Brits opt for ski holidays in the US
According to the Ski Club of Great Britain, major ski resorts along the east coast of the United States are reporting improved business from over the pond holidaymakers and also Canadians, thanks to current exchange rates.
"The strength of the Canadian dollar - to the US dollar is definitely an attraction for Canadian visitors," Tom Horrocks, communications manager at US ski resort Killington said on the radio, the Ski Club reports.
Meanwhile, the strong UK pound compared to the dollar could also be a driving factor for Britons booking North America ski holidays.
Snow conditions at Breckenridge are currently good with eight centimetres having fallen in the last week.
More snowfall is predicted for the coming weekend.
Date Posted: 07 Jun 2016
The Epic Pass is the best value lift pass if you are considering a ski holiday in the USA. Even though the pass is for the whole winter 2016/17 season, when purchased in advance it pays for itself in just over 5 days. In simple, it’s cheaper to buy an Epic Pass than buying locally. You ca...
Date Posted: 26 Aug 2015
New plans to invest another $110 million in resort improvements brings their five year resort investment total to more than $500 million. The main aim of the plan will be to link Park City and Canyons, transforming two resorts into one and creating the largest ski resort in the US with more than 730...
Date Posted: 11 Aug 2010
US authorities will be introducing a $14 fee for British tourists visiting the country though their ESTA visa scheme. The visa waiver scheme allows nationals from a selection of countries, including Britain, to enter the US without a visa. The ESTA has been mandatory for visa waiver travellerssince ...