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Ikon Launches for 2024-25

The Ikon Pass has launched for 2024-25 and to mark the occasion we have decided to talk about a few resorts you might not have realised are on the pass, but definitely should be on your bucket list. Go beyond Steamboat and Mammoth and learn more about the Ikon Pass!

Where to Take the Family Skiing in Hokkaido, Japan

Tomamu, Rusutsu, Kiroro and Furano all offer a unique family friendly ski experience that kids and adults will love. If you are looking for an alternative to Niseko, here are some ideas.

Apres Anyone? It’s All Here at Edgewater Wanaka

Edgewater Resort in Wanaka sits on a stunning lakefront location, surrounded by magnificent mountains. It is just a short 30 minute drive to Cardrona and Treble Cone Resorts to ski, or 5 minutes into Wanaka itself. Not that you really need to go to Wanaka. You will find everything you need at Edgewater.

Nancy Green Raine – Sun Peaks

Nancy Green Raine is a name synonymous with skiing in Canada. She chooses to call Sun Peaks home.
Nancy has lived and worked in some incredible mountain destinations; she grew up in Rossland (Red Mountain), has lived in France, and was part of developing Whistler Blackcomb into an international destination, so the fact that her and husband Al ultimately decided to live here in Sun Peaks must mean it is a pretty special place.

Ship Skis: Your Ticket to Effortless Winter Holidays

At Ski Travel Company, we’ve always been dedicated to making your ski dreams come true. And now, we’re taking it up a notch with our exciting partnership with Ship Skis – the ultimate solution for stress-free winter travel.

What’s New at Banff & Lake Louise in 2023-24?

SkiBig3, located within the protected boundaries of Banff National Park, provides easy access to three authentic ski resorts and two vibrant towns.
Discover Banff and Lake Louise, the beating heart of the Canadian Rockies.

Hakuba Package Extras

The Hakuba ski season will commence in early December. Let us help you book the extra items needed for a fantastic ski holiday, so you can arrive and get straight into enjoying yourself.

Niseko Package Extras

The Niseko ski season will commence in early December. Let us help you book the extra items needed for a fantastic ski holiday, so you can arrive and get straight into enjoying yourself.

Steamboat Goes Full Steam Ahead

While Steamboat has been shaped by its rich past, today, The Full Steam Ahead project looks forward to shaping the future. With an investment of $200 million on and around the mountain, to enhance the Steamboat experience. Find out why Steamboat should be the next resort on your bucket list.

Constella – A Cabin Collective

Go beyond a normal ski holiday and have a true back country experience at Red Mountain, BC. The Constella Cabins are your holiday away from a holiday, accessed only by chairlift and skis or board, for the perfect tranquil night under the stars.

What is all the fuss about Red Mountain, BC?

Red Mountain is a hidden gem is the south of British Columbia, Canada. It is far enough off the beaten track to still be uncrowded and maintains its true identity. Loved by locals and visitors alike, it is well worth the journey. 

Why Stay in The Town of Jackson?

The town of Jackson Hole, also known simply as Jackson, offers a unique and appealing experience that complements the skiing and outdoor activities in the area. Here are some reasons why the town of Jackson Hole is considered a great destination

Why Ski Jackson Hole?

More than just a resort, Jackson Hole is a destination more than worthy of any self respecting skier’s bucket list. This is why.

Further Expansion in the Works for Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks Resort will add its 3rd new chairlift in just six years with the additional of the West Bowl Express for 2024/25

Why Is the Listel Whistler a Great Place for your next Ski Holiday?

Looking for a great place to stay in Whistler? Check out the Listel Whistler!

Why Is Sun Peaks Great for Families?

Check out our pick of the top 5 reasons to visit Sun Peaks, Canada’s second largest resort. What do you love about Sun Peaks?

Our Top Picks for 2023 NZ Ski Packages

A new chairlift for Cardrona means more terrain and more exciting skiing and snowboarding on offer at this fantastic New Zealand ski resort.

Canadian Rockies Ski Adventure

If you are looking for some inspiration for a truly Canadian winter adventure, then we have an itinerary for you. Take in Banff and Jasper, ski at four different resorts and experience two of Canada’s most iconic national parks in one amazing holiday. Use the below itinerary as inspiration for your own Canadian Rocky Mountain experience and immerse yourself in the natural beauty, laid back hospitality and iconic sights of Alberta, Canada.

Our Top 5 Ikon Pass Resorts in 22-23

The 2022-23 Ikon Pass is now out. We look at our favourite Ikon Destinations where you can ski the season. Where are you planning to use your pass?

Palisades Tahoe – A New Name for a Legendary US Ski Resort

A New Name for an iconic and legendary ski resort in the USA. Find out why is changed and what it means.

