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Valle Nevado, Chile

Thursday, July 20 to Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The Details

Cash Prices begin at $4699 Per Person
Double Occupancy

at the 4 Star Hotel Puerta Del Sol in Valle Nevado (7 nights) and at the 4 Star Hotel Crown Plaza in the Bellavista region of Santiago (2 nights) including daily breakfast (Valle Nevado and Santiago), 7 nights dinners at Valle Nevada, 7 days lift, 1 massage session, half day city tour of Santiago with local guide, transportations and air from Tampa to Santiago and Back.

The Trip Leader

Toufic Moumne Toufic Moumne
9909 Woodbay Drive
Tampa, FL 33626
813-545-3369
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Lodging

Hotel Puerta Del Sol (7 nights)
The Hotel Puerta del Sol is 4 star hotel that is perfect for families, friends and couples. Rooms face north (ski terrain view) with outdoor terraces, or south (resort view) with a bay window. For families, the hotel has rooms with connecting doors, and a 2-story, loft-style room for 4 people. The hotel is centrally located and has direct access to the outdoor pool, as well as a Kids Zone, internet center, the Bar Puerta del Sol, and the Mirador del Plomo restaurant.

Guestrooms that face north come with terraces overlooking the resort and outdoor pool.

Room types:

Double North

  • Surface area: 247 ft², plus balcony
  • Orientation: View of the ski slopes
  • Distribution:
  • One bedroom with two twin beds and a fold-out sofa for an additional occupant. This room can be connected to another north side double room. Only two double north rooms can be adjoined per floor.

Double South

  • Surface area: 215 ft², no balcony
  • Orientation: View of the Andes
  • Distribution:
  • One bedroom with two twin beds and a bay window which converts into an additional bed for children of up to 8 years of age. This room can be connected to another south side double. Only two double south rooms can be adjoined per floor.

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Duplex:

Duplex North

  • Surface area: 344 ft², plus balcony
  • Orientation: View of the ski slopes
  • Distribution:
  • One bedroom on the first floor with two twin beds and one double bed on the second floor. One full bathroom.

Duplex South

  • Surface area: 301 ft², no balcony
  • Orientation: South-facing view of the Andes
  • Distribution:
  • One bedroom on the first floor with two twin beds and one double bed on the second floor. One full bathroom.

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The luxury rooms includes:

  • Ski room
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas: Lobby, Bar Puerta Del Sol and at Mirador del Plomo restaurant
  • Free Internet access in the hotel lobby (cyber café), subject to availability of PCs

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Crown Plaza in the Bellavista region of Santiago (2 nights)
With a location near all of the most popular attractions and convenient access to public transportation, Crowne Plaza® Santiago makes it easy to experience everything the city has to offer. Complete any last-minute tasks at our 24-hour business center, dine with 24-hour room service and rest well with our Sleep Advantage® program. As a hotel near downtown Santiago, Crowne Plaza makes it easy to explore the city. Venture to the Plaza de Armas and marvel at its architecture. Taste world-renowned wines at nearby vineyards. Discover the Chilean National Zoo before climbing San Cristóbal Hill for sweeping views from the highest point in the city. Located near museums like La Chascona House, the National Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Visual Arts. While here, be sure to try authentic Chilean cuisine at our restaurant, Caruso. Play a game of tennis on our outdoor courts, then relax in the whirlpool. And at Trafalgar Bar, listen to live music with your favorite drink to end a perfect day in Santiago.

The luxury rooms includes:

  • Double beds
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free Breakfast

Price Chart

Advertised Cost

Number of Occupants
Cost
Single South
$5969
Single North
$6299
Double South
$4699
Double North
$4969

LAND ONLY PASSENGERS (No Air) DEDUCT $1115

Use the pricing table for cash pricing of your group. Prices are per person. Accommodations are assigned in the order deposits are received. No space is held without a $350 per person deposit and a completed and signed trip application. Early commitments get first choices! All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a convenience charge for credit card transactions. Its 3.5% for Visa and MC and 4% for Amex

LAND ONLY PASSENGERS:

As indicated, there is a reduction for anyone purchasing Land Only packages and making their own land arrangements. Such passengers are considered “Participants Pursuing Personal Itineraries” or PPPI.

PPPI: It is imperative that any and all people falling under this category be fully aware of the following facts pertaining to the tour program:

  • Transfers between airports and hotels are always arranged for the main group and are coordinated with the main group’s flight itineraries.
  • The transfers also pick up and drop off only at airport terminals that are in the main group’s itineraries. Transfers do not stop at alternate terminals for pick-ups or drop offs.
  • It is the responsibility of such PPPI passengers to coordinate their flights with the group and for them to be at the appointed place and time that the group is being picked up.
  • There can be no special arrangements made for PPPI passengers for alternate pickups or drop offs by the transfer companies involved.
  • All of the above is equally applicable to any luggage that such PPPI passengers are bringing.

