In theeveningwe willput on allsorts ofactivitiesLike:DiscoDVDsKaraokeSwimmingAll included ££
What happens next?£60 secures the place and afurther £140 needed by Thurs 27thJune. These deposits are non-refundableThe balance is unknown at themoment as we don’t know for surewhat funding we can secure
About HTS• Between HTS School Tours and our School Ski programme, wework with hundreds of UK schools each year• Over 30 years experience in school skiing• We are the only UK School ski operator who originate from abase in the Alps• Our Austrian office is manned by senior management 365 days ofthe year so any situation can be resolved quickly• Part of the TUI Travel Group – the leading international leisuretravel group• UK offices run by keen skiers and boarders• Local bilingual Resort Managers.
About HTS -External certification/awards• ABTA and ATOL bonded• Full members of the School Travel Forum• Proud winners of the Quality Badge awarded byCouncil for Learning Outside the Classroom
Safety, licensing & medicalWE ONLY USE LICENSED SUPPLIERS• Fully supervised lessons from licensed ski schools• All our hotels hold a government-issued operatinglicence and are regularly checked by Health & Safety• Coaches are licensed by the UK Ministry of Transport• Fully comprehensive winter sports insurance policy• 24 Hour Emergency Support with TUI
The journey• You will travel to resort in an executive coach; all ourcoaches have toilet facilities, are a maximum of sevenyears old and are contractually fitted with seat belts.• All the coaches we use are licensed by the UK Ministry ofTransport and must be serviced and equipped for winterAlpine operation.• The drivers will have experience of continental driving.• Our multi-lingual staff are on call throughout the night; ifthere is a coach breakdown they can call upon one of ourstrategically placed back-up vehicles so a replacementcoach can be with the group quickly.
When you arrive• Your Resort Manager will meet you at your hotel andhelp you get settled into your rooms• Time to go to the ski hire shop and collect yourequipment!
Hotel HeiligenblutLocation• 300m to gondola• 200m to resort centreFacilities• TV/DVD/video• Room for disco• 2 dining rooms• Ski storage/drying room• Central safe• Most rooms en-suite• 2-7 bedded
MealsYour group will be provided with 3 meals a day to a highminimum standard. All meals conform to the following criteria:• Breakfast: Bread, jam, butter/spread > cheese, ham or coldmeats > cereal > milk, coffee, tea, chocolate or cocoa• Lunch: Packed lunch comprising of 2 sandwiches/rolls or 1large baguette filled with cheese, ham or cold meat > 1 drink> biscuits or cake > piece of fruit• 3 course dinner: Soup or entrée > main course of meat,fish or eggs, vegetables and/or salad plus potatoes, rice ornoodles > dessert
EntertainmentsThe following activities are included in your trip:• 1 SWIMMING• 2 SKATING• 3 DISCO
Heiligenblut ski areaWhere you ski will depend on weather conditions and your group’s ability.• 13 lifts• 55km piste:o 9km blueo 40km redo 6km black
• Fully supervised ski lessons fromlicensed ski schools• Four hours of lessons every dayand a supervised lunch• Lessons do not include thefollowing tuition…Ski Lessons
Mountain etiquette• Don’t push-in at the lift queues• Keep your speed in control• Respect those who aren’t as comfortable on the pisteas you are• Give people a wide berth when overtaking• Remember that the skier/boarder in front ofyou has right of way
• Ski jacket• Ski trousers (1 pair)• Thermal polyester base layers (2 sets)• Fleeces• Ski gloves (1 pair)• Ski hat• Ski socks (2-3 pairs)• Goggles (and sunglasses, but beware they may get broken/lost!)• Sunscreen & lipsalve• Ski tie (to hold skis together)• Rucksack• Warm, comfortable shoes/boots for the evenings (ideally waterproof)Clothing/equipment you need to bring
Useful Tips• Bring a packed lunch and some snacks forthe coach; your first meal will be dinner atthe hotel on Saturday• Bring a pillow for the coach journey (or apillow case and use your coat – savesspace in your luggage too!)• It is a good idea to bring a selection ofyour own CD’s/DVD’s/MP3’s• Pack your belongings in a soft bag orholdall to make packing the coach easier• Pack a pair of ski socks in your handluggage ready for the ski fit as you arrive• Pack plenty of energy bars to eat whenyou are skiing