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SKI TRAVEL books only luxury lodgings for our travelers. Students stay in four-star accommodations featuring kitchens and fireplaces and are never more than a few steps away from the lifts, the restaurants or the nearby activities. No meals are included, but students receive an EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT CARD FOR RESTAURANTS,SHOPS ETC and have many options available, including preparing simple meals in the equipped kitchens, with groceries from the village convenience store. Nearby are eateries for all budgets and places to exchange currency. Rentals for skis and snowboards and lessons are extra and should be reserved a minimum of two weeks prior to the trip.
In addition, $25 is refundable security deposit, is required of all students and a $25 Tremblant RESORT security fee for college groups.* subject to change) Bring additional cash as needed for meals (five days) and other purchases.
The usual college trip is 5 days and 4 nights; occasionally a special trip may be arranged of a different duration.
Rooms at the resort are condominiums and some hotel rooms, most include kitchens and a fireplaces and are designed to sleep four, six or eight people. When they register for the trip students are asked to provide names of roommates. To the extent possible, SKI TRAVEL will accommodate those requests. SKI TRAVEL works with the group leader to ensure the most desirable accommodations for everyone.
Check-in at the resort is 5PM to 10PM on the day of arrival. Check with your group leader as to the location for check-in. When you check-in, you will receive your room key and lift tickets.
In order to check-in, Group Leaders must have the following ready (In an envelope) for each person in their group:
- $25 per person (US dollars only) refundable Security Deposit.
- $25 per person (US dollars only) non-refundable Tremblant Resort
(Mandatory) Security Fee (For College weeks)
- One Credit Card per room for incidental expenses imprinted by the front desk.
In addition, Group Leaders, should collect Montreal Ticket money $ 25pp. Includes> transportation to Downtown (Over 200 Bars, Discos, Clubs and Restaurants) Students from over 200 colleges will converge on Montreal, last night of trip. Huge!
Reserve early…> Due to limited seats on the motorcoaches trip usually sells out by the second day of the trip >> Reserve early… Dress your best…and experience one of the hottest cities in the world!!
Want to do a road trip with your friends? We will provide you with all the maps and info. But if you need a ride, catch the Brew Bus!
Approximate Driving Times:
- Boston, MA – 7 hours
- Philadelphia, PA – 9 hours
- Albany, NY – 5.5 hours
- Rochester, NY – 7 hours
- Syracuse, NY – 5.5 hours
- New York, NY – 7.5 hours
- Baltimore, MD – 11 hours
- Washington, DC – 12 hours
All times are approximate and based on good travel conditions. Actual driving times may vary.
Tips are generally not included in restaurants bills. 15% is a normal tip.
Briefly, Ski Travel’s cancellation policy is as follows:
- We strongly recommend purchase of trip/cancellation insurance.
- Cancellations must be made in writing. Send to: email@example.com
- Cancellations received 60 or more days prior to the trip will result in a refund of all payments except $150 of initial deposit.
- Cancellations received 30 – 59 days prior to the trip will result in a refund of all payments except the $150+$100 ($250 Total)
- Cancellations received less than 30 days before departure are not refundable (But you can sell your space).
Students will need proof of identity and citizenship, additional cash, labeled prescription medicines, eyewear and warm skiing apparel.
Bring the following items with you the day of the trip:
- Documents to prove you are a U.S. Citizen (passport or both an original birth certificate with a raised seal and a government issued picture ID)
- $25 US CASH for a refundable security deposit and $25 US Cash for a nonrefundable Tremblant security Fee* subject to change
- Additional cash/credit card or ATM Card for meals and other purchases
- Any medicines you may need while away from home
- Appropriate apparel for activity schedule (very important) and for the weather conditions including a warm coat, sweater and good shoes for walking around the village. Appropriate clothing for skiing or snow boarding, including goggles and gloves. Bring a bathing suit if you plan to use the water park
- Grocery store is within walking distance of condo
- Linens will be provided for; Daily maid service; and kitchen appliance provided for
The main expense incurred on the trip is meals, whether at Tremblant or at the different rest stops en route to Canada and back home.
- Remember to take sufficient money/ credit card/ ATM card to cover six days of meals, other purchases and the U.S.
- CASH Only security deposit $30 is refundable+$25 nonrefundable (Tremblant Resort Security Fee)
- American money is generally accepted in Canada at most commercial establishments and can easily be exchanged for Canadian money in Tremblant at a variable exchange rateYou can use American money at any Tremblant restaurant or retail store and receive Canadian money as your change. The Tremblant Village Bank will convert American money to Canadian money
- Major credit cards (except Discover) and debit cards are acceptable at most stores and restaurants and ATMs are available in the village to obtain Canadian money.
Ski Travel provides each student with an EXCLUSIVE DISCOUNT CARD good at many of the more moderately priced restaurants in the Tremblant Village. All these restaurant and other shops are within a short walking distance of our slopeside lodging. In addition, Tremblant’s condominium lodging includes a kitchen with facilities and cookware for making meals. There are grocery stores in the village where students can buy food for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It is not necessary to eat out for every meal.
The Bus is a luxury Euro-style motor coach equipped with a bathroom, TV-DVD and your traveling party.
- The bus ride is approximately 11 hours from Washington, DC. It leaves Northern Virginia at 6 AM in the morning and may make stops en route to Canada to pick-up other students along the I-95 corridor. Group leaders will be informed of pick-up times and locations for any members of the group who are using the Brew Bus
- The Brew Bus is available from the Washington DC area and the following states: Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
- The Brew Bus originates in Springfield, Virginia by the Braddock Road exit of 495 (the Capital Beltway). Students meet the bus in the parking lot at the back of the Ravensworth shopping center just west of 495. Cars may be left in the rear parking lot during the trip to Canada. Bus leaves promptly at 6 AM on the day of departure.
- The bus picks up along major northeast highways. Special pick-ups can be arranged for larger groups. Buses stop as needed at designated areas along major northeastern highways, usually at a service stop. Not all stops are in the states listed, but will be in an adjacent state. All bus pick-ups en route to Canada require a minimum number of passengers; otherwise, students will be directed to the closest nearby pick-up location. If the location is not desirable, students are encouraged to seek alternative transportation including car, airline, train or a scheduled bus line. If you are not sure, please contact Ski Travel for further information.
- Check-in on the day of arrival at Tremblant is usually from 5 PM to 10 PM. SKI TRAVEL staff will be there to assist you. On the day of check-out, students can ski or snowboard during the day. The bus leaves from a designated location at 5PM.
Arriving to Canada by plane, bus or car.
- You must have a valid Passport, Passcard or Smart drivers license.
- CLICK HERE FOR DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS FOR TRAVEL TO CANADA
- CLICK HERE IF YOU THINK YOU MAY BE INADMISSIBLE TO CANADA ?
- Click here to watch our fun simple Video on “Getting a US Passport, Passcard or Smart license”.
- Link to US State Department Information on travel to Canada
- State Department Video on Passport and Passcard
- State Department information on Passport and Passcard
If you are unsure of your status or document requirements, please contact the Canadian embassy and the US Department of State for further information.
- The Canadian Embassy can be contacted at: (202) 682-1740
- The US State Department can be contacted at: (202) 647-4000
Alien permanent residents of the United States must carry their Alien Registration Card.