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When is the best time to book a Queenstown ski holiday?

When you’re revelling in long days at the beach or sipping on a cold beer on a hot summer’s night, it can be hard to imagine yourself knee-deep in powder on a Queenstown ski holiday. Yet summer is one of the best times of the year to start to plan a winter getaway.  Right now, you might be thinking—”but it’s so hot! I’ve got the beach on my mind, not skiing!”. But if you book your ski trip early, you can take your pick of the best accommodation Queenstown has to offer and enjoy some great deals that will dry up once the ski season draws closer.

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Car Hire or Mountain Transport – which is better

Planning your ski holiday? If you’re flying into Queenstown, you’ll need to figure out how you’re going to get up and down the mountain each day. The two main options are car hire and mountain transport. Depending on your group size and travel requirements, either a bus or a hire car may suit your needs. Let’s look at some things to consider when making your decision.

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The Best Skiing in Queenstown and Beyond

Queenstown is famous for skiing and fun times. And for good reason! With Queenstown’s vibrant restaurant and bar scene and abundance off-mountain activities, there truly is something for everyone – families and partygoers alike. But the reasons to travel to Queenstown don’t end there… Whilst there is some fantastic skiing to be had just a short drive to Central Queenstown, there are also other options a little farther afield. Continue reading The Best Skiing in Queenstown and Beyond

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What to wear when you go skiing

There are a lot of considerations when planning a ski trip, and the practical considerations are just as important as the fun ones – where to stay, where to drink apres-ski! Planning what to wear when you go skiing deserves some good thought. You want to be warm heading up the mountain in the morning, but not be uncomfortably hot as you shred the pow later in the day. Here are a few tips to make sure your outfit is on point and you’re ready to have a blast each and every day up the mountain.

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