Skiing in the cosmopolitan town of Kitzbühel, Austria is considered by many to be a luxury. With the many shops, restaurants and cafes and a lively nightlife, you will never get bored on a Kitzbühel ski holiday. Party until the early morning in the popular Club Take Five, take a chance in the casino or enjoy the quaintness of the Alpine Igloo Village; where you can shop, make ice sculptures or, for the daring romantics, get married. If you are looking to do something away from the slopes, with a pass of more than two days, you get free access to the Aquarena swimming pool. The historic centre is a sight to behold with many picturesque houses, churches and marketplaces – despite its international market, the city has retained its Tyrolean atmosphere.
From Kitzbühel, you can catch the ski lifts to the Hahnenkamm which is the starting point for all Kitzbühel ski holidays. With a range of slope difficulties, the Kitzbühel Horn which is ideal for snowboarders and a number of trails running partly through the woods and the Wilder Kaiser ski area perfect for cross country skiers – skiing in Kitzbühel offers something for everyone.
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Current Status: Negative travel advice until the 20 November 2020
The capital is Vienna.
The official language is German but English is widely spoken as well.
There is one hour time difference with the UK (GMT+1).
The official currency is the Euro.
It is customary in Austria to tip between 5% and 10% in bars and restaurants.
Food & Drink:
Austria is known for its Vienna Schnitzels and Glühwein. Tap water is safe for drinking.
Opening times shops:
Shops are usually open from Monday until Friday from 09.00 AM to 18.00 PM (some shops close during the afternoon). Most shops are closed on Sunday.
Travelling by car:
Snow chains are obligatory in the Alps. You need a toll permit for the motorways in Austria. You can buy the permit at the AA in the UK or in Austria at the major border crossings. The European Commission advises you to wear a safety reflector jacket in the event of a break down or accident. This vest can be purchased from the AA in the UK as well.
The voltage is 230 volt.
UK mobile phones work in Austria as well.
You need to be in the possession of a valid passport to travel to Austria.
The Salzburger Super Ski Card allows you to ski in all ski resorts in the Salzburg, as well as the neighbouring ski areas. In total you can ski in 25 areas with a total of 2790km of slopes. If you are curious as to which areas are included, please clickHERE
The lift passes for children born after 1/1/2015 is free. Children born between 1/1/2002 and 31/12/2014 receive a discount on the lift pass. These discounts can be found in the calculation of your package price.
At the resort you pay a deposit of around € 2, -. This amount will be refunded to you if/ when you return the lift pass.
The above fees and discounts are only valid when booking with Sunweb. At the resort other rates are used.
In the booking process it is indicated for which days the lift pass is valid. If you want to use the ski lift on a different day than indicated in the booking process, please contact our contact centre by telephone. It is not possible to change the days of the lift pass once you have arrived at the destination. If you wish to extend the lift pass, it can often be booked as an extra. The price for extending the lift pass can be found in the booking. If you choose “no lift pass”, the discount can also be found in the booking process.
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