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Vail Resorts announces deadline to secure 2021 Epic Australia Pass for $49 upfront

Vail Resorts announces deadline to secure 2021 Epic Australia Pass for $49 upfront
January 29, 2021

Vail Resorts has announced 23rd February as the deadline to secure the 2021 Epic Australia Pass for $49 upfront with the remaining balance to be paid in full on 1st May. Priced at $899 for adults, $499 for students (up to year 12) and $699 for seniors (65 years and over), Vail considers the Epic Australia Pass to “pay for itself after just five days’ use.”

With more Australians now seeking premium holiday experiences domestically due to limitations on international travel, snow and ski enthusiasts can take advantage of the access and value of the 2021 Epic Australia Pass across all of Vail’s owned Australian ski resorts at Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham.

For the 2021/22 Northern Hemisphere season, the Epic Australia Pass provides five consecutive days at both the Hakuba Valley and  Rusutsu Resort, ten combined days at Whistler Blackcomb, Vail and Beaver Creek (some peak restrictions apply) and access to world-class resorts in Colorado (Breckenridge and Keystone), Utah (Park City), Lake Tahoe (Heavenly, Northstar and Kirkwood) and more.

This year, the Epic Australia Pass comes with Epic Coverage, which is free for all pass holders. Epic Coverage provides refunds associated with certain resort closures, including those due to COVID-19, and certain personal events like illness, job loss or injury.

The value provided by the Epic Australia Pass continues throughout the season with additional discounts and benefits for all pass holders. Pass holders receive six Bring-A-Mate tickets for up to 50% off skiing or riding with friends and family, up to 20% off lessons and rentals and up to 15% off purchases at select retail outlets at Perisher, Falls Creek and Hotham, as well as lodging and on-mountain dining discounts at Perisher.

Vail Resorts Australia Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Pete Brulisauer notes “we are incredibly excited for the 2021 season and can’t wait to welcome our guests back to the mountains we all love.

“There is immense appetite to get back to the snow, and we are thrilled to be able to offer our loyal guests unparalleled access to Perisher, Hotham and Falls Creek, as well as to resorts in Japan, Canada and the U.S. for a truly unbeatable price.”

Pass holders also have free access to First Tracks and night skiing and riding at Perisher, Hotham and Falls Creek.

With Epic Mountain Rewards, Epic Australia Pass holders can also take advantage of 20%t off lodging, on-mountain dining, rentals, group lessons and more at Vail Resorts’ owned and operated North American resorts during the 2021/22 season. The more adventurous pass holders will also receive 20% off when they book heli-skiing at Whistler Blackcomb or cat-skiing at Keystone.

For more information about the Epic Australia Pass, Epic Coverage go to

Image top Falls Creek and image above of Perisher.

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9th July 2020 - Vail Resorts suspend operations at Mt Hotham and Falls Creek due to latest COVID-19 outbreak

11th June 2020 - Vail Resorts to implement COVID-19 Safe Operating Plan and expand 2020 Epic Australia Pass to include Epic Coverage

26th May 2020 - Vail Resorts to offer refunds for Epic Australia Pass and New Pass Options

22nd February 2019 - Vail Resorts confirm purchase of Victoria’s Falls Creek and Hotham ski resorts

2nd March 2018 - Japan’s Hakuba Valley joins Vail Resorts Epic Pass initiative

6th July 2015 - Vail Resorts completes Perisher acquisition

3rd April 2015 - Perisher ski resort sold to US company Vail Resorts

15th June 2020 - Perisher Resort to stagger online sales of lift tickets, lessons and rentals to avoid loading website

29th May 2020 - 2020 snow season for Perisher, Hotham and Falls Creek to open on 24th June

16th December 2019 - NSW Planning and Environment Department hit with $200,00 for polluting waterway at Perisher ski resort

1st August 2019 - Perisher’s new Leichhardt chairlift gets official opening

31st March 2019 - Perisher commences construction of new chairlift

8th December 2017 - Perisher to invest $4.2 million in snowmaking and new chairlift

1st June 2017 - Snow falls prompt early season opening for Perisher

22nd September 2020 - Falls Creek Resort and Alpine National Park reopen to visitors from regional Victoria

9th August 2020 - Falls Creek Management announce resort closure due to Stage three Coronavirus restrictions

4th August 2020 - Ski lifts at Hotham and Falls Creek ski resorts will not reopen for spring season

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