For those going on their ski holidays to Meribel
this winter, the pre-trip routine of making sure you have a passport photo for your lift pass will be a thing of past.
The ski resort, which forms part of the famous Les 3 Vallees, will benefit from a new "hands free" lift pass system that will make access to the slopes easier than ever.
The system was introduced last winter to Meribel ski holidays
and has now been installed on all ski lifts. Skiers simply scan their pass for validation, so getting up the mountain will be as quick as skiing back down.
In addition to the scanners, those on their ski holidays in Meribel
can re-use their pass by recharging it as often as they like for the required amount of time.
Passes, which are known as the P@s or the Pret@skier, can be recharged over the internet or on the phone.
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