New Terrain to Open at Cardrona in 2021

A new chairlift for Cardrona means more terrain and more exciting skiing and snowboarding on offer at this fantastic New Zealand ski resort.

Top 10 Ski Resorts in North America – Skiable Terrain

Which are the biggest ski areas in North America? We rank them from 1 to 10. Check out our list here – you might be surprised to see which resorts rank!

NZ Approves Travel Bubble

New Zealand today has announced it has approved a trans tasman bubble which will commence in March 2021 pending final approval from Australia and maintaining low case numbers.

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Sun Peaks

Check out our pick of the top 5 reasons to visit Sun Peaks, Canada’s second largest resort. What do you love about Sun Peaks?

The Rees Hotel Queenstown Wins Not One, but Two World Awards

The Rees Hotel Queenstown wins two awards in global tourism in 2020, firmly cementing its position as the best hotel in Queenstown. Find out why it is so special.

Ski New Zealand 2021

Where Will You Ski in 2021? New Zealand 2021 is on sale now. Book by 31 March and benefit from huge savings including Stay 7 Pay 5 and Earlybird Lift Tickets with savings up to 25%! Secure your package with just a $50 deposit. Must book by 31 March Queenstown A must visit destination that [...]

Heli Skiing in New Zealand

Heli-skiing in NZ is especially unique due to the diversity in terrain that is accessible to the operators, with everything from glacial terrain, wide open faces, and wind lipped spines. But it is the incredible backdrop that has to be seen to be believed.

Whistler 2020

It is shaping up to be a great start to the season which officially opens on 26 November in Whistler. And how we wish we could be there

2020 World Ski Awards

The 8th Annual World Ski Awards, a global initiative to recognise and reward excellence in ski tourism, were announced last month with much fanfare.
The results follow a year-long search for the world’s leading ski travel, tourism and hospitality brands. Who were the winners in 2020?

First Big Snowfall of the Season in Aspen

A big temperature drop followed by a night of snowfall has seen Aspen wake up to the first real signs of winter on 26th October 2020. Snow has blakneted the town and surrounding mountains

Top 3 NON-Adrenalin Pumping Things to Do in Queenstown

If carving down the slopes at full velocity and getting air off every bump or ridge on the ski run isn’t enough of a rush for you, then check out our pick of the top 3 Adrenalin Pumping things to do in Queenstown.

Aspen Snowmass 20-21

Aspen Snowmass are ready and raring to go for season 2020-21. While us Aussies will not be able to share this season (and will surely be missed by our mates in Aspen), it is worth taking a quick into how things will be different, the same or better this season.

Prepare for More Leg Burn at Mt Hutt in 2021

It’s safe to say that the already leg burn inducing runs at Mt Hutt are about to get even more so in 2021 with the latest announcement from the resort. A brand new 8 seat detachable chair lift will be installed to replace the existing quad chair.

Opuke Thermal Pools and Spas Bring a Touch of Luxury to Methven

Currently under construction in Methven is the Opuke Thermal Pools and Spas complex opening for the 2021 July school holidays. It will have something to offer everyone.

Top 3 Adrenalin Pumping Things to Do in Queenstown

If carving down the slopes at full velocity and getting air off every bump or ridge on the ski run isn’t enough of a rush for you, then check out our pick of the top 3 Adrenalin Pumping things to do in Queenstown.

When Can You Buy Hotham, Falls & Perisher Lift Tickets?

The Vail Resorts owned Australian ski areas of Perisher, Hotham and Falls Creek will be operating a staggered release of lift tickets to avoid overloading their IT systems. Perhaps they have learned a thing or two from Thredbo’s experience.

Hotham, Falls & Perisher Announce 2020 Plans

The Vail Resorts owned Australian ski areas of Perisher, Hotham and Falls Creek have finally made an announcement about their operational plans for season 2020. After drip feeding information for the last couple of weeks, we now know that multiday lift tickets will go on sale on 15 June.

Skiing NZ 2020 – Your Questions Answered

COVID-19 has sure thrown a spanner in the works for anyone planning their annual pilgrimage to the snow, or hoping to experience it for the first time. Add in an international flight to New Zealand, and it is even trickier.

It’s On – Thredbo Announces Season Commencement

In exciting news, Thredbo Resort have become the first to announce they intend to open the resort for skiing and snowboarding on 22nd June (snow conditions permitting of course).

What’s New in Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks Resort released a master plan a few years ago that detailed loads of development and improvements planned for the resort. With some new lifts, improved restaurant capacities and options, plus some new accommodation Sun Peaks is well on its way to becoming more than just a good ski hill