘chocolate-box’ buildings.
Hopfgarten im Brixental: Once a week we’re inviting you to grab your skis, wrap up warm and follow a local guide around the mountain.
Hopfgarten im Brixental: Woo hoo! Here’s your official invite to a themed party at our exclusive Bar Schöneck.
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Itinerary / more information

  • Day 1 Gather round snow angels! It's time to meet your posse of white powder enthusiasts and make tracks to Austria. It's an overnight coach ride, so be sure to stock up on supplies before we hit the road.
  • Day 2 Here we are in the heart of the Austrian Alps. A place where all levels of borders and skiers will be #blessed by a wonderland of opportunities to shred. Beyond free time to explore the slopes we'll shower you in things to do. Every jam-packed day will be eased by the joy of crashing at an Austrian Gasthof including activities like a tandem paraglide, or just taking to the village vibe and sampling rosti, pork knuckle in-between sweet mountain runs.
  • Day 3 With spirits high and no doubt feeling like a bit of a ski slope legend, we pack our bags and get back on the coach ready to head back to London. Wipe away those tears, there's no doubt firm plans with the squad on where the next adventure will take you.
  • Prices quoted valid for sale until 29 April 2024 unless otherwise stated or sold out prior.
  • Price is per person and subject to availability. Accommodation (if included) is based on twin share unless otherwise stated.
  • Airfare (including internal flights) is not included unless otherwise stated and, if included, is economy class unless otherwise stated.
  • Local payments, "trip kittys" or food funds may apply and may be payable direct to the supplier on arrival or to your travel agent prior to your departure. Where applicable, these payments are included in the total price quoted.
  • Gratuities are not included unless otherwise stated.
  • Additional conditions and travel restrictions may apply. Please enquire for further details.
  • Prices shown are fully inclusive of taxes, levies and government charges current at time of publication.
  • Additional levies, government charges and other applicable fees may apply and are beyond our control.
  • Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel.
  • Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.
  • Prices shown are for payments made by cash in store or Bpay.
  • These prices are a guide to the best price. Prices are correct as at 24 April 2024 and are subject to change without notice, due to matters outside our control, such as adverse currency fluctuations, fuel surcharges, taxes and airfare increases. Please enquire for further details.

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