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Nothing goes better with gorgeous snow-capped peaks than luxuriously cozy lodges for you to warm up in. From the magnificent mountains of Western Canada and Quebec to the sublime beauty of the Swiss Alps, Air Canada Vacationsis bringing you the best in snow this coming season.
From November until April, when winter is in its glory, the mountains come alive with the hum of ski lifts and the crackle of hearth fires. Skiers and snowboarders from all over the world flock to Canada and Switzerland, seeking the best ski terrain and the deepest, lightest powder. There’s nothing better than enjoying postcard-perfect scenery and relaxing by a warm fire after an invigorating day exploring the mountains on skis.
Air Canada Vacations is excited to offer skiers, snowboarders and other snow enthusiasts a variety of ski packages designed to make your journey from seat to slope as smooth as possible. They include round-trip flights, accommodations, lift tickets and transfers or car rentals to some of the most popular and renowned ski resorts in Canada and Switzerland. The only thing you need to do is pick your wardrobe and pack your bags. Plus, the first checked bag is always free, so you can bring your own gear instead of renting.
THE BEST OF THE WEST COAST
Vancouver, British Columbia
There’s a reason this double feature is one of North America’s foremost ski destinations. The twin mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb offer a combined 3,307 hectares of adrenaline-inducing terrain with 33 lifts to take you on your next ride.
Kamloops, British Columbia
The three peaks that make up the 1,728 hectares of Sun Peaks offer a choice of 138 alpine slopes, with 34km of Nordic ski trails. After you finish hitting the slopes, take a breather in the charming village below.
Kelowna, British Columbia
There’s no better place than Big White for some winter fun for the whole family. The resort offers tailored experiences and facilities perfect for younger winter athletes to earn their snow legs.
Ski The Big 3
Banff, Norquay and Lake Louise, Alberta
Dive into the classic Rocky Mountain experience with the triplet of Lake Louise, Mount Norquay and Banff Sunshine ski areas.
Golden, British Columbia
Skiers looking for a challenge will rejoice at the 1,315m vertical drop this resort offers, the sixth largest of any in North America.
Le Massif de Charlevoix
This winter wonderland offers the largest vertical drop in Canada east of the Rockies, as well as a variety of winter activities for all ages to enjoy.
The Jewel of the Laurentians awaits with more than 305 hectares of ski terrain for you to enjoy.
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DON’T MISS THE SWISS
At a staggering 3,883 metres, you can’t miss Europe’s highest ski area, with 360km of blue, red, black, and yellow runs for you to explore. Plus, get ready to enjoy the spectacular surroundings, because the incredible views of the Alps just can’t be beat.
Enjoy a ski package to the birthplace of winter sports and experience its 87 world-class slopes and pistes. The hills open at 7:45 a.m., so you can ski with the sunrise. Though revered by experts, the region also offers gentler routes for children or inexperienced skiers.
Stretching over two valleys and three mountain ranges, the giant Jungfrau destination is actually three resorts in one. More than 200km of trails beckon you to ski or snowboard to your heart’s content, while enjoying Switzerland’s most panoramic views.
Book your next winter vacation at aircanadavacations.com