The Mountain

Visit the Valle Nevado Interactive Trail Map
at the Valle Nevado website

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TRAIL INFORMATION:

Valle Nevado has trails for all levels, divided into:

  • Green, for beginners (10%)
  • Blue, for intermediate (36%)
  • Red, for advanced skiers (33%)
  • Black, made especially for experts (21%)

Furthermore it has alternative terrains, backcountry, where experts can enjoy the adrenaline slithering through virgin snow, through the slopes of the Andes; and the Bumps area where it is possible to overcome obstacles and enjoy the adrenaline in the snow.

SKI LIFTS:
The lifts consist of chairs and tele ski, allowing you to reach most corners of the Andes Slopes. They have boarding carpets that allow the chairs to always maintain the operating speed. 11 (1 high-speed detachable quad chairlift, 3 chairlifts, 6 tele ski, 1 tele cord)

SNOWPARK:
Valle Nevado has one of the best snow parks in Latin America, specially developed for beginners and experts. It is located next to the Candonga ski lift, between the base of Cima Prado and Andes Express. It also provides the possibility of having a class with ski or snowboard instructors to learn or perfect the techniques.

It has three parts: the beginner has a course with rollers, mini risers and mini boxes; intermediate, with two drawers, 3 jumps of 6 to 10 meters, and a rainbow; and advanced sector, with two rails and a kink of 9 meters a quarter pipe for jibbing 2 step up style jumps.

TECHNICAL DATA
Take full advantage of each day at Valle Nevado exploring this tremendous White Mountain range encompassing 23 miles of slopes for all preferences and levels, for beginners, intermediates, advanced levels and experts.

We take utmost pride in the Andes Express Chairlift at Valle Nevado since it is the only high-speed detachable quad chairlift in Chile and one of the most modern chairlifts in the world. This lift is combined with a network of lifts that allows you full access to every corner of our marvelous, white wonderland.

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Visit the Valle Nevado Website

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SKIABLE AREA

Length of average season 112 Days
Number of Trails 37 Trails
Lifts 11 (1 high-speed detachable quad chairlift, 3 chairlifts, 6 teleski, 1 telecord)
Vertical drop 2,657 feet
Tres Puntas Summit 12,038 feet (maximum elevation)
El Prado Base 9,381 feet (lowest elevation)
Average snow coverage 5.64 feet at base
Average annual snowfall 26.73 feet
Average clear skies 80%
Runs with snowmaking coverage 6
Inter-connection to other centers La Parva and El Colorado
Vertical drop for Heliski / Helisnowboard 8,200 feet
Elevation of Resort 9,922 feet
Snowboard runs Half Pipe and Border Cross

Sign Up Details

Price Includes:

  • Round trip air transportation between Tampa and Santiago via AA Airlines
  • Transfer between Santiago and Valle Nevado via private coach
  • 7 nights accommodations at the 4 Star Hotel Puerta Del Sol
  • Breakfast buffet daily
  • 4 or 5-course dinner daily. (Choice of restaurants after the first night)
  • 7 days (lift tickets) unlimited access to ski area
  • 2 Free interconnecting tickets to the neighboring resorts of La Parva and El Colorado
  • Welcome drink the Saturday after arrival
  • Après-Ski Function daily from 5PM – 6PM at the Puerta Del Sol Bar
  • Access to fitness center, sauna and exercise room
  • Complimentary use of the outdoor heated pool, game room and planned activities
  • 1 Full body massage (basic treatment – 25minutes) per person
  • Free use of the heated ski room
  • Transfer between Valle Nevado and Santiago Hotel via Private Coach
  • 2 nights accommodations at the 4 Star Hotel Crown Plaza in the Bellavista region of Santiago
  • Breakfast buffet daily in Santiago
  • Half Day city tour of Santiago with local guide
  • Return transfer between hotel and international airport
  • Return flight to Tampa via AA Airlines
  • All local taxes, air taxes and Fuel Surcharges

Lodging:
7 nights accommodations at the 4 Star Hotel Puerta Del Sol in Valle Nevado and 2 nights accommodations at the 4 Star Hotel Crown Plaza in the Bellavista region of Santiago

Partying:
Enjoy partying and skiing with all the Tampa Bay Snow Skiers and Boarders

Trip Size:
32

Deposit:
$350.00 per person with a completed and signed trip application and photo page of passport.

Cancellation Date:
All cancellations must be received in writing by January 1, 2017. See options on the TBSSB trip application.

Balance Due:
Full payment due on or before date January 15, 2017

Payment:
Make checks payable to "TAMPA BAY SNOW SKIERS and BOARDERS" and mail to: Toufic Moumne, 9909 Woodbay Dr., Tampa, FL 33626

Deposit and balance of trip costs may be paid with a major credit card. You will be billed later for the final payment. At that time you will be able to order lift tickets. To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions. The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download. A charge of 3% will be made for credit card convenience

TRIP PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO ANY NEW TAXES OR FEES IMPOSED BY EITHER THE GOVERNMENT, AIRPORT, AIRLINES OR AGENCIES INVOLVED.