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    SWISS SKI CLUB OF NY RETURNS TO SWITZERLAND IN 2025!!


    JOIN US IN Grindelwald and the Jungfrau Region


    GRAND SWISS ALPINE WONDERLAND!


    JANUARY 25 – FEBRUARY 2, 2025


    SIGN UP NOW, THIS TRIP WILL SELL OUT!!


     Grindelwald, Switzerland ...         



    ABOUT GRINDELWALD

    The classic Swiss village of Grindelwald is nestled in South-Central Switzerland’s Jungfrau Region in the Bernese Oberland (Highlands). 

    Renowned for its jaw-dropping scenic beauty and year-round adventure sports, the picturesque village sits dramatically in the shadow of three of Switzerland's most famous and monumental mountain peaks – the Eiger, the Moench, and the Jungfrau. 

    Explore 3 amazing ski areas Grindelwald First, Grindelwald Wengen, and Muerren Schilthorn (where James Bond skied!)

    Enjoy iconic, utterly amazing Swiss Alps mountain skiing and scenery, lunch at a lofty mountain hut restaurant, and enjoy fun apres-ski and warm village charm back in town. 


    THE HOTEL

    * We’ll stay at the fabulous 4-STAR**** SUNSTAR HOTEL with stunning views of famed Eiger Peak’s North Face

    * Sunstar is a Luxury Spa Hotel featuring pool, Roman-Irish baths, Finnish log cabin sauna, and wellness treatments

    * Two superb restaurants, inviting bar and lounge area with fireplace, outdoor terrace with panoramic views

    * Top-rated Swiss Hotel service and hospitality!

    * Grindelwald First ski lift 1 min walk from the hotel; bus to other lifts in front of hotel


    Sunstar Hotel Grindelwald - Région de la Jungfrau (Suisse) - Hotelplan     Terrasse mit Blick auf den Eiger im Sunstar Hotel Grindelwald

    Sunstar Hotel & SPA Grindelwald, Grindelwald – Updated 2024 ...


    GETTING THERE, WHAT'S INCLUDED

    Fly roundtrip from NYC’s JFK on SWISS Air to Zurich, skis and boot bags fly FREE! 

    Depart: Sat Jan 25  JFK via Swiss  #17 at 4:25 pm; arrive Zurich Sun Jan 26, 6:10 am.

    Return: Sun Feb 2 Depart: Zurich via #14 at 1:10 pm; arrive  JFK 4:30 pm. 

    Motor coach round-trip transfer between Zurich and Grindelwald, bus ride is approximately 2 hours.

    Trip price includes: round-trip air, 7 nights’ accommodations in 4 star hotel, 7 sumptuous breakfasts, 5 gourmet dinners.

    All hotel taxes, resort fees, bus transfer and hotel gratuities included!

    Lift tickets are not included (approx. per day $75/$65 for ages 62+).


    BEST PRICING OF THE SEASON!  A TERRIFIC VALUE FOR SWITZERLAND!

    Member: $3,050 per person double occupancy member (standard double room).

    Non-member: $3,150 per person double occupancy member (standard double room).

    Land Only: subtract $700 from trip price.

    Single Supplement: SOLD OUT!!! $1,200 for large double-occupancy size room.

    Small Room Single (150 sq ft) $500


    Please note there will be an additional charge of $105 if paying by credit card or PayPal


    SKI AREAS OF GRINDELWALD - JUNGFRAU

    • GRINDELWALD FIRST – More than 37 miles of sunny groomed intermediate ski slopes with magnificent views of north face peaks. 

    • GRINDELWALD - WENGEN and KLEINE SCHEIDEGG - MAENNLICHEN – The largest resort in the region, the 64 miles of slopes cater to all skier abilities.  Ski the world-famous Lauberhorn World Cup Downhill course which finishes 3 miles further down in Wengen. Wonderful high alpine ski terrain.

    • MUERREN-SCHILTHORN -The highest ski resort in the region at 9,747 ft (snow sure!), over 60% of runs are advanced, expert, and off-piste terrain, one with a 88% incline – the steepest slope!  Home of top-of-the-world Piz Gloria revolving restaurant.  Glorious terrain - James Bond skied here!

    • A new gondola links the Grindelwald Terminal train station directly to the highest points below the Eiger. Take the world’s most spectacular cable car/gondola and train rides - Europe’s highest train station is the 11,333 ft panoramic Jungfraujoch! 45 lifts and 4,550 ft vertical.  Generally uncrowded, no lift lines!

    • Sensational on-piste trails for all abilities with multiple top to bottom trails up to 9+ miles in length!  Incredible off-piste freeride terrain!


    OTHER WINTER ACTIVITIES 

    Per Powderhound: “Jungfrau has more non-ski activities than most ski areas in the world.” Big Pintenfritz is one of the longest toboggan runs in the World at over 9 miles; the town of Interlaken for a day trip is a short 30 min. train ride away.  Cross country skiing through the famous, picturesque Lauterbrunnen valley.  See more info on the FAQ.


    This Trip Will Sell Out!!    Register NOW to join this AMAZING trip!


    PAYMENT SCHEDULE - 2 EASY PAYMENTS

    Deposit due upon registration: $1,500 to secure your space

    Final payment due:  September 15, 2024 $1,550 member, $1,650 non-member balance

    Late fees and penalties: $100 if final payment is not received by September 30, 2024.  Reservations are subject to cancellation and replacement from waitlist if final payment not received by October 5, 2024.

    Cancellation penalty: Prior to 8/15/24 - $200; between 8/15/24 and 9/15/24 - $1000; between 9/16/24 and 10/15/24 - 75% of trip price; after 10/16/24 - 100% of trip price.  Refunds are by checks, not credit card or PayPal.


    PAYMENT METHOD

    • The preferred payment method for this trip is Zelle. Please download from the App Store and make all payments to: Treasurer@SwissSkiClub.org.  Add your name and “Trip 2025” when the question “What is this for?” pops up.

    • If you cannot use the Zelle app, please use check as your payment method.  Address is Swiss Ski Club PO Box 4096 New York, NY 10163.

    • If you prefer using PayPal or credit card, we kindly ask you to add $105 to your payment (the fee that club will be charged).


    TRIP INSURANCE

    We strongly suggest purchasing trip insurance.  TRIP INSURANCE IS INEXPENSIVE AND HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. 

    The most comprehensive type of coverage “Cancel For Any Reason Insurance” (CFAR) CAN ONLY BE PURCHASED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF YOUR FIRST TRIP PAYMENT

    See more info on the FAQ.


    More Info:  See the Frequently Asked Questions link here: FAQ.

    Other questions? Email Trip2025@SwissSkiClub.org

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